There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers
Bush passed the drug program to calm down seniors and he conveniently put a clause in the bill that the government COULD NOT NEGOTIATE PRICES FROM THE DRUG COMPANIES...they just had to pay whatever price they were given...can you even imagine how much that has cost the taxpayers...thats why YOU WILL pay more taxs turtledude...
people who have to pander to the masses to get elected aren't going to say stuff that pisses off the lowest common denominator.
What you describe would probably be closest to communism.