Yes, Should Be Fixed Price (Quebec)
Yes, Means-Tested (France)
No, It Should Not Be Subsidized
I don't get the idea that limiting government = Somalia. Somalia was ruled by the totalitatian AlS (in affiliation with AlQ) and is currently being liberated by the Western world.
As someone who appears to believe in giving people a chance, do you support Operation Linda Nchi?
The careers that tend to work those hours are the ones that are most likely to afford kids. The ones that can't are the ones who often have night shifts (grocery, retail, fast food, etc. - that isn't including well-paying careers that don't work standard hours, such as pretty much anything in the medical industry).
If first-shift, shirt-and-tie professionals can't afford daytime babysitters, I guess the world, as we know it, is going to fall into chaos. Embrace for the apocalypse and keep Tina Turner away from all your canned tuna and gasoline.
If Day Care is subsidized, then it comes under the influence of the government. That means eventually the government will be have oversight into the whole concept. While daycare is a challenging proposition, it seems to me, the last thing we need is government influence on our children at an even earlier age.
To her Wall Street owners: Hillary Clinton: “But if everybody's watching, you know, all of the back room discussions and the deals, you know, then people get a little nervous, to say the least. so, you need both a public and a private position.” - Hillary Clinton: "I'm kind of far removed from the struggles of the Middle Class"
Which do you think is a better solution: giving every skateboarder free helmets and kneepads so they don't get hurt, or telling them not to perform dangerous stunts with a skateboard?