If anything is profitable, then Private enterprises will find, and exploit it. --so far, travel is the only thing that is deemed cost effective by Private investors. and they gamble with their own money--Not mine and yours.
"Don't be particular bout nothin, but the company you keep"
Perhaps you should learn what words mean before you use them? Just because you see other people using words wrongly does not excuse you from repeating their mistake.
You are aware of the ramifications? You know, millions of retired Americans without an income to pay their bills, live out the rest of their lives.
It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion.
"Wealth of Nations," Book V, Chapter II, Part II, Article I, pg.911