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Comment: The lack of debate (Score 1) 26

by Marxist Hacker 42 (#49356703) Attached to: Does #OccupyResoluteDesk Read Slashdot?

Was astounding. Especially since I heard at least three better plans- community sponsored healthcare (in which LOCAL taxes fund LOCAL facilities with LOCAL doctors, managed like schools used to be with a local hospital board), subscription based healthcare (in which the rich pay more to fund clinics for the poor, but everybody pays what healthcare really costs, not job based but rather what it costs to have doctors on duty in clinics and hospitals, whether you are sick or not), and finally, free market health care (with no middle man, but again, no assurance of care).

Of course, all three of these cut out the insurance middle man cash cow- who was Obama's cronies as well as the cronies of certain key Republicrats. Can't hurt the cronies, so once again any form of subsidiarity goes on the back burner in favor of federal control.

Comment: Re:Boorish (Score 1) 640

by doug (#49347439) Attached to: Jeremy Clarkson Dismissed From Top Gear
I would have sworn that my ZX5 was built in North America. A google search says that it would have been built in Mexico, which I'm fairly certain is not part of Europe. It was an awesome little car and I only got rid of it 'cause a 20 something idiot didn't know to drive slower in icy conditions and totaled it. Anyone saying that the only good Focuses were built in Europe is uninformed. Or perhaps stupid. It is hard to tell those two apart on the internet.

Comment: Re:The private email serve is a problem. (Score 1) 26

by Marxist Hacker 42 (#49300485) Attached to: Workin' real hard, wishing I could be surprised

It's an issue for me only because it is a larger sign of political rot in the Democratic Party. But then again, I'm from Oregon, where it has just been revealed that multi millionaires being investigated for influence peddling have been granted *public defenders*, because apparently, despite over $200,000 in income in 2014 alone that failed to be reported to the IRS, they can't afford lawyers.

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