Let's just be honest the leaders don't give a fuck, Obama is a typical statist.
FTFY. If you're making this about (R) vs (D), you're part of the problem.
...you've sided with people I consider morally bankrupt and I consider it your ethical duty to extricate yourself as soon as responsibly possible.
After all the ethical people leave the military, who is left? And do you want those leftovers in complete control of our armed forces?
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Because a government that can search any person at any time can falsely incriminate anyone, and motives for doing so are abundantly self-evident.
"During a routine anti-terrorism sweep, civil liberties activist John Doe was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, child pornography, explosive-making material, and pirated ABBA songs. He was immediately taken into custody and is being held at an undisclosed location for the public's safety..."
Right now we have an important check in the form of a search warrant. Before searching me, a law enforcement agent must demonstrate to a judge probable cause that I have committed, or will commit, a crime. It's not perfect, and there are notable loopholes, but at least there is some documentation and accountability.
The people who are ill are not the the problem. The people who are fine and think they can use a "free" service as much as they like are.
If only there were some way to dis-incentivize abuse of the system. Perhaps by attaching some sort of monetary cost to health care, in proportion to the level of labor and resources required to produce the service. But how would we determine the appropriate monetary cost? It's not like this sort of calculation happens invisibly and automatically.
Riches cover a multitude of woes. -- Menander