The U.S's continuing failure to provide affordable healthcare... blah blah blah
The U.S's continuing failure to provide affordable space flight
The U.S's continuing failure to provide affordable ponies and unicorns
Everything comes from human effort. If you're demanding that such things be produced, you're no better than any other slave owner.
Pfizer scientists Andrew Bell, David Brown, and Nicholas Terrett originally discovered sildenafil (Viagra) as a treatment for various cardiovascular disorders. -- wikipedia
So, markdavis, nice job of malicious ignorance. Viagra was developed to improve heart health, and you object because it's a cash cow that makes possible more pharmaceutical research.
People live on Fremont Street? I thought it was all locals casinos and bars.
"Getting everyone insured"
Didn't happen. By choice, I'm not insured.
Is not a good thing.
---Forcing insurance on everyone is a violation of freedom.
---Insurance is cowardly, and thus immoral.
---Insurance adds a middleman without added value, making health care more expensive.
---Government enforced insurance adds more expense due to paperwork and manpower.
---Government enforced insurance and healthcare adds rules which reduce efficiency.
Government enforced insurance is lose-lose-lose-lose-lose, entirely without benefit.
Only through hard work and perseverance can one truly suffer.