Democrat Veep Remarks
By Mark Neckameyer
March 03, 2008
Ketchikan resident Noam Ploomb wonders if I will address his
critique of my tongue in cheek recommendation of Fidel Castro
to be the Democrat Veep and so I will. First of, it was clearly
"tongue in cheek" as to be Vice President you have
to be native born but I think I do have some logic and experience
to share so here goes;
I think it would be great for everyone to have "universal
health care" just like it would be wonderful for the treasury
to send every American $1 million each birthday. Problem is
is does not work! Universal Healthcare does not work in Cuba
for sure. In Canada, if you get really ill you have to come
here to escape the rationing of healthcare that "Universal"
brings" like 3 months to get a CT-Scan. I have spent much
time in the UK and have seen first hand how doctors leave the
country after college and all they have left pretty much are
low paid, third world doctors in the UK. People with really sick
kids have to wait weeks to go to a doctor and if you are 65 and
need a transplant .... You just have to die. Not enough health
care to go around and their taxes are triple what ours are besides!
With no profit incentive, the business of medicine fails but
the rich there buy private insurance to escape the expensive
poor health program they pay for.. The money is sucked up by
bureaucrats and politicians. "To everyone according to
their need and from everyone according to their ability"
is a terrific philosophy, really is. Unfortunately as it worked
out for the author, Karl Mark and the Communists it does not
work in the real world. It doesn't! Of course really ill people
should be treated, in a clinic maybe but citizens need to be
motivated to get good jobs to buy first class insurance. Capitalism
isn't perfect but what is better? Who is better Fed Ex or the
US Post Office? Enough said!
We had to fight the war in Iraq like we had to fight Hitler and
the Kaiser and the Cold War. It is our destiny and our mission
as the only world superpower to free people and address tyranny.
It keeps us free and safe too. When Bill Clinton scaled back
the CIA, 9/11 happened. The terrorists are real. Muslim fanatics
are real and have to be killed. Sorry. I'd rather seen it done
in Iraq than in New York and Chicago. Proof? No attacks here
the past 7 years, right? Spain, Italy, UK all attacked. We
apparently have better leaders.
Dialogues with crazy world leaders like the little nut dictators
in North Korea and Iran Obama style, no pre-agreements to get
anything done, only enhances the crazy dictators world image
and is bad policy.
I don't like nepotism in politics, sorry! I did not like it
when Bush inherited the presidency and I don't like the idea
that Hillary would be a complete unknown except for the fact
that she was one of the women sleeping with Bill Clinton. I
much more admire someone who makes it on their own ... Obama
included. Don't you? Hillary Clinton, come on, be honest with
yourself. If her name was "Hillary Smith" she'd be
teaching school or working in a divorce law firm someplace in
the midwest!!! She gets brownie points for being married to
a philanderer and so people are sorry for her. No reason to
vote for her though. If I were a Liberal I would vote Obama.
He has very little experience so I have to vote for McCain.
He will defend us better and that is job 1 in my opinion.
Received March 02, 2008 - Published
March 03, 2008
Candidate" By Noam Ploomb
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