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  1. Joined
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    03 Oct '16 02:441 edit
    Originally posted by Suzianne
    So we'll just turn over everything to "private industry", right?

    Like the way most states have turned their Dept. of Corrections over to private prison corporations, along with higher minimums for drug related offenses so they can keep those prisons filled to the percentage their state legislatures have required by law.

    Like the way most states now ha ...[text shortened]... n Dream™ didn't work in Iraq, it didn't work in the Marianas, and it didn't work in New Orleans.
    What I really like is how the state "privatized" Fanny and Freedie Mac because they could not balance to books in the 1960's and made us think they were "private entities, only to turn around and then bail them out. Or how about letting another private entity, the Fed, print money without end instead of actually paying down debt to the tune of $20 trillion. Or how about the EPA trashing clean rivers with impunity? How many time do you reckon the private entity GM will get bailed out again? Speaking of public schools in the US which cost the most of any school system in the world, how is coming in 48th in the world in math and science working out for you?

    I know, why don't you regulate me.
  2. Germany
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    03 Oct '16 06:34
    Originally posted by Suzianne
    No one. Because they keep getting attacked for being "socialists".
    Not actually true outside the US.
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