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But this is just the tip of the iceberg. On any given day, you can be sure that people are rebuilding their homes in areas of known mud slides, hurricane force winds, and tornado alleys. People are eating fast foods, not taking care of their bodies, and driving cars irresponsibly. While it is no concern of mine that anyone should want to do such things, it becomes my burden when the government pays the disaster relief or Medicaid Costs of those who choose to put themselves in harm's way or allows exorbitant punitive damages to be awarded, raising everyone’s insurance rates.
We should not bail out individuals who do not use "common sense" or corporations like Chrysler, who does not practice fiscal responsibility. Who can say what might’ve happened to GM and Ford had we let events unfold as a true Capitalist society mandates? We should not regulate some areas, but leave others up to chance. The government should not involve itself in areas of private industry--period.