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Originally posted by azulejo
reply to post by Char-Lee
At leats then we would have free health and free education... and good subsidised transport! We do have health but its CRAP! NO ONE! USES THE HOSPITAL pfffffff! You get a life insurance in your job and if not you save the last penny you can and if not unfortunately you need a hospital but you will need to complain and complain and complain to get you in the list.
Imagine.. I worked in the hospital voluntary and I was there with sick kids entertain them before going to surgery because if their lips (you know that lip condition) and it was founded by PRIVITE organisation.. not by Chavez..
The eductaion is the worst I have seen
the so called "Ribas mision" were you can get a high shcool diploma in 8 months... 8 months????????? what did you learn????????? what I learned in 12 years?????????? IMPOSSIBLE! Thats a way to brainwashed people with stupid communist ideas Im sorry and its not even communist people its worst... its really a sect.. its crazy and Chavez is god... What are you going to get in 8 months? A job? as what a lawyer? These are not methods to teach anyone anything and its pure evil because it gives people hope!
We have also a lot of Iranians aaaaaaaaaaaaah we have Uranium, did you know that for those all crazy about Iran and its nuclear blah blah... well thats why these two crazy crazies are friends! Hows your eye now?
Sorry my way of writing is not educated and plite like the British taught me and Im sorry if it is hard to follow but I am by this post and some of the answers...
Originally posted by Sharpenmycleats
reply to post by Dimitri Dzengalshlevi
Man I was really believing your post until you said, "Yeah, I damn well think government is a lot more efficient than leaving things up to corporations and the private sector. Got a problem with that?"
Wells let's look at a few businesses the government in the US runs,
Metro - broke
Sound transit - 4+ billion in debt
Post office - 4+ billion in debt
Social Security - broke ( for years gov denied that the actual money collected had been spent)
Medicaid - broke and unsustainable without changes.
Us government 15 trillion in debt
Many US cities either running a deficit or they are damn near bankrupt.
Now I could dig up a lot of sources here, but I think you see my point. They are far from efficient. Now I also recognize very profitable companies like UPS don't have to deliver to everyone....but?
Government entities have monopolies, they have a steady income stream but yet can never make ends meet. In the private sector those ingredients lead to leadership changes. Not in government. You get a pay raise and if you fail bad enough promoted to a cushy overseas job at an embassy being a foreign diplomat.
edit on 2-2-2012 by Sharpenmycleats because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Char-Lee
Your complaints do not sound that different then the complaints heard of all people around the world no mater what government they have to struggle under!