America is equal opportunity not equal outcomes…
“The society that puts equality before freedom will end up with neither. The society that puts freedom before equality will end up with a great measure of both.” The desire to have more, to have what those who are better off have, is a powerful emotion. Friedman points out that the most governments can do is provide all citizens with equal opportunity to use their time and abilities as they best see fit, in pursuit of a better life. Introduced by Steve Allen. Discussion with Thomas Sowell, Hoover Institution and Michael Kinsley, New Republic.”
I am not totally shocked that Mitt Romney lost. I felt uneasy going in, but really was hopeful that folks would at least recognize that Obama’s policies were and are bad for America. Living in Pennsylvania we Republicans never have a say in who is nominated for president. I certainly did not like Mitt, but grew to respect him and like the ticket when he added Paul Ryan. Obviously not everyone agreed as many conservatives stayed home and many voted for others. Reading the news and reports since the election there seems to be plenty of blame to go around the Republican camp. One thing that bothers me about the Republicans is how all of the crap comes out AFTER we lose. The crap is carefully hidden.
I don’t like watching the debates. I DO NOT believe that debates matter as much as most pundits have been stating lately. I still find it hard to believe that here we are roughly three weeks from the presidential election and there are still so many “undecided” voters. Where have they been? Both Obama and Romney are pretty well known commodities so why the indecision? The real question should be why we put so much reliability and emphasis on a bunch of people who cannot make up their minds.