Oughta be a law

Should everyone have a mandated car, or bus/rail pass?  After all, we no longer live in a world where a person can get by on foot.  Trasportaton is a part of everyday modern  life.  People that refuse to purchase from a government-bailed-out car manufacturer or to buy a monthly public transportation pass just shift the burden of the associated costs onto everybody else.

And what about a food card/stamps?  Eating regularly is now a part of everyday life.  Everyone has to eat. People that refuse to buy a government mandated food card… Back to shifting that burden again.  Pretty much every thing that a person does to get through the day has an associated cost, just like healthcare.  And by not having a mandatory buy-in and a government-mandated minimal expenditure, why, it just shifts the burden of the cost onto someone else. 

Along with your government mandated health insurance, how about your government mandated toothpaste and floss?  And bath soap?  And government-mandated toilet paper (can double as sandpaper).  Can’t have people shifting that burden.

Funny how, the bigger government gets the more things get mandated, except liberty.


About drrik

3rd career and 2nd childhood. Spends spare time repairing old things. Aspires to burn more gasoline, gunpowder, and ink in pursuit of slowing down. Child of the 60s and aspiring student of history. No desire to see us repeat the failed social experiments that keep failing for lack of human beings that meet the left wing standards and have to be killed off. Did engineering long enough to realize that very little is new and the wheel does not need to be reinvented.
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2 Responses to Oughta be a law

  1. CW says:

    It’s almost as if you can read the Left’s little minds.

  2. drrik says:

    I read their book (Alinski). Keeps me up at night. Doesn’t end well.

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