Discussion in 'Politics' started by ColonelAngus, Sep 22, 2017.
There was a monopoly on leeches
The medical care the VA is giving our veterans is substandard. Make all the jokes you want, but it's actually disgusting.
Administrators were busted lying and changing wait times for care in their records because they were so bad, and they were paid bonuses based on specific wait times. They literally stole Federal money.
Corruption and care for our veterans should not be bedfellows.
Are you asserting that the level of healthcare the veterans are getting from the VA should not be improved?
Yep, it's Trump's fault.
Are you seriously this dumb?
What in the flying hell was that post supposed to mean?
The only reason there is a monopoly is because the government lets it happen. It's a highly regulated industry. The big guys in industry, despite what you believe by strawman depictions in movies with CEOs buying politicians to cut out regulations and to turn blind eye to corruption for a quick buck, that's not reality. Reality is the big guys lobby for regulation all the time, they love it, even if it hurts them in some way, they make out in the long run. It weeds out competition, since increased regulation requires vast amounts of resources the small guys just don't have to stay competitive. Look at the construction industry, 60% of the cost to build a new house goes to just keeping compliant with regulations, not building material, not the land you're building on, not payroll of laberours, but a team of lawyers and engineers who step in on site with a tape measure, and make sure the hallway is wide enough, or that the light switch is hooked up the way the electricians union wants it hooked up. It's the same thing with big banks, they too lobby for increased regulation. Same way with cable and internet, resturaunts, etc. Its very expensive to keep up with it all, and the big players in industry pay up big campaign donations to make sure it stays that way.
It is the republicans in congress fault.
The had over 7 years to come up with a replacement and failed
They were too busy voting to repeal
Um, no. It is Trump's fault if he didn't have a solid repeal plan ready to go on day one. Because that's what he claimed during the campaign.
they call it, the US military, for a reason.
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