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Commentators on both the left and the right now seem to view political discussion as a contact sport, void of ideas and meaning: The goal is to dominate the conversation by speed-talking, without pausing for a single breath. In this context, opinion and attitude are presented as facts. Some Republicans have decided that the economic crisis is entirely the fault of the Obama administration.
Maintaining this indignation over. But to those not looking backward, the past is the past, while the present is very much only what they say it is. To believe in a standard of conduct that is absolute is to embrace a principle. The acceptance of such means one tries faithfully to apply that principle, regardless of surrounding circumstances.
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Nor am I going to the other extreme, wherein anyone denied access to expressing views through any medium is being censored.
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Their first new record in over five years. Tortoise have been expanding the definition of rock music for over fifteen years. Liberated from the pressures of trying to please himself at the same time as the industry, in making Wait For Me Moby decided to forego the expensive studios, state-ofthe-art equipment, big name guest artists, and phalanxes of graphic designers and image consultants that have characterized some of his previous albums.
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Overall, the game at hand is partisan politics. On the right, talking points seemingly materialize and are faithfully repeated on a daily basis. The left has just as many mindless mantras, but the difference is timeliness.
The Republicans. In the case of the former, Pitch Perfect 2 End Credit Medley - Various - Pitch Perfect 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) note how those who once accused Americans who disputed national elections and criticized government actions of being traitors now laud those doing the same in Iran.
Those in Congress, whether they support health-care reform or oppose it, all have federally funded, extensive, and comprehensive health care. Yet the United States is the only nation in the Western Hemisphere lacking any kind of national health care. Significant numbers of those who Region Allstar - Dont Go Changin health-care reform have no idea what kinds of plans are viable and actually being considered.
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The current state of health-care plans is more than troubling. In my experience, one rarely settles into a long-term relationship with an insurer. Instead, something like the following scenario occurs: In year one, a contract is signed for a new plan to serve the staff. The second year, the rates go up significantly but not outrageously.
The third year, the company often offers two different rate plans, with the rates of both increasing by absurd percentages. The less expensive plan often eliminates an area where coverage has traditionally been provided.
Currently, we are seeing this in terms of the amount of aftercare that is covered by insurance. It used to be generous, if not unlimited. Now it is being substantially cut back. Each year, we not only pay more, but the plan offers our employees less coverage and higher co-payments. Major businesses are suffering not from substantial worker salaries but from health-care costs that are both unexpectedly higher and much longer-lasting than anticipated.
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