Let's Analysis the Problems with US healthcare

So I read and listen to all sides of the health care reform debate. Canada and various European style system and the US System get mixed reviews. So rather than go back and forth, let's stop comparing one to another and analysis the problems with the...

Teach me then!

For those who dont know.... I've recently moved to the USA and am settling in to a new life here with my wife and son as a legal migrant from the UK. I've never been particularly politically inclined nor active, seeing only the negative in the corrupt...

Viable 3rd party - stance on Economic policy

This will be the 3rd thread along this same vein. The first 2 have proven that there is a lot of debate to be done with over 650 posts combined, little of which was "off topic". In this thread, we will attempt to define what the economic policy would...

And The Twit Goes On Twitter...

7 days and counting. One week from today, Sarah Palin will join the ranks of national political celebrities and finally leave our poor little state alone. Then, shell be everyones problem - bursting through cracked doors with abandon, electrifying the...

It's A Sing-a-long

[B][I][COLOR="Blue"][SIZE="4"]Republicans Lie (Original words and music, "American Pie" by Don McLean, Additional lyrics by Wayne A. Schneider, 2009) A long, long time ago... I can still remember How that party use to show its guile. And I knew if they...

Protect Wild Horses & Burros on Federal Land

While most aren't watching, the Senate passes another 700 million dollars in spending that adds to the U.S. deficit while a record number of Americans are facing unemployment, homelessness and a stale economy. The majority has spent millions of dollars...

A Viable 3rd Party

[B]Wheresmycoffee started a thread that turned into members of Thoughts trying to find middle ground between the two major parties as to what kind of a party would represent us, the people. We are a country divided and our representitives from the two...

Have we become TOO divided?

Have we become too divided to have any hope of affecting the needed changes? If you can force yourself to watch (via C-SPAN or the like) our US Congress in action, you see very quickly that there is little in the way of meaningful discussion or debate...

OMG She's Going to Run

WASILLA, Alaska � Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said Friday she is resigning from office at the end of the month, raising speculation that she would focus on a run for the White House in the 2012 race. The former Republican vice presidential candidate made...

The Dick Cheney Method

By Lori Robertson ~ June 29th, 2009. Filed under: FactCheck.org. On �Meet the Press� on June 28, former presidential candidate and Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney falsely claimed that President Obama had called for a �single-payer� health care system on...

make government functions non-profit

I'm new to thoughts.com, and am naive when it comes to politics or economics, but have become very disconcerted recently after a friend of mine showed me an article by the Secretary of Agriculture in the Eisenhower administration on the role of...