"i'd gladly pay those taxes if i never had to worry about paying for healthcare again, to name one example.
Beware of the label "entitlement." it's only been put out there by sly pols to stir up resentments."
"I dunno about anybody else, but I've found drivers much more tolerant today than there were a few years ago. They leave room, they often stop and wait. They don't (often) lay on the horn.
Try taking a long tour outside the city…"
"Hi Bob. I meant to mention that the reason gas costs over $9/gallon is TAXES. Car drivers are paying for Swedish socialistic lifestyles...through the nose!!
If the Illinois would only impose HALF those taxes on gas sold here, the…"
"If you pay enough attention, you notice that they do (and it's not a rant when you're talking about a good!) We pay these costs one way or another - the difference is in paying them as an explicit tax or as an implicit tax. "
"Well Filka, it is not a pipe dream; it is reality today....in Sweden! The Swedish 'cradle-to-grave' social security system has been building well-designed public housing in such configurations for many years...and each dense new town…"
The messaging system on here is a bit odd...I think you have to friend someone before you can message them. But thanks for the trip advice! Looks like both MI-WI ferries are running this year so it's nice to have those options, though they are expensive: