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What does the Government do better than the public?

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by RC-RAMIE, May 10, 2012.

  1. RC-RAMIE

    RC-RAMIE

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    [ame]http://youtu.be/C5fua5_IPQM[/ame]

    I was watching this video and started to wonder what does the Government do more efficient? I can't think of one.
     
  2. Chronos

    Chronos

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    Mass murder, would be one of the few things:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democide

     


  3. The Machinist

    The Machinist No Compromise

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  4. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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    They spend your money pretty good, too.
     
  5. jtull7

    jtull7 Pistolero CLM

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    Air traffic control, fight fires, enforce law and order, respond in ambulances, operate national parks, build highways, build dams, annoy people in airports. That's just a small list off the top of my head.
     
  6. Lethaltxn

    Lethaltxn

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    The government has gotten a few things right, however, that doesn't absolve them from all the wrong thy do.
     
  7. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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    It'd be nice if they could do that stuff without study groups, enviromental impact studies, .Gov Job farms, superstar salaries for mucky-mucks, and double dip retirements....but other than that, they're great.:whistling:
     
  8. Kingarthurhk

    Kingarthurhk Isaiah 53:4-9

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    Ah, yes, those evil men and women of United States Military and Border Patrol. How do they sleep at night?:whistling:
     
  9. RC-RAMIE

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    Air traffic control, fight fires, enforce law and order, respond in ambulances, operate national parks, build highways, build dams, annoy people in airports. That's just a small list off the top of my head.

    Nothing in there at all about military or Border Patrol, so what are you talking about?
     
  10. Ruble Noon

    Ruble Noon "Cracker"

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    :wavey:
     
  11. RC-RAMIE

    RC-RAMIE

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    When I get some free time im gonna do some looking and see how many of those services are done with more efficiency by the public sector vs private.
     
  12. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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    Probably because they aren't fleecing us on the same level Air traffic control, fight fires, enforce law and order, respond in ambulances, operate national parks, build highways, build dams, annoy people in airports

    It's not a Monarchy.
     
  13. cowboywannabe

    cowboywannabe you savvy?

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    they waste more money than a welfare hooch on a crack high.
     
  14. Alizard

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    Respond to massive state level emergencies like hurricanes, tornadoes and floods......assuming the president at the time is not a complete moron.
     
  15. callihan_44

    callihan_44 INFIDEL

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    build highways.....yeah they sure do that...though a friend of mine tells me when his company builds a bridge on a state highway they earn almost twice the money vs doing it on a county road.....prevailing wage kicks in....government loves spending the"peoples" money
     
  16. concretefuzzynuts

    concretefuzzynuts Brew Crew

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    Sir,

    I respect your opinions but I am puzzled. Some of what you list is questionable and arguably wrong.

    For example:


    "Fight fires", Many volunteer fire department run much more efficiently than do city or county.

    "Respond in ambulances", the same as above. All of these dedicated rescuers perform at peak level. With or without government issue.

    "Build highways", this work is usually subcontracted out to private companies.

    "Build dams", the Hoover dam, for example was government funded but built by a joint venture for the project with Pacific Bridge Company of Portland, Oregon; Henry J. Kaiser & W. A. Bechtel Company of San Francisco; MacDonald & Kahn Ltd. of Los Angeles; and the J.F. Shea Company of Portland, Oregon. The joint venture was called Six Companies, Inc.

    The remaining are questionable in that no private businesses have had the opportunity to run them.
     
  17. concretefuzzynuts

    concretefuzzynuts Brew Crew

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    Well, here you go again....
     
  18. Canadians have outsourced their air traffic control with great success. It's non profit company.
     
  19. concretefuzzynuts

    concretefuzzynuts Brew Crew

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    Please, you insult the welfare hooche on a crack high by comparing them to Washington bureaucrats.