Wasn't it the French that let over 10,000 older people die from heat stroke because they were on vacation that month??? Yep, I want to be just like them.
How much history about the French does everyone have? After they killed everyone who they saw as the aristocracy or those they believed had money during their revolution, they then went on to kill anyone not labeled a "good citizen" and all it would take is an accusation by your neighbor and that was it, off with your head.
Kinda' like the track were on here, you are say you are good citizens and you care but those rascally republicans, they aren't good citizens and they don't care. So they killed a lot of people, are we going there? If you just listen to the hostility in Michael Moore's voice, I think he may be in favor of it. He has so far stooped to lying in his "documentaries" but it's OK, because it's for a greater good. And thus comes, 'the road to hell is paved with good intentions.'
Ah, but the French, lets get back to them, because they are just a great role model for the world. Fast forward just a little bit to that whole WW II thing and how wonderful the French were, or rather weren't. They actually supported Hitler and were all for killing the Jews and sending them off to concentration camps. That was up until Hitler invaded France then they started to like us and decided that maybe Hitler was really a bad guy.
Anyone care to keep going with the French example? OK, remember just a very short while ago, when they had riots going on for months? Remember why? It wouldn't be because they segregate the society, is it? You know, those "Muslims" can't let "them" be part of the 'real French' culture. And these are the people we want to be like? And, these are the people we are worried won't like us? Really? Honest?
As a Republican, and I even work in the inner city. But of course, you must know how superior I feel, after all that's how us Republicans are, aren't we? I use to be an "open minded Democrat" like you guys, but then I realized I still had to hate, I had to hate all those who called themselves Conservative, and if they went to Church, every week no less, well then they truly deserved my disdain.
As an evil republican I now am actually happy, and very comfortable with to each his own and allow all people find their own happiness and their own beat to their own drum. Unlike the stereotypes that people feel very comfortable labeling us with, you are wrong. Watch the next liberal speaker give a talk, they won't be interrupted, no one will throw a pie in their face, no one will scream them down so they can't talk and no one will try to assault them in the middle of their speech. However, all of these things have happened to conservative speakers, and all in the name of the "open minded left." It has been the local RNC chapters that have been vandalized and local RNC workers who have been assaulted. During the last Presidential election all we heard about was how unfair the election was. Yet it was supposedly unfair and rigged in predominately Democratic districts. But what I heard very little about was the thirty vans whose tires were slashed on the day of the election. They were set to "get out the vote" all set to pick up people and help them get to their voting place, but they were supported by the RNC, so we didn't hear anything. I am not cold and evil and I do care. I have given excellent care to all mu patients and have never known who their payer was, I never cared. I never worked at a hospital where a patient was escorted to the door during their illness because they didn't have insurance or couldn't pay. In fact, all the places I have worked have had social workers on to help people access all available services. I have had patients that have had nothing, who lived on the street, because in our wonderful liberal thinking we don't institutionalize people anymore, so now we have the homeless, and have hooked them up with religious services, homeless shelters.
So, contrary to popular opinion here, as a self righteous, I am better than everyone else, and of course I'm right and the whole world is wrong, conservative - but it really sounds more like the other side, we do care. We just don't think a bureaucracy is the way to care about people and the more you build that bureaucratic wall the more distance will exist between people until we are no longer aware that there are people in need.