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The gummint vs. The Free Market

In the current furor over healthcare reform, I'm wondering what other publicly-funded resources and services Americans are willing to give up in order to tow the line of the conservatives' free-market-uber-alles dogma.
Which of these publicly-funded assets and services do you use now, have used in the past, or think it's possible you'll use in the future (in no particular order. And, please: select only those that you have used, currently use, and/or believe you will use)?
public roads
public sidewalks
city public schools
county public schools
state public schools
Pell Grants
public tuition assistance
subsidized housing loans or assistance
public accommodations of any kind
county health care program
state health care program
public hospitals and clinics
public parks
publicly-owned forests, waterways, and nature preserves
public monuments
911 service
city law enforcement agency
county law enforcement agency
one or more state law enforcement agencies
one or more federal law enforcement agencies
the fire department
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
WIC
food stamps
rent assistance
Medicare
Medicaid
public prescription drug assistance
Social Security
your elected officials and legislators on the city level
your elected officials and legislators on the county level
your elected officials and legislators on the state level
your elected officials and legislators on the national level
appointed public officials on the city level
appointed public officials on the county level
appointed public officials on the state level
appointed public officials on the national level
the court systems
public libraries
public museums
one or more city government facilities
one or more county government facilities
one or more state government facilities
one or more federal government facilities
the National Guard
federal armed forces
inspected restaurants
inspected buildings
public vaccination programs for children
school lunch programs for children
water purification systems
sewage systems
rural electricity systems
unemployment compensation
workers' compensation
job search programs
VA hospitals and programs
any product or service subsidized, tested, or inspected to any extent by government at any level
Now, choose the resources and services that you have used, currently use, or believe you will use eventually that you would like to eliminate in the interest of furthering the free market, if any (and of course, please choose only those that you *have used, are currently using, and/or think you will use*, nothing else).
public roads
public sidewalks
city public schools
county public schools
state public schools
Pell Grants
public tuition assistance
subsidized housing loans or assistance
public accommodations of any kind
county health care program
state health care program
public hospitals and clinics
public parks
publicly-owned forests, waterways, and nature preserves
public monuments
911 service
city law enforcement agency
county law enforcement agency
one or more state law enforcement agencies
one or more federal law enforcement agencies
the fire department
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
WIC
food stamps
food stamps
rent assistance
Medicare
Medicaid
public prescription drug assistance
Social Security
your elected officials and legislators on the city level
your elected officials and legislators on the county level
your elected officials and legislators on the state level
your elected officials and legislators on the national level
appointed public officials on the city level
appointed public officials on the county level
appointed public officials on the state level
appointed public officials on the national level
the court systems
public libraries
public museums
one or more city government facilities
one or more county government facilities
one or more state government facilities
one or more federal government facilities
the National Guard
federal armed forces
inspected restaurants
inspected buildings
public vaccination programs for children
school lunch programs for children
water purification systems
sewage systems
rural electricity systems
unemployment compensation
workers' compensation
job search programs
VA hospitals and programs
any product or service subsidized, tested, or inspected to any extent by government at any level
This poll was created on 2009-08-14 14:35:24 by Free Your Mind