Quote of the Day

"Like all great public issues, the health care debate is fundamentally a debate about values. It's a debate about what kind of country we want America to be. ... Reform would make us a more decent society, but also a less vibrant one. ... America would be a less youthful, ragged and unforgiving nation, and a more middle-aged, civilized and sedate one."David Brooks, who, in case it's not clear, is suggesting that becoming more decent, civilized, and sedate at the cost of our vibrancy, raggedness, and unforgiving nature is a bad thing.

Rarely do I read something that so succinctly demonstrates why I am a progressive and not a conservative.

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