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|Am I Thinking Stupid or What (standard:non fiction, 1215 words)|
|Author: Juggernaut||Added: Oct 29 2010||Views/Reads: 1316/717||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|A self introspection by a frustated individual about life events.|
Am I Thinking Stupid or What Subba Rao We recycle fat into animal feed to fatten the animals. The animal fat is fattening people to sickness. Why recycle fat into animal feed in the first place. I don't get it. The doctors are recycling body fat to refill and beef up shrinking body surfaces. Why feed on fat in the first place? A week in hospital for a routine surgery costs around 40,000 dollars more than average annual salary in the Unites States. If an average family of 5 pays an annual health insurance premium of 15,000 dollars, how an insurance company can pay 40,000 dollars per a surgery in one year and cover other medical expenses for the rest of the family for the entire year Sooner or later the system should go broke. . I don't get it. Why the inflation in medical and education business is 10 to 20 times higher than national inflation rate? Why can't they provide services in these industries at national average inflation rate? I don't get it. Can't we maintain steady standard of living without producing and consuming too much stuff? Why we have to buy too much stuff to keep the economy going as a means of employment. I don't get it. The average annual health insurance premium for a self employed family is around $17,000. It is expected to be around $25,000 in couple of years. May be one should consider death as a cheaper alternative. You get it. A senator announces that he is not going for re-election after two or three terms in the office since nothing could be accomplished in highly partisan legislature. Why he didn't resign in protest after 3 or 4 years in his first term. Had he did it, it could have done more good to the politics and for the people. I don't get it. If congressmen keep resigning from their posts in protest in middle of their terms, something good will happen to the legislation. Do we have to manufacture 15 million cars per year to keep the economy going? Can we cut it down to half and still maintain the economy? The experts say no. I don't get it. Some experts say America can survive without manufacturing jobs. How? I don't get it. Hundred of millions of dollars were allocated to the community colleges nationwide to retrain the unemployed people for new skills. Good. How many people were really benefitted from this program after spending millions of dollars? I don't get it. Why employ people to resurface excellent roads in good shape. Is not gross waste of materials and man-hours? Well, experts say that's one way of providing employment. Knocking down good structures to rebuilt the same? I don't get it. Just over 4 million home owners cannot pay their mortgages or in risk of losing their homes, why build more homes. To keep the economy going? I don't get it. Those 10 million jobs lost during this great recession and 10 million under employed would never get a job equivalent to the job they lost. Like over stocked goods on sale at cut rate prices, these people could only get minimum wage jobs, if at all. You get it. Have you attended any inspiration speeches by a celebrity? Well, the only person benefit is the celebrity's pocket book. You get it. With over 12 trillion dollars in foreign debt and over 25 trillion unfunded dollars for domestic social entitlement programs, if politicians declare that we are the richest nation in the world. What were they thinking? I don't get it. If one takes into consideration, the amount of emissions emitted into Click here to read the rest of this story (75 more lines)
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