And, I forgot about this, I saw a report on CNN or MSNBC can't remember, that a TON of people in France
buy additional health policies. Now if their "free" system is so good, why are these selling??
I missed this encounter as I had joined the other husband at the docks to look at some boats that
were for sale and he wanted a cig break. I had a feeling the "encounter" might happen as before
we got up the aggressive dyke was watching & listening to us. I guess she felt the need to
educate us like a good widdle ObamaBot...
Probably what bothered her the most was turning my back on her, not willing to waste any more time. I admit to listening to conversations once in a while in a crowded restaurant, but would never butt into their discussions or comment, other than to say to the next table that they had cute little kids as we left (to the parents or grandparents).
Although there is little or no data distinguishing active duty military personnel and veterans, there is a contrast in political views among officers and enlisted personnel. Jason Dempsey, a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army and Bob Shapiro have done a fair amount of ground-breaking research into attitudes and trends in the military and offer some of the following analysis:
· 2/3rds of majors and other high-ranking officers describe themselves as conservative
· 32% of enlisted personnel are conservative
· 23% are liberal
· 45% are moderates
This actually is pretty close to national representation, howbeit the demographics are a bit skewed. The nation is more closely divided into thirds conservative, liberal, "moderate (whatever the hell that means)".
I would expect the military to skew a little towards the conservative for a variety of reasons, not inconsequential that the demographics of those who enter the military skew conservative in civilian life. Then you have the deliberate efforts within the military to promote evangelical religion and Republican politics. http://www.airforcetimes.com/news/20...ligion-083112/
Nova, in 11 years I've never once seen anyone promote their religion on me in a conversion attempt. There is hardly anything widespread about any activities like that.
And I like that you assert that there are "deliberate efforts" and then link an article that clearly states that such cases are isolated, and there is clear policy against it.
I can't wait to move back to California. My best friend and I are looking forward to calling a lot of people on their bullshit and offending as many as possible.
Waiter: Do you have any questions?
Nova : Yes. Is the tofu grilled or fried?
W: It's grilled.
N: And are the avocados Haas?
N: Are the kitchen workers illegal aliens?