Michael T. Hertz: The problem with having only one provider is that the system may become more and more bureaucratic. So what we need to do is set up a counter-measure that will fight bureaucracy.
Michael T. Hertz: My conclusion is that society should be organized so that each of us should be trained to look out for one another. We should assume that our role in life is to see that life is the best possible for our fellows.
Michael T. Hertz: One could fairly interpret the First Amendment to deny providing any public funds to any religious institution on the grounds that this amounted to establishing religion.
Michael T. Hertz: When I finally got around to reading Bernie’s 2017 legislation “Medicare for All” I discovered that he really didn’t mean “for all.”
Michael T. Hertz: Bernie, Tulsi and Liz should join forces in the fight to get a progressive candidate. They should understand that only one of them can get the Democratic nomination, and they should be comfortable in backing one of the others if need be.
Michael T. Hertz: We know that all the Democratic candidates will be lined up against Trump. So why shouldn’t each of them promise to include in their own ads a uniform anti-Trump statement?
Michael T. Hertz: If Amazon and Facebook were owned by the nation, don’t you think we could figure out ways of rewarding their leaders for good ideas and hard work?
Michael T. Hertz: The unfortunate things is that Sanders, Warren, Gabbard, and Brown risk drawing votes away from one another, opening the race to a more conservative Democrat. So what to do?
Michael T. Hertz: In the U.S., the Congress has become less representational than a block on progress. I would prefer to have a ”Cincinnatus system,” which is based on the limited dictatorship in Rome.
Michael T. Hertz: The real answer for those of us on Medicare who live overseas is to permit us to get treatment where we live. For me, in Mexico.
Michael T. Hertz: If you live outside the United States more or less permanently, you aren’t covered unless you have some way of getting back inside relatively easily.
Michael T. Hertz: The Court agrees with Trump’s argument because the tweet in question constitutes “rhetorical hyperbole” normally associated with politics and public discourse in the United States.
Michael T. Hertz: I support the idea that the caravan should proceed to the border and forcing President Trump to face humanity. And I think that the American expat volunteers should be part of that movement.