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Sat Jul 26, 2014, 11:41 PM

The Somerset gas station proves Repukes don't really mean "government should run like a business"

Y'see, every freakin' time the government actually DOES run like a business, the Republicans freak out.

Social Security? It runs exactly like an insurance company, because it is one: takes in premium payments, invests them and uses the profits to fund its operation. The GOP has been trying to shut it down for years.

The VA also runs like a business. The Republicans have a two-pronged attack here: they severely underfund it, then bitch about how it's running poorly.

And then there's the Somerset Fuel Center, in Kentucky. The local gas stations are bleeding the locals dry, so the government does the only sane thing it can: It adds retail-style gas pumps to its city fuel point and lets anyone buy gas there. The Republicans are currently shitting kittens over this one.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014, 11:48 PM

1. Cool - refueling in Somerset now has a Public Option. n/t

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Sun Jul 27, 2014, 02:26 AM

2. Our cat passed a while ago, and mice have moved in, maybe even a wood rat,

but I think I'll pass on those kittens...

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