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Good list by Denise O'Berry. If you search on "Martin Lindeskog" on Google, you get about 12 000 hits. Please note that Martin Lindeskog is an unique name in Sweden. The first 10 hits: 1. My EGO blog. 2. My other blog, Lindeskog.blogspot.com. 3. My LinkedIn profile. 4. My Twitter page - @Lyceum. 5. My Blogger.com profile. 6. My Posterous.com profile a.k.a Martin.Lindeskog.name 7. My Facebook profile. 8. My FriendFeed page. Lyceum0 9. My Business Exchange profile at BusinessWeek. I have to be more active on this site. 10. My Plaxo profile. I am not actively using this service at the moment. I am still searching for the perfect address book / storage for business contacts / cards, etc. I have a created a Google profile at http://www.google.com/profiles/lyceum and I have linked to it from my "bulletin board" at http://Martin.Lindeskog.name My Google profile page is listed as #13 at the moment. I haven't set up a Google a Google Alert yet."
I am glad that at least starting a debate about this. Here in Sweden you take for granted that a dose of socialized medicine is good for you, and nobody is taking a stand and giving the right antidote. I wrote the following comment on Small Business Trends: So, when will it be OK to look after the smallest minority, i.e., the individual? I have to write a post on how the majority rule has led to an inefficient and ineffective socialized health care system in Sweden. The public sector is even deciding over the small private sector when it comes to decide if it exist a real â€œneedâ€ for alternatives. My father is an example of this whimsical rule. When he and his business partner decided to enter retirement and end the practice, the public sector decided that it was no â€œneedâ€ for the practice to shift hands and be taken over by some younger dermatologists, so it was closed down once for all. The patients had to find a new place to go toâ€¦"
So, what will happen when no family is making $500,000? Is the goal to take from the richer and let everyone become poorer in the long run? Do you have the right to your the fruits of your own labor, or not? Do you have the right to a free hair cut? If not, why free health care? For an answer to this question, listen to Dr. Leonard Peikoff's talk from 1993. You will find a wealth of information on the following micro site by the Ayn Rand Center for Individual Rights: http://bit.ly/Fi0R9"
You are right that it didn't start with Obama. You have to "thank" Bush senior & junior for that heritage and the Presidents before that. I recommend you to check out Ayn Rand Center's site for a rational response to the financial crisis. You will find plenty of food for thought there. http://bit.ly/MF0mL"