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The Ruling Class

This is a pretty long read but one of the best descriptions of why there really is no difference between the Democrats and Republicans.

Here is one piece that really explains why the bills are so big.

Laws and regulations nowadays are longer than ever because length is needed to specify how people will be treated unequally. For example, the health care bill of 2010 takes more than 2,700 pages to make sure not just that some states will be treated differently from others because their senators offered key political support, but more importantly to codify bargains between the government and various parts of the health care industry, state governments, and large employers about who would receive what benefits (e.g., public employee unions and auto workers) and who would pass what indirect taxes onto the general public.

The entire article is here.

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