quote:They are not the same. They do, however, have in common the use of a hell of lot of public funds.
but in a general sense I don't consider public universities quite the same thing as a public high school
quote:You can privatize anything in this thread. You could privatize a police force if you wanted to pay for it. We already privatize parts of our prison system here. If you privatize them, does that make them makers instead of takers? They do the same job.
In relation to this thread though, education COULD be privatized, people just might not like it
It makes perfect sense. They contribute to the tax burden.
But lumping a working person with the welfare mooch is misleading.
Does that include the military?
Not really. Spending in the defense department promotes spending in the private sector (contractors, etc...).
My private school education disagrees with you.