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The Republican belief and focus that private enterprise always works better than government will be tested by all the Republican farmers that now want crop insurance payments and low interest loans for survival (OK for them but not General Motors) Business leaders must depend on their employees and host of other factors for growth or survival. We acknowledge that our military must be government funded. What about protecting our food supply from overseas producers? Water protection? Polluted air flowing in from Asia or domestic factories? Harbors,roads, bridges and airports? Do we abandon the sick, handicapped or wounded war veterans? Global climate change will need committed world leaders not our broken Congress or unrealistic national pride. Does a nation spend for desalination plants or airplanes....Our founders debated early on the role of government...Dictators feed their egos and fill bank accounts... Your voice, vote and action wil determine your grandchildrens future...