Comment of the Day: Rick Perry Battles Creeping Socialism

We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.

So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning or afternoon from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.

This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.

Yesterday's announcement by Governor Rick Perry that he was rejecting the federal government's proffer of funds that would lead to expansion of Medicaid in the state touched the nerves of several readers, who along with us recalled other times Perry has stood tall against federal dollars to remain independent.

From MadMac

Don't you understand?! Because liberty! You have the freedom to die in the street like a dog.

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