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I look forward to seeing the perfect storm of wank calm and rational debate that will ensue in the comments, between competing factions of both superhero comics fans and public policy ideologues.

Superman supports health care and welfare!



From back in the day when Superman used his moral force to say we should do this because it's the right thing to do for our neighbors, never mind if it cost us some tax dollars.

Of course, today he'd be attacked for his position because, after all, he's an illegal immigrant.

And like so many other illegals, we just want him to clean up our messes and do the jobs we can't do for ourselves for non-existent pay, but that doesn't mean we have to acknowledge when he might have a point.

But I could be mistaken. Is there someone out there who can explain why Superman is wrong?

(Hat tip to Kevin H and Wesley Osam.)
This was originally posted online near the end of August, but I don't recall seeing it on this comm, so I thought I'd share it with you all.

Date: 2009-11-23 07:58 pm (UTC)
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Like I said earlier, most of the mythos allows for their potential progeny. And, again, advances in science and attempts at scientific 'accuracy' have changed some of the basics over time.

Date: 2009-11-24 09:38 pm (UTC)
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I seem to remember that right before the introduction of Chris, Clark had STAR labs run some tests and he can NOT naturally mate with humans.

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