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Also why don't we accept the Metric System as it in now used in other countries?

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    Again -- $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

    It would cost businesses tons of money to switch to the metric system. The American public have been apathetic, at best, to using metrics.

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    So what would be a plan for converting all of the United States to metric as opposed to
    standard?

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    Many plans were tried, and the closest we came was to label some products, like foods, in both units.

    EDITORIAL:

    Tonight Congress may refuse to pass a budget, thus shutting down the government. If we can't even support a health care program that may be a step toward the improved health care in other industrialized countries, we certainly can't change our measurement system.

    END OF EDITORIAL

    http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/30/politics/government-shutdown-up-to-speed/

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    Ok thank you this really helped sorry for all the questions!

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    You're welcome.

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