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

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

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/

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

You're welcome.

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