Wayne Tj

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"Government big enough to supply everything that you need is big enough to take everything that you have... The course of history shows that as government grows, liberty decreases."

 

- Thomas Jefferson

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A lot of people who say they are for small govt. or less govt., often endorse govt. policies which infringe on other people's pursuit of happiness.

Then they complain when someone wants to infringe on something they find near and dear.

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To depend on government is to become dependent on government.

 

Self reliance is freedom, reliance on government is enslaving.

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View PostA lot of people who say they are for small govt. or less govt., often endorse govt. policies which infringe on other people's pursuit of happiness.

Then they complain when someone wants to infringe on something they find near and dear.

 

 

Is that a quote or your own sweeping generalization. If the latter, an example might be in order.

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"When those who are governed do too little, those who govern can, and often will, do too much." Ronald Wilson Reagan

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"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."

>-- Thomas Jefferson

 

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"Social justice" and "economic justice" are antithetical to freedom and incompatible with equal justice under law.

 

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View PostIs that a quote or your own sweeping generalization. If the latter, an example might be in order.

 

Fair enough, it was a generalization.

Not that I care either way but, e.g., Gay Marriage. or something I do care about, Beach access.

But if someone proposes a lead ban, the GUN guys cry that they're being discriminated against. (Which is partially true but no more true than gay marriages)

 

Here's a "make up" quote" "Live Free or Die."

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The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money. Alexis de Tocqueville

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The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.

Alexis de Tocqueville

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"All over the place, from the popular culture to the propaganda system, there is constant pressure to make people feel that they are helpless, that the only role they can have is to ratify decisions and to consume."

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A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.

Alexis de Tocqueville

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Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.

Alexis de Tocqueville

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