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Posted on 01/26/2013 2:54:46 AM PST by Plainsman
Karl Marx summed up Communism as from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs. This is a good, pithy saying, which, in practice, has succeeded in bringing, upon those under its sway, misery, poverty, rape, torture, slavery, and death. For the saying implies but does not name the effective agency of its supposed utopia. The agency is called The State, and the motto, fleshed out, for the benefit of the easily confused must read The State will take from each according to his ability: the State will give to each according to his needs. Needs and abilities are, of course, subjective. So the operative statement may be reduced to the State shall take, the State shall give.
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Yep, and how interesting that this need and necessity was going to be programmed through taxes into a man made famine and food-stamps or tax rebate dependency.
I believe a good half of people who do abortion might do it out of necessity and fear losing that “right”, but little do they realize if the economy was better and not in the clutches of government, they would not need it but would embrace life instead.
Earlier this month, in the context of asking a person why he needed a firearm, on his syndicated radio program Geraldo asked a caller: How could you not trust your own government?
Putting aside outrages like the Trail of Tears, Fast and Furious and the Bengzai coverup, I seem to recall Geraldo complaining about how the US has treated his native Puerto Rico. But the question is not asked honestly for the simple fact that history is full of governments that ran sufficiently amok as to become a material danger to their own citizens who died by the millions because they lacked the means to prevent it. It concerns me that members of the President’s inner circle have praised Mao, a man responsible for the deaths of tens of millions of his fellow citizens.
Last year in Missouri alone, 511,000 people bought deer hunting licenses and shot over 1/4 million deer. That is a substantial army if sufficiently motivated. There are far more deer hunters than government employees. As long as the relationship between public servants and the public they serve is correct, then we all can enjoy the blessings of liberty, which by the way was the core reason we formed the federal government in the first place.
Nobody can tell what future government might endanger my children or grandchildren. Even though we are all civilized, I cannot allow this precious right to keep and bear arms to be infringed to the extent that those who follow me are forbidden these tools should they need them.
100 million civilians were murdered by their own governments in the twentieth century while those governments were imposing socialism upon those people. There is no comparable mass murder attributable to any ideology, anywhere, anytime. There is also no reason yo believe the killing has stopped. The people most likely to perpetuate the killing are the same people who are telling you you don’t need guns. How stupid does one need to be to believe these murderous bastards?
The question to throw back at the grabbers is: "Are you a 'useful idiot,' or a scheming liar who knows where this is intended to lead: the genocide of socialism's enemies?"
Before Castro, the Cuban ruler Batista instituted a firearm registration but didn’t do anything more than that.
The Cuban people had no idea who Castro was or what was coming. When Castro took over, he had a nice long list of firearms owners and their addresses.
We know the rest of the story.
Cuba has been under the boot of tyranny since 1959.
Wonderful writing and logic. I am very glad that Mamet saw the light and joined our side.
I admit that I did not follow the link, but I am curious to know why the source of your post is listed as “Newsweek” while your link says “Daily Beast”.
The government is always CYA and “oops, I guess I can abuse the power you gave me now, sorry”.
It’s like all cops are good until they get caught doing wrong, pretty much. I’d say quite a few turn pretty nasty when it happens. Then it is down the path of grieven cop emotionalism and you being a smart arse and soon enough you get cuffed up.
Today Obama might say “I’m not going to hurt you”, but it is entirely completely naive to believe that he will follow through with this if “circumstances” change.
“Change”, isn’t that his loophole?
As for Whoraldo, he is completely blind and sinful, he has no vision. Why should we trust him, or the government or whatever? It’s not about them, it is about human nature, the very human nature they keep advertising about scarily as being inherently good. Yeah, right.
Indeed, Israel got snookered by Egypt the same way. They gave up the Sinai in exchange for peace, but then the regime changed to Muslim Brotherhood, the very people who murdered Saddat for making peace with Israel.