Skip to comments.All I Want for Christmas Is My Freedom Back
Posted on 12/12/2013 6:54:04 AM PST by rktman
Most recent is Obamas trick to spare unions from a fee that section 1341(b)(1)(A) of the Affordable Care unambiguously imposes on all large group health plans. Faithfully executing the law means applying it even-handedly. Dictators do the opposite, playing favorites.
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“All I want for Christmas is my freedom back,
“My freedom back,
“My freedom back”
“Gee if I could only have my freedom back,
“Then I could keep my health care, period!”
Merry Christmas, rktman.
One of the historical trademarks of human government has been the abuse of patronage, wherein rulers reward their supporters and punish their opponents. Unbridled patronage eliminates the possibility of representative government, for it enables those in authority to convert their constituents into subjects.
The US founders understood this, and tried to set up a system wherein each branch of government, jealous of its prerogatives, would police the other two to assure that patronage could not develop. As the current Administration subverts the other two branches - through political pressure and partisan influence - it guarantees an end to government which is answerable to the people.
God save the United States.
and maybe Ronald Reagan in the White House again.
Same to you and yours and all the FReepers out there. Thirteen days early but the sentiment is there.
It may come about that to get our freedoms back we may have to unite in the same spirit as our founders to take personal risks and make sacrifices as a people to achieve the retaking of our freedom.
As of now, it seems that few are willing to take those steps that might jeopardize their comfortable private lives.
The same situation existed in 1774-75 and it was never had complete backing at any one time but at least enough stepped forward to rid themselves of a tyrant who controlled the most powerful army and navy on earth at the time.
The choice is to remain comfortable (for now) and submit to slavery or step up on a minute’s notice to action.
Freedom is not free.
There can be no triumph without loss.
No victory without suffering.
No freedom without sacrifice.
Liberalism is about taking away choice, and freedoms.
IIRC, no more than thirty percent of the American colonists were actively for independence from Britain.
Thanks rktman ... Back at cha!
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