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Did Freedom Win?

deaconAR Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 12:48 PM
OldMex, "Social norms =/= laws" First, not all laws reflect social issues. But to answer your questions: Countertop heights and licensing, no social norm, but a standardization and compentancy law. Blue Laws, yep social - "Thou shalt honor the Sabbath to keep it Holy." Jim Crow laws, though applied in an evil fashion, can be seen as ensuring the electorate is educated enough to understand the issues that candiates are running on (kind of like licensing, this understanding would have been nice this past election).
Democrats won big last week. So government will continue to grow. Individual freedom will yield.

At least some people with records of supporting liberty were elected: Sen. Jeff Flake in Arizona and U.S. Reps. Justin Amash and Kerry Bentivolio in Michigan and Thomas Massie in Kentucky.

Also, Washington and Colorado voted to allow any adult to use marijuana. (But users beware. Your newfound freedom may be short-lived thanks to that extraordinary human being in the White House -- you know, the one who smoked pot when he was in school. Despite promising that he wouldn't, he has cracked down on pot...