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Sooner Or Later Progressives Will Get Around To You

Eppur Si Wrote: Mar 17, 2013 1:06 PM
We live in a country where the government employs high school drop outs to grope our children's genitals before they can get on a plane. It is obvious that we are not going to stand up against the government about ANYTHING - not in any numbers, at least. By the time the government actually IS killing Americans with drones, nobody will be saying anything about it.

First, they came for the smokers.

No one would argue smoking is good for you. But it’s legal; growing tobacco is even subsidized by the government. Yet, when governments started limiting the right of people to smoke in places public and private, non-smokers did nothing. They didn’t like smoke; they’d heard second-hand smoke was dangerous. Why should they allow owners of private establishments to choose whether those establishments allowed people to engage in a legal – in fact, subsidized -- activity?

Then, they came to “clean up” the healthcare mess. They would take the sick and poor off...