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Did Freedom Win?

John148 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 7:14 AM
Good article, John. It seems a lot of people in here don't want freedom any more than the progressives do. The Republicans pay lip service to limited government but seem to have no trouble asking for more of it when it's their own special interests. In that regard, the progressives are arguably more honest (though they are hardly honest themselves). "Limited government" should mean *limited* government. Domestically, at least, the government should be a referee, not a player. That works both ways, not just for the other guys.
John_G Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 8:39 AM
Progressives are more honest than Republicans. Republicans pay lip service to limited gov't and personal and economic freedoms but once they're away from the spotlight they waste no time in turning around and shoving a knife in the backs of those who voted for them. Progressives run on increasing gov't and then do just that when they get to Washington.
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...