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Did Freedom Win?

kajun51 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 9:49 AM
A lot of people think and say that the recent Presidential election is a failure of the Republican party! I don't believe this because: 1) 56,000,000 Americans voted for Romney/Ryan. 2) It was definitely the 47% of people described by Romney that actually put Hussein back in office. 3)"When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic." This is a quote attributed to Benjamin Franklin, but is very starkly true today. It is the ones who felt that Romney/Ryan was a threat to their "freebies" from the "government" that voted en masse for Obama. Given a choice between the right thing to do and the selfish thing to do, it's apparent what the majority chooses.
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...