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Depending on Dependency

Loyal Democrat Wrote: Sep 12, 2012 8:03 AM
Big deal, you work simply so you can acquire wealth that you can flaunt in the face of the less fortunate. it is only right that such ill-gotten gains be taken away from you and given to those you plan on taunting. Third world residents do without just so rotten Americans can use more than their share of Earth's resources. Obama will stop this and see to it that all people live at the same level. Obama knows this nation is inhabited by scum, and he is seeing to it that America's ecomony is crippled to a point where Americans can no longer consume more than their share or resources.

The theme that most seemed to rouse the enthusiasm of delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte was that we are all responsible for one another -- and that Republicans don't want to help the poor, the sick and the helpless.

All of us should be on guard against beliefs that flatter ourselves. At the very least, we should check such beliefs against facts.

Yet the notion that people who prefer economic decisions to be made by individuals in the market are not as compassionate as people who prefer those decisions to be made collectively by politicians is...