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What's Rule of Law?

MatthewlovesAyn Wrote: Dec 10, 2014 10:39 AM
I love being famous. It's almost like being white. Chris Rock Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/c/chris_rock.html#GbRsPkqZJxRmg9eD.99 I think I figured it out. They're jealous. And they want us to do something about their jealousy. Now I'm jealous of my brother. He is taller and better looking and slimmer and he just got back from Europe. He's a successful businessman and life has been pretty good to him. I just don't think the government should do anything to him just because he won the lucky sperm contest. I'm not sorry I'm white, and I don't treat black people badly because they are black. I can't help either one of the situations. I don't think the government should penalize or help me or the black person. All the does is lead to resentment by both parties.
I guess I was responding to your query about what should be done with them. Involving the government isn't it.
Woz: I cannot tell you the amount of empathy I feel for the truly less fortunate. Seeing a disfigured child (or adult) is one of the great horrors I see. That being said, I don't think it is my place to steal from you and give to them. It is my place to give to them of my own free will. If the government gets involved, that means stealing more to pay the bureaucrat and the social worker and the accountant and the driver and the janitor and all the others that suck on the teat of the government. If I had what the government takes from me, there would be a lot more of my money in the red kettle.
I think I have had one minor disagreement With Dr. In all the essays I have read. Once again, none here. Here comes the but: Once in a while, someone really hits it out of the park. Check this out. http://imprimis.hillsdale.edu/file/archives/Imprimis_Oct14.pdf
wow! Let's do it!
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Thanks, Property Rights!

MatthewlovesAyn Wrote: Nov 26, 2014 5:11 PM
Babbling idiot?
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Thanks, Property Rights!

MatthewlovesAyn Wrote: Nov 26, 2014 4:37 PM
See previous post. I'm guessing you've never heard of Elbert Hubbard or Robert G. Ingersoll. Thoreau is probably as deep as you've ever gone. Try some Alexis de Tocqueville sometime instead of calling names. You never present a valid argument, you just tell John (both Ransom and Stossel) that they're wrong. Great comebacks indeed! I may not have the intellectual capacity to battle wits with Franklin or Jefferson, but in said battle, you are unarmed.
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MatthewlovesAyn Wrote: Nov 26, 2014 3:25 PM
If you can't answer a man's argument, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.--Elbert Hubbard (1856--1915), U.S. publisher. P. S. You can click on anyone's handle and see everything they have posted on TH. P.P.S. I think you must respect someone to take offense to their comments, so, offense not even considered.
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Thanks, Property Rights!

MatthewlovesAyn Wrote: Nov 26, 2014 12:17 PM
I'm going to temporarily lift my ban on commenting on anything you have to say, since Ben Franklin is whom I have the argument with. Plain and simply, he is advocating theft. It's nothing new for Ben. He advocated intellectual property theft with the establishment of public libraries. He monopolized mail delivery with the advent of the USPS. Your quote suggests that anything a man creates above and beyond his bare necessities is in the public domain. B.S.. I am not on this planet to strive for someone else's happiness. I am here to seek my own and contribute to the happiness of those I love.
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