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Did Freedom Win?

mtcommons Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 12:41 PM
This is not about a "privilege" - the state (reflecting the will of the people), rightly fears the societal chaos that would ensue if people did not engage in some sort of contract that lays out the ground rules for what to do when engaging in this relationship that inflames the greatest of human passions, over which people will engage in violence, that involves joint property - most specifically children. Just as I hope that if you go into business with someone, you will put your agreements in writing, and the state will apply long established and agreed to norms to what you do in the venture. COME ON PEOPLE - before we argue about marriage, at least think about what it is and why we have it.
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...