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Did Freedom Win?

mtcommons Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 12:56 PM
""""It eliminates a *restriction*, ergo it is a vote for freedom. Simple.""" Yes, simple and ridiculous. People are free to do whatever they want NOW. There are no "restrictions", gay marrige is not "illegal". They can have this "contract" between individuals - just not with the state and all the rest of us. Removing a "restriction" about who the government will sanction in a government program (marriage) is not about enhancing freedom. Getting the govenment involved in your relationship is not freedom. You are profoundly confused.
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...