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Did Freedom Win?

mtcommons Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 3:15 PM
Yes, yes. If the state (in this case "the state" meaning the state of FL, TX, etc) did not intervene to resolve situations in which conflict arose in marriages, but instead simply said "yall work it out", there would be chaos and insanity on a level that would amaze you libertarians. People behave very irrationally when passions are inflamed. When disputed arise about the disposition of children, you can't tell someone that they should just solve it "rationally". That has dramatically different meanings to people, esp in severe emotional states. Now, I am a limited govt freedom loving person. If you don't want to get involved in such a contract with state intervention, don't. Be free.
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...