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Freedom: Now Mandated by Enlightened Regulators

poorgrandchildren.com2 Wrote: Jul 23, 2012 8:48 AM
Fascism is a system under which individuals have the illusion of ownership of businesses while government controls all the important policies and procedures. Anything look familiar?
mmelio Wrote: Jul 23, 2012 9:26 AM
"Fascism is more appropriately called CORPORATISM, for it is the MERGER of STATE and CORPORATE POWER" -- El Duce (Benito Mussolini) Primo Fascist --- He knew what he was talking about. What you talk about is state totalism: where the state owns everything, and private property does not exist. Has private property been eradicated from our Constitution? No! But many of the public assets, the schools, parks, roads, and even water, are BEING PRIVATIZED at an alarming rate. Why do you righties always get it wrong? Is it because you listen only to FOX snooze?
5thDegreeInSight Wrote: Jul 23, 2012 10:42 AM
mmelio: I don't think you're ignorant - you have all sorts of quotes here - I just think you are too stupid to be able to synthesize a defensible position from the data.

Remember, you can fix ignorant - Stupid is for a lifetime.
Jeff2214 Wrote: Jul 23, 2012 11:33 PM
Are you too stupid or just too lazy to do your own research? It's either one or the other.
mmelio Wrote: Jul 25, 2012 1:01 AM
You make the point, you provide the text (or section) of the document...that's how it works.
Murph25 Wrote: Jul 23, 2012 9:23 AM
The Supreme Court ruled a new menaing to Eminent Domain and ruled Obamacare constitutional. We are in deep trouble folks.
Fuzzy2 Wrote: Jul 23, 2012 8:52 AM
We have the same illusion over owning anything.

“You didn’t build that”…your community did.  Those quickly famous words reflect Americans’ debate over whether we want a society dominated by government or shaped by free choice. They also disparage the contributions of business men and women who embrace the risk, reward, creativity and work that drive our economy and sustain our quality of life.  In that attitude, the president reflects much of America’s elite, who celebrate the public and nonprofit sectors, while harboring indifference or disdain toward business.

That worldview is a long way from our cultural and constitutional roots. In choosing the blessings and...