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Immoral Beyond Redemption

rama Wrote: Jun 06, 2012 12:46 PM
Actually the whole point of this column is that the process is immoral. He was clearly against taking from one person to give to another as government policy.
Libertius 3 Wrote: Jun 06, 2012 1:17 PM
The process is theft. You should re-read the column and focus on Dr. Williams' discussion of legality versus morality.
FlamingLiberalMultiCulturalist Wrote: Jun 06, 2012 12:56 PM
I think Williams has managed to get you as confused as he seems to be. The process is taxation. The ends is giving it to the old lady.
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