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The Debate We Have to Win, Otherwise We Lose the Country

Robert160 Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 2:32 PM
I agree to a large extent with what William100 writes, namely that the only way our civil society will survive is by a breakup of the States. However, for individual States to declare secession would be very dangerous. Rather, an incremental approach is wisest, and is less likely to provoke a violent response from the Federal Government. It then falls upon each individual State to protect our rights. We demand that our individual liberties, guaranteed under the United States Constitution, must be protected, and that it is the right of every citizen in our Country. Such guarantees, if not honored by the Federal Government, must then fall to the States to protect those rights. Therefore secession must be the very last thing declared.
McGuffin Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 2:54 PM
It is impossible for government to protect your rights, because the very existence of government is an infringement upon rights. For the State to exist, it requires confiscation of property, and it imposes the will of one or more on the will of others.

Recently a discussion of this story about DC Comics being pressured by homosexual activists to fire one of its writers because he’s on the board of the National Organization of Marriage prompted vigorous debate on my Facebook wall. While perusing through the various comments, it was obvious there still exists much confusion in our country today about the term “rights.”

There are two types of rights: unalienable and contractual.

Sometimes referred to as a natural right (i.e. “the Laws of Nature and Nature’s God” reference from The Declaration of Independence), an unalienable right is a right that comes from God...