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Liberal Says 2nd Amendment Meant to Give State Right to Bear Arms

Sid14 Wrote: Dec 24, 2012 1:01 AM
"Assembly" is the right to associate freely for the purpose of discussing the government or whatever. It does not include the "right" to collectively hold the public (taxpayer) hostage for money. This is exactly what a public sector union does. The union represents the workers, but who represents the taxpayer?

Wendy60 wrote: The neoconservatives are the reason why Boehner is not putting up a fight. The neocons do the thinking for the Republican leadership on all matters of strategy and morality in politics. Boehner wouldn't take a dump if the neocons told him not to, and if they told him to do so, he would strain for hours. Neocons want tax increases, because paying higher taxes is a sacrifice. Neocons believe that the little people have to be forced into sacrificing for the "collective self," i.e., the state, because that is the only way to preserve the social order. What they...