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Sooner Or Later Progressives Will Get Around To You

TimSince1791 Wrote: Mar 17, 2013 9:34 AM
Meaning we should shut up? You might want to be a sheep controlled from cradle to grave, but most of us on this thread revere our liberty.

First, they came for the smokers.

No one would argue smoking is good for you. But it’s legal; growing tobacco is even subsidized by the government. Yet, when governments started limiting the right of people to smoke in places public and private, non-smokers did nothing. They didn’t like smoke; they’d heard second-hand smoke was dangerous. Why should they allow owners of private establishments to choose whether those establishments allowed people to engage in a legal – in fact, subsidized -- activity?

Then, they came to “clean up” the healthcare mess. They would take the sick and poor off...