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  •  Ayn Rand also said: (3+ / 0-)
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        Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual).

        Ayn Rand
        From: http://www.brainyquote.com/...

    So why is the GOP against marriage equality?

    "The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously." -- Hubert H. Humphrey

    by Candide08 on Sun Sep 23, 2012 at 07:40:45 AM PDT

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    •  They pick and choose Biblican and Randian text (8+ / 0-)

      as needed... where it suits for the time being and ignore the rest. So easy when you know how... decide what is right.... hunt for suitable verbiage from sacred text or the words of the authority du jour... voila... all explained and justified... shut up and obey or just nod your head.

      Pogo & Murphy's Law, every time. Also "Trust but verify" - St. Ronnie (hah...)

      by IreGyre on Sun Sep 23, 2012 at 08:43:04 AM PDT

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