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  •  I think it was PJ O'Roarke I heard say this: (5+ / 0-)

    Adults have one right - to do as they please; they also have one responsibility - to take the consequences.

    Libertarians and the current crop of Congressional Republicans seem to have missed that second part.

    Strength and dignity are her clothing, she rejoices at the days to come; She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the law of kindness is on her tongue.

    by loggersbrat on Fri Oct 04, 2013 at 12:57:09 PM PDT

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    •  The way I think about it is this: (0+ / 0-)

      TB's believe their starting point is that they can do whatever they want, apparently, "it sez so in the Constitution."

      Assuming a state of no government/absolute freedom such that you can do whatever you want, there is only one right, the right to form your own government. By forming your own government, from then on, you then limit your own rights/freedom.

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