Skip to main content

View Diary: The Power Of The State: Privacy Rights and Economic Rights (296 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  That woud be like telling Fred Phelps (none)
    about the evolutionary origins of homosexual behavior in penguins.
    •  True, but my point is (none)
      you're not dealing with rational actors here. If and when we ever see any grownup conservatives in public life again, we can debate the merits of economic interventionism, but to this crowd, any regulation is un-American.

      "Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." -Benjamin Franklin

      by Septic Tank on Thu Nov 03, 2005 at 11:21:05 AM PST

      [ Parent ]

      •  The Grover Norquist crowd is losing (none)
        influence.  Colorado just bitch-slapped them.
        •  Don't count him out yet (none)
          Reporters love him because he's nutso and he gives good, provocative quote, so he's bound to retain that cache. The business lobby loves him because, well, he's their pit bull field marshall. The business lobby owns the Republican Party. The econ crazies will remain a force to be reckoned with until the GOP is drubbed into near-electoral invisibility. That's not gonna happen in '06.

          "Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." -Benjamin Franklin

          by Septic Tank on Thu Nov 03, 2005 at 11:54:36 AM PST

          [ Parent ]

    •  Of all the things on the planet (none)
      Gay Penguins weren't on my top-tenn to think about list. Turkeys, Hammerhead sharks, Ooctopi, fine. Just not those tuxedo swimming birds.

      They're all straight, or fake it really well, with their little orange webbed feet...

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site