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Response to Dems to Win (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 10:47 PM

20. I remember wanting to risk terrorist acts to keep civil liberties.

 

I distinctly remember being against the Patriot Act and warentless wiretapping and torture even if it meant being susceptible to terrorist attacks because freedom is more important than fear and giving in to the terrorists.

We lost that argument and fear prevailed.

Is that not nearly the same thing that's happening here?

If the right was so scared of terrorists that they insisted on giving up our civil liberties, why are they so reluctant to restrict terrorists from using semi-automatic killing machines with giant kill capacity clips to slaughter a bunch of kindergartners?

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