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abelenkpe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-18-11 07:20 PM
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35. Watch this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ukJiBZ8_4k

It's in two parts and well worth watching both.

It's an interview with Ayn Rand where she basically says the weak, infirm, the needy amongst us don't deserve love, don't deserve our care or compassion and certainly not the benefit of social programs that interfere with culling the weakest from the herd. This is what Libertarians/Randians/teaparty fans are into lately if you ever sneak a peek into their websites and blogs or know any personally. They like to say "No Free Lunch" and what they are really saying is they don't want to be burdened with caring for others in any way shape or form and this is why they don't want to pay taxes, attack unions and regulations, talk of limiting the government, etc. It's a dangerous trend. And lately it's infecting many who never would have said or thought such ugly things in the past. I recently heard this same type of tripe from my own mother and it was shocking and heartbreaking. And yeah, I de-friended her. I clearly don't know her anymore and don't want to.
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