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Response to YvonneCa (Reply #31)

Tue Feb 26, 2013, 11:50 PM

71. Amen to that.

But I would point out that if ignorance was a right, there would be a hell of a lot fewer people in jail today. Ignorance of the law is no excuse, so in a highly technical sense, ignorance is most certainly not a right. Rather it is a liability that can and will be used against the individual.

I feel I understand what Secretary Kerry is saying. He's speaking of the lowercase rights, most of which we never had, most of the rest of which we collectively handed over to GWB. Those rights are rights that legally are no longer actual rights, or never were, like the "freedom" which our brethren across the aisle cannot define but for which they would happily sacrifice other peoples' children to protect.

Like you, I am very, very tired of sacrificing my own blood and treasure so that others can be stupid. But hey, that's freedom, man!

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