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Cerridwen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-18-08 12:54 AM
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70. But, of course.
A person's "life, liberty and happiness" are only guaranteed in the US Constitution if they can pay for it. We all know that people are only allowed the health and well-being for which they can afford to pay. It's a "natural law" or something. If a few people die here and there, hey, it's just Darwinism at work, right? Seriously, if they wanted to live well they'd have learned to make money and keep money and wouldn't be so lazy, or get sick, or be "stupid," or whatever, right?

Life's not fair; it's the law of the jungle out there. Government has no business "promot(ing) the common welfare" of "We, the People" and is only in place to insure that the free market and capitalism are successful, as defined by free-marketeers and capitalists. Anything else is just namby-pamby pandering to the "tired, poor, huddled masses" and has nothing to do with US ideals.

I mean seriously, "Are there no prisons? Are there no workhouses?"

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