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Yavin4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-26-09 05:23 PM
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With Sarah Leaving, Who Is Going to Watch Russia?
DUers, we live in a world that has walls, and those walls have to be guarded by Sarah Palin. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Moderator Skinner? Sarah has a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for Bullwinkle, and you curse the Republicans. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what Sarah knows -- that Bullwinkle's death, while tragic, probably saved lives; and Sarah's existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, saves lives.

You don't want the truth because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want Sarah on that wall -- you need Sarah on that wall.

We use words like "honor," "code," "loyalty." Sarah use these words in several run-on, unintelligible sentences.

Sarah has neither the time nor the inclination to explain herself (and you wouldn't understand her anyway) to people who rise and sleep under the blanket of the very freedom that she provides and then questions the manner in which she provides it.

Sarah would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you pick up a weapon and stand the post guarding Alaska from Russia. Either way, she does not give a DAMN what you think you're entitled to!

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RandomThoughts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-26-09 05:38 PM
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1. Without commenting on Sara Palin or Alaska or Russia.
the very freedom that he provides

This part of Jack Nicolas speech shows a flaw.

He made the assumption that he knew what provided freedom, not the larger group of society itself. He believed he was above the law because his ideas were right, ignoring the thoughts of society that had different views, and how society, from those views, made laws to protect the character of a people, and in doing that protect the freedom of a people.

His very statement is both contradictory and exactly correct. It is contradictory in that he makes the assumption of no laws for him, because of his self appointed role as knowing whats best. Which removes freedom for anyone else since he claims to be able to violate other peoples freedoms to achieve what he thinks needs to be done.

And in doing that he advocates for complete freedom or anarchy where no laws matter.

So he creates complete freedom for himself, and takes freedom away from those he thinks he protects by the notion of he knows best.

Most people believe in limitations to freedom based on a social contract of compassion and justice, although some freedom is given up, like the freedom to break any law, under a social contract the knowledge of many people, in times without fear, are used to create laws to protect us from our bad self during times of fear.

It is a normal thing though... have you ever seen a fire engine driving down the road, and for an instant you worry if your house might be on fire? Then you see it turn and you are relieved. But someones house is on fire, or someone is hurt, yet you are relieved it is not you. This is a common thing of more empathy for self and family then for strangers. And because of this people do not think on social contract laws because compared to anarchy they seem to protect the stranger more then themselves. But in truth the social contract creates a system that is just and in that it creates one that is sustainable and protects a person from others also applying 'no laws' to them.
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Shagbark Hickory Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-26-09 05:44 PM
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2. Maybe the minutemen can... oh wait. They only hate mexicans. n/t
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madrchsod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-26-09 05:48 PM
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3. she`ll watch russia and the road ahead....
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Pharlo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-26-09 05:53 PM
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4. She's only leaving the governor's mansion.
Since she spent most of her time in Wasilla at her own home, she can still see the Russians from her porch. So, while she may not be a 'dead fish flowing downstream' in Juneau, she can still keep her Caribou Barbie Scope pointed towards Russia from her front porch. In fact, now that she doesn't have all these governating duties to see to, she'll have MORE time to keep watch on Putin and his minions. So, you see, while she had to stand down from governating for the wonderful people of Alaska, she only did so in order to keep America safe from Russia - also. You betcha.

God bless the people of Alaska.
God bless the pipeline.
God bless America.
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