"Always remember the difference between economic power and political power: You can refuse to hire someone's services or buy his products in the private sector and go somewhere else instead. In the public sector, though, if you refuse to accept a politician's or bureaucrat's product or services you go to jail. Ultimately, after all, all regulations are observed and all taxes are paid at gunpoint. I believe those few who can't even see that have been short-sighted sheep, and I suggest they learn how to think conceptually, develop consistency and grasp principles soon.Selfishness vs."Selfishness"
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Why I have never voted for a democrat. They believe all good things come from government.
 -- Cal, Lewisville, TX     
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    Democrats show themselves today, as nothing more than Marxist rioting in the streets. Their legislators invent social combinations, advertising them, advocating them, let them try them on themselves, at their own risk. We the People dispute their so-called right to impose these plans by law-by-force or to compel us to pay for them with OUR TAXES. This goes very much for the BREAK-LINE, TURN COAT, COWARDS within the Republican Party showing themselves to be nothing more than passive socialist, condoning Marxist violence, unjustifiable rebellion !!
     -- Ronw13, Oregon     
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    Statists pathologically, idolatrously, pursue the acquisition of power, under the tutelage of the psychotically self deluded notion that anything such as exists to be other than under their absolute control exists to be utterly out of right control.
     -- Patrick Henry, Red Hill     
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     -- robert, Somewhere in the US      
    This was the concept behind government bonds -- people could invest in them (i.e. loan the government money) if they believed in the government's causes. If not, they wouldn't.

    Now all our money is backed by government bonds -- we have no choice but to trade our labors and goods for them, and the government has no check against issuing more bonds than can be repaid without borrowing more. Thus massive inflation -- US purchasing power has been lost by 99% since the Federal Reserve was chartered in 1913. The transfer of the nation's wealth and labors to the central bank has been MASSIVE! It's unconscionable. Americans are under occupation and servicing a perpetual debt that continues to rise exponentially. Something's got to give ...
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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