More True than the Author Meant

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  1. CampingJosh

    CampingJosh Well-Known Member

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    The title of this article says so much about how the majority of our politicians view human rights. :mad::mad:

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090221/ts_nm/us_china_clinton_8
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    Dakota Red 1 New Member

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    Whenever the government gets to worrying too much about civil rights in some other place it seems that me or some other snuffy winds up either 'on the border' or 'in country' and the gig often sucks. With China, I'll worry about balance of trade any day. I'll worry about spies, technology theft and strategic hacking.
    I also worrry about a bunch of commie gangsta mo-fo's wanting to rule the world. But when it comes to the internal politics of foreigners, I think the best we can do is make our own country the ideal that the kids in Tiananmen Square died for.

    We hear a lot of crap now about fairness. Our current batch of socialists use it to drive their agenda. You can tell how much they believe in it by the way they (don't) pay their taxes. They decry that there are 'haves' and 'have nots'. Things will be better when there are 'more fairs' and 'less fairs'. You do this by making the 'haves' into the 'less fairs' by making them pay welfare to the 'have nots' and when the money runs out, our kids pay the fare. The 'more fairs' get to keep their money because they are the political elite/vanguard that devised the system.

    I don't find this very inspiring. No, won't die for that. What people have died for in this country, and in China in 1989, is another 'F' word. Even though many consider it a mere buzz word, an unsophisticated and, perhaps, outdated concept; it is as close to the antithesis of socialism, as practiced, as can be devised. It is the light that shines from Lady Liberty's torch. All we have to do is turn it on.

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