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Old 02-04-2009, 07:15 PM   #1
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Do you agree with the increasing government intrusion into our lives and the increasing restrictions being mandated to protect us from ourselves?






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Old 02-04-2009, 07:23 PM   #2
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Do you agree with the increasing government intrusion into our lives and the increasing restrictions being mandated to protect us from ourselves?
Absolutely not.

Women should be allowed to make health care decisions without government laws impacting their reproductive health. It is indeed an outrage that a legislator has more say in my healthcare decisions that I do. Thank God our new president feels that the government should have less say in my doctor's office.
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It is no accident that the sinister image of the mad anarchist is so accepted. The State, the press and all the assorted authoritarian types, use every means at their disposal to present anarchy as an unthinkable state of carnage and chaos. We can expect little else from power-mongers who would have no power to monger if we had our way. They have to believe that authority and obedience are essential in order to justify their own crimes to themselves. The TV, press and films all preach obedience, and when anarchy is mentioned at all, it is presented as mindless destruction.

The alleged necessity of authority is so firmly planted in the average mind that anarchy, which means simply 'no government' is almost unthinkable to most people.
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Old 02-04-2009, 07:27 PM   #4
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Absolutely not.

Women should be allowed to make health care decisions without government laws impacting their reproductive health. It is indeed an outrage that a legislator has more say in my healthcare decisions that I do. Thank God our new president feels that the government should have less say in my doctor's office.
I take it your view is that abortions should only be performed by private physicians? I take it you are consistent on this and opposed to any taxpayer funding of abortions, except for perhaps cases of severe economic hardship?
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Old 02-04-2009, 07:40 PM   #5
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I take it your view is that abortions should only be performed by private physicians?

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Absolutely not.

Women should be allowed to make health care decisions without government laws impacting their reproductive health. It is indeed an outrage that a legislator has more say in my healthcare decisions that I do. Thank God our new president feels that the government should have less say in my doctor's office.
Who should fund your reproductive choices?
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One more time: Quote me.




I'm engaging iron horse in his thread. If he's here to engage, and not just spamming, he'll respond.

I'm here
and I do read the threads.


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Old 02-04-2009, 08:31 PM   #8
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I'm engaging iron horse in his thread. If he's here to engage, and not just spamming, he'll respond.
1,268 posts in four years seems a reasonable number and enough to avoid accusations of spammery.
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Is this a response to my post? Or just a statement.
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Who should fund your reproductive choices?

Why are you fellas talking about funding all of a sudden? I didn't say a thing about funding. I'm talking about government intrusion in our lives.
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Do you agree with the increasing government intrusion into our lives and the increasing restrictions being mandated to protect us from ourselves?

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it depends on the particular intrusion or restriction. for instance, i would not agree with an fda agent confiscating your cow.
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what is the name of said group?
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Do you agree with the increasing government intrusion into our lives and the increasing restrictions being mandated to protect us from ourselves?
Which intrusions are you talking about?

The intrusions in our private lives telling us two consenting adults can't have the same rights you and your wife have because of genitalia?

The intrusions in our lives saying our kids need to learn about god in school?

Exactly which intrusions?

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I'll pass on the milk, but I'll have a Twinkie, thanks. You wouldn't happen to have some of those Hostess fruit pies wouldja?
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