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Freedom equals responsibility

January 16, 2013

With our freedoms come responsibilities. When we ask our Government to limit our responsibility, we lose our freedom. Gavin T....

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JerryfromRI

Jan-18-13 6:17 AM

@bobbie2

When the followers lead, the leaders will follow.

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JerryfromRI

Jan-17-13 4:41 PM

@Bobbie2

Don't forget he passed the largest tax cut in US history.

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CMReeder

Jan-17-13 12:32 PM

Sorry Cheyenne but your side is very irresponsible.

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CMReeder

Jan-17-13 12:30 PM

Enigma I was responding to Steeler's comment. If you can not follow the patter don't join in.

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ToTEXASfromPA

Jan-17-13 5:51 AM

"Especially this administration that owes it's very existence to the votes of the irresponsible seeking a nanny"--Cheyenne

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I can anticipate the response....

BHO is the great avenger swooping in to help the oppressed, the wronged. He is the Robin Hood that takes from the evil rich people and gives to those that have been disadvantaged. He is the purveyor of justice in an unjust society. He is the hope that restores salvation. He takes away the advantages that the capitalists extorted. He is the messiah. He cares for me and he speaks so eloquently with flowery words that make me feel good.

And in the next breath.....I didn't think my payroll taxes were going up; I thought the rich were going to pay for it. I am so mad at the republicans and George Bush.

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cheyenne

Jan-16-13 10:59 PM

"Sorry but it does not mean that government can ignore the irresponsible" - Chuck

Especially this administration that owes it's very existence to the votes of the irresponsible seeking a nanny

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ToTEXASfromPA

Jan-16-13 8:37 PM

GTF, URWelcome. Enjoy!

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DavidBross

Jan-16-13 7:18 PM

I'm not sure why it is posting twice. That has happened all day to me. Maybe the computer really likes what I write. Just kidding!!!!

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DavidBross

Jan-16-13 7:17 PM

I think the trade off between responsibilities and freedoms revolves around convenience. In return for some convenience we give up some independence. Privacy comes to mind. This is not always a bad thing, we just need to be aware that such a trade off exists.

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DavidBross

Jan-16-13 7:17 PM

I think the trade off between responsibilities and freedoms revolves around convenience. In return for some convenience we give up some independence. Privacy comes to mind. This is not always a bad thing, we just need to be aware that such a trade off exists.

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Ritty77

Jan-16-13 6:54 PM

Here's to us pea brains!

Drink!

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enigma

Jan-16-13 6:03 PM

Chuck,"Those who keep saying small government have small brains."

Actually, it's people who say stupid things like this that have small brains. Come on Chuck, you're not as dumb as you pretend to be, are you? People who love freedom and aren't afraid to rely on themselves want small government and those who are afraid they can't make it on their own are willing to give up their freedom to a big government. I love freedom, so I want small government. OOPS, now Chuck is going to think I have a small brain.

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gavinf56

Jan-16-13 2:53 PM

@Ritty, it was because I thank you.

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LaughIn

Jan-16-13 2:38 PM

Gavin, no one wants to take responsibility for electing the wrong people or actually having to take ownership in their bad choices. When our freedoms become restricted for real, just remember to thank those responsible. That's right, all those disagreeing to your LTE.

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CHayes

Jan-16-13 1:34 PM

"You have the right to see that in the privacy of your home. Larry Flint made sure of that."

"The People vs. Larry Flynt" is one of my all time favorite movies. Just awesome film.

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Ritty77

Jan-16-13 1:25 PM

Three losers disagreed that Gavin got the book sent to him.

Drink!

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Josh84

Jan-16-13 1:00 PM

OOOOOOOOOOOO... That was a good one Chuck.

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CMReeder

Jan-16-13 12:40 PM

Those who keep saying small government have small brains.

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wwhickok

Jan-16-13 12:39 PM

I also think we should have the RIGHT to work, not the requirement. By that I mean, this should be a 'Right to Work' state. We should not to pay for the 'right' to work and then have to pay taxes because we work. Working should not be a privilege it should be a right. No one feels 'privileged' to work and pay taxes.

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wwhickok

Jan-16-13 12:34 PM

To an extent, I agree with the letter. But if you're specifically talking about taxes, I have to disagree a little too. I think Americans far exceed meeting the means of their responsibility. Furthermore where is the responsibility of the government when it comes to spending? Spending money far exceeds its means in the government, which is why our national deficit is so high. That door of freedom and responsibility swings both ways.

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SteelerFan

Jan-16-13 10:07 AM

For Big Government, any opportunity to grow larger and limit freedoms is a good thing.

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gavinf56

Jan-16-13 10:00 AM

You have the right to see that in the privacy of your home. Larry Flint made sure of that.

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rick424

Jan-16-13 9:04 AM

I think I should have the right to see a*****on TV during the half time of a football game, but instead I have the right to see people's faces blown off. Something is wrong here.

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CMReeder

Jan-16-13 8:42 AM

Sorry but it does not mean that government can ignore the irresposible, just because you have freedoms. Government should not be ignoring it's responsiblity just because you say freedoms.

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gavinf56

Jan-16-13 7:23 AM

@ TTfP, yes I did. Thank you.

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