Thursday, April 03, 2014


(Here's a link to the original if you want to check my quotes.)

The problems begin in the 2nd paragraph:
Unfortunately, the fundamental concepts of dignity, respect, equality before the law and personal freedom are under attack by the nation's own government. That's why, if we want to restore a free society and create greater well-being and opportunity for all Americans, we have no choice but to fight for those principles
There is no equality before the law and I don't think there ever has been so that means talking about trying to "restore a free society" meaningless.

In the 3rd paragraph, we have a standardized wingnut lie:
The central belief and fatal conceit of the current administration is that you are incapable of running your own life, but those in power are capable of running it for you. 
This is NOT what the Administration believes just as it's NOT what liberals believe. Another version of this lie is re-stated in the penultimate paragraph:
Instead of fostering a system that enables people to help themselves, America is now saddled with a system that destroys value, raises costs, hinders innovation and relegates millions of citizens to a life of poverty, dependency and hopelessness.

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