Government of the self was the original basis for republican government, reflecting the view that civil society was much more than politics. Society was made up of men and women who gave order to their lives by entering into associations on a voluntary basis, quite apart from government, for all the various reasons of fellowship, philanthropy, faith and commerce.
Really, this should have been titled, “Last Week vs. Now vs. Next Week Or So” but there’s those annoying space restrictions.
But yeah, this does sum up the yo-yo like rants of the Liberals. One minute their ranting how only the police should be armed; then, they’re ranting about the police being evil and racist; and then, once the current paroxysm of Black Violence has run its course, they’re right back to crying that only the police should be armed.
Always remember that, as one blessed to be born an American you have the specifically enumerated right to pursue happiness and the inherent, natural right to defend that happiness if you achieve it. 😉
Indeed, the pursuit and defense of happiness are arguably two hallmarks of American culture and civilization. Hence, why the Left is so against both … except for certain favored and protected demographics.
I’m not a particular proponent of Neil deGrass Tyson as either a scientist or a valid authority on sociopolitical issues, but Tyson’s oddly apt in the case of his recent tweet about mass shootings, deaths in general, and the mass market response to such things.
There’s too many people – sheeple really – who go into hysterics over the ever-hyped by the Democrats’ Lamestream Media occurrences like “mass shootings” but are apathetic towards so many other avoidable ways in which people die on daily basis. They just dutifully bleat about what they’re told to bleat about so that the grifters of the Left can profiteer off of this tragedies.
So, kudos to Mr. Tyson for actually applying reason and facts to the situation and putting in a more rational perspective.
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