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  •  The agents of government, to my way of (0+ / 0-)

    thinking, have no business directing the behavior of the individual persons who govern. The agents of government  are to serve and manage our common assets. They are not to be a secular moral force to either bribe or coerce.
    That governments are organized to rule is, of course, the Cons' assumption. Progressives are committed to individuals ruling themselves. Only those who offend, not just be words, but by deeds, are subject to restraint.
    Of course, if one proceeds from the notion that public corporations are organized to coerce, then, in the interest of liberty, the use of force needs to be minimized.

    We organize governments to deliver services and prevent abuse.

    by hannah on Fri May 31, 2013 at 10:19:27 AM PDT

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