Skip to comments.Melissa Harris-Perry Doubles Down: 'We Need To Impinge On Individual Freedoms' For 'Common Good'
Posted on 04/14/2013 6:09:22 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
This isnt about me wanting to take your kids, and this isnt even about whether children are property. This is about whether we as a society, expressing our collective will through our public institutions, including our government, have a right to impinge on individual freedoms in order to advance a common good....
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The communists know what is good for us. We’re too stupid to figure it out ourselves.
THAT PESKY FREEDOM STUFF!
Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber barons cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.
This is why we have the 2nd amendment.
Fine. Let’s start with her First Amendment rights.
Not to mention Individual Liberty.
Yeah, she’s a commie...
The synaptic cleft is wide with this one. Sort of like trying to bowl across the Grand Canyon.
ANY EXCUSE FOR A TYRANT.
What a non-issue!
This is exactly the proper purpose of government, to protect all by limiting the freedom of all in certain ways. For instance, my freedom to rape, steal, enslave and murder is limited by the government, as well it should be.
The entire argument is over which freedoms should be restricted. This is the "fight that we have been having for a couple hundred years.
I quite agree that this female in all likelihood wants to restrict our rights, something very different from our freedoms. But what she actually said is a mere truism.
What care I for the common good of a society that has marginalized me.
The common good is have the Feds leave us the heck alone.
Who is this chick?
She doesn’t know what she’s saying... only what she feels.
“Common sense”, “Common good”. The commie bass turds sure do love that common BS.
Progressivism, ideas so good they should be mandatory.
"The purpose of government is to reign in the rights of the people."
I don't know where they get it but they all seem to believe it.
1) to strike or dash especially with a sharp collision
2) to have an effect : make an impression
3) encroach, infringe
1) to encroach upon in a way that violates law or the rights of another
2) obsolete : defeat, frustrate
WOW..if you read that statement from that douche bag and close your eyes, you actually feel like you are in the Soviet Union..Communism is alive and well in America today, truly scary stuff
oh, please! She knows EXACTLY what she is saying, and she believes every word of it
Can you say “Romanian Orphans”... I knew you could.
“We be doin’ it fo de chilrun” - so pay up, Crackas!
Is the first Wookie a skilled ventriloquist?
Not only does she have a television show, she’s a professor.
Does she have an email address where we can express our opinion to her about her choice of words?
A professor of collectivism?
It is obvious she hangs out with very dumb, ignorant people...
ANY time the “collective” may used as the excuse for denying an individual’s rights, it places the rights of all individuals at risk. And if one, then why not small groups bound together by a common thread that stands in the way of the “common good” of the all important collective? And if smaller groups, why not larger groups that are small in comparison to the collective? Or groups like 6 million Jews, or Christians?
That leap of logic has been made several times before with unthinkable results. That political theory is utterly evil to the core and was repudiated by our Founding Fathers in the Constitution.
She’s a professor too? Indoctrination is alive and well. No wonder our nation’s youth is embracing Socialism, its been grilled into their heads everyday by Marxist scum like this bimbo
apparently an affirmative action poli-sci tulane Phd and former affirmative action assistant prof at princeton, now an affirmative action talking head on msnbc focusing on african american issues.
Many have remarked recently that the mask has slipped...no; the mask is off.
I was referring to S. Logan’s analysis of her comments.
Wow....is this gal servicing Kim-Jon Un or something?
MSNBC: Making Sure Negroes Be Communists
That is... as long as no one messes with their rights.
“If the personal freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution inhibit the governments ability to govern the people, we should look to limit those guarantees.”
“The purpose of government is to reign in the rights of the people.”
I don’t know where they get it but they all seem to believe it.
Does she have kids? Does she like HER freedom?
Deport her to North Korea or Cuba where she will feel totally at home.
And, now, kids are forced to learn “Common Core”.
“What care I for the common good of a society that has marginalized me.”
The home page of Canada Free Press has your answer: “Without America there is no free world”.
Remember the commies own Hollyweirdf, papers nadthe rst of the ‘dead tree media’.
We have the Internet and talk radio.
My bet is on us.
For the good of the collective, and progress of the Country, I have decided This person, and MSNBC, must be re-located to Siberia
We are all suffering from "the cure" and we don't even know it.
Who knows. Maybe it is part of a plan and they think that we are too stupid to figure it out or maybe they are too stupid to realize it themselves.
Not only does she know and mean what she says, but she says it to provoke anger on the Right. In fact, much is being done by Obama and his flying monkeys since the start of his latest term to provoke some sort of "event" perpetrated by someone identifiably right-leaning. None of this is being done in a vacuum. The Marxists have the full weight and might of the FedGov at their disposal, and would very much like to use it.
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