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Melissa Harris-Perry Doubles Down: 'We Need To Impinge On Individual Freedoms' For 'Common Good'
Breitbart TV ^ | April 14, 2013

Posted on 04/14/2013 6:09:22 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

(VIDEO-AT-LINK)

“This isn’t about me wanting to take your kids, and this isn’t 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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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Society; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: comcastowned; commoncore; communism; dumpcomcast; melissaharrisperry; msnbc; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; television
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1 posted on 04/14/2013 6:09:22 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The communists know what is good for us. We’re too stupid to figure it out ourselves.


2 posted on 04/14/2013 6:10:16 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Bill of Rights?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

THAT PESKY FREEDOM STUFF!


3 posted on 04/14/2013 6:10:39 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Bill of Rights?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“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 baron’s 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.”
— C.S. Lewis


4 posted on 04/14/2013 6:12:03 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is why we have the 2nd amendment.


5 posted on 04/14/2013 6:12:54 PM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Fine. Let’s start with her First Amendment rights.


6 posted on 04/14/2013 6:12:57 PM PDT by mkmensinger
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Not to mention Individual Liberty.


7 posted on 04/14/2013 6:13:04 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: mkmensinger

Amen.


8 posted on 04/14/2013 6:13:52 PM PDT by RugerMini14
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"Common good"

What the hell does that mean? Socialism!?
9 posted on 04/14/2013 6:15:17 PM PDT by ForAmerica (Texas Conservative Christian Black Man!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yeah, she’s a commie...


10 posted on 04/14/2013 6:15:59 PM PDT by Third Person (Welcome to Gaymerica.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The synaptic cleft is wide with this one. Sort of like trying to bowl across the Grand Canyon.


11 posted on 04/14/2013 6:17:41 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

ANY EXCUSE FOR A TYRANT.


12 posted on 04/14/2013 6:18:26 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“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.”

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.

13 posted on 04/14/2013 6:19:26 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What care I for the common good of a society that has marginalized me.


14 posted on 04/14/2013 6:19:45 PM PDT by VR-21 (I'm weary of being lorded over by criminals and gilded degenerates.)
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To: ForAmerica

The common good is have the Feds leave us the heck alone.


15 posted on 04/14/2013 6:20:12 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who is this chick?


16 posted on 04/14/2013 6:20:57 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Sherman Logan

She doesn’t know what she’s saying... only what she feels.


17 posted on 04/14/2013 6:22:31 PM PDT by Third Person (Welcome to Gaymerica.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Common sense”, “Common good”. The commie bass turds sure do love that common BS.


18 posted on 04/14/2013 6:23:22 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Bill of Rights?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Progressivism, ideas so good they should be mandatory.


19 posted on 04/14/2013 6:24:58 PM PDT by Aglooka ("I was out numbered 5-to-1, I got 4.")
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To: Jack Hydrazine

20 posted on 04/14/2013 6:25:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"If the personal freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution inhibit the government’s ability to govern the people, we should look to limit those guarantees."

Bill Clinton

"The purpose of government is to reign in the rights of the people."

Bill Clinton

I don't know where they get it but they all seem to believe it.

21 posted on 04/14/2013 6:27:13 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

IMPINGE:
1) to strike or dash especially with a sharp collision
2) to have an effect : make an impression
3) encroach, infringe

INFRINGE:
1) to encroach upon in a way that violates law or the rights of another
2) obsolete : defeat, frustrate


22 posted on 04/14/2013 6:27:21 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

#FascistC**t


23 posted on 04/14/2013 6:27:21 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

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


24 posted on 04/14/2013 6:28:12 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Third Person

oh, please! She knows EXACTLY what she is saying, and she believes every word of it


25 posted on 04/14/2013 6:28:33 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Can you say “Romanian Orphans”... I knew you could.


26 posted on 04/14/2013 6:28:53 PM PDT by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“We be doin’ it fo de chilrun” - so pay up, Crackas!


27 posted on 04/14/2013 6:29:11 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."..)
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28 posted on 04/14/2013 6:29:38 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Her voice sounds like MooseShell's.

Is the first Wookie a skilled ventriloquist?

29 posted on 04/14/2013 6:30:42 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I believe the medical term for her condition is:

deranged-communist-whack-o-nutjob.

30 posted on 04/14/2013 6:31:53 PM PDT by JPG (Stay strong.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Not only does she have a television show, she’s a professor.


31 posted on 04/14/2013 6:33:34 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Does she have an email address where we can express our opinion to her about her choice of words?


32 posted on 04/14/2013 6:33:35 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A professor of collectivism?


33 posted on 04/14/2013 6:35:49 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

melissa@melissaharrisperry.com
mperry6@tulane.edu


34 posted on 04/14/2013 6:37:06 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It is obvious she hangs out with very dumb, ignorant people...


35 posted on 04/14/2013 6:38:24 PM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

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.


36 posted on 04/14/2013 6:38:45 PM PDT by RatRipper (Self-centeredness, greed, envy, deceit and lawless corruption has killed this once great nation.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

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


37 posted on 04/14/2013 6:39:03 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Jack Hydrazine

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.


38 posted on 04/14/2013 6:39:38 PM PDT by SteveH (First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Many have remarked recently that the mask has slipped...no; the mask is off.


39 posted on 04/14/2013 6:41:30 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: EDINVA; Sherman Logan

I was referring to S. Logan’s analysis of her comments.


40 posted on 04/14/2013 6:41:33 PM PDT by Third Person (Welcome to Gaymerica.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wow....is this gal servicing Kim-Jon Un or something?

MSNBC: Making Sure Negroes Be Communists


41 posted on 04/14/2013 6:41:47 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

That is... as long as no one messes with their rights.

Reply to:
“If the personal freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution inhibit the government’s ability to govern the people, we should look to limit those guarantees.”
Bill Clinton

“The purpose of government is to reign in the rights of the people.”

Bill Clinton

I don’t know where they get it but they all seem to believe it.


42 posted on 04/14/2013 6:41:48 PM PDT by bethtopaz ( www.rapturealert.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Does she have kids? Does she like HER freedom?


43 posted on 04/14/2013 6:43:28 PM PDT by Exit148
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Deport her to North Korea or Cuba where she will feel totally at home.


44 posted on 04/14/2013 6:44:56 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: Paladin2; All

And, now, kids are forced to learn “Common Core”.


45 posted on 04/14/2013 6:46:21 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: VR-21

“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.


46 posted on 04/14/2013 6:49:30 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."..)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

For the good of the collective, and progress of the Country, I have decided This person, and MSNBC, must be re-located to Siberia


47 posted on 04/14/2013 6:53:29 PM PDT by Steven Tyler
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48 posted on 04/14/2013 6:56:23 PM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Does anyone find it ironic that the societal failures that she thinks need fixing are in part the result of the same grand and glorious plans started by her kind in the 60s.

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.

49 posted on 04/14/2013 6:56:28 PM PDT by dhs12345
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To: EDINVA
oh, please! She knows EXACTLY what she is saying, and she believes every word of it

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.

50 posted on 04/14/2013 6:59:02 PM PDT by Major Matt Mason ("Journalism is dead. All news is suspect." - Noamie)
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