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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

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“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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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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“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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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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