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From indelibly American quotations like "Give me liberty or give me death" to the iconic pairing of "liberty and justice" in the Pledge of Allegiance, there's no shortage of examples demonstrating that Americans have historically placed a high value on the concept of freedom.
But in a country as large and diverse as the United States, the concept of liberty is sure to have different definitions for different people. More complicating still is the fact that, beyond the overarching liberties defined by the Constitution, individual states have their own legislation to address individual f
Originally posted by alyosha1981
Freedom in my opinion comes with great responsibility and some don't understand that, these tend to to be the people who scream "police brutality" and who are hell bent on making everyone else believe that thr U.S is turning police state.
Originally posted by chise61
reply to post by alyosha1981
Oh believe me we pay enough taxes here for maintainence and then some. Not to mention that starting this fall our esteemed Mayor Daley is going to start charging us $1 an hour to park at the lakefront Which will prevent a lot of families from doing one of the only things they can afford to do for fun with their children.
Originally posted by sweatmonicaIdo
... the most free states are the ones with not only less people, but with lower population density and less overall modernization. The states that are "less free" have more people, higher population density, and higher levels of overall modernization...