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Originally posted by badmedia
reply to post by Mumbotron
Rush is not a libertarian. There are people who like to call themselves that, when all you have to do is look at the things they support to know they aren't like that.
Aside from that, you don't have the first clue what you are talking about regarding libertarians.
Please, get a clue before you start spouting off about libertarians. If someone put lead in such things, that would be called illegal and a crime.
Who do you think makes the regulations you are so found of? It's done through lobbyists. Who do these lobbyists work for? The corporations. The big corporations pass these "regulations". Why? Because it stomps out competition due to increased costs, and it allows for things like pollution to be legalized to a specific group of people.
You seem to think politicians will make your life better. Which is funny as they are known to be liars, crooks and only looking out for getting re-elected while serving the money interests that got them there in the first place. You use the big corporations who are the ones who push for regulations in the first place as reasons why, when it is actually about giving the smaller businesses and companies a chance - outside of spending lots of money for lobbyists and government contracts.
Get a clue.
Originally posted by Mumbotron
It's only a crime because a politician made regulations to make it so. There are lots of dangerous things that will be coming out of the Monsanto cookbook in the next little while that haven't been studied or regulated. I for one would like some publicly responsible agency to study and restrict what may kill or harm me and you. Rush is so a Libertarian, maybe not in your imaginary realm. We can thank government regulations for removing lead, asbestos and so many other harmful substances from our industries, making it law. I'll give you the fact that large corporations tend to have the strongest lobbying power, but that is a little off topic IMO. The fact that Paul is against the federal reserve has many of you confused into thinking he's on your side. I wonder if reducing the regulations in Banking practices will fix this little mess we are in?
Originally posted by THX-1138
It is shows like this that are brainwashing your sons and daughters.
Oh sure, you think it is just comedy, but it is forming thoughts in the minds of your children. It is weakening them.
When a country becomes too soft, then it is time for war.
Next year we will see the effort to create heroes out of our sons instead of letting them wither and become effeminate wastrels.
War will make men of boys, or remove them from the equation.
War will create jobs for the unemployed.
War will save this country and keep us on top.
Originally posted by Mumbotron
reply to post by badmedia
What makes you think I am in support of big business creating the laws? That is certainly not the case. Just because I disagree with Libertarianism doesn't mean I want things to remain how they are. I personally want private interests out of the legislative body. Deregulation is a double edged sword. Monsanto's patented seeds should have regulations put on them. There should be a revision of any laws that stifle small business while promoting big business. I'm sorry for you and those in your Ron Paul campaign who don't see that.