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Freedoms I Wish the Military Were Defending

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posted on Sep, 6 2011 @ 09:13 PM
Came across this and wanted to share.

Freedoms I Wish the Military Were Defending:


Not in any particular order, and in varying degrees of significance, here are some freedoms I wish the military were defending:

The freedom to fly without being sexually violated.
The freedom to purchase a gun without a waiting period..
The freedom to sell goods and services for whatever amount a buyer is willing to pay.
The freedom to make more than six withdrawals from one’s savings account each month.
The freedom to drink alcohol as a legal, voting adult under twenty-one years of age.
The freedom to purchase Sudafed over the counter.
The freedom to gamble without government approval.
The freedom to deposit more than $10,000 in a bank account without government scrutiny.
The freedom to not be stopped at a checkpoint and have one’s car searched without a warrant.
The freedom to sell any good or offer any service on Craigslist.
The freedom to fill in a “wetland” on one’s own property.
The freedom to cut someone’s hair for money without a license.
The freedom to home-brew over 100 gallons of beer per year.
The freedom to advertise tobacco products on television.
The freedom to smoke Cuban cigars.
The freedom to not wear a seatbelt.
The freedom to be secure in our persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures.
The freedom to keep the fruits of one’s labor.
The freedom of an employer and an employee to negotiate for any wage.
The freedom to discriminate against anyone for any reason.
The freedom to videotape the police in public.
The freedom of businesses to hire and fire whomever they choose.
The freedom to not be brutalized by the police.
The freedom to not be arrested for victimless crimes.
The freedom to sell raw milk.
The freedom to not have one’s child subject to unnecessary vaccinations.
The freedom to not have one’s child unjustly taken by Child Protective Services.
The freedom to not be subject to the Patriot Act.
The freedom for kids to set up neighborhood lemonade stands.
The freedom to not have every facet of business and society regulated.
The freedom to stay in one’s home during a hurricane.
The freedom to not have our e-mail and phone conversations monitored.
The freedom to travel to and trade with any country.
The freedom to be left alone.

Our freedoms must be restored before the military can defend them

written by :Laurence M. Vance

Thought this was a well written...and needed passed along.

I agree! How about you?

edit on 6-9-2011 by SeekerLou because: (no reason given)

posted on Sep, 6 2011 @ 09:38 PM
reply to post by SeekerLou

The freedom to have pets like puppies and kittens stay alive during police raids would be a nice one to have.

posted on Sep, 6 2011 @ 09:38 PM
I agree on most of those, but...

buy a gun without a waiting period?

advertise cigarettes on tv?

why not

ingest whatever substances one wishes?

have abortions at whatever trimester one wishes?

hit people in the face with hammers without repercussions?

take whatever you want, whenever you want, from anyone, for any reason?

threaten the president's life on tv?

OK...I'm taking it to an extreme for emphasis; but you get the idea.

please, think about some of those listed in the OP.

S&F for an important topic!

PS (most of these freedoms you want the boys to fight for would only benefit commerce.)

edit on 9/6/11 by RoswellCityLimits because: punctuation issues

posted on Sep, 6 2011 @ 09:47 PM
you're about 150 years to late. it was called the civil war.

you can brew as much beer as you want. that's what the court system is for. you can plead your case and if it's ruled unconstitutional, you'll change the law.

posted on Sep, 6 2011 @ 09:48 PM
As long as I am responsible, and respect for the peace of mind of others, I'd like to have the freedom to live in a car, van, or RV within any city of America without being fined for “camping” or having the vehicle towed and impounded.


edit on 6-9-2011 by seasoul because: "A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people." -- Mohandas Gandhi

posted on Sep, 6 2011 @ 10:18 PM
That is excellent. Thank you for posting it. I agree with most of them. But they forgot a few:

The freedom to walk or ride a bicycle without proper identification.

The freedom to refuse Law Enforcement Officer's entry into your residence.

The freedom to exit your vehicle if you are stopped by LEO's.

The freedom to speak to LEO's as a fellow human being without being assaulted or intimidated.

The freedom to own the rainwater that falls on your property.

The freedom to grow a vegetable garden and choose what you want to do with it's produce.

The freedom to organize without a permit.

These are just a few. Can anybody think of some I forgot?

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