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originally posted by: faloson
a reply to: JAGStorm
Serious answer, No We are no longer the land of the free. We have never had freedoms in this country we have only ever had privileges that can be revoked anytime.
We have also never had ownership of anything in this country, if you think you own your house even after paying it off try not paying property taxes and see how much you own your home.
not under the control or in the power of another; able to act or be done as one wishes.
exemption from external control, interference, regulation, etc.
the power to determine action without restraint.
2. not or no longer confined or imprisoned
without cost or payment.
the power of self-determination attributed to the will; the quality of being independent of fate or necessity.
absence of subjection to foreign domination or despotic government.