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Subject:  Re: Is health care a right? Date:  10/10/2010  11:53 PM
Author:  AOLFoolman100 Number:  533535 of 737399

The govt is acquiring the taxes to pay for the court costs by consent of the people; it is in no way involuntary pickpocketing as you suggest...

I didn't consent to it.


Once again MC, their justification boils down to organized mob rule.....if the democractic majority decided it to be so, therefore, it is "legal" and it is "OK." Legalized theft is permitted so long as 51% decides it to be the case. It's the will of the people. If 51% decides red heads should be taxed an additional 10%, so be it.

What they don't realize is that rights can not be morally voted away. The protection of rights can not be subject to mob mentality. Can it happen? Sure. Does it happen? All the time. Is it "legal"? Sure it is. Is it moral? No. It is the will of the majority subjugating the rights of the minority.
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