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Safety – Freedom (Part 2)

My second freedom post deals with how the government keeps us safe.  By infringing on our freedoms, of course.  Because government officials feel they are more intelligent than the general population, and therefore better able to choose for us what will make us safe.  There are millions of little ones, like making it illegal to put gasoline in certain colored containers.  But I’ll focus on the ones that have affected me personally.

 

Now, Liberals just love the environment, right?  Not to generalize or anything, but aren’t conservatives usually considered the ones who don’t care about the environment, while liberals are trying to save this world from human destruction?  It’s not really relevant.  Once, I had a car.  A lovely, little 1996 Honda Civic.  I loved it!  Not just because it was a Honda, and despite being 13 years old gave us almost no trouble.  I loved it because it got 40 mpg, or more, regularly.  Can you imagine?  We paid about $3,000 for it, and it never once got below 35 mpg.  Part of the reason, I imagine, was because it was tiny; a nice, light hatchback.  It had three seat-belts in the back-seat, but couldn’t fit three adults.  Or three car seats.

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