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Forum topic by Joe Lyddon posted 01-23-2012 06:06 AM 631 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-23-2012 06:06 AM

Topic tags/keywords: political government governments gone wild tom mcclintock congressman


Governments Gone Wild


Speech by Congressman Tom McClintock
43 min. video

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"


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#1 posted 01-23-2012 06:13 PM

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.
C. S. Lewis
English essayist & juvenile novelist (1898 – 1963)

Pretty much sums up our government: Omnipotent Moral Busybodies - – who torment us with the approval of their own conscience

-- "If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves." Edison

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#2 posted 01-23-2012 06:35 PM

Good video…post more!

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#3 posted 01-26-2012 03:53 AM

Joe, I respect your right for posting what you believe in and these are the certainties: I wholeheartedly agree with you and your posts; I am not hiding my head in the sand; I fully intend to vote and persuade all others to do so. That said, I do also believe that LJ is intended to be a site for all who love woodworking and for sharing such interest with related posts. Let’s keep it pure, shall we? There are more than plenty of other sites, plus radio and TV that address that problem. I propose that we keep LJ for its intended purpose. Thank you.

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#4 posted 01-26-2012 04:59 AM

That man can give one GOOD speech. Thanks for the post Joe.

-- David, Center,Texas

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#5 posted 01-26-2012 06:41 AM

@LittlePaw
Sorry… No, I’m NOT…
You can obviously read & KNEW it was a political post.
You KNEW what it was BUT you decided to read it anyway KNOWING you were not going to like it.
Some people keep up with the News & what’s happening around us, like you do, AND some DO NOT.
I am hopefully targeting those that DO NOT do it in their normal daily tasks.
If they choose to read & learn, Fine; if not, TOO BAD.
When I run across something that I really think is GOOD & worth reading (or listening & watching a video), I feel it’s my duty to pass it on because just MAYBE the subject is not being covered in the normal ways that most of us get informed.
What surprises me is that you read it anyway… knowing you did not like it… and NOW you take it upon yourself to chew ME out!?

If you don’t like it, do NOT read it.
It’s that simple.
Have a good night!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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