Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Central Virginia
Originally Posted by RussP
But, it's not all about you.
It is about the drunk a few cars back that had he not been pulled off the road then would have run a stop sign and t-boned a mother and her 3 kids at the next intersection, killing all of them. Maybe it would be your wife and kids. Who knows?
Originally Posted by DanaT
You are 100% correct. But they sure will tell you about how much they are for liberty.
Know your enemy and know yourself, find naught in fear for 100 battles. Know yourself but not your enemy, find level of loss and victory. Know thy enemy but not yourself, wallow in defeat every time. – Sun Tzu
All warfare is based on deception. – Sun Tzu
"The main plank in the National Socialist program is to abolish the liberalistic concept of the individual and the Marxist concept of humanity and to substitute for them the folk community, rooted in the soil and bound together by the bond of its common blood." – Aldof Hitler
“It is thus necessary that the individual should come to realize that his own ego is of no importance in comparison with the existence of his nation;” – Adolf Hilter
“Death is the solution to all problems. No man - no problem.” – Joseph Stalin
“Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy. You in America will see that some day.” - Benito Mussolini
“Fascism conceives of the State as an absolute, in comparison with which all individuals or groups are relative, only to be conceived in their relation to the State.”- Benito Mussolini
"Comrades! We must abolish the cult of the individual decisively, once and for all." - Nikita Khrushchev
“We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society." – Hilary Clinton
"We can't be so fixated on our desire to preserve the rights of ordinary Americans” – Bill Clinton
“What is freedom? There is no such thing as absolute freedom!” - Benito Mussolini
In America , we have this strong bias toward individual action. You know, we idolize the John Wayne hero who comes in to correct things with both guns blazing. But individual actions, individual dreams, are not sufficient. We must unite in collective action, build collective institutions and organizations.” - BARACK OBAMA, Chicago Reader Interview, 1995
Wow, not even close to what I posted.
Freedom has a taste to those who fight and almost die, that the protected will never know.
Kind of like on the internet forums - People continually flip someone off who they know is obligated to not break the rules in response. Yeah, usually that type of stupidity eventually yields the rewards that are earned.
And then there are those trying so hard to be offended that they're imagining things that haven't even been said in a thread.