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Government Will Protect Us From Bad Speech? That’s the Fakest News of All. – Reason.com

Yeah, it’s “creepy” when media companies mold and twist the news we see to please their political masters. Worse, it’s chilling when governments take the logical next step to promote speech they favor and punish speakers who anger them.

Because when politicians tell us that they’re trying to make the world a better place with censorship, that’s the fakest news of all. But here’s a bit of real news: when government officials suppress critics, they do so only to help themselves.

Source: Government Will Protect Us From Bad Speech? That’s the Fakest News of All. – Reason.com

Posted in Economic Issues, Free Society, Liberty, Policy Issues, Rule of Law, U.S. Constitution, Uncategorized

AAPS News May 2015 – Involuntary Servitude

Is there no constitutional protection? The Thirteenth Amendment, after all, goes farther than abolishing slavery, under which human beings are property that can be bought and sold:

“Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.”

via AAPS News May 2015 – Involuntary Servitude.

Posted in Crony Capitalism, Disease Prevention, Free Society, Free-Market, Government Regulations, Influence peddling, Liberty, Patient Choice, Patient Safety, Policy Issues, Prevention, Protocols, Rule of Law, Uncategorized, Unsettled Science

Vaccine Controversy Shows Why We Need Markets, Not Mandates – Ron Paul – Page 1

download (21)After all, if government can override parental or personal health care decisions, then what area of our lives is off-limits to government interference? Concerns about infection from the unvaccinated can be addressed by consistent application of the principles of private property and freedom of association. Instead of justifying new government intrusion into our lives, the vaccine debate provides more evidence of the need to restore respect for private property and individual liberty. 

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