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0 comments | Saturday, December 01, 2007

The right-wing likes to trot out the canard, that liberals are pushing for America to become a nanny state. This is, of course, a state where government becomes so oppressive that a myriad of personal freedoms become infringed upon. What's elementary to me is that there's a conservative nanny state too, and it pertains to the social sphere. For example, why isn't smoking pot or prostitution legal (just two examples of many)? Who is injured by these 'crimes'? The religious right would have to be bound and tied before they supported what I'm suggesting. Moreover, I say progressives are for social freedom, while cons are against it.

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