Or are you saying, like damn_registrars might, that "This is a job for Super Union!"
Possibly a good first step is to stipulate that "There is no One True Answer", and move toward seeking a least-worst operating point.
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Unless the text in question is The Communist Manifesto. You have been somewhere between impotent and emasculated on that one. But hey: consistency is only a club to wield against conservatives, isn't it?
You and many others pretend that there is, but that won't make it so.
Roughly to the extent that you willfully deny any idea not promulgated by Media Matters.
Sure, it's a literal fact of the text at hand that "self defense" was such a given in the 1787 context that it need only be implied by "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness".
One can hardly blame the Founders for failing to foresee the invertebrate Left, and its craving for bondage to the kind of Statism that they were so thoroughly refuting in pretty much everything they did.
There is an Orwellian hilarity running through just about argument you offer, sir.
Common sense tells us that, if the gungrabber arguments had any basis, the vast uptick in weapons sales should have long since triggered a bloodbath and depopulated this country. See my earlier remark about Orwellian hilarity.
We have 40 hour work weeks because of organized labor. We have worker's compensation for injuries on the job because of organized labor. We have a minimum wage and rights to file grievances because of organized labor. We have occupational safety standards because of organized labor.
You focus only on the things that your political heroes blame on organized labor, regardless of whether or not those things are rooted in reality.
- NOT public sector; you're making a valid historical point that ignores significant subsequent developments, e.g. OSHA.
- OK, let's have another golf clap for the 40-hour work week, and ignore the tendency for all solutions like organized labor to become a solution in search of a problem.
So you wouldn't want someone working for the DMV for 10 years? What about police and fire?
A higher turnover in congress I would generally endorse. The problem though is that the overwhelming opinion of the American voter follows the line of "congress is bad, buy my guy is GREAT". So good luck getting traction on and kind of term limit for them.
1. All forms of racial segregation and discrimination are wrong.
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