Government's highest duty

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    This should warm all the little Progressive hearts.

    NYC Mayor Bloomberg: 'Government
     
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    Bllomberg is such a jerk. Hey NYC? When are you going to get rid of this piece of shit?
     
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    Just don't fly over NY, he'll shoot you down. He can do that, now.

    Scary shit.
     
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    What fraction of the population, when asked "What is government's highest duty?" would volunteer "to control noncommunicable diseases"? Maybe one in a million. So no, my progressive heart is left un-warmed by the war against "cholesterol-free artificial trans fat" and by Mayor Bloomberg.
     
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    The highest duty of Government...any government is protection of Liberty.

    I can see bloomberg skipped school the day the Founders and this Republic were discussed in school.
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tj5PP-v6w9Q]NYC Mayor Bloomberg: 'Government's Highest Duty' Is to Push 'Healthy' Foods - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    So, speed limits are the result of tyranny, then?
     
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    Contrary to what Bloomberg thinks, the highest duty of government (read: federal) can be found in Article IV, Section 4 of the Constitution.

    "The United States shall guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion; and on application of the legislature, or of the executive (when the legislature cannot be convened) against domestic violence."
     
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    The highest duties of our nation are to defend our right to life, our right to liberty, and our right to pursue happiness.

    It's set out in the Declaration of Independence.
     
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    Article 1 Section 8...

    Government post roads...they can set the rules.

    You obviously aren't a student of the Constitution. Otherwise you wouldn't have shown your fucking stupidity out of the gate.

    Another Drone on the boards. How quaint.:rolleyes:
     

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