Sunday, July 11, 2010

BEST Act: Bill for Enforcing Societal Training Act

My friend - and fellow blogger - Warner Todd Huston has penned a column, with a twist, that may reflect what so many are feeling today when it comes to government mandates, regulations and intrusion into our private lives.

In it, he applies the 'logic' relating to the exercise of a citizen's Second Amendment rights to other enumerated items in the Bill of Rights. I highly recommend you read the entire article. I hope you'll also reflect on the implications of 'regulating' one right and how that could easily apply to regulating others. As WTH (as he signs his emails) writes: " It’s what’s BEST for us all, ya know?"

"Democrats might be right. It’s obvious that Americans have become a stupid people. Our schools have disgorged students who have fallen to the bottom of the barrel in literacy, math and science scores, late-night comedians have no lack for citizens on the street that have no cue about law or history, and as voters…. well, as voters we’ve been stupid enough to elect people like James Traficant, John Edwards, Robert “KKK” Byrd, “Benedict” Arlen Specter, Pete Stark, or for that matter Jimmy Carter and Barack Hussein Obama. We need help and what better entity than government to rescue us? So, we need some new rules so that Americans can be better controlled."

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