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Saturday, November 12, 2011

The Right to Enslave?

'Do we have a right to any good or service? For many in America and throughout the world, this question is rarely even asked; but an answer is nevertheless presumed: yes. Though the development of Occupy Wall Street and the passing of the federal health care mandate are perhaps the most blatant examples of this concept in recent years, the widely held belief that individuals or even groups have an inherent “human right” to a good or service has been pervasive in the US since the New Deal.

Today we’re told we have a “right” to education, health care, affordable housing, a minimum wage, a job, even to the earnings of younger generations should we come to find out that our Social Security trust funds are empty. While it seems there’s no limit to what rights will be discovered next, what are being overlooked are the rights that are lost.'

Read the rest of the article at The RevoluTimes.

Wes Messamore,
Editor in Chief, THL
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