Thursday, December 23, 2004


I've been delinquent for not visiting Patrick over at yelladog for the last couple days and I missed this:

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Please allow me to drop back a bit to one of my favorite discussions that will also serve as a clarification of terms- Americans often confuse consumer choice with Liberty. Many of us think that we are "Free" because we can buy twenty different brands or styles of jeans for less than $20. (How many times have you heard an SUV apologist say "It's a free country, I can drive whatever I want!"? Both parts of that statement are true in varying degrees, though neither is a tautology and neither is completely false.)

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Excellent post. Go read.

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