The Left's Rights Scam

The left invariably frames its policy pronouncements under the mantle of so-called "rights" that only the government can guarantee.  The implication being that all citizens are entitled and guaranteed, by virtue of living in the United States, to what is defined as a "right."  Much of this current approach by the so-called Progressives stems from the State of the Union address delivered by Franklin Roosevelt in 1944 in which he laid out what is commonly referred to as the "Second Bill of Rights."  It is a consolidation of socialist thinking begun in the mid-nineteenth century. These tenets, never contemplated by the founding fathers as God-given rights, have nonetheless become the foundational principle of the Democratic Party.  Democrats' successful attempt, along with the tacit concurrence of many in the Republican Party, to force this dogma on American society has entailed at least partial realization of the following: The right to a useful and remunerative job...(Read Full Article)

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