A Life of One's Own: Individual Rights and the Welfare State by David Kelley

By David Kelley

The welfare nation rests at the assumption that folks have rights to nutrition, take care of, future health care, retirement source of revenue, and different items supplied by means of the govt. David Kelley examines the old origins of that assumption, and the explanation used to aid it this day.

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Is it a vicious cycle? We need to be militant to be heard because not only our voices are drowned out, but we are also sprayed with pepper spray, tear gas or rubber bullets, for trying to get our voices heard. The “right” and now even some people on the “left who are “born again” war supporters now that Obama is president, constantly tell me that Casey died for “our freedom” (oh, yeah, and “Democracy); but few of these people find it troubling that since 9-11 our freedoms here in America have been seriously curtailed.

90% of women in the military will be sexually harassed and at least 1/3 will actually be physically assaulted. As tragic and needless as the stories of Lavena and Jeffrey and their broken-hearted families are, the worst thing about their tales is that they are not aberrant or unusual. Yet, we mothers and fathers give our children to the Robber Class to wear the uniform of the Evil Empire to go and kill other Major General Smedley Butler people’s children. There is no cause noble enough for the sacrifices that we in the Robbed Class have to make so the Robbers can get wealthier!

How could the people “lose” a Republic? Why did Ben chastise the woman for being curious? Did he have the forethought to recognize that corporate interests would take over the former British colonies—as the American insurgency fought off the corporate chains of British Robber Class interests? I know there was already fear of a big future showdown over slavery, even at the founding of this country. The Civil War nearly destroyed us as the US, but the Civil 39 Myth America II: The Twenty Greatest Myths of the Robber Class and the Case for Revolution War was all about corporate interests, too.

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