Sunday, June 12, 2011

Hsieh PJM OpEd: Dude, Where's My Freedom?

The 6/11/2011 PajamasMedia has published my latest OpEd, "Dude, Where's My Freedom?"

My theme is that ongoing forms of "gun control", "health control", and "travel control" are just examples of a broader "freedom control".

Here is the opening:
Benjamin Franklin once warned Americans that “they who would give up an essential liberty for temporary security, deserve neither liberty or security.” Yet in the seemingly unrelated areas of health care and physical security, our political leaders are embracing this folly with predictably bad results...
(Read the full text of "Dude, Where's My Freedom?")

I'd like to thank JaredR and VickyG for pointing me to some of the links I used.

And thank you, Glenn Reynolds, for the Instapundit link!