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Does the government work for us and we work for the government we all know what freedom of speech freedom of the press and freedom of religion mean.
But what about freedom of contract.
Tonight the freedom many of the protesters don't understand but which they freely exercise.
Last -- freedom watch offered an open letter to the occupy Wall Street protesters we defended their right to protest.
Protest is -- right as old as cherished as any that we had its guaranteed from government interference by the First Amendment.
That amendment guarantees among other things freedom of the press freedom of speech freedom of expect of expression and freedom of assembly.
All these together encompass freedom to protest.
Our freedoms come from our humanity and there is natural to us as the fingers on our hands.
Often the government no matter which party controls the congress or who was in the White House claims and our freedoms come from the government.
That view was contrary to core American western.
And Judeo Christian values articulated in Jefferson's iconic phrase in the declaration of independence.
That we are endowed by our creator.
With certain inalienable rights that among them are life liberty and the pursuit of happiness the phrase in -- buy -- creator.
And the use of the word in -- -- reflect the view of the founders that our rights are in -- to our humanity.
Gifts from god.
Not from the government.
But so far the occupy Wall Street protesters are with me on this as they -- that on the issue of their right to protest I am with that.
-- there are other rights that come from our humanity well of course there are remember the mindset of the founders when they wrote the constitution.
They just fought a bloody war against -- -- A king a was an absolute monarch a king -- could silence whomever you -- -- take whatever property coveted and impose whatever law He wished.
He could regulate any behavior tax any event reached deeply into any life.
And take away anyone's rights not because He had the moral authority to do so no government dies but because his soldiers were obedient they haven't because they had -- All this monarch -- power was repugnant to the framers.
And essentially the wrote the constitution.
To assure that no government here would do to Americans what the king had done to the colonists.
The constitution lists our rights in the bill of rights and elsewhere that the government cannot take away without due process.
The constitution also says that our rights are too innumerable to list.
The due process requirement means the congress cannot just an act -- bull the president or bureaucrat cannot just issue looked at me and the takes life liberty or property.
Our freedoms and our property can only be taken by the government after due process that means a fair trial.
Before a neutral jury and a neutral judge at which the government must prove a violation of a fair law that applies to everyone.
One of the rights specifically addressed in the constitution.
This is -- right the big government crowd hates like the right to keep and bear arms is freedom of contract.
Freedom of contract is -- natural right to trade to trade your energy your ideas your talent your skills your time your freedom and your wealth.
-- anyone who voluntarily wants to trade with you.
This encompasses your right to purchase food to go to work to make an investment to on property.
To do with your money as you wish to combine with others and by a business all of this free.
From government interference.
That's what the word free is supposed to mean in free market and free enterprise it means free from the government.
The occupy Wall Street protesters are exercising this right of freedom of contract perhaps without realizing it.
-- what they're sleeping bags are iphones they're blue jeans and their food.
Essentially unmolested by the government because of the freedom of contract.
-- you -- -- -- and how oppressive and dreary life would be.
If we needed the government's permission every time we -- to -- exercise this freedom.
That's what some of these protesters want they want the guy.
Which has a monopoly on force to take from those who have exercise freedom of contract successfully.
And give it to those who have not.
They want those or a -- -- exercising their freedom of contract to get the government's approval only for the exercise it.
They want the government to use its monopoly on force to violate freedom of contract not their freedom of contract.
But those who success -- ND.
Many of those same protesters.
Do understand this freedom they wanna and the Fed they -- and the wars that want -- and the IRS -- stop the government from picking winners and causing losers.
And then they want the government to leave them alone.
So to those fearless crowds and lower Manhattan.
I may disagree with what you say but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
When you defend freedom.
How about defending all.
From New York defending freedom everybody's freedom every night of the week.
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