Slightly OT: Pete Ashdown for Utah Senator in 2006

Joel Finlinson joel.finlinson at
Wed Jul 13 14:43:21 MDT 2005

On 7/13/05, Mister E <Mister.Ed at> wrote:
> Sasha Pachev wrote:
> They are
> > now accountable to the society for what kind of children they are going
> > to raise. Thus the state ought to care.
> The state should not be even involved in such things, this is wrong path
> to go down unless you want every aspect of your life to be eventually
> controlled by "caring" states and hand your life over to corruptible
> powers.  We are here to chose and think for ourselves, not be placed in
> servitude of the all know and all caring state (sounds a bit to
> socialist and communistic to me, but with great risks and bad consequences)
> Mister Ed

    I agree with Sasha on this one.  

   In an ideal world, we would want the State to have as small a part
of our lives as possible, but since the bill almost always falls to
the States to clean up the messes of mostly irresponsibile individuals
who don't take care of their own 'accidental' children in the form of
millions of dollars spent on welfare, child protective services,
foster parents, law enforcement, drug treatment facilities, prisons,
etc, they do have a very strong vested interest in trying to make sure
that families stay together and the composition and definition of


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