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Time for a federal office of civil rights

June 21, 2013

Basic freedoms — the ones cited in the Declaration of Independence and guaranteed by the Constitution and Bill of Rights — were given a lot of thought by our nation’s founders....

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Jun-23-13 12:30 PM

Creating a Federal Office of Civil Rights may on the surface sound like a good idea, but here’s the catch as I see it. Imagine such an office as a drop of water in Lake Champlain and all of Government as all the rest of the water in Lake Champlain. The drop of water (Federal Office of Civil Rights) will have very little measurable effect on the Lake, but the Lake (all of government, including crooked politicians, lobbyists, and the .1%) will soon have a very strong measurable effect on the drop of water. This explains the mechanics behind creating larger government and why it just does not work.

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