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July 1, 2014

"It's a basic human right: water."

Urban water service is a need not a right, basic, human or otherwise.
Rights don't create duties for others. No one has a right to compel others to build and maintain a water system for them, at all, much less for free. If they were collecting rainwater in a barrel instead, that wouldn't make barrels a basic human right either. Those who have clean, safe water piped to their house are expected to pay those who provide it to them. Duh. Calling it a "basic human right" is a gussied up demand to have someone else pay for it—the 'someone' being those who already pay for their "assistance" and "entitlements" and EBT cards and ObamaPhones and, thereby, have revealed the limit of their gullibility, which is none.
- the woodpile report

Posted by gerardvanderleun at July 1, 2014 8:32 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Great. Now the camel sticks his nose inside the tent with DC’s permission. Once they set a precedent they’ll be all over the place.
I fear them coming down to the Border Zone. https://www.aclu.org/know-your-rights-constitution-free-zone-map
Remember that map, a hunnert mile zone all along our border? Federal and State laws will be pushed aside. Also any Constitutional freedoms we might have will be null and void.
Martial Law UN style. Get the Polish or German troops strutting around enforcing things. They’d fire at any opposition, spare our troops from firing on their own people.

Posted by: chasmatic [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 2, 2014 6:18 AM

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