The Price We Pay In The US For Freedom

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Already, we are hearing conspiracy theories about Las Vegas. Made worse by the fact that algorithms associated with social media sites are making some of the more obnoxious theories go instantly viral.

As upsetting as this is. Not least for victims, their families and friends. The fact is that, when a country, such as the US, places such a vigorous premium on freedom. Freedom of the press. Freedom of speech. Freedom of the internet. Freedom to own a gun. The price we pay for freedom is often ugly and painful.

As always, the price we are willing to pay as a society is the consequence of decisions we make to balance freedom, security, safety and decency. There is no right or wrong. There are only the choices we make, democratically, by deciding to take part in the electoral processes we have already agreed by way of majority vote.

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Published in: on October 6, 2017 at 3:11 am  Leave a Comment  

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