Your entire essay seems to avoid the word “bankruptcy”. That is one of the differences between Elizabeth Warren and the rest: her championing of bankruptcy reform and fighting corruption. It’s one of the big reasons why the moneyed interests were so against her plans.

As for liberty, the example I like to use is that a single person is not ‘free’ in a jungle. They have to work constantly to stay alive and keep watch. Freedom comes from having someone to watch your back. The only natural right is the Right to Try to Live. Everything else is statutory and taking responsibility for maintaining those rights (government) is not usually where oppression comes from: it comes from unfettered rapacity of those who escape responsibility.

That’s really what MAGA is all about: escaping responsibility. People vote for Donald Trump because, like feeding a batch of golden retrievers, he makes the selfish and ignorant feel smart and empowered.

Democrats try to make everyone feel guilty and shamed with a bleak future, then they ask for your vote by promising to redistribute money that should never have been taken in the first place.

It’s all in the marketing, and it’s ALL marketing.

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