I Believe We Have A Right To Expect Better From Governments

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 38 People

    We Have A Right To Expect Our Families To Be Protected From Harm

    The natural rights of an individual to "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness" are fundamental understandings of the philosophy that guided the Founding Fathers in building the Constitution, subject only to limits that protect other citizens' natural rights. Above all, our...
    windlion windlion
    56-60, M
    Dec 18, 2012

    We Have A Right To Expect Honorable Behavior

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    windlion windlion
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Nov 15, 2013

    We Have A Right To Be Left Alone

    There are many well meaning people who look to government as a lever for "correcting" one or another behavior of other citizens -- largely based on their own personal standards rather than any real harm being done. This is an abuse that fragments society and erodes the legitimacy...
    windlion windlion
    56-60, M
    1 Response Dec 23, 2012

    Whats Wrong With The Two Party Political System In Today's Government?

    First I would like to thank Windlion for leading me here! I think political discussion among peers is invaluable. I would like to take this opportunity to discuss whats wrong with having a two party political system in a modern day society were in competition is what drives big...
    Henryps Henryps
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 16, 2012

    A Right

    Each and everyone of us deserves and have a right to expect better from Governments. 
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 1, 2011

    We Have A Right To Expect An Educational System That Adds Value To Our Lives

    There were many great advances made in the USA's educational system in the 20th century on the average -- but even the favored educational systems struggled to keep up with the pace of change.  Private education costs outside of the parochial school systems drove all but the top...
    windlion windlion
    56-60, M
    1 Response Dec 16, 2012

    We Have A Right To Expect Responsible Financial Stewardship

    One of the hardest money management skills we learn is how to handle debt. When we are young, we accept debt as a promise to others that we will use the car, the education, the smartphones, the house, and the broadband access to become productive taxpayers, and that we will...
    windlion windlion
    56-60, M
    Dec 23, 2012
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