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Have you seen the new Pro-Choice commercials on
This may come as a surprise to many who follow my rantings, ahem, my
articulated outlined philosophy and principles, but I am pro-choice.
And that's why I'm so glad that the National Abortion Rights League (NARAL)
has finally come on board.
You'd think that a group like NARAL would have joined the pro-choice
bandwagon a long time ago. It's great to know that an
organization that big believes in choice. Maybe we'll be able to
get some things done in Washington.
I'm pro-choice and proud.
I'm pro-choice when it comes to education. With the NARAL
commercials maybe we can finally get legislation, which unlocks the
stranglehold the government has on parents and children.
Finally, with NARAL's help we will allow parents and students to
choose which schools they want to attend without having to pay for the
government schools. They'll be able to choose to have their
biology classes founded in evolution or creation science.
They'll be able to choose to have their children pray before class or
They'll get to choose to have their children learn about sex from
their teacher or themselves. They'll get to choose to have
Christmas Break or Winter Break.
I'm pro-choice when it comes to retirement. With NARAL's support
for choice, maybe we'll finally be able to allow people to choose to
participate in the socialist safety net of Social Security.
Maybe we'll allow people to choose to opt out. Perhaps people
will now be able to choose among hundreds of stocks, bonds and mutual
funds to invest their retirement. Perhaps people will now be
able to choose not to plan and save and live in the street gutter.
I'm pro-choice when it comes to employment. With NARAL's support
for choice perhaps we will finally be able to allow union members to
choose which political candidates they wish to give money.
Perhaps employees will now be able to choose to belong to the union or
choose not to belong. Perhaps Americans will be able to choose
to work for less than minimum wage or more hours than the maximum
I'm pro-choice when it comes to destroying my body. With NARAL's
support for choice perhaps we will finally be able to choose which
drugs to consume or use without the guiding hand or imposing fist of
Big Brother. Perhaps we will be able to smoke weed or drop e
without the fear of a trip to the pokey. Perhaps we can choose
to smoke tobacco or drink alcohol at any age without paying an
outrageous sin tax.
I'm pro-choice when it comes to healthcare. With NARAL's support
for choice perhaps our seniors can finally choose the doctor outside
of Medicare. Perhaps we can opt in or out of government
healthcare. Perhaps we can choose to save money in medical
savings accounts. Perhaps we can choose with our doctor which
drugs are appropriate or not for our children and ourselves.
I'm pro-choice when it comes to what to do with my property.
Perhaps with NARAL's support we can finally choose for ourselves
without government permission to pave over that wetland and cut down
the trees in the forests we own. Perhaps we can choose to shoot
that wolf that is killing our cattle without fear of the EPA Gestapo
knocking on our door. Perhaps we can choose to sell our own land
to the developer or to Greenpeace. Perhaps we can choose to
offer benefits to some employees and not others. Perhaps we can
choose to offer jobs based on our own criteria and not of the Equal
Employment Opportunity Commission. Perhaps I can choose to be
selfish with my property.
I'm pro-choice when it comes to what I pay for. Perhaps with
NARAL's support, we can finally choose not to pay for other people's
food, clothing and healthcare. Perhaps we can choose to only pay
for constitutionally mandated items. Perhaps we can choose to
not pay for other people's education and drugs. Perhaps we can
choose not to support some people's lifestyles and support others.
Perhaps we can choose to be racist or choose to follow in the
footsteps of Mother Theresa. Perhaps we can choose to lead a
cult without fear of the government burning the members alive.
Perhaps we can choose to raise a family in the woods without fear of
the ATF killing our children. Perhaps we can choose our own
beliefs and ideas without having to explain or justify them to anyone
but our own gods and our mothers.
Oh, you mean that the commercial is about abortion? NARAL and
her supporters don't believe in choice in education, retirement,
employment, healthcare, families? How about property, taxes,
thought? Freedom? Interesting.
© Bret Hrbek, 2001
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