Ask a Horse . . . PI 2012 #120 – Not A Health Issue

PI 2012 #120 – Not A Health Issue


“When government accepts responsibility for people, then people no longer take responsibility for themselves.”

~  George Pataki

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

Liberty Lovers,

Georgetown University Student Sandra Fluke played Congress, President Obama, and more than a few Americans about as well as they can be played.  She persuaded them risk and cost of her behavior choices are other people’s responsibility.  What else in her life will Sandra Fluke demand her fellow Americans pay for so she can enjoy fruits of other people’s labor?

“The willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life is the source from which self-respect springs.” ~  Joan Didion

Fluke’s Eloquent, Compassionate Appeal for mandatory contraceptive coverage in health insurance was based on Fluke and other female Georgetown students avoiding contraceptive costs amounting to some $3,000 over their time at Georgetown by lawfully forcing contraceptive insurance coverage.  Who is responsible for risks in Sandra Fluke’s personal behavior?  Sandra Fluke, not insurance companies, not other Americans, not “The State.”

“If you want your children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.”~  Abigail Van Buren

Sandra Fluke Is An adult.  Sandra Fluke is a law student, not a mentally challenged person.  She is welcome to make voluntary social life choices as she likes.  She is not welcome to have anyone but Sandra Fluke bear risks and costs of her voluntary choices.

You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.~  Jim Rohn   

People Intending To Live In Liberty do not allow legislators – or other public officials within These United States of America, to permit federal authorities or courts to define or limit their 10th Amendment powers beyond specific Constitutional constraint.  They surrender neither their property nor their sovereignty.

Let Freedom Ring


— It’s  your property, not “State,” property.

Best Wishes,

Len Ritchey

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