The Shotgun Blog
Sunday, October 18, 2009
What Happened to Arnold?
This is what happens when you go into politics, you get morally corrupted.
Hard to believe that this clip of Arnold Schwarzenegger in the early 1990's talking about free markets is the same man who recently pushed to ban plasma tv's in California that are over 40".
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He's representing the views of Californians.
Part of conservativism is conserving for the future. That can mean conserving money, resources, or the environment.
The fact of the matter is that the California legislature is elected by the populace, and if the populace wants ammo registration (lol) then it's up to the representatives, even the Governor to give it to them. Although it would be better for our future to ban TVs all together. :P
They're not kings to rule the people in their best interest, they're representatives there to pander to popular interest.
Posted by: Pete | 2009-10-18 2:11:57 PM
Also worth seeing:
Posted by: David Gagnon | 2009-10-18 2:28:41 PM
"He's representing the views of Californians."
Which ones? There are 36 million people in California, do they all have the same view? Do they all want to ban plasma tv's?
"they're representatives there to pander to popular interest."
There has been no cry to ban tv's. These people just make crap up. This idea of "representation" is a fallicy.
Nice link David.
Posted by: Freedom Manitoba | 2009-10-18 5:10:51 PM
Somewhere along the line he became Arnold Shriver. Stockholm syndrome? "Colifornya" has become an ecomythical-theocracy.
Posted by: John Chittick | 2009-10-18 11:34:30 PM
Milton Friedman should be an inspiration to us all. Just watch him explain the drug trade in terms of economics, scarcity, and morality.
Get back to your roots, Arnold.
Posted by: EndtheFed | 2009-10-19 12:45:07 AM
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