Originally Posted by Taco John
I've never said that. I think most people are trying to get something for nothing, and expect to have someone else pay for it - and calling such entitlement a human right.
Henry Ford and many of the industrial giants created a world where this kind of welfare promise was initiated. "What is good for GM is good for the nation".
What do you call it when you promise to take care of people the remainder of their lives and then change your mind about it?
I agree with your position that there are a lot of people who think the world owes them something but where most people fail is remembering where this core value, or lack of, comes from.
The best way to change something isn't to destroy the basic trusts that were established but to re-negotiate which requires something our current political environment is too childish to do. Find a solution that meets the wider concern instead taking the winner versus victim approach.
I believe most Americans WOULD be Libertarian if they knew what it really meant.