PUBLIC VIEWPOINT Users Should Pay For Their Schools
Posted: January 19, 2013 at 1:53 a.m.
Acommon ploy of collectivists who wish to disparage individual rights is to play the “selfi shness” card. If you support the right to life, liberty and pursuit of happiness (i.e. oppose government redistribution of your wealth), then you are “blinded by self interest,” in Greg Harton’s words (Jan. 14). Your right to the fruits of your labor is off his radar. Instead, the good citizen should sacrifi ce himself to “serve the community’s children.” Why is someone paying their own way, paying for their own (or own children’s ) education, a bad thing? What justifi es shoving the cost onto single and childless people?
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Opinion, Pages 5 on 01/19/2013