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PUBLIC VIEWPOINT Obama: Leading From Behind

Posted: September 3, 2014 at 2:02 p.m.

Gary Boyd’s insightful letter (Aug. 24) about socialism was exactly on the mark. My dad was on the Benton County Quorum Court more than 30 years and very intense about justice and fairness. I heard him say many times there was an ongoing movement to take this country to Socialism. Every American should read Daniel Hannan’s book “Inventing Freedom: How the English Speaking Peoples Made the Modern World,” and understand the precious heritage we have. From the Magna Carta to English common law to the American Declaration of Independence, the underlying principles were individual freedom and property rights. Now that is being eroded by ignorant, selfish people.

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