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James Taylor says we need to give up our freedom to "protect the children"??

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by EliDammit, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. EliDammit

    EliDammit Seattle New Member

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  2. HahnsXD

    HahnsXD Battle Ground WA Active Member

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    Franklin, not Jefferson.
     
  3. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    "They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." Benjamin Franklin

    There is also another very similar version used as the motto on the title page in a book published by Franklin.

    As far as Taylor's comments:

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  4. captqc

    captqc Tigard Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    Fine for him, he can give up any freedoms he wants as long as he keeps his dumb *** comments to himself. Who gives a damn what a lefty singer thinks! I sure don't.
     
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    Kevatc Oregon Well-Known Member

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  6. Boomerang

    Boomerang Portland area Active Member

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    Start with the basics. Giving up freedoms won't save the children.
     
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  7. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Making "Two Lane Blacktop" didn't save his career!!! Giving up our 2A rights would jeopardize our children!
     
  8. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    James Taylor shouldn't even talk, he can barely sing at this point.
     
  9. Kota

    Kota Clackamas County New Member

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    Screw James Taylor, never liked the guy anyway.
     
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    accessbob Molalla, OR 2A Supporter

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    Another idiot who doesn't understand cause and effect.
     
  11. Swedish K

    Swedish K SW Washington Moderator Staff Member

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    If James Taylor feels so strongly about giving up constitutional rights perhaps he should go on hunger strike until we all agree...
     
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    Cuthbert Allgood Clark County, WA Well-Known Member

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    also going to add to it by stating giving up some freedoms doesn't stop terrorists.

    edit: who the hell is james taylor?
     
  13. matthew029

    matthew029 Oregon, United States Member

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    He doesn't know what the hell he's talking about.
     
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    M67 NW Oregon Active Member

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    +1
     
  15. duldej

    duldej Portland Member

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    Reinforces my feeling that James Taylor was nothing but Carole King's tool.
     
  16. Flyingswords

    Flyingswords Texas Active Member

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    If Janis Joplin were still alive Id bet shed kick him in the nuts so hard he be pissin out his mouth.
     
  17. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    I think all the heroin and methadone along with his psychological excuse/pass not to go to Vietnam give enough pause to not listen to anything he thinks.
     
  18. teflon97239

    teflon97239 Portland, OR Well-Known Member

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    James Taylor is comfy and secure in the financial cushion he enjoys as a successful entertainer. I don't begrudge him that for a moment. Wish I'd done as well with my own guitar...

    But compare his persepctive with the rest of us, doing our best to experience birth, school, work and death with some dignity, service to others, and joy along the way. There is no correlation between Taylor's rare fantasy existence and the common mainstream reality that his blithe opinions completely fail to acknowledge.
     
  19. Just Me

    Just Me Peoples Republik of Oregon Active Member

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    He is performing at obama's inauguration. 'Nuff said.
     
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    mud brush prairie, wa Member

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    he's just sad 60 year old ladys drinking boxed wine are the only people who down load his songs or maybe there's a rock in his Birkenstock