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Republicans Have a Freedom Fetish. So do I.

It’s kind of hard to blog about sexuality without referencing politics. After all, Santorum wants to take away porn and Limbaugh calls people sluts. While I’m not saying Obama is The. Best. Ever., I do think we should look at freedoms he has taken away. Some people say, “None.”

Behind the challenges to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) being heard at the Supreme Court this week is the idea that Barack Obama wants to take away your freedoms (as Mitt Romney himself asserted today). I’ve long since stopped counting the number of ridiculous things said about Obama, but this might be the ridiculousest of them all. At least the Kenyan rumors have some basis in reality, however threadbare it is, since his father was indeed Kenyan and he does have a funny name, for an American president. But this “freedom” business is simply paranoid and delusional. I defy anyone to name for me a specific and precise freedom that Obama has taken away from the American people. You can’t.

More at The Daily Beast.

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About Jen

Have been a jack of all trades. I'm a former philosopher who specialized in ethics and political philosophy. I'm a sex positive feminist.

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