OK State GOP Chairman Implies Liberty is Doing What You Are Told, DPer Now Vice Chair of Cherokee Co. GOP RespondsSubmitted by RobHino on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 22:16
My friend, the DPs very own QFish, is the Vice Chair of the Cherokee County Republican Party in Oklahoma. Apparently, the OK GOP State Chairman has been on a "Redefining Liberty" Tour.
Q offers her take to the Chairman's recent comments regarding liberty:
OK GOP Chairman, Dave Weston, hosted a Townhall in Cherokee County yesterday. We thank him for coming out to Cherokee County as part of his 77 county tour.
Dave Weston spoke at the beginning of June at the District 2 GOP Meeting. At this meeting he said the following, "There are a lot of people pushing the wrong kind of Liberty in our State. Liberty is not doing what you want. It is doing what you should."
That quote above left me kind of flabbergasted. It’s as if someone hasn’t read the dictionary. So, because I had not met Mr. Weston yet, I wanted to go to the Townhall and meet him for myself and see what he had to say.
I was not surprised, but I was incredibly disgusted as I sat and listened to Chairman Weston when he started his speech on Thursday and laid out his basis for everything:
"True freedom is doing what you ought to do. False freedom is doing what you want to do."
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I personally like saying, "Liberty is NOT 'doing whatever you want to do.' It is, 'NOT having to do what you don't want to do.'"
How do you define liberty?