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Conservative blames libertarianism for Philip Seymour Hoffman's death

Ben Shapiro, author of Primetime Propaganda: The True Hollywood Story of How the Left Took Over Your TV, writing for National Review:

...But his self-inflicted death is yet another hallmark of the broken leftist culture that dominates Hollywood, enabling rather than preventing the loss of some of its greatest talents. Libertarianism becomes libertinism without a cultural force pushing back against the penchant for sin; Hollywood has no such cultural force.

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/370158/talented-leading...




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No. But as to what he is saying, the founders said as much.

"Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other." --John Adams Full quote: While our country remains untainted with the principles and manners which are now producing desolation in so many parts of the world; while she continues sincere, and incapable of insidious and impious policy, we shall have the strongest reason to rejoice in the local destination assigned us by Providence. But should the people of America once become capable of that deep simulation towards one another, and towards foreign nations, which assumes the language of justice and moderation, while it is practising iniquity and extravagance, and displays in the most captivating manner the charming pictures of candour, frankness, and sincerity, while it is rioting in rapine and insolence, this country will be the most miserable habitation in the world. Because we have no government, armed with power, capable of contending with human passions, unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge and licentiousness would break the strongest cords of our Constitution, as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other. Oaths in this country are as yet universally considered as sacred obligations. That which you have taken, and so solemnly repeated on that venerable ground, is an ample pledge of your sincerity and devotion to your country and its government.

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

The "sin" here is the war on drugs, which leads addicts

into the streets to buy substances of questionable compositions and variable potency.

I wouldn't be surprised, if like in the other Prohibition, that TPTB aren't responsible for creating and distributing tainted prohibited pharmaceuticals.

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/medical_exa...

First he writes for NRO hardly a bastion of conservative thought

In fact if they published anything that passed as a serious thought, it was an accident.

What the so-called Left and Right have in common is they are both anti-liberty for everyone else.

Neither can be relied on to propagate liberty or foster justice for all.

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