Liberal defined |

Liberal defined

Who is a liberal? What does he or she believe?

If anyone really believes what is written in the Declaration of Independence and all it implies, he or she has to be a liberal. “We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men (and women) are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, That to secure these rights governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.”

This says that it is the objective of the government to see to it that every person is adequately educated, housed, fed, employed and provided with medical care and that every citizen has an equal voice in determining governmental policies.

There is also the implication that each of us as citizens has an obligation to see to it that this is what our government does.

This is what liberals believe and I am proud to be labeled one.

Harold Blickenstaff

Nevada City

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