The more traditional among us believe that the purpose of government is to secure our property rights, ensure public order, and defend the nation from foreign incursion. But Valerie Jarrett — possible lead programmer of President Zero’s teleprompter — takes a more progressive view. Here she tells an ethnically homogeneous audience that the purpose of government is to “give people a livelihood.” This is to be accomplished by forcing those who produce wealth and haven’t yet been bled out of business to cough up their ever-increasing “fair share”:
In short, the purpose of government is not to secure our property rights, but to violate them systematically in order to enslave some on behalf of others.
On tips from J and The MaryHunter.