The Corruption Of Power

The United States Constitution reads: ".congress shall make no law
respecting...or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom
of speech, or the press;..." (1st Amendment, 1791). The declaration gives one
reason to believe that they are free in a country such as this, with "the right
to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness," (Declaration of Independence,
1776) otherwise known as property. However, there is more behind freedom than
just rights; there is also responsibility which can be distorted by certain
individuals. This distortion may appear under power, which may corrupt the
things we say and do, and in many ways, limit our rights.
The rights we are ...

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the real issue.
The power to distort is often give the assistance of higher authority, the
government perhaps, and often lead to victory, therefore losing rights that they
have originally been given.
Recent problems have occurred involving the Cincinnati Reds owner, Marge
Schott. By exercising her freedom of speech and her opinion, she was forced to
lose her property, being her Major League Baseball team the Cincinnati Reds.
She stated that what Adolph Hitler did in World War II to the Jewish people was
right. To most people, this statement has many arguments that are very
different from her opinion. Given the fact that out of all Americans today, two
percent are millionaires, and fifty percent of this number happen to be Jewish
people; this might reinforce her belief that the persecution lead the Jewish to
become a strong entity that would no be defeated. America's leaders seem
oblivious to the corruption that they are leading, by denying the rights of one
to support ...

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