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Andrei
'Did power strong-arm liberty?' Do I understand it right? 'Did power strong-arm liberty?' is it equal to 'Does something take away you liberty ?'
Oct 12, 2012 5:54 PM
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Yes, you understood it correctly. "Liberty" means freedom. "Strong-arm" is to use force. To make somebody do something. To bully somebody. "Power" in this case is probably referring to a government or dictatorship. In politics, Libertarians believe in individual freedom and liberty. The other political parties (communists, socialists, democrats, republicans) believe in the use of force over liberty (strong-arming people).
October 13, 2012
Andrei
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