Re: law enforcement for profit

From: Zero Powers (
Date: Fri May 05 2000 - 22:15:43 MDT

>From: Lee Daniel Crocker <>

>If you cooperate with the present US Government to a greater extent than
>to protect your own safety (i.e. paying to taxes to stay out of jail is
>OK, but buying T-Bills is not), you are morally complicit in the
>atrocities committed by that government. One MILLION Americans are
>rotting in prison having harmed no person or property; armed agents of
>the government routinely confiscate billions of dollars worth of property
>without trial or even accusation; thousands of immigrants are collected
>and returned to more oppressive governments; if that's not tyrrany, then
>what is?

Suggestion: go live for a few years in Afghanistan, then a couple more years
in Iran, then Iraq. Then come back and tell me all about how "tyrannical"
the US is. No matter how "tyrannical" the US is, they never force you to
stay if you don't like it. So if its so bad, pick up stakes and go
somewhere else. Or is every single nation on the planet a tyranny in your

The only problem with giving people freedom is, like giving them money, the
more they get the more they want.


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--Thomas Jefferson

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