>From: "Michael S. Lorrey" <email@example.com>
>Depends. Property crime rates 5 times higher than the US? No right to
>privacy on email? Political dissidents (irish) getting assassinated by
>government SAS units? No free press (Official Secrets Act and various
>libel laws)? What are the tax rates now over there? What are the value
>added tax rates? Any country that taxes you on the number of closets you
>have and the number of televisions you have is NOT a free country.
To hear you tell it, though, there is not a free country on the face of the
globe, and there never has been. Seems your criteria for what constitutes a
"free" country is unsurmountably high.
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