Re: comparison of underground economies (was Commie Nonsense)

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Sat Jun 24 2000 - 14:26:00 MDT

Spike Jones wrote:
> > Michael S. Lorrey wrote: ...if and when I buy a new vehicle, I'll
> > probably spraypaint a patch or two on it just for grins...
> Of course that makes the vehicle much easier to identify by
> the inevitable software (which I havent heard of yet, but anticipate
> soon) which will do vehicle recognition, based on dents, scratches
> and bondo patches. The software would note when and where it
> saw every vehicle that passes by, drop the info into a database
> which would probably never see the light of day, unless called
> upon to solve a crime.

So I just need to add and remove spray paint patches every so often to
keep them confused...

> > THe difficulty with buying freedom is that by conducting the purchase,
> > you acknowledge that they aren't or weren't yours originally to begin with.
> Freedom is not free, Mike. As the Washington Squares
> song so eloquently states:
> ...Freedom is a birthright of all women and men,
> But every generation has to win it again...

Which I don't believe for a second. Every generation may have to defend
their freedom, but they don't win or purchase them. Freedom is not a
lottery ticket.

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