"Michael S. Lorrey" wrote:
> Adrian Tymes wrote:
> > Seriously. Many people who are, legally, perfectly innocent believe
> > they have something to fear from police and other government enforcers.
> I'm with you there. I know I'm a law abiding citizen. I also typically am armed.
> I have nothing to fear legally from cops, so any action they take against me is
> by definition illegal action, and I am legally able (and justified) to defend
> myself against such *felonious* criminal actions by police. Any jurisdiction
> which would treat me any differently is, by definition, a tyranny. Insisting on
> living under tyranny implies the acceptance of that tyranny, if the means and
> ability to leave that tyranny exist. If you fear such tyranny, vote with your
> feet. If you don't, its like not voting: you don't get to complain.
And what of those, typically poor and/or with non-easily-mobile assets
(like their family or community) to defend, who can not practically
leave, but who live in a tyranny as you have defined it?
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