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"Once one concedes that a single world government is not necessary, then where does one logically stop at the permissibility of separate states? If Canada and the United States can be separate nations without being denounced as in a state of impermissible 'anarchy', why may not the South secede from the United States?
Why is the United States (supposedly a 'modern' nation) in a club with these other nations whose lack of justice is routinely decried?
The US is a signature member of the Government Murder Club even as its neighbors (Canada and Mexico) and allies (all of Europe except Belarus) have abolished the death penalty. … Read this article
Approximately 50,000 individuals have been sentenced to life without parole in the United States. 2,500 of them received this sentence for crimes committed as juveniles.
Such a sentence deprives the offender of any hope and offers them no incentive whatsoever to seek to reenter society. … Read this article
I dislike the Social Security program and advocate its phasing out and ultimate dissolution, but if a euthanasia activist starts an "End Social Security Now - Let Old People Die" campaign, I won't be joining it. Likewise, although I oppose government theft and retribution on principle, I do not support those who—out of xenophobic opposition to the religion and birthplace of the refugees being assisted—are attempting to end the government's refugee resettlement program. … Read this article
Simple, isn't it?
Upon learning that 71.6% of the minuscule fraction of eligible voters who even bothered to show up and vote today said yes to the West Ada School District's $96 million bond request, my first inclination was to damn the majority of my neighbors to hell. … Read this article
Police arrested at least 20 protesters during this peaceful event.
"Just doing your job" cannot be moral if your job is to initiate force against peaceful people.
If the armed enforcers of the evil, totalitarian regime known as the US government are not responsible for their acts of theft, assault, and murder because they are committed under color of law, neither were Hitler's SS officers who ran the Nazi death camps. … Read this article
Atrocious actions are often carried out under color of law, yet they are still manifestly evil and abhorrent.
Any action which violates the life, liberty, or property rights of another constitutes the unjust initiation of force and justifies the use of defensive force to protect the rights of the victim. … Read this article
Asking Santa to protect them from the police might be the best use of a child's Christmas wish this year considering that they certainly can't safely play with toy guns anymore...