AND THE LOSER IS: FREEDOM
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THE SILENCE OF THE DAMNED
Potomac guns take aim at
Microsoft--and at you.
IN MY DREAMS
Statists will not state to your face
what they say in public and their victims will not state in public what they think in
Intel, and other computer-related
companies, are providing the rope for their own hanging--and for yours.
IT'S THE PRINCIPLE, STUPID!
This development has made it
imperative for me to speak out about--and, this time, against--Microsoft.
If you want to understand why children are
killing others in our schools, then read the articles with the asterisks.
Making ideas criminal.
As long as this idea remains the
common currency of modern education, we will continue to see students kill others.
For those that go over the edge
and become criminals, there is a final idea that must take hold in their minds, a final
ingredient that turns them into depraved fiends.
For decades, statists have been
preaching that you are responsible for others. Now, this notion is on the verge of
taking a vicious and ugly turn: you are going to be held responsible for the criminal
actions of another, if statists have their way.
Foreign Policy & Defense
IDEALS Part 1
Our reckless foreign policy has
left America vulnerable to an attack of terrifying proportions.
FOREIGN IDEALS Part
The basic principle that should
guide our foreign policy is the same one that should guide our actions domestically.
Without shedding a drop of
American blood, the United States could eliminate the only kind of government that is a
military threat to you: totalitarian regimes.
Freedom: Common Questions
VERSUS PROTECTION Prevention
leads to totalitarianism. Protection leads to freedom.
FREEDOM What happens to the helpless in a free society?
WHAT IS A STATIST? Statists seek to forcibly impose on you the
worldview of a child.
WHAT IS A RIGHT? A right is the sovereignty to act without the
permission of others.
GUNS AND RIGHTS
We need gun
control, but not the kind most think.
INITIATION OF FORCE
Force should only be used in
self-defense and only in retaliation against those who initiate it. This goes double
for the state.
Freedom of Speech
yet another step toward the suppression of freedom of speech.
incremental approach has been so successful.
to restrict your access to the Internet.
on the hysteria over juvenile violence, statists are proposing new legislation to make it
illegal to disseminate certain kinds of information.
A sea change in
public opinion has emboldened statists to go after their ultimate goal: to silence their
Lost concepts result
in lost rights and freedom.
A BILL OF
bill of "rights" will violate actual rights.
MONSTER, THEN "RESCUE" ITS VICTIMS
continue to fall for this statist trick.
Hope For The Future
Why there is
hope for the future.
the possibility of America. Courage made America a reality.
isn't a plan for success, but a prescription for failure.
HOW TO DEFEAT
The key to
defeating statism is simple. By focusing on a single issue, statists will be put on
the defensive and ultimately defeated.
WHY I AM VOTING LIBERTARIAN
As long as
the debate is just a family squabble between statists, America's freedom will continue to
TEST OF LAW
All law must
pass a single test.
THE RULE OF MEN, NOT OF LAW America is going to reap a terrible harvest, if it
continues to approve of liars.
ONE NECK, ONE
The creation of the omnipotent government is a key to statists' ultimate
Statists prepare to move against gun manufacturers--a move fashioned after
the attack on tobacco companies.
IT'S YOUR MONEY
This idea attacks the Achilles' heel of statism and promises to turn the
tide in favor of freedom.
America's largest welfare program is well on the way to taking it to the
Statism's biggest pyramid scheme is a triumph over self-reliance.
If you want to defeat statism, you must work for the
day when no one has the power to take your money by force.
immoral and reckless indifference of so much of the American public to statists
obliterating freedom in one area after another brings to mind the quote attributed to
Protestant minister Martin Neimoller, who reflected upon Germanys fall to the Nazis:
"In Germany they came first for the Communists, and I didnt speak up because I
wasnt a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didnt speak up because I
wasnt a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didnt speak up
because I wasnt a trade unionist. Then they came for Catholics, and I didnt
speak up because I was a Protestant. Then they came for me, and by that time no one was
left to speak up."
If you are like most
Americans, you didnt bother to notice that when statists came for the owners of
"public buildings," violating the property rights of these owners, that, in
principle, your rights were undermined, undermining what you may do in your own home. You
didnt speak out because you are not an owner of one of these "public
When statists came for the owners of tobacco companies,
infringing on their right of ownership and restricting their freedom of speech, you
didnt speak out because you are not one of the owners of a tobacco company or you
are not a smoker or you consider smoking to be an evil which must be wiped out at all
costs, even at the cost of your freedom, your freedom to follow your own judgment.
When they persecuted and imprisoned innocent individuals
for "abuse," you didnt speak out because you were not the one being
persecuted. When they imprisoned those individuals for disturbing the
"wetlands," you said nothing because you thought it would never affect you,
oblivious to the fact that your backyard is a "wetland."
When they searched, without warrant, the
private property of business owners, you said nothing because these were only business
owners and you are not a business owner. When they seized property without due process,
you said nothing because it wasnt your property being seized, even though it could
be and will be tomorrow. When they imposed arbitrary fines, you said nothing because you
were not the one victimized. When they kicked in the door of the home of someone suspected
of drug possession and killed the innocent owner, you said nothing because your loved one
was not the one killed and because you believe anything goes when it comes to fighting
drug use. When they drove an innocent man to suicide in their attempt to collect taxes
never owed them, you said nothing because the victim was not someone you knew and valued.
When they bullied television network executives into
accepting a ratings system, you said nothing because you are not an owner of a television
station. When they, in the name of children, came for the producers of childrens
television programs, making it criminal to express certain ideas, you did not speak out
because you believe anything can be sacrificed in the name of children, even though these
children will not be free when they become adults. When they suspended the right to trial
by jury for accused "deadbeat dads," you said nothing because you are not a
Even though you oppose socialized medicine, when they
passed legislation further regulating doctors, you said nothing, dismissing it as only a
"small step," perhaps hoping it would not affect you in your lifetime, hoping
that "somehow" it would not result in socialized medicine. When they got you to
accept the idea that your money is not yours, that they may forcibly take "your"
money and dictate to you how much you may keep for your own needs, you said nothing
because you consider taxation to be a necessary evil. When they came for the online news
organizations, you said nothing because you are not a user of online services.
And when they and their evil finally come for youand
they will, if America continues down this road to hellwill there be enough left who
will care about your plight, will there be anyone left to speak out for you, to defend
you? You already know the answer: there wont be, if this country continues to sink
into the cesspool of statism, if most Americans continue to maintain an indifferent
silence about freedoms decline. And if you are one of those who have said nothing,
then your silence and the logic of your bad premises will finally avenge themselves on you
when they finally come for you.
From the final paragraphs of Chapter 7 of FATAL BLINDNESS,
by Fulton Huxtable.
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The basic premise: if freedom continues
to disappear, it will eventually disappear altogether.
1. HITLER WON,
Hitler's ideas, the philosophy of
statism, have survived and are flourishing in America.
2. DISHONOR AMONG THIEVES
The idea you must not fend for yourself
is one of the central ideas behind freedom's decline.
3. THE CRADLE OF CRIME
The cause of crime: the ideas of
statism. This is why we have children killing others.
4. IN THE NAME OF CHILDREN
Statists use their feigned interest in
children to augment their power.
5. JUST WHOSE MONEY IS IT?
Your money is yours. Here is the
revolutionary idea about how government is financed in a free society.
6. HEALTHCARE'S PARADISE LOST?
Incrementalism has been one of the keys
to destroying individual freedom. Here is how it has worked in health care.
7. WHEN THEY COME FOR YOU
The assault against tobacco companies
and smokers is an attack against the rights of all.
8. THE FOLLY OVER GUNS
There should be no law against the
possession of objects, only against actions--actions that exert, or threaten, the
initiation of force.
9. STATISM'S DREAM PROBLEM
The drug problem has been a bonanza for
statists. It has enabled them to enact Draconian laws that have destroyed freedom in
one area after another.
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10. BETRAYAL OF GENERATIONS
11. THE STATE OF YOUR WELFARE
12. AMERICA'S INVISIBLE MAN
13. KILLING YOU SAFELY
14. ENDANGERED SPECIES: YOU
15. KIDS GOING STUPID
16. AN EGG IS NOT A CHICKEN
17. LICENSE TO KILL
18. KEEPERS AND BROTHERS
19. THE VIRTUE OF LIES
20. WHILE PREDATORS LAUGH
21. THANK YOU FOR MY LIFE
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS & RECOMMENDATIONS
JOE BURCIAGA, III
A VOTE FOR BUSH
IS A VOTE FOR GORE
A vote for Bush is a vote for
statism and Gore's philosophy.
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