Skip to comments.The 'law pollution' tipping point approaches
Posted on 06/16/2010 4:42:03 PM PDT by Neil E. Wright
I'm sure you are aware that new "laws" are passed all the time. I'm seeing "public service" announcements of changes to Texas' "law" regarding seat belts even now. As these new "laws" are added, the old "laws" remain. The "law" becomes more restrictive with each passing day. This results in the condition I refer to as "law pollution".
Already every one of us- yes, even you- break a multitude of "laws" every single day. Many years ago a sheriff's deputy told me that by the time we eat breakfast we have already broken lots of "laws", so we might as well not worry about it and just get on with our lives. That was the best advice I have ever gotten from a former cop. I have seen the claim that each of us commits 3 felonies every day now. I have no reason to doubt it. This means that if you berate someone for "breaking the law", though they harm no innocent person, you are a hypocrite. The "law" is meaningless; right or wrong is what you should worry about.
Everything that is wrong was already "illegal" millennia ago. No new "wrong" has been discovered since the day of the Neanderthal. Evil people have tried to justify wrongs, such as slavery and theft, by passing "laws" that "legalize" them, but the nature of right and wrong did not change to suit the "law".
This means these new "laws" are invariably counterfeit "laws" ; attempts to control or regulate something other than actual aggression, theft, or fraud. Counterfeit "laws" sound like real laws. They are written in legal language by lawyers. They are backed by the threat of death if you disregard them. They have no foundation in reality, but are based only upon the wishes of people who want to control your behavior. Bad, aggressive, dishonest people, each and every one. You have no ethical obligation to obey any counterfeit "law".
Believe it or not, this constant growth of "the law" is good news. It means there will come a tipping point where even the most delusional "law and order" person among us will realize the truth of the situation and stop trying. This tipping point is now inevitable and getting closer every day.. At that point the vast majority of people will stop respecting "the law" at all. Just as some of us did long ago. The State can't control us all.
It means that even "law enforcement" will be forced to stop imposing "the law" on all but the most obvious "criminal", or lose the respect of those who still, foolishly and without reason, respect them now. It may even mean that all but the worst police give up and find honest work. Because enforcing the "law" will be seen by almost everyone as the act of a desperate, and evil, class of Rulers who have lost all illusion of legitimacy. When that day comes you and I can say "Welcome to the club. We've been waiting for you."
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I’ve thought a lot about this very thing, and the need to throw out everything but the Constitution and Bill of Rights, and start over.
“Ive thought a lot about this very thing, and the need to throw out everything but the Constitution and Bill of Rights, and start over.”
I’m with you but there will be rivers of blood spilt before that happens. I run into people all the time that think that whatever the president says is law (they obviously are better suited living under a monarch). Then there are those who think that the president can rule by executive order (again, welcome to the kingdom). Maybe the elitists are right. Naaah!
"Did you really think that we want those laws to be observed?" said Dr. Ferris. "We want them broken. You'd better get it straight that it's not a bunch of boy scouts you're up againstthen you'll know that this is not the age for beautiful gestures. We're after power and we mean it.
You fellows were pikers, but we know the real trick, and you'd better get wise to it. There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws. Who wants a nation of law-abiding citizens? What's there in that for anyone? But just pass the kind of laws that can neither be observed nor enforced nor objectively interpretedand you create a nation of law-breakersand then you cash in on guilt. Now that's the system, Mr. Rearden, that's the game, and once you understand it, you'll be much easier to deal with."
I totally agree 100%! Start over from scratch. But make sure only conservatives are allowed to pass the new laws....and make darn sure that THEY do not immediately tack to the left and start down the socialist path once again. It's like a cancer.... it always seems to get worse & worse. I believe that is due to the sin nature of mankind.
Rather long read but good.
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And yet it seems to apply more and more...
I’m surprised more people aren’t flying airplanes (and driving cars/trucks/killdozers) into government buildings; t is truly insane that people AREN’T literally dying to rid themselves of the de facto slavery imposed on them. (How much of the year do you have to work before you actually start making money for yourself? How big is that national debt?)
Speaking of the National Debt, did you know that it is illegal and EVEN CONTRA-CONSTITUTIONAL to question its validity? (So says the 14th Amendment! [sec 4])
No you're not. The radicals have turned this nation on its head. Those who have subverted the Constitution to their personal whim, those who have skirted it, and those who treat it as a quaint anachronism are the outlaws.
They may have taken power, but they are still the criminals.
Nope. I guess I never paid attention to the first part of section 4 of the 14th. I knew about the second secion (you bought Confederate bonds? Lost all of your slaves? Sucks to be you, then.) Most amendments are to fix what were seen as government errors, oversteps or injustices. I wonder why that first part was there. Maybe there was a push to default on the debt incurred for the Civil War and this put a stop to it.
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