To: Dada Orwell; spatzie
The other flaw is that even if they were successful in getting a libertarian style government, the fed would never ever tolerate it and would crush it one way or another.
They might consider it, but note that during the breakup of the Soviet Union, though the Soviets considered something when the Estonians broke away from the old government, it didn't come to that. The price, interms of international censure and possible involvement would have been to high for them to pay, and possibly for Washington as well.
And while it's not easy to win a fight against a ruthless bully, it can sometimes be accomplished if his pants are on fire at the time....
posted on 03/27/2004 8:36:09 PM PST
(Concrete shoes, cyanide, TNT! Done dirt cheap! Neckties, contracts, high voltage...Done dirt cheap!)
"And while it's not easy to win a fight against a ruthless bully, it can sometimes be accomplished if his pants are on fire at the time..."
Sage words worth remembering, Archy.
posted on 03/28/2004 10:49:06 AM PST
(Indulgences: 2 for a buck.)
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