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To: Ronbo1948
If I had been on that jury, I’d voted Roeder “not guilty” because he stopped an arrogant mass murderer dead in his tracks.

Tell us how your reasoning would apply in this ongoing case:

"The two women, Patricia Imani and Brianna Herrera, admit that they lay in the offramp from Interstate 5 in an effort to block the Strykers.

Both women said they should be found not guilty because they had to protest and although it was illegal, it prevented a greater harm.

“We have an obligation to resist, not just a right to resist. That is what these protests have been about since we started to do the human blockades against the Strykers,” Imani said."

http://www.kirotv.com/news/22357712/detail.html

How are you different than these two women? I can't see anny difference.

42 posted on 01/29/2010 10:34:52 AM PST by Balding_Eagle (Overproduction, one of the top five worries of the American Farmer)
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To: Balding_Eagle

I’m not an anarchist. The women who blocked the military vehicles were rightly arrested and tried. Mr Roeder was rightly arrested and tried, and to his credit, “manned up” and took responsibility for his actions and explained why to the jury.

In Ayn Rand’s book, “The Fountainhead” Howard Roark blows up an entire city block of a public housing project, because his design was changed by the bureaucrats in charge after breaking their word that Roark’s plans would not be changed.

So if something goes against your conscience and you exhaust all avenues of redress and decide to take the law into your own hands, then you should “man up” and take the punishment, which in this case Mr. Roeder has done like a Randian hero.


53 posted on 01/29/2010 10:53:25 AM PST by Ronbo1948
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