Saturday, September 12, 2009

One of the good guys

One of the good guys

In the comments on yesterday's column, a reader asked who and where "the good guys" are. That's a fair question. Therefore I present one for you today.

I'm sure most of you have heard of Larken Rose. Those who deny that taxation is theft don't like him much. That wouldn't be me, however. Everything I have ever run across that he wrote or said, I find very inspiring. He dares to speak uncomfortable (for some) truths without apologizing. I admire him for a lot of things; not the least of which is that his mere existence exposes the "tyranny deniers" for what they really are by their opposition to his opinions.

This speech (transcript here), which he gave on July 4, 2009, is typical "Larken". Here is the first of the 3 parts (less than 30 minutes total- watch it all): link