Saturday, October 01, 2016

The best argument a statist has

Someone on FB made a post about Donald Trump and his "taxes", or lack thereof. People were piping up with all sorts of irrelevant tangents, avoiding the core issue.

So, as I try to consistently do, I made an inflammatory comment:

Me: "Taxation" is theft. I never want anyone to be robbed, and I never want government to have ANY money.

Some guy got his petticoats ruffled soon after I posted:

Him: Taxation is not theft. Never has been, in a democratic society. Every argument you make after saying that is immediately discredited 

Wow. That is so convincing! Ha ha!

 Me: Why not post something other than an assertion which ignores the definitions of both "theft" and "taxation"?

 So, he came back with a killer rebuttal:

Him: Why post stupid comments no rational person, including our founders believes? Your statement was stupid rhetoric and I said so. Deal with it. 

Ah well. Let him have his beliefs. We have to respect every belief, right?

 Me: Denial is so cute. That's OK honey. You just go on believing that legislation can magically turn wrong into right. I guess you have to get moral direction from somewhere.

Statists are so silly. And delusional. And devoid of decency.

My subscriptions are down about $65 from a year ago. That may not sound like much, but when you live on the edge as I do, it's a lot. I desperately need to replace (or surpass) those subscriptions. 
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  1. "Ah well. Let him have his beliefs. We have to respect every belief, right?"

    Indeed. Respect his belief in a violent society, but do not tolerate violence.

    You have a right to kill him, not for his opinion, but for his actions to organize to violate you and yours. Right to defense applies.

    If he were simply stating his opinion, the answer would be to simply get over it. But he obviously is actively supporting a system that enslaves everyone, thus an organized criminal.

    All you have to do to confirm it is catch him voting.

  2. It takes a powerful religious belief to turn a piece of paper into a god and a government into an ethical transmutation machine.