Atlas shrugged

Unashamedly stolen from a contributor to Kiwiblog (it’s for the cause)…seems to explain a whole lot of recent legislation,

As Rand wrote in Atlas Shrugged …

Did you really think that we want those laws to be observed?” said Dr. Ferris. “We want them broken … 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 interpreted – and you create a nation of law-breakers – and then you cash in on guilt. …”

Sigh, sigh and more deep sighing…

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