"Laws: We know what they are, and what they are worth! 
They are spider webs for the rich and mighty,
steel chains for the poor and weak,
fishing nets in the hands of the government."
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
(1809-1865) French mutualist political philosopher
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After the last coma sums it up here; welcome to Amerika.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
    Roger Clemens was on trial for lying to Congress. Does anyone see the irony here ?
     -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
     -- dick, fort worth     
    Couldn't have said it better.
     -- plowclear, brooklet     
    For the first time, our liberty tree man has me speechless. Todays quotes are VERY hard to answer to. All three quotes just floored me. I just keep trying to remember what is right, and what is wrong.
     -- Kimo, USA     
    That's easy Kimo...anything that can be considered a violation of property rights...is wrong. And let's remember our first piece of property in life, is our own body.
     -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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    Excellent. The Common Man is in the majority -- when he is ready, he will no longer tolerate the dictates of a few monopolists. The question is only WHEN...
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    I think this is childish philosophy. A child sees all rules of parents, school, etcetera as oppressive until he is able to learn the reason why. Of course children are poor and weak but soon enough learn the reason for "law", I wish I could say the same for y'all!
     -- Waffler, Smith     
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    WWG1WGA MAGA, "mischief is framed in a law" KJB
     -- Ronw13, OR     
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