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Freedom News Digest: Wednesday August 3, 2022 Celebrating Another Assassination

Those proponents of liberty who advocate the voucher system fail to recognize that, in so doing, they are giving an implicit endorsement to a principle that they profess to oppose. The fundamental premise of the voucher plan is identical to that underlying the present system of state education. The coercive power of the state (which in the final analysis means the threat or use of the gun) will still be used to seize the property of private individuals in the name of an undefinable public good.

— Robert Patton, The Freeman (April 1971)

August 3, 2022
Celebrating Another Assassination
U.S. officials, U.S. interventionists, and U.S. proponents of the “global war on terror” are celebrating yet another state-sponsored assassination, this one of 71-year old al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, who was accused of helping to orchestrate the attacks on September 11 more than 20 years ago. The assassination took place by drone in Kabul, Afghanistan, without the consent of the Taliban government, which has …
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