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Freedom News Digest: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2022 We’re Being Gunned Down Like Dogs in the Street

“Did you really think that we want those laws to be observed?” said Dr. Ferris. “We want them broken. You’d better get it straight that it’s not a bunch of boy scouts you’re up against — then you’ll know that this is not the age for beautiful gestures. We’re after power and we mean it. You fellows were pikers, but we know the real trick, and you’d better get wise to it. 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. Now, that’s the system, Mr. Rearden, that’s the game, and once you understand it, you’ll be much easier to deal with.”
Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged [1957]


November 9, 2022

The Inanity of the Foreign Agents Registration Act
Last week, Thomas Barrack, an old friend of former President Donald Trump, was acquitted by a jury in a U.S. District Court in Brooklyn. The charge? The feds were accusing Barrack of having failed to register as a foreign agent of the United Arab Emirates.  I don’t know if the jury’s verdict was based on insufficient evidence of guilt or whether it …

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by Lawrence H. White
Lawrence H. White continued our “End Inflation and End the Fed” conference with the fifth talk on …
We’re Being Gunned Down Like Dogs in the Street
by John W. Whitehead
Things are falling apart. How much longer we can sustain the fiction that we live in a constitutional republic, …
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Will it make any difference which major political party gains control of Congress in next week’s …
The Arbitrary Nature of Social Security Benefits
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Social Security benefits will soon be increasing, as they do almost every year, but Social Security taxes will not be increasing, as they haven’t …
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by James Bovard
Why don’t you talk about something that matters?” President Biden replied to a journalist asking about why he fist-bumped Saudi dictator Mohammed bin Salman …
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