Must Reads For The Week 5/25/13
Bitcoin: The Tyranny Test by Paul Rosenberg, at freemansperspective.com. Will our Government protect its monopoly power to counterfeit money?
Rap Song Puts Massachusetts Behind Bars…Facing Terrorism Charges And Twenty Years In Prison, at economicpolicyjournal.com. Arbitrary decision on what constitutes a threat. “Government… is a dangerous servant and a fearful master”-George Washington.
ACLU Sues The FBI On Antiwar.com’s Behalf, by Danial McCarthy, at theamericanconservative.com. Arbitrary decision on what constitutes a national security threat.
Report: DOJ Leaked Documents To Smear Fast And Furious Whistle Blower, Says IG, by Matthew Boyle, at breaibart.com. Arbitrary abuse of power for the purpose of intimidating future whistle blowers. Are we starting to see a pattern?
Ben Swann Reality Check: Cincinnati Agent Giving Orders In IRS Scandal, fox 19 news. Arbitrarily using power to target specific groups. “Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”
Obama’s War Against The Free Press Gets Creepier, by J.D. Tuccille, at reason.com. I’m not a big fan of journalists, but the first amendment protects them, not from us, but from Government.
Lois Lerner Sued Christian Coalition In Largest FEC Action In History. Lois Lerner has a track record of arbitrarily using her power to violate the constitutional rights of specific groups. And then she will wrap herself in her fifth amendment right for her protection.
This is a partial list of stories about Government abuses of power from just this week. Its like this every week.
Here is the definition of tyranny – arbitrary or unrestrained exercise of power; despotic abuse of authority. Synonyms: despotism, absolutism, dictatorship. Arbitrary means – subject to individual will or judgment without restriction; contingent solely upon one’s discretion: an arbitrary decision.