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Re: Workers Paradise. /Political rant.

On Mon, 16 Sep 1996, David Wagner wrote:

> In article <[email protected]>,
> Lucky Green  <[email protected]> wrote:
> > On Sun, 15 Sep 1996, Dale Thorn wrote:
> > > Just a comment: "The world population really should go back to around 
> > > one billion", etc. And how could we achieve that without severe govt. 
> > > oppression, one wonders?
> > 
> > Quite simple. End all food and medical aid to developing countries paid 
> > for with money stolen at gunpoint from our citizens. Or make Norplant 
> > implants the condition for financial/in kind aid. Both US and 
> > abroad.
> Why stop there?
> Make biometric ID implants the condition for welfare and financial aid, so
> we can track them in case they spend it on (gasp!) donations to the Libertarian
> party.
> Government scholarships for education and research?  Better wiretap their
> phones & emails, in case the recipients use the scholarships to work on strong
> non-GAKed cryptography.

What, pray tell, does the above have to do with Mr. Green's point?

> Hell, folks are also taking advantage of government money every time they
> step foot on a park or government road: might as well require citizen-units
> to escrow their identity and confiscate their guns as a condition of usage.

And this?  Mr. Green hardly advocated an authortarian regime, quite the
contrary, he simply advocated one which refused to hand out money to every
outstretched hand.

> ``Buckle your thought-escrow-unit, it's the law!''

I hate lightning - finger for public key - Vote Monarchist
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