Wednesday, May 29, 2013

10 Things Government Can Do That Would Land You in Jail

Activist Post
Anthony Freda Art

Do you still believe the government represents the people? Are you part of the majority that genuinely wants the government to do good things?

There remains a large portion of the population that believes government to be a force for good and they blindly support giving it more power even at the expense of their own liberty.

Perhaps government should be a force for good represented by the will of the people. But, unfortunately, that is not what it is. Instead, the government does horrible things including breaking laws that regular citizens would go to jail for.

Ask yourself, why is a "representative" government allowed to do things that regular citizens are not allowed to do?

When a government declares itself above the law of the land, then the people live in a imperial dictatorship, and a tyrannical one at that.  It is the hallmark of a ruling class that lives with a separate set of rules than the rabble.

Take a look at the top ten things the government can do that would land you in jail:

Spying: You are considered a Peeping Tom if you spy on your neighbor, and if caught you'd go to jail or be sued. Citizens are also increasingly being arrested for filming police or public buildings under wiretapping charges of all things.  Meanwhile, the government is using massive resources (paid for by tax slaves) to violate the Constitution to spy on everyone and everything with impunity.

Insider Trading: Yes, you will serve jail time like Martha Stewart did for using marginally helpful insider trading information, but politicians voted themselves exempt from insider trading laws.  It must be nice to be exempt from the peasant's laws.

Hacking: You will go to jail if you hack into someone's cell phone or email account. The government, on the other hand, has legalized wiretapping and hacking to keep us safe. As they attempt to convince the public that nation-states and terrorists will engage in cyber attacks so that they can pass Internet control legislation, the U.S. and Israel are the only nations to publicly admit to attacking another nation with a computer virus.

Kidnapping: Kidnappers are some of the most deplorable criminals in society, yet the government engages in organized kidnapping. Corrupt family courts stripping children from their parents for things like legal medical marijuana, or attending a protest, and the NDAA authorizing indefinite detention for "suspected" terrorists and "associated forces", proves the government are kidnapping people.  What would happen if you did the same thing?

Stealing: Do you know that if you're suspected of drug crimes, the authorities can confiscate your property? It's called civil forfeiture and police departments make millions from this practice. And what happens if you don't pay your property taxes?

Extortion: Some call taxes a form of theft, which it is, but it's more appropriate to call it extortion.  It's no different than paying protection money to your local mafia. Over one-third of your working life belongs to the mafia.  But, hey, at least you're a slave for only a third of the year, right?

Counterfeiting: Between the Fed continuing to bail out failed banks to the tune of $83 billion per month and the fractional reserve banking system itself, the government via the Fed can print as much money as they want with no restrictions. It's monopoly money, literally. Counterfeiting is a serious crime for anyone not sanctioned to do it.  Even using competing currencies is against the law for regular citizens.

Molestation: Try putting your hands on anyone in the same manner as the TSA does to men, women and children on a daily basis in airports -- you'd wind up in jail for quite a while. TSA-inspired VIPR teams are now roaming public transportation, while attendees at sporting events are groped before game time. New York City has drawn attention for its special brand of "stop-and-frisk" which is a nice way of saying illegally detain, interrogate, molest, and don't go to jail for it.

Assault: Whether it is spraying protesters like bugs, acts of police brutality that populate YouTube all day long, or government-sponsored torture committed by agencies like the CIA, the government has proven more often than not to be above the law in every area of assault that would put a normal citizen in jail.

Murder: In the real world, you or I cannot carry out a premeditated murder without going to jail for life. But this is exactly what is being done with drones, as "security officials" decide on Terror Tuesdays at the White House if the bulls-eye goes on your forehead or not. When a government can murder anyone, anywhere at anytime via secret kill lists, the concept of a government of, by, and for the people has been erased and replaced by tyranny.

Anyone who believes the government is a force for good despite all of the evidence to the contrary should be considered part of the sleeping flock. That's not to say that people who think the government "should" be a force for good are too far off.  Yet, if power has proved anything, it's that it devours and desires more power.

We've now reached a point in society that Ayn Rand warned about: "We are fast approaching the stage of ultimate inversion: the stage where government is free to do as it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission."

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Anonymous said...

It amazes me that the government has spies everywhere on the net and has managed to block out hundreds of posts, especially on fb, yet let this one slide through...Lucky,for sure...

Anonymous said...

So true. So tragic about gov't power!

Anonymous said...

The post above is how people with no argument tries to make an argument... lame sauce

Anonymous said...

Spot on! But so many of the serfs are such despicable bootlickers. No guts!

Anonymous said...


Anonymous said...

Government? What government? Why do you sheeple keep calling this corporate fascist regime slave plantation government?
I am living in the Twilight Zone on Steroids.

Anonymous said...

Some people just don't get it'''get your head out of your ass and do your homework...then u wouldn't be such lame sauce,,,,blind leading the will get what u deserve...when they do it to u...remember u read it here,,,they can and they do it everyday,,,so bend over and get ready to recieve your just...

Anonymous said...

The only worrying thing on this list was that Politicians voted themselves exempt from insider trading laws.

The rest? A ten year old could have come up with this list

Anonymous said...

The serfs are afraid, no backbone at all. Brainwashed.

Marje said...

More like the serfs are too ignorant and uncaring about anything beyond their family and their immediate needs to bother, so are not afraid. Those who are afraid are the people who keep up with what's happening beyond the latest tv hit shows. Show the majority a movie about the future and they eat it up, but don't understand that artists are way ahead of the rest in seeing far in the future and what they often see is not pleasant. It's not a game. It's life.

Anonymous said...

The problem lies with the Courts! The whole process, especially at local, county, and state levels is a back-scratching scam. Courts are quick to dispense latitude for any of "their own", those employed by government in Legislature, Enforcement, Prosecution, and Judicature.

The Law is a GAME, and the and judges rule the game board. They have SUBJECTIVE control over the presentation of evidence, application of procedural rules, and demands from a jury! Judges are usually excused of their errors, but resolution must be appealed to a higher court, if a defendants resources permit.

Inept defense; cowered juries; plea bargains(?); presumption of guilt; ..... yada; yada.

Hide Behind said...

Governments are for those who choose to govern; and if you choose to govern or to not govern that is your choice.
You cannot just scribble words on paper, walk away. sign or vote aprovals or not, to having someone that was chosen by people you know not. to rule over you.
The worst of humanity rule, in the US we dress em up and perfume most, and while we pay thrmwrll the hold rings in their snouts leys those who bought them lead.
A progressive. is one with multiple nose ear vagina and nut sack rings who like to pretend they are more human than pig, and lead the lowest of humanity to work for they who rule.
Meanwhile the honest man and woman have to strive tp live decent lives amidst the chaos of rulers and their employees and concubines leavings.
Government is to govern people and the society becomes as no more than what the rulng class says you are proviledged to enjoy.
The rebels glory is in stealing back what government has stolen from himself and others
Yhat even the lowedt person within goberemt is a yhief. at minimum an accompliss toote qualified and expert thievs should not exempt jim from the rebels sights.
There has never been a society where those who claim to love freedom has not eccelled at destrying the freedom of first others and eventtually their own freedoms.

Anonymous said...

You had me enthralled up until the Ayn Rand quote at the end! Who could be so deluded as to call their personal philosophy "objectivism"?

Anonymous said...

The sad truth is governments have a monopoly on force, which human society has accepted for FAAAAAAAAAAR too long.

Anonymous said...

While it would be nice if more people would awaken to the true nature of what is going on, in this world today; it is clearly stated that when the son of man returns, it will be like the time of Noah. And whether you believe in the teaching of the Bible or not almost everything that is happening right now can be found in the scriptures.

Anonymous said...

Amen....the sheeple are all sleeping!

sorensen said...

The sheep need to be herded, They do not have the ability to think for themselves.
The awakened need to herd them and tell them what to think!
Don't get into an argument or a deep discussion, simply look the sheep in the eye and tell the true story with even more authority and conviction than what MSM/gov have previously led them to believe.
It's the only way!.....after all they are only sheep.

Gregg Robinson said...

It's posts like this that make people dismiss you anti-government people as a bunch of paranoid, out-of-touch goofballs. You mean the government has the right to tax me?? They can search me to make sure I'm not taking a bomb onto a plane, and thus infringe on my right to murder hundreds of people?? How outrageous! How dare they! I'm moving to Eritrea where there IS no government and a man can be truly free!

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