When the school yard bully offers to protect his classmates in exchange for a portion of their lunch money, they are running a protection racket. The bully is “protecting” their classmates from wrath that shall be perpetrated upon them unless they pay the fee.
This is precisely what the federal government is doing to us, only on a grand scale.
Under the guise of taking care of us, they steal our money and our freedom. Similar to the school yard bully, the government is the primary threat to our safety. In order to steal our money and our freedom, they must first make us afraid. When we are sufficiently scared, we will gladly pay the government to protect us from real or imaginary threats.
Sadly, the government that was originally created to protect our lives, liberty and property has become the greatest threat to our security. Those who refuse to follow Caesar’s rules and pay him tribute will end up in a cage or a cemetery. This is a far cry from the designs of the Founding Fathers.
When a school yard bully begins to take your lunch money, it is just a matter of time until they demand a larger share. Eventually, they will force you to borrow money in order to pay for his services. That is apparently where the federal debt comes in.
When will we finally wake up to this madness, and resist it through measures such as state nullification?