Opinion from a Libertarian ViewPoint

Soy Boy Politics – EPautos – Libertarian Car Talk

Posted by M. C. on April 9, 2018

Your child is far more likely to be shot by an armed government worker than by a freelancer school shooter.


Objectively, armed government workers are much more dangerous than the freelancer – who labors under the burden of being freelance – and of knowing his victim may legally fight back.

Assuming he is not in a “gun free” zone, such as a government school.

Armed government workers, on the other hand, are armed – and armored – by the government. They have the juggernaut of the government’s limitless resources (taken from us) behind them and in addition, they have been endowed with what amount to god-like powers over us.

Or rather, god-like authority.

And this authority is conferred upon generally nothing-special people; often below-par people. The kinds of people the writer Hanna Arendt once upon a time called the banality of evil. But once enrobed (and armed) and empowered, they become – like those Arendt wrote about – something terrible. Something the freelancer can never be.

We are prostrate before the armed government worker, who has been endowed with a kind of sanctity that since 911 borders on the religious. We – the not-enrobed/not-endowed – are expected to not merely genuflect before The Presence but also to tolerate conduct which – if performed by a freelancer – would result not merely in outrage but punishment.

The enrobed are hardly ever punished for their crimes – including the crime of outright murder, which they now commit almost routinely

If anything, their license is expanded. They may not only shoot first and ask questions later – they may just shoot.

We, on the other hand, are subjected to abusive harangues about what we might do with the guns we haven’t used to shoot anyone with. Threatened with new restrictions and prohibitions for things we haven’t done.

When an armed government worker literally murders someone – viz, the horrific case of Daniel Shaver, who was murdered in the coldest of blood about two years ago by an armed government worker named Mitch Brailsford in the hallway of a hotel in Mesa, AZ while crawling on the floor and pleading for his life – an understanding prosecutor finds some excuse not to prosecute or a worshipful jury finds some benefit-of-the-doubt which would never be extended to a freelancer in the same circumstances….

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