Oh, What the Hell

A comment, from my last post by Dawn Benko. With all the energy illegals displayed over the weekend during their rallies to demand rights they cannot claim, I can't quite understand why they can't use that same energy to change things in their own countries. The problem is that you're drawing false distinctions. If these so-called "rights" cannot legitimately be claimed by "illegals" (I assume you are referring to certain "entitlements"), then they can't legitimately be claimed by "legals" either. Why? Because they aren't rights. You have no right, either directly or through your gun-and-lethal-syrynge-backed agents, the government, to be "entitled" to anything of mine--not a single cent or second--that I don't voluntarily consent to allow you in gift or trade. Understand: I'm not defending their snuggling up to the public teat--with its milk a product of the cannibalization of productive people in bits and pieces--I'm condemning yours, or if you don't yourself partake, your advocacy for others on the arbitrary basis of their having been born here or survived some gauntlet-maze set up to get in here that hasn't a thing to do with me, my property, or my time. I'll not dispute that many of them are just...

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2022, contains over 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More
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