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Getting Away With Murder

One thing that may have become clear during those conflicts was that,
if criminal prosecution was controlled by the crown, the King’s friends
could get away with murder
. – David D. Friedman, Law’s Order, chapter 17

It certainly seems intuitively clear, yet, "we the people" seem nevertheless to persist in the illusion that "officials" and "authorities" are somehow endowed with a special sense and practice of honesty, integrity, and objectivity that we ourselves don’t even imagine pertains to humanity in general.

Even in the face of mounting evidence.

Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2021, contains 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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