State! -All it owns, it has stolen! It
even bites with stolen teeth.
"Thus Spake Zarathustra"
then and now.
Arms in the hands of the citizens may be used for the
defense of the country,
the overthrow of tyranny/color>
My credo is that despotism or absolute
the same in a majority of a popular assembly,
council, an oligarchical junto
or a single emperor --equally arbitrary,
and in every respect diabolical.
are utterly worthless to restrain the tyranny of governments, unless it be
understood that the people will by force compell the government to remain within
constitutional limits. Practically speaking, no government knows any limits to
its power except the endurance of the people."
--- Lysander Spooner
is simply another name for government. Aggression, invasion, government are
interchangeable terms. The essence of government is control, or the attempt to
control. He who attempts to control another is a governor, an aggressor, an
invader; and the nature of such invasion is not changed, whether it be made by
one man upon another man, after the manner of the ordinary criminal, or by one
man upon all other men, after the manner of an absolute monarch, or by all other
men upon one man, after the manner of a modern democracy.
1. www.lysanderspooner.org/ (Banned in China)
(Tucker was an ardent defender of Individualist Anarchism)
(Libertarian party homepage)
Another crazy extremist discovered
A free people ought not only to be armed and
disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to
maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them,
which would include their own government.