Friday Quote – Nick Harkaway

And don’t tell me the end justifies the means because it doesn’t. We never reach the end. All we ever get is the means. That’s what we live with.

Buying Your Speech for $2K

According to Reason, Senator Mitch McConnell is willing to go along with $2,000 checks for everyone – as long as he can backdoor changes to Section 230.

Section 230 has taken a lot of heat from both sides of the aisle. The left thinks it allows the amplification of hate speech, while the right asserts it allows “Big Tech” to silence them. They’re both wrong. Section 230 simply doesn’t hold websites liable for comments made on them by other parties. Removing the Section 230 protections will dampen free speech on the internet. It will silence radicals on both sides. I doubt even cat pictures will be safe.

Friday Quote – Robert Heinlein

The capacity of the human mind for swallowing nonsense and spewing it forth in violent and repressive action has never yet been plumbed.

Friday Quote- Dr. Walter E. Williams

No matter how worthy the cause, it is robbery, theft, and injustice to confiscate the property of one person and give it to another to whom it does not belong.a

RIP Dr. Williams

Friday Quote – Robert Ingersoll

Give every human being every right that you claim for yourself.

Friday Quote – Ayn Rand

Run for your life from any man who tells you that money is evil. That sentence is the leper’s bell of an approaching looter.

Friday Quote – Xander Opal

A civil right shouldn’t have a single point of failure.

Friday Quote – George Carlin

Sooner or later, the people in this country are going to realize the government doesn’t give a fuck about them. The government doesn’t care about you, or your children, or your rights, or your welfare, or your safety. It simply doesn’t give a fuck about you. It’s only interested in its own power. That’s the only thing. Keeping it, and expanding it wherever possible.

I’m Disinclined to Acquiesce To You r Request

Since the riots started, I’ve been seeing articles asking where the gun owners are to defend the people against the police.

You want me to put my life, liberty, and family fortunes on the line for you? Hmm. Let’s see. How many times did you call for me to be disarmed when it suited your worldview. How many times did you wish death on me because I disagreed with you?

I’m sorry Scorpion, but I know your nature. I’m not going to carry you across the river for you to sting me in the back.

If you want guns to defend yourselves, go put down the money. Unless of course you can’t. You know, because of all those “common sense” gun control laws you demanded right before the cops came for you.

Friday Quote – Murray Rothbard

The only equality that can be achieved in the world, hence the only rational concept of equality, is equality in liberty.

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