There is Only One Crime in a Free Society

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  1. ihopehefails
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    The only crime that can be committed in a free society is the violation of another person's liberty, freedom, and pursuit of happiness.
     
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    This thread should be classified as a crime
     
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    Actually, smartass....it just so happens that all crimes derive from that.
     
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    Is drug possession a crime?
    Prostitution?
     
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    Oops!!! Gotcha!:razz:
     
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    That sounds like three rather than one.
     
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    In fact they do. I bet you cannot fathom how though.
     
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    Yes but I argue that is a violation of your free will. We can tax it to discourage its use but liberals keep telling us that taxing anything doesn't discourage that behavior which is their justification for raising income taxes. I still can't see how that bit of liberal logic fits into the idea of passing sin taxes to discourage smoking and eating fast food?
     
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    Ignorant commentary like that is definitely a crime against my personal pursuit of happiness.
     
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    One may add ..."And an unfettered right to private property", or words to that effect. In fact private property rights are the sum total of all other rights.
     

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