The number one threat to the lives and prosperity is the US government.
How could it otherwise be? Loaded with trillions of dollars acquired through legalized theft, the US government has gone beyond mere incompetence plus foreign adventurism; it right now colludes with other governments to reduce populations through the manufactured covid crisis.
Governments are now killing their citizens. . . deliberately.
Taking the House of Representatives away from the Democrats will not cut it. The number of “ radical” Republicans have called out the covid crisis as the genocidal plan it is? How many Republicans had been elected on a platform associated with eliminating government programs or even agencies? How many Republicans view the government, with its power to ignite nuclear Armageddon, as a threat to our lives?
How often have you noticed a politician call for more personal freedom? For getting rid of the income tax and federal government reserve? For disbanding federal government as we know it and relying on the free market for our safety and prosperity?
What If Life Really Could Get Better?
We have to begin by recognizing the government for what it is. See Robert Higgs’s essay “ Ten Factors Not to Abolish Slavery. ”
Admit that will freedom is what you want, or else you will not know what it is you happen to be after. To believe in freedom is to believe that good govt only results in the lack of the state.
What happens if, as Murray Rothbard has written , the particular sstate is nothing more than a criminal gang, regardless of which party is in power?
Is it scary in order to contemplate life without the great god state? Can the state-free economic system provide everything we need? What if it could? What about other concerns such as natural warfare? Do we not require a state to protect us plus tell us what to do?
What if we do not? Imagine if we can deal with all risks through market institutions?
What if the state is certainly incompatible with a free culture?
What if the state’s elections, regardless of the applicants, make a free society impossible?
What if the estimated fourteen billion dollars spent electing politicians in 2020 could have been invested into financial growth?
Imagine if a free society (based on property rights) includes the necessary incentives to govern itself?
What if a totally free society is the best means of defending the country from foreign strike?
State Power over Money and Banking
What if a free modern society provides a safe medium of exchange?
What if our government criminalizes the market’s choice of money, that has historically been gold and silver coins, so that it can expand control of our lives?
Imagine if our government criminalizes society’s choice of money so it can reward preferred constituencies through central bank inflation?
What if central banks cannot exist in a totally free market because they require federal government support for their operation?
What if “ authorities support” amounts to vigorously prohibiting any competition towards the central bank or the money it issues?
What if peace and wealth are the hallmarks of a market-selected money, as proven in the last 1 / 2 of the nineteenth century?
What if the 19th century robber baron s were a consequence of government favors rather than a good indictment of the free marketplace?
What if battle, debt, and money accounting allowance are the hallmarks of the central bank’s fiat money?
What if banking crises result from the practice of fractional reserve financial ?
Imagine if fractional reserve banking satisfies the meaning of embezzlement but is not considered to be such legally?
What if banks that practiced fractional reserve banking considered the government to create a central bank for protection?
What if banks that practiced fractional reserve financial could be criminally prosecuted?
State Control of Education
What if the government takes control of the country’s educational institutions?
What if people are taught from 1 that their government is present to defend their natural legal rights as human beings?
What if events unfavorable towards the government are sanitized or even excluded from its recorded history?
What if grown ups accept the idea that the government as you may know it is a naturally evolving social phenomenon that strives in order to serve our best interests?
Imagine if the Constitution provides for the particular expansion of government power through ambiguous clauses that this government itself gets to interpret?
What if their state evolved from a raiding party fixed upon a peaceful modern society? What if the raiding party used its superiority in order to force the conquered into a protection racket? What if they called the racket government?
What if enough people make known their wish for a state-free existence? What happens if they make known the best advantages of a state-free modern society? What if the state then starts to weaken through attrition in its ranks?
What if the people, under the control of the weakening state, demand their state dissolve itself completely, maybe by refusing to pay taxes?
What if people surrender victimhood and graft and begin to take full responsibility for their lives?