Monday, December 5, 2016

Modern Day Slaves

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw: It stinks, I suppose.
Trip: Yeah, it stinks bad. And we all covered up in it, too. Ain't nobody clean. Be nice to get clean, though.

Using an analogy from the popular TV series The Walking Dead, Jacob Hornberger suggests that many people narrowly view slavery as the chattel version practiced by southern states prior to the Civil War.

But many other forms of slavery exist. Any time a person must routinely surrender production under penalty of force constitutes slavery.

As JH correctly concludes, modern day taxpayers are today's fractional slaves.

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