Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Conservative Euphemisms for State Aggression by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

Re: " The New Fusionism " by Joseph Bottum.

Reading his essay, you find a long string of euphemisms for state intervention. We are in the end talking about groups supporting the only thing that the state does: namely roughing people up through violence and threats of violence. That’s what every line of every regulation comes down to. That’s the meaning of every tax. That the whole upshot of every tariff, expenditure, prohibition, and bomb. It all amounts to increased use of violence in society. Strip away the banners, songs, uniforms, and speeches: that’s all that the state really is.

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