[ExI] The Total State

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Sat Jun 14 01:40:21 UTC 2008

2008/6/14 Samantha Atkins <sjatkins at mac.com>:

> Ask those locked up for victimless crimes just how wonderful it is.
> In 1950 there was substantially less government interference in
> everyday life and government was substantially smaller than today.

Other than cigarette smoking, can you give an example of how people
were less persecuted for victimless crimes in 1950 compared to today?

> And in this so enlightened and modern country, in the heart of Silicon
> Valley even, what passes for consumer broadband is so s-l-o-w I can't
> even watch a google video.   You would think it isn't the 21st century!

And is that a failure on the part of Government or the free market?

Stathis Papaioannou

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