…this week takes another look at the Internet gambling ban, in light of the recent news about the U.S. settlement with Europe, Japan, and Canada, as well as the WTO’s recent ruling granting Antigua $21 million in reparations against the U.S.
Saddest email response so far:
Most civilized people who live in a common set of geographical boundaries agree to live by a common set of rules, regulations, and laws. Governments tax, outlaw, and restrict bad behavior and encourage, reward, and promote other good behavior. Simple; It isn’t about freedom to do wrong things it‘s about being free to do the right things.
Emphasis on the exceptionally stupid part, mine.
Now seems like a good time to bring up that old quote from Agitator hero H.L. Mencken: “Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard. “