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The Post-Constitutional Era

• Truthdig
.... It means that extraordinary rendition of U.S. citizens on U.S. soil by our government is legal. It means that the courts, like the legislative and executive branches of government, exclusively serve corporate power—one of the core definitions of fascism. It means that the internal mechanisms of state are so corrupted and subservient to corporate power that there is no hope of reform or protection for citizens under our most basic constitutional rights. It means that the consent of the governed—a poll by showed that this provision had a 98 percent disapproval rating—is a cruel joke. And it means that if we do not rapidly build militant mass movements to overthrow corporate tyranny, including breaking the back of the two-party duopoly that is the mask of corporate power, we will lose our liberty. ...

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Comment by Ed Price
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You have rights, right? Everybody has rights. And the further you travel from childhood to adolescence to adulthood, the more your rights grow, until you are fully adult and your rights are fully in place.

Governments and laws don't have anything to do with you having rights, or you not having rights. Your rights are there, naturally, without Government having anything to do with it.

So, what's Government for then? Government is there for ONE reason. It is there to give people in law enforcement permission to trample all over your rights.

Do you want to secure the results that you obtain from exercising your rights? There's only one way. Get rid of laws, and limit Governmental activity to judging repayment, based on REAL harm and/or damage done to one individual by another. That's it. More than this tramples on your rights.

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