NoInvaders.Org Proves to be "Interesting" and "Useful" in its Debut

Written by Jim Wood

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Recent changes torepparttar Web site were made onrepparttar 113461 "Form a Posse" page to clarify crimes that permit citizen's arrests in pursuit of punishing immigration law violators, to quellrepparttar 113462 temptation for vigilante justice. An affiliate program was added so affiliates can earn 50-100% commission onrepparttar 113463 sale of "Good Employer" advertising space andrepparttar 113464 reports/complaints surfers upload concerning illegal dwellers and their employers. I will attendrepparttar 113465 Minute Man Project demonstration in Naco, Arizona, April 1-2, and hope to promote my Web site there. Please point your browser to http://www.NoInvaders.Org for details.

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Bully for prohibitionists

Written by Kurt St. Angelo

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Likewise, inrepparttar privacy of voting booths, some people ask government to do things that they would never – on moral or criminal grounds – do themselves. As well, most politicians call for government to do things that it has no authority to do. For example, if we as individuals have no right to use force to make others quit smoking, then we cannot delegate this lack of authority to our agents in government. The sum total of zero authority is zero.

If government derives its just powers fromrepparttar 113460 governed, then there is no place in a just society forrepparttar 113461 prohibition of individual vice, except in public areas that our governments constitutionally may regulate. (There is some dispute whether a city such as Bloomington, Indiana may regulate smoking in commercial areas.)

Outside these prescribed areas, there is no moral, practical or constitutional authority for citizens to use government force against others’ honest nonviolent behavior, such as smoking. Bullying is notrepparttar 113462 solution to vice. We cannot coerce virtue into others when coercion is not virtuous. The best approach is to treat all vice as we do alcohol and tobacco cigarettes.

Unlikerepparttar 113463 Republican Party that he inspired, Abraham Lincoln understood thatrepparttar 113464 prohibition of vice is rule byrepparttar 113465 brute force of bullies with no moral authority. He said: “Prohibition will work great injury torepparttar 113466 cause of temperance. It is a species of intemperance within itself, for it goes beyondrepparttar 113467 bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation, and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes. A Prohibition law strikes a blow atrepparttar 113468 very principles upon which our government was founded."

Dr. Phil saidrepparttar 113469 best way to enfeeble bullies is to not stand with them.

Kurt is a hopeful screenwriter. He is a graduate of Pomona College in Claremont, Californina and of Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis.

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