[QUOTE=32green;4052244]QUalm all you want, I just think a comparison to Nazi's is a bit much.[/quote]
who were the enforcers the nazis used to maintain control throughout the Reich?
[QUOTE]I have no problem with that; There's an obvious dearth of training in many depts., as well as a problem attracting qualified candidates. Virtually all testing for civil service has been watered down to placate the racial arsonists. Plenty of morons out there.
But again, are we granting everyone the option of following a cops directions even if the cop is a walking lawbook? [/QUOTE]
If they aren't exceeding their authority, there's no need.
[QUOTE]So no individual rights issues prior to Nixon? Segregation? Jim Crow? [/QUOTE]
It was a tongue-in-cheek reference to the War on Drugs. Certainly, you're the last person I have to justify a tongue-in-cheek comment to, eh? ;)
"Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint."
- Alexander Hamilton [/QUOTE]
Interesting you would quote the one prominent founder who wanted to institute a new American Monarchy and nobility. Like I said, I prefer a nation of laws, not men.
[quote]We need some laws dude. Humans are ****holes.[/quote]
Right. That's my point. Do we have 'law' if those trusted to enforce it, are disregarding it?
[QUOTE]Finding the right balance, its a fluid thing.[/QUOTE]
The right balance was the Natural Rights of Man.
[QUOTE]We cant all live in a cabin. [/QUOTE]
...but we can dream.