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Hans Calmeyer Righteous Gentile 1903-1972

“The Dutch Schindler”

 Lawyer for Life

Socialism

WHY  SAVE  LIVES ? 

The democracy will cease to exist 
when you take away from those 
who are willing to work and give to those who would not. 

Thomas Jefferson 

http://bastiat.org/en/the_law.html#SECTION_G716    Socialism Is Legal PlunderÄĚ

Mr. de Montalembert has been accused of desiring to fight socialism  by the use of brute force. He ought to be exonerated from this  accusation, for he has plainly said: The war that we must fight against socialism must be in harmony with law, honor, and justice.

But why does not Mr. de Montalembert see that he has placed himself  in a vicious circle? You would use the law to oppose socialism? But it  is upon the law that socialism itself relies. Socialists desire to  practice legal plunder, not illegal plunder. Socialists, like all other  monopolists, desire to make the law their own weapon. And when once the  law is on the side of socialism, how can it be used against socialism?  For when plunder is abetted by the law, it does not fear your courts,  your gendarmes, and your prisons. Rather, it may call upon them for  help.

To prevent this, you would exclude socialism from entering into the  making of laws? You would prevent socialists from entering the  Legislative Palace? You shall not succeed, I predict, so long as legal  plunder continues to be the main business of the legislature. It is  illogical, in fact, absurd to assume otherwise.ÄĚ

When a majority of voters no longer pay taxes and instead receive transfer payments from those that do pay taxes, tyranny of the majority begins by having the democratic majority vote themselves ever higher transfer payments, there is no cost to them. This has happened to Judeo-Christian civilization almost everywhere. The private economy is expected to pay the bills and salaries and benefits of an ever larger government bureaucracy which is anything but productive.

The percentage of the economy controlled, guaranteed, or paid for by  the government is increasing. Since the feds were already deeply in debt themselves, the only way they could spend more money was by borrowing  more. You cannot cure a debt problem by borrowing more money. Net debt is going up. So, there’s something wrong. The economy isn’t recovering, it’s just not possible.

Which brings us back to our new theory:

Many are the ideas about how the world rumbles and trundles along. Most have some sort of dialectic at the center of them some tension between one  thing and another that causes them to oscillate to and fro some yin and  yang of opposing forces, constantly battling it out for control.

Good vs. Evil. Progress vs. Backsliding. The proletariat against the  bourgeoisie. The moneyed elite vs. the people. Democracy vs.  Totalitarianism. Freedom vs. Slavery.

Here we offer a new and  improved theory with a dynamic of its own: the producers vs. the  parasites.

Here is our theory: in the beginning, an economy, a business, a  nation‚Ķor even a family budget‚Ķis fresh, clean and dynamic. Over time,  little by little, the parasites encrust themselves ‚Ä“like barnacles on a  ship. Then, they grow. Eventually, they become as fat as ticks on a  hound in the summertime‚Ķ

At first, they are just nuisances. The  economy can support them.

‚ÄėThe masses want bread? Sure why not.  Give them a circus too. And give my lazy brother-in-law a sinecure.‚Ä™

Gradually, more and more people get their teeth into it. An unnecessary department in a thriving business. A subsidy to one group. A special favor to  another. A make-work job‚Ķa handout‚Ķa bailout‚Ķ An expense here. An  extravagance there‚Ķ

When things go well, the parasites take more  blood. Heck, the economy can afford it. When they go badly, they grab  the weakened host and pull it down in a feeding frenzy. BP, are you  ready?

They succeed because in most cases it is generally cheaper to go along than to fight.

Without hardly noticing, the living  become cooperative zombies too. The cigarette companies become tax  collectors for the feds. The oil companies too. Doctors go along with  nationalized health care. Teachers get their lifetime tenure. Ordinary  citizens stand in line to be inspected at airports, counted by census  takers, interrogated by tax collectors. Soon, the whole nation is  zombified.

The zombies win. And then‚Ķthere is collapse, war,  revolution, bankruptcy‚Ķ The zombies are killed off‚Ķnew life begins.

That‚Ä™s why the feds fight so hard to prevent a financial collapse. The last  thing they want is a fresh, new, healthy economy‚Ä

Judeo-Christian Cross