But, Without Government, Who Would Run a Legal Extortion Racket that Disenfranchises the Self-Employed?

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

Colorado’s Absurd War on Online Dog Walking Services:
http://reason.com/archives/2017/05/03/colorados-absurd-war-on-online-dog-walki

() In over 10,000 cities in all 50 states, the online platform Rover offers pet owners the ability to connect with walkers and sitters with the ease that characterizes the growing sharing economy. There are over 100,000 people who earn money by working with the platform and Rover is just one of many “pet sharing” sites.

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: But, without government, who would run a legal extortion racket that not only disenfranchises individuals from self-employment, but also artificially eliminates competition for larger businesses, in the process?

State Forces People into Homelessness Over Possession of Small Quantities of Cannabis

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

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Police Having People Evicted from Homes for Small Amount of Marijuana:
http://sprout.news/evicted-small-amount-marijuana/

() Police in Washington DC are taking advantage of nuisance abatement laws to target renters and homeowners for possession of tiny amounts of cannabis.

Rajuawn Middleton’s son moved out of her home years earlier, but that did not stop police in the nations capital from raiding her home in a search for guns they allege he was harboring. In fact, in the end, the son was never charged with any crime related to the allegations.

During the raid in March 2014, however, a single joint was found in her possession. As a result she was eventually forced to move out of her home.

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: And, once these families are disenfranchised, and forced into homelessness by the State, most will require government “assistance” to get by…

“Government: breaks your leg, offers you a crutch, then says, ‘See, if it weren’t for me, you wouldn’t be able to walk’.”