The State is Permit Patty

As I scrolled through my Facebook news feed, I discovered the following artwork here, being shared by the page, “Today’s Government Screwup,” and originally posted it to my own wall, along with commentary…

“(Violation) [#1] 32:197 – Bicycle – Improper Lane (Fine) $302.50
(Violation) [#2] 32:194 – Traffic laws apply to person riding bicycles (Fine) $302.50
(Violation) [#3] 154:1422 – Bicycle equipment (Fine) $157.50
(Violation) [#4] 154:1403 – Bicycle registration required (Fine) $157.50
(Sub Total) $920.00
(Paid) $0.00
(Amount Remaining) $920.00″

My Commentary: Make no mistake. The State is Permit Patty.

New Jersey Finally Approves Medical Marijuana for Treatment of Anxiety, Migraines, Tourette’s, and Chronic Pain

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

Medical Marijuana in N.J. is Now Available for Chronic Pain, Anxiety, Migraines:
http://www.nj.com/marijuana/2018/03/chronic_pain_anxiety_migraine_sufferers_may_apply.html#incart_most-read_

(Payton Guion and Susan K. Livio) Effectively immediately, doctors in New Jersey can recommend their patients use medical marijuana to treat anxiety, various forms of chronic pain, migraines and Tourette’s syndrome.

The conditions have been added under the first stage of a wide-ranging expansion of the medicinal marijuana program announced Tuesday by Gov. Phil Murphy .

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: Do you think NJ’s criminal government will clear the records of those victims they previously kidnapped, robbed, stripped, caged, and extorted merely for engaging in this exact peaceful, victimless activity, before it magically became “legal”? I’m asking for a friend. 😉

Government Remains Prime Enemy of Liberty

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

House Rejects Bill to Give Patients a ‘Right to Try’ Experimental Drugs:
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/13/us/politics/house-rejects-right-to-try-bill.html

(In a surprising rebuff to President Trump and Republican leaders, the House derailed a bill on Tuesday that would have given patients with terminal illnesses a right to try unproven experimental treatments.

The bill was considered under special fast-track procedures that required a two-thirds majority for passage, and it fell short. When the roll was called, 259 House members supported the bill, and 140 opposed it.

Most of the opposition came from Democrats, who said the bill gave false hope to patients and could actually endanger people dying of incurable diseases, because it would undermine protections provided by the Food and Drug Administration.

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: All current “drug laws” are predicated upon the assumption that the State owns your body…

“Border Control” and “Gun Control” Crowd Share Same Flawed, Authoritarian Logic

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

Two Statist Peas in a Pod:
https://steemit.com/anarchy/@larkenrose/two-statist-peas-in-a-pod

(Larken Rose) It’s amazing how much the “closed border” crowd has in common with the “gun control” crowd, in how they think, in how they feel, and in how they talk.

(Read entire article here)

My Commentary: Peel away the outer layers of the “arguments” being used to promote “closed borders” and “gun control” to discover the same exact violent ideology underlying them both.

Poll Reveals Americans Blame Government More Than Guns for Florida School Shooting

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

“FBI Warned”

Americans Blame Government More Than Guns for Florida Massacre:
http://m.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/current_events/gun_control/americans_blame_government_more_than_guns_for_florida_massacre

Most Americans think government error is more responsible than a lack of gun control for the Valentine’s Day massacre at a Florida high school.

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: “The Adventures of the Public Who Just Started Paying Attention”