profrv at nex.net.au
Wed Apr 28 23:02:41 PDT 1999
by Warren Tilson
Recently in the almost hallowed pages of the not yet venerable web site
Anti-State.com, two articles have appeared that may point the way to gain a
free society now.
Robert Vroman's Assassination Politics and Andy Stow's defense agency
articles are both influences for what I am about to describe. I should
point out that I am unalterably opposed, on moral grounds, to Assassination
Politics. This opposition is beyond the scope of this article so I will not
go into it here. There is however an aspect of AP that appeals to me and
that is the naming of a freedom offending individual and asking other
individuals to act in a certain way towards that individual.
Stow's article describes a decentralized defense agency/society that will
get you out of statist caused trouble provided you are a member. Even to
the point of using combat troops to enable your escape from a prison if it
should come to that. This is a great idea and I think it holds some promise
even if there are some technical issues that have to be worked out.
What I am proposing is a system of insurance that if you are arrested on
some political crime (gun law, drug law, sex law, tax law, immigration law,
or commercial law etc. violation) lawyers will be dispatched as well as
activists and propagandists.
The lawyers are there to use whatever legal tactics they can to keep your
life from getting worse, i.e. they would get you out of jail and act as a
shield between you and the state's employees. This is no different than
what lawyers are supposed to do now, however our lawyers will have an
ideological bond with the person they are defending so there will be more
agreement on tactics and a vision of the ultimate goal which many
lawyer-client relationships lack now.
Civil Rights lawyers will also be sent to make sure it becomes a Civil
Rights issue by suing the arresting agency, its employees and all sundry
agencies, and their employees that are involved.
The activists and propagandists are there simply to stir up non-violent
trouble. Their purpose is to organize protests, run ads in the local media,
appear on local talk shows, hand out fliers, discuss jury nullification,
hold workshops and engage in civil disobedience. These things sometimes
happen in a controversial case but it is usually an ad hoc arrangement that
may lack focus, strong leadership and the resources to stay committed.
If you own Freedom Insurance and you are arrested for something your policy
covers you are guaranteed that allies and sympathizers will be on the
scene, coming to your aid within 24 hours. It does not matter how small the
issue, you call they come.
One of the first things that the activist will do is find out all they can
about the arresting officer(s) and the prosecutor. They will then organize
peaceful protests at the residences of these people, the ads will mention
these people by name and ask if they know anything about freedom or the
Constitution or their oaths to the Constitution. In addition their families
will be sought out and asked questions such as: "Do you support your
husband when he violates the rights of others?" "Did you know your daughter
was acting illegally and in violation of the Constitution she has sworn to
The idea here is to get it in to the heads of the people who enforce these
laws that it just is too much trouble to bother with. Arrest someone with
an FI card and he is looking at months of living hell for him and his
family and friends. After awhile, if this idea is successful the mere
presence of a FI bumper sticker will get the driver of that vehicle a pass
or the owner of that store a pass or that prostitute a pass and so on. The
more that cops lay off FI policy holders will ensure that more and more
people will join and in this way the state will be undercut.
As people realize that the police have no will to enforce evil laws those
laws will be disobeyed by millions. If what usually happens when a people
are free to go about their business we will see a massive increase in the
standard of living with all the usual happiness that follows from that.
After awhile this might very well evolve into Stow's Defense Agency and
from there the state will be halfway into the grave.
Of course (another nod to AP) it should be pointed out that all the main
offices and computer servers will be located outside of the USA and all
communication will take place with the aid of encryption.
Let's give it a push: become a Freedom Insurance owner today. Call the home
office for a representative near you.
August 9, 2002
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