America’s human traffickers

February 24
by Garry Reed, Dallas Libertarian Examiner

Why are today’s political plotters so hot for a military draft and mandatory civil servitude?

Why are so many of them so eager to turn their once-sovereign fellow citizens into political string puppets? Do they know something we don’t? Do they know that the public treasury will be raped so long and deep and wide and hard that the only way the country will survive is to create a workforce of slaves? Do they know we’ll be fighting wars of conquest forever and need an endless supply of human drones?

Will Chevys be built by forced labor? Will submissive servants wait upon the poor and elderly? Will politicians and bureaucrats be serviced by harems of girls and boys pimped out by the Department of Commandeered Human Services? (It will give a double meaning to “bondage” in DC’s brothels.)

Exhibit A – Even before stumbling through the oath of office President-Elect Barack Obama picked Rahm Emanuel as his chief of staff. Emanuel is an unapologetic slave trader wannabe. Civil Liberties Examiner J.D. Tuccille, in his article, “Obama’s chief of staff choice favors compulsory universal service,” notes that Emanuel co-wrote a book “that calls for, among other things, compulsory service for all Americans ages 18 to 25.” Emanuel described his hijacking tactics this way: “Young people will know that between the ages of eighteen and twenty-five, the nation will enlist them for three months of civilian service”. His book is called The Plan: Big Ideas for America. It should have been named: The scam: Big Chains for Americans.

Exhibit B – writing for Common Sense, Paul Jacob notes that one Tony Blankley (former Reagan speechwriter, former Newt Gingrich press secretary, current Heritage Foundation Fellow), in his book True Grit, calls for a universal draft of 18-and 19-year-olds to be unwillingly sacrificed either as battlefield fodder or as press gangs for government civil servitude, as it pleases our Political Lordships. (When Human Events reviewed this book, says Jacob, they noted that Blankley had “progressed” from libertarian to conservative to nationalist. What’s the next stop on this puppet-master’s journey toward social enlightenment, the National Socialist German Workers Party?)

Exhibit C – Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) is obsessed with adolescent abductions. In 2003 he introduced a bill to reinstate the military draft. It was voted on in 2004 with only John Murtha (D-PA) and Pete Stark (D-CA) supporting it. In 2006 he introduced expanded legislation that would shanghai men and women into the military for two years or a “period of civilian service” for national defense, homeland security and “other purposes.” And the self-styled Body-Snatcher-in-Chief just won’t quit. Asked in the 1/14/09 edition of The Hill if he plans to try again in 2009 he responded, “probably … yes.”

Exhibit D – From the libertarian Reason magazine cover story entitled, “Be Afraid of President McCain,” April 2007: “If you’re beginning to detect a rigid sense of citizenship and a skeptical attitude toward individual choice, you are beginning to understand what kind of president John McCain actually would make, in contrast with the straight-talking maverick that journalists love to quote but rarely examine in depth. For years McCain has warned that a draft will be necessary if we don’t boost military pay, and he has long agitated for mandatory national service.”

Note that this sampling of professional freedom-haters hail from both ends of the so-called political spectrum, proving once again that there is little difference between Left and Right or Liberal and Conservative, and that the Republican and Democrat political parties are really just one big fraternal criminal gang of Republicrats.

And don’t kid yourself with political spin-ups and slippery snake oil rationalizations; universal social service is a form of slavery. So is military conscription. So is taxation. So is mandatory anything. The Thirteenth Amendment forbids involuntary servitude, not that any of our public masters care about this or any other inconvenient provision of what used to be the supreme law of this land.

One can only speculate, in this once-free society, how so many people have come to despise freedom so deeply.

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