The trial itself was a farce, a spectacle that one had to follow closely to believe. The judge permitted the two prosecutors to run the proceedings and acted as a third arm of the prosecution, openly declaring his disdain for the defense.
For performing his patriotic duty, Wirt was branded a liar by committee Democrats, smeared by the press and even ridiculed by Roosevelt himself, a fate that would likewise befall future anti-communists such as ex-Soviet agent Whittaker Chambers, journalist M. Stanton Evans, Representative Martin Dies (D-TX) and Senator Joseph McCarthy (R-WI).
Daily Bell: If democracy has failed what would you put in its place? What is the ideal society? Anarcho-capitalism?
Dr. Hans-Hermann Hoppe: I prefer the term “private law society.” In a private law society every individual and institution is subject to one and the same set of laws. No public law granting privileges to specific persons or functions exists in this society. There is only private law (and private property), equally applicable to each and everyone.
Our country was founded upon freedom from oppression. Are we still free from oppression? How oppressive are taxes? How oppressive are laws defining behavior? How oppressive are dictates by Presidents and agencies that are not representative of the people’s wishes? Is America actually a free country.
Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just Powers from the Consent of the Governed.” ? Thomas Jefferson, the Declaration of Independence
I think it is high time we quit worrying so much about their puppet, Obama, and start worrying about the people who made him President and who have enabled him to do every single rotten thing he has done.