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Monday, October 13, 2008

Re: lessons for libertarians?

Starchild wrote:
> Some lessons here for the libertarian movement
> -- a radical, uncompromising, unapologetic message, and a program
> including diverse activities (poetry, drama, letter-writing, hip-hop
> music, a live phone call from prison, etc.) brings out thousands of activists
Would those thousands be more like a floor or a ceiling? How many of
them actually agree with Critical Resistance in opposing all
incarceration, even for "murderers, rapists and pedophiles"? That's
even nuttier than Mary Ruwart's checkbook justice, which would at least
make convicts choose a private debtors' prison/work-farm if their bank
account is smaller than the damage award for their murders, rapes, and

Sorry, I'd rather be right than cool.