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July 14, 2009

The Difference Between The USA And China

by Brad Warbiany

Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
George Washington

Uighur

So what is the difference between the USA and China?

Our government is still a “dangerous servant”.
China’s is a “fearful master”.

But that line is blurring every day.

Hat Tip: Chris Moody @ United Liberty

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3 Comments

  1. Well put.

    Comment by Akston — July 14, 2009 @ 11:35 am
  2. Wow. Pants around the ankles, personal items strewn about, foot on the back.

    I’m probably a pretty callous person, but that picture really speaks to me….

    Comment by Steve S. — July 15, 2009 @ 9:56 am
  3. It looks from the photo like his hand might actually be ON the trigger, instead of extended forward (like pointing) the way I would suspect it should be, once the arrestee is down and secured like that.

    Isn’t that a big no-no on the cop’s part? Perhaps one of the law enforcement or ex-law enforcement professionals who post here could clarify. Maybe the safety rules are different for Commie cops.

    Comment by southernjames — July 15, 2009 @ 10:26 am

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