This little missive was prompted by some of my earnest compatriots entreating me to join a demonstration to get some law made. I’m not going to mention the cause. It doesn’t matter.

The Dangers of “There Ought To Be A Law

What if it turns out to be a bad law? It becomes very difficult to change because there are people profiting from the bad law.

The lessons of Drug Prohibition should be applied to every proposal to get enforcers to mandate your policy prescriptions.

What you are advocating (in fact if not in your mind) is the establishment of a police state. The idea is of course “police them and leave me alone”. But it doesn’t work that way. Because everyone wants their own laws.

Street corner fascism can’t go out of vogue fast enough for me.