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  •  Or the Bush administration officials (3+ / 0-)

    who put the land up for sale for exploitation

    Government and laws are the agreement we all make to secure everyone's freedom.

    by Simplify on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 05:40:17 PM PDT

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    •  What law do you claim they violated? (0+ / 0-)

      Or in the new ecotopia will we throw people into jail for "crimes against the earth" even if they have not violated any actual law?

      •  Maybe you should read the article (0+ / 0-)

        before you spout off about things you are clearly ignorant of. The rights were being illegally auctioned, that was the whole point of his action.

        If debt were a moral issue then, lacking morals, corporations could never be in debt.

        by AoT on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 09:53:47 AM PDT

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        •  Yeah... the article said that... but it did not (0+ / 0-)

          say who decided that it was illegal, what law was violated, or what the criminal penalties were for such violation.

          If the auction was illegal, why didn't the activists sue and block the auction?  I presume they could not convince a judge that their interpretation of the law was correct.

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