Comment: The only difference between the state and the mafia is...

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The only difference between the state and the mafia is...

Everybody laughs at the mafia when they claim to be legitimate, when state claims legitimacy they are unquestionably believed.

It's because of this illusion of legitimacy that the state is a much more successful criminal organization.

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"The State is a gang of thieves writ large." - Murray Rothbard