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If the intent behind the redefining of words is deception, someone decides to redefine the meaning of words so as to cause someone to be deceived, then that can be demonstrated factually, by illustration, or by physically demonstrating the deception occurring in time and place.

Take the time period of 1776 through 1888, and see what actually happened in America, for example.

In words those events can be illustrated. To actually live in American during that time period is to see the demonstration occurring in time and place.

People invest voluntarily in a form of government created by these people for their common defense against criminals then called The British.

The form of government they used was a form known as a Federation, or confederation.

So government is then a voluntary defense association.

The word government is a voluntary defense association.

The form of the government is a Federation as a voluntary defense association. That is fully within most of what anachro-capitalists claim to be a free market.

Then a band of thieves call a secret meaning so as to redefine the meaning of government as no longer meaning a voluntary defense association and instead the word government means an involuntary payment schedule paid by "citizens" and paid to "Federalists".

If the targets are effectively deceived then the targets "volunteer" to pay the extortion fee, as the targets, the subjects of the deception, are then acting under the false belief that they are still investing voluntarily in a defense association, yet the same enemy that was driven out during the actual voluntary association is returned under a false name.

That actually happened in that way.

People can figure out how to organize into free markets, including free market government, and when it is accurately, truly, measurably voluntary, then it actually works for people for their defense.

When people reach for voluntary government, and when people actually invest in voluntary government, then people employ voluntary government for their common defense, just like insurance works in any other type of investment offered in free markets, demanded in free markets, and supplied in free markets.

When people are then offered a false version of the real thing, and instead of an accurately demonstrated free market supply of voluntary government (the bait), there is instead a counterfeit, involuntary, version, those who are duped by the false words, are trapped by their own ignorance, trapped by the deceptions offered instead of the real thing.

If you question, then the assumption is that your questioning is a genuine demand for the accurate answer.

If you then reject a competitive answer due to your incapacity to understand the answer, then you can ask someone else, and someone else may offer a more competitive answer.

"First in the importance of its evil influence they considered the money monopoly, which consists of the privilege given by the government to certain individuals, or to individuals holding certain kinds of property, of issuing the circulating medium, a privilege which is now enforced in this country by a national tax of ten per cent., upon all other persons who attempt to furnish a circulating medium, and by State laws making it a criminal offense to issue notes as currency. It is claimed that the holders of this privilege control the rate of interest, the rate of rent of houses and buildings, and the prices of goods, – the first directly, and the second and third indirectly. For, say Proudhon and Warren, if the business of banking were made free to all, more and more persons would enter into it until the competition should become sharp enough to reduce the price of lending money to the labor cost, which statistics show to be less than three-fourths of once per cent. In that case the thousands of people who are now deterred from going into business by the ruinously high rates which they must pay for capital with which to start and carry on business will find their difficulties removed. If they have property which they do not desire to convert into money by sale, a bank will take it as collateral for a loan of a certain proportion of its market value at less than one per cent. discount. If they have no property, but are industrious, honest, and capable, they will generally be able to get their individual notes endorsed by a sufficient number of known and solvent parties; and on such business paper they will be able to get a loan at a bank on similarly favorable terms. Thus interest will fall at a blow. The banks will really not be lending capital at all, but will be doing business on the capital of their customers, the business consisting in an exchange of the known and widely available credits of the banks for the unknown and unavailable, but equality good, credits of the customers and a charge therefor of less than one per cent., not as interest for the use of capital, but as pay for the labor of running the banks. This facility of acquiring capital will give an unheard of impetus to business, and consequently create an unprecedented demand for labor, – a demand which will always be in excess of the supply, directly to the contrary of the present condition of the labor market. Then will be seen an exemplification of the words of Richard Cobden that, when two laborers are after one employer, wages fall, but when two employers are after one laborer, wages rise. Labor will then be in a position to dictate its wages, and will thus secure its natural wage, its entire product. Thus the same blow that strikes interest down will send wages up. But this is not all. Down will go profits also. For merchants, instead of buying at high prices on credit, will borrow money of the banks at less than one per cent., buy at low prices for cash, and correspondingly reduce the prices of their goods to their customers. And with the rest will go house-rent. For no one who can borrow capital at one per cent. with which to build a house of his own will consent to pay rent to a landlord at a higher rate than that. Such is the vast claim made by Proudhon and Warren as to the results of the simple abolition of the money monopoly."

Second, federalism permits the states to operate as laboratories of democracy-to experiment with various policies and Programs. For example, if Tennessee wanted to provide a state-run health system for its citizens, the other 49 states could observe the effects of this venture on Tennessee's economy, the quality of care provided, and the overall cost of health care. If the plan proved to be efficacious other states might choose to emulate it, or adopt a plan taking into account any problems surfacing in Tennessee. If the plan proved to be a disastrous intervention, the other 49 could decide to leave the provision of medical care to the private sector. With national plans and programs, the national officials simply roll the dice for all 284 million people of the United States and hope they get things right.

Experimentation in policymaking also encourages a healthy competition among units of government and allows the people to vote with their feet should they find a law of policy detrimental to their interests. Using again the state-run health system as an example, if a citizen of Tennessee was unhappy with Tennessee's meddling with the provisions of health care, the citizen could move to a neighboring state. Reallocation to a state like North Carolina, with a similar culture and climate, would not be a dramatic shift and would be a viable option. Moreover, if enough citizens exercised this option, Tennessee would be pressured to abandon its foray into socialized medicine, or else lose much of its tax base. To escape a national health system, a citizen would have to emigrate to a foreign country, an option far less appealing and less likely to be exercised than moving to a neighboring state. Without competition from other units of government,the national government would have much less incentive than Tennessee would to modify the objectionable policy. Clearly, the absence of experimentation and competition hampers the creation of effective programs and makes the modification of failed national programs less likely.

In addition to imposing a web of hierarchy on the Continental Army, Washington crushed liberty within by replacing individual responsibility by iron despotism and coercion. Severe and brutal punishments were imposed upon those soldiers whose sense of altruism failed to override their instinct for self-preservation. Furloughs were curtailed and girlfriends of soldiers were expelled from camp; above all, lengthy floggings were introduced for all practices that Washington considered esthetically or morally offensive. He even had the temerity to urge Congress to raise the maximum number of strikes of the lash from 39 to the enormous number of 500; fortunately, Congress refused.

Washington broke the government, so he could become the chief tax collector for the Congress of the United States and, also, so he could jail anyone who refused to consent to be taxed. Broken American government has been falling apart steadily since George Washington first broke it. As I explain in this report, fixing the government is as easy as getting the President Elect to take an oath "to support this Constitution." That part of the oath of Office of President of the United States to "preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States," explains that the "United States" means the territory and other property belonging to the United States of America.

Claiming that all government is crime is to claim that no one can volunteer to be part of an effort to effectively defend against all government?

Does that not ensure that all government will perpetuate until the second to last "volunteer" is consumed by the last one?

Voluntary defense associations included the example provided by the Icelandic Commonwealth, Holland at the time of the Declaration of Independence, Switzerland at that same time, and the American Federation between 1776 and 1787. Certainly the criminals were still powerful, but the voluntary free market design of government does work the way it does work when people invest in voluntary defense.