People just give up in police states.
Why do anything if you're just going to get arrested, the government can take your property, and everything you buy or can be invented will be used to enslave you?
Will the elites, politicians, and Gestapo be so eager to support tyranny if they end up dead in a ditch?
If you live on a good white street and your neighbor is sent to prison then you might start to wonder if your neighbor is really evil or are you living in a police state.
Part of the reason Americans love the police state is that the government made Americans dependent on the government.
The government steals money from taxpayers to give to the lazy and outlaws feeding the homeless and starting a business.
The government bans guns so Americans must rely on the Gestapo for protection.
No one dares criticize the government if they will lose their food stamps, Obamacare, Obamaphones, and Section 8.
Our overlords don't even have a good reason for the nanny police state anymore. Toothpicks must be outlawed to protect the environment. Rope must be banned for safety. Baseball hats must be outlawed because they are ugly. Insurance must be mandatory to protect the insurance industry.
Why not just put Americans in prison when they're born?
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