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The Top Ten Reasons why the Mafia is better than the Government Posted on November 15, 2011 by dirtdigger

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Freedom4Me73986 Posted: Tue, Nov 15 2011 12:33 AM


Reason 10: The Mafia has a sense of honor. If they say that they will do something, they stick to it. Most people in government don’t have a clue what a sense of honor is. If they say that they will do something, you can count on it only if you’re getting the short end of the stick.

Reason 9: The Mafia code of conduct is simple and clear, and unfettered by legal doublespeak and millions of regulations.

Reason 8: When competing Mafia families go to war, they don’t kill hundreds of thousands of civilians as “collateral damage.” War is good for the government, but the Mafia understands that war is bad for business.

Reason 7: The Mafia won’t conduct a war against you at taxpayer expense just because you want to drink a beer or smoke.

Reason 6: When you buy protection from the Mafia, you get protection. The Mafia has a good track record for limiting violent crime in the areas that they protect. Like the government, they don’t like competition! When you buy protection from the government, you can dial 911 and maybe you’ll get protection or maybe not. Remember, the Supreme Court has ruled that the police have absolutely no obligation to protect you and your family.

Reason 5: The Mafia’s protection is much less expensive than the government’s. The Mafia wants ten or fifteen percent of your profits, while the various levels of government will try to snatch at least 40 to 50 percent of your profits.

Reason 4: Unlike the government, the Mafia wants your business to succeed. They know that ruining your business means that you can’t pay for protection. The Mafia imposes almost no regulatory overhead, nor do they require that you waste your time filling out zillions of tax forms.

Reason 3: The Mafia won’t keep you from protecting yourself or your property, and will gladly sell you the means to protect yourself and your family. The government prefers that you be helpless.

Reason 2: The government wants to regulate your family affairs. The Mafia has no interest in interfering with how you raise your children or run your household.

And the number one reason why the Mafia is better than the government:
Members of the Mafia have a great sense of style, dress far better than government bureaucrats, and are much easier on the eyes.

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MaikU replied on Tue, Nov 15 2011 7:26 AM

I'm lovin it :)

"Dude... Roderick Long is the most anarchisty anarchist that has ever anarchisted!" - Evilsceptic

(english is not my native language, sorry for grammar.)

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Hahaha. It's like choosing the less bad of two evils. :)

It is not left versus right, it is social engineering versus spontaneous order.
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Anton replied on Wed, Nov 16 2011 12:50 PM

Good points, especially concerning humour and style :) But will not Mafia in the long-run evolve into government, if it eliminates all competitors including current government?

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