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L. Neil Smith's
Number 719, May 5, 2013

Such "dangerous" individuals not only hate the government,
but are increasingly unwilling to endure it any further.

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Re: "Of Kings and Capitalism" by L. Neil Smith

After reading this fine piece, I got to thinking that maybe trying to pass this in Washington is a lost cause, but it might be very possible (or at least less close to impossible) to start passing it in towns, counties, and perhaps even states. I've thought of adding a second clause allowing prosecution of visiting/working in the area officials for acts elsewhere, but it's probably best to leave it as is. I'm also not sure if the last bit should be added or not, since it is implicit in any law.

In any case, a fine piece of writing that seems nearly impossible to improve upon. As evidence, I hold up the original with only additions to make it work as a law passed by a lower level of government instead of an amendment to the original.


A Proposed Bill of Rights Penalty Clause

Any official, appointed or elected, at any level of government, who attempts, through legislative act or other means, to nullify, evade, or avoid the provisions of the first ten amendments to the constitution of the United States, or of the thirteenth amendment thereof {within or as applicable to [jurisdiction]}, shall be summarily removed from office, and, upon conviction, deprived of all pay and benefits including pension, and sentenced to imprisonment for life, to the extent enforceable by {this government entity} {town, county state, etc.}.

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