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Response to napoleon_in_rags (Reply #18)

Mon Jan 2, 2012, 04:41 PM

46. "the state isn't doing any of those things its supposed to do"???

Last I checked, there were still cops and street sweepers on the streets, and judges and clerks in the courts.

So I'd say that the state is still doing SOME of the things it is supposed to do.

Recently in PA, a judge was sent to prison for many years, for getting kickbacks for placing juveniles in juvenile prison for very minor offenses. If the state wasn't doing ANY of those things it's supposed to do, that wouldn't have happened - that judge would still be ruining lives and getting his kickbacks.

Some people see the system failing them. But that doesn't mean the system has broken down completely, because it hasn't.

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