4. Strange how California's Mulford Act didn't get mentioned at all in that article.
And the motivation behind that was decidedly racist.
In any event, the piece got pretty well sliced, diced and julienned in the comments section
“The illusion of freedom will continue as long as it's profitable to continue the illusion. At the point where the illusion becomes too expensive to maintain, they will just take down the scenery, they will pull back the curtains, they will move the tables and chairs out of the way and you will see the brick wall at the back of the theater.” -Frank Zappa