You Didn’t Consent to be the State’s Victim

6780Mises Daily Weekend by Walter Block

A selection from Toward a Libertarian Society.

Defenders of government coercion often claim that residence within a state’s boundaries imply consent to be taxed and regulated by the state in question. While one can expect to be robbed by the state regardless of where one lives, this is not the same as consenting to be robbed.

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