What Happens When the Government Breaks Its Own Laws? By Andrew Napolitano

When the answer is nothing, the nation collapses. From Andrew Napolitano at lewrockwell.com:

Five members of the Proud Boys are currently on trial for sedition in federal court in Washington, D.C. Sedition is a conspiracy to overthrow the federal government by the use of force. This case stems from the events of Jan. 6, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol. During the trial, an FBI agent inadvertently admitted that she was asked to doctor and to destroy evidence, and that her colleagues have spied on defense lawyers in the case.

The Department of Justice has pursued the defendants in Jan. 6-related matters with much zeal. The current Proud Boys trial, however, exceeds anything that has recently been revealed.

Here is the backstory.

A conspiracy is an agreement by two or more persons to commit a crime that they are able to commit in which at least one of those who embraced the agreement took at least one step in furtherance of it.

Prosecutors love conspiracy cases because they are easy to prove. Yet, every modern definition of crime includes an element of harm. Since conspiracy is essentially a thought crime, the courts have dispensed with the element of harm. Stated differently, the government needs only prove the existence of the agreement and the single step in furtherance of its consummation. The government need not prove harm.

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2 responses to “What Happens When the Government Breaks Its Own Laws? By Andrew Napolitano

  1. Anarchotyranny

    That means that you live a post law and order banana republic ruled by criminals.
    Soon you will see department of agriculture and other low level minions in generallisimo outfits in jeeps with .50cal mounts.
    Remember that Post American World book that Barry was carrying on the tarmac all those years back?


  2. in amerika, we know the answer: NOTHING, unless it is REWARDED.


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