Happy Lysander Spooner Day

From BuddyRey of the Ron Paul Forums:

As some of you may know, for the last two years, I’ve made an effort to publicly commemorate the birth of one of the greatest, yet often unsung heroes of the early libertarian movement, the great abolitionist attorney and anti-statist thinker Lysander Spooner. Tomorrow, January 19th, marks 204 years since the birth of this uncompromisingly bold, brilliant, and intrepid defender of Natural Rights and individual sovereignty. And, appropriately enough, it’s also the final debate for Ron Paul before the South Carolina primary. With apologies to Spooner’s deist sensibilities, nothing pleases me more than to imagine him standing with Ron in spirit tomorrow night, and helping the good doc perform especially well!

Most of all, tomorrow is a day to revel in your individual liberty in its truest and most unalloyed form. A few suggested activities for a well-spent Spooner Day include calling your so-called “representatives” to demand they vote against SOPA, rereading some of Spooner’s classic works, like “No Treason” or “An Essay on the Trial by Jury”, or even just microwaving some popcorn and rewatching “V for Vendetta” for the 18th time. Let’s live it up, and party like we’ve never even heard of NDAA!

A man’s natural rights are his own, against the whole world; and any infringement of them is equally a crime, whether committed by one man, or by millions; whether committed by one man calling himself a robber, or by millions calling themselves a government.
– Lysander Spooner


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