Definition of the Day 11-26-14 (Protection Racket)

Posted: November 26, 2014 in Anarchism, Politics
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PROTECTION RACKET, n. A primitive form of government. Protection rackets differ from legitimate governments in that the criminals running protection rackets are content with stealing your money and do not attempt to control your private life.

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–from the revised and expanded edition of The American Heretic’s Dictionary, the best modern successor to Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary

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