Passport to the total state

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September 7, 2011
Ludwig von Mises Institute
by Wendy McElroy  
Posted in Commentary

"'Your papers!' In old movies, the demand is barked at trembling travelers by a Nazi with a guttural accent. If the demand is made in the opening scene, then the audience knows immediately that they watching a totalitarian state in which travelers are in danger. 'Your papers!' now rings out at every American airport and border crossing." (09/07/11)  

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