Death by Emergency Plan

Submitted by Bill St. Clair on Tue, 06 Mar 2007 13:06:08 GMT  <== Politics ==> 

Lew Rockwell at - the gummint-mandated emergency "plan" in Enterprise, Alabama caused the death of eight kids, packed into the school hallways. Yes, the tornado may have killed some of them had their parents been allowed to take them home, but that should have been their parents' right. Won't happen to me. Anybody who tries to keep me from my kids dies. Immediately. [lew]

This brings us to the final presupposition of emergency management in this country: officials assume that you are their property. You have no rights, no freedom of choice, and no volition of your own that should be respected. Your one job is to obey them, and at least if you are killed, they can have bragging rights that they got everyone to go along.

At some point in the coming years, you will probably face this problem. There will be some emergency in which you will be told to put your life or that of your children in the hands of experts, who pretend as if they know what is best for you. Chances are that they don't, and this emergency will be the time when you need to think seriously about fundamental values. Is obedience to authority more important than life itself?

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Death by Emergency Plan

Submitted by Sam on Sun, 11 Mar 2007 17:03:54 GMT

Staying in the school during a tornado warning IS the best solution. This is common sense not government malfeasance.

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You may be correct. But

Submitted by Bill St. Clair on Mon, 12 Mar 2007 13:26:39 GMT

You may be correct. But common sense is a matter of opinion. School employees are free to attempt to convince parents that the school is the best place for their children. The minute they force the issue, however, they are guilty of kidnapping, and any parent who disagrees is justified in using whatever force is necessary to remove their children.

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