Originally Posted by delphi_ote
I've had similar conversations with CT folks and I've come to the same conclusion. If I honestly
believed a tenth of what they say about the government were true, I'd take up arms. I sure as hell wouldn't be paying taxes or logging onto the internet to leave a record of who I was for that evil government to track me down when I exposed its nefarious deeds.
Ironically, however, I once had a conversation with a die hard CTer about social security that went
Him: The "government" is conspiring to take social security away from us. We can't let that happen, man!
Me: Wait. You believe the government murdered 3,000 Americans but still trust it to run your retirement?
Him: That's different. It's not the same people.