Technically, That’s Illegal was first published in anticipation of the release of the book by the same name. At the beginning, it was used by my friends and family members to keep track of my book progress and get little snippets of the kinds of things that I would be discussing in the book.
Today, Technically, That’s Illegal attempts to document all of the crazy things that people are getting in trouble for in modern America. Some of these things are random, silly things that most people can agree with me about (transporting a baby woodpecker, garage sales, and so on). But, some of the posts you will read here not only point out the incompetence of our government, but the alarming rate at which our freedoms are being eroded in the name of safety and convenience.
In general, this blog takes the stand that most laws are unnecessary at best, and harmful at worst. This includes drug laws, municipal codes, safety recalls, and professional regulation. Technically, That’s Illegal attempts to give the reader a perspective they haven’t heard on some of the things that they have come to accept from the government. In the end, I want to help to thwart the inclination we have to send government to fix our problems.
One of the major problems I see with today’s society is the tendency to judge those that are convicted of crimes. You will see this theme come up from time to time here. The fact of the matter is that we should not point the finger at someone’s law breaking unless we are willing to follow all of the laws ourselves. Unfortunately, this isn’t possible with the state of legislation today. Nobody is entitled to call themselves a “law abiding citizen.” If you don’t believe me, read my book and browse around here for a while.
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Have a safe and fun day. But, don’t have too much fun. That’s probably illegal.