But if you are incapable of earning a decent wage and are forced to live in poverty due to circumstances that you have zero control over, I will understand and empathize. I will gladly pay a portion of my earnings to help you. I just do not want to be forced by gunpoint to do so, and I also do not want those who are capable but unwilling to take advantage of what I am meaning to give to you.
Ohhhhhh my gaaawwwwwddd this had me rolling. …..
What was a policeman, if not a civilian with a uniform and a badge? But they tended to use the term [civilian] these days as a way of describing people who were not policemen. It was a dangerous habit: once policemen stopped being civilians, the only other thing they could be was soldiers.