The government accepts no legal obligation to provide specified law enforcement services in exchange for the taxes it forcibly extracts from the citizenry. A clearly defined and voluntarily accepted reciprocal agreement between the government and the citizens has never existed.
Why does gold still matter? Politicians, central bankers, and investors dismiss it as a relic, but the precious metal still plays a role in today's economy. Keith Weiner of Monetary Metals explains why.
If this data is correct, then the anecdotal evidence just doesn't add up, and it's simply not the case that people don't have time to do anything other than work, eat some fast food, and then do it all over again.
Advocates for "blue laws" want to impose more laws on shopkeepers. These moral crusaders should instead start by setting a good example, and stop watching football games, ordering pizzas, or filling up on gas on Sunday.