Awesome article and analogy.
ONLY CRAZY PEOPLE DRINK RAW MILK?
THE WIDER IMPLICATIONS
For a moment, don’t think about whether raw milk is safe or dangerous, health-giving or harmful. Stop. There are wider implications here. And they affect every citizen.
Here is my article, from August 5, 2011. The issues are still quite relevant.
The federal raid on Rawesome Foods in Venice, California, is based on the insistence (with guns) that private citizens can’t make contracts with each other to buy and sell raw unpasteurized milk.
Some uninformed types believe the raid was solely focused on the fact that Rawesome doesn’t have a business license. But it is a private club, and the last time I looked, a club doesn’t need a license to carry on its activities.
Do private citizens have the right to form an association, by contract, and then engage in exchange of goods and services, among its members, regardless of…
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