- If you are a male over the age of 18, you have probably registered for the selective service. As I write this, you are in no danger of being drafted, i.e. forced into slavery and subjected to mortal danger during war time. I cannot speak for the future. From the website of the selective service "In a crisis requiring a draft, men would be called in sequence determined by random lottery number and year of birth." This brings a whole new meaning to the word "service". Sears' call center isn't looking so bad now.
- If you work for a living in sectors of the economy visible to the eyes of the law, somewhere on the order of one-third to one-half of all of your earnings are taken by one government or another. Now of course, you may receive some benefits and services as a result, but nevertheless, your payments are not truly voluntary, contrary to the assertions of Harry Reid.
They don't do it, because the force in the process is too obvious. Evan an idiot like Harry Reid cannot fail to see the needle in the arm, even though he seems oblivious to the gun in the room.