...because we all know that every law that is made is right and just, and should be enforced with the full force of the state (except of course when the perpetrators are agents of the state who kill civilians).
Here's what Judge Katherine Forrest said when she sentenced 31-year old Ross Ulbricht to life in prison with no chance of parole, for the crime of having set up a website that subverted the government's disastrous, barbaric and violent War on Drugs:
“The stated purpose [of the Silk Road] was to be beyond the law. In the world you created over time, democracy didn’t exist. You were captain of the ship, the Dread Pirate Roberts,” said Judge Katherine Forrest who has otherwise spent her career defending corporate moguls and their intellectual property rights. “Silk Road’s birth and presence asserted that its…creator was better than the laws of this country. This is deeply troubling, terribly misguided, and very dangerous.”
It turns out Judge Forrest is in good company, as Kimberly explains: