Why did the government let the San Bernardino Terrorists into America? Where was the INS, the CIA, the FBI, Homeland Security and all of the spy apparatus the government uses as revealed by Edward Snowden, now being protected from prosecution by Vladimir Putin? The attack on Apple in retaliation for the failure of the government to do what it should have done to protect America from the San Bernardino Terrorists has become instead, a massive attack on the U.S. Constitution by the Federal Government and that attack should be prohibited by centuries of human experience. It’s well documented that as recently as 1940 government’s used lists of gun owners to execute them despite the denials of the government that they would not keep such lists. Millions were actually murdered as a result.

Judge Sheri Pym ordered Apple to get to work and develop software to unlock Apple cellphones. Apple has been ordered to get to work to develop something it does not have but the Constitution makes the Judges Order a violation of the requirement for the government to protect Apple from thinking up the way to provide something it doesn’t have. It’s called SLAVERY. Constitutionally it’s called “INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE”. A Federal Judge has ordered Apple to do what the government has ordered even though Apple is innocent of doing anything wrong. If Apple insists the government protect them from the government Apple executives will be jailed.

Apple designed iPhones so a phone slows down when anyone is trying to get into a phone by guessing the four digit passcode. The built-in delay is so substantial that it would take someone 5 1/2 years to guess every possible code for a single device.

From A Man for All Seasons (1960)
Alice More: Arrest him!
More: Why, what has he done?
Margaret More: He’s bad!
More: There is no law against that.
Will Roper: There is! God’s law!
More: Then God can arrest him.
Alice: While you talk, he’s gone!
More: And go he should, if he was the Devil himself, until he broke the law!
Roper: So now you’d give the Devil benefit of law!
More: Yes. What would you do? Cut a great road through the law to get after the Devil?
Roper: I’d cut down every law in England to do that!
More: Oh? And when the last law was down, and the Devil turned round on you — where would you hide, Roper, the laws all being flat? This country’s planted thick with laws from coast to coast — man’s laws, not God’s — and if you cut them down — and you’re just the man to do it — d’you really think you could stand upright in the winds that would blow then? Yes, I’d give the Devil benefit of law, for my own safety’s sake.
Act I
Roper: This was not practical; this was moral!
More: Oh, now I understand you, Will. Morality’s not practical. Morality’s a gesture. A complicated gesture learned from books.
Act II
Cromwell: You brought yourself to where you are now.
More: Yes. Still, in another sense, I was brought.
Act II
Cromwell: The King’s a man of conscience and he wants either Sir Thomas More to bless his marriage or Sir Thomas More destroyed.
Rich: They seem odd alternatives, Secretary.
Cromwell: Do they? That’s because you’re not a man of conscience. If the King destroys a man, that’s proof to the King that it must have been a bad man, the kind of man a man of conscience ought to destroy — and of course a bad man’s blessing’s not worth having. So either will do.
Act II
More: I will not take the oath. I will not tell you why I will not.
Norfolk: Then your reasons must be treasonable!
More: Not “must be;” may be.
Norfolk: It’s a fair assumption!
More: The law requires more than an assumption; the law requires a fact.
Act II
Norfolk: I’m not a scholar, as Master Cromwell never tires of pointing out, and frankly I don’t know whether the marriage was lawful or not. But damn it, Thomas, look at those names… You know those men! Can’t you do what I did, and come with us for friendship?
More: And when we stand before God, and you are sent to Paradise for doing according to your conscience, and I am damned for not doing according to mine, will you come with me, for friendship?
Cranmer: So those of us whose names are there are damned, Sir Thomas?
More: I don’t know, Your Grace. I have no window to look into another man’s conscience. I condemn no one.
Cranmer: Then the matter is capable of question?
More: Certainly.
Cranmer: But that you owe obedience to your King is not capable of question. So weigh a doubt against a certainty — and sign.
More: Some men think the Earth is round, others think it flat; it is a matter capable of question. But if it is flat, will the King’s command make it round? And if it is round, will the King’s command flatten it? No, I will not sign.
Act II
Cromwell: You don’t seem to appreciate the seriousness of your position.
More: I defy anyone to live in that cell for a year and not appreciate the seriousness of his position.
Cromwell: Yet the State has harsher punishments.
More: You threaten like a dockside bully.
Cromwell: How should I threaten?
More: Like a Minister of State, with justice!
Cromwell: Oh, justice is what you’re threatened with.
More: Then I’m not threatened.
Act II
More: You want me to swear to the Act of Succession?
Margaret: “God more regards the thoughts of the heart than the words of the mouth.” Or so you’ve always told me.
More: Yes.
Margaret: Then say the words of the oath and in your heart think otherwise.
More: What is an oath then but words we say to God?
Act II
When a man takes an oath, Meg, he’s holding his own self in his own hands. Like water. And if he opens his fingers then — he needn’t hope to find himself again.
Sir Thomas More, Act II
Margaret: Haven’t you done as much as God can reasonably want?
More: Well… finally… it isn’t a matter of reason; finally it’s a matter of love.
Alice: You’re content, then, to be shut up here with mice and rats when you might be home with us!
More: Content? If they’d open a crack that wide I’d be through it. Well, has Eve run out of apples?
Margaret: I’ve not yet told you what the house is like, without you.
More: Don’t, Meg.
Margaret: What we do in the evenings, now that you’re not there.
More: Meg, have done!
Margaret: We sit in the dark because we’ve no candles. And we’ve no talk because we’re wondering what they’re doing to you here.
More: The King’s more merciful than you. He doesn’t use the rack.
Act II
More: I am faint when I think of the worst that they may do to me. But worse than that would be to go without you not understanding why I go.
Alice: I don’t!
More: Alice, if you can tell me that you understand, I think I can make a good death, if I have to.
Alice: Your death’s no “good” to me!
More: Alice, you must tell me that you understand!
Alice: I don’t! I don’t believe this had to happen.
More: If you say that, Alice, I don’t know how I’m to face it.
Alice: It’s the truth!
More: You’re an honest woman.
Alice: Much good it may do me! I’ll tell you what I’m afraid of: that when you’re gone, I shall hate you for it.
Act II
Jailer: You understand my position, sir, there’s nothing I can do; I’m a plain, simple man and just want to keep out of trouble.
More: Oh, Sweet Jesus! These plain, simple men!
Act II
Have patience, Margaret, and trouble not thyself. Death comes for us all; even at our birth — even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little. And every day he looks toward us and muses somewhat to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh. It is the law of nature, and the will of God. You have long known the secrets of my heart.
Sir Thomas More, Act II

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