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Land of the Free-est


Guest comic strip by Awut:

Based off the "Which country has the most freedom" articles in the news recently. (us Americans were very upset that we weren't ranked #1 :'D )

http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/nz-leads-worldwide-in-human-freedom-5314956
http://www.fraserinstitute.org/uploadedFiles/fraser-ca/Content/research-news/research/publications/ch3-an-index-of-freedom-in-the-world.pdf (pdf)


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Artwork and joke by Awut http://awutcomic.com/

20th March 2013

Tagged in New Zealand America Hong Kong Wales Netherlands


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3 years ago #9392776        
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@Zeust, as in most things, everything you mention varies by jurisdiction. The USA is an actual federal state. Each individual US state has a parallel jurisdiction to the over-arching jurisdiction of the USA. Where there are no federal laws, state law holds. In many cases, where there are federal laws, state law can supersede, depending on how the federal law is written. Every example you give actually has 51 different variations (one for each state and then a 51st for those territories that are under exclusively Federal jurisdiction). In some cases, the variations can be in complete opposition to each other. General statements about law in the USA are less likely to be true than for general statements about law over the entire extent of Europe.

1 year ago #9556323        
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At least we are more free than the poor octopus with boots...

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1 year ago #9628748        
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one of the other reasons why my family moved to new Zealand from 'Murica (◕◡◕✿)

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3 years ago #9401122        
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FREEDOM!*


*terms and conditions may apply

Lol that's America for you.

greneddy

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16 days ago #9751257        
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Please make New Zealand in a crown an avatar.

2 months ago #9735845        
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Oh, glorious shining pearl Xiang Gang (Hong Kong).

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v0ider

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8 months ago #9673725        
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Why is NZ a sheep and not a kiwi

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Mikhails

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1 year ago #9591967        
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New Zealand looks so nice in a crown

1 year ago #9590413        
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Wait, was that Hong Kong on the podium 8|

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DovahSos

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2 years ago #9547311        
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I will say, this is amazing. Sure, America is known widely for it's freedom, but dammit, other countries are free too!

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