It may be artifical to you but to those of us on the other side of the butterfly net (the ones holding the handle), it is VERY VERY real.<quoted text>
So you wont answer the question about whether money is property or not.
You are claiming that men and women forcing people to pay for services is OK as long as they claim that they are this artificial entity called government.
Not sure what relevancy that has. We already established that it is homewoners responsibility to shovel sidewalk, not govt.<quoted text>
But if I shoveled your driveway and held a gun to your head to pay me that would be a.crime?