For the life so far of the podcast, our liberties have been under threat, particularly since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis. It was surprising in some cases, just how easily some of our Constitutional rights such as the freedom of religion were lost.
At that point, when everyone who wanted the vaccine has gotten one and someone in authority suggests that restrictions should remain in place, or that you should continue to wear a mask, the question we should all be prepared to ask them is: “Who would I be doing it for?”
They lack the imagination to conceive of a people who value freedom more than a little temporary safety. The obvious implication is that the people who voted for the governors of TX and MS are not smart enough to make decisions for themselves and accept the consequences.
It is an inalienable right that comes from God. No government or entity can bestow that right on you, it is your from birth as a free man or woman.
It was a catastrophic day for every freedom-loving American even before the incident at the Capitol. It was a threefold disaster, being so on the moral, legal, and political levels. The podcast explores each of these.
We need to fight for our right to free speech. We need to fight the left on their own terms.
Nor is an alleged non-understanding or rejection of science on the part of conservatives and libertarians the problem. The problem is in the mandate itself, coming not with the consent of the governed, but from the governmental elite, who consider themselves our moral and intellectual betters. Most Americans it turns out, don't like to be ordered around.
In this weeks podcasts I talk about how as the demonstrations over the Floyd killing have hit their peak impact and the possibility of diminishing returns of further protests. Explored are examples of systemic racism and if such a thing exists in today's America. They question of whether to mask or not to mask is finally answered. (sort of).
Yes, life itself is worth defending, but life itself is not what makes us in God's image. It is freedom, the freedom to choose, and yes, to fail that is worth fighting for. It is free will, not safety that allows humans to achieve greatness.