He did without a hint of irony, suggest we could celebrate Independence Day and America's freedom, if we do exactly what the government tells us.
Because some of our leaders are confused. True rights do not require government approval to exercise. For instance we have freedom of association, that is a right. When the government tries to place requirements on our right to freedom of assembly, it treats that right as a privilege.
(The left) believe that they are capable of making the world a Utopia in their image. This requires gaining control of the populace, and inevitably leads to authoritarianism, totalitarianism, fascism.
The proposed 5-7 thousand troops is still too high. It's an expensive way to gaslight the people into believing that their neighbor who had a Trump sign in their yard is a potential terrorist.
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What was the likely real reason for having 25000 troops, checkpoints, and barbed wire in the U.S. Capital for the inauguration?
If the United States is to be restored to a fully-functioning constitutional republic in any manner short of civil war, than it will have to be from the ground up. It will take all of us, all of us who believe in the Constitution to fight in city halls, state houses, the halls of Congress, and in the court of public opinion to get our country back to the rule of law.
In an odd way, they've validated the Critical Theory that undergirds their political philosophy, the theory that posits that stronger groups will always subjugate weaker ones. Their recent actions would seem to support this theory.
We should not surrender our values, let them surrender their values of victimhood, collectivism, and cultural Marxism, and reunite with us under a common flag, the American flag.
What they've done, by not hearing that, or the PA case is tantamount to making following the Constitution optional. I think it's going to take a while for the implications of that to sink in.