Recently, the head of the DOJ, Merrick Garland, has ordered the FBI to monitor alleged incidents of violence and intimidation. This is a move that is seen by many as an aggressive overreach on the part of the federal government into what should be local matters. This move is likely only to exacerbate the existing tensions between the left and the right. The left has over decades, and increasingly, been using higher education and the public school system as indoctrination centers.
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.
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.
How would those who died in the War of 1812 react to football players not honoring the Star Spangled Banner, a song written about the flag some of them literally died to defend?
Again, her civil disobedience while principled, forgets the fact that she's a public servant is not free to choose which policies she supports. Perhaps she's simply following the example of sanctuary city mayors, or Presidents with their pens and phones, so maybe her confusion is understandable.
When I saw the Privacy & Civil Liberty Oversight Board was going to hold a public discussion at the National Constitution Center I was very interested. Our First and Fourth Amendment rights are very much in the news with mass data collection being declared illegal by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals earlier this month, and the PATRIOT is set to expire at the end of the month.