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.
If there is one thing the Democrat Party has taught us is that democracy by itself does not equal freedom. A democratic society is not the same as a free society. Democracy only produces freedom if freedom is on the ballot.
1913 is when among other things, the federal income tax was initiated, among a host of other progressive measures that have been building upon one another until this day. 1913 is the year when American statism became a thing.
The long-suffering people of Australia are once again being subjected to tyrannical restrictions of their individual freedoms in the name of fighting COVID. A recent AP article describes the recent protests of the COVID restrictions. What's missing in the article? Any mention about how the people of Sydney and other cities are made to suffer because of the revocation of their rights to free speech and assembly. Are these people selfish, foolish, or do they just want to be free to make their own decisions and make a living by the sweat of their own brow?
Thanks for listening this past year. I hope you'll stick around for season 2 of the LR podcast starting soon!
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died leaving a huge vacancy in the Supreme Court. How does her loss affect the balance of the Court? What does each side want to happen?
An Australian woman was recently arrested for daring to post online a call to protest her state's draconian lockdown measures. Is this a preview of what would happen under a Biden presidency?