The year 2020 will long be remembered for many reasons. Whether it remains in the mind as the year of the COVID-19 pandemic, the year of questionable election results, or the year of Black Lives Matter and riots in the streets, there is, as they say, something for everyone. But perhaps the greatest legacy of this infamous year will be the shift towards tyranny and the destruction of freedoms.
Will we look back on 2020 as the year that it all started to go wrong for those who respect the idea that we have inalienable freedoms that should not be subject to government whim and control? This is not purely a U.S.-centric issue; across the world, rights are being trampled in the name of "good governance." From the U.K. and Europe to the Americas, there appears a concerted globalist effort to get free people used to the idea that their lives can and will be subject to state intervention. And it's only going to get worse.
Rules For Thee But Not For Me
This Thanksgiving, we were told that families and friends could not gather together to celebrate the most American of holidays. Yet the same politicians who slam the public for "breaking COVID rules" continue their lives, flaunting the very regulations they have set upon the people.
Governor Gavin Newsom, dining at a $600 -a-plate restaurant with members of the California Medical Association, all maskless, offers scant apology for his own rule-breaking. Nancy Pelosi, maskless in a hair salon, belittles those in ...