Beware of tyranny more than COVID-19

To fight a pandemic responsible for fewer deaths than the Asian flu of 1957­–58, we've been schooled to think and behave like the abject oppressed of North Korea. We let bureaucrats decide for us what businesses are more important than others to society. Without a squeak we acquiesce to being put under de facto house arrest. We hardly blink when troops are deployed to enforce lockdown. People believe they're doing their duty by reporting on neighbors. Passively, we observe our right to protest neatly cut off when public gatherings are outlawed in the name of social distancing. We accept the obligation to go bankrupt and hungry as the cost of beating the virus but don't expect our lawmakers to make the same sacrifice that they imposed on us. That the chance of death in lockdown due to hunger, addiction, depression, violence, neglect, etc. may be higher than dying from the virus matters not one iota to the commissars of lockdown. With bovine...(Read Full Post)
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