Here’s a conundrum: Who do you side with when the political class is at war with each other? Thomas L. Knapp breaks down our current situation and advises that none of the factions vying for power are your allies.
The massive social media purge of anyone to the right of Mitt Romney has caused a lot of folks to rethink their digital footprint. Elizabeth Nolan Brown says millions of users are flooding encrypted apps as their preferred means of staying in touch.
The posturing and virtue signaling that followed last week’s unrest at the nation’s Capitol was fairly predictable. After all, no one wants to be seen as a bad guy. As a result, it’s rare to find some genuine dissent on the popular narrative that claims that Trump incited violence. Judge Andrew Napolitano makes the case that Trump’s speech was protected under the First Amendment.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted yesterday to impeach Trump for a second time. I’m getting the impression that someone there really doesn’t like him. Pat Buchanan explains how members of the political class are exploiting last week’s violence to finish off the man who has humiliated them for the past 4 years.
A few more thoughts on the wisdom of avoiding armed protests in public: Someone is trying to provoke freedom-loving Americans to figuratively “fire on Fort Sumter.” We must be wise enough not to take the bait. Becky Akers has some relevant thoughts on what’s at stake and when violence is justified in defense of one’s life, liberty and property.
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