Reader’s Opinion: Ignoring the Realities Worsens the Consequences
Education revisionists – including militant teacher unions and some teachers and administrators – now represent anti-American ideologies as irreconcilable as those that caused the Spanish Civil War. The National School Board Association has led President Joe Biden to abuse the Patriot Act and anti-terrorism powers to attack parents protecting their children from schools that deceptively embed critical race theory. No wonder Congressman Jim Jordan, questioning the Biden administration’s border actions as seemingly deliberate, said: “There is no other conclusion a rational person can draw. . “
By design, attacking US rights will sound the alarm bells. Yet some elected officials, county councils, sheriffs and lawyers remain seated on the fence and do not formally declare the jurisdictional commitment to protect the rights of voters expressly determined and fixed by constitutional law. Just as the biased mainstream media exploiting broken defamation laws will sully free speech, allowing radical leftists supporting crime and violence to scoff at seeking tyrannical control. Ignoring the realities leads to progressively worse consequences.
The awakened government and corporate powers mandating vaccinations ignore that natural immunity after receiving COVID-19 is better than two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, according to an Israeli study. They reject underreported health risks while long term effects remain unknown. Their mandates violate freedoms.
Speaking after the collapse of the Soviet Union, philosopher David Kelley looked at the ethics of altruism and capitalism. Conceived as a choice between “a collectivist society in which no one is free but no one is hungry, and an individualistic society in which everyone is free but a few people are starving,” Kelley concluded that an individualistic society is morally preferable, adding: “No one can claim the right to be served involuntarily by others, even if one’s own life depends on it.
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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