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April 11, 2020

EMT 4/11/20 Papers Please! edition

Things are rapidly spinning into a dystopian police state in some areas.

I would say I pity those who meekly voted for enslavement, but I do not.

I would say I pity those that meekly follow their orders into the teeth of an armed populace, but I do not.

I would say I pity the children of both parties, and I mean that wholeheartedly.

It is not the fault of the innocent that their parents choose either the shackles or the strong arm of tyranny.

The over-reaction to this wu-flu is a genie that will be nigh impossible to put back into its bottle. We have set a new standard for dealing with large-scale crises, and that standard is unprecedented power to the state.

There are no saints who pursue, much less win, public office. There are only people with a will to power, certain of their own cause.

As much as I have grown to appreciate President Trump, I don't trust him nor any other elected official to give back any power they have attained, no matter how pure their intentions may be.

I pray all choose wisely from here on. The alternative could make us all wish instead for the casualties predicted in those ridiculous wu-flu computer models.


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