by: Brent Smith
Deborah Frank Feinen, the mayor of Champaign, Illinois, issued a coronavirus-related emergency declaration Friday that will allow her office to ban the sale of guns, ammunition, and alcohol, take possession of private property and prohibit the entry and exit to and from the city.
The fear of the coronavirus is more of a pandemic than the virus itself and the democrats and the press are fueling that fear.
An irrational fear has gripped our nation like almost we’ve seen in the past. It’s much worse than the last pandemic that killed 10s of thousands. Yet strangely there was not the overhyped alarmism then that there is today.
I discuss the reason behind it. read more
from Brent Smith for World Net Daily:
We constitutional conservatives agree that precedent is rarely a good thing.
Beyond the crafting of our original documents and some, but not all, constitutional amendments, I can think of no precedent that has ended other than badly for America.
Oftentimes precedents begin innocently enough and with supposed good intentions. But once that framework has been set, or that foundation laid, more often than not those with less than good intentions are free to cite the original to justify building upon it.
And so it will be for us if President Trump decides to set a precedent and declare a national emergency on our Southern border. I don’t just mean in order to procure some funds for the wall, which for months has been tied up in the courts. Hardly earth-shattering. I mean a full-blown national emergency declaration, shutting the border down, as he threatened to do. read more