Posted originally on The Conservative tree house on January 4, 2021 by Sundance
Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, who refused to enlist the support of the national guard during the Black Lives Matter riots in the summer of 2020, has called upon the guard to defend the U.S. capitol from patriots arriving to support President Trump.
There is a certain level of typically left-wing irony today as the media create a false narrative about President Trump using the military to stay in office, while simultaneously the DC mayor is using the military to…
WASHINGTON DC – […] According to a U.S. defense official, Mayor Muriel Bowser put in a request on New Year’s Eve to have Guard members on the streets from Jan. 5-7th, to help with the protests.
The official said the D.C. National Guard members will be used for traffic control and other assistance but they will not be armed or wearing body armor.
Congress is meeting this week to certify the Electoral College results, and President Donald Trump has refused to concede while whipping up support for protests.
During a press conference on Monday, Bowser asked that people stay away from downtown D.C., and avoid confrontations with anyone who is “looking for a fight.” But, she warned, “we will not allow people to incite violence, intimidate our residents or cause destruction in our city.” (link)
When you see that justice is measured, not by due process, but by compulsion; when you see that in order to invoke your first amendment right to speech, you need to obtain permission from the same voices who rebuke the constitution; when you see that justice is determined by those who leverage, not in law, but in politics; when you see that men get power over individual liberty by graft and by scheme, and your representatives don’t protect you against them, but protect themselves against you; when you see corruption holding influence and individual liberty so easily dispatched and nullified; you may well know that your freedom too is soon to perish….