In honor of Flag Day, Pledge of Allegiance foe Rex Curry has photos of early pledgers looking like Nazis. Because of the later association with Hitler and his followers, the right-handed, straight-armed salute was replaced by the right-hand-over-heart gesture. While I share Curry's distaste for the Pledge of Allegiance's socialist origins, flag idolatry, and mindless conformism (never mind the subsequent addition of "under God"), I'm not sure this juxtaposition is fair. It's rather like making Native Americans look creepy by noting that they wove swastikas into their baskets, or suggesting ideological sympathy between Charlie Chaplin and Hitler based on their mustaches.
Frightening events create openings for attacks on civil liberties.
Massive Illinois Police Reform Bill Ends Cash Bail, Limits Deadly Force, Mandates Body Cameras, and Makes It Easier To Dump Crooked Cops
Unfortunately, qualified immunity remains intact.
The First Amendment doesn't come with an exception for "disinformation."
It can be hard to see what's in front of you, especially when you're struggling not to see it.
Biden's $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Package Includes More Stimulus Checks, State Government Bailout, $15 Federal Minimum Wage
On the brighter side, Biden wants 100 million vaccinations in 100 days and will push for immediate school reopenings.