Although it was nearly twenty years ago, I can remember 9/11 like it was yesterday. I remember the shock of hearing about the planes crashing into towers, at first believing it was a tragic accident and quickly learning it to be otherwise. I remember being told that 19 hijackers, part of a fundamentalist plot to destroy America, were behind the attacks and that the mastermind was a man in a cave in Afghanistan named Osama bin Laden.
Bill Gates, Microsoft's founder a vocal advocate for global vaccine enforcement has said that the countries who have been in lockdown will "bounce back" in weeks. Hopefully, he's right because Americans are facing what could be a permanent loss of what little freedom we have left in exchange for a false sense of security.
Every disaster contains a lesson or a message that needs to be examined. Every tragedy, no matter how terrible, should be absorbed into the public consciousness and adopted as a cautionary tale; a part of our mythos. These events should not be cast into the memory hole to make life less stressful, they need to be taken seriously. Otherwise, the damage done and the lives lost are all for nothing.
The world today suffers from highly fragile economic and geopolitical conditions. This is not news to most people in the liberty movement that have been tracking the downward spiral for years, but it is news to a majority of average Americans who rarely venture to get in-depth information on any issue. The fact of the matter is, even though there are millions of us who are aware of the danger, we are still in a minority.
People who have voted for democrats their whole lives got what they voted for and watched their state decline into a bastion of Communism are fleeing in droves to low-tax red states. The latest numbers from the Census Bureau show that 3.2 million more people fled the tyranny of blue state than came into them.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is declaring a state of emergency and is banning firearms and other weapons on the Capitol grounds in Richmond ahead of a gun rights demonstration planned for next week. Gun rights supporters are preparing to converge on Richmond for a lobbying day and a rally Monday morning.