And we are seeing all of this! (Arlin Report comment)
April 13, 2022
Ten Steps to Totalitarianism
ByJ.B. Shurk at American Thinker:
Does anybody still think totalitarianism can’t happen here?Ask yourself how many of these steps we’ve already galloped past.
(1) Destruction of Religion
Any belief in a higher power is threatening to the State.If there is a “higher law” that takes precedence over government orders, then personal morality is a justifiable reason for disobeying the State.America’s founding was a product of the Enlightenment’s understanding that natural rights and liberties exist apart from and superior to the State’s edicts.These God-given rights, some of which are recorded in the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution as the Bill of Rights, cannot be abridged or usurped by the State.For individual sovereignty and personal liberty to be extinguished, then, spiritual belief in a higher power is antithetical to the goals of an overbearing government.
(2) Gun Confiscation
Eminent English jurist William…
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