Both the Right to Private Property and The Rule of Law is being attacked in what seems to be hundreds of cities across America. Lawless mobs made up of Black Lives Matter and Antifa (and other assorted ne’er-do-wells and other riff-raff wanting a “Grand Adventure”) laying siege to these targets.
Rule of Law
Constitutional scholar Jonathan Turley is an American attorney, writer, commentator, and legal analyst. He appears in broadcast and print journalism. Jonathan Turley is a professor at the George Washington University Law School and has testified in Congressional proceedings about constitutional and statutory issues.
Michael Bloomberg’s campaign office in Knoxville, Tenn., was vandalized. A campaign volunteer reports finding the damage early Friday morning. Glass doors and windows at the candidate’s office got spray-paint. The messages left employ offensive language and paper signs were left reading “Authoritarian,” “Classist” and “Oligarch.”
Lifting a nation from the third world to the second and then the first requires a commitment by the people and their elected leaders. You need to defend property rights, have an independent judiciary, and the rule of law-laws that apply to everyone. Even Democrats or one of their potential electorates.
A short time ago, a football player from Buffalo forgot to follow the rule for getting a touchback in response to a kickoff. (You’re supposed to put your knee to the ground after catching the ball.) A lot of people have focused on what the officials did next. But what almost no one seems to …