This afternoon, former President Trump surrendered to authorities in New York City. Soros-funded DA Alvin Bragg performed a legal gymnastic stunt worthy of Cirque du Soleil to bring charges against the former president and leading Republican presidential contender.
Whether or not you like Trump, Americans of every stripe should recognize the dangerous territory the United States has wandered into. For the first time in American history, a former president has been indicted and arraigned in a clear case of political targeting. CNN and other liberal media outlets have been running wall-to-wall coverage, breathlessly reporting on every move Trump has made in the last 24 hours. They’re clinging to the hope that Trump will be deprived of his liberty and locked up for the rest of his life on bogus charges that don’t pass the smell test.
Other writers at PJ Media have covered the background in this case and will continue to report on every aspect of this story. I encourage you to read their excellent coverage.
But right now, I want to talk about you. What will happen when you get a knock on your door and find the feds on your front porch? What will you do when they enter your home, paw through your underwear drawer, seize your computer and cell phone, and throw you in jail?
Trump has an army of lawyers and the money to defend himself, but do you?
I want to relate a story I haven’t shared before. I have a friend who was at the Capitol on January 6. He attended the Trump rally and followed the crowd over to the Capitol. He entered the building unabated but turned around and walked out the minute he was told to by Capitol Police. Then he went home.
But don’t think that was the end of it.
He’s been warned that the feds are ready to pounce on him and has spent tens of thousands of dollars to retain a lawyer. I won’t disclose his name because he’s been waiting for the knock on his door for the last two years, and I don’t want to make his life more difficult. He’s living under the shadow of a possible jail sentence. Many other law-abiding citizens are as well. Read more…