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PROTESTS: Anarchy unleashed

| May 10, 2020 1:00 AM

People are protesting that their “god given” rights have been taken away by pandemic restrictions. Sheriffs are picking and choosing which laws they enforce. Businesses are deciding what they can and cannot do. Notable people ignore congressional subpoenas. White House staff openly break federal laws. The Justice Department has one set of rules for Red States and another for Blue States.

Welcome to the United States of Anarchy! I hereby declare my god-given right to ignore laws I don’t like. Stay at home? Nope, not while gas is so cheap. Speed limits? They’re for yesterday. Landfills? Nah, I’ll dump it down the canyon. Property rights? What’s yours is mine, once I take it.

Take over the state capital? Sure, we’ll wrap ourselves in flags and grab the AR-15s; nobody can stop us. Hands off my bazooka, it’s protected by the Second Amendment.

Don’t bother me on Sunday, though. That’s when I worship gold and “The Chosen One.”

PAUL OMAN

Moscow