Supporting the claim that the balance of power has shifted from the people to the government, is the story of a motorcyclist being pulled by a Maryland State Trooper for speeding at gunpoint, and then later charged for illegally taping the police officer. The motorcyclist, a Maryland Army National Guard soldier, is now facing a felony charge of five years in prison for illegally taping the officer.
When reviewing the video, (here's the Youtube video - go to the last few seconds) it would be interesting to learn what readers over on MikeB302000 would have to say about a plain clothed individual pulling a gun on someone and declaring that they were a cop. As the motorcyclist said in an interview with a local news station reporting on the story, he was more afraid that the plain clothes cop could have been trying to car jack his motorcycle.
Both of these stories are disturbing and are warning signs down the road of America’s ever escalating decline.
I'm not sure if this incident represents a shift in the balance of power between individuals and the government or whether it represents "America's ever escalatinig decline." I'll trust Il Principe on that. What do you think?
What I know is, pro-gun folks think the best way to prevent this shift is to arm more citizens. That I don't agree with. In fact this video might be a good argument why that's a bad idea.
Imagine if the motorcycle rider had been one of those guys who're always armed, always on the ready, let's say he was Weer'd Beard or Mike W., for example. What do you think would have happened?
Let me take a stab at it: the plainclothes cop would be dead and all you guys would be defending the shooter. Am I right?
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