by Laki Skouras, Activist Post:
This journal entry for July 4th 2020 finds no reason to celebrate freedom, even if we were allowed to, because it is gone. The people have sacrificed Freedom and willingly gave back the tyrants’ rule over every aspect of their lives that the Founders of this country had sacrificed theirs to release themselves from.
Our Liberty has been arrested, as a sailor or Marine awaits the time he is granted Liberty by the Admiralty that rules over him. Isolated from the world, not knowing when the bell of Liberty will toll, we sit and wait. If and when we are granted Liberty we’ll have to don a mask that shields us from vital oxygen and a fundamental human interaction – facial expressions. During our Liberty we may or may not be allowed to congregate or assemble in neither church (any place of worship), nor tavern, leaving no opportunity to exchange opinions and ideas.
The Marine Corps was born in a sweaty tavern where they exchanged opinions and ideas based on their circumstances and reality they faced. While most others were busy with everyday life, it took only a few to see through the rhetoric