Are we at the legal breaking point yet? Last week’s conviction of President Trump in a totally bullsh*t case is the most in-your-face move yet by the authoritarian left. What is now no longer in question is that we have a two-tiered justice system in America that protects liberals, and punishes everyone else.

Even Elie Honig, a CNN Legal Analyst, called out the unconstitutionality of the whole case:

“The judge donated money in plain violation of a rule prohibiting New York judges from making political donations of any kind — to a pro-Biden, anti-Trump political operation, including funds that the judge earmarked forresisting the Republican Party and Donald Trump’s radical right-wing legacy


District Attorney Alvin Bragg ran for office in an overwhelmingly Democratic county by touting his Trump-hunting prowess…


Most importantly, the DA’s charges against Trump push the outer boundaries of the law and due process.


…the charges against Trump are obscure and nearly entirely unprecedented. In fact, no state prosecutor — in New York, or Wyoming, or anywhere — has ever charged federal election laws as a direct or predicate state crime, against anyone, for anything. None. Ever…


Standing alone, falsification charges would have been mere misdemeanors under New York law, which posed two problems for the DA. First, nobody cares about a misdemeanor, and it would be laughable to bring the first-ever charge against a former president for a trifling offense that falls within the same technical criminal classification as shoplifting Second, the statute of limitations on a misdemeanor — two years — likely has long expired on Trump’s conduct, which dates to 2016 and 2017.


So, to inflate the charges up to the lowest-level felony (Class E, on a scale of Class A through E) — and to electroshock them back to life within the longer felony statute of limitations — the DA alleged that the falsification of business records was committedwith intent to commit another crime.Here, according to prosecutors, theanother crimeis a New York State election-law violation, which in turn incorporates three separateunlawful means”: federal campaign crimes, tax crimes, and falsification of still more documents. Inexcusably, the DA refused to specify what those unlawful means actually were — and the judge declined to force them to pony up — until right before closing arguments…


In these key respects, the charges against Trump aren’t just unusual. They’re bespoke, seemingly crafted individually for the former president and nobody else…


“No man is above the law.It’s become cliché, but it’s an important point. It’s worth pausing to reflect on the importance of this core principle. But it’s also meaningless pablum if we unquestioningly tolerate (or worse, celebrate) deviations from ordinary process and principle to get there…”

Meanwhile in New York City…

If you defend yourself from robbery or other crimes in NYC, you will be prosecuted. Take the case of the 61-year-old bodega employee who turned the tables on a convicted felon trying to rob and kill him. Or the case of a Marine Veteran who fatality restrained someone threatening to kill people on a subway. The NYC District Attorneys will charge the good guys while letting violent criminals be undercharged, if not just let go completely.  This is despite NYC Police’s best efforts to control the violence on that once great city’s streets.

As Professor John Lott said in a recent Washington Times op-ed

“While New York persecutes law-abiding people who try to protect themselves and others, criminals are often let go scot-free. New numbers show that Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg has downgraded 60% of felonies to lesser charges, almost always to mere misdemeanors.  At the same time, left-wing DAs aren’t going after real criminals and crime is increasing, with reported violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, and felony assault) in New York City in 2023 up by 32%. Amid such leniency, reported murder rates are now up 23% from 2019 levels. At the same time, the rate at which people are reporting crime to police has plummeted, so the real spike in crime is much larger than the numbers show. Total crime, reported and unreported, has soared in large cities of more than a million people.”

Why would anyone stay in — or invest in — such corrupt and lawless places? Based on migration data, New Yorkers are leaving in droves for the Free States. New York is exactly what Obama and Biden want to happen in all of America. Our last chance to stop them is on November 5th. If not, then America is circling the drain for the last time as an administrative state robs the last traces of our freedom and dignity. 

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Dave Funk
Iowa Firearms Coalition