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Governor Gretchen Whitmer, poster child for the abuse of power

“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”
― Abraham Lincoln

As the nation deals with covid19, some state governors, mayors, police and sheriffs have become tyrants, drunk with their sudden grasp on power.  Most, but not all, are Democrats of course; it is their nature to wield power over others.  The American Democrat party has moved so far left that it can truthfully be called Marxist… and Marxism is totalitarianism.  As Thomas Sowell observed long ago, “…totalitarianism recognizes no moral limits on the state.  It’s the most convenient ideology for aspiring tyrants….”

As state governors like Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan are discovering, citizens in her state (both chambers of the state legislature are Republican) will not accept being told what they can buy, where they can go, and if they can or cannot drive to their cabins on the lakeshore.  This woman, in true dictator fashion, has told the citizens of Michigan what is and what is not “essential.” […]

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