Edgar County Board

Quote of the day – Do you agree?

Illinois – (ECWd)

“Increasingly in the United States, the degree to which a law is enforced – or whether a person is indicted – depends on the political considerations.  And when the law has become negotiable, civilization utterly collapses.” (Author -Victor Hanson)



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  1. Unfortually this is so true. The American citizen is at great risk to the legal system seized and now controlled by the politicians. We have created a system of how much money and political influence decides the out come of ones infaction of the law broken. We have county, state and federal attorney generals who do not follow the laws and make political and personal emotional decisions on what they believe is right. The foundation of our country is at risk with other counties as well. Without a strong America protecting its laws, citizens and borders, their is great risk of internal and world wide chaos.

  2. Yes I do agree….
    “The government is the potent omnipresent teacher. For good or ill it teaches the whole people by its example. Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy. To declare that the end justifies the means — to declare that the government may commit crimes — would bring terrible retribution.” — Justice Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941) US Supreme Court Justice Source: Olmstead v. United States, 277 US 438, 1928

  3. Selective enforcement of laws has always been used to punish enemies by both parties. With the current administration they have raised it to an art form.