I spend most of my day dealing with politics. So much so that I try to avoid it completely on the weekends. In fact, I now spend so much time writing politics that I don’t have much time for fiction right now, except on the weekends.
Unfortunately, the events in Charlottesville, VA yesterday need to be addressed. I did touch on it on Facebook last night, but there’s more and it needs to be talked about in more detail.
First, while I disagree almost everything they believe, the crowd that gathered in Charlottesville, VA had every right to peacefully assemble as they did. They had permits required, and thus were free to do as they did.
I’m pretty much a free speech absolutist. I believe unless the most vile among us are free to speak, none of us are truly free to speak.
In that regard, what happened in Charlottesville was a beautiful example of liberty.
Too bad that’s where the good stuff began and ended. Continue reading “Thoughts On Charlottesville”