They said “It can’t happen here.” They said “This is America, where we have rights.” And they said “He wouldn’t dare!” But he has:
How would you, Gentle Reader, defend your privacy and property against a ukase such as that of New York City Mayor Eric Adams? Adams will have police power at his disposal. He might also have elements of the New York National Guard, if he can secure the cooperation of his fellow traveler Kathy Hochul in Albany. And there’s always the possibility that the Biden Administration, which purely loves illegal aliens, might lend a hand. Are you prepared to stand them all off?
When the Communists did this in the early (“Dr. Zhivago”) years of the Soviet Union, at least the “beneficiaries” were Russian citizens.
Retired SEAL Matt Bracken has made a dark prediction:
This is not beyond the bounds of possibility.
Get out of the cities, Gentle Readers. The danger is real.