Most would say that’s just your standard political ploy… And they would be right, mastered through the ages by previous despots.
How important is this principal for this type of political game? It’s so important that Hitler inscribed it in Mein Kampf:
“The state must declare the child to be the most precious treasure of the people.”
-Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler, Publ. Houghton Miflin, 1943, Page 403
While what we have heard today so far on the executive order is by no means life shattering, we must remain ever vigilant as this is by no means a guarantee we’re out of the woods. Doubly so since he pointed to congress to do more.
The Taliban aren’t the only people who use human shields.
Barron is the owner, editor, and principal author at The Minuteman, a competitive shooter, and staff member for Boomershoot. Even in his free time he’s merging his love and knowledge of computers and technology with his love of firearms.
He has a BS in electrical engineering from Washington State University. Immediately after college he went into work on embedded software and hardware for use in critical infrastructure. This included cryptographic communications equipment as well as command and control devices that were using that communications equipment. Since then he’s worked on just about everything ranging from toys, phones, other critical infrastructure, and even desktop applications. Doing everything from hardware system design, to software architecture, to actually writing software that makes your athletic band do its thing.