Imagine you’re a business owner. Imagine the federal government enters into an agreement with one of your employees, an agreement of which you are entirely unaware, to use your business to run a drug deal. Imagine a drug cartel doesn’t like that and shoots up your business and kills your employee.
In the age of Obama, you didn’t build that business, but you’re foolish enough to think the government ought to at least reimburse you for the damage to your business. Think again.
Where relations with the government are involved–and this includes any implied promise of protection–we’re on our own, and always have been. My latest article at The Truth About Guns—We Are On Our Own–speaks to this issue. If you have a few minutes, it may be worth your time.