In one of the documents, the department proposed that Congress grant the attorney general power to ask the chief judge of any district court to pause court proceedings “whenever the district court is fully or partially closed by virtue of any natural disaster, civil disobedience, or other emergency situation.”
It would apply to “any statutes or rules of procedure otherwise affecting pre-arrest, post-arrest, pre-trial, trial, and post-trial procedures in criminal and juvenile proceedings and all civil process and proceedings,” according to draft legislative language the department shared with Congress.
Mind you, these would be permanent changes in the law. They won’t suddenly go away when the emergency is over. Read More …
Opinion: My how fast things can change. One minute we are making plans the next minute we are cancelling them, and no one knows for how long this new way of life will last.
Funny, I always wondered if the end of blogs like this one would come by force.
When the real trial (Mat. 24:21; Rev. 3:10) comes, the heavy hand of the law will not be a shock. By that time, government will have powers that were once seen only in Communist, Socialist, and Banana Republic failed states.
But that government will be global and the longer this lasts the more previews of the final government we will get, as people get restless and begin venturing out of their homes.
The theory of Black Swan events is a metaphor that describes an event that comes as a surprise, has a major effect, and is often inappropriately rationalized after the fact with the benefit of hindsight.
When the final 7 year trial comes there will be no after the fact or hindsight with which to rationalize the event.
The Gospel of Luke sums it up this way:
“men’s hearts failing them from fear and the expectation of those things which are coming on the earth, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.” Luke 21:26