For those that cling to the belief that our solution to this crisis can be found in the Constitution or merely hoping the vote goes our way in 2022 and 2024, I offer these gems from the Constitution of the Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea (North Korea)
ARTICLE 8. The private ownership prescribed by law of land, draft cattle, farm implements and other means of production, medium and small industrial enterprises, medium and small trade, raw materials and manufactured goods, residences and outhouses, articles of domestic economy, income and savings is protected by law.
ARTICLE 11. All citizens of the D.P.R.K., irrespective of sex, nationality, religious belief,specialty, property status or education, have equal rights in all spheres of government, political, economic, social and cultural activity.
ARTICLE 12. All citizens of the D.P.R.K. who have reached the age of twenty, irrespective of sex, nationality, social origin, religious belief, length of residence, property status or education, have the right to elect and be elected to organs of state power.
ARTICLE 13. Citizens of the D.P.R.K. have freedom of speech, the press, association, assembly, mass meetings and demonstration.Citizens are guaranteed the right to organize and unite in democratic political parties, trade unions, cooperative organizations, sports, cultural, technical, scientific and other societies.
ARTICLE 14. Citizens of the D.P.R.K. have freedom of religious belief and of conducting religious services.
ARTICLE 15. Citizens of the D.P.R.K. have the right to equal pay for equal work in the state organs, cooperative organizations, and in the privately owned enterprises.
ARTICLE 16. Citizens of the D.P.R.K. have the right to rest. The right to rest is ensured by the establishment of an eight-hour working day for workers and office employees and by the institution of paid vacations.
ARTICLE 19. Citizens of the D.P.R.K. have freedom of running medium and small industrial enterprises and engaging in commerce.
ARTICLE 20. Citizens of the D.P.R.K. have freedom of engaging in scientific and artistic pursuits. Copyright and patent right of invention are protected by law.ARTICLE 21. The inviolability of the homes of citizens and privacy of correspondence are protected by law.
ARTICLE 22. Women in the D.P.R.K. are accorded equal rights with men in all spheres of government, political, economic, social and cultural activity. The state protects especially mothers and children.
ARTICLE 24. Citizens of the D.P.R.K. are guaranteed inviolability of the person. No citizen may be placed under arrest except by decision of a court or with the sanction of a procurator.
ARTICLE 25. Citizens of the D.P.R.K. have the right to submit petition and make complaints to the organs of state power. Citizens have the right to make complaints to any government authority against transgression of the law in the discharge of duty by any government employee and the right to compensation for the loss sustained as a result of infringement of their rights.
ARTICLE 23. The state protects marriage and the family.
That’s just the good stuff.
If you don’t think it can happen here in America, ask yourself: On January 25, 2020, did you ever think you could be imprisoned in your home, be made to wear an article of clothing across your face, be fined or imprisoned for running an un-approved business and see a corrupt, racist dementia patient assemble “most extensive and inclusive voter fraud organization in the history of American politics.”