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Richard M. Ebeling, an AIER Senior Fellow, is the BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel, in Charleston, South Carolina.

 

The New Totalitarians

 

Speaker 2:  Professor. Welcome back.
Speaker 1: Here with you thanks for having me on again.
Speaker 2: We're going to talk about identity Politics the new totalitarian and so forth on college campuses and such and I want to share with you this story because it seems to resonate. Well, we're going to havemore on this story coming out of our number two and you're going to want to hear it but in Michigan at Lake Superior State University a 20 year old student who would have been starting his junior year this past fall has spent eighty three days in jail so far Professor, he's out on a 250. $3,000 Bond he's going to go to trial in the middle of March next month, March the 18th for charge of making a false report or threat of terrorism. All right threat of terrorism. Here's what his crime is. He took a picture of a legally purchased AR-15 posted it in a private Snapchat group with his friends. That picture was overseen by an RA on his floor.