Backbone, that’s what local communities need when confronting an overzealous federal government and their legions of bureaucratic thugs. A sheriff from Elkhart County in Indiana defended a farmer from FDA agents and their collaborators in the DOJ. These government officials were trying to run this man out of business simply because he sells raw milk. The Sheriff sent the following notice.
Shortly after the email was sent, the farmer received a certified letter from the DOJ that said his grand jury subpoena had been cancelled. No federal inspectors have visited the farm since 2011.
“Your local elected officials … can stem the tide of federal overreach if they apply just a little backbone in supporting and defending the Constitution. Expect it! Demand it!,” Rogers wrote. “Some bloggers and natural food writers have hailed me as a hero. I’m no hero. I’m just doing my job
Defending the Constitution isn’t that easy when Washington D.C. has little to no regard for the rule of law.