Sunday, October 18, 2020

Libertarian Rainwater Accuses Holcomb Of Govt. Overreach With Virus Mandates

by Jackie Gorski, Times Union Online

As the last speaker at Friday’s patriot rally, Libertarian candidate for Indiana governor Donald Rainwater reminded the hundreds of people in attendance what the speakers before him said: Government only has the power the people give it.

The rally at the county courthouse downtown Warsaw was the second and final patriot before the Nov. 3 general election. The first one was July 17, and both were organized by Kevin Kyle and John DeGroff.

“One of the great statesmen in American history never held office. And he didn’t become famous by his given name. But a man named Samuel Clemens – some of you may know him as Mark Twain – once said that patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it,” Rainwater said. “And this is a patriot rally, right? So I’m going to twist that a little bit on its side and say that patriotism is supporting the Hoosier state all the time and your governor when he deserves it.”

Rainwater said there are approximately 6.8 million people in Indiana, “6.8 (million) unique human beings, endowed with inalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness as defined by you, not (Gov.) Eric J. Holcomb.” Rainwater said the state constitution provides for the limitation of government...

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