Will Lafayette, Colorado Become Another Sacrificial Pawn for the CELDF?

Tom Linzey, the court sanctioned radical lawyer who buried Grant Township and others in litigation now has his eyes on Lafayette, Colorado as his next pawn.

Lafayette, Colorado is apparently entertaining a proposal from the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) to make it yet another sacrificial pawn in its campaign to upend the U.S. Constitution and start a revolution. The story is nicely told by Rebecca Simons over at Energy In Depth. Lafayette legal counsel has advised the community against entangling itself with the CELDF but, of course, there’s a noisy contingent of extremists ready to sign on to the self-destruction. Will Lafayette listen to reason or virtue signaling special interests?

The great Thomas Sowell wrote several books I admire but my favorite may be Intellectuals and Society where he offers this insight, of which I’m reminded by an article at Instapundit yesterday:

If you happen to believe in free markets, judicial restraint, traditional values, [etc.]… then you are just someone who believes in free markets, judicial restraint and traditional values. There is no personal exaltation resulting from those beliefs. But to be for… “saving the environment”… is more than just a set of beliefs about empirical facts. This vision puts you on a higher moral plane as someone concerned and compassionate, someone who is for peace in the world, a defender of the downtrodden…

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