The case of the North Raleigh homeowners association that was reported to the State for “Engineering without a license” has gotten even stranger. Now they are turning an actual Attorney into the State for “Practicing law without a license.” He’s a lawyer, in DC. And he made clear that he wasn’t representing the homeowner’s association.
My friend, Jackie Faye, interviews the Raleigh man accused of “Practicing engineering without a license.”
What makes a government functionary think that this sort of behavior is appropriate? Disagreement in public policy is normal. Different groups have different tolerances for risk and different views on appropriate ways to manage those risks. That’s what politics is all about. Instead of accepting what amounts to a policy paper, and evaluating it, this guy decided to try to intimidate his opposition. He forgot that you can’t silence people in the internet age.
American Thinker posted a fantastic take down on the traffic engineer in Raleigh who turned in a citizen to the N.C. Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors for “Practicing engineering without a license.” A couple of bits to make you want to read more.