. . . that we have to remind ourselves where our allegiances really lie.
Active military and law enforcement may want to take note of the existence of the Oath Keepers, a "non-partisan association of currently serving military, reserves, National Guard, peace officers, and veterans who swore an oath to support and defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic … and meant it." Their charter document is a list of orders that an Oath Keeper will refuse to obey.
It's sad that it's come to this, but comforting to know that there are those out there who take keeping their word seriously.