Celebrating the death of another human being degrades who we are as a people and the value of human life.
Here is a private truth.

Bin Laden committed mass murder against the American people. Justice was necessary and deserved.

Even still, the mass celebration surrounding his death made me uncomfortable because celebrating death changes our character as a people.
Today, we see how the culture of life in America has degraded to the point where not only the deaths of our foreign enemies are celebrated, but also our domestic political opponents.
Watching the left celebrate Rush Limbaugh's death reminds me of the same culture of political violence they have increasingly celebrated over the last four years.
It reminds me of every leftist who has celebrated violent attacks on Rand Paul --- without any reprisal from the corporate media establishment.
It reminds me of the Bernie Sanders supporter gunman at the baseball field trying to murder Republican Congressmen.
It reminds me of the violent riots that have shaken our cities as small businesses have been burned to the ground.
And yet the Washington Machine points fingers at conservatives, saying we are the violent ones.

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Every would-be dictator has called for “unity.”

But it’s always a one-sided unity that means, “Obey.”
Stalin believed in Unity. Image
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Texas doesn’t expect a Maine winter.

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Variable load is the additional energy needed to power the grid at any given time.
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Believe it or not, support for Nuclear Thorium is an official policy plank of the Republican Party Platform.

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If we allow socialism and nationalism to become our guiding stars in 2020s America as they became in 1920s Europe — recent history can tell us what the next few decades will look like.
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We were just a bunch of ragamuffins, but we stood together and shook the foundations of the rotten political establishment.
We didn’t have political experience or pedigrees. We just had love for this idea that human beings deserve to be free.

It felt true, what @RonPaul said, “An idea whose time has come cannot be stopped by any army or any government.”
The establishment became afraid, so they beat us down and kept kicking.

They stripped us of our delegates and changed the rules to stop a grassroots Revolution in the GOP from ever happening again.

But they failed.
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