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I have never posted before, but the ongoing insanity has begun to wear on me. There is a quote that has long been among my favorites since I first read it years ago. It is from Wallace Stegner’s Angle of Repose.
…I know no way of discounting the doctrine that when you take something you want, and damn the consequences, you had better be ready to accept whatever consequences ensue.
It is time to take serious and severe actions against rioters and looters. This period of lawless behavior needs to end. I heard yesterday about a group of thugs who drove up to the outside of a sports shoe store in a Seattle suburb, stepped out of their car, threw something through the display window of the store, and then proceeded to empty the store of thousands of dollars of merchandise. That is only one example of what is going on across the country.
It is time to unseat lily-livered politicians and to take deliberate, and, possibly, violent action against these criminals. There is nothing in their actions that has anything to do with the so-called precipitating cause being used as an excuse. Let them learn the consequences of their behavior.Published in