The Alexandria shooting: One man ultimately responsible, but there is a lot of blame to go around

God help us, the worst fears about where this country is headed continue to be confirmed. Prayers for the best for Rep. Steve Scalise, his aide, and the officers shot on Wednesday morning in Alexandria, VA. Barring divine intervention and a sudden, mass restoration of sanity, we will be seeing more of this sort of thing. Remember the words of Voltaire, ‘If they can make you believe absurdity, they can make you commit atrocity.’ The Alexandria shooter himself is ultimately responsible for his actions, but there sure are a lot of people in high places who are emboldening these types of dangerous characters with their words and actions. In the immediate wake of the shooting, politicians from both parties are calling for civility and unity, but politicians always give lip service to such sentiments during moments of crisis. The rank-and-file supporting each party are not listening, so riled up is everybody nowadays. The Marxist ‘progressive’ mindset is a mental illness; old-fashioned liberalism – which doesn’t seem to exist anymore anywhere – was not. Same on the right, conservatism is sane; this ‘Alt Right’ lunacy that has taken hold now is not. These sort of tragic incidents are rapidly becoming a ‘new normal’ as the country edges closer and closer to its breaking point. Lord, if it be Thy will, heal this broken land …

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