We are all at this point in time thoroughly familiar with the left's favorite tactic to shut everybody up who does not agree with them or think like they do: scream, yell, disrupt, fight, throw pies and now punches, and violently suppress dissent.
The Founding Fathers are rolling over in their graves as they watch what is happening to their great experiment in human history. Freedom of speech, the very 1st Amendment in the Bill of Rights, is under full frontal assault by leftists, communists, Marxists, socialists and all manner of pinkos in the American landscape today.
It is clear that their socialist philosophy simply can't stand up to rational debate. They lose when they even try to articulate the nonsense and Utopian fantasy of their socialist ideas. Ideas which have failed utterly in every society that has mistakenly implemented them, and yet the pinko will persist. They think that if we just do it with different leaders this time, it will create a Heaven on Earth.
Nobody on the left can explain how it is possible that taking resources from one group and giving them to another via the ham fisted power of government can create a thriving, creative and beneficial society: not through debate, not through education and clearly not through failed implementation of hare brained liberal policies.
Liberalism just doesn't work at any level at all in human endeavors. The folk whose goodies are taken from them and given to others who have clearly not earned this forced largess will not simply acquiesce in perpetuity to this inequity: they will find ways around this social theft. It has always been this way, and it will always be this way. Humans don't like tyrants taking their stuff away without just compensation. They just don't. It's an integral part of human nature. Duh.
But human nature has no place in the calculus of the left, no siree Bob. We are now witnessing the latest method of ramming socialism down all of our throats: violence. Throwing pies in the faces of conservatives, drowning out voices on the right, and now throwing punches at supporters of Donald Trump at his political rallies - this is now the tactic of choice on the left.
The so-called 'Heckler's Veto' where using any and all means to simply drown out any dissenting voice is now the tool-du-jour of American pinkos and leftists.
It appears to have worked in Chicago last Friday. But will this always work going forward? It is clearly not a constitutional method of forwarding one's philosophy. Silencing the opposition's voice is not the American way of governance.
It is the way of things in tyrannical dictatorships and totalitarian regimes, but these brutish tactics have no place in the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave.
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