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Before Trump Crazy There Was Bachmann Crazy

by Pitt Griffin on August 1, 2017 · 0 comments

in Free speech

Donald Trump is so good at crazy that it is easy to forget that before him there were world class nuts. One of the best was Michele Bachmann. And she’s still slinging it. Her latest crusade is against the City of Minneapolis for setting up a hotline allowing residents to report hate crimes, including “any crime against a person or property motivated by prejudice against someone’s race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, ethnicity, gender or gender identity”. 

Bachmann’s overwhelmed mind immediately saw the threat in this. To whit, a fatal encouragement to the forces of terrorism and its religious underpinning. From the non-specific, seemingly all-inclusive words, Bachmann was able to divine a far more sinister agenda – the breach of the wall between church and state, and the roll-out of Sharia Law.

Michele has it well established in her mind that if there is any breaching to be done – and when there is a religious law of the land – it will be Christian. Specifically, Bachmann’s benighted Christianity.

Which raises the question, how did Bachmann get from the anodyne to the profane? Let’s let her explain. (And if you can’t exactly follow her train of thought, don’t worry, she runs along tracks the sane cannot see). Anyway here goes:

“What they’re trying to do is implement anti-blasphemy laws. They’re trying to implement Islamic Sharia law locally in order to quiet churches and quiet anybody who would talk about what the truth is about Islam. What they want is civilization jihad,”

There’s more:

“They want jihad through the court system to silence speech because when you take away someone’s speech rights to speak out—like we’re doing right now, to tell the truth about something—then it’s game over … There should be a lawsuit filed against the city of Minneapolis for doing this. They have violated the so-called separation of church and state that the left is so in love with because they’re preferring Islam over any other religion and, number two, they’re fascists. That’s what they are, they’re fascists; they want to shut down your right to free speech.”

Free speech shut down? How? Michele and her fellow travelers never shut up.

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