The Right Jumps Right To Violence

Posted by | July 30, 2010 20:49 | Filed under: Contributors Gabe Berman Top Stories

by Gabe Berman
Gabe is a freelance writer for the Miami Herald and author of Live Like a Fruit Fly

Question: In the history of our country, have those on the Left or on the Right threatened with more violence when policy hasn’t gone in their favor?

Answer: It’s a rhetorical question.

Those who consider themselves to be “normal” often say, “The far left is just as crazy as the far right.”

But the inarguable fact is this: Extremists on the Left, at their absolute worst, want the fortunate to help alleviate the suffering of the less fortunate. Extreme Righties however, threaten to kill you.

But fear not because it was once said, “Those who live by the sword will die by the sword.”

It was said over two-thousand years ago by a man who is professed to be loved, honored and worshiped by those on the Right.

Their transparent hypocrisy was once comical. Now it’s just pathetic.

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By: Gabe Berman

Gabe Berman is a native New Yorker who settled in South Florida after graduating from the University of Miami. An epiphany, a passion, and a trail of breadcrumbs led him out of Corporate America and into the career he was meant for. After eight years of writing columns for the Miami Herald, his book - Live Like A Fruit Fly - was published by HCI Books and subsequently endorsed by Deepak Chopra. His second book, The Complete B.S. Free and Totally Tested Writing Guide, helps artists find their voice and his latest work, Where Is God When Our Loved Ones Get Sick?, uncovers the answer to this haunting question.

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