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You know you've crossed the line when Florida Republicans think you've crossed the line. That's been a well-known litmus test for line crossing for some time now, but Republican candidate Joshua Black, running for a seat in the Florida Home for Petty Crooks and Dismal People aka the state House, was so eager to prove that he is more conservative than thou that he sailed past it on Twitter like an explorer seeking a new and better Batshit Crazy Land.
"@civilwarcometh: @BrandonMArms @RedNationRising I'm past impeachment. It's time to arrest and hang him high." Agreed
Even fellow Republicans called him out on this one, leading to a bit of a Twitter fight, but Black, who according to the Tampa Bay Times used to be a practicing street evangelist and who from his Twitter feed can easily be diagnosed as absotutely batshit insane, wasn't going to have any of it. So like any good patriot, by which I mean like Sarah Palin on one of her non-speech-giving days, he took to Facebook to explain himself. It didn't get better, though his reasons for hanging the president are certainly surprising ones.
To everyone who was offended that I said that the POTUS should be hanged for treason, this is the man who droned Al-Awaki on “suspicion of terrorism"--not proof--and later killed his 15-year-old son for nothing more than being his son.

This is also the man who sought to have Bradley Manning and Eric Snowden executed for treason when they didn't kill anyone, nor does the US government pretend to believe that they cost any spies their lives.

This would be exactly what the President has done to others, and, as Jesus said, “the measure ye mete, it shall be meted to you again."

This would be right around the point where the Republican Party starts wringing their hands and wondering why, oh why, they seem to attract all these crazy people. What is it about Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Michele Bachmann, Steve King, Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Fox News, Reince Priebus, calls for impeachment, calls for nullification, theories about Benghazi!, calls for secession and calls for shutting down the whole government lest duly passed laws of the United States actually get executed brings these nutjobs out of the woodwork and into the Republican Party?

It is a mystery.

Originally posted to Hunter on Tue Jan 21, 2014 at 10:29 AM PST.

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