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Because protecting the people of the United States should be our highest law.
Bitcoin can get by without banks or governments because algorithms are its highest law.
In these states, there is no higher law than progressive cultural orthodoxy and even dissenting citizens can be conscripted into the ideological crusade.
And where abolitionists preached slavery as a violation against the higher law, Southerners angrily countered with their own version of the deity, that it was sanctioned by the Constitution.
In a very real sense, Becerra’s presence as the highest law enforcement official in California is a rebuke to those who willfully refuse to fix a broken system.
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