The Death of Jesse Helms

Saying Goodbye to Jesse Helms

Rest in Peace, Jesse Helms.

Former Republican Senator Jesse Helms died Friday morning. He was 86. He was a leading conservative on Capitol Hill, and the liberals hated him.

He was a five-term senator from North Carolina who formerly chaired the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and often railed against Communism, liberalism and big government.

He was a proponent of school prayer. Helms was an opponent of abortion and gay rights groups.

A true patriot, Jesse Helms was, by all accounts, a kind person who treated everyone with the respect they were due as human beings, no matter what theirs, or his, political positions were.

God bless you, Senator, and welcome home.

Published in: on July 5, 2008 at 3:23 pm  Leave a Comment  

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