Team socialist/scumbag/liar-Biden Calls Cop ‘Racist’ for Saving Black Teen’s Life

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As the jury gave its verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, police in Columbus, Ohio, were called to a scene of young people behaving badly, which eventually led to a white officer shooting and killing a 16-year-old black girl. The Leftmedia, without even a cursory investigation of the facts, immediately jumped on the story, declaring it as yet more “evidence” of America’s “systemic racism.” Joining the outrage mob were celebrities like lowlife-LeBron James, who posted and then deleted an image of the police officer involved in the incident with the message, “YOU’RE NEXT.” The usual suspects are always quick to add their weight to a fraudulent message, especially when an “unarmed” black girl is killed by police. As we’ll soon explain, however, the truth is awfully inconvenient.

Worst of all was that the socialist/scumbag/liar-Biden/ lowlife/liar-Harris administration immediately pushed a demonstrably false story. “We know that police violence disproportionately impacts black and Latino people,”  asserted White House Press Secretary liar-Jen Psaki, “and that black women and girls, like black men and boys, experience higher rates of police violence. We also know that there are particular vulnerabilities that children in foster care like Ma'Khia [Bryant] face, and her death came, as you noted, just as America was hopeful of a step forward after the traumatic and exhausting trial of Derek Chauvin, and the verdict that was reached.”

liar-Psaki added, “So our focus is on working to address systemic racism and implicit bias head-on, and of course to passing laws and legislation that will put much-needed reforms into place at police departments around the country.” Attorney General Merrick Garland and President socialist/scumbag/liar-Joe Biden’s Social Justice Department will see to that.

Members of the socialist/scumbag/liar-Biden/ lowlife/liar-Harris administration might want to focus on their own racism and anti-cop bias before deigning to “fix” the rest of the country’s supposed racism. Furthermore, they might want to actually engage with the truth before claiming to have the “answers” to solve “systemic racism.”

The fact is that the 16-year-old black girl, Ma'Khia Bryant, was attacking another teenage black girl with a knife, as the cop’s body-cam footage clearly shows. Bryant’s actions directly led to the officer responding with deadly force to protect the victim of her attack. The truth is that Bryant was engaged in attempted murder. There’s no evidence supporting the claim that race had anything to do with the officer’s response.

If there’s anything about race that can be noted here, it’s to point out the biggest cause of violence plaguing the black community — the actions of other blacks. But that doesn’t comport with the Left’s “social justice” narrative of “systemic racism,” so it’s ignored or, like everything else, offered as “proof” of systemic racism.

The White House should be commending the police officer, who acted in accordance with his duty to serve and protect. In this instance, he protected a vulnerable teenage black girl from a potentially fatal attack. In other words, he did his job. The only reason that Bryant is not alive right now is because of her own actions. She brought this upon herself.

Yet even as the facts surrounding the incident came to light, it didn’t stop leftists like Barack scumbag/liar-nObama adviser Valerie Jarrett from continuing to push the “systemic racism” narrative. Jarrett ridiculously wrote, “A Black teenage girl named Ma'Khia Bryant was killed because a police officer immediately decided to shoot her multiple times in order to break up a knife fight. Demand accountability. Fight for justice.” How about demanding accountability from those who excuse murderous behavior and then turn and blame law enforcement who are forced to engage these individuals? How about holding up the standard that all people follow the law or face the consequences, rather than excusing people from the responsibility to abide by the law simply because they have black or brown skin?   ~The Patriot Post

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Leftist AG to Probe PD in Leftist City for ‘Systemic Racism’
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Six years ago, Barack scumbag/liar-nObama’s Social Justice Department investigated the Ferguson Police Department for “systemic racism” after the police-shooting death of Michael Brown. Remember, Brown was a large black thug who bull-rushed white Police Officer Darren Wilson and fought for his gun before Wilson shot and killed him. Yet somehow Brown became the Left’s poster child for the whole “hands up, don’t shoot” narrative and one of the earliest martyrs in the profitable Black Lives Matter crusade.

While the DOJ ultimately cleared Wilson of racism or civil rights violations, then-Attorney General scumbag/liar-Eric Holder’s social justice warriors predictably found exactly what they were looking for — systemic racism in the Ferguson PD. The department certainly had legitimate problems, and no officer or department is above accountability, but Holder’s report offered no real solutions and it was just one of an eyebrow-raising 23 pattern-or-practice investigations conducted by scumbag/ liar-nObama’s DOJ as part of his war on cops.

Unfortunately, it seems we’re about to see that same movie again.

On Wednesday, the day after Derek Chauvin was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that the Social Justice Department will take a look at possible “unconstitutional” practices in the Minneapolis Police Department.

The Chauvin verdict, Garland insisted, “does not address potentially systemic policing issues in Minneapolis.” Well, of course not. Chauvin was on trial for his specific actions — none of which included racism, despite leftist fever dreams. Nevertheless, Garland effectively indicted the entire department, saying, “The Justice Department has opened a civil investigation to determine whether the Minneapolis Police Department engages in a pattern or practice of unconstitutional or unlawful policing.”

Note for context that Joe “Unity” socialist/scumbag/liar-Biden’s nominee to lead the DOJ’s Civil Rights Division, which will handle this investigation, is Kristen Clarke, an utterly racist and deplorable cop-hater. In other words, the deck is stacked.

To the Left, Chauvin’s guilt was a foregone conclusion, and the trial was a mere formality to reach the “correct” verdict. Even if Garland insists that good officers “welcome accountability,” the entire Minneapolis PD can be forgiven for thinking the same thing will play out with the DOJ.

Such guilty-until-proven-innocent probes inevitably result in less policing. It’s been called the Ferguson Effect for obvious reasons, and it ends up with more crime and more lost lives. Such is the price of leftists finding their racist bogeyman.

Then again, this is a leftist regime investigating a police department in one of the most leftist cities in the country. In fact, the Minneapolis City Council voted to disband its police department last year before thinking better of it, though the city still settled with Floyd’s family for an absurd $27 million, even as Chauvin’s jurors were being chosen. National Democrats are no better. As one example, recall that then-Senator socialist/scumbag/liar-Joe Biden wrote the 1994 crime bill, which many blame for the disproportionate incarceration of black people.

Come to think of it, leftists control most of the real power centers in this country — the federal government, media, public schools and academia, Hollywood, Big Tech, and increasingly even the corporate world.

So if there’s “systemic racism,” who runs the system?   ~The Patriot Post

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lowlife-LeBron James: A Stooge for All Seasons
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Poor lowlife-LeBron James. He’s still the most famous basketball player on the planet, but with his best balling days behind him, he seems to be struggling with what to do when he grows up. Should he continue to hone his skills as an apologist for the murderous and genocidal communist Chinese? Or should he instead focus his efforts on being a full-time stooge for the corrupt and racially poisonous racket called Black Lives Matter?

Dude has some broad shoulders. Maybe he can do both.

As we noted last year, and as Fox Sports Radio host Clay Travis and conservative analyst Ben Shapiro noted again earlier this week, James and his fellow NBA multimillionaires are happy to promote every social justice cause in America, but when the topic is genocide or slave labor perpetrated by their shoemaking ChiCom benefactors, they just can’t seem to stay a-woke.

“ lowlife-LeBron James for years has been a Chinese apologist,” Shapiro said on his radio show. “He obviously was very upset that anybody had anything to say about the Chinese takeover of Hong Kong. lowlife-LeBron had no statements on that, but he does have statements every other day how living as a black American means you’re [under] existential threat thanks to American white supremacy.”

And, as Travis added, “There is cotton being produced from the Xinjiang region in China by the Muslim Uyghurs that is considered to be slave-produced cotton.”

Think about that: Dozens of NBA mega-millionaires falsely claim that blacks are being “hunted down in the streets” of America while at the same time taking money from a murderous regime that uses slave labor to pick its cotton.

And then there was the police-involved shooting Tuesday in Columbus, Ohio, in which a white cop made a split-second decision to use deadly force against Ma'Khia Bryant, a knife-wielding 16-year-old black girl who, as police body-cam footage reveals, appeared just about to plunge the blade into an unarmed black girl she’d pinned against a car.

It was a tragic loss of life — one that would seem to call for a cool-headed response until all the facts had been gathered.

But no. lowlife-LeBron James, whose annual income is somewhere around $80 million, saw fit to tweet out to his 50 million Twitter followers a death threat to the cop whose annual salary is less than one one-thousandth that of his own. “YOU’RE NEXT,” he typed above a picture of the otherwise-anonymous police officer. (Which reminds us: Does anyone know the name of the cop who shot Ashli Babbitt on January 6 in the Capitol?)

lowlife-James’s handlers must’ve talked some sense into him, because he yanked his despicable tweet in relatively short order. But he didn’t apologize. Instead, he tried to rationalize it with a follow-up tweet: “I’m so damn tired of seeing Black people killed by police,” he huffed. “I took the tweet down because its being used to create more hate — This isn’t about one officer,” lowlife-James explained. “it’s about the entire system and they always use our words to create more racism. I am so desperate for more ACCOUNTABILITY.”

Yeah, lowlife-LeBron, damn that white supremacist system for holding you accountable for your words.

And speaking of ACCOUNTABILITY, where are the Twitter police? They quickly silenced a sitting U.S. president for telling his supporters to “peacefully and patriotically make your voices heard,” yet appear unwilling to so much as slap the wrist of this loudmouthed leftist stooge who publicly threatened the life of a cop.

For a long time now, we’ve known that our nation has a two-tiered system of justice and tolerance: one for the rich, and one for the poor. Increasingly, though, we’re seeing two more tiers: one for the Left, and one for the Right.


UPDATE: The National Fraternal Order of Police has weighed in on lowlife-LeBron’s rotten remark: “King James, with his vast resources & influence, should educate himself and, frankly, has a responsibility to do so, on the facts before weighing in. This is disgraceful & extremely reckless. The officer saved a young girl’s life. No amount of gaslighting will change that fact.”  ~The Patriot Post

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Expendable Children
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Last Sunday, seven-year-old Jaslyn Adams was shot to death at a McDonald’s drive-thru in the Homan Square neighborhood of Chicago. Her father, 29-year-old Jontae Adams, was also shot and seriously wounded. According to police, Jaslyn, who has three siblings, was hit “multiple times” in the body, and her dad was struck in the torso. A McDonald’s employee who asked not to be named told  reporters that two people got out of a gray car in the drive-thru and started shooting at Adams’s car.

Chances are good that by the time one reads this column, this atrocity will have been swept aside by the news media. A news media that sees neither a narrative that can be exploited nor a ratings enhancer that would keep people watching.

But there is far more to this story than that. “One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic,” Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin allegedly once stated. And much like Jaslyn Adams, a similar number of tragedies quickly becomes statistics in the city of Chicago, where just this year alone 864 people have been shot and 163 people have been killed as of April 14.

Both numbers represent a dramatic increase in a city where more than 4,100 people were shot and 769 people were killed last year.

Unsurprisingly, much of the violence is gang-related. In 2020, Chicago Police Department Superintendent David Brown stated there were 117,000 gang members in the city who are part of 55 known gangs. Of those 55 gangs, there are 747 factions that have 2,500 subsets. “Any day of the week, any hour of the day,” Brown added, there are “several hundred gang conflicts related to that 117,000 gang members.”

The demographic breakdowns of the victims and perpetrators of the violence are equally unsurprising. In 2020, 80% of Chicago’s “gun violence” victims were black. Between 2010 and July 8, 2020, 4,374 blacks were killed in the Windy City. Nationally, more than 90% of black homicide victims are killed by a black offender.

Police believe Jaslyn’s murder was gang-related, because less than three hours later, two people were shot in their car at a Popeyes restaurant in Humboldt Park, which investigators believe is connected to the McDonald’s shooting. One of the onlookers at the McDonald’s shooting expressed what ought to be a wholly untenable reality. “Unbelievable. They did this in front of all those cameras,” the man who asked to remain anonymous stated. “These kids are getting bold.”

Getting bold? These “kids” have been bold for a long time. In 2011, data officially released by the Chicago Police revealed that 90% of the city’s murder victims were male, and 53% were between the ages of 17 and 25. This year? The number of shootings and shooting victims in Chicago in the month of March alone are at their highest levels in four years.

In a better nation, the reality that certain neighborhoods in Chicago and other American cities are arguably less safe than war zones would elicit serious introspection and pushback. In this one, one either advances an ideologically driven agenda that serves the “systemic racism” narrative, or one is wholly expendable.

Jaslyn Adams and the thousands of other Chicagoans killed and wounded?

Statistics, one and all.

And it’s going to get worse. Murder is up in every major city across America, even as clueless progressive politicians call for defunding police forces. Even worse, their media handmaidens push an utterly false narrative  about systemic police brutality, turn thugs into martyrs, pretend seven months of arson, looting, and murder were mostly protests that “intensified,” and gin up so much anger among already angry and largely misinformed Americans that the verdict in a single trial — if it hadn’t satisfied the bloodlust of thoroughly contemptible race-baiters like Maxine Waters — likely would have precipitated nationwide violence on an unprecedented scale.

Whose interests are served by calamity? Black Lives Matter — which doesn’t give a damn about the de facto black killing fields many Democrat-controlled cities have become — raked in $90 million last year, courtesy of its “woke” corporate enablers. BLM cofounder Patrisse Cullors insists the foundation is focused on a “need to reinvest into Black communities.” That the same Patrisse Cullors recently invested in a house in Los Angeles’s Topanga Canyon, where 88% of residents are white and just 1.8% are black?

Some revolutionaries are “more equal” than others.

scumbag/worthless-Maxine Waters is equally abhorrent. The congresswoman who insisted Derek Chauvin is guilty of “first-degree murder” and urged rioters to “get more confrontational” is the one who requested an armed police escort to the anti-protest in Brooklyn Station. And if riots had occurred? scumbag/worthless-Waters would have been far away, perhaps behind the barricades and barbed wire erected in Washington, DC, where equally feckless members of her party who have either countenanced or abetted the seven months of rioting last summer would also have remained if the almost inevitable results of their own race-baiting were realized.

Instead, Chauvin was convicted on all counts, while convicted felon and drug addict George Floyd was elevated to sainthood by scumbag/liar-Nancy Pelosi, and an equally reprehensible socialist/scumbag/liar-Joe Biden amplified how his empty promise was to unite the country by revisiting the lie that the nation is systemically racist.

Jaslyn Adams was a student at Cameron Elementary School. According to family members, she was nicknamed Pinky “because she was bright” and pink was her favorite color. “You just took away somebody’s queen. You just took away a mother’s daughter. You just put hurt on the father — for what?” asked community activist Andrew Holmes. “Every parent has taken a child to McDonald’s to get something to eat,” he added. “Not to get some bullets.”

Tragically, the bullets will continue flying, because demonized police will be reticent to enforce the law where most lawlessness occurs — and because there is simply no impetus to have a genuine conversation about race. That would require introspection among a black American community that has been convinced by progressives that all of its problems are externally generated. Thus, the glorification of thug culture, an out-of-wedlock birthrate approaching 70%, more than 50 years of a black-white education gap, and the reality that black Americans commit crimes at percentages far in excess of their representation in the general population will be wholly dismissed in terms of anything remotely resembling personal responsibility and/or bad life choices.  Everything, no matter how dysfunctional or heinous, will continue being explained — and ultimately excused — by “systemic racism,” “white privilege/supremacy,” “gun violence,” and/or a “legacy of slavery.”

The family of Jaslyn Adams is dealing with the worst thing that can happen to any family. They won’t be the last, not as long as the status quo remains politically and financially useful for those with a vested interest in orchestrated division.

For such contemptible people, dead children like Jaslyn Adams, who don’t advance an agenda, are simply acceptable collateral damage.   ~The Patriot Post

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A Black Republican Talks Race
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Utah Republican Congressman Burgess Owens is a black man who is the descendent of slaves. His grandfather proudly served in World War I, and his father served in World War II. Undeterred by living in the actual Jim Crow South of the early 1960s, Owens attended college and became an all-star football player. He went on to have a respectable career in the NFL, earning a Super Bowl ring along the way. Owens knows the value of hard work. He also knows racism when he sees it. And Burgess Owens will tell you straight away that today’s Democrat Party is exhibiting “true racism.”

Since taking office, Owens has proudly stood on the front line to fight against the Democrats’ incessant race-baiting. He had the chance to speak his mind at the Senate Judiciary Committee’s sham hearings into voter election laws this week, where he called out President socialist/ scumbag/liar-Joe Biden and the Democrat Party for using the memory of Jim Crow as leverage in their attempt to defeat Georgia’s voting law.

“What I find extremely offensive,” Owens said, “is the narrative from the Left that black people are not smart enough, not educated enough, not desirous enough of education to do what every other culture and race does in this country: get an ID.”

Owens further explained that Georgia’s election law does not even come close to establishing the systemic hurdles to minority voting that were present during the Jim Crow era in the Deep South. And he speaks from experience — something socialist/scumbag/liar-Joe Biden and Vice President lowlife/liar- Kamala Harris are sorely lacking.

It’s not just voting, though. Owens also spoke out against reparations for blacks, pointing out the impracticality and logistical impossibility of calculating and distributing taxpayer money and who should get it.

More importantly, says Owens, “Reparations teach separation and convey a narrative that black Americans are a hopeless, hapless, and oppressed race entitled to handouts. The core of the debate certainly does not represent black America’s potential, nor the 150 years of legal, social, and economic progress achieved by millions of American minorities.”

Owens’s words drive right to the fact that the Democrat Party doesn’t think very highly of blacks in America. At every turn, under the guise of protecting them, Democrats portray blacks as needing special attention and privileges when it comes to getting a job, obtaining a college education, buying a home, and many other tasks. Blacks in America should not feel soothed by this rhetoric. They should feel insulted.

The extent of concern Democrats truly have for blacks is directly proportional to how many votes they can draw from them. Democrats buy those votes with free stuff and the promise of better education and job opportunities that they never seem to deliver. They use victimology and race-baiting as a means of convincing blacks that the Democrat Party is the only way blacks will get ahead in this country. They conveniently sweep aside the fact that Democrats were the slave owners, Jim Crow was a Democrat creation, Democrats fought against civil rights legislation for decades, and their current policies have repeatedly failed to improve the lives of blacks in America.

Burgess Owens speaks the truth about the real source of racism in this country. More voices should join him.   ~The Patriot Post

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Dems Use Earth Day to Push Green New Deal Again
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Two Democrat lawmakers, Representative commie/liar-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey, “officially” reintroduced their Green New Deal on Wednesday, because apparently they couldn’t wait a few more hours for Earth Day to roll around. As before, the GND aims to eliminate all use of fossil fuels for energy production over the next decade because we face a climate “emergency.”

Back when commie/liar-AOC first introduced her climate plan, it received so much deserved criticism for being an impossible pipe dream that she dubiously claimed it was just a working draft that was accidentally released early. The estimated price tag on that original plan came in at a mind-boggling $94 trillion over 10 years, or $653,010 per household.

However, as is so often the case, the over-the-top insanity of the Democrats’ radical legislative proposals is often designed merely to make room for an agenda issue to gain traction. That’s exactly how the Democrats and socialist/scumbag/liar-Joe Biden himself have used the Green New Deal.

Last year, socialist/scumbag/liar-Biden pitched his version of the GND, which he alluded to back in January when he asserted that it was needed to fight “an existential threat” of climate change as he reinserted the U.S. into the Paris Agreement. Now, his plan aims for 100% net-zero emissions by 2050 while only costing taxpayers $1.7 trillion. That’s in part because private enterprise would have to come up with another $5 trillion.

“No nation can solve this crisis on our own,” socialist/ scumbag/liar-Biden said at the outset of a climate summit beginning today. “All of us, and particularly those of us that represent the world’s largest economies, we have to step up.” By “step up,” he means taxpayers and consumers will have to cough up the dough.

Again, Democrats are out with their third rendition of the Green New Deal, and of course they’ve tied it to “infrastructure.” Because everything is infrastructure. commie/liar-AOC claims it will create “20 million union jobs,” as if union jobs are by definition a good thing.

Meanwhile, the socialist/scumbag/liar-Biden administration’s intelligence analysts evidently haven’t gotten his memo on the “existential” threats climate change presents. Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines made no mention of it to Congress in a recent list of global threats the U.S. faces. However, pushing back on claims that the U.S. intel community is not on board socialist/scumbag/liar-Biden’s climate alarmism, a DNI official stated, “The [intelligence community’s] assessment makes clear that climate change is a serious threat and outlines the impact climate change has had, is having and will continue to have on global stability and national security.”

It’s funny how when there’s an actual crisis occurring — say, the deluge of illegal aliens crossing the border because of Biden’s policy decisions — the president largely denies that it’s an actual crisis. Regarding a highly debatable issue such as climate change, socialist/ scumbag/liar-Biden and the Democrats insist on calling it a crisis, while at the same time rejecting the most practical and cost-effective solutions, like building more nuclear power plants, as nonstarters. In other words, they don’t even believe their own hype.   ~The Patriot Post

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LAURA HOLLIS 
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Marxism: 100 Years of Deception — and Counting

When helping my daughter with her AP World History class recently, I was struck by the similarities between the present day and the troubled years between the first and second world wars. This similarity was driven home even more strongly by the recent death of Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s spouse of almost 74 years. Philip’s passing reminds us that we will eventually lose Elizabeth herself, who, at 94, is the longest-reigning monarch in British (and world) history.

We are witnessing the end of an era.

The aftermath of the Great War saw the implosion of three European kingdoms: the German-Prussian Empire, the Habsburg dynasty that ruled Austria-Hungary and the 300-year-old Romanov dynasty in Russia.

The collapse of the Romanov dynasty is arguably the most heartbreaking. Czar Nicholas II had been begged by his advisors to give more power to the Russian Parliament and transition toward more of a constitutional monarchy, like that of his cousin, King George V of Great Britain. In part because of the obstinance of Nicholas’ imperious wife, Alexandra, the czar refused — a decision that not only sealed the fate of the Romanov family (the czar was eventually forced to abdicate; he, Alexandra and their five children were brutally slaughtered by Bolshevik revolutionaries) but also changed Russian history and condemned millions of people to death at the hands of communist regimes that spread across the globe.

Intellectuals, artists and revolutionaries viewed the collapse of European monarchies with hope that a more egalitarian society would be ushered in to replace the old order. Then, as now, some of the most vocal activists were clamoring for societies designed according to the writings of Karl Marx — one where private property would cease to exist, everything would be communally owned and the government would wither away in favor of rule by the proletariat (working class).

Vladimir Lenin and the Bolsheviks who forged the Soviet Union following the collapse of the Russian monarchy were committed Marxists, as was Lenin’s successor, Josef Stalin. But it soon became clear in Russia — and elsewhere throughout the world where communism and socialism were implemented — that Marx’s collectivist utopia was a pipe dream, utterly antithetical to human nature, economically disastrous and impossible to implement without the kinds of brutality that made even the most venal and vicious kings look like Quakers.

Twenty million people died under the communist regime of the former Soviet Union in a combination of purges, political executions, torture and imprisonment in concentration camps, and widespread famines.

Sixty-five million are said to have died under China’s communist Mao Zedong.

Millions more died in smaller countries throughout Asia, Africa and Latin America with equally oppressive communist governments. Once-prosperous nations such as Venezuela have been reduced to ruin.

What Marxists lack in economic common sense they have always made up for in hypocrisy. While the common people starve, the leaders of communist countries live like royalty and denounce “running dog capitalists” as “enemies of the people.”

The United States has always frustrated the global ambitions of Marxists. A country founded as a democratic republic, having neither royalty or nobility, and based upon economic principles of entrepreneurial capitalism has never been fertile soil for the class-based revolution of which the Marxists dream.

But today’s collectivists believe they have found America’s Achilles’ heel, the key to the success that has eluded them for so long. They are fomenting hostility and drumming up fervor based not upon class but upon race.

They ground their arguments in an institution — slavery — that was abolished in this country more than 150 years ago. But the disease, they argue, is still here: racism. No longer an individual vice, the buzz phrase today is  systemic racism. The only way to eliminate it, therefore, is to destroy the system in which it flourishes. This can only be done, we’re now being told, by being antiracist, which sounds laudable, until you read what it stands for. Author and activist Ibram X. Kendi writes in his book, “How to Be an Antiracist,” “The only remedy to past discrimination is present discrimination. The only remedy to present discrimination is future discrimination,” and “In order to truly be antiracist, you also have to truly be anti-capitalist.”

To achieve widespread adoption of their worldviews, 20th-century Marxists had their indoctrination camps; complete control of the press; and policies encouraging people to rat out their neighbors, co-workers, friends and family members to the secret police for being “bourgeois” or otherwise insufficiently committed to the revolution.

In the 21st century, Marxists write bestselling books, enjoy tenured faculty positions and author materials for countless academic and corporate workshops. The press voluntarily generates and disseminates propaganda to further the leftist “narrative.” Social media is today’s secret police, where anyone can be “outed” or “doxxed” for taking positions that are insufficiently “antiracist.”

But some things never change. Patrisse Cullors, a founder of the BLM (Black Lives Matter) organization, has described herself and her co-founders thusly: “We are trained Marxists.”

She’s definitely got the Marxist shtick down. It was recently revealed that Cullors has spent millions on properties in California and elsewhere. Her fellow millionaires in the press and social media are, dutifully, covering for her and silencing anyone who dares to criticize her.

Personally, I don’t care where she lives or how many homes she owns. But when her organization rakes in a reported $90 million in one year and preaches a philosophy of collectivism that has enslaved, impoverished and murdered more than 100 million people, I’m going to call “fraud.”

One can — perhaps — forgive the idealistic social revolutionaries of the 1920s and 1930s for clinging to the hope that socialism or communism would transform the world in beneficial ways.

One hundred years and 100 million deaths later, there is no such excuse.   ~The Patriot Post

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The Chauvin Verdict

The guilty verdict against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on all counts was correct, based on the evidence, but the theatrics leading up to that trial and after the jurors had made their decision was outrageous.

Demonstrations, riots and looting around the country since the death of George Floyd had to have influenced the jury, the media and public opinion.

Comments before, during and after the trial by politicians were unhelpful to put it mildly. Rep. scumbag/worthless-Maxine Waters represents a district in California. Why did she go to Minnesota to urge people to “stay on the street” and “get more confrontational” if Chauvin was acquitted? She did something similar when she urged those opposed to Donald Trump to show up at restaurants, gas stations and other public places and get in the faces of Trump officials. scumbag/worthless-Waters denied she was inciting lawless behavior, but she had no problem claiming Trump encouraged the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.

Speaker scumbag/liar-Nancy Pelosi ridiculously said George Floyd sacrificed himself for justice.

President socialist/scumbag/liar-Biden called the Floyd family before the verdict and said he was “praying for the right outcome.” One doesn’t have to be a mind reader to know the signal he was sending. It is safe to say he wasn’t hoping for Chauvin’s acquittal. He and Vice President lowlife/liar-Kamala Harris called again after the verdict. socialist/scumbag/liar-Biden later repeated his assertion that systemic racism infects many Americans. In medicine, systemic means, “affecting the whole body, or at least multiple organ systems.” Apparently, there is no cure for systemic racism and the Civil War, civil rights legislation and trillions of dollars spent on programs to help mainly poor African Americans is not sufficient atonement for slavery and discrimination. White people are born racist according to this point of view.

With his calls to the Floyd family, perhaps socialist/ scumbag/liar-Biden was following the example of John F. Kennedy, who called Coretta Scott King during the 1960 presidential campaign. Her husband, Martin Luther King Jr., had been arrested for violating probation. Kennedy, who was reluctant to lead on civil rights for fear of losing the Southern vote, offered Mrs. King his support. The call was leaked to the media. King was released from jail the following day. The phone call was credited with garnering large support among African American voters.

As for the riots and demonstrations leading up to the Chauvin trial, a Wall Street Journal editorial put it best: “It would be nice to think all of this would prompt reflection among those who have exploited Floyd’s killing for political purposes. But it probably won’t. Even after the verdict, commentators who applauded the jury gave last year’s riots in American cities the credit for inspiring it. Not the facts. Not the law. But lawless protests. If a large faction of Americans really believes that only mayhem in the streets can guarantee justice in America, then this verdict will mean little, and we are in for far more unrest ahead.”

Three other officers remain to be tried in the Floyd case, but the verdict may already be in on them as well. How can a jury not have been influenced by the lawlessness and the outcome of the Chauvin trial?

Is this the way our justice system is to proceed in the future? Will we have trials by mob rule? Someone should ask Attorney General Merrick Garland these questions.   ~The Patriot Post

https://patriotpost.us/opinion/79330?mailing_id=5792&utm_medium=email&utm_source=pp.email.5792&utm_campaign=snapshot&utm_content=body

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