The US Has Completely Lost Its Mind

Welp, go away for a week and the country completely goes to shit. As if the Covid lockdowns were not bad enough, now we have full-blown rioting around much of the country to deal with.

I am going to make a few comments and then link to some excellent articles. I believe George Floyd was murdered, full stop. Terrible. The cop(s) who did it will serve hard time. Peaceful protest are welcomed…that should be the end of it. Instead the country is in flames. But Floyd’s killing is not the primary reason: we have similar situations every few years with nothing close to this reaction. Some of the killings are legitimate: think Michael Brown who was proven to have viciously attacked a cop. Others were not: think Freddie Grey in Baltimore. So ask yourself: what is different this time? I will tell you: the Covid lockdowns that forced hundreds of millions to shelter in place for months with no direction and often little hope, and threw 30-40 million people out of work almost overnight, many of them blacks. The black unemployment rate was the lowest in history before the lockdown at something like 6%, and now some people are saying it is 50%! Now I think that is an exaggeration, but even 30% is appalling. So there it is, thanks mainly to the political left and the Democrat party. Even some liberals have connected the dots. I cannot prove this, but neither can it be disproved. And corrupt leftist mayors and governors running the cities and states that are primarily to blame know they are guilty. But no, it’s racist cops hunting black men. The far-left media is guilty as well, openly cheering on the destruction until it comes to their neighborhood, as if it is the last chance to get Trump and bring in socialism. And far-left cities and states that have been way too soft on crime for years (think the home of Antifa, Portland) and are hopelessly corrupt have set the stage for mass unrest. So Floyd’s killing is not the primary cause: years of inner city neglect and corruption, weak, feckless leftist politicians, far-left media cheerleading and finally a draconian nationwide shutdown set the stage for a calamity. George Floyd’s killing was simply the match that lit a very large pile of tinder.

Fact: 9-10 unarmed blacks are killed by cops annually, compared to 19-20 whites. A cop is 18.5% more likely to die at the hands of a black criminal. Compare the 200+ total annual killings of blacks by cops to the 7000+ black-on-black murders annually. These are all facts. Privilege exists, white privilege is a lie. Privilege is not based on race. Asians do far better than whites as a whole by many metrics: is there Asian privilege? Well, let me correct that. People of a certain color are currently allowed to loot, rob, vandalize and assault with impunity in certain cities: does that sound like “privilege”? Racism exists but most people are not racist and nobody is born that way. Institutional racism is a lie. Many of these cities are run mainly by blacks…are they racist against their own people? Black lives only matter when a cop kills a black man. It does not apply to black cops killed (which is not a rarity) nor the roughly 300,000 abortions of black babies annually. The movement is not about equity, it is about intimidation and power. What is obvious as well is that white Antifa thugs are behind a lot of the mayhem…and in some neighborhoods the peace-loving law-abiding blacks are fighting back. This is a violent revolt, not a race protest. Minneapolis and NYC are in a race to see which city can commit suicide faster.

Well, here are the articles.

Antifa thugs hijack protests:

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/bethbaumann/2020/05/31/watch-video-from-around-the-country-shows-antifa-thugs-hijacking-george-floyd-pr-n2569761

How to make your own race riot:

https://www.zerohedge.com/political/greenfield-how-make-your-own-race-riot

Three ways lockdowns paved the way for riots:

https://www.zerohedge.com/health/three-ways-lockdowns-paved-way-these-riots

Institutional racism lie:

https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/06/the-institutional-racism-canard/

 

AP US History Textbook Implies Whites, Christians and Trump Are All Racist

And Reagan was a racist too. Be aware that this is the type of garbage now being taught in American high schools. It is the result of US colleges being overrun by leftists. These are the people who write and influence text books at all levels. It’s called indoctrination. Push back against this nonsense if you see it.

http://thefederalist.com/2018/04/17/ap-u-s-history-textbook-implies-christians-bigots-reagan-racist-sexist/

 

Racist, Bigoted Kansas Staffer Goes Off on Campus Conservatives

It is astonishing, and sad, what goes on at universities these days. I would think that the leftists running many of these institutions would be embarrassed, if nothing else for the language used. But no, they often cheerlead this sort of garbage.

http://www.campusreform.org/?ID=8177

This clown, Mark White, is an anti-intellectual, anti-free speech, bigot who should immediately be dismissed from his position at Kansas. If he were white or conservative he would have been fired before he hit “send”. Like most leftists, he projects his own hatred on to those whom he disagrees with.

 

Democrats Are Losing Control of Black Americans

As well they should. It is not an exaggeration to say that Obama has done more harm to black Americans than any president since the civil war. Race relations have regressed 40-50 years. Black are worse off under Obama using every measurable of well-being: income, employment, wealth, crime, poverty, and health. It is about time that black Americans realize that the left (Democrats) wants them right where the reside: uneducated, uninformed, dependent and in ghettos. Donald Trump has a legitimate chance to change things, Hi(liar)ly will not. I believe that he will garner a surprisingly large number of their votes. As he said: What do you have to lose!!??

http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2016/09/democrats_are_losing_control_of_black_americans.html

 

 

Public Schools Full of Violence

More cultural destruction brought to you by the left. You can’t make this stuff up. Discipline is “racist” because children of color are responsible for a disproportionate amount of school violence. The left’s solution: no discipline to be replaced with hand-holding and counseling. And the ones hurt are the minority kids who want to learn.

I have stopped ascribing good intentions to the left: they want chaos. No discipline at home or school means no chance at an education, no job prospects and no hope for these kids. Just what the left wants: cradle to grave dependency.

http://thefederalist.com/2016/09/15/can-expect-see-violence-schools-year/

 

Obama And Crime

Things Obama needs to say about black crime but won’t:

5 Things President Obama Needs To Say About Black Crime But Won’t

He was uniquely positioned to bring to light and address the problems of minorities and the poor that are their own doing: unwed mothers, drugs, thug culture, crime, lack of personal responsibility, poor education (you can blame this one on the government and teacher’s unions). Not that racism doesn’t exist but it is far from the root of any of these problems. Instead he cast blame entirely on imagined institutional racism and white, making the situation far worse.

Sports Media Becoming Overtly PC and SJW

After 35 years I have let my Sports Illustrated subscription lapse. It was partly due to the deterioration in the quality of writing. But more important was SI’s increasing advocacy of far-left causes: perceived racism, radical trans-genderism, in your face advocacy of gay rights, and even “global warming”. As if to prove my point, SI just put “Bruce” Jenner on the cover of their “where are they now” issue. You would have had to have been in a prison on Pluto for the past two years to not know about Jenner.

As bad as SI has become, ESPN is far worse. They have run off most of their older talent under the guise of “cost-cutting”, inexplicably replaced qualified journalists and former athletes with numerous minorities of dubious qualification, punished employees who dare stray from their radical left orthodoxy, and openly advocated radical left SJW causes like transgenderism and Black Lives Matter. One need look to further than their “courage” award to Jenner at the 2015 ESPY’s and their celebration of “Black Lives” at this year’s self-congratulatory awards.

Sports in general and ESPN in particular have always had ample minority (black) coverage and content as it should, but ESPN seems to have gone overboard in the past several years. Between radio, the web and TV, it is increasingly hard to find programming or content on ESPN that isn’t entirely focused on black athletes and race. It is as if they are trying to become the BSPN. Excellent journalism like Bill Simmons “Grantland” has been replaced with entirely race-focused garbage like “The Undefeated”.

http://deadspin.com/how-grantland-died-1739682579

Race-baiters like Michael Wilbon and Jason Whitlock have been given prominent voices at ESPN. Their new approach is stunning, given ESPN’s falling ratings and questionable demographics of their new format. Charges of overt anti-white racism from some of their recently fired employees, like Curt Schilling, are beginning to sound credible. But it’s not just white analysts who pay they price. Ray Lewis was fired when he dared to criticize black-on-black crime.

http://hotair.com/archives/2016/07/14/espn-hypocrites-celebrate-black-lives-matter-at-espys-while-silencing-schilling-lewis-over-their-politics/

Like I did with SI, I am pulling the plug on ESPN.

Some Good Articles on Race, BLM and Dallas

Dallas Police chief doing an exemplary job:

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/437743/dallas-police-chief-david-brown-helping-pull-nation-back-brink

Blacks and personal responsibility:

If You Don’t Want Police To Shoot You, Don’t Resist Arrest

Obama has left us more racially divided:

How Obama Left Us More Racially Divided Than Ever

Society on the brink:

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/437668/american-society-brink