Our violent, blood-soaked culture has produced a violent, blood-soaked reality in our streets. The final numbers for 2020 have finally been released by the FBI, and they are stunning. Prior to last year, the largest one year increase in the murder rate in the United States was 12.7 percent, and that came all the way back in 1968. Needless to say, many of you that are reading this article were not even alive in 1968. Well, we didn’t just break the old record last year. We more than doubled it. According to the FBI’s annual report on crime, the nationwide murder rate was up about 29 percent in 2020… The Uniform Crime Report will stand as the official word on an unusually grim year, detailing a rise in murder of around 29%. The previous largest one-year change was a 12.7% increase in 1968. Let that sink in for a minute. Never before in U.S. history has the murder rate shot up so rapidly.
Black Lives Matter protestors in Seattle took their wokeness to a new level on Monday when they filed a lawsuit against the City of Seattle, demanding the city provide them with “expensive protective gear.” According to the Seattle Times, equipment includes “helmets, gas masks, protective clothing, goggles, gloves, boots, umbrellas and other gear they say are needed to fend off police pepper spray, less-lethal projectiles and other crowd-dispersal tools.”
The protestors cited the Seattle Police Department “shooting toxic substances in the air, deploying projectiles at departing protesters, and tossing blast balls into close areas of protesters marching” as the reason the city should pay for protestors’ protective equipment.
The argument is that protective equipment necessary to protest safely is expensive so the city should bear the cost. The plaintiffs said not having access to the equipment, particularly because they aren’t in a position to afford it, prohibits them from practicing their First Amendment rights.
“Their noxious gases, ‘blast balls,’ chemical sprays, and projectile weapons rendered public street wielded by the community as a protest path into a war zone,” the lawsuit stated. “Because protestors now must purchase expensive equipment to be assured that they will be able to protest safely, the indiscriminate use of weapons by SPD implicates equal protection.” http://www.townhall.com
My thoughts–do we live in an alternate universe? Wokeness taken to stupidity, and the sad part is they will probably get all they are asking for.
‘If men and women of faith and conviction don’t come to the rescue of their country, it is doomed’
Famed commentator Conrad Black wrote recently of President Trump’s Mount Rushmore speech on the July 4th weekend, and said those Republicans who now are opposing Trump, and thinking of aligning themselves with “the almost leaderless Democratic Party” will forever give up any political influence if they continue.
And libertarian conservative philosopher Thomas Sowell said that “point of no return” will be approaching for the entire nation should presumption Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden get elected.
“If the election goes to Biden,” he said, “there’s a good chance that the Democrats will then control the two branches of Congress and the White House. And considering the kinds of things that they’re proposing, that could well be the point of no return for this country.”
Looking at the world realistically, the second amendment may be the only thing standing between us and tyranny. I was never one to even think that in this country I would need a concealed carry permit. But that has all changed now. Not out of fear, but for simple protection. I was raised in a small farming community, where guns and hunting were common. Gun racks in the back of pick up trucks were common, but safety and respect were just as common. Now in this world with crazy anarchist roaming parts of the country…..
Get a gun and learn how to use it for your protection!
For the life of me I can’t understand what people are thinking. Wish I could be mayor of Seattle for a day. No more occupation. These people are enemies of the state.
In an interview Thursday night with CNN’s Chris Cuomo, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan described blocks of Seattle’s streets that have been designated by Antifa the “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone” as a “block party,” rather than “an armed takeover.” The Seattle police and local government surrendered the area to Antifa anarchists Wednesday, leading to chaos. JENNIE TAER.
Poll finds 72% voters, including most black voters, have favorable view of local police department
Even in the midst of heightened racial tensions after the death of African-American George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police, 72% of American voters, including 51% of black voters, have a favorable view of their local police department, according to a new Just the News Daily Poll with Scott Rasmussen.