Thursday, July 14, 2016

"Why Do They Hate Us?"

Another terrorist massacre, this one a truck missile in Nice, France.

Remember when this current era of terrorism started (or at least, hit critical mass) on 9/11? The question on media and politicians' lips was, "why do they hate us?" -- the inference being that it has to be our fault.

Well, we blamed ourselves. We blamed Bush. President Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize and embarked on his world apology tour, prostrating himself before Muslim leaders and disavowing American/Western exceptionalism.

If we thought all this would somehow help, it didn't. If terrorist acts are a barometer, they hate us more than ever.

But now we no longer ask, "why?".

Why is that? Has something changed?

Sunday, July 10, 2016

The war on cops: The big lie of the anti-cop left turns lethal

“What do we want? Dead cops.”

Remember that Black Lives Matter chant. Well, they got 'em. Five policemen slain in Dallas, with more to come.

This is a must-read article: "The War on Cops: How the New Attack on Law and Order Makes Everyone Less Safe" by Heather Mac Donald.

Via Fox News.

Saturday, July 09, 2016

Obama's Divisive Presidency

Five policemen slain in Dallas.

I lay a lot of this at President Obama's feet. President Obama has gone out of his way to fuel black grievance, anger, and entitlement. The trajectory, as I remember it, has gone like this:

* First, there was Harvard University's Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the black university professor accosted by cops. Obama rushed to judgement and blamed the cops. Wrong. This was followed by the Rose Garden kiss-and-make-up "Beer Summit". Too late. Obama had sent out a strong signal: Cops bad/blacks victims.

* Then, Trayvon Martin and Obama's "If I had a son" comment. The media turned light brown George Zimmerman into a white to advance their white racism narrative. The evidence in this case was, at the very least, murky. There's a good chance Martin was throttling Zimmerman on the sidewalk.

* Then, Ferguson and the "gentle giant" thug Michael Brown. Another federal government rush to judgment and a rush by the justice department to interfere in local/state matters.

All of this fueled a sense of black entitlement to protest, destroy, and kill. The liberal media -- not least the prestigious New York Times, took Obama's narrative and ran with it.

I view Obama as a failed President who divided the nation. He spent too much time being a black President and not enough time being an American President.

And that's the way the Ball bounces.

"... nothing intellectually compelling or challenging.. bald assertions coupled to superstition... woefully pathetic"