Declination-America’s Fall

Posted: May 1, 2015 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

For the last few weeks, I have been quiet. This silence has extended to generally ignoring television broadcasts and mass media for awhile. There have been personal affairs which have occupied my attention, but no more. The Baltimore riots have finally succeeded in penetrating that self-imposed veil.

A Liberal acquaintance of mine accidentally hit upon a fundamental truth. He linked to this little gem from Salon: Baltimore’s violent protesters are right: Smashing police cars is a legitimate political strategy. Now, before you think that I’ve gone off my rocker and moved over to the Progressive side, consider that I am not commenting on the morality or rightness involved in the act. Francis has completely demolished any pretense of morality or uprightness on the part of the protesters, or their political masters. He has done a more thorough job of denouncing that than I can do.

No, what I’m saying is that this is a carefully calculated political act of violence on the part of the Left. There is another word that meets the definition of “political act of violence,” and that is WAR.

Salon’s Leftist writers have inadvertently revealed the truth: America is at war with itself. The Civil War has already begun, but like the quiet lull after the first shots across Fort Sumter, this is only the opening act, and many people on both sides still cling to the delusional notion that things can go back to the way they were, that peaceful compromise is still possible. This woman, admirably berating her foolish son out in the open for participating in the riots, might think so. But individuals like her are few and far between in the current unpleasantness.

Salon quotes thusly:

“Militance is about direct action which defends our communities from violence. It is about responses which meet the political goals of our communities in the moment, and deal with the repercussions as they come. It is about saying no, firmly drawing and holding boundaries, demanding the return of stolen resources. And from Queer Liberation and Black Power to centuries-old movements for Native sovereignty and anti-colonialism, it is how virtually all of our oppressed movements were sparked, and has arguably gained us the only real political victories we’ve had under the rule of empire.”

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