By Ken McClenton
In Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser and Police Chief Cathy Lanier lay a wreath at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. I suppose just another planned activity among the political and civil elite’s daily calendar. Yet, it’s a baseless supposition.
The Memorial in Washington, D.C., at Judiciary Square, honors 20,267 U.S. law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty throughout history. On Friday morning, 5 more names were added: Brent Thompson, a 43-year-old transit police officer; Patrick Zamarripa, a 32-year-old police officer who served three tours in Iraq with the U.S. military; Michael Krol, a 40-year-old officer who joined the Dallas police in 2008; Lorne Ahrens, a former semi-pro football player and 14-year veteran of the Dallas police; and Michael Smith, a father of two who liked to give stickers to the children at his church.
Why were they added? They were assassinated during an insurrection in Dallas, Texas. Who shielded the assassin? Black Lives Matter’s virulent and fervent protests against law enforcement officers provided the perfect cover for the hate filled assassin.
Throughout the country, the condemnation of police as “white racist psychopaths seeking to practice genocide on black males” erupted. The racial stoking led many to support the assassinations of police officers, not just in Dallas but, around the country:
“Next time a group wants to organize a police shoot, do like Dallas tonight, but have extra men/women to flank the Pigs!,” added another.
“Dude hell yeah someone is shooting pigs in dallas. Solidarity,” commented another user.
“DALLAS keep smoking dem pigs keep up the work,” remarked another.
Who led the protests? Long gone are the days of Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton radically “taking it to the streets”. The progressive media’s favorite race-baiting organization du jour is Black Lives Matter, an organization opposing “state” protected violence against the poor and minorities.
“When we say Black Lives Matter, we are broadening the conversation around state violence to include all of the ways in which Black people are intentionally left powerless at the hands of the state. We are talking about the ways in which Black lives are deprived of our basic human rights and dignity.”
Black Lives Matter and its media sycophants have convinced many in the public that there is a sickening national conspiracy by white police officers against black males. Founded in resentment of the judicial prosecution of George Zimmerman for the death of Trayvon Martin, the radical organization presents Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Freddie Gray as recent martyrs of the Movement and evidences of their conspiracy theory.
“Black Lives Matter is an ideological and political intervention in a world where Black lives are systematically and intentionally targeted for demise.”
Having failed to make Baltimore or New York a burning Ferguson, they seek their next opportunity to drive the narrative, raise image and funds and emotionally provoke Americans to seek justice through the Courts of Public Opinion. Ta-Dah, I give you Louisiana and Minnesota!
Two black suspects, one in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the other in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, were shot and killed on successive days. Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, are killed by police within 48 hours of each other. Democrat governors in each state throw their police under the bus without fully considering the need for the fullest of investigations. Without exerting due process, progressives unite in condemning the police as bad actors and seeking the political will to prosecute them publicly and disarm the American people.
The Nation so divided with rage and speculation that the President of the United States, Barack Obama, addresses the world from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) meetings in Warsaw, Poland. Why NATO? Well, since the invasion of radical Mohammedans into Western Europe, terrorism threats have encouraged Britain to leave the European Union. A sincere anti-Obama choice by the British. The Middle Eastern terrorist threats and Russian expansion efforts have put the NATO nations on pause. NATO knows that ISIS, formerly known as the JV Team, is more threatening to the US and Europe through lone wolf attacks than ever.
“Although I am constrained in commenting on the particular facts of these cases, I am encouraged that the U.S. Department of Justice has opened a civil rights investigation in Baton Rouge, and I have full confidence in their professionalism and their ability to conduct a thoughtful, thorough, and fair inquiry.
But regardless of the outcome of such investigations, what’s clear is that these fatal shootings are not isolated incidents. They are symptomatic of the broader challenges within our criminal justice system, the racial disparities that appear across the system year after year, and the resulting lack of trust that exists between law enforcement and too many of the communities they serve.
To admit we’ve got a serious problem in no way contradicts our respect and appreciation for the vast majority of police officers who put their lives on the line to protect us every single day. It is to say that, as a nation, we can and must do better to institute the best practices that reduce the appearance or reality of racial bias in law enforcement.”
The President’s comments did not bring calm to intensive protests at home. The verdict had already been delivered by the radical vigilantes some 5,477 miles away in Dallas, TX. Vengeance must be exacted upon a “state” that supports the execution and annihilation of black men by the deadly force of police. Dallas activist Dr. Jeff Hood, having told Dallas Morning News that he wanted to “create a space for anger and rage” against police, begins his Black Lives Matter march to insurrection. He has something in common with a sniper that would execute vengeance upon five innocent men: Islam. Dr. Hood once said, “I think that Texas Muslims are the real Christians.”
Innocent blood drips upon many hands this day.
The provoking public opinion trials of the police involved in the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile and their subsequent protestants yielded the perfect diversion to the violent pursuits of radical Mohammedan–Micah Xavier Johnson.
“The man who gunned down five police officers and wounded several others in a racially-motivated attack downtown, only wanted to talk to a black police negotiator, a high-ranking law enforcement official told The Dallas Morning News Saturday.”
Inside and outside the Justice system, those taking the law into their own hands reigned from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC to the Streets of Dallas and now, St. Louis. Terrorism flourishes and the rule of law perishes. Race and privilege politics condone it. What covers the shame and guilt? The Leftist’s emboldened ideological agenda and the media’s legitimization of one the country’s most radical anti-American organizations: the Democrat Party.
Long before the Dallas Insurrection, the Democrat Party have razed the liberties and freedoms of American citizens. Their weapons of warfare were racial polarization, animosity towards Judeo-Christian beliefs and brazen anti-Constitutional pursuits. It was not just yesterday that Democrats sought to eliminate Constitutionally protected due process to enforce the law by their own standards. We were told that Justice was blind but the miracle of sight was given to it on a tarmac in Pheonix, Arizona.
“Ms. Lynch said the meeting with Mr. Clinton was unplanned, largely social and did not touch on the email investigation. She suggested that he walked uninvited from his plane to her government plane, which were both parked on a tarmac at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.”
Suddenly, the Presidential Nominee under Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) scrutiny has been deemed by the agency’s director’s recommendations either guilty of every charge against but too big to prosecute or merely incompetent. Respect for the rule of law seemed absent because of privilege. power, influence and access. What say Black Lives Matter? Nothing. Hillary Clinton’s legal privileges seem not to provoke concern. Why would it when it works in the favor of Black Lives Matter’s Champion–President Obama.
“So when people say “Black Lives Matter,” that doesn’t mean blue lives don’t matter; it just means all lives matter, but right now the big concern is the fact that the data shows black folks are more vulnerable to these kinds of incidents.”
Justice can be interpreted in any manner that appeases the moment. What matters for Obama? The Party’s privilege. power, influence and access matters. What matters for Black Lives Matter? That they remain the mainstream darling able to provoke hostility without a sense of culpability. As long as America can major on the minors and promote the preferred racial narrative, it does not have to focus on the three biggest risks to Black Americans: the Democrat-Socialist Agenda, Abortion and the Black Liberation Movement.
Innocent blood drips upon many hands this day.
The Democrat-Socialist Party has given us the Ku Klux Klan, Black Codes, Jim Crow Laws and other repressive legislation which resulted in the multitude of murders, lynchings, mutilations and intimidation. The Party chose to use race as a weapon, promoting white supremacy” in forcing their agenda–gun control that is.
Nearly two centuries later, the Party seeks again to use race as a weapon to defeat “white supremacy” in forcing their agenda–gun control that is. In an age when a black man is president, a white woman who referred to black men as “super-predators” is endorsed by black political supporters for the presidency and police are being assassinated, we must accept that the only salvation for America is to negotiate with anti-freedom loving racists that have infiltrated churches, businesses, education centers and government to protect society.
An uprising against civil or political authority took place in Dallas under the auspices of the Black Lives Matter Movement. The freedom to peaceable assemble was manipulated to cover the organization’s open and active opposition to law enforcement in the United States. We can not allow a racist organization to mislead the public on matters as serious as justice.
A Party, built to defeat the abolitionists of the 19th century, arose to find the perfect “racial” candidate to divide and conquer a nation. So enthralled with the audacity of hope, one Party leader revealed the truth behind his popularity within. Was it the tremendous work done to reduce violent crime in the Chicago inner-city? No! Was his dramatic conceptualization of military strategy that would save the lives of servicemen, reduce collateral damage and defeat the enemy’s pursuit of a caliphate? No! A Party whose rich tradition seeds its totalitarian affinity with slavery, Jim Crow and an eternal commitment to exterminating life, looked towards the color of his skin and not the content of his character.
“Obama, as a black candidate, could be successful thanks, in part, to his “light-skinned” appearance and speaking patterns “with no Negro dialect, unless he wanted to have one.”
To repair the image of the Nation, in the eyes of the “citizens of the world”, voters were seduced into pursuing their absolution of past sins by racially profiling a presidential candidate. It seemed an error less journey. A leader, however, within his party would only assure a possible success because of the color of his skin. Remember, he’s black and a Democrat. There is definitely room for failure.
What of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile? Black Lives Matter wants you to know that white cops brutally killed them simply because they were black. In the Court of Public Opinion, they have sufficiently adjudicated their case. They have chosen a Mob Rule approach to meting out justice. It will be an “eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth”. Truth is very relative. The Media knows one narrative and they will run with it until the next Black person is brutally killed by an angry, bitter white cop.
In the Alton Sterling and Philando Castile shootings, independent investigations will take place. Officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake in Baton Rouge will be given a chance to defend their actions. In St. Paul, Jeronimo Yanez, the St. Anthony police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile is not white. He is Hispanic. There are many concerns that were not expressed in the original narrative. As we have discovered in Baltimore, it is wise to allow due process. All evidence must be considered. Even if the Court of Public Opinion has made its verdict, we must be prudent enough not to allow our emotions and prejudices to deny justice to all that seek it. Five innocent peace makers were tried, judged and executed by a racist sniper. Vigilante justice is neither the remedy for police or political abuses of power.
Innocent blood drips upon many hands this day.
Ken McClenton is host of The Exceptional Conservative Show.
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