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MORE ABOUT TOLERANT LIBERALS

I took some heat with my Friday, June 19 post where I indicated that I sincerely believed that liberals, including the current President of the United States, have blood on their hands for the nine individuals who were fatally shot at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C. last week. I’m not coming off of it, though.

Yesterday morning in church, we prayed for the nine victims of the shooting, their families and other loved ones, the remaining church members, and for the people of Charleston. My minister also prayed that the outpouring of Christian love that was present continue and permeate into our society. Nothing was mentioned regarding race and mentioning race was not necessary, at least not to this conservative Republican.

Liberals, on the other hand, can’t stay away from race. I’m not ignorant, just an unenlightened oaf. It does appear that the shooter, Dylann Roof, was a racist, according to the traditional definition of racism. In other words, he hated blacks to the point of desiring to do them harm, and of course, he did.

If Americans were following the dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King and in the second decade of the 21st century, the shooting last week would be a shooting of nine members of the Emanuel African, Methodist, Episcopal Church by a twenty-one year old individual who entered into the church and prayed with those inside and then started shooting, killing nine of the church members.

Of course, we’re not living the dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King and race is still front and center in our society. According to The New Republic in an article entitled, “Our Racist History Isn’t Back to Haunt Us. It Never Left Us,” our racist past is not past. It is present. It is unending. It is, in many ways that we seem congenitally unable to acknowledge, fundamentally unchanged. The article’s author, Rebecca Traister, also writes, “There is usually the sense, however, that at least we’re changing, at least we’re moving in some direction, away from where we started. Except on days like today, when the reminder is that we have not moved one bit.” WE HAVE NOT MOVED ONE BIT? Surely, you jest, Ms. Traister.

Ms. Traister goes on to say, “In addition to new forms of subjugation and prejudice, we live in a country in which racist violence exists in precisely the same forms it always has—unabated and unreconstructed. We are not distant from the crimes and inhumanities and hatred of the past. We are still acting them out and still refusing to accept them for what they are: this country’s original and defining sin. “

On brother! According to Ms. Traister, we haven’t changed a bit. Things are just like they were before the 1964 passage of the Civil Rights Act. HOW DARE YOU MAKE THAT ALLEGATION, MS. TRAISTER! In case, you’ve been in a cave the last six years, this country has elected a half-black man twice as president of the United States. Granted, I disagree with him politically and I think electing him is the worst mistake ever made by American voters. But he is half black. Since the lifting of the barriers in 1964, the black race has made great strides in the United States of America. I don’t have time nor space to mention them all, but it’s recorded out there, do some research. And the accomplishments by black Americans have been in spite of liberals/Democrats/progressives or whatever they want to call themselves who have stood in their way, indicating they are inferior and “can’t make it without their (liberal) help. That’s BS, of course.

In an article in Rolling Stone, and Rolling Stone is what it is, author, Jeb Lund, totally belittles Republicans and conservatives and makes some outlandish accusations. He laments on the Supreme Court rolling back the Voting Rights Act. Well, the Supreme Court did not roll back the Voting Rights Act. It rolled back a part of the Act that prohibited certain states who were considered racist from making changes to their election laws without getting Federal approval. Now these states, fifty years later can make and/or change their election laws. In other words, there will be no recognition of change. The late Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia was forgiven for once being a member of the KKK, but the Southern states can’t be forgiven for a racist past. There will also be no acknowledgement that the South has changed and changed a lot in the last fifty years. Sounds mighty tolerant to me.

In my Friday, June 19 post, I demonstrated why I consider liberals and the current President to have blood on their hands for these murders. Mr. Lund in Rolling Stone indicates that Dylann Roof was a person with strong conservative beliefs, a commitment to his heritage and tradition who only tried to take his country back. Mr. Lund also indicates that 50% of major American political parties are telling people like Roof to fetishize arms and rebellion just as the truth of their America is absolute and under attack. I’m not sure, but I guess he’s referring the Republican Party and is saying that the Republican Party is advocating such behavior. Nothing could be any further from the truth. In fact, Mr. Lund is lying.

The current President was the first to politicize this tragedy, then came other liberals politicizing this tragedy. The murders are being blamed on anyone who advocates gun rights and anyone who is a conservative. Because Dylann Roof may have been on the conservative side of the political spectrum, all conservatives are to be blamed for the murders, all conservatives are bad, and all gun rights activates are bad. Didn’t our current President indicate that we shouldn’t judge Muslims just because of the acts of a few? Well, maybe the tolerant left shouldn’t judge all conservatives by the actions of someone who may have been conservative.

Don’t make me laugh.

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ONCE AGAIN, LIBERALS, INCLUDING THE PRESIDENT HAVE BLOOD ON THEIR HANDS

According to Flypaper, Obama has blood on his hands for escalating racial tensions in the nation and inciting violence such as the church shooting that tragically claimed nine innocent lives on Wednesday evening, June 17, 2015 in Charleston, South Carolina. I’ve had a busy week and when I heard about the shooting at the historic church, I was very upset. I didn’t rush online to get the details because I knew they would there for me when I had time to read the articles. I wasn’t concerned with the skin color of the victims nor the skin color of the shooter. It didn’t matter to me. People in a church just seven hours by automobile from where I live were killed by some thug.

Fast forward to Thursday afternoon when I was on Facebook. There are links to articles where the current president was doing his usual pontificating about the need for more gun control. Here we go again, I thought. I linked to Rush Limbaugh’s transcript regarding the shootings where Rush was talking about the media rushing to judgment and immediately advocating the need for more gun control. Rush didn’t mention that the church was a historic black church.

When I returned to my Facebook homepage, a Friend had shared a post asking everyone to pray for the members of the Charleston A.M.E. church who had lost their lives in a shooting. It was only at this time I learned that the victims of the shooting were black. A.M.E. stands for African Methodist Episcopal (I think). Again, their skin color didn’t matter. I knew the shooter had been caught, but I still didn’t know the color of his skin, nor did I care. Although, I did suspect he was probably white because an attorney who I used to work with did indicated to me that statistically blacks don’t generally go into public places and start shooting, but whites generally do. And over the years, I’ve observed that to be true. So, it was just a couple of hours ago, that I learned that the church where the shooting took place was a historically black church and the shooter was white, and the victims were black.

I’m now reviewing an article on al.com indicating that an agency that tracks extremists and white supremacist organizations says the suspect in the fatal shooting wasn’t known to officials there. Also, the president of the Southern Poverty Law Center, which, in my opinion is a liberal hate group, has said that the suspect was also not known to the organization.

So, within less than twenty-four hours, it’s being speculated that the shooter was some sort of white supremacist and whether or not he is connected to any of the sixteen white supremacist organizations operating in South Carolina.

Richard Cohen, the president of the Southern Poverty Law Center goes on to say that after visiting the suspect’s Facebook page, he saw a picture where the suspect was wearing a jacket with emblems of the old apartheid regime in South Africa and the former African nation of Rhodesia, which was the name of Zimbabwe under white rule.

Kyle Campbell, a student at the University of Alabama and state president of the Alabama College Democrats has already come out and said this is a race issue. Did suspect Dylann Roof shoot these people just because they were black and he doesn’t like blacks? That is currently being speculated.

Fifty-two years after Dr. Martin Luther King’s I Have a Dream speech, whether or not race was involved in this tragedy shouldn’t be an issue. What should be an issue is that an obviously disturbed individual entered a church in Charleston, South Carolina and prayed along with others in the church. Then the disturbed individual took out a gun and started firing it and killed nine innocent people.

In Dr. King’s speech, he had dream that one day the ancestors of former slaves and former slave owners would sit side by side at the table of brotherhood and that one day his four little children would be judged not by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. Fifty-two years later, the dream has not been fulfilled and do you know why? It’s because of the liberals/Democrats/progressives or whatever they want to call themselves now days. The programs they have introduced since the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed such as Affirmative Action, Black Power, Critical Race Theory, etc. have served to further segregate the races and kept blacks from fulfilling their potential while increasing racial tensions in this nation.

In an earlier post, I said that the blood of Tamir Rice was on the hands liberals/Democrats/progressives, and now the blood of these nine victims is also on the hands of liberals/Democrats/progressives.

Could all this speculation about race signal the beginning of something? Could it be that, one of these days, if I’m in a crowded mall and accidently step on the toe of someone black, will the incident automatically be labeled as racially motivated? I don’t like some of the things I’m hearing from some of the black/charlatan leaders such as Al Sharpton. There is a war on white people in this nation and I’m concerned about this. In fact, I’m concerned about many things going on in this nation. Will Dr. King’s dreams ever be realized? It doesn’t look that way. Ask a liberal why and they’ll tell you it is because whites/Republicans are racist bigots. But they are WRONG!

My dream is for liberals/Democrats/progressives to look at the enemy and discover that the enemy is them.

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