“As families gather to commemorate the founding of our nation, we must ask ourselves: is this who we are as a city or as a country? We cannot grow numb to this. We are making progress in slowing shootings, but we have to do better, every single one of us.”
Seems that one person, Mayor Lightfoot, should be doing better. Remember this promise? “Mayor Lightfoot Lays Out Grand Plan To Fight Gun Violence”
We have now many instances of Joe Biden being incoherent and dispaying signs of senile dementia.
This segment from his recent appearance on the PBS News Hour is an example. Can you make any sense of what he said?
But none of this matters to the Left.
Founded in 1865, The Nation is a far left weekly that Wikipedia hails as “the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States, covering progressive political and cultural news, opinion, and analysis.”
On May 20, 2020, Katha Pollitt, 70, a poet and The Nation columnist, declared that “I would vote for Joe Biden if he boiled babies and ate them.”
Pollitt sure sounds like she knows about eating babies, doesn’t she?
And the reason for her voting for Biden?
Pollitt wrote hysterically that “Four more years of Trump will replace what remains of our democracy with unchecked rule by kleptocrats, fascists, religious fanatics, gun nuts, and know-nothings.”
Who exactly are the “fascists” who are rioting and tearing down statues across the country?
As for the Left’s go-to canard about conservatives being igorant “know-nothings,” Pew Research surveys consistently found that Republicans are better informed and more knowledgeable than Democrats. See:
This month also marks the 244th anniversary of our Declaration of Independence — the source document of our founding (July 4, 1776 – now celebrated as Independence Day).
The aspirations underling the two documents are now locked in existential battle, one in which there can be no compromise – only one of those visions for America can and will prevail. Which will it be?
One might be inclined dismiss Prairie Fire as an obscure footnote in history. But as we’ll see, it never went away, and is being executed “as we speak.” Its authors and allies followed Saul Alinsky’s advice: instead of setting bombs and marching in the streets, they burrowed into the American system in order to erode it from within, and so set the stage for revolution through subterfuge and cultural sabotage.
They’ve largely succeeded; they now feel confident enough to reemerge, albeit under cover of “social justice” and “sustainability” and “Black Lives Matter” and such. The Left fully intends to consummate its revolutionary designs for America, and upon Americans.
This is not a drill. These comrades of the Left – the Democrats, the Democrat Socialists, “Black Lives Matter” (BLM) and Antifa – Progressives all – are in the process of executing a Marxist-Collectivist revolution. They are counting on the American public focusing on the above-named slogans and events occurring under those banners, and in doing so as to not realizing what’s actually taking place.
I will extol you, my God and king; I will bless your name forever and ever. Every day I will bless you; I will praise your name forever and ever. Great is the LORD and worthy of much praise, whose grandeur is beyond understanding. One generation praises your deeds to the next and proclaims your mighty works. They speak of the splendor of your majestic glory, tell of your wonderful deeds. They speak of the power of your awesome acts and recount your great deeds. They celebrate your abounding goodness and joyfully sing of your justice…. The LORD watches over all who love him, but all the wicked he destroys. My mouth will speak the praises of the LORD; all flesh will bless his holy name forever and ever.
St. Augustine said to sing is to pray twice.
As in Psalms 145:7, the Bible contains myriads of exhortations to “sing to the Lord”.
Not just sing, but sing joyfully, as if your heart is bursting with radiance.
But in the name of a “second wave” of COVID-19 (but no one would say the spike is due to the #BLM protests and riots), some tyrannical states and counties, such as California, now forbid singing in churches.
So please join me here in singing two of my favorite songs: “Holy, holy, holy” and the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s “Messiah”!
And may the peace, joy and love of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you,
Useful idiots (definition): People who, unwittingly, are propagandists for a cause the goals of which they are not fully aware, and who are used cynically by the leaders of the cause.
Louisville Courier Journalreports that photo-journalist Tyler Gerth, 27, was a strong supporter of the #BlackLivesMatter movement and protests against racism and police brutality.
Night after night, Gerth snapped photos of the #BLM protests in Louisville, Kentucky, and shared the mostly black-and-white pics to Instagram, showing “the heartbreak, occasional triumph and tirelessness that have defined the month-long demonstrations: the marching, the singing, the hugging.” Blah, blah, blah.
On the night of June 27, 2020, Gerth was fatally shot at a #BLM protest in Louisville’s Jefferson Square Park, the unintended victim of a man who got in a dispute at the protest, came back with a gun, and fired indiscriminately, shooting bystander Gerth.
Gerth would have turned 28 on July 3. He had graduated from Trinity High School in 2011 and the University of Kentucky in 2016 with a degree in agricultural economics, according to his family. After working and living in Arkansas, he came back to Louisville, worked for Papa Johns in quality assurance and became serious about photography.
Gerth was a stellar mentor as part of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana as well, according to agency CEO Jeri Swinton. “He not only believed in racial justice, like his father who is also a Big Brother, he put his passion into action by mentoring,” Swinton wrote in an email.
Tyler’s godfather is Joe Gerth, a Courier Journal columnist.
Tyler’s family said in a statement that they are “devastated that his life was taken was from us far too soon. Tyler was incredibly kind, tender-hearted and generous, holding deep convictions and faith. It was this sense of justice that drove Tyler to be part of the peaceful demonstrations advocating for the destruction of the systemic racism within our society’s systems. This, combined with his passion of photography led to a strong need within him to be there, documenting the movement, capturing and communicating the messages of peace and justice. While we cannot fathom this life without our happy, inquisitive, hardworking, funny, precious Tyler, we pray that his death would be a turning point and catalyst for peace in the city he loved so much. We ask for your prayers and that the Lord would draw close in our sorrow, but we also ask that his death is not just another statistic of senseless violence.”
NBC’s Howard Fineman tweeted that Gerth was “a hero” for being at the park “to stand against racism and to photograph history.”
Court records Lopez was one of 17 protesters arrested on June 17, and a Courier Journal photographer captured his arrest that day in a photo. He was charged that morning with inciting a riot, disorderly conduct, harassment and possession of drug paraphernalia. His citation noted he was in possession of a handgun “with two full mags of ammo” at the time of the arrest.
Ten days later, on June 27, Lopez returned to the “protest,” where he would shoot useful idiot Tyler Gerth to death.
As we have learned from the experiences of Jeffrey Epstein, Joan Rivers, Seth Rich, and (likely) Anthony Bourdain, when a person becomes a liability to the Clintons, Obamas, or the DNC, their days are numbered.