Watching good people go a little nuts. The Conservative Treehouse grows a conspiracy. The Texas Biker shootout.

First, I love the TCTH gang.  I discovered them during the Zimmerman shooting.  They did great work detailing the case- and getting it right from the beginning.  I figured out what happened in five minutes- thug beats man who he thought wasn’t armed- and was wrong.

Over and over again, they have jumped on bad policing, bad media, bad agendas (Fast and Furious and IRS scandals) and have been proven right in the end.   But like Tiger Woods in his prime, even they can send one into the pond.  I fear, this is that one.  Trouble is when you see conspiracies everywhere, and are right most of the time, when one looks like it, but isn’t, you can’t tell it apart.

First, to the “conspiracy.” To set up hundreds of bikers so they can be shot down in public by police, thus advancing an anti-gun/anti-biker agenda would take what?  Think through that for a second.  How many people, including armed bikers, do you have to get to coordinate such an operation?  How many police, all decent people, would go along with such a murdering spree.  It isn’t like Waco PD has it out for a HUNDRED bikers!

Sometimes a complex problem is solved by simply drawing the straightest line from beginning to end. Wouldn’t it be more likely that the bikers did what they did- fight and shoot- and the police did what they did- shoot back?  Now, you can argue that maybe not everybody shot was shooting.  But there is no way the police, in a shootout can tell 99%ers from 1%ers.  (More on that later.)

Here are the facts:

A deadly weekend shootout involving rival motorcycle gangs apparently began with a parking dispute and someone running over a gang member’s foot, police said Tuesday.

Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said an uninvited group appeared for Sunday’s meeting of a loose confederation of biker gangs at a restaurant.

There is no one denying this to be true.  A rival gang showed up and started a fight.  It’s not like it hasn’t happened before and before and before. ( I like the last one, it was at a toy giveaway for tots at Christmas! I have to share!)

(Three people, including a firefighter collecting donated presents for children, were wounded Sunday when gunfire erupted between rival motorcycle gangs gathered for a Christmas toy drive at a Riverside County saloon, authorities said.

The shootings occurred about 3:30 p.m. outside Maverick Steakhouse in Norco, where participants in the Spark of Love toy drive — most of them bikers — delivered toys to be distributed to needy children.

Authorities said none of the injuries was life-threatening. About 100 bikers were being detained late Sunday for questioning, sheriff’s officials said.

The incident left toy drive organizers demoralized. Jeanette Seay, 39, of Brea said local law enforcement had been wary of the event because it involved so many bikers.

“They didn’t want us in their town, and this is why,” she said.)

Hmmm… a lesson here??

And the bikers are deadly to police. This undercover officer was shotgunned serving a warrant on a Mongols biker gang.

One man was injured when a vehicle rolled over his foot. That caused a dispute that continued inside the restaurant, where fighting and then shooting began, before the melee spilled back outside, Swanton said.

Authorities offered few details. It was not clear which gang was responsible for running over the biker’s foot or which gang the aggrieved biker belonged to.

When the shootout was over, nine people were dead and 18 wounded.

Police have said five biker gangs from across Texas had gathered in part to settle differences over turf.

Jimmy Graves, who described himself as an ambassador for the gang known as the Bandidos, disputed that claim, saying the groups had planned to discuss laws protecting motorcycle riders and other topics such as trademarks for club logos.

But he acknowledged that differences with other groups, such as the Cossacks, have been “simmering and brewing.”

According to some reports the dead were Cossacks.  That makes some sense.

What bothers me is the instant criticism from the “treepers” on how wrong it was to kill bikers en masse.  I’ll argue there were two hundred bikers, nine got killed maybe not all by police and the rest arrested.  A shitty massacre if you ask me. Sounds like the police quit shooting when bikers quit screwing around with their guns. A massacre is when you kill them all, not nine out of two hundred.  Seriously, get a dictionary.

One poster bitched there was video of the police with “assault rifles” entering the restaurant.  To which I reply  “I hope the so!  They were in a gunfight.  There are no rules in a gunfight! Except one-  bring the biggest gun you have you can shoot accurately!”  And the fact ONLY bikers were shot is a sign the police did just that. Had they had only pistols, God know where some of the rounds would have ended up.

But that doesn’t stop the criticism.  In the defense of the Treepers, the authorities, especially under Obama lie a lot.  But there is a difference in this particular case.  However, this is the type of comments I’ve seen- this being a calmer one.

“If the police were stationed at Don Carlos restaurant surveying TP from outside, then where was the threat to them or another biker, and HOW could they perceive from a distance what was going on in the parking lot? Who exactly was in the parking lot having a dispute with a biker…… and was there an ear piece and microphone being surveyed by cops in another area. C’mon, it doesn’t take tinfoil to know police know how to survey from a distance or in a van with mic on a plant.

This is not Darren Wilson, a single cop out doing his duty keeping streets safe. This was a sting of some sort planned in advance. The police already admitted there were off duty police in the area, yeah right. I doubt the police were going to just mill around and grab a donut. They had a goal, an agenda. What was it? To instigate a disturbance because Twin Peaks and bikers were not saluting their warnings? Finally arrest and catch some MC bikers? Follow the money? An ex-marine was killed too.”

One of the other posters noted a slightly different story. Hopefully, she won’t get hammered like I did.

Just one of the dozens of bikers inside a Texas restaurant during a wild gang shootout fired a gun, security video showed.

Nearly 200 people were arrested after the bloody Sunday rampage in the parking lot of Waco’s Twin Peaks “breastaurant.” The shootout among rival bike gangs left nine people dead and another 18 injured.

None of the nine surveillance video angles released to the Associated Press showed the parking lot, where the gunfire erupted after one member’s foot was run over, cops said.

However, video did record Twin Peaks’ patio. At least three people were holding handguns, but only one fired into the parking lot, the video showed.

Uh… I guess this is where the ATF (who I hate BTW) did some ninja stuff and got bikers to shoot at bikers INSIDE the restaurant.

Sundance was demanding video and thinks if the police won’t share with him, they must be hiding something.   What if the video they do release shows exactly what happened- the biker gangs shot at each other, and the police shot them.  Then what? (More on that later too.)

Let’s talk weapons:

Cops said they discovered at least 1,000 weapons inside the blood-splattered restaurant after the shooting, but later announced that estimated number may have been a high guess. By Wednesday night, police recovered 318 weapons — 118 handguns, 157 knives and 43 others, including an AK-47 — but were still counting more.

The knives, guns and blunt objects were stashed around Twin Peaks — including in its toilets and inside bags of tortilla chips — and were likely left in a rush effort to ditch evidence.

Hmmm…. 118 handguns out of two hundred bikers.  That’s  a lot of guns- for a peaceful meeting to discuss political agendas.  I’m thinking somebody isn’t being truthful, or maybe someone at TCTH will claim they were all “throw downs.”  On a side note, notice how the bikers threw away the evidence so they can’t get charged.  (Even more on that later.)

Now I will admit freely anytime I see ATF near something I get nervous. They are a horrible agency that truly does screw up a lot from Ruby Ridge to Waco to Fast and Furious.  They are political. Nobody likes them. And they get into so much trouble the FBI gets tired of bailing them out.  I’m hoping it wasn’t the ATF shooters that got all the bikers.  If so, I won’t change my mind on the accountability for the bikers- after all they started it- but it would go a long way to explaining what TCTH guys think were itchy fingers.

Law enforcement continue to investigate the motorcycle gang related shooting at the Twin Peaks restaurant.

Let’s talk police response.  Bottom line is the police tried to stop the meeting. Why? Because prior meetings caused violent confrontations and the police officer’s duties are these:  “Keep you safe, keep your family safe, keep your stuff safe.”  Now, one “treeper” took exception to my stating such.  He conflates what the police are forced to do by their political handlers with what they are innately designed to do.  I remember my Chief coming up with yet another program. I told him what I said here, “Chief our job is simple, keep people safe, their families safe, their shit safe. If after we accomplish that we have time and energy to do others things then fine. But UNTIL then, we have to stay on course.”

He didn’t listen.  He had a degree and stuff… .

But I still believe the police should find ways to avoid killing first.  Yes, there has been a militarization of the police and I am against it. And yes, some of the newer generation may be quick on the trigger because of bad training and tactics. But they are facing a country that is starting to fray.  And they are getting killed far too often for just wearing a uniform.  What would you do?

What should the police do when they have the following facts before them:  1. Rival biker gangs are assembling in a public place occupied by innocent civilians. 2.  The bikers are armed. 3. The bikers have had violent confrontations before, in a public place occupied by innocent civilians, so obviously they don’t give a shit about people. 4. It is the job of the police to prevent innocent people from getting hurt or killed.

Sundance- who runs TCTH and is very good at what he does, hasn’t offered a resolution, just complaints.

So have many others, including the complaint that this is part and parcel of the government’s effort to disarm America…  yeah I know.  Fast and Furious was that.  This was a fuck up extraordinaire.  But at some point people just can’t tell them apart with Obama and his ilk pulling every frayed thread they can find on this sweater called America.

Truth is, sometimes there are only a series of bad choices and you pick the least bad one to work with.  In this case, the police tried to move the meeting. The owner, now facing millions of dollars in lawsuits, claims that didn’t happen.  I’m going with the police on this one only because that makes sense.  First rule of a fight- stop it from happening in the first place DIFFUSE the situation.  Cop 1o1.

Prepositioning snipers and shooters.  I’m less happy with this, but the alternative would be to not station nearby, knowing full well there was better than a fifty-fifty chance of a shootout (remember earlier links above- there have been many).  So, this is a big meeting, a right to assemble, by a group of people including violent armed members of well established biker gangs. What to do…

I challenged Sundance to give his ROE’s.  Let’s see how that plays out.  In this case, I am confused about the fact the bikers knew we knew- they knew- we knew AND THEY STILL STARTED SHOOTING!!  What is the IQ of some of these idiots??  “Hey Ralph, I think there are police snipers on the roof just waiting for us to do something stupid, so how about I shoot this guy right here!”

Jeezzz….

And it’s the cops’ fault…

Now it wasn’t like there were five bikers, or ten, or twenty. There were two hundred bikers and maybe twenty police?

Some of the arrested:

How in the world do you manage that? And worse, as some have complained not all the shot were 1%ers but honestly, how do you tell them apart? Shoot only the ones with guns? The ones shooting guns?  And how long do you hesitate? Long enough that they shoot off a round and hit a child?  Live with that…

Who in this bunch is a 1%er and who is a weekend wannabe?

Let’s talk wannabes.  I believe, firmly believe, that there is no such thing as a part time thug.  These 99%ers show up, play the part and worse ENABLE the 1%ers, who commit most of the crime.  And for what?  Coolness?  The chance to dip your toe in the bad boy pool like a teenage girl wanting to date the “bad boy” in school? Jeeeez… grow up.  Would we forgive people who wanted to be Bloods or Crips or BGF? No, of course not.  But here, because it is cool, too many think the police did it wrong.

I realize we love the anti-authority meme in our society. Everybody loves Billy the Kid- a sociopathic killer.  But nobody likes Pat Garrett who stopped him from more killing.  Everybody knows Bonnie and Clyde. Can you, off the top of your head, name the police officers who stopped their crime spree.  So yeah, I get it. I just think it is bullshit. I dealt with wannabes and they shot, beat and robbed just as efficiently as full timers.  Worse sometimes because they were working harder to “make it” in the gang.

Those bikers 1%ers and 99%ers all showed up to a place and time where there was a very, very good chance violence would occur.  And when it did, they all threw down their guns, hid the evidence, tried to avoid their part in it, and screamed “cops set us up!”  Really??

Which brings me to the “criminal history” part of this.  Bikers by their nature (travel in packs, tightnit groups) are hard to interdict.  They can traffic in drugs easily- how many bikers can one cop on patrol stop when they travel in thirty or fifty to a pack?  They can carry weapons and dump them easily. They can intimidate any patrolman by using sheer numbers.  So catching them is hard, unless you target them- which seems to be “unfair” to some.  Many officers- local, state and federal- have went undercover to make cases. None of them came out saying “Hey these guys are really cool! They just love biking and getting toys for kids at Christmas.”   Instead, they come out with stories that would curl your hair about what bikers do.

I was in the Vagos two-and-a-half years, I got into a lot of bar fights,” he said. “There was violence, there were serious crimes, every type of organized crime, murder, embezzlement, drug dealing. “I had to hold back, be observant, because if I committed a crime, I would be [locked up] too.

“Two of the members did a home invasion and a murder.

“They bought a lot of drugs and guns.”

Falco’s secret wiretaps and testimony led to 25 Vagos members going to prison for firearms, drug, assault and murder convictions.

He ended up in hiding in the witness protection program. “But I started to miss doing something I saw as important,” he said.

With two other undercover agents, Falco infiltrated a Mongols chapter in Virginia on the East Coast. Inside the Mongols from 2004 to 2005, he found similarities with the Vagos, “but they were much, much more violent.” “The difference between the Mongols and all other biker gangs is they brought in outside Hispanic street gang members,” he said. “They were 18, 19, 20 years old and they were willing to go to prison, they expected to.

“So they would go where the Hells Angels were. There might be cameras, but they’d walk right up and blow them away. “They almost stabbed a Hells Angel to death at a Chuck E. Cheese pizza joint … in front of children.

“They don’t care if they get caught.”

The Mongols were at war with the Mexican mafia. Falco’s chapter concentrated on dealing in methamphetamine and cocaine, and “planning and hunting down Hells Angels.”

“That’s what they live for,” he said.

“It doesn’t matter where they are, they have to continue the war against the Angels.

“It’s the same with the Outlaws.

Even the supporters of the biker gangs don’t deny the violence or the crime. It is like dealing with a bi-polar off his meds. “Yeah, they are badassed man, dangerous…but not deadly, kind cool…and lethal and criminal man….but not that much of a threat…except when they are!  You dig right?”

No, not really.  Like I said, everybody liked Billy the Kid except for the people he killed.

I’m convinced the reason the Waco PD and DA overcharged the whole group was to hang onto them until they could figure out what happened.  RICO won’t stand for the lot of them.  But some may find themselves in the soup over this.  Hey this isn’t the sixties baby. We have contact DNA capability now.  (So that means all those guns and knives will have DNA and guess what we have in custody on a felony- which means the police can get DNA.   Hmmm…. “That ain’t my gun that matched up to the bullet found in the car in front of the concealed officers!”  “We have your DNA on the grips and fingerprints on the unfired cases. You want to take another shot at your explanation?”  Guess who has a record now baby!)

Let’s set some points here:

1. Being a 99%er is not cool, and it is dangerous to everyone including you.  It enables and reinforces the 1%ers who everybody agrees are very deadly and criminal.  You want to ride with them.  Fine.  You get arrested, shot up or dead, don’t bitch.

2. The police aren’t into conspiracy. Unless it is the ATF, then all bets are off.  In this case, IF the local police were sucked into something, the conspiracy won’t hold.  Just like in Boston, when the locals found out the FBI knew the suspects BEFORE the bombing, the locals will let it out.

3. Just because it is a clusterfuck does not mean it is a coverup.  I’m pretty sure we’ll know who shot who as much as possible in what was literally a combat zone.  Which should remind everyone out there that being a police officer in a situation close to anarchy as you can get at a boobie bar, is very dangerous.

4.  I’m willing to listen to anyone who has a better idea on how the police could have handled a shootout, in a public place, with innocent civilians at risk.  How many babies, women and men do we let get killed before the police stop it?  Just a question.

5. This HUGE crime scene is not going to be sorted out in a day.  Hell, it may never be totally sorted out.  And no, the police aren’t going to release all the video just to make us internet junkies happy.

6. However, if it turns out dozens of rounds were fired by the bikers and some of those rounds were aimed at the police, will the conspiracy theorists let it go?

7. Lastly, don’t let this event allow the Left to push any anti-gun agenda.  The guns didn’t start the shootout- idiot bikers did.  Like they have before and will again. That is the nature of a free society. We have to put up with fools doing stupid things.   My issue is we don’t have to like it or support it.

They are criminals after all, and we aren’t.  Screw Billy the Kid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A liberal conundrum. Who do they side with in this mess?

A gay couple responds to the insult levied by a black man who had just suffered a spilled drink that the gay couple knocked over.  At some point, the Left is going to have to just throw up their hands and give up!

A gay couple was smacked with a wooden chair in a Manhattan barbecue restaurant after a heated argument escalated into a brutal beating.

Video of the incident taken by a fellow customer shows the man arguing with Jonathan Snipes, 32, and his boyfriend Ethan York-Adams, 25, before turning violent Tuesday night.

Snipes had a tooth knocked loose, bruised his head and had cartilage in his ear snapped as a result of the attack in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood, which is known for having a large gay community.

‘These guys attacked us specifically because they knew we weren’t their type of people,’ he said.

He told DNA Info that he and York-Adams had gone to Dallas BBQ to celebrate Cinco De Mayo with margaritas.

Snipes received a text message around 11pm about a death in the family and had to leave quickly, but accidentally knocked over another table’s drink on his way out and was insulted.

‘White f****ts, spilling drinks,’ one of the other customers allegedly said.

Snipes said that when he confronted the table about the remarks, the altercation soon became physical.

View image on Daily Mail Online website

via daily mail and gateway. Lesson learned here.

Also, note the name after the @, the person who posted the video.

You can see the two gay couple, along with a few others, managed to control the angry black man, then let him up, assuming it was over.  How civilized of them!  Then they learned the vital lesson about street fighting, it ain’t over until EVERYBODY says it is over! Chair over the head time!

The level of strength used in swinging the chair was lethal intent. He wasn’t just swinging, he was swinging for the fences.

And the funniest part was the other black guy come up, not to render aid, but to get a better angle for a photo! That’s brotherly love for ya’!

Now, one wonders how the gay couple feels about the black man right now.  I’m betting they aren’t thrilled. Like I said, a liberal conundrum for sure!

 

 

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The Baltimore DA getting wrong.

When the smoke clears she will still be in power and probably run for higher office by launching from the pile of bodies she intends to leave behind. Remember, two qualifying characteristics possessed by liberals are 1- the ends justify the means 2- there is no honor or ethics and being corrupt is a sign of leadership.

As we speak the case may be coming apart at the seams only a few days after the charges.

First problem is the knife may be illegal after all, which throws out the first three officer’s charges.  You cannot link a lawful arrest to a harm later occurring at the hands of others. The DA is trying to link it all together. If the arrest is legal and some demented jailer kills the prisoner a week later, unless the two officers conspired, there is no culpability for the arresting officer.

Further, if the officer BELIEVED the knife to be illegal, the flight to be unlawful and any resistance to arrest also unlawful the arrest is lawful. It is called Probable Cause, the basis of all the arrest made in America.

In addition, it appears the that the officer did in fact call for EMTs.  The dispatcher sent the EMT unit to the wrong location.  The transport officer decided to go to the closest station and had EMTs meet him there.  Not the acts of a depraved individual.

♦ EMS dispatched unit 15 at police request to 1600 W. North Ave. Unit 15 believes that they are responding to a male patient with a possible injured arm.

EMS has confused another earlier dispatch request that came in for a person with a broken arm on Mosby Street near Security Blvd (if you listen carefully you can hear the EMS dispatcher get these two separate calls mixed up).

♦ Even though unit 15 is sent, dispatch does not reply to the police about their request at 1600 W. North Ave.  *NOTE* This is the exact time/place where the second person was loaded into the van with Mr. Gray.

It is also the only EMS call in the timeframe of the Freddie Gray transport from 1600 W. North Ave to the Western District HQ.

♦ The police do not get a reply from EMS dispatch. They make the decision to load passenger #2 along with Freddie Gray into the van and head for Western District HQ (instead of central processing).

Either by design or a bit of luck, Western District HQ is close to UMBC shock trauma center where Mr. Gray is eventually resuscitated (and sadly dies seven days later in surgery).

♦  An officer is left behind at 1600 W. North Ave. to notify EMS if/when they show up.

♦  At 8 minutes, 54 seconds. 9:26AM. EMS arrives at 1600 W. North Ave. (Unit 15) and reports to dispatch that police told EMS that they have taken the patient to Western District HQ.

♦  At 9 minutes, 23 seconds. 9:29AM. Unit 15 EMS is dispatched to Western District HQ to catch up with patient.

♦ At 10 minutes, 39 seconds. 9:31AM. Unit 15 EMS catches up with the van and both the van and EMS Unit 15 arrive at Western District HQ. EMS Unit 15 reports to dispatch that they are with the patient.

♦ At 19 minutes, 0 seconds. 9:39AM. Unit 3 EMS and Fire Engine 8 are dispatched to Western District HQ because patient has stopped breathing.

Those facts are clearly outline in the radio calls, and supported by video as well as BPD statements.   However, that factual series of events is not what Mosby choose to outline in her explanation for charges.  Instead a false presentation of information is fed to the media through her press conference

I’ve seen this happen, where dispatch gets the call wrong- whether it be a two truck, more units or a medical unit- and sends the unit to the wrong place.   At no point is the officer on the street trying to intentionally misdirect or confuse dispatch.  It just happens, but it doesn’t make it a crime.

If this revelation holds up, the DA screwed up- intentionally. But why should we be surprised. Like it is pointed out above, the truth isn’t near the top of the list, she knows full well she is as protected as Obama, for the same reasons and more.  If that wasn’t the case, the truth about the history of governing in Baltimore would be front page news across the nation.  The Democrats have run this mess for decades.  Everything wrong with the Baltimore government is their fault.  Yet, people still resist facing the truth. It is not part of the narrative that is being pushed in this case.

Expect this process to repeat itself across the cities as the federal government starts to extend its influence to law enforcement across the nation.  The goal is the federalization of all police, standardizing policies and procedures and penalties for officers.  The government will also demand that the police handle certain groups in different ways. (Think FBI and Muslims)

I fear to this end the governments will encourage cities to burn this summer. They have been recruiting and encouraging for years.  If they think this is the time for the change, they will light the fuse and see what happens.  Remember Mao, their hero,  to him and to them, a few dead bodies is worth it for the revolution.

Even a few million.

 

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ISIS, The FBI as the little Poltergeist girl “They’re here!”

There was an article that indicated the FBI had taken a look at the Texas Mohammed cartoon event and decided it did not warrant too much concern because they felt the terrorists would not make the effort to attack such a local event.

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The bulletin initially acknowledges a potential threat existed following the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris in January and the attack on an event where a Muhammad cartoonist appeared in Copenhagen in February:

On 3 May 2015 the “American Freedom Defense InitiativeUSPER” (AFDI) is sponsoring in Garland, Texas a “Muhammad Art Exhibit & Contest,” for the stated purpose of “defend[ing] free speech and not give[ing] in to violent intimidation.” The FBI and DHS assess this motivation refers to deadly violent extremist attacks over recent months on institutions or events perceived as defaming the Islamic prophet, Muhammad. Although there is no specific, credible intelligence concerning threats to the event thus far, we assess that this event carries the risk of being targeted by violent extremists because past events involving the alleged defamation of Islam and the prophet, Muhammad, have resulted in threats or overt acts of violence overseas, to include threats against both artists and publishers.

But by the end of the FBI/DHS analysis, they conclude that since such attacks had not happened here yet, they were unlikely to now:

Although past events involving the alleged defamation of Islam and the prophet, Muhammad, have resulted in threats or overt acts of violence overseas, we have not yet seen such violence in the United States. The most frequent reaction among US-based homegrown violent extremists (HVEs) is discussion and verbal disapproval via online communication platforms, including websites with violent extremist content and social media sites.† We assess it is unlikely that any one event perceived to defame Islam would alone mobilize HVEs to violence; however, such events are incorporated into violent extremist messaging and narratives involving Western persecution of Muslims, which we do assess overall to contribute to radicalization to violence.‡ US-based HVEs remain largely unconnected to each other, and their behaviors are often highly individualized, impeding our ability to predict their reactions with a great deal of confidence. We also judge US-based HVEs and violent extremists in other Western nations who are skilled in information technology have the capability to carry out a cyber-intrusion attack against organizations or individuals perceived to be defaming Islam.

On Sunday night, that analysis proved to be wrong.

Breitbart has a similar article making the same point.  In addition, it is now known a group that monitors ISIS Internet/Twitter traffic and they warned the police in advance.  Not the FBI, a private “Anonymous” group.

An unidentified “senior law enforcement official” tells the New York Times that, while the FBI had been aware of Garland, Texas jihadist attacker Elton Simpson for nearly a decade, they did not follow his violent, pro-jihad tweets as closely as they could have because “there are so many like him” that the agency is overwhelmed.

In a report highlighting the long paper trail Simpson left behind of supporting and engaging with jihadists online, particualrly on Twitter, the Times notes that the sheer barrage of information can make it difficult for law enforcement to identify legitimate and imminent threats out of a sea of wishful jihadist thinkers.

Simpson and his roommate, Nadir Soofi, attacked a “Draw Muhammad” art contest in Garland, Texas on Sunday armed with assault rifles. They were almost immediately neutralized by a traffic officer working at the Culwell Center in Garland, and managed only to shoot one officer in the leg before their demise.

Too many?  How about shifting FBI/DHS  efforts from veterans and Tea Party folks as potential bad guys for political fun, and start taking a harder look at the fact ISIS has smuggled and is smuggling their people in AND recruiting the people here.

Home grown terrorist, one of many.

One we let in. One of many.

From the New York Times article linked at Breitbart.

The attack had the hallmarks of an amateur plan carried out by untrained marksmen. They managed only to hit a school security officer in the leg before the traffic officer killed them.

But the F.B.I. will undoubtedly face criticism for failing to prevent an attack by a man long known as an extremist, as the French authorities did after the Charlie Hebdo attack. Mr. Simpson even posted a message on Twitter just before driving to the event, using #texasattack as a hashtag.

Yet with dozens, or perhaps hundreds, of people across the United States expressing online sympathy for the Islamic State, authorities are unable to keep them all under physical surveillance or track them online. Watching a single suspect night and day can require a team of 25 people in shifts around the clock.

Will McCants, the director of the Brookings project on the United States’ relations with the Islamic world, said shooting sprees appeared to be coming into favor with jihadists, because they are simpler to pull off than a bombing and because even modest shootings can attract global news media attention.

“The Islamic State has really captured the imagination of younger jihadists,” Mr. McCants said, because they believe the creation of a caliphate fulfills prophecy and restores Islamic political power.

Here is what bothers me.  If the NYTimes is correct, there are only a few hundred and the FBI can’t cover that?  How hard are they trying?  It isn’t like ISIS isn’t making it easy.

Bismillah Ar Rahman Ar Raheem

“The New Era”

To our brothers and sisters fighting for the Sake of Allah, we make dua for you and ask Allah to guide your bullets, terrify your enemies, and establish you in the Land. As our noble brother in the Phillipines said in his bayah, “This is the Golden Era, everyone who believes… is running for Shaheed”.

The attack by the Islamic State in America is only the beginning of our efforts to establish a wiliyah in the heart of our enemy. Our aim was the khanzeer Pamela Geller and to show her that we don’t care what land she hides in or what sky shields her; we will send all our Lions to achieve her slaughter. This will heal the hearts of our brothers and disperse the ones behind her. To those who protect her: this will be your only warning of housing this woman and her circus show. Everyone who houses her events, gives her a platform to spill her filth are legitimate targets. We have been watching closely who was present at this event and the shooter of our brothers. We knew that the target was protected. Our intention was to show how easy we give our lives for the Sake of Allah.

We have 71 trained soldiers in 15 different states ready at our word to attack any target we desire. Out of the 71 trained soldiers 23 have signed up for missions like Sunday, We are increasing in number bithnillah. Of the 15 states, 5 we will name… Virginia, Maryland, Illinois, California, and Michigan. The disbelievers who shot our brothers think that you killed someone untrained, nay, they gave you their bodies in plain view because we were watching.

The next six months will be interesting, To our Amir Al Mu’mineen make dua for us and continue your reign, May Allah enoble your face.

May Allah send His peace and blessings upon our Prophet Muhummad and all those who follow until the last Day.

Abu Ibrahim Al Ameriki

Apparently he listed the states where the ISIS fighters are located.  Sure, he is lying. Maybe.  Or just taunting our feckless Islamic favoring government. But if you read the bulletin created the FBI you are seeing a mindset that is not keeping up with the reality and probably a editorial effort by supervisors to make sure they don’t say or do anything offense.

PC is a cancer that will kill a lot of innocent citizens. Never the bureaucrats with the great salary and benefits that don’t do their jobs. Just the regular folks.

BTW- One a side note, now that the FBI is involved we can be assured the whole truth will never come out.  It is part of their job now to make sure nobody gets the real ugly facts. This is because the FBI has become a real political machine answering to their masters.  Telling the truth that we are in trouble will make citizens demand of their politicians answers  the politicians  cannot  and do not want to provide.  Once the citizens realize the ineptitude of their leaders, they tend to replace those leaders.  And that can’t happen, so bottom line is everybody is lying to you.

Which means, much like the folks in Garland found out,  after a 3.2 trillion dollar budget for lunch, the feds will do nothing and end up leaving you on your own.

Arm up, be cautious.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Texas shootout..uh jihadi whacking Raylan style!

It wasn’t a terrorist attack.  It didn’t qualify, much like all the horses falling down out of the gate in a horse race..well isn’t a horse race.

Why? Because our people were ready for them and the traffic cop who confronted them must be a fan of “Justified.”  Welcome to a First World police for assholes!

But all that gear and it really one took ONE Texas cop.  What’s Raylan’s opinion?

“Well done boys.”

 

Garland Police Department spokesman Joe Harn said the two suspects pulled up to the event in a car, wearing “protective gear” and carrying “assault rifles.” They immediately got out and opened fire on two officers outside, one of whom fired back with his pistol, sending both suspects to the ground.

“He did what he was trained to do and under the fire he was put under he did a very good job and probably saved lives,” Harn told reporters.

One police officer was injured but later released from the hospital. Both of the gunmen were killed.

As gunfire was exchanged Harn said a SWAT team responded to the incident “within seconds.” Officers then began going through the suspects’ car in search of any possible explosives. Harn said no bombs were found in the vehicle.

I won’t bother with the whole “insulting Mohammed” crap.  This is America. Don’t like our crudeness, then go home.  When Christians can shoot “Piss Christ” artists and get sympathy then maybe we’ll talk. But this one sided bull of “we cannot offend Mohammad” -regardless of what President Obama says- is just dumb.

Pam Geller is right, we are in a Crusade, and the bad guys are within our midst.  Trying to reason with them is a waste. They will rout us from our lines and then shoot us in the back when we are running.  They have no mercy in their soulless minds.  Seriously, don’t the Left own cable?  It’s been all over TV. ISIS anyone?

But back to the shooting.  I can only imagine these two homegrown ISIS terrorists don’t know how to plan an attack or GOD was just looking out for the good guys and put one hell of a shooter in their way. I’ve shot pistols since I was a kid, seriously for at least forty years. I can tell you it is not like the movies when under stress.  For this officer, with his service pistol, to shoot two well armed armored bad guys in a few seconds is stunning.

I have a buddy who is capable, a world champion shooter and law enforcement officer.  He’s the only one I know.   And he’s almost an idiot savant when it comes to guns.  He isn’t the most handy fellow out there, but give him ANYTHING that shoots something out of it, and he’ll master the weapons within a few seconds, from spitballs and a straw to a Russian anti-aircraft battery.  Kinda scary.

I knew he said he went back to work in Mississippi, but after the shooting I texted him and said “Are you sure it is Mississippi and not Texas?”  He texted back laughing “I know a lots of Texas boys that can shoot!”  Then he said what is probably the most important lesson you can understand when it comes to shooting “all it took was one guy that has mastered one gun.”

For that I’m going to officially establish the “Raylan Givens top marksman” trophy.  Since “Justified” is now finished, one of the finest television shows in history, there has to be something to remind people what it looks like when dealing with a deadly steely-eyed cop.

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Hillary, the cash and the greed. Ron Fournier speaks the obvious but misses the point.

I won’t go into a huge background, we all know what happened. In a nutshell, this is the Clinton Foundation.

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Truth is the claim of only 15% going to charity is not correct. It is less than six percent. Worse, all that money that is given to charity is actually funneled through another set of payoffs, which is why the Haitians and others are screaming “where’s the money?!”

Look, this is all about making and keeping money, influence and power. Clinton’s realized early on in Arkansas that if you have power, people will pay to get influence.  But these two make Edwin Edwards from Louisiana, the most corrupt governor in its history, look like an amateur.  Edwards is famous for making more than a few memorable quotes, showing his lack of regard for the voting public, much like Hillary does today.

1983: “The only way I can lose this election is if I’m caught in bed with either a dead girl or a live boy.” (He won!)

And this:

Edwards’ charm and wit were once again in full swing. When asked if he had anything in common with Duke, Edwards replied, “The only thing we have in common is that we both have been wizards beneath the sheets.” His campaign released popular bumper stickers like “Vote for the Crook. It’s important.”  And poked fun at his serpentine reputation from the 1987 campaign (“Slay the Dragon”), with “Vote for the Lizard, not the Wizard.” bumper stickers. That’s the kind of chutzpah Edwards had; to turn his own ubiquitous corruption into a running gagline and marginalize its importance. In the end, Edwards did much better than Johnson, defeating Duke 61-39.

It was common knowledge back then if you wanted an audience with Edwards, you had better be holding ten grand in cash in your left hand as you shook his right.

But he was a small time operator compared to the Clintons.  Ron Fournier has had it with them. Fournier appears to be the last standing liberal with enough of an ethical spine to get a bad taste in his mouth over the Clinton scandals.

Hillary Clinton doesn’t play by the rules.

That’s not a partisan attack. It’s not a talking point. It’s not a fantasy. It’s a fact—an agonizing truth to people like me who admire Clinton and her husband, who remember how Bill Clinton rose from a backwater governorship to the presidency on a simple promise: He would fight for people who “work hard and play by the rules.”

The evidence is overwhelming and metastasizing: To co-opt a William Safire line, Hillary Clinton is a congenital rule-breaker.

Oh, it is much, much worse.  Fournier is having trouble swallowing now, wait until the details of the scams come out.  For example, John Podesta’s role in the Uranium One sale of American uranium mines to the Russians.  Yeah, I didn’t stutter.  Russians own fifty percent of our uranium…. (can’t make it up).

But, Fournier, even after literally upchucking his lunch says this,

It’s past time Clinton come clean. Return the foreign donations. Hand over the email server. Embrace an independent investigation that answers the questions and tempers the doubts caused by her actions. Repeat: Her actions.

This is not the fault of a vast right-wing conspiracy, sexism, or unfair media coverage. It’s the result of actions taken by an experienced and important public servant whose better angels are often outrun by her demons—paranoia, greed, entitlement, and an ends-justify-the-means sense of righteousness.

Can she still be president? Absolutely.

Even if she continues to duck and dissemble? Perhaps. But only because somebody has to win—and the GOP might nominate a candidate even less trustworthy.

But why be president, if only by default?

Clinton should rather be totally honest and transparent, true to her word, and a credible force for restoring trust in our politics.

What…the…F**K??!  Let’s see, Ron still thinks America would elect a person who lives by these rules? Let me repeat them —It’s the result of actions taken by an experienced and important public servant whose better angels are often outrun by her demons—paranoia, greed, entitlement, and an ends-justify-the-means sense of righteousness.

Do we want to elect a female version of Stalin or Nixon on steroids or Mao INTO the White House? Greedy, paranoid, entitled, ends justify the means??? Seriously??

He cannot seriously think Hillary can somehow stop being Hillary, just like Bill is still Bill.

Bill Clinton’s mistress has been nicknamed ‘Energizer’ by his security staff, a new book alleges.

Richard JoRonald Kessler’s ‘The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of Presidents,’ excerpts of which were obtained by the New York Post‘s Richard Johnson, makes the claim.

One excerpt includes a quote from a source that revealed ‘Energizer’ has no problem getting inside the Clintons’ Chappaqua, New York home.

‘You don’t stop her, you don’t approach her, you just let her go in,’ the source said.

The former president’s other woman has ‘very perky’ augmented breasts, another source alleged in quotes shared by the newspaper.

‘It was a warm day, and she was wearing a low-cut tank top, and as she leaned over, her breasts were very exposed,’ the security source said of the mysterious mistress. ‘They appeared to be very perky and very new and full… There was no doubt in my mind they were enhanced.’

Though information on Clinton’s alleged ladylove is scant, the newspaper reported she is blond and gave cookies to the Secret Service.

Sweet. A mistress that can bake…

Fournier must believe the voters and the system is set up in a manner that no matter how bad Hillary turns out to be, she gets in.  Sure, 32% will vote for her. Hollywood will still support her (and argument for a no drug policy if I’ve ever seen one!) Philly will have precincts voting over a hundred percent for her- just like they did for Obama. Sure she’ll get the core and the money.

But the truth is, she sucks. Unlike Edwards, she is ALL greed and entitlement with no southern charm.  In fact, there are reports stating democrats nervous and some donors to the Foundation are bailing out. Remember this was working up until they got exposed. None of those “donors” did it for the right reason, they wanted access. But instead of bringing ten thousand in cash like back in Edward’s day, they had to pony up tens of millions.

Like I said, the Clintons make every other corrupt politician look like children in a playground.

But who wants that? Or this for four or eight years more?

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Baltimore, BGI, and the unending conflict of race in America.

My dad and I used to get into HUGE arguments back when I was that liberal teenager in the seventies.  He was a good man, brought up during and witnessing the upheaval of the fifties and sixties. The civil rights movement wasn’t a history book lesson to him,  he saw and experienced it directly.  To say that the old saying “that the victors write the history” applies here would be accurate.  Dad used to just shake his head and say, “It just didn’t happen that way.”

For years and years, I argued that if only the blacks had a chance, some more programs, they would be able to jump start their way into the middle class.  He would argue differently. And this is a man who worked for the State and did his level best to employ, promote, protect and encourage black employees.  So what did he see that I didn’t?

A few years later, in the late seventies, I spent some time working as a dispatcher for the Sheriff Office. I rode with the deputies, often in the black section of town. Back then, there were few black deputies, and those who were considered their position one of honor and opportunity, and NONE of them failed in holding to that.  One of them used to talk with me without holding any of the usual biases. We were not black or white, just cops- all one  color of blue or green.  One day, we were driving down the main drag through the black section of town.  It was late afternoon and the usual crowd was seen hanging on the street corners, drinking malt liquor and staring hard at us as we drove by.  The deputy I was with glared back, gritting his teeth and shaking his head.  He looked at me and said the following;

“Do you know how many black people live here in this community?”

I had no idea and shook my head, sensing that something important was going to happen.

“Twenty-seven thousand.  Do you know how many cause trouble, give the rest of us a bad name?”

Again, I had no idea.

“Four hundred! The same four hundred over and over and over!”

He nearly spat the words out as he glanced over at another street corner full of black men with brown paper bags in their hands hiding cheap bottles of liquor.  He turned back to me and gave me that stare a man gives when he is about to say something he wants the other guy to pay attention to.

“There is no difference between a black man and a white man.  We love our wives, have families, want to work for a living, go to church, own a home and hope we can give our kids a better life. There is no difference. Yet, a few of us give all of us a bad name.”

I was listening intently, a young man feeling he was about to hear the wisdom of the ages.

“You remember that.  There is no difference between a white man and a black man, the deputy hesitated and smiled a little, “Except for one thing.  A white man will drive a shitty car so he can live in a nice house.  A black man will live in a shitty house so he can drive one FINE car!” The deputy laughed as he saw me recoil just a little.  He wagged his finger at me. “And one more thing, we loves our chicken!”

I knew then he was messing with me, realizing he had given me a little more than he thought a young man could handle.

What he didn’t realize is he set my standard for the rest of my life. There was no difference between whites and blacks, I had to judge everyone only by three things; behavior, attitude and performance. Never just the color of their skin.

Sadly, it seems at times I, and others like me, aren’t judged the same way by black people.  Not because of them, but because of what they have been exposed to and taught and told and preached at over. But as some point they become to accept the racial divide as something caused by others, not themselves, and in doing so created a permanent difference between the white culture and their culture.  As many who know me, I think Rap and hip hop and that whole thug culture drives a good deal of it.  I can remember when blacks and white did their best to work together trying to assimilate. Now, we have blacks demanding they be considered separate in colleges, relationships, neighborhoods. Some black criminals use violence to send that message “you don’t belong.”

However, how did we get here?  Today many people’s sense of history starts when they begin to pay attention.  So troubles before they were born or informed never happened, it is always the newest crisis that is the only crisis.

Let’s take Baltimore for example.  We just witnessed a riot by blacks in their city that ended up with the police and the military having to restore order.

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The  last huge riot was in 1968 over the death of Martin Luther King.  However, HOW they rioted and how it was handled is basically indistinguishable from what we saw a few days ago except in scope.  (The riots of today were in fact dealt with differently by certain elements within the leadership. In my opinion maybe a result of some slight changes in culture, but not enough for forty years of effort. More on that later.)

With the spread of civil disturbances across the nation, Maryland National Guard troops were called up for state duty on April 5, 1968, in anticipation of disturbances in Baltimore or the suburban portions of Maryland bordering Washington, DC.[2]

Black Baltimore was quiet on April 5, despite rioting in nearby Washington, D.C..[3] One white student at UMBC reported a quiet scene, with noticeable sadness, but little violence or unrest: April 5, “in many cases, was just another day”.[4]

Baltimore remained peaceful into the day on April 6. Three hundred people gathered peacefully around noon for a memorial service, which lasted until 2 pm without incident. Street traffic began to increase. A crowd formed on Gay St. in East Baltimore, and by 5 pm some windows on the 400 block had been smashed. Police began to move in. People began to report fires after 6 pm. Soon after, the city declared an 11 pm curfew and called in 6000 troops from the national guard. Sales of alcohol and firearms were immediately banned.[3] At this point, some reports described about a thousand people in the crowd, which moved north on Gay St. up to Harford Rd. and Greenmount Ave. Mayor Thomas L. J. D’Alesandro III was unable to respond effectively. Around 8 pm, Governor Agnew declared a state of emergency.[1]

By the morning of April 7, reports to the White House described five deaths, 300 fires, and 404 arrests. Rioting also broke out on Pennsylvania Ave in West Baltimore.[1] At one point, a mob of white counter-rioters assembled near Patterson Park; they dispersed after National Guard troops prevented them from entering a black neighborhood.[1]

Violence decreased after April 9, and the Baltimore Orioles played their opening game the next day, though the April 12 James Brown concert remained cancelled.[1] On the afternoon of April 9, federal troops dispersed crowds at a permitted peace rally, apparently unaware that General Gelston had issued a permit for the event. The situation was diffused by Major William “Box” Harris, the highest-ranking police officer in the city.[1]

 

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Sound and look familiar?  So what is going on?  Why are blacks still rioting, still looting, still killing, still committing crime far beyond their percentages, still dropping out, still having out of wedlock babies, still doing what they are doing?

And to head off the issue of moral relativism, let’s not conflate other protests by other peoples, few and far between, as morally equal to Ferguson, Rodney King riots or Baltimore.  There is a difference between the Tea Party and Ferguson, no matter how hard CNN will try to make a connection.

There is one huge difference. Baltimore, like many other urban cities, are now run by very educated and intelligent black politicians.  Many of them grew up in and lived in and escaped from the very environment that caused the 1968 riots.  So, if there was an excuse for that frustration and anger and hostility- like the lack of jobs and education and opportunity- what is the excuse now?  You would think a predominantly black city run by, handled by, guided by educated black professionals would have long ago drug itself out of any of the old issues into the new era.  But they haven’t.

Why?

It isn’t an issue of money.  By one estimate the “war on poverty” that encompassed welfare, affirmative action, free education and many other programs and set asides cost eleven trillion dollars since 1968.  Eleven trillion!!!

And here we are, still;

How?  It wasn’t by lack of opportunity.  Even Pat Buchanan  and others point out the leanings.

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The governments across the nation have given blacks the opportunity to be employed and have careers, a middle class life and an opportunity to make a family in such a way their kids are not the kids of the sixties. As Buchanan points out, some agencies have 50% black employees (versus 13% of the population).  So it isn’t opportunity.  Yet, as we’ve seen in people like Eric Holder, getting all those opportunities, making a great living, being free to do so much more than your father and your father’s father could STILL doesn’t assuage the anger and resentment.  Again, how did that happen?

A friend of mine sent a post he read  that addresses this issue in a non-PC, almost painful way.  It is a conversation you can’t have in mixed company without being though a racist loon.  BUT, there may be a nugget in the article that could relate to what my dad was trying to tell me.

First, a few qualifiers.

1. I believe, like many, that the government programs put in place by white democrats to lure blacks into a loyal voting block helped destroy their communities. I say this because of what that black deputy told me back in the late seventies. I believe he was correct.  But what he believed and  how he lived is gone, shifted away from the “black” part of the inner cities.  In large part because humans are humans and if you give them free stuff, don’t hold them accountable and don’t require them to be better- they will end up like the crew standing around on that street corner just hanging out.  It is just human nature. And the blacks who did make it out, who did strive to be better, left from those places because they too sought security and opportunity elsewhere.  Again, just human nature.  (Ask Jessie Jackson where he lives, it won’t be in the ghettos.)

2. I don’t agree with everything in the post, but I am a full believer in free speech. Political correctness prevents us from talking about any of the elephants in the room anymore. That gives the “elephants” far too much power over us.

3. I will interject from time to time in order to comment.   Like I said, I don’t agree with all of it at all.

Here is the post:

For almost 150 years the United States has been conducting an interesting experiment. The subjects of the experiment: black people and working-class whites.

The hypothesis to be tested: Can a people taken from the jungles of Africa and forced into slavery be fully integrated as citizens in a majority white population?

The whites were descendants of Europeans who had created a majestic civilization. The former slaves had been tribal peoples with no written language and virtually no intellectual achievements. Acting on a policy that was not fair to either group, the government released newly freed black people into a white society that saw them as inferiors. America has struggled with racial discord ever since.

– I’m going to state here that you can tell the writer may have a slight bias.  Leaving out the jungle comments, I think what he is trying to say is that two different races and cultures were thrown together, one with a distinct disadvantage.  That much is very true.  Can a former slave, who only knew slavery, as his father and his father’s father did, suddenly become a freeman and survive in a world that may not accept him as such?  The fact any did is a great testament to the hardiness of the people.

Decade after decade the problems persisted but the experimenters never gave up. They insisted that if they could find the right formula the experiment would work, and concocted program after program to get the result they wanted. They created the Freedman’s Bureau, passed civil rights laws, tried to build the Great Society, declared War on Poverty, ordered race preferences, built housing projects, and tried midnight basketball.

-Yep, midnight basketball, the single most white racist bullcrap ever put forth- by white politicians that don’t understand the mindset of the inner city youth.

Their new laws intruded into people’s lives in ways that would have been otherwise unthinkable. They called in National Guard troops to enforce school integration. They outlawed freedom of association. Over the protests of parents, they put white children on buses and sent them to black schools and vice versa. They tried with money, special programs, relaxed standards, and endless handwringing to close the “achievement gap.” To keep white backlash in check they began punishing public and even private statements on race. They hung up Orwellian public banners that commanded whites to “Celebrate Diversity!” and “Say No to Racism.” Nothing was off limits if it might salvage the experiment.

The author is right on this.  It has become verboten to ask even a simple question about the effectiveness as the Left (and Right) continue to pile on more money and more programs like those would work where others hadn’t. Even today in Baltimore, when the question was raised by a reporter, by the way people reacted, you’d think the reporter asking the question was suggesting that eating people was a good diet!

Some thought that what W.E.B. DuBois called the Talented Tenth would lead the way for black people. A group of elite, educated blacks would knock down doors of opportunity and show the world what blacks were capable of. There is a Talented Tenth. They are the black Americans who have become entrepreneurs, lawyers, doctors and scientists. But ten percent is not enough. For the experiment to work, the ten percent has to be followed by a critical mass of people who can hold middle-class jobs and promote social stability. That is what is missing.

-This is an interesting statement to me. I work with and am friends with talented black men and women who have a great sense of ethics and morals and love for others. They are great people.  Often better than many people of other cultures I deal with.   I have often thought that what was missing was a larger representation of those people.  They got out from under, got out, and many never looked back.  Despite those who do stay and help, it seems like they can’t get the rest of that critical mass to rise up.  Why?

Through the years, too many black people continue to show an inability to function and prosper in a culture unsuited to them. Detroit is bankrupt, the south side of Chicago is a war zone, and the vast majority of black cities all over America are beset by degeneracy and violence. And blacks never take responsibility for their failures. Instead, they lash out in anger and resentment.

Across the generations and across the country, as we have seen in Detroit, Watts, Newark, Los Angeles, Cincinnati, and now Ferguson, rioting and looting are just one racial incident away. The white elite would tell us that this doesn’t mean the experiment has failed. We just have to try harder. We need more money, more time, more understanding, more programs, and more opportunities.

Many times I have wondered why Asians don’t riot, whites don’t riot (they get killed by the police too), and other groups don’t riot,  yet here we are watching a certain segment still chose this way to voice their issues. Even the Hispanics don’t burn down city blocks as they protest. Supporters of the rioters say they are frustrated.  So are we, we just don’t think looting and robbing and killing is a good way to express it.

But nothing changes no matter how much money is spent, no matter how many laws are passed, no matter how many black geniuses are portrayed on TV, and no matter who is president. Some argue it’s a problem of “culture,” as if culture creates people’s behavior instead of the other way around. Others blame “white privilege.”

But since 1965, when the elites opened America’s doors to the Third World, immigrants from Asia and India–people who are not white, not rich, and not “connected”–have quietly succeeded. While the children of these people are winning spelling bees and getting top scores on the SAT, black “youths” are committing half the country’s violent crime–crime, which includes viciously punching random white people on the street for the thrill of it that has nothing to do with poverty.

As the Washington Times points out, and what I’ve read for decades.

The experiment has failed. Not because of culture, or white privilege, or racism. The fundamental problem is that white people and black people are different. They differ intellectually and temperamentally. These differences result in permanent social incompatibility.

Our rulers don’t seem to understand just how tired their white subjects are with this experiment. They don’t understand that white people aren’t out to get black people; they are just exhausted with them. They are exhausted by the social pathologies, the violence, the endless complaints, and the blind racial solidarity, the bottomless pit of grievances, the excuses, and the reflexive animosity.

The elites explain everything with “racism,” and refuse to believe that white frustration could soon reach the boiling point.

I’m not sure it is a boiling point based on race. What I fear is a tipping point due to uneven ballast. And the people who love and want to protect this nation called “America” are afraid it is failing.  They realize America is not a bottomless pit that can absorb punishment and the malfeasance of its political leaders forever.  And I think the “golden age” is over.  We’ve been coasting on the fumes of the greatest generation’s efforts and opportunity that ended in the late seventies.

Since then, the sixties generation has effectively undermined the foundation of our nation- as they warned us they were going to do- and left a far smaller nation behind.  In that atmosphere we are trying to accommodate the continuing failure of all cultures (white, hispanic and black) due to a lack of morality, absorb an influx of illegals who don’t count America as their nation and now the issue of a black inner city culture that is further degrading from within (and being encouraged and excused by those same national leaders and celebrities to act out).  This degradation is large part thanks to the undermining efforts of white liberal politicians, and now black liberal elite politicians who traded the opportunity for blacks to finally break free from this cycle for a their own desire for power and control.

Or is it maybe those black leaders took a hard look at what they were working with and came to the same conclusion my dad did forty years ago- one they will never admit openly because of political correctness or the opportunity to make money- that you just cannot change a person’s – or a culture’s- stripes. At least not in the way those leaders have supported, and profited from, for the last fifty years.

I think what my dad saw is what the author of the post made clear, it may in the end simply come down to percentages;  for whatever reason, whether it be culture or history or the gap was just too far to leap from slavery to freeman to a critical mass in the group to rise up, far too many in the black community will always be just as they have always been.

Simply put, you can’t change them and they don’t want to change.

So now what?

 

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The real scandal of the Clinton Foundation. It is the money laundering.

Forget the contributors.  Just look at the return on investment.  According to the Federalist, the foundation only spends 15% on charity, the rest must be “overhead.”

Between 2009 and 2012, the Clinton Foundation raised over $500 million dollars according to a review of IRS documents by The Federalist (2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008). A measly 15 percent of that, or $75 million, went towards programmatic grants. More than $25 million went to fund travel expenses. Nearly $110 million went toward employee salaries and benefits. And a whopping $290 million during that period — nearly 60 percent of all money raised — was classified merely as “other expenses.” Official IRS forms do not list cigar or dry-cleaning expenses as a specific line item. The Clinton Foundation may well be saving lives, but it seems odd that the costs of so many life-saving activities would be classified by the organization itself as just random, miscellaneous expenses.

How much money goes to just jetting Hill and Bill around, paying for the dry cleaning, employing Chelsea, and basically letting the Clintons live off the money given to their foundation.

P.S.- The cost is 50 million.  That’s right 50,000,000! for flying the gang around.  And you know that’s light compared to the free rides they get from their rich buddies and private jets.

“How you doin’?” Have you seen my little friend? Want to?”

 

Sweet gig if you can get it!

Which is why the Obamas and Valerie want it.

 

 

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The Clinton/Obama war starts. And Hillary will be exposed as who she is. No matter how hard they try.

The new book is out.  As Drudge puts it, “It begins.”

There are two parts here.

First, as we know, there is a civil war going on inside the Democrat party.  The MSM is trying to deflect away from it by talking about all the battles within the primary of the Republican party, but that is just healthy debate, reflecting a time long ago.

This, THIS is big time war. And not only over ideology- that is a good part of it in the trenches- but over who is going to run, and profit from, being the titular head of the party.

Up to now, “the Clintons” have been the brand name.  That has made them multi, MULTI millionaires.  It created the Clinton foundation, which is a huge money laundering scheme that would make any organized crime boss simply weep in jealousy!   Which is why Obama and his crew (Jarrett and the rest), all being from the “connected Chicago way” want to hijack the foundation concept so badly.  It is pure gold. Hundreds and hundreds of millions of dollars worth of pure gold!

This is why the NYTimes and others are being allowed to write bad things about Hillary.  The “new order” is being put in place.

Estate planners have been seizing on the concept for the mega-rich for awhile.  The reasons are obvious.–

A Private Family Foundation (PFF) is a separate entity, privately funded by you. It is created with the specific purpose of contributing to various charitable causes.

As a distinct, legal entity, The Private Family Foundation:

1. Contributes to a charitable cause and takes a tax deduction, while relinquishing personal control over your gift.

2. Minimizes your estate tax liability.

3. Avoids capital gains tax on the sale of appreciated property contributed to the charity of your choice.

4. Provides continuing employment and activity for your family members.

5. Identifies and preserves your family name for years to come.

What the Clintons did was use it to not only protect wealth, but to CREATE wealth and influence- right in front of everyone, including their friends in the media.  Great plan.  If no one complains, the average Joe will never figure out how screwed they are, and if someone does complain, show them a couple of half complete foundation “projects” in a third world hellhole and call the critics racists!

Take Haiti for example.

The Clinton Foundation is facing protests due to its mismanagement of resources for the post-earthquake recovery efforts of Haiti.

Five years after a disastrous earthquake ripped through the small island nation, disturbing reports of a lack of progress in the country’s recovery have angered many Haitian Americans.

The country is still in ruin. Only 900 homes have been built in the last five years even though over $10 billion was donated from the international community to help rebuild Haiti.

The Clinton Foundation, which led fundraising efforts for the recovery, has been the focus of many protests.

One protester from Harlem said, “These people – they are still living in very difficult conditions, living in tents, while Bill Clinton and his cronies are wasting this money.”

NYTimes put out a good article from 2013 and the British Telegraph sums up the problem for critics in a few lines.

Is the New York Times being guest edited by Rush Limbaugh? Today it runs with a fascinating takedown of the Clinton Foundation – that vast vanity project that conservatives are wary of criticising for being seen to attack a body that tries to do good. But the liberal NYT has no such scruples. The killer quote is this:

For all of its successes, the Clinton Foundation had become a sprawling concern, supervised by a rotating board of old Clinton hands, vulnerable to distraction and threatened by conflicts of interest. It ran multimillion-dollar deficits for several years, despite vast amounts of money flowing in.

Over a year ago Bill Clinton met with some aides and lawyers to review the Foundation’s progress and concluded that it was a mess. Well, many political start-ups can be, especially when their sole selling point is the big name of their founder (the queues are short at the Dan Quayle Vice Presidential Learning Center). But what complicated this review – what made its findings more politically devastating – is that the Clinton Foundation has become about more than just Bill. Now both daughter Chelsea and wife, and likely presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton have taken on major roles and, in the words of the NYT “efforts to insulate the foundation from potential conflicts have highlighted just how difficult it can be to disentangle the Clintons’ charity work from Mr Clinton’s moneymaking ventures and Mrs Clinton’s political future.” Oh, they’re entangled alright.

The NYT runs the scoop in its usual balanced, inoffensive way – but the problem jumps right off the page. The Clintons have never been able to separate the impulses to help others and to help themselves, turning noble philanthropic ventures into glitzy, costly promos for some future campaign (can you remember a time in human history when a Clinton wasn’t running for office?). And their “Ain’t I Great?!” ethos attracts the rich and powerful with such naked abandon that it ends up compromising whatever moral crusade they happen to have endorsed that month. That the Clinton Global Initiative is alleged to have bought Natalie Portman a first-class ticket for her and her dog to attend an event in 2009 is the tip of the iceberg. More troubling is that businessmen have been able to expand the profile of their companies by working generously alongside the Clinton Foundation.

(Of course, the real investigation would cover how much money is contributed to the foundation and how much actually comes out the other end as projects.  I’m thinking the overheard is quite steep, being it flies Bill, and now Hill, all over the world, where they ask for more money.  Apparently, someone did try to look into the foundation’s books and came away confused.)

However, during the time  Bill Clinton was making money from foreign governments, Hillary Clinton was wheeling and dealing with those same governments as Sec of State.  That’s a whoops. If a Republicans were doing this, at the same level, the NYTimes would be leading with the scandal every day.  But it is the Clintons after all.

What is the big deal?  The new book is out now, just as Hillary runs, that explains in great detail apparently just this is a huge deal.

“Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich,” by Peter Schweizer — a 186-page investigation of donations made to the Clinton Foundation by foreign entities — is proving the most anticipated and feared book of a presidential cycle still in its infancy.

The book, a copy of which was obtained by The New York Times, asserts that foreign entities who made payments to the Clinton Foundation and to Mr. Clinton through high speaking fees received favors from Mrs. Clinton’s State Department in return.

“We will see a pattern of financial transactions involving the Clintons that occurred contemporaneous with favorable U.S. policy decisions benefiting those providing the funds,” Mr. Schweizer writes.

His examples include a free-trade agreement in Colombia that benefited a major foundation donor’s natural resource investments in the South American nation, development projects in the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake in 2010, and more than $1 million in payments to Mr. Clinton by a Canadian bank and major shareholder in the Keystone XL oil pipeline around the time the project was being debated in the State Department.

Does Obama care about the corruption undermining his State Department?  Of course not!  He’s pissed he’s not in on it!

Which brings me to the next part of this civil war.  Obama wants it.  He wants that cash cow. And Obama, being the spoiled man-child, who has been handed a good deal of what he wants over the years, expects someone is going to give it to him. And that is going to be a huge fight, because you know and I know Bill and Hill won’t give it up without one!

Which means sooner or later we are going to see this!

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Obama and Bill. It won’t be hard! Obama is far more popular

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And then there will be the gals!

So why is Hillary running?  Because Hillary is nuts.  Not that crazy tin foil wearing nuts, but that nuts that comes from being entitled so long and waiting for generations for HER chance, that she can’t stop the train without derailing it.  Think more a cunning, intelligent “Norma Desmond” from Carol Burnett, without the humor.

 

 

 

 

Gingrich's wife's eyes are just fuckin' weird:

You can see where I’m going with this..

Also, by running, she is going to guarantee that the money keeps rolling in.  For years we’ve heard the Clintons “can’t get enough money.”  I believe that.  A hundred million is not enough, they will want two hundred, then three, then a billion.  Now remember, they aren’t financial wizards or inventors of the PC, they are just a couple of talented hicks from Arkansas who know how to parlay with the financial wizards and billionaire inventors.  Not because they are brilliant, but because they have worked hard to be the only game in town for the political Left.

Until Obama came along.

Right now, Hillary is the slightly underqualified, entitled, spoiled woman without any real talents except to ability to take abuse from the men in her life. She’s not stupid, far from it, she is very intelligent, and cunning. You don’t get from here to there without both.

But intelligence is a poor substitute for the mental ability to see what is right and wrong, ethical, just or unjust,  and having the fortitude to sacrifice yourself to do the right thing.

I’ll take one good guy or gal with a good soul and ethics by my side rather than a hundred intellectuals who are more interested in their own self-promotion, as will most decent Americans.  Even Hillary knows this about herself, which is why she- and her handlers- are trying to control the image. The meeting in Iowa was fake for example. The eating at Chipotle was just a disaster.  Let’s be honest, when do you think was the last time Clinton, any Clinton, paid for a meal?

All handpicked democratic operatives. That were told what to say, and their devices were taken!

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“And then I do what with this bag? Take it? But I have ‘people’ for that!”

 

Will it work?  Americans are pretty dull nowadays when it comes to politics, so maybe. What it will AVOID is having someone walk up and say,

“Mrs Clinton, remember when that career, BLACK, state department employee testified that he witnessed your “fixer” Cheryl Mills going through all the emails subpoenaed by Congress, picking out the ones that might be damaging to you?  He was lambasted and his career damaged.  Now we find out those emails were actually on a private server, and again you admit to going through them and removing the ones you think don’t apply.  How can  you square that with you being so “Transparent?”

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Raymond Maxwell

Or,

How can your foundation (which employs your daughter and husband) take money from countries and millionaires your State department is dealing with and usually finds itself suddenly agreeing with them!  How do you square that circle?

Hillary can’t and won’t be able to answer, because she is guilty.

She is literally Nixon ON STEROIDS before she is even elected!  Think through that for a second.  We went from a time in the seventies where a President got caught trying to cover up a cheap political burglary and was run from office, to a period in time where politicians openly steal, make corrupt deals, lie to everyone- with everyone knowing it- and they STILL get elected to office.

Folks, that is only forty years.

However, it is the forty years where anarchists from the sixties, those damned hippies, have been able to infiltrate and corrupt about every institution in America.  They are a hard working bunch.  Actually, like Hillary, they are an intelligent cunning bunch, who, while we worked hard trying to keep the nation afloat, crept in and took advantage of our good nature.

And now, they are running a woman (because she is a woman they say) for President, the ONLY candidate on their side, who is so lost, so corrupt, so damaged, that she may very well implode at some point.  Which is why the handlers are keeping her from the public. This is a coronation, not a campaign.  Allow the serfs to get to close and they may spy cracks in her makeup, catch a glimpse of  the bulging eyes of paranoia, and smell the whiff of insanity as she passes.

And all the time, Obama and his crew are doing their level best to upset that royal carriage and spill the royal queen onto the street, right on her ass in front of every one.

Like I said, this is going to be fun.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Democrats and their own version of the Civil War. Obamas vs the Clintons.

Isn’t it strange when Hillary did the roll out there seemed to be somewhat of a cooler reception?  There are two reasons for it in my opinion.

First, Hillary sucks.  There is no other way to put it.  She is a horrible, corrupt, manipulating, politically heartless person, who lost her soul and her way a long time ago.  She is, sadly, the end result of decades of trying to ride someone coattails, and making Faustian bargains with anyone in order to maintain power and control.  Don’t get me wrong, she’s smart.  She just sold whatever ethical core she had a long time ago and everyone who isn’t in on that same bargain knows it to be true.  You can see she’s not genuine anymore, long ago loosing her personality to the manufactured persona of “Hillary Clinton the master of all things.” Truth is she’s just a human like the rest of us, and frankly less talented than many.

For years in the nineties (jeez a long time ago) I followed the stories of the Clintons in the White House.  The lies, the coverups, the affairs.  Dealing with Bill (first coattails) had to be a full time job for Hillary.  Lately, some of the old rumors are being told again in a couple of books. The  Washington Times has one article on them.

Just as Hillary Rodham Clinton is preparing to launch her presidential campaign, a new behind-the-scenes book about life at the White House is providing a fresh look at her bitter fights with husband-President Bill Clinton over the Monica Lewinsky affair, including a bloody clash in the first couple’s bedroom.

“There was blood all over the president and first lady’s bed,” writes former White House reporter Kate Anderson Brower. “A member of the residence staff got a frantic call from the maid who found the mess. Someone needed to come quickly and inspect the damage. The blood was Bill Clinton‘s. The president had to get several stitches to his head.”

“The Residence: Inside the Private World of The White House,” is due out Tuesday from publisher Harper, but excerpts began making the rounds Monday. Ms. Brower is a former reporter for Bloomberg News.

Stories circulated after the 1998 fight in the White House that Mrs. Clinton had brained her husband with a lamp in a fury over the revelations of his sexual affair with Miss Lewinsky, a White House intern. But according to the book, White House staff surmised that Mrs. Clinton hit her husband with one of the dozens of books that she kept on her bedside table.

Mr. Clinton “insisted that he’d hurt himself running into the bathroom door in the middle of the night,” Ms. Brower writes. “But not everyone was convinced. ‘We’re pretty sure she clocked him with a book,’ one worker said. … The incident came shortly after the president’s affair with a White House intern became public knowledge … And there were at least twenty books on the bedside table … including the Bible.”

I believe this to be true.  Hillary’s temper and frustration with everybody is famed. Covered up by the MSM, but still famed.  You can Google some of the comments she’s made to the Secret Service, her staff, the world in general. This is not a happy woman. This is a conniving, manipulating woman dead set on running over anyone who gets in her way, except Bill- who will work to get her elected as he promised forty years ago.

Second, the Clintons have something the Obamas want (and you can include Valerie Jarrett in that want), and that is the Clinton Foundation’s money laundering scheme. Obama is new, Clintons are really, really old, and they have made their money. At least that is what Obama believes and he wants in on the deal, just like the “Chicago way” taught him!  The only way this happens if the Clintons fade. The only way they fade is if Hillary fails in her bid for the Presidency. Thus, the back channel undermining of Hillary by the Obama’s through the MSM,which is causing the civil war.

And that is the seed that started this Civil War between the Clintons and the Obamas.  If Bill were running I’d give the Clintons the advantage.  He’s loved by many, Obama not so much.  But Hillary is running and she pales to many, including Obama.  Frankly, she is just hard to listen to or look at.  It’s like she is a automaton ready at almost any time to start shaking and rattling from the stress with part flying off and her eye popping from her skull and whipping back and forth on a spring!

Here is the most famous photo of Hillary. The day she became angry that the deaths of for Americans under her command may derail her run for the Presidency.  Not a hint of remorse or responsibility or the ability to emotionally relate to the tragedy.  Nothing, just a calculated response and a rare glimpse into a person who has lost her soul.

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“At this point, what difference does it make?”

Well a ton, if you are really interested in finding out what really happened and how far down that particular road did you travel. But then again, I’m not running for President, as though it was my birthright.

Twitchy does  a better job with the comments.’

Rumor has it Valerie Jarret has five or six investigations into Hillary’s activities during her State Department tenure.  If so, we’ll get more and more articles from Obama supporting lefties about her misdeeds.

Hillary should have seen this coming.  They are both from Chicago after all.

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