Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton made waves this weekend during an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer when she stated that there is systemic racism within the criminal justice system and that white people need to be more receptive to that reality. But while Clinton’s statements reiterate the talking points that have been touted by the Obama administration and recited by the media in recent years, they are inconsistent with the data on race and police shootings. Meanwhile, purporting that police are racist only serves to place a larger target on the backs of police officers.
Whether it is the shooting of a citizen by a police officer, or the murder of police officers, as in Dallas, it is all an excuse to federalize the police.
In an ABC News/Washington Post poll was conducted from July 6-7, a majority of those polled disapproved of the FBI’s recommendation not to charge Hillary Clinton with a crime for her handling of e-mail while she was secretary of state.
Another legislator, Congresswoman Corrine Brown, who is being brought to account for various misdeeds, has lots of company, unfortunately.
The bills for past profligate spending to ensure union support for politicians are just now coming due.
There is even more bad news for the cabal of climate alarmists and crony capitalists hoping to abuse the legal system to silence dissenters. The rogue prosecutors behind the persecution of climate-change skeptics became embroiled in yet another scandal last week, this time getting caught conspiring to evade freedom of information laws to conceal their scheming from public scrutiny.
Following the tragic Dallas police shooting, in which five Dallas police officers were fatally shot by sniper fire, it is now known that perpetrator Micah Johnson was a member of the radical anti-cop Huey P. Newton Gun Club, named after the founder of the old Black Panther Party.
When Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police officers attempted to arrest Alton Sterling just after midnight on Tuesday for brandishing a firearm and threatening a homeless man, he resisted arrest and fought with the officers. Before it was over, he was dead and the nation was — again — embroiled in protests and violence as the mainstream media, social media, and social justice warriors decried the shooting as the “murder” of a “good man.”
According to a recent report by openthebooks.com, non-military federal agencies have received $1.4 billion in “guns, ammunition, and other military style equipment during the last nine years.” Meanwhile President Obama continues to lead the assault via the White House “bully-pulpit” against gun ownership and the Second Amendment.