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Off to war.... in the context of ‘peaceful’ protests...

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So I’m babysitting a grand-rug-rat, and I watch my son-in-law get ready to go to work. He’s a cop, so he dons the uniform and so on, and a belt full of gear (including a gun I’m glad he is excellent with - plus has the judgement to know how to avoid using whenever possible), although I know so much of his Academy training was geared to de-escalation, cultural accommodation, and using judgement in conjunction with the law, to do what is best for the citizen.

Off he goes, one of the finest young men I've ever met in my life, to make a salary way less than fair, doing the job of helping others, many of whom don't much want, or sometimes even deserve, help. As an honest primary-care physician I can relate to that. For me, however, I can position myself to where most of the patients I see actually want good health care, and the ones who are just after a quick-fix or drugs they don't need, can go elsewhere. He doesn't get that selectivity. Plus, even though there is a large 'anti-doctor' sentiment out there, it rarely manifests as bullets fired. I'm musing over his impressive dedication and morality, and his drive to help society even at such a young age, and thinking how FEW people there are who could fill his shoes, plus his role as an excellent husband and father.

I am in awe of someone half my age.

Then he grabs his shotgun, and idly comments that they are expecting riots and violence in general this evening, but specifically against cops, due to a recent court decision that wasn’t severe enough for a cop who shot an ‘unarmed’ black person in another city. I can't help think of all the cops that have been ambushed by cowardly DEMOCRATS (....yeah, tell me those are 'Trump supporters'.... :roll: ) in the past few weeks.

Never mind it was another city, other cops, and a situation that has been resolved in the courts and against the cops.

It is always like this, week after week after week after week.....

Never mind the person shot was a violent felon.
Never mind the person shot was resisting arrest.
Never mind the person shot was fleeing an officer.
Never mind the person shot was assaulting the cop.


All that Matters is it was a Black person, and their Lives Matter.

Hmmm.....I guess that means White Lives must not matter.
Clearly - criminals lives matter, so non-criminals lives must not matter.

Just the lives of violent criminals, and apparently - only if they are black.

Something seems backwards here.

I thought ALL lives mattered.... :roll:

As the father of my grandchild drove away to start his shift, putting his life at risk in order to serve and protect innocent citizens, I cannot help but be angry at all of the criminal citizens who resent cops simply because they are cops. Angry as well at the non-criminal citizens who get carried up in the hate and rhetoric against cops - cops who risk their lives every day to PROTECT citizens - even the scum... :evil:

I think I resent the 'news' media the most - those sanctimonious sphincters lecture us every day about our 'implicit bias' and 'systemic racism' and 'white privilege', yet turn around and spin the 'news' so that the murderers and rapists and armed robbers who cops have to deal with are 'heroes' and 'martyrs' - IF THEY ARE BLACK. I thought we were supposed to IGNORE race, and treat everyone equally. THAT was Martin Luther King's dream - one nearly everyone agrees with...except the liberals and 'progressives' - it seems only the 'conservatives' actually respect King's dream... :|

I have lots of friends of different races and religions, and they pretty much ALL think we should all be treated equally under the law, and ALL should obey laws against murder, assault, theft, vandalism, and so-on. None of my friends, black or white, think that it's ok to murder, assault, steal, and vandalize if you are black, or that if you do those things and get caught, that it's ok to try to run or fight and not suffer any consequences just because you are black. It only seems to be the 'journalists' and the 'BLM' crowd that thinks that way... :evil:

There are certainly white criminals, and many of them run or fight when they encounter police, and many of them get shot - far MORE of the 'victims' of police-shootings are white than black.

The DIFFERENCE is that when a white meth-head gets shot by a cop because he tries to grab the cops gun, or pulls a knife, the Democrat Party and George Soros don't form a 'White Trash Matters' group and send them to burn down Bucktowns all across the United States... :roll:

These 'journalists' and college-snowflakes might change their mind if they had to spend a day as a cop themselves...I'd love to see that.

They'd have to wear Depends...

I wish there weren't so much 'social media' censorship, so the 'undecideds' could actually get exposed to real news, and 'both' sides of the issues. Nobody with any sense could support the Democrats, after realizing how they lie and distort 'news', and how they are so obsessed with materialism as the end-all of social value that the gauge 'success' in life purely in terms of 'wealth' instead of how much a person contributes to society or helps others. Nobody with any morality could support the Democrats, after realizing how they judge and rank everyone by income, gender, skin color, sexual orientation, and religion - all the while accusing 'conservatives' of being the 'racists'.

I've never met a conservative who cares AT ALL about race, or gender, or religion, or who you sleep with, as long as you are honest, hard working, and contribute positively to society. Unfortunately, those things are hard to accomplish when you live in mom's basement and mooch off every welfare program you can, because you aren't hard working or contributing anything useful enough to society to earn an honest living. Too many of 'Gen-X' and 'Millenials' never became functional adult members of society, and the ones who didn't, should NOT be taken seriously when it comes to public policy on policing, taxes, gun control, health care, or ANY ISSUE; they need to grow up first.

Anyway - it saddens me to see my son-in-law dress for work, yet have to dress like he's heading to war... :|
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They might change their mind if they had to spend a day as a cop themselves...
well Doc, THAT'S THEIR PLAN, TO REPLACE LAW N ORDER WITH THEIR ORDERS
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As we all know a lot of this hatred for any type off authority is caused by the constant brainwashing from the media and so-called education system but I am convinced that a lot of these progressives have a real mental health issue, they really believe that their hatred is justified. It has been my experience talking to these people that some on the left just want a nanny state where everyone is wrapped in cotton wool whilst others seem bent on destroying everything that makes a country great. It is obvious to anyone with a healthy and normal brain that the police are necessary, not always perfect but still very necessary.
Dealing with people with mental health issues is far more dangerous as they will not always act logically, the police are not only a target for their hatred by unfortunately the ones who have to deal with them to protect the rest of society.. I pray your son in law and all others serving their communities stay safe.
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Extremely well-said doc. This coming election will be fascinating to watch -- I can't imagine anyone who has been watching stuff happening in this nation ever again voting for a democrat. That will be the question though is "how many people are paying any attention"?

I'm living in a state (Oregon) where the democrats have gained total control of the state government, probably through their control of the voting process. We have been "vote by mail" for some years now and every election year seem to elect a larger percentage of dem/fascists to state office. "But only registered voters get a ballot" they will tell us. But what they fail to mention is that everybody that gets a drivers license or state ID card becomes a registered voter unless they actively "opt out". So they get to send out a jillion ballots. I don't know if there is active voter fraud in my state or if the dems just rely on low-information-level voters to get the job done (along with the heavily democrat-populated USPS). But it has been working for them quite nicely, so I'm not sure that even if Oregon turned just slightly red we would be able to detect the shift.
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these progressives have a real mental health issue, they really believe that their hatred is justified.
Exactly Right. But it is the core condition of human nature. ergo, hating the haters isn't hate to the haters. it is by reason of mental defect.

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Romans 1:28 "God has given them over to a reprobate mind."

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The Democrats only keep control because:

> many of the voters just vote for whoever promises the most loot from taxpayers, and that includes everything from multiple-baby-daddy 'single moms' playing the welfare system, to union members and corporations thriving off of favorable regulations and government contracts. These are people who oppose true capitalism, and favor 'crony-capitalism' (aka 'socialism'), yet have far more 'greed' than their conservative political opponents.

> many of the voters live in a bubble, yet think they are 'well-informed' - they will tell you they get their news from 'a variety of sources' and 'carefully weigh the different opinions'. When you ask what those news sources are - they will say "Well, it isn't just CNN - I watch MSNBC, and get a lot of stuff off of Huffington Post, and Politico; I also make sure I fact-check everything on Snopes..." How do you keep a straight face when someone tells you something like that...??? Highly educated fools.

> many of the voters simply thrive on envy and hate, and want to cripple everyone who appears more successful than they are, and will hate any of those individuals who they can't destroy. What a sad way to live.
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Policing and law-enforcement is a job that needs to be done. It's a hard job that needs hard and dedicated men/women. Of that there is zero doubt.

That said, I find it very difficult to sympathize with law-enforcement. While I do not agree in any measure with the current BLM nonsense, and see no justification for lawlessness in the streets, there is plenty of ammo in the public record and library to warrant blow-back for events and tactics where actual innocent people have ended up injured and dead, and nobody has been held accountable.

I sincerely hope that some reform can be achieved that does not include a permanent authoritarian crackdown on everyone who didn't do it.

Hope your SIL stays safe.

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Never been a Cop. It has to be difficult at times like these. I hope he stays safe.
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