4/14/2014, Originally published on Eradica
No sooner has smoke cleared in the quite tragic shootings at a couple of Jewish sites in Kansas City than hopeless finger-knitters started popping out zero-sum observations and nonstarter suggestions.
“We need to search our souls to ask why we, as a society, allow these daily murders to continue.”
Breathtaking. Well… that shifts blame from the perpetrator to society as a whole – doesn’t it? I suppose that could be a “big picture” approach if the suggestion were viable. It isn’t. Society doesn’t “allow” these daily murders to occur. They simply OCCUR. Society – any society, anywhere – cannot stop them. Human beings will murder each other – usually for our own, often lunatic reasons – as long as we walk the earth. We might be able to curb it if we became a society as grimly oppressive as a Stalinist labor camp, but is it worth that?
Please. Let’s keep focus here. Let’s NOT blame society – for once. That’s stupid, but more importantly, it blinds us to practical ways we could lessen the violence, like enhancing sentences not based on hate or thought – but violence. However, whether that would work here is uncertain, since the accused shooter apparently was propelled by his own lonely goblins.
Rabbi Mark Levine comes up with a few more howlers in his CNN guest piece, like, “…Our community has been hauled into the violence that plagues our nation.” Whoa, Mark. You’re suggesting God’s Chosen has joined the rest of us down here on the stuffed minefield that IS terra firma? Let’s not get too out of hand.
This astute aside is as revealing as last fall’s sudden eureka moment throughout media that there’s something called “Punch-Out Game” (of “Polar-Bear Hunting” out here in L.A for the past decade or so – underlining thugs’ pale preference for jawbreak targets) once Jews in Crown Heights starting dropping on concrete. Then, though, reality set in among our information industry, its elite owners, and their ass-kissing hangers-on as they realized,
- Virtually all perpetrators are black
- Virtually all victims are white·
- This is contradiction of social reality we’re supposed to pretend we believe – that darker types never, ever victimize us honkies. It’s always the other way around. …Except for the 90-95 percent of the time it isn’t.
Certainly, Rabbi Levine jumped into some pretty goyishe moccasins and wandered off the rez with this:
It surely threatens Jews’ sense of security and multiplies the fear that we are persecuted… (But) we live among friends, and that is very different from Pharaoh’s Egypt, Nazi Germany or any other place in which Jews have suffered persecution. We are being singled out, but in a larger sense we are not, because this is no longer a unique act of terror. Rather, the scourge of violence in America threatens us all. Those who hate as a way of life must be rooted out, isolated and punished.
OK, Rabbi. Put the cuffs down. Let’s remember “hate” is defined as subjectively as “haters” identify their disposable enemies.
And, boy, that “we’re all in this together” warbling won’t win points with our sacred lights in media and academia, for sure. This will not be takeaway from the weekend’s ugly episode. The idiot rebooted chance for our relentless grievance industry to paint the country as full of Klan gunmen combing jerkwaters for coloreds to lynch. Utterly ignoring comparative rarity of these attacks (Jewish body count over the past quarter century is under 10), the shooter’s crime will be twisted into evidence of vehement anti-Semitic hatred roiling hearts of (preferably white) Gentiles. This, even though two of the victims apparently were Methodists attending an event at a Jewish community center that came under fire.
When a similar attack (geezer gunman, Nazi notions) occurred at a Holocaust museum in Washington, D.C. five years ago, the Lefty media raved itself into armchair blitzkrieg. Sites like Talking Points Memo and Slate all but called for full-scale crackdown on feed-slinging tit-pullers out in the boonies. Any honky with straw in his mouth, match in his ear, or hick-logo cap on his head would be thrown into abandoned shopping malls and tortured at night for kicks.
That’s signal hazard of that other cultural milestone this weekend – a band of cowboys and militiamen forcing the Bureau of Land Management to give up hundreds of cattle the rangers had confiscated, claiming they were were grazing on federal land. I worked for the daily newspaper in Prescott, AZ in the ‘70s, and can testify that even at that early date, the BLM was riddled with hardcore, radical environmentalists with trust funds, overweening self-righteousness, and overwhelming hatred for farmers and ranchers. Actually, this brand of tree-puller doesn’t so much love flora as hates human fauna. Anyone working the land is to them polluter, destroyer of the landscape and endangered bugs nobody gives a shit about, as well as facilitating litters of more two-legged debris-strewing, forest-burning ravagers of the earth.
(Check out this story on the incident in England’s Daily Mail. Its Brit reasoning – note how decriptives like ‘radical’ and ‘militia’ pepper the account – is no more condescending than that of our Eastern Establishment toward rubes in areas of the country important to our gentry only for racking up MileagePlus benefits.)
The “cowboys” got a pass this time. But, in this age of calculated hysteria, I’m sure someone in the vast architecture of our security bureaucracy realizes that this only will embolden these anti-federalistas, that next time there can’t be any good-doggie rollovers by government, and any bloodshed resulting will prompt that “crackdown” for which everyone Left of Eric Cantor seems to so hanker. They’ll walk right into it.
‘Course, once the dogs of war are loosed, they’ll charge the nearest meat regardless whose side its on.