Are conditions — or police — that bad that the lanky Old Left must be compelled to promote the latest in anti-authoritarian lunacy, i.e., “Defund Police!”?
I don’t think so.
Christian conservative and thoughtful Americans have been jumping off the Republican bandwagon too.
Echoes from American Business and Political History
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/America_First_Party_(1943) | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_L._K._Smith | https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/mvke38/all-the-evidence-we-could-find-about-fred-trumps-alleged-involvement-with-the-kkk | https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/02/28/in-1927-donald-trumps-father-was-arrested-after-a-klan-riot-in-queens/ | https://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/28/us/politics/donald-trump-housing-race.html | https://www.politico.com/blogs/under-the-radar/2017/02/trump-fbi-files-discrimination-case-235067
Institutionalized and systematic racism, private or public, leaves lasting impressions in the cumulative online media memory of the world.
Mr. Smith, whose career as a master extremist began in 1934 and continued until his death, seemed mystified that because he was anti- black, anti-Semitic, anti-Catholic and pro-Fascist, he was shunned by many persons he would have liked to know.
“There is nothing worse, nothing more deadly,” he said in an interview a few years ago, “than never getting to talk to anyone but people who agree with you.”https://www.nytimes.com/1976/04/16/archives/gerald-lk-smith-dead-anticommunist-crusader.html – April 16, 1976.
America’s Greatest Post-Civil War Civil Rights Milestone
https://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2004/summer/civil-rights-act-1.html & https://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2004/summer/civil-rights-act-2.html
Ron Jakobs said:
“Let these guys know” “Let those guys know.” Bullshit! Nobody wants to hear from you. They want bumper stickers. They want faces for their predetermined narratives. The rest of us are only good for polling data.
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I will not wait for Godot and hope not to entertain Orwell even though the “Two Minutes Hate” may be brewing up somewhere.