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How the American Left Made Political Violence the New Normal

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In recent years, under the tender tutelage of the Obama Department of Justice, mass violent action by leftists has become commonplace across the country, from the Occupy Wall Street movement to Black Lives Matter-inspired mob violence in Ferguson and Baltimore, from campus chaos at California State University of Los Angeles to this sort of violence at Trump rallies.

Violence in response to political differences is immoral and unacceptable. Politicians who egg people on to violence are at least partly responsible for the violence. Politicians are not responsible for violence against them.

How The American Left Made Political Violence The New Normal | Daily Wire

Remember: If you man the barricades you take the risk of dying there along with the comrades you brought with you.

If you advocate violence against political opponents surely you can't complain if you are injured or killed by the same sort of violence.

Can there be any doubt about what the left would be like if they manage to take power? Just like every other leftist government that has ever been, the latest example being Venezuela, where the government is killing and starving its own citizens at an increasing rate and a bloody, chaotic denouement has become inevitable.
 

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The Purges of Stalin and Mao did not appear out of the blue...

Redistribution Politics is violent from is core conception. Take from one, to give a tiny amount to another, but keep most for yourself. That's the Left!

We do NOT have any True Socialists in this country, they'd be living in poverty.

We have allot of Progressive-Fascists who use Socialist Rhetoric to justify Government Sanctioned Redistribution Raids.

Of coarse the American Lefties are violent, they are essentially Pirates!

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The Lefties being violent is and has been so common, it has long been a comic meme:

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The Term "Back Bench Bomb Thrower" is a Literal Description from events of the Haymarket Bombing by Radical Lefties

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haymarket_affair

The Haymarket affair (also known as the Haymarket massacre or Haymarket riot) was the aftermath of a bombing that took place at a labor demonstration on Tuesday May 4, 1886, at Haymarket Square[2] in Chicago. It began as a peaceful rally in support of workers striking for an eight-hour day and in reaction to the killing of several workers the previous day by the police. An unknown person threw a dynamite bomb at police as they acted to disperse the public meeting. The bomb blast and ensuing gunfire resulted in the deaths of seven police officers and at least four civilians; scores of others were wounded.

In the internationally publicized legal proceedings that followed, eight anarchists were convicted of conspiracy. The evidence was that one of the defendants may have built the bomb, but none of those on trial had thrown it.[3][4][5][6] Seven were sentenced to death and one to a term of 15 years in prison. The death sentences of two of the defendants were commuted by Illinois governor Richard J. Oglesby to terms of life in prison, and another committed suicide in jail rather than face the gallows. The other four were hanged on November 11, 1887. In 1893, Illinois' new governor John Peter Altgeld pardoned the remaining defendants and criticized the trial.

The Haymarket affair is generally considered significant as the origin of international ...

When the Lefties don't get their way:

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It is gunna be Kabooomsky!
 

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These totalitarian collectivists would do well to keep in mind that many of the people they attack are willing to carry guns and use them. I the police refuse to do anything, as in San Jose, a person has the right to defend himself from a mob. That will not always justify the use of lethal force, but some of the attacks I saw on video came close to justifying it. A glass bottle thrown at someone's head is a deadly weapon.
 

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Speaking of Common Place Violent Lefties:

Communist Radical Angela Davis on Stopping Trump: ‘We have to do whatever is necessary’

Communist Radical Angela Davis on Stopping Trump: ‘We have to do whatever is necessary’

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Angela Davis is a radical left-wing communist who was once on the FBI’s most wanted list. Naturally, today she’s a college professor who’s celebrated by the left as a civil rights activist.

Given her violent past, isn’t it a cause for concern when she says ‘We have to do whatever is necessary’ to stop a Donald Trump presidency?


Communist Radical Angela Davis on Stopping Trump: ‘We have to do whatever is necessary’

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Angela Davis wanted poster

Angela Davis is a radical left-wing communist who was once on the FBI’s most wanted list. Naturally, today she’s a college professor who’s celebrated by the left as a civil rights activist.

Given her violent past, isn’t it a cause for concern when she says ‘We have to do whatever is necessary’ to stop a Donald Trump presidency?

Fusion reported:

Angela Davis on defeating Trump: ‘We have to do whatever is necessary’

Activists around the world have long turned to Angela Davis for scholarly guidance when discussing systems of oppression and power.

This week in New York, the radical feminist activist issued a rallying cry to Americans: to avoid a Donald Trump presidency, “we have to do whatever is necessary.”

Born in Birmingham, Alabama, Davis became a household name in 1969 when she was removed from her teaching post at the University of California Los Angeles for social justice work and her affiliation with the Communist Party. She made the F.B.I.’s Ten Most Wanted list on false charges soon after, starting the 1970s with a 16-month incarceration and trial that sparked an international campaign when the world demanded that the United States government “Free Angela Davis.”

Former California Governor Ronald Reagan swore then that the philosophy professor would never teach in the University of California system again.

Nine books and four decades later, a vocal Davis is now Distinguished Professor Emerita of History of Consciousness at U.C. Santa Cruz – an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program the likes of which are only possible because of the radical scholarship she laid as groundwork.

Frontpage Mag provides some background on Davis:

Who is Davis? She’s a Communist and a supporter of the Black Panther Party as well as homicidal British Black Power cult leader Michael X and the Soledad Brothers — who were acquitted of a prison guard’s murder in 1970.

That year, Davis was arrested and jailed for having bought the gun used in the Soledad Brothers’ escape attempt: an attack in open court in California, which led to a shootout with the police and resulted in the death or injury of six people. She was eventually found not guilty.

Davis has enjoyed massive support from the global left. When she was released from prison, she visited Cuba, then Russia, where she was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize. She spoke against racism in America and became a glamorized spokeswoman for Communism as a solution for black Americans and for oppressed people of color everywhere.

Just like Obama’s pal Bill Ayers, Angela Davis’ past has been rewritten by the left to transform her into an activist rather than what she is – a violent criminal.


So, unless Trump has very good security, we'll be seeing more Leftie Political Assassinations soon.

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In recent years, under the tender tutelage of the Obama Department of Justice, mass violent action by leftists has become commonplace across the country, from the Occupy Wall Street movement to Black Lives Matter-inspired mob violence in Ferguson and Baltimore, from campus chaos at California State University of Los Angeles to this sort of violence at Trump rallies.

Violence in response to political differences is immoral and unacceptable. Politicians who egg people on to violence are at least partly responsible for the violence. Politicians are not responsible for violence against them.

How The American Left Made Political Violence The New Normal | Daily Wire

Remember: If you man the barricades you take the risk of dying there along with the comrades you brought with you.

If you advocate violence against political opponents surely you can't complain if you are injured or killed by the same sort of violence.

Can there be any doubt about what the left would be like if they manage to take power? Just like every other leftist government that has ever been, the latest example being Venezuela, where the government is killing and starving its own citizens at an increasing rate and a bloody, chaotic denouement has become inevitable.

I believe it is truly born of power lust. A power lust that would subject all of us to some kind of radical extremism that is yet poorly defined. You see it consistently in the rhetoric.

Say anything against politically correctness protected groups, are you hate them. And if you are anyone of stature you must be punished and/or destroyed.

If a leftwing politician is threatened or harmed, it is the 'hateful' rhetoric of the Tea Party or Rush Limbaugh or the IRA or name the right of center group of choice who provoked and incited it. It doesn't matter what the leftwing speaker says--he/she is to be treated with respect and honor.

But when thugs and goons and lowlifes assault and threaten and even injure innocent people, police officers, police horses. . .when they maliciously set fires and damage public and private property, it is the fault of the rightwing speaker who incited such lawlessness. Just today, the Mayor of San Jose said it is the Trump campaign's fault that there were riots and thuggery in San Jose last night.

The militant left considers it righteous to refuse access at the podium for people they dislike. But disapprove any leftwinger and we infringe on his First Amendment rights to speak.

It is happening over and over and over. And because the rest of us are decent people who dislike confrontation and violence we try to just stay away from it and not become involved.

And in so doing--by not pushing back and demanding lawful behavior of ALL citizens--we could be unleashing a Pandora's box of hate and thuggery and oppression the likes of which this nation has never endured.
 

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In this thread: A stunning display of lack of self-awareness. Carry on, "peaceniks."
 

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Speaking of Common Place Violent Lefties:

Communist Radical Angela Davis on Stopping Trump: ‘We have to do whatever is necessary’




So, unless Trump has very good security, we'll be seeing more Leftie Political Assassinations soon.

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Greetings, Kurmugeon. :2wave:

I had the same thought recently! :eek: Probably not too far out of the realm of possibility, I guess, and that's disgusting. I don't always agree with the other candidates either, but I don't want to see them dead! WTH? Only certain people have freedom of speech now? :thumbdown:
 

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Greetings, Kurmugeon. :2wave:

I had the same thought recently! :eek: Probably not too far out of the realm of possibility, I guess, and that's disgusting. I don't always agree with the other candidates either, but I don't want to see them dead! WTH? Only certain people have freedom of speech now? :thumbdown:

Greetings, Polgara. :2wave:

Trump was my 4th level choice. But I respect the democratic process, rule-of-law, and the people's right to pick their leaders.

There is a very interesting historical character, John Locke, who is seen by many as the founder of "Liberalism". He wrote political essays and founded the concepts which would later be used by Thomas Jefferson in drafting our Declaration of Independence.

Locke was flawed in many ways, including a personal quirk belief that Atheists and Catholics deserved summary death.

But he was way ahead of anyone else in his era, in understanding the principles of good Governance.

In essence, he outlined the concept of the Natural Law requirement for any stable Government to enter into a "Social Contract" with the people, and that the Responsibilities between the Leaders and the People go both directions. Without the "Consent of the Governed", stable Government cannot be achieved.

When an Assassin takes the life of a Leader selected by a majority of the people, it is NOT just an attack against that Leader, it is a direct assault against the "Social Contract" of ALL the people and all of the Leaders.

I don't like what I see in some areas of Trump's leadership.

I like what I see in Hillary allot less.

Obama has proven himself 10X worse than either.

I do NOT want Any of them Assassinated.

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Greetings, Polgara. :2wave:

Trump was my 4th level choice. But I respect the democratic process, rule-of-law, and the people's right to pick their leaders.

There is a very interesting historical character, John Locke, who is seen by many as the founder of "Liberalism". He wrote political essays and founded the concepts which would later be used by Thomas Jefferson in drafting our Declaration of Independence.

Locke was flawed in many ways, including a personal quirk belief that Atheists and Catholics deserved summary death.

But he was way ahead of anyone else in his era, in understanding the principles of good Governance.

In essence, he outlined the concept of the Natural Law requirement for any stable Government to enter into a "Social Contract" with the people, and that the Responsibilities between the Leaders and the People go both directions. Without the "Consent of the Governed", stable Government cannot be achieved.

When an Assassin takes the life of a Leader selected by a majority of the people, it is NOT just an attack against that Leader, it is a direct assault against the "Social Contract" of ALL the people and all of the Leaders.

I don't like what I see in some areas of Trump's leadership.

I like what I see in Hillary allot less.

Obama has proven himself 10X worse than either.

I do NOT want Any of them Assassinated.

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Agreed. Trump wasn't on my short list either, but I will cast my vote for him tonight or in the morning as the last man standing who has any chance to keep Hillary Clinton out of the White House.

It is iffy as to whether Trump has received the most primary votes in any GOP primary as he has claimed--George W. Bush was a bit ahead of him as of early May--but he is certainly on track to achieve that record if he makes a good showing on Tuesday and it appears that he will.

That makes him the undisputed people's choice as the GOP standard bearer for this election.

Now we either honor that as American citizens who believe it necessary to have an orderly and democratic process in place, or we encourage our existing leaders to do it any way that suits them.

Given the track record of the government lately, I prefer to put the trust in the wisdom of the people. And I don't want a bunch of lawless thugs, goons, and bullies deciding that the law abiding people will have no say in the matter.
 

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In recent years, under the tender tutelage of the Obama Department of Justice, mass violent action by leftists has become commonplace across the country, from the Occupy Wall Street movement to Black Lives Matter-inspired mob violence in Ferguson and Baltimore, from campus chaos at California State University of Los Angeles to this sort of violence at Trump rallies.

Violence in response to political differences is immoral and unacceptable. Politicians who egg people on to violence are at least partly responsible for the violence. Politicians are not responsible for violence against them.

How The American Left Made Political Violence The New Normal | Daily Wire

Remember: If you man the barricades you take the risk of dying there along with the comrades you brought with you.

If you advocate violence against political opponents surely you can't complain if you are injured or killed by the same sort of violence.

Can there be any doubt about what the left would be like if they manage to take power? Just like every other leftist government that has ever been, the latest example being Venezuela, where the government is killing and starving its own citizens at an increasing rate and a bloody, chaotic denouement has become inevitable.

Same thing happened in the thirties. same thing happened ion 1775, same thing happened in France in 1798, and then yet again just a few weeks ago. Sam thing was called "The Arab Spring" etc etc: it's happening Brazil now as well.

You can beat a dog into a corner and keep whipping him, and then he's gonna ...

Aaaand different cultures and histories bring different results. Better to not to provoke it in the fisrt place, yeah?
 

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Greetings, Polgara. :2wave:

Trump was my 4th level choice. But I respect the democratic process, rule-of-law, and the people's right to pick their leaders.

There is a very interesting historical character, John Locke, who is seen by many as the founder of "Liberalism". He wrote political essays and founded the concepts which would later be used by Thomas Jefferson in drafting our Declaration of Independence.

Locke was flawed in many ways, including a personal quirk belief that Atheists and Catholics deserved summary death.

But he was way ahead of anyone else in his era, in understanding the principles of good Governance.

In essence, he outlined the concept of the Natural Law requirement for any stable Government to enter into a "Social Contract" with the people, and that the Responsibilities between the Leaders and the People go both directions. Without the "Consent of the Governed", stable Government cannot be achieved.

When an Assassin takes the life of a Leader selected by a majority of the people, it is NOT just an attack against that Leader, it is a direct assault against the "Social Contract" of ALL the people and all of the Leaders.

I don't like what I see in some areas of Trump's leadership.

I like what I see in Hillary allot less.

Obama has proven himself 10X worse than either.

I do NOT want Any of them Assassinated.

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Very well said! :thumbs:
 

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In recent years, under the tender tutelage of the Obama Department of Justice, mass violent action by leftists has become commonplace across the countr...

And it's only going to get worse.
 

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So, unless Trump has very good security, we'll be seeing more Leftie Political Assassinations soon.

Radical leftist violence began, some believe, with the assassination of JFK. And then we have all the leftist violence throughout the 60's and 70's with riots across the country and radical leftist killer groups such as Weather Underground, SLA, etc. These people are the scum of the country and need to be defeated.
 

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In recent years, under the tender tutelage of the Obama Department of Justice, mass violent action by leftists has become commonplace across the country, from the Occupy Wall Street movement to Black Lives Matter-inspired mob violence in Ferguson and Baltimore, from campus chaos at California State University of Los Angeles to this sort of violence at Trump rallies.

Violence in response to political differences is immoral and unacceptable. Politicians who egg people on to violence are at least partly responsible for the violence. Politicians are not responsible for violence against them.

How The American Left Made Political Violence The New Normal | Daily Wire

Remember: If you man the barricades you take the risk of dying there along with the comrades you brought with you.

If you advocate violence against political opponents surely you can't complain if you are injured or killed by the same sort of violence.

Can there be any doubt about what the left would be like if they manage to take power? Just like every other leftist government that has ever been, the latest example being Venezuela, where the government is killing and starving its own citizens at an increasing rate and a bloody, chaotic denouement has become inevitable.

It is easily justified by the left by rewriting Websters dictionary.
 

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In this thread: A stunning display of lack of self-awareness. Carry on, "peaceniks."

Do you have some examples of right wing political violence you'd like to present?
 

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I expect to do yardwork today in spite of the threat of left wing political violence. I hope leftist snipers aren't ideologically opposed to riding lawnmowers. I also plan to face the violent leftist protesters on November 8 2016 when I cast my vote. I hope they don't beat me too hard as I walk through the gauntlet.
 
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