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Of Charlottesville, Trump, Nationalism, and Hypocrisy

Posted by Troy on 14th August 2017 in Current Events, Human Nature, Political

Everyone is jumping over Trump over not denouncing white supremacy.  Let’s have an HONEST discussion.

What happened in Charlottesville?  A group of reprehensible people (white supremacists) came in contact with an equally group of reprehensible people (the “antifa” movement).

Now, what would be the logical conclusion when you have two groups of moronic, single-minded, and violent groups who hate one another meet?  Gee…I wonder if they will clash?  Yep.  That’s what the hell is going to happen.  This is why a competent mayor or police chief could have kept the groups separated.  Of course, they didn’t.  Interesting.  It is almost as though they wanted violence.  Why would they want violence?  So they could link it to Trump.  Much like when protesters showed up at Trump events to instigate confrontations.  Regardless of what was said or who threw the first punch, it was because Trump inspired violence.

So why didn’t Trump call out the white supremacists?  You know… I don’t recall one time that Obama called out white supremacists.  Obviously, he loved the KKK.  Do you see how moronic the point is?  No doubt, the Black Panthers supported Obama over McCain or Romney.  And yet, no one demanded Obama denounce the Black Panthers.  Why not?  Well, on one hand, it is probably because it is obvious that a well-heeled person would naturally look down their noses at brutes such as the Black Panthers OR the neo-nazis–as the average politician looks down their noses at ALL of us.  As such, why bother asking someone to denounce them?  When was the last time someone was called upon to denounce child molesters?  YOU DON”T NEED TO DENOUNCE certain groups of people.  They are denounced by default.  The other reason is that, by forcing someone to denounce a group, you make them seem as though they are secretly sympathetic to that group.  As the man said, “I just want him on video denying having sex with a goat.”

Second of all, this was not an act of terrorism.  Sorry.  This is a crime.  An act of terrorism is done to affect the political environment and to make people scared to go about their day to day life.  On some level, it is a planned event.  This appears to be a murder.  This does not appear to be an act of terrorism.  It could be that the guy’s declarations will change my opinion, but murder does not naturally equate to terrorism.  Sometimes, murder is murder.  Someone that takes a gun into a school and shoots the place up is a mass murderer.  Someone that does the same thing shouting, “If you want common core, these kids are better off dead!” and kills the same kids, is a terrorist.  Get the difference?

I don’t remember anyone having an issue with Obama after San Bernardino, after Ferguson, after Baltimore, after Fast and Furious, after Benghazi, after they blamed the Tea Party for bombings time and time again or the shooting for Giffords, and on and on and on.  At every time where he demonized the cops when he had no information to go on.  When he referred to his grandmother…the WOMAN WHO BOTHERED TO RAISE HIM after his OWN father abandoned him as a “typical white woman…” not once did anyone question his racial bias.  Why is that?

So we talk about nationalism.  Well…what is a nation?  As words matter.  As definitions matter.  A nation is any group of people that identify with each other.  Isn’t it interesting that only one group seems to have a problem when they nationalize?  Black people acting as a nation?  That’s cool.  Native Americans acting as a nation?  That’s super mega cool!  LGBLT (kidding… LGBTQIA) Super Uber Fabulous Mega Cool!!!!!  HELLLLLOOOO!!!!!  But white people acting like a nation?  Daaaaawg…that’s just racist!  Why is that?  Frankly, it is because one is politically beneficial for the Left (as supported by the media) and one is not.  I also think it’s interesting that viewing all Americans as a single nation is also soooooooo not cool.  Why?  Because keeping us divided, yet again, helps the Left.  Bonus points as being united as a nation would also preclude open borders.  Can’t have that, now can we?

I can find many examples of people calling out white supremacists.  I can’t find hardly any people calling out black supremacists.  Black power… oh…we won’t say anything about that.  White power…daaaaawg…that’s just racist.  Now, you can say that it is because white supremacists view themselves as superior to others, whereas the black supremacist does not.  You are fooling yourself.  I cannot say that I know that much about the black power movement.  The white supremacy movement, however, is rooted in the science of Charles Darwin, who had a desire to prove that the white man was more evolved than the other races because they had a larger brain pan.  This was used as proof positive and justification for the colonization of the other races of the world.  But the same people that condemn the Right as racists love to elevate Darwin’s theory as de facto God… when Darwin clearly states that whites are superior to blacks and whereas God did not create anyone inferior to anyone else.  You will not find anywhere where Jesus says otherwise.  But let me assume that black supremacists do not believe that they are genetically superior to whites.  Just by the very nature of the argument, they must think that they are morally superior.  This cannot be denied.  For if you believe that the races are truly equal, there can be no X power, no Y power.  There can only be conversation.  There can only be reconciliation.  They cannot even be nationalization, because why would you bother nationalizing if we are the same?  If we are equal?

So, why might we see a rise of nationalism or even white nationalism?  Did it ever occur to people that when you separate people into groups and you demonize one group and elevate another group, that this might be a side effect?  If you are told time and time again that white people are the devil, that whites are inherently racists, that you have white privilege and on and on and on and on… did it ever occur to anyone that there are plenty of white people that get up every day and go to work and struggle to make ends meet…and that don’t feel like they have white privileged.  They feel like they bust their ass and get demonized just the same.  Over time, the drone of “white is evil” stops becoming effective or even encourages them to nationalize.  In fact, the racism of the past is a direct cause of why blacks decided to nationalize int he first place.  When a group is demonized, when they feel they are getting the shaft, the nationalize as they believe that there is safety in numbers.  When did the KKK form?  During the Reconstruction Era…when most whites were precluded from voting or holding office.  How did that work out?  The KKK and Jim Crow were all direct results from the backlash.  And the process is repeating.

Charlottesville was a non-event.  Two violent groups came together, and violence happened.  Anyone with half a brain could have predicted it.  Anyone with 51% of a brain could have prevented the violence.  Regardless, it is not worthy of the amount of covering the event is getting.  Let’s be honest, nothing Trump could have said would have gotten him out of trouble.  Nothing he could have said past, “I obviously caused this by being President…so I’m resigning as President of the United States” would have sated them.  Even that would not be enough as the media would have shifted the blame as being equally attributable to Mike Pence.

Trump was correct to call out anyone who starts violence.  White supremacists have a right to assemble and to free speech.  They do not have a right to run over people.  Antifa people have a right to assemble and free speech.  They do not have a right to attack people or set cars on fire.  Black Lives Matter have a right to assemble and to free speech.  They do not have a right to burn cities and loot.  NAMBLA people have a right to assemble and free speech.  They do not have a right to molest children.  In all cases, I do not attack the right to have an idea or even to express it.  Because in each case, I believe in my logic and intellect to counter their arguments.  This is why I do not fear ideas or groups.  Any group that seeks to deny these rights are pathetic, small-minded, fascist, and un-American.

Long Live the Constitution!

The Transgender Ban

Posted by Troy on 4th August 2017 in Current Events, Human Nature, Political

Trump tweeted out that he was going to end the military accepting transgender people.  He cited the medical costs as the reason.  And of course, everyone lost their minds.

First, I agree whole-heartedly with this decision.  For a whole host of reasons.

1 – Even if they have a policy in place that says that we will not pay for the surgery to “transition,” this will be offered eventually.  There is no way Democrats would not offer it, but even if they don’t, the hormone replacement treatment is very expensive.  Why spend the military funds on this when you can buy jets and bombs and stuff?

2 – There are so many annoying things.  Which bathrooms do they use?  How do they fill out forms?  So forth and so forth.  It’s just annoying to have to worry about such things.

3 – Transgender people have something wrong with them.  I do not hate transgender people.  I do not have ill-wishes for them.  I do not fear them.  No, I actually care for them.  Whether or not people want to admit it, the parts that they seek to rid themselves of have a purpose.  When you get rid of them, you have to take hormones and etc.  This is not mere vanity.  This is different than someone getting plastic surgery.  Why?  Because a woman getting breasts implants doesn’t say “I was a big breasted woman born in a small breasted body.”  No.  She says “I have small breasts and I wish to have large breasts.”  In this way, she is different than the transgendered man.  He says, “I am a woman born in a man’s body.”  Now, you can quote me all kinds of chromosomes this and that and blah blah blah… but all of this is irrelevant.  Even if all that is true… you are born with a penis or a vagina.  That’s biology.  It’s anatomy.  Gender, as they used to tell me, is a social construct.  I would have a slightly different feeling if they said “I wish I were a woman because…”  Then it’s NOT a mental disorder.  They are saying that they are a man and they wish to be a woman.

It may sound like I’m splitting hairs, but I do believe that this gender dismorphia is sight of a mental illness, and I am hard pressed to support giving such a person a weapon and putting them in a high stress situation.

These people do not need “acceptance.”  They need help.  If your friend came to you and said “I am a blind man in a sighted body, so I am going to remove my eyes,” you would stop them.  How is it any different?  Merely because it has something to do with genitalia?

Long Live the Constitution!

“Let’s Not Normalize Trump’s Presidency”

Posted by Troy on 26th February 2017 in Current Events, Human Nature, Political

What does that even mean?

Trump was elected as a part of a free election.  They can try to say that Russia influenced the election, but let’s be clear, Russia influenced the election about as much as a man pissing in the ocean contributes to global warming.  The people that voted for Trump despised Hillary Clinton.  Sorry, but that is the truth.  If Democrats had run Jim Webb, they probably would have won.

So if you accept the fact that Trump legitimately won the election, you have to also agree that refusing to normalize his presidency is way more fascist than Trump has been to date.  Basically, what you are saying is that you refuse to accept the results of the election if the person you wanted lost.  If you say, “Yeah, but I’m against everything that Trump stands for, and I don’t like what it says about our country.”  Guess what…that’s the way we felt when Obama won and led us further down the road of Socialism.  Boom.  Grow up.

However, the Left’s leadership and media allies started this “don’t normalize” movement as a way to close people’s minds.  I have no issue with the Left obstructing things they disagree with–like the wall or even the “Muslim Ban.”  But when you move to obstruct 100% of the agenda and refuse to try to work with the administration, refuse to meet, refuse to talk, refuse even on topics you actually agree with, then you have become ideological.  This may work with the hardcore left, but you are going to completely lose people in the middle.  If everything is a crisis, then nothing is a crisis.

Long Live the Constitution!

Riots, Martial Law, and other Lunacy

Posted by Troy on 2nd February 2017 in Current Events, Human Nature, Political

My dad always said, “If you start yelling, you’ve lost the argument.”  Yelling is the result of having run out of logical response and resorting to pure emotion.  I want to talk about Trump Derangement Syndrome.  Brett Hume coined the term after seeing people flipping out over Trump’s presidency.

Here’s some things that I’ve seen since that November day.  I’ve see Rosie O’Donnell recommending martial law.  I’ve been numerous faked hate crimes.  I’ve seen Sarah Silverman ask for a military coup.  I’ve seen California want to secede.  I’ve seen riots at Milo speaking events.  I’ve seen violence in the streets.  I’ve seen Madonna talk about burning down the White House.  I’ve seen Tim Kaine promote fighting in the streets.  All the while, people talking about fascism, white nationalism, how Trump’s view of America is dark, and all the while demanding that we come back together.

I don’t think people see the irony.  Martial law?  Military coup?  Beating the hell out of people?  These are the very essence of fascism.  Well…let’s be honest.  The Nazi party was a national socialist party.  Fascism is where the government sets prices.  What people confuse fascism with is authoritarianism.  The hallmark of an such regime is violence and force.  The Brown Shirts were the misinformed mob that went around an beat the shit out of anyone opposing their views.  Right now…gotta say that “the resistance” is looking a lot more like Brown Shirts.

As far as California wanting to secede…what arrogance!  You lost one bloody election.  If you had some wisdom about you, you might want to invoke the Tenth Amendment.  You might demand that the Federal government be responsible for less and individual states be responsible for me.  You might want to run your state how you want to run your state and let Georgia run their state.  But no…if you can’t inflict other’s with how you wish a state to be run, you will not be happy.  Why can’t you see the virtue that the Founding Fathers found in letting each state run their own affairs as long as it falls within the confines of the Constitution?

How can anyone take Democrats seriously when they talk about how dark Trump’s vision of America is when it’s the Democrats view that ONE ELECTION MEANS NAZISM?  How do you get darker than that?  How do I take you seriously on the grounds of “white nationalism” when you have preached black nationalism, Latino nationalism, gay nationalism, etc etc etc…when all a nation means is a group of people that identify as a group…something the left has enforced with militant vigor for my entire life?  How can you possibly promote any sort of unity when you say that a full 48% of the country are either white supremacists, misogynists, racists, or pathetic morons?  That is the general theory of the Trump election…is it not?  How can you “come together” with Nazis?  Did “Love Trumps Hate” end just because of one election?  It’s sad and it’s pathetic.

What makes more sense to you?  People you have known and loved your entire life that voted for Trump are closet Nazis OR that you are being mislead and riled up?  Which makes more sense?

You want to come together?  You want to change minds?  Try sitting down with one of these beloved friends and ask them “Why did you vote for Trump?”  Try to actually understand their point of view.  I don’t think I’ve ever thought, outright, that someone opposed my view due to them being stupid or hating America or any other stupid reason.  I have always assumed that their life journey has lead them to a viewpoint.  I generally understand their viewpoint.  I just disagree with their viewpoint, but in no case have I ever decided to hate someone for their viewpoint.  I have never yelled at someone for their viewpoint.  I have never insulted someone for their viewpoint.  I will say that in the vast majority of political discussions I have had with someone of an opposing viewpoint, those have been the end result  towards me.

Learn to listen.  You may learn something.  Maybe you will change your mind.  If not, at least you will learn that the other side is not full of monsters or full of hate.  You will learn that they have their reasons.  Communication and compassion, if anything, will bring us back together.  It’s like I always say…once you understand someone, it’s impossible to be mad at them.

Long Live the Constitution!

Teen carrying Hillary sign chased by mob

Posted by Troy on 15th November 2016 in Current Events, Human Nature, Political

Today in Brunswick, GA, a black teen carrying a Hillary flag was chased by a mob of 45 white students who tackled the boy and took the flag.  School officials blamed the black teen for inciting a riot and threatened him with being charged as such.  Outrageous!  Right?  So what makes it less outrageous when I change the Hillary flag to a Trump flag and swap the races of the teens involved?

You may say that the teen knew it was going to get a rise out of his classmates, but what does that matter?  All he did was carry a flag with the name of the President-Elect on it.  Literally, he did NOTHING wrong.  Either you are for freedom of speech, or you are not.  You have to pick one.  This teen was exercising his freedom of speech, and he got mobbed for it.  To excuse the mob’s behavior is to say that you expect less from blacks (or liberals).  So, I ask you…how are YOU not racist for thinking so low of them?  How are you not fascist for being against freedom of speech?  I hold everyone to the same set of standards.  Also, it is high time that people stop allowing the irrationality and inappropriate responses of others to act as an unspoken tyranny against our freedom of speech.

Long Live the Constitution!

Trump’s Most Admirable Quality

Posted by Troy on 9th November 2016 in Human Nature, Political

I know that approximately half of this country has a negative opinion of Donald Trump.  However, even these people will have to admit that every person has admirable traits.  Donald Trump is a fighter.  He had the news media, all Democrats, half of Republicans, NeverTrumpers, Wall Street, foreign governments, academia, globalists, Hollywood, and pop culture leveled HARD against him.  And solely upon him.  Constantly against him.  And at the same time, elevating Hillary, protecting Hillary at all turns.  He had all of this and Hillary’s $2 Billion dollar war chest against him.

It would have been easy for Trump to lay down.  He could have said, “I tried my best, and I got beat.”  But no.  He kept fighting.  I would say that he kept getting back up, but I’m not entirely sure that he ever got knocked down.  They tried.  With anyone else, they would have gotten knocked down, but he just shrugged it off and just kept moving forward.

What I saw as a man with the entire world against him, and he fought them all and won…and the only thing he had at his disposal was his strength of will.

That’s pretty damn admirable, and not a bad trait for a President.

Long Live the Constitution!

We get punished, and they walk. How is this fair?

Posted by Troy on 10th August 2016 in Current Events, Human Nature, Political

I’m a tax accountant by trade.  Today, I had a client call me and inquire about one of the many “tax relief” companies that advertise on the radio and TV.  I had to tell him that they were basically peddling false hope.  I really hate those commercials.

I hung up, and started thinking about it.

If I had an honest mistake…a bad one, but honest.  I could be penalized to the point my life is ruined.  If my client messes up and didn’t pay his taxes.  His life can be ruined.  However, the people that make the rules…they can declare meaningless wars, make laws that create economic ruin, sell influence, screw us over time and time again…and odds are, they’ll be fine.  Hell…they’ll probably still win reelection.  So I have just one question…

How is this fair?  How is it fair that our lives are ruined for relatively minor, honest mistakes whereas they are perfectly fine committing horrendous mistakes that ruin so many lives?

How…how is this fair?

Long Live the Constitution.

Orlando Shooting Used to Push Gun Control

Posted by Troy on 12th June 2016 in Current Events, Human Nature, Political

I got to wake up to the news that 20 people were killed last night at a night club.  That turned into 50 killed and 53 wounded.  And of course, I instantly thought “Obviously a Southern white male demanding adherence to the Constitution,” much like any sane person would.  But it actually turned out to be a Muslim terrorist.  Ya know…starting to get annoyed by the word “extremist.”  Just throwing that out there.  Just smacks of PC-ness that is unwarranted at this point in the game.  And, of course, I made a prediction that Obama’s response would be “We have to get rid of guns, people.”  And that’s pretty much what he did.

So, of course, we have to put up with them importing more Muslims into our country (seriously look up the immigration rates since 9/11…illogically, we’ve increased the visas to these countries).  So after these shootings, instead of examining how we look at mosques that we know are espousing extreme view points, we are talking about banning guns.  Shall we forget that the mosques raided after the Paris attacks had a stash of AK-47s and ammo?  Or, as I like to say… “Guns should be illegal so criminals can’t get them…just like drugs.”  You don’t think these animals wouldn’t get guns or explosives or poisons or whatever they want to use to kill us?

Obama asks if we want to be this type of country.  So, that led me to ask…what would it take before I decided that I would be willing to give up my right to keep and bear arms?  I guess the first thing I would have to see is that all of our government officials and buildings give up their own guns and armed security guards and fancy alarm systems and live like the average American.  If they feel safe enough to live like that for ten years…we can talk, but really I wouldn’t go for it even then.

The right to keep and bear arms is the Second Amendment for a reason.  They said “Shall not be infringed” for a reason.  I’m not willing to give up my Constitutional rights just because of these terrorists.

Long Live the Constitution!

Cut off your penis, and you’re a hero. Bleach your skin, and you’re messed up.

Posted by Troy on 25th April 2016 in Current Events, Human Nature

As I predicted…

Bruce Jenner decides to “become a woman,” and he is praised as being brave.  His sanity is not brought into question despite making the decision to mutilate his body in the vain attempt to be something that he cannot be.  Let’s be frank, you can wear dresses (etc) without doing these surgeries.  This is not about style or anything else.

Currently, Lil Kim is under-fire for bleaching her skin and giving herself long, blonde hair.  Absolutely true: she looks white.  If you showed me a picture of her without telling me who it was, I would think I was looking at a white girl or maybe a girl with some mixed heritage and very fair skin.  Comments regarding her transformation run the lines of how sad it is she didn’t realize how beautiful her old skin was, etc.  I’m sure there are also posts saying that she’s rejected her heritage or has forgotten who she really is etc etc etc.  At all points, society is blamed for convincing her to try to be something she is not, or she is condemned for trying to be white.

I posted a while back: we are only justifying transgenderism because it deals with sex.  In every other case, if someone were to mutilate themselves trying to be something they’re not, you would try to stop them.  This is clearly a case of being in love with their own tolerance, not out of any true care or “acceptance” to the person as is.  If you love and accept Bruce Jenner, you would try to talk him out of this foolishness and tell him he is perfect as he is made.  Instead, you egg him on, as you are more in love with your own “tolerance” than his true well being.  Meanwhile, Lil Kim is condemned because her decision deals with race.  Same thing, different result.  Why?  Because you wanna look “coooool.”

Long Live the Constitution!

Rainbows

Posted by Troy on 28th June 2015 in Human Nature

Rainbows are awesome.  100% of sighted people love rainbows.  (Blind people are rather indifferent.)  What’s my point?  I have decided that the truest and best option when in a conversation you don’t want to have is to immediately steer the conversation to the topic of rainbows.  ie “Hey, did you guys see that rainbow yesterday?”  Or “Do you recall the last time you saw a rainbow?”  If dealing with an argumentative person, say, “I for one think the world would be a better place without rainbows,” and allow them to convince you otherwise.  If there happens to be a rainbow in the sky at the time, so much the better.

Consider this a life hack courtesy of Swamp Fox Press.

Long Live the Constitution!