A Goodbye to John

Dear John,

I wish I could tell you that writing this “dear John” letter is the most difficult thing I have ever done in my life, but that would not be true. Actually, it delights me. It gives me a chance to shower you with all the pent up emotion your words and actions have created within me.

John… why did you do it?

Didn’t a common sense thought or two ever give you pause… even a little pause?

It seems as though you get all full of yourself, puff out that chest and think you are the most wondrous thing that ever grabbed a couple of slices of bread for that baloney you let slide from those moving lips.

Do you know you lie? Everyone else does. “Does” as in knowing you do.

I remember when it was me being the fool. Me standing up to people saying you were this hero-in-waiting. Oh my. Did I really believe and say all those positive things about you? I truly wish someone could tell me I really didn’t, but there is no one that can.

I was fooled.

Yes, I was fooled or you truly changed between then and now. It doesn’t matter though. Today is what matters. How you are today… what you are doing today… that’s where we are and what counts the most in this moment.

You lied.

I trusted you and you lied.

Not only did you lie and do the opposite of what you promised – you smiled so gleefully about it. You were so proud of yourself. Guess it had to be you proud of you, because no one else was. Everyone else was let down… ticked off… or delighted you played for their team, rather than ours.

Tonight you did the deed that can’t be undone. You proved you only care about you and the prize you think you have won. But, John, your prize is not a pretty one. It’s a lead-weight sinking you. Yes, as you have destroyed the lives of so many people – your life, too, is destroyed.

I’m sorry, John. Sorry you didn’t feel, listen and respond as the hero you thought yourself to be. Had you – people might smile warmly for years to come when they thought of you or heard your name.

Might have, but not now.

You may not believe me tonight, but you will. Eventually, it will all become clear to you and you will regret these moments that you can no longer undo. It will be your legacy.

Yes, you will be remembered. Sadly so.

Now, you shall be remembered for the misery you made happen when it was up to you to make the choice.

It shall be your cloak of shame to embrace throughout eternity.

You did your dirty deed.

Now you shall live with it as you have made others live with your non-mercy!

I haven’t much more to say about my disappointment in you, except that I am. I am very disappointed in you and it is with cause. Luckily, I shall not be at your side or even in some corner whispering support of you. Instead, I’m out of here.

May the nightmares of truth fill your nights and walk with you each day!

Goodbye, John.

Copyright © 2017 Carrie K. Hutchens

Another Very Open Letter to the Apathetic Congress

Dear Apathetic Congress:

I’ve had it. Not only have I had it – there’s an over-flow of company crowded into this corner of opinion.

How can you sit there and fail to take action to remove Mueller from his apparent “free to do whatever he wants” position?

Mueller is making a mockery of the rule of law and so are you by your inaction.

In real life, where the rules count more, Mueller would not be allowed to proceed with all these OBVIOUS “in your face” conflicts of interest. And, no doubt, someone would have filed numerous ethic violation complaints on him, Comey & Rosenstein right at the onset. Yet, in your world of political calculation – you turn a blind eye to his inappropriateness and pretend not to hear us. How politician of you!

Maybe in the past, you were able to blow off the silent majority because they didn’t rock the boat too awfully bad, but times have changed. The silent majority is silent no more, as many have told you over the past year or so. They meant it. I mean it. It’s time you realize it.

You, by your inaction, are making a mockery of the rule of law. You are showing us that we have no reason to trust the system ruled over by the Federal government. You are showing us we have no reason to trust you.

The short of the story is…

Mueller should never have been appointed to anything, but he was.

Upon realization that Mueller does have a conflict – he should have been immediately removed.

You have thus far failed to do anything about correcting this error. That is not acceptable. It will never be acceptable.

Should you continue to ignore our rightful complaint about this wrong and wrongful behavior – you will have broken your oath of office and therefore – have no further right to be a member of Congress. Instead, you will be an accessory to any violation and law broken as a result of your failure to take appropriate action.

It’s up to you to do the right thing.

Will you?

Copyright © 2017 Carrie K. Hutchens

Combating the Outrageous Ploy

The Women’s March was an insult to women! The participants seemed clueless as to what they were actually taking part in. Some donned vulgar attire and proudly held obscene and tasteless signs. Even more eye-brow raising was seeing children had been brought along to the corral of absurdity and highly questionable surroundings.

I’m sure it is true that many of the women believed they were standing up against a misogynist Trump. After all, what else could they dare think of him after hearing the private conversation banter between him and Billy Bush?

Well…

The women could have actually considered that many men talk quite vulgar in like private conversations. Most, however, have been lucky enough not to have been taped and therefore able to deny they have ever said anything offensive about females.

But oh no…

The pink hat ladies with their vulgar signs and vagina heads screamed how they were being disrespected. How unacceptable and inexcusable.

Did they happen to look around at each other?

They should have.

Nothing Donald Trump said in that private conversation disrespected women as much as those pink hats, nasty signs and vagina heads did. (I wonder if any have figured that out yet.)

More concerning than the over-blown outrage is that so many women fell in-line and allowed their emotions to over-ride their logic brain cells. (Women do have them too.)

Linda Sarsour is pro-Sharia. She was one of the organizers of the march. Didn’t that ever concern any of the women proudly looking like vulgar dim-wits? Likewise, did it concern any that terrorist Rasmea Odeh or convicted murderess Donna Hylton were so prominent in the organization of or participation in the women’s march they were taking part in?

No? If not – why not?

I know a great many women that are strong and intelligent. I know it, which is why I don’t know how so many got suckered into a women’s march that made them look like brainless sheep in need of shepherding. I don’t know how it happened, but I do know it happened. Sadly, I saw it on television.

What is terrifying is that so many women have fallen prey to the con and are setting America up for a setback in women’s rights and therefore all true and good rights.

We are seeing a rash of rights to be inappropriate, say inappropriate things and make inappropriate claims. And all of this has happened as the chaos among women and young people was created by those who don’t have America first in mind. Some may be elitists looking for control of the little people. Others may think globalism is their claim to fame existence. Even others seem to have fallen into the mindset that Socialism, Marxism or Communism is the ultimate Utopia no matter how many times each has proven to be a failed and cruel system.

One must wonder where we would be today, if women had taken the time to research, objectively think through what was transpiring and what they were being fed. Did it all really make sense? Was someone attempting to fan the flames? If so, why were they doing so? What was behind all this? Did the exaggeration really make sense?

The women’s march seems to be part of a plan to create chaos and opening the door to more opportunity to create same. After all, how could anyone defend the women’s right to march and call foul, while condemning Antifa and BLM’s right to do the same?

Yes, I think it has all been part of a plan. An outrageous plan. A ploy being played upon women and the other unsuspecting.

It’s now obvious. It’s now well past time to combat the outrageous ploy to take down the America we have known and make us slaves and servants unto those we may blindly lift into power.

It is time to reject the nonsense and instead embrace truth, integrity, justice and the rule of law.

Yes, it is time!

 

Copyright © 2017 Carrie K. Hutchens

An Open Letter to Attorney General Sessions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Dear Attorney General Sessions:

It’s been a very long 9 years! Sometimes I wasn’t sure we’d make it until January 20, 2017 intact. Other times I wasn’t sure we had. There were actual violent riots – not protests. There were people seeking to undermine the election via long-shot technicalities they’d discovered in the system. And when that didn’t work… other attempts were made to DE-legitimize the election. It was a continual roller coaster ride to Inauguration Day, but even then – it didn’t stop.

Women with little pink hats decided to march. Some of the vulgarity and hate seen that day was beyond belief. Women disrespecting women claiming to be marching on behalf of women, was the irony of the day. Well, maybe not.

We learned that Linda Sarsour was one of the organizers of the pink hat march. You know… the woman that seems to believe in Sharia Law. A law that disrespects women.

Rasmea Odeh, another organizer of the women’s march was a convicted terrorist.

Donna Hylton, convicted in a murder-torture case, was a featured speaker at one of the marches.

And where were the pink hat women?

Gleefully following their new found leaders to the women’s rights slaughter house. A slaughter house that would strip them from any rights they think they have or would wish to have. Such irony.

Mr. Sessions, I bet you are wondering what this has to do with you.

It’s background, sir. Background of how insane our country had become and the madness we were forced to helplessly endure under the previous administration and DOJ watch.

Just when we thought law and order will be returned, because you have been sworn in – we are hit with even more upsetting events. We have to sit through the Russian collusion farce. Every day… all day long… seven days a week, we have to listen to how the Russians have interfered with the election and there are suspicions here and suspicions there, not to mention the suspicions over yonder that could mean this and could mean that and to the point of never ending-ness.

The beaut of the irony in the Russian saga is the appointment of Robert Mueller with all his conflicts compounded by the conflicts of members of the team he built.

Citizens call for the resignation or firing of Mueller and your DOJ ignores everyone. And as everyone is ignored, Mueller hires even more conflicted people. A big slap in the face of law and order and the citizens of the United States and you have done nothing. You have allowed it to be and continue to be. Why? What’s up?

I thought we had entered a new era with President Trump’s election and your appointment. I thought there would be honesty and justice returning to our country. Instead, we have witnessed members of Congress and head of FBI allow the public to wrongly believe there was an investigation of the president.

We hear alleged leaks that always throw suspicion on Trump or someone in his administration.

Where are the leaks that confirm nothing was found?

Where are the leaks that verify it is a Russian probe, rather than a Trump probe, and therefore others are being investigated for their possible ties?

Your DOJ let Lerner walk after her department harmed so many and perhaps affected the 2012 election. Why?

What is happening with Comey? Anything?

What is happening with Hillary? Anything?

What about Lynch? Does she get a free pass or will she be held accountable?

The DOJ went to Ferguson to investigate allegations of Civil Rights violations. Has it been investigating Antifa and it’s violent attacks, and promises of attacks, on people as it attempts to remove freedom of speech from any who don’t agree with them?

We continually see people investigated for hate crimes while usually being told that it can’t be a hate crime if done unto a white person. Really? It’s lawful to falsely accuse people of being white supremacists simply because they are white and call for the killing of them or all whites?

What about the threats against cops? How can we have law and order, if those who are to enforce law and order, are themselves targeted for extinction?

I could continue, but I do I need to?

We have lived through years of chaos.

We have lived through years of lies being spewed as truth.

We have lived through years of the bad guys and gals rising in status, while the good ones are trampled on and anointed as evil and stupid.

Yes, we have been living in an Orwellian world. A wrongful world situation we thought you would be quick to address. I guess we were wrong.

Giving you the benefit of the doubt, perhaps you are intently and silently working on cases that have so horrifically affected our lives and our future. Perhaps you are but with the insult of Mueller getting a free pass on his conflict… without just one significant case being addressed – it gets really hard to go on believing law and order has returned.

Sometimes… just sometimes… it gets really hard to believe we can ever go back, if not to perfection, at least to a time of sanity.

I know your job is difficult, Mr. Sessions, and it serves no good purpose to indict without a case built well. But, sir, isn’t there something you are prepared to do so as to give us a sign our faith is well placed? Just one? Just something? Just a little assurance?

I have no doubt everyone has their own idea what would assure them you are working for us. Mine is firing Mueller and closing the Russian probe as in relationship to our president. It’s something that could be easily and readily done.

Opening a case on Antifa would be another good assurance that you are concerned with our well-being and that of our country and freedoms.

You could also…

So many things that could be done. So few that have been “obviously” done.

I’m sorry for taking up so much of your time, if you are truly working quietly in our behalf. However, please remember that all this chaos, insanity and injustice long ago began taking up our time and we have no clue when it might end even yet. That is partially – if not entirely – in your hands.

We await positive assurance by positive action.

Thank you in advance.

A Very Open Letter to U.S. Congress

Dear Members of Congress:

To say I am quite disappointed with you as a body, and with some in particular, would be the ultimate understatement.  You have been shockingly ineffective in all good ways and reeking of betraying, backstabbing, low-blowing, tantrum throwing, shameful individuals walking among you.  Unbelievable.

How many of you knew that President Trump wasn’t under investigation but allowed media to spread the false rumor that he was?  Did you ever step forward and announce to the world that was untrue?  Or did you gleefully allow the public to believe a lie and watch as so many then judged the president based on that falsehood?  Worse, how many of you were part of keeping the false illusion going?  How many of you slyly made suggestive comments knowing how the public would take them due to the previous lie tainting their reactions and opinions?

Shameful doesn’t touch what I perceive of what you all, with exception, have done.  You have been deceitful in so many ways.  Yes, even you, who turned your heads and pretended it had nothing to do with you – are guilty of deceit because you allowed – by your silence – an outright lie or distortion be presented as the truth.

Let’s be simple.

Congressman X and Congresswoman X were at dinner together.  Someone that doesn’t like one or both starts a rumor that they are seeing each other romantically.  You know differently.  You were sitting close enough to hear & knew it was a working dinner.  You also knew there was other staff that had merely gotten up from the table briefly for the restroom, taking a call or whatever reason.  You know and you say nothing.  You are guilty of the rumor as well.  You have allowed it to continue by your silence.

Do I need to spell it out or have you figured out what the example is suggesting? 

Those of you, who have not spread the lie, are still guilty because you know the truth (or suspect it) and have done nothing to put a halt to the outright lies and innuendoes that are meant to taint and destroy the president because you don’t like him either.

How would you feel if your career (or entire life) was destroyed by lies simply because people didn’t like you and they got enough media coverage to make the masses believe that lie?  After all, as we all know, the lie is always SHOUTED OUT and the correction, if any, is a meek whisper hidden amid the pages or reporting.

I can’t remember how many times I have heard some of your members admit there has been no evidence of collusion with the Russians only to follow it by something to the effect – that is why we need an investigation.  Do you know how irrational you sound?

Some have brought up Benghazi hearings.  There is a difference.  We know there was an attack.  We know four people died.  We know certain people lied about the video.  We know someone is responsible.  We know information has been hidden from us.

Do you see the difference yet?

The Benghazi investigation began with an actual incident.  Something actually happened.

The Russian collusion investigation is based on what?  A collusion incident didn’t happen and an investigation ensued.  Instead, an investigation ensued to look for an incident.  If you don’t see the irony in that or understand the danger of such inappropriate use of power – you are part of the danger to our free society.

It’s easy to make an innocent situation look otherwise, if one has a mind to do so.  It’s easy for words to be twisted, taken out of context and dissected to mean something totally different than what the person meant.  Easy.  And you in Congress seem to be among those who are making it even easier. 

Where are you when your president is being openly lied about? 

Where are you when some of your members are shouting that articles of impeachment are being presented?  Just like those members, whom I believe to be acting unethically, you know that many will either be hopefully ignoring facts or ignorant of the facts.  You know, but  you do nothing as the members go on television and get in front of those mics.  You allow them, by silence and lack of action, to make claims untrue and unproven.

Where are you when they try to claim that Trump is mentally ill?  (Fear mongering)  Have you noticed that many, of those throwing that claim out there, actually give the appearance of having some sort of problem themselves?  Many of us have certainly noticed.

Where have you been when members of Congress try to suggest Trump is disrespectful, while they themselves have been and are being disrespectful?

Where have you been?

With exception – you have been allowing the lies, distortions and disrespect to flow through the halls of Congress.  You have been as guilty, if silent, as any member that has lied, twisted words & thrown out innuendoes to suggest a lie.  You have allowed it to be what people think.  So you have allowed it to happen.

I could continue, but will, instead, move on to a few other points.

Should any of you politicians take the time to look beyond your ideology, as well as hate and dislike of OUR president and the opposite party, you might find that Trump has some excellent ideas that can get us out of the mess that politicians have made.  And, though it’s obvious that many of you don’t want Trump to succeed at anything, you might want to think beyond that.  If Trump’s ideas win, or ignite ideas that are winners, you all win too.  People will remember that good happened because you supported and voted for it.  Might want to think about that for a moment, as you think of coming elections.

To all that hate Trump so badly that you will sacrifice something good happening for America and its citizens – you need to resign and go into some other field.  You are disrespecting the duties and office you were sworn to uphold.  You are a liar and a cheat.  A cheat because you are cheating the people you represent of the truth and good results.  A liar because you are suggesting you are doing it for the good of the country and people, when, in fact, you are only doing and saying what you are doing and saying because you do not like Trump and want him to fail at all costs.

Shame on all of you who have put your feelings before those you have been elected to represent!

Shame on all of you who have allowed lies and half-truths (full lies) to be reported far and wide by the liberal leaning networks, publications and people, who are more than happy to provide the platform to spread it all!

Shame on all of you who aren’t man and woman enough to stand up with integrity and respect to end the rash of wrongful attacks and disrespect towards the president!

Shame on all of you who are putting your petty thoughts, feelings and reactions before our country because you didn’t get the president you personally wanted!

Shame on all of you who are looking for some technicality to void the election results because you don’t like them!  (Remember:  If this one can be voided – so can all future ones.  You open the door to chaos.)

I’m so tired of waking up every day to all the lying, sneaking and cheating of many politicians and lots of media – that I could scream loud enough for even you all to hear me.

The behavior of some, for all to see, is outrageous.

It’s pathetic.

It’s worse than having to deal with out-of-control children.

It’s worthy of being expelled as one would be in a normal school setting where ethics and rules matter.

All of you who have acted inappropriately whether by action or inaction – know who you are.  (Your fellow members know, too.)  You all need to do some serious reflection and ask yourself why you ran for office and what it was you wished to accomplish.  If you had, and have, good intent – I hope that you will be able to turn your behavior around.  On the other hand, if it was your intent to get only what you wanted, line your pockets, create chaos or destroy America from within – I hope your fellow members will out you and take steps to make your wrongful efforts ineffective.

To all of you who stand up against wrongful behavior, wrongful attacks on the president and acts to destroy our country regardless of how unpopular it makes you among other members – thank you!  Thank you for striving to be the honorable representative that lives with integrity and truth!  God bless you & may you be rewarded for holding the line in our behalf!

In summary…

Members of Congress, we are watching and listening.  The ball is in your court.  It’s all up to you how you play the game.  However, remember that it is up to us whether you will be on the team for another term.

Good day!

Orwellian News: When the Truth Changes Upon Demand

Listening to or reading the news and commentary is often a challenge to one’s logic in the present day Orwellian-like world. One person says absolutely one thing is true and another person says absolutely the opposite, and both are allegedly knowledgeable in the facts of what transpired or who said what or the law involving it all. Not possible. Not possible at all. The “truth” can’t change upon demand.

The New York Times stated there was a wiretap on a Trump Tower server. (They allegedly have an inside source.) Discussion of the Trump Tower server was everywhere. Now, though, we have congressmen coming out and saying that there was no such wiretap or surveillance.

Senator Burr and Democratic Sen. Mark Warner issued a joint one-sentence statement and did not elaborate.

“Based on the information available to us, we see no indications that Trump Tower was the subject of surveillance by any element of the United States government either before or after Election Day 2016.” – 11 ABC – March 16, 2017

There was. Prior to the election, the server issue was big news and what was going to prove that Trump and/or his campaign had direct ties to Russia. Do these congressmen think they can rewrite history and we will believe their new version though we still keenly remember the actual version?

Perhaps that is exactly what they think. However, there is a flaw in their thinking and their efforts: truth, logic and the front page of the New York Times.

It isn’t just the New York Times. Hillary Clinton & Pals were apparently quite excited about the alleged Russian ties the server investigation suggested. The investigation that the congressmen are now trying to claim never took place.

Computer scientists have apparently uncovered a covert server linking the Trump Organization to a Russian-based bank. pic.twitter.com/8f8n9xMzUU — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) November 1, 2016

So, if there was no government surveillance that uncovered the Trump Tower server that was thought to be the gateway to Russia and then discovered not to be, who discovered it and who confirmed it wasn’t as alleged? If it wasn’t the government, it must have been a hacker and if it was a hacker, how did the New York Times conclude that “American law enforcement and intelligence agencies are examining intercepted communications and financial transactions as part of a broad investigation into possible links between Russian officials… “?

Would the New York Times like to explain?

Senators Burr and Warner look as though they are playing word games by saying that Trump wasn’t the “subject” of surveillance.

Government officials may deny (on technicality) there was a “wiretap” or surveillance specifically directed at Trump but it makes no difference, if he was included and someone leaked information – it’s all the same. It might as well have been directed at him because it was then reported initially as though it was. And, someone did call for the unmasking and sharing, didn’t they? Just who gave that order? And why did they give that order? Did it have something to do with the 2016 election?

After months of investigation, there is absolutely no evidence of collusion between Trump (and his campaign) and the Russians, so we must continue the investigation according to many of the Democrats, radical liberals, media and anti-Trump people. Yet, on the other hand, without any true investigation and only days since his tweet – Trump is wrong… Trump lied… there is allegedly no evidence of wiretapping or surveillance and no further investigation is necessary?

Excuse me? What is wrong with this thought pattern?

Someone was doing something or no one would be talking about the Trump Tower server and possible Russian connection that had Hillary Clinton & Pals so excited. Yet, we are to believe that in a day or two, Comey et al had enough time to thoroughly check out all the possibilities (including a rouge agent acting on the behalf of someone) of wrongful surveillance on Trump? Really?

I don’t think so.

Someone is leaking information. (We all know that for a fact.) Why doesn’t Comey know who those people are? Why aren’t charges filed on them already? He has had more time to work on that than on Trump’s allegation of being under surveillance. He can’t isolate the leakers or their handlers, but he can assure us that none of them did, in fact, call for surveillance on Trump?

We know someone was checking on a server they believed to be Trump’s connection to Russia. It wasn’t though. So now the story has changed to “how dare Trump accuse the former administration of spying on him”? He’s wrong. He’s lying. It never happened. It was never said. It was never suggested.

George Orwell never wrote “1984” either. He never suggested a world where those in power freely rewrote history to create whatever illusion they desired at any point in time. He never but he did. He simply had the year wrong.

Orwellian News: When the truth changes upon demand to whatever the radical libs and anti-Trump folks decide fits their narrative!

Originally published at:
American Clarion
Carrie K. Hutchens / on March 17, 2017 at 6:22 am /

No Justice! No Peace!: It’s Time to Make It So

“No Justice!  No Peace!”?  Sounds like a  plan to me.  After all, actual justice (via the rule of law) would be deporting all the illegal aliens.  Peace would be in not having to hear the insults, attempts at intimidation and rude chants demanding what is not your right to demand.

I’m a compassionate person as are most people.  However, demand I bow to your will simply because that’s what you want and your wants trump mine (in your mind) – I’ll be doing anything but bowing.   And that is where we are today.  You demanding and me refusing to bow along with a great many other people.

Just who do you think you are to make demands and threaten to create havoc if those demands are not met?

I didn’t bring you to the United States and neither did anyone I know.  If you have a problem with the results of being brought here illegally – take it up with those responsible for having made that choice for you.  Be mad at them for putting you in the awkward position in the first place, if you are going to be mad at anyone at all.  Don’t be mad at me for what I had nothing to do with.  That’s justice.

I might have been more interested in your plight, if it weren’t for the attacks suggesting anyone not 100% on your side is a racist.

I might have been more interested in your plight, if people tried to win me over, rather than immediately go into attack mode and attempt to shame, mock and intimidate me.  How dare I not group-think with all the group-thinkers.  Darn!

I can’t know why you are being so aggressive, rather than diplomatic in your approach, but you have lost a great many people by your choice of attitude.  Count me right on that opinion.  I know I am.

The United States owes you nothing simply because you are here.  A fact you need to come to terms with.

People can believe all immigration should be “legal immigration” without being the slightest bit racist.

You don’t like being labeled “illegal”?  Well, many don’t like being falsely accused of being racist either.

Your behavior – you that I am addressing – is liken to slugging someone and then expecting them to be your friend and oh so grateful.  How dare they not wish to welcome you into their home?  How dare they not rush to every hilltop and claim you to deserve all things you wish for simply because you do?

The irony… the big irony… is all that you missed in the rescinding of DACA, as you reacted emotionally, rather than with thought.

President Trump actually did you a favor.

Obama’s Executive Order was unconstitutional.  It’s coverage – your deportation – was always pending and placing you all at the mercy of a court order that could come at any moment.  There was no safety or security to behold.  How could you have missed that little fact?  Shouldn’t that have upset you just a little bit?

Trump rescinded an unconstitutional Executive Order and bumped it over to Congress.  You know, that body of elected officials that draft, propose & pass legislation?  He did you a favor.  If you hadn’t let emotions get the best of you – you might have realized that.

Take note of all those people in Congress that think Trump is simply awful for having rescinded the Executive Order and then ask them what they are going to do about it.  Ask them what legislation they are going to submit (or vote for) to address this problem that has been plaguing all of us.  Yes, all of us.  You aren’t the only ones affected by all that has transpired.

I know it is easy to think you got the short end of the stick, but it isn’t just you.  Lot’s of people have been badly affected by this whole mess.  It’s time that reality be faced.  It’s time that activist, or simple rear-ends that love to stir trouble, stop with all these false accusations and attempts to destroy and demean any that don’t jump on the band wagon of their choice and yours.

It’s time to think with logic, rather than respond with emotion.

Trump did you a favor!

Perhaps it is time for you to figure that out and start acting with respect, rather than tantrum protesting with all the screaming of demands and hurling of insults.  Yes, perhaps it time you stop and think how you got in this position, who didn’t fix it when they could and how insecure your position has been all along.  Then think who has taken steps to bring about a permanent fix.  That would be Trump – the President of the United States!  The man you wrongly curse.

Copyright ©2017 Carrie K. Hutchens

The Four ‘R’s’

I’m absolutely tired of the rabid radical liberals that demand tolerance, while then calling for those they disagree with to be killed or harmed in some way. I’m also sick of the insults and the twisting of words and the changing of the subject in mid-stream to try and make it all still seem like the other person’s fault or ignorance or whatever, when facts are pointed out that are inconvenient to the initial attack or any other attacks that follow along the way. And I am definitely tired of the attacks that sound as though they are coming straight from the mental ward, but then… I am being redundant. What rabid radical doesn’t sound as though he or she is raving from the locked ward behind that iron fence?

I posted a piece about an incident, not so much because of the incident itself, but rather, to show how some of the “tolerant” rabid radical liberals tweeted hopes for harm, and even death, upon those they didn’t agree with. How dare I do that. I’m an idiot, don’t you know? I listened to the wrong people. I was wrong about what took place involving the incident. That’s what I was told. Okay. Since I wasn’t talking about the incident itself, but rather, what took place on Twitter (in response to the incident) via some rabid radical liberals, how was I wrong about the details of the incident that I wasn’t even talking about?

(When you figure that one out — let me know.)

This irrational approach to what some call “debate” is nothing more than vicious rabid attacks and has nothing to do with discussion. It’s an attempt to intimidate and discredit. Ever hear of Saul Alinsky and his book, “Rules for Radicals”?

The rules

  1. “Power is not only what you have, but what the enemy thinks you have.”
  2. “Never go outside the expertise of your people.”
  3. “Whenever possible, go outside the expertise of the enemy.”
  4. “Make the enemy live up to its own book of rules.”
  5. “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon.”
  6. “A good tactic is one your people enjoy.”
  7. “A tactic that drags on too long becomes a drag.”
  8. “Keep the pressure on. Never let up.”
  9. “The threat is usually more terrifying than the thing itself.”
  10. “The major premise for tactics is the development of operations that will maintain a constant pressure upon the opposition.”
  11. “If you push a negative hard enough, it will push through and become a positive.”
  12. “The price of a successful attack is a constructive alternative.”
  13. “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.”

I bet there are people following those rules that never even heard of the guy or knew there were rules to follow. You know, the copy-cat people that can’t think for themselves and just think it’s cool to follow the leader wherever that leader might lead them for whatever reason they are leading them to wherever and whatever they are leading them to.

I’m sure there are the vicious ones that feel this follow-hood of the rabid radical liberal is the perfect follow-hood that condones their natural desires to intimidate, demean and brutally lash out at others for the fun of it, while pretending to be the intellectual superior to all things and people not agreeing with himself — the rabid radical.

I’m sure of a great many things and one of those things is…

Playing the “Alinsky Game” with the fools that really aren’t as intelligent as they think they are — is a true waste of time. They are actually the joke they try to claim others to be. Slowly, the word is getting out though. Hopefully, the movement back towards sanity and common sense will start moving a bit faster. After all, it would be nice to have actual discussions and actual attempts for people to work together to find a “fix” to the problems that are affecting us all in this world gone crazy.

Rabid radicals sure haven’t fixed anything, as they scream racism and war on women and other such things where it doesn’t exist.

Rabid radicals certainly haven’t helped bring people to the table to logically, and in cooperation, work on identifying actual problems and on finding a solution.

Rabid radicals have, instead, bred hostility and division, as they *LMFAO* in an attempt to mock and belittle others, rather than discuss issues and seek possible answers.

With rabid radicals — there is no conversation — there is only ridicule and disjointed attacks full of accusations from somewhere out there in left field.

Don’t take my word for it — watch the conversations and see for yourself.

It’s time to stop playing the “Alinsky Game” of the rabidly, radical, redundant rodents! It’s time to take the conversation back!

Originally published at the American Clarion
The Four ‘R’s’ by Carrie K. Hutchens
April 14, 2014 at 3:56 am

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The Strawman Over-Dose: An Adventure in Madness

The Strawman argument is nothing new. It’s present day use, however, often takes one on a journey of madness. A madness unlike any other in any place at any time – or so it seems as it goes on and on and on. Will the journey never end? I beg that it might.

I’m not sure where the modern liberal came from, but I certainly wish there was a recall on the current model. The hatred… the willingness to lie with such sense of righteousness… is all a bit much to experience as a daily (and nightly) diet, as they linger everywhere waiting to pounce and proclaim whatever nonsense is the nonsense for the day. Don’t they ever rest? Perhaps they could snuggle with the Strawman and take a nap – a long nap in the field of cognitive renewal.

It is interesting when one launches into a Strawman argument, is called on it and then suggests the person doesn’t know what one is. Either the launcher had no clue or thought he could “brain toy” his proposed victim into utter frustration and submission. He picked the wrong target.

The game is on and it appears there is a Strawman training camp among us. A camp where people are programmed with misinformation & willingness to deceive with the air of righteousness.

Politicians and media seem to be taking the Strawman method to a new level, making statement of fact what actually isn’t fact, but mere allegation or lie. Truth seems to be of little concern. Say it… get the thought out there to be spread… and fade back into the woodwork. However, it is turning back on them more and more each day.

One example of the media-in-Straw comes to us from The New York Times. The NYT stated there was a wiretap and apparently thinks we are to believe. However, when Trump claims there is one – the New York Times abruptly claims there wasn’t? (Does the New York Times realize it is calling itself a liar, if it calls Trump one?) An interesting piece on the topic is by Kevin Jackson, NY Times DENIES ITS OWN REPORTING on Trump Wiretaps.”

We continue to hear about the Russian Collusion. Such irony.

The investigations have not found ANY evidence of ANY collusion between Trump (or his campaign) and Russia. When that is pointed out to the the anti-Trump politician & media crowd, the response is usually something to the effect – “that’s why we need an investigation.”

Reminds me of that Einstein quote: “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”.

Now that Trump has agreed he or his campaign was wiretapped, we have the faithful anti-Trump group demanding he provide proof by Monday, March 13th. I don’t understand. He asked for an investigation, but he is not allowed one? Immediately it is determined (without investigation) there was no wiretap because a couple of guys in the government said so? Why didn’t they say so before? Why didn’t they say it at the onset of the claim? Why did they wait until Trump said it?

The media provides us mostly with slams to Trump and anyone associated with him, with a few countering those allegations. So, who is telling the truth? It can’t be both ways.

It would be easy to write an essay on this topic of the new Strawman method that involves more than simply Trump. It’s everywhere. It’s an over-dose of unsubstantiated or known false claims in the media and hot off politicians’ lips. It’s definitely an adventure in madness. May truth hijack the journey and return the world to sanity!

Originally published at American Clarion
March 13, 2017 at 6:45 am

Time to Move On, Mr. President

President Obama at his anti-gun press conference (Official White House Photo)

It’s time to move on and out of the political realm you have over-seen for the past eight years, Mr. President. Two terms to a customer and you’ve had yours. You have. You really have. And, no matter how difficult it is for you to let go of your power – it’s up on January 20th. You do realize that, don’t you?

I know. I know it is difficult for you not to be in the lime light. And… what about your followers? What will they do without seeing you? What will they do without your voice to guide them in all ways? It will be a shock. There will be withdrawals. But then… all things must come to an end… even the reign of a president so self-admired as you. Yes, Mr. President, your term is at its end. You must move on.

Okay, I’m sure you will worry about us. What will we do without your superior intelligence and willingness to make all our decisions for us. Don’t worry. We’ll figure it out. You just go on, ’cause – it is time for you to move on.

I get it! You envy the senators and representatives who get to remain after you move on. You want to be the hero leading the charge. However, their terms aren’t up – yours is. It’s your turn to move on, if I haven’t mentioned it before.

Don’t worry – I’ll think about you from time to time, especially when I hear the names Gates, Martin, Brown, Ferguson, Baltimore, Sharpton, BLM, Holder, Lynch, Clinton, ObamaCare, ACA, Iran, Lerner, Jarrett, Weiner and so on. Yes, you’ll be right there on my mind, as I am sure you will be on the minds of others. Your true legacy will be intact. It will be saved for you and only you. Honest.

Now…

Take a deep breath. On your mark. Get ready. Get set. Time to move on, Mr. President. Bye!

Originally published at American Clarion
January 5, 2017 at 6:17 am /

Will the Madness of Radical Liberalism Never End

Trump won. It is reality. It doesn’t matter if people like it or not. It doesn’t matter if liberals (some allegedly paid) take to the streets and destroy every city block in every city throughout the US. Nothing is changed. Nothing except the new ways that the liberals try to change the results to fit their reality. New ways like the alleged death threats to members of the electoral college and Dr. Jill Stein’s sudden last minute recount demands to supposedly ensure the integrity of the election. The madness is upon us and only getting more bizarre.

According to The Detroit News article, “Michigan electors cite threats over Trump vote“, (Michael Gerstein – 11/17/16) Michael Banerian has received numerous emails wishing him to change his vote – some even threatening him if he didn’t.

“You have people saying ‘you’re a hateful bigot, I hope you die,’ ” he said. “I’ve had people talk about shoving a gun in my mouth and blowing my brains out. And I’ve received dozens and dozens of those emails. Even the non-threatening-my-life emails are very aggressive.”

The Detroit News verified one message containing a death wish and another containing a death threat, in which the person told Banerian he would “put a bullet” in his mouth. Banerian said he deleted the rest of the emails and messages “because as you can imagine they’re clogging up my email.”

Are we to assume the radical liberals misread the memo that suggested the Trump supporters would turn violent and thought it was a call for them to do so? Or… perhaps… it is the radical liberal that is prone to the violence they claim of others.

Banerian is merely one of the victims of the liberal attack. There are others. Simply put – one is too many. It isn’t acceptable behavior by anyone or any side. It needs to be stopped and it needs to be stopped immediately. As a matter of fact – those who threatened violence – should be arrested. Perhaps a visit in the local jail and appearance before a judge will finally lead them to realization that threatening someone’s life is actually a serious matter that gets people in serious trouble – even them.

But who knows.

Modern day radical liberals seem to live in some other universe, where they see themselves entitled to have all things their way at all times.

Truth and integrity seem to be irrelevant.

Intolerance is their way of life as hate is spewed in the name of love and tolerance.

Irrational is a kind description as the liberals stand with those who kill women, children and gays, while calling the conservative a threat and so awful for having offended by word or differing opinion.

The radical liberal can’t seem to accept a loss. Instead, this type of person appears to seek out technicalities to destroy wins they don’t like. Dr. Jill Stein seems to have joined the latter group with her last minute attempts to call for recounts in three states. Not surprising, the three states she picked are ones that Trump won.

Liberals have asked what Trump supporters are scared of. Unbelievable. The radical liberal trying to play innocent, when the death threats, riots and destruction makes quite clear they are not.

The madness is no longer a mere annoyance. It is destroying our country. It is destroying our relationships. It has no path to righteousness, justice or the pursuit of happiness. It is time to stop the movement of insanity and tantrums and return to logic and common sense. With Trump – the one who fairly won the election – we shall have a chance to escape the madness of radical liberalism and return to the United State of America where PC once again stands for Personal Computer.

The madness of radical liberalism is on notice.

Time for change.

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Originally published at American Clarion

Truth Ignored: Foreboding & Rambling Whispers

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The shadows follow into the night, brushing against the moment and cloaking in a chill of foreboding and rambling whispers.

A lone star mocks.

A chirp betrays.

A breeze moans.

Darkness dances and whirls in a haunting silence — the tune long forgotten — the steps mimicking and purposeless.

A fox cringes.

A bird soars in terror.

A cloud wanders.

A town sits alone and frightened in its despair of life that was, but now only memories burning and bitter in hopelessness.

Yesterday calls.

The night cries.

A tree falters.

The shadows follow into the night, brushing against the moment and cloaking in a chill of foreboding and rambling whispers, as the blasts come closer… closer… closer… until they are heard no more.

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Hillary Clinton Thinks Lying Is Funny?

by Carrie K. Hutchens * Friday, April 04, 2008 * Dakota Voice

Hillary Clinton 3 Hillary Clinton thinks it is all a big joke that she lied? She thinks it is funny? So funny that she tells Jay Leno on the Tonight Show that she was afraid she wouldn’t make it to the studio because she was pinned down by sniper fire? And this is a person running for president?

Did Hillary also think it was funny when Zeifman is said to have fired her and one of the reasons claimed was for lying? (“Shocking Revelations about Hillary Clinton’s Watergate Committee Job” by Rick Moran – April 2, 2008 and More on Hillary’s Unethical Watergate Conduct by Bob Ellis – April 3, 2008 .)

There is something wrong with someone that can get caught lying and then go on television and try to make it a comedy routine. Lying should bring feelings such as regret and shame — not light-heartedness, laughter and the attitude of, “Yep, I lied. Hehe isn’t that funny? You caught me! Hehe oh my side hurts from laughing so hard. Want to hear another one?”

People need to take a step back and give this matter some serious thought.

Parents need to consider how they would feel if their child lied and then acted like it was a joking matter — something to brag about. Employees need to consider how they would feel if a co-worker or boss lied. What if it was a teacher, minister, police officer, or doctor? Wouldn’t there be a trust issue? Wouldn’t people note the inappropriate reaction to being caught in a lie and wonder what was wrong with the person?

Hillary Clinton has been caught lying on numerous occasions but it seems that she has never had to pay a price she thought serious enough to stop her. As a matter of fact, she apparently thinks it is all so funny that she performed her little comedy routine on television. I wonder if she will be taking that routine on the road soon? Oh… never mind. I forgot. She did that first!

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Carrie Hutchens is a former law enforcement officer and a freelance writer who is active in fighting against the death culture movement and the injustices within the judicial and law enforcement systems.

Originally published:  Friday, April 04, 2008 * Dakota Voice

Hillary Clinton Lies About Bosnia Sniper Fire: Bill Blames Media

by Carrie K. Hutchens * Friday, April 11, 2008 * Dakota Voice

Hillary ClintonI woke up to a clip of Bill Clinton blaming the media for what he considers unjust coverage of Hillary’s “misstatement” of the 1995 Bosnia trip. Poor Hillary, it was late at night, he claims. Besides the fact that the trip was in 1996, rather than 1995, he had some other facts wrong, too.

Hillary made the sniper fire statement on more than one occasion, contrary to his claim of once and at 11 at night when she was supposedly tired. But, of course, it wasn’t his fault he brought it up again, or that Hillary lied in the first place — it was all the fault of the media.

Speaking of confusing the facts when it is late at night — if Hillary gets that confused at 11 PM, just how confused is she going to be at 3 AM when that phone rings?

Then we have Bill, who apparently can’t get things right in the light of day, yet he has no hesitation blaming the media for worrying about it or reporting it. How dare they? That’s unfair coverage according to Clinton it would seem.

The Clintons also suggest that Hillary was the only first lady since Eleanor Roosevelt to visit a combat zone. Guess Pat Nixon and Barbara Bush don’t count. Maybe the Clintons meant to say the only “Democrat” first lady and it just “slipped their minds” to add that little added description.

Bill did give me an additional chuckle. He suggests when others get to be 60 (which Hillary is) that they might forget something when they are tired at 11 P.M., too. Is he saying, that at 60, people start getting to be feeble-minded and we should over-look their forgetfulness on major issues — like being shot at? Yep, I want a feeble-minded president that confuses smiles, hand shakes, welcomes and a little girl’s poem with sniper fire and need to duck and run immediately to waiting vehicles.

Did I mention that if Hillary gets THAT confused at 11 PM, we might have concern about a 3 AM call? Oh well… never mind, I’m sure if she gets too confused, it will be the media’s fault and she can always go talk to Jay Leno about it.

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Carrie Hutchens is a former law enforcement officer and a freelance writer who is active in fighting against the death culture movement and the injustices within the judicial and law enforcement systems.

 

Originally published :  Friday, April 11, 2008 * Dakota Voice

In A Fury of Pure Hatred

burned buildingScreams pierce the night, as sirens wail against the blasts that light up the darkness in a fury of pure hatred.  Smoke smothers the air.  People seek to flee, running in desperation, but with no destination, except away… away from the blasts and the stench of burning flesh.

How long?  How long has there been warning unheeded?  Warning mocked as mere delusions of some?  How long has the laughter rolled from the lips of the all-knowing and all-enlightened ones?  Does it now matter?

Hearts pumping wildly as sweat flows freely.  Blasts closer and closer.  Breathing loud and labored against the sounds of people stampeding in blind flight.  Away.  Away from the nightmare and the murder surrounding and encircling.  The nightmare devouring hope, with lungs fighting frantically for the next breath.  Just one more breath.  The breath that doesn’t come.  The awareness of suffocation. 

The terror.  The tears.  The prayers.

Suffocating.  Falling.  Numbness.  Nothingness.

A silence that no one hears.

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The Icy Chill

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The icy chill of winter, clinging beyond its time, mocks and dances against the lonely night of darkness where no friendly voice speaks and no hopeful hand rests.

The chill… the darkness… the hopelessness embraces and suffocates.

Cries begging for mercy race to the heavens, as man drags still another unwilling soul into the pit of vile corruption that seeks to crush and devour.

The chill… the darkness… the hopelessness embraces and suffocates.

A hopeful challenge sings against the confusion, with no one to listen and few to remember the days when the world was not encouraged to sink into the incomprehension of utter insanity.

The chill… the darkness… the hopelessness embraces and suffocates.

Madness and rage erupt into boiling lava of confused hate and lost reason, as the masses seek to feast upon the spirit of all others not they or theirs.

The chill… the darkness… the hopelessness embraces and suffocates.

A dream, or a nightmare, there was a moment… a moment somewhere within time… a moment touched with a vague sense of humanity and good purpose.

The chill… the darkness… the hopelessness embraces and suffocates.

Where… where did those moments of a dream go?  Did they travel far or just beyond the glimpse of a horizon hidden?

Did the chill… the darkness… the hopelessness embrace and suffocate all hope of a tomorrow to be as once was? 

The answers await within the night not present.  Only in a distant tomorrow will the truth be revealed to survivors of the icy chill that dances within the darkness where no friendly voice speaks and no hopeful hand rests. 

The saved or the damned?  Only they shall know as they emerge into whatever has become.

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One Judge to Judge

dead tree 3Words slash against the heavens in insult and bitter shout.  No mercy.  No empathy.  Only cold and destructive touch to caress the moment born of last.

Judgment reigns and ever reeks.  Confession for the soul not owned.   The stench of waste to overpower.  Control demands of mandate bile to heap upon the pile. 

One set of rules.  One judge to judge.  In arrogance the attitude of dashing stain.

Trust betrayed.  Truth mocked in spittle spray.  No cloth to dampen.  Only tissues of utter despair to wipe the walls in story told of the history once defined to be.

Shadows fill the day in whispers made of sin.  No sun to shine.  No birds to sing.  The ascension of wrongs to devour the gentle breeze of yesterdays lost in once upon a time.

One set of rules.  One judge to judge.  In arrogance the attitude of crushing disdain.

In flights of thought and worries more — no answers touch… no reason sowed … the words of harvest feed upon the innocent soul so mocked and left in withered silence muted.

Anger’s birth.  Seed of demise.  Hope dashed in vast delight.  A world evolved in destructive path.  Crushed spirits to pave the trail sunken in muck and rank decay.

One set of rules.  One judge to judge.  In arrogance the attitude without refrain. 

A sin of betrayal.  A sin of cruelty harshly inflicted once and again.  Oh yes, the righteous attitude so proudly donned in crowned tarnish and spiked venom slithering .  A stigma of toxic shame to carry throughout all eternity and beyond in the never-ending of forever and just one day more.

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Nonsense Card: Over-the-limit & Declined

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I started reading an article at a site that I normally avoid. My reason for avoiding it is that I feel it has over-the-top in leanings and often claiming absolutes that I know to be false. I find that irritating — not amusing. Nevertheless, I started reading and sure enough, by the sixth paragraph — and they weren’t large paragraphs — he says he suspects there are a lot of people who do not like Obama for no other reason than his skin color. The nonsense card in play again. Give me a break!

Obama is in his “second” term of office. If his skin color was such a major issue, he wouldn’t have been elected the first time, much less a second. What part of this does the “skin color” fetish cult not get?

On the other hand, this nonsense card that people have been using for political and personal gain, has been way over-used and is now over-the-limit and being declined. It’s nonsense. People can actually disagree with Obama and his inept team and it not have a single morsel of anything to do with anybody’s skin color. I’m serious. It’s true. It’s reality. Get a grip on it.

People trying to play the nonsense card, need to step back and take a long look at their motives. Are they standing with Obama & Pals because they believe he is right or because they feel they are some new breed of people championing the “skin color” war they perceive in their delusional world? If it is the latter, perhaps it’s time to look around at all the shades of color in high places. This isn’t the 1800’s or 1960’s. We’ve come a long ways from those days — a very long ways!

Is the world cleansed of all discrimination? No, and it never will be. Somewhere… sometime… someone will be discriminated against for some reason. However, discrimination is not wide-spread as has been suggested in the past six years, and especially since Ferguson, MO. Not everything that happens good or bad has to do with race. It can happen for all kinds of reasons. It can happen because of poverty. It can happen because of age. It can happen because of disability. It can happen because of lack of knowledge and/or skills. And… get this… not everything (not to our liking) that happens has anything to do with discrimination of any sort. It can happen for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes a person can be wrong. Sometimes it can happen because of attitude. That’s right. It can happen to a person because the person’s attitude stinks.

People have a right to disagree with Obama & Pals, just like anyone has ever had a right to disagree with any president before. It happens. It happens because it happens. Playing this nonsense card to try to make a disagreement of policy or actions or words into a race issue instead, is an attempt to distract from the possibility the accused is right and Obama might just be wrong. (Sorry to burst a bubble, but Obama can be wrong, too!)

It’s time to get honest. It’s time to deal with real issues and not ones created for political and personal gain. It’s time to stop immediately seeing every disagreement with Obama as a matter of “skin color” and thereby ignoring the possibility there is good cause for disagreement. It’s time the nonsense card be declined and cancelled. Yes, it is definitely time.

The Obama Woes

helping handsI’ve been reading the woes of the Obamas and it’s a good thing I wasn’t drinking coffee or my screen would have been splattered.  You’ve got to be kidding.

Michelle Obama was at Target — dressed like everybody else — and someone asked her to get something off the shelf and that was an act of racism?  Well who would have known?  I mean, shorter people and wheel chair bound individuals have often asked me to help them out by getting an item off a shelf that was out of their reach.  I never knew that meant they were treating me like the help or that they were racists in disguise, instead of just regular people asking for a friendly helping hand .

I’ve also been asked if I worked in various places, where I was likewise a customer.  I didn’t know, until I read the woes of the Obamas that I was being insulted.  Now I know.  Well, not really.

Listening to the Obamas, it is verified that some simply look at the entire world and all things that happen to them (and everyone else) through the eyes of race.  Everything must be due to racism — can’t ever be anything else.  And yet these people cry racism and/or race insensitivity when speaking of others?  I think some have thin skins no matter what shade those skins may be.

Helping someone by getting something off a shelf is being treated like the help?  Heaven help the Obamas if they think their examples represent actual racism or that they were being treated like the help.  It’s called life among people and helping out when one can.  It’s called being part of the “human race“.

DC Top Profilers to Announce New Ban Rules: Exempt Self

Obama and profiling I’ve been reading,Obama’s black cabinet heads spar over racial profiling banand find it quite amusing in a sarcastic sense.  The following is example of the discussion going on up there in Washington, DC.

The new guidelines expand the definition of racial profiling to include religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Most federal agents can’t consider any of those factors, as well as race, during criminal investigations or routine immigration cases away from the border.

As this profiling discussion takes place, I guess these men forgot to take a look at themselves and what has transpired in Ferguson and New York.  Is it not true that investigations are taking place by the federal government because “white” officers, in the line of duty, killed black suspects and were then not indicted by the Grand Jury ?   Would the investigations be taking place or would Al Sharpton and Eric Holder have shown up had it been a black officer or white suspect under the same circumstances?

President Obama and Eric Holder best look in the mirror.  They seem to be regulars when it comes to profiling.  It’s white so it must be guilty of racism and denial of civil rights.

The short of the opinion is…

holder and profiling 2No one may consider race, unless it is the president and attorney general and/or their staff.  They, it appears, may profile and immediately look to make the “white” guy the villain and a racist to boot.  The “white” officer could not have simply been doing his job and trying to effect the arrest of a suspect, who happened to be black.  No, it calls for an investigation to determine if that “white” officer was guilty of civil rights violations or some other federal crime.

Seems quite ironic that the attorney general can readily profile and proceed based upon those preconceived notions about all “white” folk and police officers, but it’s wrong for everyone else.  Does he, the president and others, not get that they themselves actually profile and in doing so are causing grave injustice and devastating harm?

It looks as though these DC Profilers need to look in the mirror and think of how many times they profile.  How many times do they make judgments based upon their perception, rather than the facts?  Maybe they really need to do a soul searching before judging others and making guidelines that could hinder, rather than help.  And just maybe they shouldn’t exempt themselves from the rules and behavior they want to force upon others.  Maybe, of all people, they — the DC Profilers — shouldn’t be exempt after all!

Hands Down, Let’s Talk

 handshakeIt’s time to stop the madness.  False allegations and selfish cause do not a solid foundation create.  Instead, the distortion fuels hostility and closes minds to the truth that could lead to door opening conversation and actual solutions and hope for the future.  Why would any not wish for the latter to become today’s reality?

The past is not the present.  Nothing once upon a time can be changed.  It can only be learned from.  And, in studying the blueprint of the past, we have chance to see what went wrong, why it went wrong, and who made it go wrong, so as to give opportunity to understand and to avoid repeating the bad, while then building upon the good and striving to repair the damage once caused and not forgotten.

Various groups of people have been wronged in one way or another.  Sadly, too many rally not against the wrong itself, but rather, to the wrong seen as being done unto them.  Some, simply cannot, or will not, comprehend there are others — other groups of people — who have also been wronged and harmed equally and perhaps even more so.

Women were once property first of their fathers and then their husbands.  Some were beaten and treated as nothing more than servants to use and abuse.  There was a time women couldn’t vote or own property or even have authority over their own children.

Modern day activists often forget about the plight of the women and even the indentured servitude that existed during much of the slavery period.  Some whites were also kidnapped and brought to American against their will and sold into service.  True, their service was supposed to be for a term and then released, if they survived, but it, too, was slavery and treatment could be beyond harsh to violent and deadly.

“The Grapes of Wrath”, though fiction, gives a glimpse of the desperation and deplorable way some people were treated during that period of time known as the Great Depression.  (It also comes in movie form for those who rather not read.)  Yet, it seems it is a horror story lost somewhere between then and now.

This is not to compare who had it worse.  It is merely to remind that life has been unfair, devastating and horrific to many, many individuals and groups of people throughout the years.  To cry foul only for self and blame present day people for things they had nothing to do with, only creates new hostility to go along with the old, and does nothing to solve the actual problems.

Tonight, someone presented me with a picture of a black man hanged.  The picture was from long ago.  Though it is a sad reminder of what once was — and where we (as a society or individually) should never go again — it should not be held as an example and excuse to react as though it is present day behavior, norm or mentality.  It is not!

Many things seem to be forgotten, as present day radical activists spew hate and stoke the fires of discontent and rage with lies, half-truths, and a message blaming the white man for all the ills ever befallen to any of color.  It must, after all, be the white man’s fault or the radical activists face losing relevance and all the benefits associated to that self-made relevance.

How often do you hear a radical activist mention that African tribesmen captured Africans from other tribes and sold them into slavery?

How often do you hear radical activists point out that if it is reasonable to hold all present day whites accountable for some long ago whites owning slaves or condoning slavery, that it would then be likewise reasonable to hold all Africans accountable for some long ago Africans capturing fellow Africans and selling them into that slavery?

How often do you hear a radical activist admit the majority of white men did not own slaves or condone the practice?

How often do you hear the radical activist talk about all the white people, who helped slaves escape and fought to abolish slavery?

How often do you see radical activists pointing to the pictures that give example of the overwhelming number of whites that were involved in the Civil Rights Movement and stood with Martin Luther King, Jr.?

How often do you hear the radical activist remind that the Ku Klux Klan purportedly didn’t just hate blacks — that they hated Jews and Catholics as well?

How often do you hear the radical activist speak of “The Murders of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner” and that it wasn’t just a black man that was killed in Mississippi on June 21, 1964?

Things happened in the past that none of us — regardless of skin shade — had a thing to do with.  We weren’t born yet.   We weren’t there.  We weren’t involved.  We had no ability to influence or stop what might have transpired during that horrendous time.

White society is not perfect — nor is the black community.

All law enforcement officers are not without sin — neither is any segment of society.  Improvement may need to come from the entire community by changing behavior and attitude — rather than single groups of people being asked to excuse and over-look wrongful behavior of some.  It’s a reality that needs to be dealt with and not ignored.  Some examples are glaring.

If a police department trains officers to be more “sensitive” to the community it serves and to be mindful of the plight endured or claimed to be endured, while leaving the community gang, drug and violent ridden — what good result is expected?  The crime will still be there.  The drugs will still be there.  The hate and the violence will still be there.  And, “The Man” will still be considered the common enemy to hate and distrust.

Blaming law enforcement for ticketing or arresting a large number of persons from a specific group, when that group is the majority in the community, is rather brow raising.  Who would they be in contact with most often, if not the majority of people who live in their jurisdiction?  But taking a moment to weigh this bit of deduction is not often exercised or pointed out, because it doesn’t fit into the agenda of many radical activists.  What if people came to realize that they weren’t targeted racially, but rather, confronted for “actions” that they are responsible for?  That would be bad for the radical business.

Before blaming law enforcement for enforcing the law — or claiming they are enforcing it unfairly — people in the various communities need to step back and take a good look at their neighborhood and what is taking place in it.  Are there an overwhelming number of arrests?  If there was a true and fair study by non-radical activists, might it show that the reason there are an overwhelming number of arrests is because there are an overwhelming number of crimes? 

People committing crimes should be the immediate concern of the community, rather than — without proof — crying that the officers unfairly target one group or another.  They are, after all, supposed to target those who break the law, regardless of race, gender, nationality or religion.

Using the wrongs of the past as excuse for inappropriate behavior of the present, does nothing to move towards healing or correcting the actual problems of present day.  Instead, it is an attempt by many of the radical thinkers to put up a smoke screen to keep the truth hidden and the fire burning.  What would happen, after all, if communities did take a good look at self, accept any blame due and came together to define actual problems, followed by fixing and rebuilding and moving ahead to make a better life for all the interested parties?

What would happen?  Might radical activists become useless and left in the past where most of their accusations did once exist?

It’s time to put the hands down.  It’s time to look around at the madness.  It’s time to see who is profiting from the half-truths, false accusations and rage that is being stoked.  It’s time to look at the agitators (claiming to be champions of the cause) and honestly determine if the communities are any better or safer than before, or if agitation only caused more harm and hate to grow and threaten to explode in coming days, months or years?

It’s time to put hands down.  It’s time to really listen.  It’s time to accept responsibility as well as demand accountability.  It’s time to define, plan and work together to create safe communities people are proud to call their own.  It’s time to talk.

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