Before all the Leftist, Liberal Democrats and the Never Trump Crowd tries to slam me saying that it is all Donald Trump, let’s take a trip down memory lane. We will also, address some of the more recent comments by Democrats that are racist and full of vitriolic hatred. But, alas, those groups will still deny any blame and continue pointing the finger or giving the finger to Donald Trump. Blindness is one thing, but willing blindness is a denial of the worst kind and is possibly the greatest divider of modern times. That being said, there is plenty of guilt by all sides to last ten lifetimes.
In July 2016, BEFORE the 2016 Elections then President Barack Obama said on MSNBC, “If Republicans bring a knife to the fight, Democrats should bring a gun.” Please, do not try to suggest that is benign and not incendiary. In 2008 President Barack Obama challenged and urged his supporters to increase their attack on John McCain said, “I need you to go out and talk to your friends and talk to your neighbors. I want you to talk to them whether they are independent or whether they are Republican. I want you to argue with them and get in their face.” Benign? Hardly, everyone from Kindergarten onward understands that getting in someone’s face is caustic and hostile. He was urging hostility. But that was Trump’s fault, right? Trump wasn’t in the political mix at that time. So, who is dividing America?
How about in 2009 when Attorney General Eric Holder was speaking during Black History Month that America is “essentially a nation of cowards.” He said, “Though this nation has proudly thought of itself as an ethnic melting pot, in things racial we have always been and continue to be, in too many ways, essentially a nation of cowards.” That was fanning the flames of hate and stirring up racial biases. It was uncalled for and unnecessary, but he was excused because he was a black man. Reverend Jeremiah Wright, Barack Obama’s pastor preached hate, racism, anti-Semitism for decades with the Obama family in the pews but Obama said nothing. Silence, in that case, seems more to express agreement than objection. If he disagreed, that was real cowardice. So, who is dividing America?
Eric Holder, in October this year, declared that while Michelle Obama said, “When they go low, we go high.” Holder said, “No. No. When they go low, we kick them.” He later tried to walk it back a bit, but the message was as clear as Obama’s ‘get in their faces’ and ‘bring a gun to the fight’ comments. Hillary Clinton recently said, “You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for.” Hillary, would that not insist on incivility from both sides? She went on to say, that when the Democrats win back the House and Senate that’s when civility could begin. I can only interpret that to mean she endorses violence and incivility until she gets her way. So, who is dividing America?
We have had a myriad of Hollywood celebrities calling for violence to the President and his family including rape, sodomy, and murder. Recently Don Lemon of CNN said, “We have to stop demonizing people and realize that the biggest terror threat in this country is white men, most of them radicalized to the right, and we have to start doing something about them.” Mr. Lemon, you said we must stop demonizing people and then your demonized an entire group of people, namely WHITE MEN. What exactly did you have in mind with your remark of ‘dealing with them?’ You want a travel ban on White Guys. So, who is dividing America?
Most of the things President Trump has said has come in a pushback from something said first by the Left. Do I justify incendiary comments by anyone? NO! I don’t justify them from either side. I am becoming increasingly concerned about the safety of my wife, daughters, and grandchildren over the intense hate that is being stirred up. The Black Lives Matter, New Black Panthers, and other hate groups have called for “open season” on whites. That is so volatile it cannot be overlooked. To blame Donald Trump over the anger of the Liberal Leftist Democrats in losing an election is not being intellectually honest. It is engaging in willing blindness that exacerbates the problem.
The Main Stream Media Outlets including some commentators on Fox News like Shepard Smith, Juan Williams, and even Chris Wallace, at times, continually hammer the President. They ignore the violent outbursts, the riots, the hateful language of the various activist groups and rip him for his responses. People like Louis Farrakhan, Maxine Waters, Al Sharpton, Keith Ellison, Cory Booker, and others continue to issue statements, allegations, and assertions that can only be interpreted as condoning violence. If you justify, a bully or a terrorist, you embolden them.
The rhetoric of today has become so volatile that we are teetering on the brink of a full-scale civil war with blood in the streets. I cannot fathom any Freedom Loving American desiring that. The end would be so catastrophic we might not survive as a nation. Our enemies are loving the caustic atmosphere. The Democrats claimed civility would return if they won and now they have won the House. So let’s see if they are civil and truly seek to work on bipartisan measures. I suspect we already know the answer. I suspect that for the next two years, we can expect an escalation of the unrest and barring a genuine move of God bringing a spiritual revival we are in deep trouble as a nation.
Who is divining America? There is enough blame to go around and we should all do some deep introspection and evaluation of how much our own personal bias and animus toward people and political parties are affecting our interactions. Can we heal? Of course. Will we heal? That remains to be seen. We will not heal, with the Liberal Leftist Agenda in place and we may not with the Conservative and Constitutionalist policies. I know the damage done by the Socialist Leftist agenda and the benefit of the Conservative and Constitutional approach. I also know that those on the Left have tasted blood and now believe that violence will achieve their end, so look out, here it comes!
I pray that America can somehow come to grips with our differences and return to God and He will return to us. If and when the pot boils over both sides will have blood on their hands and that is something I strongly urge we never allow to happen.
God bless you and God bless America!