A Note to Those Trying To Justify the Baltimore Riots

“Violence is like a weed – it does not die even in the greatest drought.” – Simon Wiesenthal Unmitigated rage has been loosed from its cage once again—but this time in Baltimore. Stores have been looted and set on fire, police officers have been brutally injured, and the Governor has declared a state of emergency. It’s obvious to me that this savage behavior is deplorable, and one would think that this view would be the consensus among all who’ve seen what’s occurring in Baltimore. However, Read more […]

Time Article Justifies Ferguson Riots; Compares Them to Tea Party

When I have been asked during these last weeks who caused the riots and the killing in L.A., my answer has been direct and simple: Who is to blame for the riots? The rioters are to blame. Who is to blame for the killings? The killers are to blame.” – Dan Quayle Now comes the requisite article about riots. What is the purpose of a riot, and why are they started? A riot breaks out when a long, or intensely simmering tension reaches a boiling point, and can no longer be contained. It is a coiled spring Read more […]

Ferguson Mayor: Many Looters were Out-of-Towners

The riots that have taken place in Ferguson, Missouri were allegedly the result of a cop shooting and killing an unarmed black teen. Though it certainly wouldn’t surprise me to find out that the incident was yet another case of a cop abusing his authority, we don’t know all the details of what happened and should consider both sides. Oftentimes, we find that the truth is somewhere in the middle. Regardless of whether or not this was another case of “cops gone wild,” there is no legitimate Read more […]

The French Are Revolting Against “Gay Marriage”

I can’t wait until some snooty restaurant refuses to offer French Bread on its menu, but insists on calling it “Freedom Bread,” the way populist pro-war fast-food owners started only selling “freedom fries.” The French, for all their liberalism and Leftism, are completely opposed to their government’s redefinition of marriage to include same sex relationships. In fact, the government response was violent and nasty. As the Spectator reports: “Opposition to the bill has electrified the Read more […]