Bombing

A Trump Scare


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A violent weekend with mass stabbings in Minnesota and bombings in New York City and New Jersey prompted responses from both presidential candidates.

Hillary Clinton held a news conference at an airport and encouraged Americans to go about their lives, don’t be deterred by terrorists, don’t live in fear, and that we’re well prepared to fight terrorism at home and abroad.

Trump’s response was the equivalent of a drunk monkey throwing paint on a wall, but with a lower speaking level. He said we have to “knock the hell out of them” and possibly use profiling to stop terrorism. In the past he’s talked about profiling, bringing back water boarding, mass surveillance of mosques, and not taking in refugees from troubled areas (Muslim nations).

He blamed the attacks over the weekend, and in the past, on our immigration policies, even attacks that were committed by citizens born in the United States. He blamed terrorism on Obama and Clinton and said we’re too soft in fighting ISIL.

After the suspected bomber was apprehended and wounded in a shootout with police Trump complained how the guy will receive medical attention and legal representation. Trump doesn’t support the guy’s Constitutional rights for a fair trial but he’ll support his 2nd Amendment rights to own a gun.

Hillary Clinton has actual experience as part of a government fighting terrorism. She was in on the decision to take out bin Laden. Trump yells and screams about “knocking the hell out of them,” torturing and banning Muslims, and even compared refugees to Skittles. He claims he has a secret plan to fight terrorism, which is probably like his secret plan to replace Obamacare with “something better.”

Clinton accuses Trump of giving comfort and aid to the enemy. I’m not sure that’s entirely true but I can see how his rhetoric can be used by the enemy to inspire recruits and copycats. Vladimir Putin, Kim Jong-un, the Klan, and Scott Baio all want to see Trump elected, so why not ISIL?

Trump wants accolades for saying the attacks were bombings before the authorities announced it. In the past he said he received congratulations for predicting terrorists attacks. What sort of sick morbid people does Trump hang out with? His sons?

One candidate is meeting with world leaders this week at the United Nations. The other is making Skittles analogies.

Trump’s stupid analogy about three skittles in a bowl being poisonous does make a little sense. Out of the 17 candidates in the Republican primaries we grabbed a handful of arsenic.

I’d rather vote for the paint-throwing drunk monkey.

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Selective Vigilance


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Commentators on Foxnews say brown people should be profiled. Conservatives argue we need to throw away political correctness and say this is “Islamic” terrorism, not just terrorism. People used to say “I’m not a racist but” right before they would say something racist. Today the go to is “political correctness.”

Dammit, why can’t people just be racist and proud of it? Even David Duke denies he’s a racist.

People are very concerned about brown people killing white people. They’re very concerned about Muslims attacking Christians and Jews. Terrorists kill more Muslims than any other religious group, so who’s the war really against?

Now when a white guy bombs a federal building, an abortion clinic or an NAACP office, it’s not “Christian” terrorism. It’s “Domestic” terrorism. Hell, it may not even be terrorism. The FBI refuses to call the bombing in Colorado Springs this week “terrorism.” Where are all the conservatives who yell for Obama to identify terrorism now? I know you’re out there. I can hear you lurching.

These racists, I mean conservatives, scream that liberals need to focus on black on black crime. They have no concern for Muslim on Muslim terrorism.

Just throw away the labels. There’s only crime and there’s only terrorism.