Skip to comments.Black Lives Matter Leaders Support Violent Riots, Biden Won’t Condemn Them
Posted on 10/01/2020 6:38:21 AM PDT by SJackson
If Biden wont condemn Black Lives Matter, he supports its riots.
Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism.
After the recent toll of mostly peaceful Black Lives Matter rioting wrecked cities and tilted the polls toward Trump, Joe Biden and even Kamala Harris began condemning violence.
Biden has said meaningless things like "we condemn the violence", and "I condemn this violence unequivocally" as if violence were an independent entity. Condemning violence, like condemning war, is either pacifism or evasion. Since Biden isnt a pacifist, hes evading.
Violence is a concept. You dont condemn a concept: you condemn its perpetrators.
The Democrats embraced Black Lives Matter, they even fundraised on behalf of the rioters and looters. Senator Kamala Harris tweeted out a link to the Minnesota Freedom Fund which bailed out rioters and looters, and Jaleel Stallings, who was accused of shooting at police officers.
According to police officers, Stallings had crouched near a car during the riots and opened fire on them. He faced two counts of attempted second-degree murder and the bail fund backed by Kamala Harris and several Biden staffers still bailed out the alleged wannabe cop-killer.
Once Biden goes into details, then his condemnation of violence actually turns out to be a condemnation of cops and conservatives. Or, as he put it, I have condemned all forms of violence police violence, lawless violence and violence perpetrated by extreme, right-wing militia groups. When he condemns violence, he really means hes condemning the police.
The closest that Biden comes to condemning the violence by Black Lives Matter, a racist domestic terrorist group which has devastated entire cities, is condemning the lawless. And he does it so vaguely as not to offend BLM and its supporters while giving the shopkeepers whose lifetime of work, his supporters burned to the ground, the false impression he stands with them.
Bidens toothless condemnations of violence are a meaningless cowardly evasion of moral responsibility. Hell even occasionally condemn looting or destroying property or burning churches without naming whos going around looting, destroying, and burning churches.
Burning churches is a bad thing. But not so bad that Biden will name the church burners. And when Biden fails to condemn Black Lives Matter, he supports its violent riots.
Even while the media falsely claims that the riots are peaceful, the hate groups co-founders, Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi, have not been asked to condemn it. On the rare occasions when theyve been asked about it, theyre deflected or dismissed the violence.
Ask BLMs co-founders about the hate groups violent riots and theyll typically reframe the question by dismissing it as a mere issue of property and claim that they value life more. Thats despite the fact that hundreds of first responders and civilians have been wounded in the riots.
Speaking at a Penn State virtual event, Cullors described rioters as "expressing righteous rage" and suggested that society needs to avoid situations where "people feel like they have to be so desperate that they disrupt peoples businesses. Not only didnt the Black Lives Matter co-founder condemn her movements violence, she justified it, while denouncing capitalism.
Cullors, who has in the past been paid $10,000 to appear at virtual college events, is represented by CAA, the top talent agency in the country which was accused of complicity in Harvey Weinsteins abuses, and whose clients include Tom Cruise and Robert De Niro.
Shes also the author of When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir, with an introduction by Angela Davis, a domestic terrorist who endorsed Biden, and an opening quote from Assata Shakur, a black nationalist cop-killer listed by the FBI as a most wanted terrorist.
That quote from the fugitive cop killer, "It is our duty to fight for our freedom" has become a BLM chant It appears in Shakurs biography just after she indirectly mentions the shootout that killed Trooper Werner Foerster and hails the guerrillas of her Black Liberation Army terrorist group.
The phrase just before the chant is, We must gain our liberation by any means necessary.
After the chant is a dedication to, among other black nationalist terrorists, Mark Essex, a racist killer who opened fire on New Years Eve in New Orleans killing, among others, a honeymooning couple. Betty Steagall was shot in the back of her head while embracing her murdered husband. Essex left a Black Liberation flag lying near the corpses of the doctor and his wife.
This is not the chant of a peaceful movement, but of a violently racist terrorist organization. And its been utilized by Democrats, including the Arizona Senate Democrat caucus.
I just dont equate the loss of life and the loss of property, Alicia Garza, another BLM co-founder, replied, when asked about the violence. We want to value our love of people over property.
Not only did Garza fail to condemn the violence, she reduced it to a question of property, while reframing the violent riots as a love of people over property. Property, like violence, is an abstraction, a way to avoid confronting what happens when people are terrorized, when the small shop theyve poured their life and dreams into goes up in flames, while BLMs founders get tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars to condemn capitalism and defend the looting.
When the National Guard was sent to Baltimore, Garza complained that the soldiers were standing between Black people and access to resources, they are protecting property.
"Ill be really honest: Im not really concerned about broken glass," Opal Tometi, the third BLM co-founder, argued. "Property can be replaced, people cannot."
Not only do all of Black Lives Matter co-founders find ways to justify the violent riots, but some local chapters, which have more control, have been more direct about supporting the violence.
After the massive outbreak of looting in Chicago, Black Lives Matter Chicago issued a press release describing looters as protesters, and claimed that the products in the stores were "hoarded" wealth. The official press release ranted that "black lives are and always will be more important than downtown corporations" and claimed that, "when protesters attack high-end retail stores that are owned by the wealthy and service the wealthy, that is not 'our' city."
Black Lives Matter Chicago organizer Ariel Atkins called the looting, reparations", claimed that, winning has come through riots, and declared, "I will support the looters."
Anything they want to take, take it, she said.
Hawk Newsome, the Greater New York Chair of BLM, refused to condemn looting and instead claimed that America is based on looting.
People just manifested it in different ways. Some people there just raised their fists and said 'I stand with the masses.' Other people were there to destroy things, Newsome had said earlier of the Minneapolis BLM riots.
Melina Abdullah, the lead organizer of Black Lives Matter in Los Angeles, whose chapter has collaborated with Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam, had its rally lead to multiple attacks on Jewish synagogues and businesses complete with antisemitic chants and graffiti.
Before the rioting began, her daughter, and the co-founder of the BLM Youth Vanguard, ranted, I know you want to tear some s___ up... if you want to set some corporations on fire, you know what? I dont care about Target burning. I dont care that capitalism burns. I dont care that white people in their f____ office buildings are upset."
Abdullah, like her hate groups co-founders, dismissed the rioting. The looting is not as violent as the police violence that is the source of the protesting. Focusing on broken windows is a deliberate decision.
Much like Kristalnacht.
The media has repeatedly mischaracterized Black Lives Matter riots as mostly peaceful as long as there is a prologue during which the racists at the rally chant slogans before the violence begins. This is a fundamental distortion of the truth. A peaceful march ends peacefully. A violent rally ends violently. A mostly peaceful march is really a violent riot.
Would you go out and meet someone if they told you it would be a mostly peaceful encounter?
A peaceful event has to be peaceful all the time. Or its violent. A mostly peaceful event is like a mostly non-toxic toothpaste, a mostly safe ladder, or a mostly solid bridge. Mostly counts when it comes to statistics, not when it comes to harm and danger. Most serial killers were mostly peaceful. They spent less than 1% of their time hunting and killing their victims.
Thats not what peaceful means. Like Bidens condemnations of violence, its an evasion.
Nobody in the media bothers to ask or discuss whether the Black Lives Matter philosophy and ideology is peaceful. Thats because theres a large body of evidence that shows it isnt. Instead the media nods along as BLM leaders pull the same tired old trick of reframing their movements violence as an affirmation of the value of black lives and reduce their victims to property.
Black Lives Matter violence springs directly from the violent ideology of black nationalism. The movements leaders make no secret of drawing their inspiration from domestic terrorists like Assata Shakur and Angela Davis. Democrats and their media choose to ignore these facts.
After the poll numbers turned against both Black Lives Matter violence and the movement, Joe Biden began condemning the violence, as if it exists apart from its perpetrators, without condemning the violent movement whose rioters were carrying out the violence.
Anyone can condemn an abstract evil. The challenge is condemning the perpetrators.
Joe Biden refuses to condemn Black Lives Matter. He cant. Theyre part of his base. While Americans are increasingly turning against the racist hate group, Democrats still back it. After months of rioting, support for Black Lives Matter has dropped 12% among Americans, but only 4% among Democrats, 92% of whom still support the violent black nationalist movement.
And so Joes trying to have it both ways. Hes condemning the violence while allying with the violent. He wont disavow BLM or his endorsement from Angela Davis, while claiming to oppose violence. Hes refusing to condemn the perpetrators, while condemning the outcome.
Thats as worthless as his career and his candidacy.
If you support the violent, you support the violence. If your campaign and your veep help fund bail for a group bailing out rioters and an attempted cop-killer, you cant claim, as Biden does, to oppose violence across the board. Until Biden publicly breaks with the Black Lives Matter movement and condemns its violence by name, hes complicit in every burned store, every wounded cop, every terrorized child, every lost job, and every broken American city.
biden will not condemn antifa, blm, chicoms, muzzies because they are contributing to this campaign, and in return he will allow them to take whatever they want from this country.
I felt like punching my TV when that absolute assbag Chris Wallace asked Trump to condemn White supremacy and the mentioned Proud boys who are NOT a white supremacy group, it says right on their website they are anti-racist. Meanwhile Wallace lets Biden slide with saying Antifa doesnt exist
WHY are the moderators always leftists?? How about Mark Levin moderating the next debate instead of that putz who worked for Biden and that woman from NBC?
I guess antifa and BLM are white supremacist groups. To the color blind.
Jomentia? C’mon man. HIS PUPPETMASTERS told him it was only an “idea”, right JoeJoe? Untangle JoeJoe’s strings. Free the JoeJoe. Help is coming JoeJoe.
November 3, 2020
Can he make it?
Read Joe Biden’s position papers. His white papers. He HAS NOT had an original thought in...well at least 47 years.
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Does the phrase, “Silence equals violence” apply to Joe Biden?
If Trump wont condemn Black Lives Matter, he supports its riots.
Not burning down black communities with BLM is white supremacy.
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