Saturday, September 26, 2020

The Promised Land calling**

Amy Alkon

“An hour and a half after I’d called 911, officers arrived. And it was then—noon, on Thursday, August 20th that I had an upsetting revelation: We citizens can no longer rely on the police to show up. And then the thought hit me: I need to get a gun.

“You’ve got to love the irony. It’s the Democrats who push for gun control, yet it’s the Democrats in power in my city who are leaving me with no choice but to arm myself.

“As I told the cops who came out to try to help us, this will end in violence. The mayor and council members have security details protecting them and their homes. But absent an empowered police force, the rest of us have only hoses, fists, and—in some cases—guns.”

Link at maggiesfarm.

** Chuck Berry's 1964 song, when California was considered truly the Golden State, before Democratic politicians and voters went all bat-shit crazy.

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