Tag Archives: Defund the Police

What do Nordstrom’s, Louis Vuitton, and Burberry have in Common?

By J Robert Smith

  • Nov. 22, 2021
  • 2-min read

How’s that defunding and hogtying police working out, Democrats? Ask residents in the California Bay Area and Chicago for feedback. Over the weekend, there were a spate of brazen store robberies (more like gang lootings) in the City by the Bay and the Windy City, among other blue state communities.

From the Real Deal, November 22:

Brazen thieves targeted stores in four Bay Area cities, including a Walnut Creek Nordstrom’s, in a three-day spree that forced officials to restrict access to San Francisco’s Union Square.

Crowds looted and vandalized Union Square, San Francisco’s retail center, on Friday night, burglarizing Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Maxford’s Jewelry, and other high-end brands, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. They also hit cannabis dispensaries around the city Friday night, San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott said at a news conference on Saturday.

Better to pillage high-as-a-kite, no doubt.

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SPECIAL: After Trump’s Mt. Rushmore Speech, What’s Next?

J Robert Smith

  • July 8, 2020
  • 4 min read

“In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity”

Sun-Tzu, A Arte da Guerra, goodreads

[snip] They think the American people are weak and soft and submissive. But no, the American people are strong and proud, and they will not allow our country, and all of its values, history, and culture, to be taken from them.

President Trump, Independence Day Speech

THE TAKE

Did Donald Trump’s stirring speech at Mt. Rushmore signal the end of patriots’ Summer of Paralysis? For paralysis right-thinking Americans have suffered. Until Independence Day, the president seemed oddly subdued too.

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