JOHN FOX

Interesting that the BLM mob supported by Democrats wants to destroy the history of the greatest country that God has created on this planet. Yet the historical group that should be deconstructed is the very party that promoted slavery, supported Jim Crow laws and fought against the civil rights movement — the Democrat party. If we are going to shred our history then why should the Democrat party slink away unscathed?

This brainless move to remove Confederate statues, presidential statues, etc., in the name of BLM, founded by self-professed Marxists and based on a lie [“hands up don’t shoot”], really wants to destroy the very foundation of America and create anarchy. In my opinion the group is godless.

For any Democrats left in Winchester who can assess facts: Why is most of the mayhem in cities controlled by your mayors? If BLM is really about saving black lives, then why isn’t the staggering death toll in Chicago in June, mostly black on black murder, on the front pages of newspapers every day? Why does the federal government promote the dissolution of families especially in the black community with 70% of black children born today to single mothers? Why is the NYC murder rate up 21% and shootings up 46% in 2020, yet the Democrat mayor DeBlasio just cut the NYPD budget by $1 billion? Why does your party want to defund police all over the country? Guess where a lot of people will not want to visit with their families? Why is it okay to carry a BLM sign and then bunch up with protesters when the rest of us are told to social distance and stay at home?

How will removing historical monuments or changing street names [Jubal Early Drive] help a single black person? Will the ensuing urban anarchy help them? It won’t because you have elected a lot of godless leaders who are only interested in power and money. Do you think our real enemies, the Chinese and Russians, are happy with all the unrest and are they perhaps helping to fund it?

Where are church leaders during this chaos? If I am guilty of some type of hidden racism then how about granting me and other Americans who never owned any slaves forgiveness like Jesus Christ talked about in the Bible. And too many white liberals are so busy clapping themselves on the back because they are “woke” that they fail to look in the mirror and see the huge plank sticking out of their own eye!

The mainstream media is the true villain here, because if they reported the facts instead of their own Democrat opinions then a lot of “useful idiots” wouldn’t be hanging on statues trying to pull them down into the dustbin of hell.

And why are most Republican leaders silent on all of this?

John Fox is a resident of Winchester.

(41) comments

Spock Here

Lots of blame for the evil democrats in this piece and I've no doubt some is justified. There's blame all around. Why don't we try to come up with solutions? By blaming BLM, democrats, and marxists and ignoring white supremacist groups that are becoming bolder, white fear of blacks doing everyday things, then touting "black on black" crime (which is simply "crime",) you're not constructively addressing the issues. Indeed, by yammering about BLM and black on black crime (which is crime), you're blaming the black citizens. And round and round we go. Let's get off the blame bandwagon.

Journey2goremtns1

Great letter John,

People who are informed saw this coming. Black Lives Don't Matter if you live in Chicago, New York and most of the democratic controlled cities. Children being shot in the head riding in cars next to their mothers.

However, if a police officer shoots a black person regardless if justified or not Black Lives Matter is mobilized along with their pals ANTIFA. Racism is the battle cry as they riot, loot and destroy property. Confederate monuments and street names are easy targets giving them a lot of attention in newspapers and television.

But this cancer won't stop as recently seen. Emboldened other historical monuments have been vandalized. Their cause has been boosted by democratic mayors and governors removing confederate and other historical statues, universities removing names from buildings and now the Washington Redskins pending name change.

The local socialist are far from done in Winchester. They have plenty of targets in and around Winchester. How long before Daniel Morgan statue, George Washington Headquarters, Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters, Confederate Drive and the city flag of Winchester will be the next to fall? These radical groups are terrorist attacking America!

ralcabin

You are exactly right, if their lives mattered, they would stop killing each other. They don't want to hear the truth, just steal, vandalize & attack. How can hundreds of injured people, plus several killings, by angry mobs justify a vendetta one bad cop had against one guy, because they knew each other. Gullible people will listen to the daily brainwashing by the media. How much coverage did an innocent 8 year old black girl get in the news? They are terrorists, period. They are making America racist, using that as their excuse to destroy America. All lives matter, put a color in front of that & you are racist.

Spock Here

What should we do about the white supremacist groups, oh fearful one?

Doc Samson

You mean the ones rioting, looting, and killing little children? Oh, wait...

ralcabin

Do you mean antifa?

Spock Here

No, I mean the far right extremist groups, which you somehow never condemn. The klan and its offshoots, the boogaloo boys, you know those guys that yearn for a second civil war. They're out at these "marxcist" burnings and lootings as well, they instigate much of the violence. Yet....?

Doc Samson

Let me preface by stating: Yes, there are "white supremacists" and there might be some instigation and that is bad. I hereby condemn and do not support such groups.

"they instigate much of the violence" See, this is why we can't have nice things... or have a rational dialogue. Actual footage, that we can all see with our eyes, shows us exactly who is being violent. And the "outrage" over "black lives" only seems to occur when there are a very specific set of conditions met, while the majority of incidents (black on black) are ignored. [rolleyes] And heaven forbid anyone even suggest that any group but whites are responsible for their own actions...

I'm just thankful that there are some minority leaders who see the implicit bias/racism in the Leftist mindset. Anthony Brian Logan, YoungRippa59, and The Officer Tatum are the real deal and understand exactly what is going on...

Ali

What a screed. Maybe you can find a place on talk radio....you sound just like them. I would say Fox News, but their embittered racism, misogyny, and hack lying takes it up just a notch further in presentation. Work on it a bit.

ralcabin

You obviously don't watch CNN, or MSNBC, the epitome of racism. Screed, how enlightening you are, no real content, just insults, sigh, .....

Ali

Yes, real. You are the epitome of substance.

Doc Samson

@ralcabin - Ali only approves of racism, misogyny, etc. that have the DNC stamp of approval...

Ali

Show me some, Doc, and I'll condemn it too. Your imagination doesn't count.

Bernie Mac

Ali - The DNC's latest racist move.

https://www.foxnews.com/us/seattle-chop-segregated-training-session-white-supremacy-physical-safety

Whistle Dixie

John Fox -- Thanks for your op-ed. Most of us who think rationally can see how the the George Floyd death was used to create this latest racial uprising around America. The protesting and ensuing violence was not an organic movement, but an orchestrated series of events. This isn't about Blacks, it's about business and politics -- BIG money is being made, and big money has been funneled into the Biden Campaign from the BLM donation path.

The violence fell under the "Black Lives Matter" meme, which was initially a banner-cry but became a Marxist organization to capture unwitting individuals into working for them through Marxist tactics. We have hundreds of arrests to prove that the protestors/rioters/terrorists were a variety of professional Marxists and ignorant people.

The most violent behaviors, including murders, only took place in Democratic cities. The anarchy was pre-planned, and allowed to take place. Every uprising that turned destructive and violent took place in Democrat strongholds. Police were all ordered to stand-down. (Any wonder why police are now retiring at record pace?) The only reason that the 'occupied' spots were broken up was because some of those anarchists/terrorists turned on those city Mayors and began threatening their homes and their safety. Only an idiot couldn't see that coming, but still, the irony...

Spock Here

Talking to itself and spinning super de dooper conspiracy theories at the same time. Quite the multitaskers, this Shaw family. Too funny

ralcabin

Looking for a point in this reply also, alas, as usual, none to be found, lots of things are funny, but is it worth the space of a reply without any content?

Whistle Dixie

Ralcabin, just ignore the trolls. There are 4 or 5 who post every day. They bring no value to any letter, op-ed, or comment. They are only here to try and cause trouble. They sure do stand out, don't they? They are the perfect scripted examples of little Marxist foot soldiers. Makes a person wonder why they are even here, being so completely disgusted with American values, America, and the people who live peacefully.

Spock Here

I do believe, though I'm not certain, that those who don't fess up who they are are called "trolls." That accounts for more than 4 or 5, including moi and vous. And your faux "chest beating patriotism" is simply repugnant Shaw Dixie Fox. "They are the perfect scripted examples of little Marxist foot soldiers. Makes a person wonder why they are even here, being so completely disgusted with American values, America, and the people who live peacefully." You are a swamp dweller. Do, please, ignore me. I always feel the need for a shower after reading one of your nauseous scrum.. Toodles

Ali

Dixie, were you looking in the mirror when you wrote that? lol.

Whistle Dixie

Ralcabin, See? I proved it...the trolls jumped in, when not addressed, with unsolicited argumentative comments hoping to inflame anyone not of their collective. Same garbage, day after day, all on very trivial issues. They live to do this, to divert attention and cause chaos. Empty lives full of self-loathing...

Spock Here

''Same garbage, day after day, all on very trivial issues. They live to do this, to divert attention and cause chaos. Empty lives full of self-loathing...'' Boring stuff ShawFox. Tell us again about your vast education and personal knowledge of how Marxists are hiding in plain sight waiting to corrupt this fair city. It showed a fascinating amount of imagination as well perversion of facts.

Ali

Dixie, you prove only that you have no understanding. "Unsolicited"? If you openly comment on this site, you open yourself to any observations others wish to make. As for inflaming things, my God, look in the mirror. "Empty lives of self loathing"? People like to ascribe to others their own characteristics.

stardust

Black people are being killed by cops.

White people are being asked to tolerate some name changes and statue removals.

Which group has been wronged more?

If a gesture can be made to show societal atonement, then it should be done.

P.S. Republicans were the liberals of yesteryear, and the Democrats were the conservatives. When Dems started drawing black voters, all the good old boys bailed and went to the Republican Party, effectively switching both parties. (See link for broader explanation).

https://www.houstonchronicle.com/opinion/article/How-Democrats-and-Republicans-switched-beliefs-9226115.php

Doc Samson

1. So are white people, so are Hispanics. Is this about who is the biggest victim? [rolleyes]

2. Yes, that is all "white people" have to worry about... [rolleyes]

3. Ah, yes, it is (see #1). So, when are you packing up and gifting the Native Americans their land back because every group has been a victim at some point.

How far back are we allowed to go? [rolleyes]

4. Wrong, that article is laughable, but at this point verifiable facts don't matter, do they? You won't be swayed by anything that goes against what you "need" to believe...

Bernie Mac

stardust - There was no mass switching of parties. That is a lie! Only two southern Democrats moved to the Republican Party. BTW, your link is not available to non-subscribers.

https://freedomsjournalinstitute.org/latest-news/history/urban-legends-the-southern-strategy/

https://thehill.com/opinion/campaign/402754-the-myth-of-nixons-southern-strategy

stardust

Study it. There was a shift in party beliefs.

Thx.

https://www.salon.com/2019/07/05/how-did-the-republican-party-become-so-conservative/

Bernie Mac

As I have said, this party switching is a myth. Created by the Democrats to hide their racist history.

Bryan.the.Nuri

@Bernie Mac... so historian and political scientists are wrong that the parties switched in 1968? So how would Strom Thurmond and Barack Obama have met at the same caucus?

Spock Here

Lots of blame for the evil democrats in this piece and I've no doubt some is justified. There's blame all around. Why don't we try to come up with solutions? By blaming BLM, democrats, and marxists and ignoring white supremacist groups that are becoming bolder, white fear of blacks doing everyday things, then touting "black on black" crime (which is simply "crime",) you're not constructively addressing the issues. Indeed, by yammering about BLM and black on black crime (which is crime), you're blaming the black citizes. And round and round we go. Let's get off the blame bandwagon and just do something.

Bryan.the.Nuri

Ah yes... American exceptionalism... Great way to start off the day.

I am not aware of any other country that celebrates the losing side of a failed rebellion like the US. The Lost Cause mythology and the battle flag fetish is uniquely American...and uniquely infantile as well. If America is a country of winners, why do we celebrate the biggest loss we suffered?

Shelby Foote, the noted Civil War author, was once asked in an interview, "Why is the South still obsessed with the War?" He proceeded to tell a tale of a rough childhood, getting in a lot of fights as a kid. The only fights he remembered, he said, were the ones he lost and the ones he fought in his backyard. Good parallel, especially the childhood part. As an adult, he never dwelt upon those losses, blaming them on other and making himself out to be the hero. We should do the same.

Time to let go of the past, kids.

ralcabin

Speaking of kids, you didn't address any of the points made by Mr. Fox, just veered off topic, sharing about an author who wasn't mentioned in the comment. Why hold onto a party that arose out of the Civil war, the Democrats, a party whose roots were in the KKK. Why pick & choose which part of history you want to abolish?

Yes, before you choose to demean me for not choosing to comment with my real name, or put quotations around Mr., at least address the points of the comment, if you really have something useful to say.

Doc Samson

So, we aren't exceptional? [rolleyes]

Ali

Well, we have the highest covid death and infection numbers in the world. That's exceptional.

ralcabin

Right, no other preexisting conditions, death was caused by covid, all of them, how many are you personally aware of that passed from simply covid? I don't know of anyone. Highest infection, strange such a horrible virus you have to be tested before you even know if you have it. That's a bit strange, wouldn't you say. It will be gone after the election, the lockdowns, all of it will magically disappear.

Spock Here

And now the real ignorance: "It will disappear after the election". Well it is disappearing in the countries that follow specific guidelines. Brazil is still awful..will it disappear there after the election as well? I've no doubt if this leadership had a plan it would disappear prior to the election. "Killing off my base" is a very odd tactic.

Whistle Dixie

Ralcabin, there is no actual science to a Leftist. They believe in 57 genders, and their convoluted math creatively changes 2+2 to equal 5 because it FEELS right. ROFLMAO

Doc Samson

@ralcabin - As is the Leftist way... Once something is proven false (Steele dossier, Russia, Flynn, etc) they'll pretend it never happened (Whatever are you talking about? That's in the past!) and just move onto their next faux "outrage" topic du jour. Facts are to the Left as garlic is to a vampire, i.e. RUN AWAY!!! [lol]

Bryan.the.Nuri

@ShawFamily... Is it easier to deflect from the topic so you can project your insecurities?

Spock Here

"it will disappear after the election" is now considered "science" by the cultists. Too funny.[beam][beam][beam]

Ali

Is it just me or are these Trumpets flipping their ever living lids? Gees, what comments!

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