If White America Doesn't Wake Up America May Become an Ungovernable Hellhole

Thom plus logo We're now learning that the Department of Homeland Security officials were given talking points to share with the media the defended Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old who traveled with his semiautomatic assault rifle from Illinois to Kenosha, Wisconsin to kill two people and blow the arm off a third.

Specifically, members of DHS were given written talking points that Rittenhouse "took his rifle to the scene of the rioting to help defend small business owners."

Other DHS talking points said that another right wing street-gang group had been "incorrectly" labeled as racist.

Our nation's top law-enforcement agency is now charged with providing a public defense, in the media, of a racist, fascist murderer and groups that consider him a hero.

When Tim McVeigh blew up the federal building in Oklahoma City in 1995, it was the coming-out party for today's racist, right wing movement. The Klan was so 19th century; there's a new generation of right wing killer racists in America.

Most Americans probably think the racist cheerleading is limited to Trump, but this cancer is now spreading unchecked through our federal, state and local police agencies.

Groups like the ones Trump shouted out to on Tuesday night are actively infiltrating and recruiting police and active duty military, and on numerous occasions have been seen coordinating with officers at protest sites.

Racism and the white supremacy ideology that underlies it are cultural, political, and societal suicide. They are the worst kind of poison.

They offer a simplified worldview that the problems of society are caused by "inferior" people. Messages like this get amplified when Trump tells all-white audiences, as he did earlier this week, but they have "great genes."

He doubles down when he attacks refugee communities and black legislators in America, and speaks the way he does about immigrants and African countries.

Across America, people are realizing the extraordinary danger this kind of political rhetoric represents, and the real-life damage it is doing to the American citizens it targets.

Until American leaders stand up and denounce these groups and this movement, it's just a matter of time before there are more slaughters like we saw in El Paso, and mass casualty events like we saw in Oklahoma City and Las Vegas. If white America doesn't wake up soon, this country may become an ungovernable hellhole.

Maybe that's exactly what Trump and the foreign oligarchs who own him want.


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