Thousands of police officers gathered in Queens, New York, to pay their respects to one of the two NYPD officers murdered in the city last week.
Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were executed by a black Muslim thug in Brooklyn, New York, in retaliation for the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
During the funeral, hundreds of police turned their backs on NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio as he spoke. Why? Because those officers know de Blasio has blood on his hands.
But de Blasio will never accept blame for his role in the killings. Nor will other race arsonists such as the “Dishonorable” Louis Farrakhan, Al Sharpton and Barack Obama.
Nor will the media hold them to account – quite the opposite. They will continue to run cover for these thugs, since they play for the same team.
And, unfortunately, the people themselves have short memories. Over time, we tend to allow the media’s warped message to become reality.
Yet we must never forget who’s to blame for creating the violent atmosphere that brought on the murder of two of NYPD’s finest, and other police officers.
Here are just a few of the comments and actions that have contributed to encouraging anti-police sentiment:
After the March 23, 2012, shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Barack Obama infamously declares: “If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon.” Obama’s remarks reinforce the lie being advanced by Sharpton that the shooting was racially motivated. Obama and Sharpton’s inflammatory words embolden the New Black Panther Party to place a bounty on Zimmerman’s life.
July 17, 2014: Eric Garner, 43, resists arrest and dies after being placed in a chokehold. Garner’s death results in protests across New York, led by Sharpton.
After the Aug. 9 shooting death of 18-year-old thug Michael Brown by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, blacks riot. Sharpton inflames the situation by accusing the police of foul play.
Obama calls Brown’s death “heartbreaking” and announces that the Department of Justice will investigate. Obama also draws moral equivalency between the looters and police.
Aug. 25: Despite evidence showing that Michael Brown robbed a convenience store and attacked a cop, Obama sends three White House officials to Brown’s funeral.
Nov. 24: A grand jury in Ferguson decides not to indict Officer Wilson. Michael Brown’s stepfather yells for the assembled black mob outside the Ferguson Police Department to “Burn this b—h down!”
Al Sharpton accuses the prosecutor and grand-jury system of being racist and corrupt. The Obama Justice Department says it will continue its investigations as to whether Officer Wilson violated federal civil-rights laws. The news of the grand-jury decision and the inflammatory remarks by Brown’s stepfather and irresponsible “leaders” sparks more riots nationwide.
Nov. 29: At a black college in Baltimore, Louis Farrakhan threatens that if the demands of protesters aren’t met, “We’ll tear this god–n country apart!” He also said: “We (sic) going to die anyway. Let’s die for something.”
Dec. 3: The Staten Island grand jury declines to indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in Eric Garner’s death.
Mayor de Blasio holds a press conference, saying: “We are dealing with centuries of racism that have brought us to this day.” He says that he and his wife had to train their biracial son “in how to take special care in any encounter he has with the police.”
Obama also weighs in, saying that law enforcement has a history of treating minorities unfairly.
Dec. 13: Sharpton leads marches in NYC, where some protestors chant: “What do we want? Dead cops. When do we want it? Now!” Two NYPD officers are assaulted.
Dec. 20: Ismaaiyl Brinsley executes NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and his partner, Wenjian Liu, in a revenge killing for the deaths of Garner and Brown, before killing himself.
Before killing the officers, Brinsley posts on Instagram: “They Take 1 Of Ours … Let’s Take 2 of Theirs.”
According to police, Brinsley had shot his girlfriend in Baltimore (the same city where Farrakhan made his incendiary remarks) before arriving in NYC.
After encouraging the violent atmosphere that ultimately led to the assassination of two NYPD officers – the same vulture “leaders” are now pretending to be doves.
Obama is saying that race relations are better now than when he took office six years ago. Yet a recent Bloomberg Politics survey found 53 percent of Americans feel interactions between whites and blacks have deteriorated.
De Blasio had the nerve to speak at Officer Ramos’ funeral, pretending to be a friend of law enforcement.
Sharpton claims to be working with Cardinal Timothy Dolan on racial reconciliation. Yet he accepts no responsibility for the officer slayings, or decades of racial agitation and corruption.
Though clearly the killer, Brinsley, bore ultimate responsibility for the officers’ murders, we must never forget who is responsible for creating the climate that has eroded authority and encouraged violence toward police. They must be discredited forever.
And we certainly should not be turning to the very people who created the problem for solutions. We must not allow those who are destroying our country to succeed.
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