Ever since the horrendous tragedy of the Newtown shootings, the amount of political exploitation of the tragedy has grown to the point that decent people are in a constant state of nausea at the grotesque circus being played out on our media. If you have not tuned out all cable news yet, this episode would be a good impetus. The worst of the worst comes from the jackass from overseas—the British Liberal Piers Morgan, who has deemed it his duty to go on a weeks-long tirade about guns in America. At this point it is obvious to most people that his continued dance on the graves of dead children has very little to do with his desire to tell Americans what to do about gun control (although he truly does wish to be King and give us an edict on it) and more about ratings or his failing “interview” show. I use this term loosely, because he does not actually do much “interviewing” on his show, as he does berate and belittle his guests into submission to his warped view of the world. Point in fact: Just watch his “interview” of the Dali Llama and cringe along with me.
Then yesterday we had the President, with a backdrop of exploitable kids, sign mostly benign and truly silly executive orders, complete with emotional asides and that ever-present and ever-widening morally superior snide grin on his face, as he flourished his pen to do…absolutely nothing. All smoke and mirrors. Nothing of substance. “Feel good” measures so the ignorant masses can say “We did something” and smack another “awareness ribbon” to their chests and then blissfully go back to their lives watching reality shows and being enlightened by Jon Stewart. You cannot have something of substance that is completely devoid of any logic, but is merely borne out from the same emotional pablum the left is so fond of feeding its followers.
Anytime the left can use melodrama to push a political agenda they will. They are pros at it. But nothing—-nothing—-that they propose to “reduce violence” will do anything to achieve that goal, because it originates in the minds of people who have no clear or realistic understanding of the nature of man. They live in make-believe. They know what is good for us, and by golly they will shove it down our throats with great force for the “betterment of mankind”. These are the same types of people who sent thousands upon thousands to their deaths in the long history of mankind for their own personal idea of Utopia.
And they are so contradictory. In one breath they will beg for the disarming of Americans, and in the next be begging for us to send arms to Syrian rebels fighting for their freedom. Not even making the connection that our own freedom is retained at the point of a gun. OUR guns. This is the reason behind the 2nd Amendment. We the people — the common folk out here in our homes—should actually be better armed than our own military, not less so. Because it is our own military who may be the ones we will fight against to stay free. All other freedoms that we have are protected by the second amendment.
Guns are not violence. Violence is in the minds of men. Violence is an evil thought carried out in action.
The left argues that Tony the Tiger makes children eat sugary cereal. That Ronald McDonald makes children crave fast food. That Joe the Camel makes children want to smoke cigarettes. But the bombardment of their brains by violent imagery through movies, television and video games has no effect.
Everyday we see pharmaceutical drugs advertised and aggrandized on television as the solution to everything from depression to erectile dysfunction, (with the mind-numbing droll of the announcer in the background reciting the long list of alarming side effects). And then we medicate our children with these drugs for any and every “flavor of the month” psychiatric disorder that is being pushed by the media.
If you really want to understand the prevalence of violence in our society then let’s finally do some long term studies of the effects of psychotropic drugs and violence in the media.