You will Be Lynched

The day after a horrific shooting spree by what appears to be a radicalized Muslim man and his partner in San Bernardino, California, Attorney General Loretta Lynch pledged to a Muslim advocacy and lobbying group that she would take aggressive action against anyone who used “anti-Muslim rhetoric” that “edges toward violence.”

Yeah, the violence that killed 14 people is politically correct violence so don’t you dare react negatively to it, you Islamophobe!

Speaking to the audience at the Muslim Advocates’ 10th anniversary dinner Thursday, Lynch said her “greatest fear” is the “incredibly disturbing rise of anti-Muslim rhetoric” in America and vowed to prosecute any guilty of what she deemed violence-inspiring speech.

“The fear that you have just mentioned is in fact my greatest fear as a prosecutor, as someone who is sworn to the protection of all of the American people, which is that the rhetoric will be accompanied by acts of violence,” she said.

“Now obviously this is a country that is based on free speech, but when it edges towards violence, when we see the potential for someone lifting that mantle of anti-Muslim rhetoric—or, as we saw after 9/11, violence directed at individuals who may not even be Muslims but perceived to be Muslims, and they will suffer just as much—when we see that we will take action,” said Lynch.

After touting the numbers of “investigations into acts of anti-Muslim hatred” and “bigoted actions” against Muslims launched by her DOJ, Lynch suggested the Constitution does not protect “actions predicated on violent talk” and pledged to prosecute those responsible for such actions.

“I think it’s important that as we again talk about the importance of free speech we make it clear that actions predicated on violent talk are not America,” said Lynch. “They are not who we are, they are not what we do, and they will be prosecuted.”

Assuring the pro-Muslim group that “we stand with you,” Lynch said she would use her Justice Department to protect Muslims from “violence” and discrimination.

“My message not just to the Muslim community but to all Americans is ‘We cannot give in to the fear that these backlashes are really based on,'” said Lynch.

It is painfully clear that, like her predecessor Eric Holder, Lynch is far more concerned with promoting the social justice agenda than protecting the Constitutional rights of American citizens. What exactly is speech that “edges toward violence”? What exactly are “actions predicated on violent talk”? In the end, it is whatever she decides it to mean.

UPDATE: Loretta Lynch, at a press conference yesterday, termed the San Bernardino shootings a “wonderful opportunity” to change the nature of police work:

    We’re at the point where these issues have come together really like never before in law enforcement thought and in our nation’s history and it gives us a wonderful opportunity and a wonderful moment to really make significant change. (Daily Wire)

NEVER LET A CRISIS GO TO WASTE!!

The NYDN (New York Daily News) struck again on Thursday, blaring that the NRA was enabling domestic terrorism. Never let a crisis go to waste, right? What better way to garner wall to wall media coverage than to implicate the left’s favorite punching bag. Katie has already detailed the NYDN’s attempt to lump in the NRA with terrorists. To those who make these despicable claims, your right to defend yourself is really just a masked effort to arm radical Islamists.

This kind of reaction is standard procedure now. President Obama’s response to the Paris terrorist attacks was to point his finger across the political aisle and declare that Republicans, his fellow citizens, were actually helping ISIS recruit more fighters. No change in strategy. No call to unite the country. And while the American people strongly reject his refugee plan, the President directs his party and his liberal allies in the media to ignore the real enemy of the American people. Our President took the moment to accuse fellow law-abiding citizens of aiding the murderous caliphate that has prospered under his leadership, or lack thereof.

Oh, and don’t even think about mentioning the radical Islamist ideology that just fueled a terrorist attack on our soil. That would be Islamophobic

Disagree with the left, and you’re picking the side of the terrorists. This is really what they’re boiling it down to. But if that’s all they’ve got, at least they’re consistent.

THEIR AGENDA UBER ALLES!

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San Bernadino

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Nuff said.

It’s all our Political Opponents fault!

They are Evil!

It’s the Guns Fault. If people just didn’t have guns this wouldn’t happen!

That about sums up the Democrats and Liberals response to 2 Arabs shooting up a Social Center.

Authorities identified one of the suspects as Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, an environmental health specialist at the San Bernardino County Health Department.  Late Wednesday night, police identified the second suspect as Tashfeen Malik, 27.

Both we killed in a Police shoot out.

I suppose that was the Police’s fault. They were being Islamophobic. 🙂

It must be “workplace violence”. (which it could be…)

The Los Angeles Times reported that Farook attended a San Bernardino County Department of Health holiday event at the Inland Regional Center, and that he got into a fight with someone before returning with two accomplices to shoot up the place.

He Was An American Citizen. The media were quick to point this out, though they did not state whether he was born in the United States or naturalized here. He graduated in 2003 from La Sierra High School and studied finance at California State University Fullerton until 2013.

He Was A Religious Muslim. According to his father, he was “very religious. He would go to work, come back, go to pray, come back. He’s Muslim.” A neighbor said, “He was quiet but always polite. Maybe two years ago he became more religious. He grew a beard and started to wear religious clothing. The long shirt that’s like a dress and the cap on his head.”

Farook Worked For The Government. He was a business taxes representative for the California State Board of Equalization. His father told The New York Daily News that his son “inspected restaurants and hotels for health violations, and was married with a child,” according to The Washington Times.

Early on they even tried to float that there was a Planned Parenthood 2 blocks away so this was another attack on THEM.

Christine Nangle, a writer for Inside Amy Schumer, blamed pro-lifers:

As news of the deadly shooting unfolded in California, MSNBC riled many by reporting the status of the local Planned Parenthood clinic.

Hyper-partisanship is disgusting.

Less than an hour into the breaking news of the shooting, Markos Moulitsas, founder of Daily Kos and co-founder of Vox, blamed the GOP for “shooting up America.”

M.S. Bellows, Jr., a contributor to The Guardian, Alternet and Huffington Post advocated violence against NRA members, comparing them to Nazis:

He went on to blame the NRA for “stoking the conditions for mass shootings”:

NEVER LET A CRISIS GO TO WASTE.

After all, it’s the Guns fault. Anyone opposed to Absolute 100% Gun Control is a crazy loon waiting to go off and it’s my political/idedological opponents fault!

What about Illegal Aliens, terrorists, and “refugees” let in by Liberals??

RACIST!  ISLAMOPHOBIA!!

🙂

UPDATE 9:20 PM PT: A neighbor of Farook’s now apparently says that she didn’t report his suspicious activity so as not to be accused of racial profiling.

‘Nuff Said…

Igor Volsky of ThinkProgress was so enamored of prayer shaming that he devoted his day to calling out politicians who offered thoughts and prayers rather than “actual gun reform,” whatever that entails.

My thoughts and prayers are with lawmakers actually passing gun reform in my lifetime.

— igorvolsky (@igorvolsky) December 2, 2015

Sending my heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the people of #SanBernardino

— Jackie Walorski (@RepWalorski) December 2, 2015

Your “thoughts & prayers” won’t cut it, Congresswoman. Vote for sensible gun reforms to stop this madness https://t.co/IVgdOTxckN

— igorvolsky (@igorvolsky) December 2, 2015

Praying for those impacted by today’s shootings in #SanBernadino.

— Patrick McHenry (@PatrickMcHenry) December 2, 2015

We’ve seen 352 mass shootings so far this year, but you just keep on praying and doing nothing else. https://t.co/EEUOAFKTYu

— igorvolsky (@igorvolsky) December 2, 2015

I agree with my friend and AZ colleague @RepKirkpatrick that now is a time for healing. #SanBernardino

— Rep. Paul Gosar, DDS (@RepGosar) December 2, 2015

Please let me know exact date for when you think it’s time to talk about gun reforms. https://t.co/oHWnnk0XyG

— igorvolsky (@igorvolsky) December 2, 2015

Very disturbed by the reports out of #SanBernadino. Praying for the victims, their families, and local law enforcement.

— Rep. Bradley Byrne (@RepByrne) December 2, 2015

Yet your campaign website calls for “consequences” for mass killers, “not unconstitutional gun control” https://t.co/MQDffa7rhN

— igorvolsky (@igorvolsky) December 3, 2015

My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of the #SanBernadino attacks and their loved ones.

— U.S. Rep. Billy Long (@USRepLong) December 2, 2015

Got $3,000 from NRA in 2014 election, so all he can do is send “thoughts and prayers” — nothing actually useful https://t.co/wt5hZznTKQ

— igorvolsky (@igorvolsky) December 3, 2015

Praying for the victims and all those affected by today’s senseless violence in San Bernardino.

— John Shimkus (@RepShimkus) December 2, 2015

Got $2,000 from NRA during the 2014 election cycle to address “senseless violence” using prayer https://t.co/Kxh384mATD

— igorvolsky (@igorvolsky) December 3, 2015

The tragedy in California today is heartbreaking. My thoughts and prayers are with the #SanBernardino community during this difficult time.

— Senator Deb Fischer (@SenatorFischer) December 2, 2015

Got $1,651 from NRA during the 2012 election cycle. Unlikely to address gun problem beyond “heartbreaking” tweet https://t.co/uhfsiBmegm

— igorvolsky (@igorvolsky) December 3, 2015

That’s only a fraction of Volsky’s effort today, but you get the idea. It’s too bad that much work was based on the mistaken assumption that prayer precludes action. It also ignores President Obama’s message to today’s victims and his failure to convince the American public to buy into his ever-nebulous “actual gun reform.”

“Our hearts go out to the victims and the families,” says @POTUS on San Bernardino shooting https://t.co/ghl6M4iKT4 pic.twitter.com/YRzrMmkcCr

— CBS News (@CBSNews) December 2, 2015

.@POTUS calls for gun reforms in wake of #SanBernardino shooting https://t.co/ohKXHsXvf1 pic.twitter.com/5iZiciWolI

— CNN (@CNN) December 2, 2015

Sean Davis was good enough to point out how Democrats used to offer their own thoughts and prayers, until the shame became too much, apparently. Hillary Clinton will fight for gun control but do nothing to deter terrorism, if this “prayer shaming” theory means anything.

I refuse to accept this as normal. We must take action to stop gun violence now. -H https://t.co/SkKglwQycb

— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) December 2, 2015

Now, or 2017?

The reports from Paris are harrowing. Praying for the city and families of the victims. -H

— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) November 13, 2015

NEVER LET A CRISIS GO TO WASTE, even if you helped create it.

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