All lives matter. That saying this is in any way controversial is a testament to just how far weve fallen as a nation. But we didnt fall, per se; we were pushed.
By Derek Hunter for Townhall:
Money is the greatest motivator humans have, and progressives have monetized misery. And they’re pumping a lot of money into it to grow the business.
The so-called “Black Lives Matter” movement has been co-opted by white progressives to drive a wedge between Americans for the benefit of the Democratic Party. The media is all too happy to play along.
If BLM and the media actually cared about lives – black or otherwise – they would put an end to the lie that “police have declared open season on young black men.” Oh, it’s open season all right, but all the “hunting” licenses have been snatched up by other young black men.
Young men of whatever color are the most deadly force against other young men of their same skin tone, but no other race comes close to the murder rate of young black men against other young black men. But those lives don’t seem to matter.
Neither do the lives of innocent children caught in the crossfire.
When one drug dealer shoots another, it is sad in the fact that it got to that point, that a human being could become so perverted by money or what they view as respect they’d murder another. But it’s not a surprise.
What is a surprise, and mostly ignored by BLM and the media, is children whose lives also don’t seem to matter. Jamyla Bolden, 9, was doing homework on her bed when she was hit by a stray bullet and killed last month. People protested (some), the media covered it (for a bit), an arrest was made and everyone moved on.
Heard of McKenzie Elliott? She was 3 years old and playing on her porch in Baltimore last August when she was hit by a stray in a drive-by shooting. There was a protest that week, and the mayor and police commissioner vowed to bring her killer to justice. A year later no one has been charged, no one has come forward, and very few people even remember.
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