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Do Black Lives Matter or does only the narrative matter?

Obama spokesman Josh Earnest revealed a deeper truth when he said of US engagement with ISIS that we are “in a narrative fight.” How true. In all matters, the Left shapes a narrative untethered from reality — and then forced American law and culture to conform to this narrative. Nowhere is this more apparent than with Black Lives Matter.

The Leftist Narrative Does Not Care About Black Lives

If Black Lives Matter, the protesters would be in Obama’s Chicago every single day, standing as a human bulwark protecting innocent people from the killers among them.

If Black Lives Matter, the protesters would spread out to failing schools and (a) help maintain order so that children can learn and (b) impress upon the children that knowledge is the key to freedom and personal financial stability.

If Black Lives Matter, the protesters would be agitating for right-to-carry laws in majority black communities so that law-abiding citizens can readily defend themselves against men who ignore the gun control laws controlling America’s most dangerous communities.

If Black Lives Matter, the protesters would be working as hard as possible to shut down all of the Planned Parenthood facilities situated (as Margaret Sanger once dreamed) in primarily black communities that often abort more black babies than are born.

If Black Lives Matter, we would accord American blacks the dignity of expecting them to conform to the life plan that sees so many white people achieving economic stability: get educated, get married, get a job, have children, and make sure daddy sticks around. Instead, the professional Left contends that it’s racist to preach this colorblind conduct to an American cohort that, in the early 1960s was ascending the economic ladder based on this behavior until Johnson’s Great Society chased fathers out of the home in favor of welfare checks from Uncle Sam.

If Black Lives Matter, the infamous “talk” that black parents have with their children wouldn’t tell them that whites are out to get them but would, instead, tell them (a) in any interaction with police, follow their orders and save your fight with them, if you have one, for later when you won’t get shot and (b) reinstate the black middle-class pattern predating the Great Society: education, marriage, children…. Parents would teach their children to become masters of their destiny, not flotsam and jetsam drifting through increasingly perilous waters to an inevitable violent death.

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The Mental Malfunction of Leftism

Oh those Leftists, they love words like solidarity. They love to throw their full support behind movements and causes for “justice” and “equality. They love, in short to dive headlong into hashtags, and causes without knowing any facts whatsoever. The Left does not value truth, facts are generally inconvenient to them so they are dismissed. Even when a cause is discredited or a narrative totally destroyed, they hold on to their talking pints like a stubborn child. 

Take, for example, the causes of the moment in America Police shooting Black men. Rather than taking these shootings case by case, and evaluating evidence as it comes to light, Leftists react immediately, and cling to their talking points. Talking points usually crafted by propagandists and opportunists to cash in personally. For example, take the shooting of Erick Scott in Charlotte North Carolina. No one can say for certain what happened, no one can say the shooting was justified or not justified. An investigation must be done. Witnesses must be interviewed, video evidence must be examined, and forensic evidence must be weighed. After the investigation is complete then, and only then will we all know for certain. But, that is not what the Left does. They immediately launch into protest/outrage/social justice mode. They know everything they need to know. A Black man was shot by police in America so it must be police brutality, cold blooded murder, and of course, RAAAACISM! 

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