In my town of Vallejo, California, a city worker was attacked the other day by dozens of what appeared to be a pack of high school-aged punks and beaten to within an inch of his life.
Naturally, the episode was captured on video.
The more than 200 comments that so far have piled up on our local newspaper’s Web site are interesting and telling, I think.
Most of them clearly express a frustration with the out-of-control youth, and seek to identify the root of the problem, often by blaming any and everyone but the nasty, violent beasts themselves.
Some suggested the episode was the fault of the worker, who stopped the backhoe he’d been driving to confront the teenagers who’d been pelting him with rocks before he was descended upon by what authorities estimate were some 40 hoodlums who appeared seemingly out of nowhere.
Unfortunately, there is some merit to that argument, but only to the extent that the worker failed to understand the danger he would be in if he got out of his vehicle, in the same way that someone would be partially at fault if he accidentally stepped on a rattlesnake and was bitten.
But, the fact that there are dangerous, violent punks willing to succumb to the frenzy of a mob mentality and break the bones and teeth of a complete stranger, doesn’t make it acceptable.
That man should have suffered no more than angry stares and possibly a rude remark when he told those punks to stop pelting him with stones. I’m pretty sure that’s the worst that would have happened if this incident had occurred when I was a kid.
Then, again, I can’t imagine even the worst kids in my high school throwing rocks at an adult city worker, or not fleeing the scene in a panic born of the knowledge of certain consequences at home, if the man stopped and confronted them.
Something has clearly gone terribly wrong in our society.
And some of what’s wrong can be found in some of the comments on the paper’s comment board.
Some of the unfortunately anonymous commenters suggest the problem stems from a lack of guidance at home, and that one answer might be to hold the parents or guardians financially and otherwise responsible for their wards’ actions. Others suggest the explanation is racial in nature – that a percentage of African-Americans (of which this vicious pack seemed to be entirely comprised) are struggling to civilize themselves. They’re saying that on top of this, a new attitude has pervaded the national culture which reacts swiftly and angrily to hate crimes against minority members (with the possible exception of anti-Jewish crime) but fails to recognize racially motivated attacks against whites as hate crimes.
But far and away the most goose bump-producing blog entry was made by someone calling itself PearlGirl. I pasted it in its original, nearly illiterate form below.
Get Real - the time for coded speech is over. You are right about Nee groes being used as the Iron Fist. The Bolshies/Stalinist/Commies - it comes down to 3 letters:
They’ve gotten booted out of 109 countries, over a period of 2000 - because of what they’ve DONE.
What happened to the USA? The JOO happened to the USA.
Destroyers. Subverters. Murderers. Spawn of the Devil (John 8:44))
Blacks and Browns are the symptoms. JOOS are the DISEASE.
And to ANY “White LUNATICS, that begin decrying “racism” - you are INSANE, and EVIL. YOU will get your JUST desserts, from the hands of the violent, savage Black beasts you coddle.”
So, for anyone out there laboring under the misconception — and I know you’re out there, I’ve heard from you myself – that anti-Semitism of this base and irrational nature no longer exists in the United States, think again.
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