REFLECTING ON THE EVENTS IN CHARLOTTESVILLE

Sparta Report | 8/13/2017 | Staff
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For those of you living in caves, there were a few incidents in the city of Charlottesville yesterday:

Chaos and violence turned to tragedy Saturday as hundreds of white nationalists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members — planning to stage what they described as their largest rally in decades to “take America back” — clashed with counterprotesters in the streets and a car plowed into crowds, leaving one person dead and 19 others injured.

Hours - State - Police - Officers - Helicopter

Hours later, two state police officers died when their helicopter crashed at the outskirts of town. Officials would not confirm their identities nor whether the crash was related to Saturday’s protests.

Angela Taylor, a spokeswoman for the University of Virginia Medical Center, said 19 others were brought to the hospital in the early afternoon after the car barreled through the pedestrian mall. Five were in critical condition as of Saturday evening. Another 14 people were hurt in street brawls, city officials said.

Charlottesville - Result - Years - Government - Populace

Charlottesville is the result of years of hostile policymaking from a government that is disconnected from the populace and is out of control. Warning signals have been flashing for years that a huge portion of the country is unhappy with the direction our leaders in Washington have been taking us. It started in 2005-2006 with the pushback to the Bush amnesty, and escalated into things like the Palin phenomenon, then the Tea Party rebellion, and finally Trump.

As this has happened, our ruling class has not accepted the feedback from the electoral defeats they’ve suffered and adjusted their policymaking as a result. Instead, they’ve begun debating the right of the voter to deliver feedback to them at all, and winking and nodding at attacks on voters who don’t follow the party line. In particular, the Obama administration did much to encourage violent black separatist movements like Black Lives Matter,...
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