By Kurt Schlichter
The shameful video of Uvalde cops cowering in the hallway while some freakish mutant murdered little kids brings to mind an important point. It's not a point about the cowardice of badly-led police officers – that point has been made. It's not the hygiene focus of the guy who paused just standing there to splurt a dollop of hand sanitizer into his paw. It's not even about the fact that we normal citizens cannot rely on the forces of the government to protect us.
It is the fact that the members of our garbage ruling elite cannot rely on the forces of the government to protect them.
We have seen the systematic weaponization of law enforcement against normal people under the Biden dorktatorship. The FBI has become the personal Stasi of the Democrats, seizing elderly men with SWAT teams, while the DOJ has been selectively prosecuting conservatives, or those believed to be conservative-aligned, but giving a pass to those terrorists, rioters, and scumbags aligned with the trash donkey political party. Even local law enforcement is getting into the act in some places – a heroic bodega worker stabbed a multi-felon convict to death before the criminal could beat him to death in New York. Now he's facing a murder charge, though the stiff should have still been in jail.
This is all fine and good for the lib fascists living off the dwindling residual respect for the institutions of law enforcement present in the normal population. That respect is gone for us conservatives – we are woke to the fact that its justice is not blind but is, in fact, looking to persecute us for its progressive masters. But normal people are slowly coming around to see that. The FBI is not Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., chasing bank robbers, mob bosses, and commies but, rather, that satanic-looking Peter Strzok weirdo trying to frame the enemies of Hillary.
As my just released non-fiction book "We'll Be Back: The Fall and Rise of America" points out, a crucial nutrient for the growth of social/political conflict is the corruption of the justice system. A two-track system cannot endure; justice cannot be just for them. If people are not getting their end of the social contract, they will rightfully treat it as breached. And then things will get ugly.
It is beyond dispute that the left has moved from leveraging private power (via their corporate allies) to control us to using armed thugs to do it. Right now, they do it behind the veneer of the justice system, but as we have seen, that play has a SELL BY date. So what happens next? History provides a clear answer for that question – more and more armed force is used against opponents, with less and less attention paid to maintaining the pretense of a fair and neutral judicial system. From Stalin through Hitler through Mao through Castro, socialists always – always – end up sending men with guns to suppress the uppity. Don't think Biden or his heirs won't if that's the price of keeping power. They are already setting the stage – you are not a mere opponent if you liked Trump. Why, you are a treasonous insurrectionist traitor! They hate you, and they don't hide it.
In other words, unless we retake power in the next couple of elections and defund, disestablish, and demolish the rotten aspects of the law enforcement system, eventually out will come the stormtroopers. The left is not going to keep political power with its agenda of $10 gas, overseas humiliation, and castrating little boys to conform to the gender delusions of their Chardonnay-addled Munchausen mommies.
But the underlying premise is that the ruling caste can generate enough thugs to actually pull it off.
Who would do their dirty work, and when it comes to it, would they be any more proactive in facing millions of armed patriots than the Uvalde cowards were facing one mutant in a schoolhouse?
A few of the potential thugs are active leftists who support the ruling caste. Most of the true believers are senior cops or generals and admirals, ones who were appointed to their jobs by the left because of political reliability. They would happily round up the kulaks.
Now, we know there is also a contingent of law enforcement and the military that gets off on the exercise of power. They became cops or soldiers because they like to push people around. They can be counted on to support whoever lets them do that. These are the ones who got off hassling mommies for letting their kids run around the park unmasked.
Then there is the pension platoon, the time-servers who do what they have to do to get their money. They tell themselves they are doing it for the good of the country, their family, or whatever, but they are doing it for the money. They are loathsome. They are the ones who were slightly embarrassed to hassle mommies for letting their kids run around the park unmasked, but they did it anyway.
The rest? Aren't there some potential enforcers who won't play along? Yes, but they sadly refuse to just quit in protest – where are all the "good apples?" They either don't join in the first place – military and cop recruiting is hitting rock bottom – or they quietly move on to a police agency that is not fully woke or to another career field entirely. These tend to be the true public servants, the good ones, who won't serve if they are serving the powerful instead of the public. So, about the time the ruling caste is ready to go full fascist, you will have some forces willing to do the thuggery, if not entirely eagerly, but they are not the best or the brightest. Nor are they the bravest.
Which brings us back to the mortifying Uvalde video. You had about 30 allegedly trained cops with all their tacticool gear and their bitchin' AR15s, and they retreated from a single untrained, barely capable civilian with one of the same guns. It takes very few opponents to stymie the enforcers. As my book "We'll Be Back: The Fall and Rise of America" points out, you can also look back at those Boston terrorists with no training, a couple of pistols, and some pressure cooker bombs, and they completely shut down an entire city (there, the police were at least aggressive).
If 30 local cops who knew the families of the kids being slaughtered refused to put their asses on the line to take on one untrained civilian half-wit, what's going to happen when they are told to go get a few million citizens with ARs (and other modern weapons), many of them with military and law enforcement training, who are ideologically committed to defending their Constitution and all the rights actually found within it?
Think the thugs might hesitate?
Cops win by creating overwhelming force – they swamp the criminals. The North Hollywood shootout is remembered a quarter century later because two guys with modified weapons were able to do the unthinkable – they turned the tables and overwhelmed the cops for a short time until so many LAPD officers showed up that they were finally killed. And if the target of political oppression is small, discrete sets of targets, that can still happen. But there are only so many federal SWAT teams, and if they are sending in the HRT to take down the ancient Roger Stone in his PJs, they can't be taking down anybody else.
What if there are millions of anybody elses?
And what if those anybody elses are not inept dirtbags?
In that scenario, who exactly is going first through the door? The political police chiefs? The bullies? The guys who just want to do their 20 years, file a fake disability claim for their lumbago, and spend the next few decades fishing for bass?
The ruling caste better figure out who is going to be the sucker who puts his butt on the line for their dreams of a prog-fascist tomorrow because there are millions of patriots who would gladly put their butts on the line to resist serfdom.