08.24.2020 0

Democrats are the new Pro-Crime Party

By Christian D. Orr

The present-day Democratic Party in the U.S. is the new pro-crime party, or PCP.

The present-day Democratic Party in the U.S. is the new pro-crime party, or PCP.

By “PCP,” I don’t mean the highly addictive drug phencyclidine AKA “angel dust,” the hallucinogen that’s infamous in the law enforcement community for giving criminal suspects a extreme imperviousness to pain and seemingly superhuman strength (in one particular instance back in the late 1960s or early 1970s, a PCP-crazed armed robber got into a running gun battle with Illinois State Police troopers and sustained 33—yes, that’s righty, thirty-three—hits to the head and chest from the troopers’ 9mm service pistols as well as two 12-gauge .72 caliber rifled deer slugs before finally going down for the count). Rather, in this case, PCP means Pro-Crime Party…or, if you prefer, Pro-Criminal Party.

“Whoa, whoa, whoa there, Chris,” I can hear some of you saying, “isn’t it a bit extreme to say the Democrats are outright pro-crime?!” Maybe as little as four years ago, that might’ve been an exaggeration, but given the utter insanity of the past few months, not so much.

There’s the obvious examples of the open support for the Defund the Police movement (or in some extreme cases, Abolish the Police) movement on the part of big city fat cat Democrat mayors from Portland to Seattle to Chicago to New York City (to name just a few examples), and refusing to take action against rioters and communist terrorists like Antifa, as well as refusing to condemn their violent and lawless acts. You have these same mayors, as well as Congressional Democrats such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar, slandering the Department of Homeland Security, especially U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE), falsely accusing the brave and dedicated officers and agents of CBP and ICE of racism, torture, and human rights violations, and openly and brazenly calling for the abolition of these agencies; concurrently, these same accusers turn a blind eye to the cruelty of human smugglers at the border, not to mention the viciousness of street gangs like Mara Salvatrucha, better known as MS-13, whose motto is “kill, rape, and control.”

Speaking myself as a former Customs and Border Patrol Officer (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Special Agent (2006-2011), I take these slanderous insults quite personally. First of all, from personal experience, I can attest that CBP and ICE law enforcement personnel alike receive thorough grounding in respecting suspects’ civil rights. Second of all, speaking myself as the son of a legal immigrant (my Mom, God rest her soul, was a Filipina who held a Green Card for 20 years before finally obtaining her naturalization as a U.S. citizen) who had plenty of DHS colleagues who were either (A) the blood relatives of legal immigrants and/or (3) legal immigrants and naturalized citizens in their own right (including one of my ex-roommates, a Guatemalan), I can vouch that the notion of CBP and ICE being anti-immigrant is pure, unadulterated hogwash.

That said, besides the Defund the Police agenda, the criminal-cuddling Democratic politicians at the city, state, and Federal level like have a concurrent goal that runs in lockstep with their anti-cop agenda: their Disarm the Citizenry movement (that may not be the “official” catchphrase for it, but that doesn’t make it any less of a reality).

For starters, there’s the well-publicized case of Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the St. Louis couple who openly wielded a semiautomatic rifle (notice I didn’t say “assault rifle” or “fully automatic assault weapon”) and pistol to defend themselves and their mansion after anti-cop protestors invaded their private property and ran amok. For their troubles, the McCloskeys had their guns confiscated by local law enforcement officers at the behest of radical leftist persecutor, prosecutor Kim Gardner, who holds the title of Circuit Attorney, and who is charging the McCloskeys with felony unlawful use of a weapon; evidently left-wingers are perfectly pro-police as long as the cops are used to further as pawns to go after legitimate self-defense-minded gun owners rather than real criminals and terrorists).

One of the great ironies here is that the McCloskeys have actually openly stated their support for the BLM movement! But that’s still not good enough for the anti-Constitutional Democrat Party Thought Police of St. Louis like Comrade Komissar Gardner.

And then there’s New York State Attorney General Letitia James’s lawsuit against National Rifle Association (NRA) Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre. Now, speaking myself as an NRA Life Member since 2000, I’ve heard various rumors and horror stories about Wayne’s leadership and management style, but since I’ve never actually met the guy or personally communicated with him, I can’t vouch for the veracity (or lack thereof) of these horror stories.

Now, let us suppose, strictly for argument’s sake, that Mr. LaPierre is truly a bad apple. Why then doesn’t Comrade, Attorney General James simply target Mr. LaPierre individually, instead of her actual chosen course of action, which is to attempt to completely dissolve the NRA altogether and thus deprive law-abiding gun owners of their strongest political advocacy organisation (no disrespect intended to other excellent pro-gun rights entities like the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF), National Association for Gun Rights (NAGR), and Gun Owners of America (GOA), by the way)?? Isn’t that throwing away the proverbial baby with the bathwater? But then again, such an approach is very consistent with the Democrats’ socialistic, collectivist agenda: punish the overwhelming, decent, law-abiding majority for the actions of a few.

All the while, I see no evidence that either Kim Gardner or Letitia James are going after gangbangers or Antifa terrorists with anywhere near the degree of intensity that they’re persecuting gun owners and gun rights advocates.

Something sinister is afoot here, folks: it’s a two-pronged agenda of Defund/Abolish the Police and Disarm the Citizenry, thus leaving true patriotic Americans completely helpless to the privations of a dictatorial cabal of Marxist politicians and the gangbangers, thugs, and terrorists who gleefully do their bidding.

Case closed. The Democratic Party truly has become the pro-crime party (PCP), and the LSD (Left-wing Socialist Dictatorship—or Dunderheads if you prefer) for good measure.

Christian D. Orr is a former Air Force officer, Federal law enforcement officer, and overseas private military contractor (with assignments worked in Iraq, Japan, Kosovo, and the United Arab Emirates). The opinions expressed here are strictly his own and do not claim to represent the official viewpoints of any of his past or present employers.

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