Anti-Semitic Attacks Show Need for Arms (UPDATED)
Anti-Semitic Attacks Show Need for Arms (UPDATED)
A slew of anti-Semitic attacks in New York in the past several days stress the need for Jewish people to alter their attitudes about armed self-defense, but why are so many of them doubling down?
The latest attack took place just last night when a machete-wielding goblin stabbed five Hasidic Jews during a Chanukah celebration. The attack is just the latest in a string of anti-Semitic acts of violence that have taken place in New York/New Jersey region recently – at least 13 at last count. But if you think that some white supremacist neo-Nazi type perpetrated this latest attack, think again.
The suspect, who authorities identified as 38-year-old Grafton Thomas, sped away in a gray 2015 Nissan Sentra, which was later located in Harlem, police said.
Grafton Thomas is hardly the white supremacist the left wants to identify with the Trump administration. This particular anti-Semitic fuck doesn’t fit the left’s stereotype, and therefore will be ignored in favor of calls for more gun control and more laws that will impact no one but the law abiding.
Thomas has a criminal history, including an incident in which he punched a police horse, according to the Daily Beast, and while New York Governor Andy “I’m in it because my whole family is a corrupt bunch of leftist assholes” Cuomo, calls the attack “inexplicable” and an act of “domestic terrorism,” as Toni explained in her post, he’s all in for the state’s new “bail reform” that doesn’t technically go into effect until the new year, but has already seen violent, criminal scum released on no-cash bail to await trial at home (or wherever they choose to commit more violent crimes).
“And if you go to court, you’ll hear that the judges are very anguished about this,” said Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget Brennan. “They’re very concerned the defendants not only will not return to court—but that the defendants pose a public safety risk.”
Many of the crimes are misdemeanors or non-violent felonies, but the law also includes some homicide charges like manslaughter in the 2nd degree.
Cuomo said the law was designed to make the criminal justice system more equitable for the people who don’t have easy access to cash.
Social justice is apparently more important than actual public safety.
So in light of a drastic increase in anti-Semitic violence in the region, and the fact that Cuomo signed a “reform” that will let thousands of violent pieces of garbage out on the streets to terrorize the citizens, why is it that some Jews are still not only in the bag for the social justice lunacy that is putting their lives in danger, but are also refusing to see that armed self-defense can help save Jewish lives?
On Twitter – the cancer of the Internet – some brain-dead creature that claims it’s a writer is arguing that is never the solution.
“You want a society traumatized by gun violence, just peep the replies here,” she continues.
THE STOOPID! IT BUUUUURNS!
How else does one stop a machete-wielding villain from chopping up one’s loved ones? Kind words?
Jewish people in the United States have a longstanding aversion to firearms ownership. It’s a ridiculous one, to be sure, since the Torah actually commands Jews to defend their lives with lethal force, if need be. Given Jewish history and the continued anti-Semitic abuses of the Jewish people, it’s hard to believe that so many Jews think that doing nothing and remaining passive victims is the way to stop anti-Semitic attacks.
On the pro-gun side is the famous Talmudic dictum: If someone comes to kill you, rise up and kill him first. This statement from the Talmudic sage Rava is derived from a passage that permits a homeowner to kill an intruder in self-defense if the trespasser arrives in the night.
The Torah commands self-preservation, and Jews who stubbornly refuse to see it while preaching gun control, and claiming that Judaism’s prohibition on putting oneself in unnecessary danger proscribes gun ownership, are blinded by stupidity. How is sitting in one’s own home, celebrating the High Holy Days unnecessarily dangerous – even more so than owning a firearm for self defense?
So why is it that Jews like this David Klion, who is ostensibly Jewish, but thinks that protecting Jews from anti-Semitic violence should take a backseat to social justice virtue signaling about police abuses about “people of color,” absolutely refuse to see the value of armed self-defense to protect Jewish people from anti-Semitic attacks?
“…real costs, potentially even fatal ones, for tens of thousands of people who have no complicity in these attacks.”
OK, asshole. Now do gun owners.
You don’t care about depriving hundreds of thousands of innocent American citizens of their fundamental rights – people who have no complicity in any shootings? Why not?
Rabbi Dovid Bendory has several hypotheses why so many Jewish people refuse to take up arms in their own defense – even when anti-Semitic attacks are on the rise.
1. A desire for utopian moral purity
2. A disproportional incidence of hoplophobia
3. A quest for power through victimization of peers
4. A utopian delusion that if guns would just “go away,”
crime would end and the world would be a peaceful safe place
5. Self hatred and a wish to be helpless, acting out guilt-based
behavioral problems that develop in childhood
6. The Ostrich Syndrome
7. Garden-variety hypocrisy
8. Adulterated religion — Jews In Name Only (JINOs)
9. Feel-good sophistry
10. Abject fear that yields irrational behavior
Bendory also notes that in every Jewish community, there are sheepdogs albeit closeted and concealed – the Shomrim, who “stand as silent and unobserved guardians of their Jewish brethren, without acknowledgment.”
Unfortunately, it seems there are not enough of these dedicated armed guardians, who could have prevented the murderous terrorist attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue last year, or at the very least may have reduced the body count, as congregants were forced to wait nine minutes for the police to arrive. Eleven innocent people were murdered in those nine minutes; how many could have been saved with an immediate armed response from one of the Shomrim?
The police in Halle, Germany certainly did not respond in time on Yom Kippur attack as Stephan Balliet murdered innocent people in an anti-Semitic rampage in October. Germany’s strict gun control probably prevented any Shomrim from acting to save innocent people under attack, and the German Interior Minister announced that security in synagogues across the country would be permanently increased to prevent future attacks.
And although the sentiment is appreciated, I’m sure, the government of Germany is simply perpetuating the myth that police will always be there to protect you and increasing reliance on “the authorities” to save you when shit hits the fan.
Sorry, but no. Anti-Semitic attacks highlight the need for Jews to stop relying on government agents to protect them and start taking some personal responsibility for their own safety.
One can only hope that more Shomrim begin appearing in America’s Jewish communities to put some teeth in the words “NEVER AGAIN!” and take it back from the mealy-mouthed, lying gun-grabbers who have co-opted the oath to never allow the genocide of the Holocaust for their political agenda – an agenda that will do exactly that by disarming millions of innocent people.
BREAKING NEWS: Armed defender stops attack on Texas church.
WFAA-TV (Channel 8) reported that the church shooting was captured on a live stream of Sunday’s worship service. In the video, which has since been taken down, a person stands and pulls out a weapon, then appears to fire twice before another person shoots back, according to WFAA.
Some congregants holding guns rushed toward the shooter, while others ducked under church pews, WFAA reported.
These are defenders in action. Jewish people and the dildos on Twitter and in the New York legislature would be wise to learn their lessons from them.
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