No word on when Texas will be training the French police on how to respond to these sorts of incidents, but the difference in outcomes there vs. here argues for such a program to be instituted among them and our nominal EU allies, in haste.
My take is that this latest event is so full of Fail for both the perpetually offended adherents of the Religion Of Peace (tm) and for the hoplophobic would-be Overlords of Progressivism, and so chock-full of chocolatey frosted win for Those Of Us Who Like Guns, that this event will disappear from the mainstream news pages in about seven seconds, even if Bloombozo has to sponsor, at his own expense, two psychotic whackjobs to shoot up separate busloads of pre-schoolers to accomplish the feat.
Someone elsewhere called the recent incident wherein the final tally was Beat Cop 2, Jihadis 0, a "childish First Amendment stunt", and opined that they didn't much like it.
O, how I beg to differ.
And I put some extra Eloquence Wax in my morning coffee:
It's a free country, and you don't have to like it. ROWYBS.
And yes, it had a happy ending, and the cop is in fact a bona fide hero.
Except for us not subsequently JDAMing the Phoenix
mosque wherein they festered, and that at sunset on a Friday, pour encourager les autres.
But it was also subsequently alleged that enticing lunatics to commit acts of
violence and hoping someone else intervenes on your behalf is
If one so believes, this is where the wheels depart one's Logic Wagon in
1) Definitionally, lunatics' opinions are suspect, especially when
those opinions are coupled with the utter lack of an impulse control filter
leading them to commit violence, because
they're gorram lunatics. This is why and for whom such helpful asylums as
Guantanamo and Alcatraz were originally constructed.
2) Free speech and the
First Amendment doesn't include the helpful phrase "unless it upsets anybody".
You could look this point up if there's any doubt.
3) No one was "hoping
someone else intervenes on" their behalf; the organizers laid on extra security,
as did the authorities once their intel networks picked up the increased jihadi
twitter chatter. And it's Texas: extra security is included in every CCW bite,
at no charge to anyone. So that point goes away wholesale as well. The only
thing jackassical may have been not advertising this
"Security provided by the Second Amendment, and Bring Your Own Rifle
It was also alleged that staging stunts to prove your bravery and love of the
first amendment, while counting on someone else to protect your hide is childish
- to say the least.
As noted, that point is non-operative, so repeating it
doesn't win any points.
Unless one is suggesting that it was Pam Geller's
job, personally and single-handedly, to patrol the entire event perimeter,
and/or the borders of Texas itself, outfitted like Paul Blart, tactical-tommy
Mall Cop. Best wishes in making that argument.
We currently have 10,000
newspapers and magazines, 400M blogs, 357 cable channels, a few thousand TV and
radio stations, and upwards of 300M citizens using everything from flyers and
handouts to bad breath, who are staging similar "stunts" every day from
One who suggests that this event was a "stunt" take a looooooong healthy look at their
position, shoot a back azimuth, and try that sentence again.
This was America. And it was (predictably) attacked by adherents of the Religion Of Peace(tm).
Once again, JDAMs, I say.
"Millions for JDAMs, and not one cent for dhimmitude" should in fact be one of the winning presidential campaign slogans this - or any - season. The sooner people stop finger-banging themselves in ignorance of that fact, things will get better for us, and worse for them, and things will approach rightness for the world to the exact degree we live this out.
Lastly, it was elsewhere noted that if this had been orchestated by anything other than two
fucktards, it could have been much worse... and probably not at the actual venue
where armed men were lying-in-wait; perhaps instead at a school or church a few days
Which rather argues for killing the bastards, both fucktards and
professionals, root and branch down to the last semen stain in their underpants
on seven seas and continents a-purpose and aforethought, on general principles,
rather than staying home, cancelling an event, and shitting in one's pants lest
some offense be found in their dhimmitude. Which is the gist of the "she was
asking to be raped, walking down the
street like that" argument at this point.
Which, it should be noted, is their argument for raping infidels since about
700 AD, which then requires a helpful stoning afterwards under the Religion Of
Peace(tm), for being an infidel strumpet.
Thus a general rethink of any such twaddle is
heartily suggested, coupled with some actual applied logic in consequential
outcomes, and a healthy dose of "How the Constitution works in a free republic,
So if anyone opining otherwise notices their dick bleeding afterwards, I have some
band-aids. But housecalls are rare, and cost extra.
Someone noting, for
example, that "the Pope wears a dress and a funny hat", or that "If God had not
wanted us to eat pigs, he wouldn't have made them out of bacon" is not a
sufficient provocation to anyone's religious beliefs to justify jihad and
attempted mass murder, amongst civilized people.
Even if we note for the
record that one's religion was founded by a mass-murdering pederast with
delusions of grandeur, and is stuck in the backwards tribalism of illiterate
pre-technological 6th century assholery to the extreme. Or put that on
Uncivilized people who miss this critical point are there
primarily to provide target practice for the rest of us, pretty much since
people learned how to write on clay tablets. (cf. Philistines, visigoths, and
any number of natives on the African and both American continents,
If anyone wants to run around in a loincloth waving a spear, their
so-called civilization is "quaint".
But when they roast peaceful missionaries
for lunch, slaughter settlers on the frontier, or come to the town square and
attempt to practice their curious cultural customs, like jihad, here, they have
broken the social contract of tolerance for their peculiarities, and they need
to be removed forcibly from the gene pool.
Probably in batch lots of several
hundred thousand at a time, merely to politely drive the point home to their
toothless bongo-playing kinfolk.
How much that improves the targeting skills
of our military personnel, or how much fun and entertainment that provides to
the rest of us, is merely a happy serendipity.
This event was nothing
more than one Texan well-schooled in common sense, of the sort one used to routinely find at
the grade-school level, applying logic to that exact situation, one
magazine-full at a time.
Had he used lit molotovs instead of a semi-auto
pistol, it could have been no more eloquently put.
But had he chosen the
former weapons, as observed by that noted tactician Col. Kilgore, it would have
smelled like victory.