Nothing is sacred

 

Even for those who made the ultimate sacrifice the mob continues on their march to erase history. On April 18, 2011, Eric Zapata, a 35-year-old member of Kalamazoo Public Safety was shot and killed responding to a call of shots fired on Hays Park Avenue. I will never forget that day as long as I live.

I had just finished an evening shift working in the ER and was walking home when police cars flew past me on Portage road. Lights and sirens blared, and I kept seeing different departments driving past. County, Township, city and State police were going to the same place. Standing at the end of my street I could see red and blue lights illuminating the entire length of the six-block street. For a moment I thought “they finally did it. They burned my house down.” That didn’t happen but there was a patrol car parked in the front. A large black officer was running to the vehicle and pulled a shotgun out, loading it there in the street. I stood there with the key in the door not sure what to do. The office saw me, racked the shotgun, and asked me if I needed any help? I said no but I was wondering what was going on. “officer down, suspect still on the loose.” I went into the house and make sure everything was still locked up. It wasn’t until the next morning I learned what had happened.

That night two brothers sat on the front porch of a house on Hays Park. One of the brothers had been released from prison and was out on probation. The brother who owned the house took some guns out and the two of them took turns shooting the weapons into the air. The first police officer that came onto the scene was shot at and returned fire from the car. The probation brother jumped off the porch and ran behind the house to get away. Zapata pulled up and saw the second brother fleeing the scene. He followed and was shot in the head as he came around the corner. The official story is that the suspect then turned the weapon onto himself.

The staff that worked in the ER that night had to go to mandatory counseling afterwards. When they received the call all they heard was “officer down, GSW.” Half of the nurses working were married to cops. They didn’t know which department, of which there are many. Even when Zapata was rolled in, they didn’t know who he was because his face was unrecognizable. Some nurses were glad to see the uniform didn’t match their husband but guilt set in later. Zapata was dead on arrival but those minutes leading up to EMS coming in felt like hours.

Later that week I bought my first firearm, a home defense shotgun. The first year I lived in my house Kalamazoo experienced the most fatal shootings it had seen in one summer. The first girl who was shot in my neighborhood was a high school student returning home from school with her friends. As she walked down the street a guy standing on the street corner spotted a car driving by that was from the northside neighborhood he pulled out a revolver and fired all six rounds at the car. None of the bullets hit the car but one of them hit the girl in the back half a block away in front of my house. I ran from the backyard to the street where I watched a guy and a girl pick the girl up and carry her to a house nearby.

Zapata was different. These people were killing cops now. They were not afraid to take out a person with a badge anymore. If they could kill cops what was to make them think twice about killing me?

Nine years later I look back and still recall the humidity in the air, the tarp covering the body of the second brother still lying in the alley at 10am the next day. The candles and plastic flowers the family left at the spot until the house was torn down a few years later. Zapata’s memorial is gone now, removed due to repeated vandalism. Things are worse now with BLM in the city. My bank is covered in graffiti. Windows are still boarded up. Nothing feels normal these days.

Less than a year before Zapata was killed the Kalamazoo City Commissioners stole a self-funded pension plan that public safety created in the 1980s. After 2009 the city was broke, and couldn’t pay for half the projects they started. Seeing a pool of money sitting there they took it while offering some officers an early retirement with the pension they paid for while the rest of them were given a city funded pension that would be a fraction of what they had put away. The city had robbed the police department and there was nobody for the cops to call. Less than a year later Zapata was killed and the same people who had stolen from the cops were now on a stage praising them for the work that they do and their dedication to the city. From what some of the wives told me afterwards there were a few cops that wanted to shoot them on the spot. Like their fallen brother they stayed professional and did their job to honor him. That’s what people don’t fully understand about Zapata, here was a guy that was screwed over by the city and he still went out and did his job. It’s also what BLM wants people to forget, the fact that most police officers who do their job everyday risk the chance of not coming home in order to help others. Zapata, being the man that he was, is a threat to a movement like BLM, a minority who wore the badge and died in the line of duty.

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A part of me can understand the desire to protect the memorial from the shitbags that were defacing and vandalizing it. The other part of me says we do not negotiate with terrorist and that anyone caught should be doing time in prison. By the time this year is over I fear that my city will be back to where it was at the turn of the century. Few businesses, graffiti and trash everywhere, and a lack of desire from the people to travel there for any reason. It took a decade of changed policies and new businesses to bring people back to downtown. I remember the early 90s and the outdoor walk mall that was once there. We had businesses like McDonald’s and a used bookstore that everyone went to. There was the museum and library that had a real mummy that people could see. Department stores and restaurants lined the mall. The State Theater showed big name bands that came into town. Then it all went away.

There was a decade of nothing. Nobody wanted to invest and you couldn’t park your car without returning to find a ticket. Things changed and from the looks of it we are going back to that lost decade of nothing. When we forget out history, we are destined to repeat it. I don’t want to see any more dead cops. I don’t want to live in a dead city either.

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The Revolution is here

 

However, you may think of it this is not a good thing. What appears to have started out as a march against the death of George Floyd has turned into something completely different. The sad part is that the media and the people commenting on the recent activities around the country are still trying to figure out what is happening by last weeks standards. Statues in different cities have been taken down and many of them leave the host of what ever talk show you watch scratching their heads trying to explain the logic. There is none.

What we are witnessing is a cultural revolution. The ultimate goal of Tyler Durden in the book fight club. The desire to erase and rewrite history in your own image. The replacement of false gods with the ones you truly want to worship. This couldn’t be truer with the recent call to wipe white Jesus off of the map and replace him with nothing. The protest and riots we are seeing today is not a protest or a movement, it is the start of a social campaign to destroy the foundation of this country to create something else.

The media might have stopped covering the protest and riots because it tends to become boring until someone dies of course. As of today, antifa rioters fired paintballs and other projectiles at police in an effort to get them to fight back, with deadly force. After all, the media is the puppet of their BLM overlords and if they don’t paint the event in favor of the so called victims they will fall to the social pressure exerted by BLM. Maybe Don Lemon isn’t gay enough. Maybe Mr. Cuomo didn’t kiss his brother’s ass enough on TV. There is always a reason to cancel somebody and I for one am not putting up with it.

This is the type of life people have lived for decades in China. Always walking on egg shells hoping not to piss off the wrong person or saying the wrong thing. Knowing that at any time something could be found to have you unemployed or placed into a re-education center. This type of thing is already happening. Businesses are announcing mandatory anti-racism training. Companies are posting the percentage of minorities in their ranks showing how “Woke” they are. Of course, you don’t see the details. Were these people, as individuals, the most qualified for the position? Not only will we never know but they won’t either, always wondering if they got their job because of the work they put in or if it was to fit a quota. The disadvantage of the affirmative action law is the amount of self esteem lost wondering the answer to that question, not knowing if you have truly earned anything in your life or if it was just handed to you. The worst case scenario for these companies is hiring the employee that just doesn’t give a shit and think they are immune from everything because of it.

The party came to work for my mom last week. She works at a local hospital where her unit coordinator made everyone on the unit kneel for ten minutes in solidarity with George Floyd. This wasn’t about George Floyd. The movement never has been. This was about power. My mom is in her 60s and the ability to find a new job at her age along with a pandemic creates a prime environment for power hungry opportunist to come out of the woodwork and take advantage of an already shitty year. Once the ten minutes were over the Unit Coordinator pointed out the one nurse who did not participate and asked her why she didn’t join in. unlike the rest of the group this nurse was doing her job, charting for her patients so they could receive the care they needed.

Books are being burned in some places. Statues torn down. Movies are being taken off of the internet. Streets are renamed. Politicians are kneeling before false idols. The police are nowhere to be found. A woman in Virginia found herself and her daughter in the middle of a protest trapped in a car with people trying to open the doors and jumping on the hood. When she called 911 dispatch told her that they could not respond to the call. “Try to drive through but don’t hurt anyone.” The woman pleaded for help but they refused to send any police to the protest. This woman and her daughter were on their own. That is where we are at. The foundations of our society, the rights of the individual are crumbling from underneath our feet and the rights of groups and mobs are taking over. The justice system no longer functions, even on a basic level as we saw with the charges brought against two cops in Atlanta, Georgia. The function of the law has been to make the law fit the assumed crime. In both cases the police followed procedure but the state is following a mob to figure out how to convict these men to satisfy the mob.

“We are trained Marxist.”  –Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter.

“If this country doesn’t give us what we want, then we will burn down this system and replace it.” -Hawk Newsome, Chairman of Black Lives Matter of Greater New York.

“You cannot negotiate with people who say what’s mine is mine and what’s yours is negotiable.” -John F. Kennedy.

BLM is a left wing, fully funded, Marxist, terrorist group who only goal is to destroy western civilization in the United States. They have no plan for what comes afterwards. There is no goal line for this action. It never stops. Every statue will come down. All libraries will be burned. Court houses will crumble. Police will disappear. Property will belong to those who possess it. History will be written to fit a story. News will be filtered. Thoughts are controlled. People will be property. This is the future we are seeing. At the moment, if you don’t comply you will lose your job, lose your home, lose your family, and eventually they will start to come for your life. It is only a matter of time.

The revolution has happened before. Cuba, Argentina, Venezuela, China, Vietnam, and North Korea are a few examples to look into. People who live there know what to look for. They tear down the statues, try to erase history, and then they come for the people. In the end they will also devour their own, the good soldiers who fought their battles for them. Get rid of the people who are willing to kill for the cause. You don’t want them to find another to fight for. Both political parties are falling. Mitt Romney marched with protesters. Nancy Pelosi kneeled in the capital for them. Mayors and governors across the country try to appease them. This does not make them safe, they think they are becoming allies of the cause but they are simply being cowards who endanger everyone they represent. These traitors to the country will be the undoing of everything. This is how history will remember them, as cowards, and nothing ever ends well for cowards. They tend to have a sad fate in the end.

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