In the past two weeks, I’ve seen two liberals write online, “The most violent cities in America are Red. That’s common knowledge.” One was on Facebook, and the other was a troll here on FITSNews.
To say such a thing is ignorance on par with saying, “the Biden Administration did a damn good job with the Afghanistan withdrawal … and kept all of America’s promises to the Afghani men and women who helped us.”
How did these yo-yos ever develop such mentally-divergent opinions? Did an actual news source report this? Did some left-wing website declare it to be so? How could something so stupid even drool out of the mouth of a carbon-based being?
According to the FBI’s latest available data, the U.S. cities with the highest violent crime rates are:
- St. Louis, MO
- Detroit, MI
- Baltimore, MD
- Memphis, TN
- Little Rock, AR
- Milwaukee, WI
- Rockford, IL
- Cleveland, OH
- Stockton, CA
- Albuquerque, NM
- Springfield, MO
- Indianapolis, IN
- Oakland, CA
- San Bernardino, CA
- Anchorage, AK
- Nashville, TN
- Lansing, MI
- New Orleans, LA
- Minneapolis, MN
- Chicago, IL
This got me thinking about other issues liberals might believe to be true …
One of the issues I know liberals are passionate about is removing any personal responsibility related to voting —including the requirement to present a valid photo identification that proves you are a resident of the United States.
Their racist reasoning — and they will even say this out loud — is that “many poor blacks can’t get an ID.”
It’s the usual liberal tactic of treating black Americans with the lowest possible expectations. Just how clueless and lazy do they think black people are?
If these mythical “poor blacks” live in a home with electricity, how did they get the power turned on? Did the power company say, “oh, you are a blank slate of information? No prob — we’ll hit the switch and just hope you’ll pay your bill.”
So, what does a non-person need to do to get a free South Carolina ID? Have a birth certificate. Have a Social Security card. Have two bills that show their address. Get to the DMV once every eight years.
Liberals respond with:
“Maybe they don’t have those things.” Okay, but they can get them by writing a letter.
What if they were born at home, with no record of their birth? This premise is based on their poverty, no? Okay then … how did they file for much-needed public assistance without any form of ID?
“Maybe they’re illiterate.” Okay, do they not know anyone who is literate? Do they live in a shack deep in the forest with no contact with the outside world, and farm, hunt, and cook their meals over an open fire?
“Maybe they can’t get to the DMV.” Could they get to the hospital if needed? Perhaps they know someone with a motorized vehicle? Could someone from church, or the Democrat party help them? Seriously … it’s only once every eight years.
Also, is it possible voting should require a teeny-tiny bit of effort? For hundreds of years our poorest of forefathers rode a horse or walked into the nearest town to vote. Shouldn’t having your say in governing the most powerful nation on earth require a modicum of effort? Proactively requesting an absentee ballot from the election commission even eliminates the need to show up … how much easier can it get, and still provide legitimacy?
Another stomp-your-feet and hold-your-breath issue is gun control. This is a front-burner issue today, as insane people keep getting guns, shooting up schools and slaughtering people who gather in crowds.
If a magic Genie could make all the world’s guns disappear at the same time, I’d be all in. But that ain’t gonna happen … and as long as a violent criminal has a gun, I will too.
What are some Democrats solutions?
Tougher background checks. Laying aside the Constitutional issues, what else can we do beyond having the FBI check your criminal background — and keeping records that you own the gun? If you are a law-abiding citizen with no record and are over the age of 21, why would a sale be denied? If a citizen hasn’t been committed to an insane asylum, who says they’re crazy? Me? I think all liberals are crazy. Unfortunately, thinking insane thoughts isn’t against the law, as evidenced on election day and whenever congress is in session.
A cooling-off period. This is a great idea — I’ll bet if the average mass-shooter had to wait 72-hours to get their gun, they’d get over their hatred for mankind and join a yoga class instead.
Eliminate “assault weapons.” Let’s forget that there are already 20 million of these in the country, all for sale if the price is right. Scary looking “assault rifles” are not the problem — handguns are. Dozens of law enforcement reports say that rifles account for less than 500 deaths a year — and that’s all types of rifles. The proposed ban of AR rifles is nothing but a stalking horse, designed to dip a toe in the gun-banning water by claiming “It’s for the children.”
Ban private sales. Exactly how would this be enforced? We don’t even have enough law enforcement officers to stop fentanyl trafficking, murder, rapes, assaults, and looting. Perhaps we could use the 87,000 new IRS agents?
Outlaw and seize all guns via a buy-back. Now that could work — I’m sure we’d see our nation’s most violent criminals at the front of the line.
Finally, let’s discuss the leftist’s fixation that government provides good solutions to problems – and bigger is better.
Why don’t we poll the following constituencies …
American Indians about life on their utopian reservations.
Impoverished Americans about how the War on Poverty has helped them.
Parents about the state of education in America.
Car mechanics about how helpful ethanol is.
Afghan allies about being left to die at the hands of the Taliban.
EV owners about how they think their electricity is generated.
Virtually everyone about their thoughts on quantitative easing and inflation.
Veterans about the VA system.
Active-duty military about the reliability of their military vehicle versus their personal vehicle.
I consistently chide leftists to refute these self-evident truths, but they best they can do is respond with sound and fury, and shrieks from their ivory towers.
Seriously, what would it be like to see and hear something, but convince yourself you didn’t see or hear it? I wish I had that skill. With practice, perhaps I could convince myself Auburn won the Natty last year.
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Great points, my guy!
You should bring this to the attention of Tucker Carlson’s producers (not the one that suing him)!
Talking about “bad logic”.
You just gave a list of the largest urban areas in the country. Of course, there will be “more” crimes where there are way more people.
Let’s look at the crimes per State, which factor in smaller towns and rural populated areas…
Well, well. It’s a list with mostly all Red States at the top!
I think Tucker Carlson already talked about this and was soundly debunked.
Tate, you symbolize all that’s idiotic on the left. I put PER CAPITA in bold. Do you not know what that means? Maybe you could google it. Do you ever read before you whine, or is the need to whine so ingrained in you you skim the details then begin spewing your horseshit. I haven’t replied to troll but once since working for Fits– but you are the perfect icon for all of your ilk. Start at the top, refute every point, and I can assure you Will will publish it. You can’t, of course, because you’re a window licker.
Bless your heart, snowflake.
Maybe have another Bud Light and calm down.
The fact is Red States are far more dangerous, diseased and crime ridden. Google it. Sorry if that sends you into hysterics there, lil guy.
You Republicans are becoming more and more unhinged and detracted from reality. Thanks for replying and backing that up!
Drunkle passed out hours ago.
Try again tomorrow, around noon. When he’s only had a six-pack of Bud Light.
These guys just don’t get it, my boy.
Crime is out of control when the head of Cash App is stabbed to death in San Fran, Dude!
You know it’s some homeless, liberal handout, fentanyl addict who did it. I saw all about it on FoxNews, my guy!
Hang in there! You are a true distruptor, Fam!
No insults here. You should like this…
“ Start at the top, refute every point…”
That’s typical “conservative” commentator speak. Throw out a ton of non-sense (in a high pitch voice) and then challenge someone you are debating to “refute every point”. Ben Shapiro, Charlie Kirk, Tucker Carlson, etc all use that strange tactic.
Was this something you types workshopped or just copied from each other? Do you use a high-pitched voice in real life?
“Start at the top, refute every point, and I can assure you Will will publish it.”
None of us care to write an essay and send it to Will for him to monetize just to debunk some rambling fool on the internet with a terminal case of unwarranted self-importance.
The states and territories with the highest violent crime rate, PER CAPITA, are as follows:
3. New Mexico
9. South Carolina
10. South Dakota
Source: FBI’s Uniform Crime Report
Using city limits to measure violent crime while ignoring everywhere else makes no sense.
I don’t know how you define Trolls. But I guess that is anyone who does not give their name and address to the right-wing nuts. I have posted on this site under the same name for over ten years. Your recent posts wherein you muse about when you and your militia buddies will turn violent and start going after people you label liberal is the reason people should not give out their personal information.
Did a liberal once give you an atomic wedgie, a swirly, and then stuff you in your locker? Get over it, EPA.
Knock em daid, Cuz! I’m lovin’ it!
It’s another good ole boy! A loud mouthed, condescending, name calling, rude Republican propaganda spouting one too! Imagine that.
Will, I just resubscribed to FITSNEWS last week and this is what I see on a Monday morning? It’s kinda disturbing that you think this is good news worth printing.
Jennifer Messervy, you have earned my respect by using your real name.
Wow, Drunkle’s respect. Now that’s something to print out and hang on your wall by the dinner table!