Obama’s Divisive Double Standards

By David Limbaugh

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Obama's Divisive Double Standards
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USA – -(Ammoland.com)- President Obama's knee-jerk reaction to the Dallas shootings brings into clear relief his biases and double standards on racially or religiously motivated violence.

Have we ever had a president as blinded by his ideology and as oblivious or dismissive about his own biases and the double standards he invokes?

If blacks or Muslims commit acts of violence, Obama calls for unity and demands we not rush to judgment. He bends over backward to deny the racial or religious motives of the actors.

In countless acts of Islamic terrorism, before he has even expressed outrage or sorrow over the victims' deaths, Obama lectures us on the immorality of blaming actors of a single religion, tells us how wonderful and peaceful the religion is, and admonishes us against drawing inferences based on indisputable facts.

If, on the other hand, blacks or Muslims are even arguably the victims of racial or religious violence, he immediately rushes to judgment and attributes racial or religious motives to the actors.

In Warsaw, Poland, during a news conference, one journalist asked Obama to address the motives of Micah Johnson, the shooter who massacred police officers in Dallas.

She said: “Help us understand how you describe his motives. Do you consider this an act of domestic terrorism? Was this a hate crime? Was this a mentally ill man with a gun?”

Obama replied, “First of all, I think it's very hard to untangle the motives of this shooter.”

No, it's not hard to untangle the motives of the killer, because they weren't tangled. He made them quite clear both on Facebook and in his exchanges with cops during the standoff. Troubled or not, he appeared to hate white people and was livid at cops. Indeed, Dallas Police Chief David Brown said Micah Johnson “wanted to kill white people, especially white officers.”

Obama simply ignored the question of whether the Dallas shootings were a hate crime, yet he had no difficulty in so characterizing the recent police shootings of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota. Nor in these cases did he call for unity and restraint. Instead, he reflexively detailed the evidence that allegedly demonstrates law enforcement discrimination against minorities, though the evidence of such bias is hotly disputed, as shown by Heather Mac Donald's thorough examination of the data in her new book, “The War on Cops.”

Obama's flagrant double standard has been on display throughout his tenure in office.

When Nidal Hasan, with known ties to radical Islam, fatally shot 13 people and injured more than 30 others while screaming “Allahu akbar,”

Obama said, “We don't know all the answers yet, and I would caution against jumping to conclusions until we have all the facts.”

When police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, arrested black Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. at his home, Obama sprinted to judgment, wholly without benefit of all the facts, and condemned the police, who he said “acted stupidly.”

After George Zimmerman was acquitted for the shooting of Trayvon Martin, Obama couldn't resist the urge to identify with Martin, saying, “Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.” He couldn't pass up a chance to lecture us on the “history of racial disparities in the application of our criminal laws,” even though Zimmerman is Hispanic.

When the Tsarnaev brothers planted bombs at the Boston Marathon and killed three people and injured hundreds more, Obama said:

“In this age of instant reporting … there's a temptation to latch on to any bit of information, sometimes to jump to conclusions. But … it's important that we do this right. … That's why we take care not to rush to judgment — not about the motivations of these individuals, certainly not about entire groups of people.”

When white police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed African-American Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, after his robbery of a convenience store, his resisting arrest and his storming of the officer, Obama didn't calm activists who were wrongly claiming that Wilson had shot Brown in the back without provocation. He deliberately exploited the incident as an example of the “gulf of mistrust (that) exists between local residents and law enforcement.”

He said, “Too many young men of color feel targeted by law enforcement — guilty of walking while black or driving while black, judged by stereotypes that fuel fear and resentment and hopelessness.

Maybe so, but it was highly inappropriate for Obama to mention those matters in connection with the Brown shooting, which had nothing to do with race. And it was reckless for Obama to fan the flames of racial animosity in that way. He expressed no similar indignation when riots ensued, and the havoc resulted in injured people and millions of dollars of property damage.

Obama didn't demand restraint when Muslims were shot in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He said the FBI was taking steps to determine whether federal laws were violated.

“No one in the United States of America,” he said, “should ever be targeted because of who they are, what they look like or how they worship.”

When African-American Freddie Gray died one week after riding without restraints in a police van after his arrest, Obama, again rushing to judgment while pretending not to, said:

“We have some soul-searching to do. This is not new. It's been going on for decades.”

Immediately after Dylann Roof allegedly shot black Christians in Charleston, South Carolina, Obama said:

“The fact that this took place in a black church obviously also raises questions about a dark part of our history. … We know that hatred across races and faiths (poses) a particular threat to our democracy and our ideals.”

About the terrorist shootings in San Bernardino, California, Obama insisted we go along with his patronizing charade that the slaughter may have been the handiwork of disgruntled office workers.

He said: “It is possible that this was terrorist-related, but we don't know. It's also possible that this was workplace-related.”

Concerning the recent jihadi murder of 49 people in Orlando, Florida, Obama said: “We are still learning all the facts. This is an open investigation. We've reached no definitive judgment on the precise motivations of the killer.” Never mind that the killer clearly expressed his motives.

If Obama were to apply a consistent standard to these incidents and not reveal his own biases, he might have some credibility in those cases where he calls for unity. Instead, he has been a catalyst for racial and religious division in his words, actions and policies.

David Limbaugh is a writer, author and attorney. His latest book is “Jesus on Trial: A Lawyer Affirms the Truth of the Gospel.” Follow him on Twitter @davidlimbaugh and his website at www.davidlimbaugh.com.

  • 31 thoughts on “Obama’s Divisive Double Standards

    1. A very good synopsis of Obama’s bias.

      Let’s not forget on February 18, 2015, Obama said “No religion is responsible for terrorism, People are responsible for terrorism and violence.” Yet, this SOB blames inanimate guns for “terrorism and violence.”

    2. You have to read the text of Malcolm X’s “The Bullet or The Ballot Box” speech. It explains the events Obama’s actions and words could precipitate right here, right now! It’s a long term world goal of intimidation. This is no longer, to borrow a phrase from Obama, “empty rhetoric”. This is bigger than Obama or America. Wake Up!

    3. Police have done nothing for gay rights and that is very upsetting to me and my boyfriend. Look at Orlando and tell me different.

      1. What do you want them to do ? hold your hand and sing kumbiyaaaaaa.
        Get real , They aren’t out there protest for you , there there to protect your right to do it yourself.
        If you have a problem ,Learn to do it, fix it , or find the right person to help !
        And when you do, They will do their legal duty to protect you and your’s the legal right to do so!!
        Unless your one of those that want everyone else to do it for you .

    4. We should all get our heads OUT OF OUR ASSES and KICK HIS F##KING ASS OUT OF THE WHITE HOUSE!!!!! I can’t wait till Trump takes over ( witch we all know WIll happen) because we (American’s) are sick to death of our GREAT COUNTRY being sold out to Muslims, Mexicans, and anyone with the idea that we will all listen to our dumb shit president and take it up the ass for his Muslim brother’s!!!!! This is still American, and we the REAL Homeland Security force will NOT stand by and let this racist P.O.S. destroy our Country!!!! We should MAKE ALL ILLEGAL ALIENS GET OUT!!!! And if you don’t like what I think, KISS MY ASS!!!!!

      1. Sorry, but HiLIARy will be the next POTUS. Never forget Obozo was elected TWICE. Prepare NOW for the coming armed conflicts coming to both blue and red states. ‘These are the good old days’.

        1. Oh, we are CK. I hope to see you and Tex in the same formation with me when the new revolutionary army is formed up. Bring your best rifle.

    5. Irontiger is an obvious, common protector, advocate, supporter of the racist/race-baiting, muzlim terrorist supporting, national traitor, democrap, worst president in US history. Tex is correct. Not many blacks are “Ns” but barry sotero is; not unlike most whites are not WTs but some are..

    6. David speaks for all white men who have lived with a double standard all their lives-rules for them and rules for everybody else.

      There is no “hot dispute” about the racism of white cops against the black citizens of the country-these scum-bags in blue have been racist swine as long as I can remember-not all of course but easily a majority. If you mean a dispute in the view of racists like you certainly. Just look at the posts here-prejudice bile at it’s best.

      1. Irontiger65 when you start protesting all the black on black killings you will have some credibility. There is no “hot dispute” that black men are killing black men, black women and black children at an epic rate yet people like you don’t give a rat’s ass for those black lives. Are you to chicken shit to protest in the hood’s where black children are being killed by black men or is it you juts don’t give a fu&* about those lives? You’re a coward and a racist.

      2. Please forgive the mistaken identity. I referred to WildBill when I meant to refer to Tex.

        Please forgive the mistake WildBill. I would post this as a reply on my original post, but as of this time my comment has not appeared and Ammoland only has 4 replies listed to this entire article (instantaneous comment posting and/or the ability to edit a comment would be quite beneficial).

        1. Thank you so much for the removal Ammoland! Again, my sincerest apologies Wild Bill, I will make sure to never make this mistake again.

          1. That’s cool Robert. And those guys at Ammoland are some cool heads, too. I just told the wife that I would work on the indoors portion of her To Do List, but I don’t care if the rest of the lawn doesn’t get mowed until Christmas!

      3. Look here It,
        It is preposterous to write that anyone “…speaks for all white men…” And it is racist to allege that there is some “double standard” that has benefited one race to the detriment of some other race, here in the United States. I think that you think that way and transfer your thoughts to others. There is no “hot debate” because everyone knows that such an allegation is false.
        If “…these scum-bags in blue have been racist swine for as long as you can remember…” it should not be difficult to name a few. I don’t thing that you can because you advocate in the vast generalities of the liberal socialist scenario. You are edging dangerously close to troll (probably paid) status.

      4. Prejudice? Why because they disagree with you? Because they see through the shifty motives of the media and political elitists? Because they have done the research and statistics show that these are not acts of racism but are results of numbers? More black persons are reported as shot, whether injured or killed, by the police force not because of racism but because the black race is more likely to have interactions with the police force. Police officers can not have a large amount of white shooting injuries or deaths if there are fewer white individuals committing crimes. There is more black on black violence than there is white on black or police on black. There are more of the black population that commit crimes than other races therefore, common sense, more individuals of the black population would be reported as injured or killed. You, my friend, need to educate yourself before you start spewing all of that hatred. Statistics prove it, America for the most part is not racist. The problem is the lack of fathers raising their children to do the right thing and keep them off the streets in the black communities. The problem is some members of the black population cannot let go off something that no one on this planet today had anything to do with… No, sir, you do not deserve retribution because neither you nor any of your immediate relatives were slaves. Your entire family has been living free for many years. None of these “awful” white people alive today enslaved your family. Therefore we owe you nothing. Maybe if you educated yourself, stayed off the streets, followed the laws of this country and worked hard like everyone else you would be better off than you are today… You wouldn’t need to use the slavery that your ancestors experienced as a reason for being a nobody. Racism is not as big of a problem as media and political elitists would have society believe. Think for yourself… Educate yourself… The proof is in the statistics.

    7. This Dirt Bag, Weasel makesme ashamed to be from Illinois. I’m glad I moved to south Florida where I can protect myself.10

    8. Don’t forget his mantra for Islamic terrorism – don’t judge all by the acts of a few. For the handful of mass shooters? Ban guns for all because a few misuse them.

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