Witness The Spectacle Of What America Has Created

BY Herschel Smith
3 years, 1 month ago

Now that the trial of Mr. Chauvin is over and the jury has ruled, it’s a good time to reflect on the train wreck before us.

America has now spent trillions of dollars ruining the inner city, handing out money for no labor, financing women to have children out of wedlock, destroying the family structure, and creating criminals.  America did all of this voluntarily.  America meant to do it.  It wasn’t an accident.

In the wake of all of this, a violent war on drugs ensued, cops got more brash, arrogant and violent, and began more and more to ignore constitutional protections, all aided and abetted by court decisions by judges and justices who don’t care about the constitution, but only care about state stability operations.  You see, that’s what’s happening now.  Stability operations, run by a standing army.  Gangs beget gangs.  Inner city gangs created police gangs, and cities were eviscerated.

In this particular instance, the “victim” was a thief, drug addled bum and petty criminal who got out of control.  He chose to do everything he did.  None of his choices were mandatory.  No one made him do the things he did.

The cop was an arrogant punk who took his authority far too seriously.  If I had been beside Chauvin, I would have been telling him “Hey man, you’ve got to get up.  You can’t be doing this.  Even if you don’t harm him, you’re on camera and you know it.  You’re right in front of the camera.  Get up – now.  Let him go, we can get to him later or follow him and take him down with spray or taser or wait until he passes out.  But whatever you do, you’ve got to get up.  Get off of him.”

But no one said that to him.  It doesn’t matter whether he had his knee on the person’s neck or collarbone.  What mattered for the trial was optics.  Mr. Chauvin was too arrogant and stupid to get up off of the man, and his fellow cops were apparently too afraid or stupid to say something to him.

I find it hard to pity either one of them.  This is the end result of what America has created.  Here we are.  If you’re foreign and reading this, witness what we’ve done.  Gawk at it – we deserve the incredulous stares and repugnant wonderment.

It’s a train wreck.  American inner cities are a train wreck, and we made it that way.  Go ahead.  No one wants to “rubberneck” and look at the wreck as they drive by it, but that’s okay.  You deserve a look, and we deserve the stares.


  1. On April 20, 2021 at 9:52 pm, soapweed said:

    Sir; Again, you’re hitting on all eight…….

  2. On April 20, 2021 at 10:35 pm, Frank Clarke said:

    The fact that several other officers didn’t step in to prevent a death-in-custody means their cowardice has now made them accessories before the fact.


  3. On April 20, 2021 at 10:47 pm, JB said:

    The future of the Republic is grim. Bidens controllers have to implement irreversable policies that insure the total destruction of our nation before Bidens term ends to insure the communists have an overwhelmingly communist electorate. This of course is to insure prepetual political power by one party rule. Nothing can stop them with the exception of a anti-communist insurgency. And such an insurgency is doubtful, in my humble opinion.

  4. On April 20, 2021 at 11:32 pm, blake said:

    LBJ’s “Great Society” and Roe V Wade were the death knell of America.

    Both of those enabled people to avoid the consequences of poor decisions and here we are.

  5. On April 21, 2021 at 8:08 am, Bill Buppert said:

    Herschel, your mastery of root and proximate cause vectors is again demonstrated here. You will note the state never does true cost-benefit analysis excepting their gradations of increased power. Everything is a trade-off and compromise in the natural world and the world we create.

    The police state is the inevitable phenomenon of bigger and bigger government with all the wasteful and immoral circumstances it creates in spades.

    The only solution is dissolution.

  6. On April 21, 2021 at 8:54 am, Bob in NC said:


  7. On April 21, 2021 at 9:05 am, George 1 said:

    The truth hurts. Much truth in the article.

    “A Republic if you can keep it”. Indeed.

  8. On April 21, 2021 at 9:20 am, Frank Clarke said:

    Wouldn’t you know it? I discover zerogov.com two months after it shuts down! First SipseyStreet, now this…

    Pardon me while I go clean the guns.

  9. On April 21, 2021 at 9:48 am, JoeFour said:

    To fill things out a bit, according to law professor, Jonathan Turley, in an article posted on ZeroHedge:

    “…the other officers did take steps that can be cited by their defense attorneys as seeking to help Floyd. The officers repeatedly called for an ambulance, and Lane, a new officer on the force, attempted to deescalate the situation. When Floyd pleaded, “Please don’t shoot me, man,” Lane replied: “I’m not shooting you, man.” When Floyd struggled not to get into a police car and said he could not breathe, Lane offered to sit with him, roll down the windows and turn on the air conditioning. It also was Lane — who had only been on the force a couple of days — who urged Chauvin to move Floyd from the knee-restraint position.”

  10. On April 21, 2021 at 10:00 am, Herschel Smith said:


    Interesting and thanks for that. I guess it goes to show that after they’ve been with the force for a while, they become like the others.

  11. On April 21, 2021 at 11:26 am, Ruth McClintock said:

    Eventually the police will be federalized and then from there it will be globalized and will be of the global police force….. that’s their agenda. They’re weeding out the good guys and replacing police with undesirable sociopath and narcissists who lack moral principles and don’t take their oath seriously or our country who will follow orders and they’re training them as if we’re all suspects and terrorists.

    Just about everything that’s going on in our country today from covid-19 to George Floyd and in between is all one big psychological operation to divide and conquer our country, to weaken and destroy us from within and it’s working, it’s working very well because that vast majority of the population are psychologically conditioned, mentally weak, and brainwashed. It’s all by design been going on for years. Every institution in the United States is compromised with globalists and communists same holds true for all the alphabet administrative state agencies total communist operation to subvert the United States and it’s been going on for decades.

    United States of America has been under attack in every conceivable way. Those within are sabotaging the United States on behalf of our foreign enemies such as china.

  12. On April 21, 2021 at 12:53 pm, Carl B. said:

    Great comment. Nothing to add.

  13. On April 21, 2021 at 1:37 pm, Mack said:

    We are a nation of fornicators and sodomites.

    We are a nation in exile.

    And so it shall be.

    Absent the Great Commission.

  14. On April 21, 2021 at 1:58 pm, Arkindole said:

    “Gawk at it – we deserve the incredulous stares and repugnant wonderment…”

    I’ll just passively watch the clownshow 90 miles from any welfare service center of any type. I’m not sure which side to cheer for most of the time, but I do embrace the idea of the filthy rotting cities self-immolating.

  15. On April 21, 2021 at 2:04 pm, Arkindole said:

    @Frank…Mike V. was a serious, serious, loss as was St. Remus. Indeed.

    Finish them poppers off with ATF…that patch will come out black when you thought you were done and it’s one of the best metal protectants for bores.

  16. On April 21, 2021 at 2:42 pm, JoeFour said:

    Ruth McClintock said: “Just about everything that’s going on in our country today from covid-19 to George Floyd and in between is all one big psychological operation to divide and conquer our country, to weaken and destroy us from within and it’s working, it’s working very well …”


    Here’s a link to an excellent video summary of the argument that there has been (and is currently) an ongoing, elite (Satanic) conspiracy to establish a world-wide governing technocracy and Covid is just one aspect of it…a 20-minute lecture by Jay Dyer, an independent and Orthodox Christian researcher:


  17. On April 21, 2021 at 2:45 pm, JoeFour said:

    Captain Smith said: “I guess it goes to show that after they’ve been with the force for a while, they become like the others.”

    The nail that sticks up … gets hammered down.

  18. On April 21, 2021 at 5:23 pm, I R A Darth Aggie said:

    But no one said that to him

    My understanding is that he was a field training officer, and those going to trial in the fall were trainees.

    There are others of his ilk out there in Minneapolis.

  19. On April 21, 2021 at 6:24 pm, Swrichmond said:

    city people deserve each other

  20. On April 21, 2021 at 6:43 pm, Bram said:

    Don’t forget – Minneapolis used to be “too white” so our federal government imported tens of thousands of Somalis with no discernible skills – literally creating an instant ghetto. It was an entirely intentional destruction of an American city.

  21. On April 21, 2021 at 6:46 pm, Steady Steve said:

    Just have to keep the cities and minority suburbs contained. Cut water, power, and food/medicine deliveries as they kill each other off. Make the city cops stay also to reap what they’ve sown. If the Minneapolis/St. Paul cops had any sense, they would walk out when city gov is in session and direct the rioters to city hall. Let those woke city council twits get a taste of what they created. Then they can run for the suddenly vacant seats.

  22. On April 21, 2021 at 7:15 pm, Backwoods Engineer said:

    Great analysis, as usual. America is just gang (criminals) vs gang (cops) now. We are in the very late stages of the Republic. Act accordingly.

  23. On April 21, 2021 at 9:15 pm, X said:

    America has become a satanic nation.

    You own the government (and a goodly number of your “fellow citizens”) absolutely zero loyalty, fidelity, honor, or trust.

  24. On April 21, 2021 at 10:04 pm, Ruth McClintock said:

    On April 21, 2021 at 2:42 pm, JoeFour said:


    Here’s a link to an excellent video summary of the argument that there has been (and is currently) an ongoing, elite (Satanic) conspiracy to establish a world-wide governing technocracy and Covid is just one aspect of it…a 20-minute lecture by Jay Dyer, an independent and Orthodox Christian researcher:

    Excellent vid…Jay Dyer he’s right. Patrick Woods Technocracy Rising has some good info too. Thanks for sharing that.

  25. On April 22, 2021 at 7:26 am, Nunaya Beezwhacks said:

    @Darth Aggie “There are others of his ilk out there in Minneapolis.”

    There’s really others of his ilk out there on every police force in the country. One of the things I find impossible to fathom is that police personnel are TAUGHT, in training, that they MUST CONTROL EVERY SITUATION THAT THEY ENCOUNTER, no matter if it’s a crime situation or just an interaction with a citizen making a civil complaint.

    With no reference to George Floyd, why are police told its OK to shoot people that are running away from an arrest over a traffic violation. No one should ever die as a result of police interaction over a traffic violation; black, white or brown. NO ONE.

  26. On April 22, 2021 at 4:11 pm, Ned2 said:

    @ Steady Steve.
    “Cut water, power, and food/medicine deliveries as they kill each other off.”

    They may kill a few, but the vast majority will be exfiltrating the cities looking for YOU.
    And unless you’re ready and prepared to wipe them out, even the poor downtrodden souls, you’ll be on the menu.

  27. On April 25, 2021 at 4:12 pm, Hudson H Luce said:

    The trouble with Minneapolis – and the places like it – is that it has a toxic cop culture. The ingredients are a power-hungry police chief and a strong police union – and a weak government, usually a longstanding Democratic Machine government, which allows policy to be dictated to it by the chief and the union. The police chief hires rogue cops and the union retains them. Damage awards get paid by the taxpayers, rogue cops aren’t disciplined or fired, and the Machine keeps the whole dysfunctional apparatus in place. Of course, it helps a lot to have a DA who will prosecute bad cases; if they have a public defender, a lot of innocent people plead out, if they have appointed counsel, a lot of cases get shot down in flames. The only answer is to get rid of the Machine and abolish the police department and start over. Remember, the police do not have any legal duty to serve or protect anyone except for prisoners in custody and the government which pays them. The responsibility to protect life and property is the citizen’s, alone. That’s *part* of the reason for the Second Amendment, although there should have been language in there as to not only the right of the people to keep and bear arms, but also the *duty* to do so, and the *duty* to become well-practiced and organized in their use.

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