Charlottesville was never meant to be a peaceful demonstration. It was never about free speech. Nazis, neo-Confederates, white supremacists … they came armed for battle.
I used to think, “Don’t give these assholes any of your time. Ignore them and they’ll go away.”
No, they won’t fucking go away.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
Well, we are not mice.
And we have not forgotten that the elephant is a traitor.
first the floorboards
then the ceiling:
and the farmhouse rots
There are over 900
known hate groups
“the land of the free
and the home of the brave”.