I really wished White people would learn about all the dog whistles they use. Trump did threaten us! This is why we cannot trust you. Danger could be standing right in front of you, because you all are so fixated on having words and information packaged for your edification, and because White people aren’t trying to harm White people physically using covert tactics…White people miss codes and dog whistles.
You didn’t hear the dog whistle because it wasn’t meant for you. You were not trained by your parents to hear them, see them, or read them. I know what 45 said like most sane Black people, and I know what he meant.
The Insurrection Act of 1807 gives the President the power to deploy the National Guard or the military to enforce laws in certain circumstances. He invoked this the other day you know?
The act expanded from the Militia Act of 1792, giving the president power to command state militias in cases of an insurrection or an invasion “from any foreign nation or Indian tribe.”
#1. The last times the President called up the National Guard against us was during the civil rights era. The Guards were used to prevent Black people from being equal people, and later used to keep White people at bay after the Supreme Court made their rulings that segregation (Jim Crow) was unconstitutional. Please read your history books. Every time National Guards are called up against us are in matters of racial strife (i.e. the Rodney King beating). They rarely use the Guards against White militias and White people.
#2. The Constitution isn’t specific about what militias are, and there are a lot of mentally ill racist running around training to be unregulated, well armed militias. Black people know all too well about White men and their militias. The current government allowed them to help Border Patrol round up illegal immigrants at the Mexican border. Militias that were not state/local police or National Guards.
We don’t have “good" civilian militias. Good people (and bad ones with no criminal background) wanting to fight to keep us all safe join the military. Bad ones, evil ones, and criminal ones join militias and become extremists living out some weird fantasy.
The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution reads: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."
This can easily be misinterpreted and used improperly by evil people. And it has been by this evil president and his crack-pot followers.
The President’s own words from two days ago:
"I am mobilizing all available federal resources, civilian and military, to stop the rioting and looting, to end the destruction and arson and to protect the rights of law-abiding Americans, including your Second Amendment rights,"
The President has summoned civilian militias to harm us. Federal militias are federal special agents in law enforcement, secret service, and active duty military. Civilian militias are extremists and racists.
Read some history books if you’re hurt. Then get some Black friends in your life because if you had some, you’d know exactly what this moment means for us, not you Mimi.
Sometimes if you don’t know what you’re talking about you should just be silent. I’m pretty offended by your comment.