“Law and Order” Means “Bow to White Male Authority”

While driving around my town in blue-state, metro Oregon, I saw an old white guy on the side of the road waving a large American flag next to a sign that said, “Law and Order.” It was obvious that he did not care for the Black Lives Matter protests that have been a daily occurrence in our city to the west, Portland. Of course, if the Proud Boys or any of the other homegrown white-supremacist groups had been protesting, they would have been “exercising their First-Amendment rights,” probably while also exercising their Second-Amendment rights, which serve to remind everyone else that they aren’t there to negotiate.

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Writer, painter, cat fancier, troublemaker, democratic socialist, & antifascist.

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