Councilwoman: ‘most dangerous people with guns are cops and soldiers’

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What an ill-informed tool looks like

North Carolina City Councilwoman Jillian Johnson made some horrible statements on her social media this week:

1396269_630x354Her post reads:

“I am all about keeping guns away from dangerous people, but I feel like more of us should be pointing out that the most dangerous people with guns are cops and soldiers, and that the no-fly list and FBI anti-terror efforts are seriously corrupted by entrapment, racial profiling and Islamophobia.”

Johnson deleted this post and attempted to clarify her statement however, rather than apologizing for vilifying the men and women who put their lives on the line for this country, she further dragged them through the mud by classifying their actions as “state-sanctioned violence.”

Screen-Shot-2016-06-22-at-11.57.02-AMShe doubles-down in her post which reads:

“This is a clarifying statement on the post on my personal page yesterday that has created some concern in the community.

I believe that state-sactioned violence causes more harm, and is therefore more dangerous, than non state-sanctioned violence. I believe this is true both because the approval of those in authority and often the general public gives a veneer of acceptability to actions we would otherwise condemn, but also because sates have the capacity to spend huge resources equipping and funding people to use force in defense of their interests. The US spends as much on our military as all other countries combined. We have the highest police homicide rates in the developed world and we incarcerate 25% of the world’s prisoners. We should not ignore these facts, or wrongly assume that those who believe that this situation is fundamentally unjust and should not continue are harboring a hatred for police and soldiers. I certainly find a great many of the actions taken by militaries and police forces here in the US and around the world extremely troubling, and I also respect the humanity of those who do not share this disagreement.”

These “facts” that she has listed are far from accurate.  It’s beyond disturbing and disheartening that an elected official took the time to repeatedly degrade America’s heroes by making these illogical statements.

I certainly find a great many of the actions taken by militaries and police forces here in the US and around the world extremely troubling”

Seeing as how I am one of the police officers that she is referencing to, and many of my brothers and sisters in blue are also veterans of the United States Armed Forces, I guess that makes me worse than the killers of the 308 homicide victims in Chicago this year alone. Click HERE to get up to date stats on Chicago’s murder rate.

The most disturbing fact in all of this is that many Americans share Jillian Johnson’s sentiment.

What are your thoughts? Share them in the comments below.

  • Rob

    As a military servicemember of 20 plus years I have one thing to say to this “person”. Stuff it little one, why don’t you carry your butt to Afghanistan or Iraq and see how life is outside the comfort of your cushy home.

    And about taking citizens weapons from them…..ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ.

  • Kay mandia

    Who is she? Does she hold a position of any power at all? If so,she should be fired immediately! She is a moron! Does she belong to the BLM pos? Run her out of town, where ever she is from. Give her a police escort!

  • Simo Dimic

    She should come to Chicago a see the blacks on blacks shooting. Be for she puts down the police and the military

  • LeoP

    As a retired officer and a veteran, most Americans have not been outside the US (and I don’t mean going to an island resort)to see how the other countries live. While your here protected by police and military you bash them. I say send her to Iraq or Afghanistan to see what the real world is like. She find our actions troubling then get the hell out of the US.

    • Jill

      Send her to Iraq or Afghanistan to see what the real world is like you say? Yes then she would see American soldiers committing unwarranted illegal war crimes in countries they have NO right to have ever entered! She will see American soldiers killing innocent men,women and children for no reason. Maybe you should educate yourself before you speak on something. 90% of this country is ignorant and blinded to their governments crimes on its own country and humanity. Media propaganda is powerful when you’re a sheep. It’s so sad watching an entire country be pulled by strings. WAKE UP! Where is your humanity? Think,research,educate yourself on the history. Start with why the CIA murdered Kennedy, the best president we will ever have had.. Go on from there. Look at the facts to these said “acts of terror” they are so preposterous and inconceivable. But no one pays enough attention to detail or the facts to every part and step of the event. They all just hop on media,social media and there’s the propaganda. Has everyone right where they are wanted- Hate an entire religion and fear guns. Agenda; The government needs to justify the country’s deficit for being at war for it’s entire existence, (really-illegally & forcefully stealing natural resources from Arab countries) Take away our 2nd Amendment – Disarm us so we have no defense if there were to ever be Martial Law imposed ( A Revolution ) None of this is (fantasy or conspiracy) thinking…. Lol… IT”S REALITY! WAKE UP! YOUR GOVERNMENT DOESN’T GIVE A SHIT ABOUT YOU! Their military soldiers are merely cheap labor for them. Disposable and replaceable. I hope you open your eyes. Stop being a puppet

      • Justin Jurek

        Tis better to be silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt.

        Seriously I think I lost about 50% of my brain cells reading this.

        Oh, and Kennedy was a terrible president who almost got us into nuclear war, started to whole Vietnam thing that you guys hate so much, and cheated on his wife left right and center.

  • CH

    Wonder who she will call when she needs assistance or who she thinks keeps her safe in her home. She doesn’t deserve to hold a public office – maybe we could all chip in and send her to some country she thinks she would like better or, maybe she could relocate to Chicago .

  • Heather A Fraser

    The ones that are the most dangerous are the politicians who are allowing any joe on the street to have access to a gun. You can have a clean record but have a long history of mental illness with paranoia and delusional psychotic tendencies, and you can go buy a gun.

    I like to go to the range and do target practice myself. I do not need to use a multi-round assault weapon to do so. My nephew hunts. He does not need to use a bazooka to do so. No one but military and police should have access to weapons. And even the police have been having their hands tied.

  • I believe sir, that many MORE do not share her feelings than do. Many more realize that the only thing protecting society from the mass murderers and criminals from total take over are people just like you, the ones who sacrifice and risk their very lives to protect me, my family and my community. Thank you to all of your police, military brothers and sisters. You are supported, loved and please know there are many more who are forever grateful for your service.

  • Billy

    It’s better to stay ‘Silent” and let them think your STUPID, than to put on social Media and remove all doubt ! THAT Woman is DUMBER than Oprah,Whoopie,Joy Behar & that super -Bitch Rosie O donnell ! GOD Bless Donald Trump !!!!!

  • Ken

    She’s just one of Obama’s puppets. She believes everything that idiot says. She’s not intelligent enough to have an original thought.

  • Jennie Morgenthaler

    SHAME ON YOU !!!!

  • Dianne

    All military people and cops should not give this lady the respect her council position deserves. Making general derogatory statements, as she has, only intensifies attitudes especially negative ones. Shame on her.

  • so why not post it?

  • Dennis Martin

    Well as a Law Enforcement officer, kinda sad that an elected would say stiff like this, again, this is a person who has never served in the military or law enforcement, but she sure shows here entitlement to the fredoms she has cause of the military, second, next time you need assistance from the police, call someone else lick a crackhead, your better yet call anot her crimal, since cops are the dang ours ones… stupid self entitled people, how about you do a ride a long with the police department see how easy the job is before you open your hateful, bad statics mouth.

  • jim

    Are you as dumb as you want to be or are you going for dumbest statement ever??

  • Brandon W.

    I do not understand where this “person” is getting her facts from but most homicides happen from psychotic people and terrorists. The only reason an officer would shoot someone is only because they attacked them or they were carrying a concealed weapon and the officer felt endangered. Her facts are completley wrong.