Murdering Cops in Dallas
By: Bill O'ReillyJuly 8, 2016
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In a vicious act of domestic terrorism, five Dallas police officers were shot dead, seven others wounded, when a hidden terrorist armed with a semi-automatic assault rifle and a handgun targeted cops at a peaceful demonstration.

Police say 25-year-old Micah Johnson, a vet who served in Afghanistan, planned his mass murder after hearing reports of two black men shot dead by police earlier this week.

We'll get to those incidents in a moment.

Johnson, the terrorist, was killed when police unleashed an explosive device.

DALLAS POLICE CHIEF DAVID BROWN: “The suspect is deceased as a result of detonating the bomb. The reporting that the suspect killed himself is not accurate.  We have confirmed that he's been deceased because of the detonation of the bomb.  Our hostage negotiator did an exceptional job getting this suspect to talk before he died during the hours of negotiating that eventually broke down. ((EDIT)) The suspect said he was upset about Black Lives Matter. He said he was upset about the recent police shootings. The suspect said he was upset at white people.  The suspect stated he wanted to kill white people, especially white officers.”

At this point, investigators say Johnson was not a member of Black Lives Matter or any other radical group. 

There were three other people taken into custody but police now believe they were not associates of Johnson - that he acted alone.

Speaking from Poland President Obama said this:

OBAMA: “Let me just say that even as yesterday I spoke about our need to be concerned, as all Americans, about racial disparities in our criminal justice system, I also said yesterday that our police have an extraordinarily difficult job and the vast majority of them do their job in outstanding fashion.” 

Talking Points believes the vast majority of American law enforcement are honorable people.  Less than two percent of all interactions involve any kind of force by the cops.

However, there are too many incidents where minority Americans are being killed or hurt over low-level beefs.

That's the truth, and law enforcement leadership must compel their own agencies to act with restraint.

I support the police and do not believe they are targeting blacks in general.  The statistics show that.

But again, fatal mistakes are unacceptable and there are too many of them.

If you watched The Factor last night, you did not see analysis of police in Minnesota killing 32-year-old Philando Castile in a traffic stop.

On Wednesday we did cover the police killing of 37-year-old Alton Sterling in Louisiana.  But we used restraint in our report with Martha MacCallum because all the facts are not in.

I didn't do the Minnesota story at all because facts were sparse but emotions white hot - just like Ferguson.

Any thinking person had to know hate was in the air:

DON LEMON, CNN ANCHOR: “You don't have to be a black man in America to know we have a serious problem with police killing black men.”

((EDIT))

SPIKE LEE, FILMMAKER: “We're in the 21st century of high-tech lynching.”

((EDIT))

CNN'S JOHN BERMAN: “Do you think African-Americans are being hunted?”

SPIKE LEE:  “Yes, facts don't lie.”

((EDIT))

BAKARI SELLERS, POLITICAL COMMENTATOR:  “I mean you're literally getting death sentences in this country for being African-American ((EDIT)) I trust law enforcement to a certain degree, but my question is, can you please stop killing us?”

But even worse than those provocateurs was the Governor of Minnesota:

Saint Paul, MN Thursday

GOV. MARK DAYTON (D-MN): “Would this have happened if those passengers, the driver and the passenger were white?  I don't think it would have.  So I'm forced to confront and I think all of us in Minnesota are forced to confront, this kind of racism exists.  And that it's incumbent upon all of us to vow that we're going to do whatever we can to see it doesn't happen it doesn't continue to happen.”

Dayton may be right but you don't throw a rhetorical bomb like that just hours after a horrendous death at the hands of police.

That's just dangerous to law enforcement.

It is Dayton's job to provide calm, not inflame the situation.  Huge mistake on his part.

Back to last night.

While the Dallas protest was peaceful, at the same time the Black Lives Matters inflamers in Oakland were doing what they always do.

CBS OAKLAND REPORTER: “The has been some damage here on the side of the police department headquarters, Oakland police.  The windows shattered, the red paint thrown about, the words murderers scrawled in that red paint here on the side of the building. ((EDIT)) At the top of the freeway, I’ll have to tell you it’s sort of festive as protesters are making a line, sitting in the middle of traffic. ((EDIT)) Some of the demonstrators actually jumped up on a tractor trailer.”

So here's the truth in summation:

Micah Johnson was a hater and a terrorist.

Black Lives Matter inflames rather than illuminates.  It is essentially a "hate America" group.

Law Enforcement leaders should make fair dealings with minority Americans a top priority.

Finally, we as a nation need to fight the racial madness that is harming the USA by being fair ourselves and calling out the haters wherever they may be.

And that's the memo.