America, as a nation, is becoming not only increasingly ungovernable but not easily policed, at least not since the Christian moral code—based on the Ten Commandments of God—has been effectively declared 'hate speech' by Leftist social engineers.
As we’re all finding out the hard way, once that code is gone we are asking our police to do the impossible—keep the peace in an immoral society that has rejected the law of God and imagines itself subject to no greater moral authority than that of their own ill-formed consciences.
"Who are you to tell me what to do?"-- actually makes sense if we as a society are not bound by the law of God. In that case, might makes right, and tyranny vs. lawlessness is what we can expect from here on out.
And so it is true that many police officers today seem to be reaching the breaking point (can we blame them?) We've defended the police under fire in our cities before in these columns, and we'll do so again. But here's an example of a bad cop and why many Americans are finding it increasingly difficult to trust their own police.
The incident took place when a police officer wanted a nurse to take blood from an unconscious man. When she hesitated to do so, out of concern for the law, as well as the polices agreed upon by both police and hospital administrators, the police officer "lost it" and arrested her.
Take a look:
Obviously, most cops are not lunatics like Detective Jeff Payne here. He's out of control and should be removed from the force. But he's not the reason we're posting this video. The nurse is!
Nurse Wubbles said at a news conference Thursday that she felt “betrayed,” “angry” and “confused,” and warned that she may consider taking legal action over the confrontation.
However, in a statement to the press released Friday, Wubbels said she had accepted the “sincere apologies” of Police Chief Brown and Mayor Biskupski.
“I look forward to working with both of them to help promote further civil dialogue and education,” she said. “The common goal of all public service professionals should be to provide the best care to our fellow citizens.”
Remember when it wasn’t uncommon for Americans to react this way, even in the face of adversity and injustice? When I was a kid, Nurse Wubbles’s reaction was commonplace. Today, it’s an anomaly.
Even after her horrific ordeal, Nurse Wubbles accepts the apology of the Police Chief, and then uses the assault against her to try to improve the common good of her community. It's not about revenge. It's not about playing the victim card (which she surely was). It's not about her. It's about healing, forgiveness and the betterment of a troubled society— attitudes naturally based on a Christian understanding of the common good.
"I look forward to working... to help promote further civil dialogue and education. The common goal of all public service professionals should be to provide the best care to our fellow citizens.” Can you imagine if more Americans were this mature, insightful and constructive, even after undergoing such horrific injustice at the hands of law enforcement? This woman is a role model.
I have no idea what religion Nurse Wubbles belongs to, but I'd be shocked if she's not a Christian. What this country needs are less people like Detective Jeff Payne and a lot more like Nurse Wubbles—a woman still in possession of the qualities and virtues that once made this country great.
I hope her example still resonates with most Americans. If not, well, God help us, because we surely will not be able to help ourselves much longer.
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