Category Archives: Los Angeles Riots

Jew Without a Gun

Tweet I am republishing my three-part series about the Los Angeles Riots of 1992 in which Karen and I and the children were trapped for several frightening hours. We were unarmed, helpless save for our wits. The police were conspicuously absent and the bad guys, frequently armed with heavy weapons, owned the streets. It was […]

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Medical Evidence: Trayvon Martin, Who Looks Like Obama’s Son, Beat Zimmerman Bloody Before Shooting

Tweet George Orwell observed that “we have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.” Seraphic Secret will now restate the obvious: 1. George Zimmerman was lynched in advance by race hustlers Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, Barack Obama and the usual cast of vulgar, […]

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Flashback: Los Angeles Riots 20 Years Ago

Tweet This is the 20th anniversary of the Rodney King riots. Those days and nights are imprinted in my memory as vividly as a movie. Thus, I am republishing my three-part series about the LA Riots of 1992 in which Karen and I and the children were caught. We were unarmed, helpless save our wits. […]

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Hollywood is Burning, or: Jew Without Gun

Tweet In light of yesterday’s post about Jews and guns and the vigorous, articulate comments from our readers I am republishing my three-part series about the LA Riots of 1992 in which Karen and I and the children were caught. We were unarmed. The police were, um, absent, and the bad guys owned the streets. […]

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Hollywood is Burning, Part III: Gauntlet

Tweet The torture of Reginald Denny. “We had no orders except to hold our ground and whenever possible to attack—always attack.” All this whips through my mind as I aim our car—I’m already thinking of the Lexus as a tank, a Centurion—towards the exit of the parking garage. A knot of rioters are milling about […]

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Hollywood is Burning, Part II: Get-a-Way

Tweet I have to protect my family. In my pocket, as always, a little Swiss Army Knife. “I’ve never yet seen an eyeball who felt that the Swiss Army Knife was not a dangerous weapon.” This charming and somewhat gruesome comment, advice really, was given to me by my Israeli buddy, a grizzled tank commander […]

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Hollywood is Burning, Part I: Trapped

Tweet Not special effects. L.A. burns. Hollywood is burning. Karen and I lock every door in the house, shut tight the windows, we move through the house switching off all the lights. Gazing from our bedroom window, we watch orange flames lick at the darkness, pillars of black smoke climbing into the sky. We can […]

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