By Comrade Cheem
On Monday, February 1st, Louisiana pig, Clyde Kerr, committed suicide outside Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office immediately after posting videos to social media complaining about how hard it is to be a pig while Black.
According to CNN, Kerr also served as a military pig in Afghanistan. In his own words, he was “a stellar deputy.” In the words of Black Hammer Times, he was a full fledged boot-licker.
Regardless of whether or not this pig felt bad for his victims, Clyde Kerr was still a pig who did Colonized people a service in taking his own life. The only good pig is a dead pig.
When pigs kill Colonized people they are simply doing the job they are meant to do. To snatch land and resources money from Colonized people, to prevent them from taking back all that is rightfully theirs; this is the oath pigs take that solidifies their stance against the people and for their colonial masters.
As a revolutionary organization that disunites with the state, we say that this “tragedy” is exactly what we would like to see; Kerr taking his own life is community control of the police! In fact, the whole precinct should imitate this pig’s example.
Because of his final act of bravery, Black Hammer awards Clyde Kerr III with a second place trophy for Best Pig of The Decade—second place of course to the infamous Christopher Dorner, who’s bullets managed to kill more cops than just himself.
The biggest criticism we have of Clyde is that he, very sadly, did not take out any officers with him as Dorner so bravely did. Still, we thank you for your first and only act of service, Clyde.
Oink Oink Cries The Pig
“You have no idea how hard it is to put a uniform on in this day and age with everything that’s going on” oinks this pig. I’m sure it’s not easy to earn upwards of 50K a year brutalizing Colonized people directly and indirectly through simply being an accomplice but spare us the act of being a victim. As Chris Dorner put it in his manifesto:
“Don’t honor these fallen officers/dirtbags. When your family members die, they just see you as extra overtime at a crime scene and at a perimeter. Why would you value their lives when they clearly don’t value your or your family members’ lives? I’ve heard many officers who state they see dead victims as ATV’s, Waverunners, RV’s and new clothes for their kids. Why would you shed a tear for them when they in return crack a smile for your loss because of the impending extra money they will receive in their next paycheck for sitting at your loved ones crime scene of 6 hours because of the overtime they will accrue.”
Kerr goes on to solidify his stance in uniting with the oppressor saying, “[I] loved my job. Loved it. Loved every aspect of it”. And we’re supposed to feel sorry for this sellout?
In uniting with the colonizers again and again, through military service, through DOUBLING DOWN on that unity in oppressing Colonized people, by then becoming an LAPD pig, this sellout finally began to feel the disunity within himself which led him to commit reactionary suicide.
Believing himself and other pigs to be “victims” suffering from PTSD and poor mental health conditions in general, we point out that a voluntary position of power which has historically meant lynching Colonized people is not something you can “suffer” from. No love for slave catchers.
Reactionary and Revolutionary Suicide
Colonized People endure lifetimes of hardship and this slave catcher pig, despite enjoying the material riches that come with being a sellout and knowing that the system he served so loyally “doesn’t care about him or people like him”, continued licking the boot of the colonial system until the very end. He himself stated that he loved his job and literally ended his life as a call for reforming the colonial state. A loyal imperialist running dog till the very end.
There was no way this pig was going to give up his job, life, and calling to unite with revolutionary struggle. Never would he risk his life for the people. Huey Newton, Minister of Defense of the Black Panther Party, gives us much to learn from his revolutionary thought on death in this system: reactionary suicide, and revolutionary suicide.
Reactionary suicide is a death caused by external forces that lead someone to take their own life, rather than change those forces. According to Huey, it is letting the system push you out with a broom, rather than forcing it to chase you out with a stick. Clyde chose reactionary suicide, so of course, the system salutes him for it.
A revolutionary, though, doesn’t just die for the people, they live for the people. Revolutionary suicide is that death that is involuntary, but unavoidable, due to the reactionary forces of colonialism seeking to crush anyone who rebels against the system. Huey Newton died a revolutionary because he gave up his life to liberate all Colonized people from the system that kept them in chains.
Clyde Kerr, Chris Dorner, these pigs came out and admitted that they gave up their lives to preserve those chains. And Kerr didn’t even have the guts to take more pigs with him.
Let Clyde serve as an example for Colonized people worldwide that reform and siding with your oppressor will never get you anywhere. If you have a will to change the world, to transform it into a world where no one lives at the expense of another. You only get one life, so use it to live for the people. Join Black Hammer today!
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