Leftist Hate Crime Hysteria

1bc8e0c3372bf7fef786b8663aad173c0e22a391Two Democratic Congressman and Attorney General Eric Holder are spearheading equally disturbing efforts to monitor and control the behavior of Americans—even if the Constitution and the truth get trashed in the process.

Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) have introduced a bill known as the The Hate Crime Reporting Act of 2014. It would require a relatively obscure government agency, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), to “update a report on the use of telecommunications, including the Internet in the commission of hate crimes.”

“We have recently seen in Kansas the deadly destruction and loss of life that hate speech can fuel in the United States, which is why it is critical to ensure the Internet, television and radio are not encouraging hate crimes or hate speech that is not outside the protection of the First Amendment,” said Senator Markey. “Over 20 years have passed since I first directed the NTIA to review the role that telecommunications play in encouraging hate crimes. My legislation would require the agency to update this critical report for the 21st century.”

Jeffries heartily concurred. “The Internet has proven to be a tremendous platform for innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. However, at times it has also been used as a place where vulnerable persons or groups can be targeted,” he said. “I commend Senator Markey for his longstanding leadership with respect to combating Hate Crimes in America. He understands that in the digital era it is important to comprehensively evaluate the scope of criminal and hateful activity on the Internet that occurs outside of the zone of First Amendment protection. With the introduction of Senator Markey’s bill, we have taken a substantial step toward addressing this issue.” 

As it is with so many leftist agendas, it remains up to the bureaucrats at the NTIA to determine what constitutes unacceptable speech that falls outside the purview of First Amendment protections. The bill leaves such interpretations up to the Justice Department (DOJ) and the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, who will “analyze information on the use of telecommunications, including the Internet, broadcast television and radio, cable television, public access television, commercial mobile services, and other electronic media, to advocate and encourage violent acts and the commission of crimes of hate.”

Civil liberties lawyer Harvey A. Silverglate clarifies the agenda here. “This proposed legislation is worse than merely silly. It is dangerous,” he explained. “It is not up to Sen. Markey, nor to the federal government, to define for a free people what speech is, and is not, acceptable.”

One might think it is also unacceptable for the federal government to define racial bias based on the number of police stops and arrests of Hispanic and black Americans relative to those of whites. One would be wrong. On Monday, the Eric Holder announced the DOJ would begin collecting data on such police activity in five American cities in order to address possible racial bias within the criminal justice system.

“This overrepresentation of young men of color in our criminal justice system is a problem we must confront—not only as an issue of individual responsibility but also as one of fundamental fairness, and as an issue of effective law enforcement,” Holder said in a video address released Monday. “Racial disparities contribute to tension in our nation generally and within communities of color specifically, and tend to breed resentment towards law enforcement that is counterproductive to the goal of reducing crime.” Thus, the DOJ has aligned itself with the the NAACP and the ACLU both of whom contend that higher arrest rates for blacks and Hispanics demonstrates racism.”

Holder cites familiar statistics to back up his claim, noting that half of black American men have been arrested at least once by the age of 23 and that black men were 6 times more likely, and Latino men were 2.5 times likely, to be imprisoned than white men in 2012.

Unsurprisingly, as is often the case with Holder and his ongoing efforts to use the DOJ to advance an agenda, truth is the first casualty. The reason blacks and Hispanics are arrested and imprisoned at higher rates than their white counterparts is because they commit crimes at much higher rates. For example, black males between the ages of 14 and 17 commit homicides at ten times the rate of whites and Hispanics combined.

If Holder wants to collect data, he might begin with data already collected by the NYPD using their crime fighting analytical tool known as CompStat. In 2010, when civil rights activists began complaining about the disproportionate amounts of pedestrian stops of black New Yorkers relative to the representation in the population–55 percent stops in a community that comprises 23 percent of the city’s population—CompStat data popped a giant hole in the activists’ balloon, when the kind of statistics Holder cherishes revealed what occurred in the Big Apple in 2009. From the New York Times:

Based on reports filed by victims, blacks committed 66 percent of all violent crime in New York in 2009, including 80 percent of shootings and 71 percent of robberies. Blacks and Hispanics together accounted for 98 percent of reported gun assaults. And the vast majority of the victims of violent crime were also members of minority groups.

Non-Hispanic whites, on the other hand, committed 5 percent of the city’s violent crimes in 2009, 1.4 percent of all shootings and less than 5 percent of all robberies.

Stats released for the city of Chicago’s 2011 homicide rates tell a similar story. In the Windy City that year, 94.8 percent of homicides were committed by blacks and Hispanics—and 94.2 percent of their victims were black and Hispanic as well.

Furthermore in 2012, the year Holder cites as the impetus behind his agenda, even more inconvenient realities are revealed. According to the FBI’s 2012 Uniform Crime Reports, black Americans committed more than 49 percent of all homicides, and 55 percent of all robberies, despite representing less than 13 percent of the nation’s overall population. This compares to 48 percent of homicides and 43 percent of robberies perpetrated by whites and Hispanics combined. 

None of this matters to racialist bean-counters like Eric Holder. Thus he will proceed with launching a new National Center for Building Community Trust and Justice, a $4.75 million pilot program funded by taxpayers that essentially starts out with the assumption that police are being over-zealous (read: biased) in their efforts to combat crime.

Tellingly Holder’s real agenda is revealed by what he contends motivated him to undertake this initiative: the not guilty verdict for George Zimmerman, who was acquitted of murder for fatally shooting teenager Trayvon Martin. “Last July, following the verdict in the case involving the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, President Obama spoke out about the need to promote better understanding between law enforcement and young men of color,” Holder stated. ” He specifically directed the Justice Department to work closely with state and local law enforcement agencies to develop training and other innovative tools that can help to reduce discord and restore trust.”

Such discord and distrust is regularly ginned up by race hustlers like Al Sharpton, who played a major role in turning the death of Trayvon Martin into a national referendum on race. One so transparently dishonest, it required the media to label George Zimmerman a “white Hispanic” to maintain the fiction. Even Zimmerman’s subsequent acquittal was insufficient to blunt the DOJ’s agenda: more than a year and a half after they began investigating him, Zimmerman remains in the agency’s cross-hairs for possible civil rights prosecution connected to the case.

The thinking behind both of these efforts is clear. Democrats and the Obama administration believe there is nothing wrong with using the federal government as a club to advance a progressive agenda that threatens free speech on one hand, and the ability to effectively fight crime on the other. In a time when the American left is attempting to promote the idea that America is cesspool of hate and racism—due in large part to “white privilege”—the public might be forgiven for being highly suspicious of how the NTIA might determine when the Internet is being used to commit hate crimes, and how they would prioritize their pursuit of ostensible violators. As for Eric Holder, he has made it painfully clear he is willing to use the DOJ to pursue a racialist narrative, even when the facts get in the way. 

Republicans need to make it clear that another hate crimes bill has no chance of passing. Americans need to make it clear they are tired of an Attorney General willing to call them a “nation of cowards” when it comes to discussing race, even as his latest effort implies that America’s top law enforcement official believes his fellow law enforcement officials are motivated by racial prejudice, rather than the pursuit of crime.

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  • Enzo

    It’s just really amazes me that holder the 1970 LEFT-WING armed terrorist who held up the administrators at Columbia University is in the position of DOJ. Apparently no one VETTED him either.

    • liz

      Very interesting info – it explains a lot, while at the same time, is not surprising in the least. Like our “president”, he is a sick joke with which the entire nation has been “punked”.

    • GomeznSA

      vetted, perhaps, used as a legitimate reason to NOT vote for his confirmation, evidently not.

    • NJK

      The GOP knew of his past, the pardoning of terrorists, etc., and several confirmed him. It showed, “bipartisanship.” This is why the old guard GOP, needs to be thrown out. They carry too much baggage from a different era. We need warriors now.

      • Sheik Yerbouti

        Exactly, what happened to REAL republicans? Was it the money? Does anyone think that money will save them from a collapsing nation?

  • notme123

    what about farakan’s hate, wright’s hate, sharpton’s hate, shall I go on. will this be stopped?

  • http://johnnyangel10.WordPress.com JohnnyAngel Advocacy Group

    Dangerous for those not in power, and with a dissenting voice ! This is feel good legislation, a major part of the libtardist mindset and will lead this country into totalitarianism and a bunch of foolish robots. Not me bro !!

  • shinny_head

    When the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act (1994) passed I told others this would be used to persecute those that disagree with the populist agenda in the future. So here we are 20 yrs later….

    Why do so many fall for these feel good laws? Why do we refuse to look into history of other nations that fell into the same trap?

    Murder is a hate crime by definition, we do not need to look into the mind of hate but rather punish the offender of the law that we have had since the time of Moses. Hate like poverty will always be with mankind.

    What will change with such a law is the definition of hate. Watch as you moral convictions such as those associated with Biblical beliefs become crimes.

    Do we really think that we are so different than Germans in the early 1930’s?
    Are we so arrogant to believe it will never happen here?

    • Anon

      History does not repeat itself.
      But it does rhyme.

  • http://www.Dees-Shop.com/ Ban Liberals

    Take the word “RACIST” out of the dictionary, and we will never hear from the likes of Obama, Holder, Sharpton, Jackson, or the RACIST Congressional Black Caucus again.

  • dallas25305

    In the case of Mr Stering what bigotry do we see from the Marxist left??
    So Liberal political correctness has finally won. Now what you say in private conversation is reason for you to be vilified and attacked. However only if you have white skin. If you are black or muslim or some other group given politically correct status by the Liberal left you can say what ever you like. Spike Lee seems to be involved in this, a man who has said he would like to shoot white people among dozens of other racist comments. You had over one hundred blacks attack and beat a white motorist who was involved in an accident in Detroit a couple of weeks ago. He is alive only because one woman intervened however he has brain damage and will never be the same. The racist black sucker punch gangs who knocked out, stomp and have killed many white people and Asians in the U.S. Two of the men killed where WW2 veterans. Not a word from President Hussein or his henchman the coward Eric Holder or the use of the word Racism by the gutless and corrupt Liberal Socialist media.

  • Boots

    It’s pretty obvious the left isn’t concerned about the daily violence the black community is subjected to at the hands of other blacks. I understand Holder is a hard core racist who doesn’t care about black on white/Asian violence… but now his policies actively attack local law enforcement’s ability to protect minority communities… and they call conservatives racist.

  • rsilverm

    Don’t see this bill getting through the House.

    • DaCoachK

      Not yet anyway. Just wait.

  • mmercier0921

    There will come a day when every poster on myriad internet chat rooms will face hard copies of every post or communication they ever made… in front of a judge.

    Where do you all think this goes…?

  • CowboyUp

    Holder did nothing when a racial superiority militia group publicly put a bounty on the head of Zimmerman. The impeachment, conviction, and Removal of holder should be a high priority if the GOP takes the Senate and holds the House this cycle. The dp will undoubtedly replace him with someone just as crooked, but holder must go, preferably to prison.

  • nomoretraitors

    When do we get to try this MF for treason?

  • Wolfthatknowsall

    I don’t hate Obama & Holder any more than I hate Hillary and Kerry. It has nothing to do with race. It has everything to do with what they’re doing to my country.

  • Race_Dissident

    Eric Holder is the commanding general in the war against whites. And if the Constitution is incinerated in the conflagration, well that’s just collateral damage. If the federal Republicans had one testicle between them, a malignant maniac like Holder never even would have sniffed the AG position.

  • Casey_J

    That pesky darned first amendment….some people just won’t rest until it is toast.

  • Steven Chavez

    What else is LEFT to say, if this is NOT an INTENTIONAL TRASHING of America I don’t know what is… This obama dude, has done everything in his power to weaken America …

  • NJK

    Interesting that the black on white violence called knock out games, never occurred, in this 1960’s, jive a$$ punk, Holder’s world. I hope he meets a horrible end one day. One fitting a domestic terrorist like him, and the rest of the Manson family types, who’ve hijacked the federal govt.

  • cxt

    The question/s I am dying to ask Markey on camera:

    1-Is calling a female pol a “c*&^%” a “hate crime?’
    2-Is publicly musing about a baseball player raping a her teenage daughter a “hate crime?”
    3-Is holding a sign with Bush in a noose a “hate crime?”
    4-Is calling Clarence Thomas an “Uncle Tom” a “hate crime?”
    5-Is publically musing over Thomas’s wife feeding him lots of butter and eggs so he will “die” a “hate crime?”
    6-Is calling someone a “cracker” a “hate crime?”

    I could go on.

    LIke most things Lefty….they have failed to really think through the actual potential harms of their actions.

    • nomoretraitors

      No, they haven’t failed to think through the harm of their actions. That is their INTENTION: to destroy the present society and create a social justice utopia

  • LawReader

    The level of racial bull**** coming out of Holder on a non-stop basis is beyond reprehensible. Now he floats censorship under the guise of ‘hate speech’ and gives Trayvon Martin as an example requiring ‘examining racial conduct by police’???

    Absolutely farcical. If Martin had been turned over to the police when caught with burglary tools and stolen goods as the law requires for people ‘not of color’ – it’s more than simply likely that he’d be alive today.

    This isn’t simply the ‘new face of justice’ – it’s blood directly on the hands of those excusing actual crime based on skin color.

    Something Holder is *intimately* acquainted with.

  • http://batman-news.com chuckie2u

    Another Government effort to be the watch dog to ensure any disagreement to their socialist agenda does not go unnoticed. Who desides what words are unacceptible and ant-establishment? Since people of color are statisically committing more assaults,robberies and murder then one needs to enforce all those gun laws and anti-criminal laws currently on the books among those committing the crimes.

  • DontMessWithAmerica

    Let’s start with Obama’s tutor over 20 years, the former Reverend Wright – he shoveled tons of hate speech. Let’s round up each Mullah who preaches the destruction of Christians and Jews – in fact, let’s put Obama’s Holy Koran on the stand – it it packed with hate and should be banned.

  • Jdcsa usayy

    It is obvious that Obama, Erich Holder and the junta thugs do not believe in freedom of speech. Although talking has many benefits, only action changes things. Operation American Spring. Be in Washington DC on 16 May 2014 and demand that Obama and Holder and their thugs resign, leave town and not return. This is not a call for Obama to be impeached, this is a demand that he resign immediately.
    Stop talking and make things change. Google or Bing “Operation American Spring.”

  • Piotr Sobczyk
  • vnamvet1969

    To put it simply, Holder is a big cry baby, worthless Attorney General, and a despicable human being. This race crap is polarizing the country and is completely uncalled for. If anything they should be addressing the fact that white people are more of a target for racism than any other group. This latest attack on free speech should be one to worry about because we are all in for a rough time.

  • Jdcsa usayy

    Please people, stop talking and take action. Do something about this crap. Google or Bing “Operation American Spring.” Be in Washington DC on 16 May 2014 and demonstrate for Obama to resign immediately, leave town, take his junta thugs with him and never return.
    Talk is fine, but only action changes things. Remember the Ukraine when mass public demonstrations virtually over night brought down a bad government.

  • http://www.marktraina.webs.com Mark N Starla Traina

    The NAAWP MAY 2014 CRIME NEWS UPDATE: black teenagers charged with videotaping hate crime assaults

    Three Allentown high school students have been charged with ethnic intimidation for allegedly recording themselves bullying other students and posting the resulting “smack cam video” on Facebook.

    The three males – two aged 15 and one aged 14 – are accused of selecting the victims, in part, because they are white, according to a news release from Lehigh County District Attorney James Martin.

    The incident took place around 1 p.m. last Thursday at William Allen High School, an affidavit of probable cause states.

    Three teens were sitting at a table in the school cafeteria when three other teens allegedly approached and started making comments. Prosecutors said the teens used profanities to mock the other students’ race, stature and appearance, such as the glasses they were wearing.

    The suspects used the racial slur “pink” in referring to the white victims, according to investigators.

    Two of the teens allegedly decided to make a “smack cam video.” Investigators said one of them began narrating and using his cell phone to record the video, which he called “Smack Cam 3.”

    Prosecutors said a third teen walked over to the table and slapped one of the victims in the back of the head as the other two suspects erupted in laughter.

    Learn more: http://topconservativenews.com/2014/05/three-black-teenagers-charged-with-videotaping-hate-crime-assaults/

    FORCED INTERGRATION has led to the BANKRUPSY of nearly every major CITY in AMERICA!

    Things have gotten so horrible in St. Louis, Cleveland, Philly, Brooklyn, Chicago, Baltimore, Atlanta, Memphis, etc . …., that INNER-CITY PUBLIC SCHOOL THUGS are now being BUSSED to the suburbs and the suburban SCHOOLS are being FORCED by the STATE and FEDERAL GOVERNMENT to accept these BLACK STUDENTS with OPEN ARMS!

    “The NAAWP yells BULL$HYT and screams STOP DA BUS!” (TRAINAISM)



  • http://www.marktraina.webs.com Mark N Starla Traina

    “WHITE PEOPLE in DETROIT are UNDER SEIGE!” (05-23-2014)
    WHITES come under FIRE in BLACK CITIES:

    White Detroit Motorists under siege in “CARJACK CITY”

    The SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW SINNERS and the ANTI-DEFACATION LEAGUERS claim that the following AZZHOLES don’t really EXIST,

    … oh but they do in the REAL WORLD, and they need to be DEALTH WITH now!


    QUESTION: What do all this CITIES and PEOPLE have in COMMON?

    ANSWER: They don’t WORK!

    FACT: If PROGRESSIVE POLITICS really WORKED these CITIES would be THRIVING rather than COLLAPSING UNDER their own WEIGHT in 2014!