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Fri Apr 13, 2012, 02:01 PM

 

Walter Williams slams the left wing with racist column full of falsified news reports

http://www.gopusa.com/commentary/2012/04/11/williams-media-dishonesty-and-race-hustlers/

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When NBC's "Today" show played the audio of George Zimmerman's call to a Sanford, Fla., police dispatcher about Trayvon Martin, the editors made him appear to be a racist who says: "This guy looks like he's up to no good. He looks black." What Zimmerman actually said was: "This guy looks like he's up to no good or he's on drugs or something. It's raining, and he's just walking around, looking about." The 911 officer responded by asking, "OK, and this guy -- is he black, white or Hispanic?" Zimmerman replied, "He looks black." NBC says it's investigating the doctoring of the audio, but there's nothing to investigate; its objective was to inflame passions.

In his Associated Press article titled "Old photos may be deceptive in Fla. shooting case," Matt Sedensky pointed out that the photos carried by the major media were several years old and showed Zimmerman looking fat and mean and Martin looking like a sweet young kid.

Jesse Jackson told the Los Angeles Times that "blacks are under attack" and that "targeting, arresting, convicting blacks and ultimately killing us is big business," adding that Martin is "a martyr." President Barack Obama chimed in by saying, "If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon."

Let's look at some non-news cases. On March 14 in Tulsa, Okla., a white couple suffered a home invasion by Tyrone Woodfork, a 20-year-old black man. Ninety-year-old Bob Strait suffered a broken jaw and broken ribs in the attack. His 85-year-old wife, Nancy, was sexually assaulted and battered to death, ending their 65-year marriage.

On March 4, two black Kansas City, Mo., youths doused a 13-year-old boy in gasoline and set him on fire, telling him, "You get what you deserve, white boy." Last summer, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel ordered an emergency shutdown of the beaches in Chicago because mobs of blacks were terrorizing white families.

Several years ago, in Knoxville, Tenn., a young white couple was kidnapped by four blacks. The girl was forced to witness her boyfriend's rape, torture and subsequent murder before she was raped, tortured and murdered. Before disposing of her body, the three men and one woman poured bleach or some other cleaning agent down her throat in an effort to destroy DNA evidence. A jury found the four guilty, and they were sentenced, but because of the judge's drug use, a retrial is being considered.

None of those black-on-white atrocities made anywhere near the news that the Trayvon Martin case made, and it's deliberate. Editors for the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times and the Chicago Tribune admitted to deliberately censoring information about black crime for political reasons, in an effort to "guard against subjecting an entire group of people to suspicion."

One doesn't have to be a liberal, conservative, Democrat or Republican to see the danger posed by America's race hustlers, who are stacking up piles of combustible racial kindling and ready for a racial arsonist to set it ablaze. Recruiters for white hate groups must love President Obama's demagoguery in saying that a son of his would look like Trayvon but not saying that Melissa Coon's 13-year-old son, who was set on fire, could have looked like a son of his. After all, the president is just as much white as he is black.

Even if the president and his liberal allies in the media and assorted civil rights hustlers don't care much about blacks murdering whites, what about blacks murdering blacks? During a mid-March weekend in Chicago, 49 people were shot, 10 fatally, including a 6-year-old black girl, making for more than 100 murders this year. Philadelphia isn't far behind, with murder clipping along at one a day since the beginning of 2012. Have we heard Obama make a statement about this carnage or that most homicide victims are black and that their murderers are black? No, and we won't, because black-on-black crime, like black-on-white crime, does not fit the liberal narrative of the continuing problem of white racism.

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Reply Walter Williams slams the left wing with racist column full of falsified news reports (Original post)
OccupyTheIRS Apr 2012 OP
banned from Kos Apr 2012 #1
alp227 Apr 2012 #12
banned from Kos Apr 2012 #13
alp227 Apr 2012 #15
OccupyTheIRS Apr 2012 #26
HooptieWagon Apr 2012 #2
OccupyTheIRS Apr 2012 #3
LoTechGuru Apr 2012 #4
alp227 Apr 2012 #8
OccupyTheIRS Apr 2012 #25
KamaAina Apr 2012 #5
alp227 Apr 2012 #14
OccupyTheIRS Apr 2012 #24
alp227 Apr 2012 #27
KamaAina Apr 2012 #6
Zalatix Apr 2012 #7
OccupyTheIRS Apr 2012 #22
Zalatix Apr 2012 #29
alp227 Apr 2012 #9
fascisthunter Apr 2012 #10
wiggle-room Apr 2012 #11
Solomon Apr 2012 #17
wiggle-room Apr 2012 #31
OccupyTheIRS Apr 2012 #21
wiggle-room Apr 2012 #30
Algebra Palin Apr 2012 #16
Solomon Apr 2012 #18
OccupyTheIRS Apr 2012 #20
Tom Ripley Apr 2012 #19
Yavin4 Apr 2012 #23
Mayberry Machiavelli Apr 2012 #28

Response to OccupyTheIRS (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 02:12 PM

1. and Williams is African-American

 

He profits from his color and not his work.

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Response to banned from Kos (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 10:16 PM

12. This guy is also an econ professor at George Mason University and has guest hosted Rush Limbaugh.

http://econfaculty.gmu.edu/wew/vita.html

He's been publishing libertarian works since the '80s and hosted a PBS documentary Good Intentions based on his book The State Against Blacks, a book arguing that welfare programs hurt black Americans.

Williams "also serves on numerous advisory boards including: Cato Institute, Landmark Legal Foundation, Institute of Economic Affairs, and Heritage Foundation." BTW, radio host Mark Levin is the president of Landmark Legal. On some days, Williams has guest-hosted for Rush Limbaugh. And whenever he does, he dumbs down his economic credentials for the drooling passive thinkers who listen to Rush, such as:
- Limbaugh fill-in Williams downplays discrimination, equates it with being discriminating in choosing wife
- Williams also called the minimum wage racist. (Wait a minute, WHICH SIDE is really playing the "race card"?) In a paper he wrote for Cato, Williams made a similar argument.
- He also has a soft spot for child labor.

I've been stalking the right wing for the past several years and think we need to be more worried about the more intellectually-oriented conservatives like Williams, Thomas Sowell, Mark Levin, etc. instead of laughing at Glenn Beck's crazy talk or Sean Hannity's obvious lies or Rush Limbaugh's weaksauce bigotry.

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Response to alp227 (Reply #12)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 10:19 PM

13. I agree with you 100%

 

Williams is a snake in the hen house.

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Response to banned from Kos (Reply #13)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 10:39 PM

15. you also have to see this "gift" from his GMU page

http://econfaculty.gmu.edu/wew/gift.html

"I, Walter E. Williams, do declare full and general amnesty and pardon to all persons of European ancestry, for both their own grievances, and those of their forebears, against my people.

"Therefore, from this day forward Americans of European ancestry can stand straight and proud knowing they are without guilt and thus obliged not to act like damn fools in their relationships with Americans of African ancestry."

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Response to alp227 (Reply #12)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 05:56 PM

26. Do you really think anyone

 

would be more likely to believe William's nonsense than Beck's? The whole column reads like nonsensical distortionary hate, devoid of facts. I don't know anyone stupid enough to believe that garbage.

And, what good is worrying about them going to do, anyway? Just stress I don't need in my life. I put the column up here so everyone could share a laugh, not worry about the latest right wing boogeyman. I mean, what could we do about them?

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Response to OccupyTheIRS (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 02:40 PM

2. What Wiiliams fails to note in his rant...

is that in the cases he cites, the criminal justice system appears to work. In Martin/Zimmerman case, the criminal justice system was appearing to not be working. Hence the public outrage and media attention.

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Response to HooptieWagon (Reply #2)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 02:46 PM

3. True. I think he was more failing at trying to note some kind of difference in media attention n/t

 

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Response to HooptieWagon (Reply #2)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 03:18 PM

4. I agree, the Trayvon case wouldn't be nationwide news

 

if the Sanford PD had done it's job. In the cases he cites, arrests were made and justice was served.

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Response to LoTechGuru (Reply #4)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 10:02 PM

8. OR, it would be news more because of Zimmerman's mindset and thus a profitable story.

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Response to alp227 (Reply #8)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 05:50 PM

25. Unless I am missing something, I don't think sociopaths are unique to this situation. n/t

 

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Response to OccupyTheIRS (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 03:31 PM

5. Caca de toro

Last summer, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel ordered an emergency shutdown of the beaches in Chicago because mobs of blacks were terrorizing white families.

It was one particular beach, on one day, and the closure was because many people were suffering from heat exhaustion. And the police closed the beach, not Rahmbo.

http://www.suntimes.com/news/cityhall/5695212-418/emanuel-police-made-right-call-in-closing-beach-on-memorial-day.html

Police did the right thing in closing a crowded North Avenue beach on Memorial Day after receiving a “tremendous amount” of calls about beach patrons suffering from heat exhaustion, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday.

Emanuel said he was not consulted before the Chicago Police Department’s unprecedented decision to clear the beach and send patrons back to, in some cases, homes without air-conditioning. In fact, the mayor said he didn’t find out about it until the morning after.

But, the new mayor said, he believes it was the right decision to ensure Chicago Fire Department ambulances could gain access to the crowded beach and treat the victims....

Emanuel said speculation that violence or gang trouble may have played a role in the decision to close the beach “was not shared with me.”





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Response to KamaAina (Reply #5)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 10:20 PM

14. Thanks for clarifying. How the right wing manages to have a conscience with all that spin

is a mystery. From the doctored "undercover videos" targeting Planned Parenthood and ACORN to the Ashley Todd hoax to the "flag ban" freakouts because some institutions don't exactly revere the US flag to the story of the North Carolina "lunch inspectors"...and as I pointed out in an earlier post, Williams is even an economics professor...how he manages to get away with so many lies like a blatant misrepresentation of this will generally make me skeptical of any "research" he has done in academia. But then again, libertarianism is more a religion than a real science. (George Mason University as you may know also owns the Koch-funded think tank Mercatus Institute.)

Oh yeah, you know how conservatives complain about how colleges are brainwashing students with far-left Communist Marxist propaganda? Well, I wonder if people like Williams dominating the ivory tower will be any better.

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Response to alp227 (Reply #14)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 05:37 PM

24. I agree about right wing propaganda in the universities

 

Even though GMU is privately funded, it's still not any better and needs to be stopped.

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Response to OccupyTheIRS (Reply #24)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 06:40 PM

27. No, GMU is a public university, but its libertarian institutions are privately funded.

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Response to OccupyTheIRS (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 03:35 PM

6. Oh. I thought it was the Walter Williams who created Mr. Bill.

"Oh no! Not the left! They're going to be mean to me! Oh noooooooooooo!" (splat)



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Response to OccupyTheIRS (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 03:39 PM

7. Assuming these crimes he mentions ever happened

 

who among the left wing would not classify the element of "You get what you deserve, white boy" as elevating a crime to a hate crime?

And this guy doesn't pay attention to all the concern that liberal blacks have about black on black crime? Really?

He's an idiot.

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Response to Zalatix (Reply #7)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 05:32 PM

22. Not just liberal blacks speaking out

 

I see a lot of liberal whites do it, also. It makes me cringe a little every time, but the left has always been the side of activism, where the GOP just says "Aw, so what" about every injustice.

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Response to OccupyTheIRS (Reply #22)

Sun Apr 15, 2012, 03:48 AM

29. The GOP is more than happy to cry about the oppression of the poor, put-upon Plutocracy.

 

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Response to OccupyTheIRS (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 10:08 PM

9. I recently heard a caller on a local talk show bring up the story of the boy lit on fire.

The host (Pat Thurston, KGO) was discussing the Trayvon case and then a caller complained that the media wasn't covering the white boy lit on fire by black boys story.

Here's a story from local KC media: http://www.kmbc.com/r/30572405/detail.html

That was such a tragedy for the family that the family reportedly moved out of their neighborhood.

My response would be: psychopaths exist among EVERY race, and it's safe to say that the black boys who burned Mrs. Coon's son are mentally damaged beyond rehabilitation and thus should be locked up until they're senile. Racism is a sick attitude.

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Response to OccupyTheIRS (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 10:11 PM

10. So how much did his soul cost?

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Response to OccupyTheIRS (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 10:15 PM

11. I do wonder why those black on white crimes were not met with

 


the same attention from the media and politicians and civil rights leaders and the cyber community as the Martin/Zimmerman incident.

Why weren't they?

Where were the marches?

You have to dig to find those reports, mostly just local reports.

Why is that?

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Response to wiggle-room (Reply #11)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 11:04 PM

17. Aw for fuck sakes. its because in those cases, the

criminals were ARRESTED AND PROSECUTED! DO YOU SEE THE GODDAMNED DIFFERENCE!

Jesus H Christ. Had Zimmerman been arrested as he should have been you would have never heard of Trayvon either.

Do you see anybody protesting for Trayvon now? No. Because the killer has been ARRESTED.

When you show me a case where a black guy killed a white man. and they just let him go, no arrest no nothing, then. I'll listen to you whine about it. For Fuck sakes!!

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Response to Solomon (Reply #17)

Sun Apr 15, 2012, 05:08 PM

31. That's not correct, and there's no need to be dismisive.

 


I'm not whining, I'm saying the article in the OP raises a valid point, imho. I'm asking a valid question, imho. Those are my opinions, you are welcome to disagree.

However, the killers in Chicago, to my knowledge, are still running free.

To my knowledge there have been no arrests in the case of the boy having gas poured on him and then set on fire.

That last one was evidently bigger news in the UK than here in the US.

Why?

And yes, the Martin/Zimmerman story is still all over the place, including DU.



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Response to wiggle-room (Reply #11)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 05:29 PM

21. It's because they didn't happen.

 

Local news and backwater newspaper blogs can post anything they feel like, and it doesn't have the same weight that the national media has for truth.

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Response to OccupyTheIRS (Reply #21)

Sun Apr 15, 2012, 04:48 PM

30. It appears they did happen.

 

Yes, blogs are not legit sources, imho, but local news media and the AP and Reuters are.

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Response to OccupyTheIRS (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 11:07 PM

18. As far as the op is concerned, why bring this trash

here. It's utter bullshit.

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Response to Solomon (Reply #18)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 05:25 PM

20. What? Why not? We constantly dredge up the most ridiculous lies of the right wing and post them here

 

I don't understand...

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Response to OccupyTheIRS (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 11:19 PM

19. Uncle Walter is so predictable

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Response to OccupyTheIRS (Original post)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 05:34 PM

23. In the cases that Williams Cites, The Perps Were Arrested and Given Justice

In the Trayvon Williams case, an unarmed teen was murdered by a civilian carrying a gun, and that civilian was not even arrested. In fact, he was released without ANY investigation AT ALL.

Williams knows about these other heinous cases because THERE WAS A FULL INVESTIGATION, and the perps were arrested.

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Response to OccupyTheIRS (Original post)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 08:03 PM

28. GOPUSA.com is the site that used to be TalonNews, from Eberle and Co. Jeff Gannon etc.

Nuff said.

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