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The Lois Gibson police artist sketch that electrified the national media on the left, and a more accurate rendition of the murderer by iSteve commenter Harry Baldwin on the right.

The New York Times, having run a dozen news stories on the shooting of a little black girl in the Houston area in the hopes that she was murdered by a Great White Defendant, now says that, actually, the story is really boring, so just forget all about it and don’t draw any lessons from yet another media Hate YT fiasco.

It’s kind of like Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s “A Rape on Campus” disaster for Jann Wenner’s Rolling Stone, which turned out to be incredibly boring. It didn’t have anything to do with interesting subjects like, say, ethnic animus, such as who hates whom. Instead, it was all about journalistic methodological miscues and other tedious topics that you would find dull beyond belief. Why do you even care about technical foul-ups like Rolling Stone asserting that a UVA fraternity conducts an annual gang rape on broken glass fraternal initiation. Ho-hum!

So don’t pay any attention to this soporific subject. What could be more boring that that the most influential media property in the world, the New York Times, is out to frame horrific hate crimes upon your personal race, even in the most dubious of circumstances? If you were a real man, you wouldn’t care that the New York Times had been making up insane libels about your race:

Arrest in Jazmine Barnes’s Killing Allays Hate-Crime Fears

By Manny Fernandez, Sarah Mervosh and Mihir Zaveri, Jan. 6, 2019

HOUSTON — It was a face that haunted many people in the nation’s fourth-largest city: The police sketch of the unshaven white man who witnesses and the authorities said had opened fire on a black family in a car the day before New Year’s Eve.

A second grader riding in the car with her mother and three sisters — Jazmine Barnes, 7 — was shot and killed. And the man in the sketch — thinly built, in his 30s or 40s, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, driving a red pickup — became the focal point of what appeared to be a racially motivated shooting that rattled black residents, elected officials and civil-rights activists in Houston and around the country.

… But it has turned out far differently.

On Sunday, the authorities charged a suspect with capital murder who is not the man in the sketch. He is a 20-year-old African-American man named Eric Black Jr. Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said that Mr. Black acknowledged taking part in the shooting, and that Jazmine’s family’s vehicle may not have been the intended target.

“This is most likely a case of mistaken identity,” the Harris County sheriff, Ed Gonzalez, said at a news conference on Sunday. …

The developments in the case took officials and residents by surprise.

After all, who has ever heard of the concepts of “Hate Hoaxes” and “the hunt for the Great White Defendant?” Not New York Times readers, if we can prevent it!

There was widespread relief that Jazmine’s killer was off the street, but there was an acknowledgment that in today’s racially charged climate, nothing is what it seems. The end result, though, was just as tragic: a little girl was dead.

The initial description of the gunman as a white male came from several witnesses, including Jazmine’s teenage sister. With few other clues to go on, that description solidified as the official narrative of the shooting.

And although Sheriff Gonzalez said repeatedly that he did not want to speculate about a motive and could not say whether the shooting was a hate crime, he could not quell the assumptions that people made about the case, fueled by outrage and raw grief for young Jazmine. The notion of a white man opening fire on a black family was too potent for people to ignore, and seemed all too plausible after hate-motivated mass shootings at churches, synagogues and elsewhere in recent years.

As opposed to a few hundred thousand black-on-black murders in recent decades, very few of which got much play in the New York Times, much less black-on-black murders in far off Texas.

“We live in a time where somebody could do something like this based purely on hate or race,” said Shaun King

A.k.a., Talcum X. But not to Google:

Screenshot 2019-01-06 23.12.02

Remember, kids, always report inappropriate predictions! Back to the NYT:

, a civil-rights activist who raised money for a reward in the case and who helped crack it by forwarding a tip about the gunman to the authorities. “That it turned out to not be the case, I don’t think changes the devastating conclusion that people had thought something like that was possible.”

Sheriff Gonzalez said a red pickup truck had indeed come to a stop at a traffic signal next to Jazmine and her family when the shooting happened. But the authorities now believe that the driver — the white man in the sketch — was a bystander.

“This just went down very quickly,” Sheriff Gonzalez said. “When the gunfire erupted — we are talking about small children, they witnessed something very traumatic. And it’s very likely the last thing they did see was that red truck and the driver in that truck.”

Or snitches get stitches, which makes it sound funny, but it’s not. LA Times homicide reporter Jilly Leovy estimated perhaps a dozen witnesses of homicides were murdered each year in South-Central L.A.. That has a big impact on how trustworthy black witnesses’ allegations are. This is one reason so many high-profile cases promoted by BLM types turn out to be factual fiascos.

Lee Merritt, a lawyer who represents Jazmine’s family as well as relatives of several African-American victims of high-profile police shootings, said the arrest of Mr. Black shocked the family, who are preparing for Jazmine’s burial on Tuesday. …

“This New Year’s tragedy deserved the mass attention that it got, and it shouldn’t only be weaponized for political purposes when the suspected killer is white. The whole movement of Black Lives Matter is about the attention and care that is given to people of color in the face of violence.”

Uh, no …

… Research has shown that the accuracy of eyewitness accounts can be undercut by stress and by conditions at the time of a crime. “Eyewitness testimony is the least reliable evidence you can have,” said Lori Brown, a criminologist at Meredith College. People generally try to understand how a traumatic event could have happened by using what they already know about the world, Ms. Brown said, and “unfortunately, we fill in the gaps.”

In other words, they stereotype based on all those cruelly handsome white male criminals on Law & Order and burglar alarm commercials.

… At the sheriff’s news conference on Sunday, Ms. Lee, the congresswoman, said that even though the killing no longer appeared to have been a hate crime, “I certainly hope that people would accept the fear that young mother experienced.”

It was her Lived Experienced that White Racism was to blame, so who are you to dispute that just because it wasn’t true?

iSteve commenter Kyle notes:

Obviously the mother knows who the killer is. She is afraid to rat on the guy because she knows she’ll get killed if the does that. My heart breaks for her.

We have to be a little bit easier on the mom. She isn’t trying to make this into a Haven Moynihan witch hunt, the media is. In fact if the snow flakes covering this story had any street smarts, they’d back off the story a little bit and let her lay low.

None of this media attention is good for her. It’s gonna get her killed.

In 2018 america, “some white guy did it” is the equivalent of “some puerto rican guy did it.

iSteve commenter Jack D writes:

The arrest of Jazmine Barnes’s evil white killer was going to be the opening shot of the 2020 campaign. It was going to be good for a million black votes, it was going to tear down all the remaining Confederate monuments, it was going to sway Texas to the D column by turning out 110% of the black vote. Accordingly, running a dozen stories on this local police blotter item from a distant city was NOT overkill.

Of course, now that the killer is black, well never mind. It will be memory holed and the search for the next great white defendant will resume unabated.

 
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  1. Daniel H says:

    Hate crime gone wrong, indeed.

    I wonder, did the true perp actually drive a red pickup truck, or was that just a fabrication, added to keep it real.

  2. If commenter Kyle gets the mother’s story right, then good for her, if not for the rest of us. It probably helped get her case solved. I’m not being entirely facetious, as blaming an utterly fictional white guy, if she knew it was someone else, does strike me as more admirable behavior than maintaining a “no snitches” silence. It got the investigation going. She might have even known exactly what she was doing.

    But actually this might be good for the rest of us in the long run, since many who only follow the MSM will catch the complete reversal here. This sort of thing does grow on people.

  3. As opposed to a few hundred thousand black-on-black murders in recent decades, very few of which got much play in the New York Times, much less black-on-black murders in far off Texas.

    Then there’s also this thing called black-on-white murder, of which none dare speak.

    No, this episode isn’t going to open anyone’s eyes. Most people remember the basic outlines–perp sketch, racial killing, protesting blacks, white guy gets away with it.

    Then they move on to whatever the media throw at them next. What’s that you say? Those weren’t the actual, complete facts? Aww, you don’t say.

    • Agree: AndrewR
  4. snorlax says:

    Semi-OT / Flight from White / Talcum X:

    Golden Globe Best Actor winner Rami Malek, a blue-eyed Coptic/Greek, is trying to make himself look black, complete with brownface, perm and brown contacts.

    Malek accepting his Golden Globe (compare the face to the hands):

    Malek as pictured on the Golden Globes website:

  5. Arrest in Jazmine Barnes’s Killing Allays Hate-Crime Fears

    More like: “Arrest in Jazmine Barnes’s Killing Dashes Hate-Crime Hopes.”

    And then there’s this:

    There was widespread relief that Jazmine’s killer was off the street, but there was an acknowledgment that in today’s racially charged climate, nothing is what it seems. The end result, though, was just as tragic: a little girl was dead.

    WTF is that supposed to mean? And if hate-crimes are worse than other crimes isn’t it actually “less tragic” that it was just a plain old murder rather than super-evil white hate?

    Finally, why does it take three reporters to write this drivel?

  6. Anonymous[375] • Disclaimer says:
    @snorlax

    They look like the same guy. The second picture is a closeup with lots of lighting on his face.

    Incidentally, some people assume that Copts must be less exotic looking because they’re Christian, but that’s not necessarily true. There is a common Egyptian Coptic phenotype that resembles Colin Kaepernick and which is more exotic looking than many Muslim Mideasterners.

    The Coptic Pope kind of looks like Cornel West. This is why ignorant blacks in the US end up believing nonsense about Egyptians and others being black.

  7. Houston, we have a problematic.

  8. CCZ says:
    @Hypnotoad666

    “Finally, why does it take three reporters to write this drivel?”

    Manny Fernandez, Sarah Mervosh and Mihir Zaveri.

    Diversity!! It strengthens everything!!

    • LOL: Dieter Kief
    • Replies: @JimB
  9. @SporadicMyrmidon

    I would like to know to which people exactly this kind of thing grows on. – Might have something to do with IQ and culture (the milieu).

  10. Anon[217] • Disclaimer says:

    On Twitter Stephen Pinker links tho an interview where he gets to dunno on Taleb.

    Lastly, you certainly have your detractor’s, philosophers such as John Gray and Nassim Nicholas Taleb being the most vocal. The data you give is irrefutable but both say progress in a way is really just a matter of perception, that data can lure the mind into mistaken interpretations. Even though John uses a relativist approach, Nassim, more verifiable but very aggressive. How do you respond to your critics …

    The Taleb critique is a different story altogether. It’s very hard to discern a coherent criticism beneath all of the belligerence and macho posturing. If one were to try to uncover a substance of the criticism, it would be that it’s possible for gradually improving trends to coexist with a non-zero probability of a catastrophic event.

    What he doesn’t acknowledge is that I have an extensive discussion in my book on that very possibility, it doesn’t cite him which I think peeved him because the point was made long before he wrote The Black Swan. But the fact that wars and terrorist attacks fall into a statistical distribution with thick tails namely that there is a non-negligible probability of severe events which could be paired with an overall improvement in the average is a point that I acknowledge.

    Particular scenarios for catastrophes are overblown, but it’s undoubtedly true that we have to pay attention to them and there is an extensive discussion in Enlightenment Now on how to reduce the threat of nuclear war and how to reduce the threat of climate change.

    • Replies: @J.Ross
  11. anonymous[340] • Disclaimer says:
    @Hypnotoad666

    “Finally, why does it take three reporters to write this drivel?”

    Because they’re not reporters.

    Ponder too how many other, uncredited Truthweasels at this purported newspaper have now had a hand in polishing off the facts. Institutional lying and the consequent damage control both take a lot of work, much of it backstage.

  12. Cortes says:
    @snorlax

    His features are very Levantine.

    His name? “Loving King” it would appear.

  13. @SporadicMyrmidon

    “If commenter Kyle gets the mother’s story right, then good for her”

    I dunno man. I have to dissent from you and Kyle here. This white guy in a pickup seems to have been an actual bystander, not just an obviously fake placeholder to shield the mother from gang retaliation. So in other words, the mother knowingly falsely accused an innocent man of a heinous murder in a lynch mob environment while protecting the actual murderer of her daughter. That’s pretty low. Indeed, were the races reversed, she would now undoubtedly be facing a torrent of abuse as a hateful racist inciter, and her daughter having just been murdered would not be a mitigating factor to critics.

  14. @snorlax

    (Groucho voice) I’ve heard of the carpet not matching the curtains, but this is ridiculous!

  15. There was widespread relief that Jazmine’s killer was off the street, but there was an acknowledgment that in today’s racially charged climate, nothing is what it seems.

    The NYT is (un)remarkably disingenuous about their own role in creating “today’s racially charged climate”.

    It’s what they do, 24/7/365.

    What a great gig!

    Step 1: Create the racially charged climate.

    Step 2: Report about it as though you had nothing to do with creating it.

    Step 3: Profit, politically for your favored causes and in circulation from engendering hysteria.

    • Replies: @Harry Baldwin
  16. “A dozen witnesses a year”. Back when Youngstown, Ohio had won the murders per capita contest in the 90s, there were 3 separate gang murders in a row where witnesses came forward and were murdered before the trial.
    As it is, the math stands thusly= TVOH+1=2020DV.
    Tragic Victims Of Hate+1( additional, since this one didn’t pan out)= 2020 Democratic Victory.

    • Replies: @niteranger
  17. said Shaun King

    A.k.a., Talcum X. But not to Google

    Also unmentioned by Big Media is that Shaun King has an Al Sharpton-like history of falsely accusing (white) law enforcement of sexually assaulting a (black) woman.

    https://dailycaller.com/2018/05/23/shaun-king-texas-state-trooper-sherita-cole-dixon-sexual-assault-accusation-video/

    Not that this history has hobbled Sharpton in any meaningful way, but there’s no reason to let the next Sharpton-wanna-be get away with it.

    • Replies: @Danindc
  18. Anonymous[338] • Disclaimer says:

    You are a capital moronic asshole when you wrote this article: http://www.unz.com/isteve/michael-jackson-and-fred-astaire/. You can’t just stand Michael Jackson’s larger-than-life success, you pathetic piece of shit, you prick!!! FUCK YOU, ASSHOLE. DIE TODAY, ASSHOLE. MOTHERFUCKING PIECE OF SHIT YOU MORONIC BULLSHIT.

  19. . . . meanwhile, back in the phony lefty reel world . . . TRUMP IS EVIL!!!!!! . . . there, fixed it . . . next . . .

  20. jim jones says:

    Reddit is saying that the mother has been arrested nine times for prostitution, that seems a pretty good reason to treat her statements with suspicion.

  21. @jim jones

    Arrested only 9 times for hooking? It’s always rank amateurs who give such a noble profession a bad name!

  22. I’m surprised that the Times walked it back!
    Who could have dreamt the attack
    On the innocent sister
    Was none other than Mr.
    I’m-All-Too-Implausible Black.

  23. Clyde says:
    @Almost Missouri

    The local anti-white lynch mob swung into action and influenced the mother’s and daughter’s eyewitness accounts and accounts of other bystanders. But she might not be lying to shield her family from gang retaliation. Because the shooter has already said he made a big boo boo, and shot up the wrong car. This might be more lies, who knows.
    Good luck sorting out the truth with lower class blacks. Too much fantasy and irrationality. The police know this very well. The local police commissioner Gonzalez played this just right by being restrained, probably because he has seen this movie before.

    • Replies: @Anon
  24. Clyde says:
    @jim jones

    Reddit is saying that the mother has been arrested nine times for prostitution, that seems a pretty good reason to treat her statements with suspicion.

    If true then the police knew but were not saying due to lynch mob hysteria. But police were quietly skeptical of mother’s accounts.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
  25. @Anonymous

    The above post has got to be a supreme goof. This guy or gal is actually praising the life of a Kid Toucher who also liked to touch monkeys as a sideline. America has most definitely sunk to a new low! Stop the country, I want to get off! I wait in horror for the day when John Podesta’s pervy art collection is donated to the Getty.

    • Replies: @Mr McKenna
  26. @Clyde

    Cops have been pretty good about not jumping on the Hate YT bandwagon. Of course, making cops the main bogeyman of the Hate YT bandwagon didn’t tempt cops much.

  27. Gordo says:

    “in today’s racially charged climate, nothing is what it seems”

    Especially in the MSM.

  28. AndrewR says:
    @snorlax

    I think his pupils are just really dilated in the first pic, and it’s not like wavy hair is uncommon among his people.

  29. TGGP says: • Website

    I wouldn’t lump this in with hate hoaxes. The familiar pattern for them is a relatively low-risk property crime (vandalism) committed by somebody trying to provoke a reaction, typically on a college campus where there’s not that much crime and lots of young people with free time to spend agitating in said reaction. This is a very real & relatively mundane crime that got media attention due to a mistaken witness account. Normally with hate hoaxes nobody witnessed it at all, or if there was a “witness” they’re actually the hoaxer.

    • Replies: @Mr McKenna
  30. mmack says:

    Washington Times, NYT, et al on Kermit Gosnell case: “You know, this is just a local crime story of no interest to our readers at all. Wait, what’s that? We’re being hypocritical?!? OK, I guess we’ll cover it but this has NOTHING to do with legalized abortion.”

    NYT on driveby shooting in Houston: “HOT DAMN!!!! THIS IS IT! CLEAR THE FRONT PAGE!!! We got a White Guy in a pickup shooting a little black girl. I SMELL ANOTHER PULITZER PEOPLE!!!

    Wait, what?!?

    Are you sure?

    Sheriff had a press conference, huh?

    Oh well

    Orange Man Bad!
    Global Warming!
    Impeach Orange Man!
    Socialism good”

  31. Anon7 says:
    @snorlax

    I’ve long believed that the black community is way ahead of us white people, in terms of indicators like out of wedlock births, destructive drug use, destruction of economy (especially jobs for men), destruction of community (compare Baltimore to the Rust Belt) and so forth.

    Well, Black people know just what to do with people like Malek, who are trying to pass as a member of a race with more privilege. You shame them, all the while secretly envying them.

    Rami, you’re passing! You can’t pass as black, Mr. Malek! He’s also playing a flamboyantly gay character, … I see that he is reluctant to talk about his personal life … (* checks Wikipedia *) WHAT!

    He’s heterosexual and dates his hot female costars! He’s trying to pass as gay, too!

    Come on, white community, we’ve got to call this reverse Oreo out! We don’t even have a slang word for this, people.

    OT[OT] Did you know there is a racial slur database?

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    , @TGGP
  32. @Almost Missouri

    Agreed. My heart does not break for this woman. The girl is dead because of her. The mother put herself and the gang lifestyle above her daughter. Just like the parents of the rest of these high profile dead blacks, she would cashed in on the girl’s death if given the slightest opportunity. Her remaining children will remain at risk because of her association with gang members, and they too will likely be sucked into the lifestyle as adults. The cycle continues with or with out the virtue signaling of whites.

    • Agree: Barnard, Bubba
    • Replies: @Jack D
    , @SunBakedSuburb
  33. clyde says:
    @Hypnotoad666

    Finally, why does it take three reporters to write this drivel?

    On something so sensitive, two are Social Justice Commissars to keep an eye on the reporter who actually writes it.

    Sarah Mervosh
    ‏Verified account
    @smervosh
    13 hours ago
    Contrary to reports of white suspect, the man charged in Jazmine Barnes’ death is black. For her family, it was a surprise & a relief.

    “They didn’t want a white person to be prosecuted,” @MeritLaw told me. “They wanted the right person to be prosecuted”

    • Replies: @Mr McKenna
  34. ”This New Year’s tragedy deserved the mass attention that it got, and it shouldn’t only be weaponized for political purposes when the suspected killer is white.”

    I’m a bit illiterate, but does he mean, then, that it should be weaponized for political purposes whatever the race of the suspected killer?

  35. @Anon7

    Rami Malek is a graduate of my old high school, Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks, CA.

    • Replies: @David In TN
  36. “Instead, it was all about methodological miscues and other tedious topics that you would find dull beyond belief.”

    Projection bias, anyone? To paraphrase the Beatles’s Nowhere Man “They’re as blind as they can be, just sees what they want to see.”

  37. @Detective Club

    As I keep saying, Open Admissions simply hasn’t been good for UNZ comment threads.

    • Agree: Svigor
    • Replies: @Elsewhere
  38. @TGGP

    a mistaken witness account.

    Ha! Good one! You should write for the MSM.

    I mean, you don’t write for the MSM do you?

    • Replies: @TGGP
  39. The shooter is a twenty year old black dood that was shooting into the wrong car. Sort of like the swat teem breaking into the wrong house. Anybody can make a mistake.

  40. @clyde

    “They wanted the right person to be prosecuted”

    Wow, that’s really edgy of them.

  41. What could be more boring that that the most influential media property in the world, the New York Times, is out to frame horrific hate crimes upon your personal race, even in the most dubious of circumstances?

    As a Northern White of Anglo-French stock, I don’t really consider Southern Whites, especially Scotch-Irish, to be of my race. So yeah, pretty boring even if unjust.

    What is interesting is how two hotshot black QBs just flamed out spectacularly in the play-offs this week-end. Lamar Jackson got destroyed by aging white family man Phillip Rivers and Stanford grad Andrew Luck lay a beat down on an overmatched Deshaun Watson. It is highly likely the NFL Championship games will once again be entirely white guys and the Superbowl could well be Brady or Rivers vs. Brees. Yet the search for the great Black hope goes on…

  42. Paul Rise says:

    Well the good news in all this is that Shaun King is finally getting some good press.

  43. Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said that Mr. Black acknowledged taking part in the shooting, and that Jazmine’s family’s vehicle may not have been the intended target.

    Does anybody know how this works? Do black gangbangers just shoot into cars without bothering to see if their actual target is in them? JAMAL BE DRIVIN A GREY YOTOTA CORRORA, and so they just shoot into the first grey Toyota Corolla.

    I’m thinking sure criminals are generally dumb, but that seems borderline retarded, just shooting into a car driven by an adult woman and three children/teens. Or maybe they are borderline retarded. And driving cars, and carrying guns and cellphones, and otherwise camouflaging as functional humans. Or, this mom really is into it up to her ears, and she and her children were intended targets. “Mistaken identity” is a street-smart criminal’s gambit to bargain down from Murder 1.

    This is completely outside the average person’s experience. We may as well be talking about Martians.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    , @Daniel H
    , @duncsbaby
  44. anonymous[340] • Disclaimer says:
    @Peter Akuleyev

    No, that’s not interesting at all.

    Please play racebait sportsball on the pertinent posts.

  45. Jake says:

    “If you were a real man, you wouldn’t care that the New York Times had been making up insane libels about your race:”

    I really like that line, because many years ago, within about 3 months of one another, I read that very assertion as a charge against white men who dared complain publicly about being discriminated against. Those who penned such charges were writers for The National Review, The Weekly Standard, Chronicles, and Lew Rockwell. com.

    Real ‘conservative’ and libertarian men do not acknowledge that they are being hit below the belt, over and over, and then fined for being hit. They have stiff upper lips and suffer in silence, the way that good (white) British underlings are expected to do.

  46. Clyde says:

    Lamar Jackson got destroyed by aging white family man Phillip Rivers

    8 children and the 9th on the way.

    • Replies: @Jack Armstrong
  47. Arrest in Jazmine Barnes’s Killing Allays Hate-Crime Fears

    But the little girl is still dead. Sad.

    I have heard nothing about little Jazmine’s father. Was he back home preparing dinner for his family?

    • Replies: @Jack D
  48. Anon[263] • Disclaimer says:

    Black Lives Matter only when killed by whites. When killed by blacks, yawn.

    White ‘Hate’ bestows worth to blacks. So, paradoxically, blacks actually value the voodoo of ‘white hate’ as their meal ticket. It is only when blacks explain their misery as white-caused that they get all the love.
    Crying white is like crying wolf.

    If a kid gets a special hug after getting stung by a bee, he will say he got bee-stung every time he wants a hug.

    • Replies: @Hippopotamusdrome
  49. NickG says:

    We live in a time where somebody could do something like this based purely on hate or race,” said Shaun King

    Echoes of Dan Rather’s of Rathergate “Fake, but Accurate,” trope of yore.

  50. Bugg says:

    Hate crime fear allayed. So basic idea, little black child killed by white guy, major news story. Little black child killed by idiot gangbanger black street thugs, no story at all. Is the child still dead,since it was not a hate crime? So it’s…okay?

  51. Macadamia says:

    The initial description of the gunman as a white male came from several witnesses, including Jazmine’s teenage sister.

    I certainly hope that people would accept the fear that young mother experienced.”

    Jazmine’s father could not be reached for comment?

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  52. Bugg says:
    @snorlax

    In the Hanks/Spielberg/HBO “The Pacific”, Malek had no problem portraying a Cajun redneck Marine. Must think he can get more roles since statistically would wager a huge fortune black roles in Hollywood are way more than the 12% of the US population that is African-American. Mashereychart Ali is right now mandated to appear in everything other than “Baby Shark” videos.

  53. Arclight says:

    Everyone knows that white males are the most dangerous people on the planet, so naturally when there is a horrific urban crime, we should be on the lookout for suspicious Aryan-looking guys who drive pickup trucks, which are a dead giveaway that they are also racists.

    • LOL: BB753
    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  54. Jake says:
    @Peter Akuleyev

    “As a Northern White of Anglo-French stock, I don’t really consider Southern Whites, especially Scotch-Irish, to be of my race. So yeah, pretty boring even if unjust.”

    French does not play into that approach to, attitude toward, the peoples native to the British Isles. It is exclusively a WASP thing. And it means that WASP Elites can always be counted on to wage culture war against whites they see as not-them.

    And every Jew understands it and exploits it, as do the most astute blacks and Mohammedans.

    You are central to the problem. That is true whether your ancestry is what you claim or you are another in a very long line of Jews pretending to be what you are not.

    • Replies: @snorlax
  55. Gunner says:

    Places like The Root will just move on to the next Hate Hoax and the next obese white liberal woman calling the cops.

  56. Danindc says:
    @Almost Missouri

    This guy is scum but why is it a conservative thing to say that he’s not black. He’s clearly half black which is good enough for me.

    • Replies: @Hippopotamusdrome
  57. Falco3 says:
    @Almost Missouri

    Isn’t the reversal of this situation you describe the plot of Madonna’s Like a Prayer video, complete with the the whites being gang members?

  58. Danindc says:
    @Peter Akuleyev

    Not to mention cucked coach Harbaugh of Baltimore refused to put super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco In the game and possibly hurt hurt Losin’ Lamar’s Feelings. An argument is often made that the NFL is too competitive to let racial matters get in the way. That’s not the case anymore.

  59. Elsewhere says:
    @Mr McKenna

    Actually, that nutty comment got me to read that old iSteve article, which was quite insightful.

  60. A.k.a., Talcum X. But not to Google:

    Comically, on my iPhone using (tiny) Duck Duck Go, I just typed:

    is shaun

    And get in order:

    Is Shaun White married
    Is Shaun King black
    Is Shaun Cassidy still alive

    More comically, all three questions have the same answer..

    • Replies: @Hail
  61. anon[219] • Disclaimer says:

    Even as the article identifies the killer as a black, it keeps repeating the mantra that people have fears of whites, that it really would have proved something if it had been a white, and that it is all very understandable how we all assumed it was a white since whites are so bad.
    By the end of the article a reader walks away hating whites even though he now knows a black did the killing.

  62. Linda Sarsour can relax now.

  63. snitches get stitches

    That sounds awful Steve. Literally. Have you actually heard Stitches? He’s Vanilla Ice with more profanity and, if possible, less talent:

    A real role model for kids today. South Florida is America’s future. Embrace that glorious diversity!

  64. Pericles says:

    Finally, why does it take three reporters to write this drivel?

    You have to get the drivel just right.

  65. Barnard says:
    @Almost Missouri

    It is also a matter of time before a woke police department agrees to railroad a white defendant in circumstances like this. This woman would have gladly lied on the stand to convict a white man knowing it would allow the murderer to go free.

    • Replies: @Joe, Averaged
  66. I thought when experiencing that kind of trauma, facts were seared in your hippocampus(?)

    • Replies: @John Mansfield
  67. Svigor says:

    There was widespread relief that Jazmine’s killer was off the street, but there was an acknowledgment that in today’s racially charged climate, nothing is what it seems. The end result, though, was just as tragic: a little girl was dead.

    C’mon now, ladies, you can be honest; this end result is more tragic; now a little narrative is dead, too.

    The initial description of the gunman as a white male came from several witnesses, including Jazmine’s teenage sister. With few other clues to go on, that description solidified as the official narrative of the shooting.

    Everybody got that? The official narrative “solidifies” all on its own, with no involvement from Big Media.

    And although Sheriff Gonzalez said repeatedly that he did not want to speculate about a motive and could not say whether the shooting was a hate crime, he could not quell the assumptions that people made about the case, fueled by outrage and raw grief for young Jazmine. The notion of a white man opening fire on a black family was too potent for people to ignore, and seemed all too plausible after hate-motivated mass shootings at churches, synagogues and elsewhere in recent years.

    Gonzalez couldn’t quell the assumptions people made – assumptions widely propagated by Big Media.

    And what’s this “shootings” at “churches” and “synagogues” thing? Shouldn’t that be “shooting,” “church,” and “synagogue”? I.e., all singular? Or have I missed some headlines?

    “That it turned out to not be the case, I don’t think changes the devastating conclusion that people had thought something like that was possible.”

    Read that and find me the profundity. Hell, find me the logic.

    If Sean is white, he’s average at best. If he’s black, he’s well above average.

  68. Dr. X says:
    @Hypnotoad666

    WTF is that supposed to mean? And if hate-crimes are worse than other crimes isn’t it actually “less tragic” that it was just a plain old murder rather than super-evil white hate?

    Sure. The dead 7-year-old black girl would be more deader if the killer had been white instead of black….

  69. Svigor says:

    “Eyewitness testimony is the least reliable evidence you can have,”

    This is dog-whistling holocaust denial and I can’t believe it was allowed to go to print in a major publication in the current year.

    • Replies: @Kaganovitch
  70. Anonymous[264] • Disclaimer says:

    What could be more boring that that the most influential media property in the world, the New York Times, is out to frame horrific hate crimes upon your personal race, even in the most dubious of circumstances? If you were a real man, you wouldn’t care that the New York Times had been making up insane libels about your race:

    I wonder if it has anything to do with the fact that The New York Times’ executive editor is Dean Baquet, the first black American to serve in that position, which he’s held since May 14, 2014. According to Wikipedia, “He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on September 21, 1956. He is the son of well-known New Orleans restaurateur Edward Baquet and a member of a prominent New Orleans Creole family.”

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dean_Baquet

  71. @Arclight

    Everyone knows that white males are the most dangerous people on the planet…

    Truth is, the most dangerous people on the planet are “white males”.

    Not just the ones at Davos, either. Many environmentalists would be quite happy to exterminate the whole human race for the sake of the cute animals on the magazine racks at the co-op. And all of them are white. And some of them are men– who might find a way to pull it off.

  72. songbird says:

    What is with these three people bylines? I think it is funny to see a book with three authors, let alone a newspaper article.

  73. @Almost Missouri

    “This white guy in a pickup seems to have been an actual bystander, not just an obviously fake placeholder to shield the mother from gang retaliation. So in other words, the mother knowingly falsely accused an innocent man of a heinous murder in a lynch mob environment while protecting the actual murderer of her daughter. That’s pretty low.”

    You may have something there.

    Former detective Joe Kenda, who has a popular show on the ID Channel has said of eyewitnesses:

    “They get height wrong, weight wrong, age wrong. They even get race wrong.”

  74. @WorkingClass

    The shooter is a twenty year old black dood that was shooting into the wrong car. Sort of like the swat teem breaking into the wrong house. Anybody can make a mistake.

    A (-n un-)surprising number of black kids die that way. You could call them “ricoslayings”.

    Most (15,407, or 59 percent) of the 26,000 childhood gun fatalities since 1999 are homicides. There were 8,102 childhood gun suicides over this period, 1,899 unintentional shooting fatalities and 450 shooting deaths of undetermined intent.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/03/23/more-than-26000-children-and-teens-have-been-killed-in-gun-violence-since-1999/?utm_term=.63c54aa2a6e6

    In other cities where gang violence occurs, members often abide by certain “unwritten codes,” said Christian Bolden, an associate professor in Loyola University New Orleans’ department of criminology and justice. For example, “you do not shoot at people while family members are around or while they’re going to church,” he said. You don’t shoot when children could be in the way.

    New Orleans, though, is different… In New Orleans, gangs are less organized – and that makes them more dangerous… there is a “subculture” among New Orleans gang members that accepts the killing or maiming of bystanders as an intermittent cost of killing a target before the target kills them.

    https://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2018/10/new_orleans_gang_violence_cult.html

    More than 90 percent of [Baltimore’s 2017] homicide victims were black, more than 90 percent were male, and nearly 65 percent were between the ages of 18 and 34. More than 86 percent were killed outdoors. Thirteen were children.

    https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/crime/bs-md-ci-2017-homicide-data-breakdown-20180103-story.html

    Amid [Chicago]’s frustratingly steady gunfire, a few spasms of violence captured major public attention. The first half of the year [2017] saw three children killed over just four days…

    https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-chicago-violence-first-six-months-met-20170630-story.html

  75. @Steve Sailer

    Rami Malek played a U.S. Marine in the HBO series “The Pacific,” a white man from Louisiana, Merrell “Snafu” Shelton.

    • Replies: @Jasper Been
  76. kihowi says:
    @Anonymous

    Thanks for pointing me towards another great Sailer piece that I can’t remember reading before. It started me thinking about The Towering Inferno and how Astaire would have done in the George Burns role in The Sunshine Boys.

    Wonderfully, I think. Possibly better than Burns himself. And he was a jew (Frederick Austerlitz), which was apparently a Neil Simon condition, otherwise Bob Hope and Bing Crosby would have gotten it.

    • Replies: @Lofasz
  77. @Peter Akuleyev

    As a Northern White of Anglo-French stock, I don’t really consider Southern Whites, especially Scotch-Irish, to be of my race. So yeah, pretty boring even if unjust.

    First they came for the Southern Whites, and I did not speak out—
    Because I was not a Southern White …

    As a Northern White of Anglo-French stock, you may be a little farther down on their in-decreasing-order-of-evil enemies list, but you’re on there.

  78. @Reg Cæsar

    The vast majority of environmentalists are the opposite of dangerous their passivism extends to animals and even plants Arclights comment was obviously intended as a joke.

    I wish UNZ would add a SIGH button.

  79. countenance says: • Website

    The mother is Facebook friends with the suspect.

    She knows that he did it and why he did it.

    She made up this “white man red truck” tall tale either to protect him or out of fear of him.

    • Replies: @Jake
    , @Jack D
  80. SteveM says:

    Arrest in Jazmine Barnes’s Killing Allays Hate-Crime Fears

    Should have been re-worded:

    Arrest in Jazmine Barnes’s Killing Reinforces Thug-Crime Fears

  81. George says:

    Restaurants Are Scrambling for Cheap Labor in 2019

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-01-04/restaurants-are-scrambling-for-cheap-labor-in-2019?srnd=premium

    This Bloomberg article does not address the issue, but is Trump good for the restaurant stocks?

  82. Hail says: • Website

    “We live in a time where somebody could do something like this based purely on hate or race,” said Shaun King

    A.k.a., Talcum X. But not to Google:


    _________________

    Meanwhile, Bing.com search suggestions for:

    “is shaun king”
    is shaun king white
    is shaun king black
    is shaun king biracial
    is shaun king jewish
    is shaun king black or white
    is shaun king racist

    “is shaun king a”
    is shaun king a fraud
    is shaun king a racist
    is sean king a racist [sic]
    is shaun king even black
    is shaun king racist
    is shaun king and rai king
    is shaun king activist white
    is shaun king actually white

    is shaun king and rai king

    Ungrammatical (partial?) search string but refers to him and his wife:

    • Replies: @SunBakedSuburb
    , @Arclight
  83. RudyM says:
    @Hypnotoad666

    in today’s racially charged climate, nothing is what it seems.

    I was wondering about that. It sounds like a pretty strong metaphysical claim.

    • Replies: @denjae
  84. Think of it: we finally have a literal dindu who quite literally din du nuffin, because he din exist.

    And our dindu turns out to be an imaginary white man, not a dindu.

    And as to our suspects… Well, what do you call a dindu who did du sumfin?

    • Replies: @Je Suis Omar Mateen
  85. Probably Lois Gibson would draw a very similar picture of the person who spray-painted the red swastikas on the walls outside Columbia University Professor Elizabeth Midlarsky’s office.

    Whereas the actual culprit almost certainly bears a striking resemblance to the person pictured at the top of this web page:

    https://www.thestatesman.com/world/jewish-professor-columbia-university-finds-office-walls-spray-painted-swastikas-1502712517.html

    The NYPD was supposedly going to investigate this “hate crime”. They probably knew it was a hoax from the get-go but have decided that (or been persuaded that) it would be just as well for this “crime” to remain “unsolved”.

  86. Jake says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    If not for white Gentile Liberals and Radicals, all other peoples – Jews, blacks, Moslems of all ethnicities, Hmong, Chinese, Hindus, Buddhists, you name it – would behave much better around and especially toward whites.

    White Gentile Liberals and Radical always gravitate toward Jews and non-whites and non-Christians to help them promote their insane notions.

    And it can never be overstated that the death wish that increasingly becomes obvious in most Leftist save-the-world schemes is sprung from the Germanic Gotterdammerung: the Germanic Twilight of the gods – the Germanic death wish.

    Anti-Christ Jews have a similar death wish at the heart of their cultural being, which is the reason they always have been drawn to Germanic peoples, which is the reason that Yiddish (the former Jewish international language) is a German language with a few Hebraisms tacked on, and also is the reason the new Jewish international language is English – which has its source in the Germanic dialects of the Saxons and Angles.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  87. @SporadicMyrmidon

    I’m not being entirely facetious, as blaming an utterly fictional white guy, if she knew it was someone else, does strike me as more admirable behavior than maintaining a “no snitches” silence.

    That’s ridiculous. If the white guy in the pickup is an actual person, this could have ruined his life. If he’s not an actual person, then it was a perversion of the course of justice and stoked anti-White hate, whatever her intentions. There’s nothing admirable about it at all.

  88. Jake says:
    @countenance

    Perhaps a combination that she could never unravel.

  89. @WorkingClass

    Anybody can make a mistake.

    Some mistakes should get you executed.

  90. iSteve commenter Kyle notes:

    Obviously the mother knows who the killer is. She is afraid to rat on the guy because she knows she’ll get killed if the does that. My heart breaks for her.

    IMO, if the mother was afraid that she was going to get killed she could simply have said she didn’t see the killer or the guys in the car.

    I think she was trying to gin up a race war, but perhaps I am attributing too much intelligence to black people.

  91. On Sunday, the authorities charged a suspect with capital murder who is not the man in the sketch.

    Weird sentence. Suggests “the man in the sketch” is still out there, so watch out!

    Susan Smith is a well-remembered villain, not because she murdered her children, but because she tried to blame “some black guy.” But for this lady in Houston, today’s ‘atmosphere’ means ‘nothing is as it seems,’ or something.

  92. @Hypnotoad666

    “Finally, why does it take three reporters to write this drivel?”

    In the old Soviet Union there was a joke:

    Q. Why do the secret police go round in groups of three?

    A. One who can read, one who can write and one to keep an eye on the dangerous intellectuals!

  93. Jack D says:
    @countenance

    The suspect has confessed that he was gunning for a rival gang member and confused the victim’s car with the car driven by the intended target. So he did not, despite what the mother said, see her beautiful black children and intentionally shoot them.

    Now maybe the gunman is lying but that is what he has confessed. All this speculation about Facebook and snitches getting stitches and so on is just that – speculation. Usually there is fog of war and I would bet you a beer that the gunman was NOT Facebook friends with La Tonsha or whatever her name is – it’s probably just a false rumor.

    I believe that there were others who saw the red pickup truck as well. My guess is that there was a pickup truck driven by a white guy but he was just an innocent bystander and when the shooting started he just gunned it and got the hell out of Dodge. He has not come forward because he knew that despite being completely innocent, being named would totally ruin his life. Even if he was not wrongfully convicted for a murder he did not commit (and there was a strong chance that would happen) his entire life would be put on trial in public and his name would be infamous. So he has wisely kept his mouth shut. There was never any warrant for his arrest and he has no legal obligation to come forward.

    • Replies: @a reader
  94. njguy73 says:
    @snorlax

    Maybe he wants to play Kid in a Kid ‘n Play biopic next.

  95. 90% of cross-racial crime is black on white.
    There is very little white on black crime of any kind.
    Blacks kill more blacks in one weekend than the cops do all year long.
    The (((media))) teaches blacks to hate whites, turning blacks into
    anti-white bigots.

  96. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:
    @Clyde

    Hispanic cops are cops, not black racists or anti White liberal activists.
    One of the benefits of affirmative action for Hispanics instead of blacks is a return to a competent and reasonable civil service.

    • Replies: @Clyde
  97. Jack D says:
    @Ghost of Bull Moose

    As for not being “the man in the sketch” I think you are reading too much into this. They are just trying to say that they were looking for the wrong guy, which is true.

    Now the Susan Smith case is an interesting parallel – when she invented imaginary black assailants it was because she was a racist – the media made it clear. But when a black invents imaginary white assailants – crickets. There’s not even a word for it.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  98. @Almost Missouri

    “Indeed, were the races reversed, she would now undoubtedly be facing a torrent of abuse as a hateful racist inciter, and her daughter having just been murdered would not be a mitigating factor to critics.

    For sure!

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  99. @Anonymous

    …you pathetic piece of *&^%, you prick!!! &^%$ YOU, $##HOLE. DIE TODAY, #@@HOLE. [email protected]#$%^& PIECE OF &?%< YOU MORONIC BULL%{[email protected]

    Are those capitals yours, or were they taken verbatim from the first draft of the DNC’s 2020 platform?

  100. Anon[253] • Disclaimer says:

    The Winter of Sham

  101. @Jake

    If not for white Gentile Liberals and Radicals, all other peoples – Jews, blacks, Moslems of all ethnicities, Hmong, Chinese, Hindus, Buddhists, you name it – would behave much better around and especially toward whites.

    If not for “wGLaR”s, most of them wouldn’t even be here!

    …which is the reason that Yiddish (the former Jewish international language) is a German language with a few Hebraisms tacked on

    The Sephardics speak Ladino, an offshoot of Spanish. Does that imply they’re saner? Or just more cynical?

    • Replies: @Jack D
  102. Remember when white female Susan Smith drove her car into a lake, intentionally drowning her children, and then said a black man did it?

    Everyone knows about that.

    Must feel sweet to hold that megaphone.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @anonomy
  103. Jack D says:
    @MikeatMikedotMike

    There is no doubt that the woman, her family and a whole gang of ghouls tried to cash in on this little girl’s tragic death, financially and politically and for aggrandizement of their names and for that they all deserve to rot in hell (the others much more than the grieving mother – she has a good excuse for not thinking straight). Tom Wolfe long ago anticipated that there would be all sorts of folks looking to profit from such a tragedy , human nature and greed being what it is, and reality has not failed to disappoint.

    BUT, I think the initial misidentification of the shooter was purely an innocent mistake (and mostly made by the 15 year old daughter and not the mom). Eyewitness accounts are notoriously fallible (despite being burned on the Hippo Campus, Dr. Ford) and must be treated with a large grain of salt. But some eyewitness accounts are too good to check, at least for those seeking to profit from them (“Hands Up. Don’t Shoot!). You have the fog of war – shots are being fired, your little sister lies dead and bleeding next to you. The stress is unimaginable. You catch a glimpse of a white man (whom you are already primed to believe is evil – he looks like the burglar on every TV show and commercial) driving a red pickup truck in the lane beside you. After the shooting, he guns his engine and speeds off as quickly as possible. Your brain puts 2 and 2 together and the evil white guy becomes the shooter in your head. Your mind might even infer a gun into his hand – there were shots and there was a shooter so surely there was a gun. Meanwhile, you don’t see the real shooter at all. You have lit the match but there is a giant pile of tinder around you and there are dozens who should know better eager to stoke the flames of the bonfire (you might call it a bonfire of the vanities) which you have accidentally lit. They should be pouring water but they are pouring gasoline instead. They are the truly evil ones.

  104. Jack D says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    And what about Israelis, who speak a pure Hebrew, akin to Arabic and revived from the ancient biblical texts? The early Zionists set out to make the Jews a Middle Eastern people again and did everything they could to stamp out the speaking of Yiddish and German and bourgeois European manners and titles and neckties and so on.

    • Replies: @istevefan
    , @Reg Cæsar
  105. @The Germ Theory of Disease

    “And as to our suspects… Well, what do you call a dindu who did du sumfin?”

    O Lordy he a bad boy!, he did du sumfin!, he dropping outta college!, he gonna be an amateur vivisectionist!, he an aspiring bluegrass mandolinist!

    There’s your Bizarro World dindu.

    Answer key:

    O Lordy he a good boy, he dindu nuffin, he going college, he gonna be a doctor, he an aspiring rapper! Now where my settlement at!

  106. @Ghost of Bull Moose

    I’m sure OJ will be looking for that killer as well.

  107. @Peter Akuleyev

    Anti-Scotch-Irishism is on the increase.

    The Anti-Defamation Germano-Celtic League of Scotch-Irish Fire Water Breath is bringing this increase in anti-Scotch-Irishism to the attention of intelligence agencies and governments everywhere the Scotch-Irish people reside.

    Never again will the Scotch-Irish people be attacked, tormented or expelled without some measure of retaliatory fury.

    This comment is an unfunny clunker so I’ll call it a comment and be done with it.

    Got a bit more gas, stepping on the pedal.

    We be no Ireesh, we’re Scoatch!

    Thomas Sowell, the well known anti-Scotch-Irishite, would be damn happy to see somebody else bash the living Hell out of the Scotch-Irish. Some people say the Scotch-Irish are Krauts because some lowlander Scottish people are Teutonic. Don’t forget all the crypto-Krauts on the English side of the Tweed who got caught up in all this damn Scotch-Irish business.

    Yes I know, Scotch is a drink and not a people.

    I don’t care, Scotch-Irish is people! Screamed out by the guy who played Scotch-Irish warrior Andrew Jackson in a movie.

    Tweet from 2015:

  108. Mr. Anon says:

    “We live in a time where somebody could do something like this based purely on hate or race,” said Shaun King

    We live in a time when things that don’t happen could actually happen if they only happened although they don’t.

  109. Anonym says:

    Being facetious, but has anyone considered that this could be a really late term abortion? The daughter appears to be a Funny Looking Kid, I am not sure whether she has special needs or not. However, the intentional red herrings created by the mother stinks… maybe in addition to not wanting to be a good witness to a crime she knows more than she lets on.

  110. Even the perp’s name is Black.

  111. @Peripatetic Commenter

    There is another set of possible explanations for why this went as far as it did, and of course, the Sheriff and the mother could have had different agendas.

    Perhaps the Sheriff let the “white perp” story go out because:

    1. Knew it would make the black perp careless and lead to a quick arrest, and/or

    2. He really wanted to screw with the New York Times big time.

  112. Having brought up the river Tweed in a comment that included a Tweet comment from some guy named Chapman who claimed that the Black murder rate was 12 times more than that of the White murder rate in 1950, I will try to bring some much needed tranquility and peace by posting this song about the river Tweed by Scottish band Capercaillie.

    The song was written by Dick Gaughan from a song written by some guy named Hogg in 1819.

    The 1707 Act of Union must be terminated and the United Kingdom must be destroyed.

    Americans will be familiar with Boss Tweed, the Scottish Leprechaun shyster politician scoundrel who had enough brains to warp the WASP political system to his advantage. Boss Tweed was Irish and Scotch-Irish. That is a combination Hell-bent on outsmarting the WASPs if they can. Boss Tweed did, for a while.

    Mary Black vs Karen Matheson? I say Matheson!

  113. OFF TOPIC

    I hereby state that I am A Sam Francis Patriot.

    God bless the memory of the great Sam Francis.

    Populism is the desire by a citizenry to replace their treasonous and corrupt ruling class with a ruling class that puts the interests of the citizenry first and the interests of the nation first. There will always be a ruling class in every human endeavor, whether conducting a bake sale or building an empire.

    Conservative as a descriptive political term is a dodo jumping off a cliff. That would be a lemming, I guess, but I don’t give a damn, the Neo-Conservatives have killed any pleasant feeling towards the term “conservative.”

  114. @MikeatMikedotMike

    It’s a good thing goodwhites and their POC comrades in media consistently shield blacks from objective observation otherwise we would all know what a truly troublesome subset they are.

  115. @Hail

    He’s doing the work that other white men don’t have the guts to do.

  116. J.Ross says: • Website

    Are the elites realizing that empowering trannies was near the dumbest unforced error in a season of self-destructive stupidity? The Wall Street Journal quietly admits what everybody already knew but could not say in print, that a lot of these teens “realizing” they’re in the wrong body are stupid teenagers jumping on a Bernaysian fad. Breitbart link is a summarizing propagation.
    https://www.wsj.com/articles/when-your-daughter-defies-biology-11546804848
    https://www.breitbart.com/health/2019/01/07/wsj-rapid-onset-gender-dysphoria-is-social-contagion/

  117. J.Ross says: • Website

    “Hate Crimes,” besides not existing, are a necessarily brainless concept since (as Dalrymple points out) the essence of Orwellian language torture is humiliation. Why not call the shooting of a seven year old girl hateful? Because the whole thing was a scam to attack white people.

  118. The indelible hippocampus strikes again!

  119. @Barnard

    I was wondering if that wasn’t the plan. These aren’t geniuses, after all.

  120. @Daniel H

    Dan, as the smoke clears and the dust settles, apparently a red pick up was in close proximity to the victims’ car, possibly along side at the traffic light. However, neither the truck nor the driver had anything to do with the shooting.

  121. @David In TN

    He’s really got a good thing going then. He can play white when the role requires it, or a “person of color” when that’s appropriate instead.

    • Replies: @S. Anonyia
  122. OFF TOPIC

    The Bongo boys have to get some better lobbyists in Swamp City DC. The Bongo bunch has oil — black gold.

    Things in Bongo-Bongo land go bump in the night.

  123. @Peter Akuleyev

    Peter, I think Kansas City’s quarterback Patrick Mahomes is white like Obama was black.

    • Replies: @FPD72
  124. @Peripatetic Commenter

    There are other ways to see this, and, of course the Sheriff and the mother could have had different agendas.

    The Sheriff might have let the “white killer” story get out because:

    1. He knew it would make the black killer relax and they would be able to nab him more quickly, and/or

    2. He really wanted to fuck with the New York Times bigly!

  125. anon[132] • Disclaimer says:

    Shawn King is proud to have furthered justice.

    “By mistake” is code for “victim is not criminal”. We don’t need to unpack that. Why would anyone assume that black victims were involved with crime?

    What we have is an unarticulated assumption that black on black crime is just part of Black culture. True that.

    The “innocent victim” is still essential to keep this story from slipping back into the depressing gang narrative.

    Its still a big deal to have a sympathetic victim. The least aware are still happy to have a murder cleared, and to be able to sympathize for a victim instead of the uninspiring criminal justice reform which is inherently depressing. How much do you want to have your big issue contingent on arguing that Willie Horton is a victim.

    Lets get it off the front page before the story deteriorates further.

    • Replies: @Jack D
  126. Blacks are boring, except when they are chasing you down the street with intentions of robbing or attacking you.

    This stuff out of Bongo Bongo Land ain’t boring, and it’s got oil, lots of oil!

    New York Times article:

    Mr. Bongo, who served as foreign and defense minister before becoming president, is almost entirely French educated. He is also a jazz musician; his mother was a famous singer. In the 1970s, Mr. Bongo released a funk album, “A Brand New Man.”

    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/07/world/africa/gabon-coup-ali-bongo-ondimba.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytimesworld

    • Replies: @J.Ross
    , @JMcG
  127. denjae says:
    @RudyM

    Quite profound!

    I was simply wondering when we might get an acknowledgment

    as to who or what be doing all dat racial charging of the climate.

  128. My grandparents migrated to America from Italy. My paternal grandfather was Sicilian, the home of the Black Hand, which morphed into the Mafia and La Cosa Nostra on the States. I don’t think that in the last 100 years the Mob killed a dozen people by mistake. Black gangstas seem to kill the wrong person or persons weekly. Impulse shootings as opposed to a planned hit.

  129. JimB says:
    @CCZ

    Wow, Manny Fernandez became a NYT reporter after retiring from the Miami Dolphins. Who saw that coming?

    • Replies: @Dtbb
  130. snorlax says:
    @Jake

    Akuleyev is a Russified Turkic Muslim surname, in his case almost certainly Azerbaijani (the only post-Soviet Turkic state with a Shia majority) given his incessant pro-Iran (so definitely not a Jew) and anti-American trolling. I’ll take him at his word he’s part “Anglo-French” but he clearly identifies most with his paternal line.

  131. @Almost Missouri

    Absolutely right.

    There was widespread relief that Jazmine’s killer was off the street, but there was an acknowledgment that in today’s racially charged climate [for which we in the media are in large part responsible], nothing is what it seems [what it seems to us, that is].

  132. @Joe, Averaged

    Yes, so we were taught by the most honorific non-medical doctor since Indiana Jones.

  133. istevefan says:
    @Jack D

    How are they doing with stamping out Russian?

    • Replies: @Jack D
    , @Kaganovitch
  134. Jack D says:
    @Hannah Katz

    No he is busy running a go fund me so he can profit from this tragedy. Maybe he can buy Christmas presents now for his other 8 (acknowledged) children with an unspecified # of baby mamas.

  135. @Danindc

    Half-blacks count as black for the purpose of:

    AA.
    Hate crime victims.
    Unequal incarceration rates.
    Membership in black fraternies.
    etc etc etc

    • Replies: @Lurker
  136. Anon[160] • Disclaimer says:

    Why Jews hate walls around goy nations.

  137. Jack D says:
    @anon

    Whether or not the mother was involved (and at this point it is nothing but slander – no one has put forth any shred of real evidence that she was, other than the fact that she is black) the child was an innocent victim. Just as some blacks have an apparent need to blame whitey, there seem to be some people here who have a need to paint blacks in the worst possible light without any evidence (I’ll admit that it’s hard to lose money underestimating the depravity of American blacks but they are not 100% gang bangers). I’m guessing that this woman is a typical ghetto momma and no saint but there is nothing in the story that points to her being a gang banger or having invented the red pickup with a white driver. The red truck was in the area – they have surveillance video of it – it was just not involved in the shooting even though she thought it was. The shooter has confessed that he was trying to shoot someone else and I don’t see any reason to doubt him absent better information. I could still be proven wrong but based on what is known now it’s not fair to blame the mother.

    I know it sounds crazy that someone would shoot into a car without being certain that it was the car of their intended victim but then again even the cops do stuff like this. People (especially gang bangers) are dumb and do dumb things all the time. Have you ever tapped someone on the shoulder and then they turn around and it’s not who you thought it was? Oops, sorry, thought you were someone else. These people do the same thing except that they have guns so it’s a bullet instead of a finger tap.

    • Replies: @Johann Ricke
    , @AnotherDad
  138. @Jack D

    The early Zionists set out to make the Jews a Middle Eastern people again…

    Haim Saban told NPR a story of his first girlfriend in Israel, whose mother came from Poland. She told her daughter that if she let that “black animal” into the house, she, the mother, would throw herself off the balcony and kill herself.

    So this process was already breaking down by about 1960.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    , @anonomy
  139. @Anon

    Blacks own the New York Times?

  140. J.Ross says: • Website
    @Anon

    there is an extensive discussion in Enlightenment Now on how to reduce the threat of nuclear war and how to reduce the threat of climate change.

    I look at this fragment and I have to actively remind myself that Pinker is one of the normies who knows how to open a pull door. It’s like when Dawkins was shocked that once-tolerated behavior had been criminalized.

  141. Anonymous[374] • Disclaimer says:
    @Macadamia

    The initial description of the gunman as a white male came from several witnesses, including

    Jazmine’s teenage sister.

    I certainly hope that people would accept

    the fear that young mother experienced

    .”

    Are they saying the “teenage sister” is pregnant?

  142. J.Ross says: • Website
    @Anonymous

    Imagine getting this mad about the kid who sang Ben.

  143. Dtbb says:
    @JimB

    And Shawn King was a quarterback for the Bucs.

  144. @snorlax

    He still doesn’t look black or like he is trying to look black. Maybe he is going for a bit more exotic than he is but it comes across as more Cuban or Colombian or something. Also is he wearing contacts or are his eyes just a shade of blue blue that change color? My father (Irish/Cajun not Egyptian lol) has eyes that color and they look blue or hazel/brown depending on the light.

    • Replies: @snorlax
  145. Jack D says:
    @The Anti-Gnostic

    Yes they really are that dumb and no the mama was not in it up to her ears, based upon what we know now. Maybe I am wrong and you are right but based on what is known now you are jumping to conclusions that are just not supported by the known evidence.

    Mistaken identity” is a street-smart criminal’s gambit to bargain down from Murder 1.

    If the shooter thinks that pleading mistaken identity will reduce the severity of the charges against him, he is sorely mistaken. The question in intentional homicide is whether you intended to kill a human (and in fact killed one), not whether you intended to kill the person whom you actually killed. (“Murder 1” does not exist in Texas – we have 50 states and 50 penal codes and Murder 1 is not part of the terminology in Texas. ) In Texas parlance, you have murder (what you call Murder 1 or Murder in the 1st degree or intentional homicide), capital murder, manslaughter, or criminally negligent homicide. Capital murder is murder plus one more thing – killing a cop, killing more than 1 person, killing in the course of a kidnapping, etc. Unfortunately for the shooter, killing someone under 10 years old is on that list, so not only is he up for murder, he will be on trial for his life, and in Texas they really do execute people.

    https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/PE/htm/PE.19.htm

    • Agree: Johann Ricke
    • Replies: @J.Ross
    , @The Anti-Gnostic
  146. J.Ross says: • Website
    @Charles Pewitt

    Imagine being a jazz musician named Bongo and gradually getting fed up that people want to have it explained to them one more time that you are a saxophonist and not a percussionist, and then one day it all gets to be too tiresome, so you take over your government.

  147. J.Ross says: • Website
    @Jack D

    The older I get the more I love Texas.

  148. J.Ross says: • Website

    Possible site issue: comments come through once moderated, but comments in moderation do not appear (like with new posts), so you cannot correct sellping rrrseo.

  149. Jack D says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    After the Holocaust a lot of Jews came to Israel not as committed Zionists but because they had nowhere else to go. And yes many Ashkenazis viewed Sephardic Jews as primitives (in some cases they were right – the Jews of Yemen were just as backward as other Yeminites, which is pretty backwards – on a bad day it’s hard to tell a Yemenite from a Somali from the other side of the gulf of aden, 200 miles away. ) OTOH, the upper class Jews of Cairo and Baghdad put the shtetl dwellers to shame. And think of the British colonists – just because they tended to “go native” and adopt parts of native dress or customs (around the time of the Revolution, white frontiersmen loved to get dressed up in deerskin) didn’t mean that they wanted their daughters to marry an actual native.

  150. Daniel H says:
    @The Anti-Gnostic

    >> This is completely outside the average person’s experience. We may as well be talking about Martians.

    The late US Senator, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, caught hell 30 years ago, or so, for suggesting that maybe there is some kind of “speciation” going on, when considering the implacable dysfunction of the ghetto.

  151. @Jasper Been

    Sean Connery and that guy who played Gimli (Rhys something) & other dark-featured Euros used to be able to do that too…but now the media gets pissy about it. Spaniards like Antonio Banderas can still get away with it though.

    Strangely there’s been lots of uproar about the actress chosen to play Jasmine in the unnecessary Disney Aladdin remake. They are mad she isn’t authentically Middle-Eastern enough and that she is too “light” (nevermind that she’s actually super tan, she just has preppy looking facial features). The not Middle-Eastern enough charge is weird too considering she is Anglo-Indian “POC”…I imagine drawing a genetic line between the 2 places would land you somewhere between Turkey and Iran which is squarely the Middle East….

    Also the authentic Middle Eastern actress chosen to play her handmaid has pale skin and blondish-brown hair. No complaints there though.

  152. Jack D says:
    @istevefan

    In Israel (unlike the US where Hispanics keep speaking Spanish) keeping the old tongue is a 1 generation thing – even if some elderly Russian Jews still speak Russian at home, their kids are educated in Hebrew and integrated into the Israeli mainstream.

    • Replies: @Corn
  153. snorlax says:
    @S. Anonyia

    Again, compare the hands to the face, or even more tellingly the tops of the ears to the bottoms. The top of the ears ought to be either the same shade or darker since they’re much more exposed to the sun, whereas they might be lighter when you’re putting on brownface makeup and trying to avoid getting it on your (chemically-treated) hair.

    Looks to me like he’s transitioning gradually to maintain plausible deniability along the way (like 80’s Michael Jackson in reverse) and going for Don Lemon lookalike.

  154. Clyde says:
    @Anon

    Hispanic cops are cops, not black racists or anti White liberal activists.
    One of the benefits of affirmative action for Hispanics instead of blacks is a return to a competent and reasonable civil service.

    Roughly true and roughly the same for the military.

  155. J.Ross says: • Website

    Antifa has been going crazy in Germany, as usual without fear of prosecution, but more often since the political party mass hack. An AfD politician has been badly beaten and police are saying they do not yet know who did it. Right after news of the hack antifa set off a bomb outside the AfD office in Saxony.


    http://archive.vn/m0Oau

  156. @Jack D

    I had hoped I made it clear I conclude nothing. Thanks for the education on Texas law. Sounds like he’s frying, after his appeals exhaust 15 years from now, and assuming a Democratic Texas doesn’t commute all death sentences to life imprisonment.

    Feral human beings.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  157. Anonymous[339] • Disclaimer says:
    @Je Suis Omar Mateen

    I actually thought of her when I first heard about this, but I don’t think the situations are really similar. If the mother in this case had actually murdered the children and blamed it on a white man, sure, but this seems (based on her statements and also what we know of the perp) to be a case of mistaken identity all around. Maybe it says a little bit about Mom’s state of mind that she would automatically pin this on a white guy, but I don’t see any good evidence that she was truly lying. This is really more of an indictment of the media.

  158. anonomy says:

    “This just went down very quickly,” Sheriff Gonzalez said. “When the gunfire erupted — we are talking about small children, they witnessed something very traumatic. And it’s very likely the last thing they did see was that red truck and the driver in that truck.”

    “Or snitches get stitches, which makes it sound funny, but it’s not. LA Times homicide reporter Jilly Leovy estimated perhaps a dozen witnesses of homicides were murdered each year in South-Central L.A..”

    Most kids don’t think about being “snitches”, especially if they are little, middle school, teens and older are different, but little ones at least the ones I’m used to tell the truth, even when you don’t want them to, even when you didn’t ask. Nothing shuts them up either.
    Personally, I would say this whole goes to, “no one pays attention to what happens to black people”. So they stuck a white guys face on it so the white supremacists, will pay attention to it. Isn’t anyone else tired of being used. In my neighborhood, I’m always the mark, target of their con, I can’t be the only one. I’m a woman by the way.

  159. anonomy says:

    “This just went down very quickly,” Sheriff Gonzalez said. “When the gunfire erupted — we are talking about small children, they witnessed something very traumatic. And it’s very likely the last thing they did see was that red truck and the driver in that truck.”

    “Or snitches get stitches, which makes it sound funny, but it’s not. LA Times homicide reporter Jilly Leovy estimated perhaps a dozen witnesses of homicides were murdered each year in South-Central L.A..”

    Most kids don’t think about being “snitches”, especially if they are little, middle school, teens and older are different, but little ones at least the ones I’m used to tell the truth, even when you don’t want them to, even when you didn’t ask. Nothing shuts them up either.
    Personally, I would say this whole goes to, “no one pays attention to what happens to black people”. So they stuck a white guys face on it so the white supremacists, will pay attention to it. Isn’t anyone else tired of being used. In my neighborhood, I’m always the mark, target of their con, I can’t be the only one. I’m a woman by the way.
    So what’s Viggos real name, he’s kinda hot 🙂

  160. Anonymous[339] • Disclaimer says:
    @Jack D

    According to what I’ve read there actually was a white guy at the scene , and he probably did peel out of there in a hurry. Big difference from Susan Smith who fabricated out of whole cloth a black carjacker to cover for her own crimes.

    Interestingly I remember reading a retrospective article about Smith’s case and the sheriff involved said she was always the #1 suspect and that they never believed her story. In an effort to get a confession out of her they at one point toyed with printing up a fake newspaper article about a woman who went to prison for murdering her children, got out after a few years and married a rich man, to show her that the punishment wouldn’t actually be that bad.

  161. @snorlax

    Convergence towards the mother ship of Ocasio-Cortez.

  162. @Daniel H

    What if the perp had been a White, but one with animus not towards other races, but towards someone who walks strangely or has bad taste in music? Who gets to be final judge of what is an exacerbating “Hate” factor?
    Who gets to decide what the motivations truly were? Will a person’s classmates from childhood be interrogated as character witnesses? What about jilted ex-girlfriends?
    When will people finally wake up to the fact that the whole premise of a Hate crime is really just a weapon of political & psychological warfare against a majority group?

  163. J.Ross says: • Website

    Australian medical professionals who do not push the new dogma of vaccines for newborns will go to prison for ten years.
    http://archive.vn/Lxyhr

    Australian nurses and midwives who dare to speak out against the dangers of vaccinations on social media or in person will be prosecuted, the Australian government has warned, urging members of the public to report vaccine skeptics to the authorities.

    This follows a couple of abnormally widely reported vaccine problems that happened to somewhat high-profile people, and the Italian government proving that at least one formerly mandated drug was fraudulent.

  164. ic1000 says:

    An update to Comment #109 of Steve’s prior thread on the Handsome White Criminal, cataloging NBC Nightly News’ version of The Narrative.

    The scorecard as of Saturday night:
    * Mon. Dec. 31 — 1 min 38 sec story on the white killer of the black girl.
    * Tues. Jan 1 — no story
    * Weds. Jan 2 — 1 min 15 sec story on the white killer of the black girl.
    * Thurs. Jan 3 — 1 min 43 sec story on the white killer of the black girl.
    * Fri. Jan 4 — no story
    * Sat. Jan 5 — 1 min 6 sec story on the white killer of the black girl.

    An update, in the wake of Sunday morning’s arrest of two black suspects:
    * Sun. Jan 6 — no story
    * Mon. Jan 7 — 1 min 15 sec story on the case of “mistaken identity”; no mention of race or black or white.

    Imagine a world where employees of second-tier news organizations wouldn’t think for themselves, preferring instead to follow narratives set out by their social betters. I wonder what reporting in such a world would look like?

  165. J.Ross says: • Website

    “and expecting a worsening of the insurrection”

    France seizing firearms. This is how our revolution started, this was what Paul Revere was specifically riding about. Ask yourself what good thing is going to happen to you once the government sees you as defenseless. Prior to this the statist perception management shills were pushing the idea that the yellow vest thing was over or fizzling.

    From: Minister of the Interior

    To: Prefects of the police in departments and regions, Prefects of the police

    Subject: Initiation of procedures of confiscation of firearms of categories B, C and D pursuant to legislation 2012-304 of 6 march 2012.

    Due to the gravity of the current situation and expecting a worsening of the insurrection please put into place without delay the necessary procedures to confiscate all firearms of aforementioned categories held by citizens on the national territory.

    Local police and gendarmerie forces will carry out the confiscation and deliver receipts mentioning the date of the confiscation, type and number of seized weapons, information of the identity of the legal owner and [his] corresponding [firearm] permit numbers.

    This confiscation will be applicable for a period of 6 months, which it can be renewed, and after which the firearms should be returned to their owners.

    Special categories[?] and agents of the State authorized to keep and bear firearms will be exempted from the confiscation of their service weapons. [Service weapons of state agents will not be confiscated].

    Local police forces will be responsible for storage and security of the stored weapons.

    Operational orders will be given to you in the next communications.

    /signed/

    Christophe Castaner

    https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichTexte.do?cidTexte=JORFTEXT000037129603

    • Replies: @J.Ross
  166. TGGP says: • Website
    @Anon7

    Your link to the database has a superfluous character at the end.

    I’ve asked Koreans I’ve met if they knew any slurs specifically for Koreans, but they didn’t know any. Sure enough, that database only has “Nork” for North Korean. So are Koreans just so universally liked that nobody bothered coming up with a slur for them?

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Jack D
  167. FPD72 says:
    @Buffalo Joe

    Mahomes father is black, his mother is white. After his parents divorce his mother has custody but his father, an eleven year MLB pitcher, remained very involved.

    I never heard of Mahomes racially identifying one way or another during his three years at Texas Tech. Unlike Obama, he really does seem to transcend race. He is certainly not a kneeler during the National Anthem.

  168. TGGP says: • Website
    @Mr McKenna

    I’ve been blogging for years, but I’ve only been published by Nine Banded Books. Back when GNXP was a group blog I was invited to contribute, but I never did. Razib himself was briefly hired by the NYT but then immediately fired when people noticed what he’d written about controversial subjects. I do make an effort to push back on views that seem more popular than merited in particular locations (I figure there are diminishing returns to chiming in the same as others), so when commenting here I’m more likely to stick up for the MSM than I would at my own blog.

    And yes, witnesses are mistaken often enough that I can believe it happened again (in this case even the shooter appeared to have been mistaken about who he was shooting at). The media’s reaction is less of a random circumstance.

  169. @Buffalo Joe

    Has that been definitely stated? I sense a lot of hemming and hawing about the white man in the red pickup. No way can the detectives tell the press that it was all a fabrication at this point. Of course if the races were switched they’d have no problem announcing a purposeful lie. Still lots of unanswered questions that will eventually be revealed long after everyone’s forgotten about this.

    • Replies: @Jack D
  170. Arclight says:
    @Hail

    Well, posting pictures of himself outside in the great outdoors and having fund is not going to help convince people he isn’t white.

  171. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:
    @TGGP

    At one time, at least in the southside white ethnic Chicago of the mill hunkies and Polacks, the term “joe-chinks” seemed reserved for Koreans, as opposed to regular “chinks” who were Chinese.

  172. anonomy says:
    @Je Suis Omar Mateen

    MMM, except I don’t remember her saying a black man drowned her children, but that he stole her car.
    Back to you

  173. @Svigor

    Single incident eyewitness testimony is unreliable. Things happen too fast, sensory overload etc. Protracted events like spending months or years in concentration camps , not so.

    • Replies: @Svigor
  174. Mr. Anon says:

    OT: Another (!) male prostitute dies of an overdose at the home of gay Democratic Party donor Ed Buck:

    https://www.advocate.com/crime/2019/1/07/another-black-man-has-died-home-democratic-donor-ed-buck

    According to his Wikipedia page, the last time this happened, he skated on any charges, depite the fact that the police found a large amount of drugs and drug paraphernalia in the guy’s home. Being a politically connected Democratic Party donor apparently has its privileges in LA County.

  175. JMcG says:
    @Charles Pewitt

    But is he airborne qualified?

  176. @Reg Cæsar

    Many environmentalists would be quite happy to exterminate the whole human race for the sake of the cute animals on the magazine racks at the co-op. And all of them are white

    .

    The ‘Voluntary Human Extinction Movement’:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voluntary_Human_Extinction_Movement

  177. anonomy says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    The mother had two children, so to speak, one she asked God for with her husband and loved, the other he had with the black maid.

    • Replies: @Jack D
  178. donut says:
    @WorkingClass

    ” Anybody can make a mistake.” That will probably the first thing out of the public defender’s mouth when they start talking plea deal .

  179. donut says:

    ” Anybody can make a mistake.” That will probably be the first thing out of the public defenders mouth when they start talking plea deal .

  180. Apparently no one here has heard of the idea that ‘dog bites man isn’t news, but man bites dog is’.

    Yes the media focuses more on White on Black crime-as it does on any out-of-the-ordinary event.

    It works here, too. There is, or used to be a commenter here called ’27-year-old’. Now that’s a dog bites man handle at Unz.com-and I can’t believe I’m the only person who remembers it.

  181. @anony-mouse

    Yeah, we remember him. It’s why I sometimes post items that contain historical background because there’s little chance of a 27-30 y/o knowing anything about the Gun Control Act of 1968 or Von Braun/Walt Disney programming from the 1950s.

  182. Jack D says:
    @TGGP

    I doubt that. Rather, since Koreans look like more or less generic East Asians, they just get tagged with Asian slurs. Anyway the database is pretty lame. For “Asian” slurs they list “Oriental” – take that you Oriental! Some are clever (if obscure). For example, Lego, “Shortened from Lego man, the tiny yellow toy with missing genitalia.” Ouch.

  183. @Redneck farmer

    In the Jungle the Mighty Jungle the Lion Sleeps To Night

    In the Jungle the Mighty Jungle the Natives Shoot At Night

    In the Jungle the Mighty Jungle the Natives Can’t Shoot Right

    In the Jungle the Mighty Jungle the Natives all Take Flight…..

  184. Apologies in advance if this came up in another post.

    How about the accused in this case? Another Zimmerman in the making?

    https://abc7.com/$525m-suit-to-be-filed-in-shooting-of-man-at-hollywood-walgreens/4878848/

    According to the family of the deceased, “Jonathan Hart was profiled because he was homeless. He was harassed because he was gay, and he was shot because he was black.”

    Pure intersectional gold.

    • Replies: @J.Ross
  185. @istevefan

    How are they doing with stamping out Russian?

    Not part of the program anymore. Back in the 30s and 40s , the establishment thought that Hebrew (and thus nationhood) was in danger , so they thought it necessary to stamp out Yiddish . Hebrew and nationhood are firmly established today so Russian is no threat.

  186. ricpic says:
    @Hypnotoad666

    I too was brought up short by “…in today’s racially charged climate, nothing is what it seems.”

    After a minute or two of being stumped my conclusion is that it’s the kind of pronouncement – pompous and meaningless – mediocrities are prone to.

  187. @Daniel H

    No amount of talk therapy will ever heal the trauma of this historical precedent of a black killing a black. We need a strong leader to end this long national nightmare.

  188. @Clyde

    What’s his Cromartie rating?

    • Replies: @Nicholas Stix
  189. Jack D says:
    @anonomy

    This is the mythical explanation for Jews and Arabs, not for Sephardi and Ashkenazi Jews. Religiously speaking, the two groups always accepted each other as Jews (even if they didn’t want their kids marrying outside their own group). The religious schism was much smaller than between Catholics and Protestants or Sunni and Shia. There were minor differences in practice but no major theological disagreements or labeling of the other as heretics, etc.

    • Replies: @anonomy
  190. Hail says: • Website
    @Stan d Mute

    For me DuckDuckGo doesn’t give any suggestions for “is shaun,” — suggestions end at “is sha,” the top of which is:

    is shakespeare still relevant today

    Yahoo Search suggestions for “is shaun king”:

    is shaun king white
    is shaun king black
    is shaun king related to martin luther king
    is shaun king a racist
    is shaun king dead
    is shaun king jewish
    is shaun king actually white
    is shaun king mom
    is shaun king a fraud
    is shaun king full white

    People do some serious negative searches for this guy (suppressed by the Big G).

  191. Anonymous[354] • Disclaimer says:

    Well, maybe since that one’s fizzled, they can go back to investigating on behalf of the victims of the Bethesda Natty-Light Rapist currently seated on the Supreme Court. For truth and justice, you know. Democracy dies in darkness without a free corporate clickbait press. It’s in the Constitution, somewhere

  192. Steve,

    Agree with all your points here but we gotta find another name for these articles besides Haven Monahan. He’s slowly turning into the Emmett Till of Unz.com.

  193. Lofasz says:

    BTW, the supposed 50-some years later “confession” by Emmett Till’s victim that she lied is just as hinky.

    The only source is rabid anti-white SJW Timothy Tyson, a philosophical twin to Shaun King, and a person who was a ringleader of the Duke Lacrosse lynch mob. Believing him about the Till case is like listening to, and believing, Kathy Griffin tell a damaging story about Donald Trump.

    • Agree: Nicholas Stix
  194. Lofasz says:
    @kihowi

    Wikipedia:

    Astaire’s mother was born in the United States, to Lutheran German emigrants from East Prussia and Alsace. Astaire’s father was born in Linz, Austria, to Jewish parents who had converted to Roman Catholicism

  195. Okay, what is the race-and-sex angle we’re not being given about the Gable House in the news stories? How vibrant is Torrance these days? Are the media pulling off another seven-ten split?

    And if blacks are so powerful, why is Kevin Hart apologizing to white perverts? It seems certain whites actually do have privilege.

  196. J.Ross says: • Website
    @J.Ross

    The minister named is calling this a hoax. It sure would be unfortunate if people believed it anyway and France got a new government.

    • Replies: @Whiskey
  197. @anony-mouse

    Apparently someone here did not care about reading the comments on the previous post about this topic.

    This story is being used to validate a worldview that whites are preying on blacks in the United States. It’s not being merely reported because it initially seemed to be about an event that rarely happens (although white-on-black homicides are rare in the United States, given the size of the white population). I have a feeling you are aware of this.

    Also, how you’re so sure you’re the only one who remembers that someone or other commented here? What you mentioned is not even relevant to anything.

  198. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:
    @The Anti-Gnostic

    Texas uses lethal injection, not the electric chair. And if Texas goes brown blue they will do away with the death penalty, of course. Texas is full of people who are constrained by it and so crime will go up.

    When Texas does go blue, the business climate will get rough, and so a lot of businesses may move out. If you have to put up with ruinous taxation you might as well be someplace nice weatherwise like California or near the seat of power (the NY-DC axis) so it will be Mexicanized rapidly: oil will be the only profit source, companies like TI will head out.

  199. @Anonymous

    Comment of The Year and it’s only January 7th.

  200. Whiskey says: • Website
    @J.Ross

    You have to believe that Putin is thinking that a Cannes villa could be his for the taking.

    Macron is seeing the limits of being the Rothschild puppet.

    Kevin Michael Grace wondered how many men it would take to stage a coup in the U.K. He figured 5k.

  201. J.Ross says: • Website
    @The King is a Fink

    You’d think he’d be able to find a Starbucks.

  202. duncsbaby says:
    @The Anti-Gnostic

    Watch a couple episodes of The First 48 (the only really good cop show) & you’ll notice that, yeah, they really are incredibly stupid people.

  203. Lurker says:
    @Hippopotamusdrome

    Swelling the list of black inventors.

  204. a reader says:
    @Jack D

    All this speculation about Facebook and snitches getting stitches and so on is just that – speculation. Usually there is fog of war and I would bet you a beer that the gunman was NOT Facebook friends with La Tonsha or whatever her name is – it’s probably just a false rumor.

    Eric Black’s facebook page is here.

    Among his friends* is *F*F-R&eid=ARBPlX4bqskkoADhzdb9Pjp0lbkxLZ5LIw-ZnlqZv-I9kb2T_5DY8prV1sCPHKhLT7FfUqxrlT8pUlXY&tn-str=*F rel="nofollow">Porsha Washington (scroll waaay down!); you will recognize *F*F-R&eid=ARBPlX4bqskkoADhzdb9Pjp0lbkxLZ5LIw-ZnlqZv-I9kb2T_5DY8prV1sCPHKhLT7FfUqxrlT8pUlXY&tn-str=*F rel="nofollow">Jazmine Barnes in her pictures.

    *Are you looking for an original first name for your daughter? This is the place to go!

  205. a reader says:

    Edit

    Eric Black’s Facebook page is here.

    Among his friends* is Porsha Washington; (scroll waaay down!); you will recognize. Jazmine Barnes in her pictures.

    *Are you looking for an original first name for your daughter? This is the place to go!

    Sorry for the s****y-looking links !

    • Replies: @Jack D
  206. Corn says:
    @Jack D

    Doesn’t Israel have a Ministry of Immigration Absorption?

    One thing I admire about the Israelis is their confidence. Teaching immigrants Hebrew is considered duh, not “divisive “ or “chauvinistic”.

  207. Jack D says:
    @RationalExpressions

    They have (blurry) security camera footage of a red pickup in the vicinity. There really was a truck, it just had nothing to do with the shooting. The real shooter was in a black sedan which they never even saw. However, La Porsha or whatever her name is not only saw the truck and white driver but she imagined seeing him aim and shoot at her beautiful black babies execution style. People are capable of forming memories of things that didn’t really happen. You see and hear some things – a truck pulls up beside you driven by a white guy, shots ring out , and your mind connects the dots and fills in the blank spots in your memory of the event.

    • Replies: @Johann Ricke
  208. Note: all bolding done by me

    Something in the NYT article:

    “The initial description of the gunman as a white male came from several witnesses, including Jazmine’s teenage sister. With few other clues to go on, that description solidified as the official narrative of the shooting.”

    …and who else noticed this statement from the Sheriff that protects the narrative later in the story:

    ” “This just went down very quickly,” Sheriff Gonzalez said. “When the gunfire erupted — we are talking about small children, they witnessed something very traumatic. And it’s very likely the last thing they did see was that red truck and the driver in that truck.” ”

    It reads like he had statements from more than one witness of differing ages.

    So did the teenage sister say the shooter was black and was ignored in favor of small children who claimed to see a white shooter?

    Or could any teenager plausibly be described as “…small children”?

  209. anonomy says:
    @Jack D

    “This is the mythical explanation for Jews and Arabs” n,e because those are the same people. The middle east of middle kingdoms was where the humans lived. I’m pretty sure my line is the horned with cloven hoofs, had two kids, boy girl not boy boy. These lines are all so hard to follow. 🙂

  210. @Whiskey

    Kevin Michael Grace wondered how many men it would take to stage a coup in the U.K. He figured 5k.

    Grace and Goad about God is good video. Grace must have the grace of God and the wisdom not to be goaded by Goad into a grudge match that involves overly harsh words. I like Goad and Grace because they prove that older guys can have some energy and dynamism too. I say Grace and Goad have a wonderful amount of spirit, although Goad might not think in those spiritual terms.

    The Vonnegut finger to God is horribly tempting, and Goad seems to have a lot of fun doing it.

    Both Grace and Goad might also understand that many European tribes and clans had brawls amongst themselves to determine who would be the leader in battle.

    I’ll let the mystery be, to borrow a song title.

    In regards to Grace’s musings about ruling class decapitation in England, it brings up the reason why I use the term ruling class rather than elite.

    It is much better to use the term ruling class because that denotes a distinct and separate group of people who can be changed-out when it becomes necessary.

    The term eliteimplies some group of people who are running the show because of some intrinsic quality they share, just like the European monarchs used the “divine right of kings” to lord it over everyone else.

    Sam Francis also used ruling class, and if it is good enough for the best political theorist of the last 40 years, it is good enough for me.

  211. @Whiskey

    To take over the UK or Canada, all you would have to do is plant a thousand or so bombs and pretend to be an Islamic jihadist and threaten to blow them up. The government would promptly order the military (joined in voluntary numbers by thousands of citizens) to lie on the bombs and contain the blasts, lest public opinion turn against Islam and the Prophet (pbuh). With the military and citizenry thus decimated, you could proceed to take over the country.

    I’ve always thought a fun, crowd-sourced forum topic would be how to overthrow a government but that’s a non-starter for obvious reasons.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    , @Corvinus
  212. @Jack D

    People are capable of forming memories of things that didn’t really happen. You see and hear some things – a truck pulls up beside you driven by a white guy, shots ring out , and your mind connects the dots and fills in the blank spots in your memory of the event.

    I expect an overactive imagination that spills over into perceptions of reality is a natural outgrowth of the black tendency towards megalomania.

  213. @Jack D

    I know it sounds crazy that someone would shoot into a car without being certain that it was the car of their intended victim but then again even the cops do stuff like this. People (especially gang bangers) are dumb and do dumb things all the time. Have you ever tapped someone on the shoulder and then they turn around and it’s not who you thought it was? Oops, sorry, thought you were someone else. These people do the same thing except that they have guns so it’s a bullet instead of a finger tap.

    To get close enough to be sure means letting the other guy get close enough to notice you and perhaps fire first. Gangsters are not into face-to-face duels. Even back in the Old West, a lot of gunfights involved people getting shot in the back.

  214. @HowDoYouDefineSmallChildren

    As I stated above, right now no one knows exactly what happened. The entire thing is blurry. From prior similar incidents I’m thinking the revealed truth will be something else entirely. For now it’s all speculation.

  215. Jack D says:
    @HowDoYouDefineSmallChildren

    You are reading too much into this. It’s likely that by “small children” the Sheriff meant the teenage daughter. Nobody saw a black shooter. Nobody saw a white shooter either but they saw a white driver and were primed to be willing to think of him as the shooter. From there you jump a few conclusions and in your mind’s eye you SAW the white guy shooting at you.

    Let’s reverse the situation – you are walking thru a marginal neighborhood at 3AM. Suddenly you are hit on the back of the head. You crumple to the ground and black out for a second – when you come to you see a large black male in the distance sprinting off with what appears to be your backpack. You don’t see anyone else in the vicinity. Even though you haven’t actually seen the man hit you or steal your backpack, in your mind you will have no doubt that he was the one.

  216. Jack D says:
    @a reader

    Eric Black seems to have a lot of facebook “friends” – there are a pageful of Washington’s alone. I don’t think this implies any sort of close actual “friendship”. Was Black an “aspiring rapper” or something like many young black men? It would only add to the irony if he shot the daughter of someone who was a fan of his music.

    La Porsha doesn’t seem to be a gang type or a racist. For her birthday requests, she asks (it looks like a canned request) for donations to be sent to the Shriner’s Hospital in her name (and there is a picture of a little white girl cancer victim). She doesn’t ask for grills for her teef or spinners for her wheels, just for donations to save that poor pathetic little white girl.

  217. Jack D says:
    @The Anti-Gnostic

    Pray that this doesn’t happen. Overthrowing the government is a really big step the first time but the next time everyone knows that it is possible and worth a shot. This often goes on for some time until the last set of overthrowers become really determined not to be overthrown themselves (and they know all the tricks because they have been on the other side) and they do some not very nice things (not just to thousands but to millions and often including their former best friends) in order to insure their permanent grip on power. The end result is that what you end up with is far worse than what you started with.

    • Agree: Johann Ricke
    • Replies: @Svigor
    , @The Anti-Gnostic
  218. @Buffalo Joe

    False. He contributed to the atmosphere of white supremacism that makes endangers black bodies like Jazmine’s. The silence of people who believe they are white is violence.

  219. @jim jones

    Gosh, that leads me to believe she might be a whore.

  220. Corvinus says:
    @The Anti-Gnostic

    “To take over the UK or Canada, all you would have to do is plant a thousand or so bombs and pretend to be an Islamic jihadist and threaten to blow them up.”

    Silliness is one of your strengths, I have to admit.

  221. Svigor says:
    @Kaganovitch

    On the contrary, group witnesses are even less reliable. They get together and whip up a narrative. The need to separate witnesses (and suspects) from the ASAP to prevent contamination is policing 101.

    Besides, spending months or years in concentration camps isn’t the holocaust.

    • Replies: @Svigor
  222. Svigor says:

    Hey Ron, look at the time limit code, it seems to be messed up.

  223. Svigor says:
    @Jack D

    Yeah the founding of America was a real tragedy.

  224. Bubba says:
    @Anonymous

    Lighten’ up Francis…

  225. @Almost Missouri

    New facts bring new interpretations.
    It sounds like the mom really thought it was a real white guy in a pickup, who justifiably sped off when he realized what was going on.
    It seems she didn’t have any connection with the actual black shooter, some dumbass who thought he was shooting at a guy he had a beef with at a club.
    There are many villains here, but the actual white guy isn’t one of them, and neither, it seems, is the mom, at least as far as this event goes.

    That said, I’d still say that a theoretical lower class black mom who makes up a fictional white criminal to spur a police investigation of the murder of her child is still more admirable than one who maintains a “no snitching” silence. Sure, this harms white guys, in principle. But catching actual black criminals helps white guys, in principle. I’d say a black mom’s primary duty is to her own kids, just as I’d say white parents have a primary duty to their own kids, and should support them and not infect them with SJW claptrap about “white privilege” and such. White parents should use their “white privilege” to help their white kids.

    • Replies: @Almost Missouri
  226. @Jack D

    Well said, Jack. I didn’t follow the story, but did not understand where a bunch of Steve’s commenters–usually a pretty sharp, on point lot–were getting this “she must have known the perps”, “must have been a banger”, “must have been lying” stuff.

    No she hears shooting. Her kids screaming. She glances out the window–red pickup with white guy. And, of course she knows–because blacks say it and the media cultivates it–that whitey is racist and out to get blacks.

    This story is basically:
    — some blacks doing very stupid, violent stuff–which some small fraction of blacks are just prone to do
    — a black woman put in extreme traumatic distress–her kid getting shot–reporting what she saw but not being right about what it meant
    — the establishment media swooning over the prospect of a white pickup driving defendant.

    All three of these are now just “per spec”.

    And only the 3rd of these is at all interesting. Yes, we really do have an establishment media that works openly to lie about crime and gin up hatred of flyover country white men.

    • Agree: ic1000
  227. @Jack Armstrong

    The pits; he’s had them all by the same white woman, poor sod!

  228. @Jack D

    Right. That’s why everybody was so happy when the Soviets intervened in Hungary and Czechoslovakia to keep their governments from being overthrown. And just think where Chile would be right now if Pinochet had not overthrown the government! I can only pray the government of Venezuela never gets overthrown.

    It was so awful when the Soviet governments were overthrown. Oh G_d how I wept. And that great man Ceaucescu–shot in cold blood!

  229. @SporadicMyrmidon

    I agree with most of what you say, but fail to see how the mother giving a 180° misleading description of the perp helps “catching actual … criminals”.

  230. In this case, it seems she was actually mistaken.

    But suppose a black victim claimed, with no justification whatsoever, that the perpetrators of a crime were wearing KKK robes or some such thing, even while knowing perfectly well that a black guy did it. In our contemporary society, this will spur media attention that demands police work, whereas “blacks killing blacks” leads police to back off. Ferguson effect, etc.

    In the long run, it is better if everyone strives for honesty and decency. We can hope.

  231. Anon[751] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous

    Chris Crocker!

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