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Adapted from the latest Radio Derb, available exclusively at VDARE.com

If I were advising the Trump campaign, I’d tell them to lean hard on the law-and-order issue. Increasingly, it seems to me, on several different fronts, we are a lawless society.

Exhibit A: The bail-reform laws passed by the New York State legislature last year.

The local news outlets now regularly feature stories about criminals set free under the new rules, who promptly commit new crimes.

Exhibit B: Sanctuary Cities releasing illegal aliens so they can’t be deported.

Exhibit C: California’s de-criminalizing of theft up to a value of $950.

This has generated a rash of flagrant store robberies, gangs of robbers calmly walking into stores, loading up plastic garbage bags with merchandise, then strolling out:

Exhibit D: Political violence.

In Eureka, California, a man smashed the windows, stole property, and seems to have attempted arson against a local Republican Party headquarters. He was arrested and spent the night in jail, but then released. [Suspect back out on the street after arrest for attempted arson at Eureka GOP office, by Nazy Javid, KRCR, February 10, 2020]

This was the sixth time in two years the office had been vandalized. The attacks are plainly political: anti-Trump slogans were left in some of the attacks, and the local office of the Democratic Party has never been touched.

Notwithstanding that, the local police department has dismissed the attacks as “random vandalism.” [A Two-Year Terror Campaign Against One Small GOP Office, by Daniel Greenfield, Sultan Knish Blog, February 25, 2020]

Exhibit E: Street mobs.

In Brooklyn, New York the other day a gang of a dozen or more high-schoolers attacked a lone 15-year-old girl in the street, leaving her badly hurt—badly enough to need hospitalizing. The whole thing was caught on security cameras.

When the girl had been kicked unconscious, one of the assailants stole the sneakers from her feet.

One thing you see from all these Exhibits: law enforcement and the judicial system are now all thoroughly taken over by CultMarx who-whom ideology. Their responses are shaped by who is doing the law-breaking, and to whom they are doing it.

The high-schoolers in that last example were all black, of course. Tiffany Harris and Charles Barry in my bail-reform exhibit, are also black. So are the store robbers in California. The beneficiaries of Sanctuary City policies are of course illegal aliens. The guy who vandalized the GOP office in Eureka is plainly an Antifa nutcase.

Those are all protected, favored groups, who must be dealt with leniently. The laws don’t apply to them; at least, nothing like as severely as they apply to the white Oppressor Class.

How does our Ruling Class respond when a member of the favored groups commits violence against the oppressors? With silence, of course.

ORDER IT NOW

Or, if the atrocity is too serious for silence, they twist it around to make it the victims’ fault. The most recent instance of this: the February 26th massacre at Coors brewery in Milwaukee. Anthony Ferrill, a disgruntled black employee, murdered five co-workers, all white. A long news story March 4th at the Washington Post carefully explained that Mr. Ferrill was driven to his act by incessant anti-black racism at the plant, including—can you guess?—yes, nooses.[Noose found on gunman’s locker at Milwaukee Coors facility years before deadly shooting, by Annie Gowen and Katie Zezima, March 4, 2020]

Nooses! So those five victims had it coming.

We are fish, and this is the water we swim in. Equality under the law is a fading memory. Mere application of the law against members of favored groups—blacks, illegal aliens, Antifa activists—is frowned on.

This is lawlessness. Law on behalf of favored groups is no law; it’s lawlessness.

Millions of Americans must be just as fed up with this as I am. There has to be a political opportunity in addressing the issue.

John Derbyshire [email him] writes an incredible amount on all sorts of subjects for all kinds of outlets. (This no longer includes National Review, whose editors had some kind of tantrum and fired him.) He is the author of We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism and several other books. He has had two books published by VDARE.com com: FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT (also available in Kindle) and FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT II: ESSAYS 2013.

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  1. Biff says:

    There’s no money in a law abiding society – everybody is treated as a criminal, and the very fact that they turn’m loose back into the population solidifies the construct. Derb is yet to be woke on this issue…

  2. All Trump needs to do is bring up this guy. Again and again and again.

    Strangely, he never talks about Hodgkinson and what was the most shocking violent political crime since the FALN shot up Congress in 1954. (I’m leaving out the Kennedy assassination because the politics there are less clear)

    The Democrats need to own Hodgkinson.

    • Replies: @Cloudbuster
    , @Travis
  3. This is deja vu for me, as I am reading The Greatest Comeback by Pat Buchanan, per unz-commenter Hail’s recommendation. Early on, by 1966, Richard Nixon realized that the people were getting sick of the lawlessness that had been let to go on for a few years already. It was a big part of the 1968 campaign.

    We don’t have Dick Nixon to kick around anymore (just as well, based on what I think of his later policies), and we don’t have enough of a population left that wants old-fashioned law and order, do we?

    • Replies: @The Alarmist
    , @Corvinus
  4. Regarding the illegal aliens, there’s an airline called “Swift Air” that flies a bunch of older 737s from the detention center at the Alexandria, Louisiana airport through Miami and south each filled with 150 hard-case criminal illegals. Yes, they have heard the joke about “Con-Air”, and yes, they do have “frequent fliers”.

    Maybe with all the Coronavirus scare, the company should not land down in these southern destinations anymore. They should deliver the passengers, of course, but just not land.

    • Replies: @Negrolphin Pool
  5. Charles says:

    I believe these things ARE political hay for the right politician…but he has to DO something, not simply campaign on it and then renege.

    • Replies: @anonymous
  6. Miguel Ajqui-Ajtzalam = Quit jail jam, gaze, maul.

  7. I dont dispute the validity of Derb’s points. He’s right to raise them because they should be a concern to all.
    However, they should be seen in context.
    That context ? The fact that western elites & leaders are corrupt & criminal. They set the scoflaw tone. How many bankers were jailed over the GFC (esp compared the savings & loans scandal — demonstrating that it can be done). How many criminals has Trump pardoned this year ? 20 ?
    How many intrrnational laws has the US (& Israel) wantonly & contemptuously broken ? Too many to count.
    So the roots of public crime run deep … into the Deep State.

    • Agree: Denis, mark green
    • Replies: @Wally
    , @Negrolphin Pool
  8. What’s most striking in those videos is that no one does anything.

    We’re becoming a nation of helpless sheep, to be preyed upon at will.

    • Replies: @Longfisher
    , @dc.sunsets
  9. anonymous[245] • Disclaimer says:
    @Charles

    Really?

    But keep voting.

  10. Trump is in a poor position to run on a law and order campaign, since one of his signature “accomplishments,” engineered evidently by Jared Kushner, was criminal justice reform, the effect of which was to release significant numbers of mostly black felons from prison. In addition, he’s been president for four years, so he could reasonably be asked what he’s been doing about this problem since January 20, 2017.

    • Replies: @Kratoklastes
    , @Ace
  11. Biff says:

    We are fish, and this is the water we swim in. Equality under the law is a fading memory. Mere application of the law against members of favored groups—blacks, illegal aliens, Antifa activists—is frowned on.

    This is lawlessness. Law on behalf of favored groups is no law; it’s lawlessness.

    Millions of Americans must be just as fed up with this as I am. There has to be a political opportunity in addressing the issue.

    This is not failure on behalf of the ruling elites – this is success!

  12. anonymous[194] • Disclaimer says:

    Let’s suppose Donald Trump , Mike Pence, and Bernie Sanders all apply for Israeli citizenship.

  13. onebornfree says: • Website

    “Law on behalf of favored groups is no law; it’s lawlessness.Millions of Americans must be just as fed up with this as I am. There has to be a political opportunity in addressing the issue.”

    Well the obvious answer to this particular problem is [tah-dah!] : mo’ gubmint!,mo’ gubmint!, mo’ gubmint! 😂

    “Because they are all ultimately funded via both direct and indirect theft [taxes], and counterfeiting [central bank monopolies], all governments are essentially, at their very cores, 100% corrupt  criminal scams which cannot be “reformed”or “improved”,simply because of their innate criminal nature.”   onebornfree

    Regards, onebornfree

    • Troll: ThreeCranes
  14. Realist says:

    Quietly, U.S. Becoming A Lawless Society—Some Presidential Candidate Should Campaign On It

    Why…it will only change if the Deep State allows it. Nothing will change through the electoral process.

  15. Rich says:

    “Law and Order” won Nixon the White House in 1968, so why not? Not that anything will be done, though, it’s “racist” to arrest and jail criminals.

  16. SMK says: • Website

    The criminal injustice system is rotten from top to bottom. The reason is the left, predominantly, which controls almost everthing, the media, the schools, colleges and univsersities, the “deep state,” and the criminal injustice system. A lawless society”? Yes, for Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, James Comey, John Brennan, Andrew McCabe, James Clapper, Andrew Weismann, Joe and Hunter Biden, but not Paul Manafort, Roger Stone, Michael Flynn, and other Trump supporters.

    Comey, who engaged in a conspiracy and attempted coup to destroy Trump and overturn the results of a presidential election, prosecuted Martha Stweard for a lie that harmed no one and didn’t undermine the investigation and prosecution of her lover for “insider trading,” resulting in a one-year prison sentence. Comey and his fellow conspirators will never be convicted and jailed or imprisoned or otherwise punished or even indicted and prosecuted.

    A “lawless society”? Yes, for antifa and black lives matter terrorists, but not for the proud boys, James Fields, and “unite the right” protesters.

    A “lawless society”? Yes, for vagrants, criminals, and drug addicts sleeping, uirinating, and defecating on the streets of Los Angeles, San Francisco, and other cities in California, illegal Aien felons in “sanctuary cities,” and black criminals who shoplift less than a 1,000 dollars but not for Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin and other harmless women in the college admissions scandal. Somtimes the leff devuors it’s own for various reasons.

    A “lawless society.” Yes, increasngly, for gangs and armies of black and Mestizo-Amerindian criminals, including illegal aliens, who’ll soon have a de facto as opposed to de jure right to assault, rob, rape, and murder whites -which is already true in many instances and to a large and ominous detree. But not for Abigail Simon, convicted of having sex with a male student and biological man of 15 whom she claims forced himelf on her and “contrilled her life” by threats and mnipulation and sentenced to 8-25 years in prison and a lifetime of electronic parole-monitoring with an ankle-tether she can never removve and public regisration as a uniquely deviant and dangerous cirminal with her mugshot, name, and address on the internets for all to see and all that that entails in regard to danger and mortificatin -in a state in which, every year in Detroit alone, low-IQ brutes and savages who belong in prison (most of whom should have been buried in prison long age) commit hundred of rapes and murders and thousands of other violent and mala in se crimes.

    For those guilty of crimes the left takes seriously, the U.S. is not a “lawless society” but a draconian Soviet-style police state and totalitarian regime. And, inevitably, “hate-speech” laws will soon be enacted and imposed and myriads of people the left hates will be sentenced to months or years in racially-integrated jails or prisons for telling the truth and exercizing their First Amendment rights.

    Crime and the criminal injustice system: the ultimate horror of white dispossession.

    • Replies: @SMK
  17. melpol says:

    Lawlessness was on every street growing up in early 70s Brooklyn. Muggings were rampant, Thousands of Blacks and Hispanics were bopping Jews over the head and robbing them. Police were not concerned with Jews being mauled, they were busy shaking down Bookies and fruit stands. That was REAL lawlessness.
    No more Jews are being mugged and gambling is legalized. Cops are now hunting down drug dealers and arresting fare beaters. Jews finally have law and order. Jews go to their jobs and make a buck. Blacks and Hispanics rarely mug a Jew. All is now peaceful.

    But now corrupt politicians are screaming for law and order. They want to make off channel Internet watchers into criminals. They will be entering every home and monitoring what is watched.
    Pornography and channels that broadcast politically uncorrect views will be shut down and watchers arrested.
    New law and order programs should only monitor political graft.
    Jews were better off being mugged by the blacks and Hispanics.

    • Replies: @Jeff Stryker
  18. Anon[233] • Disclaimer says:

    Private schools, gated communities, wealthy tiny-towns with their own police forces, doormen not allowing public access to exclusive high-rises all protect the very wealthy from the riff-raff us normals have to strive to avoid. Since they are safe, they dont care about it. In fact, it gives them an advantage over us in the game of life, and they know it.

    Solution: End private schools, Impose section 8 housing on every subdivision and building in America. Make doormen and tiny-towns illegal. Impose countywide police forces. Whats good for the goose is good for the gander. You will see some serious law and order when Chelsa Clinton gets mugged.

    • Agree: getaclue
  19. USA has always been lawless for the ruling elites and their corporations.
    Undeclared global wars that have stolen trillions from present and future American citizens.
    Billions in aid to Israel.
    Federal Reserve Act.
    9/11/2001.
    Bank bailouts, rewarding criminal behavior.
    Profits over People, every time.
    Stock market manipulations.
    CIA running drugs.
    Expensive (and mostly useless) Higher Education.
    Expensive Sickcare.
    Etc.

    • Agree: getaclue
  20. Exhibit C: California’s de-criminalizing of theft up to a value of $950.

    Solution: Add $1,000 to the price of everything in your store. Offer discounts to those who have rewards cards.

  21. @Bragadocious

    (I’m leaving out the Kennedy assassination because the politics there are less clear)

    Former US defector to the Soviet Union who is in contact with Cuban communists murders a sitting president. Politics seem pretty clear to me.

    Exactly how many former US defectors to the Soviet Union were in the US at that time? That seems like a mighty exclusive club.

    • Replies: @MarkU
  22. Multi-racial societies are prone to entropy be it Tiffany and Miguel or their peers across the pond during regular car bonfires in places like France and Sweden.

    Aside from crime you also get other forms of what economists call ‘tragedy of the commons’. Unlike sheeple the corrupt ruling class are usually immune to these.

  23. SMK says: • Website
    @SMK

    Forced racial integration in jails and prisons is cruel and unusual punishment -for whites, in the sense of not only being cruel but also totally unnecessary. Since the 1960s, how many whites in jails and prisons have been assaulted, raped, gang-raped, and murdered by black criminals -all preventable if jails and prisons were racially segregated.

    And how many women have been raped by male guards? In Michigan, 900 female inmates claimed to be raped by male guards, mostly by blacks, I’m sure, including ex-cons who were hired to work as guards in a women’s prison! They prevailed in court and the prison was closed and in a new prison with 2000-plus inmates, male guards are not allowed in the housing units so they can’t rape the female prisoners. But male guards are still raping women in the jails and prisons of other states.

    • Replies: @Jeff Stryker
  24. The more I hear about the lawlessness in liberal states and the rediculous nanchalance with which the authorities treat such lawlessnes IT MAKES ME ALL THE CONFIDENT IN THE DECISION I MADE TO LEAVE BOTH THE EAST AND WEST COAST LAWLESS STATES (LIKE NY AND CA AND WA) SO AS TO RETURN TO MY NATIVE TEXAS WITH MY NEW NJ WIFE.

    We live peacably and protected by both local LE, courts, laws permitting the open or concealed carry of weapons and no attempt whatsoever to disarm the citizenry as was recently tried in VA.

    Those jerks had best not try that crap here in Texas. It’d likely be the last thing they ever did.

    • Replies: @Cloudbuster
    , @Omegabooks
  25. @Colin Wright

    “helpless sheep”? That’s definitely no true here in Texas where 2 to 3 persons out of 10 carry a firearm in public and many more than that, perhaps 80%, have firearms at home and within ready reach.

  26. @Longfisher

    Don’t worry, after enough Hispanic immigrants turn Texas blue, they’ll be coming for you, too.

  27. When ZioShill Derbyshire posts anything as to how Noahide will decapitate Christians (unless Christians wake up out of their Christian Zionist apostasy) is lawless, let me know. But no. He’ll just blame it on Sharia, right? By destroying the Bill of Rights, the US has been lawless since, oh, the Act of 1871…Admiralty Law, strawmen, and all that. And using the Constitution to do it! But that’s always the way the criminal psycho elites want it.

  28. @Longfisher

    Far west Texas, maybe (not including El Paso county, though)…

  29. Derbyshire, you forgot to mention how you illegally stayed in America: https://www.johnderbyshire.com/Opinions/Straggler/005.html

    You also forgot to write about the Chinese entering America illegally with diseases:
    https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/4/dhs-links-coronavirus-border-328-chinese-illegals-/

    One more item about which you should scribble:
    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/06/china-technology-theft-fbi-biggest-threat

  30. @Diversity Heretic

    Trump is in a poor position to run on a law and order campaign, since one of his signature “accomplishments,” engineered evidently by Jared Kushner…,

    Promising start, but then dawdled off into irrelevance by missing the most cogent example of relevance to the thesis…

    The signature “accomplishment,” engineered by Jared Kushner that always leaps to my mind is the one that happened in flagrant violation of – in fact dismissal of – international law.

    The reason for citing an international law example is because it’s supposed to be the thing that governs relations between states, so it is the closest thing to an analogy for the relationship of ‘municipal’ law to the commoner. The US and its allies used international law as the basis for the “Victor’s Justice” pogroms against its vanquished enemies after WWI and WWII.

    So anyway… Trump (via Kushner) did a Sykes-Picot with a bunch of land that’s not his to give, and moved a US embassy to land that is considered subject to occupation under international law. Both are in direct violation of the relevant law, and almost certainly rise to the level of crimes against peace and crimes against humanity.

    The actions also violate treaties that the US government has signed and ratified, which explicitly incorporate international law into US domestic law – notwithstanding the mewlings of the US government’s BlackRobe lickspittles in their Freisler-esque ‘judgement’ in Medellín v. Texas, 552 U.S. 491 (2008), yet again twisting the plain meaning of the US Constitution, specifically, Art VI Clause 2 –

    This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any Thing in the Constitution or Laws of any State to the Contrary notwithstanding.

    So the recent land-theft and embassy-move are one recent examples of many many many examples where “the supreme Law of the Land” is ignored by the State.

    Either that, or the lickspittle BlackRobes are told to chant magic words that ‘re-interpret’ the obvious meaning, in ways that would see them challenged to single combat by more than half the Framers.

    If the political class manifestly ignores or circumvents the Constitutional chains that are supposed to bind it (and upon which the legitimacy of the state rests), why should the proles continue to pay attention to “the Law”?

    Freisler-esque : of, or like,Roland Freisler – the Nazi regime’s favourite jurist.

  31. Stan says:

    The morons cheering the mexicanization of the US didn’t think through the implications of mexicanization. Mexicanization of America is eroding America’s Anglo Saxon legal traditions.

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
    , @Corvinus
  32. Anonymous[175] • Disclaimer says:

    Is it time we should conclude that Trump simply does not give a s***?

  33. Biff says:

    “When a government becomes lawless, the population soon follows suit.”

    Another tick-box for “When does a country become a third-world bananastan?”

  34. Travis says:
    @Bragadocious

    Oswald was a self-proclaimed Marxist since adolescence who defected to the USSR in 1959 on his own initiative. While in the marines he was called Oswaldskovich because he espoused pro-Soviet sentiments…He admired Castro and publicly championed Castro’s revolution

    Politics was the dominant force in his life right down to the last days when upon being arrested for the assassination he claimed to be a marxist.

  35. Technomad says:

    This is what led to the rise of death squads in Latin America. A friend of mine, familiar with Guatemala, said that in the old days, people in neighborhoods plagued with crime would contract with one of the death squads to take care of business, since the police were useless dozy bastards.

    Ojo por Ojo was fairly mellow. If they were on the job, they’d “disappear” a few of the most obnoxious criminals, beat up a bunch of the others, and suggest strongly that elsewhere was a better place to be. La Mano Blanca, on the other hand, was pretty hardcore. They’d get a list, with ID pictures, of poor people who were allowed to be in that neighborhood—servants, garbage collectors, people like that. Any other poor people who showed their noses in that area would be “disappeared.”

    I would rather we don’t get to the point of needing outfits like that. But we may yet, at this rate.

  36. Dumbo says:

    Watching this video makes you realize that blacks are savages. There’s first only one hitting the girl, then the rest of the crowd comes without even questioning why they are kicking her, they just want in on the action, seems like an irrational compulsion to hit and kick. Robbing the sneakers seem to be just an afterthought. Most people in the street seem black also. Are you sure it was Brooklyn? This seems Africa. The victim seems black too. They are probably all classmates. They looks like wild monkeys in a rampage. I wish I could un-see it. What’s the problem with blacks?!?!?!

    • Replies: @S
    , @Corvinus
  37. Renoman says:

    Most of the World is run by criminal gangs, the US is no different, worse perhaps because the populace is armed to the teeth. You get no thanks for being a law abiding citizen, might as well do crime as it pays a hell of a lot better.

  38. @melpol

    Forget the sequels, the original Death Wish was fairly accurate. Bronson’s Jewishness in the film is implied, whereas in Garfield’s novel it is intrinsic to the character.

    Point is the first Death Wish was fairly accurate. Except that some of the muggers were white. Bronson actually told Michael Winner to “get a scary Jew” (To avoid NAACP) and Winner came back with Jeff Goldblum. In the film, Goldblum’s implied NOT to be a Jew (His skinhead companion sprays a swastika on the apartment wall).

    Rudolph Gulianni changed this. Broken Windows.

    But the first Death Wish was fairly accurate.

    • Replies: @melpol
    , @Rex Little
  39. @SMK

    A parole officer wrote an interesting article about that on Amren.

    Gone are the white petty criminals. When was the last time you heard of a white cat burglar? In the old days, sophisticated white crime was fairly common. You had cat burglars, chop shops, art thieves.

    What happened is the whites simply fear BBC rape in prison. Plain and simple.

    Of course the addicts and sex offenders cannot stop.

    But Ordinary Decent White Criminals-the bank robbers, the car thieves, the cat burglars-all went straight.

    The greatest deterrent to white crime is simply the guarantee of torture in prison.

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
  40. @Travis

    It’s possible Oswald was a bit like Hodgkinson, a lone psycho who used politics to comfort his warped brain. But there’s also evidence that Hodgkinson had help from the mayor of Alexandria, who met with him and oddly let him park his van on the street for a month while preparing for the big moment.

    Alexandria has very tough parking ordinances and does not allow overnight parking for out of towners, unless someone who lives in the city provides them with a guest pass. Now who might that person be?

  41. melpol says:
    @Jeff Stryker

    Jews were the only ethnic group to be murdered, mugged,burglarized, and beaten in in the USA.
    It happened in the early 70s in NYC.
    Bronson was first depicted as a Jew that sought revenge for his daughters murder. But it was politically incorrect. So Bronson attacked an ethnically diverse group of muggers as a compromise.

  42. @Jeff Stryker

    the first Death Wish was fairly accurate. Except that some of the muggers were white.

    In 1974 (when the first Death Wish came out), some of the muggers were white.

  43. @Achmed E. Newman

    The lawlessness of the 1960’s looks pretty good compared to today.

    • Replies: @TomSchmidt
  44. S says:
    @Dumbo

    The [15 year old] victim seems black too. They are probably all classmates. They looks like wild monkeys in a rampage. I wish I could un-see it. What’s the problem with blacks?!?!?!

    I was reminded of those scenes where a big chunk of very raw meat is dropped overboard into the ocean, and, smelling blood, within seconds a swarm of sharks appear (from seemingly nowhere) and quickly devour it, fighting each other in the process.

    One of the miscreants in the video was actually wearing a ‘jaws’ style shark backpack, which was fitting enough.

    • Replies: @Just Passing Through
  45. Wantoknow says:

    The US is close to being the country of chaos and terror that our dear leaders envision. Until you accept the government is now illegitimate and in the hands of devils you cannot begin to address the issues of the day.

    A political opportunity to address these issues indeed. Any politician not approved will not be able to run. The whole slow struggle to obtain power in the government is to offer the illusion of such answers while the noose slowly tightens. All must appear to be normal or nearly normal until the day the pit opens beneath your feet. You are much too late for answers which will not cost dearly. Much longer and you may never be able to pay the price.

    The period from WWII to now is essentially over. An age of mostly peaceful order for most in the US is coming to an end however much some might think otherwise. Frankly, at some point you will have to fight with no guarantees on the outcome. Stop expecting an easy solution that you can just vote for–no muss and no fuss.

  46. @Colin Wright

    You see only the successful crimes: the targeting of the weak, those too young to be legally carrying a pistol…or those adults too stupid and “woke” to realize they’re prey in an African game preserve.

    [Examples: Amy Biehl or David Ruenzel.]

    What doesn’t make the rounds? The planned robbery or assault that “accidentally” targets someone who is armed, aware and able.

  47. ‘…or those adults too stupid and “woke” to realize they’re prey in an African game preserve…’

    It’s morbidly amusing to realize that’s just about the metaphor that came to my mind when I came into Penn Station in New York City with my family a bit too late at night around 1992 — back when New York was still pretty lively.

    I felt exactly like I was taking part in one of those African nature specials. It was the savanna, and there were the wildebeest, and the impala, and the zebras, and the occasional pride of lions, stalking through the grass, alert for easy prey…

  48. @Stan

    ‘…The morons cheering the mexicanization of the US didn’t think through the implications of mexicanization. Mexicanization of America is eroding America’s Anglo Saxon legal traditions…’

    This is the problem with too much immigration from almost anywhere. A million ______ just add slightly to the crowding. Fifty million _____ and we’ve just got too many people who are unclear on the concept.

    • Replies: @Just Passing Through
  49. Corvinus says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    “and we don’t have enough of a population left that wants old-fashioned law and order, do we?”

    Considering that Trump and his henchmen outright refuse to follow the rule of law, and abide by law and order themselves, why would you be surprised?

    • Replies: @Patrick in SC
  50. Corvinus says:
    @Stan

    “Mexicanization of America is eroding America’s Anglo Saxon legal traditions.”

    That happened a long time ago when the Eastern and Souther Europeans invaded our shores, or so I have been told.

  51. Corvinus says:
    @Dumbo

    “Watching this video makes you realize that blacks are savages.”

    The reality is that anyone who engages in that type of violence is a savage. It’s not restricted to a particular group of people. You can’t be THAT ignorant…

  52. @S

    That is a Japanese brand called ‘A Bathing Ape’ or ‘bape’ for short, and is very popular amongst the young thugs, even here in the UK.

  53. @Colin Wright

    If the Mexicans push out the Blacks from your town, it can only be a good thing.

  54. @Corvinus

    Considering that Trump and his henchmen outright refuse to follow the rule of law, and abide by law and order themselves, why would you be surprised?

    Examples?

    Specific examples of street violence in particular since that’s what “law and order” refers to.

    Seriously, have you ever undergone treatment for a psychiatric disorder? Do you not have friends, family, or a career which give you sufficient attention?

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  55. Corvinus says:
    @Patrick in SC

    “Examples?”

    How about the investigations at the federal and state level regarding Trump and his finances, along with his associates engaging in alleged illegal activities prior to and during his administration. Haven’t you paying attention?

    “Specific examples of street violence in particular since that’s what “law and order” refers to.”

    Actually, law and order refers to a wide range of matters, including street violence.

    “Seriously, have you ever undergone treatment for a psychiatric disorder? Do you not have friends, family, or a career which give you sufficient attention?”

    Pressing vigorously your Ad Hominem default button, I see.

  56. @Travis

    Yeah, and so Oswald made the perfect fall guy.

  57. The most outrageous example of recent lawlessness was the DACA program brought to us by the Kenyan and his 73 IQ. He admits he gave 800,000 illegal aliens a card saying they can work here even though the law says they can’t!!

  58. bro3886 says:

    White-hating racism defines modern American culture, and the culture shapes the government. Macaulay said “The puritan hated bear baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.” The left passes these laws to aid non-white criminals not because they are concerned over a “racist” justice system, but because of their hatred for normal white society. The same with open borders and unleashing bums on the cities. The root is institutional white-hating racism, growing lawlessness is just a symptom.

    • Agree: James N. Kennett
  59. Truth says:

    The high-schoolers in that last example were all black, of course. Tiffany Harris and Charles Barry in my bail-reform exhibit, are also black. So are the store robbers in California. The beneficiaries of Sanctuary City policies are of course illegal aliens. The guy who vandalized the GOP office in Eureka is plainly an Antifa nutcase

    That’still aka, “white”, right?

    • Replies: @Tusk
  60. Tusk says:
    @Truth

    Maybe the antifa nutcase was a “Fellow White”?

  61. Anon[360] • Disclaimer says:

    Its just another day in Jewtopia.

    But those damn Germans…

  62. Wally says:
    @animalogic

    So multiple wrongs make a right?

  63. Ace says:
    @Diversity Heretic

    Absolutely nothing. To Trump the C’ville disgrace involved “good people” on both sides. AntiFa filth disrupted his own rallies in 2016 and he acts like he can’t remember. The fact that AntiFa can operate with impunity is all you need to know. Security of the streets isn’t a federal responsibility but insecurity of the citizen and the kind of stuff Derbyshire points out here affects individual citizens right where they live.

    What good are those vaunted “fusion centers” if they aren’t a mechanism for federal LE to urge coordinated action on the part of state government? Do all 50 state now have laws about appearing masked in public? Why, no. They don’t. Trump is as useless here as he is on the border.

  64. @The Alarmist

    Bombings? Political assassinations? We are a lot less violent now.

    But it is getting worse.

  65. MarkU says:
    @Cloudbuster

    You are actually buying in to the Lee Harvey Oswald lone shooter narrative? You cannot be serious.

  66. Johnny Boy, I know you are not an American and will never be an American. You do not understand basic American government.

    None of the things you listed are or should be Federal crimes. The Constitution only gives the Feds the authority to deal with 3 crimes: piracy, counterfeiting and treason (with a strict definition of treason).

    State bail standards are the responsibility of the state.
    Theft limits for levels of offense belong to the states.
    The Feds cannot force a state or local government to spend money to enforce a Federal law. It can offer money if the local government will enforce the Federal mandate.
    Mobs on the street are the responsibility of the state or local government.

    We are not subjects of the President and he is not our sovereign.

  67. Anon[153] • Disclaimer says:

    Tiffany Harris, who specializes in walking up to Jewish women and punching them in the head while shouting antisemitic curses. She was at it again this week, and she’s out again. [Tiffany Harris arraigned on felony hate crimes—and released again , by Andrew Denney and Jorge Fitz-Gibbon, NY Post, March 3, 2020]

    Hopefully one of these days she’ll get around to Ivanka, since her husband Jared Kushner was the one who insisted on letting Tiffany Harris and thousands of other criminals like her out on the streets.

  68. @Achmed E. Newman

    You can pick up used 727s for way less than $1M. Once you deactivate the Cooper vane, the plane features an aft-retracting stairway to heaven.

    I have 50 hours in the type on X-Plane and hereby volunteer as pilot.

  69. @animalogic

    The problem arising for those who endlessly parrot Chomsky on the relentless violations of “international law” perpetrated by the United States and its Israeli client is that the very act of doing so highlights the concept’s utter futility.

    International law is precisely that range of actions which convenes the most powerful.

  70. You’ve been away for far too long, John. This place also is no longer the home of the Cobblers.
    This Nameless Person-of-x upon Nameless Person-of-x savagery is universal even in England, and not unknown to the peaceful folk of the Shire. Although they still find it abhorrent.
    Only the strong farmers and rugby players of Weedon Bec, Everdon and the like still keep the orcs at bay, penned in the wreckage of that once great town.

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