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Half a century ago this summer, the Voting Rights Act was passed, propelled by Bloody Sunday at Selma Bridge. The previous summer, the Civil Rights Act became law on July 2.

We are in the 7th year of the presidency of a black American who has named the first two black U.S. attorneys general.

Yet race relations seem more poisonous now than then, when the good will of America’s majority was driving legislation.

Today’s issue, however, is not voting rights, open housing or school busing. It is black vs. blue: African-Americans inflamed at what they see as chronic police brutality and police forces feeling besieged in a demagogic “war on cops.”

And the media are obsessed with it, and determined to make us equally so.

Consider. On June 9, America’s “newspaper of record” ran four stories in the first section about police violence against blacks.

Page one of The New York Times told of black leaders in Cleveland, “distrustful of the criminal justice system,” invoking a “seldom-used Ohio law,” by going “directly to a judge to request murder charges” against the cops involved in the death of Tamir Rice.

Responding to reports of a man with a gun, a cop, two seconds out of his car, shot Tamir, 12. The gun was a toy.

Yet, though this happened six months ago, the Times went into loving detail again on how Tamir died. It then regurgitated the deaths, also last year, of Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner on Staten Island.

On page A11 was a story with three color photos, covering almost the whole page, about a cop who, called to a raucous pool party in McKinney, Texas, drew his gun and wrestled to the ground a 14-year-old black girl in a bathing suit.

“A Party at a Pool, a Jarring Image of Police Force” was the banner over the Times’ tale of “powerful and disturbing” images, from video showing “a police officer pointing a gun at teenagers in bathing suits and shoving a young black girl’s face into the ground.”

Had the girl been white, would the Times have splashed it?

Page A12 was given over entirely to cops vs. blacks, with two fresh stories, plus continuations of the Tamir Rice and pool stories.

The story across the top of A12 told of how a North Charleston, South Carolina, cop, held since April on murder charges, has now been indicted by a grand jury for murder.

Officer Michael Slager shot fleeing suspect Walter Scott in the back repeatedly, a killing caught on video, apparently after a fight over Slager’s Taser.

There was also a fresh story on terrorism suspect Usaamah Rahim, shot dead after being confronted by FBI and a Boston cop. Rahim was allegedly wielding a large knife. Blurry video from a Burger King camera shows the cops backing away from Rahim, but not the knife.

Seven Times reporters got bylines for these four stories.

What does the Times’ investment of all this journalistic talent and news space tell us? The Times does not want this issue to die.

The Times editors and writers see “blacks being victimized by white racist cops” as a representative truth about America 2015 that we all must address.

But what is the larger reality? First, the vast majority of black males killed violently are killed by black males, and interracial crime in America is overwhelmingly black-on-white, not the reverse.

While not the media truth, that is the statistical truth.

This is reality. Indeed, if the ugliest expressions of racism are interracial assaults, rapes and murders, the heaviest concentrations of racism in America are in the black communities themselves.

But the preferred story of the Times and mainstream media, of most cable channels and social media, is white cops victimizing black folks.

Thus we have all heard about Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, and Freddie Gray, but few know even the number of black folks gunned down annually in their own black communities.

The press is not interested in ferreting out those statistics.

Why? Such stats would muddy the message the media seek to send and reinforce: I.e., America must confront the crisis of rogue cops.

What is coming is not difficult to predict.


As, invariably, white cops clash with black suspects, the media will seize upon and pump up every episode that fits and advances their scripted narrative. Angry and violent protests will occur. There will be judicial proceedings and trials, like that of the West Baltimore cops coming up.

America will divide and take sides. And the rival “war on cops” and “Black lives matter!” claims will be adjudicated in the election of 2016.

In 1968, Richard Nixon rode the law-and-order issue into the White House. Hillary Clinton seems to be moving to capture the “Black-Lives-Matter!” constituencies.

As for the Republicans, they seem to be acting more like the John Lindsays and Bill Scrantons of yesteryear than the Nixons and Ronald Reagans. But someone is going to pick up this issue.

Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of the new book “The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose From Defeat to Create the New Majority.”

Copyright 2015

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  1. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Battle for Blair Mountain"] says:


    The larger issue:The Kenyan Dear Leader Foriegner Administration post-white-POTUS…since the day of his coronation….has been whipping up intense racial hatred towards Whitey. The highly racialized Kenyan Foriegner Administration is waging a take-no-prisoners race war against The Historic Native Born White American Majority. Dear Leader’s economic policies cleary favor the one percent. But Blacks will never call him for what he is:a corporate whore…Instead, Blacks will blame Evil White Males for preventing Dear Leader from implementing his economic program for revitalizing the US Economy…Therefore, White Males pose an existential threat to Blacks…and, must therefore be murdered-and their White Wives brutally raped by young black males like the late Connie Francis was before going onstage at the Westbury Music Fair.

    Even larger issue:The passage of the 1965 Immigration Reform Act=mass importation of the high fertility-highly racialized nonwhite Democratic Party Voting Bloc=Obama POTUS in 2008+2012+the violent hairy bulldyke in 2017.

    Very obvious conclusion:The 1965 Immigration Reform Act=The 1965 Native Born White American Extermination Act….

  2. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Battle for Blair Mountain"] says:


    At the most fundamental of fundamental levels that one can come up with as to what drives the post-white “US” race war against The Historic Native Born White American Majority and the Social and Cultural Filth…Caitlyn Jenner…that comes with this war….well…I believe it to be as simple as this:The White Liberal Greedy Cheating Mega-CEO Class decades long war of inflicting economic violence on thousands of Native Born White American Families across America…And this economic violence takes the form of depriving The Historic Native Born White American Working Class the very great benefit of a very severe labor scarcity. And the way the White Liberal Greedy Cheating Class Mega-CEO has been depriving The Native Born White American Working Class of the very great benefit of a very severe labor scarcity(=very high real wage) is to globalize US domestic labor markets…and they do this by flooding US domestic labor markets with high fertility highly racialized nonwhite legal immigrant Democratic Party Voters.

    US domestic labor markets would have been a high wage relative Paradise if the 1965 Immigration Reform Act had not been passed, and if there had been a National Origins Immigration Policy in place that excluded all nonwhite foriegners…especially Muslims…for if this had been done…among other things:0 probability of 9/11 ever occurring….0 probability of the Fort Hood Massacre by a Muslim “American” Army Captain.

    At the end of the day… post-1965 very low real wage labor policy of both the Democratic and Republican Parties will result in the demographic extermination of The Historic Native Born White American Majority across the US….street by street….town by town…county by county….state by state….drive past SUNY Stony Brook on 25A any time of the day:Mainland China has colonized it for Greater China….and it was done legally!

    So much misery could have been avoided…..

    This is the context in which the Black versus Blue in America conflict must be understood in terms of….Think of it as an autopsy report on Native Born White America.

  3. Kat Grey says:

    And not just in America. Why do you think Obama is provoking Putin? To start a devastating war in Europe between NATO and Russia that will decimate the native white population. Has anybody ever asked why so many young African men are being ferried to European shores? To replace the dead white men that will be slaughtered in Obama’s Ukrainian War.

    • Replies: @Eustace Tilley (not)
  4. Cops vs blacks. No matter who wins, Americans lose. The cops are not our friends and should be disarmed. The average American is in more danger from our steroid addicted, costume jewelry wearing government employees than they are from blacks.

    • Replies: @Bill Jones
    , @Anonymous
  5. Eustace Tilley (not) [AKA "Schiller/Nietzsche"] says:
    @Kat Grey


    As a Proud Anglophone, please be a little more careful with thy grammar, viz., the excessive use of “decimate”. “Decimate” comes from the Latin “decem”. Now, thou thyself canst complete both this paragraph, and this argument.

    • Replies: @David
    , @Buzz Mohawk
  6. “…the vast majority of black males killed violently are killed by black males, and interracial crime in America is overwhelmingly black-on-white, not the reverse…

    Indeed, if the ugliest expressions of racism are interracial assaults, rapes and murders, the heaviest concentrations of racism in America are in the black communities themselves.”

    It is good to see a nationally-known writer and political figure state these truths plainly.

    These facts have been known and discussed for a long time by many lesser-known people, including some very good bloggers and commenters carried by the Unz Review alongside Mr. Buchanan.

    Very likely, scores of millions of Americans suspect the truth. These views should be spread as well as they can be by those who do not own the Main Stream Media. Pat is doing a service here that others should do as well. I believe if more public figures grew some balls, more Main Stream Americans would give those figures confirmation and validation.

  7. The power structure that proliferates is the one that possesses a specific attribute – the ability to accrue power. These “police brutality” events will continue to be manufactured until the government can federalize the police.

  8. David says:
    @Eustace Tilley (not)

    Must we consult the stars when we consider? Must we swear against when we answer? Must a catamaran be composed of logs tied together? A word’s etymology is not its real meaning. By 1650 in English, decimate meant to kill most of or to tithe. That’s how Dr Johnson defined it, too.

  9. Immigrant from former USSR [AKA "Florida Resident"] says:
    @War for Blair Mountain

    Dear Mr. Battle for Blair Mountain:
    Think about it. If you can’t write in full sentences,
    probably something is wrong with you.
    I do not make the judgement,
    if it is wrong specifically at the moment you write,
    or it is something wrong all the time,
    but definitely it is not right.

    For your own sake, when you want to communicate something to other people,
    try making a draft
    (better in Microsoft Word, with Grammar and Spelling Checkers “on”.)
    Then re-read it, questioning yourself:
    “Will it be understood correctly by people, whom I address it?”
    Look at the signs of Grammar Checker.
    You are not obliged to follow all of the signs. But at least try to ask yourself:
    what it was meant to be according to the normative English grammar?
    After that you can indulge yourself
    by putting here and there 2 or 3 signs ” … ” per whole post
    for the show of your agitation, but not more than that.

    If your post satisfies those minimal criteria of plain English,
    people will be willing to think over the contents of your message(es).
    But not before that.

    Best to you.

  10. @Eustace Tilley (not)

    Kat Grey’s argument is legitimate in either the classical sense or the contemporary. Even one who would not subscribe to his conspiracy hypothesis must agree that killing one in ten Europeans and replacing them with boatloads of Africans would be a tragedy of monumental proportions.

    And one in ten is an easy killing for a nuclear exchange.

  11. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Battle for Blair Mountain"] says:
    @Immigrant from former USSR

    Gotta take a breath during the talk….You should read Swift’s essays. You might also want to take some x-lax to deal with the retentiveness issues.

    Warmest Regards

  12. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Battle for Blair Mountain"] says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    Native Born White White Americans have been living in a state of Fantasy for decades…They Fantasize that they will always be able to run away from the brown tide. The American Frontier was declared closed at the 1898 Worlds Fair. It is now 2015…and China is now colonizing Montanna and Idaho…there goes the favorite rainbow trout fishing hole….The Han People Colonization of Native Born White American Living and Breeding space continues apace.

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
  13. Non-white officers get away with beating the dark skinned even more, for the same racially charged reasons. But we really do have a problem with unaccountable authority in this country when police indistinguishable from heavily armed military in battle are dispatched to deal with zoning issues, barber shop licenses, shoplifting and the mentally ill, then dispatch the “perps” in a hail of gunfire. Not to mention being disappeared, tortured, having false evidence planted on them and a host of other issues. It has grown for a lot of reasons, but it has been tolerated because those governing have become unaccountable themselves, allowing police institutions to become untethered as well. Something is really wrong when communities see their own police as predators, confiscating funds and behaving more like privateers, instead of being accountable to them. Our police should not resemble an American occupation force, nor our communities Iraqi populations under military curfew.

  14. @Chris Mallory


    If can’t be abolished they at least should stop hiring quaking craven cowards who are perpetually “in fear for my life”.

  15. And, btw Paddy’s love for the police State shines through with this line
    “Officer Michael Slager shot fleeing suspect Walter Scott in the back repeatedly, a killing caught on video, apparently after a fight over Slager’s Taser.”

    It wasn’t “apparent” it was Alleged.

  16. MarkinLA says:

    As for the Republicans, they seem to be acting more like the John Lindsays and Bill Scrantons of yesteryear than the Nixons and Ronald Reagans. But someone is going to pick up this issue.

    Pat, I know it is important for you to somehow get in a word or two about Reagan’s “greatness” whenever you can but what exactly is this supposed to mean?

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
  17. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Chris Mallory

    Yep, Pat punched a D.C. cop while a student at Georgetown (I read his autobiography). He got off lightly, which pissed off the cops who wanted him doing jail time. Nowadays he’d be shot dead for even swinging at a cop, even as a white guy.

    In a related story, here in Boston a conservative radio host and 30-year cop groupie and ass-kisser got pulled over for an OUI. Michele McPhee had a few too many drinks and when the Mass State Trooper tried to arrest her she resisted and pulled the “Do you know who I am?!” Two state troopers took her into custody. For some reason she needed to go to the hospital for the night and had twenty stitches in her head and her face was bloodied. But she got the resisting and A&B charge. Cops are your friend Michele… when you are defending their brutality against “bad” people.


    Dear Pat, you make some good points and overall it is a good article.

    There is an epidemic of black on white crime, but it never gets reported and the blacks often go free or are not found or are not prosecuted or get just a slap on the wrist.

    Almost 100 white women are raped by black men every day.

    Almost 100 more are attacked as follows: Most of the white women you see in stores and public places with black men or black children, I have found, are often silent victims of black sexual assault. They are brainwashed to come to parties with some black men. When they refuse, they are called racists and harassed. As many white women are gullible and naïve, they fall for this scam and go the parties, where they are drugged and sexually assaulted by the black thugs. Once they become pregnant with the black child, they have no choice but to marry their rapist.

    You can see a culture of raped white women in the stores in America and Europe.

    The whites are living in delusion that somebody else is going to come and fix their problems.

    As far as the NYT, it is a Jewish rag. Judaists want to incite blacks to kill whites so this sort of propaganda is a part of their scheme. No decent self-respecting white person should read a Jewish rag like the NYT.

    As far as the cops are concerned, they are no angels either. Most of the victims of police abuse are white. I have known cases where white women were sexually assaulted and forced to go out on dates with these criminals or face false arrest by the criminals in the police department.

    A white man was shot dead by police while trying to give a stray cat to an animal shelter.


    Who made a law that police have a right to shoot if a person resists, refuses, runs, rebels or responds? There is no such law. The police can only shoot back if somebody shoots at them first. Any other firing of shots by police is just murder.

    The whites have been given a choice by our Jewish masters (like the NYT): Choose whether you want to be terrorized by the black gangsters or the blue gangsters.

  19. Sam J. says:

    It’s not a Black-Blue issue. The cops are beating and shooting everyone.

  20. @MarkinLA

    Pat, I know it is important for you to somehow get in a word or two about Reagan’s “greatness” whenever you can but what exactly is this supposed to mean?

    Pat knows his political history better than you do.

    Nixon and Reagan are good examples from that era of republicans who sometimes stated law-and-order views or non-PC views at risk of being accused of evilness. Both found that there were millions of American voters who felt the same way they did.

    We can see no one on a ticket currently with balls that big, but there are still millions of us who vote.

    • Replies: @MarkinLA
  21. @War for Blair Mountain

    You’re a crazy commenter, but there are leaves of truth in your word salads.

    The smart money says the whole planet will be overrun by Asians eventually. The “Native Born White Americans” are doing their best to bankroll and facilitate that process.

    In the meantime, we will continue to deny the racial truth about crime in the United States.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  22. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    The smart money says the whole planet will be overrun by Asians eventually. The “Native Born White Americans” are doing their best to bankroll and facilitate that process.

    I wish this statement were true. Projections are for it to be Africans.
    East Indians are not desirable. Westernized East Asians (Japanese, Korean, Chinese) are very desirable. Better than a lot of whites and less prone to criminality and violence. Perhaps the influence of Christianity in China will, in the end, be America’s saving grace if America is owned by China (China will have the most Christians of any country in the next decade).

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
  23. @Anonymous

    You’re ignoring the fact that there are just too damned many people on Earth, mostly Asians, and the fact that they have a higher rate of corruption than Europeans. Plus they don’t innately care as much about the individual as we do. They are the lesser of evils, that’s all. It’s like choosing between drowning in sh*t or water. Same result.

  24. MarkinLA says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    Yeah, silly me.

    Reagan was good at saying one thing and doing another. He was good at talking about how a country without a border isn’t a country and then looking the other way while illegals were used by business to break unions and drive wages down and then amnestying the illegals to indemnify those companies against their criminal activities. He was good about putting people in prison for drug dealing while he was bringing in more coke than the guys from Medellin and Cali combined.

  25. And the barbaric murderous thugs that Paddy is in thrall to are planning to hold classes in how better to steal

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