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Charlotte Observer Report Shows Half of All Weapons Offenses in North Carolina Are Dismissed: Because Cracking Down on Gun Crime Means More Non-Whites (Blacks) in Jail
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Criminal Justice Reform pushed by both Democrats and Republicans represents treason to the law abiding citizens of this nation, for it ensures violent criminals will be released into the public to prey upon us.

We aren’t tough enough on crime in America, where violent, homicidal, convicted criminals sit on death row for decades, instead of immediately being executed to serve as a reminder “punishment must be unusual or else it serves no purpose.”

And one of the biggest reasons we can’t be tough on crime in America is it would mean putting more black and brown in jail. Instead, as this incredible study on dismissed weapons charges in North Carolina, the judicial system in America seems designed to keep dangerous black and brown people out of jail and preying on the innocent, law abiding citizens. [Report on guns shows the left’s double-standard, News Observer, October 9, 2019]:

The left’s latest charge against North Carolina Republicans is a doozy: They’re too cheap to prosecute criminals.

That’s how they’re spinning a recent Charlotte Observer report that about half of all weapons charges in the state are dismissed —including 68% of cases in Mecklenburg County, 58% in Durham County and 45% in Wake County.

The left’s attempt to blame the GOP rests, of course, on the idea that we can solve this — like every other problem — by spending more money. There’s some truth to this, as the Observer reports that North Carolina spends less per capita on its courts than any other state-funded system. “If prosecutors didn’t offer plea deals and dismiss cases,” the Observer reports, “the court system would grind to a halt.”

But that spending stat, the latest figure, is from 2012, which means it reflects a court system built by Democrats during their century of reign before the GOP took control in 2011. Sounds like we could spend more but there’s plenty of blame to go around.

There are deeper problems with the left’s analysis that will not be solved by hiring more government workers. The Observer reports that prosecutors often dismiss charges “because they lack evidence. Some witnesses aren’t credible. Others go missing. Still others refuse to testify.”

Translation: They let many suspects go because they can’t make a case that will stick. Isn’t that how the system is supposed to work?

The Observer reports that weapons charges are concentrated in low-income neighborhoods. Given the cases cited and photographs of offenders that illustrate the articles, this appears to be code for African Americans.

For years now the left has complained about the so-called “school-to-prison pipeline” that has led to mass incarceration of blacks. While our swollen prisons are a legitimate concern, it has described this issue in false terms — pretending that our jails are full of people caught smoking a joint.

The Observer series underscores that most people in prison are actually dangerous and that, in fact, many violent people are allowed to walk the streets. Cracking down on gun crimes, it seems, would lead to more black bodies in our prisons.

The Observer series debunks the charge that North Carolina’s Republicans are neo-Confederate racists determined to oppress African-Americans. If this were so, finding a few million bucks in a $24 billion dollar budget to prosecute folks caught with weapons would seem like a no-brainer.

The Observer also challenges the left’s narrative on guns. Perhaps we do need stricter regulations, but instead of focusing on how to prevent law-abiding Americans from owning firearms, we might do more to limit their use by alleged criminals.

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Finally, as it tries to blame Republicans for gun crimes in Democrat controlled cities, the left is accusing conservatives of hypocrisy because of their demand that sheriffs in those communities honor requests from immigration officials to detain those charged with other crimes who are also here illegally. Their logic is hard to follow, but I think the left is accusing Republicans of failing to fund the courts to prosecute American citizens while insisting we apply the law against non-citizens.

Make of that what you will.

But consider that many of the more than 500 illegal immigrants released back into our communities during the last 11 months have been charged with serious crimes — including sex offenses, kidnapping, arson and murder. Mecklenburg County Sheriff Gary McFadden released a Honduran fugitive with outstanding charges including kidnapping and strangulation.

Our legal system seems designed to protect dangerous, violent, criminal black and brown people, with this incredible analysis from the Charlotte Observer seemingly establishing the structural inequality inherent in the judicial system was established to keep black and brown people out of jail and on the streets.
White privilege?
No.
What you have in Charlotte is pure black and brown privilege in the judiciary system, where non-white gun criminals walk free the majority of the time. How bad is this in other states, where gun crime (nonfatal shootings or firearm homicides) is overwhelmingly committed by non-whites?
 
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  1. Black gangbangers with illegal NFA weapons-primarily full auto converted “assault weapons” (sic) and sawn off shotguns (“short barreled shotguns”) are almost never charged with NFA violations but get caught with a 17.9″ barrelled shotgun and whitey will get ten years.

  2. What the “progressive” ruling class wants is racial statistics equality.

    More dead negroes don’t matter to them at all.

  3. Anonymous[355] • Disclaimer says:

    When evaluating non-white people, elite white liberals take only two things into account:

    1) Will this person affect my children’s/grandchildren’s chance of getting into Ivy League schools?

    2) Will this person vote for the people that will keep me in a position of influence and/or power?

    Black and brown inner city criminals aren’t competition for elite universities and as long as their names are on the voter rolls, someone will vote the right way using those names. So it is useful to keep these people out of prison and/or plead down to non-felonious charges.

  4. It seems we’re moving rapidly toward a dual-thrust system where blacks and browns are going to be ‘handled’ differently from now on.

    If you’re black and jump the turnstiles at the subway station, you’re not even looked at sideways. If you’re white, you’re detained, fined and possibly arrested.

    Black who commit violent or property crimes will have to reach a new threshold before anyone takes notice. Whites have only to notice/complain before they receive a talking to.

    It’s Opposite Day! Everything that used to be, no longer is. If it was true yesterday, it’s false today. If it was right last week, it’s wrong now.

    Just wondering how long it will be before those with this new-found power start disappearing during the ‘commissions of their professions’.

    Eventually, regular folks will recognize that the courts are slanted but there is still justice to be had. Eventually, things always return to baseline whether the results are appreciated or not.

    • Replies: @Not Woke--Not Broke
    Jim in Jersey-------I would say," Welcome to Clown World ",but ,like me,you seem to be a long term resident.Life goes on at condition yellow.Watch your back.
  5. I visit too many websites to recall where I read it but, at one college, the students are calling for prisons to be abolished because they’re “racist.” I suppose the poor, demented, brainwashed and delusional snowflakes assume every black person in prison is there for such egregious crimes as spitting on the sidewalk, jaywalking, and whistling at a white woman. As is, it would take an incredible level of stupidity to think that abolishing prisons was a good idea. Maybe these snowflakes were all raised and kept in an attic before finally being sent off to college as a way to get rid of them? After all, attic space is too valuable to waste.

    • Replies: @HammerJack

    Maybe these snowflakes were all raised and kept in an attic before finally being sent off to college as a way to get rid of them?
     
    No need to keep them in the attic. Just let them watch TV. Easier and more effective at brainwashing. Movies from Hollywood and now the controlled social media sites online are all the same.

    The rare burst of courage that is quoted from the Charlotte Observer describes yet another reason why the actual levels of black crime in America are vastly under-reported.

  6. Anonymous[355] • Disclaimer says:

    People are apparently noticing the different treatment blacks receive under the law for engaging in their typical unlawful behavior. Here, a student at an open mic night at a Rhode Island college pointed out that the rare whites who physically assault their children get thrown into jail, but blacks (who beat their children at a much higher rate) face no punishment for doing the same (unless you’re a pro football player, and all that warrants is a few games’ suspension).

    Of course, other students rushed to throw the student off the stage. All agreed it was a disgusting hate-filled incident, with no one pausing to consider whether the “joke” had any factual basis.

    https://www.boston.com/news/local-news/2019/11/25/comedy-act-racial-bias-bryant-university

    • Replies: @Mr. Rational
    Political correctness is a war on Noticing.
  7. Will Paul discuss the savage attack in LA by a machete wielding orc? He chased down a cop and the cop seemed afraid to shoot it. Thankfully,the orc was shot,with nobody else hurt.

  8. Read the Cedar Posts and Barbed Wire Fences blog to get an idea of what’s happening in Charlotte.

    http://cedarposts.blogspot.com

    • Replies: @Lost in Illinois
    There is a SHOCKING lack of diversity at Cedar Posts, at least as far as the content.
  9. @Skyler_the_Weird
    Read the Cedar Posts and Barbed Wire Fences blog to get an idea of what's happening in Charlotte.


    http://cedarposts.blogspot.com

    There is a SHOCKING lack of diversity at Cedar Posts, at least as far as the content.

  10. @Anonymous
    People are apparently noticing the different treatment blacks receive under the law for engaging in their typical unlawful behavior. Here, a student at an open mic night at a Rhode Island college pointed out that the rare whites who physically assault their children get thrown into jail, but blacks (who beat their children at a much higher rate) face no punishment for doing the same (unless you're a pro football player, and all that warrants is a few games' suspension).

    Of course, other students rushed to throw the student off the stage. All agreed it was a disgusting hate-filled incident, with no one pausing to consider whether the "joke" had any factual basis.

    https://www.boston.com/news/local-news/2019/11/25/comedy-act-racial-bias-bryant-university

    Political correctness is a war on Noticing.

    • Replies: @Not Woke--Not Broke
    Mr. Rational-------Trademark that comment,and sell me a T-shirt.
  11. @Jim in Jersey
    It seems we’re moving rapidly toward a dual-thrust system where blacks and browns are going to be ‘handled’ differently from now on.

    If you’re black and jump the turnstiles at the subway station, you’re not even looked at sideways. If you’re white, you’re detained, fined and possibly arrested.

    Black who commit violent or property crimes will have to reach a new threshold before anyone takes notice. Whites have only to notice/complain before they receive a talking to.

    It’s Opposite Day! Everything that used to be, no longer is. If it was true yesterday, it’s false today. If it was right last week, it’s wrong now.

    Just wondering how long it will be before those with this new-found power start disappearing during the ‘commissions of their professions’.

    Eventually, regular folks will recognize that the courts are slanted but there is still justice to be had. Eventually, things always return to baseline whether the results are appreciated or not.

    Jim in Jersey——-I would say,” Welcome to Clown World “,but ,like me,you seem to be a long term resident.Life goes on at condition yellow.Watch your back.

  12. @Mr. Rational
    Political correctness is a war on Noticing.

    Mr. Rational——-Trademark that comment,and sell me a T-shirt.

    • Replies: @Mr. Rational
    Thank Steve Sailer, not me.  (I only steal from the best, didn't ya notice?)
  13. Is this another case (like drunk driving, border laws, etc.) where white people are enthusiastically prosecuted (to prove how not-racist the government is), but people of color, get a big pass?

    Like rape in Sweden – or saying the n-word: it’s only a problem if white people do it.

    And of course, you’re a bad person if you notice.

  14. @Not Woke--Not Broke
    Mr. Rational-------Trademark that comment,and sell me a T-shirt.

    Thank Steve Sailer, not me.  (I only steal from the best, didn’t ya notice?)

  15. @Non PC Infidel
    I visit too many websites to recall where I read it but, at one college, the students are calling for prisons to be abolished because they're "racist." I suppose the poor, demented, brainwashed and delusional snowflakes assume every black person in prison is there for such egregious crimes as spitting on the sidewalk, jaywalking, and whistling at a white woman. As is, it would take an incredible level of stupidity to think that abolishing prisons was a good idea. Maybe these snowflakes were all raised and kept in an attic before finally being sent off to college as a way to get rid of them? After all, attic space is too valuable to waste.

    Maybe these snowflakes were all raised and kept in an attic before finally being sent off to college as a way to get rid of them?

    No need to keep them in the attic. Just let them watch TV. Easier and more effective at brainwashing. Movies from Hollywood and now the controlled social media sites online are all the same.

    The rare burst of courage that is quoted from the Charlotte Observer describes yet another reason why the actual levels of black crime in America are vastly under-reported.

  16. So, if you’re carrying an illegal weapon in the Tar Heel State it’s No Biggie if your skin tone is darker than a paper grocery bag, right?

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