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He had no ‘white privilege’.

He was a septuagenarian, a man of modest means, living in Davenport, Iowa.

His name is Bob Long. He was a prolific author of books dealing with chess.

He was a white man. You’ll never hear his name, unless you read one of his many books on chess, or live in Davenport, Iowa and learn about how he was strangled to death in a botched car robbery.

Mind you, his murderer was a black teenager. [UPDATE: Davenport murder suspect charged with assaulting, robbing Rock Island County man in October 2019,, January 9, 2020]:

According to Rock Island County Court documents, Charlie Gary III, 19, of Davenport is facing battery, theft, and robbery charges stemming from a case in October.

This is in addition to the homicide case where a 74-year-old man was strangled to death and found dead Tuesday evening in Davenport.

According to the criminal complaint, on October 27, 2019, Gary assaulted a 63-year-old man of Rock Island, striking him in the head with a TV and a lamp. The complaint also shows Gary reportedly stole the man’s vehicle and a 55′ flat-screen television.

Meanwhile, Davenport police tell TV6 there is no information that would indicate a cause for concern for community safety after the Davenport victim, Robert Long, 74, was killed.

Police say while the investigation is ongoing at this time, preliminary information shows the victim knew 19-year-old Charlie Gary III. Police say that information also shows they believe this was not a random incident.

Police say on Tuesday, just before 5:45 p.m., they were called to the 1500 block of LeClaire Street in reference to an unresponsive person. That man, 74-year-old Robert Long, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say Gary III, of Davenport, admitted to police that he went into the man’s home forcibly with the intent to steal the man’s car. Police say Gary III strangled Long, killing him and then stole property and his car and left the scene. Police say they later located Gary in Long’s vehicle when he was arrested.

Gary III has been charged with 1st-degree murder, 1st-degree robbery and 1st-degree burglary in reference to the incident. He’s currently being held at the Scott County Jail.

Gary III made his first appearance in Scott County Thursday morning via video arraignment.

The judge ordered Gary III to be held without bond and they set a preliminary hearing for January 17. The judge also informed Gary III that he was wanted out of Rock Island County on charges of robbery, theft and aggravated battery.

The judge did not take any action on the extradition matter and said the bond in the Illinois case is $100,000.

Outside of an incredibly niche community of chess enthusiasts, who will even remember the life of Bob Long, a white man strangled to death in his home by a black career criminal who had spent less than a score on earth?

Check-mate, bigot.

Rest in peace, Bob.

You weren’t just a pawn in the game of life, but a white man whose murder (and racial circumstances surrounding it) deserves a wider audience.

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  1. Of course Bob has condolences here, but does anyone think the greater black community cares? This is what happens when two races meant to be separated by a major sea are placed in the same town.

    My question is how many white people will need die before whites realize the experiment is long over?

    • Replies: @JohnPlywood
  2. Gary III has been charged…

    Police say Gary III, of Davenport…

    Gary III made his first appearance in Scott County…

    The judge ordered Gary III…

    Don’t these people have a stylebook?

    Or did he bludgeon the DMV into putting the Roman numerals into the surname box? Iowa is supposed to be one of the more literate states.

  3. SafeNow says:

    Davenport: 3 interstates, + 2 other major highways = the victim was within bad-guy commuting range. Furthermore, Davenport has an 11% indigenous black population. The police called the foregoing “no cause for concern”!?! The following formula is the actual no-concern formula: 10 miles from any major highway + 97% white. (Yes, a few counter-examples do exist). This killing is especially sad, because a chess author can work anywhere. Bob Long did also hold chess festivals, but he could have held those in Davenport despite living farther out.

  4. Gunga Din says:

    Could’ve been anyone of us. Never turn your back on them. Always have your pistol on your person where you can easily draw it even if you’re being strangled or stabbed. And, get one of those Ring doorbell cameras so you can converse with the savages without having to open the door.

  5. El Dato says:

    Clearly Charlie Gary III can bring a “unique perspective” to chess endgames.

  6. Why did this guy know Gary the third? Just another example of avoid the groid. These things can NEVER be trusted.

    • Agree: Dave453
  7. Anonymous[287] • Disclaimer says:

    The US is getting as bad as South Africa in terms of vicious black on white murders. Yet almost no one wants to acknowledge that fact.

    It’s basically common knowledge these days that black on white murders in South Africa is a huge problem, yet I would say most people have no real awareness of the level of black on white violent crime and murders in the US. I suppose it’s because a lot of white Americans are naturally very patriotic and find it difficult to admit that their beloved nation is actually a failing anti-white shithole.

  8. Realist says:

    I think it’s been established that blacks are a problem…what’s the solution?

    • Replies: @Loren
    , @Hiop
  9. Ah, yes, the frequently seen “Not A random” incident comment. These are all random, in the sense that any YT conveniently available will make a suitable victim for blacks. Avoid all contacts and always be armed if there is even a 1% chance that there might be one of them anywhere within 10 miles of you.

  10. Loren says:

    be your own boss.

    ‘they’ are against us. we have to get the news here.

  11. Anonymous[148] • Disclaimer says:

    Check-mate on whites. Blacks win.

  12. Loren says:

    According to the criminal complaint, on October 27, 2019, Gary assaulted a 63-year-old man of Rock Island, striking him in the head with a TV and a lamp. The complaint also shows Gary reportedly stole the man’s vehicle and a 55′ flat-screen television.

    –he was released after this?

    • Replies: @Glock45
  13. “Police say while the investigation is ongoing at this time, preliminary information shows the victim knew 19-year-old Charlie Gary III. Police say that information also shows they believe this was not a random incident.”

    Do not, I repeat DO NOT befriend these people! If there’s a young one in your neighborhood it IS NOT your responsibility to teach them basic house and car maintenance, pay them to do yard work and such. They are inquisitive like cats, but are simply attempting to ferret out any gold nuggets from you and I wouldn’t doubt they’d pull teeth to do so.

    They are not like us.

    • Agree: Father O'Hara
    • Replies: @mudturtle
  14. Anonymous[375] • Disclaimer says:

    The article was crafted in such a way as to obscure the fact that not only did this guy kill Long and steal his car, but that he knocked out and robbed another old white man in October, stealing his TV and car. It was written so that, at first glance, you thought you were reading about the same incident.

    They’ll plead the murder down to robbery, drop the charges on the other assault and robbery, and he’ll be out of jail in a year or two, so as to prevent endangering his “future job opportunities”.

  15. Anon[317] • Disclaimer says:

    Which people(s) were primarily responsible for the formal political success of desegregation?

    • Replies: @D-FENS
    , @Trevor
    , @Sick of Orcs
  16. nymom says:

    Sounds like he was a standard home invasion criminal.

    Many of these criminals target older people.

    It’s like since seniors don’t go out late anymore, criminals have followed them inside their home to commit crime.

  17. CDebussey says:

    The level of ignorance/stupidity it must take to be sold into letting one of these people into your home must be off of the GD charts, especially at that age and probably not knowing his history. A lesson that now for him and his loved ones is permanent. These district attorney’s that are now finding it en vogue to turn these animals back onto the streets without bail are going to have to be taught a lesson by the families of their victims one way or another. If this guy were a family member of mine i’d be wanting some payback, either from a legal standpoint or possibly another. If this clown was in fact arrested back in October for a violent felony robbery, what the hell was he doing back in public? The shame of it is this dude probably thought for a few seconds he could possibly defend himself from this animal and found out in the worst possible way it wasn’t gonna happen. They come to my door rarely trying to sell shit that no one wants and I talk to them for a few minutes politely saying not only do I not want their shit, they’re under no circumstances entering my house. All the while holding a Kimber 1911 behind my back. Never ever , EVER let one of these things into your home if you are alone, or they’re not people you’ve known for years, and even that can lead to other things. Sadly this murdered man found that out too late.

    • Replies: @Gunga Din
  18. Glock45 says:

    …he was released after this?

    Of course!

    After all, in clown world, any criminal justice system will have a “disparate impact” on blacks, therefore, we cannot have one. Blacks will commit all sorts of violent crimes, and will just be released soon after committing them, given free-reign to go out and commit more violent crime. And if it’s against whitey, all the better, because we all know how bad white people are, right?!

    How many times now have we read of some story like this, only to discover that the black perpetrator had multiple previous felonies on his “rap sheet.” In a sane world, these animals would be locked away permanently after the first one; but, again, we live in clown world, where some white kid with a completely clean record (but who is guilty of “wrong think”!!) will hit a car that hits a car that hits an Antifa land-whale who was asking for trouble….and that white kid will be thrown in jail for life. But feral negroes can commit 12 violent felonies by the time they’re 20, and they will still do a month or two in the slammer and be released again to commit their 13th.

    • Agree: Gunga Din
    • Replies: @Loren
  19. D-FENS says:

    He was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time when a hone invasion went wrong.

    • Replies: @Anon
  20. D-FENS says:

    It was not so much a “political” success as a “legal” success. The civil rights marches were really theater to give cover to the behind the scenes legal maneuvering in both the courts and legislatures.

    Who was behind the success? The “light unto nations” played such a pivotal role that in Shelley v Kramer, the names of many of the jewish layers on the plaintiff’s side were not listed in order to conceal their overwhelming involvement which could have led to another shoah.

  21. Trevor says:

    “Which people(s) were primarily responsible for the formal political success of desegregation?”

    Primarily responsible: (not complete)

    LBJ the 2nd worst president ever (you know who is first and furthered desegregation with Section 8, AAFH and other policies to enable and promote negroes, Muslims, mestizos, and leftists/communists) – Civil Rights Act. Great Society welfare, Vietnam War, other policies and orders including school integration and bussing.

    Ted Kennedy, career senator – who might have been president if he were not a drunk and date killer. He lied and LBJ lied to push 1965 Immigration Act to make America less white.

    DemocRats in general (ongoing)

    Lutheran Social Services working with leftists in government to import Somali muslim negroes and others and settle them in places that are “too white” like Minneapolis, Columbus, and Lewiston, Maine.

    • Replies: @Trevor
  22. @Anon

    Which people(s) were primarily responsible for the formal political success of desegregation?

    ((( 3 guesses )))

  23. Trevor says:

    Edit and addendum:

    (((1965 Immigration Act)))
    (((Civil Rights Movement)))
    (((negro riots)))
    (((UN Agenda 21)))

  24. It’s so hard to comment anymore since the beat just goes on and on and on with the bodies piling up (with no end in sight) and no active solutions taking place. In fact, it’s just gotten worse with the feral murdering beasts being released as if they were just guilty of jay-walking and it’s no big deal. Or not even being arrested for stealing less than $950.

    Something’s got to give and in a big way- this crap simply can’t be allowed to go on.

    • Replies: @Sick 'n Tired
    , @Noway
  25. @Anonymous

    Anonymous ( 375)———Unlike pre internet days,the truth can not be hidden. You can easily find out the race of the perp.However, if the description is “tall”, t-shirt,and sneakers,but no mention of race; it will ALWAYS be a Black person. You don’t need to google anything.I only do it to reinforce my prejudices. P.S. It is also trending in the local news media to use the initials of the perp. J.S. Jackson doesn’t sound near as Black as Jervai Shitthead Jackson.

    • LOL: Love Street
    • Replies: @Love Street
  26. Dave453 says:

    It said he knew the orc somehow. Maybe paid him to cut the grass once?
    Too bad..cant trust them at all. Even if they appear to be an ikago.
    Treat them like the wild animals they are. If you can see them with binoculars, youre too close.

    • Replies: @Intelligent Dasein
  27. Dave453 says:

    “His whole life is ahead of him. Everybody makes mistakes”.
    Once again, groids will be laughing how they got away with killing a white person.

  28. Brute says:

    Is it our move yet?

    • Replies: @By-tor
  29. Loren says:

    They’ll plead the murder down to robbery–how?

  30. Loren says:


    White in South Africa that is where a middle aged woman who swore at a black police officer after having her car window smashed by two black males, was jailed for three years for crimen injuria.

    where a black farm attacker threw an 18 month old child into boiling water—– gets off scot free.

    #blackgood, whitebad

  31. SafeNow says:

    It is time for roving, armed, private-security vehicles. This the first step on the way to what I saw in a Buenos Aires suburb (A guard booth at every intersection) and in S. Africa (every home is an electrified fortress). But for now the roving security would be a sensible step. The only problem is the freeloader issue…that is, some people would reap the benefit without contributing. So HOA..forced payment.

    • Replies: @Loren
  32. @Non PC Infidel

    Since they are already getting a free ride due to fare evasion, why not just make all mass transit “free” for the next few years? Prepare for buses full of ever more homeless, teens/youths, vagrants, and derelicts getting to roam around town for free.

  33. @Dr. Pepper

    Fewer white people are being murdered in the 21st century than they were in 1980, both in terms of homicide rate and absolute numbers. The answer to your question is “a hell of a lot more” because the total number of murders continues to decline, meaning there is no crime problem.

    • Replies: @Sickatheart
    , @Augustus
  34. @Not Woke--Not Broke

    Right. They were doing that vague description thing on radio news more that 20 years ago . It’s an old (((trick))). I figured it out pretty quick back then.
    It still goes on today.

  35. What a way to go – My condolences to his friends & family. Am mighty shocked by acquaintances who will hire or allow to be hired blacks to take care of their parents and children-
    Must say am so grateful to be working a job where there are no Orcs, no Spanish
    No blasting radios, cellphones no stench of body oils no constant micro aggressions from hostile blacks, no need to be subjected to the cackling and glad handing and being the white oppressor

  36. Hiop says:

    Short term: being armed.
    Long term: separation.

    • Replies: @Realist
  37. By-tor says:

    Seems to me over the years that whites in middle and upper-middle class suburbs, with small black sub-populations concentrated in rental housing, have begrudgingly or otherwise happily resigned themselves to this black-on-white violence arrangement. The dysfunction and crime that follows blacks has become routine in the minds of well-to-do whites ( who dare not vocalize the obvious to their peers for fear of being outed. ) The speaking taboo even follows an increase in the numbers of black renters and the increased presence of black children in the schools.

    If groups of blacks in the US begin imitating the home invasion murdering of whites that goes on in modern-day South Africa ( Charles Manson-style ), there would be a short run on shotguns, cases of .223REM ammunition, 9mm S&W Shield 2.0’s, outdoor flood lighting, alarm systems, increased police patrols ( from none to one in most cases ) and demands for neighborhood Facebook page alerts- but little if any vigilantism would follow. The generation of WWI white men was the last to strike fear into blacks, in my opinion, and they are all dead. I just cannot visualize today’s consumerist civilian whites, hipsters and professionals organizing to remove unwanted black low-lifes ( nor the invading illegal Mestizo inbreds ) in the post-industrial, liberal American surveillance state. Perhaps, I’ve spent too much time in the suburbs.

    • Agree: CDebussey, Female in FL
  38. Rock Island is in Illinois not Iowa. This is Scott County.

  39. Anon[191] • Disclaimer says:

    The wrong place at the wrong time.

    Negrotown, ever.

  40. Gunga Din says:

    As I stated above, get a frickin Ring doorbell camera (they have 2way communication) so you can see and speak with the savages w/o having to open the door. And, a very wise and potentially life preserving practice that if you do answer the door to a stranger, ALWAYS have you arm in hand!

    • Replies: @Tony Schnee
  41. Realist says:

    Long term: separation.

    Better not wait too long…it will be too late…too soon.

  42. @Dave453

    It said he knew the orc somehow. Maybe paid him to cut the grass once?

    More likely the old Boomer cuck tried to live out his own LARPing version of “Finding Fischer” and ended up getting culturally enriched by a dangerous mind. I blame the entertainment industry, but not more so than the people who actually patronize it.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Loren
    , @Alden
  43. @JohnPlywood

    That’s because there are far fewer Whites in this multi-culti country of ours to be killed and maimed then there was in the 1980’s. Anyone who can’t figure that out is living on another planet in a solar system far, far away.

  44. Anonymous[388] • Disclaimer says:
    @Intelligent Dasein

    More likely the old Boomer cuck tried to live out his own LARPing version of “Finding Fischer” and ended up getting culturally enriched by a dangerous mind. I blame the entertainment industry, but not more so than the people who actually patronize it.

    No, I don’t think so. He was scraping by in life and loved chess and somehow throught the he could make a living writing books and holding seminars on chess. His old blog shows him to be a hardworking guy always looking to make enough to pay off his meager, barely-paying-his-bills, life. His books look interesting but I gave up chess back in the 90’s when computers became champ. I don’t think he went to college and in a blog post in 2011 talked about his frustration in not getting a job.

    From his blog on June 2, 2011:

    I do not yet own an iPhone or an iPad even though I wish I had the coin to do so. Thus, even though I understand quite a bit of technology, I don’t engage in all of it just to say that I do.

    Many companies (most?) today won’t accept hand-delivered or mailed resumes. They only want “digitally” submitted resumes according to THEIR standards, which, not amazingly enough, vary from company to company and almost NEVER are totally applicable to the job you are seeking! I know, I tried this. It got so tiring I gave up and anyone who knows me knows that is not easy for me to do. It is ONLY a mechanism to “weed out” applicants and settle on what is left. In the meantime, the “perfect” potential employee for that position may have been dismissed because they didn’t have an AA degree and yet smartswise might’ve been better than anyone else in the company. Andrew Carnegie surrounded himself with smart people and yet he was the richest man in the world. But, he was the one who started his company, not some nincompoop in HR who thinks he/she knows what they are doing because they went to college.

    There are no comments at his blog posts. As that Chess Base article said, he was never lucky in life. He was faithful Catholic and from all those who knew him, a good man. I hope and believe that today Bob Long is basking in the eternal joy and splendor of God in Heaven. And playing games with Capablanca and Fischer.

    • Replies: @Intelligent Dasein
  45. @Anonymous

    I don’t quite see how this is supposed to be a refutation of anything I said. It rather confirms it.

  46. Anonymous[156] • Disclaimer says:

    Why do whites associate with these people? It seems in many if not most cases of black on white murder the victim has been stupid enough to get involved with these people.

    It’s the same with most farm murders in South Africa, the perps were almost always employed by the farm owner. You’d think white South Africans would know better than to have anything to do with blacks but they still persist.

  47. As a former young guy, stories like this tend to resonate a little more than they used to.

    There comes a time when you just have to put aside the idea that ‘I can fight my way out of this’ because at some point that will no longer be true.

    Thank God that as my firearms aged, they remained as deadly and dangerous as ever.

    Someone told me once that, ‘a young man will beat you up but an old man will kill you’.

    While reality shows me that everyone kills everyone else, the message isn’t lost on me.

    No fooling around, no ‘de-escalation’, no wasted effort. Drop your opponent as soon as their intent is clear and vacate the area.

    The assault doesn’t begin with the first blow, it begins with intent.

    • Replies: @The Wild Geese Howard
  48. Augustus says:

    It doesn’t matter if total murders decline. The black on white violence percentage has risen. There is also the problem of black violent crime which is far too high as a percentage of all violent crime. That rate, whether murders decline or not, is a national disgrace of the entire black population. Want REAL equality? Try getting the percentage of black murder perps down to the percentage of white murder perps.

  49. @Augustus

    Stop… you’re talking to plywood.

    • LOL: Augustus
  50. @Augustus

    Plywood got hit in the head with a 2 x 4.

    • LOL: Augustus
  51. @Jim in Jersey

    Thank God that as my firearms aged, they remained as deadly and dangerous as ever.


    Always have at hand a good quality fixed blade that you can draw quickly in close quarters for matters of last resort.

    • Replies: @Jim in Jersey
  52. Loren says:

    private-security = low paid non Whites?

  53. Loren says:
    @Intelligent Dasein

    always blame the White victim? huh.

  54. Noway says:
    @Non PC Infidel

    Aah, aah, aah, now! Colin Flaherty says that that is a deflection! You’re deflecting from watching some more black mob violence videos! Isn’t that insane? What problem do you have in life or anywhere in history does that thinking apply? I’ll tell you, nowhere. For example you have a flat tire what do you do? Watch flat tire videos over and over again or do you change your flat? Could you imagine somebody telling you that changing your flat tire is a deflection from watching flat tire videos? The solution is real simple. Genocide! Black lives do not matter! Not one little iota of one little bit. …But every man they smote with the edge of the sword, until they had destroyed them, neither left they any to breathe. Joshua 11:14. Gettin’ squeamish Colin?

  55. Bert says:

    “Want REAL equality? Try getting the percentage of black murder perps down to the percentage of white murder perps.”

    Excellent. This should be the reply to anyone who starts talking to a white person about inequality.

    Make it a meme of the Alt-Right.

  56. @Gunga Din

    You are right, Ring doorbell, hardened entry doors, and for heavens sake lock the door from the garage to the house. Oh and armed, practiced and ready.

    • Agree: Gunga Din
  57. @The Wild Geese Howard

    Minimum of a good impact weapon at the door, if not a blade.

  58. Alden says:
    @Intelligent Dasein

    Blame the victim blame the victim blame society blame society blame the entertainment industry, blame anyone and anything but the black murderer.

  59. mudturtle says: • Website
    @Lancelot Link

    I was silly enough to mentor the colored boys that brought me their junky bicycles for repair and filling flats.
    They grew up to rob me for my wallet and invited brethren to do the same.
    I had to pretend to not be able to ID them or I would have been shot in the chest. There are decent people around that would be happy if their kids got some guidance but the jew manufactured hatred is so engrained that they cannot drop it.
    Now that the kids that I helped are into their forties I carry a weapon in order to assess their good feelings toward me from back then.

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