A Minneapolis man who was beaten within an inch of his life has forgiven the five teens responsible for the shocking, unprovoked attack.

Ray Widstrand doesn’t remember the fateful night of August 4, however authorities say the then-26-year-old found himself in the middle of a terrifying gang confrontation on the streets near his St Paul apartment and was kicked, stomped on and left to die.

But Widstrand doesn’t believe the beating is a reflection of the community and said he wished the teens the best.

‘That was just a freak accident,’ Widstrand, who is now 27, told the Star Tribune. ‘It was just young kids lashing out. I was a young kid once. I lashed out.’

He added: ‘I’m indifferent towards them. I wish them the best. But I am recovering and I’ll be back soon enough, hopefully I can go back to work, back to my normal life, back to living on my own and back to business as usual.’

Five people, one adult and four juveniles, have been charged in the assault on Widstrand.

The jury trial for Issac Maiden, 19, who faces first-degree assault and aggravated robbery charges as well as two counts of gang-related crimes, will start Monday. The four juveniles face similar charges.

The inspirational cable programming assistant said he’d learned a lot from the harrowing experience, which left him in a wheelchair and unable to perform basic tasks like shaving or using the bathroom alone.

‘My dad was right. He said there are more builders than there are tearers down. …The world is a good place if you just give it a chance,” Widstrand told the Tribune from his room at the rehab center. He thanks his friends, family and the community for their support.

‘I have people praying for me. I have to go the extra mile,’ he said.

The young man is due to undergo more surgery in November, this time to have the blone flaps on his head put back into place. He’s hoping to be home by Christmas.

Earlier this month, soon after he began constructing sentences again following his severe brain injuries, Widstrand gave his first interview from his wheelchair at a fundraiser held in Minneapolis to help pay for his treatments.

Speaking slowly and haltingly, Widstrand told a local news station that he has no recollection of the night heartless youths robbed and beat him to the brink of death.

Ray Widstrand

Ray Widstrand

The 27-year-old was walking home in his neighborhood on St Paul’s East Side when he was attacked by a group of 30 to 50 juveniles and young adults.

He was hit in the head with a ‘can in a sock’, stomped on, had his pants ripped off him and was robbed. He was placed in a medically-induced coma when he was taken to hospital.

Wearing a helmet to protect his head, Widstrand spoke about the difficulties he has faced in the two months since the beating occurred. 

‘It’s been trying at times,’ he said.

‘But it’s also been a learning experience for me,’ Widstrand told KSTP.

‘I quit smoking since I’ve been in the hospital. I eat less junk food. I’m healthier, so that has been nice.’

Widstrand has already undergone two surgeries for brain swelling and skull fractures and will face a third in November.

He has been undergoing intensive rehabilitation at Courage Kenny Rehab Institute where he’s slowly re-learning basic skills like walking and speaking.

Widstrand told KSTP that he faces months of physical, occupational and speech therapy as he recovers from his serious brain injury.

Despite the hardships he has faced, Widstrand has been overwhelmed by the love and support of his family and community.

‘Seeing all the support–I just had a birthday last month, and it has been so cool, getting all the cards,’ said Widstrand, who turned 27 on August 31.

He will remain in hospital in the coming months, with a tentative release date of December 1.

‘They’re talking December first,’ said Widstrand’s father Peter Widstrand, who says he doesn’t know if his son will be able to move home.

‘Moving somewhere,’ Widstrand said. ‘Moving on to the next thing.’

Widstrand said he has no recollection of the night his life changed forever.

‘I didn’t even know I got beaten up till the next day,’ he said.

‘It was longer than the next day,’ said his father.

‘To me it seemed like the next day,’ Widstrand said.

He suffered ‘potentially fatal brain swelling’ and ‘permanent and protracted loss of brain function’ as a result of the beating.

Peter Widstrand told The Pioneer Press: ‘It seems every day we see some steps forward. Every day, I see something, whether it’s in his eyes or something he does.

‘[But] we’re still in the place where we don’t know if he’ll return to work or return home. We might not know for years. Progress can stop tomorrow. It might not stop two years from now.’

The young man had moved to an apartment in the Minnesota city two months before the attack and was working for a local community channel.

Speaking at a press conference in August, Peter Widstrand said his son had never ‘expressed any concerns’ about living on the East Side.

‘I can’t imagine why someone would do this to another person. Hopefully they will at least answer to that,’ Peter Widstrand added.

The large group was fighting on a street located mere blocks from the local police station and turned the violence on Widstrand when he tried to get past them, witnesses told police.

A local newspaper reported that the fight had started at a party nearby and a group of girls had taken it to the street after which the brawl escalated into a bust-up between local gangs.

‘An innocent man was walking down the street and brutally attacked by a group of youth,’ police spokesman Sergeant Paul Paulos, told Pioneer Press.

‘He was out for a walk and decided to go through this group and was assaulted and knocked unconscious.’

According to the police report, Widstrand was hit over the head with a ‘can in a sock’ which knocked him to the ground.

Witnesses reported seeing blood coming from his head after which a second man stomped on his head while a third removed Widstrand’s trousers and the group searched his pockets.

Police found Widstrand lying on the ground, bleeding from his nose and mouth, his pants removed and shirt torn, according to a criminal complaint filed by the Ramsey County attorney’s office.

Tips from witnesses led to five arrests: 19-year-old Maiden and four juveniles. Trials for the underage teens, two of whom are just 15 years old, are underway.

Maiden has been charged with first-degree assault, first-degree aggravated robbery and crime committed for the benefit of a gang.

‘To have this happen – it seems just – why?’ Widstrand’s mother Linda Widstrand told KSTC

‘It’s just, it seems unreal. It just doesn’t seem real.’

[Editor’s Note: An initial report of this attack is available here.]

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  • D.B. Cooper

    Yep, he’s brain damaged. Look at his skull. A white liberal has become even more liberal than he already was. Liberalism is a mental disorder, and if this new drone didn’t have a mental disorder before, he sure has one now.
    I think he’s worse off than Jan from Jan and Dean. Remember that movie with Richard Hatch playing Jan in Dead Man’s Curve?

    • Sick of it

      A lot of liberals would have had much meaner things to say had the same happened to them. This guy was a bit gone mentally from the get go.

      • Thor Bonham

        Yes, can you just imaging if the races were reversed ?? .. Hmmmmmm !!

    • Fr. John+

      Apologizing for those who almost killed you, who are not of your religion, race, or ethnos, is clearly in the category of mental derangement. And for those who disagree, may I point out Ps. 139:22, and then immediately read, II Tim 3;16.

      It is not Christianity, it is a marxist counterfeit that most Americans hold to.
      St. Theodosius of the Kiev Caves Lavra said clearly, “Love your enemies, but only your personal enemies, NOT the enemies of God.”

  • Oil Can Harry

    “That was just a freak accident.”

    Oh, absolutely. And if any of these “youths” attack me my gun is going to “accidentally” discharge into them.

    • sbuffalonative

      He was hit in the head with a ‘can in a sock’, stomped on, had his pants ripped off him and was robbed.

      This was an accident? Everything in that sentence describes DELIBERATE ACTION.

    • Jesse James

      There is no helping the willfully stupid. Since this guy doesn’t have enough sense to do it I will wish if for him: Damn these savages to Hell.

    • Zaporizhian Sich

      Exactly, and in my case it will “accidentally discharge into their heads and chests.

    • bilderbuster

      I think my gun might be a racist.

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    When posters here on Amren say that nothing, NOTHING will ever wake up the true blue liberal, I now know exactly what they mean.

    • sbuffalonative

      We have to revise the old saying, ‘a liberal is someone who hasn’t been mugged’. Apparently, this conventional wisdom is a falsehood.

      • leftists are delusional

        In his defense, he was brain damaged…… before the attack probably.

      • Garrett Brown

        Now it’s, ‘a liberal is someone who has been raped anally by a Bantu and still invited him over for a cup of tea’.

    • It may not wake the ideological cultists that are liberals up, but it will wake up a lot of people who are not ideological cultists.

      You don’t create a situation where people have to suffer the consequences of their own beliefs because it will wake them up, you do it for the benefit of everyone else.

    • Oil Can Harry

      He must be related to Reginald Denny.

      • Denny “forgave” his black assailants, then tried to sue the city of Los Angeles. I guess they (the city) didn’t warrant forgiveness.

        • HamletsGhost

          While mercifully forgiving his attackers, Denny savaged Stacey Koon and the other officers who beat up Rodney King as the truly guilty culprits. That forgiveness is awfully selective.

          • rebelcelt

            Well, be kind, he did get in the head with a brick. Probably had something to do with his cognitive skills.

    • Spartacus

      Some of them are degenerates… We’ll have to find a way to cull them early in the future .

  • Andy

    That is not “inspirational”. It is a sick parody. Real forgiveness requires repentence. *He* isn’t even admitting his attackers did anything wrong.

  • ncpride

    I refuse to read this article. The title alone makes me sick to my stomach.

    • Lagerstrom

      Neither did I. I can this with confidence though; “What a stupid bastard!”

    • Spartacus

      Allow me to give you the short version :

      • Sick of it

        Where do you get these wonderful pictures from? Is there an artist I should be following?

        • Spartacus

          Picture threads on Stormfront, google images… No particular artist that stands out, or at least none that come to mind right now .

          • BerekHalfhand

            That one must be from the UK. “N.U.T” is the (extremely appropriate) acronym for the deranged leftist hyenas of the National Union of Teachers, and the monstrosity pictured on the left (hah!) is a dead ringer for the Viz magazine character “Millie Tant (and her radical conscience)”, not to mention a few real life examples I’ve actually seen.

  • Erasmus

    I have one word to say: Idiot.

    If his family really cared for him, they wouldn’t allow him to embarrass himself this way.

    • Tim_in_Indiana

      In all fairness, the hospital bills must be enormous and the family is dependent on government handouts to care for him (and probably will be for the rest of his life), so they have to be very careful to avoid rocking the boat or saying anything that might offend the powers that be. What they say in private may be quite different from their public persona.

      • Romulus

        That’s a good point Tim. Thanks for bringing that up. Liberals are a couple of sandwiches shy of a picnic!

      • Jesse James

        Agreed

      • Jefferson

        An extremely high percentage of Whites have ZERO street smarts. Hence why so many Whites are 100 percent trusting of thuggish looking Black strangers who approach them.

        The Whites who have ZERO street smarts are the Whites who have always lived an extremely sheltered life.

        The White race is becoming a race of sheltered beta males who do not know a single thing about street survival.

        There are plenty of clueless Whites who would have no problem jogging at a Martin Luther King Blvd for example.

        When it comes to street smarts, many Whites might as well be retarded.

        • Mike Conrad

          Because they spend all their time watching TV and Hollywood movies telling them their real dangers come from white people, and that all white people are bad unless they spout gibberish like the subject of this article. Simply put, they are brainwashed …

          • Sick of it

            Even considering who runs Hollywood, I’m still shocked at how few movies portray terrorists as muslims versus the usual white guys, often, of course, some kind of neo-Nazis. There are not very many neo-Nazis in the entire world whereas Islam is one of the largest religions in the world and they commit terrorism all over the globe!

      • Erasmus

        Then, Tim, in all fairness to him, I hope to God that his father is privately saying to whoever will listen, “Look at what those g**damn n****rs did to my boy!”

    • D.B. Cooper

      He’s Jack Nicholson at the end of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.
      The true “idiot” in the article is Widstrand’s father.

      • That’s explains my overpowering urge to smother him with a pillow.

        Thanks.

    • Lagerstrom

      Absolutely! Where is his family? Maybe they’re all as stupid and naive as him.
      I’d never heard of the bizarre tale of Amy Biehl until I started looking at this site quite a while ago. I thought that her and her family are / were obviously some sort of defectives of the uncommon sort. Not so, they seem to be legion.
      Onward we go eh?

  • bigone4u

    The victim and his father will testify FOR his attackers at trial, thus promoting even more deadly black-on-white violence. They may get off scott free.
    I HATE having to say this, but it would be better for our people if he had not survived. As foolish as he originally was the brain damage has made him an even bigger risk for another assault. Pray that his family gets serious blowback for their irresponsible stupidity.

    • Tim_in_Indiana

      If they testify for the attackers, then I agree, that will be truly unforgivable.

    • Jesse James

      My belief is that when you are attacked by an enemy it is your duty to your people to fight as hard as you can and do as much damage as you possibly can so that even if you are defeated you will leave such a memory of righteous fury and so much permanent damage that those enemies will hesitate in fear before ever attacking your people again. Even a child can thrust a pencil through a savages eye. It is time to channel hatred for the enemy and true love for your own. If you wuss out and just take your beating like a dog it is not just yourself that you are humiliating it is your whole race. These people who keep taking a beating and then publicly forgive their attackers and make excuses for their savagery aren’t civilized they are slaves. He deserves a whipping next by a pack of whites because he has failed us all.

      • Tim_in_Indiana

        Hmmm, easy to say, but that will only bring far fiercer attacks down on yourself. Do you actively seek out mobs of marauding blacks merely to prove a point?

        • Jesse James

          Wrong Tim, I am not talking about seeking out trouble but when trouble comes to you despite your best efforts to avoid it you have to fight

          I toned my rhetoric down a bit by removing the bit about him deserving another ass whipping. I have been attacked at school twice by blacks when I was a boy and both times I had to fight with everything I had to give so what I am saying is not just internet bravado. Why do you think the Mexicans fight the blacks so hard? They naturally understand the group dynamics and psychology of not being “little bitches”. What I am saying is based on what is required to stop these attacks and protect our people. Until we hurt those who keep hurting us we will continue to be seen as weak and easy targets.

          • QuinnTheEskimo9

            Great post. The only thing these low IQd groids understand is extreme physical force applied immediately and without mercy.
            THAT is the ONLY thing that will get them to stop attacking us.

          • Jesse James

            Yes the police and the politicians and the schools have completely failed to deal effectively with anti-white violence by blacks. The whole current system of “justice” and incarceration doesn’t deter the violence. Blacks seem to do just fine in prison, indeed it gives them more opportunity not less to attack, degrade and rape whites. There is going to be no liberal fairy dust and kumbaya solution. Each year the attacks get worse and more outrageous. There is no appealing to the better nature of unsocialized thugs. Our current tactic is that of the herbivores on the African veldt, try to stay in the center of the pack and run faster than your fellows when the lions come prowling. It is a global problem for whites that will only get worse as our share of the world’s population continues to decrease. You all saw the video of the African primitive in London during the big riots a few summers ago where the white guy is meekly stripping to his skivvies to give the groid his pants, shoes and shirt. Cowardice and non-confrontation only invites more aggression. The government can’t even control the streets of Washington, DC. They can’t help you and worse don’t even want to anymore since we gave away our nation to the globalist in exchange for smoke and mirrors about a “new economy” and a bunch of plastic crap from Walmart. The new day is dawning, you have two choices keep running and hiding or turn and pick a rock up from the ground and say “Enough, this is as far as I go”.

          • Sick of it

            I agree with what you said, but wish people would stop blaming Wal-Mart. Before Wal-Mart was founded, big grocery chains were putting mom and pop stores out of business all over the country. Wal-Mart goods are mostly made in America (over 80%) versus the clothing retailers, toy stores, etc. who provide almost all foreign goods (and have for decades now). American textile manufacturing was outsourced in the 60s and 70s and that was a pretty big blow to the Southern economy.

            It should also be noted that Wal-Mart purchases locally made goods on a small scale for their stores (good old fashioned American entrepreneurs with a good idea benefit from this) whereas pretty much every other store only makes massive bulk purchases from other massive companies, often ones which wholly manufacture their goods overseas.

          • Jesse James

            You may be right about that Sick but most of what I have seen in any of the big box stores are things no longer manufactured in the US. I haven’t been to Walmart in about six months and will try to remember next time I am in one to look at where things are made.

            My wife and I are trying to make a virtue out of necessity by avoiding buying new things and avoiding the culture of consumerism. We live by the old Depression adage, “Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without”. You can find good clothes at the thrift stores and lots of household items at yard sales.

            I will admit to some bitterness about the current economic system in the United States. Although I haven’t lived there since High School both my wife and me grew up in a small south Georgia county that a couple of years ago lost its last small manufacturing plant.

            Once we had factories that made house trailers, aluminum windows and doors, Thompson company dress clothes, and Jockey Underwear. Many of my family and friends used to work in those plants. One by one they closed down and moved out of county. A few years ago our home county was listed as the poorest county in the state. Many of the people I went to school with have moved away and mostly only old retired whites and a handful of small business people and farmers remain.

            What is left for our hometown? Well there is still the military, the very path out that I took where a person can go out to the far reaches of the world for the greater glory and benefit of the globalists, the neo-cons and the security interests of Israel. Just leave your Bible at home so you don’t upset anyone. Also we lobbied and begged and got a private prison. I joke that our future is that 1/3 of the working people who are somewhat industrious and honest can work as guards, the 1/3 that are industrious and dishonest will end up as prisoners and the 1/3 that are too lazy to take either path will keep sitting home an waiting for Uncle Sugar’s next check.

            Anyway we are not fanatics, we order neat stuff off of Amazon and still watch movies on Netflix. We let the cable TV go but kept the internet. But maybe you can forgive me for being reluctant to buy a lot of stuff and reward the corporations, most of whom seem to want to sell us stuff but not let us make it. Where they think we will get the money to keep filling our global role as consumers is a mystery to me.

          • Sick of it

            Sam Walton believed in this country. Not sure about his kids. And yeah, I had family who worked in local factories until they were shut down and the equipment entirely removed. See that’s the major point and should cause a big question mark to appear in one’s head – Why are these old factories empty of all manufacturing equipment? Hint – They didn’t sell it to another American company. Our manufacturing base is being removed and sent elsewhere.

            And modern clothes are garbage. They rip easily, fall to pieces in the wash, etc. Older homemade clothes did last longer and could be reused. This foreign junk is often ruined just a few years after I buy it…

          • My wife sews her own office clothes. I’m glad you and your missus understand We are fairly poor so far as money goes, but I can always get more outside work. I did some down in oil wells. I was only a little scared going down inside, and made us a little extra.

            I was told last week that I should write professionally, but I wouldn’t know who to approach about that.

          • Stan D Mute

            I second this. I survived a year in the only white populated home in a neighborhood. There were daily stabbings and shootings on my street. The Afros however avoided us like the plague because it was VERY obvious that we were the most dangerous predators on our street. Of course we expended considerable energy creating that assumption. As example, one night around 2am, after discharging a shotgun several times in the backyard (downtown area) a neighbor could be heard shouting out her window, “Y’all needs to stop that, somebody gon call da poleece. (Followed after a beat with) Sure ain’t gon be me, but somebody gon call dem.”

            Since moving to the south, I’ve seen that the true Crackers inherently understand this about Afros, that while very limited in intellect, they DO understand that some whites are victims and some are to be avoided at ALL costs. They’re very good at telling which are which.

          • Jesse James

            Thanks for sharing that experience, I needed a good belly laugh this morning. “Y’all needs to stop that, somebody gon call da poleece. …Sure ain’t gon be me, but somebody gon call dem.” Classic. I think many of our people are still sheltered enough that they never have had their instincts sharpened by being exposed to the types of environments and situations that some of us have been exposed to dealing with blacks. Those of us who went to school in schools with large black and other minority populations and those of us who have lived in poorer mixed neighborhoods or worked with large numbers of working class blacks have lived an entirely different reality. Those of us who have seen malls and city parks become no-go areas for whites – not because we can’t stand the sight of darker skin on people just like ourselves but because we know what type of spontaneous violence can erupt whenever you are in proximity to these people who are so different from us in behavior and culture.

          • FormerlyEdNY

            After working many years in corrections, I can say that White inmates are frequently victimized by blacks. However, there are some White inmates, though very few that are absolutely feared by the blacks. On average your black inmate is more violent and tougher but the absolute fiercest and bad a** inmates are White. And once again, the blacks know who to avoid.

          • I almost never had a problem with anyone, even at the deep end of the pool.

            Some of them wanted to play at being bad guys, even at Building Six in the Denver County Jail. The new black guys always wanted to fight me, but I made them drink coffee and talk with me instead.

        • Sick of it

          They beat people to death for looking at them. I don’t really think it will change what they do to you if you fight back harder, except make them consider running away.

          • Stan D Mute

            Bingo! If they see you as the more dangerous predator, that is exactly what they will do. If you are a “crazy @ss white boy” the Afros want NOTHING to do with you. If you are seen as “soft” then you are considered a potential victim.

            For the women out there, there are some southern women the Afro knows instinctively not to trifle with as well. It’s not so much their build or their appearance so much as a clear vigilance they have, a no-nonsense attitude, and my state’s extremely high number of concealed carry permits.

          • mendells-selection

            Yes, they do not have the capacity for self awareness, when a white person looks at them and sees the “negro” in them, they get a flash of their negroidity, and they can not take that.

    • Truthseeker

      When white people try to forgive in the name of “healing,” black people probably go home and laugh at what suckers we are.

      • Jesse James

        All they see is weakness and it encourages them to greater heights of aggression.

  • Son of Galton

    Another useless pushover White male. If a black man had been beaten to a pulp and had his skull caved in by 30 to 50 White Mississippians, do you think he would have forgiven them and blithely deemed the sordid affair a “freak accident”? Can anyone seriously imagine that happening?

    A large contingent of Whites are beyond hope. They’ll impute conspiratorial movements and patterns to the most isolated instances of White racial self-preservation or defense (James Crow is resurfacing!), while simultaneously ignoring or denying the most obvious patterns of black hostility towards Whites (they’re all random, isolated, unconnected, freak accidents–like Sheila Jackson Lee’s infamous Black-named Hurricanes). It’s absolutely maddening.

    I swear Montana is looking better everyday–the state boasts, among other favorable attributes, only ONE BLACK PERSON FOR EVERY 36 SQUARE MILES on average. Seriously.

    Incidentally, if the entire US mainland were like Montana in that respect, there would only be about 86,000 blacks schlepping around, as opposed to 40 million and counting.

    Okay, I’m digressing…but I can dream, can’t I?

    • St. Louis City is only 61 square miles. This means there would be no more than two, literally two, blacks at that same density.

      • Son of Galton

        And in that case it would be one of the safest, most desirable urban areas in the entire world (never mind the country). Perhaps you could help spearhead a Back-to-East St. “Liberia” Movement? They wouldn’t even have to cross an ocean–just a river!

        • Here’s how it will have to be done:

          Make St. Louis City dry. (Yeah I know, hard row to hoe in a city that was once home to A-B). Meanwhile, hand out liquor licenses like candy and require all clubs that serve alc in ESL be open 24/7.

          At that point, you’ll be able to sit on top of any Downtown skyscraper (but not on top of the Arch, the government shutdown does have it closed ATM), and watch the the bellcurvers cram jam feet don’t fail me now eastward across the PSB, Eads, MLK, McKinley, they’d even try the long-closed MacArthur, and starting early next year, the Musial, bridges.

    • D.B. Cooper

      Wherever YOU go, THEY follow.

      The first ones to follow you are the white liberals who are fleeing San Francisco, Boston, and New York City. They will follow you to Helena and Billings, and they will bring the Democratic Party with them.
      They will complain to you that there is not enough diversity over here, and you need to change that because you are racist, and diversity is the cure.
      They will give incentives to invite diversity to your new home, and the new citizens will complain about not being represented, so you need to elect some diversity.

      THEN, where will you run to “Son of Galton”? Antarctica? They will follow you there too. Instead of running, you should fight for what is yours. The first targets are incumbent republicans who call themselves moderates.
      If you are having trouble identifying them, they are John McCain, Charlie Dent, Ted Cruz and Piyush ” Bobby” Jindal for starters.

      • Son of Galton

        While I can appreciate your opinion, I disagree. I think the current system is completely FUBAR-to-the-FUBAR-power, so to speak. Our best bet at this point would be something like a Racial Realist version of the Free State Project–getting tens-of-thousands of racially conscious Whites to pledge to move to a specific political jurisdiction with a relatively amenable racial/political/cultural foundation (like Montana–or Wyoming, Idaho, or WV). It’s not perfect, but it seems to be the only way (without going completely off-grid or leaving the country).

        • RisingReich

          I would venture a guess if that many like minded Whites massed in a physical space like that the Rezident would just carpet bomb the whole lot into oblivion. I’m not joking. Totally serious. It would be done under the guise of ‘national security’.

          • Jesse James

            This is the point that I have been trying to make for the past couple of weeks, concentration in those lightly populated states would leave us isolated and easily cut off and starved out. Think the Ukraine during the the 1930s famine that was created when the Soviets shipped the entire grain crop out of the country to sell on the international markets leaving the people (millions) to starve to death. We have to confront our enemies and regain control of most of this nation. Politically and peacefully if we can but we can’t fail to win. There is no real place to go.

          • Sick of it

            Guess they had to raise funds to repay International Harvester, General Electric, National City Bank of Chicago, etc.

          • Jesse James

            Right too bad more people don’t study history, the factories and infrastructure of the early Soviet Union were designed and the building supervised by experts from American companies. Communist and capitalist, hand in hand dreamed up this modern world. During WWII we Americans fought on the communist side helping our good Old Uncle Joe. I don’t by the way have Nazi sympathies, my father’s family is from Slovakia so we were counted as little more than sub-humans to the Nazis. I am just stating the facts of history, the real competition between the Soviet Union and the United States was if Stalin or Roosevelt could produce the most efficient socialist state. All the red, white and blue bunting in the world and all the wishful thinking about what type of country we actually live in will not change that cold hard fact.

            The globalist who designed and run the world’s economy and most of the governments don’t want educated citizens they want compliant consumers. So friends enjoy yourself this weekend watching football and make sure to root for your favorite black athlete’s as they scurry about on the field. Wear your team jersey and drink out of your special mug (made in China) and wave your team flag, it is the only identity you are allowed to have now because it is a meaningless allegiance that has the happy side effect of being a billion dollar industry. Meanwhile the historic American nation sinks into history under the weight of millions of non-white immigrants, her demise insured by sub-replacement levels of white births and a traitorous elite.

          • Sick of it

            In the 80s, a guy wrote a series of books showing how we were propping up the Soviet Union during the entire Cold War. I have yet to find actual copies, but I do not doubt the premise.

          • Jesse James

            If you could remember his name I would appreciate it if you pass it on as I would like to see what he wrote. I don’t know for sure how we have gotten to the state we are in but I am trying to read and research and get a handle on it all. But i do know one thing with complete certainty: If our government actually had the best interests of ALL the current citizens of the United States as their objective they would not be doing the things they are doing,

          • Sick of it

            Can’t remember, as I read a reference in another book several years ago. But, a good place to start would be Feeding the Bear: American Aid to the Soviet Union 1941-1945 by Van Tuyll. Yet more evidence of treason in our government, as Communism was the antithesis of everything our nation stood for.

          • Jesse James

            Thanks I will look for that one.

          • Lagerstrom

            One big ‘Waco’.

    • Romulus

      I’m sad to inform you that the tribe has already beaten you there. Earlier in the year, I posted referencing their movement there from an article in the uber liberal USA TODAY. Where they go , blue ideology will follow. Colorado, Minnesota, Washington state, etc.

    • Sick of it

      As I’ve said before, we are at least two nations in one. We cannot co-exist.

  • DailyKenn

    Altruism is our worst enemy. Victims should realize that their conciliatory stance encourages other black thugs to attack white people. They are enabling more violent crime.

    • RisingReich

      This clown I doubt realizes anything about reality. He’s STILL in denial.
      Some minds just can’t deal with it. I suppose his new retardation is a great excuse he’ll use the rest of his life.

      This article makes me want to spit.

  • Romulus

    If he wasnt already brain stupid, id have the gumption to give him another dose of azz kicking. What is wrong with these kinds of people??!!!!
    It was difficult to finish the article from the demonstration of this mans sheer stupidity, to the actions of the groid monsters that attacked him.

    Never leave home without protection and i dont mean to imply prophylactics.

  • je suis paganisme

    This kind of crap makes me sick. It shows, once again, how Christianity has morphed into liberalism. Or how liberalism has justified itself with Christian precepts, denuded of supernatural elements. An end to them both–and ending one will end the other.

    There is nothing glorious about being a ghost—and that is what this man is. He has no natural emotions, no manly concerns, no racial pride, no …. nothing. He is blah. He is a sickly smiling spectre, a bloodless wraith, wishing the best for his haters. We have been taught that this is the high road—it is no road. We have been taught that this is high spirituality—is is the basest betrayal, not only of himself, but of his kind.

    Forget them, yes. Say that they are scum and that you prefer not to think of them. But to “wish them the best”?

    THAT is a betrayal of manhood. Of racial identity. Of blood. Of the Life Force. Pah! That is why they attacked you—-they smelled weakness. And your weakness emboldens them.

    Maybe he will start a bakery and hire his assailants, a la Rachel Corrie’s parents.
    The madness in the Kali Yuga . . .

    • Romulus

      I likes your comment very much. It reads like Lovecraft, Poe and Coleridge.

      • je suis paganisme

        Thankyou, Romulus. I am on the “dark” side—very perceptive of you!

      • So CAL Snowman

        I agree, anyone that mentions the age of Kali Yuga (the dark age) definitely gets it. It’s kind of interesting how Lovecraft is coming back into fashion right? Perhaps The Great Cthulhu will rise again one day . . .

        • Romulus

          Three of my favorite author/poets!. Who can deny the literary genius of the the Rhyme of the ancient mariner; the shadow over Innsmouth, or the Bells!.
          Even king’s spider is a rip-off of Tolkien’s shelob, even though I liked “IT”.

          I enjoy immersing myself in their world from time to time. A wonderful sense of pride fills me with their stories. My library is PRECIOUS to me. ( get it) * smiles conspiratorially*

      • Brian

        ‘sickly smiling spectre, a bloodless wraith’– best phrase.

        • Romulus

          That kind of literature transports me to the days of old. I long for it once more.

    • Sick of it

      Christians are the people still having kids. The people who despise criminal behavior. We’re not the people to mess with in any sort of conflict either.

      • Jesse James

        Agreed Christians have fought their enemies and defended their nations and families for thousands of years now. We can and do fight when the cause is right and nothing is righter than survival.

        • Sick of it

          Even some of the liberals admit that we have a natural right to self defense.

  • Spartacus

    “A Minneapolis man who was beaten within an inch of his life has
    forgiven the five teens responsible for the shocking, unprovoked attack.”

    ———————————————————————————————————————

    Moron .

  • A violent assault magically becomes freak accident?

    How will the wave of interracial violence ever stop if blacks are not named, shamed and held accountable for their actions instead always being issued “free passes” in the media?
    No wonder blacks see a disconnect (injustice in their eyes) between the way the media placates them, compared to the way the criminal justice system processes them.

    • Stentorian_Commentator

      Well, I doubt they’ll be shamed, but they do have to be stopped.

      • I suppose, to feel shame you must have a conscious first.

  • This is going to sound callous, but it’s fitting that the poster boy for White forgiveness for black violence, has wide vacant eyes, an open drooling mouth and has a chunk of his cranium/brain missing.
    “Multi-culturalism is blissssss”.

    Condolences to his family.

    • KevinPhillipsBong

      Like Winston Smith, he’s learned to love Big Brutha.

  • kjh64

    The man was brain damaged BEFORE he was beaten. No, this wasn’t some “freak accident”. They chose to beat him because he was White and this has happened all over the country. Of course the news media doesn’t report it so a lot of people don’t know. I don’t know about y’all but if that happened to me, I think I would wake up.

    • KittyAmerica

      Right about the brain damage BEFORE; as his father said in August, he never expressed concerns about living on the east side.

  • RisingReich

    If this loser really believes the kids have remorse and he thinks this was ‘an accident’ or ‘lashing out’….hate to say it but the darkies should have finished the job.

  • RisingReich

    Never forgive, never forget.

    Agreed.

  • Luca

    Clearly the victim suffered horrendous brain damage and as a result will be voting for all Liberal/Democratic causes. Proof positive that Liberalism is the product of a damaged brain.

    • Talltrees

      It’s call ‘Neuropolitics’ biology. Most know liberals are right brain thinkers, conservatives, left brain. While we use both sides of our brain, some use the left or right more by percentage.

      Research on university students through testing consistently showed left brainers are conservative and right brainers, liberals.

      Typically, females use more of their right brain. Males, left brain. But, we see many male liberals. Genetic defect? Something in the water?

      • itdoesnotmatter

        “females use more of their right brain”

        Not necessarily, Talltrees; I am a left brain female.

        • Talltrees

          Generally, women ARE right brainers. That doesn’t mean 100% are. Right brainers are more empathetic than left, good for raising children.

      • GeneticsareDestiny

        I think male liberals profess liberalism as a way to gain sexual access to female liberals. Whether this works or not, I can’t say, but I doubt it’s the most successful course of action. Most females, liberal or otherwise, are not attracted to beta males.

  • LastBastionOfHope

    My white brothers…THIS is why we are targets of black predators. It’s morons like this who give us our reputation as weak, submissive, apologetic, guilt-ridden, pushover, ball-absent sacks of flesh. We need to hear more stories of black men approaching white men only to be blown to bits like Trayvon. That’s the ONLY way that stereotype will change. Blacks used to be deathly afraid of whites especially in the Emmet Till days, now they know whites will never do anything.

    • Brian

      I hate this ‘victim’ even more than the perps. You’re right; he is the archetype of emboldenment. His reaction to this makes it slightly more likely that the groid will try something with me or mine.

  • Ella

    Maybe, the assault damaged his brain regions responsible for making angry emotions. Most brain-injured people feel lots of anger at first, so it’s hard for me to believe his testimony unless he has been prompted by his good libtard family and performed nicely for the media.

  • John R

    I won’t say too much about this story, as outrageous as it is for me. Others have already beaten me to it. And this young man has suffered too much already, and I therefore will try and be as sensitive to him as I can. But, THIS IS JUST OVER THE TOP! This takes “bleeding heart” to a new low. This man’s life is basically ruined. Sorry. I know that’s blunt. And this passive response? In a way, this exemplifies exactly what is wrong with too many White people in the World today. What is the matter with us? Can you imagine anyone from any other background being that forgiving? That passive? Too much. I think I will stop now; I know I promised not to say too much here, and I don’t want to say something wrong.

    • KevinPhillipsBong

      I think we should coin a new term…a “bleeding head” liberal.

  • dave

    this moron is why the blacks attack whites. these stupid guilt ridden whites think if they forgive these skunks they will change the animal in these mutts. to bad the beating didn’t knock some sense into him.

  • Baboon

    Can you imagine if the races were reversed?!?! I desperately want some people to stage a fake crime just like this one but with a black victim and white suspects. I would love to see it instantly become the biggest story in the world.

  • Ella

    Yes, I am wondering if Lefties are really masochists who think that they are the higher power on Earth. Their PC beliefs have surpassed any sane God.

    • leftists are delusional

      Just suffering delusions.

    • David Ashton

      “Liberalism, the ideology of western suicide” (James Burnham).

      “Communism, the step-daughter of Christianity” (Oswald Spengler).

      • Ella

        Some people used to joke that Moses was the first communist. I’m not sure of that one, but it was tribalism definitely in the desert.

      • Ella

        I also heard Moses as the earliest communist due to redistribution of wealth since some tribes did not own land, from Exodus. Also, the Ten Commandments (not optional) has been the basis of most Western Laws. Also, there is a section dealing with welfare from Leviticus 25:35–38. Overall, they were tribal members and neighbours. (I’m not a theologian so go easy on me.) Today, there is an argument between compulsory or optional giving among Biblical scholars.

        • David Ashton

          The right to personal property seems to be endorsed in the Old Testament, but not toleration or exploitation of undeserved poverty. This is quite different from “public ownership of the means of production” as proposed by communists both Jewish and Gentile.

          Generally in both Hebrew and Greek scriptures “neighbor” is more or less equivalent to “compatriot”.

  • HJ11

    Stupid weak seed White. We need fewer of these dipsticks in our race.

  • bubo

    ‘That was just a freak accident,’ Widstrand, who is now 27, told the Star Tribune. ‘It was just young kids lashing out. I was a young kid once. I lashed out.’

    What can you say to that level of obliviousness? Getting your head stomped like a pumpkin and robbed by a gang of blacks is just “an accident?” I can’t process it.

    I wonder if he’ll still feel the same in 20 years when he is unable to function, living in a group home or being taken care of by his elderly parents, no family, no wife, no kids. Just another poor white statistic.

    • Reverend Bacon

      The guy’s cranium is noticeably reduced in volume. It’s hard to hold anything he says against him, any more than anyone with a Traumatic Brain Injury, or dementia, or other illness.
      Yes, I hope he recovers the part of his intellect that can separate good from evil and can think about retribution, rather than just Kumbayah. But if not, it’s not his fault.
      We should look at this thusly: the savages scrambled his brains in such a way that they caused him to forgive them. Either dumb luck, or too much experience in scrambling brains, I can’t care to speculate.

      • Talltrees

        Obviously, the brain injury affected his thought processes. He says he doesn’t remember the incident. If he did, he’d be mighty angry.

        • Brian

          I wish I could believe that. Given his actions before the attack, his lack of concern about living in that area, his parents’ dumbfoundedness and similar reaction to his…I think he’s one of those pathological altruism cases.

      • MikeofAges

        He may have part of his skull removed. I’m not sure what the medical indications are that require this to be done because I am not a medical person. But I know it does have to be done sometimes. Perhaps someone can check on this subject.

  • [Guest]

    So much for the theory, often stated on this forum, that nothing will open some white people’s eyes but an attack by savages.

    No, not even THAT will do it.

  • MekongDelta69

    It’s literally beyond my ability to comprehend why some whites are so freakin’ dumb and oblivious to real life. I said on here years ago, that I thought some whites had some kind of genetic mutation – and I meant it.

    Btw, did anybody see the word black in this (or any of the related) article(s)?

    Nah – me neither…

  • A Freespeechzone

    It pisses me off that the PC minions probably got to this now mentally challenged man and convinced him to ‘forgive’ his attackers.

    Why isn’t this considered a ‘hate crime’?

    In the rare instances of White on black crime, the blacks NEVER forgive anyone–they make a big issue of race & demands that it be considered a ‘hate crime’.

    No Apologies.

    • Mike Conrad

      At the risk of being obvious, there are two reasons it can’t be a hate crime: 1) the perps are black and 2) the victim is white.

      Oh, and…it’s America circa 2013.

  • Jesse James

    Time to find power in hatred.

    • evilsandmich

      It’s perfectly legit to hate the hater.

  • MBlanc46

    He might forgive them. That doesn’t mean that the rest of us have to.

  • Spartacus

    ….

  • NordicHeritage

    His liberal delusions are probably a direct result of indoctrination from a public school upbringing. The schools have become nothing but the glorified cathedrals of the new multicultural religion. And as with any system of belief you can not reason someone out of a belief they never reasoned themselves into.

    • DerekaGrandon

      Yeah, there’s truth in that “His liberal delusions are probably a direct result of indoctrination from a public school upbringing.”

      But it is also that innate narcissistic id and that naturally implanted bewitching vanity that gives liberal clowns an exhilarating feeling of flying on angel wings when they get to display their pious virtue of tolerance and of divine grace in long-suffering. It is all about himself.

      Like one commenter mentioned, this cat was born crackbrained. And it seems this “adjustment” didn’t fix him up either.

      • HamletsGhost

        The movie “Grizzly Man” about the life and death of Tim Treadwell, was a real eye-opener to me of what makes a liberal tick. The director, Werner Herzog, tried to paint a sympathetic portrait of Treadwell, but watching clips of his behavior while alive ensured that the film backfired badly for the director’s efforts.

        Treadwell came off as an insufferable ass, constantly bragging to others that he and only he had a special connection to the bears. He styled himself their champion and protector, and it was clear that this purported superiority is what gave his otherwise empty life meaning.

        The blacks who stomped Widstrand are hardly different from the bear that devoured Treadwell. They’re only acting in accordance with their nature. Our real fight is against the liberals who infest places like Minnesota, and reason is useless against them. Only emotional weapons will work on their type.

        • DerekaGrandon

          Yeah, I remember watching that movie several years ago. And the bears put up with him for a long time. Maybe hoping the harlequin would go away but when they realized that “Hey man, this dude ain’t going away” they got tired of waiting and sat down for dinner.

          His girlfriend tried to run I believe but they were too fed up with their invasion of territory and included her also in the menu.

    • HamletsGhost

      That’s true. Liberals, while capable of rational thought, choose not to exercise it.

      They can’t be reasoned out of their beliefs, but they can be ridiculed.

      Liberalism is just a modern, ersatz Christianity that its bearers avow to appear pious and moral to the great unwashed. Strip away their pretensions of piety, and you may be able to get somewhere with them.

      Maybe.

      • Sick of it

        Theirs is the religion of anti-Christ or the foundation thereof.

  • QuinnTheEskimo9

    This guy looks truly brain damaged and after reading this white guilt admission, “beaten within an inch of his life has forgiven the five teens responsible ” I know he is.
    He was beaten senseless.

  • negrolocaust

    most leftists are just stupid; but in many, their leftism and liberalism is the result of a brain derangement akin to alzheimer’s disease. only a mentally ill person is unconcerned with their own health and welfare, or wants to see harm come to themselves. a mentall illness parading as a political idology. isn’t there a treatment for this condition besides a beatdown? or is the beatdown just TOUGH LUUUUV?

  • negrolocaust

    if widstrand’s family really loved him they would be out right now getting retaliation. shameful. cowardly.

  • Lagerstrom

    Beyond redemption, they are indeed human cattle.

  • Brian

    How many times have police gotten a call from some coalburner complaining her buck was beating her, and when they get there and things get ugly (buck gets arrested or shot) the coalburner starts screaming at and punching the very police she called? Insane.

  • Brian

    These stories make me want to finish the job for the groid, and put these sad sacks out of their misery…and mine.

  • Lagerstrom

    Be mean Snow. The meaner the better.

  • Mike Conrad

    “I can’t imagine why someone would do this to another person.”

    The voice of someone who hasn’t spent much time in one of America’s wonderful inner cities..

    • Lagerstrom

      I can’t imagine why someone whom has had such a thing done to them forgiving his attackers.

      • Sloppo

        Perhaps that’s because of the brain damage.

  • Juan Outtamany

    Forgiving is easy. Revenge is based on never forgetting

    • itdoesnotmatter

      When someone inquired of Eleanor R. how she could forgive her adulterous husband FDR, she responded, “forgiveness is not amnesia.”
      I think this beat down victim’s forgiveness if just that: post traumatic amnesia. Forgiveness is easier if one cannot remember the sequence of events and the inescapable terror.

    • Sick of it

      Who needs revenge? Just fight for real justice and get everything you want while your enemies get what they deserve. Justice is on our side.

  • John Ulfsson

    This idiot knows that they don’t appreciate his forgiveness, right?

    Those 30 kids will probably be even MORE emboldened to do this again because in their view, whitey is a target that won’t fight back, and they won’t get in trouble for it. They don’t respect him, they think lower of him for showing weakness. Dumb liberals overestimate their capabilities.

  • Garrett Brown

    What an absolute retard(and yes, I also mean before he was attacked).

  • Sloppo

    The article should have said “Delusional Moment Man thinks the beating that caved in the side of his skull was a freak accident” instead of “Inspirational Moment Man bla bla bla”.

  • itdoesnotmatter

    He looks impaired, which leads me to believe his “forgiveness” statement arises from neuro damage. Hopefully, it’s not irreversible and at some point he will feel the tug of appropriate outrage.

  • itdoesnotmatter

    What is the job description of a cable programming assistant?

  • itdoesnotmatter

    .

  • BobWhitakerisokay

    30 to 50 juvenile attackers is just a “freak accident”? Don’t piss down my back and call it rain. The anti-White DIEversity programmers have done a great job with this poor fellow.
    Forgive your enemies if you will but never forget they are still your enemies.

  • Thor Bonham

    It’s tough, what can you do ? Ray Widstrand obviously has brain damage and nothing will change his mind .. I wish him the best and hope maybe his father avenges ..Somehow though, I doubt it ..

  • evilsandmich

    Yeah his rehabilitation is money down the drain since he seems bound and determined to repeat the same mistake.

  • evilsandmich

    There’s that famous bit from The Gulag Archipelago where Stalin supporters were sent off to the gulags and they died in the camps as Stalin supporters because they were sure that it was all some sort of mistake. The death cult mentality may come first and it just manifests itself as liberalism.

    • MikeofAges

      Some of them took another tack. They declared themselves backsliders, so to speak, and pronounced their punishment necessary. Some even pronounced their own executions as necessary to advance the revolution.

  • FormerlyEdNY

    Racial healing? Never happen!

  • scutum

    What a moron! “He said there are more builders than there are tearers down. …The world is a good place if you just give it a chance,” Widstrand told the Tribune from his room at the rehab center.” I actually couldn’t help but start laughing when I read this. Only in Minnesota! I have known several people from the Minneapolis area over the years and most of them were “nice people” but dumb as a box of rocks when it came to just plain old common sense.

  • HJ11

    He’s a disgusting weak seed and a believer in the turn the other cheek genocidal cult that still plagues Whites.

  • Erasmus

    I have to seriously wonder if this man really didn’t have some sort of mental problem even before he was beaten by the shines. A mild case of autism, perhaps?

    No one in his right mind would walk through a pack of wild dogs savaging each other. No one in his right mind would walk through a pack of rumbling shines.

  • Truth Teller

    Do Lutherans have saints? This guy reminds me of all those medieval loons who even before death were created a major PR campaign to become saints.

  • RyanP

    “He said there are more builders than there are tearers down” If only that were true.

  • MarcB1969

    “Maiden has been charged with first-degree assault, first-degree
    aggravated robbery and crime committed for the benefit of a gang”.

    Yet no attempted murder charges…