Eric Holder Says the Justice System He Leads Is Broken. Can He Fix It?

Ryan J. Reilly, Huffington Post, October 31, 2013

The East Elmhurst neighborhood of Queens, near LaGuardia Airport, was mostly Italian immigrants after World War II. But in the years that followed, the New York neighborhood slowly gave way to a black majority as one of the first neighborhoods where African-Americans could buy homes.

Eric Himpton Holder, born in 1951, watched the neighborhood change. He went through New York public schools, seeing how more and more East Elmhurst residents were being locked up. Holder thinks he might have been one of them, if he had made a few different choices in those early years.

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The path to prison has been worn by millions of black men since the 1960s, when race-baiting political rhetoric turned into tough-on-crime legislation that disproportionately impacted African Americans. With the second term of the Obama administration well underway, the first African-American to hold the job of America’s top law enforcement official is planning to do something about it.

In a major speech before the American Bar Association in August, Holder called for “sweeping, systemic changes” to a “broken” judicial system. He’s already taken several major steps on his own as part of the recently announced “Smart on Crime” initiative, including instituting a policy that allows certain drug offenders charged with federal crimes to avoid harsh mandatory minimum sentences. He announced that he would allow Colorado and Washington’s pot legalization initiatives to be implemented free of federal interference. In November, he’ll travel around the country to call attention to various programs that are helping reduce prison overcrowding and recidivism.

Twenty years ago, Holder gave up what could have been a lifelong position as a judge in D.C. Superior Court that Ronald Reagan had given him when Holder was just 37 years old. Having sentenced drug defendant after drug defendant to prison for long sentences–many of them young African-American men–Holder wanted to rejoin the Justice Department and make changes from the inside. Now he has his chance.

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Holder’s efforts could easily be dismissed as a legacy play by an attorney general who has faced criticism from both the left and right. But a closer look at Holder’s record shows he’s long had an interest in reforming criminal justice, even if there’s not much progress to show from the tough-on-crime 1990s. As U.S. attorney in D.C., where federal prosecutors handle both federal and local cases, he did manage to move many minor drug crimes from federal court into local courts, allowing defendants to avoid harsher sentences. When he was in private practice during the Bush administration, he was a member of a coalition that included Newt Gingrich and advocated for sentencing reform.

Pushing any major reforms through Congress is a long shot. And there are limits to what Holder can do on the executive level, given that so many drug crimes are prosecuted by state and local authorities. But looking over the past 20 years, when politicians were much more sensitive to soft-on-crime attacks, now appears to be as good a time as ever. Tea party-favorite Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has called for major sentencing reform, saying that sentencing guidelines disproportionately affect minorities and call to mind Jim Crow laws. Newly-elected Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.)has made criminal justice reform a top priority.

Holder met with Booker and other mayors earlier this year and the attorney general hopes to work with him on criminal justice reform, a DOJ official said.

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The shift also comes amid a growing prison overcrowding problem and concern about what Holder called the “really inordinate amount of money” that the government spends on incarceration. About a quarter of DOJ’s overall budget, $6.4 billion, goes to prison costs alone.

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Before his confirmation, Holder began talking with Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), a former U.S. attorney, about lessening the sentencing disparity between crack and powder cocaine. President Barack Obama eventually signed a law to address the disparity in 2011. Holder also did away with the Ashcroft memo, a 2003 directive from Attorney General John Ashcroft which had required federal prosecutors to always pursue the most serious charges they could sustain against a criminal defendant. Holder testified before the sentencing commission, an unusual step for a sitting attorney general. He reversed a Bush administration policy that had defendants waive their right to DNA testing, even though that right was guaranteed under federal law. He advocated for reentry programs as a way to crack down on recidivism, and the Justice Department has sent millions of dollars in grants to such programs.

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Now, as part of DOJ’s Smart on Crime initiative, U.S. attorneys offices around the country are required to develop district-specific guidelines for when federal prosecutions should be brought. For certain low-level drug offenders, federal prosecutors won’t list drug quantities, allowing them to avoid harsh mandatory minimums.

Booker’s plan includes broadening the conversation about decriminalizing marijuana, but Holder doesn’t consider the Justice Department’s decision to allow marijuana regulatory schemes to move forward part of DOJ’s overall criminal justice reform effort.

But another way Holder could pull back from the drug war is by reining in anti-drug Byrne grants, part of a program that can give state and local police incentives to prioritize drug enforcement, named for Edward Byrne, a New York City narcotics officer killed by a drug dealer. A 2009 review of data from the Byrne grant program found there wasn’t enough evidence to prove that the work done on drug cases by local task forces given these federal funds was effective. Holder, while supportive of the federally-funded local task force concept in general, told HuffPost they may be getting a close look in an era of tight budgets.

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  • Puggg

    The justice system is broken, but not in the way they think it is.

    And no, there aren’t people getting long prison sentences for having just a little bit of dope.

    • sbuffalonative

      Blacks really believe the criminal justice system targets blacks while ignoring white crime and letting whites go for similar crimes.

      When Mr. Holder took office, he believed he was going to have the opportunity to start going after all those white criminals who were being ignored by the white criminal justice system.

      But then reality struck. There weren’t many cases of white criminals going free and and black criminals were being arrested, prosecuted, convicted, and imprisoned because they were actually guilty.

      Like most blacks, Mr. Holder believes the black hype. He KNOWS more whites are committing more crimes than blacks but he just hasn’t been able to crack this conspiracy.

      He’s reduced to sniffing out non-existant ‘racism’ in the criminal justice system and finding ways to excuse black criminal behavior.

      • M&S

        Why would a man who has had long experience of the criminal system (since Reagan) make such an assumption?
        No. You excuse Holder by making him out as deluded or misguided. Sitting judges are not softheaded. They know what is what. Holder does what he does because he thinks tribally and for him this is how blacks become the dominant tribe in America. Don’t you lessen your perception of the threat by thinking otherwise.
        The truth is that the if Whites -did- suppress blacks and other minorities by offering multilevel justice, we would be no different than any other majority population country on earth, including most of the states in Africa. It is this expectation which betrays Holder’s true agenda as affinity group allegiances/politics.
        You can play these “I trump your note to the system with my own!” little succession games of AGs all you like but when they are not acts of fine-tuning so much as racial get-backs they are certain to only render the U.S. justice system a fraud by adjustment in which ‘no race holds the key to corruption and the only biased law is that of the skin color in office at the moment’.
        You can see this in the slimy assertions about ‘My People’ and the backroom dealings rather than open policy statements that this man is undertaking. You can bet that when Hispanics come to majority power in 2042, they will also rip the systems to pieces in light of /their/ special interests.
        Get a clue people: Whites are the only nation on the planet which applies Law as reasoned not racial definition of crime and punishment. We have held ourselves to this standard for millennia and no other race or group can hold to our balanced discipline.
        THAT is why they hate us. The rest is just smoke and mirrors ‘offense’ at being held accounted for what they consider to be natural indulgence of ‘rightful’ (because they do it) criminal predatory acts.
        Make drugs easy to get and you will raise a generation of addicts who _once again_ do anything they can to pay for those drugs, even when their street price is ALREADY low. Blacks will be amongst the first ranks of those addicts, just like they were in the crack cocaine era.
        Do not be fooled by the notion of Marijuana being a ‘viceless crime’ because the levels of THC are 200-300% higher than they were when tested in the 1980s and because the cannabinoids they introduce will also be much more active on the histones which regulate proper regeneration of the cells after _the act of smoking_ damages them.
        This will massively multiply the kinds and speeds of cancer that develop, generationally, in user populations as the defective cellular genetics _are fully heritable_.
        And if we cannot punish whites equally for what blacks do by native predileiction, OUR CHILDREN will lose the work ethic and even operative intelligence by which “Just like cigarettes or booze.” becomes an excuse to taint our gene pool.
        Blacks cannot see consequence for the length of their squashed noses. Whites /used to/ be able to rule the world because we lead our actions by decades if not -centuries- of planning in advance.
        If you want to see the real harm in letting blacks play Administration in the Big House, you look at yourselves and ask why you are letting this shuck and jive soft shoe convince you of what is natively immoral and utterly unbelievable as any but the acts of a criminally predisposed race trying to lessen the consequences of their native BAD HABITS.
        Mr. Holder should be the poster child for why ‘never again’ should be accompanied by constant head-shaking regrets of ‘how stupid could we be’, the first time.
        Worried about paying for massive crime via massive immigration of low IQ, low impulse control slave populations?
        Put a man in office who instigates a three strikes and your executed rule.
        Reduce all sentences to 2-4-6 years.
        And create a single, state level, hearing board for all death row inmates that processes on a maximum four month basis of review between sentencing and carrying out of verdict.
        That is the reality of living in a country flooded with high criminality races.

        • sbuffalonative

          Why would a man who has had long experience of the criminal system (since Reagan) make such an assumption?

          I used to read the local black newspaper and listen to local black radio. It is a common belief in the black community that the ‘white racist criminal JUST-US’ system ignores white criminals but targets blacks.

          A couple years ago, we got a black chief of police and blacks were ecstatic. The first thing he did was make a very public arrest of a white drug ‘kingpin’. Blacks were praising him left and right believing that the racial tide had turned and now white drug dealers were going to be arrested.

          Of course, it didn’t work out that way. This white drug ‘kingpin’ was just one guy. There were no further high profile white arrests because there weren’t any. The black crime rate continued at high levels. Nothing changed.

          I don’t discount black racial tribalism because that’s what this is.

          Blacks will never stop believing that they are targets of ‘the man’. They will never acknowledge that they are arrested and incarcerated at higher rates because they have high rates of criminal behavior.

          Eric “My People” Holder made it clear that he was going to ignore ‘petty’ crimes like the Black Panther’s voter intimidation case and go after the real criminals, white people.

          Mr. Holder has been on desperate mission to root out white criminals which he and ‘his people’ KNOW are the REAL criminals. Only he can’t find them and he’s frustrated.

          Hence, Mr. Holder describes the criminal justice system as ‘broken’. Not because it is but because it doesn’t allow him to target and arrest more white people. He’s ticked off because like the black chief of police we had a few years back he can’t find all these white criminals he KNOWS are out there.

          When Mr. Holder took office, he and other blacks believed the tide had turned in their favor but it hasn’t because blacks are still committing higher rates of crimes than whites and Mr. Holder refuses to see it or believe it.

  • Alexandra1973

    First thing you do to fix it, fire Holder.

    • NeanderthalDNA

      He’s blackifying it. That’s how he’s changing it.

  • Erasmus

    Holder says the justice system is broken? Of course it is. This quadroon’s insinuating himself into the Zimmerman trial is proof of that.

  • So CAL Snowman

    “He’s already taken several major steps on his own as part of the
    recently announced “Smart on Crime” initiative, including instituting a
    policy that allows certain drug offenders charged with federal crimes to
    avoid harsh mandatory minimum sentences.”

    So his answer to fighting crime is to send psychotic crack heads back out onto the streets to wreak havoc? Oh wait I forgot, the EEOC is going to make these druggies YOUR next mandatory hire!

    • Actually they will be a WOTC hire (Work Force Opportunity Tax Credit).
      Companies receive tax credits for hiring welfare recipients (as well as other classes of people).

  • IstvanIN

    The legal system is broken because it is overloaded with black and brown crime. We simply can not afford to arrest, try and incarcerate 40 percent of the population. The criminal element is overwhelming, like the water entering a sinking ship, eventually we will founder. Don’t believe me? Look at Africa.

    • bigone4u

      Agreed, which is why the death penalty should be invoked more often when the evidence is overwhelming and irrefutable. But I would argue the US is starting to look more like Mexico than Africa. Of course, I’m in Texas.

      • Sick of it

        Some folks have estimated that Hispanics make up 25% of the population now. I believe it, having also lived in Texas.

      • MBlanc46

        Northeastern Illinois, too. Mexicans everywhere. Spanish everywhere. I tremble to think what it will be in 20 years.

  • Spartacus

    So Holder thinks Lemaricus is spending too much time in prison ? Secession is looking better every day, isn’t it ?

    • Erasmus

      And the negrolocaust just rolls on and on as our “leaders” stand idly by and do what they do best: Absolutely nothing.

  • [Guest]

    The fact that the fanatical Mr. Holder was put into office in the first place, let alone his being permitted to remain in office, is proof that the system is broken.

    • Erasmus

      On the bright side Holder proves that racism (his own) is alive and well in the US in a way that no stereotyped white southerner ever could. Future generations will wonder how this country could have allowed people as openly racist as Messrs. Obama and Holder to hold high office.

  • When the Whiteness Problem is finally solved, the voodoo Diversity tribe will start fighting against itself, and somebody with the good on Holder will start blabbing… but so what? None of us will be strong enough to demand justice.

  • bigone4u

    I am convinced that Eric Holder and his boss, B. H. Obama, both hate white people. Persons like these two, who have white ancestry, are often this way. I’ll bet they are secretly self-loathing, but their inner hatred of themselves gets turned outward into a general hatred of whites and the white culture that the Founding Fathers created.

    • MBlanc46

      The Obama case seems interesting (at least from the little I know about him). He did not grow up in black culture and it seems that he was about as well assimilated as one can be. Then at some point in his twenties, he stops being “Barry”, becomes “Barack”, marries a not-very-attractive black woman, and becomes at least a mild version of a black nationalist.

      • Pro_Whitey

        I think it is the identity crisis caused by miscegenation, and the actions of these relatively white mixed-race blacks give us an insight as to why southern states were so adamant that miscegenation should be illegal. Because the resulting mulatto offspring mostly look like and are treated as black, they envy and then resent their white ancestors, and turn against whites. If you were a white parent, would you want to sacrifice to raise a child who will have children who will turn against you and attack you? That is insanity. I am trying to instill race consciousness in my daughters so they don’t fall prey to societal pressure or black blandishments.

        And Uncle Ronnie, how could you appoint that piece of bleep? I know it’s a copout, but I blame the Bushes and the RINOs who had infiltrated his administration.

      • Shawn_thefemale

        I firmly believe the all the mumblings and rumors are true: that vile excuse for a human is indeed gay and he married the butch Michelle strictly to make him palatable to the masses who are still not ready to elect a gay president, let alone a gay, black president. I must say the formerly healthy looking.dictator is looking pretty poorly these days…

    • JohnEngelman

      Those who claim that President Obama hates white people are projecting their hatred onto him.

      Those who claim that Jews hate Gentiles are doing the same thing.

      • Sloppo

        Those who claim that dogs hate cats are projecting their hatred onto dogs.

      • Sick of it

        When people say they hate me and want to get rid of me, I don’t doubt their enthusiasm.

        • JohnEngelman

          Who has said they hate you and want to get rid of you? No one ever said that to me.

          • Spartacus

            I hate you and I want to get rid of you.

            Am I the first ?

          • ms_anthro

            That’s because you’re not one of us. And we all know it.

      • Shawn_thefemale

        Nonsense. There’s enough legitimate hatred of Obama without having to project anything on anyone. More than enough.

        • JohnEngelman

          What has Obama done that is so terrible? The only thing he has introduced has been a health plan that is nearly the same as the on Mitt Romney introduced in Massachusetts. That health plan is popular in Massachusetts.

          • Defiant White

            Engleman . . . you’re either delusional or disingenuous. For starters, find any of the numerous lists out there listing reasons for his impeachment. Some “reasons” are silly. Most are not. Then we can move on to the facts presented by the Birthers. Then we can move on to what are deliberately anti-white positions on issues. And then, and then, and then . . .

          • JohnEngelman

            Give me several reasons why the President deserves to be impeached. Explain why in your own words. Document your factual assertions.

          • M&S

            EML has been found in the London flat of an Intelligence operative with (presumably) one of our Agencies which highlights that the Obama administration would be ‘quite alright’ with the preemptive use of chemical agents to frame the Assad administration and give reason for the U.S. to open yet another unnecessary war. The source of this chemical agent delivery being no less than a Saudi Prince who, by the admission of FSA operatives, provided them with chemicals whose use they were unfamiliar and -they- used it in the areas mentioned.
            That right there is not just grounds for impeachment sir, that should get Mr. Obama in front of a court in the Hague for Crimes Against Humanity.
            And the man who prosecutes the case against him should be Holder. And when he refuses on grounds of being ‘My People’ a special prosecutor who is not black should be brought in to do the job.
            I would add that anyone who deliberately refuses to fulfill his duty in protecting this nation from threats, foreign and domestic, is well and truly deserving of an end to his time in office and the threat from south of our Border begins within the corporate boardroom offices of every company that likely paid into Mr. Obama’s campaign.
            As this is an _identified threat_ which the American people have well and truly spoken to, in poll after poll, and Mr. Obama fails to even send in the 1,200 National Guard as he has promised to, it seems that he is no longer representing the interests of Americans as a majority.
            I believe Mr. Obama has been told _NO_, on numerous occasions by a similar majority of Americans, that we do not want government dictated medical care in which we are forced to pay for other’s healthcare insurance AND lose our own. He does not listen. This is also an abrogation of his duties to act in our interests, on OUR behalf.
            Mr. Obama has spent trillions on such wastreled efforts as The Stimulus (‘trickle up’) and multiple bailouts of failed institutions (which then turned around and went to China) while refusing to consider bringing home troops in Europe and Korea and downsizing such monstrous absurdities of government largesse as the F-35 JSF which is both technically flawed and 3 times beyond the Nunn McCurdy budget cap for mandatory termination.
            When Congress finally stood on it’s hind legs and objected to printing more money as an inflationary debt ceiling expansion of an already _ruined_ currency, he sent them home like he was Charles I until they agreed to come back and start spending. All the while we have NO CLUE what our real debt leverage is because we have NO CLUE what our holdings in gold and other commodities really are.
            _The Office_ Of President Of The United States is that of a fiduciary representative of American Interests, an executive responsible for the day to day management of our nation in a fiscally constrained and responsibly directed fashion.
            I see NO SIGN of a plan which acknowledges America’s debt position, it’s strategic needs or the effects upon it’s stability inherent to the INVASION of millions of unwanted population migrants.
            While all but the chemical attack issue (conveniently silenced in the months since it happened) is perhaps not worthy of criminal proceedings which essentially an Impeachment predicates itself upon, the reality is that that is the Only Mechanism by which we may voice our lack of confidence in a Chief Executive whose popularity rating is 18%.
            Now YOU tell ME why you voted for this man when the alternative to rule of corruption is not no rule at all but _refusal_ to be the exploited and divided by a member of an outside race.
            Are you really white Mr. Engleman? Do you want whites to continue to live as a free people in a world populated by billions who would blend or annihilate us to extinction if we let them?

          • JohnEngelman

            Your first assertion that President Obama would be willing to frame the Assad regime in Syria for using chemical weapons needs to be documented.

            Your other complaints against the President consist of political disagreements. They fall well short of Constitutional reasons for impeachment. These are defined in Article II, Section 4 of the United States Constitution: “The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.”

            Yes, I am really white, and Gentile. I love Jews and Orientals for reasons I have explained, using material I have found on American Renaissance. We need the to take well paying jobs that require superior intelligence.

            People with double digit IQ’s are becoming as obsolete as mules.

      • Sorry, John, but President Oogabooga sat and listened to Reverend Wright’s vitriolic anti-white sermons for more than a decade. He approved of that maniacal drivel so much that he brought his children with him.

        Oogabooga does hate whites. Stick a fork in that one; it’s done.

        • JohnEngelman

          I have never listened to any of Reverend Wright’s sermons in their entirety. Bill Moyers, whom I respect, has said that they are compelling. I suspect that the controversial passages propagated by reactionaries do not convey the totality of Rev. Wright’s message.

          In my comments on American Renaissance I have expressed my appreciation for the human species in its racial varieties. I have had good things to say about specific blacks, including Martin Luther King, Jr. Nevertheless, if one would select from my comments several sentences, those sentences would get me into trouble in certain environments. I suspect that it is the same with Reverend Wright.

          I do think it was foolish for Barack Obama to have joined Rev. Wright’s congregation. I have done and said things I would not have done and said if I had political ambitions.

    • Jackryanvb

      A good rule to follow is mixed race men look to fight, argue with, compete with all White men and bed as many White women as they can, cases in point Harry Belefonte, Brian Gumble. Mixed race women tend to be way less hostile, most no racial realities of how ignorant and violent lower class Black, Black men are to society and to them.

  • sbuffalonative

    Those first two paragraphs are classics. The neighborhood went from white to black and crime increased. Holder would have been one of the victims of the justice system had he made different choices. So…More blacks, higher crime rates. Being a criminal is a choice.
    Classics.

  • Jesse James

    Holder wants to do for the adult criminal justice system what the progressives are doing for our schools – establish an environment where blacks are judged by a lower standard of behavior and are not punished equitably for the crimes they commit. It is like the school superintendents running witch hunts and over punishing white kids in the High Schools because more blacks are being suspended. This over looks the obvious fact that blacks commit more offenses and often more serious offenses.

  • Sick of it

    Eric Holder’s idea of a low-level drug offender is what we would call a major drug dealer. Keep it up, Eric. Show the American people that they will never get justice under this system.

  • Dave4088

    Anything that doesn’t serve the racial interests of the radical black or brown agenda is “broken”. Our immigration system doesn’t currently facilitate a nationwide takeover by the brown hordes of Mexico so it, too, is “broken”. These things will only be “fixed” when blacks can commit crimes with impunity or very light sentencing and any Mexican national can cross the border unmolested by the US border patrol.

  • Dave4088

    I’d like to see some ironclad proof that blacks are given harsher sentences at a disproportionate rate than whites other than just hot air from black supremacists like Holder and political opportunists like Rand Paul. In all cases, blacks break the law at a disproportionately higher rate than whites and in the case of drug offenses, are subject to mandatory sentencing requirements.

    • Jackryanvb

      I have been a lonely voice in the alternative Right world exposing the racial treason of Ron Paul and Rand Paul and the hideous race denying cult of Libertarianism.

      There is a reason “libertarianism” sounds a lot like “liberal” – both are soft on Black crime.

      • Jefferson

        I have never seen a Libertarian blame Black crime on a combination of high testosterone and lower I.Q.

        Libertarians are always saying the prison industrial complex is racially oppressing the Black race.

        Libertarians actually believe the prison industrial complex is run by racially aware White supremacists.

      • KingKenton

        Spot on. For the most part, Libertarians are liberals who don’t want to pay taxes.

        • Jackryanvb

          Very well said. And I will quote you on this.

          Regular Whites despise Liberals/Libertarians. Both need to be dropped off in bad Black neighborhoods. Don’t ever try to argue with true believer Libertarians, don’t tolerate them in your company, they are crazy people, need to be institutionalized.

  • Dave4088

    In a way our justice system is broken because it does not deter black savages from committing horrific crimes against white people.

    • MBlanc46

      It certainly doesn’t. Perhaps (only perhaps) if LEA devoted fewer resources to arresting and prosecuting people for drug possession, they would devote more resources to muggers, armed robbers, and murderers.

      • One aspect to the problem is that the users of hard drugs also commit lots of other crimes, and not just to support their habit but because they’re messed-up on drugs. I used to know a guy who was a great dude until he got into drugs: meth and ecstasy. He became a thief and a pathological liar. He’s currently seven years into a three-to-life sentence for molesting kids. Before then, he was the sort of fellow who would bring his own truck to help someone move.

        • Jefferson

          I wonder what percentage of violent Black criminals use hard drugs like crack, crystal meth, or heroin ?

          In downtown San Francisco for example, there is a skid row area called the Tenderloin consisting of mostly Black drug addicts and they all look like they could violently snap at any minute and start chimping out.

          • They probably could snap any minute. Chronic use of hard drugs can permanently alter the levels of seratonin and L-dopamine, which are the main brain chemistry elements in mood regulation.

        • MBlanc46

          That’s probably true, but people also steal to buy flashy cars, and we don’t ban flashy cars. Let people take the drugs that they do and if they commit a crime, then bust them for the crime.The drug laws aren’t stopping people from taking the drugs, in any case.

        • Whitetrashgang

          The thing is if people want to legalize drugs you may as well legalize murder and rape too, since the war on those two things has failed to.

          • I’m very much in favor of complete legalization of marijuana and regulating it like alcohol. At least if R.J. Reynolds and Phillip Morris were producing factory-rolled joints, the product wouldn’t be laced with PCP or other nasty stuff.

            That said, I am very, very leery about legalizing hard drugs. I watched a guy who was once my friend self-destruct on that stuff, and it was something sad beyond any of my previous experiences. The things he stole and the money he cost me were replaceable, but I won’t get my friend back. When I was locked up, there were a lot of drug cases, and many of the white convicts reverted to being decent guys once they were clean again.

            I think hard drug use should be treated first and foremost as a public health and psychiatric matter. The users generally have something else wrong, and are self-medicating. I limit this explanation to whites because I do not and will not attempt to understand blacks or Mexicans. I have Seasonal Affective Disorder (perhaps a hibernation response from some remote ancestor), so I compensate by doing a lot of welding, machining and woodworking during the shorter days. For me, staying busy is my way of putting each winter on “fast-forward”.

            One of my friends from federal prison – in on a drug case – went back, but to state prison on another drug case. He never got over his mother dying of cancer. He needed a head-shrinker, that’s all. It would have cost a lot less to put him in some sort of group home with a therapist than it would have to send him to prison.

  • negrolocaust

    a white george washington teacher is on life support after being attacked by a black on halloween. in a coma. he was in a costume when he was attacked. everyone PLEASE carry a gun even if if it is not legal. don’t take chances these blacks are not humans

  • www(dot)paradisegone(dot)com/2012/11/05/what-to-do-after-getting-busted-with-135-pounds-of-marijuana/

  • Eileen Kuch

    Funny, Holder should say his Justice Dept. is broken; he helped to break it, with his Fast & Furious gun-running scandal involving selling high powered automatic rifles and other weapons, along with ammunition, to some of the most vicious, murderous drug cartels in Mexico.

  • Defiant White

    I picture Holder 15 years from now . . . disbarred and out of prison, but still tall and slim and looking very elegant in a tuxedo. He’s going to make a great bathroom attendant in a fancy restaurant. I picture King Obongo doing stand-up comedy on Saturday Night Live and snubbing Holder whenever he and his boyfriend go to the restaurant. I picture Moochelle with a rag on her head pushing a utility cart and cleaning motel rooms. She and Holder share a room in a flop house and share a crack pipe when they can get it. Yep, the future looks bright . . .

    • Reverend Bacon

      Only in a just world, my friend. But thanks for the rose-colored fantasy.

  • Sloppo

    He can’t fix it, but he can rig it.

  • Jackryanvb

    Once again Libertarian loon traitor Rand Paul is mentioned working with our enemy Eric “My People” Holder – this time to work to let loose hundreds of thousands of Black criminals on to our streets.

    This &[email protected]& ing traitor Rand Paul goes as far as to use Lib buzzwords like “Jim Crow”.

    The Ron and Rand Paul show is getting as bad as the pandering Jack Kemp show was when he worked to undermine California’s illegal immigration controls.

    • MBlanc46

      Apparently the man thinks he can make a serious run at the presidency. He’s surely not going to pander to what is without doubt a minority of the electorate.

      • Some of these idiots don’t think about these things. They have a hard-wired pander instinct.

        • MBlanc46

          He’s probably more of natural-born politician than his father. He did, however, make a couple of serious missteps before he got his antennae attuned to the mainstream pulse.

  • PouponMarks

    Singapore has no problem with overfilled prisons. It executes mere drug possession. Any amount of coke or heroin is a death sentence. Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia too. Guess what? They don’t have drug problems in society.

    Misuse of Drugs Act

    The Singapore embarkation card contains a warning to visitors about the death penalty for drug trafficking. Warning signs can also be found at the Johor-Singapore Causeway and other border entries.

    Under Schedule 2 of the Misuse of Drugs Act,[15][16]
    any person importing, exporting, or found in possession of more than
    the following quantities of drugs receives a mandatory death sentence:

    1200 grammes of opium and containing more than 30 grammes of morphine (§5 and §7, (2)(b));

    30 grammes of morphine (§5 and §7, (3)(b));

    15 grammes of diamorphine (heroin) (diamo (§5 and §7, (4)(b));

    30 grammes of cocaine (§5 and §7, (5)(b));

    500 grammes of cannabis (§5 and §7, (6)(b));

    1000 grammes of cannabis mixture (§5 and §7, (7)(b));

    200 grammes of cannabis resin (§5 and §7, (8)(b));

    250 grammes of methamphetamine (§5 and §7, (9)(b)).

    Death sentences are also mandatory for any person caught manufacturing :

    Morphine, or any salt of morphine, ester of morphine or salt of ester of morphine (§6, (2));

    Diamorphine (heroin) or any salt of diamorphine (§6, (3));

    Cocaine or any salt of cocaine (§6, (4));

    Methamphetamine (§6, (5)).

    Under the Act:

    “any person who is proved to have had in his possession or custody or under his control —

    (a) anything containing a controlled drug;(b) the keys of anything containing a controlled drug;(c) the keys of any place or premises or any part thereof in which a controlled drug is found; or(d) a document of title relating to a controlled drug or any other document intended for the delivery of a controlled drug,

    shall, until the contrary is proved, be presumed to have had that drug in his possession.”

    Furthermore, any person who has a controlled drug in his possession shall be presumed to have known the nature of that drug.[citation needed]

    It would also be interesting to note that Singapore has one of the
    lowest prevalence of drug abuse worldwide. Over two decades, the number
    of drug abusers arrested each year has declined by two-thirds, from over
    6,000 in the early 1990s to about 2,000 in 2011.[17]

    • Jackryanvb

      Singapore and Switzerland are my two favorite countries. Both are very prosperous, non Communist, Conservative in most ways, but both have nothing to do with Libertarian loons regarding immigration, crime, drugs or guns.

      Ron Paul or Rand Paul would never be elected garbage to any office in these two great countries.

    • I would be terrified at the prospect of someone planting drugs on me, with the plan that they could retrieve it later, after we had both passed through customs.

  • KingKenton

    He’s right, just ask the White men who have been hounded for decades and retried multiple times until the Fed got the verdict it wanted. Also, hate crime laws are pretty unjust. I’m pretty sure it’s a safe bet we won’t see any reform in these areas being led by Mr. Holder.

  • Prison labor competes with free labor.

    • JohnEngelman

      I am confident that there is unskilled labor intensive labor that is too painful and dangerous for free labor.

  • Defiant White

    Or, you can lead blacks back to Africa for us. Moses Engelman . . . has a nice ring to it.

  • IstvanIN

    They’re criminals just by being here, need we know any more?

  • MBlanc46

    Or, if we’d abandon the war on drugs.

  • Yale2001

    Kid of like putting Charles Manson in charge of violent crime in America. Simply ridiculous.

    • Zaporizhian Sich

      Holder is more akin to putting the likes of virulently anti-white, murderous racists such as Lavrenty Beria and Lazar Kaganovich in charge of the injustice system. Whites should be very fearful of Holder’s agenda, he means it when whites are not protected by the law.

      • ms_anthro

        If the law no longer protects us, then we have no duty to obey it.

  • De Doc

    Holder is one of the most poisonous race baiters today.

  • ViktorNN

    Perhaps the war on drugs worked by putting a lot of non-whites in prison who would be dealing, robbing, and killing if they were out. What are the other explanations for the fall in crime over the past 30 years?

    • A very valid point. But there must be better ways to lock up dangerous people other than enslaving everybody by dictating what we may, or may not, ingest into our own bodies.

  • Zaporizhian Sich

    One out of three of federal prisoners are illegals who have committed murder, rape, and all kinds of weapons, human and drug trafficking offenses. A shocking number of them are also suspected or known terrorists. Illegals caught committing felonies, especially violent felonies should be executed as enemy insurgents, not criminals by hanging or firing squads.

  • MBlanc46

    Being “all things to all people”, or at least to a significant share of the population, is one of his principal characteristics.