Finding Meaning in Ferguson

Heather Mac Donald, National Review, December 1, 2014

The New York Times has now pronounced on the “meaning of the Ferguson riots.” A more perfect example of what the late Daniel Patrick Moynihan called “defining deviancy down” would be hard to find. The Times’ editorial encapsulates the elite narrative around the fatal police shooting of unarmed Michael Brown last August, and the mayhem that twice followed that shooting. Unfortunately, the editorial is also a harbinger of the poisonous anti-police ideology that will drive law-enforcement policy under the remainder of the Obama administration.

The Times cannot bring itself to say one word of condemnation against the savages who self-indulgently destroyed the livelihoods of struggling Ferguson, Mo., entrepreneurs and their employees last week. The real culprit behind the riots, in the Times’ view, is not the actual arsonists and looters but county prosecutor Robert McCulloch. McCulloch presented the shooting of 18-year-old Brown by Officer Darren Wilson to a St. Louis county grand jury; after hearing three months of testimony, the grand jury decided last Monday not to bring criminal charges against Wilson. The Times trots out the by now de rigueur and entirely ad hoc list of McCulloch’s alleged improprieties, turning the virtues of this grand jury–such as its thoroughness–into flaws. If the jurors had indicted Wilson, none of the riot apologists would have complained about the length of the process or the range of evidence presented.

To be sure, most grand-jury proceedings are pro forma and brief, because the evidence of the defendant’s guilt is so overwhelming, as Andrew McCarthy has explained. Here, however, McCulloch faced a dilemma. His own review of the case would have shown the unlikelihood of a conviction. Physical evidence discredited the initial inflammatory claims about Wilson attacking Brown and shooting him in the back, and Missouri law accords wide deference to police officers who use deadly force against a dangerous suspect. Not initiating any formal criminal inquiry against Wilson was politically impossible, however, especially since the eyewitness accounts that corroborated Wilson’s version of events would have remained unknown. (Not surprisingly, the six black witnesses who supported Wilson’s story did not go to the press or social media, unlike the witnesses who spread the early lies about Wilson’s behavior.) So McCulloch used the grand-jury proceeding as a way to get the entire dossier about the case into the public domain by bringing a broad range of evidence before the grand jury and then releasing it to the public after the proceeding ended–a legal arrangement.

The Times is silent about that evidence, of course. Blood and DNA traces demonstrated that Brown had initiated the altercation by attacking Wilson while Wilson was inside his car. Brown then tried to grab Wilson’s gun, presumably to shoot him. {snip}


The Times then goes into blazing hyperbole about the reign of terror inflicted “daily” on blacks by the police in Ferguson and nationally. {snip}

Even more fantastically, the Times claims that “the killing of young black men by police is a common feature of African-American life and a source of dread for black parents from coast to coast.” A “common feature”? This is pure hysteria, likely penned by Times columnist Charles Blow. {snip} According to published reports, the police kill roughly 200 blacks a year–most of them attacking the officer. In 2013, there were 6,261 black homicide victims in the U.S. The police could eliminate all fatal shootings without having any significant impact on the black homicide death rate. The killers of those black homicide victims are overwhelmingly other blacks, responsible for a death risk ten times that of whites in urban areas. In 2013, 5,375 blacks were arrested for homicide, which is greater than the number of whites and Hispanics combined (4,396), even though blacks are only 13 percent of the national population.

The Times trots out the misleading statistic published by ProPublica last month that young black males are 21 times more likely to be shot dead by police than young white males–a calculation that overlooks that young black men commit homicide at nearly ten times the rate of young white and Hispanic males combined. That astronomically higher homicide-commission rate means that police officers are going to be disproportionately in black neighborhoods to fight crime, where they will more likely encounter armed shooting suspects. If the black crime rate were the same as the white crime rate, the victims of police shootings would most certainly also be equal among the races. Asians are minorities, which, according to the Times’ ideology, should make them the target of police brutality. But they barely show up in police-shooting data because their crime rates are so low.

For the years 2005–2009, a significant portion of victims in the ProPublica study–62 percent–were resisting arrest or assaulting an officer as Michael Brown did. The cop hatred that activists and press organs like the Times do their best to foment significantly increases the chances of such aggressive and dangerous behavior.

The Times serves up a good example of anti-cop propaganda when it confidently states that “many police officers see black men as expendable figures on the urban landscape, not quite human beings.” That will be news to the thousands of police officers who are the only people willing to put their lives on the line to protect innocent blacks from predation. Until the Times’ editors and reporters start patrolling dark stairwells in housing projects and running toward gang gunfire, their superior concern for black men will lack credibility.


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  • dd121

    And all whites are to be loathed and all blacks are persecuted saints.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      A White defending his life against a vicious black murderer is the very definition of White racism and oppression.

      • Speedy Steve

        We’ve not heard the last of Charlottesville’s Jesse Matthew. There have been dozens of rape/murder crimes committed in this area which remain unsolved to this day. One of the cases even involved a innocent White getting 10 years in Culpeper before he was released and compensated for 10 years’ back pay.

        • Who Me?

          He was actually compensated for back pay? That’s unusual, and he was lucky in that regard. (No way can losing 10 years of your life be considered lucky.)

          • Speedy Steve

            Actually he had to sue. My error www[dot]readthehook[dot]com/108958/outrageous-misconduct-hash-sues-culpeper-prosecutor-sheriff

      • Kenner

        Jeffrey was an early proponent of the Paleo Diet.

        • Whitetrashgang

          Jeffrey just went to far I guess, kind of like Obama care and such.

  • MekongDelta69

    “The Times cannot bring itself to say one word of condemnation against the savages who self-indulgently destroyed the livelihoods of struggling Ferguson, Mo., entrepreneurs and their employees last week.”

    Name me ten other ‘mainstream’ writers, besides H.M. who would use the word ‘savages’ to honestly portray all these black thugs?
    [It’s a rhetorical question.]

  • pcmustgo

    I see Blacks as human beings- just often racist, aggressive, hostile, angry, disrespectful and not very intelligent ones.

    • JohnEngelman

      I see Negroes as representing a lower level of evolution. The fewer generations there are that separate a race from a paleolithic environment, the less intelligent that race is, and the more criminal it is on the average.

      Of course the differences overlap. Most blacks are not criminals. Some whites are. Some blacks are more intelligent than some whites. A small number of blacks are very intelligent. Nevertheless, average differences are significant. They are the result of different evolutionary pressures lasting for hundreds and thousands of years.

      • Harry Savannah

        Most blacks are not criminals. Some whites are. Some blacks are more intelligent than some whites.

        Evolution. Most. Some. More.

        Got it. That clears it up.


      • Usually Much Calmer

        I remain such a fan of yours, John.

        1. They are evolved for a different environment, it is not that their evolution is arrested. They are better at many things than whites are.
        2. IQ is a robust but not total measure. I have come to think that other structural brain differences matter beyond our ability to measure them. Georgetown linguist Deborah Tannen says that men and women are different creatures who are unfortunately sometimes able to communicate. I think that way about whites and blacks, whites and jews, etc. Like you, I have had a few black friends who were real and good friends. But a black and a white with the same IQ are not the same. I love my black friends. Race is a thing.

        • JohnEngelman

          I too have had black friends. They had dark skin, but they had values and intelligence levels I have more frequently found among whites.

          I have casual black friends now. I doubt they have felony convictions, but I would not try to have an intellectual conversation with one of them.

          I see Negroes now as being very similar to what whites were at the beginning of civilization, as originated in the Fertile Crescent, and spread into Europe.

          The German tribesmen described by Julius Caesar and Tacitus two thousand years ago remind me of what Bantu were like 150 years ago.

          However, Tacitus praised the chastity of the Germans. This may have been an evolutionary response to living in a colder climate than sub Saharan Africa.

          • RationaliseThis

            “The German tribesmen described by Julius Caesar and Tacitus two thousand years ago remind me of what Bantu were like 150 years ago.”

            Now that you need to explain.

          • JohnEngelman

            They were violent. They could not control alcohol. They could make iron weapons and tools, but they lacked cities and systems of writing and mathematics.

            In an essay I wrote for American Renaissance titled “Genetically Tamed?” I reported that literate inhabitants of the Roman Empire described the barbarians, including the Germans as having such traits as “crudelitas (cruelty), feritas (wildness), immanitas (savagery),inhumanitas (inhumanity), impietas (impiety), ferocitas (ferocity), furor (fury), and discordia(discord).”

            They could have been describing the inhabitants of our black ghettos.

            Although the Germans spoke the same language, the German tribes were often at war with each other. There was no national unity. The highest political unit was the tribe.

            The economy was a combination of hunting and primitive agriculture.

          • The Romans built two walls to keep the Scots and Picts out of what is now northern England. The Germans didn’t want Rome telling them what to do, and the Scots and Picts really, really, really didn’t want that. If Beijing sent Chinese soldiers here to Colorado because they regard people like me as insufficiently like them, I’d fight to the death. Driving a van load of aluminum-boosted explosives surrounded by boxes of heavy nails and cans of diesel thickened with polystyrene packing peanuts into a Chinese military checkpoint in Denver, stopping politely and then setting it off would seem quite reasonable under those circumstances.

            Some of us still have our own cultures.

          • JohnEngelman

            We cannot know this, but I suspect that if we could transport a large number of Germanic peoples of two thousand years ago to the present, they would behave and perform in ways similar to Negroes. Specifically, they would have a high crime rate, and they would tend to be of low intelligence.

            Civilization has usually selected for intelligence, while it has selected against criminal behavior. This is why races that have practiced civilization for at least two thousand years are more intelligent and less prone to criminal behavior than races that have been recently introduced to civilization.

            The tendency toward dysgenics is a recent phenomenon.

          • none of your business

            The Romans were extremely violent and drank as much as the Germans and Celts they despised. The Romans had human sacrifice until cerca 250 BC. The Germans and Celts were the enemies of the Romans. The Romans demonized them just like every society demonizes the enemy of the week. Just look at how we demonized the Japanese when we were at war and then turned on a dime when the war ended and we needed Japan as an ally against your hero Mao and communist China. All of a sudden Japan was the greatest country in Asia and one of the 3 or 4 greatest countries in the world.

            The historians you quote were war time propagandists just doing their job as every war time propagandists does his or her job.

          • none of your business

            Here is an example of how inhumane, cruel, and violent the Romans were. Unlike you, I don’t have to constantly click on wikepedia for facts. I learned them a long time ago. So just off the top of my head, here is an example of that Roman civilization you admire so much.
            It is how the slaves in the tin mines of Sardinia were treated. We know about it because a lot of Christians including 2 Popes were sent there during the cerca 280AD persecution of Emperor Diocletian. Some survived to tell the tale.
            Compare and contrast as your 6th grade teacher said Roman and German cruelty and evil.
            When they arrived at the holding center the women were examined for pregnancy. If pregnant their throats were slit and they were dumped off the wharves for the fish to eat.
            Upon arrival in Sardinia each slave got 60 lashes. There were 3 or 4 whippers. Each whipper gave 10 strokes then rested as another took over so all the strokes were hard and heavy. Many slaves died at this point. Then the toes of one foot were cut off. The hamstring of the other leg was cut. The ankles were shackled with a chain about 12 inches long between each foot so they could not walk fast. The men were castrated. Then each slave was branded with a number on the chest and across the back.
            They did not have beds, they just slept on the ground. They did not eat at a table. The food was dumped in a trough and they had to kneel down and stick their mouths into the food and eat like animals.
            This went on for centuries. The Christians who were sent there by Diocletian did not receive specially bad treatment. But they wrote down the experiences.

            By any objective measure, the ancient Romans were vastly more cruel than any of their conquered people. Anyone who thinks that african slavery in the Americas was bad should read about how many of the Roman slaves were treated. The ones who worked at the latifundas didn’t even get named. They had a number just like herds of dairy cattle do today.

            There was also crucifixion. Often hundreds of rebels were crucified at a time. After the Spartacus rebellion the Romans lined the Via Appia, the main highway from Rome going north with thousands of crucified rebels. Other ancient societies were also cruel, but the Romans had Germans beat when it came to cruelty.

            Go away you anti White bigot. You hate us why do you post here?

          • 1G25

            “Just look at how we demonized the Japanese when we were at war … .”

            Google “Unit 731” and tell me “we” demonized those subhuman animals.

          • Guest

            “Unit 731”

            They did some shocking and unimaginably brutal experiments on live human bodies, (most victims were from China, Russia, Mogolia and Korea) and several of those experiments were,

            – Inject a large amount of a horse urine into a live man’s liver and make observations on the subject afterwards

            – Have a person dip her own hands into acid make observations

            – Start injecting a deadly virus into the subject’s body and if the person does not show any symptoms, then investigate the factors that protect the subject from the virus, and increase the amount of the virus injected into the subject’s body.

          • The Romans also once despised their Italian allies as unreliable and untrustworthy, which suggests that during the Republic, tribalism was alive and well in Rome.

          • none of your business

            You don’t have black or asian friends. You just say hello to the mail carrier and tell the asian waiter and cashier that you liked the food.
            You are a liar when you claim to have asian and black friends.

      • Sub-Saharan blacks evolved for their environment, as did we. What environmental population pressures do you imagine were required to make whites and northeast Asians what we are today? This went on for many tens of thousands of years. I have visited stone-age ruins in the Orkney Islands, and while the climate is miserable by any standards with good clothing, it must have been hideous under primitive conditions. Heck, maybe they wore seal skins stuffed with down from migrating birds. With fur-on seal hides on the outside to shed the rain and sleet and warmed only by a peat fire even at home, it would still be most unpleasant. Thousands of years of that would change people.

        • none of your business

          I never fell for the climate causes of black non evolution. Southern asia is as hot, humid and disease ridden as Africa. Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, S. China, India, Mexico and Peru are as hot as Africa. Well, Mexico is not humid. All of S. Asia was as infested with tigers and other predators as Africa.

          I know that is the conventional theory, but I never bought it.

          • Early modern humans very likely miscegnated with the sparse populations of hominids who were already in Eurasia.

          • Max

            The difference is that many of the peoples which you cite are much more recent inhabitants of those areeas. Many of them are the decendants of early humans which got the hell OUT of Africa and dispersed to other areas. Those remaining in Africa simply did not have any evolutionary pressure to evolve much beyond what was already existing 160,000 years ago. The rest are much more recent inhabitants of their respective areas and many, such as Mexicans in your example, are the decendants of Asians and/or Europeans. The general theory still stands, I think.

      • none of your business

        Go away. You hate us goys. At least today you are not dragging your anti capitalist views, which have nothing to do with race. You hate us and despise us so go away and post on Salon and SPLC.

    • [Guest]

      I also see them as human beings. But that doesn’t preclude my noticing their inclination toward behavior more befitting a rabid hyena than a person.

  • Conrad

    “New York Times: Police see black men as “not quite human beings.”
    Maybe they should start acting human.

    • [Guest]

      Many of them look upon that as “acting white,” which is something they do not want to do.

    • Nonhumans

      Hear! Hear!

    • SentryattheGate

      Remember what Nobel prize winner Dr. Albert Schweitzer said about blacks, after his 50 years of living in Africa.

      • Conrad

        I do. I’m just not so sure that I am as kind as he was.

  • AmericanCitizen

    The meaning of Ferguson is clear: Whites, law and order, and facts take a back seat to racial pandering. I hope over time this incident creates so many race realists that we’ll look back and the legacy of Ferguson will be “America’s White Racial Awakening”.

    • newscomments70

      The silver lining to Ferugson is that media propaganda of black males is failing. They try to portray the rioters as “freedom fighters” and patriots, as in the movie, “Hunger Games”, but that is backfiring. Most whites (and even some in other races) see them as animals.

      • Speedy Steve

        To be perfectly honest, far too many of the ‘rioters’ looked like white trouble-makers. Perhaps the cops need to crack their heads first next time. Nobody likes a turncoat.

        • me

          The ‘antifa’ commies, those little pink rabbits, that were bussing in from everywhere should have been arrested. They didn’t/don’t live in Ferguson, and they need to be jailed for their crimes of disturbing the peace, assaulting a police officer, inciting to riot, etc.

  • We’re in a race war and the NY Times is not on the side of whites. Destroying the effectiveness of law enforcement is high on the list of leftist goals. That will bring down the black arrest rate and the black prison population. Felons right to vote is impeded. Liberals need blacks to never be arrested so as to keep them in the voting pool.

    This guerrilla war on our people is now 50 years (at least) in the making. Because the federal government, the Supreme Court, the national media, and the universities are all trying to see us killed in the streets by “teens” with hammers, miscegenated out of existence via race mixing promoted by Hollywood and TV, destroy ourselves via homosexuality and degeneracy, we don’t quite know how to fight back against such a massive array of forces against us. When we talk back, we get fired from our jobs.

    Not until we take to the streets in massive numbers with protests of our own and do other things I can’t mention here will things change. Perhaps our best ray of hope is an economic collapse that destroys many comfortable whites who prefer to remain silent about white genocide. When whites have nothing left to lose, they will either act or march willingly into FEMA death camps. Better to die fighting, I say.

    • phillyguy

      like I said, we need a white nationalist leader, we have to fight for separation or we will be exterminated in the next 50 years, after that you will only see a white American in a Natural History Museum along with all the of the extinct animals.

      • voxvot

        Without Whites there will be no natural history museums.

        • Speedy Steve

          There will not be very many plumbers and electricians either.

        • We visited my mother for a week in Boulder and all went to the Denver museum of natural history (or whatever they call it today). We spent four hours there, and the only blacks we saw were uniformed staff.

          We were planning to go on Saturday, but the weather was so nice that the four of us went hiking in the hills above Boulder, and drove to the museum on Sunday, when the weather rapidly became worse after about 8:00 AM. It seemed lots of other whites had the same idea. I have always loved their mineral displays.

    • Tarczan

      Yup, and the collapse is getting a little closer. I read where SS is now predicted to become insolvent in 2024, nine years away! Until then, however, party on!

      • John Smith

        Yea right, just like “they” say we’ll have a non-white majority in 2050; no wait, uh in 2042. Yea right.

        2024? Social Security will crash much sooner. Every day, for the next (approx) twenty years, 10,000 new mostly white baby boomers go on Social Security / Medicare. The working age population will continue its rapid “browning”.

        It doesn’t take genius to reach a conclusion.

        • Alexandra1973

          That would certainly make death panels/assisted suicide look more appealing.

          That might be the plan.

        • Whitetrashgang

          SSI has always been a Ponzi scheme anyways.

          • 1G25

            Social Security is not an insurance program at all. It is simply a payroll tax on one side and a welfare program on the other. Your Social Security benefits are always subject to the whim of 535 politicians in Washington.

            The Court’s decision was not surprising. In an earlier case, Helvering v. Davis (1937), the Court had ruled that Social Security was not a contributory insurance program, saying, “The proceeds of both the employee and employer taxes are to be paid into the Treasury like any other internal revenue generally, and are not earmarked in any way.”



        • Speedy Steve

          LOL! Brown working population. Let me know how that works out.

      • SoulInvictus

        It won’t even take 9 years.
        Those estimates are based on who is in and expected to age into the system currently.
        Now add in a few million (or potentially tens of millions) south of the border “citizens”. And their elderly family members they’ll be able to bring in. Etc.
        Add in the health care tab (and housing and food and…) for the above and poof, total implosion.

      • none of your business

        Pundits have predicted the bankruptcy of SS for 50 years now. It is still going strong. I remember back when I was about 25 the story started. That was about 52 years ago.

        • What they mean by the “bankruptcy” of Social Security is that at some point, FICA-OASDI taxation in a given FY won’t be enough to cover all Social Security benefits. Now, all that will mean is that the Feds will have to cover the shortfall from other revenue sources. It does NOT means that SS goes away at that very moment.

          Really, the more I think about it, the more I have to conclude that this faux argument on the part of many lamestream conservatives that Social Security and Medicare are “broken” or “going bankrupt” and “needs reform” is just a fancy way of saying that SS and Medicare Parts A, B and C (*) represent $1.3 trillion of Federal spending (FY 2014) that isn’t run through the hands of either an insurance company (**) or Wall Street, neither gets a cut of it.

          Ironically, the Medicare “reform” proposals would mean that everything we don’t like about ObamaDontCare, and everything that lamestream conservatives supposedly (***) don’t like about it, would be applied to Medicare A, B and C.

          (*) – Medicare Part D, the recent prescription drug benefit, does involve private insurance companies. However, it is one of the few Federal benefit programs that is running relatively on-budget in terms of its long term spending projections.

          (**) – The insurance industry is a big wheel in Republican donor class politics.

          (***) – And that is why I don’t think ObamaDontCare is going anywhere, even if we find ourselves with a Republican trifecta government starting in 2017. It creates a captive audience for the insurance industry.

        • Tarczan

          When payments exceed income is when there will be a problem. There is no trust fund no savings at all. They will probably print money and do something to levelize payments; i.e. income averaging or basing payments on need. You have money in the bank? You don’t need Social Security.
          The point is Social Security is not actuallarily sound, it is a Ponzi scheme. How long it can go on, no one knows, but the day of reckoning is approaching.

          • 1G25

            “They will probably print money and do something to levelize payments; i.e. income averaging or basing payments on need. You have money in the bank? You don’t need Social Security.”

            They already do. I still work, and therefore have had my SS receipts “means adjusted” down nearly $300/month in the last two years.

            Not a damn thing you can do about it.

    • “Liberals need blacks to never be arrested so as to keep them in the voting pool” – Excellent observation and one I hadn’t considered before.

    • Reynardine

      In addition, supporting white cops who act in our defence (or merely do their duty) should be a cornerstone of any strategy of white racial preservation.

    • MBlanc46

      “Not until we take to the streets in massive numbers with protests of our
      own and do other things I can’t mention here will things change.”

      Voting is futile. Only shows of massive resistance will accomplish anything. We don’t have to be violent, but we have to show that we’re serious about stopping the elites from destroying our country.

    • none of your business

      Englemann is a proud subscriber to the NYSlimes. Of course he may have lied about that as he lies about everything.

  • Reynardine

    Just below in another article: “Are there any REAL BLACK MEN that would love to go down to Ferguson
    Missouri to give back those bullets that Police Officer Darren Wilson
    Fired into the body of Mike Brown. If we’re unable to locate Officer
    Wilson then We’ll return them to his wife and if not her then his

    Yup, I’d see that as “not quite human.”

  • JohnEngelman

    Liberals are never so wrong, and never so hypocritical as on matters of race. I am confident that none of the New York journalists who wrote this editorial send their children to public schools with large black populations.

  • RationaliseThis

    This is not about logic and reason. It isn’t even about saving Black Kids from a White police violence. It is about using deception and rhetoric to win a race “cold war” that Obama, Holder, the Times are fighting.

    It’s important to analyse and refute using logic, reason and facts but realise that the bad guys will simply regurgitate more such nonsense which they simply rationalise as “truth”.

    The moral agression they use is in fact essential to maintain their delusion, such delusions can only be supported when others are forced to “believe”

    • François

      ” It is about using deception and rhetoric to win a race “cold war” that Obama, Holder, the Times are fighting.”
      But who is the real enemy? Who is behind Obama and Holder? You know, people who made it possible for incompetent Blacks to rise to positions such as theirs…? And who owns the Times?

      • It’s not a “Cold War”, but instead an Argentine junta-style “Dirty War”. Just ask Channon Christian.

  • guest

    The “journalists” of New York Times worry that blacks in Ferguson aren’t treated like human beings, yet they never actually do anything to help them out other than print out these phony stories about how all blacks are victims of racism. If they were really that worried for them, they would go to Ferguson and do something to actually help them, but they won’t. Because like all other liberal journalists, they expect the rest of us to endure this “blessing of diversity” in the form of riots so they won’t have to.

  • Vito Powers

    Supposedly, Chief Justice Roger Tanney once said that blacks “are not fully human”, that they were “an inferior race”, was he so far off the mark?

  • MannyR

    I see them as human beings, same as Ed Gein, Ted Bundy, Leatherface, Idi Amin, Pablo Escobar…etc. just because they’re human doesn’t make them any less threatening to those around them.

    • B.A_2014

      Don’t lump Pablo in with sickos like Ed Gein and big Idi. Pablo had class and gave back to his people. I have sympathy for rebels.

  • Simonetta

    The New York Times has pronounced on the meaning of….

    How regal. The grey lady has turned her grave and ancient mind to an issue of momentous importance to our society and has brought forth wondrous wisdom in her hallowed editorial prose. Excuse me, I’ve been reading the new Anne Rice ‘Vampire Lestat’ book and its prose style has affected my thinking. I’ll get over it soon.

    The meaning of Fergie is rather clear. Blacks are dim and crazy. What else is new?

    Africans have always worshiped the ‘strong man’; the bad, bad Leroy Brown (or Mick Brown this time around) who goes around the village beating up, tearing up, raping, and stealing anything he wants. All the men want to be him: all the women want to be impregnated by him. He is Africa! Always has been.

    Until now. Now he’s just a schmuck who needs killing so that the rest of da community can get about its business. He’s like the giant Arab with the sword who tries to attack Indiana Jones in the Lost Ark and gets blown away without so much as a whoop-de-doo.
    Everyone outside da community understands this intuitively; da community is just shocked that nobody cares if the police shoot Black thugs. Everybody else understands that this is what the police are basically hired to do. What’s the big deal?

    What’s really hard for the Africans to understand is that in the modern world they need to have the police come around the hood and shoot the gangsters. Because gangsters are bad for any community; they need to be shot. So thank the police. They’re doing it so that you don’t have to do it. So your kids can walk to school without getting attacked and beaten. So you can walk to the store without getting beaten and robbed. So that people from other neighborhoods can come to your neighborhood and spend money. So that you can go to other people’s neighborhoods without being attacked in retaliation for some jive-ass stupid violent thing that your hood’s gangsters did to their people.

    Black Americans are beginning to understand this, but it’s hard, so hard, to them to actually come out and say it. Because to do so would be to go against all the Black Power propaganda that they’ve been believing for the past 50 years and are now realizing is just nonsense. Black people are tribal. They will always do whatever they can to reinforce the myths and beliefs that the tribe has accepted as truths. Whites are individualistic, especially in the USA. They don’t naturally think as a tribe, or follow tribal guidelines when those are contradicted by reason, logic, law, and science.

    The real meaning of Fergie is that Black people are changing, and change is really hard for them. Ergo all the noise and anger.

    • MBlanc46

      You ought to submit this to the NYT as a guest editorial.

    • me

      Bravo! The Negro thug is shot by the police for being a Negro thug. That’s what the police are hired to do–prevent crime.

    • Change is usually quite a bother, because people naturally become complacent. Blacks have been told 24/7 for the last several generations by government and the mainstream media that everything that is wrong with their lives is all the fault of anyone who isn’t black. This has made them complacent. They have transformed Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society” from a social welfare safety net into a hammock.

      Their tried-and-true answer has been throwing the childish tantrums you describe, except it doesn’t work very well anymore. Burning down retail businesses in Ferguson has left them with fewer jobs in the area and fewer places in which to shop. Since insurance rates will skyrocket there, I suspect quite a few undamaged businesses will also relocate.

    • Tarczan

      Really true about the strong man.

    • Max

      White people have substituted real, genetic tribal affinity for a synthetic tribalism of “the team”. This is like susbstituting masturbation for genuine, biologically driven, meaningful, family and socially-sustaining sex. We are coming to extinction on account of this. We pay someone else to be our tribal champions and “alphas” for us and revel in the vicarious victories we achieve. To a homogenous culture this might even be a sustainable outlet but whenmixed with genuine, practicing tribal cultures, as blacks are, we lose. We largely do not identify with our true kin.

      Black people are not changing in any positive way that I can determine. They are still the indolent, emotionally driven reactors which the early explorers discovered in Africa. You assign a degree of introspection and sophistry to their behavior which I do not believe they possess. They see whites as an outgroup, a foreign tribe and it is really as simple as that. That is all that matters for the group. On an individual basis they might throw one of their own over to get some trinkets from the white tribe to enrich themselves personally but there is no philosophical calculus in this. It is simply more of the primitive immediate gratification for which they are renown.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Meaning in Ferguson?

    Punch out a cop, attempt to take his gun and you will be shot and killed.

    the fatal police shooting of unarmed Michael Brown

    Do I need to say it?

    • Usually Much Calmer


      • Bon, From the Land of Babble

        Move to the front of the class.

  • Yves Vannes

    The NYTs editorial page is read by whom? Far leftists, that’s it. There news sections have a lot of influence in determining what is news. But their editorial page is birdcage liner and fish wrap. More people read it for the laughs than those who read it for insight.

    • none of your business

      Englemann reads it and then posts their anti White bigotry here and claims he thought it up all by himself.

  • Reverend Bacon

    So a hate crime hoax has been debunked, and Tass (the NYTimes) keeps doubling down on it? This is a milestone we haven’t yet seen. Not a good one, either.

    When Tawana Brawley was outed as a liar, the Times professed shock, but didn’t, as I recall, claim that she still had credibility. Ditto for the Duke Lacrosse team and Crystal Mangum. They never even covered Sharmeka Moffitt. Now, this.

    War is peace, freedom is slavery, ignorance is strength.

  • rentslave

    The Dow would be at 100,000 if these parasites went away.

    • Usually Much Calmer

      That which does not kill us makes us stronger?

      • SoulInvictus

        Not if it puts you into a coma as they saw off your limbs…

        • Usually Much Calmer

          True. The removed comment was about tamped economic growth.

  • Michael Mason

    Scrutinizing police officers is no different from scrutinizing men and women who serve in the military overseas. If Heather MacDonald were dropped into a black neighborhood after dark, she’d be praying that cops would come and save her.

    • Tarczan

      Heather McDonald seems to be racially aware.

  • A faded inner suburb of a faded metropolitan area almost 900 miles to the west of New York has been the most important place in the world in the mind’s eye of the NYT for the last four months. Over news that should have gone no further than local police blotter and maybe a follow up or two. If Dillon Taylor, Gilbert Collar and Zac Champommier got no further than local police blotter in the opinion of the MSM, then Michael Brown should have been the same way.

    The NYT hasn’t covered the Eric Garner matter, in its own city, with this much gusto. For good reason: The media aren’t about to rile up blacks to riot in the media’s own nest.

    • Tarczan

      Before Ferguson happened the WH had their antennas up for incidents such as Ferguson to demagogue in order to further their leftist agenda. Same with NYC. Simultaneous demonstrations in 170 cities the same day is just a coincidence?
      Micheal Medved said on his radio show today he couldn’t understand why Ferguson and NYC are such big deals. He can’t be that naive.
      These demonstrations are orchestrated by the community organizer in chief.

  • Speedy Steve

    I have suspected the media of ginning up a race war since the 1980s. Their efforts have been gaining exponential momentum through Trayvon “Saint skittles martyr of Sanford,” and Micheal (?) “Gentle unarmed saint swisher sweets of Ferguson” Brown, to today’s Saint Cigarettes Choke-hold of Staten Island. In no way do I blame the African criminals for any of these riots. Criminals do what criminals do — act impulsively. The real war is being ginned up by communists, many of them Jewish, (sorry John Engleman, but you know I’m right) who work in the infotainment industry, and whose goal is to wreck America. There ought to be a backlash, and it won’t be YT that carries it out.

    • Speedy Steve

      I’m reminded about how the cosmopoles and swells in NYC view the world and these images popped up.

  • libertarian1234

    “New York Times: Police see black men as “not quite human beings.”

    I wonder if it’s because most of them act like savages?

  • ViktorNN

    ““many police officers see black men as expendable figures on the urban landscape, not quite human beings.”

    Hey, so do I!

  • Evette Coutier

    First, there are no black men. They act like punk teenage boys all their lives. Also, the solution to their problem with law enforcement is simple. Don’t break the law. Omg, can they really be that stupid?

  • SentryattheGate

    Which brings to mind Dr. Albert Schweitzer and Dr. James Watson, both Nobel prize winners who apparently agree on the subject of Negroes.

  • Magician

    It will take a few more decades and several more hundreds of blatant black on white crimes for NY Times to be allowed to be pro-white and politically correct

    or even honest

    NY Times, or any mainstream media company out there, is not there to benefit the general public. It is nothing more than another form of profit-driven business

    • me

      No one’s stopping the New York Slimes from accurate, unbiased news reporting. They just choose not to. It’s called propaganda, and ALL mainstream media is dishing it out.

  • Magician

    blacks don’t really see whites as humans either.

    • me

      Why do they try to emulate Whites by looking like them, then?

    • LHathaway

      Despite puffing ourselves up, and all the bluster and ballyhoo we dish out day in and day out on here, even the AmRener’s who brag about how racist they are are not as racially conscious as black 12 years olds.

      • Max

        I suspect that most AmRenners have other productive things to do during their lives so cannot commit the same amount of time and energy to being resentful.
        *Maybe* when the collectivist Republidemocrat dream comes to pass and white’s jobs are nearly all replaced by robots, foreign tech-support and Mexicans…

  • me

    Exactly. They need to go back to their ‘mammyland’ asap.

  • LHathaway

    I don’t know why but I read the title as, “Finding Meaning in Prison”.

    • I have been home from federal prison for over 11 years and off federal probation for almost eight, but while I have nightmares that I am locked up again and nobody will tell me why, I can’t find any meaning in it.

      • Max

        Some of us feel locked up wherever we go, all of the time.

        I am wondering if these alleged “alien abduction” stories are in fact alien deliveries of lunatics from other planets to the earth; that this is actually the insane-asylum for the galaxy.

  • Who Me?

    “Police see black men as “not quite human beings.”
    Although this is patently untrue, I can’t see a problem with it, or maybe I just mean that it has been scientifically proven that different races are biologically different.

  • crockadoodle6

    Honestly, when was the last time anyone actually read the entire label on the bottle of yard insecticide? Never probably, and we are all still alive and functioning. Just think of the NYT as another label. But instead of at least getting a useful product attached to the label you only get the label and the screech of hermaphroditic idealists circulating fear. Ergo: why read it at all?
    The Karma bus has stopped at their front door. I guarantee you they are financially hurting. And they are in the double down mode on stupid bets. They are just now going on the MSM ‘diet’ calling it ‘reorganization’, AKA layoffs. The next step will be consuming the protein (eliminating certain features like daily print, certain editors, etc), then finally they will cannibalize and sell off assets. The new Newsweek. Sold for a dollar. And worth a penny.

    • My mother used to receive a “Time” magazine subscription that she had purchased with frequent-flier miles. When that was obviously circling the drain, I looked at a copy of “Newsweek” in the public library, and it was even worse.

    • none of your business

      I think they own those Kaplan internet colleges and the test prep service.

  • Earl P. Holt III


  • Melvin Bonzarelli

    The last time that the NYT dared to go off-message was several years back, when a retired senior staffer for the Times picked up two young black men off the street and took them back to his bachelor apartment for sex. They demanded money up-front from him as payment for their sexual favors, so he went with them to a local bank ATM. He had to use the outdoor ATM as it was late at night and the bank was closed. Outdoor security cameras captured the event.
    The Times staffer was found beaten to death in his apartment several days later, apparently by these two gentlemen. The Times did a a very brief story covering the events, mostly praising the victim and a really great guy and wonderful employee. The Times kind of criticized the killers, but treaded very softly, since they were obviously protected African youths who were only acting out out of resentment that their great-great-great grandparents had been brought to America in chains. Then, nothing. Never mentioned again. We never even found out whether the two killers were ever caught.

    • meanqueen

      May I ask why you used the term “gentlemen” to refer to the thugs? Sometimes I just call them XY creatures.

  • Melvin Bonzarelli

    The City of Newark is currently in a police lock down. Seven homicides in the past seven days. Four this past weekend alone. An additional homicide two days ago, the son of a black female police officer. The city is broke, but was forced to authorize massive overtime and cancel all police leaves to saturate the African neighborhoods with police 24/7. Only the predominantly Cuban, Spanish and Portuguese Ironbound section of the city has been free of the latest crime wave. Two more last week in neighboring Irvington. The month before a 15-month old baby girl was shot to death while sitting on her father’s lap in their own living room; a couple of dudes decided to use their high-powered handguns to take some shots at each other, and one of the bullets penetrated the wall of a nearby apartment, killing the baby.
    All of the above mayhem was black on black. Nothing newsworthy, according to the NYT. You know, the NYT might be right.

  • Guest

    They get away

  • disqus_irCdmAu8It

    One simple statement says it all: In 2013, 5,375 blacks were arrested for homicide, which is greater than the number of whites and Hispanics combined (4,396), even though blacks are only 13 percent of the national population. But, the real secret is: What is the racial breakdown of the victims? Mostly blacks, but, many, many Whites are killed by Blacks. More than the reverse. There really is a War on Whites.

  • Max

    There once was a bro’ Michael Brown
    Who decided to go into town
    To steal some cigars and obstruct some cars
    Now Michael Brown’s in the ground

  • Say instead “exacerbated it”, and you will be closer to the mark.

  • Realist

    Whites seem to rather whine than take action.

    • model1911

      I think that will soon change.

      • Realist

        We shall see.

    • Speedy Steve

      I guess most of us have something to lose.

      • Realist

        Then you don’t care and will probably lose everything.

        • Speedy Steve

          What day does the race war break out? If only we could know such answers ahead of time. The wrong move too soon just makes you another victim of the criminal justice system and for no good reason. As it is, yes FEMA camps loom for YT, it’s a matter of how many will go down fighting?

          • Realist

            What is your solution? Just smart ass remarks?

          • Speedy Steve

            What’s your solution? Whining?

  • Alexandra1973

    To be honest it’s hard to think of them as human when they act worse than wild animals. Yes, they are human…but a savage variety.

  • Tony Murphy

    Apparently the Batwa pygmies represented a prized delicacy for the local Congolese cannibals.

  • none of your business

    Richard Wright was a black communist who wrote some very popular books in the 1930’s and 40’s. Around 1960 when the colonies were being “freed” he travelled to W. Africa and wrote a book about what he saw. He was shocked at how awful and sub human they were.

  • none of your business

    100 years ago some black women had as much as 9 or 10 children. Most lived in the south where the only welfare was the Churches and the Churches, especially the black ones were pretty poor. The black birthrate is about 2 per woman. Some of the men have a lot of kids but the birthrate is still only about 2 per woman, maybe a bit more like 2.5.

    Iceland and the Nordic countries have much more comprehensive welfare systems than we do and the native people have the lowest crime rates in the world. The recent immigrants of course have a high crime rate. But that just goes to show it is not welfare that causes crime. 2 peoples under the same welfare system, native Nordics and browns and blacks have totally different crime rates.

    • none of your business

      When the southern blacks were brought to the northern industrial areas during WW2 crime rates skyrocketed. That is why Whites just fled to the suburbs in the late 1940’s on. 1940, those industrial cities were safe. By 1950, ten years after the blacks arrived the cities were so unsafe the Whites fled to the suburbs.
      WW2 wartime production truly was a full employment at high wages. All, and I do mean all those black men had highly paid jobs and when they were not at work they committed crimes.

      There is an article about the crime ridden cesspool of Oakland Ca.
      Oakland became a crime ridden cesspool for one reason only. Southern blacks were brought in to work in the Port of Oakland. Those were very, very well paid jobs, even the simplest grunt work.
      And within 10 years Oakland had one of the highest crime rates in the country. FYI before the blacks arrived Oakland was considered a far nicer place to live than San FRancisco.

      W.Virginia and Appalachia have the lowest crime rates in the country. Appalachia also has a very high rate of welfare dependency and a lot of life long and multi generation welfare families.

      It is the people, not welfare or work or whatever. it is the people.

  • ghettovalley

    This is an excellent article. Really you can’t win. If we effectively police black neighborhoods, it’s racist and unfairly targeting their community, due to the prevalence of crimes being committed there. If we pull out and leave them to their own devices, lawlessness and anarchy soon emerge. Then we are racist for not being there, we don’t care about them. You just can’t win. We saw the same thing happen when crack began to destroy black communities in the past. The same people who demanded stricter sentencing for crack in order to protect the black community were the same ones calling it racist and claiming these laws are unfairly targeting blacks a few decades later. We just can’t win, no matter what we do for them, or how much money we waste on them. Separation is the only answer.

    • During the height of the Ferguson fiasco back in August, the local media claimed that:

      1. The white people who still lived in Ferguson were racist for not having moved away, because their presence and their voting was preventing Ferguson’s city government (and by inference, its police department) from “reflecting the suburb’s new demographics,” i.e. being black.

      2. The white people who moved out of Ferguson at some point in the recent past were racist for having done so, because they took their prosperity away and therefore made Ferguson less prosperous.

      Both at the same time.

      I guess the only way the media would have been satisfied here is that if white people stayed with their prosperity but were not allowed to vote or be cops. In other words, just be prosperity slaves to blacks.

  • Earl P. Holt III

    Here’s MY “Lesson gleaned from Ferguson”:


    • Anna Tree

      I add:
      Pants up, don’t shoot!
      Pants up, don’t rape!
      Pants up, don’t loot!
      Pants up, don’t hate!
      Pants up, don’t knock-out!

      • Earl P. Holt III

        Let’s disseminate these mantras…!

  • Please google “urge pants up, don’t loot” and add initials to the message of that title to make it visible on the website of the president of the United States.

    150 initials make it visible.

  • Fr. John+

    “many police officers see black men as expendable figures on the urban landscape, not quite human beings.”

    Let’s see. Dabney would agree, the WBTS South agreed, the Entire European continent agreed until about Darwin, and some even until 1960- Wallace agreed until some tool shot him down, Jerry Falwell agreed until he got ‘TV religion’ famous; Carleton Coon, Lothrop Stoddard, yes, all would agree. Even the Church Fathers would agree prior to the 1940’s, for, when speaking of the demons, who unilaterally are portrayed with black skins and bulging eyes.

    As President Reagan once quipped, ‘If it walks like a duck, and talks like a duck…”

  • Speedy Steve

    Many of those explorers kept copious notes. They were eventually compiled into a Best Of book called Negroes In Negroland: