Minority Congressional Staffers Plan Walkout in Wake of Brown, Garner Decisions

Athena Jones, CNN, December 11, 2014

Congressional staffers plan to walk off their jobs Thursday afternoon to show their support for the families of Michael Brown and Eric Garner in the wake of the decision by two grand juries not to indict the police officers responsible for their deaths, according to three staffers who plan to participate in the event.

The planned walkout comes after days of protests across the country, including in Washington, D.C., where demonstrators have marched through downtown, blocking roads and bridges on an almost nightly basis since last Wednesday’s decision by a grand jury in Staten Island not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the chokehold death of Garner.

“We’re proud to have this moment of solidarity with the families of Michael Brown and Eric Garner and the thousands of peaceful protesters around the country who are telling this country that black lives matter,” said one staffer who was helping to plan the event.

The Congressional Asian Pacific American Staff Association and the Congressional Hispanic Staff Association joined black staffers and the Congressional Black Associates in planning the event, which is set to take place at 3:30 p.m., and is expected to draw at least 50 people. A staffer who planned to attend the protest said it was important to show support across racial lines.

“I believe it’s important, because what affects one community really affects the entire country,” the staffer told CNN. “It’s not just one group of minorities that’s affected. How one group is treated affects Asians, Hispanics, women. It’s important that we show our solidarity and come together and really speak out about the injustices that are being done.”


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  • dd121

    So if they don’t believe in the rule of law what is their foundation for justice.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      Lock the door behind them!! They won’t be missed.

      Here’s something interesting that came across my bow about White Nazi PO-lice killing innocent young black children:

      From New York’s Annual Firearms Discharge Report:

      The 2011 report confirms that although Blacks accounted for 72% of criminal shooters in New York, they only accounted for 22% of those killed by police. On the other hand, Whites, who committed just 3% of the criminal shootings in New York, accounted for 44% of suspects killed by New York City police.

      • The Threat is Real (UK)

        You can’t show these facts to anyone, they’re racist…for the sake of your soul, please….embrace diversity.

        Here…have some kool air, you’ll feel better,

        • Bon, From the Land of Babble

          I do believe in celebrating diversity.

    • A Freespeechzone

      They believe in mob rule and administration of justice by way of lies, innuendo, ignoring of facts based upon RACISM.

      Make NO mistake, this IS a struggle to move to mob rule and use it to literally destroy the White race—backed by the negro President.

      • dd121

        They forget that mob rule can be a double edged sword. If you recall, civilized people used to summarily hang negro criminals. I really don’t understand what the left thinks they’re going to accomplish by inciting the dim-witted blacks to mob violence.

    • Sick of it

      Blacks, Asians, Hispanics…I’d say they follow the might makes right philosophy.

    • Juggernaut3000


  • DaveMed

    Walking off the job and refusing to work.

    Sounds like solidarity with the Black community to me!

    • benvad

      What’s the difference anyways? They never do work while they’re on the job.

  • I’m doing my part:
    My nude protest in honor of Mike Brown is changing hearts and minds.

    • Cecil Broomsted

      I fear the young lad has been traumatised for life with that image burned into his brain.

      • Pathfinder75

        And that’s on top of all the garbage he’s likely been exposed to on cable TV.

    • SentryattheGate

      Poor little traumatized boy! Where was this allowed to take place? San Fransicko?

    • thomasdosborneii

      That little boy’s response is priceless!

    • dd121

      Little boy, don’t stare.

      • Paleoconn

        With the type of parents the little boy has bringing him to circuses like this, this kid doesn’t have a prayer.

  • At least this didn’t result in any real work not getting done.

    • Dwight

      Bingo. They are all there in their racially organized groups to serve the interests of their own kind. “What have ya’ done for me lately, crackahs?”

    • 48224

      I wonder why they didn’t walk out when OJ Simpson was found NOT guilty of killing two white people?? I guess that wasn’t an injustice in their minds??

      • See The Future

        The trial of OJ was a theatrical event

  • Dwight

    This is the schtick blacks pull on whites with, unfortuately, great success. Get as much mileage out of these incidents as possible. Milk it for all its worth and then some. Complain endlessly about being victims and the ongoing need to deal with raaaaaaaaaacism. Then Obama, Holder, Orca Winfrey, athletes, musicians, politicians, and toddlers all join in on the altruism tactic against whites. They are truly professionals at it.

    • Diversity Fatigue

      The only thing that would redeem blacks is a return to life before the civil rights era. Blacks actually had children through marriage, had lower crime rates, and worked for a living. They’ve been at the public trough for way too long.

      • Ron Cheaters

        And even their music had talent then. Everything since has become lazy.

      • 48224

        they’ve been at the low end of the IQ scale even longer.

      • benvad

        They’d still be a thorn, there must be complete separation.

    • Who Me?

      There are any number of worthless thugs who get shot by police for pursuing their thuggish lifestyles. By simple percentages some of them will be shot by White officers, and some of them will be unarmed. All the blacks have to do is pick a reasonably young one, and then they have their perfect victim. An “unarmed black child murdered by a racist white cop” (Real facts don’t matter).
      Then they hype it up, yell, scream, cry, babble to the media incessantly, rob, loot and burn, or at least threaten to. When a grand jury correctly returns no indictment, they can turn around and say–“See, the system is rigged against us and all whites are racist, Black lives don’t matter.”
      They’ve done it with Trayvon Skittles, Michael Brown and now this obese porker, Eric Garner.
      Keep up the good work, MSM. Every day you are pushing more and more Whites to the point of “Negro Fatigue” and the pendulum is slowing it’s leftward swing. Thanks to your tireless efforts on behalf of the Left, the trend will reverse itself, and hopefully the lampposts will groan under your combined weight when ropes stretch your necks for your treason.

      • NoMosqueHere

        Good post, but I would add that we’re hopelessly screwed unless third world immigration is banned and deportations of third worlders start in earnest.

        • ghettovalley

          We obviously cannot assimilate with groups of people so drastically different from ourselves. This includes blacks, latinos, most asians, and especially muslims.

          • bilderbuster

            Nor should we want to even if it were possible.

          • ghettovalley

            They have no one to blame but themselves for the poor state of their countries. No one has the right to be a parasite on white America. We owe these people nothing.

          • Michigan Patriot

            Amen !

        • See The Future

          Islam is the cancer of the planet

    • benvad

      Doesn’t mean whites have to buy it.

  • Dave4088

    Great idea! Let’s hold a vote to deep six affirmative blacktion and the EBT card program while they’re away.

  • dukem1

    Asian-Pacific Islanders have their own greivance posse.
    Hard to imagine anything fatter in the AmRen wheelhouse!

    • benvad

      Just cut the Polynesian islands lose and send them back.

  • Jeff Traube

    I’m thinking it would be great if the black and Hispanic members duke it out over the friction between those groups in Memphis, LA and other places . . .

    • Dwight

      Oh that’s coming. They will find the Hispaniards not quite so altruistic as whites and will fight back in droves against black violence.

      • libertarian1234

        Right you are.

        In fact they’re doing that right now.

        Google black/Hispanic violence and see the videos and read the stories of the battles that have taken place so far.

        Blacks are fighting with Asians, too, but it is only Hispanics who are fighting back.

    • libertarian1234

      Blacks and Hispanics are fighting right now in what ex-L.A. Sheriff Lee Baca called a race war in a story he wrote for the LA Times about the situation in Southern Calif.

      Schools, jails and prisons are periodically placed on lockdown and blacks and Hispanics are being killed just for venturing into each other’s neighborhoods.

      While the situation isn’t as dire in other parts of the country there is still riots and fighting between both groups, and it will get worse with this latest bid to inundate Hispanics throughout the country.

      In his book Civil War II, Chittum contends that ground zero for the conflict will be someplace in California and it will involve blacks and Hispanics in the beginning.

      He’s been right about so much I’m hesitant to doubt what he wrote.

      • For awhile, I’ve been wondering where the spark will take place that brings the whole house of cards down. Maybe L.A., maybe Chicago.

        Who knows? It may turn out that the spark was already lit right under my nose, in Ferguson.

        • libertarian1234

          You could well be right on that score.

  • superlloyd

    Sack the lot of these dim jobsworths. It would be no great loss to anyone.

  • Yves Vannes

    If only their even dumber bosses would walk off and stay off the job then this would be cause for a national celebration.

  • They were only going to gossip at the office and yak on the telephone anyway, so they won’t be missed.

    The question of the hour is “How easily do these critters think they can be replaced?”

    • bilderbuster

      They were never needed in the first place so why bother replacing them?

    • Pathfinder75

      “The question of the hour is ‘How easily do these critters think they can replaced?’ ”

      Perhaps they can ask the robots who are coming for their jobs.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    “when we walk outside, we contend with the fact that we are seen as dangerous, merely because of the color of our skin.”

    Because of your legacy:

    These are just from TODAY

    Ten white people set afire in recent months

    http //dailykenn blogspot com/2014/12/setting-white-people-on-fire-jessica html

    Black Habitual Offender Sentenced to Life Without Parole for Murder of Two White Family Dollar Store Employees

    http //detroit cbslocal com/2014/12/11/man-sentenced-to-life-without-parole-in-family-dollar-double-murder/

    Black Man Accused of Hitting, Killing Woman on Sidewalk has Long Arrest Record:

    http //www kptv com/story/27587320/man-accused-of-hitting-killing-woman-on-sidewalk-has-long-arrest-record

    Dying White hospice patient in wheelchair attacked, robbed in St. Louis alley by cowardly black man

    http //www stltoday com/news/local/crime-and-courts/hospice-patient-in-wheelchair-attacked-robbed-in-st-louis-alley/article_937f845f-0802-5c0a-84b1-393598b43281 html

  • Reynardine

    Now if we could get all the minorities to do this forever…

  • JohnEngelman

    If liberals think the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner is an issue they can win elections on they are delusional. All we need are a few more black ghetto riots, and a Republican will win the White House in 2016 y a landslide, with two Republican houses of Congress.

    • Alexandra1973

      You know, that makes sense.

      A researcher friend of mine thinks that things are being orchestrated so that in the end, we’ll have right-wing fascism. No, that’s not good.


    • RationaliseThis

      Maybe, I immagine it all depends on how quickly Bongo’s “immigration reform” Hispanics can be turned into Democrat voters. If not by 2016 then certainly by 2020. The tidal wave of demographics would be immense.

    • Michigan Patriot

      But what will the republicans do with this will of the people ? They are cowards and co-conspirators of the anti-White Christian globalists ” elite ” ! Why have they not challenged the 1965 Immigration & Reform Act ( of treason & non-representation ). It is going on 50 years of the West’s pogrom or holocaust !

      • JohnEngelman

        Republicans will cut taxes for the rich and business regulations. The national debt will escalate, like it did under Reagan. Joe Sixpack will be able to switch from Schlitz to Michelob. His employer will be able to buy a new Mercedez. Then Joe will be laid off, and replaced with a low wage immigrant.

        • newscomments70

          Schlitz was a popular beer from the mid 19th century until the early 1970s. The formula was fairly high quality for cheap beer. This worked well until the coroporate elites brilliantly decided to start using artificial additives in lieu of traditonal ingredients. They did this, of course, to cut costs and increase profits. They figured that the working class was too stupid and drunk to notice. They were wrong. The new beer was disgusting and the brewery almost went bankrupt. In 2008, the old formula was reintroduced. I’m not sure how it tastes. If I drank beer, i would give it a try. I know I went on a tangent. My point is, the old ways are the best ways. The corporate elite cuts costs to increase profits; quality of life is always diminished.

          • JohnEngelman

            Thanks for the information.

            My point is that if the Republicans sweep the next election the rich will benefit. The rest of the country will not. Cutting taxes has become Republican identity politics. The rich will get most of the tax cuts. Rank and file Republican voters will get a pittance. The national debt will grow faster.

          • newscomments70

            The Democrats increased the inheritance tax, which I find upsetting. Furtmermore, our national debt is at a record high under Obama. Both parties flooded us with immigrants, but I believe it is worse under Democrat rule. I do believe in tax cuts, but Republicans only throw us a few crumbs. I believe that both parties cater to the corporate elite.

      • JohnEngelman

        The The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 was signed by President Johnson. It received broad bipartisan support in both houses of Congress.

    • LHathaway

      The LA riots of 1992 got Clinton elected. It could be argued ‘hurricane katrina’ helped get Obama elected. .

  • Who Me?

    “Congressional staffers plan to walk off their jobs Thursday afternoon to show their support for the families of” two vicious, feral, criminal thugs.

    • Dana

      Yet another chapter in the saga of the unliving legend Mikey Brown, Gentle Giant of Ferguson

  • Michelle

    Just another excuse to not do any work. Not that they need an excuse not to work. It seems to come naturally.

  • MartelsGhost

    May the walkout forever be remembered as the day some actual work got done by all the White staffers left in the building………………………..

    • Reynardine

      “Improve your productivity with this one CRAZY racist trick!”

      • MartelsGhost

        All it costs is a few Dollar Tree stores………………….

  • libertarian1234

    “It’s important that we show our solidarity and come together and really speak out about the injustices that are being done.”

    How absolutely disgusting.

    The problem has nothing to do with “injustice” against blacks and everything to do with their out-of-control crime and violence for which they constantly run into the police who are trying to keep them from getting even worse than they are right now.

    Black males between the ages of 14 and 35 are but 3% of the population yet commit 50% of all murders, and they commit all other crimes FAR out of proportion to their numbers within the general population.

    That just the opposite of reality is accepted as fact is absolutely amazing, especially since anybody can get the black high crime and violence figures from the Dept. of Justice on its web site.

    These other non-whites getting into the fray by supporting these black liars think that by marginalizing white men and declaring all others victims they’re going to be able break the back of white resistance once and for all by seriously dividing whites with their lying rhetoric and can then successfully continue the weakening of white America in general.

    Do they not understand that they’re actually helping unite white people by giving examples of the chaotic madness a multicultural society can inflict on a nation?

    Until recent times most whites kept their mouths shut and said very little if anything about racial matters, so effective was the intimidation by the radicals. Now it’s common to read thousands of posts every day from every part of the country viciously condemning black rhetoric and actions, with people buying guns and ammo in the hundreds of thousands and talking about civil war. I hope everybody keeps in mind that we still represent an overwhelming force of about 210 million people, and the vast majority are armed to the teeth and getting madder with each passing day.

    It’s as if the community organizer by his own clueless actions and obvious biases has hit a fast forward button which is taking us to outright armed conflict.

    These ugly anti-white hate protests will eventually die down but the images are going to be forever in our minds.

  • Michigan Patriot

    These racist hypocrites know where their bread is buttered plus who made the bread. If they would migrate anywhere and set up their own non-White Zone country; would do us European-Americans ( founding demographic ) the greatest gift since Columbus came to explore the new world. But they are all talk and no action, just like in our society since 1776.

  • bilderbuster

    An awful lot of the rioting homies aren’t wearing shirts and have their pants down.

  • Frank_DeScushin

    “The Congressional Asian Pacific American Staff Association and the Congressional Hispanic Staff Association joined black staffers and the Congressional Black Associates in planning the event”

    Why didn’t they invite the Congressional European-American Staff Association or the Congressional White Associates? Oh, that’s right, those groups would be racist.

    And the fact that the black groups wrangled the other minority groups to participate shows that they really do view America as “The minorities need to topple Whitey.”

    I see many people saying that these protests are about police brutality, not race. Do they honestly expect me to believe that these protests would be going on if it were black cops who killed Brown and Garner? There’s zero chance. These incidents became nationally known specifically because they could be used to push the media narrative of evil white oppressor killing innocent black victim.

  • IstvanIN

    Congressional Asian Pacific American Staff Association Another group that will never be assimilated.

  • RacialRay

    When we were little kids and things didn’t go our way on the playground, we’d throw a tantrum and say, “I’m takin’ my ball and goin’ home!” so that the others could not continue to play.

    Same mentality here. Same outcome, too, if I’m not entirely mistaken.

    • They overestimate their own importance.

      • Pathfinder75

        So do the politicians they ostensibly “work” for.

    • Reynardine

      Yeah, but when blacks say that they take your ball and then go home. Don’t think they won’t get in some of those individual reparations.

      • RacialRay

        Feels like I’ve been paying micro-reparations since birth.

  • OT

    Liberals in 1998: Special prosecutors are evil
    Liberals in 2014: Special prosecutors are good

    • Dana

      That’s when Billy boy was waving his magical wand around the oral office

  • Dana

    I guess its easy to find a job, I wish my 2 “white” children had it so easy, they don’t have minority hiring preference

  • MBlanc46

    No matter how high they rise, they’re always black first, last, and always. That being the case, real integration is impossible.

  • Caucasoid88

    Jesus. Just like 18-year-old sociology majors in college. What idiotic babies.

  • If we’re lucky, the next black “protester” will have a pair of Vise-Grip (tm.) pliers instead of a hammer.

  • thomasdosborneii

    The whole thing is an amazing exercise in futility. What they are protesting is meaningless. Who is doing the protest is meaningless. The fact of their walking off the job is meaningless.

  • Michigan Patriot

    They also pass pro-minority perks laws that whitey disproportionately has paid for since our suicidal civil rights for them not us & the extinctional 1965 immigration & Reform Act of treason.

  • Michigan Patriot

    —and Whitey picks up this big ” bill ” since day one !

  • Chris R

    So they won’t be available to have a say on legislation? Oh no..

  • rentslave

    Reagan fired the white air traffic controllers.Why can’t these @$#$%^ be fired?

    • John Smith

      Most are the relatives and/or sex partners of the negro congresscritters. Besides – have you ever seen many black govt. employees fired for anything short of a grave felony?

  • Earl P. Holt III


  • John Smith

    The white staffers were told to stay away – someone has to do the real work and the black staffers are just there for show so the negro congress members have their entourages.

  • Yancy Derringer

    … sigh … Let me guess: Someone at CNN dreamed this up. Successful. Now they’re covering it. And it goes on…

  • archer

    This is where diversity is bringing us too, a society ready for a meltdown.

  • Hy Alldredge

    Somehow I doubt the productivity of their offices will suffer much. In fact it will probably increase since their non-black coworkers will get to work in peace and quiet.

  • Clyde Weathers

    This on top of gerrymandering congressional districts to get these clowns in the door.

    • Not all black legislative staffers work for black elected legislators. I know firsthand that white Democrats in the Missouri General Assembly, fewer and fewer they are, like to hire blacks to be aides.

  • benvad

    Hope the don’t stop until they reach Ghana.

  • disqus_irCdmAu8It

    They are, for the most part, extremists, socialists and whackos.

  • Vito Powers

    Why does CNN consider this stunt to be worthy of news coverage? Even today, (Friday), CNN did a segment on the hands up stunt. It’s like they’re deliberately fanning the flames of Negro discontent. Seriously, there needs to be a boycott of advertisers on both CNN and MSNBC.

  • Pathfinder75

    “Da homies won’t like this dude AT ALL.”

    They will if they’re on the “down low”.