CBC Head: Black America Is ‘in a State of Emergency’

Mike Lillis, The Hill, February 4, 2015

The new head of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) is eyeing a criminal justice overhaul that would tap special prosecutors to oversee cases involving police shootings.

Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) says the often-chummy relationship between local police and prosecutors can taint the examination of such cases and undermine justice for the victims.

Butterfield, a former judge, said August’s high-profile shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo.–and the controversial nature of the prosecutor’s handling of that case–is clear evidence that the current system is broken and needs a fix.

“There is a common bond between law enforcement officers and prosecutors. It’s natural,” Butterfield said last week during a sit-down interview in his Capitol Hill office.

“So when there’s a police shooting . . . I am probably going to advocate some type of special prosecutor, randomly selected, to handle these cases. Appointed by whom? I don’t know. Should it be the chief justice? Should it be the governor? You know, the jury’s still out on that. But we’ve got to look at not using the local hometown prosecutor in cases involving police shootings.”

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Lamenting that black America is “in a state of emergency,” Butterfield said the issue would be among his top priorities as he takes the reins of the CBC. That push will include not only a focus on police misconduct, he said, but also a much broader examination of efforts to improve law enforcement training, promote community policing, provide quality counsel to poor defendants and eliminate racial disparities in sentencing laws, especially when it comes to controlled substances.

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At 46 members strong, the CBC is more powerful than it has ever been. Still, with Republicans controlling the House, the group’s leaders are quick to acknowledge they’ve got a tough road ahead to move their agenda.

GOP leaders have shown no interest, for example, in efforts to update the 1965 Voting Rights Act after a 2013 Supreme Court ruling eliminated central provisions. The update is a top priority for the CBC.

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Still, Butterfield emphasized that he’ll be reaching out to GOP leaders in search of areas of common ground. Goodlatte is on that list regarding the voting law, he said, as is Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), the head of the Ways and Means Committee, who had been open last year to examining a long-standing CBC proposal designed to fight extreme poverty.

Championed by Rep. Jim Clyburn (S.C.), the third-ranking House Democrat, the “10-20-30” proposal would direct at least 10 percent of federal anti-poverty spending to communities where at least 20 percent of the population has lived below the poverty line for at least 30 years.

Butterfield said there are almost 500 counties in the nation where those conditions exist, and that “most of them” are represented by a Republican. He’s hoping to win the backing of Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), who’s been under fire in recent months over reports that, as a state legislator in 2002, he  spoke to a white supremacist group.

“He’s had some missteps over the last few weeks, and I believe this would be a good means of recovery from those missteps if he could work with us on targeted funding,” Butterfield said.

In the absence of legislation, Butterfield said Obama, through the Justice Department, could take executive steps to reform parts of the criminal justice system. An effort to ensure that all defendants have competent counsel, regardless of their ability to pay, is one such step, Butterfield proposed.

“I encourage him to use more of his executive authority,” Butterfield said, “and I believe he will.”

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  • MekongDelta69

    Once I see anything by the Congressional Black Caucus, I stop reading, because it’s all **** ****.

    Same as whenever I see the black muslim Marxist dictator come on the screen. I either mute it, change the channel, or shut the TV off.

    • Samuel Hathaway

      You must be my twin brother. I have stopped listening the news, cold turkey. I can’t even watch the C-SPAN a.m. program anymore with all the Obama clips. Haven’t watched cable news now since Christmas. National news is out. All three networks. The sight and sound of Obama is simply *nauseating*, which is why now, news from Spain, Colombia or Venezuela is all I’ll watch now.

      • John Smith

        I watch DW and NHK – better our former Axis adversaries than our own propaganda. Sometimes the BBC, if Katty Kay isn’t on – bleh!

        • Samuel Hathaway

          What’s DW and NHK? Just a glance today on the net about how Brian Williams at NBC News is now under scrutiny for allegedly making up stuff, is really all needed to see of “American news” today. It’s a disgrace, I tell you, a complete, total disgrace. Look at MSNBC. Pathetic. Embarrassing. Open lezbos, now I hear Al Sharpton has a gig on there… My gosh, what has happened to the media in this country?

          • LHathaway

            They turned overwhelmingly liberal sometime around 1930, as I hear it.

          • John Smith

            Deutsche Welle and Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai, respectively.

          • “Allegedly” making up stuff? He ADMITTED to lying. Nothing “alleged” about it. And that is only what we KNOW; Lord knows how much more lying and deception these people are doing.

          • Samuel Hathaway

            Sorry for the alleged stuff.. As I do not watch American news anymore, I only heard about it before briefly glancing at it on the internet, complete with seeing the image of Brian Williams with his nose out of joint and his mouth shifted slightly to the side.. do you know if he had a stroke at one time or had reconstructive surgery after an accident? But I believe you when you say he lied.

          • Quido

            Samuel this is what happened.
            There are 1500 news papers
            There are 1100 magazines
            There are 9000 radio stations
            There are 2400 publishers
            All owned by six corporations
            And they are GE, News Corp, Disney, Viacom, Time Warner, CBS
            All with an agenda

    • I so don’t want to look at or listen to that man that I even dread when conservative talk radio plays soundbytes of his yapping. But then I think of what’s going to follow him, Jeb Bush or Hillary. Which means it’s only going downhill.

      But, then again, it’s not as if I don’t know why.

      • Samuel Hathaway

        Yes, Rush is out too… Rush has mellowed out somewhat…must be age… but I tire of listening to Obama, Rush chasing after the black vote, it’s all so old now, I’m ready for a new gig…. My new thing is old Spanish western movies, filmed in Texas….

        • Bill Moore

          Hello Samuel Hathaway,

          Rush Limbaugh has been taken off the air in many places by Progressives attacking his advertisers.

          Rush’s response has been to talk more about sports and avoid the real issues.

          Bill Moore

          • Samuel Hathaway

            I have noticed that Rush is infatuated by the NFL… just as he gets to about the fifth word in the sentence, I turn it to FM to listen to music. I no longer follow the NFL.. I couldn’t name 5 NFL players to save my life. I only know Tom Brady, of superbowl fame and a few others.
            the pressure has taken its toll on Rush, seemingly. Liberals always get their way.

          • Havin Nunavit

            Try Mark Levin. He doesn’t seem too cowed by the pressure. Actually, it seems to make him quite angry.

      • throttler

        You can’t go downhill after Obama. He is the bottom of the barrel.

        • Maybe not downhill, but I don’t interpret either Jeb Bush or HRC as a step uphill.

    • Dr.Bazzi

      Its the same song since 1960, give us this, give us that. More “anti poverty funds”?
      Why would such an industrious race of inventors, scientists, engineers, pioneers in medicine need anti poverty funds.
      I forgot , it all propaganda for “Black Mythology Month”.

  • “Black America is in a state of emergency”

    One of those Bill Murray Groundhog Day stories. I read this story five years ago, ten years ago, fifteen years ago, twenty years ago. And I’ll read it again five years from now, ten years from now, fifteen years from now, twenty years from now.

    “All defendants have competent counsel”

    That’s part and parcel of conventional wisdom in Bell Curve City, that nobody is actually guilty, that one gets off or doesn’t based on one’s criminal defense lawyer being good or bad. The inconvenient truth is that you could clone Perry Mason as many times as you need to and have that be every defense attorney for every black defendant, and that still doesn’t change the fact that they did it.

    • Havin Nunavit

      Well, I’m sure you have read that the black punk, Kenan Adams-Kinard, that beat World War II veteran Delbert “Shorty” Belton to death got 20 whole years. How’s THAT for counsel?

  • Albert

    The real “state of emergency” that has blacks so distressed is that they are steadily losing their credibility and with it, the power of white guilt. Pull up a chair, grab a soda and some pop-corn and enjoy the far left’s desperate attempts to keep the current pc narrative alive.

    • Rhialto

      I hope that you’re right, and that White men are realizing the idiocy of White “guilt”.

      There is another item that should be of more concern to Blacks than White policemen trying to control Black thugs, and that is other “People of Colour” crowding out Blacks. Asians, Mideasterners, Latinos, Indians (dot) are classified as Diversityites by the Liberals, and therefore entitled to preferential treatment, socially and economically. The pie shrinks; and Blacks get a smaller share.

      • Speedy Steve

        Blacks are so inherently lazy they won’t even fight for their share of the gibsmedats. They want it handed to them — with cream and a cherry on top.

        • And so inherently stupid they don’t even realize that all they have is because of Whites. When Whites are a minority they won’t even have that much. Enjoy it while it lasts, black people; you are living today in Negro Heaven.

          • Albert

            Huge irony, that. They’ve convinced themselves of just the opposite. That they would be living in some utopian paradise if they could only get rid of all the whites. They had Detroit almost all to themselves, absent of white racism to hold them back. Still, they blame whites for its the city’s present condition.

    • Exactly, even with the non-stop propaganda people are tiring of the same message, even young people are no longer as gullible. Yeah, a “crisis” alright.

    • realgone222

      Albert that is an optimistic theory and I would like to believe that is true especially since the recent debacles i.e NYC Cop murder, Michael Brown riots etc. However, I am still concerned that these events are seen by the majority of the population as isolated occurrences and not a broader breakdown of the morality of Black culture.

  • Dave4088

    “Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) says the often-chummy relationship between local police and prosecutors can taint the examination of such cases and undermine justice for the victims.”

    Oh, but the chummy relationship between the Congressional Congoid Caucus and a federal special prosecutor appointed by the Holder and soon to be the Loretta Lynch inJustice Dept. will restore integrity to any proceedings involving a white cop and a black “victim” (assailant/murderer/thug)?

    • Robert Smith

      “Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) says the often-chummy relationship between local police and prosecutors can taint the examination of such cases and undermine justice for the victims.” The criminal is not the victim Mr. Butterfield. The police officer is the victim for constantly haven’t to take out your trash.

      • G.K. Butterfinger is a dingbat. The “often-chummy relationship between cops and prosecutors” exists because it needs to exist. We don’t want law enforcement agencies to be able to do direct prosecutions, the whole separation of powers thing. OTOH, prosecutors are lawyers and probably wouldn’t like the idea of doing direct law enforcement.

        There are times when it’s a disadvantage, but usually it’s a feature.

  • TomIron361

    Tempest in a teacup. Just more black posturing – nothing to it.

  • superlloyd

    This is irrelevant political grandstanding to the unthinking negro masses. If he were truly concerned about black America being in a state of emergency, whatever that means, he should address exorbitant black criminality within and without their communities not the rare justified police shootings of criminals blacks avoiding arrest or engaging in violent criminal acts.

    • archer

      They seem more likely to resist arrest than a white, that’s when the trouble starts.

      • Speedy Steve

        It’s not a matter of seem. They resist arrest, attack officers and deservedly get shot. Then they don’t get removed from the voter rolls.

  • A Freespeechzone

    In reality, White, Christian America is in a ‘State of Emergency’– attacks by Obama, his henchmen, media, minorities of all colors, muslims and illegals who want nothing more than to disinfranchise us and ultimately destroy us.

    Too few Whites see this and tend to believe the BS nonsense–to our own demise.

    • Germanic Depressive

      I would imagine the percentage who consciously wish to destroy us is small. However, they want to come live in our lands, victimize us as juicy targets of violence, robbery, and rape. They want to pick off as many white women to breed with as they can.

      They want what we have. Good genetics and good societies. They can’t get either on their own (short of tens of thousands of years of very specific natural selection conditions which may never be repeated and might not be guaranteed to have the same result even if they did repeat) so they will, if we let them, flood into our societies and pilfer our genetics in as great of numbers as they can.

      There will never be an end to how many of them there are, nor how much they want to take from us.

      If you have the good fortune, and the bad fortune to be the race that ended up with the most unique and universally desirable features in your women (hair and eye colors nobody else has, more pleasing facial features and the lightest skin which seems to be valued in every society and racial group in all times through history) then your fate will always be one of having to protect what you have and defend your women and your lands against those who would desire to take both.

      It’s like ending up being the bird species with the most vibrant feathers that everyone wants as either a caged pet or a stuffed trophy or an eye-catching plume in their hat. There are only so many of you birds flying around, and not everyone who wants one can have one. That bird species will go extinct in short order.

      We have the advantage of being able to see the danger to us and take steps to preserve ourselves, unlike the hypothetical bird. If only we would do so…

  • Capn Dad

    If whites are being treated unfairly when they are the majority, just think how it will be when whites (our children and grandchildren) are the minority as soon as 2050.

  • Alucard_the_last

    The state of emergency has been the black war against whites which the media and government cover up. Example: the US government lumps whites and Hispanics together to inflate white crime rate. The media was absolutely silent on the Christian-Newsom carjacking, kidnapping, torture, rape and murders of two white kids by 4 negroes. No one knows about this but sure as fate, the Duke lacrosse ‘rape’ was headline news for months complete with demonstrations.

  • libertarian1234

    “Lamenting that black America is “in a state of emergency,” Butterfield said the issue would be among his top priorities as he takes the reins of the CBC.”
    His top priority should be condemning blacks for out of control crime and violence which sometimes forces police to shoot black males who attack them or point weapons at them intending to kill.
    His mind-set and priorities will do no less than increase black pathologies of all types, because what he’s saying is that blacks are being held in check for their crimes by the police due to racism.
    Does he know he’s giving carte blanch to blacks to continue perpetrating murders and other crimes in their own neighborhoods?
    Does he understand that by trying to use gross intimidation tactics against the police to get them to stop shooting and arresting blacks, instead of campaigning to get criminal blacks off the street, it is creating a backlash against blacks by most non-blacks in the country?
    None of the imbecilic things he says and does is unusual for blacks, however. It is the norm.
    Too bad he can’t be forced to live in the same black neighborhoods he helped create.

  • Ograf

    And while they are trying to do all that crap perhaps they should throw in a remedial training class for the black youths of this country. Do not fight police. Do not rob or threaten anyone with a gun, real or toy. Obey the laws. I bet then their wouldn’t be too many cases of the police shooting anyone.

    • Can’t. “Dat id be profiling da ‘fricun ‘mericun stoodents an peepils uv culur. Knomesayin?”

  • Zimriel

    The CBC (including Keith Ellison) represents constituencies – Muslim and underclass black – which flat don’t understand how justice works. All they know is tribe. All they know is that group A needs to win against group B.

    • Capn Dad

      Exactly.

  • Sick of it

    “Butterfield, a former judge, said August’s high-profile shooting death
    of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson,
    Mo.–and the controversial nature of the prosecutor’s handling of that
    case–is clear evidence that the current system is broken and needs a
    fix.”

    His prime example involves a guy stopped for robbing a store who then tried to attack a police officer? It’s time we get rid of Congress if trash like this guy can be a part of it.

  • The black tragedy of the day. Same as yesterday. Same as tomorrow.

    • John Smith

      Nice handle, BTW. LOL.

  • MBlanc46

    Black America is in a state of emergency, all right. Someone has got to get the punks and thugs under control, and soon. And as Rep. Butterfield and his ilk aren’t going to be doing it, the task is going to fall to the white majority.

    • JohnEngelman

      Blacks are responsible for their own problems. Most have not taken advantage of the opportunities that were opened to them by the civil rights legislation.

      • MBlanc46

        Most aren’t capable of taking advantage of those opportunities.

        • FransSusan

          That’s exactly right, but no one wants to know that or will admit it. Our social policies are not based in reality—that black IQ isn’t high enough to learn beyond a 5th grade reading level and lower in math. Idiot liberals and blacks still believe that you can throw more money at black dysfunction and they’ll be the same as whites. It should be obvious after 50+ years and trillions of dollars spent on numerous parasite programs that they aren’t ever going to work.

          • MBlanc46

            “Next time, for sure.”

      • Tom_in_Miami

        What can you say to a young, adult negro who is whining about discrimination holding him back in life when he hasn’t bothered to complete high school, cannot speak standard English, cannot read or write above an eighth grade level, and has no idea how to fill out a job application or dress for a job interview? Add to these deficiencies years of unemployment punctuated by short stints of a couple of weeks each of menial labor from which he was fired or quit, and don’t overlook the ragged tattoos in which he is covered or his contention that he wants “a career, not a job.” It’s amazing to me that even with government mandated preference the black employment rate is as high as it is.

        • FransSusan

          Most don’t have the IQ to do high school level work. So many aren’t capable of getting jobs other than menial labor. They’re not willing to do menial jobs, though, because they’ve been lied to and misled for half a century. They’ve been brainwashed since birth to believe that they can be anything they want to be and that’s just not true. They believe that all their problems are because of whites and racism. That has understandably caused resentment and anger.

  • Kenner

    Black America is in a ‘state of emergency’. They want their diapers changed, but we’re sick of their crap.

  • Raymond Kidwell

    I think this would be the good topic of an actual article- you have a situation where your average white person is not good enough to be in the elite. He’s not a millionaire or ivy league guy. But all the “charities” and philanthropy and community action just focuses on the perpetual loser. They find the dumbest, most hopeless people and groups and just focuses their resources on “helping” them.

    It’s also a form of white supremacy among the elites.

    So let’s say some money is allocated for helping the poor. Do you go and find some hardworking, high I.Q. family that is struggling to pay their bills? Nope. You find someone so dumb he can’t even write his name, regardless of how much education you give him. Then you make up some sob story documentary about it, hand him a box of canned goods and then pat yourself on the back about what a difference you have made. Then you spin off a whole victimhood industry. You can perpetually write news stories about the state of crisis of this person. For example, just last week he stuck his tongue into a blender and suffered a horrible injury. It must be because of racism, and problems in the system. It’s all an easy shell game to feel like you are appeasing the regular people, making a difference etc. When in reality it’s just lazy and half hearted. If you really want to help people, why not seek out people who can really use the help, and by that I mean who aren’t going to perpetually be a “victim” regardless of resources thrown at him.

    In the same way the white liberal goes to Africa and tosses a 50 cent bag of rice at the poor souls, feeling like a hero. It’s easy to be a hero to people who are inherently weak and stupid. Why not try to help someone who has talent and ability?

    It’s like a BS way for people to live with themselves. It’s like a guy that cheats on his wife and gives the local drunk $1 so he can tell himself “I’m a good person”. There isn’t a real sincerity behind the gesture. It’s more about putting on a public display and saying “everybody look at me. I really do care” and in order to put on the biggest display possible, you need someone who will always be helpless so that you always have someone to come back to. If the drunk actually quit drinking you’d lose your little feel good moment.

    I’m all for helping people and feeling bad about people, but it’s always about steam rolling over average people in order to appease to the lowest element in society. It’s a donut hole. You either have to be on the top or on the bottom. If you are in the middle you are totally ignored by society, politics, philanthropy etc.

    • Boils down to this: If you are a Cultural Marxist, you get no points for helping someone who is a member of the “dominant” or “privileged” culture, no matter how poor that person may be. Yes, these are many White people in this country who could use help. Charity begins at home.

    • FransSusan

      Great points!

  • Evette Coutier

    Black America has been, and always will be, in a state of emergency. This is the fault of black America.

    • Roninf9

      What would be considered a state of emergency in a 1st World White Civilization is a normal, everyday condition in Africa.

      • Part of the “War on Noticing” is that we are also expected to believe their behavior is “normal” in a developed country. When I returned home from prison in July 2003, my house-sitter had six ferrets in a cage here. The stench was unbelievable. When I remarked about it, Chris replied “Oh, that’s normal.”

        I explained that hideous smell is not normal in a human home, and gave him 15 minutes to permanently remove the animals and their cage. Black behavior is similarly not normal in a civilized nation.

        “Where am I going to take my ferrets?” he asked.

        “Not my problem.”

        In retrospect, I’m just happy it was summer, so I could properly air out the house.

        Continuing this completely apt analogy, black dysfunction – “normal” for them – should not be our problem.

        I actually know what it is like to live without any blacks, Mexicans or Muslims, as I was loaned to a Japanese chemical company in 1994, in Saitama Prefecture. There wasn’t any litter on the streets. There wasn’t any graffiti on the walls. Since it was far away from a US military base, people were out on the streets in the evenings. The only crime I closely encountered was when my boss’s kid had his bicycle stolen. The thief brought it back a day later to where he’d taken it. I guess he’d just borrowed it. Bicycle thieves don’t bring them back, here.

        I was quite depressed when I returned home, as I then understood what the US would be like without blacks and browns. Their malfunction is not ours, any more than the mustelid stench of a ferret is ours. As ferrets do not belong in our homes, blacks and browns do not belong in our countries.

        • Quido

          Reminds me when I joined a unit in combat as a replacement and how
          terrible everybody smelled, amazingly after a couple of days they didn’t smell bad at all

        • Roninf9

          I’ve been to Japan many times and I know exactly what you are talking about. Sure they have their problems but being there one truly gets a sense of what a 1st World Civilization is suppose to be like. Most White Americans don’t travel enough or have dull sense of history and think our slide into 3rd Worldism is normal. It’s heart wrenching but when has Civilization not have had to fight against the rising of the tide?

  • LHathaway

    Mr. Butterfield is right. What of the perceived relationship between local judges and cops?

  • Vito Powers

    Negro Fatigue is becoming more and more prevalent today. There’s always ….. something for Negroes to gripe and whine, be it Academy Awards nominations or police officers picking on the belligerent Negroes.

    It’s like the Civil Rights movement never ended.

    • Roninf9

      The ‘Civil Rights movement’ is a full spectrum psychological warfare operation to condition the public to if not truly believe that we are all ‘equal’ but make it socially and legally imperative to pretend to believe it. The minute that operation ceases the true nature of reality becomes apparent and we can acknowledge that the Sun rises in the East, that water flows down hill, and that some groups just can’t function in a modern 1st World Civilization.

      • And notice how the Left is going into high gear trotting out more and more movies dealing with the “injustices” supposedly suffered by blacks? Selma, Black and White, for example. There are a few other recent films, although I thankfully forgot the names.

        • Fortunately the movie industry is a for-profit operation, so when a “poor little black me” film tanks at the box office, the producers eat the losses. Also fortunately, none of these Cultural Marxists have yet come up with a way to force the adult, voting-age public to pay to watch this sort of dreck. We’ve never had cable or dish TV here, and don’t want it, as we’d be subsidizing the political garbage they insist on defecating into the minds of the public.

    • Alucard_the_last

      It isn’t just conservatives who have full blown negro fatigue. I’m finding it with my more liberal friends too. Blacks have special rights in every single avenue in America and still whine, bitch, complain, threaten violence and then do it. If they cannot make it in America, then they don’t want to. There is never a negative negro character in any commercial, tv program or film. Every negative commercial like feminine itch, is ALWAYS a white person. Even terrorists in Hollywood films and programs are ALWAYS white, usually a white supremacist. Black college students swarm to coastal towns and now the hotels and restaurants are closing that week do to bad behavior. Of course these establishments are ‘racist’. If they were, they would have closed a long time before this annual event. They wanted to make it but found that it cost more than what it was worth.

  • Spikeygrrl

    “broken and needs a fix” = working and you don’t like it

  • nexus974

    “He’s had some missteps over the last few weeks, and I believe this would be a good means of recovery from those missteps if he could work with us on targeted funding,” Butterfield said.
    Translation: “if he doesn’t want us screaming ‘racist’ to the press he’ll do what we say.”

    • Second Translation: “Gibs us some ob dat money now! We gots ta be haben dat money, gnome sayin’?”

      • FransSusan

        All parasite programs are ‘targeted funding’ and minorities are the target. It’s certainly not whites, although I do understand that some whites are parasites and on welfare, too. But the 75+ various welfare programs are intended for blacks and Messicans. (I know that all Latinos don’t hail from Messico; I just wanted to write that word.)

  • Dawn Marie

    This only reaffirms the fact, blacks should not hold leadership roles. Especially here! I also think the CBC should disband or support segregation. Shouldn’t have it both ways! I self-segregate the best I can. No desire to mingle or mix. Question? Why would anyone want to become a police officer in this environment? Sad.

  • If I thought beating the stuffing – sometimes fatally – out of folks was a “game”, I suspect I would eventually encounter some law-enforcement-related “emergencies” as well. If there is an often “chummy” relationship between police and prosecutors, it is because police in an area eventually figure out exactly who the chronic local troublemakers are, and watch them. They’re thus quite likely to get caught. When a case does reach the DA’s office, the prosecutor will run a computerized background check and look at an individual’s prior convictions. Guess what? They get sick of seeing the same offenders over and over again! Then there are judges, and they don’t like repeatedly seeing the same folks in their courtrooms. In other words, a habitual offender is going to get the book thrown at him the way a first-timer often will not.

    Even the petty stuff is tiresome to deal with. One of my friends recently had his car broken into. The perp stole a $35 jacket, but while doing so smashed out a $200 window. My friend’s insurance deductible is $500, so he’s out the whole replacement cost. Did I mention that he’s unemployed? I hope a similar punk does the same thing to Rep. Butterfield’s car. Doubtless he will be amused while vacuuming broken glass out of the car, dealing with the police, having the car in the shop, paying for the new window out of pocket, etc. At least he can afford that. My friend got busy with duct tape and clear plastic before the next snow.

  • Robert Smith

    Since this government isn’t representing us. Maybe we need to start one of our own.

  • Robert Smith

    With so called democracy we have no trump card to rescue ourselves from treason. If a minority takes over a profession like law they can place the people in the right places to decide against us and we have no recourse. Prop 187 was the big warning we didn’t act on.

  • baldridge999

    These guys never change their tune. When are blacks NOT in some kind of crisis? They’re ALWAYS in a crisis – of their own making. What the CBC really means is: White people gotta gib us niggaz mo’ money.

  • Harry

    “Promote community policing”? What kind of fantasy world does this guy live in?

    • The adage about the fox guarding the hen house comes quickly to mind, but on the other hand, “community policing” really just means vigilantism, and that’s probably the last thing on God’s green earth the Congressional Black Caucus wants whites doing in our neighborhoods. As Exhibit A, I offer their reaction to George Zimmerman’s community policing as the neighborhood watch leader in his townhouse complex.

  • newscomments70

    “CBC Head: Black America Is ‘in a State of Emergency’” Does he realize that most non-blacks are sick of blacks? Every time I read something about flash mobs, riots, knockout games, etc, I wonder how much longer we are going to put up with it. I think, these people are still here, destroying our country? How much longer will we put up with the enemy from within?

    • Tom_in_Miami

      I constantly ask myself the same thing, but things just seem to be getting worse. This can’t go on much longer before something big erupts, as in a severe white rebellion. I would think we must be getting close to a tipping point where the backlash is lawful and political. If that is denied the people, things could get violent.

  • DivaEl

    I listened to an exceptionally revealing episode of “This American Life” on local public radio this morning. It was all about community policing in Milwaukee. http://www(dot)thisamericanlife(dot)org/radio-archives/episode/547/cops-see-it-differently-part-one
    One of the incidents discussed in detail was an altercation among neighbors about moving a parked car so a neighbor couple and their kids could leave. All parties in the dispute were negroids. The female neighbor got ticked off about being asked to move her car and shot her revolver at the neighbor couple and the 6 kids in their car. When the cops came to investigate, black Annie Oakley claimed the neighbor had kicked her door and verbally assaulted her when asking her to move her car. She said she had no gun and invited them to search her apartment. When they did, they found her revolver with one bullet missing. Couldn’t she have just moved her car and saved the drama? Why does daily life so often end in small-scale tribal warfare for blacks? No wonder there’s a policing problem.

    • 1G25

      NO self control. Zero.

  • Black America has been in a state of emergency for the last four hundred years. When are we just going to accept it as condition normal?

    • 1G25

      I was thinking 350,000 years when I read that pathetic whine, but the concept is the same, deleting the “America” part…. geography immaterial.

  • cjkcjk

    The real truth is that America’s justice system is in trouble because wicked racists like this immoral man are judges !!!!!!!

  • ravitchn

    Every resident of communities with black populations (and I include black residents) ought to get down on their knees periodically and kiss the backside of every policeman they see. Without them you would be ruled by black criminals and black preachers, both viciously unAmerican.

  • ghettovalley

    The fact that Darren Wilson wasn’t publicly strung up by his neck in the Ferguson, Missouri town square with Al Sharpton acting as the executioner is evidence that the system is broken? No. The fact that “our” elected government representatives are saying this is how it should have all went down is evidence that our society is broken.

  • crockadoodle6

    There is serious turmoil in the liberal agenda on this issue. The chain of logic is broken and liberals are confounded. Liberals: Race doesn’t matter since genetically we are ‘all alike’ (the whole ‘race is a social construct’ lecture). However, crime statistics show what we all observe, viz. blacks are incapable of abstract thinking and deny a connection between cause and effect and crime and punishment resulting in the typical black behavior of violence, crime and drugs.. Consequently, either racial differences are, in fact, operative or we have defined crime the wrong way and the typical black criminal behavior is ‘normal behavior’. Since much of the black criminal behavior is about personal injury, liberals are having a tough time accepting the black violence as ‘normal’. (Most liberals are flatulent cowards and live in fear of a confrontation). But they will explain it away as ‘poverty’, legacy of slavery, ‘bad cops’, ‘discrimination’, ‘racism’ in the DOJ, white privilege, etc.Liberals and black apologists can’t have it both ways. Either there are hard-wired genetic differences expressed in behavior or black ‘crime’ isn’t crime. It is just ‘bad behavior’ and the person pointing it out (cops) are the criminals. The liberal dilemma. Hand-wringing and head-shaking know-it-all liberal.
    But sadly in our world now logic doesn’t count unless it coincidentally repeats the narrative.