Shooting Death of Walter Scott Deals Blow to North Charleston’s Struggle to Balance Civil Rights, Public Safety

Andrew Knapp and Glenn Smith, Post and Courier, April 8, 2015

North Charleston has struggled since its inception with mistrust and tension between citizens and police as it tries to find a delicate balance between public safety and civil rights in a community beset with violent crime.

The state’s third-largest city has pockets of deep, entrenched poverty and neighborhoods where gunfire has been a familiar visitor in the night. But attempts to quell the crime, which for three years landed North Charleston among the nation’s most dangerous cities, brought about cries of racial profiling and unfair treatment of minorities–particularly of young, black men.

Years-long efforts to bridge that divide and smooth relations with the community took a deep hit this week with the arrest of Patrolman 1st Class Michael T. Slager, accused of gunning down an apparently unarmed, fleeing black man after a traffic stop. Slager, who is white, is charged with murder in 50-year-old Walter L. Scott’s death.

A protest outside City Hall remained peaceful Wednesday morning, but demonstrators drowned out Mayor Keith Summey during an afternoon news conference with chants demanding justice and questioning the city’s struggle to hire minority police officers. The department is about 18 percent black in a city that is 45 percent black.

While the FBI has opened a civil rights probe into the shooting, Summey vowed to discuss with residents whether the city’s policing tactics and policies should be changed. He also announced that the city Wednesday bought 150 body-worn cameras in light of Scott’s death that will complement the 101 cameras it had already ordered through a state grant. He didn’t say when the city would get the shipment of 251 cameras that will outfit every uniformed patrol officer.

State Rep. David Mack, a North Charleston Democrat who is black, was a speaker a few years ago in classes on cultural sensitivity that were mandated for all new officers. It was a program designed to help them better understand policing from the perspective of those they serve. Mack thought the classes made a difference, but a video of Scott’s shooting that emerged Tuesday shows that the Police Department still has its issues, he said.

“It’s an ongoing battle,” he said. “I think we have made progress, but this incident . . . wounded the community tremendously.”

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But if history is any guide, the road to restoring trust could be an arduous path. That problem was clear during the news conference when residents interrupted Summey several times with chants.

“How are you the mayor?” one man yelled. “Nobody respects you.”

The conference was punctuated with chants of “the mayor gotta go” and “no justice, no peace.” Some people in the crowd were familiar with the sentiment.

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Old-timers in the Police Department used to share stories of bare-knuckled brawls as outnumbered officers waded into packed and unruly roadhouses to restore order in the days after the city formed in 1975. Outmanned and hemmed in, they found it safer to subdue and ask questions later. It was a question of survival, they said.

The department has come a long way since those days and is now a nationally accredited institution, priding itself on professional rules and policies that have withstood expert scrutiny. But questions have lingered through the years about the methods employed by the rank-and-file to keep the peace–particularly in regard to using deadly force against black residents.

“We want the world to understand that this is not an isolated incident,” protester Muhiyidin d’Baha said at the demonstration Wednesday morning in front of City Hall. “This has been a reality that has been in the North Charleston Police Department for many, many years.”

In October 2000, for example, protesters took to the streets after the police shooting death of Edward Snowden in a Dorchester Road video store. Snowden, a black man who was being attacked by four white men, was shot by police after they arrived and found him holding a gun. Police were cleared of wrongdoing, though the city later settled a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Snowden’s family for about $70,000.

Racial tensions rose again after the November 2003 fatal shooting of Asberry Wylder, a black shoplifting suspect with a history of mental illness. Police shot Wylder after he plunged a knife into an officer’s protective vest during a confrontation outside a Rivers Avenue supermarket. Some witnesses said Wylder was beaten and shot a second time after he was handcuffed on the ground. The state’s probe found nothing to indicate that the police acted improperly, but that conclusion won little acceptance in the black community.

Tensions continued to simmer as the pressure to drive down crime intensified when the city racked up 55 killings between the start of 2006 and the end of 2007. That led to Washington-based CQ Press ranking North Charleston among the Top 10 most-dangerous cities in the nation.

Desperate to shake the distinction, city officials enacted a policy of aggressive patrolling: incessant stops of motorists for minor violations, seemingly random interviews with residents and a virtual police occupation of neighborhoods in the days just after violence occurred.

The idea was to create constant contact with residents of the most troubled areas in the city, tamping down the opportunities for crime while establishing sources to help investigators solve cases. The strategy seemed to work. By 2010, the number of people slain had fallen to five, and the city tumbled off the upper reaches of the infamous list of perilous places to live.

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Critics, however, insisted that those gains had come with a steep cost to civil liberties, particularly for black residents who constituted the majority of those subjected to stops and field questioning. Between 2008 and early 2012, 120 complaints were lodged against the Police Department, with the majority of the complaints coming from blacks.

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About 200 protesters amassed Wednesday morning in front of City Hall, the first organized rally since the video came to light. Members of Black Lives Matter Charleston, a grassroots group that formed after police-involved deaths in Missouri and New York, had figured that the day might come when the national conversation on the use of deadly force hit home.

Signs thrust into the air were emblazoned with messages of “back turned, don’t shoot” and “stop racist police terror.”

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The rally ended with protesters blocking nearby Mall Drive for 15 minutes. Some angry motorists yelled at them from their cars. But one got out to hug and link arms with the demonstrators.

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In protests Wednesday, residents cried out for the police chief to answer their questions about the video, and they balked when the city’s mayor asked for quiet so he could answer journalists’ questions. “Our community member died,” they chanted, “not the media’s.”

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  • I take it that North Charleston is the Ferguson of Charleston.

    • Director

      Africa in America.

    • Publius Pompilius Quietus

      Only weeks after we finally learn all the facts about Ferguson, the shameless media shifts to another indecent, where a white cop has shot a black man. We don’t know all the facts, but racial demagogues are screaming like hysterical women nonetheless.

      • Earl P. Holt III

        I think people are waking up to the phenomenon, and not just those of us who call ourselves “race realists”…

  • MekongDelta69

    “…a delicate balance between public safety and civil rights in a community beset with violent crime.”

    In the old days (meaning, when America was normal), there was no cutesy ‘delicate balance‘ burbled out by brain-dead hippies.

    It was simply, “If you can’t do the time, DON’T do the crime.”

    • George Moriarty

      I look at the delicate balance this way;
      Certain groups of people commit a lot of crime, they feel they are being victimised and as a result you have prominent politicians and high profile commentators defending them and telling the police that they can not do their job, like go easy on black kids, Muslims etc.
      Then you have the police. Often a tough and very risky job, they see black crime all day long, they get into one more altercation with a black criminal, yes they have had PC brainwashing all of their professional life but suddenly the officer simply breaks, he has just had enough. I am surprised it does not happen more often.
      As you have said MD69 “Don’t do the crime”. It would solve a lot of society’s problems.

  • Jason Lewis

    “the city racked up 55 killings between the start of 2006 and the end of 2007. That led to Washington-based CQ Press ranking North Charleston among the Top 10 most-dangerous cities in the nation.” Did those lives matter?

    • Publius Pompilius Quietus

      All lives matter, only some (cough, cough, depending on color of skin) matter more than others. The left is very Orwellian these days–à la “Animal Farm.”

  • TomIron361

    Here’s where I’m at. In all these dumb encounters with the police, it’s always the black guy who starts the ball rolling. For example, the bum out in Ferguson Mi. just had to get on the sidewalk and the whole affair was over with. He didn’t, one thing led to another and he died. Same thing with the guy in Staten Island, NYC. All he had to do was go down to the station and take his ticket and it was over with. He didn’t and he’s dead. This last thing, it was only a broken tail light. All he had to do was take the ticket and be on his way. He chose to run, and now he’s dead. I’m always with the White guy now, no matter what. The time is drawing close when we’ll finally settle all outstanding account with these slobs. By the time we’re done with them, they’ll be calling for loving, caring, sentimental groups like the Klan to save them.

    • Director

      I can’t stand the parsimonious nitpicking.

      The black man escalated this all by himself. I’m disgustingly comfortable with the idea of letting them know they will be shot if they run after a tussle.

      • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

        Exactly. If he hadn’t resisted arrest like an arrogant a#s hole, the officer would have had no reason to shoot. This guy was just another Black thug with no morals. There was a warrant for his arrest for failure to pay child support. A 50 year old man who has failed to pay his child support, is stupid enough to drive with a broken tail light, and is arrogant enough to fight the police when he is caught deserves to be shot like the sub-human slime that he is. If the officer is found guilty, it will be a miscarriage of justice. Black sociopathy prevailing over justice. I am so sick,of these violent, no moral,compass Negroes whining for the right to live in a state of lawless chaos. They need to move to Liberia. Law and order are an essential part of White nations. If Negroes don’t like this, they need to get out!!

        • AndrewInterrupted

          And, just as we all suspected, there appears to be more to the story. Just like all the other stories. Now that various groups are dissecting the various videos frame-by-frame, Slager did indeed get assaulted by his own Taser. He had a barb in his left leg and Scott was running off with the triggering device. Now it makes perfect sense. Innocent. Just like Darren Wilson.

          http[colon]//conservative-headlines[dot]com/2015/04/walter-scott-may-have-attacked-slager-after-all/

    • Alden

      He couldn’t take the ticket. There was a warrant out for his arrest. He owed child support for 4 kids must be thousands.
      Of course when a reasonable person knows he has warrants out and no way to pay the child support owed they drive very very carefully and make sure the car is OK re registration lights etc

      But blacks are not reasonable

      • Whitetrashgang

        No the police are not.

        • Ken Dometriosis .

          really? explain how so.

      • llexik

        It was over $18K. Yet he sure found a way to pimp out his 90s Mercedes with those gaudy chrome rims.

        • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

          A 50 year old gangland thug boy. Prime example of why Negroes belong in Africa, and only Africa, and White churches need to quit doing those disgusting African mission trips. Whites build civilization. Negroes build hell on earth.

      • ElComadreja

        I’m amazed he wasn’t blaring rap music. Blacks are like children with their “look at me” attitude.

        • Samuel Hathaway

          Tell me about it. I’d mentioned before a semi-literate mulatto who works in a different department in the same bldg. where I work, who zooms in the parking lot on Saturdays in a cherry-red corvette with shiny silver rims… with the top down.

        • TomIron361

          Here’s what I get from the dashcam conversation between the officer and Scott, He was driving without proof of ins., didn’t have the registration and said he didn’t own the car yet. Then it shows Scott fleeing the car. But the next film we get is of the officer shooting Scott. But my question is this. Did Scott assault the officer? It didn’t show that on the video I saw, but I think that’s important. If there was a physical assault on the officer of any type. it would seem the officer was within his rights to shoot the fleeing criminal. If the officer was assaulted, we’ve got a whole new kettle of fish. This whole thing is really interesting.

        • llexik

          It’s a proven sociological fact that lower class people enjoy being loud and calling attention to themselves. This explains a whole lot of their behavior as a culture.

      • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

        Exactly. At age 50, not being able to support your children is beyond unacceptable. He should have been hanging his head in shame as he was arrested for this. That he had the brass balls to violently resist arrest for a crime that reflects crass immorality and gross irresponsibility tells us what kind of person he was. This guy, old enough to be a Grandparent, acted like a 17 year old gangland thug over the prospect of something he should have been mortified, and hanging his head over. Negroes like him are why Black neighborhoods are scary no-go zones.

    • Whitetrashgang

      Not a broken taillight but a burned out third brake bulb, soon they come for us just like in Russia.

      • Ken Dometriosis .

        are you a criminal? Are you a negroid?

        • Whitetrashgang

          Is your IQ less than 70? Are you a chimp?

      • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

        Huh? The a#s wipe was under arrest for delinquent child support, but was too stupid to make sure his lights were working, and too devoid of morals to feel guilty about not raising his offspring. Being pulled over for a broken tail light is a routine traffic stop, and is never a cause of a fracas for a decent person.

    • llexik

      EXACTLY. “Blah, blah, blah, it still doesn’t give them the right to shoot him” – they will say. I agree. However, that’s not the point. The point is that they always seem to instigate the unfortunate course of action that unfolds. How is running away from the police an intelligent idea? Even if he had been tackled and brought down by 3 other cops, maybe he wouldn’t have been able to breathe or some other BS. You’d think blacks would be walking on eggshells around cops nowadays instead of trying to become the next media sensation. But then I guess that would be expecting them to have a modicum of intelligence.

      • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

        Exactly. Only a total and complete jerk has the brass balls to resist arrest for not paying child support, and the nerve to run from a police officer after resisting arrest. A decent father would hang his head in shame as he is arrested, wracked with guilt for letting his offspring down. The death of such a ssociopathic a#s hole is no loss to society whatsoever.

        • llexik

          AND ALL OF THAT over child support! He was running like he was wanted for 6 counts of murder. He would rather decorate his car than support his (assumedly) unwanted children or better yet, buy a box of condoms so he wouldn’t have had any in the first place. Maybe, mayyybe if he was a teenager or a 20-something, I could understand his idiotic rationalization, BUT HE WAS 50 YEARS OLD.

    • Ken Dometriosis .

      Welcome to the racial awakening! It just saved your life!

    • ElComadreja

      Does anyone know if this fine upstanding track star was driving a hot car?

    • Earl P. Holt III

      “If us nigros wood jes stop comittin crimeses, we woodn’t hab no probems wit dem polices…”

    • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

      Exactly. This latest supposedly “innocent” Negro victim of this supposed police racism was just another criminal thug who deserved what he got. This guy in Charleston was no different from the rest of the Negro thugs. There was a warrant out for his arrest due to delinquent child support payments. Instead of accepting his fate and going to jail for failing to support his children, he was sore that he got caught, like a typical Negro, and was resisting arrest. I do think that the officer shot too many times, but that the officer was right to fire at this a#s hole. He had just resisted arrest violently, and was running from the officer. How did the officer know he wouldn’t suddenly turn, and charge the officer?? He didn’t. This typical Negro lunatic got what he deserved. Where was his guilty conscience about his failure to properly support his children?? Obviously there was no guilt. Typical Black thug. Sore that he got caught, no guilt or remorse. If Black lives matter so much, why didn’t he care about feeding his own Black children?? Blacks are ridiculous. They belong in Africa.

  • Easyrhino

    Whi

    • TomIron361

      In that he was running away, the back is the only area he presented to the officer to be shot. I’m sure the officer would have shot him in the chest if he were running at him.

  • What do you with a race that is similar to a group of misbehaving children? They’re a danger to themselves and to others, and if you give them an inch they’ll take a mile. Really, they need to be incentivized to be sterilized so that in a generation or two they disappear from the West. One thing for sure is that policing is best left to the cops and politicians pandering for votes should just butt out.

  • E. Newton

    Anytime an Afro-american is arrested, the city in which the arrest occurs must appoint an Afro-american mayor and city council. This is just so obvious and it is the least we can do to preserve peace in our time.

    • ekwaykway

      Just like the woman judge in East Cleveland, who was known to show up for court in her bathrobe, enforcing the laws as she saw fit. Need I say anymore?

      • E. Newton

        They are now in control of a significant slice of this nation. And “control” is a poor description. They are overseeing the metastasizing mayhem and chaos. But we stand by, watching our TV and staring at our phones. A nation of sheep in the land of the free and home of the brave.

      • Earl P. Holt III

        I’m betting she also wore big, fluffy house-slippers as well. (Dey feetses hurtses lotses…)

        • ekwaykway

          I guess I should have said baffrobe.

  • Dwight

    And not so much as a peep about Gilbert Collar or Dillon Taylor, unarmed whites shot dead by black police officers. No, let’s focus on white cops exclusively. Black-on-white murder, by far more frequent than the reverse, just really doesn’t matter that much.

    • Sparky

      I didn’t see any blacks condemning those murders nor was there any FBI investigation set up by Obama/Holder that I am aware of.

      • ElComadreja

        Whites are the only race that will side with another against their own.

        • Samuel Hathaway

          I’ve noticed that too, and have been trying to understand why. Beaten down and stereotyped as “racists” whites go to absurd lengths to disprove the accusastion by playing nice, turning in other whites for alleged “racial sins” as though they are reporting dangerous psychopaths to the Comitern.

          Whites are desperate for racial acceptance in the media and by nonwhite establishments. May will side with the devil thinking that by doing so, they will become angels.

  • ekwaykway

    Detroit, Washington DC, Gary Indiana juggled homicide capital USA for years! Highest per capita homicide rates in the nation. Wonder why?

  • Alden

    The headline says it all. You can either control crime or give civil rights to blacks but you can’t have both
    Maybe I’ll waste a stamp and write a letter to the publisher pointing that out

    • George Moriarty

      There is one stamp you can certainly waste, it featured on yesterdays Amren. (It featured a black woman)
      As for civil rights this would also imply civic responsibility(s) including normal compliance with law and order.

  • martinstuart

    The shooting is indefensible , but as usual, facts don’t matter. the officer was arrested, charged with murder, and fired. What do they want?
    55 murders down to only 5 annually? Did I read this right 90% reduction and as Michael Gardener said, “this stops here.” Law and order pisses some people off but the protests have fizzled here because most black people here work and the bums don’t get up that early.

  • Maurice Miner

    Well, it really necessitates a significant rethink of sole officer traffic stops.

    When the offender obviously became a flight risk, Plod should have simply put high-strength gaffer tape around the doors and windows, and called for a flat-bed tow-truck to take the vehicle and occupants to the nearest police depot.

    In fact, a purpose built heavy lift helicopter might be the perfect “going forward” answer here.

    • George Moriarty

      Not sure about your comment but I really like your name and car. (Yes the original Mr Plod would certainly have been familiar with the Morris Minor, in fact some say it was designed after Noddy’s (Toyland) car!

      • Maurice Miner

        Hah! Congratulations, George – you are the very first person to link my icon and name to a particular motor vehicle! You’ve got to be a Pommy!

        But, think about my comment above – imagine a police-strength duct tape around the doors of the impounded vehicle, so that the felon (and any accomplices) simply can’t get away. Maybe in the future we will see a quick-dry gel, which can be sprayed on doors and windows, sort of like mace, but more permanent. The heavy-lift helicopter would be excellent!

        • Maurice Miner

          Ahh – an Aussie! BNE here!

        • George Moriarty

          Yes, I do have English connections, but that is all I will say!
          Yes police strength duct tape could trap the offending party inside the impounded and possibly stolen vehicle, let the boffins work out the merit of that idea. But at least it would have saved a life in this instance.

          • Samuel Hathaway

            Moriarty is an Irish name, is it not? I remember a kid in high school, named Mike Moriarty, and he said he was Irish.

          • George Moriarty

            Again without saying too much Sherlock Holmes is also involved!

        • Greg Thomas

          Bullets work better and the officer does not have to put his life at risk securing the vehicle with tape or gel. Besides, thug lives do not matter to me. I have no problems with criminals who run from police being shot.

          • MBlanc46

            Especially not after the perp attacked the officer and tried to take his Taser.

          • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

            Me neither. This scum had the nerve to resist arrest for delinquent child support, and to run after resisting arrest. What a jerk. His death is no loss whatsoever. Taxpayers are already feeding his offspring.

    • MBlanc46

      Wonderful user name and avatar. A couple of the most pleasant days of my life were spent riding from Wales to London in a Morris Minor.

  • Glenn Smith is an extreme far-left scumbucket that routinely write articles inciting racial hatred against the North Charleston police as it is.

  • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

    I bet if Walter shot the cop, the black person who shot the film would have deleted it and not have given it to the cops.

    • ElComadreja

      You can take that to the bank.

    • Samuel Hathaway

      The video was made by a 23-year-old Dominican. Who knows? Given the racial favoritism to all those foreign, the fact that the policeman was white, and caught, by a 23-year-old Dominican just might be his ticket to a cushy, well-paying job somewhere.

  • RaySist27

    The best thing Whites can do is separate themselves/ourselves from the African race.

    • George Moriarty

      The South Africans tried that as a survival necessity, just look where it got them. The condemnation of the whole world including far too many whites.

  • George Moriarty

    There should be no need for a “delicate” balance. The law is there to protect everyone. The law is there to protect us ALL from everything from personal attack, delinquent drivers to corporate fraud. The only balance we need is that everyone should have the right to a fair trial and preferably not trial by the left leaning media.
    At the moment here in Sydney we have a well known Islamic cleric running around saying that the only reason Muslims are in so much trouble is that everyone including the police pick on them. Sorry, they are in trouble because they break the law and in many cases think they are above the laws of Australia. They have the right to a fair trial, they also have the right to return home if they don’t like it here.
    I think you have the same trouble in your country and I understand that Afro-Americans do have the right of return to Liberia if they don’t like living under white mans law.

    • Greg Thomas

      True, but diversity has a hard time following the law. So as this country becomes more brown, there will be more cries for a “delicate balance” when it comes to enforcing the rule of law. In some cases (as is the case with illegal invading mexicans) the laws are simply ignored or modified to suite their law breaking tendencies.

      • George Moriarty

        The people of your country, while whites are still just a majority should demand that laws be upheld otherwise you will simply capitulate to the invasion.
        I Australia I can report that the law is being enforced to a very large extent regarding our new arrivals from the 3rd world. This includes deportations of illegals, harsh measures against Middle East and Asian drug gangs, jailing Black African rapists as well as tough action
        against FGM and child brides. We are presently having a big crackdown on ethnic welfare fraud.

        • Greg Thomas

          I think the best solution for both countries is not to allow the third world brown hordes in the first place. Then, their propensity for breaking the law would be a moot point. Absent this, holding the 3rd world to the same standard as everyone else would be a great start.

          • George Moriarty

            In many of my comments to this website I use the term “inappropriate immigration” because that is what this is all about, this includes the Pakistani, West Indian & West African hordes that have invaded the UK as well as the present Latin American invasion of your country and also the scrapping of the “White Australia” immigration policy here. In the USA you also have the ongoing race problems caused by an exploding Afro-American population.
            My solution, stop 3rd world immigration and (I am serious about this) offer generous repatriation incentives all round. The alternatives are too scary to contemplate, these include being a racial minority in one’s own nation or the very real possibility of another “Hitler” some time in the future who will lead the western world into a race based civil conflict.

        • jayvbellis

          Australia seems to be the best in the English speaking Anglosphere.

          Guardian Magazine Libs in not so merry old England are the worst.

          Why don’t proud Aussies make England a colony of Ausralia?

          • George Moriarty

            What! And have all their resident 3rd world population come here for sun, surf and welfare, no way.
            All we need to do to feel proud re poor old England is to thrash them in cricket every so often.
            And why are we the best nation in the English speaking world? Because we are still mainly white and English speaking. But as part of the ongoing insanity in the western world our leaders are trying to change all of this at an alarming rate. Planeloads of Indians, Muslims and Chinese seem to be arriving every day not to mention all of the unemployable African welfare recipients that the UN says we have an obligation to accept.

      • Samuel Hathaway

        “Diverse cultures” threaten the very fabric of our system of laws and equal treatment under the law. The most striking example are the demands for Shariah Law, coming to a neighborhood near you when Muslims reach critical mass and exercising cultural, political and ethnic power. As for the local (Yawn) Spanish rag here in town, it has its weekly grind to ax against law enforcement for stopping illegal aliens for driving without licenses. Now they’re accusing the police of racial profiling, ;pointing out “disparate impact” upon Hispanic drivers. I wonder where they learned “disparate impact” from? Fascinating.

    • MBlanc46

      I doubt that they have a right of return to Liberia. I’m afraid that it’s a fantasy to think they can be made to leave or want to leave. But I think, or at least hope, than when my generation is gone we can perhaps begin to seriously think about much more autonomy for them. And, to my mind, autonomy for them implies segregation.

  • Ken Dometriosis .

    Just another negroid THUG, criminal, potential rapist of white women is dead. Big deal and good riddance! Give the cop a medal for crime prevention!
    Only the jews media is making a big deal about it. The filthy jew loves racial tension and the sub-human rioting!

  • Epiminondas

    I always thought Jared Taylor was the World’s Bravest Man. I’ve changed my mind. That man is now Nicholas Stix… http://wwwvdarecom/articles/here-we-go-again-walter-scott-michael-slager-and-another-post-american-lynch-mob?stf=racist%20black%20juror

    • jayvbellis

      I have met Nicholaus Stix in person – he is a charming, very intelligent man and yes very brave.

      • And he’s my biggest fan. So we know he’s about as smart as they come.

      • Samuel Hathaway

        I’ve read some of his articles on VDARE. He’s on the ball. Whenever I get some “upvotes” from Nicholas Stix, it’s a real compliment.

    • MBlanc46

      Thanks for the reference. That article warmed my heart.

    • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

      Taylor’s article castigating the police officer is not even worth being used as toilet paper in a West Virginia outhouse!! Scott was a scum. He deserved to get shot like the slime that he is. Resisting arrest for delinquent child support, and proceeding to run,from the officer, at 50 years old, is the action of a sub-human predator who needs to be shot like a rabid curr.

  • newscomments70

    The good news is that Republicans are surging ahead. Rand Paul, Jeb Bush, Rubio, etc will control the black problem and enforce immigration laws. We are saved.

    • LexiconD1

      I suggest you learn what a RHINO is…

      I know two of the three you named, are pro-illegal aliens.

      • newscomments70

        I was being sarcastic. Jeb Bush is especially a joke.

        • LexiconD1

          YAY! I was wondering what you could have possibly been thinking. Hate to tell you that the sarcasm didn’t translate over the internet. Cheers!

          • newscomments70

            I can imagine, sometimes I am fooled as well. Jeb Bush now thinks he is Mexican. He doesn’t know how stupid he looks. The people he grovels to hate him.

          • Samuel Hathaway

            Jeb Bush used to be white. Then he used to be Hispanic. Now, he’s Mexican? Makes perfect sense. Columba has weaved her many tangled webs to put the white male in his place to the point where poor Jeb is too mentally debilitated to escape his mixed-up racial paralysis…

          • newscomments70

            I don’t blame his wife. Jeb Bush is simply a silly white liberal. I speak Spanish as well. I always make sure I don’t speak *too* well. I am not hispanic, and I would look silly trying to act like one.

        • Samuel Hathaway

          Jeb Bush is Hispanic, remember. Columba, with a penchant for really nice things, let them eat cake, has seen to that.

    • George Moriarty

      And the BIG news is, even in this part of the world, is almost certain that Hillary will be running in 2016. Will she finish off what Obama has put in place? So far it looks as if she will also be getting a rock-star reception, at least from the media.

      Dear people of the USA,
      Have you got any outstanding people in your nation who still believe in the USA? Why don’t they run for the top job?
      GM

      • newscomments70

        The democrat will win because of demographics. Even if we have one more Republican President, he will be a boot-lick to the liberals and non-whites. He will not save us, but throw us under the bus to impress people who hate him.

    • MBlanc46

      These are the jokes, right?

      • newscomments70

        Yes, they are jokes. They’re quite pathetic and weak; they’re not saving anyone.

        • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

          God help us if they get the white house.

          • newscomments70

            We have bad and worse as choices.

  • Lexonaut

    Separation of the races is the only answer. Segregation by law is not going to happen, but I came across a very interesting post yesterday, I don’t remember where (it may have been here), suggesting that maybe there are other ways of achieving most of the benefits of segregation.

    The Scott shooting was wrong — inexcusable — first degree murder though apparently it’s not going to be charged that way. As a result I now think that we have no real choice but to require that, where towns and cities are mostly black, the police department be somewhere between mostly and entirely black. And I would encourage the residents to elect mostly or all black city government officials, including black prosecutors. After that, que sera sera within the municipal limits. Whites will want to move out pronto, which is good (and crowdsourcing may help them.) because all such municipalities will soon turn into the equivalent of Detroit — high crime, total economic devastation. Too bad.

    After that, whites should plan to shop only in the suburbs, and mainly in malls. The new idea, and it’s not original with me though I’m enlarging it, is to have shoppers in effect put up cash security deposits — hefty ones that will keep the undertow out — with armed security at the entryways to enforce the collection of security deposits. These deposits might be refundable in part or in full based on receipts showing the amount of money actually spent at the mall.

    Crazy idea? I don’t think so. We do something very this with downtown parking in many cities, I’m just talking about raising the deposit amount so high — maybe $100 cash — that undertow blacks will decide not to bother to go out into the suburbs.

    ——————–

    I’ve been following a subset of this policy along these lines for years now. I do not go downtown any more, period. Not to shop, not to see movies, not to attend concerts, not for any reason other than to drive through on my way to someplace else.

    If the things I want to buy aren’t available within about a five mile radius of me — an enlarged area that is, for now, largely free of crime — I instead buy from Amazon. I shop at supermarkets and big box stores but I try to minimize my use of shopping malls.

    • MBlanc46

      This is pretty much what happens de facto, if rather more slowly than if planned. Blacks start moving in. Whites start moving out. More blacks move in. More whites move out. At some point, the place is all, or almost all, black. Blacks begin to take over local government. Corruption and incompetence increase. Any remaining whites decamp. Businesses disappear and are boarded up. Drug dealing and prostitution become commonplace. The shooting starts. This has happened in a number of suburbs of Chicago.

      • Lexonaut

        You’re right about that but what I’m talking about is telescoping the time frame so that incidents like the South Carolina shooting will almost always be black–on-black and therefore nothing for the anti-white power structure to complain about (other than that whites simply don’t care about them, which will now be true).

        The real innovation here — again it’s not my idea but it’s a good one — is to price transient feral blacks out of the suburban shopping areas. If this approach were adopted it would no longer matter that public transportation existed to give violent criminals from the ghettos direct access to the easy pickings in the suburbs — because the suburbs would no longer be easy pickings.

        • Epiminondas

          What you describe is where we were before 1960. We would be coming around full circle. It would be cheaper and more efficacious to simply “oppress” blacks. And easier on them.

          • Lexonaut

            Yes, that’s where we were. I was born in 44 and remember those times well. Yes, so-called oppression would be more efficient and easier on them. However …

            I’m talking about actions that private citizens, business owners, and chain store and mall owners, can take on their own — right now — regardless of what others think — without having to try to get laws changed.

          • Epiminondas

            Assuming the government doesn’t fall into the hands of militant anti-whites, it may work. May.

          • Luke Samuelson

            In whose hands would you say the government rests now?

          • Epiminondas

            The only thing which stays their hand now is the prospect of retribution once they leave office. If nothing is done, there will come a day when they will not fear such retribution because they will have achieved permanent political control.

          • MBlanc46

            I’m ’46 and I remember those times as well. We were promised that the soi-disant “civil rights movement” would bring racial harmony. I believed those promises. Instead, I don’t believe that I’ve ever seen the general level of hostility so high.

          • Lexonaut

            ” I don’t believe that I’ve ever seen the general level of hostility so high.”

            We’re on the edge of civil war. Their current tactic appears to be to push the police to the breaking point. There was another white-cop-on-black-citizen shooting in Tulsa this morning that shows the kind of thing we can expect a lot more of this spring, summer and fall, if we don’t create black-only zones through white flight.

          • MBlanc46

            I’m all for it, but the blacks tend to follow us.

          • Lexonaut

            That’s true, and we need to find ways of discouraging that under existing law. I don’t have all the answers, I’m asking folks to think about this category of approach.

          • MBlanc46

            We do indeed. So far we’ve pretty much relied on heading ever further from the centers and zoning laws and such. Alas, it’s too soon to think about such things as restrictive covenants.

          • Lexonaut

            Restrictive covenants are out of the question, shot down by the Supreme Court in 1948, I believe it was, on the grounds that black-caused reductions in property values are not sufficient reason to discriminate racially in the housing market.

            However …

            What if all the houses in an area were owned by a private club, membership in the club cost $250,000 cash — cash — (to grab a number out of thin air), and one of the privileges of membership was to live rent-free in a house owned by the club as long as annual dues were being paid?

            Annual club membership dues of, say, $5,000 per year — cash again — with the club doing all maintenance and paying all taxes? And if you decide to quit the club you get your $250,000 back?

            No racial discrimination here that I see.

        • MBlanc46

          I don’t quite see how you could price them out. As I understand it, they don’t go to malls to buy things but to congregate and cause trouble. Fortunately, although none of the malls that I frequent are completely Negro-free, they are all in civilized enough areas that any disruption would be quickly and efficiently squelched.

          • Lexonaut

            “… they don’t go to malls to buy things …”

            And therefore they wouldn’t get their $100 security deposit back. Knowing that, they wouldn’t come in the first place.

  • A Freespeechzone

    It’s coming–the day that LE will just ‘look the other way’, rather than get involved when crime occurs….

    Let’s be blunt; minorities demand the ‘right’ to do anything they want, legal or illegal, without being held accountable—and if held accountable by LE or, by a victim that invokes self-defense, the right to prosecute, punish and destroy them.

    Chaos is exactly the result of policies that increasingly support minority, illegal violence and lawlessness by the government, media and PC liberals.

    Be prepared, this is going to get worse.

    • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

      I agree.

    • Epiminondas

      And people like Jared Taylor who knuckle under are going to come under even MORE pressure.

  • MekongDelta69

    “Not too subtle upstairs, are you?”

    Seriously?

    “Get off the hippie obsession, that was over with pretty quick.”

    I see you don’t know me very well – if at all.

    “It was infiltrated and overwhelmed by elements of the CPUSA via the Marxist Weathermen group…”

    You’re preaching to the choir. I know this history far better than you do.

    “And didn’t Steve Earle do a song (album) about switching from moonshine to pot cultivation after coming home from Vietnam (like many vets did)?”

    “Many”?

    Not even close.

    “Vietnam”?

    You might want to look at my User ID pal. I’ve also been on AmRen since the beginning (offline and online).

  • Earl P. Holt III

    Thank GOD the system attempts to make them support their litters, because WE would be subsidizing far more of them if it weren’t for court-ordered child-support…!

  • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

    I can never understand why people fall over themselves to support negroes and other races especially the negroes. it is not like they are of use to mankind. if they were Africa would be a thriving continent.

    • Samuel Hathaway

      Hispano-Supremacists claim the same thing. Illegal aliens are so talented that the U.S. economy would collapse tomorrow without them. Since they are so necessary for economic uplift here, doesn’t it make sense that they are even more needed in Mexico to improve their economy?

  • Samuel Hathaway

    “But attempts to quell the crime, which for three years landed North Charleston among the nation’s most dangerous cities, brought about cries of racial profiling and unfair treatment of minorities–particularly of young, black men.”
    There was no racial profiling. Police were responding to an area of North Charleston beset by crime committed overwhelmingly by blacks, which is why police found it necessary to patrol this area often — because of young black men. Crime, not race, is why the police have virtually lived in North Charleston. If these racial scam artists always hollering about “racial profiling” in an attempt to win government favors at the expense of whites would behave themselves as the Swiss do, the crime rate would fall sharply and so much police activity wouldn’t be necessary.

  • Cliven Owens

    It is my firm belief that this shooting was staged in order to frame the White police officer. The controlled mass media may be in on this for the purpose of condemning the White race for being “racist” and “aggressive” to minority races, instilling hatred to Blacks and creating a guilt complex for Whites.

    https://wwwyoutubecom/watch?v=XIhI9u5ipSE

    https://wwwyoutubecom/watch?v=1lLiseLaHQc

    • Young Werther

      Quite frankly, white cops are targeted for abuse constantly…and they *are* and have been *framed*…by radical leftists and neutered liberals. I don’t know why they go to work everyday and continue to be harrassed at every turn.

  • Young Werther

    Send black police officers into black areas…why should white officers continue to be forced into constant abuse? Not a wonder if they all started “Going Slager*…

  • DirtyPaul

    88 from Russia) when in USA start Race holy war, many nacional-socialists from my country (including me) will come to support our white brothers) sory for my English)

  • Samuel Hathaway

    Yes, I see Mr. Stix comments from time to time. It’s only on occasion..guess he has more lengthy, and serious, writing to do.

  • OHDeutschePolkaConfederate

    Exactly. Taxpayer dollars were already feeding his kids. If Black lives matter, why aren’t Blacks mad that this jerk was not supporting his kids?? A man over 30 years old knows how babies are made, and refrains from making them if he is not prepared to raise and support them.