Why Is It Only A Crime If The Perp Is White???

by Al Benson Jr.

Back on November 24, 2013 a white man from the Houston, Texas area knocked an elderly black man down and broke his jaw in two places. It was said that he laughed and shouted “knockout” as he did this.

The man, a twenty-seven year old, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Houston for a hate crime against the elderly black man. No one argues against the fact that this was a despicable act and that the man should be punished for what he did. However, if he shouted “knockout” when he did it, where do you suppose he got the idea for calling it that? It couldn’t have been from blacks that have done the same thing to whites could it? If anyone has kept track of the news for the past few months you know that’s exactly where he got the idea. I don’t know how many cases of this same dastardly act I’ve read about in recent months where a black, or blacks, have done this selfsame thing to some elderly white person and that’s what they call it–knockout! Of course, thanks to our progressive “news” media, we didn’t read about nearly as many of these black on white crimes as actually happened. Many of the stories about these were simply spiked and you never heard about it, but you did hear about some.

At this point, I have a couple questions which I hope my readers will ask at every opportunity. This one white man did this to one black man and it was labeled a “hate crime.” What was it labeled when all the different black guys did it to elderly white folks? I never once, in the “news” media saw that labeled as a hate crime. Why not?

If it’s a “hate crime” when a white guy does it then why isn’t it a hate crime when a black guy does it? Nobody seems to want to deal with that question. Why not? Seems to me that what’s sauce for the goose should be sauce for the gander. If it isn’t then we have a monstrous double standard we are operating on in this country, or maybe you hadn’t noticed that.

If it’s a hate crime when the white guy commits it, then why isn’t it a hate crime when the black guy commits it? I have yet to see that question even addressed by anyone. Most of what passes for our “news” media sincerely hopes no one will think along those lines and that no one will ask such embarrassing  questions, especially not in public. Of course should someone dare to address this sensitive issue they can always be labeled a “racist.” That should shut most folks up right there.

But it won’t shut all of us up! Of course I realize there are some whacked-out college professors that glibly inform us that “only white people can be racist” and no one else ever could. But, folks, in all honesty, who really believe that bovine fertilizer except the most politically correct of the politically correct? Ordinary folks that live in the real world just don’t buy it. They may not argue over it for fear of being labeled as “racists” but in their heart of hearts they know it’s all balderdash.

So I keep asking–why is it “racist” for a white man to do something when it is not racist for a black man to do the same thing? I have never forgotten the missionary from South Africa I talked to years ago who said, of blacks, that they were “the most ethnocentric people in the world.”

If that is, in fact, the case (and I realize there are exceptions) then you have to ask yourself–who are the real “racists?” Since the term “racist” is of Trotskyite origin I don’t really like to use it. Maybe the term “racialist” would be more appropriate.

So who is the real racialist? Is it just possible that it’s the person who accuses everyone else of being one?

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4 thoughts on “Why Is It Only A Crime If The Perp Is White???

  1. Al,

    Having worked in and around law enforcement for 22 years, I would say you can bet pressure on a district attorney, or depending on the circuit, perhaps even from within the DA’s office itself, that the Houston case was classified as a hate crime because A. Federal guidelines for prosecution under the hate crime code almost guarantee a conviction, and if a certain number of such convictions are found, federal funding comes pouring in, and/or B. As with everything else today, it’s the popular thing to do, and prosecutors are scared to take a stand at the state level against the application of federal statutes within their jurisdiction when a white commits a physical criminal act against a black. The civil rights industry is the big bully, and with bully pulpits like CNN and MSNBC to hop on, DA’s aren’t willing to expose themselves to public scrutiny. The civil rights industry has become the very “establishment” they cried foul about during the 50’s and 60’s. It has permeated every inch of juris prudence, and the concept of malum in se has been thrown out the window for the sake of popular and trendy classifications, driven by the civil rights industry, or establishment. Nothing is inherently wrong anymore; wrong itself has become a matter of subjective legal interpretation and the judicial branch a laboratory of creative legal experimentation. Courtrooms, civil and criminal, are a market for people like Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton to invest in, and their customer base depends on their own community.

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