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Statement: League supports our Southern police and sheriffs

Friday, July 8th, 2016
In the wake of the murder of five police officers, and the wounding of several more, in Dallas, Texas, by anti-white thugs, The League of the South offers its support

GOMEZ TRIAL DATE SET

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

A trial date has been set for a man accused of raping a girl in Willmar last summer. 21-year-old Esequiel Gomez Junior is also accused of murder in Texas.

KWLM reports Judge Don Spilseth set an omnibus hearing for Gomez was waived and a trial date of March 5th, 6th and 7th.

Gomez is accused of raping a 14-year-old girl near the pedestrian bridge in Willmar’s Sperryville Neighborhood July 29th.

Police found DNA evidence in the rape case matched DNA collected in a rape and murder in Tulia Texas last year, and Texas authorities want to try Gomez for the killing of an elderly woman.

Gomez is charged in Kandiyohi County with being a fugitive from justice in another state and is scheduled for a pre-trial hearing March 1st.

Gomez is fighting extradition back to Texas for the murder charge, for which he could face the death penalty.

He is being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail on 1 million dollars bail.

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No Runner Left Behind

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

The Supreme Court deliberations on the Texas affirmative action case bring to mind a terrible injustice which passed with little notice this past summer: At the London Olympics, 8 out of 8 of the sprinters in the finals of the men’s 100 meter dash were black.

And this has in fact been the case dating all the way back to 1984: 64 out of 64 finalists have been black.

In this country, the racism is even more egregious: there hasn’t been a single white man representing this country in the 4 x 100 relay since 1964.

This is the type of disparate impact which should not be tolerated in an enlightened society.

We should have a 4 x 100 sprint relay which looks like America — with at least two white members. This is not a quota, of course, merely a guideline.

Ameliorating institutional racism must start at the grass roots level. Slow white children from the suburbs should be put on remedial HeadStart exercise programs starting at age four. And white children should be encouraged to attend federally funded summer running camps.

After an initial grace period of five years, any public school at which whites don’t hold a proportional share of the school sprinting records will have its federal funding cut off. We will call this program No Runner Left Behind.

Much of the difference in performance stems from coach expectation. Coaches rarely encourage whites to go into the sprints on the mistaken assumption that they are less talented than blacks. This sort of subtle discouragement can have drastic effects on the psyche of a young athlete. Every coach must attend an indoctrination session to rid them of these erroneous racist beliefs.

We must also explore the role of other factors in the racial divide, such as prenatal nutrition, the home environment, self esteem issues, and intimidation at meets. All of these have subtly corrosive effects which must be counteracted.

And we must change a culture among young whites where running fast is considered “acting black” and looked down upon.

Perhaps it’s time to even reconsider the primacy of the stopwatch when it comes to judging runners. Perhaps we should consider stopping such a discriminatory practice and start looking at the runner holistically, as an entire person.

Just think of how much more competitive we will be internationally once we achieve the benefits of diversity. (Watch out Jamaica!)

Anyone who questions whether all this is a good use of resources, and who doubts that even with more training whites will perform up to the level of the top black sprinters, should be sent to a sensitivity training seminar. Hate speech must be eradicated.

Should anybody point out that blacks have a superior genetic predisposition to sprinting, with their proportionately long legs, their narrower hips, their fast twitch muscle fiber, and their higher testosterone levels, he will be branded a racist. He will be driven from public life, and if possible, fired from his job.

A tolerant society has no room for racial supremacists.

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Study: Race-Neutral Admissions Can Work

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

As the Supreme Court revisits the use of race in college admissions next week, critics of affirmative action are hopeful the justices will roll back the practice. A new report out Wednesday offers a big reason for their optimism: evidence from at least some of the nine states that don’t use affirmative action that leading public universities can bring meaningful diversity to their campuses through race-neutral means.

That conclusion is vigorously disputed by supporters of race-based affirmative action, including universities in states like California which cannot under state law factor race into admissions decisions. The new report, by the Richard Kahlenberg, a senior fellow at the Century Foundation and prominent advocate of class-based affirmative action, calls those states’ race-neutral policies largely successful. The University of California and others call them a failure that’s left their campuses inadequately representative of the states they serve.

Kahlenberg also acknowledges that highly selective universities like UCLA and the Universities of California-Berkeley and Michigan haven’t recovered from drop-offs in minority enrollments after voters in those states outlawed racial preferences.

But in most places, the report argues, a combination of measures—aggressive outreach, de-emphasizing of standardized tests, affirmative action based on class instead of race, and even getting rid of legacy preferences that mostly benefit whites—has allowed minority representation on their campuses to recover to previous levels.

Seven states have banned racial preferences in admissions outright—Washington, Michigan, Nebraska, Arizona, New Hampshire, California and Florida. In Texas and Georgia leading public universities use a race-neutral system, though the University of Texas has maintained some use of affirmative action. It’s that policy at UT that’s now before the court in a case brought by Abigail Fisher, a rejected white applicant. Arguments are next Wednesday.

In its last two major affirmative action decisions, in 1978 and 2003, the court essentially took universities at their word when they argued it’s impossible to achieve adequate racial diversity without factoring race into admissions. But in the 2003 decision, involving the University of Michigan, the court also indicated it would pay close attention to race-neutral experiments in the states to make sure racial preferences were really necessary to achieve diversity.

“It’s the central question in Fisher: whether race-neutral alternatives will work,” Kahlenberg said.

Kahlenberg says the state data, compiled by Halley Potter, shows they do.

At the University of Washington, for instance, black and Latino enrollment fell after the use of race was banned but has since surpassed previous levels. At the University of Florida, Hispanic enrollment is higher and black enrollment is comparable to before race was banned (though the report’s figures show black enrollment has fallen lately from nearly 15 percent to below 10 percent).

In Texas, diversity numbers plummeted during a period in the late 1990s when the university wasn’t using affirmative action. The state implemented a “Top 10 percent” plan granting automatic admission to top high school students based on class rank, and its enrollment of underrepresented minorities has risen overall.

But supporters of affirmative action draw different lessons from the experiences of the states trying race-neutral methods. For one thing, they note states like California, Florida and Texas are much more diverse now, so holding minority numbers steady isn’t progress. UT, which now uses race as a factor for a small part of its class, argues the Top 10 percent plan failed to provide sufficient diversity, noting blacks remain underrepresented and many classrooms lack minority voices.

“The University of California has tried almost everything (to recruit more minority students),” said Gary Orfield, co-director of the Civil Rights Project at UCLA. “It’s true the least selective colleges of the University of California are highly diversified, but we’ve had almost a disappearance of black students here at UCLA.”

Highly selective institutions like Berkeley and UCLA generate a disproportionate share of future leaders, Orfield says, and are key pathways to professional and graduate schools. Without using race in admissions, such universities will look hardly anything like the states they’re supposed to serve, and minority students won’t have access to critical opportunities.

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To Kahlenberg, the arguments all point to affirmative action based on class, not race. Even President Barack Obama, he notes, has said that his own daughters shouldn’t receive preferences because of their race.

“It’s far easier for universities to provide a racial preference that brings in upper-middle class students of color,” he said, than to spend money on financial aid and support services for low-income students of any race.

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Exclusive Videos Show How One Texas County Fakes Crime Statistics to Make the Border Look Safe

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Every year, the federal government doles out roughly a billion taxpayer dollars to local law enforcement agencies in the form of grants

But is there a dark side to federalizing local law enforcement funding? PJ Media has obtained exclusive hidden camera video that shows federal grant money creates an incentive for local law enforcement to falsify their crime statistics. The fake stats tell a story that ends up benefiting the local agencies that clamor for the grants, while helping Washington sell its story that the border is safer than it really is.

Case in point: Hidalgo County, Texas. This border county is home to McAllen, one of the fastest-growing cities in the entire United States. Hidalgo County boasts the most border crossings of any county along the Texas-Mexico border. Property values are rising here despite the stagnant U.S. economy. The county is home both to gang-infested barrios and to a posh neighborhood that boasts fountains, manicured lawns, beautiful new custom homes, and many cars bearing Mexican license plates.

Hidalgo County sits across the border from Reynosa, Mexico, one of the most violent and troubled cities in the Mexican drug wars. But according to some local officials, Mexico’s drug war has not spilled over into their bustling Texas community. They say this even though U.S. forces engaged drug cartel members in a firefight at Chimney Park in Hidalgo County in 2011.

The federal government has granted Hidalgo County about $6 million to fight crime since 2004. That money has gone to the county’s anti-narcotics efforts and has funded the purchase of sophisticated video surveillance towers that are supposed to be used to monitor the border and watch over troubled neighborhoods. {snip}

The federal money is granted for the purpose of fighting crime, and the government monitors crime statistics via the Federal Bureau of InvestigationsNational Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS). Local law enforcement agencies report trends in crime in their communities through the NIBRS, and the NIBRS stats find their way into speeches and comments made by politicians to show that the money is being spent well and that crime is being defeated. {snip}

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In May of 2011, President Obama went to the border at El Paso, Texas, and in his “alligators and moats” speech claimed the border is safe and mocked calls for more border security.

In March of 2011, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said, “There is a perception that the border is worse now than it ever has been. That is wrong. The border is better now than it ever has been.” Napolitano went on to say that violence from Mexico’s drug war has not spilled over into the U.S., citing statistics that show crime along the border has either stayed flat or even gone down.

But how accurate are the statistics that the local law enforcement agencies send their states and ultimately to the federal government? PJM/PJTV has obtained exclusive hidden camera video from inside the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office. In this video, a crime analyst—the person responsible for entering official data into the Uniform Crime Reporting system from the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office—admits that the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office manipulates its crime statistics systematically.

Deputy: Hey what’s up? (unintelligible question)

Analyst: No, I can do it for you.

Deputy: Cool. (unintelligible, but he asks about changing a code)

Analyst: Huh?

Deputy: (unintelligible)

Analyst: I guess. Cause he’s the one changing everything.

Deputy: Changing the stats?

Analyst: (nods) He’s the one…

Deputy: Well how is he changing them?

Analyst: He reads the reports and fiddles with you if it’s not linking. Like, with a robbery, he redrizzles it down to a simple, like an, if it’s like uh, aggravated assault (looks away to see if anyone can hear), he orders a downgrade to assault. Or if…

Deputy: It’s real simple to do because most people are gonna, think you’re gonna have more.

(Analyst tilts head skeptically)

Deputy: You can justify it both ways.

Analyst:  Yeah, but some of them, no. (crosstalk) Like, as far as the standards go, from the UCR, yeah.

Deputy: So. You can get in trouble.

Analyst: Hm?

Deputy: You can get in trouble?

Analyst: Not us, but…yeah the sheriff.

Deputy: Him (points in the direction of the sheriff’s office).

Analyst: Yeah. Not me.

The federal crime reporting system relies on local law enforcement to accurately report the crimes taking place in their communities. But as we see on hidden camera video from the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office, the federal crime statistics system is being manipulated in at least one strategic county that sits directly across the Rio Grande from Mexico’s drug war.

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CASA Continues to Look for African American Volunteers

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Back in May, I wrote about an ambitious effort by CASA, an organization that trains volunteers to be court-appointed special advocates for abused and neglected kids. The goal is simple and race-based. A third of the Central Texas kids served by CASA are black, but only 6 percent of CASA’s 1,200 volunteers are black.

At a May event at Huston-Tillotson University, CASA officials and others explained why more African American volunteers are needed. Vicki Spriggs, CASA’s state chief executive officer, told me black kids do better with black CASA volunteers. “It just makes it easier for the child to form a bond with that volunteer,” Spriggs said. “It’s one less barrier, one less thing to think about, as opposed to thinking, ‘Is this person going to understand me?’ ”

Most of us yearn for a colorblind world. And most of us wish all of us—even kids in need of help—could look beyond the skin color of a well-meaning volunteer who shows up to help. But, according to Spriggs and others involved with CASA, skin color can matter to these kids, kids whose lives are challenged beyond what any kid should have to face.

So CASA, turning to black churches and other institutions with ties to the African American community, launched the recruitment drive.

Two months probably is too soon to begin measuring results, but, to date, the numbers are unimpressive. Katherine Kerr, Texas CASA’s communications and public relations manager, told me CASA of Travis County has received four applications “and an additional three inquiries” from African Americans. CASA of Williamson County has received three applications and four inquiries from blacks.

CASA officials see a great need for a community self-help program here, one in which African American adults are uniquely positioned to help African American kids.

It’s more of a commitment than showing up for a march or a candlelight vigil. And that’s why it’s probably more valuable.

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In Texas, 7 in 10 Children Under Age 1 Are Minorities

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

For the first time, as of 2011, more than half of the children under age 1 in the U.S. were minorities, the newest benchmark illustrating the widening age gap between mostly white, older Americans and fast-growing, younger minority populations, particularly Hispanics.

In Texas, nearly 7 in 10 people under age 1 were minorities as of July 2011, a slight increase from 2010, according to new census estimates out today. The data, covering the period from April 2010 to July 2011, are the first set of population estimates by race, Hispanic origin, age and sex since the decennial census. The Census Bureau said it defines a minority as anyone who is not single-race white.

Demographers have said for some time now that they expect racial and ethnic minorities will become the U.S. majority by midcentury. Texas became a majority-minority state in 2004, and in 2010, Hispanics accounted for 65 percent of the state’s growth since 2000.

According to today’s census data, Hispanics remained the nation’s largest minority group in 2011, at 52 million. They also were the fastest growing; their numbers increased 3.1 percent since 2010, and Hispanics now constitute 16.7 percent of the U.S. population.

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Immigrant Smugglers Sentenced For Killing 70-Year-Old Woman, Bertha Gonzalez, In Texas

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Three men have been sentenced to prison in an immigrant smuggling ring for crashing through a Texas home in an SUV, killing a 70-year-old woman, Bertha Gonzalez, according to the Associated Press.

On August 6, 2011, a police officer pulled over the SUV, a Chevrolet Suburban, in Falfurrias, Texas. As he approached the vehicle, the vehicle sped off, crashing into the Gonzalez’s home while she was sleeping. The men were trying to smuggle undocumented immigrants when officers pulled them over.

While the Border Patrol‘s “apprehensions of migrants [have reached] 40-year lows“, the crackdown on undocumented immigrants at federal and local levels has also created an environment of greater risk and danger. Just last month, 9 undocumented immigrants were killed in a car crash, as their driver also tried to flee from authorities.

According to the local Fox network in Falfurrias, Gonzalez’s body was throw into the backyard killing her instantly. Gonzalez is survived by her 6 children and over 20 grandchildren.

Falfurrias Chief of Police, Eden Garcia, told Fox 2 News that “illegal aliens are always being ushered through our towns and our cars.” Garcia says human smuggling is a problem in Falfurrias, Texas. In regard to Gonzalez’s death, Garcia said, “Community wise, everyone is upset. Naturally I’m upset. Again, no one deserves to die like this.”

Prosecutors say the immigrants pleaded with the driver known as “Perico” to stop before he crashed through Gonzalez’s home. Everyone inside the vehicle fled the crash scene. Authorities later found seven undocumented immigrants hiding in a nearby truck. Adrian, one of the smugglers, tried to escape by foot but was tracked down in the area. The driver, “Perico”, was never caught.

Romeo Cantu was given 8 years in prison, Marcos Adrian 4 years in prison and Everardo Hernandez-Salazar 5 years in prison.

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Joseph Farley Arrested for Riding Unicycle Nude

Friday, May 11th, 2012

On Wednesday, Kemah, Texas police arrested Joseph Farley for riding his unicycle naked over the Kemah Bridge (video below).

Police began getting calls at about 1:30 p.m. from citizens, after Farley stripped off his clothes at bottom of the bridge.

Farley had been seen riding the unicycle over the bridge during the last several weeks, but never naked.

Farley was charged with indecent exposure Farley, a former teacher, was not impaired or drunk.

Kemah Police Chief Greg Rikard told KPRC-TV: “He said that he liked the way that it felt. Really don’t know what he meant by that, but that’s what he said.”

“The officer kept his distance as best he could. Obviously he wasn’t armed, that we could tell. We did what we could do. Turned him around and moved him off to the side of the vehicle to get him out of the view of the public.”

“One of the officers mentioned this will probably be my first and only time that I stopped a naked man from operating a unicycle over the Kemah Bridge.”

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Keith Ellison retweets message calling Mitt Romney “douchebag,” claims it was accident

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

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Keith Ellison finds himself in hot water with conservatives after retweeting an offensive message from his official Twitter account.

Wednesday, Ellison took to Twitter to ask his followers who uttered the following quote: “… even if you have a child two years of age, you need to go to work.” The answer to the trivia question? None other than presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

In response to the question, a Texan named Tammy Talpas offered up the following answer: “A heartless douchebag who doesn’t like animals or small children. At least that’s what I’ve heard.”

Ellison retweeted Talpas’ tweet, meaning all the Congressman’s followers could see it. It stayed promoted for hours, until Ellison deleted the tweets containing both the Romney question and Talpas’ “D-bag” reply yesterday.

Conservative blog The Washington Free Beacon notes the irony of Ellison, a man who has a history of calling for civility in politics, resorting to using someone else’s incendiary language to take a shot at Romney.

Here’s an image of the tweet, stamped with Ellison’s endorsement:

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Ellison, somewhat unconvincingly, claims through a spokesperson that the retweet was accidental. Yesterday, the Beacon quoted Ellison’s communication director, Jennifer Gore, as saying, “As with all Twitter accounts a retweet is not an endorsement. The congressman removed the tweet because it appeared to endorse use of a nasty term, which is not what we wanted.”

That quote doesn’t directly say the retweet was unintentional, but today Gore is being more straightforward in making that claim.

“Keith inadvertently retweeted something where some language was used regarding Mr. Romney, and that was not his intention,” she told the Strib.

“That’s not language he tends to use. It’s not something he intended to do, so he took it down.”

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Texas gunman’s rampage followed sex abuse claims

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

The gunman police say went on a shooting spree outside a Texas courthouse this week had become increasingly frustrated by sexual misconduct charges his daughter lodged against him and two of his brothers, and he was so convinced of his innocence he rejected a plea deal that would have kept him out of prison, records and interviews revealed.

Police say Bartholomew Granger opened fire Wednesday outside the Jefferson County courthouse in Beaumont, killing an elderly woman and wounding three others, including his daughter and her mother, in what’s now coming into focus as a final, desperate act of a man who believed he and his brothers had been wrongfully accused.

“This has been going on for a long time, and I guess he finally snapped,” said one of the brothers, Ulysses Granger. “He couldn’t take it anymore.”

Bartholomew Granger, 41, was in custody Friday on $4 million bond after being charged with the murder of a bystander, Minnie Ray Sebolt, 79, of Deweyville.

Meanwhile, his daughter remained hospitalized in critical but stable condition, a police spokeswoman said. Authorities say Granger shot the 20-year-old woman and ran over her with his pickup truck as he tried to leave the scene.

The rampage occurred just hours before Granger’s daughter was to resume testimony in a trial in which she accused her father of sexually assaulting her nine years ago. It was the latest episode in a saga that has led to two other criminal cases, a series of lawsuits and a sharply-divided family.

Granger’s daughter made the allegations against her father and uncles in 2009, shortly after she moved out of her father’s Houston home and went to live with her mother in Lake Charles, La., court records show.

One of Granger’s brothers, Lyndon, was scheduled to stand trial in the same Beaumont courtroom on a charge of indecency with a child once Granger’s trial was finished, although officials say both cases are now on hold because of the shooting investigation.

Lyndon Granger, 43, was out on bond at the time of the shooting. He has since been arrested and held on $500,000 bond at the direction of the trial judge, John Stevens.

Ulysses Granger, 44, was charged with sexual assault and prohibited sexual contact in Houston, but those changes have been dismissed, according to court records.

During trial testimony Tuesday, Granger’s daughter recounted details of the alleged rape. She also testified that she first spoke of abuse during a conversation in which she and her mother were discussing whether to obtain a protective order against Granger.

Ulysses Granger said in an interview that he and his brothers believe his niece was prompted to make false statements by her mother because of lingering bitterness over a custody battle, but authorities have refused to take them seriously. Granger and his daughter’s mother had two children together but were never married.

“In every corner, no matter we tried to do, it was like nobody wanted to hear our side,” Ulysses Granger said. “It’s like, `You’re going to jail no matter what you do, what evidence you have.’ It’s been like that the whole way through.”

Court records show the case against Ulysses Granger was closed by Houston police due to lack of information.

Jefferson County District Attorney Tom Maness declined to comment on the cases in his jurisdiction because both are still pending.

The mother did not respond to messages at phone numbers listed for her.

Rife Kimler, the attorney representing Bartholomew and Lyndon Granger in their criminal cases, said Bartholomew Granger rejected a plea deal before the trial began in which he would have received 10 years’ probation with deferred adjudication. That means if Granger fulfilled the terms of his probation, he wouldn’t have had a felony conviction, the attorney said.

“He said, `I didn’t do it. Why should I plead guilty?'” Kimler said.

The attorney said he planned to challenge Granger’s daughter’s credibility during cross-examination Wednesday afternoon because she initially testified the assault occurred in Houston instead of Beaumont before correcting herself. Because of that and other inconsistencies in her testimony, Kimler said he thought he had a winnable case and never anticipated anything other than normal behavior from his client.

“I’m really at a loss on this case,” he said.

In lawsuits filed in both federal and state court, the brothers have claimed, often in heated fashion, that they have been victimized by law enforcement as well as Granger’s daughter and her mother. The lawsuits, filed without attorneys, describe in detail how much the criminal proceedings have cost each man.

In one filing, Bartholomew Granger said he lost his job with a bus company after a Jefferson County official informed the firm of his pending case. In another, Ulysses Granger, who works as a captain on ships that service offshore oil rigs, said he was forced to cash in his 401(k) to stay out of jail.

“The police and (Child Protective Services) are working in concert to deprive us of life, liberty, privacy and freedom,” they wrote in a document signed by all three. “I know there’s good cops and good judges, but so far we (have) seen nothing but tyranny from these defendants’ actions.”

John T. Floyd, a Houston criminal defense attorney who regularly represents defendants accused of sex crimes, said what happened in Beaumont is a worst-case example of how such cases can cause people to become unhinged. Three of his clients committed suicide while their cases were pending, including one who appeared headed for acquittal, he said.

“When it comes down to these types of allegations, all the rules start to change,” Floyd said. “There’s an incredible amount of pressure. Families start to fall apart. There’s really no winner, even when the verdict is `not guilty.'”

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Prisoner gets 5 years for racist beating

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 7 (UPI) — A self-professed member of the United Aryan Brotherhood has been sentenced to 63 months in prison for beating his Jewish cellmate at a federal prison in Texas.

Timothy Lee York, 35, attacked his sleeping cellmate in December 2007 by pulling the man to the floor using a ligature around his neck. The Jewish man lost consciousness, and white supremacist repeatedly punched and kicked him in the head and body, the U.S. Justice Department said.

York, of Fountain Valley, Calif., admitted he attacked his cellmate because of his religion, justice officials said.

In addition to his prison sentence, York was ordered to pay $5,783 in restitution, the Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram reported Tuesday.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Ron Paul not a racist

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

I was shocked and dismayed to read the Jan. 6 Oakland Press opinion column “Questionable views hurt Ron Paul’s candidacy” that portrayed presidential candidate Ron Paul as a racist and a supporter of neo-Nazi’s. this was a smear campaign conducted by a local paper.

Highly acclaimed syndicated columnist and a distinguished professor of economics Dr. Walter E. Williams, who happens to be black, has recently stated, “The accusations about Ron Paul being racist are not true.I’ve known him personally for at least 20 years, 25 years, maybe. He’s a good guy.”

Austin, Texas president of the NAACP, Nelson Linder, another friend of the Texas congressman, has stated in many interviews that Paul does not harbor ill feelings towards blacks or other minorities.

Nelson Linder has also commented that, “the accusations of racism against Dr. Paul are part of a smear campaign being orchestrated by the establishment, who sees him as a clear threat to the status quo.”

Paul is not a neo-Nazi nor does not he support neo-Nazi ideology. Paul has no control over who supports him anymore than any other candidate. A member of Stormfront, which is a neo-Nazi organization, said, “We understand that Paul is not a white nationalist, but most of our people support him because of his stand on issues,” particularly his tough stances on immigration and the Federal Reserve.

As Paul has stated, “They’re endorsing what I do or say,” not vice-versa. “I’ll go to anybody I can convert to look at liberty the way I do.”

The way Paul looks at liberty is that it is meant for everyone, no matter what their race or creed. Paul fully respects and wholly adheres to every nuance contained within the four corners of the U.S. Constitution, which, sadly, is an anomaly for far too many holding or running for office.

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Fireball in Texas sky was meteor, FAA says

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

WFAA received more than 200 reports Wednesday night from people who said they saw what appeared to be a meteor streaking across the North Texas sky shortly after 8 o’clock.

Many people also said they heard what sounded like a sonic boom (or booms) associated with the fireball, which was apparently witnessed all the way from San Antonio to Oklahoma City.

The Federal Aviation Administration told TV station KWTX in Waco that it was a meteor.

A camera in Hawley, Texas that is designed to record the night sky shows a bright object briefly streaking across the image (watch the clip above).

Channel 8’s Facebook page was filled with descriptions.

“VERY bright blue across the sky in Benbrook,” said Stephanie Clingman Guyer. “It looked so close, long tail — very cool!”

“We saw it in far West McKinney,” Kathy Stulting Escobedo wrote. “Seemed very low (I thought it was a low flying plane). Of course, it may have been very high and very large. It was gold with a trail of sparkling, dripping fire. Wasn’t moving as fast as most meteors I’ve seen. It moved from east to west and then seemed to burn out. Shortly after that, we heard a double boom (reminded me of the sonic booms we heard as kids in the 60s). Was pretty incredible!”

In Carrollton, James Gates said he “heard a light boom and my house lightly shook… then I heard dogs barking.”

Dawn Caddell Delarosa was out sitting on her porch about 15 miles west of Denton. “It was HUGE. It was very low,” she wrote. “It came from the Southwest, went in front of our house. Both my husband and I yelled, ‘OMG, it is going to hit that plane?’ It looked like it got east of Denton when it exploded/broke apart. We could see all the little ’embers’ blasting southeastward. Those poor people in the plane. I bet they thought it was the end of their life.”

Colleen Walker checked in from Wise County. “We were driving on Highway 380 in Bridgeport and thought it first it was a helicopter flying low until it started glowing orange and started flaming as it dropped out if the sky!” she said.

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The “Terrorist Attacks” in Lubbock Were Actually by Extreme Left Wing Nazis

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

No one was able to remember three episodes of “extreme right wing terrorism” that were reported to have taken place in Lubbock because such acts of “extreme right wing terrorism” did not take place.  An article appearing in The Huffington Post on Tuesday stated,

Texas‘ Lubbock County has seen only extreme right-wing terrorism . . .”

The three 1994 Lubbock shootings were in reality “extreme left wing terrorism” carried out by a South Bay Nazi Youth and two of his Latino cousins.  The San Francisco Chronicle reported,

Three men were indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of killing one black man and wounding two others last year during a drive through Lubbock, Texas.

The men were accused of luring blacks to their car and shooting them with a short-barreled shotgun.

The grand jury said the three defendants, a white supremacist and two Latino cousins, “discussed their mutual hatred of blacks and how they wanted to start a revolution or race war that would involve killing and eliminating blacks.”

The indictments, returned Tuesday in Lubbock under seal, were announced yesterday by the Justice Department. The federal charges could carry the death penalty, but no decision has been made on whether to seek it.

The grand jury said defendant Roy Ray Martin is a skinhead and member of the white supremacist South Bay Nazi Youth. Also indicted were cousins Ricky Rivera Mungia and Eli Trevino Mungia, friends of Martin.

Nazis are on the “extreme Left.”  Thus, the three shootings in Lubbock were in reality “extreme Left Wing terrorism,” if indeed the crimes fit the criteria of “terrorism.”

The concluding Avalanche-Journal comments on the Nazi and his two cousins were,

Roy Ray Martin, Eli Trevino Mungia and Ricky Rivera Mungia each were sentenced to life plus 50 years in prison for the 1994 shooting spree directed at randomly selected black people.

The Homeland Security report, based on information from the Global Terrorism Database, report listed the “perpetrator” in the three Lubbock shootings as a “Neo-Nazi Group.”

If the three terrorist attacks included a “Neo-Nazi” and his two accomplices shooting black people or any people, the “terrorist” attacks that took place in Lubbock should be classified as “Extreme Left Wing Terrorism.”

It is of interest and concern that the “Extreme Left Wing Terrorism” attacks by PETA on the lab of Dr. John Orem were not even mentioned in the report.  This might indicate that the “research” group that produce the report released on Tuesday had results in mind and may not have wanted facts to get in the way?

Nazi Fascism has been referred to as Right Wing for decades.  This is a fabrication that has been successfully put forth by Left Wing academics and news media.  The promotion of Nazi Fascists as Right Wing has been almost universally accepted as truth and needs to be vigorously challenged.

Fascism and Communism are the two primary forms of Socialism, whether the Left likes it or not.

Fascists pursue government control of the economy, the people, and everything else.

Conservatives support a small government, as our original Constitution mandates, with little power in the Federal government.  We Conservatives want most of the power for We the People with what government power that is necessary kept at the local and state levels.  Such beliefs, according to the report under discussion, can get mainstream Conservatives classified as advocates of “extreme right wing terrorism”!

Those on the Right support Liberty, free enterprise, and personal responsibility.  Fascists, including Nazis, oppose each of these.

It will take a lot of Conservative courage to challenge the public perception that Nazis and other Fascists are promoters of Liberty, self-sufficiency, and economic freedom.

Examples of both World War II era and current Nazi Socialist activities include isolating and targeting Jews because of their economic prosperity, confiscating guns, attacking Judeo-Christian religious beliefs and banning public prayer, placing Elites in charge over the people, and advocating the elimination of the disabled.

The following is a good start in the understanding of Fascism:

Who Is “Fascist”?

By Thomas Sowell

Those who put a high value on words may recoil at the title of Jonah Goldberg’s new book, “Liberal Fascism.” As a result, they may refuse to read it, which will be their loss — and a major loss.

Those who value substance over words, however, will find in this book a wealth of challenging insights, backed up by thorough research and brilliant analysis.

This is the sort of book that challenges the fundamental assumptions of its time — and which, for that reason, is likely to be shunned rather than criticized.

Because the word “fascist” is often thrown around loosely these days, as a general term of abuse, it is good that “Liberal Fascism” begins by discussing the real Fascism, introduced into Italy after the First World War by Benito Mussolini.

The Fascists were completely against individualism in general and especially against individualism in a free market economy. Their agenda included minimum wage laws, government restrictions on profit-making, progressive taxation of capital, and “rigidly secular” schools.

Unlike the Communists, the Fascists did not seek government ownership of the means of production. They just wanted the government to call the shots as to how businesses would be run.

They were for “industrial policy,” long before liberals coined that phrase in the United States.

Indeed, the whole Fascist economic agenda bears a remarkable resemblance to what liberals would later advocate.

Moreover, during the 1920s “progressives” in the United States and Britain recognized the kinship of their ideas with those of Mussolini, who was widely lionized by the left.

Famed British novelist and prominent Fabian socialist H.G. Wells called for “Liberal Fascism,” saying “the world is sick of parliamentary politics.”

Another literary giant and Fabian socialist, George Bernard Shaw, also expressed his admiration for Mussolini — as well as for Hitler and Stalin, because they “did things,” instead of just talk. In Germany, the Nazis followed in the wake of the Italian Fascists, adding racism in general and anti-semitism in particular, neither of which was part of Fascism in Italy or in Franco’s Spain.

Even the Nazi variant of Fascism found favor on the left when it was only a movement seeking power in the 1920s.

W.E.B. DuBois was so taken with the Nazi movement that he put swastikas on the cover of a magazine he edited, despite complaints from Jewish readers.

Even after Hitler achieved dictatorial power in Germany in 1933, DuBois declared that the Nazi dictatorship was “absolutely necessary in order to get the state in order.”

As late as 1937 he said in a speech in Harlem that “there is today, in some respects, more democracy in Germany than there has been in years past.”

In short, during the 1920s and the early 1930s, Fascism was not only looked on favorably by the left but recognized as having kindred ideas, agendas and assumptions.

Only after Hitler and Mussolini disgraced themselves, mainly by their brutal military aggressions in the 1930s, did the left distance themselves from these international pariahs.

Fascism, initially recognized as a kindred ideology of the left, has since come down to us defined as being on “the right” — indeed, as representing the farthest right, supposedly further extensions of conservatism.

If by conservatism you mean belief in free markets, limited government, and traditional morality, including religious influences, then these are all things that the Fascists opposed just as much as the left does today.

The left may say that they are not racists or anti-semites, like Hitler, but neither was Mussolini or Franco. Hitler, incidentally, got some of his racist ideology from the writings of American “progressives” in the eugenics movement.

Jonah Goldberg’s “Liberal Fascism” is too rich a book to be summarized in a newspaper column. Get a copy and start re-thinking the received notions about who is on “the left” and who is on “the right.” It is a book for people who want to think, rather than repeat rhetoric.

Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Change

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Ron and Don’s Aryan Adventure

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

To hear Ron Paul, he barely knows Don Black and doesn’t hold to ANY of Don’s white supremacist beliefs.  Yet, their paths keep intertwining.

Well, let’s add a new thread to this relationship.

A fascinating report out of Newsone discusses a bizarre criminal case in 1981 where a group of men were arrested by ATF after attempting to smuggle firearms and explosives out of the country in order to take over the small Carribean island country of Dominca.

Their plan was to turn the tiny island into a white supremacist paradise funded by casinos, cocaine and brothels.  Sort of a combination of Los Vegas/Disneyland for the sheeted set.

And who just happened to be a member of the group arrested, indited and found guilty in this little scheme?  Why good old Don Black, surprise, surprise.

Now here’s the fun part – the leader of the attempted government takeover, Michael Perdue, turned states’ evident and stated that  KKK Grand Wizard, David Duke, former Texas Governor John Connally,  and Dr. Ron Paul had all been aware of the plan.  David Duke informed the court that, if he were called to court, he would take the Fifth.  The judge refused to subpoena Gov. Connally or Dr. Paul, who was, at the time, a sitting Congressman.

Perdue, Black and several others were found guilty and did time for the offense.  One man implicated as funding the operation committed suicide and two others were found not guilty.

Now, of course, we must consider that Perdue was making up the connection out of whole cloth.  That’s possible.  If he were not involved and his name sullied by these felons who hold ideals so opposed to his own, I can only imagine that it would leave a bitter taste in Ron Paul’s mouth.  That’s only nautral.

Which is why it’s so odd that he would decades later go hat in hand, begging money from Don Black, a convicted felon and referring to him as a “dear friend”.

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Taxpayers Paying for Illegal Alien Births

Saturday, January 7th, 2012

If Felipe Calderon‘s wife gave birth in a Washington, D.C. hospital, no one would ever argue that the child was an American citizen. Similarly, it is ludicrous to state that a Mexican citizen, such as the woman in the story above, who swims across the Rio Grande in labor + gives birth in a Texas hospital, has sired an American citizen. It is a perversion of the 14th Amendment. It is a slap in the face of every legal immigrant. It is bankrupting our social services, schools and hospitals. It is insanity. It must end.

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