Good for laughs

Published by carolyn on Wed, 2015-03-04 22:20

The US President and his attorney general discuss racism in the White House.

The US Department of Justice investigation into the Ferguson, Mo. Police Department found bias against African-Americans. What a surprise.  Of course, we don't need an investigation to know that there is plenty of bias against European-Americans in the DOJ itself, and in African-American Attorney General Eric Holder, Jr.

Some of the "most scathing findings" include seven "racist emails" that are included in the DOJ report. These are the type of emails that circulate around the internet every day that millions of Americans read. They are actually quite funny.

RACIST E-MAILS

  • A May 2011 email stated -- “An African-American woman in New Orleans was admitted into the hospital for a pregnancy termination. Two weeks later she received a check for $5,000. She phoned the hospital to ask who it was from. The hospital said, ‘Crimestoppers.’”
  • A Nov. 2008 email read -- “President Barack Obama would not be President for very long because “what black man holds a steady job for four years.”
  • An email described a man seeking to obtain “welfare" for his dogs because they are “mixed in color, unemployed, lazy, can’t speak English and have no frigging clue who their Daddies are.” (June 2011) (my favorite -cy)
  • An April 2011 email depicted President Obama as a chimpanzee.
  • A Dec. 2011 email included jokes based on offensive stereotypes about Muslims.
  • An Oct. 2011 email included a photo of a bare-chested group of dancing women, apparently in Africa, with the caption, “Michelle Obama’s High School Reunion.”

So what's the big deal? Don't they have a sense of humor? If they investigated the emails of Ferguson's African-American residents, we can be sure they would be waaaay worse than this.

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Police officers risks their lives daily preventing blacks from preying upon and killing each other let alone other ethnic groups.  If Obama was so concerned about "his people" then he should stop the flood of immigrants into the United States that are directly competing with blacks for resources.  Quite frankly Obama's story is disgusting; there is nothing inspirational about a elitist rich white liberal woman having an illegitimate child with a African polygamist.  Holder is a nauseating sight to behold.

The population of Ferguson is almost 70% Black, so I think all the White people should try to move out and leave the whole mess to Holder and Obama. Of course, those who are invested in their jobs and expecting a pension are not going to do that.

http://news.yahoo.com/obama-says-ferguson-police-racism-not-isolated-170...

Washington (AFP) - Attorney General Eric Holder warned Friday that he was prepared to dismantle the Ferguson police department after an official report unearthed damning evidence that officers in the St. Louis suburb targeted African Americans.

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"We are prepared to use all the powers that we have, all the power that we have, to ensure that the situation changes there. That means everything from working with them to coming up with an entirely new structure," Holder said.

Asked if that included taking apart the Ferguson force, he replied: "If that's what's necessary, we're prepared to do that."

Holder said he was "shocked" by the official findings into practices in Ferguson, a majority black town with a mostly white police force, and had a warning for police departments across the United States.

"I hope they're listening to these comments and understand the intensity with which the feelings are felt at the federal government level to ensure that we use all the tools that we can to make sure that what happened in Ferguson is uncovered and simply does not happen in any other part of the country," he said.

Separately, Barack Obama, the first black president of the US, said he believed the deep racism unearthed in the Ferguson force was not common, but could exist elsewhere in the country.

"I don't think that is typical of what happens across the country, but it's not an isolated incident," Obama told Sirius XM radio in an interview broadcast Friday.

"There are circumstances in which trust between communities and law enforcement have broken down," Obama added.

"Individuals or entire departments may not have the training or the accountability to make sure that they are protecting and serving all people and not just some."

Despite what Holder has called a "searing report" into Ferguson's police department, the government will not prosecute the policeman, Darren Wilson, responsible for killing teenager Michael Brown.

Brown's family are planning to sue in a civil case.

The death prompted weeks of sometimes violent protests, and ignited a national debate about race relations and law enforcement in the United States.

Obama convened a task force which issued almost 60 recommendations to police that are designed to rebuild trust.

The measures include introducing external investigations "in cases of police use of force resulting in death, officer-involved shootings resulting in injury or death, or in-custody deaths."

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