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Apr 02 2019

Chicago Police Surrender to Gang

An incident that could presage the total collapse of law and order in Chicago has slipped past almost completely unnoticed:

As the Chicago Tribune reported, on March 20th, two tactical police officers from the Chicago PD were in the process of arresting a suspected drug dealer on the city’s west side. After securing the suspect and confiscating a bundle of drugs as evidence, placing them in the patrol car, the officers were surrounded by a group of men who began to threaten them. At least one claimed to be armed and demanded the suspect be released or he would shoot the cops. Someone in the mob stole the drugs from the patrol car and fled, with one officer giving pursuit. The threatened violence surrounding the patrol car escalated and the cops wound up releasing the suspect and leaving the scene.

For the most part, the media had nothing to say about this retreat by civilization in the face of savagery. However, if the police had used their guns to defend themselves, there would have been national headlines denouncing them for being racists who indulge in excessive force. The people in charge, like Kim Foxx, who let Jussie Smollett off the hook after wasting countless hours of police time, will rarely have their back. We are reaching the point where it makes more sense from the point of view of the police to just let the criminals run wild.

Chicago is reverting to jungle. Without law enforcement, it will be unfit for habitation for anyone but savages. That is the price of moonbattery.

The anti-police Black Lives Matter narrative aggressively pushed by the media accelerates this decay. You can see why they didn’t make a big deal of the Chicago police surrendering to a gang. The media does not want us to know where it is taking us.

On a tip from Troy H.

Mar 28 2019

Mueller Investigation: Mission Accomplished

What are the moonbats crying about? Bill Whittle confirms that the farcical Mueller investigation worked as intended. The purpose was not to reveal nonexistent collusion with Russian, but rather to delegitimize the President with propaganda. The Russiagate lie fits smoothly with the lies told by Christine Blasey Ford and Jussie Smollett:

On a tip from KirklesWorth.

Mar 27 2019

Who Made the Call to Kim Foxx?

The abrupt dismissal of 16 felony charges against hate hoaxer of privilege Jussie Smollett represents such a patently corrupt travesty of justice that even the Mayor of Chicago is appalled. State’s Attorney Kim Foxx had previously recused herself from the case, before stepping in to dismiss it. Is she that worried that a trial would shine a light on the prevalence of hate hoaxes, thereby undermining the liberal narrative? Or are there other motivating factors?

It’s as if a call came down from above telling her to let Smollett off pronto. The call didn’t come from Rahm Emanuel, unless he is now faking his outrage. Maybe it came from the Daddy Warbucks of the radical left, George Soros:

State campaign finance records show that Soros personally contributed a total of $333,000 to Foxx’s super PAC before the March 15, 2016 primary was over, and an additional $75,000 after she won.

You pay the piper, she plays your tune. That could be why Soros has been investing so heavily in local prosecutorial offices.

Then again, maybe the call came from someone else. Michelle Obama, for example:

After being contacted by a Chicago attorney who served as former first lady Michelle Obama’s chief of staff, the top prosecutor in Cook County asked the city’s top cop to turn over the Jussie Smollett probe to the FBI, according to reports.

The Russiagate debacle suggests that some might regard the FBI as sufficiently politicized to let an investigation people like Michelle Obama want dead die.

Sometimes injustice is so over the top that people get tired of letting it slide. As the Chicago Tribune notes,

It’s an indefensible decision, a deal hashed out in secret, with — this is outrageous — Smollett not even required to take ownership of his apparent hoax. Not even required to apologize for allegedly exploiting hate crime laws. And not even required to reimburse Chicago taxpayers for the enormous cost of this investigation.

No one except Smollett denies his guilt. He paid a trivial fine by forfeiting his $10,000 bond in exchange for getting the charges dropped, his record expunged, and the public court file sealed. Regular Americans don’t get deals like that.

Whoever made that theoretical call to Foxx, this stinks so badly even by Chicago standards that someone may have to cough up some answers.

If the goal was to protect the hate hoax phenomenon from exposure, this is likely to blow up in moonbats’ faces. Sufficient public outrage could make it hard for the media to make the story disappear.

The purpose of the hoax was to convince us that Smollett is oppressed because he belongs to two politically favored identity groups: the black and the gay. That he is the farthest thing from oppressed is now indisputable.

On tips from Stormfax, Eddie_Valiant, and 1-Bodhisattva.

Mar 26 2019

Michael Avenatti, Mark Geragos, and CNN

Moonbat politics and skeeviness naturally go together, so it is no surprise that certain left-liberal lawyers leave a slimy trail behind them as they move across a room. This does not reflect well upon the propaganda outlets who present them as authoritative voices. Specifically, I refer to porn lawyer Michael Avenatti:

The arrest Monday of Michael Avenatti in an extortion case reportedly linked to fellow celebrity lawyer Mark Geragos sparked trouble for two men who recently had been fixtures on cable news, especially CNN.

Avenatti became a regular fixture on CNN and MSNBC (appearing 108 times between March 7 and May 10) by representing porn star Stormy Daniels against Trump. He tried to extort as much as $25 million from his fellow moonbats at Nike, threatening them with bad publicity.

The attorney, who also was accused of embezzling a client’s money to pay his own expenses, was charged with extortion and bank and wire fraud in separate cases in New York and California. He was arrested in New York.

Avenatti’s coconspirator has been identified as Mark Geragos, whose unsavory client list includes child molester Michael Jackson, hate hoaxer Jussie Smollett, pardoned Clinton accomplice Susan McDougal, and ultra-moonbat washed-up football player Colin Kaepernick — who is the face of Nike.

Geragos is no longer listed as a legal analyst on CNN’s website. It’s a little late to shut the barn door now. The public is already aware of the caliber of CNN’s experts.

Last year, CNN was so big on Avenatti that its chief media correspondent Brian Stelter hyped him as a 2020 presidential candidate, telling him,

“One reason I’m taking you seriously as a contender is because of your presence on cable news.”

Geragos would make an appropriate VP. The two might have to run from behind bars though.

On tips from Byron, Stormfax, Dragon’s Lair, Rusty Bill, Steve T, and 1-Bodhisattva.

Feb 28 2019

Childish Media — This Is America

Some of the many hoaxes on the Hate Hoax List are featured in the entertaining piece below, which updates a supremely irritating Childish Gambino video in light of the Jussie Smollett farce and includes a few authentic hate crimes for context:

On a tip from Seaoh.

Feb 26 2019

John Wayne Begins Forced March to Memory Hole

Last week, possibly in a pathetic attempt to deflect from the implosion of the Jussie Smollett hoax, liberals dug up an interview from 1971 and used it to denounce John Wayne as a thought criminal:

Wayne’s most shocking statement, which was not shocking when he said it because political correctness had not yet reached today’s frightening levels of hysterical totalitarianism, was as follows:

“I believe in white supremacy until the blacks are educated to a point of responsibility.”

Any white male who ever lived must justify his existence by retroactively complying with today’s liberal dogma. Those who do not are frog-marched to the Memory Hole. Even the Duke is no exception. This prominent icon of American culture at its best will now be erased, starting with an airport in Santa Ana:

John Wayne Airport is located in Orange County, where Wayne lived for most of his adult life.

Michael Hiltzik of the Thought Police thunders that the airport’s name must be changed.

“Orange County today is such an economically and ethnically diverse community that it’s hard to justify asking any member of that community to board planes at an airport named after an outspoken racist and homophobe, with his strutting statue occupying a central niche in front of the concourse,” Hiltzik wrote in a Los Angeles Times opinion piece.

Orange County’s decision to name the airport for Wayne in 1979 may have reflected the county’s strong conservative leanings at the time, Hiltzik wrote. But in recent years progressive politics has slowly made inroads in the region.

Let that be a lesson to the last genuine Americans. Do not let progressives achieve dominance in your neck of the woods, or they will erase anything deemed “problematic” according to their ideology. That means anything worth keeping.

On tips from Dan F and Lyle.

Feb 24 2019

Vintage Hate Hoax: Jan Berger

The hate hoax is hardly a new phenomenon, even if many are becoming aware of it for the first time due to the spectacular collapse of Jussie Smollett’s phony martyrdom. Although it is not possible to add every hoax from out of the past to the Hate Hoax List, let’s make an exception to illustrate how out of control feminism had already become back in 1991. From Davis, California:

For three weeks, discussion in this bucolic college town swirled around a report that a woman was wrestled from her bike by a wilding gang of skateboarding teens and raped on one of the city’s parklike greenbelts.

Townsfolk demanded arrests. Threatening anti-male graffiti, including the slogan “Dead Boys Don’t Rape,” was scrawled on an overpass favored by skateboarders.

The slogan, “Curfew for All Men” also appeared among the graffiti. These grunts of feminist hostility would have been transformed into hashtags had this happened in the #MeToo era.

Police questioned 75 boys. But this weekend the story took another shocking turn when the woman recanted.

Turns out the rape never occurred, as she admitted after a 3½-hour interrogation focusing on inconsistencies in her story.

All those boys were subjected to police interrogations over nothing. Many more were set upon by citizens who subjected them to amateur grillings if they dared to set foot outside. Countless man-hours of police time were wasted.

After the hoax had been debunked, true believers stuck with story, just as Jussie Smollett still has supporters who claim the police are framing him.

Even as word spread that the crime never took place, some local feminists questioned the claim that there had been no rape.

The faux victim, Jan Berger, was 44 years old at the time. Better late than never; please welcome her to the Hate Hoax List. Who knows? Berger might have provided inspiration for fellow northern California hoaxer Christine Blasey Ford.

On a tip from Bill A.

Feb 23 2019

Current State of Free Speech at Berkeley

In the mid-1960s, Berkeley was home of the Free Speech Movement. “Students insisted that the university administration lift the ban of on-campus political activities and acknowledge the students’ right to free speech and academic freedom.” The movement was driven by the radical New Left. But then the Left became the establishment. An incident that occurred on Tuesday involving the conservative group TPUSA demonstrates how much respect the concept of free speech gets at Berkeley now:

In the incident, captured on cellphone video, two males walked up to the table containing information about Turning Point USA and engaged in an argument with Hayden Williams, who was sitting there.

As Williams began to film the incident with his cell phone, one of the men is seen punching him several times. It was also filmed by at least one witness.

The Turning Point table was also knocked over and their signs were ripped, according to accounts by people who were there.

The moonbats didn’t like the sign at Williams’ table reading “Hate Crime Hoaxes Hurt Real Victims.” This referred to the Jussie Smollett hoax, which involved imaginary Trump supporters behaving like thugs. Other signs at the table indicated support for Trump. The assailants helpfully demonstrated who the real victims of political violence tend to be in this country.

Twitter erupted with other moonbats praising the attack. University employee Yuvi Panda was particularly pleased:

“OH MY GOD THE MAGA PEOPLE ON UC BERKELEY CAMPUS YESTERDAY GOT PUNCHED IN THE FACE BY SOMEONE THIS MAKES ME FEEL EMOTIONALLY SO MUCH BETTER,” Yuvi Panda, who works for Berkeley Institute for Data Science, wrote Wednesday. “Thank you, random stranger for not letting it go unchallenged. Hope you aren’t in too much trouble. F*ck you, Turning Point USA.”

Hayden Williams tells the harrowing tale of his encounter with liberal tolerance:

On tips from Pork_Soda and Troy H.

Feb 22 2019

Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren Call for Slavery Reparations

Democrat presidential candidates have gone to the last extreme in pandering to the ultraleft. Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren echo the most belligerent black supremacists by demanding slavery reparations:

Last week, on the popular radio show “The Breakfast Club,” Senator Kamala Harris of California agreed with a host’s suggestion that government reparations for black Americans were necessary to address the legacies of slavery and discrimination. Ms. Harris later affirmed that support in a statement to The New York Times.

As for Fauxcahontas,

Ms. Warren also said she supported reparations for black Americans impacted by slavery — a policy that experts say could cost several trillion dollars, and one that Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and many top Democrats have not supported.

Yet. The Democrat Party is radicalizing so quickly that even Marxists like Sanders and Obama have to hustle to keep up. Recall that when Obama was first elected, he supported the sanctity of marriage. As far as I know, no elected Democrat holds that position now. In a few years we will be saying the same thing about private property.

Hilariously, the New York Times refers to the Naziesque policy of confiscating money from a disfavored racial group and redistributing it to a politically privileged racial group as “morally driven.” As usual with the Times, this is the polar opposite of the truth.

In the unlikely event that any readers think slavery reparations could possibly be morally justified, consider that slavery ended in the United States when the CSA seceded in February 1861. That was 158 years ago. No one has lived in the USA under legally sanctioned slavery for many generations.

It would make as much sense for America to demand slavery reparations from Algeria and Libya for citizens enslaved by the Barbary pirates.

Actually, it would make less sense. Any debt owed was more than paid by the 620,000 who died in the Civil War.

In addition to this, we are already paying massive reparations, in the form of Affirmative Action hiring and promotion preferences, immunity from responsibility and criticism, and $trillions upon $trillions of free money via the welfare state.

It should be noted that these ongoing reparations to blacks are paid exclusively by people who never owned slaves. The majority don’t even have ancestors who owned slaves, going back hundreds of years.

To this day blacks belligerently whimper that they suffer oppression, but only because this is a useful tool. No serious person could deny the many advantages of being black in a country that has made Cultural Marxism its national religion. Hate hoaxer Jussie Smollett is the personification of black victimhood.

Elizabeth Warren knows better than most that we already pay indirect Cultural Marxist reparations. She advanced her career at the expense of competitors by falsely claiming to be an American aborigine.

By openly calling for the confiscation of even more wealth generated by disfavored whites so that it can be given over to fawned-upon blacks on an explicitly racist basis, Democrats make their fundamental hostility to America’s core population unavoidably obvious.

Coming soon: direct cash payments for being a sexual deviant.

On tips from Varla, Occam’s Stubble, Jester, and 1-Bodhisattva.

Feb 21 2019

Mr Reagan Interviews Ellen Page

Mr Reagan does the seemingly impossible by extracting a few reasonable responses from moonbat actress Ellen Page regarding the Jussie Smollett hoax. This may have required a degree of technical expertise:

Feb 21 2019

NY Times Spins Yellow Vest Movement as Racist

You know France’s Yellow Vest movement must be on the right track, or the New York Times would not be trying to discredit it with contrived accusations of anti-Semitism:

As Alain Finkielkraut, one of France’s leading essayists and critics from the right, walked by a Yellow Vest demonstration, protesters at its edge shouted insults widely condemned as anti-Semitic. …

By Monday, the affair had snowballed into another episode of anguished national soul-searching over the problem of persistent anti-Semitism in France, and the evolution of the Yellow Vest movement from gas-tax protest to violent street revolt with hints of menace and hooliganism.

It is hardly surprising that New York Times propagandists would regard a revolt triggered by a global warming tax as a menace. They confront this menace as you would expect: by accusing it of racism.

Finkielkraut, the son of an Auschwitz survivor and a member of the Académie Française, one of the country’s oldest cultural institutions, is a polarizing figure. His views on politics and France’s immigrants put him well to the right in the country’s political spectrum.

Yet he was heckled by the Gilets Jaunes. That must be because the “economic resentments” of the Yellow Vest movement “elide with anti-Semitism,” as the Times puts it.

Or maybe there is a real reason.

Finkielkraut regularly inveighs, on a popular weekly radio program, against what he considers the lack of respect for traditional French culture in France’s immigrant communities. He has lamented the incursion of these communities into hitherto all-French zones, and often speaks out about the anti-Semitism in France’s Muslim suburbs.

Some of the virulence directed at him Saturday could perhaps be explained by these positions, though analysts said there was no doubt that anti-Semitism also played a role. The Yellow Vest movement has been criticized for its lack of diversity and for not raising the problems of longstanding poverty in France’s heavily immigrant suburbs, or banlieues.

That steaming load is as close as the piece comes to admitting that the resurgence in anti-Semitism in France does not come from the Gilets Jaunes; it comes from the Muslim colonists infesting the banlieues.

Submersed in hogwash about how people who don’t want to be taxed to death in the name of the global warming hoax must be racists is another small clue as why someone shouted bad things at Finkielkraut:

One man was particularly virulent: Tugging at a sort of kaffiyeh scarf, he yelled: “France belongs to us! Damn racist! You are a hatemonger. You are going to die. You are going to hell. God will punish you. The people will punish you. Damn Zionist!”

Tugging on a kaffiyeh? Shouting about Zionists? Now we are getting somewhere. Smells a little like what the piece breezily dismisses as “the so-called new anti-Semitism of the country’s Muslim suburbs.”

This puts shouting “France belongs to us” into a context that contradicts the Times spin. He means France belongs to Muslims. Advancing that opinion is not exactly the main thrust of the Yellow Vest movement, which opposes Islamic colonization.

Rather than shovel through the Times’ leftist B.S. to uncover what is really going on, readers are directed to a French source, which confirms that the heckling of Finkielkraut largely came from a radical Islamist known to the police. Here he is on video:

So he was wearing a yellow vest. As we learned from initial reporting of the Jussie Smollett hoax, it isn’t hard to dupe the media when it wants to be duped.

On a tip from Tim H.

Feb 19 2019

Profiles in Countermoonbattery: Lara Logan

Lara Logan may have more reason than most in the liberal information establishment to discard the progressive narrative in favor of reality. While the media enthused over the introduction of Jeffersonian democracy into the Islamic world during the Arab Spring, she experienced the underlying reality first hand when she was sexually assaulted in Cairo’s Tahrir Square by an anarchic mob indulging in Taharrush (which has now been introduced into Europe by Muslim colonists). Now she has subjected herself to the fury of a mob closer to home by stating what we all know but few in her business will admit: the establishment media produces propaganda, not news.

She offered her remarks in an interview published last Friday with the Mike Drop podcast, hosted by retired Navy SEAL Mike Ritland.

Ritland characterized U.S. news media as “absurdly left-leaning” and supportive of Democrats, further describing the status quo of American news media’s left-wing and partisan Democrat biases as a “huge f***ing problem” and “disaster for this country.”

Logan concurred, “I agree with that. That’s true.” She described U.S. and international news media as “mostly liberal,” adding, “most” journalists are left.

She says alternative news sources like Fox News and Breitbart represent a “tiny little corner” where it is permissible to deviate from the liberal viewpoint.

Being a journalist rather than a propagandist, Logan believes that events should not be shoehorned into a single predetermined narrative. This is what caused media apparatchiks to make such spectacular fools of themselves in the course of the Jussie Smollett hoax.

Asks Logan,

“How do you know you’re being lied to? How do you know you’re being manipulated? How do you know there’s something not right with the coverage? When they simplify it all [and] there’s no grey. It’s all one way. Well, life isn’t like that. If it doesn’t match real life, it’s probably not. Something’s wrong.”

The cartoonishness of Smollett’s claims should have set off alarm bells among reporters. But they swallowed his outlandish lies hook, line, and sinker because they are in the business of promoting the same Manichean narrative and passing it off as objective reality.

She notes that the problem is not limited to the press:

“One ideological perspective on everything never leads to an open free diverse tolerant society. The more opinions and views … of everything that you have, the better off we all are. So creating one ideological position on everything throughout your universities, throughout academia, in school and college, in media, and everywhere else, that’s what concerns me. I don’t have to agree with everybody.”

Oh yes you do Lara. If you like your job. But she already knows this.

Towards the end of the interview, Logan quipped, “This interview is professional suicide for me.”

Maybe she can work for Breitbart or Fox News.

On tips from Kate P, Jester, and 1-Bodhisattva.

Feb 19 2019

Hilarious Al Sharpton Response to Hate Hoax Collapse

Of all the absurd liberal reactions to the widely predicted collapse of the Jussie Smollett hate hoax, the one by Al Sharpton may be the most hilarious.

At first Sharpton hurried to exploit the hoax politically, belligerently demanding that Donald Trump explain himself in light of it. But after the hoax came unraveled,

The Rev. Al Sharpton believes Jussie Smollett should face “accountability to the maximum” — if it’s found that he made up the hate attack against him.

If you aren’t rolling on the floor, consider that Al Sharpton achieved his current lofty position in the liberal establishment by serving as spokesman for Tawana Brawley.

At age 15, Tawana Brawley was allegedly raped by a bunch of white guys and left in a trash bag smeared with feces and racial slurs. New York prosecutor Steven Pagones was supposedly among the assailants. It was the quintessential hate hoax, conspicuously improbable yet believed anyway by those with a political will to believe it.

After the hoax had been debunked, Pagones sued Sharpton and fellow racial arsonists Alton Maddox and C. Vernon Mason for defamation. The $65,000 judgment levied against Sharpton was paid on his behalf by supporters who included infamous O.J. lawyer Johnnie Cochran.

Having established himself as a national figure, Sharpton rose to the top of the civil rights racket. He shakes down corporations for massive sums of money, forces Democrat presidential candidates to kiss his ring, leads lethal pogroms, and even has his own show on MSNBC, despite having difficulty reading a teleprompter.

As Tucker Carlson notes, “There are no penalties for hate hoaxes. There are only rewards.” Yet Sharpton is willing to make an exception for his friend Jussie Smollett, for the sake of the patently phony moralistic grandstanding that is the Sharpton trademark.

Unfortunately, despite having wasted taxpayer money and police time on a massive scale, Smollett is unlikely to face serious consequences, other than his name being a punchline forevermore. At least no innocents went to jail for the phony hate crime — not that Smollett was not willing to send them there.

On tips from Varla, 1-Bodhisattva, and Jester.

Feb 19 2019

Gun Pulled on MAGA Hat Wearer

The ballyhooed story about racist homophobes originally reported to be wearing MAGA hats oppressing a homosexual black person unsurprisingly turned out to be yet another hoax. In contrast, this tale of intolerance really happened:

According to the alleged victim Terry Pierce, a man pulled a gun on him because he was wearing a Make America Great Again (MAGA) hat.

The incident occurred in a Sam’s Club in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Pierce tells 13 News that he was shopping with his wife when Phillips “Pulled a .40 caliber out and stuck it in my face, backed up and said, ‘It’s a good day for you to die.’”

Witnesses confirm his account. Phillips was arrested for first-degree wanton endangerment.

Despite this experience being vastly more representative of real life than Jussie Smollett’s outlandish lies, Pierce is unlikely to be brought on Good Morning America to tug the heartstrings of the audience. If you want the spotlight, you have to conform to the narrative.

On tips from JeffersonSpinningInGrave and 1-Bodhisattva.

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