Aaron McNamara, an auxiliary officer at the Fairview Park police department in Ohio, has resigned after the Cleveland Scene revealed some of his posts on social sites. McNamara dreamed of becoming a federal agent, but that aspiration was dashed out by his own views which were made public.
At first, McNamara denied the posts were made by him, telling the Cleveland Scene that they were not his accounts. Immediately after, those same accounts were deleted. On his letter of resignation, he claims those comments were made in his “youth,” which means he was a youngster in February of this year.
McNamara refers to blacks as “spooks,” “N[word]” and “jungle monkeys” but he insists in his letter of resignation that he’s not “prejudice” [sic].
A few examples via the Cleveland Scene:
On Feb. 28 of this year, McNamara comments on a video called “Hood fight”:
“Abolishing slavery was the worst thing we could have done. These people should be exterminated.. Unbelievable.”
On a video called “State park fight”:
“I wish I could go back to their age and beat the living shit out of that [N-word] with the tapout shirt.”
On a video called “Cameras capture brutal cop taking down agent Derrick while bicycling home”:
“THE COPS WERE DOING THEIR JOBS!
YOU WANTED TO BE MR. FUNNY GUY AND NOT STOP!
AND YOUR FRIENDS ARE FUCKING PATHETIC AND IGNORANT FOR ASKING THE SAME QUESTION OVER AND OVER ‘WHY IS HE BEING ARRESTED?!’ BECAUSE THE FEMININE F*GGOT WAS ELUDING THE POLICE AND FAILING TO STOP! DUMB ASS GENERATION!”
On a video called “Seattle Police: ‘You are going to die’”
“YOU CAN TAKE THE SPOOK OUT OF THE HOOD BUT YOU CAN’T TAKE THE HOOD OUT OF THE SPOOK. BY SPOOK I MEAN THAT TALL [N-WORD] IN THE WHITE TEE WHO LOST HIS GANG BANGING BROTHER WHO OBVIOUSLY DID SOME SHIT TO GET HIS BITCH ASS SHOT UP.”
On Ferguson protesters, he wrote, “You’ll burn the American flag but you’re quick to cash that Obama check! Parasites.”
He has many more tweets of that caliber, according to the Scene.
McNamara’s letter of resignation via NewsNet5:
I, Aaron McNamara was recently informed of the racial remarks I posted on youtube.com in my juvenile years. The comments I made in those particular videos were a product of my youth and immaturity; by no means am I a prejudice individual. I am an advocate for equality, and I am highly disappointed in myself for the statements I had previously made. I cannot recollect of the most recent comment I was accused of making in February, 2014, but I am not denying the claim.
By no means do the comments I had previously made represent the beliefs of the Fairview Park Police Dept. I have striven to the best of my capabilities to support the city of Fairview Park, and help better community relations with all individuals, from all walks of life.
At my current age of (20), I am ashamed of myself for making those particular remarks, and I am extremely regretful of it. if there was any way possible I could retract those statements, I would be glad to do so.
All prejudice remarks were strictly on youtube.com. I have a Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and I have never made a racial slur on any of those networks.
I am also confirming that I am resigning from the Fairview Park Police Auxiliary Unit.
I am so ashamed of myself for once having any respect for this guy.
It was almost certain that nothing this summer would top the absurdity of the Ku Klux Klan trying to recruit African Americans to its cause through anti-immigrant sentiments.
But then the David Horowitz Freedom Center (DHFC) launched its latest project, “Change the Game.” And similar to the KKK’s campaign, DHFC’s intentions are equal parts ludcrious, perplexing, and bigoted.
“Change the Game” is the group’s attempt to coax the Black community into supporting its brand of far-Right rhetoric. The problem is, David Horowitz, the group’s founder (pictured right), has previously authored and made his racist statements against those he’s now trying to attract.
A deeper look into the project’s website reveals that DHFC plans to use “Hip Hop culture” to promote its conspiracy theories. The site features various articles and videos framing progressive policies as innately racist and responsible for further perpetuating poverty in inner cities. The project’s leaders also attempt to argue that the answer to the destructive policies of the Left is good old fashioned “American Capitalism.”
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy said Friday that he doesn’t believe his remarks on blacks and slavery were “offensive,” and if other people take them that way, it means civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. didn’t do his job.
Bundy was pressed by CNN’s Chris Cuomo to acknowledge that he offended people when he mused about whether blacks were “better off as slaves, picking cotton” than “under government subsidy,” which was first highlighted by the New York Times.
In response, Bundy said King wouldn’t have wanted the media to demonize him over those remarks and invoked the example of Rosa Parks to show he supported civil rights.
“I thought about Rosa Park taking her seat at the front of the bus … What Reverend King wanted was that she could sit anywhere in the bus and nobody would say anything about it,” Bundy said. “You and I can sit anywhere in the bus. That’s what he wanted. That’s what I want.”
“That’s what he was after, it’s not a prejudice thing but make us equal,” he added.
“I understand that Martin Luther King’s message was one of peace and freedom,” Cuomo said in a testy exchange. “When you suggest that you were wondering if blacks were better off as slaves, that’s the opposite of freedom and very offensive to people. And I think you probably know that.”
“Maybe I sinned and maybe I need to ask forgiveness … but you know when you talk about prejudice, we’re talking about not being able to exercise what we think and are feeling,” Bundy eventually conceded.
“If I say ‘negro’ or ‘black boy’ or ‘slave,’ I’m not — if those people cannot take those kind of words and not be offensive then Martin Luther King hasn’t got his job done yet,” he added.
National Rifle Association board member and conservative columnist Ted Nugent claimed that African-Americans must “admit to the self-inflicted destructo-derby they are waging” in order to honestly celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Nugent, who recently became Outdoor Channel’s spokesman, made this claim in his regular column for birther website WND. In a column titled, “What Would Dr. King Say About Black Culture?” Nugent sought to tie a viral video of a 2-year-old Omaha, Nebraska toddler being cursed at by adults to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which is on January 20:
A truly disturbing and disgusting profanity-laced video of a 2-year-old little boy made national headlines recently after the Omaha Police Union posted the video on its website.
The street thugs who made the video and the little boy are black. This is important to note as the nation gets ready to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 20.
Nugent cited this single example of bad parenting as “the tip of the black gangster iceberg” and suggested that “[s]hould the boy ever be reunited with his family of gangsters, he will either end up in prison like his grandparents or dead like his dad.”
Returning to his frequently made claim that Democrats act as slave masters to African-Americans, Nugent again indicted African-American culture with the claim that, “[t]o honestly celebrate the legacy of Dr. King, black America would have to admit to the self-inflicted destructo-derby they are waging and begin to tell their liberal Democratic slave drivers to take a hike.”
More at Media Matters: Guess What NRA’s Ted Nugent Has to Say About Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Noted Africana studies professor Ted Nugent claims in a column today that “liberal Democratic slave drivers” have paved the way for “the destruction of black America” and are dishonoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Show me a social or cultural problem, and I will show you how liberalism either created the problem or exacerbated it,” Nugent writes, adding that the Democrats’ “destructive policies” have created a “destructo-derby” and “caused a cultural and social cancer to metastasize in black America.”
Say what you will, but the destruction of black America is the result of Fedzilla’s $16 trillion and 50-year-old so-called war on poverty, which created a cycle of dependency, destruction and culture rot for black America.
America doesn’t have a “gun violence” problem but rather a “liberal denial” problem whereby liberals support continuing the insanely expensive and totally destructive policies and programs that have caused a cultural and social cancer to metastasize in black America for far too long. Show me a social or cultural problem, and I will show you how liberalism either created the problem or exacerbated it.
It is fascinating to wonder what Dr. King would have said about the culture and social rot that plagues black America today.
- See more at: rightwingwatch.org
We know what Dr. King would say to Ted Nugent: “You were supposed to be either dead or in jail.”
In October 2012, Jean-Philippe Rushton, a Canadian psychology professor and probably the most important race scientist in North America, died of cancer. At the time of his death, Rushton was running the Pioneer Fund, a grant-making entity founded in the 1930s by Americans with Nazi sympathies. In recent decades, Pioneer has been the only major foundation devoted to subsidizing race science and eugenics research, areas of science that are now fully discredited.
Under Rushton, the Pioneer Fund gave out very few grants, concentrating its disbursements on prominent race scientists such as Jared Taylor of the white nationalist group, American Renaissance. Rushton also headed the Charles Darwin Research Institute, located in Port Huron, Mich., an online outfit that distributed his racist research. Rushton’s most infamous study concluded that brain and genital size were inversely related, suggesting that black people are less intelligent than whites and more highly sexualized. Sometime in the last year, the website for the Charles Darwin Research Institute went offline.
For most of the last year, the Pioneer Fund’s website provided no indication that Rushton had passed away nor did it register any information about who was in change of the group. Messages left by Hatewatch at the fund’s phone number over the last year have not been returned.
But some time in mid-2013, a notice was posted on the website about what was happening at Pioneer. It said that in August 2012, Rushton transferred half the assets of the Pioneer Fund to his Charles Darwin Research Institute. The website also said that Rushton had resigned before his death as president of the fund and nominated Richard Lynn as his successor.
Do you think they might be overly sensitive to charges of racism because they are racists? Remember that the truth cuts the deepest.
Twitter is a fantastic medium for breaking news, but as we learned during virtually every major breaking news event in the past year, it can also turn into a veritable aviary of users parroting each other’s falsehoods. Just that happened today, when a Business Insider story mistakenly quoted Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, as saying self-deportation is “racist” during the RNC’s summer meeting in Boston. The misquote in question comes in around the 30-second mark here:
You can hear Priebus say, “Obviously, it hurts us,” which could be misheard as “Obviously, it’s racist.” It’s telling that that was more than enough to set off Drudge-sirens in conservative talking heads’ brains—so paranoid are they about RNC leadership that they believed Priebus would say something so stupid:
Punch out to Slate to see the frothing Tweets.
The Heritage Foundation made something of a splash with its study suggesting that immigration reform will cost the public trillions. Past work by one of its co-authors helps put that piece in context.
Jason Richwine is relatively new to the think tank world. He received his PhD in public policy from Harvard in 2009, and joined Heritage after a brief stay at the American Enterprise Institute. Richwine’s doctoral dissertation is titled “IQ and Immigration Policy” the contents are well summarized in the dissertation abstract:
The statistical construct known as IQ can reliably estimate general mental ability, or intelligence. The average IQ of immigrants in the United States is substantially lower than that of the white native population, and the difference is likely to persist over several generations. The consequences are a lack of socioeconomic assimilation among low-IQ immigrant groups, more underclass behavior, less social trust, and an increase in the proportion of unskilled workers in the American labor market. Selecting high-IQ immigrants would ameliorate these problems in the U.S., while at the same time benefiting smart potential immigrants who lack educational access in their home countries.
Richwine’s dissertation asserts that there are deep-set differentials in intelligence between races. While it’s clear he thinks it is partly due to genetics — “the totality of the evidence suggests a genetic component to group differences in IQ” — he argues the most important thing is that the differences in group IQs are persistent, for whatever reason. He writes, “No one knows whether Hispanics will ever reach IQ parity with whites, but the prediction that new Hispanic immigrants will have low-IQ children and grandchildren is difficult to argue against.”
Scratch an opponent of reasonable immigration reform, uncover a racist. Every time.
More on Jason Richwine from the SPLC,
“The argument that immigrants themselves are no different from the ones that came 100 years ago I think is quite wrong, and I think that the major difference here is ethnicity — or race, if you will.” Not only do people of the same race tend to stick together, Richwine said, but “races differ in all sorts of ways, and probably the most important way is in IQ.”
Not surprisingly, Richwine’s remarks were warmly received on white nationalist blogs. “Definitely someone we want to keep our eye on,” wrote Marcus Epstein on the blog of the anti-immigration hate site vdare.com.
“[His] name sounds Jewish, which makes what follows even more remarkable,” crowed Larry Auster, who runs the blog View from the Right.
Richwine joined Krikorian and Fred Siegal, a professor at Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, for the July 1 discussion at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), an influential, conservative think tank based in Washington, D.C. Richwine, who is completing a dissertation on immigration and IQ, is a National Research Initiative fellow at AEI and will remain there after finishing his degree this fall. He joins AEI-sponsored scholar Charles Murray, co-author of The Bell Curve, the highly controversial 1994 book that argues that blacks and Latinos have lower IQs than whites and that most social welfare and affirmative action programs are doomed to failure as a result.
Read the whole thing.
The head of the European Jewish Congress condemned the “racist” killing of an immigrant in Athens last week, saying it was a result of Greece’s tolerance of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party.
“We are witness to an increasing violence against foreigners and minorities in Greece which is the natural result of inaction by the authorities against racist and anti-Semitic hate speech and violent attacks,” EJC President Moshe Kantor said in a statement issued Tuesday.
The victim, a Pakistani immigrant, was pulled off his motorbike and stabbed to death in downtown Athens by two men in an attack that Greek police said appeared racially motivated.
The killing sparked large anti-racism protests in Athens over the weekend.
The two suspects have been arrested and police found Golden Dawn pamphlets in the house of one of them.
“Racist violence and murder does not exist in a vacuum,” Kantor said.