February 01, 2010

Group Obama Was a Director of Calls to Reinstitute Black Codes

If a conservative think tank called for the civl rights and liberties of the black community to be removed because they could not exercise them responsibly, then every news outlet in the country would cry out in anger.

So why does a left-wing special interest get away with the exact same thing?

One can only hope that Josh Sugarman, executive director of the Violence Policy Center, is completely ignorant of the many mob actions and the thousands of deaths that resulted from laws that stripped African-Americans of their rights and liberties. Considering his long-running and strident anti-gun advocacy, it seems likely that Sugarman and the organization are well aware of history but made a political calculation in asking that African-Americans be disarmed.

Barack Obama is a former director of the Joyce Foundation, one of the groups that funded the so-called research. I'd love to see someone in the White House Press Corps asked Robert Gibbs what the Administration's view is of the report.

Posted by Confederate Yankee at February 1, 2010 08:31 AM


That was a good article!

Posted by: Penfold at February 1, 2010 10:16 AM

The report doesn't say that the access for blacks should be reduced, but that access be reduced. I suspect they would favor applying it to the entire nation.

Posted by: MikeM at February 1, 2010 08:08 PM

I wonder how they would define "Black," or "African-American," for the purpose of banning gun ownership. Would they, perhaps, use a paper bag? Maybe a DNA test? What's an appropriate percentage of white blood before gun ownership is permitted? How about Brown blood? Are Mexicans more responsible?
As a middle-aged conservative white guy of Celtic heritage, I'm just gob-smacked at the cluelessness of these characters!

Posted by: MichigammeDave at February 2, 2010 07:03 AM