Skip to comments.The trouble with hate crimes: Joseph Farah exposes dark underbelly of homosexual lifestyle
Posted on 12/12/2004 11:36:48 PM PST by JohnHuang2
Monday, December 13, 2004
By Joseph Farah
© 2004 WorldNetDaily.com
His parents thought he was working as a hair stylist on weekends.
But when Prairie Grove, Ark., police responded to a 911 emergency call at 5 a.m., Sept. 26, 1999, they found 13-year-old Jesse Dirkhising on the floor, unconscious, near death, one of his wrists bound with duct tape.
His genitals and abdomen were covered with feces. His mouth was blue. He had a weak pulse, but did not appear to be breathing.
Paramedics took Jesse to the emergency room where he was pronounced dead at 5:30 a.m.
During police questioning, Joshua Brown, 22 explained that he and Jesse frequently tied each other up, though not for sexual purposes. But on this one occasion, he said, he decided to sneak up on the boy, tie his hands behind his back, shove underwear in his mouth and bind him with duct tape. He then placed a T-shirt over the boy's head, but checked to ensure his nostrils were not blocked.
He placed belts around Jesse's knees and ankles to hold his legs together. He then untied his wrists and secured them to opposite sides of the mattress. He positioned Jesse on his stomach, placing pillows under him before penetrating his anus with various items, including three fingers of his hand, his penis, a cucumber, a sausage and a douche bottle. Brown told police he also prepared and administered an enema for the victim, using his own urine as a liquid.
Brown then positioned a cucumber so that it was slightly penetrating Jesse's anus and secured it with tape. He went to the kitchen where he took a lunch break from his fun and games. When he returned to the bedroom, he found Jesse was not breathing. Brown says he pulled the T-shirt off Jesse's head, cut the tape and a bandana used to secure his gag and removed the underwear from his mouth.
A search of the premises later turned up numerous small green pills, various forms of prescription medicine, including the controlled substance amitryptilene, a heavy sedative used to treat depression. Two cucumbers, one covered in petroleum jelly, the other in feces were found in the bedroom. A tube-shaped sausage, a crushed banana and a plastic disposable douche bottle with applicator secured in place with duct tape were found among numerous items used in bondage belts, more duct tape, strapping tape, handcuffs, nylon rope, a rubber jump rope and electrical cord.
In the living room, detectives found a computer and related equipment still running. When the monitor was turned on, a program titled, "Medical Drug Reference 4.0," was running. A note written to "Baby" was found. "Baby," detectives learned, was a term of endearment David Don Carpenter, 38, used to refer to Brown, his live-in lover. The note listed three types of prescription pills, advice on forcing someone to take them, positioning pillows beneath a male subject in a certain way and a threat to sexually assault someone for the next 14 hours. The note included a diagram depicting a person on a bed, face down, bound in tape.
The two men raped Jesse at least six times.
Why am I recounting a 5-year-old police blotter story from Arkansas?
I was reminded of this haunting story recently when ABC News' "20/20" exploded the myth, once and for all, that Matthew Shephard's Wyoming murder a year earlier was a "hate crime" based on his homosexuality, one perpetrated, aided and abetted by religious zealots in the Christian Coalition, the Family Research Council and Focus on the Family.
Shephard's murder was a national sensation, the impetus for special-circumstance "hate-crime" legislation from coast to coast even though robbery appeared to be the motive all along.
But the story of Jesse Dirkhising never made more than a ripple in the national news. I know. I broke the first national coverage of the murder and, I was equated with David Duke by the Washington Post ombudsman for doing so.
I wonder why one death was so nationally significant and the other wasn't? I wonder why one death led to new laws being written and the other didn't? I wonder if it could have anything to do with the fact that the perpetrators of the Dirkhising murder were members of a special class of people we're told deserve extra government privileges and recognition? I wonder if it could have anything to do with the fact that the case illustrates so accurately the dark underbelly of the homosexual lifestyle the part the elite media don't want you to see?
Remember how the nation stood riveted to the details of a hideous murder of Matthew Shephard? Never mind that the crime had little or nothing to do with the victim's sexual proclivities. Uh-uh. That didn't matter. This was a hate crime. New laws were needed. New brainwashing programs must be introduced into the schools. New sensitivity outreach projects were required by all media outlets. President Clinton sounded off. Attorney General Janet Reno chimed in.
And then there was Jesse Dirkhising. There was no hand wringing, no candlelight marches, no national news coverage for the 13-year-old victim of homosexual rape and murder. No presidential proclamations even though the heinous crime took place in Clinton's home state.
Jesse Dirkhising was brutally raped, tortured and murdered for fun, for thrills, for the hell of it, because it felt good, maybe even because a certain politically protected lifestyle has been elevated to virtual sainthood.
The real hate crime is that more Jesse Dirkhisings are being victimized every day and no one seems to care. Little boys are raped and abused and murdered by psychopathic predators and somehow that's not considered "hateful."
The more we tolerate, celebrate and condone the "alternative lifestyles" that bring us such horrors, the more of these horrors we'll see or, thanks to the cover-up artists in the elite media, won't see.
Some aboriginal cultures venerate them as the "holy ones".
Sad, but not unexpected.
You forgot the "May make even adults sick at their stomachs" alert!
Unfortunately, much discussion of homosexuality is sanitized beyond belief. Every homosexual relation is a loving relation betwen partners committed for life. The bathhouses and brutality that often accompany homosexual behavior is removed. Heck, homosexuals on TV never even kiss or fondle each other!
Robberies generally don't end up with the victim tortured to death.
Q.: What is a "hate crime?" Aren't all crimes based on "hate?"
A: Of course not. What a stupid thing to say. Go take your stupid pills Mr. stupid. That answer wasn't even based on hate, it was based on contempt. Crimes can be done out of desperation, thrill-seeking, greed, love--many things other than hate. Duh.
Q: Well, why should "hate crimes" be punished more than other crimes?
A: Because campaigns of terrorist-style violence against a group in our society is not something we should tolerate. It is worse if a crime is committed as part of a larger group of crimes committed for some hateful end (such as wiping out a group of people).
Hate crimes are much like international terrorism rather than say, international drug dealing. That's another crime that's not committed out of "hate!"
It's almost shocking how hateful Matthew Shepard's detractors are. Almost, but then, it's not surprising at all when you consider who they are.
Repeat as often as necessary. If we don't The truth will never be told.
"..Go take your stupid pills Mr. stupid..."
WTF is that supposed to mean?
xm177e2 Typed it, why don't you ask him/her?
You know what, there are demented heterosexual killers out there to. You can't paint a whole group of people for what a few do.
As far as hate crimes legislation goes, we already have degrees on murder. If I make an elaborate plan to kill you I will be charged with 1st degree murder. If you and I get into an argument and then in the heat of it I pick up a bat and smash your head in it is second degree murder, and so on. I think society should punish someone harder when they are trying to terrorize a whole segment of people.
In fact to my knowledge the first person charged with a hate crime was a black in pittsburg who shot a white guy that lived in his apartment building. He was making racial comments about the person that other people overheard and when they searched his apartment found alot of black power, kill whitey crap.
He's the member of the Lawrence v. Texas case that the media ignored. (He was the abused lover who place the hoaxed phone call).
Detractors are for deplance.
It means, Matthew Shepard was brutally murdered because he was a homosexual.
Some people hate homosexuals sooooo much, that they are going out of their way to say mean things about him, or to play down the horror of what happened to him.
Matthew Shepard didn't rape and murder Jesse Dirkhising, it's abominable to tie him to that crime. And Farah does it so you won't have sympathy for the victim of a similarly brutal murder.
Why doesn't Farah include the details of what Shepard suffered, when he writes these articles? Ask yourself that. Because to Joe Farah, Matthew Shepard was a subhuman and what he suffered doesn't matter at all. His suffering didn't matter at all. Which is why it's okay to lie about it (and claim it was the result of a robbery-gone-wrong).
I look at that, and I see hate.
I just LOVE to read about the homosexual lifestyle. Makes me want to change my registration to Democrat, so I can support it with every fiber in my body.
The point of hate crime laws is to allow homosexuals proposition and/or seduce anyone they please without fear of getting the snot kicked out of them.
There is no "hate crime" provisions protecting people who are, say Republican, from violence of say Democrats. There were fights, shootings, arson, and swastika graffiti directed at Republicans this year. NONE would qualify as a hate crime (not even with the swastika since it was not a minority being targeted and a minority targeting members of the same minority also would not be ruled a hate crime).
I understand protecting race, creed/religion, color, nationality, etc. and even man/woman but there is NO basis for "special protection" of followers of specific sexual fetishes. "Transvestites" are protected under homosexual hate crime descriptions. There is no "wear the clothes of the opposite sex" gene. We are born naked. It is all cultural environment and mental disorder to have a desire to dress as a member of the opposite sex.
You have the right to practice whatever religion that you want. You have the same right to follow whatever politics that you want. Most sexual acts have been legalized by the Supreme Court decision (although prostitution and other acts in private between consenting adults are STILL illegal) so some would say that you have the right to follow whatever sexual fetish that you want.
Why are sex acts protected as religion is when political persuasion is not? If someone is denied a job because he is a conservative, isn't this as bad as someone being turned down for a job because he is a homosexual?
True, but murder is still murder no mater what degree you use.
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