Skip to comments.Emanuel police chief blasts NRA, Palin on 'government-sponsored racism' (Chicago)
Posted on 06/23/2011 5:38:09 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
Chicago Police Chief Garry McCarthy told parishoners at Saint Sabina Church earlier this month that the easy availability of guns in the United States is the extension of a tradition of "government-sponsored racism" that began with slavery and Jim Crow.
McCarthy - like many urban police officials an advocate of strict gun control -- was speaking at a liberal, activist church whose priest, Father Michael Pfleger, drew national attention for mocking Hillary Clinton in 2008.
"This is sensitive. You know, because everybodys afraid of race. Have you noticed that? Everybodys afraid of race," McCarthy, a former New York and Newark police official said. "So heres what I want to tell you. See, lets see if we can make a connection here. Slavery. Segregation. Black codes. Jim Crow. What, what did they all have in common? Anybody getting scared? Government sponsored racism."
"Now I want you to connect one more dot on that chain of the African American history in this country, and tell me if Im crazy: Federal gun laws that facilitate the flow of illegal firearms, into our urban centers across this country, that are killing our black and brown children," he said.
McCarthy said, recalling back from the scene of a crime to switch on the television and find "Sarah Palin's Alaska" showing.
"She was caribou hunting, and talking about the right to bear arms," he said. "Why wasnt she at the crime scene with me?"
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It looks like Fr. Pfleger is back to his old ways. And this has what to do with a Catholic sermon at Mass?
I thought the Archbishop had put him on probation. I guess not.
The Discriminatory History of Gun Control
This guy is ignorant. What all those thing have in common is the black people were disarmed. Gun control has racist roots for sure but not as he sees history. Through the liberal looking glasses. He is sssssssssoooooooooo wrong.
Yep. You're crazy.
God I hate lefties.
Gun control started in the South after the Civil War to disarm “uppity negros” and make them compliant. And which party supported that? The same party which supports disarming “uppity negros” today: Democrats.
The Dim party has never been more than an organized crime syndicate.
Sounds like that church needs to loose it’s tax exempt status for “preaching” politics from the pulpit.
Actually McCarthy has got it completely backwards; many of the states have rewritten their constitutions since the Civil War and when done severe anti-gun restrictions were written in. These restrictions were written with the sole purpose of excluding private possession of firearms by ex-slaves. The logic of the time was that if a white should be observed with a weapon in his possession it would more than likely be ignored but if it should be a black, then the black would be arrested and his firearm would be confiscated. What I'm posting is not new news. It's been widely written about by objective historians...
In most of the urban centers across this country hand gun ownership is illegal yet there still is crime because criminals dont care about breaking laws. Oh the insanity of voters that fall for gun control.
Wow, absolute ignorance of history, in which the NRA helped the fight against racism, help arm blacks against the KKK.
Looks like we have yet another regime of fools in Chicago.
Well, at least my wife wouldn’t have to jab me with her elbows to keep me awake if this guy was speaking.
OK, Jesus is black, but he looks like Superfly?
Pflegler is going to hell with all of the other communists.
Unfortunately his congregation is almost all black. And blacks are allowed to preach politics from the pulpit, as we’ve repeatedly seen.
Or visiting whites like bill clinton, who made a habit of preaching from the pulpit of a black church on election day.
Slavery. Segregation. Black codes. Jim Crow. What, what did they all have in common?One thing that they had in common was that the Democrat party either created or supported them.
So blacks are too stupid to be responsible with guns?
Once upon a time, we had a remedy for those wanted to take away the rights of others.
We need to bring back those old ways again...
And no, this has NOTHING to do with Race.
Typical liberal. This guy has a lawless dangergous city and it’s someone else’s fault.
Garry, you’re not making sense.
Garry, Michael—listen up.
If the only way you people can spread your ideology is to plant seeds of falsehood and hatred in the minds of black church goers, doesn’t it render your ideology worthless, and doesn’t it make you more than a little sinister?
Jim Crow disarmed blacks.
Because she knows better not to trample through and contaminate a crime scene. Some thoughts on this from the ranks.secondcity cop
She was caribou hunting, and talking about the right to bear arms,” he said. “Why wasnt she at the crime scene with me?”
Because you are in Chicago, home of thousands of crime scenes and she is in Alaska where there are very few.
One word for this Police Chief. You are one stupid mother trucker.
Official note: Chicago Police Chief Garry McCarthy is a “racer”, and should be referred to as such in the future when he speaks or is identified in public.
One definition of a “racer” is someone who cites racism in non-race related subjects, to bolster their otherwise weak or irrational arguments.
In his case it is even worse, because he is either afraid of black people armed to defend themselves, or he wants them to be dependent on the police to protect them from violent criminals, but otherwise helpless.
Chicago is currently experiencing a spate of attacks by criminal black mobs against innocent white citizens.
Yet this police chief won’t even mention this phenomenon.
That’s your “government sponsored racism” right there.
He certainly is off to a bad start. A few weeks ago Chicago had a few warm days, but not scorchers. There were some beach closings by the police because a few people fainted due to the heat, or so they say. Some people present at the beach posited the real reason was because roaming bands of thugs were causing problems.
Honor students have been jumping on the good citizens in the downtown area recently, and the city, along with the lapdog Chicago media, were trying to keep a lid on the flash mob incidents.
This guy is a politician, not a cop, so he has to contort himself to stay in the good graces of city hall and the fake reverends of the city.
Can’t get her out of their little minds. They are laughable punks who don’t have any credibility lecturing anyone.
McCarthy - like many Chicago Stalinists, an advocate of strict gun control -- was speaking at a liberal, activist asylum whose resident psychopath, Michael Pfleger, drew national attention for mocking Hillary Clinton in 2008.
Evidently all those gang-bangers pulling the triggers must be racists. There's no other explanation. < /liberal>
Yep. You're crazy.
Oh, my Gosh, that's awesome! How did I miss that?
I notice you use the words "trucker" and "mother" together when talking about the Chief. Is that because I see his mom down at the truck stop all the time?
...Government sponsored racism...
The cornerstone of the Democrat Party
Government abuses like THIS are yet another reason why all TRUE Americans must now put our 2nd Amendment FIRST!!