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FBI Director Says New Agents Must Visit MLK Memorial
Cybercast News Service ^ | April 29, 2014 - 5:56 AM | Susan Jones

Posted on 04/29/2014 4:38:26 AM PDT by Olog-hai

FBI Director James Comey told the Anti-Defamation League on Monday that he will require new FBI agents to visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, just as they must tour the Holocaust Museum as part of their training. […]

Much of Comey’s speech on Monday was devoted to hate crimes, which are different from other crimes, he said, because they affect entire communities, not just the individual. …

(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: adl; fbi; jamescomey; mlkmemorial
This guy is a collectivist. No, “hate crimes” are not different; just a different approach by law enforcement to try and control thought. (He did this last year, but not to the ADL.)
1 posted on 04/29/2014 4:38:26 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

That’s why it irritates me so much when conservatives scream about people needing to be charged with hate crimes.

I realize a double standard is often applied but you don’t fix it by applying a bad law equally.

BTW 29 days and counting since the “hate crime” beating of a lesbian in Ypsilanti Michigan and still no more news.


2 posted on 04/29/2014 4:47:03 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Olog-hai

Well as long as they put up a memorial dedicated to the suffrage of the white Christian conservatve that were persecuted and “bullied” at the hands of a Muslim president that they have to visit I have no problem with it....: )


3 posted on 04/29/2014 4:47:31 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Olog-hai

I wonder if they will wander down to the National Archives and visit the Constitution too.


4 posted on 04/29/2014 4:48:48 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: cripplecreek

How many conservatives talk about hate crime charges? Are these of the type that oppose the fourteenth amendment in general?

“Hate crime” is criminalizing thought. I bet not a single Founding Father would support the criminalization of thought.


5 posted on 04/29/2014 4:49:59 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: jsanders2001

They might actually put up a monument as long as there is no reference to Christianity.


6 posted on 04/29/2014 4:50:05 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Olog-hai

I think new and old FBI agents should be required to visit Waco and Ruby Ridge to learn how their operations went wrong. They should visit Ground Zero and learn about Able Danger and the 20th hijacker and see what happens when political correctness blinds agents and catastrophe occurs. The libs made that one female FBI agent a hero for awhile, until they went full dhimmi.

And what does the Holocaust have to do with the FBI? And really, what is that supposed to teach the FBI? Will the lesson be, what happens when government turns on its own people and treats them as enemies. I don’t think so. The Federal Government is treating some Americans as enemies, against which the fully weaponized bureaucracy has been turned. I extremely doubt that the FBI is being taught that lesson. They’re more likely to be taught that some Americans are enemies and how to go after them. And you know who the enemies of the Federal Government are.


7 posted on 04/29/2014 4:51:30 AM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (You can have a free country or government schools. Choose one.)
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To: Olog-hai
How many conservatives talk about hate crime charges?

Virtually every single thread about a race or sexual preference related crime.
8 posted on 04/29/2014 4:51:46 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Mouton

I have no problem with agents being informed on all fronts (MLK, Holocaust, Read and get tested on constitution, important cases, visits to churches, mosques, synagogues etc)


9 posted on 04/29/2014 4:54:41 AM PDT by Homer1
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To: cripplecreek

I don’t know how much of that is out of irony or missing sarcasm tags.

Either way, calling for hate crime charges in earnest is as far away from the Founding Fathers’ intention for this country as one can get.


10 posted on 04/29/2014 4:55:31 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: cripplecreek

> They might actually put up a monument as long as there is no reference to Christianity.

But Ii thought he (0) was Christian.../s


11 posted on 04/29/2014 4:57:49 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Mouton
I wonder if they will wander down to the National Archives and visit the Constitution too.

I'm guessing that's a firing offence.

12 posted on 04/29/2014 5:03:07 AM PDT by LambSlave
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To: Olog-hai

I’m kind of hypocritical on it myself.

While I don’t like hate crime laws I am happy to see Wayne county prosecutor Kym Worthy at least applying the laws equally. BUT, if the laws are applied equally, there should be no need for hate crime laws.


13 posted on 04/29/2014 5:07:08 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Homer1

In theory I don’t disagree that agents should be informed on all fronts but where does it end? Trips to the Colombus Day Parade, St Patrick’s Cathedral, wounded knee, the japanese consolidation camps etc. I think having a broad knowledge of the Bill of Rights is sufficient for training purposes i.e. they are not hired as political action agents but as law enforcement officers.


14 posted on 04/29/2014 5:07:53 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Olog-hai

Dirty little secret—but I’ll tell it to YOU........

HATE is not a crime.

It is an opinion, a thought process. There may be repercussions, but in a FREE society (ours is NOT) it must be legal.

Actions, not ‘HATE’ are the only things that should run afoul of the law.


15 posted on 04/29/2014 5:21:59 AM PDT by Flintlock (islam is a LIE, mohammmud a CRIMINAL, sharia is POISON!)
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To: Olog-hai

While they are taking field trips, have the recruits stand at Cemetery Ridge at Gettysburg and overlook the area that so many gave their lives for what they believed. Visit the cornfield at Antietam and the Sunken Road at Shiloh while they are at it.


16 posted on 04/29/2014 5:23:05 AM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: Mouton
I wonder if they will wander down to the National Archives and visit the Constitution too.

Beat me to it.

17 posted on 04/29/2014 5:25:25 AM PDT by Second Amendment First
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To: Olog-hai

When do they get to the “There is one god and he is allah” bit?


18 posted on 04/29/2014 5:26:01 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Mouton

They’ll be required to visit the World’s Largest Ball of Twine before that.

http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/2128


19 posted on 04/29/2014 5:26:59 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: Olog-hai

Isn’t this requirement a hate crime?


20 posted on 04/29/2014 5:27:25 AM PDT by moovova
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To: Olog-hai

Neck deep in BS


21 posted on 04/29/2014 5:29:48 AM PDT by Ray76
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To: cripplecreek
I realize a double standard is often applied but you don’t fix it by applying a bad law equally.

I generally agree with you that hate crime statutes are bad. However I also believe that the law should be equally enforced; "equal protection under the law".

Firearms laws were Jim Crow era laws to prevent blacks from access to guns. Those laws started to be fixed when the cops started enforcing them against whites as well.

22 posted on 04/29/2014 5:34:16 AM PDT by Second Amendment First
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To: Mouton

Bingo!


23 posted on 04/29/2014 5:37:23 AM PDT by Flick Lives ("I can't believe it's not Fascism!")
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To: TurboZamboni
That is only the largest by one man.

This is the largest and I have actually been there:

File:TwineBallCawkerKs.jpg

TwineBallCawkerKs.jpg(640 × 426 pixels, file size: 46 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)

Photograph of Ball of Twine from Cawker City Kansas

24 posted on 04/29/2014 5:40:31 AM PDT by Second Amendment First
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To: Second Amendment First

Since hate crime laws imply (if not outright create) protected classes, then they are inherently contrary to the fourteenth amendment’s “equal protection” clause.

And how does one apply such statutes equally since they legislate on thought rather than action?


25 posted on 04/29/2014 5:41:33 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Precisely! It creates the category of thought crimes.


26 posted on 04/29/2014 5:42:48 AM PDT by Second Amendment First
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To: Olog-hai

It sure would be nice if the State Department would require Kerry to visit the Holocaust Memorial before calling Jews racist again.


27 posted on 04/29/2014 5:45:11 AM PDT by BobL
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To: cripplecreek

“I realize a double standard is often applied but you don’t fix it by applying a bad law equally.”

The best way to force the repeal of a bad law is strict enforcement.


28 posted on 04/29/2014 5:46:43 AM PDT by READINABLUESTATE ("If guns cause crime, there must be something wrong with mine." -Ted Nugent)
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To: Olog-hai

A bunch of spooky guys in suits and sunglasses standing around MLK. Some things never change. Even after you’re dead.


29 posted on 04/29/2014 5:50:53 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: cripplecreek
I realize a double standard is often applied but you don’t fix it by applying a bad law equally

This may be true, but you don't play at a handicap when the other team is stronger.

Besides, they need to be Alinskyed, and held to their own rules.

30 posted on 04/29/2014 5:52:04 AM PDT by chesley
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To: Homer1

Will they also cover MLK’s communist beliefs and his adulterous lifestyle?


31 posted on 04/29/2014 5:52:54 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Olog-hai
Better yet, send them to Germany for a week, and have them spend a few days at Dachau and Flossenburg.

Museums are nice, but you get to experience the real evil that permeates the grounds on Dachau. Flossenburg was substantially rebuilt and rehabilitated, but I still remember the area where prisoners were shot.

32 posted on 04/29/2014 5:55:38 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (For every Ted Cruz we send to DC, I can endure 2-3 "unviable" candidates that beat incumbents.)
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To: Olog-hai

I am old enough to remember the man—and stubborn enough to resist any attempt to force me to pay homage to anyone .Such activity -as this requirement is the stuff of Tyranny. NO wonder the FBI/CIA—and NSA have been treated as a Joke of late.


33 posted on 04/29/2014 6:31:48 AM PDT by StonyBurk (ring)
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To: Second Amendment First

That was thoughtful of the biggest ball of twine people to provide benches so visitors can sit and look at the twine and think about it.
But after pondering the twine, and all the nefarious uses to which twine can be put, it seems reckless as well, tempting visitors to commit mental twine crime.


34 posted on 04/29/2014 7:11:28 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: tumblindice

Nefarious?
About 90 miles southwest as the crow flies is the barbwire museum.
http://www.rushcounty.org/Barbedwiremuseum/


35 posted on 04/29/2014 8:54:02 AM PDT by Second Amendment First
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