Oh lord. As I sit down to read the news this morning, I wonder how many absurd things are being printed today. Yes, I meant printed, because there is a big difference between reality and how things are painted by news outlets. Why does this happen? 99% of the time it is due to the disgusting practice of being 'politically correct'.
Politically correct articles/stories make me want to vomit...
Seriously, today's story is about a gang of black teenagers in Louisiana beating a white student almost to death. Prior to this incident, some other white teenagers hung up a noose on a tree because a black student wanted to sit under it. The authorities said the incidents weren't directly related, and that neither were due to race.
That terd-sniffer Al Sharpton says that the kids who hung up the noose should be prosecuted for hate crimes, but feels that prosecuting the gang who almost killed the white kid has been too 'harsh'. Why is this? It's because of idiots being politically correct allow bigots like Al Sharpton, and Jesse Jackson to speak without challenging their rhetoric. At some point there HAS to be an honest dialogue, and say 'yes' both were incidences of ignorance and hate towards another race. The fact of the matter is that hanging a noose under a tree because a kid asked to sit under it, is insane and displays ignorance for the sensitivities of another race, but they didn't go out and hurt anyone.
On the other hand, six black teens, beating a white teen within inches of his life is not only ignorant, it is a violent crime that not only displays a lack of sensitivity towards another race, more importantly it exhibits contempt for human life. There is NO justifiable reason for a gang of six people to beat another person to death, or try to do so. The FACT that these six teens were violent and almost killed a person needs to be pursued. Does it really matter if it was because they hate white people? Not really. If you compare the damage of the crimes, that is more an indicator of hate.
So, if this douche Al Sharpton wasn't such a hypocrite he would be trying to get the gang of 6 teenagers prosecuted for the hate crime of attempted murder, instead of trying to make the act of hanging an offensive (and stupid) symbol of hate from a tree as bad or worse than beating a helpless person so bad that they almost die. The two offenses are not equivalent, and people just need to step forward and say it like it is.
Hurting a person is bad. A gang of people beating an unarmed, helpless person almost to death is incredibly bad. Hanging a noose from a tree -- is offensive.
The most important fact to consider is that the kid who was severely beaten had nothing to do with the other incident. So people need to avoid being distracted by the media circus and its clowns Sharpton and Jackson trying to distract from the true crime that was committed. But people seem to be too busy being politically correct to tell Sharpton et al. to shut the hell up, because they are just inciting racial tensions for their own political gain.
You can read about the story here: Jena 6
JENA, Louisiana (CNN) -- For weeks, Mychal Bell expected to find out his punishment Thursday for his alleged role in a school beating that has thrust racial tensions in a tiny Southern town into the national spotlight -- and onto the political stage. art.jena.ap.jpg Charles Steele Jr., president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, speaks in Jena, Louisiana. Click to view previous image 1 of 3 Click to view next image Instead, he and five other black teens will be the focus of a rally that promises to bring enough protesters to Jena, Louisiana, to outnumber its 3,000 residents many times over. By 8 a.m. ET Thursday, thousands of people had arrived for the rally and some parking areas in the small town were full. "This is a march for justice. This is not a march against whites or against Jena," said the Rev. Al Sharpton, a civil rights activist and one of the protest organizers. The Rev. Jesse Jackson, Martin Luther King III, and hip-hop artist Mos Def also are expected to attend. Barricades have gone up around the local courthouse and Louisiana state troopers said they will be out in force to keep the peace, as the demonstrators protest what they feel are excessive criminal charges and bond amounts for the teens, dubbed the "Jena 6."