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Five Myths of the 'Racist' Criminal Justice System

45caliber Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 11:37 AM
One thing Mr. Elder didn't mention is that crime is the way that most welfare queens (i.e., people who intend to spend their entire lives on welfare) generate more cash. It is the only way to get cash without risking the loss of their welfare checks. And many of those who turn to crime for this reason are black also.

Calling America's criminal justice system "racist" is not confined to "civil rights leaders" like the Revs. Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton. Then-Sen. Barack Obama, during the 2008 presidential campaign, said it, too. Blacks and whites, said Obama, "are arrested at very different rates, are convicted at very different rates (and) receive very different sentences ... for the same crime."

When the man who became president of the United States says this -- the No. 1 law enforcement officer -- it must, therefore, be true.

Let's examine five major assumptions behind this assertion.

1) Blacks are arrested at higher rates compared to...