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Racial Politics Thicker Than Justice

Charles3662 Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 6:23 PM
I used to object to people defining circumstances by race--Jews do this, blacks do that, Chinese have a code, etc. True my life experiences are esoteric to my exposure. But I live in a predominately black county and see patterns of behavior I can not deny. Eric Holder and the Black Caucus are typical of my experiences. I long ago quit feeling guilty for what I recognized and started to feel confident patterns of behavior do exist. And furthermore, it isn't my fault what I see, it is repeated behavior like any scientific principle. If I could change the reality I would do it, but I can't and I serve nobody lying about it. It is what it is!
When the House voted last Thursday to find Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal contempt of Congress, members of the Congressional Black Caucus walked out.

Why is the Black Caucus trying to make this about race?

It’s about Holder’s refusal to turn over Justice Department documents requested by the House Oversight and Government Committee in its investigation of the “Fast and Furious” operation.

“Fast and Furious” was a “gun-walking” operation conducted by the Justice Department’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF). ATF would allow known smugglers to purchase arms from dealers in Arizona with...