Alcee Hastings: Anyone who hunts moose “don’t care too much about what they do with Jews and blacks”

posted at 4:16 pm on September 24, 2008 by Allahpundit

From a man who’s no stranger to abject disgrace comes one of the purest examples of racial demagoguery we’ve seen from either side during this very long campaign, duly laughed at and applauded by the same group that worked so hard last week to get Palin disinvited from the anti-Iran rally. His party will love him for it, I assure you.

Rep. Alcee Hastings told an audience of Jewish Democrats Wednesday that they should be wary of Republican VP nominee Sarah Palin because “anybody toting guns and stripping moose don’t care too much about what they do with Jews and blacks.”

“If Sarah Palin isn’t enough of a reason for you to get over whatever your problem is with Barack Obama, then you damn well had better pay attention,” Rep. Alcee Hastings of Florida said at a panel about the shared agenda of Jewish and African-American Democrats Wednesday. Hastings, who is African-American, was explaining what he intended to tell his Jewish constituents about the presidential race. “Anybody toting guns and stripping moose don’t care too much about what they do with Jews and blacks. So, you just think this through,” Hastings added as the room erupted in laughter and applause.

Also on the panel: Steve Cohen, who was himself viciously demagogued by a fellow “progressive” not long ago yet who apparently couldn’t open his mouth to say anything here except to muse very stupidly about Jesus’s political leanings. Which isn’t even the stupidest thing he’s had to say about Jesus this month.


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I really don’t know what is going on anymore….looking at the latest polls, reading this and the unending biASS in the media, just makes me wonder where we are headed….

If this empty suit gets in with Peloser and Reid, we are cooked as a country……..

SDarchitect on September 24, 2008 at 5:31 PM

I say release Palin to the public and press, Palin should be treated no different that the rest. Just becuase She is a women does not mean special treatment.

Retarded Commenter Emily

Really, Emily? It would seem that your fellow travelers in the press, the “entertainment” industry, and the liberal Jewish community disagree.

There, she gets to be savaged about her choice of work, her hair, her clothes, the population of the state she governs, her hobbies, and a thousand other irrelevent areas, her husband gets to be portrayed as an incestuous pedophile, and her daughters get to be fodder for the open-minded, compassionate left to have sport with.

If that’s how you want to have everyone else treated, who’s stopping you? Go ahead – let’s see the SNL skit that depicts Obama screwing his daughter. Let’s see the commedienne speaking to Jewish groups who would have Michelle Obama raped by gangs of “big black men”, or would it be KKK members? Where are the planes full of lawyers and radical activists that you want to send to the ghetto in Chicago to dig for garbage about Obambi?

Right.

Jaibones on September 24, 2008 at 5:34 PM

Isn’t this some disgraced, disbarred judge? Now he’s a race-baiting POS, too.

NTWR on September 24, 2008 at 5:34 PM

Betcha if we take a look at the people who have been slaughtering Blacks and Jews, they will look less like Alaskan moose hunters and very much like the kind of people who vote for the likes of Alcee Hastings.

Anyone have the stats handy?

Buddahpundit on September 24, 2008 at 5:34 PM

…somebody want to tell me what moose have to do with Jews? Was it phoenetic? Did ol’ Alcee get thrown off by the “uu” sound?

“…you damn well had better pay attention…”

…there you go, Alcee…people love getting talked down to by felons…you’re a natural vote-getter….

Puritan1648 on September 24, 2008 at 5:34 PM

Isn’t this some disgraced, disbarred judge? Now he’s a race-baiting POS, too.

NTWR

…he’s an Obama “natural”: he can multi-task….

Puritan1648 on September 24, 2008 at 5:35 PM

When you’ve been disbarred, impeached, and you remain in politics only by the racist support of your fellow blacks – you stick with the racist program. It’s all he has.

Jaibones on September 24, 2008 at 5:35 PM

I wonder if Alcee has taken any more bribes lately.

Metro on September 24, 2008 at 5:36 PM

“Anyone who hunts moose don’t care too much about what they do with Jews and blacks”

Is he really calling all Jews and Blacks dead moose right?
.
As far as the polls and media today, its a concert of crap all predetermined to do what ACORN has not yet been able to do.
.
Hugo Chavez and Che’ are proud of this ‘american’ movement.

shooter on September 24, 2008 at 5:37 PM

Did ol’ Alcee get thrown off by the “uu” sound?

…there you go, Alcee…people love getting talked down to by felons…you’re a natural vote-getter….

Puritan1648 on September 24, 2008 at 5:34 PM

He has the only qualification that his consitutuents require.

Jaibones on September 24, 2008 at 5:37 PM

So now democrats are equating jews and blacks to wild animals?

And who is the racist party?

Scrappy on September 24, 2008 at 5:39 PM

I guess I shouldn’t kill ants and crickets.

I may offend Mexicans and the Chinese.

madmonkphotog on September 24, 2008 at 5:40 PM

NTWR on September 24, 2008 at 5:34 PM

Yes, he was disbarred after being impeached and removed from the federal judiciary. But that does not keep anyone from being elected to office as a U.S. Congressman. His district is safely Dem, with a lot of Broward County of ‘hanging chad’ fame

He knows how to bring pork home, too…

Janos Hunyadi on September 24, 2008 at 5:40 PM

So theres never been any Jewish or black moose hunters in history?

Speedwagon82 on September 24, 2008 at 5:46 PM

Anyone have the stats handy?

Buddahpundit on September 24, 2008 at 5:34 PM

Read Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg.

apollyonbob on September 24, 2008 at 5:46 PM

“anybody toting guns and stripping moose don’t care too much about what they do with Jews and blacks.”

Did he just equate Jews and blacks with moose?

fourstringfuror on September 24, 2008 at 5:48 PM

So now democrats are equating jews and blacks to wild animals?

And who is the racist party?

Scrappy on September 24, 2008 at 5:39 PM

Er, what he said.

fourstringfuror on September 24, 2008 at 5:49 PM

No moose could be that freaking stupid and survive.

TexasJew on September 24, 2008 at 5:52 PM

AP – you love these posts, don’t you? Be honest. Sarah has helped make you what you are today! Confused and bewildered.

Fuquay Steve on September 24, 2008 at 5:52 PM

Lemme follow his logic…you hunt, therefore you hate jews and blacks. Um, **cough, cough** ok.

Alden Pyle on September 24, 2008 at 5:55 PM

What a complete moron. What does one have to do with the other? There is absolutely no rational connection here. More convoluted liberal tripe.

GFW on September 24, 2008 at 6:18 PM

did he make these comments in between cashing the bribe checks?

billypaintbrush on September 24, 2008 at 6:26 PM

Just goes to show that Democrats are full of class.

GarandFan on September 24, 2008 at 6:32 PM

How does a complete racist like Hastings get invited to speak at a gathering like this? This perpetuates racial hatred and proves liberalism is a mental disorder that is progressive. He actually insulted the intelligence of the audience by expressing something so completely insane as being the truth.

volsense on September 24, 2008 at 6:42 PM

Ah, yes, Hastings. I poop things worth more than him.

SouthernGent on September 24, 2008 at 6:48 PM

Anybody toting guns and stripping moose don’t care too much about what they do with Jews and blacks.

Moron says what?

whitetop on September 24, 2008 at 7:22 PM

So, you just think this through…

I just did. What I concluded is that Hastings is equating blacks and Jews with animals. Pretty disgusting…

taznar on September 24, 2008 at 7:48 PM

NEVER AGAIN

Brought to you by

SMITH & WESSON

mad saint jack on September 24, 2008 at 8:13 PM

Hasting’s once tried to murder a publisher in Fort Lauderdale. The publisher had exposed Hastings for what he was/is and Hastings went to the publisher’s office with two of his friends, as one of the friends testified later, to “kill” the man. When one of Hasting’s friends realized he was serious, he grabbed Hasting’s gun, deflecting the shot and wounding the man in the thigh. Hastings got away with it and was later a Jimmy Carter appointee.

The target’s name was Jim Coryell. He was a friend of my father’s. This took place in the latter part of the 1960′s.

oldleprechaun on September 24, 2008 at 9:01 PM

So a hunter is a racist and an anti-semite…got it….and what is a bigot? A bigot is someone who labels all hunters as racists and anti-semites.

You’re a sweetheart Alcie…a real prince.

surrounded on September 24, 2008 at 9:42 PM

Wikipedia lists occupation as attorney, judge. They left off reprobate.

UndertheBridge on September 25, 2008 at 2:23 AM

“Suspended” campaign or no “suspended campaign,” McCain-Palin cannot let this pass. They’ve got to hang it around the Dems’ necks.

Where is Rudy? Get him out there to shove Hastings’ crap down Obama’s throat. Time to let Rudy take a trash can lid to the One’s pretty face.

james23 on September 25, 2008 at 7:18 AM

Somebody who hunts moose, would have no problem hunting Jews or Blacks???? Is that what this tool is trying to say?

And the election descends further into abject derangement territory.

MarkTheGreat on September 25, 2008 at 7:27 AM

Too Late. Dude’s impeached.

BKennedy on September 24, 2008 at 4:22 PM

He was impeached from a judgeship. Then he got elected to congress. He can be impeached again.

MarkTheGreat on September 25, 2008 at 7:29 AM

How many people have been impeached twice? This could actually be fun.

Fuquay Steve on September 25, 2008 at 7:43 AM

Hastings is a typical Democrat Pol felon who ought to be in Jail instead of Congress. Democrats destroyed Department of Justice along time ago with immunity from prosecution for all Democrats without regard to what they do.

Max47 on September 25, 2008 at 8:19 AM

Jaibones on September 24, 2008 at 5:34 PM
Bones rules!

lizzee on September 25, 2008 at 8:20 AM

“Holy mackerel, Kingfish!”

Akzed on September 25, 2008 at 10:03 AM

The problem is people expect too much from democrats.

pukara61 on September 25, 2008 at 11:11 AM

Since when does this racist begin having an affinity towards Jews?

gary on September 25, 2008 at 12:03 PM

“Anybody toting guns and stripping moose don’t care too much about what they do with Jews and blacks. So, you just think this through,”

I guess you can’t complain about the press writing down Palin’s english, they’re transcribing this guy’s crappy engrish also…

ballz2wallz on September 25, 2008 at 12:19 PM

The only place this remarks makes sense is in the fevered mind of a racist like Hastings.

johnsteele on September 25, 2008 at 1:10 PM

The sad part is that the remark was greeted with laughter and applause not derision. Speaks volumes for his audience as well.

johnsteele on September 25, 2008 at 1:12 PM

He was impeached from a judgeship. Then he got elected to congress. He can be impeached again.

MarkTheGreat on September 25, 2008 at 7:29 AM

He’ll never be impeached, he’s a Democrat. Besides impeaching him would be racist — oh, that’s the same charge that was made when he was impeached from the bench.

johnsteele on September 25, 2008 at 1:14 PM

So, to sum up:
Jews = Moose
Blacks = Moose
Jews + Blacks = Moose
Sammy Davis Jr. = Moose

Alalazoo on September 25, 2008 at 1:41 PM

Metro on September 24, 2008 at 5:36 PM
“Is he really calling all Jews and Blacks dead moose right?”

I don’t know what he meant but he said they were LESS than moose (if she will do that to a moose think about what she would do to you).

The only other meaning I can think of is he was trying to emphasis how evil people are who would hunt/use guns.

This guys speech pattern and word choices are on the level of someone who never attended high school….and he was a judge and congressman???

Goodeye_Closed on September 25, 2008 at 1:57 PM

I just read that Hastings is a former federal judge, was impeached and removed from the bench in 1989 for perjury and corruption. He was later elected to Congress in 1992.

Anyone in his district have anything that comes close to resembling a brain?

pilamaye on September 25, 2008 at 2:56 PM

The Left makes racial slurs everyday and then laughs and points at the Right and calls us racist. This is the politically correct game that we play with them everyday. The Left can say whatever they want, the Right can say nothing. I got to admit the Right is pretty dumb for playing this game.

Maxx on September 25, 2008 at 3:21 PM

Jews = Moose
Blacks = Moose
Jews + Blacks = Moose
Sammy Davis Jr. = Moose

Alalazoo on September 25, 2008 at 1:41 PM

I’ll sum it up:

Anyone who is a Liberal = Moose

ManlyRash on September 25, 2008 at 3:57 PM

…who apparently couldn’t open his mouth to say anything here except to muse very stupidly about Jesus’s political leanings. Which isn’t even the stupidest thing he’s had to say about Jesus this month.

I’m just gonna stare at this for a while. Defending the good Lord Jesus. I love this. Meraviglioso, meravigliosa! (Wonderful!)

apacalyps on September 25, 2008 at 4:37 PM

Has this fella ever eaten moose? If not, he should shut
up.

gary on September 25, 2008 at 6:27 PM

I have Alcee Hastings as my representative (unfortunately) and called one of his local offices regarding his “anybody who totes guns and….don’t care too much about Jews and blacks.” comment.

The person answering the phone explained to me that the reason he said this was because Sarah Palin said back in the spring “Sambo beat the bitch” referring to Obama beating Hillary Clinton in a primary. After asking him where he got this from he admitted it was from an internet site. I asked him for any type of proof that it was true. Eventually he relented after I explained to him that there was no proof, transcript, or documentation for this false internet rumor. He finally admitted (after about 5 minutes of arguing) it might be unsubstantiated and then said he would not be repeating it to any other callers.

So now we know where Hastings original idea came from…

truthmattersfa on September 25, 2008 at 7:13 PM

Isn’t this some disgraced, disbarred judge? Now he’s a race-baiting POS, too.

NTWR on September 24, 2008 at 5:34 PM

That’s why the name sounds familiar. He’s the judge that was impeached and kicked off his bench, but not criminally convicted, and then sent to congress by his district, right?

Count to 10 on September 25, 2008 at 8:07 PM

I would love to see anyone try to take my guns away. That would be the day when I will go bonkers. We have a right to have guns. I think that the Dems. are to scared someone will shoot their sorry asses. So they try to get gun laws. Hastings is a total ass. Moose means Blacks and Jews? Sick fuc**r. Especially a black man stating this crap. But it is ok. He is a Democrat. A Republican would be strung up and hung. I am Politically incorrect and proud to say it.

sheebe on September 25, 2008 at 9:27 PM

Where is the press to decry this racism in the American politic? Oh yah, they probably wrote the copy for him.

Mojave Mark on September 25, 2008 at 9:31 PM

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