What ever happened to background checks for security-related bureaucrats?

posted at 8:51 am on August 23, 2013 by Ed Morrissey

First we find out that a gender-confused and disgruntled Army private got access to this nation’s most sensitive diplomatic and military communications.  Then a contractor doing work for the NSA managed to steal highly compartmentalized classified material from the National Security Agency while changing jobs, even though his job was supposedly limited to technological support.  Now, we find out that that the Department of Homeland Security — which produced an execrable report on the dangers of extreme right-wing terrorism four years ago — employs a manager running a website urging African-Americans to prepare for a race war against whites.

Does anyone do background checks any more?

A Department of Homeland Security manager in charge of buying weapons and ammunition for the government is, on the side, running an inflammatory website that throws around gay slurs and advocates the mass murder of “whites” and the “ethnic cleansing” of “Uncle Tom race traitors,” according to the Southern Poverty Law Center

Ayo Kimathi, who calls himself the “Irritated Genie,” told his supervisors that the website was set up to sell concert and lecture videos.

But the report showed the site’s content strayed far beyond concert promotion, warning about a coming race war. His website, “War on the Horizon,” declares, “in order for Black people to survive the 21st century, we are going to have to kill a lot of whites – more than our Christian hearts can possibly count,” the Alabama-based SPLC said in its report.

DHS apparently discovered the nature of the website earlier this summer:

Kimathi’s former supervisor discovered Kimathi’s hateful Internet presence in mid-June. “When I saw the website, I was stunned,” she said. “To see the hate, to know that he is a federal employee, it bothered me”.

The SPLC says his enemies list “rivals that of President Richard Nixon’s in length.” By the way, it also includes his boss:

It includes, among others, Rev. Al Sharpton, Lil Wayne, Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell, who he calls “Colon,” and even President Obama, “a treasonous mulatto scum dweller … who will fight against reparations for Black people in amerikkka, but in favor of fag rights for freaks in amerikkka and Afrika.”

Forget internal DHS security, for a moment anyway. Has the Secret Service checked out Kimathi yet?

Actually, let’s get back to internal security.  If Kimathi had acted normally outside of his website, this might have been an understandable and unpleasant surprise.  That. however, wasn’t the case:

One of Kimathi’s former supervisors at DHS told SPLC’s Hatewatch that, “Everybody is the office is afraid of him,” and that his co-workers are “afraid he will come in with a gun and someday go postal.”

The supervisor, who was not named, continued, “I am astounded he’s employed by the federal government, let alone Homeland Security.”

And yet no one thought to investigate this at the Department of Homeland Security? The same DHS that issued a factless warning in April 2009 about the dangers of right-wing rhetoric?

By the way … guess what Kimathi’s job is at DHS. I’ll give you a hint … tolerance:

Kimathi’s former supervisor said among his duties at DHS and ICE is speaking at various vendor events. He’s one of the agency’s public faces. It is his job to advocate for small business owners “white, black, historically disadvantaged, disabled veteran-owned, everybody,” the supervisor said.

“He fights for the little guy,” the supervisor said. “And he’s very good at it. He has a commanding presence. He’s very suave. It’s almost as if he has a split personality.”

He wouldn’t be the first demagogue to fill that description, certainly, but he sounds a little more dangerous than the rest.  That’s especially true with his managerial position at the DHS, which presumably exists to protect against Charles Manson-like dystopias such as Kimathi’s.

Some will make this story about race, and we’ve certainly seen our share of that kind of exploitation this year already.  This isn’t about race, though — it’s about bureaucratic incompetence, along with a big dollop of hypocrisy from DHS.  And with Bradley Manning, Edward Snowden, and now the Irritated Genie, it’s starting to look like a pattern in the areas where we most need executive competence, if not excellence.

Update: I’m not “hesitating to be blunt” about race, as Bluegill suggests in the comments.  It’s rather obvious that Kimathi has an issue with race, but that’s not the public policy/performance issue here. Nor is it in any individual act of racism, either.  Bringing up isolated incidents of racial animus and stretching that into a narrative about everyone else is what the Left has done for decades.  Count me out of that nonsense.


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The kicker is, if Kimathi had stuck to targeting whites, the SLPC wouldn’t have even taken notice.

Steve Eggleston on August 23, 2013 at 8:54 AM

What ever happened to background checks for security-related bureaucrats?

What ever happened to forcing a Congressional leadership team to resign for failure to be an effective opposition to a Socialist Administration and a takeover of 1/6th of the economy?

Truth to power.

PappyD61 on August 23, 2013 at 8:56 AM

He had a background check. He’s one of Holder’s people, so it’s OK.

Flange on August 23, 2013 at 8:56 AM

Some will make this story about race, and we’ve certainly seen our share of that kind of exploitation this year already. This isn’t about race, though — it’s about bureaucratic incompetence, along with a big dollop of hypocrisy from DHS. And with Bradley Manning, Edward Snowden, and now the Irritated Genie, it’s starting to look like a pattern in the areas where we most need executive competence, if not excellence.

How is it not about race when a white person doing the same thing would likely have been handled differently? If a white person started telling other white people to prepare for a race war, you think that also wouldn’t have been looked into earlier?

Come on. Why the reluctance to be frank about the racial double standard? I respect your analysis Ed, but I sense you are hesitant to be blunt about this.

bluegill on August 23, 2013 at 8:56 AM

I agree with his enemies’ list. Carry on.

hillsoftx on August 23, 2013 at 8:57 AM

http://washington.cbslocal.com/2013/08/23/obama-republicans-tell-me-privately-they-agree-with-me/

The president says some Republicans tell him privately that they agree with him, but are worried about facing primary challenges from the Tea Party or being criticized by conservative commentators. Obama says that while he can’t force lawmakers to do the right thing, he will stay focused on what he knows “will be good for the American people.”

Can we add criticism of Congressional leadership over the NSA, and hiring thugs in the bureaucracy to the list of what they need to be worried about?

PappyD61 on August 23, 2013 at 8:59 AM

It includes, among others, Rev. Al Sharpton, Lil Wayne, Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell, who he calls “Colon,” and even President Obama, “a treasonous mulatto scum dweller … who will fight against reparations for Black people in amerikkka, but in favor of fag rights for freaks in amerikkka and Afrika.”

I was wondering why the SPLC got involved if the guy hated white people. Now I understand.

steebo77 on August 23, 2013 at 9:00 AM

A Department of Homeland Security manager in charge of buying weapons and ammunition for the government

Maybe now we know why DHS has been stockpiling so much ammunition.

DAT60A3 on August 23, 2013 at 9:05 AM

Libfreeordie, white courtesy phone. Libfreeordie, pick up a white courtesy phone, please.

bigmacdaddy on August 23, 2013 at 9:07 AM

The fruits of nepotism, unionism, and affirmative action have created a cornucopia of freak show applicants… the inmates actually do run the asylum now.

singlemalt 18 on August 23, 2013 at 9:07 AM

He’s one of the agency’s public faces. It is his job to advocate for small business owners “white, black, historically disadvantaged, disabled veteran-owned, everybody,” the supervisor said.

“He fights for the little guy,” the supervisor said. “And he’s very good at it. He has a commanding presence. He’s very suave. It’s almost as if he has a split personality.”

How is this even called a “job”? What a ridiculous world DC is, and anyone defending this sort of nonsense should be ashamed of themselves. Taking money from the pockets of hard working Americans and giving it to nut-cases whose “job” is something so nebulous and inane!

MTF on August 23, 2013 at 9:12 AM

Not only is the dude a race-pimp psychotic but he’s a dolt, saying “A race war is eminent“.

O_o

Great job, DHS, somehow managing to find all the best people to staff your departments, in this case a manager no less. Makes me feel everything is really under control as I’m being groped at the airport by a pervert TSA guy who might be harboring dreams of genocide.

Bishop on August 23, 2013 at 9:14 AM

Does anyone do background checks any more?

Ed…Our betters in Washington DC claim background checks are raaacist just like voter ID laws.

workingclass artist on August 23, 2013 at 9:15 AM

When the people elect a president that can’t pass a background check, and he staffs his administration with people that can’t pass a background check, what do you expect? This is just the Trickle Down Theory of Bureaucratic Incompetence in action.

RoadRunner on August 23, 2013 at 9:15 AM

He had a background check. He’s one of Holder’s people, so it’s OK.

Flange on August 23, 2013 at 8:56 AM

You jest, but probably true in a sense. Probably not a real background check, but Obama and Holder do want ideological nut cases to do their dirty work e.g. Lois Lerner and black panthers with weapons monitoring polling places. This guy just went off the reservation and attacked the wrong people.

Fenris on August 23, 2013 at 9:15 AM

Fenris on August 23, 2013 at 9:15 AM

This was my first thought also. Why is this a function of Homeland Security?

rhit87 on August 23, 2013 at 9:17 AM

Security Officer: “Do you like President Obama?”

Candidate: “Yes.”

Security Officer: “You’re cleared!”

Liam on August 23, 2013 at 9:19 AM

MTF on August 23, 2013 at 9:12 AM

Meant to quote MTF.

This was my first thought also. Why is this a function of Homeland Security?

rhit87 on August 23, 2013 at 9:19 AM

Remember now — this black guy who posted that website is not, in any way, racist according to liberals.

Liam on August 23, 2013 at 9:20 AM

But the report showed the site’s content strayed far beyond concert promotion, warning about a coming race war. His website, “War on the Horizon,” declares, “in order for Black people to survive the 21st century, we are going to have to kill a lot of whites – more than our Christian hearts can possibly count,” the Alabama-based SPLC said in its report.

He must have seen this census data interactive demographic map?

http://demographics.coopercenter.org/DotMap/index.html

workingclass artist on August 23, 2013 at 9:20 AM

Update: I’m not “hesitating to be blunt” about race, as Bluegill suggests in the comments. It’s rather obvious that Kimathi has an issue with race, but that’s not the public policy/performance issue here. Nor is it in any individual act of racism, either. Bringing up isolated incidents of racial animus and stretching that into a narrative about everyone else is what the Left has done for decades. Count me out of that nonsense.

That’s fine. I can respect that.

As a white person, I suppose I feel a hesitancy in general (not just picking on this site, but I mean generally among my peers and in the media) to treat anti-white racism by blacks as seriously or as much of an “evil” as anti-black racism by whites. Maybe I am wrong. Maybe I am sensing something that isn’t there. It just seems like we have gotten to the point where only whites are seen as having the potential to be racist. Not talking about this site, but in society generally.

I don’t think we need to extrapolate and call all left-wing people racists, but I feel like we ought to be alarmed about what I think is a double standard. Am I wrong?

bluegill on August 23, 2013 at 9:22 AM

Background checks are for losers, or something like that… As they’d say in Chicago, all that matters is who sent you?

http://www.suntimes.com/news/cityhall/22050550-418/mayor-dismisses-idea-he-should-have-known-about-ex-comptrollers-legal-woes.html

Fallon on August 23, 2013 at 9:23 AM

I went to his website earlier. Now that’s a real message of hate. He makes Stormfront look like moderates.

http://waronthehorizon.com

The site seems to be out of action now, and hopefully he is out of a job. Procuring weapons an ammo? Good Lord!

claudius on August 23, 2013 at 9:28 AM

Social Justice trumps any and all other law or requirement.

coldwarrior on August 23, 2013 at 9:29 AM

The guy sucks and needs to not only be fired, but exiled from the country entirely. Keep this racist piece of shit out of our lives, and especially out of DHS

Freeloader on August 23, 2013 at 9:30 AM

it’s starting to look like a pattern

A deliberate assault on mainstream America, its culture, its values and its people.

petefrt on August 23, 2013 at 9:30 AM

Department of Homeland Security — which produced an execrable report on the dangers of extreme right-wing terrorism four years ago — employs a manager running a website urging African-Americans to prepare for a race war against whites.

And that is the problem. There used to be a clear line for federal employees when it came to their First Amendment rights. Bottom line, it was okay to express yourself so long as your employer didn’t beome part of the discussion. That line was crossed in this case.

And BTW, if this guy has a security clearance he will eventually have to get a periodic investigation. And face it. HA refuses to take on race issues when blacks are involved (re: Duncan OK) but if this were a white supremacist, this guy would have already been fired. But, as a black, he can talk about having to kill more whites than his Christian heart can stand to his heart’s content without any fear of consequences.

Happy Nomad on August 23, 2013 at 9:31 AM

His website, “War on the Horizon,” declares, “in order for Black people to survive the 21st century, we are going to have to kill a lot of whites – more than our Christian hearts can possibly count,” the Alabama-based SPLC said in its report.

The motive? Police don’t have one. The teens appeared to have picked him at random”

The motive is clear for those with eyes to see.

ITguy on August 23, 2013 at 9:33 AM

Procuring weapons an ammo? Good Lord!

claudius on August 23, 2013 at 9:28 AM

Probably the only such advocate the liberal anti-Second crowd would never go after.

Liam on August 23, 2013 at 9:33 AM

A Department of Homeland Security manager in charge of buying weapons and ammunition for the government is, on the side, running an inflammatory website that throws around gay slurs and advocates the mass murder of “whites” and the “ethnic cleansing” of “Uncle Tom race traitors,” according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

His website, “War on the Horizon,” declares, “in order for Black people to survive the 21st century, we are going to have to kill a lot of whites – more than our Christian hearts can possibly count,” the Alabama-based SPLC said in its report.

So how much of that weapons and ammunition, purchased with tax dollars, is being redirected to organizations which are preparing to “kill a lot of whites”?

It sure sounds like this Department of Homeland Security manager is a part of Obama’s vision:

“We cannot continue to rely on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives we’ve set. We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.”

ITguy on August 23, 2013 at 9:34 AM

Libfreeordie, white courtesy phone. Libfreeordie, pick up a white courtesy phone, please.

bigmacdaddy on August 23, 2013 at 9:07 AM

Libfree’s been AWOL of late. My guess is that he/she/it is busy making “Free the Duncan Three” posters.

Happy Nomad on August 23, 2013 at 9:35 AM

Libfree’s been AWOL of late. My guess is that he/she/it is busy making “Free the Duncan Three” posters.

Happy Nomad on August 23, 2013 at 9:35 AM

Isn’t one of those murderers white? If so, I expect the little race-baiting troll will want only the two black thugs freed. The white punk is on his own.

Liam on August 23, 2013 at 9:37 AM

I dunno, Bluegill’s got a point. Sure, “a” larger issue is how/why this guy ever got into/is allowed to stay in this position, but a parallel issue is how it is handled.

I see more of “the soft bigotry of low expectations” every day. Zimmerman, a non-black, shoots and kills a young black man. Regardless of the circumstances, especially as known early on, it’s a huge story for months. Two black teens brutally beat a white WWI veteran to death and it gets maybe one-day “oh, that’s horrible” coverage. Why..? Because we have learned to accept otherwise unacceptable behavior from the black community, or in Ann Coulter’s view, failed to expect a common standard. By doing so, we encourage more of it.

Time to be less race insensitive and more standards centered. That may be part or even all of your point. I believe that Bluegill’s point was to highlight its failure along racial lines for politcal correctness.

NeoCon_1 on August 23, 2013 at 9:38 AM

This isn’t about race, though — it’s about bureaucratic incompetence, along with a big dollop of hypocrisy from DHS.

LOL. So, you think that this could have happened with any other nutball of any given race … Sure …

I guess someone like Nidal Hassan could have been there, advocating for jihad against the West and the killing of all infidels, but that’s pretty much the same as what this POS advocates, as whites represent Western cvilization. I guess someone like Barky could be in the Oval Office advocating for the fundamental deformation of America, protected by his thin skin in the same way … but “it’s not really about race”. I guess Van Jones could be a known commie who was looking to overthrow the government then being employed by said government …

It’s all about race or being an anti-Western muslim – or both, in Barky’s case – and the more that cowards try and deny that the worse it will get. We are being laughed at by morons who want nothing less than our total destruction for “making them” feel bad about themselves and inadequate with our accomplishments and freedoms.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on August 23, 2013 at 9:38 AM

Yep, it’s time like this that I miss Libfree as I would love to read the written gymnastics of explaining how this black dude is just fine being an anti-white/gay/”house negr0″ bigot.

Bishop on August 23, 2013 at 9:39 AM

Oops, “WWII”, not “WWI”.

NeoCon_1 on August 23, 2013 at 9:39 AM

Libfreeordie, white courtesy phone. Libfreeordie, pick up a white courtesy phone, please.

bigmacdaddy on August 23, 2013 at 9:07 AM

Obviously racist comment. Should be “Pick up the multi-colored gender neutral courtesy phone, pretty please.”

Oldnuke on August 23, 2013 at 9:40 AM

I went to his website earlier. Now that’s a real message of hate. He makes Stormfront look like moderates.

http://waronthehorizon.com

The site seems to be out of action now, and hopefully he is out of a job. Procuring weapons an ammo? Good Lord!

claudius on August 23, 2013 at 9:28 AM

Archives of his site are available here:

http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://waronthehorizon.com/

A sample:

War on the Horizon (WOH) is a Haitianist organization created for the purpose of preparing Black people worldwide for an unavoidable, inevitable clash with the white race. whites around the world are absolutely determined to exterminate Afrikan people in all corners of the Earth.

As a result of this reality, WOH has dedicated our time and expertise to properly educating Black people to prepare for Racial Warfare. This includes intellectual, spiritual, psychological, and physical preparation for a global clash that will mean the end of white rule on this planet or the end of the Black Race as we know it.

Please review the information on our site to understand the threat our people are facing so that you may make the right decisions in preparation for this reality.

We’ll See You on the Battlefield!

From the quote in the post above:

Ayo Kimathi, who calls himself the “Irritated Genie,” told his supervisors that the website was set up to sell concert and lecture videos.

But the report showed the site’s content strayed far beyond concert promotion, warning about a coming race war

Ayo Kimathi lied to his supervisors, and the report is correct.

ITguy on August 23, 2013 at 9:41 AM

Not only is the dude a race-pimp psychotic but he’s a dolt, saying “A race war is eminent“.

O_o

Bishop on August 23, 2013 at 9:14 AM

He must have gotten his schooling with the empathetic, wise Latina.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on August 23, 2013 at 9:42 AM

NeoCon_1 on August 23, 2013 at 9:38 AM

Don’t forget the other recent case that the media dropped like a hot potato, where two blacks mugged a white woman, then shot her baby in the face because she had no money to give to her muggers.

Liam on August 23, 2013 at 9:44 AM

Meh. He’s black, so he can’t possibly be a racist moron. /

HiJack on August 23, 2013 at 9:47 AM

More from his site archives

War on the Horizon Creed

Afrikan people are an international racial family who share a common: homeland (Afrika), Racial origin, culture, destiny, and a bitter enemy – the white race. We are challenged by our common destiny to eradicate the system of racism white supremacy and its benefactors in order to establish righteous Black Dominion over Planet Earth.

We are mandated by our Creator to return to our proper status as rulers of this world. It is within the full rights and responsibility of every member of the Black world family to see to it that this ultimate goal is achieved so that we may once again restore peace and prosperity to Planet Earth under the divine and just leadership of God’s first people – The Black man, woman, and child of Afrika.

May our Black Brothers and Sisters see eternal progress,

May our International friends reap the benefits of refined Black leadership and,

May all of our global enemies perish by means of our Black swords.

Amen Ra!

War on the Horizon

We’ll See You on the Battlefield!

ITguy on August 23, 2013 at 9:47 AM

The website was down. I hope hackers destroy his entire webpage.

Freeloader on August 23, 2013 at 9:52 AM

ITguy on August 23, 2013 at 9

:47 AM

“Stand your ground; don’t fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war…”

Captain John Parker, Lexington Green, April 19, 1775

Liam on August 23, 2013 at 9:53 AM

He’s probably one of the black panthers that was intimating voters in Philadelphia. He was probably promoted by Holder so that he could cover more white people ground.

cajunpatriot on August 23, 2013 at 9:54 AM

Because we have learned to accept otherwise unacceptable behavior from the black community, or in Ann Coulter’s view, failed to expect a common standard. By doing so, we encourage more of it.

Time to be less race insensitive and more standards centered. That may be part or even all of your point. I believe that Bluegill’s point was to highlight its failure along racial lines for politcal correctness.

NeoCon_1 on August 23, 2013 at 9:38 AM

That’s also why black-on-black violence occurs as a normal part of living in South Chicago without much comment. But when a “white Hispanic” kills a teen in Self defense, it becames a national cause. Conversely, when three black (or two black and one mixed race) teens shoot a white college student for sport, the media bends over backwards to make the story anything but race related even though the alleged shooter has posted comments about 90% of whites being nasty. And an arrogant over-privileged angry fat black woman screams racism when somebody tells her “no” at a snooty Swiss botique.

We cannot have a legitimate dialogue about race relations in America so long as there is a double standard when it comes to expectations. We cannot have a legitimate dialogue so long as a certain faction would have us believe that there has been no racial progress since the march to Montgomery got halted at the Edmund Pettis Bridge. We cannot have a legitimate dialogue so long as blacks are near rioting over the death of a worthless street thug but simply frown upon the senseless deaths in Chicago or Duncan OK.

I’m ready for that discussion even if blacks are not. Because it really boils down to some uncomfortable root causes. 70% of black children without a father in their lives, high unemployment, 50% dropout rate from school, a gang culture……. IMO, blacks cannot handle the truth that would come from a legitimate discussion.

Happy Nomad on August 23, 2013 at 9:56 AM

First Black Member of the Ku Klux Klan! All is truly now equal in the good old U.S. of A.!

serenity on August 23, 2013 at 9:57 AM

Liam on August 23, 2013 at 9:53 AM

Keep in mind that this guy was employed by this administration, and was in charge of buying weapons and ammunition!

One can’t fully appreciate this:

In Congress, July 4, 1776

… without understanding and appreciating this:

In CONGRESS,
SATURDAY, March 16, 1776.

IN times of impending calamity and distress; when the Liberties of America are imminently endangered by the secret machinations and open assaults of an insidious and vindictive Administration, it becomes the indispensible duty of these hitherto free and happy Colonies, with true penitence of heart, and the most reverent devotion, publickly to acknowledge the over ruling providence of God; to confess and deplore our offences against him; and to supplicate his interposition for averting the threatened danger, and prospering our strenuous efforts in the cause of Freedom, Virtue and Posterity.

The Congress therefore, considering the warlike preparations of the British Ministry to subvert our invaluable rights and privileges, and to reduce us by fire and sword, by the savages of the wilderness and our own domestics, to the most abject and ignominious bondage: Desirous, at the same time, to have people of all ranks and degrees, duly impressed with a solemn sense of God’s superintending providence, and of their duty devoutly to rely in all their lawful enterprizes of his aid and direction–do earnestly recommend, that FRIDAY, the seventeenth day of May next, be observed by the said Colonies as a day of HUMILIATION, FASTING, and PRAYER; that we may with united hearts confess and bewail our manifold sins and transgressions, and by a sincere, repentance and amendment of life, appease his righteous displeasure and through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ, obtain his pardon and forgiveness; humbly imploring his assistance to frustrate the cruel purposes of our unnatural enemies; and by inclining their hearts to justice and benevolence, prevent the further effusion of kindred blood. But if continuing deaf to the voice of reason and humanity, and inflexibly bent on desolation and war, they constrain us to repel their hostile invasions by open resistance, that it may please the Lord of Hosts, the God of Armies, to animate our Officers and Soldiers with invincible fortitude to guard and protect them in the day of battle, and to crown the Continental arms by sea and land with victory and success: Earnestly beseeching him to bless our civil Rulers and the Representatives of the People in their several Assemblies and Conventions; to preserve and strengthen their Union, to inspire them with an ardent disinterested love of their Country; to give wisdom and stability to their Councils; and direct them to the most efficacious measures for establishing the Rights of America on the most honorable and permanent basis–that he would be graciously pleased to bless all his People in these Colonies with Health and Plenty, and grant that a spirit of incorruptible Patriotism and of pure undefiled Religion may universally prevail; and this Continent be speedily restored to the blessings of Peace and Liberty, and enabled to transmit them inviolate to the latest Posterity. And it is recommended to Christians of all denominations to assemble for Public Worship, and abstain from servile Labour on the said Day.

By Order of Congress,
JOHN HANCOCK, President

Attest………..CHARLES THOMPSON, Secretary.

Colony of the
Massachusetts-Bay.

In COUNCIL, April 3, 1776.

READ and accepted, and Ordered, That a suitable Number be printed, in order that each of the religious Assemblies, in this Colony, may be furnished with a Copy of the same.

Sent down for Concurrence………..PEREZ MORTON, Dep. Sec’ry.

In the House of REPRESENTATIVES, April 4, 1776.

Read and concurr’d………..SAMUEL FREEMAN, Speaker, pro Tem.

Consented to,

JAMES OTIS,
BENJAMIN GREENLEAF,
CALEB CUSHING,
JOHN WINTHROP,
JOHN WHETCOMB,
ELDAD TAYLOR,
MICHAEL FARLEY,
JOSEPH PALMER,
SAMUEL HOLTEN,
MOSES GILL,
JOSEPH GERRISH,
BENJAMIN LINCOLN,
CHARLES CHAUNCY,
JOHN TAYLOR,
BENJAMIN WHITE.

GOD SAVE THE PEOPLE.

Library of Congress Document Image.

ITguy on August 23, 2013 at 9:58 AM

“Stand your ground; don’t fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war…”

Captain John Parker, Lexington Green, April 19, 1775

Liam on August 23, 2013 at 9:53 AM

Captain Parker had a responsibilty to back down and avoid confrontation-

Liberal revisionsim of history.

Happy Nomad on August 23, 2013 at 10:00 AM

In 1963, John Profumo, the Secretary of War in the British Cabinet resigned because of his relationship with a call girl, Christine Keeler, who was also sleeping with a Soviet spy. No evidence that he passed secrets but he still resigned.The establishment at that time chose to treat it as a sex scandal and forced Profumo’s resignation based on that rather than treat it as a spy scandal and risk even more public embarrassment. The Prime Minister elected not to run the next year and the Tories were voted out.Maybe the Profumo affair was not the only factor as to why the Tories government fell but it could have been a contributing factor.

Fast forward 50 years and we have an administration where no one loses their job and no higher ups have to resign (unless they were already on the way out)despite scandal after scandal.

JohnnyL on August 23, 2013 at 10:00 AM

War on the Horizon Creed
Afrikan people are an international racial family who share a common: homeland (Afrika), Racial origin, culture, destiny, and a bitter enemy – the white race. We are challenged by our common destiny to eradicate the system of racism white supremacy and its benefactors in order to establish righteous Black Dominion over Planet Earth.
We are mandated by our Creator to return to our proper status as rulers of this world. It is within the full rights and responsibility of every member of the Black world family to see to it that this ultimate goal is achieved so that we may once again restore peace and prosperity to Planet Earth under the divine and just leadership of God’s first people – The Black man, woman, and child of Afrika.
May our Black Brothers and Sisters see eternal progress,
May our International friends reap the benefits of refined Black leadership and,
May all of our global enemies perish by means of our Black swords.
Amen Ra!
War on the Horizon
We’ll See You on the Battlefield!

OK, let’s replace black/afrika with white/Caucasian. Then, let’s have Rush Limbaugh deliver the message. It would be fun to watch the reaction from Sharpton, Obama, Jackson, Matthews, Schultz and the rest of the left wing lunatics.

cajunpatriot on August 23, 2013 at 10:01 AM

I don’t know what the big deal is. Of course we don’t do security checks anymore. It started with Clinton. Remember Gary Aldrich? He wrote a book about it. He was FBI and couldn’t get the WH staff in for security interviews.

Obama and Holder cannot pass a security clearance check, yet they are free to request information from NSA.

My husband had to undergo several security clearances during his working life. I didn’t think much about them until one afternoon when I came home from work there was a guy sitting in a cheap, black car in front of our house. I did know what it was all about, but it was creepy all the same.

BetseyRoss on August 23, 2013 at 10:03 AM

Captain Parker had a responsibilty to back down and avoid confrontation-

Liberal revisionsim of history.

Happy Nomad on August 23, 2013 at 10:00 AM

*&$!$# liberals.

Liam on August 23, 2013 at 10:04 AM

a bitter enemy – the white race

When I hear the word “bitter“, do you know what I think of?

“You go into some of these small towns in Pennsylvania, and like a lot of small towns in the Midwest, the jobs have been gone now for 25 years and nothing’s replaced them. And they fell through the Clinton administration, and the Bush administration, and each successive administration has said that somehow these communities are gonna regenerate and they have not. So it’s not surprising then that they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.”

-Barack Obama 2008

ITguy on August 23, 2013 at 10:15 AM

Does anyone do background checks any more?

Well Ed, no one wants to be “judgmental”.

GarandFan on August 23, 2013 at 10:24 AM

ITguy on August 23, 2013 at 9:47 AM

Remember when Janet Napolitano warned us about the rise of the Tea-Party radicals? Where’s the warning from Homeland Security now?

Rovin on August 23, 2013 at 10:31 AM

The real question: who is doing the security checks? Things which a generation ago would get you bounced are today considered normal, even laudable.

TREGONSEE on August 23, 2013 at 10:42 AM

Background checks? A lot of liberals wouldn’t pass them. Remember all the people in the Clinton administration that couldn’t get clearances?

Ward Cleaver on August 23, 2013 at 10:44 AM

And with Bradley Manning, Edward Snowden, and now the Irritated Genie, it’s starting to look like a pattern in the areas where we most need executive competence, if not excellence.

Ask yourself super hawks…if these clowns got in don’t you think professional Chinese and Russian spies have not already infiltrated our government at every level.

The fact that Snowden got in as deep as he got into the NSA, that Manning (now a reborn woman) got what he/she got, and now we have the “Irritated Genie” working in Homeland Security should be enough to convince anyone with a brain that our security procedures suck.

My joke that China is using the U.S. government security apparatus, like NSA programs, to spy on us is starting to become more realistic each day. That is how inept our government is! So maybe Congress who is responsible for oversight of all this can get off their ass and do their job…

William Eaton on August 23, 2013 at 10:48 AM

Bringing up isolated incidents of racial animus

After watching a portion of a video on his site, Effeminization of the Black Male Part 1 [WARNING-GRAPHIC CONTENT], it seems as though his umbrage is with the white race, specifically. That is him on the video, calling for ‘sand crackas’ to cut the heads off of WHITE service members. And when a member of the audience brings up killing white babies, he goes right along with it, giving a serpent analogy where the babies will grow up and ‘control’ the black race.

From the video (1:02:40)-

And as much as I don’t like me no sand crackas, I tell you what? They went over to Iraq, and like I said, let me make this clear, I don’t even like no Arabs. This is hard to do. I’m gonna tell you like this.

Every night I go to sleep, I pray that them Arabs cut them some more cracka heads. Cut them heads! I’m gonna tell you!

They got these prisons where they take these Arab males. … They ain’t even heard of homosexuality!

I’m gonna tell all you Arabs. Because an Arab listen. Keep cuttin’ them god damn cracka heads. It works! It works. Don’t nothin’ work better than a sawed off cracka head.

Woman in the audience: Cut them babies heads, too. They’re none of ours.

Yeah, the babies grow up to be adult crackas, so. … Kill it! If you find somehthin’ white, kill it!

Just let a cracka know, that’s what it’s like, if he comes over there, he gots to die!

This may fall under aiding the enemy-

The word aid, which occurs in the Stat. West. 1, c. 14, is explained by Lord Coke (2 just. 182) as comprehending all persons counselling, abetting, plotting, assenting, consenting, and encouraging to do the act, (and he adds, what is not applicable to the Crime to treason,) who are not present when the act is done, See, also, 1 Burn’s Justice, 5, 6; 4 Bl. Com. 37, 38.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.

We just have to remember, racism is a one-way street./

Patriot Vet on August 23, 2013 at 10:53 AM

And as much as I don’t like me no sand crackas, I tell you what? They went over to Iraq, and like I said, let me make this clear, I don’t even like no Arabs. This is hard to do. I’m gonna tell you like this.

Every night I go to sleep, I pray that them Arabs cut them some more cracka heads. Cut them heads! I’m gonna tell you!

Forget background checks. What about a literacy test?

This is almost funny. … Almost.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on August 23, 2013 at 10:57 AM

If you think that the fact that Kimathi is black has nothing to do with the reason that his behavior was toleraterd by management, you’re naive. There is absolutely a seperate code of conduct and lowered expectations in government work at all levels for minorities, particularly blacks, and women compared to white men (and Asians, but there are relatively few of them.)

The expectation is lowered in terms of acceptable behavior, both on the job and off, and in terms of the quality of work expected. Inappropriate sexual comments and behavior, tardiness, violent behavior, racially insensitive actions and language directed towards coworkers as well as the public, embarrassingly poor work output, outright criminality, you name it and I’ve seen all of it ignored and/ or swept under the rug when the offender is a member of a favored class. It’s just as bad in your local government as it is in the Federal government.

It is ugly. It is a shameful thing. We don’t want to admit it. It is the way that it is.

Dukeboy01 on August 23, 2013 at 10:57 AM

We just have to remember, racism is a one-way street./

Patriot Vet on August 23, 2013 at 10:53 AM

Gee…What would Oprah say?

*snicker*

workingclass artist on August 23, 2013 at 10:59 AM

The site seems to be out of action now, and hopefully he is out of a job. Procuring weapons an ammo? Good Lord!

claudius on August 23, 2013 at 9:28 AM

That happened to me, too. I had to click a couple of times, and then it finally loaded. It is still there. The videos on the page that I linked to previously are unbelievable. If the FBI hasn’t started investigating him, I am sure congress should start asking why not. He apparently does not like anything about this country, so I think we should send him packing.

Patriot Vet on August 23, 2013 at 11:00 AM

Ward Cleaver on August 23, 2013 at 10:44 AM

obozo himself couldn’t get clearance if he weren’t occupying the office.

Flange on August 23, 2013 at 11:11 AM

Gee…What would Oprah say?

*snicker*

workingclass artist on August 23, 2013 at 10:59 AM

That all whites are racist, even if they aren’t.

A lot of people think if they think they’re not using the n-word themselves, they physically aren’t using the n-word themselves, and do not harbor ill will towards black people that it’s not racist.

It will never go away. Everything is the white-man’s fault.

Patriot Vet on August 23, 2013 at 11:17 AM

The site seems to be out of action now, and hopefully he is out of a job. Procuring weapons and ammo? Good Lord!

claudius on August 23, 2013 at 9:28 AM

Don’t worry – the NSA has copies of all his archives and emails and phone calls …
Oh, wait — this is a citizen engaged in purely domestic communications — NSA can’t do anything but save the metadata for five years .. no, that’s 2 years .. or something.

Kimathi’s former supervisor discovered Kimathi’s hateful Internet presence in mid-June.

Whew, looks like we don’t need the NSA’s data anyway.

One of Kimathi’s former supervisors at DHS told SPLC’s Hatewatch that, “Everybody is the office is afraid of him,” and that his co-workers are “afraid he will come in with a gun and someday go postal.”

Just another little case of unforeseeable, unpreventable workplace violence.

AesopFan on August 23, 2013 at 11:21 AM

A Department of Homeland Security manager in charge of buying weapons and ammunition for the government is, on the side, running an inflammatory website that throws around gay slurs and advocates the mass murder of “whites” and the “ethnic cleansing” of “Uncle Tom race traitors,” according to the Southern Poverty Law Center

But the people who agitate for increasing the scope and range of background checks to include Granpa giving his favorite gun to a grandchild, and who advocate limiting access to weapons and ammunition even for the people who pass the checks, are perfectly okay with letting this guy buy guns?

AesopFan on August 23, 2013 at 11:26 AM

Drudge now

‘A BRAND NEW DAY IS COMING’…

Sebelius: Pass Immigration to Boost Obamacare Enrollment…

Boehner blocks shutdown…

Tells GOP to fund gov’t…

Welcome to the U.S. of Zimbabwe!

Schadenfreude on August 23, 2013 at 11:35 AM

You know I almost missed this due to the headline. Is what this person put on his website indicative of rampant violent racism among blacks, causing the spike in hate crimes against whites?

Why are there no threads about Chris Lane or the 13 month old baby from Georgia who was shot to death in his stroller?

dogsoldier on August 23, 2013 at 11:43 AM

MTF on August 23, 2013 at 9:12 AM

Thank you! Makes you wonder why we’re not looking into each department and culling out worthless job positions like this.

It is his job to advocate for small business owners “white, black, historically disadvantaged, disabled veteran-owned, everybody,” the supervisor said.

And DHS needs somebody to advocate for small business owners… why?

Hill60 on August 23, 2013 at 11:48 AM

You know I almost missed this due to the headline. Is what this person put on his website indicative of rampant violent racism among blacks, causing the spike in hate crimes against whites?

It could have been preached from the pulpit at Barky’s crypto-Christian black-power church.

Why are there no threads about Chris Lane or the 13 month old baby from Georgia who was shot to death in his stroller?

dogsoldier on August 23, 2013 at 11:43 AM

Unabating cowardice. The same sort of cowardice that allowed the above without a peep.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on August 23, 2013 at 11:58 AM

There is absolutely a seperate code of conduct and lowered expectations in government work at all levels for minorities, particularly blacks, and women compared to white men (and Asians, but there are relatively few of them.)

My wife knows this first hand. She works for the State Department. There was one woman who she worked ‘with’ at her previous job there that did some work so badly that she had to redo it. She went to their boss and said that she needed to get it put into her record how horrible of a worker she was. The boss agreed. Initially. When their reviews came up, she got a raving write-up, allowing her to advance and get more pay.

The problem with her boss, who was Indian, was that he went through the process of getting someone fired years ago, and it took almost two years. So, he has lost any backbone he ever had. And, Indians try to avoid confrontation at all costs, and never want to have it seem as though they aren’t in control and everything is fine and dandy. He is worthless.

There are also a couple other black people that worked with her in that department that would continuously bring up the race card. It is their goto.

Patriot Vet on August 23, 2013 at 12:18 PM

Something I never thought I’d say: props to the SPLC on this one.

besser tot als rot on August 23, 2013 at 12:19 PM

There are no words, none!

Another Drew on August 23, 2013 at 12:23 PM

That Duke Pic…..timeless.

FlaMurph on August 23, 2013 at 12:36 PM

claudius on August 23, 2013 at 9:28 AM

Won’t be out of a job. This is outside of his job and while what he has to say is reprehensible as long as he didn’t foment problems at work there is nothing that can be done about it. Civil Service and Union protections are extremely difficult to overcome.

chemman on August 23, 2013 at 12:57 PM

Patriot Vet on August 23, 2013 at 12:18 PM

You are correct. One of my children is a tech supervisor with DHS and is about 18 months into the process of getting a problem employee terminated. Mucho difficult.

chemman on August 23, 2013 at 1:01 PM

I want to know why Obama is telling Reggie Love about the Bin Laden raid over card games while the raid was in progress. There is no way that Reggie Love has a “need to know” level of security clearance.

OxyCon on August 23, 2013 at 1:11 PM

Some will make this story about race, and we’ve certainly seen our share of that kind of exploitation this year already. This isn’t about race, though — it’s about bureaucratic incompetence, along with a big dollop of hypocrisy from DHS. And with Bradley Manning, Edward Snowden, and now the Irritated Genie, it’s starting to look like a pattern in the areas where we most need executive competence, if not excellence.

How is it not about race when a white person doing the same thing would likely have been handled differently? If a white person started telling other white people to prepare for a race war, you think that also wouldn’t have been looked into earlier?

Come on. Why the reluctance to be frank about the racial double standard? I respect your analysis Ed, but I sense you are hesitant to be blunt about this.

bluegill on August 23, 2013 at 8:56 AM

This is the most cogent and coherent comment from bluegill I have ever read on this site adn Ed’s “no flies on me” response above – while admirable for at least acknowledging this issue – does not quite “feed the bulldong”.

williamg on August 23, 2013 at 1:33 PM

Why are there no threads about Chris Lane or the 13 month old baby from Georgia who was shot to death in his stroller?

dogsoldier

Or the elderly man who was beaten to death with flashlights in a parking lot. But those are just isolated incidents, lol.

Bringing up isolated incidents of racial animus and stretching that into a narrative about everyone else is what the Left has done for decades. Count me out of that nonsense.

Ed

Bluegill was right in her first post. And as long as the white guilt flows freely, things are only going to get worse.

xblade on August 23, 2013 at 1:43 PM

Remember – these are the people who have declared Conservatives, Veterans, Pro-Lifers, Small Government Proponents, etc to be terrorists.

2nd Ammendment Mother on August 23, 2013 at 3:30 PM

Come on. Why the reluctance to be frank about the racial double standard? I respect your analysis Ed, but I sense you are hesitant to be blunt about this.

bluegill on August 23, 2013 at 8:56 AM

He said he thinks they are “isolated incidents.” Ed, do I take it from that you don’t believe there is pervasive black racism?

dogsoldier on August 23, 2013 at 6:01 PM

One more indication that he was never BC’d is his name. I seriously doubt that his parents named him “Ayo Kimathi”. Rather, he more likely took the last name due to;

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dedan_Kimathi

Dedan Kimathi Waciuri (31 October 1920 – 18 February 1957) born Kimathi wa Waciuri, was a leader of the Mau Mau which led an armed military struggle known as the Mau Mau uprising against the British colonial government in Kenya in the 1950s.

A highly controversial character, Kimathi’s life has been subject to intense propaganda by both the British government who saw him as a terrorist, and Kenyan nationalists who view him as the heroic figurehead of the Mau Mau rebellion. Despite being viewed with disdain by the Jomo Kenyatta regime and subsequent governments, Kimathi and his fellow Mau Mau rebels are now officially recognised as heroes in the struggle for Kenyan independence by the incumbent government. His capture and execution in 1957 led to the eventual defeat of the uprising by the Kenyan government.

Today, Kimathi is a “folk hero” in Kenya, who even has a university named after him; rather interesting, as he was virtually illiterate.

Kimathi believed he was a “wizard”, and convinced his followers that he could magically turn farmland to wasteland, lakes and rivers to marshes, all of Kenya back into primeval forest… and destroy the “white race” just by believing that it was so.

In actuality, he was mainly known for murdering members of his own tribe, the Kikuyu, stealing cattle, and reacting to any criticism or difference of opinion from his “revolutionary comrades” in the Aberdares Forest by ordering them strangled and then stuffed down antbear holes.

In this respect, Comrade Ayo’s last name is…interesting.

clear ether

eon

eon on August 23, 2013 at 8:11 PM

Yeah, the babies grow up to be adult crackas,

but when Trayvon Martin used the term cracker, it had no racist connotation./

talkingpoints on August 23, 2013 at 10:40 PM

Update: I’m not “hesitating to be blunt” about race, as Bluegill suggests in the comments.

- Ed

No, not hesitating. You flatly refuse to be blunt about race. It is one of your defining characteristics.

But in this particular case, as egregious as this racist’s racism is, the realy story probably is the astonishing corruption and incompetence of the O’Bozo Clown administration. He is the stupidest President since Carter, but lacks Carter’s personal integrity.

Jaibones on August 23, 2013 at 11:24 PM