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February 19, 2009

Attorney Gen.Eric Holder US Remains A “a nation of cowards”

Holder: 'Nation of cowards' on race


Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that despite advances, the United States remains “a nation of cowards” on issues involving race.

“Though this nation has proudly thought of itself as an ethnic melting pot, in things racial, we have always been, and we, I believe, continue to be, in too many ways, a nation of cowards,” Holder said in remarks to his staff in honor of Black History Month. His comments appear on a transcript provided by the Justice Department.
“Even as we fight a war against terrorism; deal with the reality of electing an African-American, for the first time, as the president of the United States; and deal with other significant issues of the day, the need to confront our racial past and to understand our racial present, and to understand the history of African people in this country — that all endures,” the attorney general added.
“Though race-related issues continue to occupy a significant portion of our political discussion, and though there remain many unresolved racial issues in this nation, we, average Americans, simply do not talk enough with each other about things racial.”

Holder said that the Department of Justice, in particular, bears a singular responsibility.

“And we, in this room, bear a special responsibility,” he said. “Through its work and through its example, the Department of Justice — this Department of Justice — as long as I'm here, must and will leave the nation to the new birth of freedom so long ago promised by our greatest president. This is our duty, this is our solemn responsibility.”
Holder said that the country is now a “fundamentally different” place than it used to be, but that the nation “still had not come to grips with its racial past, nor has it been willing to contemplate, in a truly meaningful way, the diverse future it is fated to have.”
“To our detriment, this is typical of the way in which this nation deals with issues of race,” he said.

Wild Thing's comment.........

Obama - crisis, crisis, crisis, crisis, doom, gloom, catastrophe

Holder- coward, race cowards, cowards.

This sort of language is completely out of line for an Attorney General. This is the type of trash talking you'd expect from Al Sharpton or Jesse Jackson. Utterly inappropriate and a disgrace to the office of the Attorney General.

Democrats sure love to insult our country and we the people. He mentions electing a black president as if it means almost nothing or is even a problem. And Michael Stelle who is a good guy head of the RNC. Oh yeah, and he’s a black attorney general. Real racial problem we have.

Hey Eric, you hypocritical coward, you wanna talk about unresolved racial issues?

Why don't you start addressing THIS one?

"The National Black Republican Association has issued a petition to Barack Hussein Obama, the leader of the Democratic Party, requesting that Obama issue a formal proclamation of apology for the Democratic Party's 150-year history of racism.
We recognize that this is likely too much to ask of the oh so "racially sensitive" Democrats who want us to ignore their racist past and failed socialism that have caused so much harm to black Americans. So we will not hold our breath waiting for their response."

Posted by Wild Thing at February 19, 2009 05:47 AM


Okay Mr. Holder, you want to talk about race? I see that you are a black man. Wanna talk about your being black? I'm white. I'd be happy to talk to you about being white. #1 - I have never owned a slave. #2 - my family never owned slaves. In fact, my dad's business hired folks of your color, which I see is black, and actually paid them well AND gave them health benefits, because they earned it by working really hard. #3 - my ancestors never owned slaves. They cleared their rocky New England fields all by themselves. And, not only that, they fought on the Union side in the Civil War. #5 - my family was predominately Republican. You know, the party that originally fought for Civil Rights for people of color - your color, Mr. Holder, all the while your party, Mr. Holder, fought against civil rights for a long time. Just ask Sen. Byrd about the history there, why don't you? What? Don't want to talk about that, Mr Holder?

Posted by: yankeemom at February 19, 2009 08:06 AM

COWARDS? where's the minorities in the US Navy Seals, US Marines recon, Green Berets and USAF Pararescue hiding at Shaka Hold Up Holder?
Where's the black brama bull riders at? No black Blue Angels nor Thunderbirds pilots either? No black astronaut to STRUT and BUST A SAG on the moon in 1969 either? On the flip side, no diverse NBA white players in basketball? - Calling A Spade A Spade 2009!

Posted by: darthcrUSAderworldtour07 at February 19, 2009 08:31 AM

This slimy dirtbag is calling me a coward?
And I don't owe anyone a damn thing. That was covered on 30 September 1993 when I retired from active duty. Period. Holder needs to be taken out behind the barn and given a good thrashing with a leather strop.

Posted by: Glenn Cassel AMH1(AW) USN RET at February 19, 2009 10:17 AM


This pretty much sums up the problem...

Wake Up America!!!!!!

Posted by: RAC at February 19, 2009 10:20 AM

I have been following these events and am confused. We have MLK day, Black History month, Miss Black America...

So when is white history month. When do we honor the achievers, the Movers and Shakers, it's getting old already honoring people who can't get out of bed before noon and will NOT work for a living.

When do we honor the one's who get up everyday and sacrifice so they can have something they earned or built with their own two hands.

They say it is not fair that these indolent people have nothing, well isn't that what they earned ? Nothing.

Posted by: Mark at February 19, 2009 10:44 AM

Barry Hussein O'Vomit, Eric Holder and Al Sharpton have set race relations back a good 20 years. Fuck you black assholes! And just try taking my guns.

Posted by: cuchieddie at February 19, 2009 11:30 AM

And now that America is being controlled by blacks (14% of population) you can expect reperations for every black on this country.

Posted by: cuchieddie at February 19, 2009 11:32 AM

Yeah Eric, when I can walk at night, or even daytime, safely through any neighborhood in town I might then listen to your drivel.

Posted by: TomR at February 19, 2009 11:38 AM

Yea, I sent the DOJ a reply to those comments. Mr. Holder, why don't you tell BHO to produce his birth certificate? Oh, that's right, you're a coward.

Posted by: jim warren at February 19, 2009 12:13 PM

The deficrat party has never been a party of advancing the Black cause. Their policies have always been detrimental to the Black family. Their goal has always been to create a Black population filled with Hennrietta Hughes'. They've almost achieved their goal. Except for the Black Republicans, who are holding out.

I think John Kennedy was the last democrat to win the South in a major election. The NBRA states that MLK was a Republican. Perhaps this is the reason JFK had JEH spying on MLK.

When Johnson,LBJ sign the Civil Rights Act in 1965, he remarked that he felt that all he had done was give the South to the Republicans, that was about the only thing LBJ ever got right. Since then the deficrats have been losing the South.

BHO bama is now trying to right that wrong by re-instatind the Welfare State. To bring these wayward Blacks back to the obama(deficrat plantation.) He doesn't know it but he's creating a monster that will affect everyone of us.

Posted by: Mark at February 19, 2009 12:14 PM

Eric Holder is living up to that well earned moniker. Bwahahaha. Hey Eric asshole, yeah you are one!!! The only reason you have no heritage after 233 years is you haven't earned it. You still think it's owed to you. Like yo dadda Obamma yo gots to steal one, he stole Lincoln's heritage. Damned if I didn't know that Lincoln was a freaking mau mau. Living that charade will not garner my respect or idolatry.

Like in Nawlins asshole, the liberated don't want to go back to the Nagin ghetto for their welfare checks, they've discovered there are other shitholes to occupy that are nicer hoods with opportunity. A few actually get the fact that they have to earn passage in this world as well as in the nation, something Holder and the hate monger thug Chicago organizer Obama will never understand.

Posted by: Jack at February 19, 2009 01:14 PM

OK Mr. Holder,

I'll show you how much of a coward I am when you start trying to take my "Arms" from me while you and your low-life Leftwing nuts try to trash the Constitution and ignore the "Second Amendment".

The real Cowards are in power now and they better watch out just how far they push the American People.

Mr. Holder, you are a sad joke and you better not cross that line in the sand because there will be no turning back if you do!!!

As a Disabled Veteran, I can still hold my own if and when that time comes, be Warned!!!!!!!!


Posted by: AZRobert at February 19, 2009 02:42 PM

I can only hope Holder and his ilk keep this up. The Even Greater Upchuck of 2010 will make The Great Upchuck of 1994 look like mild indigestion.

This is based solidly on Obama (and Holder's) experience as racial grievance polititicans, extorting money from the White taxpayer in exchange for "moral authority" and status building and other "Stuff Liberal White People Like" yuppie status markers.

It is however, a profoundly stupid move in the sense that it assumes the same good times and "don't rock the boat" attitude among the White working-middle class majority.

If Whites are last hired, first fired, which they are, under Affirmative Action, and in particular White Men, as Robert Reich suggested, that does not mean much in GOOD TIMES. Because there is always another job, paying as much or even more, or flipping that house, or whatever. Money to be made, a lot of it, and speaking up and getting labeled "Racist" jeapordizes that whole business of making money.

Affirmative Action, "reparations" and the shouting of "racism" were enabled by EVERYONE making money and being afraid to rock the boat.

Now, that's gone. Whites in particular are hit hardest, yet they are told through the media that they are the enemy. Right off the bat you have a whole class of people made into losers, with nothing left to lose, and the backlash against leftist racial appeals on a spoils basis will be deeply appealing and VERY effective.

A guy who's broke, threatened with living out of his car, no woman around or even worse, a woman threatening to leave him unless he makes money soon, well he's likely to be very attentive to Spoils arguments: that taking money from White guys to enable permanent Welfare, while discriminating against him in hiring, education, etc. is wrong.

White working/middle class people care about being called "Racist" during good times because their upside opportunities are hurt. They don't care much at all during bad times because there is no upside, and they care about getting out of their downside.

This is something that Holder and Obama, who grew up politically in uninterrupted good times, do not understand. They put along with Robert Reich their cards on the table, and it's going to burn them.

But for now, the Left media and Holder are trying to bait people into honestly expressing themselves so that they can be labeled "racist" and destroyed. The Commiecrats are just following precedent. See:

Well, hell, I'm not scared. Frankly, if they want "reparations", give them repatriation. 40 Grand and a one way plane ticket to Cape Town. Do it now, pre Porkulus, while the dollar still has some value. Leave and don't return.

Posted by: Nick Byram at February 19, 2009 04:02 PM

It seems that most of the race issues are brought up by Obama the Mulatto President claiming to be African American or the first “black” president. the democrats and the A G Holder. Let B. Hussein to stop and tell his administration to STF up about race. I have many friends of “color” but don’t refer to them as such. It is only the references by these people that make it necessary to mention it.
Bob A.

Posted by: Bob A at February 19, 2009 04:49 PM

Whhooaa! We all know that Eric Holder and David Duke started out as fellow party members. Taking anything Holder says about race seriously carries the same moral hazard as a KKK opinion. Eric Holder is a grade 'A' number '1' BIGOT, nothing more.

Obama and Holder are trying to sell racism and fear. The many posts to this story indicate that there is a great deal of resentment of the burden that has been placed on America by the Great Society "Civil Rights." Remember that these civil court rights are not the equal constitutional rights that Eisenhower and MLK worked for but the bureaucratic bribes which were added.

Martin Luthor King was a registered ,card carrying, REPUBLICAN! The Obama family on the other hand were Arab slavers over the centuries.

There are a few black seals, I do not know of any currently on active duty but in twenty-five years as a Tech-Rep to the Navy I have met a few in the SOF. There are a few white NBA players too, do not get caught up in the details! They intend that the details obscure the general principle that they are trying to corrupt and we are trying to protect.

Posted by: Avitar at February 19, 2009 06:02 PM

Yankeemom, Darth, Glenn Cassel AMH1(AW) USN RET,
RAC, Mark, cuchieddie, Tom, jim warren, Jack, AZRobert, Nick Byram, Bob A., and Avitar

Everyone of your comments are sooooo good, thank you so much! I wish Holder could stand right here and have each one said to him.

RAC thanks for the link to that story, That is really interesting about the experiment they did and I can see that happening too. VERY interersting.

Nick Byram, interesting thanks for the link. I never knew about that with China.

Posted by: Wild Thing at February 19, 2009 06:39 PM

You know the scariest thing of it all?
That the first public speech of the new Attorney General deals with ... racism and discrimination...
Yep, there are no other important issues at this moment in time that our new AG should be dealing with like terror, drugs, organized crime, uncontrolled imigration... Not important. Race and alledged discriminations (like homosexuals, and illegal immigrants, and muslims and transsexuals, and ... et cetera et cetera) THAT IS THE NEW PRIORITY OF OUR AG.
A sure sign of the decay and decadence of our western society.

Posted by: Eddy at February 19, 2009 08:11 PM

You have it right on Eddy.
Bob A.

Posted by: Bob A at February 19, 2009 08:39 PM

This guy sure looks a lot like Ron Brown.

Posted by: BobF at February 19, 2009 10:29 PM

Well, if the focus is kept on racism (by the whites only, of course, as they are the only racist people in the world apparently) then our focus is taken off the muslim problem and all those little daily power grabs by the O's minions. It's just another tactic to keep us off balance. I'm not so sure it's going to work out how they think it will.

Posted by: yankeemom at February 20, 2009 07:11 AM