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Ann Coulter: Sarah Jeong Better Drive Carefully!

Posted by M. C. on August 9, 2018

But the federal “hate crimes” statute allows the feds to skirt the Constitution’s ban on double jeopardy — at least for certain kinds of “hate.”

“Hate crime” laws are nothing more than politicians trying to make you think they are doing something constructive. It’s either a crime or it hasn’t.

A prosecutors job hangs on getting convictions. Trying twice for the same crime can keep the conviction rate up.

To paraphrase Mae West on diamonds-guilt has nothing to do with it.

It turns out that hating the wrong people is a far graver crime than murder. (And hating the right people gets you a job at the Times!)

https://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/08/08/ann-coulter-sarah-jeong-better-drive-carefully/

by Ann Coulter

If you’re worried about the social media monopolies censoring speech, just be happy they can’t put you in prison.

Federal prosecutors are celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Charlottesville, Virginia, “Unite the Right” rally — isn’t this the “paper” anniversary? — by indicting James Fields for “hate.”

Fields has already been charged with murder in state court. (I would think that “hate” would be subsumed by a murder charge.) Read the rest of this entry »

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