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Ann Coulter: Sarah Jeong Better Drive Carefully!

Posted by M. C. Fox 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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