Attorney General Holder Loses His Grip on the Truth

They call this the Information Age.  And it is easy to see why, even as you read the lines of this article, each one translated from simple binary code and stored for planet wide access in a microsecond.
But as we can see from the info wars being waged on everything from 9/11 to global warming, we are really living the in the Disinformation Age.
One of the more recent episodes of this digital deceit is emanating from the office of Attorney General of the United States, Eric Holder. The AG, to put it succinctly, is lying to the American people. What’s more, he quite obviously knows he’s lying and has no intention whatsoever of stopping.  Either that or the man is too incompetent to clean the office of the Attorney General, much less occupy it.
The case demonstrating this is simple and irrefutable, beginning with words from Holder himself.
“The facts are clear,” he says, “Intimate partner homicide is the leading cause of death for African-American women ages 15 to 45.”
To begin with, we must assume that a man in Holder’s position would not make such a claim out of ignorance.  Common sense, along with the certitude of his unambiguous claim would indicate that he has, at his beck and call, a wealth of cutting edge research and all the manpower needed to analyze it.
But the truth is that what Holder is claiming and the facts are not even on the same planet, much less are they worthy of being uttered in the same sentence.
As Christina Hoff Sommers penned in a recent article in USA Today:
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Justice Department’s own Bureau of Justice Statistics, the leading causes of death for African-American women between the ages 15–45 are cancer, heart disease, unintentional injuries such as car accidents, and HIV disease. Homicide comes in fifth — and includes murders by strangers. In 2006 (the latest year for which full statistics are available), several hundred African-American women died from intimate partner homicide — each one a tragedy and an outrage, but far fewer than the approximately 6,800 women who died of the other leading causes.
A review of CDC and DoJ information confirms Sommer’s assertions, proving that not only is Holder passing seriously distorted information, but also that he is completely out of sync with the very Justice Department he heads.
This might give some people the idea that Holder is just out of the loop on facts; that with the best of intentions he has misrepresented factors that negatively impact the lives of African American women.
If so, where was his correction after the Sommers meticulously sourced article, and why is the bad information still being presented on a government website at taxpayer expense?
That is because it isn’t just bad information. It’s lies. And he will continue to tell them as long as he can get away with it.
It appears he is pretty secure in the fact that that day will never come, which also might explain why the single statement from Holder is only a fraction of the deceptions he us using the Justice Department to manufacture and pawn off on the American people.
What you can also find on the Justice Departments website is a study so biased that it borders on fraudulent, Practical Implications of Current Domestic Violence Research by Andrew R. Klein. It is a study that clearly downplays the incidence of intimate partner violence against men, contains disinformation on domestic violence that is on par with Holder’s egregiously flawed public statements, and, please remember this one, openly advocates for mandatory arrest policies.
The organization Stop Abusive and Violent Environments (S.A.V.E.), a victim advocacy group promoting the dissemination of scientifically valid information on domestic violence, sent a 10 page letter last year to the Department of Justice asking them to remove that report until its conclusions could be checked and verified by objective third parties.
They never answered the letter and the report remains.
I called the DoJ recently myself to inquire about Holder’s assertions, asking to speak with someone who could clarify his remarks.  I was placed on hold for several minutes and then told that there was no one there to speak with me.  I was then invited to email them my questions and told that someone would get back with me.
Given their response to S.A.V.E., I decided not to waste any more time.  As a follow up, though, I am sending a link to this article to the DoJ, with another invitation for Attorney General Holder to justify and explain his comments (along with the biased studies) to the American people.
I won’t be holding my breath for an answer.
That does not mean an answer should not be forthcoming.  The implications of this matter go far beyond political lies and posturing, and into the safety and well- being of the American people.
First, when the government misidentifies something as important as a leading cause of death, what becomes of our attentions and resources to the things that are actually killing people? The danger here, of course, is that by telling African American women that the leading cause of their death is IPV, we are minimizing and helping them ignore the things that really are killing them.
In short, would African American women be better off concerned with cancer prevention or the prevention of domestic altercations?
Both are problems, but which one will likely be the one to take their lives?
Yes, it is cancer, and lying to them about it is not going to do anything but make things worse.
While the politics behind this are clearly feminist, Holder played the race card so I am going to follow his line of “logic” to its natural outcome.
If the number one cause of death to African American women is domestic violence, then just who is the number one cause of those deaths?
Yep, outside interracial relationships, that would be African American men. African American men are the number one cause of death to African American women. It’s those black guys, get it? And we need mandatory arrest policies to make sure that any time someone points the finger at one of them, we can lock them up.
David Duke would be proud.
In that light, what Attorney General Holder has done here is the equivalent of Susan Smith telling the world that her children, whom she drowned to get them out of the way of a relationship, were abducted and murdered by black men.
It’s the suit and tie, government level version of To Kill a Mockingbird, only with the dystopian kicker of pushing government policies that will mandate the arrest of as many black men as possible, as though the war on drugs doesn’t provide ample enough opportunity and excuse for that.
Holder happens to be black, which likely the only reason he can get a pass from the press on demonizing half of the black community.
Also, it can’t be overlooked that the political ideology he is catering to with this deceitful rhetoric is one that is largely maintained by white, upper middle class women.
Gender feminism as we know it was not a movement furthered by the disenfranchised and the poor or those in minority groups, but rather was birthed in poolside cocktail meetings by white, married, privileged American women with their bob bon fattened backsides planted firmly in lounge chairs.
That is who your Attorney General is speaking for because they have grown into quite a voting block.
So it is no stretch to conclude the obvious.  Attorney General of the United States Eric Holder is just a run of the mill Uncle Tom in a not so run of the mill position.  Unfortunately it is a position that affords him the power to undermine the lives of the very people he is supposed to represent. And he clearly means to do just that.
It will take a groundswell of outrage from the grass roots to stop him.  After all, who else is going to do it, our illustrious Uncle-Tom-in-Chief?

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