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RUSH: Now, get this. As you know, the lawsuit against the New Black Panthers for voter intimidation in Philadelphia has been dropped, and one of the line lawyers, one of the line attorneys at DOJ who’s quit says he was told to drop it because the DOJ is not going to pursue black defendants. In 2009, Philadelphia, during a street festival, the New Black Panther Party Philadelphia chapter leader ‘King Samir Shabazz.’ This is one of the guys Holder dropped charges against. His name is ‘King Samir Shabazz’ and he’s speaking about white people at a street festival in Philadelphia, 2009. This is after the election. Have you heard this, Snerdley? This is after the election. This is after the voter fraud that happened in 2008.

SHABAZZ: I hate white people. All of them! Every last iota of a cracker, I hate him! You want freedom? You’re going to have to kill some crackers! You’re going to have kill some of their babies.

RUSH: All right, so that’s King Shamir Shabazz. Now, you know, something that’s occurred to me. Snerdley, help me out here. Am I correct or incorrect in observing that anger in the African-American community is much more intense since Obama’s election? We were supposed to be just the opposite. We were supposed to have all of this unity and postpartisanship and postracial administration. Obama won the election, and here’s one of the New Black Panther guys out there at a street. Here, listen to this again. King Samir Shabazz, 2009, Philadelphia street festival, one of the guys against whom charges were dropped.

SHABAZZ: I hate white people. All of them! Every last iota of a cracker, I hate him! You want freedom? You’re going to have to kill some crackers! You’re going to have kill some of their babies.

RUSH: And there still aren’t any jobs out there. There is no money. People don’t have any money, don’t have any jobs. The ‘stash’ has run dry. Well, it hasn’t run dry, but 48% of the stimulus has been spent; 42% percent remains unspent. (interruption) What, the ‘real’ Black Panther party has denounced these guys? So there’s a real Black Panthers? Yeah? These are the New Black Panthers. They have been denounced by the real Black Panthers. Yeah? Well, I guess that’s encouraging. Good. So the real Black Panthers, who are no strangers to civil unrest themselves; they say that the New Black Panthers are over the top. Whew. Okay, well, I can breathe easier. It’s great to have that perspective.

The current Black Panthers think these guys talking about killing white babies and crackers and freedom — which is amazing ’cause after the election, folks, I mean after the election of Obama, the anger and the rage here, stunning, isn’t it? It’s overwhelming. This is not supposed to happen. You look at the polling data, this country is divided. Obama has come and he has divided this country. Look at the polling data on him, his approval numbers on his issues, issue by issue. I predicted this. I predicted it, Snerdley. Even on this program we had people calling before the election, ‘Rush, don’t you think maybe the election of a black guy will end racism, ’cause people will see that we’ve changed and we’re a decent country?’ I said, ‘No, it’s only going to get worse, because any criticism of Obama will be called racist, and the race industry and the race hustlers are going to fund-raise off of it, get media attention out of it. It’s going to be worse than ever.’ So I guess this sound bite from just last year by King Samir Shabazz of the New Black Panther Party sorta gives an illusion. But as Snerdley has pointed out: The real Black Panthers have said the New Black Panthers, that’s a little much even for them. Until we hear from the Weather Underground, though, and Bill Ayers, the jury’s still out.


RUSH: Okay, time for a little truth telling, ladies and gentlemen. The old Black Panther party has expressed its displeasure with the new Black Panther Party. And Snerdley has informed me, the Old Black Panthers say these new guys, they don’t cut it. Now, why? Well, there’s a very simple reason. The Old Black Panthers actually kill people. The New Black Panthers are just talking about it. The Old Black Panthers walked the walk along with the Weather Underground and Bill Ayers, actually killed people or tried to kill people. These guys, the New Black Panthers stand around mouthing a bunch of threats, but they haven’t done anything yet. Until they go out and kill some crackers the New Black Panthers are a bunch of pretenders. Now, the person who pronounced the New Black Panthers, not the Old Black Panthers, was none other than the Huey Newton Foundation. Huey Newton was accused of murdering an Oakland police officer, a white cop, John Frey was his name, charged with murdering Frey, Newton was convicted September 1968, voluntary manslaughter, got two to 15 years in prison. In May of 1970 California appellate court reversed the conviction, ordered a new trial, and after two subsequent mistrials the state of California dropped the case.

So Huey Newton who killed a white cop effectively got off because of jury nullification and technicalities, even though there was an eyewitness to the shooting, another cop. Another cop saw Newton shoot the other cop. So the Huey Newton Foundation, when they say the New Black Panthers, they don’t cut it, speak from experience. The Old Black Panthers didn’t just talk about killing crackers, they actually did it, and until the New Black Panthers do something other than just stand outside a polling place with their hands in their pockets they’re not going to be properly respected by the real Black panthers. I imagine the Old Black Panthers are not all that impressed with the Justice Department dropping charges. I mean if you’re a Black Panther and you get charged you go through the court system and you screw it up that way.


RUSH: A minor correction. I said Huey Newton condemned the New Black Panther Party. Not possible, he’s been dead 21 years. It was the Huey Newton Foundation which said there can never be a New Black Panther Party. There’s only us, and there aren’t going to be any new ones. Now, again, if the New Black Panthers actually start killing some crackers, then maybe the Huey Newton Black Panther Foundation will accept them, but certainly not if they just talk and talk. They gotta have action or they’re phonies.


RUSH: Here’s Lance in Amarillo, Texas. Great to have you on the program, sir. Hi.

CALLER: Hi, Rush. Thanks for taking my call. My question is about the Black Panther incident in Philadelphia.

RUSH: Yeah.

CALLER: Instead of going after the Black Panthers as an organization, how come the individual can’t be brought up on individual civil charges for like harassment, verbal assault, interfering with the right to vote, things like that from the people that were there?

RUSH: Do you really want me to answer this?

CALLER: Well, I understood that it could be that somebody would have to come forward with the cojones to file charges on them to do that.

RUSH: I think that happened. There’s videotape of this.

CALLER: Right.

RUSH: There’s videotape. The answer to your question has been given by the Department of Justice line attorney who was told to drop charges, and the reason that we’re not going to pursue it is because we’re not gonna go after black defendants.

CALLER: But wasn’t that as far as the organization goes, couldn’t the people that actually attended file charges on him individually for like verbal assault and interfering with their right to vote?

RUSH: Yeah, but they’re not, whether they’re gonna go after the individual or go after the group —

CALLER: Right.

RUSH: — the Justice Department has spoken. Of course they can. I mean they could see this one through if they wanted to. They just choose not to.


RUSH: Now, we got this whistleblower and his name is J. Christian Adams and he’s out testifying. He’s talking to the media. He’s talking to committees, congressional committees. He’s explaining his case. Not being covered outside of Fox News and talk radio, the conservative blogs. But he’s making it perfectly clear why individually or as a group the New Black Panthers are not being pursued here. I saw Abigail Thernstrom, who’s a brilliant civil rights — I think she’s a lawyer, but she’s on our side of things. She thinks it’s kind of a waste of time to go after the New Black Panther thing, there’s far worse things going on in the Justice Department today than this. But I disagree with that in a political sense only because this is so easily understandable. You don’t need to be a think tank scholar; you don’t have to have 14 master’s degrees and doctorate degrees in order to understand this. If you want to delve deeply into some of the other abuses of power in the Justice Department you might have a tougher time making the case. But this one, this is very simple. People were intimidated against voting by the New Black Panthers, and the Justice Department said, ‘We’re not going to pursue charges against black people.’ How more simple to understand their motive as that?


RUSH: Here we go to Ralph in Chesapeake, Virginia. Ralph, welcome to the EIB Network, sir.

CALLER: Thank you, Rush. I’m a big fan, but frankly I’m a little disappointed in you. I think you’re being unusually harsh on King Shabazz. I know he’s from the hills and hollers of western Pennsylvania. You know how those people are. He’s just saying what he needs to remain king. He sounds so young in the tape. I think it’s just a youthful indiscretion. And the NASA thing, you don’t want them reaching out to the Muslim world and getting the blueprints for the mother ship?

RUSH: Yeah. Well, that’s all well and good. But when you start killing crackers, the Muslims aren’t going to know what you mean.

CALLER: Yeah, but, Rush, you can tell from the tape, it’s just a youthful indiscretion. Come on.

RUSH: Well, let’s go back and listen to the tape. What sound bite is this? Number 9? Cut 11. Here we go. This is ‘King Samir Shabazz’ in 2009 in Philadelphia, he’s a New Black Panther Party chapter leader, said this about white people.

SHABAZZ: I hate white people. All of them! Every last iota of a cracker, I hate ’em! You want freedom? You’re going to have to kill some crackers! You’re going to have to kill some of their babies.

RUSH: You think I’m being too hard on King here, that —

CALLER: Yes. Yes. And I’m a cracker.

RUSH: You may have a point. Youthful indiscretion. He’s doing what he has to do to remain king is essentially what you’re saying.

CALLER: Yeah. Exactly, come on. He wants to remain king. You’re a king. Don’t you want to remain king?

RUSH: Well, I don’t look at myself as a king. Other people have made that distinction. I don’t.

CALLER: I look at you that way, my friend.

RUSH: Well, I appreciate it. I appreciate it. I really do. You have a point here. You do have a point. No question he’s trying to further the Obama agenda by making sure that only certain people vote at the polling place. So yeah, you have a point. Normally it is I, your host, who catches these things, but I have to give you credit. You did the job I used to do on my own without being — (laughing) — being prompted or helped.

CALLER: Thanks, Rush.

RUSH: All right. Thank you, Ralph.

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