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September 4, 2014

The Congressional Black Caucus Voted Overwhelmingly to Continue Militarizing Police

The Congressional Black Caucus Voted Overwhelmingly to Continue Militarizing Police

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In the aftermath of the militarized police response to Ferguson protesters, observers are wondering what went wrong. According to a report in The Week, among the things that went wrong were the votes of a majority of Congressional Black Caucus members:

In June of this year, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) introduced an amendment to halt the Pentagon’s 1033 program, which distributes hundreds of millions of dollars of military-grade weapons and equipment to local police annually. The amendment overwhelmingly failed, and just seven out of 41 voting members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) supported it.

“We need to re-evaluate distributing this kind of war equipment to municipalities,” said Rep Emanuel Cleaver, according to the Huffington Post.  “And if we are going to do it, we must at least have other requirements, including something as simple as adequate training.”

Cleaver supports military weaponry being funneled to local municipalities. When you peel away all the qualifying words, that’s what he’s saying.

Of course, none of this should come as any surprise after a report revealed how the CBC uses backdoor channels to do the bidding of Wall Street:

A bombshell Huffington Post report published last week details the sheer cravenness and hypocrisy of many CBC members. As the report thoroughly lays out, even though Wall St. systematically targets African-Americans with its mortgage fraud schemes, members of the CBC have been actively doing Wall Street’s bidding, even working to upend legislation intended to rein in the worst offenses of the greediest banks.

You can find the full list of members who voted yay and nay on military weapons being given to police here.

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38 thoughts on “The Congressional Black Caucus Voted Overwhelmingly to Continue Militarizing Police

  1. ROBERT@atx says:

    THIS should explain it all about the condition we black AMERICANS find our selves in,

    WE are trying to exist with  legal representatives who have no obligation to protect us or our interest, this leaves us defenseless against political enemies who wish to do us harm.

    THESE people are there to protect us against bad policies such as arming the police with military equipment.

    THINK about this my people our representatives could care less if the local police that we have a long history of abuse with have tanks and APCs therefore exposing us to military assaults in our own communities.

    IF this doesn’t make it clear to you who these people are and what they think of us than nothing will and keep in mind this has been going for at least 4 decades and it has led to the complete destruction of our communities.

    IT’S time to wake up and confront these traitors and let them know we know who they are !

  2. dedav2222 says:

    Have you ever seen any of the CBC members walking down the street in our community shaking hands and talking to people? Well, maybe John Lewis. But what about the others. The CBC is out of touch with its own people. That is part of the problem. How can an agenda be created if the needs and wants of the people are unknown? What about research?

    If they were in touch with their communities they would discover that there are saints and sinners waiting to be inspired but  not controlled by army cops, then they would have voted against this militarized approach.

  3. Yolandap11 says:

    Wow…see this is why we dont trust our leaders…how dare they…we need toget them.out of.office as well and pay.more attention to who we r voting for..

  4. createdeemcee says:

    Yolandap11  Why o street thugs reman better equipped, you would be asking for mehem lady, especially in FLA.

  5. terrri says:

    This Is the second disturbing report about our black electorate.  There was another report, earlier that stated that the CBC has made many deals with Wall Street, which has been counter productive to the black community.  When we wonder why we take one step forward and two steps back, we need to look at our so-called representatives. Who are they representing, really?  We have black representatives.  We have NO leaders.

  6. gayedgerhooverfbi says:

    Memo to u Black Folks ……

    Blame ur foolish selves

    The Crow-gressional House Negro Caucus 
    Forty of the most senior members of the House of Representative r the most Cowardly, Hypocritical, Subservient nigg#%ers in America.

    The tea partners humiliates it members by SPITTING on John Lewis
    this is the same negro who had his head beat in on the Edmund Pettis Bridge
    by Jim Crow lover

    They r  firmly in the POCKET of huge corporation.

  7. Bert C says:

    Yolandap11 These people are not our leaders, they are POLITICIANS       ( People of many lies).

  8. DeeAugust says:

    terrri  we can not depend on anyone we have ourselves & the most power we need & this is our true Devine God. we have been given the gift of blackness & the gift of life & this was not given to us by man. we need 2 B real on true life here & having a so call house N*** er N the white house is not the only time we have been deceived & continue been ignorant. we R just sitting ducks 2 use as they C fit. but, put the brakes on like we train our kids we have 2 use reverse psychologist  bc we R just feeding these leaches. the big key is division this is what they made sure of bc they know what we can do & B 2gether. we have the tools & the brain power lets act like we do & take back our lives like they stole it from us but U gotta B ready bc it is gonna B nothing nice. Let’s give our Creator what has been put N us like the Kings, Queens, warriors, & leaders that we R. they R bc of us & without us they will not B so lets stop giving them our power 2 use against us & remember U can not let the right hand know what the left hand is up 2 bc then one will B ahead of the other & everything is been monitor realize this !!

  9. RedaStCyr says:

    An I will find out what’s behind this Trust me

  10. croozcntrl says:

    That’s a true ‘Afropean’ move

  11. BlackRobbb says:

    This is why I never have and never will respect elected black officials. Like Obama, the vast majority of them are nothing more than sock puppets for liberal white agendas. Black people will wake up one day. I just hope I’m alive when it happens.

  12. BlackRobbb says:

    gayedgerhooverfbi This is why I never have and never will respect elected black officials. Like Obama, the vast majority of them are nothing more than sock puppets for white agendas. Black people will wake up one day. I just hope I’m alive when it happens. 
    These tired, subservient, boot-licking house Negros are nothing more than sorry sock puppets for liberal white agendas.

  13. BlackRobbb says:

    terrri Most are in-the-pocket sock puppets who bend to the will of liberal white agendas. We have to ask our own people when will they wake the f$#@ up and start smelling the coffee. This type of exploitation occurs because too many of our people allow it to.

  14. BlackRobbb says:

    Yolandap11 You sound naive. You didn’t know this was going on all these years, dear?

  15. BlackRobbb says:

    ROBERT@atx Our people will never wake up. They enjoy being asleep, exploited and dehumanized. They’ll continue to run to the polling place to vote for people like Obama and the rest of these spineless sock puppets.

  16. hiroader2 says:

    This is the very CBC congressional black caucus photo that’s been etched in my mind over the past years since the Florida (disenfranchisement) hanging chads… They have no *grassroot agenda*, Nor have they delegated any helpful resources for the Fla. students protesting “stand-your-ground or stop-n-frisk “…. The test for CDC “representatives” would be preventive Chicago marshall-law measures before the conservatives declare themselves righteous… If the CDC fail at *intercepting* the obvious (insurgency conservative policies) inthe makings.., This will prove to be the prototype solution for African Americans nationally… I say this because the mentality for “racial profiling” has already agitated national consciousness and rationale… To make matters WORSE., It’s one thing budget cutting affects CDC constituency, But they’re also dropping the federal, social & political ball on constitutional , voters & civil rights… how?… HOW? ‘…. a game w/o referees or lawyers.. 12%
    “…

  17. hiroader2 says:

    No national “grassroots…!”.. A constituency subject to useless policies …., And depleting constitutional, civil and voters citizenship…. What’s next, begging for food professing Christianity to supremacy sinners?

  18. granteemom says:

    Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI) is one that is in her community quite often.

  19. hiroader2 says:

    In hindsight the logical rationale would be to interview individual CBC members asto why they’ve voted in favor of distributing militarized equipment to metropolitan communities… Now a real question for these representatives is their opinions on Ferguson…

  20. gayedgerhooverfbi says:

    According to the Black Agenda Report

    80% of The Crow-gressional House Ni#$gger Caucus voted to put Battle Field 
    Weapons in the hands of tax paid racist cops to kill u and I

    They voted to provide r open enemy with Armored Vehicle and Bayonets

    what’s next Grenade Launchers ?????????

    Senator Rand redneck Paul said he was Horrified by the police in Ferguson and police militarization ” it’s out of control ”

    Even the Grand Wizard of the Knights of Klu Kluck Clan would not shoot a unarmed
    Negro at High Noon in the middle of the street, they waited until dark

    U fools just don’t get it…

    Keep on singing We Shall Overcome some Day

    Anyway these TREASONOUS ni@#ggers in congress deserve to be Tared and Feather

  21. ROBERT@atx says:

    HOPEFULLY members of the criminal black caucus has gotten the message through this black website and others that we are watching them and they should be serving our interest and no others.

    RECENTLY one them introduced a bill to roll back the militarization of the police something they could have voted for in the bill 1033 mentioned in this article, this also means we have to stay on top of these people because they won’t do right unless we make them.

    ALTHOUGH the sponsor of this bill did initially vote for 1033 we all now know that most didn’t we have to make sure they support this bill.

    http://therundownlive.com/bill-to-demilitarize-cops-introduced-to-house/

  22. soul60 says:

    As usual  not surprise since some of them are boule members and other secret society types.
    They have no choice if they want to keep those house, type,advisers to  the king jobs.

  23. soul60 says:

    gayedgerhooverfbi _get your guns up !!!

  24. yehuel says:

    Again! Again My Black People! Again another Evil White devil kills a elder Black Man in his driveway after a low speed chase! A National Call for all Black People to Separate Totally from this Evil White Babylonian Empire! A Total Withdrawal! A National Unity of a Black Nation within America to govern ourselves!    Let’s bring back the Black Panthers who back in the 60’s patrolled Black communities protecting Black People- The Black Panther Security Force- Separate permanently from this White Evil People- Leave their government to form our own!   Support our businesses like was done in 40’s,50’s,60’s is the Only Answer!   Accept the Pure Fact- They don’t want us Niggers any More  ok!    Don’t listen to False Black leaders selling that Dead American Lie and Can’t we just get alone melody-   Unite Black People return to our True God Yahweh and His son Yahweh Ben Yahweh- Our Only Redeemer and Savior!   The Pharaoh of this day has turned up the Heat and made the Taskmasters-The Police, The FBI, the Criminal Court Systems-where the evil white criminals get just-us to kill and get paid for it!-The well paid-off politicians sign bills to take away your Nature rights under this so-called demon-democracy under evil white people rule-  Wake Up People! Read how the Black Children of Israel had to cry out for the Black God Yahweh to save them- Those are and were our Black Brothers and sisters under Pharaoh of that time- Now! we this Black mulatto Pharaoh Obama over us now-  Crying out to Obama won’t help you now-  The best he will offer you is a Bud-light on the White House’s Lawn- but you have to pay for the flight and cover the cost for the room at Budget Inn!     My people are suffering injustice all over America-  They are now- making you know of a surety that the Dredd-Scott Decision is Real-  Black was never-ever a part of America!  Their laws spells it out plainly- 3/5 human is still is in effect!  Return to the Black Yahweh and His Only Begotten Son Yahweh Ben Yahweh- Leave American Mind-sett- Come out her my people!  Baby Babylon will Fall Soon!

  25. BMWSMITH says:

    I hope them or one of their loved ones be the next to be killed by what they voted for…!! They are damn fools and all fool need to fall by their own ignorance..!!!

  26. yehuel says:

    BMWSMITH Obama! Obama! and Obama!   This Nutty President was the white Man’s giant Sleeping pill to Black America- This Nigger promised something Free- Black love something Free- and you got their votes hand down!  When Pharaoh Obama got thru to the Office he did a 180% turn and made it mandatory what he promised Free-  Obamacare-   He made it mandatory that all citizens excluding himself and Congress to get Government Insurance written by Obama Backer’s- The Insurance Industry!  The dictators in Congress have dictated what everyone must have to live in America! and The Dictator Obama Passed and signed the Bill-  Not the Law!  But the Bill!  There is a Big difference!   Being That America is in State of War and the United States hasn’t followed the rules of the constitution since the Civil War- when Lincoln first declared War-and Martial Law-  He was killed before he bring the Government back to the rules of the Constitution!   There we at a constant state of War- War on Drugs- War on crime-War on Terrorism- War on disease -War on  War!  This mulatto Nigger has no concerns for Black People!  Obama and Black People should not be mentioned in the same breathe Ever!  Obama is a Y T   Whitey!   Period!   This is the same mulatto Nigger that refused to a representative to the UN to support paraparation for Black People for 400 years of Slavery

  27. yehuel says:

    Again! Again My Black People! Again another Evil White devil kills a elder Black Man in his driveway after a low speed chase! A National Call for all Black People to Separate Totally from this Evil White Babylonian Empire! A Total Withdrawal! A National Unity of a Black Nation within America to govern ourselves!    Let’s bring back the Black Panthers who back in the 60’s patrolled Black communities protecting Black People- The Black Panther Security Force- Separate permanently from this White Evil People- Leave their government to form our own!   Support our businesses like was done in 40’s,50’s,60’s is the Only Answer!   Accept the Pure Fact- They don’t want us Niggers any More  ok!    Don’t listen to False Black leaders selling that Dead American Lie and Can’t we just get alone melody-   Unite Black People return to our True God Yahweh and His son Yahweh Ben Yahweh- Our Only Redeemer and Savior!   The Pharaoh of this day has turned up the Heat and made the Taskmasters-The Police, The FBI, the Criminal Court Systems-where the evil white criminals get just-us to kill and get paid for it!-The well paid-off politicians sign bills to take away your Nature rights under this so-called demon-democracy under evil white people rule-  Wake Up People! Read how the Black Children of Israel had to cry out for the Black God Yahweh to save them- Those are and were our Black Brothers and sisters under Pharaoh of that time- Now! we this Black mulatto Pharaoh Obama over us now-  Crying out to Obama won’t help you now-  The best he will offer you is a Bud-light on the White House’s Lawn- but you have to pay for the flight and cover the cost for the room at Budget Inn!     My people are suffering injustice all over America-  They are now- making you know of a surety that the Dredd-Scott Decision is Real-  Black was never-ever a part of America!  Their laws spells it out plainly- 3/5 human is still is in effect!  Return to the Black Yahweh and His Only Begotten Son Yahweh Ben Yahweh- Leave American Mind-sett- Come out her my people!  Baby Babylon will Fall Soon!

  28. yehuel says:

    BMWSMITH Again! Again My Black People! Again another Evil White devil kills a elder Black Man in his driveway after a low speed chase! A National Call for all Black People to Separate Totally from this Evil White Babylonian Empire! A Total Withdrawal! A National Unity of a Black Nation within America to govern ourselves!    Let’s bring back the Black Panthers who back in the 60’s patrolled Black communities protecting Black People- The Black Panther Security Force- Separate permanently from this White Evil People- Leave their government to form our own!   Support our businesses like was done in 40’s,50’s,60’s is the Only Answer!   Accept the Pure Fact- They don’t want us Niggers any More  ok!    Don’t listen to False Black leaders selling that Dead American Lie and Can’t we just get alone melody-   Unite Black People return to our True God Yahweh and His son Yahweh Ben Yahweh- Our Only Redeemer and Savior!   The Pharaoh of this day has turned up the Heat and made the Taskmasters-The Police, The FBI, the Criminal Court Systems-where the evil white criminals get just-us to kill and get paid for it!-The well paid-off politicians sign bills to take away your Nature rights under this so-called demon-democracy under evil white people rule-  Wake Up People! Read how the Black Children of Israel had to cry out for the Black God Yahweh to save them- Those are and were our Black Brothers and sisters under Pharaoh of that time- Now! we this Black mulatto Pharaoh Obama over us now-  Crying out to Obama won’t help you now-  The best he will offer you is a Bud-light on the White House’s Lawn- but you have to pay for the flight and cover the cost for the room at Budget Inn!     My people are suffering injustice all over America-  They are now- making you know of a surety that the Dredd-Scott Decision is Real-  Black was never-ever a part of America!  Their laws spells it out plainly- 3/5 human is still is in effect!  Return to the Black Yahweh and His Only Begotten Son Yahweh Ben Yahweh- Leave American Mind-sett- Come out her my people!  Baby Babylon will Fall Soon!

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