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As reported by Right Wing Watch, Kansas’ Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) told listeners of his radio show that President Obama could absolve black people of all crimes and refuse to prosecute them in the future. He also implied that Attorney General Eric Holder is a reverse racist for not applying civil rights laws to white people.
During the weekly show, a caller named Stu postulated that Obama may announce in the future that a “black person accused of a crime, charged with a crime, is not going to be prosecuted, regardless of the crime,” based on his recent immigration action. He also argued that the government is already in the process of doing so, since Holder did not prosecute Black Panthers.
Kobach didn’t dispute the claims, saying, “Well, it’s already happened more or less in the case of civil rights laws. I guess it’s not a huge jump. I think it’s unlikely, but you know I’ve learned to say with this president, never say never.” He also claimed that Holder “basically made it clear….that the civil rights laws were only to protect minority races, and he was not going to be enforcing them to the benefit of white people who were discriminated against on the basis of their race.”
Listen to the exchange:

Kobach is a prominent anti-immigration activist who spearheaded many state laws restricting immigration, including the Arizona law that was struck down in part by the Supreme Court. As Kansas’s secretary of state, he’s spearheaded laws making it harder to vote.
Nor is this the first time Kobach’s made controversial statements about President Obama. In November he blamed “affirmative action culture” on Obama’s success, concluding that the president received jobs and accolades that Obama “was not winning” on his own. Kobach also argued that Obama’s efforts to benefit immigrants could put America on a slippery slow towards “ethnic cleansing” in the future.
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Art World Shakeup: Painting by Adolf Hitler Sells for Three Times a Picasso

Further proof that World War II and NS artifacts are on fire in the collectors world,

a watercolor painted by Adolf Hitler before he became Germany’s Führer sold at auction this week for $35,235, three times the winning bid of an original Picasso drawing. The watercolor of one of Vienna’s oldest Gothic churches, Maria am Gestade, sold for nearly twice the expected bid prior to the auction at Alexander Historical Auctions in Chesapeake City, Md., an international seller of historical artifacts and autographs.


The painting was signed “A. Hitler.”

It sold for more than three times the $9,500 winning bid for an original Picasso sketch, a whimsical signed drawing in red crayon on the cover of catalog of his works printed in 1931.

Alexander Historical Auctions President Bill Panagopulos told Secrets that the painting is heading to England. In his auction catalog, he described the painting: "Hitler took great liberties in this work, straightening the alleyway, narrowing the church's exterior walls, and placing buildings closer together. The human figures are virtually identical to those often seen in Hitler's paintings: elongated or amorphous figures poorly represented in every respect. Hitler painted this now de-consecrated church several times, from different perspectives."

Hitler and Third Reich artifacts have been jumping in price recently, even as the dollar gets stronger, he said. For example, the Hitler watercolor was the latest Panagopulos has sold in recent years, with each winning a higher bid that the previous.

Eager buyers are in China, Australia, New Zealand and Thailand where the new fashion rage is "Hitler chic."
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It’s not like he’s gonna he’s mentor them into ISIS or anything, right? It’s not like he’s gonna teach them radical Islam, right?

Excerpted from Breitbart: FBI agents intercepted 18-year-old Abdullahi Mohamud Yusuf of Minnesota at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport last May while en route to Syria to join ISIS. He had obtained a passport under false pretenses, claiming that he wanted to visit Istanbul on vacation. He was later formally arrested and charged with conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization, and entered a guilty plea on Thursday.


He might not serve much prison time at any rate, as he is not in jail now; he has been “allowed to stay at a halfway house while his case has been pending, and is allowed to work with a group that promotes civic involvement as a way to keep youth engaged, with hopes of keeping him on a positive track and reintegrating him into society,” according to the AP. No matter what sentence he receives, he will continue “working with coaches, and hopes to eventually continue his college studies.”

Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) described this halfway house program as “a very big bet on Yusuf” in a February 12 profile, but ventured that he might be “an ideal test case” for the program to pull radicalized Americans “back from the call of terror” and return them to their communities.

A great deal of Yusuf’s supposedly perfect fit for this plan hinges on the perception that he is “closer to being a naive young person than someone who is already engaged in something that might be a threat to our community or people halfway around the world,” as Mary McKinley of the Heartland Democracy group put it. The goal is to rehabilitate him to the point where he can “coach basketball, mentor other teens.”
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It’s not like he’s gonna he’s mentor them into ISIS or anything, right? It’s not like he’s gonna teach them radical Islam, right?

Excerpted from Breitbart: FBI agents intercepted 18-year-old Abdullahi Mohamud Yusuf of Minnesota at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport last May while en route to Syria to join ISIS. He had obtained a passport under false pretenses, claiming that he wanted to visit Istanbul on vacation. He was later formally arrested and charged with conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization, and entered a guilty plea on Thursday.


He might not serve much prison time at any rate, as he is not in jail now; he has been “allowed to stay at a halfway house while his case has been pending, and is allowed to work with a group that promotes civic involvement as a way to keep youth engaged, with hopes of keeping him on a positive track and reintegrating him into society,” according to the AP. No matter what sentence he receives, he will continue “working with coaches, and hopes to eventually continue his college studies.”

Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) described this halfway house program as “a very big bet on Yusuf” in a February 12 profile, but ventured that he might be “an ideal test case” for the program to pull radicalized Americans “back from the call of terror” and return them to their communities.

A great deal of Yusuf’s supposedly perfect fit for this plan hinges on the perception that he is “closer to being a naive young person than someone who is already engaged in something that might be a threat to our community or people halfway around the world,” as Mary McKinley of the Heartland Democracy group put it. The goal is to rehabilitate him to the point where he can “coach basketball, mentor other teens.”
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A conservative political activist who participated in a conference call with the White House said President Obama should change Thanksgiving Day to a holiday dedicated to illegal immigrants.

Susan Payne of Maryland told radio talk show host Joe Miller on KOAN Wednesday this would be happening once this “amnesty mill” is complete. Miller was the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate in Alaska in 2010.

Earlier this week, the House passed legislation authorizing funding for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security through the end of the fiscal year. Inserted in that legislation is a provision to proceed with President Obama’s executive actions on amnesty, a highly contested issue on which the president ultimately prevailed.

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“Once this is all finished, there should be another executive order that changes Thanksgiving to ‘Celebrate Immigrants Day.’” Payne said. “I was about ready to blow my top when I heard that.”

The activist told syndicated radio host Mark Levin in a previous interview earlier in the week the call was hosted by Cecilia Muñoz, assistant to the president and director of the Domestic Policy Council.

Payne, a contributor for radio station WCBM in Baltimore, said people called in from various places in the United States including Chicago, Los Angeles, and Vermont. Her impression of the call, as she described it on the air Wednesday, was: “How can we make life better for an illegal alien? And basically kicking the citizen out to the curb.”
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