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Today in Supreme Court History: June 28, 2010

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6/28/2010: McDonald v. City of Chicago is decided.

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  1. If the all white Second Amendment Foundation crowd actually saw a black man like Otis McDonald coming toward them, well, we know what the result would be.

    1. You mean like the whites who preach white guilt and presume to speak for blacks, who apparently have no agency?

      1. Otis McDonald is on record as saying he felt odd being the only black person in the room among all those white guys. (When the 2A Foundation decided to use him as a test case and he met with them.)

        1. How does that empower you to speak for Otis McDonald or anyone else, let alone black people?

          1. He wasn’t attempting to speak for Otis McDonald. He was noting the striking overlap between conservative gun absolutists and right-wing white nationalists.

            This seems to have triggered you, much like when Blutarsky impersonated Niedermayer’s horse in that cafeteria (at 2:09).

            1. You said this, did you not?

              If the all white Second Amendment Foundation crowd actually saw a black man like Otis McDonald coming toward them, well, we know what the result would be.

              How convenient to forget so quickly! You rose to defend blacks from the oppressor whites; own it!

              1. I meant to say, If they saw a black man like McDonald walking toward them and he was armed . . .

              2. Quit while you’re behind, clinger.

                Or keep talking.

                Either way, you lose.

                Until replacement.

  2. Good thing Otis wasn’t too offended by “all those white folks” not to accept the engraved Springfield 1911 we (Illinois State Rifle Assn.) bought him, after he won his case. He was one of the nicest people you’d ever want to meet. But he got pushed too far by the Chicago/Cook County Democrat machine. If you wanted to meet Otis, you could wait outside of SCOTUS, or just stop in at DiCola’s Seafood almost any Friday on 108th and Western. I lived across the street from DiCola’s for 15 years and about a mile from Otis’ home.

    Very few people recognized him on sight. Odds are he’d be in there getting some fried Lake Perch, Shrimp and Tomato bread. There were as many white faces at his funeral as there were minorities. Too bad some people are still hung up on old racial stereotypes … and some people are still just racist douchebags at heart and part of the problem.

    1. “he got pushed too far by the Cook County machine”

      No, he contested a measure that was passed by a democratically elected body and which had overwhelming public support.

      1. Wow, so Otis should have known his place and just been a good little drone for the party, according to you. Kinda racist, but I’m not really surprised. Most Leftists are, under a very thin veneer of pretending to care.

        Frickin’ massive disconnect from Chicago/Illinois politics and the population in and outside of Chicago. You’re hereby demoted for dumbassery to 2nd Lt Crisis, effective last week.

        Over whelming public support? LOLOLOL. Thankfully the Circuit court is smarter than you’ll ever hope to be, outside of your wet dreams. So tough shit Sherlock, we have “Shall Issue” Concealed Carry with over 300,000 permits issued so far and growing like crazy, thanks to all those “peaceful protestors” burning cop cars, looting stores and tipping statues.

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