The Race Card and Drunk blacks

No sweet friends. This is not a joke:

Lawyer: Test Unfairly Rates Black Men’s Lung Capacity.

Breathalyzer Device Is Racist, Lawyer Says

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A lawyer representing a man charged with drunken driving has claimed Connecticut’s breathalyzers discriminate against blacks.
In a motion filed Tuesday in Bridgeport Superior Court, Ruane asked a judge to suppress his client’s breathalyzer test results.

He contends the device used by state police and most local police departments, the Intoxilyzer 5000, discriminates against blacks.

Ruane said research shows the lung capacity of a black man is 3 percent lower than a white man’s and, therefore, black men’s test results vary from the sobriety standard set by the device.

Just when ya thought the race card couldn’t be stretched any further.

I guess all those first place marathon winners from Kenya weren’t clued in that lung capacity of a black is 3 percent lower than a white eh? Ha.

Wow. I reckon THIS DUDE didn’t get the memo either.

BOSTON Tony Reed, has become the first Black runner to finish a marathon on all seven continents.

Or the winners in Mumbai or Boston either………

But keep whippin out that race card.
I hear it’s all the rage.

If you must drink and drive, drink Pepsi.

If you drink, don’t drive. Don’t even putt.
Dean Martin

Truthfully, there’s nothing remotely humorous about drunk driving.
But there is something beneath contempt about a lawyer using race to allow a drunk driver back on our roads to possibly kill your child.
First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald

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46 Responses to “The Race Card and Drunk blacks”

  1. Pamela D.Hart says:

    How about the blood of blacks? Is it different, too? Maybe the cops need to become phlebotomists now so they can take blood alcohol tests instead. And the race card is about as good as a joker in my deck of cards…too bad more don’t feel that way.

  2. Pasadena Closet Conservative says:

    Oh, for crap’s sake! If that lawyer’s client hadn’t been drunk in the first place, this wouldn’t be an issue. Nice try, though. Hey, I thought all this race card stuff was supposed to stop as soon as the Chosen One was elected. So much for change…

  3. Christopher Hamilton says:

    Haha what else is new? I really enjoy the pictures that you use in your posts, it spices things up a lot.

  4. Perri Nelson says:

    I wonder what the test result was, not that I care. I doubt seriously that a chemical test was necessary to determine a state of intoxication. It was probably a mere formality.

    Getting stopped on suspicion of driving under the influence generally doesn’t happen unless your driving is erratic. If your driving is erratic enough to arouse the suspicion of a police officer you need to be pulled over anyway, probably for one or more other traffic violations. If you fail a field sobriety test, that’s enough to get you arrested and taken to where a blood test or other chemical test can be conducted whether you submit to a breath test or not.

    Of course, some of the field sobriety tests might well be a bit tricky for some people to pass even if they’ve never taken a drink. When was the last time you recited the alphabet backward from an arbitrarily chosen starting point or stood on one foot leaning your head back with your eyes closed?

    I wonder, does the test discriminate against short people too? Or asthmatics? How about anorexics? Are bulimics and athletes unfairly advantaged?

    We need some sort of standard by which to measure if the law is to be objective. A police officer’s judgement could well be enough except for people that want to play the role of the “victim.” Will the courts start requiring a genetic typing test to determine what the appropriate quantity of alcohol in your breath is before you can be arrested?

    Maybe it really will be a good thing to let the big 3 go bankrupt and to erect protectionist trade barriers to foreign automotive products, outlaw all domestic oil production and close our ports. Then there won’t be opportunity for people to drive under the influence and we’ll keep the drunks off the roads.

  5. Katie says:

    Very funny. They can always do blood tests instead. But I do believe this will be thrown out in court, since it has been established over many years that there is no difference in the body of a person based on their skin color.

  6. a new voice says:

    I guess I should be surprised-shocked-blown away. Instead I just shake my head, take a deep breath and wonder what the heck it’s going to take to fix this messed up society.

    Thanks for the great work Angel-baby! Glad your back online!

  7. elvis the original terminator says:

    All I can do is laugh!!!!
    Unbelieveable

  8. cube says:

    We have not yet begun to see the race card played. You just wait.

  9. Gayle says:

    Oh for heaven’s sake! Blacks can’t possibly like this sort of crap! Racists used to claim Blacks weren’t even human… that their brains were too small. Now their lungs are too small??? What idiots!

  10. Brooke says:

    Oh. My. God.

    How far can the race card go? Is there no consequences to ANY actions just because a person has a slight genetic difference?

  11. SW Ellis says:

    Why would any decent respectful person allow someone to front them in this manner?? This is more disgusting than having a cop beat you on video and get patted on the hand.

  12. The Hermit says:

    Well, we live in a time when people think just saying something makes it true. And the more bizarre the pronouncement, the better.

  13. MariesTwoCents says:

    I just cant believe we have to go through 4 years of this crap!

    BTW, I stole your Obama Race Card LOL

  14. Tom says:

    If this isn’t one of the most insane (or inane) things that I have ever heard. If the person is drunk and driving, I really don’t care if he’s black, white, or green with purple polka dots – his a** should be in jail…

  15. nanc says:

    wonder when they’ll drag out the “why we don’t score as high on sat’s and psat’s as everybody else” card…?

    or the “we get worse sunburns than whitey – when are they going to up the spf?” card?

    “we’re not as windy as whitey so we should only have to work fo’ hours a day” card?

    i’m so sick of this nonsense i could puke – of which i CAN count on one hand the times i’ve done THAT in all my 52+ years!

  16. z says:

    MY GOSH. YOu made such a great point after hearing about lesser lung capacity…RUNNERS WHO WIN ARE MOSTLY BLACK, FOLKS! Leave it to you, Angel! great one..wonderful piece, as usual.

  17. MK says:

    Good heavens Angel, i thought i’d heard it all.

    Now, since blacks have 3% less lung capacity than whites, will this lawyer and all those clamoring for this fellow to be released, based on this research, agree that black men are physically inferior to white men? Yeah, didn’t think so.

  18. Robert says:

    WOW, I thought I had seen ALL places where the race card was applicable, I was wrong.

    If I was the client of this lawyer, I would be very worried, IF thats the only defense he could come up with, The accused is SCREWED! Well that was before Obama was elected, now I see a pardon in the works. and a new law saying:
    “Blacks do not have to take a breathalyzer test until sufficient tests have been conducted to prove or disprove the validity of African American charges of racism by the white supremacist government.”

    I am sure all studies will be conducted at Grambling or at the very least Georgetown.

  19. Always On Watch says:

    Defense attorneys attempt these “strategies” all the time. But I can’t recall such an obviously race-based “strategy” being attempted for a DUI case.

    Ah, well. Get ready for more of the same. The race card is going to be like the Energizer Bunny: “it keeps going and going and going.” Sheesh!

  20. Papa Frank says:

    This is only the beginning of what the next 4 years will be like. Not because of Obama being in office but because of what lawyers and minorities think they will be able to get away with Obama in office.

  21. KarL M says:

    The word is that the breatholizer does NOT pick up Dewar’s WHITE Label, now if that is not racist…what is….Johnie Walker….. Black!!!!!

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  23. Ben says:

    Good points wht,
    Sounds like the typical sociopath, an excuse for everything. We know they can’t drive. Lawyer would have had a better chance saying cars were designed for white folk. oops.

    *Homer whisper-keep it under your hat

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  25. Don L says:

    Blacks have smaller lungs than whites? Who woulda known, what with all them white tight ends in the NFL or are they mostly black. Well then the running game of basketball must be just loaded with heavy lunged white men -er no – well, I watch cops and the black guys usally get caught by white police pursuers -er -they just show the ones who get caught – well this finally explains Obama’s poor bowling – lung deficiency.

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  27. Stanford Matthews says:

    Seems to me that even if one accepts the defense contention the 3 percent value should allow using math to present a valid comparison. But that’s just me.

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  31. Debbie says:

    Oh Angel, I had not heard about this. I thought everyone was supposed to be EQUAL…

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  36. Greywolfe says:

    Wow….lots of good posts. Let me put it to you like this…

    Every conceivable act of treachery ever put over on our society was done because some lawyer came up with the plausible deniability defense. 98% of all Congressmen and Senators are what? Lawyers.

    Time was, if a man did something that cost another his or her life, the perpatrator was, himself, killed. Kind of explains why crime rates in countries that have strict capitol punishment laws are so much lower.

    If you want to get rid of all this racial crap the first thing you have to do is to treat Lawyers just like the whitetail deer. Open season on em for 3 months out of the year. Most are liberals so they don’t breed much anyways.

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