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Video: Knockout Game-style ‘smack-cam” assault

Posted: January 13, 2014 at 11:20 am   /   by


There are several reasons why we should be appalled by this.

First, this was initially being called “harassment” rather than assault.  If I were that woman and an attack of that nature on my person were not deemed assault, I would lose faith in the system. The first role (and one of the few legitimate roles) of government is to secure our right not to be smacked in the face by thugs or bombed by enemy countries. If the government fails in this most basic task, then what good is it?

(As of a few days ago, they were talking about charging him with parole violations. This punk has priors? Imagine that.)

Second, the media continues to hide or downplay the spreading epidemic of black-on-white violence. That should disturb people of all skin colors.

Third, as Bobby Eberle points out . . .

What’s so disturbing about all this is that the video was made and distributed for all to see. There was no fear of consequences. There was no remorse. There was no apparent sense of what is right or what is wrong. If you are laughing and joking and dancing, then clearly you are doing something for fun… or sport. Is that what America has come to?

The single greatest predictor of marginal behavior is being raised without a father. No community in America has more fatherless children than the black American community. Democrats—that’s partially on you. Yes, this boy is responsible for his own behavior. Nonetheless, the “great society” whose semi-centennial we recently marked created policies that helped drive men from homes. These policies disproportionately impacted black Americans’ homes, with disastrous results.

Well done, Democrats. Once again, you were wrong. Once again, you have caused harm, and we all pay the price.

Christopher Cook

Christopher Cook

Managing Editor at Western Free Press
Christopher Cook is a writer, editor, and political commentator. He is the president of Castleraine, Inc., a consulting firm providing a diverse array of services to corporate, public policy, and not-for-profit clients.

Ardently devoted to the cause of human freedom, he has worked at the confluence of politics, activism, and public policy for more than a decade. He co-wrote a ten-part series of video shorts on economics, and has film credits as a researcher on 11 political documentaries, including Citizens United's notorious film on Hillary Clinton that became the subject of a landmark Supreme Court decision. He is the founder of several activist endeavors, including (now a part of Western Free Press) and He is currently the managing editor of and principal contributor to
Christopher Cook


  1. rofomoreno says:

    “The single greatest predictor of marginal behavior is being raised
    without a father. No community in America has more fatherless children
    than the black American community”. As to Democrat reckless intervention (or meddling), I would say they are without question, significantly responsible.

    And when the discussion arises by Lib-Progressivist acts of feigned concern and compassion as to the coming decades of difficulties ahead of unwed mothers and mothers to be, and the coerced need of the general public to provide a poverty level means of nurturing and assistance, questions of the whereabouts of the fathers never, ever arises … Where is the male who led these lives to these circumstances? Why is he never considered as a solution to their betterment? Why is he excused by completely and intentionally omitting his level of involvement, or lack thereof?
    In American Black and Hispanic communities alike (believe me, the circumstances are every bit as prevalent here in Maryvale), by sustaining the intentionally complicated state of the current American welfare system, we are appropriating ourselves a piss-poor comfortable excuse to turn a blind eye. This is government cause and effect and here we stand witness to it while we watch it being paid for in the form of deductions out of our collective paycheck. We are horrified for a moment. Then with the deviant influence of Progressivist policies, we continue about our business.

    1. rofomorenoGood point about the fathers!

      What bugs me, also, is how the left gets away with this, and I mean MORALLY. They have wrought destruction on human lives. Frankly, I no longer care what their motivations were. They have harmed people. They have smashed families apart, and strewn the wreckage through communities across America. The mothers are paying the price. The children are paying the price. Crime victims are paying the price. We are all paying the price. 

      The left visited their horror upon all of us. Why don’t conservative pundits, when on TV shows with left-wing pundits, say this in as many words? Call them out of their crimes!

      1. rofomoreno says:

        WesternFreePressrofomoreno With all their Look-at-Me-Just-Look- at-Me compassion, it should be incumbent upon and weigh heavy on the Progressivist conscience to pursue (legislatively or otherwise) each and every father of each and every case of single or thus abandoned mothers/mothers-to-be and appropriating the responsibility to him whom it belongs. 
        But then again that would imply that Progressivists have a streak of morality in their hearts, minds and souls and skills to decipher prudent reasoning … which of course would obviously be a ridiculous notion.

        1. rofomorenoWesternFreePressThat would also presume that their real goal isn’t actually to destroy the family. The family forms a sphere of sovereignty outside of the state’s control. That is galling to the statist.

Video: Knockout Game-style 'smack-cam" assault