People have had a little fun with this post, and in times like this we need a little fun, but I am glad you put the conversation back to its intent. You are correct that hate crime laws are pure B.S.
If he was not part of the government, the government might declare him to be dispensable.
Better if you talk to your own but do not stop there.
I am afraid we fell for the diversion. Our attention was on beer this time. The last time it was Jackson's death. Next time it might be a natural thing that occurs at the right time or it might be a manufactured wag the dog thing.
I learned that Obama acted stupidly.
For an elitist domestic treatment might be beneath dignity.
We cannot teach someone who thinks he knows it all.
You may feel alone in your own family but I bet you are not. You are a great example of how we can get race behind us if professional race antagonists would shut up.