The death of 53-year-old Jameela Barnette in her Marietta, Georgia, apartment on Christmas Day is the sort of event that is typically grist for a protest by race huckster and TV host Al Sharpton. Barnette, who was black, was shot to death by police. In addition, there were elements of a hate crime involved.
So far, however, there has been no impassioned sermon about excessive force or police brutality against blacks—no candlelight vigil for the slain woman. Possibly that is because the hate crime in this case was not perpetrated against Barnette but by her, directed at Jews.
In April, Barnette, who was a convert to Islam, mailed a bloody pig’s foot and an anti-Semitic letter to U.S Rep. Peter King. The letter made obscene references to King’s Judaism, this despite his being Catholic. The incident came in the wake of the hearings he held on the dangers of “radicalization” in the American Muslim community. The letter read in part:
[I]t is apparent that you are the proud, dirty-white, goose-stepping, cross-bearing, flag-draped, Muslim-hating Christian ghoul marching to your own destruction. I have included a gift for you, your own miniature Jew that you can worship in the privacy of your own home. I will be scanning the obituaries to read the end of your saga. Enjoy your brief and evil life of fairy tales and hokum your evil Jew masters created for you because the Hell-fire is your final destination and the final destination of all of your colleagues.
Barnette also targeted New York State Sen. Greg Ball, sending him a plush-stuffed monkey with a Star of David emblazoned on its forehead along with a vial of liquid labeled “Zyklon B.” The liquid was later identified as perfume oil, but Barnette was nevertheless indicted on federal charges of sending a hoax weapon of mass destruction to a government office. The monkey had a note pinned to it that read, “Final Destination: Auschwitz.”
Barnette told the Lower Hudson Journal News that she sent the monkey because “I knew the Jews were behind the hearings. A monkey is a representation of who the Jews are.” She told the New York Post in April that she thought the letters to the politicians were self-explanatory.
In November Barnette pleaded not guilty in a U.S. District Court in Atlanta and was released on $20,000 bond on the condition that she send no more threatening messages and undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
Last Saturday a member of the Cobb County police force was dispatched to Barnette’s apartment complex following “multiple panic alarms.” The police report tells what happened next:
Moments after knocking on the door, a female (who was armed with a knife and handgun) opened it and began assaulting the officer with the weapons. Despite receiving injuries to his arm, the officer was able to use his service weapon to stop the assault.
Barnette died at the scene. The injured officer, who was treated and released, has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation of the incident—which is routine.
It is worth noting that Barnette was an equal opportunity hater. Debbie Schlussel quotes a “blog entry” posted by Barnette that reads:
Christians are Child Abusing, Demon Possessed, Devil-Worshipping, Cannibalized Vampires. What is the difference between a monkey, a Jew and a pig? There is no difference according to the Qur’an, which reveals Allah transformed some Jews into monkeys and swine and Genetic/DNA testing will confirm this. The Qur’an also reveals Christians will go to the Hell-fire for their worshipping Allah’s Messenger slave, whom they devour in their pagan rituals….
You Christians can improve your mental health and begin thinking rationally by getting off your mind-debilitating, steady Jew diet consisting of cursed Jew (pork-flesh infiltrated with worms), Jew-god corpse and Jew-god blood.
To those blood-thirsty, racist Christian cannibals who will murder Jesus after his Resurrection for the sole purpose of bleeding him out to bath in his blood; I advise you to reconsider your blasphemous and diabolical worship of a murdered Jew and read the Qur’an and discover your ‘real’ purpose in life is NOT to worship and serve the Jew’s [sic] as you do….
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