Skip to comments.Hate crime fears up in wake of election
Posted on 11/18/2008 8:15:24 PM PST by pissant
Days after Barack Obamas Nov. 4 victory, Mohammed Razvi and Rabbi Bob Kaplan scheduled a conference call with community leaders to discuss concerns that hate crimes could rise.
On election night, a black Muslim teenager was assaulted with a baseball bat by a group allegedly shouting Obama, and a New Jersey couple found a burned cross on their lawn.
The kids in Staten Island were on the prowl, said Razvi, of the Council of Peoples Organization, echoing prosecutors. How did they learn this?
Razvi, who advocates for South Asians and Kaplan, who works with the Jewish Community Relations Council, are working through We Are All Brooklyn on an anti-hate education campaign aimed at young people. Eighty percent of hate crimes are committed by people ages 13 to 23, Kaplan said.
Delores Jones-Brown, director of John Jay Colleges Center on Race, Crime and Justice mentioned other postelection incidents, such as the Maine convenience store that had an assassination betting pool. The economic recession will exacerbate bigotry, she said. Police should be more vigilant, she said.
This kind of time, when things get tough, they say the other is the problem, Kaplan said.
The Ministry of Propaganda is up and running
The Feds track hate crimes.
You would think the press would be interested in checking the actual stats before printing drivel.
The hate crimes being committed by the homosexuals since the election are out of control. Something needs to be done. The people have spoken. The homosexuals need to live with it and stop all the hatred.
There should be absolutely no such thing as a hate crime anyway. It is crime, pure and simple, regardless of motives.
Tawanna Time, all the Time.
What, no mention of Black Panthers with nightsticks?
Yeah, we gotta put all those white folks in camps so they can’t harm us!
Over 78% of American Jewish voters voted for Obama.
So... what's the problem?
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You racist! (lol)
78% of US jews are big libs, that’s the problem.
The liberals (of all stripes) got what they voted for! Enjoy the Utopia. We conservatives, on the other hand, are going the concealed carry route!
That’s funny, the people I heard about from some witnesses in my town were high fiving each other saying “YES!” and then intimidating people by asking “Who’d YOU vote for”.
But they can have a “Red State” scare if they want. If they want to believe there are racists under every bed. People who voted against Thugs & Plugs because of “one reason” only.
It’s the Communism, stupid.
They'd been watching homosexual activists on TV.
Does the Fed track hate crimes like these?
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Monday, November 17, 2008 9:41:59 AM · by SmithL · 12 replies · 390+ views
Sacramento Bee ^ | 11/17/8 | Jennifer Garza
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Tuesday, November 04, 2008 7:45:34 PM · by South40 · 7 replies · 604+ views
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Myself | 11-04-2008 | my favorite headache
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Today, 05:17 AM Lynne Gold Member = >500 Posts Join Date: Apr 2008 Location: Denton, TX near dallas Posts: 568 Poster Rank: #214 11/02/08 Car Window & 3 Tires Slashed Tonight, another Obama supporter expressed their spirit of non-divisiveness and the transformational essense of the ONE by smashing my rear car window and slashing 3 of my tires. My crime: I had NOBAMA and Clintons 4 McCain on my backwindow. I am not suprised or angry. I chose to have that on my car because I want people to know that I am not afraid nor will I be intimidated...
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It’s the Justice Department. It means even though they track hate crimes and publish the stats you can’t get any real information from looking at them. That would be too easy.
The way it works is they compile data from agencies that report crimes listed as hate crimes according to a standard set of criteria. See http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/abstract/hcrvp.htm
Most hate crimes described by victims accompanied violent crimes - a rape or other sexual assault, robbery, or assault (84%).
In about half of hate crimes, the victim was threatened verbally or assaulted without either a weapon or an injury being involved
So in HALF of the crimes (verbal or assault), there was no weapon or injury involved.
BUT 84% were accompanied by violent crimes (rape or other sexual assault, robbery, or assault).
I don’t see how these numbers make ANY sense.
I didn’t see the criteria of “hate crime” and did not see any stats that tracked crimes against Republicans (by political belief).
For those who didn’t get the memo: a hate crime is defined as any crime committed by a White person against anyone who isn’t White. By definition, a White person cannot be the victim of a hate crime.
“For those who didnt get the memo: a hate crime is defined as any crime committed by a White person against anyone who isnt White. By definition, a White person cannot be the victim of a hate crime.”
Sounds like thirties Germany doesn’t it?
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