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Hate crime fears up in wake of election
Metro ^ | 11/18/08 | Amy Zimmer

Posted on 11/18/2008 8:15:24 PM PST by pissant

Days after Barack Obama’s 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 College’s 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.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: bogus; dncbrownshirts; dnctalkingpoints; electionviolence; goebbelswouldbeproud; hatecrimes; larrysinclairslover; obama
Reminds me of the phony BS that CAIR was spewing claiming 'hate crimes' against the Arabs here.

The Ministry of Propaganda is up and running

1 posted on 11/18/2008 8:15:24 PM PST by pissant
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To: pissant

The Feds track hate crimes.
You would think the press would be interested in checking the actual stats before printing drivel.


2 posted on 11/18/2008 8:17:00 PM PST by IrishCatholic (No local communist or socialist party chapter? Join the Democrats, it's the same thing.)
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To: pissant

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.


3 posted on 11/18/2008 8:17:55 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (I voted for McCain/Palin so I can look my grandchildren in the eyes when I tell them I'm sorry.)
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To: IrishCatholic

There should be absolutely no such thing as a hate crime anyway. It is crime, pure and simple, regardless of motives.


4 posted on 11/18/2008 8:19:15 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

Tawanna Time, all the Time.


5 posted on 11/18/2008 8:19:19 PM PST by Mamzelle (Boycott Peggy Swoonin')
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To: pissant

What, no mention of Black Panthers with nightsticks?


6 posted on 11/18/2008 8:21:30 PM PST by JoJo Gunn (Stupid people shouldn't breed.)
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To: pissant

Yeah, we gotta put all those white folks in camps so they can’t harm us!


7 posted on 11/18/2008 8:23:34 PM PST by ClaudiusI
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To: pissant
Hmmm....

Over 78% of American Jewish voters voted for Obama.

So... what's the problem?

8 posted on 11/18/2008 8:31:03 PM PST by April Lexington (We are now in the era of Timothy Leary Economics!)
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To: pissant

“Hate crime fears up in wake of election”

Upcoming headlines:

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Comprehensive Book About Obama’s Political Experience Hits Bookshelves - 12/15/08

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Speaker Pelosi Declares New National Holiday, Obama Day, to be Celebrated Every December 25

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9 posted on 11/18/2008 8:32:33 PM PST by NavySon (Barack Obama: black and white and Red all over)
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To: JoJo Gunn

You racist! (lol)


10 posted on 11/18/2008 8:33:22 PM PST by NavySon (Barack Obama: black and white and Red all over)
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To: pissant
I agree. But that wasn't my point. The point is that since there is a category the Feds track it. It shows how really small the amount of “hate crimes” are and how they are overblown for the special victims so promoted by the left.
See www.thequietconservative.com column archives “At a Loss for Words: Looking Forward to the Day of Silence.” March 5, 2008. It's about the fallacy of hate crimes and the push for the gay agenda in schools.
11 posted on 11/18/2008 8:35:20 PM PST by IrishCatholic (No local communist or socialist party chapter? Join the Democrats, it's the same thing.)
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To: April Lexington

78% of US jews are big libs, that’s the problem.


12 posted on 11/18/2008 8:37:28 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

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!


13 posted on 11/18/2008 8:41:14 PM PST by April Lexington (We are now in the era of Timothy Leary Economics!)
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To: pissant

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.


14 posted on 11/18/2008 10:58:35 PM PST by weegee (Global Warming Change? Fight Global Socialist CHANGE.)
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To: pissant
“The kids in Staten Island were on the prowl,” said Razvi, of the Council of Peoples Organization, echoing prosecutors. “How did they learn this?”

They'd been watching homosexual activists on TV.

15 posted on 11/18/2008 11:02:00 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: IrishCatholic

Does the Fed track hate crimes like these?

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16 posted on 11/18/2008 11:05:17 PM PST by weegee (Global Warming Change? Fight Global Socialist CHANGE.)
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To: weegee

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


17 posted on 11/18/2008 11:12:02 PM PST by IrishCatholic (No local communist or socialist party chapter? Join the Democrats, it's the same thing.)
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To: IrishCatholic

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).


18 posted on 11/18/2008 11:27:31 PM PST by weegee (Global Warming Change? Fight Global Socialist CHANGE.)
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To: pissant

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.


19 posted on 11/19/2008 12:25:07 AM PST by Jack Hammer (here)
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To: Jack Hammer

“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.”

Sounds like thirties Germany doesn’t it?


20 posted on 11/19/2008 12:26:06 AM PST by Luke21
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To: weegee
The definition can be found by googling or yahooing “Hate crimes”. There is a page from the Justice folks explaining the criteria.
Most hate crimes are crimes with the box checked for the “hate” definition. Then the report explains why it matches the “hate” definition.

So you can see how the stats don't help.

21 posted on 11/19/2008 10:14:28 AM PST by IrishCatholic (No local communist or socialist party chapter? Join the Democrats, it's the same thing.)
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