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Choose Your Own Crime Statistics
Amidst The Noise ^ | 12/31/2012

Posted on 12/31/2012 7:40:16 PM PST by BattleFlag

This video shows a calm, well thought out take on how raw data and statistics can show the true nature of many problems we face as a society. It also give insight as to how the media and certain politicians with an agenda can manipulate the "truth" especially with regard to violent crime and firearms. When talking about such things it easy to loose the audience but this vid is only a little over 6 minutes long. I hope this guy does more of this sort of thing.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: assaultweaponsban; crimestatistics; gunban; guncontrol; secondamendment

1 posted on 12/31/2012 7:40:25 PM PST by BattleFlag
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To: BattleFlag

This guy is a brilliant communicator.

I hope he becomes a national figure, he needs to be on TV with his own short segments.


2 posted on 12/31/2012 8:28:43 PM PST by ansel12
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To: BattleFlag
Though not germane to the Second Amendment this does represent how real crime stats are ignored in favor of another sick, leftwing agenda.

The recent reminder about Tawana Brawley and other cases of false charges against white men coupled with how liberals in general claim that the charges though false.. nevertheless represent the nature of white men's treatment of black women in this country.

Criminal Victimization in the United States, [YYYY] Statistical Tables

Table 42: "Percent distribution of single-offender victimizations, by type of crime, race of victim, and perceived race of offender"
"Rape/Sexual assault"

Year of Stats Total
Rape/
Sexual assault
Race of Victims % White
Offenders
% Black
Offenders
%
Not known
& other
1995 255,260 White 78.7 15.3
38,330 Black 7.9 * 92.1
1996 216,710 White 82.2 8.8 *
44,890 Black 13.5 * 80.2 6.3 *
1997 234,800 White 74.8 8.0 *
43,890 Black 0.0 * 93.7 6.3 *
1998 225,330 White 77.2 9.9 *
47,430 Black 7.2 * 68.9 23.9 *
1999 274,020 White 79.4 7.3 *
67,890 Black 0.0 * 79.3 20.7 *
2000 199,360 White 81.5 7.0
33,780 Black 7.0 79.7 13.3
2001 183,160 White 71.3 17.1
29,980 Black 13.4 65.5 21.1
2002 134,140 White 76.0 13.1
59,490 Black 14.2 85.8
2003 131,030 White 57.9 15.5
24,010 Black 0.0 87.9 12.1
2004 139,900 White 65.1 8.3
39,300 Black 0.0 89.8 10.2
2005 111,590 White 44.5 33.6
36,620 Black 0.0 100.0
2006 194,270 White 50.6 16.7
17,920 Black 0.0 43.0 57.0
2007 185,430 White 75.5 7.6
12,780 Black 0.0 100.0
2008 117,640 White 74.9 16.4
46,580 Black 0.0 74.8 25.2

*0.0 Estimate is based on 10 or fewer sample cases
May not sum to 100.0 % due to rounding

1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

The black victim - white offender numbers are surprising but that is what I found in the series of Criminal Victimization in the United States, [YYYY] Statistical Tables available for the years 1995-2008.

There must be stats for the years after 2008 (and before 1995) but I could not find anymore stats in this series. I'll look for the tables mentioned in the video.

3 posted on 12/31/2012 8:41:13 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

That is the government stats where they don’t break out “non-Hispanic” white, or include Asians.

If they put this into the usual racial categories that the media uses, it would even look much, much, much, uglier.


4 posted on 12/31/2012 10:22:29 PM PST by ansel12
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To: ansel12

This is why I posted the link here, from the stand point of communicating in an effective, easy to listen to, easy to understand manner it’s nearly perfect IMO. People will not take the time to read in depth analysis no matter how worthy or well written it is unless they have a vested interest in the subject. Those who are on the fence and need to be reached don’t have to work too hard to see some very important points. As I said I hope he does more.


5 posted on 12/31/2012 10:34:24 PM PST by BattleFlag (Verbose, who, ME?)
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To: BattleFlag

This guy knows people, and knows how to give them information.

Something that is lacking among most republicans.


6 posted on 12/31/2012 10:47:25 PM PST by ansel12
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To: BattleFlag

2nd Amendment Bump.


7 posted on 01/01/2013 5:25:52 AM PST by widdle_wabbit
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To: BattleFlag
The speaker waxes eloquent about how “inexplicable" it is that people are talking about Newtown but not about dropping crime statistics. Is he just playing dumb for his “low information” listeners, or does he actually not know that journalism is a united front spewing “desperate ills are by desperate measures cured” propaganda?

8 posted on 01/01/2013 5:34:19 AM PST by conservatism_IS_compassion (The idea around which “liberalism" coheres is that NOTHING actually matters except PR.)
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To: conservatism_IS_compassion

For the choir it is never hard to find those who are willing to preach to you. But when trying to influence those who are not choir members on either side of this issue messages that are not “preachy” and shrill undoubtedly work best when given the chance.

As one who is firmly and irrevocably on the Pro 2nd Amendment side of this/these issues what I appreciate about the delivery this guy uses is that it leads the viewer through a logical thought process that allows them to arrive at conclusions without feeling it was forced on them.

When the facts are on your side all you have to do is effectively communicate them and more often than not, sane, logical people will reach the right conclusions. When they are not you have to get loud and emotional and deal in hyperbole. Of course having 95% of the main stream media on your side helps too.

Admittedly countering the constant bombardment from the left by the MSM is a tall order. But having witnessed someone achieve enlightenment when given the facts and not asked to believe something simply because I do, I can say it’s a worthy cause.


9 posted on 01/01/2013 6:53:36 AM PST by BattleFlag (The right to self defense, one without which none others matter)
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To: BattleFlag

Bfl


10 posted on 01/01/2013 7:12:05 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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