Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

ABC Blames Increase In Violent Crime On 'Lack of Federal Funding'
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 11/09/2013 6:51:35 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest

For the MSM, any excuse is good to push for ever-bigger government . . .

Take today's Good Morning America. ABC used a run-of-the-mill bank robbery story to blame a national increase in violent crime on "a lack of federal funding."

View the video here.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsbusters.org ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: bankrobbery; federalfunding; gma; msm; selfpromotion
Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-31 next last

1 posted on 11/09/2013 6:51:35 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: netmilsmom; Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

Gotta be the fault of those eee-vil Republicans! Ping to Today show list.


2 posted on 11/09/2013 6:53:32 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (FReepmail or ping me to be put on my ping list for criticism of liberal media)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: governsleastgovernsbest

ABC’s mendacity would be laughable — were it not so frightening.


3 posted on 11/09/2013 6:54:01 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: governsleastgovernsbest

Generation Feral is feeling good about being bad.


4 posted on 11/09/2013 6:55:22 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: governsleastgovernsbest

I’m sure more money out of my pocket is the answer. More “programs” always fix what ails us, right?

We’re rocketing towards a $20 trillion debt. I’d say we have spent enough.


5 posted on 11/09/2013 6:56:29 AM PST by TheGipperWasRight
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: governsleastgovernsbest
ABC's talking heads are complicit in creating race war
and Islamic murders within, and without, of the USA.


6 posted on 11/09/2013 6:56:34 AM PST by Diogenesis
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: governsleastgovernsbest

I blame Obama and the people who vote for Obama because I am sure, if you look at the stats, that there is a correlation between the two.


7 posted on 11/09/2013 6:56:40 AM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters for Freedom and Rededicaton to the Principles of the U.S. Constitution...)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BenLurkin

So, I guess we’re just imagining all of these various law enforcement agencies all across the country up-gunning with military equipment, armored urban warfare vehicles, and, drones? Ya know, things that cost lots of money. Lots of money.


8 posted on 11/09/2013 6:58:14 AM PST by FAA
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]

To: governsleastgovernsbest

#1 reason for violent crime increase is refusal to deal with Black Ku Klux Klan and other ethnic Ku Klux Klan racism...especially not holding ethnic groups responsible for the problems in their communities

White Guilt Liberalism also is a big factor.


9 posted on 11/09/2013 6:58:15 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (2014: RINO Hunting Season)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: governsleastgovernsbest

I BLAME IT ON OBAMA AND HOLDER..AND THE SO CALLED MEDIA..


10 posted on 11/09/2013 7:02:43 AM PST by PLD
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BenLurkin

ABC couldn’t have done this alone. Who was the lamebrain talking head?


11 posted on 11/09/2013 7:14:57 AM PST by billhilly (Has Pelosi read it yet?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]

To: governsleastgovernsbest

What was that post last week, about some “journalist’s” association sending out a memo to Big Media, telling them not to report any mention of the Black Crime Wave?


12 posted on 11/09/2013 7:23:17 AM PST by canuck_conservative
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: governsleastgovernsbest
It would be interesting to get those statistics broken down by states, maybe even at the county level. See if there is any correlation between violent crime rates and gun control. In other places and times such a correlation has been shown to exist. So now we have relatively populace areas such as New York with more restrictive gun laws. My theory is that these places are pushing up the national averages.

It is real simple lib lurkers. Criminals, especially violent bullies that are actually cowards, hate armed victims. Take away that fear, and they act out more.

13 posted on 11/09/2013 7:23:41 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: billhilly

You know removing God from society, embracing homosexuality and making marriage between them, forcing Christians to pay for abortions, and the rampant immorality in our nation which is embraced by our current administration has absolutely nothing to do with it. BUT money can fix anything! Ask Baraq Hussein Obama, professional fund raiser who is good at getting whatever he wants by lying to the low-info idiot voters who approve of him even though he’s raping them with the ACA...


14 posted on 11/09/2013 7:23:55 AM PST by jsanders2001
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 11 | View Replies]

To: jsanders2001

You know removing God from society, embracing homosexuality and making marriage between them legal, forcing Christians to pay for abortions, and the rampant immorality in our nation which is embraced by our current administration has absolutely nothing to do with it. BUT money can fix anything! Ask Baraq Hussein Obama, professional fund raiser who is good at getting whatever he wants by lying to the low-info idiot voters who approve of him even though he’s raping them with the ACA...


15 posted on 11/09/2013 7:25:33 AM PST by jsanders2001
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 14 | View Replies]

To: governsleastgovernsbest

ABC must not know that we have a national debt of over $17 TRILLION, with unfunded liabilities of over $100 TRILLION, and this is far, far more than the wealth on planet earth. Shame on them for their abysmal ignorance of reality. And they call themselves a “news organization”?

What we have in the US is a morals deficit encouraged by the secularists in our society, which is even more deadly than a financial deficit. When God removes His blessing from a nation, it is doomed. Check out Sodom and Gomorrah in the Bible.


16 posted on 11/09/2013 7:37:44 AM PST by txrefugee
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: governsleastgovernsbest

$2,472,542,000,000: Record Taxation Through August


September 13, 2013
By Terence P. Jeffrey CNSNews.com

The federal government raked in a record of approximately $2,472,542,000,000 in tax revenues through the first eleven months of fiscal 2013, which ran from Oct. 1, 2012 through the end of August, according to the Monthly Treasury Statement for August.

Yeah, our crime problem definitely stems from the fact that schlubs like us simply aren't sending enough to Fedzilla.

17 posted on 11/09/2013 7:38:52 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: governsleastgovernsbest
Government money does not work... 3.7 TRILLION in welfare since obama became president and more Americans are in poverty today than ever before. abc=all bastard communists.
18 posted on 11/09/2013 7:50:38 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: governsleastgovernsbest

If ONLY those in charge had more power over the productive few, all would be well.


19 posted on 11/09/2013 7:57:42 AM PST by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: LibLieSlayer

Going back to the start of the War on Poverty in the ‘60s, we have spent many trillions on various anti-poverty programs.

But poverty is as pervasive as ever.

Why are liberals never called out on the failures of their policies? The war on poverty was an abject failure. Yet, nobody, not even Republicans, ever calls out the Democrats and liberals for the failures.


20 posted on 11/09/2013 8:04:37 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 18 | View Replies]


Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-31 next last

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson