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Katy man indicted in December hate crime
Houston Chronicle ^ | 1-23-14 | Brian Rogers

Posted on 01/23/2014 11:24:54 AM PST by Oliviaforever

A 27-year-old Katy man has been indicted for a federal hate crime, accused of videotaping himself punching a 79-year-old black man as part of a "knockout game."

The indictment handed down Thursday by a federal grand jury formalizes the charges against Conrad Barrett, who was arrested in December.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: doublestandard; injusticedepartment; justusdepartment; whiteymustpay

1 posted on 01/23/2014 11:24:54 AM PST by Oliviaforever
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To: Oliviaforever

the Transformation of Amerika

as promised in 2008 and 2012


2 posted on 01/23/2014 11:25:56 AM PST by faithhopecharity (C)
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To: Oliviaforever
white-on-black = hate crime (if there is such as thing)

black-on-white = coincidence

3 posted on 01/23/2014 11:26:29 AM PST by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: Oliviaforever

See??
Holder wont let these knockout thugs get away with it, this is making an example.

‘Playing knockout while being white’ will NOT be tolerated!


4 posted on 01/23/2014 11:27:49 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: clintonh8r
white-on-black = hate crime (if there is such as thing) black-on-white = coincidence

black-on-black = nonexistent. And for goodness sake, don't use the word "thug".

5 posted on 01/23/2014 11:31:09 AM PST by Veggie Todd (I don't always talk to Obama voters, but when I do I ask for Large Fries.)
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To: clintonh8r

black-on-white = coincidence

Not even that...totally denied by the msm.


6 posted on 01/23/2014 11:31:32 AM PST by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: Oliviaforever

Anyone who would punch a 79 year old just for the heck of it, deserves to be shot down like a dirty dog.

That also includes any Black who does it to a White person. We have a totally corrupt AG and probably the entire justice dept. They simply prosecute for no other reason than the race of the perpetrator.

Even under the most virulent system of Jim Crow would Whites have been allowed to just injure or kill a Black who was not engaged in some controversial behavior.


7 posted on 01/23/2014 11:31:41 AM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Oliviaforever

Eric Holder is a racist and a disgrace.


8 posted on 01/23/2014 11:35:18 AM PST by Uncle Miltie (Mohammed was a pedophile and Islam is a Totalitarian Death Cult.)
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To: sickoflibs

I absolutely disagree with “hate crime” laws, because #1 they’re applied unequally, #2 motivation is difficult to determine, and #3 an assault is an assault no matter what motivated it. Motivation could be considered in the sentencing phase. Regardless, if the 79-year-old man was attacked in a Knockout game, the person who did it deserves to be punished to the fullest extent of the law.


9 posted on 01/23/2014 11:36:06 AM PST by CitizenUSA (Sodomy and abortion. The only constitutional rights protected by Democrats.)
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To: yarddog

yarddog: “Anyone who would punch a 79 year old just for the heck of it, deserves to be shot down like a dirty dog.”

Agreed!


10 posted on 01/23/2014 11:36:50 AM PST by CitizenUSA (Sodomy and abortion. The only constitutional rights protected by Democrats.)
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To: Oliviaforever

And WHY the hell is HE being targeted for a HATE crime when no BLACKS have been and the OVERWHELMING number of Knock-Out Attacks (but certainly not all) have been by black perps against non-black victims???

I’ll tell you why - the Chicago Based “Nation of Islam” is running the Obama Administration and Holder works for them.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nation_of_Islam


11 posted on 01/23/2014 11:41:00 AM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office. Ted Cruz/Phil Robertson in 2016.)
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To: ZULU

The prosecution claims that Mr. Barrett not only videotaped the alleged attack, but also allegedly said on the tape that he was going to attack a black man.


13 posted on 01/23/2014 11:46:39 AM PST by Oliviaforever
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To: Oliviaforever
I grew up in Katy and when my wife and I married we bought a house there in 92 (near Fry and Clay). By 2002 we had had enough (rural became to suburb-y) and were looking to move to Waller or Fulshear but had to move to Florida (family).

Darn shame. Katy was a great place to live.

14 posted on 01/23/2014 12:03:10 PM PST by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: jeffc

“became to” = became too


15 posted on 01/23/2014 12:06:13 PM PST by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Oliviaforever

Meanwhile the knockout game continues across this nation with no federal investigation.


16 posted on 01/23/2014 12:11:43 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: Oliviaforever

If I were him, I would sue the Federal government for violate his civil rights and racism, they have singled him out for a hate crime while all others committing the same crime are not charged equally because of their color/race.


17 posted on 01/23/2014 12:14:48 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Oliviaforever
Of course if the races were reversed here there's be no “hate crime” charge,state *or* Federal.I absolutely reject the legitimacy of *all* hate crime laws.In *this* case,depending on the evidence proven,this guy needs to be punished...particularly given the age of the victim.If his injuries are anywhere *near* serious the young guy might deserve a couple of years in *state* prison.That could even be an appropriate sentence if the injuries *weren't* serious but the young guy has any kind of history of lawlessness,particularly of the violent kind.
18 posted on 01/23/2014 12:59:16 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: Mastador1

Not a bad idea.

He and others who have been charged with crimes should sue local, state and federal government on the basis that they can point to others who have committed the same crime and were not prosecuted.


19 posted on 01/23/2014 1:04:44 PM PST by Oliviaforever
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To: yarddog

We need to send in the cop, who canceled the movie-texting patron, to clean this up pronto.


20 posted on 01/23/2014 1:11:29 PM PST by SgtHooper (If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.)
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To: Oliviaforever

With this 29 year old a—hole... we need to cull our own ...


21 posted on 01/23/2014 1:52:15 PM PST by tophat9000 (Are we headed to a Cracker Slacker War?)
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To: jeffc

As a Houston resident, I can tell you the areas of Katy north of I-10 (like the area you lived in) have changed a lot since then, the schools especially. Crime isn’t as bad as in a lot of parts of Houston proper but worse than it used to be. A number of the houses and apartment complexes have started getting a lot of Section 8, both illegals and Katrina evacuees. The areas south of I-10 have changed some but are still much nicer than the northern part.


22 posted on 01/23/2014 1:57:36 PM PST by hout8475
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To: jeffc
Darn shame. Katy was a great place to live.

There are quite a few very nice small town out west. I want to retire and move to Sealy. Lovely place.

23 posted on 01/23/2014 2:19:53 PM PST by jimt (Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.)
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To: Oliviaforever

How hard will it be to convict a mentally ill person based on his additional motivation?


24 posted on 01/24/2014 4:57:46 PM PST by ObamahatesPACoal
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