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  • The Saints Go Marching In .... Mark Steyn

    08/28/2015 3:57:14 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 8 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 27 Aug 2015 | Mark Steyn
    <p>Etc.</p> <p>Killer's fax to ABC News: 'You want a race war? Bring it then you white ....!!!'</p> <p>Are news outlets simply less troubled by the deaths of black people, and thus making the rest of America so?</p> <p>Of course. That's why when white people get gunned down by a black gay, there are immediate calls for a nationwide ban on the rainbow flag.</p>
  • Trump: Fix 'Massive Problem' of Mentally Ill, Let Gun Owners Be

    08/27/2015 10:35:29 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 35 replies
    Newsmax ^ | August 27,2015 | Sandy Fitzgerald
    Mental illness is "a massive problem," GOP front-runner Donald Trump said Thursday, one day after two Virginia journalists were brutally murdered by a disgruntled former co-worker, but he does not believe there is any need to get rid of guns. "If you try to do it, the bad guys would have them," Trump told CNN's "New Day" host Chris Cuomo, saying that instead, the focus should be on solving the mental health issues. Former reporter Bryce Williams, whose legal name is Vester Flanagan, killed himself Wednesday afternoon after shooting to death TV reporter Alison Parker and her cameraman, Adam Ward,...
  • Vester Flanagan Threatened Colleagues, Played the Race Card for Years

    08/27/2015 8:06:25 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 75 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 8/26/2015 | Katie Zavadski, Kate Briquelet
    The cold-blooded Roanoke killer kept getting fired, kept threatening co-workers, and kept claiming he was the real victim. Vester Lee Flanagan claimed in a suicide note Wednesday that June’s massacre of black parishioners at a South Carolina church was “the tipping point” that sent him on the path to murdering two journalists on live television Wednesday. But in court papers and interviews with The Daily Beast, former colleagues describe Flanagan as a problematic employee, who was repeatedly reprimanded for his harsh treatment of coworkers, and complained racism was behind harsh evaluations of his work. “He just had a history of...
  • Dinesh D'Souza: Where's Obama on killed whites? 'Black gay guy goes nuts ... DOUBLE hate crime?'

    08/27/2015 7:56:30 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 26 replies
    WND ^ | August 27, 2015 | Cheryl Chumley
    Dinesh D’Souza, conservative author, movie-maker, columnist and pundit, took to Twitter to do some trolling on left-leaning pages and post some counter-views on the widely reported shooting deaths of two white television crew members by a black man – even suggesting President Obama better stand on the side of blind justice, not race-based politics. In reference to Vester Flanagan, the black former television journalist whose on-air name was Bryce Williams, D’Souza tweeted: “When a black gay guy goes nuts and kills white people, is it safe to call it a DOUBLE hate crime?” Flanagan, prior to killing himself, was believed...
  • THE #BLACKLIVESMATTER REVOLUTION WILL BE TELEVISED

    08/27/2015 3:52:25 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 32 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | August 27, 2015 | Mathew Vadum
    Hoping to start a bloody "race war," a black, gay, in-your-face Obama-supporting former TV reporter horrified Southwest Virginia TV viewers yesterday when he stalked and coolly murdered two white former TV station colleagues and wounded a white interview subject during a live broadcast.
  • Lesbians Fake Another Crime – This Time, It Cost Them Their House

    08/09/2015 2:18:35 PM PDT · by HomerBohn · 34 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | 8/7/2015 | Michael Ware
    We have all had that neighbor, the person that you try to avoid, not wanting to have to speak to them. They are abrasive, or loud. They always need to borrow something from you, and you know that if you do not ask for it back, they will never return it to you. Well, what if your neighbor had threatened to burn your house down? One couple in Tennessee claimed this was the situation with their neighbor. When their house caught on fire, they claimed that they had been threatened. The lesbian couple claimed that Janice Millsaps was responsible. The...
  • Shameless lesbian couple burned down their own house/called it a hate crime (TR)

    08/06/2015 7:20:13 AM PDT · by dware · 65 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 08.06.2015 | James Dunn
    A lesbian couple scrawled homophobic abuse on their garage before burning down their own house in Tennessee then calling it a hate crime, a court ruled. Carol Ann and Laura Jean Stutte reduced their own house to a pile of charred rubble in September 2010 and branded their neighbor a homophobe in order to get the $276,000 insurance pay out. But insurers American National Property and Casualty Company caught on to the ruse and accused the couple of faking the fire.
  • PLANNED PARENTHOOD’S ‘HACKED’ WEBSITE LOOKS LIKE PR STUNT

    07/30/2015 12:02:00 PM PDT · by GoneSalt · 16 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 7/30/2015 | Sarah Rumpf
    As outcry grows in response to a series of undercover videos revealing Planned Parenthood (PP) employees appearing to engage in selling organs and tissues from aborted babies for profit, the abortion provider claimed that “extremists” had hacked their website. * * * * * Intriguingly, while PP’s website does not show any negative changes from the alleged hackers, it does display a message that many critics are challenging as a public relations stunt. Even if PP was legitimately targeted by hackers over the weekend, there are a number of indicators that at this point, their website issues have been deliberately...
  • Dylann Roof, Charleston Shooting Suspect, Is Expected to Face Federal Hate Crime Charges

    07/22/2015 10:26:35 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 50 replies
    New York Times ^ | July 22, 2015 | MATT APUZZO
    WASHINGTON — Dylann Roof, the man suspected of killing nine people at a historically black church in Charleston, S.C., last month is expected to face federal hate crime charges, two law enforcement officials said on Wednesday. Mr. Roof, 21, already faces nine counts of murder in state court and could face the death penalty there. But Justice Department and F.B.I. officials have said the Charleston shooting was so horrific and racially motivated that the federal government must address it. The Justice Department had also been considering the seldom-used charge of killing someone while obstructing religious freedom, which is eligible for...
  • Cincinnati Police Chief Calls for Hate Crime Charges in Vicious Mob Beating of White Man

    07/09/2015 6:28:30 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 18 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 07/08/15 | Jason Howerton
    Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell is now calling for hate crime charges in the horrific mob beating of a white man who was left bloodied and unconscious on the sidewalk on the Fourth of July. The brutal attack was first described as “anti-white” by officer Alicia Essert in the original incident report, but Capt. Mike Neville said on Monday that the preliminary description was incorrect. Chief Blackwell has apparently reconsidered and found cause to ask Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters to pursue hate crime charges in the beating, the Cincinnati Inquirer reported.
  • Man hit with milk crate, called 'white bread' by...black men in anti-white attack on Staten Island

    07/05/2015 4:38:12 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 19 replies
    NYDailyNews.com ^ | July 4, 2015 | Thomas Tracy
    Cops are hunting a group of men behind an anti-white attack on Staten Island, officials said Saturday. Seven black men called a 28-year-old man “white bread” and other insults as they threatened him on Vanderbilt Ave. and Targee St. in Fox Hills about 3 p.m. on June 19, cops said. The group then chased after the white victim, punching and kicking him. They struck him with a milk crate, a fluorescent light bulb, a bottle and other garbage they picked up, officials said. The victim managed to escape his attackers, suffering only minor wounds. The NYPD’s hate crimes task force...
  • FAKE HATE: Black Activist Admits Hanging Confederate Flag from Black Soldier Memorial(MA)

    06/30/2015 10:55:18 AM PDT · by TangoLimaSierra · 31 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 6/30/15 | Jim Hoft
    A man claiming responsibility for hanging a Confederate flag from a memorial for black soldiers says he didn’t intend it as a racist gesture—and in fact was protesting the symbol and what he believes it represents. Some who saw the flag hanging from the memorial—including a woman who took it down—interpreted its placement as a hateful gesture. The flag hung from a sword held by a sculpture of Col. Robert Gould Shaw, commanding officer of the Union Army’s Massachusetts 54th Regiment.
  • What's the Point of Charging Dylann Roof With Hate Crimes?

    06/25/2015 7:08:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Reason ^ | 06/25/2015 | Jacob Sullum
    Citing unnamed "federal law enforcement officials," The New York Times reports that the Justice Department probably will file federal hate crime charges against Dylann Roof in connection with last week's massacre at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. Since Roof already faces nine murder charges in state court, where he will be subject to the death penalty if convicted, an additional federal prosecution seems gratuitous. It does not even offer the prospect of a more severe punishment. To the contrary, the maximum penalty Roof would face under federal law is life in prison, while there is a distinct possibility that...
  • Charleston shooting: Reports of shooting at church

    06/17/2015 7:45:57 PM PDT · by Duke of Milan · 508 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6-17-2015 | web staff
    Charleston shooting: Reports of shooting at church
  • 9 dead in shooting at historic Charleston African American church. Police chief calls it ‘hate crime

    Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire Wednesday night at a historic African American church in downtown Charleston, S.C. Charleston officials said nine people were killed and others were injured. “I do believe this is a hate crime,” Charleston Police Chief Greg Mullen said at a late night news conference, without explaining the basis for his conclusion. Police said the victims had gathered Wednesday night in the Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston for a prayer meeting when the shooting occurred. Police are now searching for the suspect, described as a clean-shaven white male in...
  • Giants Fan Bryan Stow Thanks Caregivers Who Helped Him Recover After Dodger Stadium Assault

    06/10/2015 9:34:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 9/10 | Robert Handa
    The former Santa Cruz paramedic was brutally assaulted by two men on Opening Day at Chavez Ravine in 2011.Dodger Stadium attack victim Bryan Stow returned Wednesday to the Bay Area hospital where he made his miraculous comeback to thank the caregivers who helped save his life. Stow walked into Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose on crutches. It’s one of the few times since he was assaulted by two men outside Dodger Stadium in March 2011 that Stow has appeared in public without a wheelchair. He threw out the ceremonial first pitch this season at San Francisco Giants...
  • 'There is a future in sodomy': Protestors take over anti-gay marriage lecture on college campus

    05/30/2015 9:48:09 AM PDT · by NetAddicted · 34 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 5/27/2015 | Dave Urbanski
    As a speaker was about to begin her lecture criticizing gay marriage Tuesday on the campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara, about 30 students seated in the front rows stood with signs, turned to face the rest of the audience and let loose.
  • British Labour chief: I’m going to make Islamophobia an aggravated hate crime

    04/27/2015 3:52:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Hot Air ^ | April 27, 2015 | Allahpundit
    Via Breitbart, a reminder that Britain’s left remains a few steps ahead of America’s in legally sanctioning thoughtcrime. Here in the good ol’ free-market U.S.A., we still prefer economic sanctions for deviating from ruling-class orthodoxy. But give us time. As a much older nation, the UK’s had longer to make “progress.” There’s a parliamentary election set for 10 days for now so Miliband’s speaking here with an eye to that. I wonder which group he’s hoping to goose into turning out with these remarks — devout Muslims or Britain’s Social Justice Warriors? Frankly, apart from women’s issues and gay rights,...
  • North Carolina Churches Trashed, Spray-Painted with Pro-Homosexual Vandalism

    04/20/2015 3:49:13 PM PDT · by kingattax · 29 replies
    Christian News ^ | April 20, 2015 | Heather Clark
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Two North Carolina churches recently suffered thousands of dollars in damage as their buildings and property were trashed and spray-painted with pro-homosexual messages. Officials at Bales Memorial Wesleyan Church in Jamestown arrived last Saturday to find the church sign broken and pelted with eggs and silly string. Some of the church windows had been smashed, flowers were uprooted and parking signs were ripped out the ground. The hood of the church bus was scratched as if it had been keyed, and a sign was shoved through the front grill. A number of messages were also spray painted...
  • Video shows brutal attack at Tenn. gas station

    04/14/2015 5:53:39 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 95 replies
    http://whnt.com ^ | april 13, 2015
    Surveillance video released on Monday shows a group of high school students beating a man at a Tennessee gas station. Police said a large group of Northwest Prep Academy students swarmed a BP gas station outside Memphis. “As we got to the car they are in the parking lot throwing up gang signs and putting up a ruckus,” Orrden Williams, Jr. said. Williams told WREG one of the kids “sucker punched” him. After he was attacked, dozens of teenagers swarmed the gas station. Workers held the door shut as the children rushed the entryway. Williams ran to his car where one teen...
  • Shooting at North Carolina community college investigated as possible hate crime

    04/14/2015 11:06:50 AM PDT · by prairiebreeze · 29 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 14, 2015 | Colleen Jenkins
    The mother of alleged shooter Kenneth Morgan Stancil III told a local television station that the victim, Stancil's former boss at the school's print shop, had made unwanted sexual advances toward her son. "We’re absolutely investigating that possibility," police Sergeant Jeremy Sutton told reporters at a news conference.
  • Denham Springs man booked with hate crime after making slur-laced threat in Marrero, JPSO said

    04/02/2015 2:52:08 PM PDT · by BBell · 6 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 4/2/15 | Michelle Hunter
    A Denham Springs man was arrested and booked with committing a hate crime after authorities say he used racial slurs while threatening people with a knife in Marrero. Trinity Vitrano, 41, was also booked with illegally carrying a weapon and aggravated assault, according to a Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report. A deputy was dispatched to the 6200 block of South Judah Drive in Marrero just before 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday (April 1) after 911 operators received calls reporting a man armed with a knife and threatening people. Witnesses told the deputy that they spotted an unidentified man arguing with...
  • Feds charge 6 in connection with ‘ethnically targeted’ home invasions in N. Texas, Michigan

    04/02/2015 9:29:38 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 30 replies
    Dallas News ^ | 4-1-15 | Robert Wilonsky
    Federal officials say six people have been charged in connection with home-invasion robberies that targeted victims of Indian and Asian ancestry. Some of those violent robberies took place in faraway Michigan. Others were close to home — in Flower Mound, Southlake, Allen and Coppell. According to the indictment provided today by the U.S. Attorney’s Office all six of the indicted are from Texas. Among their ranks is a 19-year-old woman arrested by Flower Mound police in early December, when police say Johnisha Ann-Marie Williams knocked on a family’s door and helped three armed men enter a house along the 5600...
  • Hate Crime or Random Violence: Black Men Beat White Man Who Refused to Talk About Michael Brown

    03/31/2015 6:43:42 AM PDT · by blam · 21 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 3-30-2015 | Mac Slavo
    Mac Slavo March 30th, 2015 The following video depicts three black men beating a white man on a metro train. There has been no outrage from Jessie Jackson or Al Sharpton, so we can safely assume this was just random violence and the attackers and victim just happened to be of different skin color. Otherwise, we’re sure there’d be calls by the Justice Department for investigations into the matter and protest swarms would be gathering across St. Louis.(SNIP)(Click to the site to see the video)
  • Domino's policy changes on deliveries angers residents

    03/29/2015 7:29:43 AM PDT · by SeafoodGumbo · 87 replies
    WWL-TV ^ | 3-26-15 | Jaclyn Kelley
    NEW ORLEANS - There will be no more Domino's deliveries in the Lower 9th Ward after dark.It is one of the changes the pizza company is making after another one of its drivers was murdered in the Lower 9th Ward while on the job, but residents and one city leader say the policy change is a knee-jerk reaction that is singling out their community."It just, again, puts a black eye on this community," said Vanessa Gueringer, a life-long resident of the Lower 9th Ward.Michael Price, a 36-year-old father of three, is the second Domino's delivery driver murdered on the job...
  • Feds Financing System to ‘Automatically Detect’ Cyberbullying

    03/28/2015 12:13:55 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 20 replies
    The project was awarded this month to Rutgers University, which has received $117,102 so far. The real-time, automatic detection of hurtful online speech is necessary, according to the NSF grant, because cyberbullying is a “critical social problem.” The grant said 40 percent of American teenagers have reported being cyberbullied. ... Vivek K. Singh, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University, is leading the project. “I have worked on multiple projects including designing a novel media sharing application, detecting patterns in large scale Twitter feeds, and analyzing community behavior in social media to design...
  • Man on St. Louis train asked about Michael Brown, attacked

    03/27/2015 9:44:51 PM PDT · by SoCalTransplant · 40 replies
    <p>ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police are searching for three young men after a light rail passenger in St. Louis was attacked after being asked what he thought about the "Mike Brown situation."</p> <p>Officers released details Friday after a passenger who wasn't involved posted video of the attack on social media.</p>
  • Mike Brown question sparks MetroLink beating caught on video

    03/27/2015 5:47:53 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 33 replies
    http://fox2now.com ^ | march 27, 2015 | joe millitzer
    A MetroLink beating captured on video is now lighting up social media in St. Louis.  Viewers sent the video to FOX 2 on Twitter and Facebook pages looking for answers.  Police say the beating happened on Monday evening at 9:54pm.  The victim, a 43-year-old white male,  tells investigators that a question about Mike Brown sparked the incident. -snip He told investigators that he was seated on the train when he was approached from behind.  The man in the red hat and shirt asked for his cell phone.  The victim refused. The suspect in the red hat then asked the seated man what he thought...
  • Molotov Cocktail Thrown at Pro-Life Activists Outside Austin Planned Parenthood

    03/24/2015 9:06:22 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 21 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 03/24/2015 | Sarah Rumpf
    AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Police Department arrested a woman last night after a “Molotov cocktail” was thrown at pro-life activists praying outside of an Austin Planned Parenthood abortion facility. A Molotov cocktail is a type of homemade incendiary device usually incorporating gasoline, a breakable glass bottle, and a wick that is lit before the device is thrown.According to a report by LifeNews.com, volunteers with the Central Texas Coalition for Life were praying outside the abortion facility when the woman drove up and threw the Molotov cocktail at them. Fortunately, one of the volunteers quickly stomped out the flames and no one...
  • Attack on prayer vigil - Austin TX

    03/24/2015 6:05:46 AM PDT · by don-o · 12 replies
    Central Texas Coalition for Life | March 24, 2015 | via Abby Johnson
    RELEASE 3/24/2014: Last night at an Austin Planned Parenthood abortion facility, a woman threw a Molotov cocktail (a type of homemade bomb) at group of Central Texas Coalition for Life prayer volunteers. One of the volunteers was able to quickly stomp out the flame and save the group from any danger. The group was able to record the woman's license plate number and turn that information over to the police. Police DID arrest the woman who threw the bomb directly at the prayer volunteers. Central Texas Coalition for Life Executive Director, Heather Gardner responded last night. "We are so thankful...
  • We Found Black Girl Who Filmed Viral Indianapolis Beat Down of White Girl & Little Brother

    03/22/2015 4:14:27 AM PDT · by bkopto · 81 replies
    Got News ^ | March 16, 2015 | Charles Johnson
    The girl who recorded and originally posted video to Facebook of a vicious attack on a white girl and her little brother is Toshonna Ferguson, Gotnews.com has learned. Ferguson can be heard laughing as the girl and her 5-year-old little brother are assaulted by “Nook” a.k.a. Destiny Martin. Her Facebook page (along with ‘Nook’s’ – the girl doing the beating – are now deleted). Martin was arrested yesterday. No idea of Toshonna’s status (or if the police know who she is).
  • Two 15-year-olds to be charged with murdering dog walker (and a 14 yr old)

    03/19/2015 3:49:33 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 47 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 03/19/2015 | Matt Gelb
    The three Overbrook boys, armed with a gun and fresh from a game of basketball, searched for their target, police said. It was 8:30 p.m. on a Thursday. The boys - ages 14, 15, and 15 - first eyed a man and his dog. Then Jim Stuhlman appeared on the 6400 block of Woodcrest Avenue with his labradoodle, Molly. Stuhlman, 51, was older than the first man. And Molly, the boys later told police, looked "weak or soft
  • Family of racist Oklahoma frat boy flee their home after death threats as protesters rally [tr]

    03/12/2015 7:59:33 AM PDT · by C19fan · 48 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 12, 2015 | Michael Zennie and Chris Spargo
    Dozens of angry protesters have descended on the wealthy Dallas neighborhood where racist Oklahoma frat boy Parker Rice lives - hoping to shame his parents for their son's participation in the horrific racist chant that shocked the nation. Rice, a former Sigma Alpha Epsilon brother at University of Oklahoma, and his parents Bob and Jan say they have been forced to flee their $650,000 home in the elite suburb of Preston Hollow - home to the likes of George W. Bush, Mark Cuban and Ross Perot. Neighbors looked on in dismay as about two dozen protesters marched up the street...
  • Teen's confession to killing teacher won't be used at trial

    03/08/2015 8:20:13 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 29 replies
    CBS/AP ^ | March 4, 2015
    BOSTON - A Massachusetts teenager's confession to police that he killed his math teacher cannot be used in his murder trial, a judge ruled Tuesday even as he allowed a bloody box cutter and other key pieces of evidence to be admitted. The ruling came in the case of 16-year-old Philip Chism, who has pleaded not guilty to raping and killing 24-year-old Danvers High School teacher Colleen Ritzer on school grounds in October 2013. Despite having been 14 at the time of the killing, Chism is charged as an adult.
  • Burning cross outside Burnet County church spurs investigation (TX)

    03/03/2015 3:26:52 PM PST · by bgill · 22 replies
    kxan ^ | March 3, 2015 | Erin Cargile
    Sheriff’s officials say when deputies got to the church, they found a charred wooden cross propped up against the church’s sign near the road. Investigators have collected evidence from the scene for submission and analysis. The predominantly black congregation, 200 members strong, has called Burnet home for nearly ten years. They meet out in the country on FM 2342 northeast of Kingsland. Pastor Willie L Monnet, Sr. founded the church in New Orleans, and was forced to relocate after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
  • Beaten to Death at McDonald's

    02/23/2015 3:02:02 PM PST · by rickmichaels · 129 replies
    THE BIG CARNIVAL ^ | AUGUST 23, 2014 | David Paulin
    To the four clean-cut college freshman out on a double date, it had seemed like a typical McDonald's: spanking clean, well-lighted, and safe. It was in a good neighborhood too, right next to Texas A&M University in College Station -- a campus known for its friendly atmosphere and official down-home greeting: “howdy” Shortly after 2 a.m that Sunday, they pulled into the parking lot of so-called “University McDonald's” – and beheld a scene unlike anything portrayed in all those wholesome McDonald's television commercials. Before them, hundreds of young black males were loitering about, some without shirts. Other local residents --...
  • Detroit: Muslim who stabbed non-Muslims after asking if they were Muslim not charged with hate crime

    02/21/2015 5:16:46 AM PST · by fivecatsandadog · 64 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 2/20/15 | Robert Spencer
    He is a Muslim. He asked his victims if they were Muslim. Then he stabbed them when they say they weren’t. If this isn’t a hate crime, what is? The fact that Terrence Lavaron Thomas has not been charged with a hate crime shows yet again that hate crime laws are political tools in the hands of the powerful, used to menace the powerless groups they dislike. In the Detroit area, the Muslim community is powerful — so this must not be a hate crime. “Detroit Muslim accused of stabbing victims over religion not charged with hate crime,” by Gus...
  • Vandals set fire at Florida church, write 'Allahu Akbar'

    02/17/2015 12:26:43 PM PST · by ilovesarah2012 · 35 replies
    clickorlando.com ^ | February 17, 2015 | Daniel Dahm
    A possible hate crime is under investigation after a fire was set at a Central Florida church, where vandals also spray-painted "Allahu Akbar." The incident happened around 3 a.m. Monday at the New Shiloh Christian Church in Melbourne. About 1,500 members attend the church. Melbourne police said officers and firefighters discovered the blaze after a fire alarm sounded. Arson was the expected cause, police said. Fire sprinklers helped contain the flames to a storage unit connected to the 125,000-square-foot building. The words "Allahu Akbar" were spray-painted on the storage unit. "Allahu Akbar" is an Arabic phrase typically translated as "God...
  • Muslim Students' Slayings Investigated As Possible Hate Crime, FBI Says

    02/12/2015 7:50:25 PM PST · by Steelfish · 33 replies
    LATimes ^ | February 12, 2015 | DAVID ZUCCHINO AND MATT PEARCE
    Muslim Students' Slayings Investigated As Possible Hate Crime, FBI Says By DAVID ZUCCHINO AND MATT PEARCE 5,000 Muslims and non-Muslims turn out to mourn 3 students shot to death in N.C. The FBI announced late Thursday that it had opened a preliminary hate-crime investigation into the slayings of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, N.C. "The FBI is continuing to provide assistance to the Chapel Hill Police Department to process evidence related to a triple-homicide investigation," the federal agency said in a statement. "The FBI has also opened a parallel preliminary inquiry to determine whether or not any federal laws...
  • Woman stabbed by stranger; Homophobic slurs written on body

    02/10/2015 6:59:11 AM PST · by CityCenter · 63 replies
    KIRO 7 Seattle ^ | 2/10/2015 | KIRO News
    TACOMA, Wash. — A Tacoma woman said she fears for her life after a stranger attacked her in an alley, wrapping her dog’s leash around her neck, writing homophobic slurs on her body, and stabbing her. Tacoma police are investigating the incident as a hate crime.
  • Man living in fear after he was beaten and robbed outside store VIDEO

    02/03/2015 9:00:22 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 18 replies
    fox8.com ^ | 01/03/15 | PEGGY GALLEK
    CLEVELAND- A man was attacked and robbed outside a grocery store and it was caught on camera. Investigators said it was a hate crime.The I-Team obtained video of the September 25, 2014 attack that happened outside of a store on Woodland in Cleveland.
  • George Soros funds Ferguson protests, hopes to spur civil action

    01/15/2015 6:09:59 AM PST · by upbeat5 · 18 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 14, 2015 | Kelly Riddell
    There’s a solitary man at the financial center of the Ferguson protest movement. No, it’s not victim Michael Brown or Officer Darren Wilson. It’s not even the Rev. Al Sharpton, despite his ubiquitous campaign on TV and the streets. Rather, it’s liberal billionaire George Soros, who has built a business empire that dominates across the ocean in Europe while forging a political machine powered by nonprofit foundations that impacts American politics and policy, not unlike what he did with MoveOn.org.
  • No, murdering police officers is not a “hate crime”

    01/06/2015 7:07:10 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/06/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Emotions are running high, not only in New York City but across the nation, in the wake of the assassination of two Big Apple police officers. (And now the shooting of two more during a robbery.) This is completely understandable, and the nation is right to be concerned about the ongoing waves of anti-cop activism. But the police unions in New York are taking an unusual step this week which will not, in my opinion, be productive. In the wake of the murder of two New York City police officers and a national debate about policing, the National Fraternal...
  • Trial for man accused of beating family at gas station set for Monday (hate crime?)

    01/04/2015 9:58:08 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 34 replies
    The man accused of a gas station beating two years ago is expected in court on Monday. Donald Dickerson is facing battery charges after he allegedly beat up a family when they stopped to get gas on Plank Road in May of 2013. Police arrested Dickerson and ticketed two others. They are all accused of punching the family. Dickerson allegedly told the family they were in the "wrong neighborhood" before the attack. According to police, one of the victim suffered a broken eye socket, broken nose, and several lacerations to the face.
  • Black Protesters Storm NYC Restaurants – Target & Harass White People Eating Brunch

    01/04/2015 12:38:27 PM PST · by blueyon · 579 replies
    Gateway Pundt ^ | 01/04/15 | Kristinn Taylor
    Black protesters targeted white people eating brunch today at New York City restaurants. They joined hands and screamed at white patrons. Posted by Kristinn Taylor on Sunday, January 4, 2015, 1:10 PM Black protesters targeted white people eating brunch today at New York City restaurants. They joined hands and screamed at white patrons. “ATTN WHITE Man, I have no guilt disturbing your brunch. Its YOU that has no right to be here. #blackbrunchnyc” The protesters stormed the restaurants and harassed staff and patrons.
  • The Top Anti-Muslim Hate Crime Hoaxes of 2014

    12/29/2014 8:09:30 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 12/29/2014 | Robert Spencer
    On Christmas morning, a man drove up to the Islamic Cultural Center in Fresno, threw rocks through the windows, and then entered the center and destroyed things inside. The local ABC outlet, KFSN, reported Friday that “Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer says it is clear the incident is a hate crime which is why the FBI is also investigating this case.” But on Saturday, it turned out that the incident was not an “anti-Muslim hate crime” at all: the vandal was Asif Mohammad Khan, a Muslim. The destruction at the Islamic Cultural Center in Fresno was yet another in a...
  • Woman charged after throwing bacon, sausage in Framingham police station

    12/26/2014 6:13:24 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 33 replies
    WCVB ^ | December 26, 2014
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. —An Ashland woman accused of walking onto the Framingham Police Department and throwing sausage and bacon says God told her to go "feed the pigs." Lindsay McNamara represented herself in court Friday after being arrested earlier in the day. "Somebody's out to get me," she said in court. "I don't know who it is, but somebody is out to get me." McNamara, 24, is now charged with disorderly conduct and malicious destruction of property after the incident Friday morning.
  • Two NYPD officers 'assassinated' while sitting in patrol car in Brooklyn by gunman who boasted on In

    12/21/2014 6:14:54 AM PST · by Kackikat · 157 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | December 21, 2014 | BY Tina Moore , Dale W. Eisinger , Rocco Parascandola , Thomas Tracy , Rich Schapiro kackikat
    <p>Two NYPD cops were executed Saturday after a career criminal drove from Baltimore to Brooklyn to kill police officers in a twisted bid to avenge the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. “They were, quite simply, assassinated,” a shaken NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said Saturday night. The shooter — identified as Ismaaiyl Brinsley — boasted about wanting to murder cops in the hours before he ambushed the officers outside the Tompkins Houses in Bedford-Stuyvesant about 2:45 p.m. “I’m putting wings on pigs today. They take 1 of ours ... let’s take 2 of theirs,” Brinsley, 28, wrote on Instagram, alongside a photo of a silver handgun.</p>
  • Facebook Video Shows Teens Slapping, Taunting Older Man On CTA Train

    12/13/2014 4:52:47 PM PST · by gaijin · 26 replies
    CBS local, Chicago ^ | Dec 11, 2014 | WBBM’s Steve Miller
    Local Facebook Video Shows Teens Slapping, Taunting Older Man On CTA Train December 11, 2014 5:08 PM Share on email 554 View Comments Related Tags: attack, Blue Line, CTA, Facebook, Steve Miller, Suzanne Le Mignot, VIDEO Featured & Trending: (CBS) – A video posted on Facebook is generating hundreds of responses, and it shows at least two young men on a CTA Blue Line train, slapping an older man and taunting him. WBBM’s Steve Miller has spoken with one of those young men about why he did it. The video goes on for more than two minutes. It shows at...
  • Does Mark Wahlberg want a 'white privilege' pardon?

    12/12/2014 2:33:25 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 51 replies
    bbc opinion ^ | 12-11-2014
    According to court records, in 1988 a 16-year-old Mr Wahlberg brutally attacked a Vietnamese man named Thanh Lam with a stick while spewing racial epithets and knocking him unconscious. Seeing police, Mr Wahlberg fled and found Hoa Trinh, another Vietnamese man. He put his hand around Mr Trinh's shoulder and asked the man to help him hide. After the police cars had passed, Mr Wahlberg punched Mr Trinh in the eye, permanently blinding him. According to the police report, during his arrest the future actor used several anti-Asian slurs. He served 45 days of a three-month sentence, all while maintaining...