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#2524418 - 07/18/16 07:49 PM "Racism" is nothing but a distraction driven by politicians and the media
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Real problem is the war on drugs and the fallout wreaks havoc in black communities. Blacks use drugs at a much lower rate than whites yet the percentage of drug arrests and convictions is much higher. Black communities are sitting ducks. The criminal justice system seeks easy targets who don't know their rights and can't afford a lawyer. And a cycle is perpetuated.

You can't argue with the facts. The only thing that will solve this is an end to the war on drugs.

This isn't about racism. But damn the media likes to denote the race of the officers and the deceased within hours of the shooting. Stirring up hate makes more news stories, hopefully more violence, and maybe a race war for the chance of the story of the decade. And politicians will never waste a crisis. Fuckn sickos.


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#2524424 - 07/18/16 08:04 PM Re: "Racism" is nothing but a distraction driven by politicians and the media [Re: casa_mugrienta]
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Originally Posted By: casa_mugrienta
Real problem is the war on drugs and the fallout wreaks havoc in black communities. Blacks use drugs at a much lower rate than whites yet the percentage of drug arrests and convictions is much higher. Black communities are sitting ducks. The criminal justice system seeks easy targets who don't know their rights and can't afford a lawyer. And a cycle is perpetuated.

You can't argue with the facts. The only thing that will solve this is an end to the war on drugs.

This isn't about racism. But damn the media likes to denote the race of the officers and the deceased within hours of the shooting. Stirring up hate makes more news stories, hopefully more violence, and maybe a race war for the chance of the story of the decade. And politicians will never waste a crisis. Fuckn sickos.



I totally disagree with your first paragraph........but I totally agree with the last. Unfortunately a lot of what we see in the news today was ginned up because Hillary had a bad couple of days. Wonder if any of the so-called journalists have regrets now that a bunch of police officers have been shot?
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#2524425 - 07/18/16 08:07 PM Re: "Racism" is nothing but a distraction driven by politicians and the media [Re: casa_mugrienta]
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You can't argue with the facts.


roflmao

You can!


PS I'm glad to hear that racism doesn't exist anymore. Somebody needs to tell black people.
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#2524426 - 07/18/16 08:09 PM Re: "Racism" is nothing but a distraction driven by politicians and the media [Re: FecalFace]
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You can't argue with the facts.


roflmao

You can!


PS I'm glad to hear that racism doesn't exist anymore. Somebody needs to tell black people.


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#2524430 - 07/18/16 08:12 PM Re: "Racism" is nothing but a distraction driven by politicians and the media [Re: casa_mugrienta]
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Meanwhile in Baltimore.....a year later the prosecutor who tried to make a name for herself and the media that sensationalized it are 0-4 in proving that the cops committed a crime. But hey, CNN's numbers were up. shrug http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2016/07/18/baltimore-officer-learns-fate-in-gray-case/
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#2524434 - 07/18/16 08:24 PM Re: "Racism" is nothing but a distraction driven by politicians and the media [Re: casa_mugrienta]
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Originally Posted By: casa_mugrienta
Real problem is the war on drugs and the fallout wreaks havoc in black communities. Blacks use drugs at a much lower rate than whites yet the percentage of drug arrests and convictions is much higher. Black communities are sitting ducks. The criminal justice system seeks easy targets who don't know their rights and can't afford a lawyer. And a cycle is perpetuated.

You can't argue with the facts. The only thing that will solve this is an end to the war on drugs.

This isn't about racism. But damn the media likes to denote the race of the officers and the deceased within hours of the shooting. Stirring up hate makes more news stories, hopefully more violence, and maybe a race war for the chance of the story of the decade. And politicians will never waste a crisis. Fuckn sickos.



I'd largely agree. The war on drugs may be the biggest failure in policy the US has ever seen.
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#2524441 - 07/18/16 08:44 PM Re: "Racism" is nothing but a distraction driven by politicians and the media [Re: GromsDad]
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You can't argue with the facts.


roflmao

You can!


PS I'm glad to hear that racism doesn't exist anymore. Somebody needs to tell black people.


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#2524444 - 07/18/16 08:47 PM Re: "Racism" is nothing but a distraction driven by politicians and the media [Re: casa_mugrienta]
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...and maybe a race war for the chance of the story of the decade.


I used to think that could never happen.

Now? If some KKK/white supremacists go ape shit with assault weapons on the next BLM march in Cleveland?

That just might kick it off.

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#2524445 - 07/18/16 08:51 PM Re: "Racism" is nothing but a distraction driven by politicians and the media [Re: GWS]
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...and maybe a race war for the chance of the story of the decade.


I used to think that could never happen.

Now? If some KKK/white supremacists go ape shit with assault weapons on the next BLM march in Cleveland?

That just might kick it off.


Obama is doing this to reduce the unemployment rate.
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#2524486 - 07/18/16 10:48 PM Re: "Racism" is nothing but a distraction driven by politicians and the media [Re: GromsDad]
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Originally Posted By: GromsDad
Originally Posted By: casa_mugrienta
Real problem is the war on drugs and the fallout wreaks havoc in black communities. Blacks use drugs at a much lower rate than whites yet the percentage of drug arrests and convictions is much higher. Black communities are sitting ducks. The criminal justice system seeks easy targets who don't know their rights and can't afford a lawyer. And a cycle is perpetuated.

You can't argue with the facts. The only thing that will solve this is an end to the war on drugs.

This isn't about racism. But damn the media likes to denote the race of the officers and the deceased within hours of the shooting. Stirring up hate makes more news stories, hopefully more violence, and maybe a race war for the chance of the story of the decade. And politicians will never waste a crisis. Fuckn sickos.



I totally disagree with your first paragraph.....


What part? Rates of drug use? The fact drug arrests bar people from real employment? Do you think people spend money to hire a lawyer vs public defender just for the fun of it? That it's NOT easier to trample on the rights of people in low income communities?

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#2524493 - 07/18/16 11:07 PM Re: "Racism" is nothing but a distraction driven by politicians and the media [Re: casa_mugrienta]
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Originally Posted By: casa_mugrienta
Originally Posted By: GromsDad
Originally Posted By: casa_mugrienta
Real problem is the war on drugs and the fallout wreaks havoc in black communities. Blacks use drugs at a much lower rate than whites yet the percentage of drug arrests and convictions is much higher. Black communities are sitting ducks. The criminal justice system seeks easy targets who don't know their rights and can't afford a lawyer. And a cycle is perpetuated.

You can't argue with the facts. The only thing that will solve this is an end to the war on drugs.

This isn't about racism. But damn the media likes to denote the race of the officers and the deceased within hours of the shooting. Stirring up hate makes more news stories, hopefully more violence, and maybe a race war for the chance of the story of the decade. And politicians will never waste a crisis. Fuckn sickos.



I totally disagree with your first paragraph.....


What part? Rates of drug use? The fact drug arrests bar people from real employment? Do you think people spend money to hire a lawyer vs public defender just for the fun of it? That it's NOT easier to trample on the rights of people in low income communities?


Close friend of mine is a Trump supporter for god knows why. Total denial of white privilege despite his getting busted for possession of weed with intent to sell. His parents ponied up $45K to keep his record clean. Tried to explain to him that not everyone has that opportunity. Flew over his head unfortunately. shrug
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#2524494 - 07/18/16 11:08 PM Re: "Racism" is nothing but a distraction driven by politicians and the media [Re: casa_mugrienta]
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Originally Posted By: casa_mugrienta
Originally Posted By: GromsDad
Originally Posted By: casa_mugrienta
Real problem is the war on drugs and the fallout wreaks havoc in black communities. Blacks use drugs at a much lower rate than whites yet the percentage of drug arrests and convictions is much higher. Black communities are sitting ducks. The criminal justice system seeks easy targets who don't know their rights and can't afford a lawyer. And a cycle is perpetuated.

You can't argue with the facts. The only thing that will solve this is an end to the war on drugs.

This isn't about racism. But damn the media likes to denote the race of the officers and the deceased within hours of the shooting. Stirring up hate makes more news stories, hopefully more violence, and maybe a race war for the chance of the story of the decade. And politicians will never waste a crisis. Fuckn sickos.



I totally disagree with your first paragraph.....


What part? Rates of drug use? The fact drug arrests bar people from real employment? Do you think people spend money to hire a lawyer vs public defender just for the fun of it? That it's NOT easier to trample on the rights of people in low income communities?
When you look at the drug trade supply chain the vast majority of the hubs are in poor neighborhoods even if the salesmen aren't selling a whole lot to the locals (ie poor Blacks in your scenario).

I wonder if "progressives" ever take notice that the VAST majority of this bullshit didn't start until after this "Great Society" nonsense started making its way into government programs because racist "progressives" either think that the Black Man is too stupid to take care of himself and needs help from "kind, caring liberals or in LBJ's case, wants more Democrat voters and keeping them hooked on handouts keeps them coming back to the Democrat party.....kinda' like a crack or heroin dealer huh?
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#2524518 - 07/19/16 12:27 AM Re: "Racism" is nothing but a distraction driven by politicians and the media [Re: GromsDad]
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Meanwhile in Baltimore.....a year later the prosecutor who tried to make a name for herself and the media that sensationalized it are 0-4 in proving that the cops committed a crime. But hey, CNN's numbers were up. shrug http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2016/07/18/baltimore-officer-learns-fate-in-gray-case/


From Wikipedia:

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Lieutenant Brian W. Rice, age 41, white, is a 17-year-veteran of the force.[23][24] Rice, who was promoted to lieutenant in 2011, is the highest-ranking officer charged in relation to Gray's death.[26] The Guardian reported that, in 2012, Rice had allegedly threatened to kill himself and the husband of his former partner. He had been hospitalized, reportedly, for a mental health evaluation and given an administrative suspension. The consequences of this threat included twice having his guns confiscated, and a restraining order on behalf of the husband of his former partner.[27] According to a police report obtained by The Guardian, Rice had also misused his position to order the arrest of his ex-girlfriend's husband as part of a personal dispute that took place two weeks before the incident.[28]


Sounds like a great guy.
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#2524520 - 07/19/16 12:30 AM Re: "Racism" is nothing but a distraction driven by politicians and the media [Re: Gnudz]
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Originally Posted By: GromsDad
Meanwhile in Baltimore.....a year later the prosecutor who tried to make a name for herself and the media that sensationalized it are 0-4 in proving that the cops committed a crime. But hey, CNN's numbers were up. shrug http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2016/07/18/baltimore-officer-learns-fate-in-gray-case/


From Wikipedia:

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Lieutenant Brian W. Rice, age 41, white, is a 17-year-veteran of the force.[23][24] Rice, who was promoted to lieutenant in 2011, is the highest-ranking officer charged in relation to Gray's death.[26] The Guardian reported that, in 2012, Rice had allegedly threatened to kill himself and the husband of his former partner. He had been hospitalized, reportedly, for a mental health evaluation and given an administrative suspension. The consequences of this threat included twice having his guns confiscated, and a restraining order on behalf of the husband of his former partner.[27] According to a police report obtained by The Guardian, Rice had also misused his position to order the arrest of his ex-girlfriend's husband as part of a personal dispute that took place two weeks before the incident.[28]


Sounds like a great guy.


It's almost as if JAH was deputized.
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#2524543 - 07/19/16 06:34 AM Re: "Racism" is nothing but a distraction driven by politicians and the media [Re: Gnudz]
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Originally Posted By: Gnudz
Originally Posted By: GromsDad
Meanwhile in Baltimore.....a year later the prosecutor who tried to make a name for herself and the media that sensationalized it are 0-4 in proving that the cops committed a crime. But hey, CNN's numbers were up. shrug http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2016/07/18/baltimore-officer-learns-fate-in-gray-case/


From Wikipedia:

Quote:
Lieutenant Brian W. Rice, age 41, white, is a 17-year-veteran of the force.[23][24] Rice, who was promoted to lieutenant in 2011, is the highest-ranking officer charged in relation to Gray's death.[26] The Guardian reported that, in 2012, Rice had allegedly threatened to kill himself and the husband of his former partner. He had been hospitalized, reportedly, for a mental health evaluation and given an administrative suspension. The consequences of this threat included twice having his guns confiscated, and a restraining order on behalf of the husband of his former partner.[27] According to a police report obtained by The Guardian, Rice had also misused his position to order the arrest of his ex-girlfriend's husband as part of a personal dispute that took place two weeks before the incident.[28]


Sounds like a great guy.


What part of NOT GUILTY didn't you grasp?
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