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Since: Oct 12

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#91539 Sep 17, 2013
Sublime1 wrote:
<quoted text>
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/jul/...
This is what it is all about:
"In 2011, blacks and Hispanics were imprisoned at higher rates than whites in all age groups for both male and female inmates. Among prisoners ages 18 to 19, black males were imprisoned at more than 9 times the rate of white males. In 2011, Hispanic and black male prisoners age 65 or older were imprisoned at rates between 3 and 5 times those of white males. Excluding the youngest and oldest age groups, black males were imprisoned at rates that ranged between 5 and 7 times the rates of white males. Among persons ages 20 to 24, black males were imprisoned at about 7 times that of white males. Among persons ages 60 to 64, the black male imprisonment rate was 5 times that of the white male imprisonment rate. In comparison, Hispanic males were imprisoned at 2 to 3 times the rate of white males in 2011. Black females were imprisoned at between 2 and 3 times the rate of white females, while Hispanic females were imprisoned at between 1 and 3 times the rate of white females."
http://drugwarfacts.org/cms/...
I think it's ridiculous. Maybe people shouldn't go to jail. How about you point the finger at the individuals or <gasp> their parents.
Welfare rates are 5-7 times higher too. Barely half of black males graduate high school (52%). 3/4 (72%) of black babies are born out of wedlock. It's all white peoples' fault, tho. White angry males grab their d's and make them stick it into women and then we stand there with a gun and threaten to shoot them if they marry them after impregnating them.
We also stand outside of schools with guns and make them drop out of school or it's cause their schools are racist, even though in an inner city school you have a lot of minority teachers and administrators ... they are racist minority teachers and administrators, like this guy (so funny, if you have never seen this Chappelle skit):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =0ofr3GLb5F0XX
Sorry, i was addressing your post above here.....
Timmy

United States

#91540 Sep 17, 2013
It also doesn't hurt that a number of the charter fishing boats in Florida hire waitresses to serve beer while wearing outfits so skimpy they would make a Hooter's waitress blush.
Sublime1 wrote:
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The vast majority of folks don't go out fishing because they are budget conscious and are looking for a cheap food source. They do it primarily or significantly for the sporting aspect.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#91541 Sep 17, 2013
Sublime1 wrote:
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Incidentally, the Obama administration wants to stop employers from using your criminal history against you when making hiring decisions, which I think is bat shyte crazy.
Where did you hear that one?

Since: Aug 08

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#91542 Sep 17, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
Nope, sub, you aren't right just because you say you are. I see the effects of long-term institutionalized racism in this country. Yay for you that you don't.
AFter all, you got yours, who cares about anybody else? "Please" is right.
I see the effects of brain dead liberals. Every group has encountered racism. Jews historically have been treated worse than any group on the planet.

I may have got mine and, but lots of other black folks have gotten theirs too, they being the ones who didn't go to jail and didn't drop out of high school.

If you drop out of high school and go to prison, maybe, just maybe, the reason why you can't get a good job is because you dropped out high school and went to prison and not racism. I know I'm going out on a limb here and defying logic and common sense with this statement. <sarcasm>.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#91543 Sep 17, 2013
Making fun of you wrote:
<quoted text>Where were the armed teachers the NRA wanted????
In school, teaching?

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

United States

#91544 Sep 17, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>I saw a white military guy in uniform, who said the guy next to him got shot....all the dead victims were white, and one indian-american.....I'm really talking more about how racism is handled by the media......more a campaign, than one incident....maybe i am the only one that notices it?....
You're not the only one.

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#91545 Sep 17, 2013
Maybe because I'm not reading too much about this naval yard shooter, but I'm not seeing this as a black/white thing. This kind of workplace shooting/mass shooting rarely seems to be about race. After all, these people are f*cking crazy and crazy comes in all colors.

The story that I do think is about race is about this young black guy killed (shot 10 times) in NC by a cop. I believe that if you inserted a white guy into the same set of circumstances, no way would he have ended up dead, shot 10 times.

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/family-man-shot-...

Since: Aug 08

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#91546 Sep 17, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
I don't think condition's of criminal backround, should be excluded from hiring practices, regardless of any disparity displayed by any races proclivities....it's just another example of the Social Engineering going on through our media and government...You are correct, it is outta line.....If this President promoted it, he too is wrong....Much of this mindset has been established, over a long amount of time.....
I agree. I also think until you address the root causes for these statistics, which is not society, but home life and community life, you'll never make things better. If you really want to help folks, you need to tackle the root cause, not blame other folks who play no role in individual decision making or address the symptoms, but not the causes.

I don't cause black males to drop out of high school. I don't cause black males to go to prison. I don't cause black males to impregnate women they are not married to (thus ensuring another generation that will likely repeat the cycle).

I think liberals would have a point that it is racism if if black folks graduated at the same rate as other groups, went to college at the same rate as other groups, had similar incarceration rates as other groups, but to have all these statistical disparities going on and say that it is racism that causes them to lag other groups and not these statistical disparities, is bat shyte crazy.

Why won't my kids drop out of high school, cause I won't let them drop out of high school. I've stressed education since they were young kids. You don't have that sort of parental involvement in a higher percentage of black families. That is why more black males drop out. It has nothing to do with white people. It has nothing to do with society. It has everything to do with parenting. This one issue is a microcosm for what causes the statistical disparities I pointed out.

Rather than address it, liberals want to stick their head in the sand and ignore it, pretend it doesn't exist, and not even attempt to address it. Their solution is just throw more handouts at them, which only means the cycle will repeat itself, as it has been for the last 50-60 years.

It is the breakdown at the family level that is the major cause for these things, plain and simple.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#91547 Sep 17, 2013
What I see on the net is that there is a glorified role for a black man called Badass.
Definition:
1.(noun)a tough, aggressive, or uncooperative person.
"one of them is a real badass, the other's pretty friendly"

2.(adjective) tough or aggressive.
"a strange fellow with a badass temper"
particularly bad or severe.
"some badass virus I'd caught at sea"
3. formidable; excellent.
"this was one badass camera"

All of the shooter's conduct before yesterday would be labeled Badass and would not be seen as wrong, reportable or worrisome by a large part of US society.

Whether that segment is black society or whether it includes younger underemployed white guys is open to discussion.

To me this is the same group that casually labels women as b*tches and wh*res.

Whether this guy lost sight of the difference between strutting in the hood and accepted behavior or whether he was truly mental, this looks to me like just an extension of behavior which is otherwise glorified and praised.

Wait! Didn't GTA V come out yesterday?

Since: Aug 08

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#91548 Sep 17, 2013
Timmy wrote:
It also doesn't hurt that a number of the charter fishing boats in Florida hire waitresses to serve beer while wearing outfits so skimpy they would make a Hooter's waitress blush.
<quoted text>
That sounds like fun for the whole family!:p

Since: Jan 10

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#91549 Sep 17, 2013
squishymama wrote:
Maybe because I'm not reading too much about this naval yard shooter, but I'm not seeing this as a black/white thing. This kind of workplace shooting/mass shooting rarely seems to be about race. After all, these people are f*cking crazy and crazy comes in all colors.
The story that I do think is about race is about this young black guy killed (shot 10 times) in NC by a cop. I believe that if you inserted a white guy into the same set of circumstances, no way would he have ended up dead, shot 10 times.
http://sports.yahoo.com/news/family-man-shot-...
ITA.

And that cop is being charged. You know it has to be bad for cops to charge their own.

Since: Oct 12

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#91550 Sep 17, 2013
Sublime1 wrote:
<quoted text>
I agree. I also think until you address the root causes for these statistics, which is not society, but home life and community life, you'll never make things better. If you really want to help folks, you need to tackle the root cause, not blame other folks who play no role in individual decision making or address the symptoms, but not the causes.
I don't cause black males to drop out of high school. I don't cause black males to go to prison. I don't cause black males to impregnate women they are not married to (thus ensuring another generation that will likely repeat the cycle).
I think liberals would have a point that it is racism if if black folks graduated at the same rate as other groups, went to college at the same rate as other groups, had similar incarceration rates as other groups, but to have all these statistical disparities going on and say that it is racism that causes them to lag other groups and not these statistical disparities, is bat shyte crazy.
Why won't my kids drop out of high school, cause I won't let them drop out of high school. I've stressed education since they were young kids. You don't have that sort of parental involvement in a higher percentage of black families. That is why more black males drop out. It has nothing to do with white people. It has nothing to do with society. It has everything to do with parenting. This one issue is a microcosm for what causes the statistical disparities I pointed out.
Rather than address it, liberals want to stick their head in the sand and ignore it, pretend it doesn't exist, and not even attempt to address it. Their solution is just throw more handouts at them, which only means the cycle will repeat itself, as it has been for the last 50-60 years.
It is the breakdown at the family level that is the major cause for these things, plain and simple.
What we have had, here in Florida is a system whereby black's through Affirmative Action, have been given preference in schooling and job selection....what that has produced, is a group of still clueless individuals, screwing up State Family Services jobs, leading to dead abused children...also, useless teachers that perform poorly, yet are protected either by race or a powerful teacher's union....I keep waiting for common sense to come back into style....lol....

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#91551 Sep 17, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
<quoted text>
Taken away FOR LIFE.
Just like I feel that if you are caught over fishing or violating other fishing/hunting regulations, you lose that privilege FOR LIFE.
That carries as much weight as an order of protection. It's paper . The guys it is directed at ignore it.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#91552 Sep 17, 2013
courtroom observer wrote:
<quoted text>Are arrests the same as convictions?
No.
A job application will ask you about convictions, not arrests.

Depending on the job, if a background check is going to be made, crimes that you have been charged with but not convicted of will show up.

Background checks are done where the job is a position of trust. Otherwise they are not worth the money.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#91553 Sep 17, 2013
Sublime1 wrote:
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I see the effects of brain dead liberals. Every group has encountered racism. Jews historically have been treated worse than any group on the planet.
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Jews have been treated badly longer than any other definable group and bad things have happened to them as a group even before the Holocaust, but by and large , except for the Holocaust Jews were not rounded up and enslaved, transported as cargo and never let go.

Jews assimilate. Historically conversion was accepted even if it was at the point of a sword or a burning stake.

Blacks can't convert to being white. It doesn't matter what's under the skin, they get shot by cops 10 times when running for help after a car accident.

The group knows I come from a Jewish background. Bad things happened to people I knew and more of their relatives, but I think Blacks have it worse.

Since: Jan 10

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#91554 Sep 17, 2013
Ugh. I may go home early. I had a lot of trouble sleeping last night. I felt like a dull weight was on my chest, keeping my lungs from fulling inflating. And I felt like, if I went to sleep, i wouldn't inhale enough -- I was having to consciously inhale and it was something of a struggle. But it also could have been purely mental, psychosomatic. Was fully up (as in up and walking around 2-2:30 and am exhausted now.

Man, parents of infants, doing that night after night has to be so exhausting.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

United States

#91555 Sep 17, 2013
squishymama wrote:
Maybe because I'm not reading too much about this naval yard shooter, but I'm not seeing this as a black/white thing. This kind of workplace shooting/mass shooting rarely seems to be about race. After all, these people are f*cking crazy and crazy comes in all colors.
No, this incident probably isn't about race. However, if it was a white guy who shot up an office full of black people, you better believe the media, and people like Sharpton and Jack@zz, would be screaming racism.

Since: Jan 10

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#91556 Sep 17, 2013
Does anyone else remember the Blues Brothers song "Rubber Biscuit"?

Bow bow bow...
(Um, do that again)
Bow bow bow...
Have you ever heard of a wish sandwich? A wish sandwich is the kind of a
Sandwich where you have two slices of bread and you, hee hee hee, wish you
Had some meat...
Bow bow bow...
Ummm... the other day I had a ricochet biscuit. A ricochet biscuit is the
Kind of a biscuit that's supposed to bounce back off the wall into your
Mouth. If it don't bounce back, hee hee hee,... you go hungry!
Bow bow bow...
Umm, umm, umm... the other day I had a cool water sandwich and a Sunday-go-
To-meetin' bun...
Bow bow bow...
Hee hee hee hee... What da ya want for nothing?... a rrrrrrrrubber biscuit?
Bow bow oooh ooh oooh oooooooo-waaaaaaaah...

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#91557 Sep 17, 2013
That still does nothing to justify the absurdity of telling an employer they cant consider criminal history when hiring.
Are you really thinking a huge investment company who moves millions of dollars daily is going to be required to not consider a persons criminal history? Do you think the SEC and FINRA are going to excuse something being stolen, embezzled, or improperly traded just because obamma said they had to ignore the persons history of embezzlement and hired them?

More feel good do nothing legislation that will only hurt the honest workers and drive them to crime to feed their family's because the criminals who robbed their homes are now stealing their jobs, just because their a minority and did not bother to finish school and compete honestly.

Bleh!
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
Nope, sub, you aren't right just because you say you are. I see the effects of long-term institutionalized racism in this country. Yay for you that you don't.
AFter all, you got yours, who cares about anybody else? "Please" is right.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

United States

#91558 Sep 17, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>In school, teaching?
Yeah, not really sure what his point was, as armed teachers have no bearing on this incident.

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