Why is Obama Silent Regarding The Knock Out Game?

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Portion of article 11/21/13

ALBANY, N.Y.(CBSNewYork/AP)– A New York state legislator said it’s time to crack down on the violent “knockout game” in which youths sucker punch innocent bystanders for kicks.

Assemblyman Jim Tedisco, R-Schenectady, said Thursday that his bill would make the violent game a gang assault with a sentence of up to 25 years. Youths would be charged as adults.

“They want to be big shots and big men … so they should have a big law to protect the innocent law-abiding citizens,” Tedisco told WCBS 880.“Clearly, these are not young gentlemen — they’re punks, they’re thugs, they’re cowards.”

Tedisco said his measure is intended to be a deterrent to stop the game in which participants try to punch a stranger so hard they are rendered unconscious, often while other youths record the attack for online sites.
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His bill will also include prison time for convicted accomplices who watch or record the assaults.

State Assemblyman Dov Hikind, D-Brooklyn, has written to President Barack Obama and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, urging federal action against “knockout game” attacks.

There have been seven so-called “knockout” or “polar bear” assaults in the Crown Heights and Midwood sections of Brooklyn since October, police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Wednesday.

The alternate name “polar bearing” comes from the fact that the victims are white.

A string of attacks on religious Jews were also reported in Crown Heights in recent weeks.

A 12-year-old Jewish boy who was a “knockout” victim two weeks ago told CBS 2′s Tony Aiello in an exclusive interview that he’s more interested in an apology than seeing his attackers go to jail.

The yeshiva student, who is devoutly religious, thinks a mandatory moment of silence in public schools would help.

“I think this could have all been prevented,” said the boy, who asked not to be identified.

“The boys and teens would know that there’s always a God watching them, and they wouldn’t only be afraid of the police,” he added.

Last week, the boy’s father told CBS 2 that after his son was struck at random by a group of teenagers, one gave “a hysterial, happy shout:‘We got him.’”

Leaders in the black community said they share the concerns of their Jewish neighbors and they’re urging parents to talk to their children about the consequences if they take part in the game.

“To go around and harm just anybody on the premise that you want to show your bravado is not to be accepted in our community, in Crown Heights, in Brownsville or anywhere else for that matter,” said Tony Herbert, an activist with the National Action Network.“Keep your hands to yourself. That is stupid.”

The latest known victim was a 78-year-old woman attacked a week ago Saturday in Midwood. The victim’s daughter said her mother was attacked in broad daylight by a young man who walked toward her, balled up his fist and hit her with all his might on the top of her head then ran off.

“She had her purse. She had bags from department stores. There was not even an attempt to take anything from her,” the daughter told CBS 2′s Dave Carlin.”It was just a wanton act to hurt another human being.”

Kelly said several victims have not reported the incidents because no robbery is involved.

“I would like to urge anyone who has been victimized by this to come forward and let us know,” said the police commissioner.“In order for us to respond, we have to have this information.”
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Why? Because he sneaks out at night and plays it his dammseffs.

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Obama tends to be involved in black issues when it is convenient for him. This is an uncomfortable situation because he has no explanation other than the obvious. Give him and the MSM time, somehow it will be everybody else's fault but the gutless punks that do this.

If you also notice, most of these attacks take place in "gun-free zones", insuring that their victims most likely be unable to defend themselves.
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Diversity victim cult people are the perps in the knockout game.

Obama is a diversity ideologue, and the cultivated vanity of diversity people would be hurt by publicly identifying them as less than a victim.
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Freddy wrote:
Diversity victim cult people are the perps in the knockout game.
Obama is a diversity ideologue, and the cultivated vanity of diversity people would be hurt by publicly identifying them as less than a victim.
I agree Freddy.

Those that see themselves as "victims" such as Black ghetto youth, Muslims and also young punk Whites like Johnny Masters from Louisville who also strongly identify with Blacks as victims and have a grudge against authority figures.

In Johnny's case he recently went after two police officers in a violent confrontation that ended up with Johnny filing as case of "police brutality" against the Louisville cops who gave the young White punk a through beating.

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You people are fkn crybabies. And fkn crazy as hell.

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You people are fkn crybabies. And fkn crazy as hell.
YOU people are violent criminals. Get that through your sloped skull, boy.
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Oliver Canterberry wrote:
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I agree Freddy.
Those that see themselves as "victims" such as Black ghetto youth, Muslims and also young punk Whites like Johnny Masters from Louisville who also strongly identify with Blacks as victims and have a grudge against authority figures.
In Johnny's case he recently went after two police officers in a violent confrontation that ended up with Johnny filing as case of "police brutality" against the Louisville cops who gave the young White punk a through beating.
Johnny probably propositioned a male cop in plainclothes, and was shocked by the hateful reaction.

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"Why is Obama Silent Regarding The Knock Out Game?"

He won't take action on local assaults?

I'm sure if you want to do away with city, county, & state power, & turn it over to the federal government it can be done. But I thought you guys didn't like big government. What happened to that?

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"Why is Obama Silent Regarding The Knock Out Game?"
He won't take action on local assaults?
I'm sure if you want to do away with city, county, & state power, & turn it over to the federal government it can be done. But I thought you guys didn't like big government. What happened to that?
Yet he weighed in on the Cambridge Police and the Trayvon Martin case.
You're not too bright, are you?

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Media Blackout of the ‘Knockout Game’
http://frontpagemag.com/2013/david-paulin/med...

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<quoted text>YOU people are violent criminals. Get that through your sloped skull, boy.
Your opinion is noted, date rape.

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Trayvonius Martinez wrote:
<quoted text>Yet he weighed in on the Cambridge Police and the Trayvon Martin case.
You're not too bright, are you?
So did every other politician and news media. Strike one, dumbass.

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Black Rhino wrote:
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So did every other politician and news media. Strike one, dumbass.
And just why was that, Silverback? Come on, boy...it's as plain as the color on your face.

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Black Rhino wrote:
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Your opinion is noted, date rape.
Those last two words tell us quite a bit about your animal thought processes.
You've never had a willing sexual partner, have you?

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Trayvonius Martinez wrote:
<quoted text>Yet he weighed in on the Cambridge Police and the Trayvon Martin case.
You're not too bright, are you?
In what way did he take part in those? The media, all of them, hounded him for a comment. Would you rather a president ignore the media and citizens when they're all asking him the same question?

If he gets as many requests concerning the knockout game I'm sure he would give his view. Like I said, do you want to turn over local & state power to the federal government so they can handle local matters. It sounds like you do.

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Media Blackout of the ‘Knockout Game’
http://frontpagemag.com/2013/david-paulin/med...
If there's a blackout how do you know about the crimes? Maybe from watching the news or reading newspapers? I heard about it on CNN.
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Trayvonius Martinez wrote:
Media Blackout of the ‘Knockout Game’
http://frontpagemag.com/2013/david-paulin/med...
Read the Washington Post and the NYT on a daily basis. You are wrong.

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DayStar_ wrote:
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In what way did he take part in those? The media, all of them, hounded him for a comment. Would you rather a president ignore the media and citizens when they're all asking him the same question?
If he gets as many requests concerning the knockout game I'm sure he would give his view. Like I said, do you want to turn over local & state power to the federal government so they can handle local matters. It sounds like you do.
It sounds like you have comprehension problems and make things up out of thin air.
Presidents have no business commenting on local law enforcement matters. The standard response should be, "I'm not going to comment on a local law enforcement or judicial matter. Next question."
And that applies to ALL presidents; I remember Bush 41 making matters worse when he opened his mouth about the acquittal of the cops in the Rodney King case in 1992.

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Duke for Mayor wrote:
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Read the Washington Post and the NYT on a daily basis. You are wrong.
woof
Combined circulation: 2.3 million, daily.
Percentage that are actually read? Who knows?
Demographic of their readers? Upper middle class and upper class whites, mainly on the East Coast.

Combined viewership of the three major evening network newscasts?
22 million on an average night.

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