What about that?

“"*" Always Thinking "*"”

Level 8

Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#1 Sep 18, 2013
The United States is 3rd in Murders throughout the World.



But if you remove just 4 cities: Chicago, Detroit, Washington DC and New Orleans,

the United States is 4th from the bottom in the entire world for Murders.



And these 4 cities also have the toughest Gun Control Laws in the United States.



This tell you anything?



PS: These 4 cities are also run by DEMOCRATS!

Since: Jan 07

Location Shown

#2 Sep 18, 2013
Add the ones that could be oBama's son, and it goes up by one,...

“"*" Always Thinking "*"”

Level 8

Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#3 Sep 18, 2013
One what?
hundred
one million

Black-on-black crime is a sensitive subject in this increasingly polarized nation. While covered in academia and occasionally addressed by talking heads on television, some believe it rarely, if ever, receives the type and depth of attention it deserves. Instead, critics argue that this national tragedy is usually swept under the rug by powerful interest groups and individuals more concerned with elevating their own racially-driven agendas than addressing the real issues at hand. The Trayvon Martin case is only the most recent example of this grim hypocrisy.

Indeed, statistics support a very different narrative than the one usually offered by “race hustlers,” as Pastor C.L. Bryant calls them, who routinely portray an America where members of the black community are selectively targeted and brutalized by white racists.

A 2007 special report released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, reveals that approximately 8,000 — and, in certain years, as many as 9,000 African Americans are murdered annually in the United States. This chilling figure is accompanied by another equally sobering fact, that 93% of these murders are in fact perpetrated by other blacks. The analysis, supported by FBI records, finds that in 2005 alone, for example, African Americans accounted for 49% of all homicide victims in the US — again, almost exclusively at the hands of other African Americans.

To put these number in perspective, recall that over 6,400 U.S. service men and women have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan combined over the course of a decade-long war fought in those nations. During the Vietnam War, which lasted nearly 13 years, some 58,000 Americans were killed — nearly 13 percent of whom were African American.

Extrapolating black-on-black crime data reveals that, by comparison, approximately 100,000 African Americans have been killed on our own streets at the hands of other African Americans in roughly the same stretches of time. It is difficult to find anyone who would white-wash these mind-numbing statistics.

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