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    Re: LA Times says conservative white men worse than terrorists, monitoring needed

    Regressives being regressives

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    Re: LA Times says conservative white men worse than terrorists, monitoring needed

    Well statistically speaking you are more likely to be killed by an angry white conservative than a terrorism. Of course you're probably more likely to be killed by a watermelon than a terrorist as well.

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    LA Times says conservative white men worse than terrorists, monitoring needed

    Quote Originally Posted by Wiseone View Post
    Well statistically speaking you are more likely to be killed by an angry white conservative than a terrorism. Of course you're probably more likely to be killed by a watermelon than a terrorist as well.
    how does that statistic shake out when comparing that white man to say...a black man? Or a Hispanic man? You know... Statistically speaking...

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    Re: LA Times says conservative white men worse than terrorists, monitoring needed

    Quote Originally Posted by madman View Post
    No s***!





    LA Times says conservative white men worse than terrorists, monitoring needed - Spokane Conservative | Examiner.com

    According to an op-ed at the Los Angeles Times, conservative white men who support the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms are worse than international terrorists and need to be monitored by the federal government, Infowars reported Wednesday.
    The op-ed, written after the Southern Poverty Law Center demanded the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security "crack down on Americans expressing opposition to an increasingly tyrannical federal government," claims there are "cells of angry men in the United States preparing for combat with the U.S. government."
    "They are usually heavily armed, blinded by an intractable hatred, often motivated by religious zeal," the Times wrote.
    Kurt Nimmo accused the paper of racism for singling out white men as the culprit that needs to be dealt with by the federal government.
    "They are white, right-wing Americans, nearly all with an obsessive attachment to guns, who may represent a greater danger to the lives of American civilians than international terrorists," the Times said.


    I like this part from the Times:
    well, at least you are honest about liking racism.. that's something I guess.

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    Re: LA Times says conservative white men worse than terrorists, monitoring needed

    For those who want to judge the LA Times with actual context, here's a link to the actual editorial which was in response to the SPLC's* annual report: Extremist 'patriots' imperil the United States - latimes.com

    The editorial was about militia groups, not all conservatives with guns.

    Note that this part of the LA Times editorial wasn't mentioned in the Examiner piece:

    "What can be done to reverse this tide of belligerent ignorance? Not much. The typical patriot acts within his free-speech and 2nd Amendment rights, and in fact most patriot activity consists of venting steam by meeting with like-minded Neanderthals and firing off blog posts threatening civil war. Yet such blather tends to get under the skin of the Timothy McVeighs of the world. These groups should be closely monitored, with resources adequate to the task, even if it means shifting some homeland security money from the hunt for foreign terrorists."

    Sounds reasonable to me, and it certainly does not call for a "crackdown."

    *described by one regular on this forum as "as bad as the KKK" despite having no murders on their resume. (the KKK has hundreds)
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    Re: LA Times says conservative white men worse than terrorists, monitoring needed

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    how does that statistic shake out when comparing that white man to say...a black man? Or a Hispanic man? You know... Statistically speaking...
    The post wasn't meant to be taken seriously, besides who cares what colors of skin are more statistically likely to murder someone

    And here are some statistics, although it doesn't give the likelihood of an individual being killed by a certain person of a certain color.
    http://projects.wsj.com/murderdata/?...#view=all&kr=B
    Also your post was a complete red herring when it came to my post, the statistical likelihood of being killed by a black or Hispanic man has no bearing on the fact likelihood of being killed by a white guy is far greater than being killed by a terrorist.

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    Re: LA Times says conservative white men worse than terrorists, monitoring needed

    Quote Originally Posted by Wiseone View Post
    The post wasn't meant to be taken seriously, besides who cares what colors of skin are more statistically likely to murder someone

    And here are some statistics, although it doesn't give the likelihood of an individual being killed by a certain person of a certain color.
    Murder in America - WSJ.com
    Also your post was a complete red herring when it came to my post, the statistical likelihood of being killed by a black or Hispanic man has no bearing on the fact likelihood of being killed by a white guy is far greater than being killed by a terrorist.
    Well, when established print media, government agencies and think tanks start thinking, writing and believing that a particular demographic is more dangerous than known terrorists, I'd be on the side of supplying those thinkers with information that shows who is truly more dangerous than known terrorists, i.e. not the demographics they're currently analyzing.

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    LA Times says conservative white men worse than terrorists, monitoring needed

    Quote Originally Posted by Wiseone View Post
    The post wasn't meant to be taken seriously, besides who cares what colors of skin are more statistically likely to murder someone

    And here are some statistics, although it doesn't give the likelihood of an individual being killed by a certain person of a certain color.
    http://projects.wsj.com/murderdata/?...#view=all&kr=B
    Also your post was a complete red herring when it came to my post, the statistical likelihood of being killed by a black or Hispanic man has no bearing on the fact likelihood of being killed by a white guy is far greater than being killed by a terrorist.
    Wonderful. Now...statistically...what is the likelihood of being murdered by a white man as compared to a black or Hispanic man? What do you think the response would have been had the newspaper made sub a comparison?

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    Re: LA Times says conservative white men worse than terrorists, monitoring needed

    Interesting. I wonder if the founding fathers of the country would currently be considered "extremist patriots", and would have the liberals that we see here calling for government surveillance of them, and arrest/conviction if possible. I suspect so. Funny how the tide gets turned, depending on one's comfort and security.
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    Re: LA Times says conservative white men worse than terrorists, monitoring needed

    Quote Originally Posted by madman View Post
    No s***!





    LA Times says conservative white men worse than terrorists, monitoring needed - Spokane Conservative | Examiner.com

    According to an op-ed at the Los Angeles Times, conservative white men who support the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms are worse than international terrorists and need to be monitored by the federal government, Infowars reported Wednesday.
    The op-ed, written after the Southern Poverty Law Center demanded the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security "crack down on Americans expressing opposition to an increasingly tyrannical federal government," claims there are "cells of angry men in the United States preparing for combat with the U.S. government."
    "They are usually heavily armed, blinded by an intractable hatred, often motivated by religious zeal," the Times wrote.
    Kurt Nimmo accused the paper of racism for singling out white men as the culprit that needs to be dealt with by the federal government.
    "They are white, right-wing Americans, nearly all with an obsessive attachment to guns, who may represent a greater danger to the lives of American civilians than international terrorists," the Times said.


    I like this part from the Times:
    That's the general solution for conservative and liberal alike...more government involvement, more government monitoring, less freedom.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    "I should have loved freedom, I believe, at all times, but in the time in which we live I am ready to worship it."

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