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originally posted by: Untermenschen Rebell
Why does it say "youth mob" on the news's video?
Looks like a bunch of blacks to me.
originally posted by: Asktheanimals
Just a second here....c'mon now, what's different about this? They're going after a Black dude. Why him? I'm inclined to believe there was some prior incident that set this off. Not making excuses because this is inexcusable but this is a far cry from your random group beat down we've been seeing lately.
Things have changed over the last 10 years or so. Even when NWA first came out in the mid-eighties this type of random violence was not that common. Even 10 years it wasn't. Somehow violence particularly against non-members of this segment of society has been quietly condoned and excused to the point where it's becoming a pandemic. I can't help but think social engineering is at work here through the media, music and entertainment twisting the minds of young people to express themselves in a such a base manner. Somebody needs to remind them just how far removed their behavior is from the ideals expressed during the civil rights era and how they are throwing away a legacy of justice and equity that so many suffered for them to have.
Highlights: The U.S. homicide rate declined by nearly half (49%), from 9.3 homicides per 100,000 U.S. residents in 1992 to 4.7 in 2011, falling to the lowest level since 1963. From 2002 to 2011, the average homicide rate for males was 3.6 times higher than the rate for females. The average homicide rate for blacks was 6.3 times higher than the rate for whites. From 2002 to 2011, young adults ages 18 to 24 had the highest homicide rate of any age group and experienced the greatest rate decline (down 22%) over the 10-year period, from 15.2 per 100,000 in 2002 to 11.9 in 2011. The rate of homicides involving a firearm decreased by 49% from 1992 to 2011, while the percentage of homicide victims killed by a firearm (67%) remained stable. Large cities of 100,000 or more residents experienced the largest decline (23%) in homicide rates from 2002 to 2011, compared to communities with less than 100,000 residents. From 2002 to 2011, the majority (95%) of homicide incidents involved a single victim. In 2011, 66% of homicides with a single victim involved a firearm, compared to 79% of homicide incidents with multiple victims.
Other findings from the report include the following: In 2010, the 17 percent of violent crime victims who experienced repeat victimization accounted for 54 percent of all violent victimizations. For serious violent crimes, the victimization rate decreased 77 percent from 1993 to 2010, while the prevalence rate decreased 66 percent. The decline in total household property crime victimization rates (down 64 percent) from 1993 to 2010 was greater than the decline in prevalence rates (down 48 percent). The proportion of household property crime victims who reported two or more incidents during each year decreased from 25 percent in 1993 to 18 percent in 2010. In 2010, the 18 percent of repeat household victims accounted for about 41 percent of all household property victimizations.
originally posted by: MichiganSwampBuck
Like another poster said here, this is a subculture. A subculture of violence and death who use beatings and intimidation as a show of force to gain power and respect on the street.
originally posted by: JourneymanWelder
i dont give a flying you know what how old these kids are! they wanna act like thugs? throw them in a big boy jail with real thugs and see how llong they last. they need to learn the hard way.
originally posted by: MichiganSwampBuck
I would think that if the victim had shot a few of these punks, then the next time this thug gang got together, they would be armed and ready to shoot back at almost anyone indiscriminately. Actually, I'm surprised that this riffraff didn't pull a gun right off the bat.
Like another poster said here, this is a subculture. A subculture of violence and death who use beatings and intimidation as a show of force to gain power and respect on the street. Junior bad asses trying to climb the ladder of gangsta success and make a name for themselves. Unfortunately, prison and jail time only enforce this attitude and give the real gangs and Islamic extremists new recruits.
originally posted by: ArchangelOger
a reply to: opethPA
That sort of behavior doesn't surprise me at all. "kids" aren't the same "kids" they were 20-30 years ago. Anyone who would claim otherwise are blind or simply just don't have the sense to know/see it. Maybe it's both.
originally posted by: sdcigarpig
The man has good self control, and those children are very lucky. The saddest thing, is that the man probably was justified in using his weapon to protect himself and his child. And if he did, the families of those children shot would have blamed him and made every excuse as to why he was wrong, instead of accepting that their darling children were comitting a crime.