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Is Police racism being mischaracterized?

Discussion in 'Human Affairs, Political Movements and Charities' started by wellwisher, Aug 26, 2020.

  1. Revoltingest

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    Thank you for this astounding fact, Sherlock.
    Your post doesn't even address my point that
    everyone should be more concerned about
    justice for every race & gender.
     
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  2. Tambourine

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    You seemed to genuinely struggle with the concept of proportionality. I'm sorry if my examples didn't help with your problems.

    BLM seem very concerned about justice for every race and gender, to the point of putting their own physical bodies on the line to fight for it.
     
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  3. Revoltingest

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    Bless your little heart.
    You're so dedicated to mischaracterizing.
     
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    A lot of people who do that are having mental health crises and are trying to get the cops to kill them. There was a famous video not to look ago of a distressed man with a knife in China and a police officer calmly talked them down. Here, he would've just been blown away. The cops should not be handling mental health calls at all.
     
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  5. Kooky

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    I'm of the controversial opinion that mental health calls should be handled by properly trained mental health professionals, but apparently people would rather pour money by the bucketload into police district budgets than share a single dime from the tax payer's pool with mental health institutions who would be equipped to handle such issues.

    Perhaps people ought to focus less on their paranoia over "ghetto thugs" and start caring more about the health and well being of their fellow humans, but maybe that's just me and my crazy SJW ideas about society.
     
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    It is probably true that police should not handle mental cases. But if they show up at a crime scene and someone starts shooting at them, they cannot stop to see if it is a mental case. They have to defend themselves. And yes, if it is a choice, I would rather the mental case die than the police. I know I will get hate messages for that but that is the way it is.
     
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    The idea that the police typically starts shooting "to defend themselves" may be exceptionally optimistic with regards to their typical rules of engagement.
     
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  8. wellwisher

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    One correlation that is not looked at, is that the places where police violence was most prominent, as defined by the riots by BLM and other groups that past summer, are all run by the Democrats. Racism is a not a white thing, but a Democrat thing. White guilt is a distraction from the long racist history of the whites and some blacks within Democrat party. They are trying to spread their blame to others.

    The white guilt scam was created by the Democrats, even though President Lincoln was a Republican, and the South that tried to secede to maintain slavery, was run by the Democrats. The KKK was invented by the Democrats to pressure the freed slaves back to servitude. The Jim Crow laws were put in place by southern Democrats through laws in Washington. The Democrats even showed Hitler and his crew, before Hitler gained full power, how to use Jim Crow Laws to persecute an entire race. What the Democrats had created in the USA, for the blacks, was applied to the Jews by the Germans.

    The white guilt and reparations scams is an attempt to blame others for the crimes of the Democrats, so their atrocities are never dealt with. It is not coincidence that all the riots, this past summer, were in Democrat controlled cities. The Democrat leaders are still racists, but they have figured out how to hide it by accusing others.

    I am not sure why the Blacks put on blinders, to their sad history with the Democrats. Why do they accept the lies about that past, and now want reparations from the party that helped them end slavery? The Republicans paid it forward with 300,000 lives. Governor Wallace was a Democrat. Nixon pulled Southern states away from the Democrat party, to the Republican party, as Civil Rights gained momentum.

    One possible lure for the Black, is based on a Democrat language scam, that the Black race baiters are able to profit from. Racism has been redefined, by the Left, to exempt Blacks from being called racist, even when they are being racist. There is dual standard that feeds into ignorance.

    Racism means anyone who judges others based on their race; color of skin. The person who is not a racist will judge each person as an individual; content of character. Character is developed by each person and has nothing to do with birth or racial stereo-types. Martin Luther King saw a time when people would be judged as individuals, and not as herd animals of a given color. The Democrats decided to go backwards by justifying the herd animal approach, by defining reverse racism, as not racism, even though it judges by race and not individuals. Old habits run deep.

    The Democrat policy of affirmative action was racist and sexist, since it was not based on individual merit, but race and sex. Democrats continue to use race and sex to create division and then sell this as not racist or sexist, by their own definition. But like any racism and sexism, whether you call it that or not, it will create a defensive backlash that divides people. It does not unite people.

    If you look at sports such as basketball, the NBA does not reflect the demographics of the USA in terms of race, sex, etc. The league reflects the merit of individuals, apart from any shallow one size fits all criteria such as race, age, and sex. That fact that black men dominate the sport is not racist, since everyone plays by one set of rules and the best players rise above, based on objective standards; points, assist, steals, etc., regardless of race. There are difference between people that cannot be settled by racial quotas.

    Say we applied the Democrat based racist and sexist solution of affirmative action to the NBA. We will force the NBA to look make itself look like the demographics of American culture, with so many white, blacks, Asians, Hispanics, men, women, handicapped, elderly, etc. Will this improve the sport or will the sport regress to something worse? The later is the USA in a nutshell, due to the racist and sexist Democrat party. Individual merit does not register with a bigot. Instead they will try too use racial and sexual quotas based on stereotypes.
     
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    I suggest you read about the Southern Strategy, superstar. Your every post oozes projection and right-wing nonsense.
    Big Trump fan? :rolleyes:
     
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