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Old 12-23-2009, 06:49 PM
 
Location: Inis Fada
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I bet he doesn't check white in that little box that ask for race.
I agree.

I can't check 'white' even though I am in appearance, because I am 'Hispanic' according to official documents. Once in a very blue moon will I see boxes labeled: white/Hispanic, non-white/Hispanic.
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Old 12-23-2009, 06:56 PM
 
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This disturbing problem of young sociopaths goes much deeper than race.
But it didn't begin until it WAS about race.
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Old 12-23-2009, 07:00 PM
 
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Homeschooling is the way to go, people. Yes, not everyone can afford it, but for those who can budget it in, it beats private school tuition and getting doused with fire or beaten up any day.

It's all about priority. As parents, do we get rid of the McMansion mortgage and that 2nd income or does little Johnny or Susie deserve a safe place to learn...AT HOME!
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Old 12-23-2009, 07:07 PM
 
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Originally Posted by lifelongMOgal

This disturbing problem of young sociopaths goes much deeper than race.


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But it didn't begin until it WAS about race.
Let me see if I can figure this out.

'It' would be 'the disturbing problem of young sociopaths'.

So, the disturbing problem of young sociopaths didn't go deeper than race until this disturbing problem was about race.

To put it another way, prior to the disturbing problem of young sociopaths being about race, it did not go deeper than race? Or are you saying that there would be no disturbing pattern of young sociopaths if it wasn't about race.

Have I got that? This is very profound stuff.

- Reel
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Old 12-23-2009, 07:11 PM
 
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Homeschooling is the way to go, people. Yes, not everyone can afford it, but for those who can budget it in, it beats private school tuition and getting doused with fire or beaten up any day.

It's all about priority. As parents, do we get rid of the McMansion mortgage and that 2nd income or does little Johnny or Susie deserve a safe place to learn...AT HOME!
I would just add that lest people assume homeschooling is exclusively the domain of white fundamentalist Christians, there is a growing movement among black parents to homeschool their children, and their children are doing fantastically. Definitely something to think about. There are also Jewish homeschoolers, and probably just about any group you can think of.
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Old 12-23-2009, 07:35 PM
 
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So you can't prove the identity of the attackers beyond unverified claims made by commenters who are allegedly students, and you have no proof that the victim's ethnicity was the reason he was attacked. In fact, your own article says, and I quote:

"Investigators said the teenagers jumped Muneton on Friday as he walked home from school to get back at him for an earlier incident during which the eighth-grader accidentally hit a girl with a basketball."

"It is not believed, however, that he was the victim of a hate crime."


Your very own source says that the basketball incident is what incited this, and that investigators do not believe this was a hate crime. Yet what does your thread title say?

pardon my crassness, but this is absolutely pathetic.
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Old 12-23-2009, 07:43 PM
 
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Your very own source says that the basketball incident is what incited this, and that investigators do not believe this was a hate crime. Yet what does your thread title say?

Do you REALLY believe that a basketball incident is what incited a gang of boy thugs to almost KILL a fellow student by violently and mercilessly kicking and beating him repeatedly??

Or do you think, like most people with an IQ above 100, that maybe the "basketball incident" was just an excuse to act on a deeper hatred?
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Old 12-23-2009, 07:52 PM
 
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Do you REALLY believe that a basketball incident is what incited a gang of boy thugs to almost KILL a fellow student by violently and mercilessly kicking and beating him repeatedly??

Or do you think, like most people with an IQ above 100, that maybe the "basketball incident" was just an excuse to act on a deeper hatred?
So that's your case? You have a hunch?

What I "think" or "believe" happened is irrelevant to the fact that their is no substantiated evidence that this was a racially motivated attack. Quite the opposite, the people responsible for investigating this say that it wasn't.

But I suppose they, like I, pale in comparison to high IQ soothsayers such as yourself.
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Old 12-23-2009, 07:55 PM
 
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So that's your case? You have a hunch?

What I "think" or "believe" happened is irrelevant to the fact that their is no substantiated evidence that this was a racially motivated attack. Quite the opposite, the people responsible for investigating this say that it wasn't.

But I suppose they, like I, pale in comparison to high IQ soothsayers such as yourself.
If the victim were black and the perps were white, you can bet the "investigators" would be labeling this a hate crime. And what investigators are you talking about anyway? Some Columbia U. journalism grads?
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Old 12-23-2009, 07:59 PM
 
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If the victim were black and the perps were white, you can bet the "investigators" would be labeling this a hate crime. And what investigators are you talking about anyway? Some Columbia U. journalism grads?
Another one of those hunches of yours?
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