Posts Tagged Crime

PERTINENT: having a clear decisive relevance to the matter in hand..

Madness, Deinstitutionalization & Murder via Interesting Statistics Regarding Deinstitutionalization Of Mentally Ill And Crime lonecon Bad Blue..

For those of us who came of age in the 1970s, one of the most shocking aspects of the last three decades was the rise of mass public shootings: people who went into public places and murdered complete strangers. Such crimes had taken place before, such as the Texas Tower murders by Charles Whitman in 1966,1 but their rarity meant that they were shocking.

Something changed in the 1980s: these senseless mass murders started to happen with increasing frequency. People were shocked when James Huberty killed twenty-one strangers in a McDonald’s in San Ysidro, California in 1984, and Patrick Purdy murdered five children in a Stockton, California schoolyard in 1989. Now, these crimes have become background noise, unless they involve an extraordinarily high body count (such as at Virginia Tech) or a prominent victim (such as Rep. Gabrielle Giffords). Why did these crimes go from extraordinarily rare to commonplace?

For a while, it was fashionable to blame gun availability for this dramatic increase. But guns did not become more available before or during this change. Instead, federal law and many state laws became more restrictive on purchase and possession of firearms, sometimes in response to such crimes.2 Nor has the nature of the weapons available to Americans changed all that much. In 1965, Popular Science announced that Colt was selling the AR-15, a semiautomatic version of the M-16 for the civilian market.3 The Browning Hi-Power, a 9mm semiautomatic pistol with a thirteen-round magazine, was offered for sale in the United States starting in 1954,4 and advertised for civilians in both the U.S. and Canada at least as early as 1960.5 If gun availability does not explain the increase of mass public murders, what else might?

At least half of these mass murderers (as well as many other murderers) have histories of mental illness. Many have already come to the attention of the criminal justice or mental health systems before they become headlines. In the early 1980s, there were about two million chronically mentally ill people in the United States, with 93 percent living outside mental hospitals. The largest diagnosis for the chronically mentally ill is schizophrenia, which afflicts about 1 percent of the population, or about 1.5 percent of adult Americans.6 A 1991 estimate was that schizophrenia costs the United States about $65 billion annually in direct and indirect costs.7

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44 seems to be fuckin’ up, by the numbers. This can’t be a strategy, I mean come on!

Embezzlement. Wire fraud. Bribery. Extortion. In fact, the ranks of the International Union of Operating Engineers counts more than 60 members arrested, indicted or jailed for various criminal enterprises in the last decade — including Joel Cacece Sr., left, imprisoned acting boss of the Colombo crime family, and Andrew Merola, a high-ranking member of the Gambino mob. And it is from this union that President Obama picked Richard Griffin, right, to join the National Labor Relations Board.

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Well, that leaves my ass out. No epilepsy and a lot of folks that know me, think I have NO BRAIN..

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Here’s another to keep you busy, ron..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Micheal Flaherty: The Latest Crime Wave—Sending Your Child to a Better School

 

School districts hire special investigators to follow kids home in order to verify their true residences.

 

online.wsj.com – In case you needed further proof of the American education system’s failings, especially in poor and minority communities, consider the latest crime to spread across the country: educational theft….

 

    amandacarpenter
An African-American mother of two, Ms. Williams-Bolar last year used her father’s address to enroll her two daughters in a better public school outside of their neighborhood. After spending nine days behind bars charged with grand theft, the single mother was convicted of two felony counts. Not only did this stain her spotless record, but it threatened her ability to earn the teacher’s license she had been working on.
Ms. Williams-Bolar caught a break last month when Ohio Gov. John Kasich granted her clemency, reducing her charges to misdemeanors from felonies. His decision allows her to pursue her teacher’s license, and it may provide hope to parents beyond the Buckeye State. In the last year, parents in Connecticut, Kentucky and Missouri have all been arrested—and await sentencing—for enrolling their children in better public schools outside of their districts.
Does one detect UNIONS involved, You Betcha’..

From California to Massachusetts, districts are hiring special investigators to follow children from school to their homes to determine their true residences and decide if they “belong” at high-achieving public schools. School districts in Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey all boasted recently about new address-verification programs designed to pull up their drawbridges and keep “illegal students” from entering their gates.

Other school districts use services like VerifyResidence.com, which provides “the latest in covert video technology and digital photographic equipment to photograph, videotape, and document” children going from their house to school. School districts can enroll in the company’s rewards program, which awards anonymous tipsters $250 checks for reporting out-of-district students.

Only in a world where irony is dead could people not marvel at concerned parents being prosecuted for stealing a free public education for their children.

In August, an internal PowerPoint presentation from the American Federation of Teachers surfaced online. The document described how the AFT undermined minority parent groups’ efforts in Connecticut to pass the “parent trigger” legislation that offers parents real governing authority to transform failing schools. A key to the AFT’s success in killing the effort, said the document, was keeping parent groups from “the table.” AFT President Randi Weingarten quickly distanced her organization from the document, but it was small consolation to the parents once again left in the cold.

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Well naturally they would. The goal is to completely fuck up the nation. Their acronym says it all: A-CLU, they haven’t got one..

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From The Department of eric holder..

DOJ Denies Victim Status
To Family of Border Agent

In surprise move, U.S. Attorney’s Office in Arizona denies crime victim status to family of murdered border patrol agent..

READY?

The family asked to intervene as victims in the case against Jamie Avila, the 23-year-old Phoenix man who purchased the guns allegedly used to kill Terry. Such motions are routinely approved by prosecutors, but may be opposed by defense attorneys.However in this case, U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke argues because the family was not “directly or proximately harmed” by the illegal purchase of the murder weapon, it does not meet the definition of “crime victim” in the Avila case. Burke claims the victim of the Avila’s gun purchases, “is not any particular person, but society in general.”

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From MY point of view, Obama seems guilty of at least half of the below. We don’t do The Alinsky way, nor do WE do the Chicago way..

Malfeasance in office/official misconduct

official misconduct noun criminal conduct by a public official, criminal conduct by an administration’s member, dereliction of performance in office, deviation from rectitudedishonest management, failing to uphold a sworn oath of office, failure in office, guilty act while a pubbic official, illegal act, illegality by a public official, improper conduct by a public official, impropriety by a public official, maladministration by a public servant, malfeasance by a pubbic servant, misadministration by a public servant, misconduct by a public official, misdeeds by a public official, misfeasance by a public official, misgovernment, misguidance by a public official, mismanagement by an office holder, misprision by an office holder, nonfeasance by an office holder, offenses while in office, transgressions by an office holder, turpitude by an office holder, wrongdoing, by a public official.

deviation from rectitude noun abusebad faithbad reputeblamecorruptioncrimedisgracedishonorguiltmalfeasancemisconductmisdoing,misfeasancemisprision

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New findings in infamous serial murder case..

Fox News Video: ‘Jack the Ripper’ Identified?

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