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Hate and Bias Crime Data

August 6, 2012 by

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  In the midst of the ongoing Chick-fil-A mess, now seems like a good time to take a look at hate and bias crime. If you haven’t already read it, you really should start with last week’s post about Chick-fil-A. It deals with some of the free speech issues. To reiterate: hate speech is generally, […]

The FBI’s 2011 3Q Stats on Bank Robberies and Loot — Yes, Loot

April 6, 2012 by

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Does it strike you as odd that the FBI uses the term ‘loot’? It does me. I mean, it’s such a goofy word, loot. It conjures up five-year-olds pretending to be pirates on the playground, right? Is this some kind of weird Kindergarten Cop reference? No? You don’t find it funny? ┬áJust me then, again. […]