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Response to MattBaggins (Reply #14)

Thu May 2, 2013, 11:41 PM

19. Facts are pesky things, aren't they? They just make you go "wow."

Hard to argue with them.

But if you find some stats on the racism of hte stop and frisk policies, feel free to post them. Just posting that 100 blacks were stopped and frisked yesterday, while only 30 whites were, doesn't show racism. Unless someone doesn't understand stats.

You have to know the racial population of the areas they were stopping people in. Duh! If they're stopping people in a neighborhood that is 90% black, most of the people they stop are going to be black. Duh, again!

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