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Bush era civil rights enforcement way down

by Dave Konkel [Moderator] / November 21, 2004 10:04 PM PST
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"Its just that not that many rich white men file Civil Right
by Ziks511 / November 21, 2004 10:07 PM PST

s Charges", said a White House spokesman.

Rob Boyter

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Unfounded claim
by dirtyrich / November 22, 2004 4:51 AM PST

The data merely shows that the percentage of cases that are actively prosecuted has gone down. This could be due to a multitude of reasons, including: the actual percentage of civil rights crimes has gone down, the previous percentages of civil rights prosecutions were high due to overzealous prosecutors, better coordination during investigations leading to cases with little merit/proof not being drawn into the court system.

So you might want to reconsider your stance Chicken Little.

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Or it could be because they don't give a flying f***
by Ziks511 / November 22, 2004 5:47 AM PST
In reply to: Unfounded claim

As you say there are a multitude of possibilities, but protecting minorities or enforcing Civil Rights are not among them.

Rob Boyter

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