White Americans biggest terror threat in USA.

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  1. Colonel K

    Colonel K Well-Known Member

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    It seems that those pointing fingers at Muslims and blacks as being more terroristic is just denial.

    "White Americans are the biggest terror threat in the US, killing more people in attacks than Muslims or any other group in the last 14 years, according to a study done by the New America Foundation.

    The group looked into the 26 attacks on US soil that it defined as terror and found that 19 of those attacks were done by non-Muslims. All the studied attacks are post-9/11. ..."

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/w...r-threat-in-the-us-report-finds-10342987.html
     
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    HTownMarine Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    How many whites are there in this country? Blacks? Muslims?

    K.
     
  3. Gatewood

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    Wikipedia and other sources admit that it is a liberal organization. So this is a ginned up political/ideological hit piece aimed at the Right. Nothing more and nothing less. Their tax exempt status should be revoked.
     
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    Ah so it's ok to classify all white Americans as a terror threat based on the actions of a few people who are white. Got it.
     
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    Yeah I saw this in the NY Times. I noticed some selective data being used there. Odd how they didn't include 9/11, which would change those numbers just a little bit. I also saw no mention of the Fort Hood shooting, the Boston bombing, etc being included. lol. What a bunch of idiots
     
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    You simply can not expect some to understand basic stats...
     
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    That's been the same message for Arab Americans since 9/11.
     
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    Perhaps going back to 9/12/2001 is just denial, instead of 9/10/2001? What is the number of deaths in each time frame? Yeah, I thought so, cherry pick to make a political point....better to forget the approx. 3000 who died as a result of 9/11 for political purposes. Sick, sick, sick.
     
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    OMG, you are delusional. Black on black shooting resulting in death far outreach white American on black shootings/deaths. What happened on 9/11 was a deliberately and violently kill of a large number of people. Perpetrated by Terrorists. Terrorists that were not from our Country and who were not white, and those killed were of all colors. So the act was against Americans, not persons of given races.

    The delusional, racist individual that shot 8 people in a Church is questionably distinguished as a terrorist. IMO he was a racist that didn't like African Americans, period. White American the biggest threat to the U.S. Not. If I were to designate a group of people as a threat to our Country it would have to be our Federal Government. Why? Because our current Administration doesn't acknowledge the threat of Muslim Jihadists and refuses to update our missile system and expand our Navy and Military. The Administration is leaving us vulnerable to attack. Can't wait till Obama is gone and if you idiots elect Clinton or Sanders you will get what is coming to you. Destruction of our form of Government.
     
  11. fifthofnovember

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    OK, so when I follow the links back: https://www.newamerica.org/, http://www.vox.com/2015/6/24/8838659/right-wing-terrorism-new-america I find,

    So immediately, I'm seeing some difference from what was reported. This isn't speaking in terms of "number of attacks" but the more important "number of people killed" which is 48 people in about 14 years, or about 3 and a half people a year. Not exactly a huge problem. In comparison, at least 15 people were killed by lightning strikes in 2013 alone. Source:http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/28/venice-beach-lightning-death-15th-this-year.
    So, the "study" conveniently omits the 3000 people killed on 9/11, to focus on 48 deaths spread across 14 years, which have killed about 1/5 as many people as lightning strikes. Seems legit, right?
     
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    I think New America's David Sterman and Peter Bergen are liars.

    There have not been 48 people killed by white supremacist terrorists since 2001.
     
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    So, according to you, the New America Foundation is liberal, eh? Not only is it labeled "nonpartisan" but according to Wikipedia;

    "Staff and fellows at New America are published regularly in leading national publications. Board members and fellows have written cover stories for a large number of periodicals, including Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The Wilson Quarterly, Wired, The New Republic, The New York Times, The National Interest, The American Conservative, The New Yorker, The American Prospect, and Mother Jones."
     
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    How desperate and demented does one need to be in order to demonize whites, and completely distort reality? This study is 100% fail. Propagating this study is also 100% fail.
     
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    No, not ok at all. Just like it's not okay to classify all blacks as gang members, thugs, deadbeats, etc based on a few people. Or all Muslims as terrorists based on the actions of a few. Or all Latinos as drug pushers and fence hoppers based on the actions of a few.

    Then again, some on this board do that daily. Guess stereotyping is only bad when its your people.
     
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    How many American citizens have been killed by the 33,0000 street gangs in the same time period.

    To zero in on one portion of gangs based on color/race is agenda driven dishonesty to say the very least.
     
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    In reality, the greatest American terrorist is the Black and Hispanic gangbanger. Simple fact that racist non-whites and self loathing whites selectively ignore. This leads me to question my understanding of Darwinsim. Liberals; making 'Idiocracy' a reality.
     
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    This headline is misleading. Right wing extremists don't comprise all white Americans, just a small percentage.
     
  19. fifthofnovember

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    "Whiteist" isn't a word, and your use of it just proves that you're just trying to be taunting. It's flamebait, really. But as I pointed out, it's not a matter of "don't like it", so much as "who cares" because it is statistically insignificant. Even a black person shouldn't start worrying about it until they have been hit by lightning that fourth time. It's the same reason that I'm not worried about Muslim terrorism, because even when you factor in the thousands killed on 9/11, all the people beheaded by ISIS, Fort Hood, the Boston Bombing, etc. (all of which add up to a waaaay higher death toll, BTW), I still have much more cause for concern just by driving to the grocery store, smoking a cigarette, or eating a Big Mac, as those are thousands of times more likely to kill me.
     
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    No mention of Lee Malvo either.
     
  21. Yosh Shmenge

    Yosh Shmenge New Member

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    Dishonest cherry picked bull crap. You'd expect no less from tiresome leftist haters.
     

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