THE LATEST HATE CRIME STATISTICS

Here are the latest statistics on hate crimes in the USA, cut and pasted, verbatim, from the FBI\’s own web page: Lawenforcement agencies that reported hate crime data to the UniformCrime Reporting (UCR) Program identified 5,814 known offenders in5,928 bias-motivated incidents in 2013. In the UCR Program, the termknown offender does not imply that the suspect\’s identity...

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MORE MEDIA MANIPULATION

Media manipulation, about the police reaction to New York Mayor bill de blasio. Again. This time it is ABC News – New York.  Today ABC ran a story which told viewers – correctly – that Mayor bill de blasio was subjected to “many boos and heckles” and catcalls today when he attended the graduation ceremony for new police officers.  If the story had...

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RUDY GIULIANI, MAJOR GARRETT AND AL SHARPTON

If you intend to put the wood to former prosecutor, former 2-time Mayor of New York City and successful businessman Rudy Giuliani, you better bring more than Major Garrett did yesterday morning on Face The Nation. Garrett, guest-hosting the show, started his interview by challenging Giuliani\’s contention that “President Obama contributed to a rhetorical atmosphere about hating...

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HELLO AGAIN

There was some kind of server glitch that closed hopelesslypartisan.com down for a while (I don\’t know exactly how long). But now it is back up. Many thanks to Martin for getting the site back on track. And a special message to kim jung-un:  even if your guys had anything to do with it, I\’m not backing down:  you still look just as mentally defective as you...

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LAURA JOHNSON WATCH

It is Sunday, December 28th.  Three days before the term of Criminal Court Judge laura johnson will expire. As readers of this blog know, johnson is the judge who, just last week, released these two defendants without bail: -devon coley, an 18 year old “model citizen\’ who, while already facing charges for assault and gun possession, is accused of making a terrorist threat...

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MEDIA MANIPULATION: THE RAMOS FUNERAL AND THE KWANZAA “PARADE AND RALLY”

Yesterday, when New York Mayor bill de blasio spoke at the funeral for NYPD officer Rafael Ramos, most media venues I watched/read told me that “hundreds” of police officers turned their backs on him.  The New York Post, however, said it was “thousands”, and posted a picture with a sea of officers, just about every one with his/her back turned, which I put...

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THE PARAGRAPH OF THE DAY

Today\’s paragraph was written by National Review\’s Andrew McCarthy, and, interestingly enough, is meant to dispute another National Review writer/editor, Jonah Goldberg. Several days ago Mr. Goldberg wrote an essay in which he solely blamed the shooter, career thug ismaaiyl brinsley, for executing New York Police Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu.  Mr. McCarthy...

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WISH I WAS BACK AT THE REDBOX

Apropos of nothing political… I just sat down in front of the computer.  My wife is in the other room watching a bit more of “Wish I Was Here”, before we drive it back to the redbox at our local Wegman\’s. The movie was recommended by a former friend (well, she\’s still a friend, but if that status were contingent on her movie recommendations she wouldn\’t...

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DE BLASIO AND RAFAEL RAMOS\’S FUNERAL

It is being reported that New York City Mayor bill de blasio intends to speak at Police Officer Rafael Ramos\’s funeral today. I expect that, if he does, Police Commissioner Bratton will instruct the thousands and thousands of officers who will be in attendance that they are not to turn their back on him. I also expect that, regardless of Commissioner Bratton\’s directive, at...

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THE QUOTE OF THE DAY

Today\’s quote comes to us from an unnmaed apparatchik in kim jung-un\’s North Korea government. The government denies hacking Sony to prevent release of the film “The Interview” (which ain\’t exactly a reverent paean to kim:  the movie takes him apart and puts him back together again).  But who else would have done it on his behalf?  My...

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THE MICHAEL BROWN OBSTRUCTIONORIAL

I doubt you would be surprised to know that the “protesters” in Ferguson, Missouri (and/or wherever else they have drifted in from) erected a memorial to Michael Brown. But you might be surprised to know that the memorial is dead in the middle of the street.  I know I was. Well, yesterday the memorial was run over by someone.  You can read all about it in Jose...

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RACE RELATIONS: DELUSIONS OR JUST ANOTHER LIE?

President Obama lies so much about so many things that the possibility of this being just another one of his lies cannot be discounted. But it is so far from reality that you can\’t discount the possibility of delusion either. Here is the beginning of Jesse Byrnes\’ article at thehill.com.  Read it…and see how far your jaw drops in amazement: PresidentObama believes that...

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THE WAKE, AND FUNERAL, OF RAFAEL RAMOS

The wake of Rafael Ramos is taking place this afternoon.  (NOTE:  I erroneously blogged that the funeral was today (Friday).  The funeral will be held tomorrow.  Sorry for my mistake). My deepest condolences to his family and to the New York Police Department. May his soul rest in peace. And may President Obama shoot a below-par round of golf both days in Hawaii...

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“UNBROKEN”: SO-SO….BUT THE MOO SHU DISH WAS GREAT

Apropos of nothing political…. ….it\’s Christmas day and you\’re Jewish.  What do you do? You go to the movies and then out for Chinese food, of course. We, with two other couples, saw Unbroken yesterday afternoon at the Starplex Cinema in East Windsor, NJ ($5.50 a seat, you can\’t beat that).  The theater was mobbed.  The last time I saw this...

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GUEST EDITORIAL: MARK LEVIN

Mark Levin\’s words, verbatim: Myblood has been boiling, I\’ve been grinding my teeth, listening to allthis, watching this, two dead police officers, murdered. President ofthe United States issues a statement, a written statement. Theattorney general of the United States always wants to debate race, nowhere to be found. Another coward, anotherphony. Yes,they do have blood on their...

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