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On Guns, Obama Finally Talks About the Culture of Fatherlessness

m90 Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 7:27 AM
I've been doing some rearch usinng CDC data. It'll take several of these short block to get it all out. http://webappa.cdc.gov/sasweb/ncipc/mortrate10_us.html 2010, United States Homicide Injury Deaths and Rates per 100,000 All Races, Both Sexes, All Ages ICD-10 Codes: X85-Y09, Y87.1,*U01-*U02 Number of Deaths 16,259 Population 308,745,538 CrudeRate 5.27 Age-Adjusted Rate** 5 2010, United States Homicide Injury Deaths and Rates per 100,000 Black, Both Sexes, All Ages ICD-10 Codes: X85-Y09, Y87.1,*U01-*U02 Number of Deaths 7,818 Population 42,065,334 Crude Rate 18.59 Age-Adjusted Rate** 17.68
m90 Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 7:30 AM
2010, United States
Homicide Injury Deaths and Rates per 100,000
White, Both Sexes, All Ages
ICD-10 Codes: X85-Y09, Y87.1,*U01-*U02

Number of Deaths 7,863
Population 245,423,340
Crude Rate 3.20
Age-Adjusted Rate** 3.24

m90 Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 7:34 AM
2010, United States
Homicide Firearm Deaths and Rates per 100,000
All Races, Both Sexes, All Ages
ICD-10 Codes: X93-X95, *U01.4

Number of Deaths 11,078
Population 308,745,538
Crude Rate 3.59
Age-Adjusted Rate** 3.62

2010, United States
Homicide Firearm Deaths and Rates per 100,000
White, Both Sexes, All Ages
ICD-10 Codes: X93-X95, *U01.4

Number ofDeaths 4,647
Population 245,423,340
CrudeRate 1.89
Age-Adjusted Rate** 1.93

2010, United States
Homicide Firearm Deaths and Rates per 100,000
Black, Both Sexes, All Ages
ICD-10 Codes: X93-X95, *U01.4

Number of Deaths 6,151
Population 42,065,334
Crude Rate 14.62
Age-Adjusted Rate** 13.76

From the CDC data:

Blacks are 14% of the population but...
m90 Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 7:35 AM
Blacks are 14% of the population but are 48% of the homicide victims

Whites are 79% of the population and are also 48% of homicide victims.

Blacks are 56% of gun related homicide victims

Whites are 42% of gun related homicide victims

The data speaks for itself.
fiddlerMO Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 8:45 AM
You can't point out the facts to the liberals. If the facts are against their agenda, they will say you wear ugly neck ties, or beat your dog.
When faced with un-eniable facts the liberals take the low road of personal attack.
jjollymore Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 8:55 AM
It's actually worse than that. Hispanics are lumped in with whites in those stats. Separate them from wites and the white murder rate falls below 1 per 100,000. That means that whites in the US have the lowest murder rate in the world. You'll never hear libs admit that fact.
m90 Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 9:21 AM
Mostly, they claim I'm a racist for knowing the facts.
m90 Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 9:22 AM
Hispanics are mostly white.
Dads matter.

President Barack Obama said it recently in Chicago, a city on track for 600 murders this year, the equivalent of two Sandy Hooks per month. Too bad he still does not understand that his left-wing ideology is the problem.

After the Sandy Hook tragedy, Obama, much of his party and much of the media have been calling for further gun control and advocating "common sense" measures such as limiting the number of rounds in a magazine, "universal" background checks and restrictions on "assault weapons."

But there is an 800-pound politically incorrect elephant in the room.

Most gun murders in...