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Old 12-12-2017, 09:55 AM   #1
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Default A tale of two hate crimes...

Now, if you had to decide which of the two hate crimes deserves a longer punishment, would it be...

A) Breaking and entering a Mosque, and leaving raw bacon.

B) Kidnapping a mentally handicapped man for four days, and streaming said person being tortured over Facebook live.

If you guessed B, you'd be wrong, by about 15 years.

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You might recall that the first big news story of 2017 involved a mentally handicapped young man from Chicago being kidnapped and tortured on Facebook live by four thugs. Two men, two women; all of them Godless heathens who glorified violence for cheap laughs and social media clicks.

The victim's name is Austin. He's a nice kid who wasn't born with the same gifts and talents that you and I probably share. They kidnapped him because he's white. As they tortured him they streamed the incident over social media. During the narration of their live torture marathon they proclaimed they were hurting Austin as revenge for white-America electing President Trump. Ironically, Austin wasn't even a Trump supporter. In fact, he didn't support any political candidate. He's just a nice kid who has a hard time functioning in normal society because he suffers from a laundry list of mental health issues.

At the end of last week the first of four suspects in this case was given her punishment. After spending a little less than a year in jail waiting for her trial, 19-yr-old Brittany Covington of Chicago is set to be released. Her punishment is four years of probation and a four year ban from Facebook. It's hard to imagine someone getting probation for the crime of human torture, but that's what happened on Friday in President Obama’s former home town.

Austin was missing for four days. This whole nightmare first began last New Year's Day when he disappeared. Eventually he ended up at a Westside Chicago apartment with Brittany and her sister Tanishia who used Facebook-live to stream footage of their friends Tesfaye Cooper and Jordan Hill kicking the white mentally handicapped man while they put out cigarettes on his face and made him drink from a toilet. They tied him up and screamed at him while inflicting physical pain on his body. They laughed and giggled as he cried in pain and begged for mercy. Millions of Internet users have seen this video since the incident first took place. It’s no secret about what they did. The terror left an already severely disabled young man in even worse condition. Even after he healed from the physical cuts, bruises and burns they endured on his body, the damage to his mental and emotional state is almost incomprehensible. He went weeks without speaking after the incident. He ate very little food and still hasn't fully recovered from the trauma he endured [and he probably never will]. And why? These four thugs claimed they were performing these evil acts because they hated white people who elected Donald Trump. That was their justification.

Now, after months of waiting, Brittany was finally charged with a hate crime but received a rather lenient punishment for her deeds. Is four years of probation and a four year ban from Facebook a worthy punishment for human torture? Getting suspended from Facebook seems like a punishment that's typically issued to people who post inappropriate memes, not for those who assist in sadism.

Let's compare this case to another recent hate crime incident that captured national headlines. Michael Wolfe is a 37-year-old man from Titusville, Florida who was also recently convicted of a hate crime. In January 2016 Michael was charged with breaking into a mosque and leaving a slab of raw bacon inside. This gesture was meant as an insult to Muslims, a religious group that prohibits the consumption of pork. Obviously breaking and entering is wrong. What he did was illegal, there's no doubt about that, and for his crime he was charged with 15 years in prison and 15 years probation.

Michael Wolfe didn't physically hurt anyone, but he'll still spend 15-years in jail. Brittany Covington, on the other hand, participated in acts of physical torture against a mentally handicapped person. Yet she will walk free. Both of these crimes were done in the name of bigotry and prejudice. Both acts were clearly illegal. However, one of these crimes involved physical injury against a human being while the other did not. It's strange to think that the criminal who actually hurt someone won't be going to jail. Is this justice?

Now, don't get it twisted... the dude who broke into the Mosque definitely broke the law, and definitely did what he did in the name of hate (as did Brittany Covington), and he should be charged.

But 15 years?

Only to see someone who, literally, helped kidnap and torture a mentally handicapped man for days because he was white, get sentenced to probation.
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Old 12-12-2017, 10:05 AM   #2
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Default Re: A tale of two hate crimes...

I think it's safe to say that the White man is now becoming the most persecuted demographic in this country.
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Old 12-12-2017, 10:41 AM   #3
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A is the bigger offense. you cant see it because you are a practical dumby. and qouting an article that has already has a biased narrative is just more stupidity on your part for suggesting the reader to determine fairness in both circumstances. your stupidity is at an all time high.

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A is the bigger offense. you cant see it because you are a practical dumby.


Seeing a mosque in a developed and inclusive society is quite offensive. Seeing as men and women are not allowed to pray together within its four walls.
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Old 12-12-2017, 10:48 AM   #5
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A is the bigger offense. you cant see it because you are a practical dumby. and qouting an article that has already has a biased narrative is just more stupidity on your part for suggesting the reader to determine fairness in both circumstances. your stupidity is at an all time high.
Leaving bacon in a mosque is worse than kidnapping a man and torturing him? Fucking idiot.



I remember watching the video when it was first released. Absolutely disgusting. Couldn't watch it.
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Old 12-12-2017, 10:48 AM   #6
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Default Re: A tale of two hate crimes...

So a woman kidnaps a mentally challenged boy, and should be in jail for the rest of her life even if you don't consider her racist motives. Yet only gets probation.

And a kid breaks into a mosque to put some bacon inside as a prank and gets 15 years.

Yep sounds about right
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Old 12-12-2017, 10:50 AM   #7
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A is the bigger offense. you cant see it because you are a practical dumby. and qouting an article that has already has a biased narrative is just more stupidity on your part for suggesting the reader to determine fairness in both circumstances. your stupidity is at an all time high.

The tone of the article is irrelevant (it was never meant to be unbiased). What is relevant is the crimes the article discusses.

I do find it odd, however, that you believe leaving bacon in a mosque is more deserving of a jail sentence then actually torturing someone.

Serious question... if me and my friends kidnapped a mentally handicap black dude for four days, and then beat him, put cigarettes out on his skin, and made him drink from a toilet while streaming it live over Facebook.... would you think four years probation is an appropriate punishment?
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Old 12-12-2017, 10:52 AM   #8
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So a woman kidnaps a mentally challenged boy, and should be in jail for the rest of her life even if you don't consider her racist motives. Yet only gets probation.

And a kid breaks into a mosque to put some bacon inside as a prank and gets 15 years.

Yep sounds about right

I don't think it was a prank; it was clearly meant to intimidate.

But 15 years is a little stiff. I would think, at most, like two.

But what is the punishment for kidnapping and torture? Forget the hate crime, and forget the races... how do you kidnap someone for almost a week, torture him, and then broadcast it to the world for all to see and get...

Probation?
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I don't think it was a prank; it was clearly meant to intimidate.

But 15 years is a little stiff. I would think, at most, like two.

But what is the punishment for kidnapping and torture? Forget the hate crime, and forget the races... how do you kidnap someone for almost a week, torture him, and then broadcast it to the world for all to see and get...

Probation?


Unless the perpetrator has other past offenses, there is no way that breaking into a mosque and throwing around some bacon should justify any type of jail sentence. The system is setting an example here with this guy. I'm sure the mosque forgave this guy already and jailing someone is never going to "educate" them about Islam.

Or at least in my case, be against Islam, but never crossing the line into committing an actual crime.
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Old 12-12-2017, 11:09 AM   #10
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So a woman kidnaps a mentally challenged boy, and should be in jail for the rest of her life even if you don't consider her racist motives. Yet only gets probation.

And a kid breaks into a mosque to put some bacon inside as a prank and gets 15 years.

Yep sounds about right


37 year old kid? Nice try. Main reason for the disparity in sentences is one was a full grown adult and the other were teenagers. Kids always get off with way more leniency than middle aged people no matter the crime.
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Old 12-12-2017, 11:17 AM   #11
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Unless the perpetrator has other past offenses, there is no way that breaking into a mosque and throwing around some bacon should justify any type of jail sentence. The system is setting an example here with this guy. I'm sure the mosque forgave this guy already and jailing someone is never going to "educate" them about Islam.

Or at least in my case, be against Islam, but never crossing the line into committing an actual crime.

Its still breaking and entering, vandalism, and trespassing.

Those three together, coupled with the 'hate crime' tag, should earn you jail time.
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Old 12-12-2017, 11:20 AM   #12
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37 year old kid? Nice try. Main reason for the disparity in sentences is one was a full grown adult and the other were teenagers. Kids always get off with way more leniency than middle aged people no matter the crime.

She's 19... a legal adult.

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Hooks told Covington he could have imposed a prison sentence but added, “I’m not sure if I did that you’d be coming out any better.”

What the **** kinda rationale is that?

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The 19-year-old also pleaded guilty to aggravated battery and intimidation charges. As part of a plea deal, prosecutors dropped additional charges, including kidnapping.

Why would they do that? It was pretty ****ing obvious that they kidnapped the kid.
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A is the bigger offense. you cant see it because you are a practical dumby. and qouting an article that has already has a biased narrative is just more stupidity on your part for suggesting the reader to determine fairness in both circumstances. your stupidity is at an all time high.
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Seeing a mosque in a developed and inclusive society is quite offensive. Seeing as men and women are not allowed to pray together within its four walls.
As you typed this, another mosque was built in your city. How does it feel being a prisoner in your own neighborhood?
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As you typed this, another mosque was built in your city. How does it feel being a prisoner in your own neighborhood?


You laugh, but you also don't deny that you Muzzies oppress women by not allowing them to pray in the same room as men. Even at the most holiest of places, there is rampant discrimination and misogyny.

That's a shit religion if you ask me. You think God would approve of the subjugation of women??
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