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There's so Much Wrong with Crime "Statistics" Today in the USA ?

  1. ahorseback profile image61
    ahorsebackposted 3 months ago

    While ,----- "Violent crimes are on the increase ",------ " General crimes are in decline ", -----" Crime in major cities is on the rise ", ----- "  FBI - Most crimes in decline for the last twenty five years "-----and then ," Actual reporting of most crimes is about half "------
    I see every headline possible result googling  in the media today.   Every possible variation out of the government "sources ",    Listen to the left or the right depending on the media source and you're apt to get a thousand agenda driven answers .
    Bottom line is , you cannot believe anything you read except that each media source uses what fits your personal  or ideological agenda ,

    FACT-- All media is polluted by Social media ?

    I have unsuccessfully tried to google statistics for a related gun control thread and more and more I'm convinced ; No one in media knows one truthful fact. No one in government understands  anything but biased ideological" facts ".

    The News Media knows nothing ,the FBI knows less ?

    1. wilderness profile image98
      wildernessposted 3 months agoin reply to this

      It's called "spin"; most of what is reported is true...IF one pays very, very close attention to both context AND wording.  An effort, often quite large, is usually made to convince you something is true when it is not - a lie, in other words - but the actual wording is true.

      I ran into this big time when researching the hub on gun controls; it was nearly impossible to find any data on "homicide rates" whenever the article had anything at all to do with guns or gun control.  The only thing talked about was "gun homicide rates", with the word "gun" often buried several sentences back or even merely assumed in general context.  "Gun homicide rates" fall with low gun ownership rates and is a no-brainer, but what I wanted to know was if "homicide rates" fell along with "gun homicide rates".  A very strong attempt was almost always made to give the impression that "gun homicide rates" equals "homicide rates" and I had to be very careful that the data presented was actually representative of what I wanted.

      1. ahorseback profile image61
        ahorsebackposted 3 months agoin reply to this

        I agree , happy turkey day Wilderness ,  I am careful to watch the wording , the source and  the "agenda " if you will .  The overall rates of violent crime, by most reports , is up. Gang crimes  must be up at least as reported by uncle Sam ,    certainly mass shootings must be up . Property crimes , at least related to drugs is reported as up .    I think there is a 'cover up 'of  crime amounts in general  whether  conspired or not . I also see almost exclusively that something like only about 1/2 or less of all crimes are even reported .

        Impossible  to find the truth though .

  2. colorfulone profile image84
    colorfuloneposted 3 months ago

    I do trust government classified documents when they become declassified, and the people who knew what happened for the most part.  The files are accurate.  Frustrating when they are heavily redacted.

    That's why I listen to people who habitually read declassified government documents and I do a lot of reading of them for myself, that way I know who I can trust and who is full of it.  There are honest people who were there when history was being made, they get made out to be the conspiracy theorists because they rub against the governments / press / and bureaucrats false narratives / agendas.   

    More times then not, the so called right wing conspiracy theorist are right or very accurate. Newsweek has habitually reported propaganda, so I am really surprised that they reported this: they got it right!
    U.S. GOVERNMENT PLANNED FALSE FLAG ATTACKS TO START WAR WITH SOVIET UNION, JFK DOCUMENTS SHOW (I think if people subscribe to spin Newsweek they should cancel their subscription, because have fed a lot of fake news.)  KUDOS on this one!
    http://www.newsweek.com/us-soviet-aircr … 7460?amp=1

    Yet another and still people sleep. "Nothing to see here folks move along"....and they sadly comply. 80% ops 20% public opinion. 

    False flag events are real folks.   
    JFK and MLK assassinations / black ops! 
    9/11 .... Vegas massacre, etc. 

    The unconstitutional government swamp creatures are being exposed along with their corrupt media, Hellywood, technocrats, social media giants, mega-corporations, corrupt foreign leaders, bankers and investors, etc.

    Who knew God would use their sexual abuses, pedophilia, to reveal the evil entities?  If you think its ugly now, just wait, its about to get a whole lot uglier.   

    For that I am thankful to God.  Happy Thanksgiving!
    Our Republic is safe, and our Democracy is coming along...

    1. ahorseback profile image61
      ahorsebackposted 3 months agoin reply to this

      Funny , today even a declassified doc. seems agenda-ed , it's too bad though because there seems to be no media entity that's unbiased ,  I do realize that Obama's legacy will be the undoing of the integrity of most government offices . The IRS , the DOJ etc....
      As an American , I am ashamed of that and that's not even partisan .

      1. colorfulone profile image84
        colorfuloneposted 3 months agoin reply to this

        We have a lot to thank former President Obama for, if it wasn't for his lawlessness many would never have woke up and voted for Trump.  Its too bad it took two terms for that to happen. Awell!

        There are still a lot of Clinton, Bush, Obama holdovers embedded in agencies. The problem is that there are not the people with the educations to replace some of them, as they work against Trump's agenda.  Still within the White House there are many Obama loyalists who create a rather hostile atmosphere toward Trump loyalists.  Interested people can apply for jobs at the WH, and they will find a job for you with very good pay.  Slowly the saboteurs-holdovers are being let go...lol.  -  That is true!

        1. ahorseback profile image61
          ahorsebackposted 3 months agoin reply to this

          I always knew that there are  holdovers , what gets me are the throttle down media leaks , obstructions and  pure corruptions .   Comey for instance , should never have been able to "lead" the  FBI, Lynch the DOJ  ,  Clinton the Sate Dept........etc. 
          Obama's people were placed to rip and tear all preceding office integrity and that's all.
          Just as he was a hater of the U.S constitution.

  3. colorfulone profile image84
    colorfuloneposted 3 months ago

    Especially Google search engine algorithm, ... Microsoft, Yahoo, etc. rig search results in favor of globalist agendas. That was greatly increased and made plain as day during the 2015 campaigns, in favor of Hillary Clinton / corporate media and used as a weapons against Trump and conservatives / libertarians / independent media.   

    Sorry to break the news to unwitting people who worship the Goggle God.  They make it very difficult to find the facts, its often gets buried deep.  Many, many articles can only be found by searching archives now.

    People deserve to know the truth!

  4. ahorseback profile image61
    ahorsebackposted 3 months ago

    What ?     You mean google actually projects facts ? ........Now you've got me confused , I haven't seen a fact on google news for years !.......Why do I read them every day ? Yahoo news is right behind them too.