We have a regular visitor here who likes to predict that allowing Somali refugees to settle in the United States will utterly destroy the country by engaging in massive waves of crime. When we confront this visitor with actual, observable trends — which indicate that
Fact Check: Barack Obama has a Funny Way of Showing Desire to “Confiscate Every Gun in this Country”
“I am convinced that if this president could confiscate every gun in this country, he would.” — Marco Rubio, GOP Presidential Debate, January 14 2016 How’s Barack Obama’s plan to “confiscate every gun in this country” coming along? Let’s take a look at the volume
Earlier this week, visitor John Simmons made the claim that “even the minority groups are supporting Trump.” When we pressed him to show support for this claim Simmons replied, “Ummm it’s as simple as doing a search for ‘blacks Muslims support trump’ on you tube.”
Is the Little Mogadishu Really the Epicenter of Crime in Minneapolis? Crime Reports Say Absolutely Not.
I encourage you to visit the comments sections for a variety of articles at Irregular Times regarding Muslim immigrants to America from Somalia (see here, here and here for some examples). In those comments, you can find visitors eager to spread anecdotal claims that crime
If you hang around the internet long enough, you’ll come across a heartfelt story about how cannabis oil has saved some poor schmuck’s kid or dad or wife from cancer. Sure, the testimonials are poorly written and a bit rough around the edges, but that
It is demonstrably untrue that more people are killed each year with fists and hammers than guns. The FBI’s Crime in the United States Report expanded homicide data in Table Number 8 (source | source) demonstrates that firearms in general kill many more people than
For years now, there have been people who don’t like the fact that immigrants from Somalia have settled in Lewiston, Maine. Some of the people who don’t like Somalis have been claiming that since the arrival of Somali immigrants in Lewiston in 2001, the crime
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The viral image of outrage of the moment: Is the image accurate? Ten seconds — literally ten seconds — on a search engine yields headlines to directly to the contrary: President Obama: Violence Against Police Is Completely Unacceptable, September 1 2015 “I also promised that I
Nope. Sources: U.S. Census Bureau and Uniform Crime Reports. Someone tell Donald Trump.
A New Low in Race-Based Immigrant Bashing: “Proving” Somalis Have Lower IQs Without Measuring Somalis’ IQ
Since I moved to Maine six years ago, I’ve heard a fair number of people tell the story that Somali immigrants have turned Lewiston into the most crime-ridden city in Maine. Two years ago, I decided to stop listening to stories and start looking at