The Myth of Muslim “Victimization”

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I imagine that Ibrahim Hooper is having a Slippery Banana Peel fit~!
Islamist Watch” and David J. Rusin have the story.

New FBI Hate Crime Stats: Another Blow to Islamist Fictions

by David J. Rusin  Dec 15, 2014 at 3:16 pm

The FBI’s newly released hate crime statistics for 2013 offer a fresh example of how reality refuses to conform to the dubious narrative  of widespread Muslim victimization at the hands of American bigots. As in previous years,  most hate crimes were not religiously motivated, most religiously motivated hate crimes were anti-Jewish, and Muslims suffered fewer total incidents than many groups and fewer per capita than gays or Jews. Anti-Islamic crimes did not involve greater violence than others and have not become more frequent. A glance at the details:

  • Of the 5,928 incidents of hate crime tabulated in 2013, 135 (2.3 percent) were anti-Islamic, an increase of five over the prior year  but still slightly below the annual average of 139  from 2002 to 2011.
  • The small rise in recorded anti-Islamic incidents could be attributable to improved data collection rather than a true uptick. Reports submitted by law enforcement agencies covered a population of 295 million Americans in 2013,  18.6 percent higher than in 2012.
  • There were 1,031 incidents  inspired by religion last year, 625 (60.6 percent) of which were anti-Jewish. Anti-Islamic ones constituted just 13.1 percent.
  • Anti-Islamic incidents were also outnumbered  by those targeting blacks (1,856), whites (653), gay men (750), lesbians (160), LGBTs in general (277), Hispanics (331), and people of other ethnicities (324). Anti-Asian incidents (135) equaled anti-Islamic ones.
  • Based on a 2013 estimate of 2.95 million Muslims derived from Pew’s 2011 figure  and typical growth of 100,000 per year, there were 4.6 anti-Islamic incidents per 100,000 Muslims in 2013, the same as 2012’s rate  and lower than the average of 6.0 per 100,000  for 2002–11. The 2013 rate for Muslims was less than half that for Jews (9.6 per 100,000 for a population of roughly 6.5 million)  and homosexuals/bisexuals (11.0 per 100,000, assuming that they comprise  3.5 percent  of the U.S. population). The rate for blacks was similar to that of Muslims (4.5 per 100,000 for a population of 41.6 million).
  • Anti-Islamic hate crimes were no more violent than others in 2013. Of the 6,933 offenses  spanning all hate crimes, 734 (10.6 percent) were aggravated assaults and 1,720 (24.8 percent) were simple assaults. The 165 anti-Islamic offenses mirrored this breakdown: 17 (10.3 percent) were aggravated assaults and 41 (24.8 percent) were simple assaults. Further, none of the five deaths in 2013 resulted from anti-Islamic hate crimes.   (Emphasis mine. G.F.)

On April 15, 2013, Muslim terrorists murdered three and injured hundreds at the Boston Marathon,    prompting  familiar  warnings  about an imminent anti-Muslim backlash. The FBI’s findings are proof that such collective punishment did not materialize — as it almost never does. How have Islamist groups greeted the FBI data? With silence. It is the sound of disappointment on the part of radicals who need Muslim victims, preferably real ones, to serve as human shields for the Islamist agenda.  Bad news for Islamists is once again good news for the rest of us.

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Poor Uncle Doogie Hooper.  Him and his whiny compatriots call every act of vandalism a “Hate Crime”, and demand of local law enforcement and also the FBI that it be investigated as a hate crime. But vandalism is vandalism, and mischief is exactly that: Mischief.  I would be interesting to have hard figures on how many of the broken windows and painted signs on mosques were done by muslims themselves, to be given and accorded “Victim Status” by the general public, and by the liberal establishment. 

From what I’m seeing here, the islamic / muslim community should keep their mouths shut. They are NO WHERE NEAR as persecuted as the Black on Black violence, nor the Black on White violence.  An excerpt from The Washington Post for November 25, 2014  references intra-racial and inter-racial statistics, as provided by the 2013 FBI Uniform Crime Report, and is copied here, in part:

“The report found most murders were intraracial, committed by friends or acquaintances of the victim. Stranger homicides were more likely to be interracial, with a lower rate of white-on-black murders than black-on-white murders.

The 2013 FBI Uniform Crime Report, a compilation of annual crime statistics, also shows similar data: 83 percent of white victims were killed by white offenders; 90 percent of black victims were killed by black offenders; 14 percent of white victims were killed by black offenders; and 7.6 percent of black victims were killed by white offenders.

The rate of intraracial homicide in the black community is the reason for the heavy police presence, Giuliani said, and it should be the subject of discussion because it’s so much more prevalent than the shooting of a black victim by a white police officer. ” 

 

Per the Washington Times of July 21, 2014, comes this following little tidbit: 

“High rates of black violence in the late twentieth century are a matter of historical fact, not bigoted imagination,” wrote Mr. Stuntz. “The trends reached their peak not in the land of Jim Crow but in the more civilized North, and not in the age of segrega­tion but in the decades that saw the rise of civil rights for African Americans — and of African American control of city governments.” The left wants to blame these outcomes on racial animus and “the system,” but blacks have long been part of running that system. Black crime and incarceration rates spiked in the 1970s and ’80s in cities such as Baltimore, Cleveland, Detroit, Chicago, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Washington under black mayors and black police chiefs. Some of the most violent cities in the United States today are run by blacks.”

 

Poor muslims, they’re even on the low-end of the victims list of the various crime reports~!

Sniff,,, Sniff,,, Sniff,,,

SNORK~!

 

~ ~  Grouchy  ~ ~

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16 Responses to The Myth of Muslim “Victimization”

  1. Hardnox says:

    Good post.

    The whole muzzie victimization meme is right out of the Black race-baiter playbook. It’s worked for them for decades. The muzzies simply copied a viable business model that works with the left and politicians that are willing to prostitute themselves for votes.

    What blacks and muzzies simply don’t get is that the more they whine the more rancor from everyone they receive. More equal does not exist. If they simply accepted personal responsibility, behaved like civilized people, and contributed to society then no resentment would exist. America is a multicultural society with a lot of threads. Choosing not to weave those threads into the fabric of America is their choice. Vilifying the rest of us for not paying special homage to their threads is absurd.

    • Grouchy says:

      Great Comment, Hardnox. In all the different threads, the ceremonies of the “homeland” have been honored by all, as a rule. Yet, they have all come under the general umbrella of “American.”
      The muzzies don’t give a damn if they breed rancor or not. They have a goal of the islamization of the Earth, and by convert or sword, doesn’t make a damn bit of difference to their god, allah.

    • upaces88 says:

      It is damn time it comes to a very loud halt! NO MORE!!!

  2. Kathy says:

    Myths exist when people try to paint a picture in a way it’s not, whereas numbers on the other hand, don’t lie.

  3. tannngl says:

    That whiney refrain that Muslims are afraid of a backlash happens every time Muslims attack and murder. They should do something about the animals in their ‘religion’ that are perpetrating these animalistic acts. The whining and absence of condemnation for these horrendous attacks are evidence of AGREEMENT WITH THE ATTACKS to me.

  4. vonmesser says:

    Only problem, as I see it, is that a large amount of crimes taking place against whites and Christians are NOT reported as hate crimes – just as “generic” crime, so the hate-numbers should be higher against whites and Christians.

    • Grouchy says:

      HEAR~! HEAR~! VERY well stated, VM. And a very valid point. But as in most cases of a protected segment of society, the majority have no rights nor privileges – and discrimination is only one way.
      And when we have leaders like the obomination, Holder, Representatives Rangel and Cummings, there is little chance for common sense dialogue or any form of sensible discussion. EVERY THING comes from the perspective of a persecuted slave race. Forget that slavery was outlawed 150 years ago~!
      No matter what “Whitey” does, it won’t be enough.
      But whitey cannot live for a black that won’t live for him/herself. Whitey can only assist in the accomplishment of a goal that has been started to be worked toward.
      Witness the accomplishments of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    • captbogus2 says:

      vM, ain’t you figgered it out yet? Hate crime is only when it is white on black. Or brown. Or yellow. Or any of above non Christian.