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2013-07-23 12:10:22 PM  
5 votes:
Article gets bonus points for referring to the "gang of five or six black males wearing white T-shirts" as "goons". That word that doesn't get used in journalism as much as it should.
2013-07-23 01:57:30 PM  
4 votes:
Go hammer!
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2013-07-23 01:36:12 PM  
3 votes:

DROxINxTHExWIND: Otto_E_Rodika: Problem: Gangs of African-American youths roam the streets attacking people with hammers.
Solution: Ban hammers.

/frickin' genius

So, they should ban blacks? I'm not following your reasoning. I'm sure the African-American residents are just as disturbed about it as you are.


As in all cases, as long as the perpetrators are black, we can ignore the real problem and focus on the fake one.

85% of African-American males abandon their children - of course, this can have no bearing on why young black males might be anti-social, and therefore attack people with hammers.  Solution, ban hammers.

44% of African-Americans are functionally illiterate - ban hammers
54% of African-Americans graduate high school - ban hammers
78% of the murderers in Chicago are African-American (as are most of their victims) - ban hammers

And on and on.  It is all about creating distractions from the black community taking responsibility for the cesspool they've helped create, and with the glorification of thug culture, now celebrate.  Meanwhile, instead of addressing the underlying causes and starting to fix things, instead we will look at "Stand Your Ground" and hammers.
2013-07-23 01:08:37 PM  
3 votes:
A gang of five youths beat two different victims in a serial gang attack.

So these will be hate crimes, right?
Bloomberg will appoint a special prosecutor?
Holder will be looking into civil rights violations?
Obama will get on the news about our "national tragedy"
Prayer vigils will be held?
Calls for justice?

Oh wait, I forgot.  This was just everyday crime in Harlem.  Move along.
2013-07-23 03:54:52 PM  
2 votes:

DROxINxTHExWIND: SuperNinjaToad: DROxINxTHExWIND: SuperNinjaToad: where's the outrage? imagined if a bunch of white thugs savagely beating up an innocent black couple. It'll be BREAKING NEWS on all channels and rioting all over.


Naw, I've got a better one. Imagine if Lex Luther hit Superman with a shrinking ray and locked him in a kryptonite-laced fish tank with Mighty Mouse. Who do you think would win?


I see where you're coming from however you and I know you're being intellectually dishonest because you KNOW what I said to be true!

Can you honestly in your hearts of hearts believe that IF a group of white men savagely beating some random innocent black couple on the streets it WON'T make the national news?

Actually, no. I cannot say that. I agree that if a group of white men savagely beat a random black man it would probably make some national news cycle. The problem is, who are you complaining too? Bob Johnson doesn't own the media. Hell, white people own BET now.  Whose fault is it that, in your eyes, there does not appear to be outrage when the roles are reversed? When Sharpton and Jackson get out to spread the word of some perceived injustice gainst blacks you all biatch about how they're race-baiting trolls.*** But, EVERY one of these threads has a bunch of Farkers calling for the same sort of attention in cases which involve whites. Which is it? Should these things be given attention or not?  Maybe you all need an anglo version of Jesse Jackson to preach about the inequality and bring attention to your plight?


I can't speak for whoever asked that question, but for myself, the double standard infuriates me. It was the only reason I gave half a fark about the Zimmerman case at all. You admitted that interracial violence where the victim is black is over reported and the opposite is also true. It seems to be common knowledge.

So in the wake of all this Trayvon business, when I have to read boo hoo op-ed pieces about "how do I explain this to my teenage son" and whatnot, it pisses me off to no end that the country is made to do all this soul searching and act like the Challenger just blew up again when everyone knows that interracial violence with a white victim is such much more common and even bringing it up makes you some kind of racist.
2013-07-23 01:20:45 PM  
2 votes:
I can't wait to hear Sharpton and/or Jackson publicly condemn the actions of these men...
2013-07-23 01:19:07 PM  
2 votes:
That could have been Obama's hammer.
2013-07-23 01:18:29 PM  
2 votes:
So, when guns are banned, people STILL figure out how to kill without a gun?  It's almost like ANYTHING can be a weapon used for murder.
2013-07-23 12:55:37 PM  
2 votes:

DROxINxTHExWIND: Otto_E_Rodika: Problem: Gangs of African-American youths roam the streets attacking people with hammers.
Solution: Ban hammers.

/frickin' genius

So, they should ban blacks? I'm not following your reasoning. I'm sure the African-American residents are just as disturbed about it as you are.


Really?  I'm sure the black residents in the area are chalking it up as a "win" against the horrible honkey oppressors.
2013-07-23 12:53:59 PM  
2 votes:
So of course.. I'm sure it was a bunch of black thugs attacking whitey.  This is the last we will ever hear of this.  The media will now ignore it.
2013-07-23 12:53:21 PM  
2 votes:
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The 12 ounce hammer is my penis.
2013-07-23 12:52:01 PM  
2 votes:

whither_apophis: What kind of hammer? Claw, sledge, ball peen, tack, MC, Mike???


Claw.

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2013-07-23 12:50:59 PM  
2 votes:
"Bonk, bonk, on the head!"
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2013-07-23 12:50:31 PM  
2 votes:

adder1: As a blacksmith, this is (yet another) reason I'm glad I'm not in NYC.


I believe the correct term is African-American smith.
2013-07-23 12:48:19 PM  
2 votes:
The real problem is semiautomatic assault hammers. All it takes is one arm swing. These things are built with precision so you can put brads through a door frame with one good swing. They have a tactical grip for easy swinging. I've seen some guys fire 6, 7 nails into a shingle before you could get down a ladder.

Don't even get me started with assault mallets. You can get some that are made from all wood or rubber and wood so they go through a metal detector.
2013-07-23 12:44:59 PM  
2 votes:
It was a contractor hit.
2013-07-23 12:33:06 PM  
2 votes:
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possible assailant
2013-07-23 12:17:42 PM  
2 votes:
Wanted for questioning:

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2013-07-23 11:53:35 AM  
2 votes:
I was told we could not speak about the ban hammers.
2013-07-23 05:08:56 PM  
1 vote:

here to help: gja: OH, and as for "here to help"'s comment that "You or I will never truly know what it's like." he is dead wrong.
When I was growing up I had to put up with being excluded and fairly often hit.
The reason? Back then I was called "dago, guinea, wop, goombah, meatball, geep, ginny, ginzo, garlic-breath, grape-stomper, guido...etc".
I could no more do anything about my lineage than a person could help their skin tone.

Then you should bloody well know better. However the Italian American community do not face the same hurdles the African American community does. Getting called names and a few neighborhood dust ups is what pretty much most of us grew up with. I sympathize but it really is not the same thing.


Yea, no.  I was a pawn in the forced-integration the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school system thought was wonderful.  Intelligent kids, not just white, just kids with parents who were just as invested in them as the kids themselves, were bused into shiat schools.  I mean shiat, shiat, shiatty schools.  My middle school was under a farking highway overpass.  We were put on lockdown weekly because of gunplay.

In a school over 2,000 students they bused in roughly 3-400 kids to shore up the test numbers.  Most of us were white, but all through the IB program, it was relatively diverse.  As a white kid surrounded by black kids, I was beat up, insulted, had guns and knives pulled on me, for no other reason than the fact that I was white.  It wasn't just the students, either.

The worst part was how horribly the kids treated the black IB students.  They had it soooo much worse than the white kids did.  The 'hood' kids were absolutely relentless in their torture of the black kids who wanted to succeed.  Told them, while beating them up for learning, to stop acting white.

Suggesting that discrimination doesn't happen is absolutely silly, but at the same time there are a lot of internal problems in the communities that get blamed away.  Learning and bettering yourself weren't (aren't?) cool.
2013-07-23 04:51:35 PM  
1 vote:
Oh, and:
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2013-07-23 04:13:53 PM  
1 vote:

Mr. Titanium: John Henry would like a word with subby.


Kill Whitey!
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2013-07-23 04:01:53 PM  
1 vote:

bdub77: The real problem is semiautomatic assault hammers. All it takes is one arm swing. These things are built with precision so you can put brads through a door frame with one good swing. They have a tactical grip for easy swinging. I've seen some guys fire 6, 7 nails into a shingle before you could get down a ladder.

Don't even get me started with assault mallets. You can get some that are made from all wood or rubber and wood so they go through a metal detector.


It comes with a 19.2 volt high capacity mag.
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2013-07-23 03:56:02 PM  
1 vote:
I think we can all agree that Bieber could use a good lynchin'.
2013-07-23 03:14:48 PM  
1 vote:
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2013-07-23 03:12:45 PM  
1 vote:

SuperNinjaToad: DROxINxTHExWIND: SuperNinjaToad: where's the outrage? imagined if a bunch of white thugs savagely beating up an innocent black couple. It'll be BREAKING NEWS on all channels and rioting all over.


Naw, I've got a better one. Imagine if Lex Luther hit Superman with a shrinking ray and locked him in a kryptonite-laced fish tank with Mighty Mouse. Who do you think would win?


I see where you're coming from however you and I know you're being intellectually dishonest because you KNOW what I said to be true!

Can you honestly in your hearts of hearts believe that IF a group of white men savagely beating some random innocent black couple on the streets it WON'T make the national news?



We all know you're right, of course.
Not only that but if white people committed many of the same animalistic violent assaults that black people have, regardless of victim's race, they would make national news because of the startling, senseless brutality.
2013-07-23 03:04:48 PM  
1 vote:
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2013-07-23 02:59:10 PM  
1 vote:

DROxINxTHExWIND: SuperNinjaToad: where's the outrage? imagined if a bunch of white thugs savagely beating up an innocent black couple. It'll be BREAKING NEWS on all channels and rioting all over.


Naw, I've got a better one. Imagine if Lex Luther hit Superman with a shrinking ray and locked him in a kryptonite-laced fish tank with Mighty Mouse. Who do you think would win?



I see where you're coming from however you and I know you're being intellectually dishonest because you KNOW what I said to be true!

Can you honestly in your hearts of hearts believe that IF a group of white men savagely beating some random innocent black couple on the streets it WON'T make the national news?
2013-07-23 02:48:12 PM  
1 vote:

DROxINxTHExWIND: master_dman: DROxINxTHExWIND: Otto_E_Rodika: DROxINxTHExWIND: Otto_E_Rodika: Problem: Gangs of African-American youths roam the streets attacking people with hammers.
Solution: Ban hammers.

/frickin' genius

So, they should ban blacks? I'm not following your reasoning. I'm sure the African-American residents are just as disturbed about it as you are.

As in all cases, as long as the perpetrators are black, we can ignore the real problem and focus on the fake one.

85% of African-American males abandon their children - of course, this can have no bearing on why young black males might be anti-social, and therefore attack people with hammers.  Solution, ban hammers.

44% of African-Americans are functionally illiterate - ban hammers
54% of African-Americans graduate high school - ban hammers
78% of the murderers in Chicago are African-American (as are most of their victims) - ban hammers

And on and on.  It is all about creating distractions from the black community taking responsibility for the cesspool they've helped create, and with the glorification of thug culture, now celebrate.  Meanwhile, instead of addressing the underlying causes and starting to fix things, instead we will look at "Stand Your Ground" and hammers.

Ahhhh, yes. That's what I was waiting for. I knew it was just under the surface. You're talking about literacy and graduation and your dumb ass didn't even read the article to find out that no one is banning hammers. I guess the traits that make it harder for black people to succeed are not exclusive to one race. Thatnks for showing us that anyone can be lazy.

lol. Really?  No one actually thinks they are going to ban hammers.  The banning hammers part is just a joke..


Otto_E_Rodikawould like a word with you.


The black crime statistics, however, are not.

Meh. I've grown weary of destroying the per capita argument.


Not big on sarcasm, I see.  Next you're going to tell me that Bloomberg tried to ban soft drinks.
2013-07-23 02:29:06 PM  
1 vote:

DROxINxTHExWIND: Otto_E_Rodika: DROxINxTHExWIND: Otto_E_Rodika: Problem: Gangs of African-American youths roam the streets attacking people with hammers.
Solution: Ban hammers.

/frickin' genius

So, they should ban blacks? I'm not following your reasoning. I'm sure the African-American residents are just as disturbed about it as you are.

As in all cases, as long as the perpetrators are black, we can ignore the real problem and focus on the fake one.

85% of African-American males abandon their children - of course, this can have no bearing on why young black males might be anti-social, and therefore attack people with hammers.  Solution, ban hammers.

44% of African-Americans are functionally illiterate - ban hammers
54% of African-Americans graduate high school - ban hammers
78% of the murderers in Chicago are African-American (as are most of their victims) - ban hammers

And on and on.  It is all about creating distractions from the black community taking responsibility for the cesspool they've helped create, and with the glorification of thug culture, now celebrate.  Meanwhile, instead of addressing the underlying causes and starting to fix things, instead we will look at "Stand Your Ground" and hammers.

Ahhhh, yes. That's what I was waiting for. I knew it was just under the surface. You're talking about literacy and graduation and your dumb ass didn't even read the article to find out that no one is banning hammers. I guess the traits that make it harder for black people to succeed are not exclusive to one race. Thatnks for showing us that anyone can be lazy.


lol. Really?  No one actually thinks they are going to ban hammers.  The banning hammers part is just a joke.. The black crime statistics, however, are not.
2013-07-23 02:13:19 PM  
1 vote:
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2013-07-23 01:42:38 PM  
1 vote:

Begoggle: They were arrested and will probably be convicted with appropriate sentences.
So you can probably assume that Sharpton and Jackson condemn them just like everyone else does.
But you probably think you're really clever, right?


Just like Sharpton and Jackson praised the fair and expedient justice system in the Tawana Brawley and Duke Lacrosse cases too, right?
2013-07-23 01:24:54 PM  
1 vote:

master_dman: Why don't you check out the FBI statistics on black on white crime and get back to me on that one sparky.


I live in an area where there are very few black people and yet there are still brawls, break ins, home invasions, murders, etc. These crimes are primarily committed by the white folk. You know what they have in common with the black folk you are so desperate to blame all your problems on? They are poor, desperate, screwed over by an uncaring system, have drug problems, messed up home lives and arrest records over meaningless crap that prevent them from moving ahead in life.

Look at the real problems in society instead of playing the blame game. Now be gone. I grow weary of your antics.
2013-07-23 01:23:54 PM  
1 vote:

DROxINxTHExWIND: SuperNinjaToad: where's the outrage? imagined if a bunch of white thugs savagely beating up an innocent black couple. It'll be BREAKING NEWS on all channels and rioting all over.


Naw, I've got a better one. Imagine if Lex Luther hit Superman with a shrinking ray and locked him in a kryptonite-laced fish tank with Mighty Mouse. Who do you think would win?


That's about as likely as this getting national media attention.
2013-07-23 01:22:05 PM  
1 vote:
Holy crap, you can't just mention the offenders were black, that's racist!
2013-07-23 01:19:43 PM  
1 vote:

here to help: master_dman: That is exactly what everybody is thinking.. but we are NOT allowed to say anything disparaging about black people in any way, shape or form. If you do, you are immediately labeled a racist and shouted down. You WILL lose your job.

Not everybody. Just idiots.


Why don't you check out the FBI statistics on black on white crime and get back to me on that one sparky.
2013-07-23 01:16:50 PM  
1 vote:

Mighty_Joe: [images3.wikia.nocookie.net image 320x480]

The 12 ounce hammer is my penis.


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Can you hammer a six-inch spike through a board with your hammer?

/A girl's gotta have her standards.
2013-07-23 01:16:48 PM  
1 vote:

master_dman: That is exactly what everybody is thinking.. but we are NOT allowed to say anything disparaging about black people in any way, shape or form. If you do, you are immediately labeled a racist and shouted down. You WILL lose your job.


Not everybody. Just idiots.
2013-07-23 01:15:03 PM  
1 vote:

SuperNinjaToad: where's the outrage? imagined if a bunch of white thugs savagely beating up an innocent black couple. It'll be BREAKING NEWS on all channels and rioting all over.


That is exactly what everybody is thinking.. but we are NOT allowed to say anything disparaging about black people in any way, shape or form.  If you do, you are immediately labeled a racist and shouted down.  You WILL lose your job.
2013-07-23 01:11:53 PM  
1 vote:
where's the outrage? imagined if a bunch of white thugs savagely beating up an innocent black couple. It'll be BREAKING NEWS on all channels and rioting all over.
2013-07-23 01:08:49 PM  
1 vote:
I'm hoping that eventually the gangs will run out of things to use as weapons and will be forced to learn kung fu to carry out violence. Then we'll have rival gangs dueling with kung fu. I'm okay with that
2013-07-23 12:58:25 PM  
1 vote:

MrBallou: Article gets bonus points for referring to the "gang of five or six black males wearing white T-shirts" as "goons". That word that doesn't get used in journalism as much as it should.


I remember hearing this story a lot in NYC 25 years ago, but it usually included the word "wilding".
2013-07-23 12:53:04 PM  
1 vote:
If it wasn't for those radicals in the NHA, we would have had reasonable hammer control laws in place years ago and this sort of things couldn't happen.  As far as I'm concerned, the NHA is a bunch of domestic terrorists who only want hammers as compensation for their small dicks.
2013-07-23 12:50:15 PM  
1 vote:

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2013-07-23 12:49:42 PM  
1 vote:
12 oz hammer? Please. Now this is a hammer.
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2013-07-23 12:49:41 PM  
1 vote:

Big Man On Campus: If you ban hammers, only criminals will be carpenters.


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2013-07-23 12:47:56 PM  
1 vote:
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2013-07-23 12:45:22 PM  
1 vote:
curious if this has a racial motivation
mostly 'cause the news described the twerps
but not the vics
2013-07-23 12:44:48 PM  
1 vote:
What kind of hammer? Claw, sledge, ball peen, tack, MC, Mike???
2013-07-23 12:43:26 PM  
1 vote:
Problem: Gangs of African-American youths roam the streets attacking people with hammers.
Solution: Ban hammers.

/frickin' genius
2013-07-23 12:16:27 PM  
1 vote:
vpb [TotalFark]
2013-07-23 12:04:26 PM  
1 vote:
I thought hammer wielding thugs were our defense against tyranny.
2013-07-23 12:00:34 PM  
1 vote:
Being that this isn't the first hammer attack in NYC recently, there's some asshole or assholes out there that fall into the category of serial hammer attacker. Or whatever you'd even call something like this.
 It's amazing how deranged people can be.
 
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