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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

A report from Missouri's attorney general shows that black drivers across the state are 91 percent more likely than white motorists to be pulled over by police and newly collected data shows that African-Americans are even more likely to be stopped in many communities where they live.

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Can't these black drivers pat some talcum powder or corn flower on their face and turn white (kinda)?

Micheal Jackson style?

No?

Piggies are dumbos... they won't notice until white (kinda) dude has crossed the state line.

#1 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2019-06-12 02:53 PM | Reply

First, JTREMAIN y stole that name from one of the producers of Ridiculousness! so right there I know you're a millennial. Two, next time you see your momma, slap her once for me for not swallowing. Thank you.

#2 | Posted by KillerKarlKrupt at 2019-06-12 05:40 PM | Reply

#2 - KKK

Not Jeff Tremain, but rather Johnny Tremain.

Johnny Tremain is a work of historical fiction written in 1943 by Esther Forbes that is set in Boston prior to and during the outbreak of the American Revolution. Intended for teen-aged readers, the novel's themes include apprenticeship, courtship, sacrifice, human rights, and the growing tension between Patriots and Loyalists as conflict nears. Events depicted in the novel include the Boston Tea Party, the British blockade of the Port of Boston, the midnight ride of Paul Revere, and the Battles of Lexington and Concord.

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#3 | Posted by ClownShack at 2019-06-12 05:45 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

The results of African American criminalization.

#4 | Posted by fresno500 at 2019-06-12 07:31 PM | Reply

#3 Oh man I actually remember reading that as a kid! I had a book report on it and waited until the day before and my mom locked me in my room until I read the whole thing. It turned out to be pretty good, but I never liked being forced to read; its much better for pure pleasure.

#5 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2019-06-12 07:34 PM | Reply

#2 | POSTED BY KILLERKARLKRUPT

Figures someone with the initials KKK wouldn't know something so patriotic as Johnny Tremain.

#6 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2019-06-12 08:20 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

"Black Missouri Drivers 91% More Likely to Be Stopped"

This is easily explained by the fact that they are 91% blacker.

#7 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-06-12 08:24 PM | Reply

Were the stops legit or not? If the stops were unlawful, punish. If the stops were legit, then ?

I've been pulled over when every one else is speeding. Sonetimes, it just is.

I have friends that speed all the time and never get pulled over...and brag about it.

What gets me is my neighbor broke traffic laws all the time. Cop gets behind us with lights on. As soon as they get close, the lights tuen off. Neighbor laughs. It's why she has the FOP tag on the car.

#8 | Posted by Petrous at 2019-06-12 09:32 PM | Reply

In my anecdotal experience they're 91% worse drivers.

I've seen the mundane like ridiculous speeding, blowing stop signs and red lights, driving on shoulders to turn right on red ect.

But the worst I've seen is a car driving up the left turn lane (three lane road, evening traffic)...then turning right on red. From the left turn lane.

Oddly enough, they almost always have Illinois license plates.

#9 | Posted by jpw at 2019-06-13 12:29 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

- Illinois license plates.

Dan Aykroyd!

#10 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2019-06-13 12:40 AM | Reply

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Not Jeff Tremain, but rather Johnny Tremain.

Thank you!

John Henry Ford Tremain of the Texas Tremains.... pleased to meet you, Mr.KKK.

Also founder of NRA.

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#11 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2019-06-13 03:12 AM | Reply

JTREMAIN y stole that name from one of the producers of Ridiculousness!

Dumbass.

#12 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2019-06-13 03:14 AM | Reply

TREMAIN will always automatically trigger walt disney

#13 | Posted by 1947steamer at 2019-06-13 08:49 AM | Reply

Two words, drug laws. The police get all tingly thinking about arresting someone for a drug offense. In their experience Blacks are twice as likely to have drugs in their position. If not that they are likely to have a weapon or have an outstanding warrant.

#14 | Posted by jdmeth at 2019-06-13 09:53 AM | Reply

Here we go again, making conclusions from incomplete data. The question one should ask when seeing this article is, "How many whites are committing crimes vs. blacks?". You can't make conclusions from a ratio metric without understanding all controls. Now, I seriously doubt that the ratio of whites committing vehicular crimes over blacks is as much as the ratio of those being pulled over. But that's an assumption. You can't make an actual conclusion until you measure how many vehicular crimes are committed by each race, and then matching that up to how many of them are pulled over for committing the crime. Until then, everything is just assumptions. And using assumptions to create legislation is a recipe for failure. If they were to set up a speed meters with cameras and just let everyone roll through without any cops, calculate how many of each race were actually speeding, and then doing the same thing but putting cops on the same stretch of road who never knew they did the metering...then they could make logical conclusions based on full sets of data. Otherwise, if you are making laws to curb the profiling without actually knowing all the facts, you are giving a free pass to people to speed (as an example). If 75% of black people speed down the road and 40% of white people speed down the road, and you make laws that make it fair so that only 25% of the people who are black can be pulled over, that means 50% of the black speeders are given a free pass to speed...and that's just a terrible way to legislate.

#15 | Posted by humtake at 2019-06-13 11:48 AM | Reply

#15 | Posted by humtake When cops make a traffic stop, they seldom know the race of the driver until they approach the driver, especially at night. I'll second the notion, maybe black people aren't very good drivers.

#16 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-06-13 12:18 PM | Reply

Still they are better than Asians. God help you if you have to drive through Korea town.

#17 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-06-13 12:20 PM | Reply

Here we go again, making conclusions from incomplete data. The question one should ask when seeing this article is, "How many whites are committing crimes vs. blacks?". You can't make conclusions from a ratio metric without understanding all controls. Now, I seriously doubt that the ratio of whites committing vehicular crimes over blacks is as much as the ratio of those being pulled over. But that's an assumption.
#15 | POSTED BY HUMTAKE

I hate to agree with Humtake. But... Being just shy of twice as likely to be pulled over based upon the data is inconclusive and further study is needed.

NOT SAYING THEY DON'T HAVE SERIOUS ISSUES IN MISSOURI. God knows they have racial issues there with the law enforcement.

But the data uses the 2010 census which has changed in 9 years. In addition, I'd want to know if the study accounts for poverty related data as well. Poor communities tend to have more stops due to vehicular issues like registration, missing lights, etc.

They still need to take steps immediately to ensure it's not race based. But I'm not convinced it is as bad as 91% yet.

#18 | Posted by Sycophant at 2019-06-13 12:23 PM | Reply

everyone knows Blacks can't drive

#19 | Posted by Maverick at 2019-06-13 06:27 PM | Reply

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