Private arbitrator, not state commission, made decision
A state agency wanted to fire an employee who spent four hours per day watching pornography, but the state "employment commission reinstated the person."
"100 percent of the crime is committed, in estimate, by about 15 percent of the population."
"90% of Americans want national background checks that close loopholes."
County government, as a whole, not as diverse
The racial and ethnic makeup of the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office mirrors the community it serves.
Question being asked: Is there a war on cops?
"Eighty-three law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty this year. Twenty-four of them were shot and killed in cold blood."
Other laws introduced, not passed
"I'm the only governor in America ... who signed a law that says there needs to be an independent investigation any time there's a death of someone in police custody."
Clinton's support last described as 'unenthusiastic'
Bernie Sanders opposes the death penalty, and Hillary Clinton supports it.
Walker eventually provided funding
Says Scott Walker "brags a lot about having an independent agency investigate police shootings. Of course, he didn’t fund it."
Detainees have rights
"In the year 2013, the Obama administration released 104,000 criminal illegal aliens. They released 196 murderers – people with homicide convictions, who are here illegally."
Crime bill gets some, not all, blame
"The policy mistakes that ... the Clintons made got us, in large degree, to the situation that we are in today with mass incarceration."
Very close to the top
"The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world."
Some context missing
Since parole abolition, Virginia's "crime rate has fallen to third lowest in the country, our recidivism rate is down 20 percent and that’s the second lowest in the country."
Prison-building figure is right, but 'explosion' began earlier
"We built a new prison every 10 days between 1990 and 2005 to keep up with our mass incarceration explosion of nonviolent offenders."
Actions by U.S, Texas--and Mexico
"I deployed the Texas National Guard" to the Texas-Mexico border. "And the policy worked; apprehensions at the border declined 74 percent."
Letter supports claim
"Jasper County in Texas raised property taxes by 7 percent in order to pay for one death penalty case."
Survey data points that way
Cornell William Brooks
"We have at least 200,000 to 300,000 hate crimes in a given year."
Other data exists, but Obama's is credible
"Here are the stats: Per population, we kill each other with guns at a rate 297x more than Japan, 49x more than France, 33x more than Israel."
It happens, in some cases at higher rates
"This type of mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries. It doesn’t happen in other places with this kind of frequency."
Not a crime by itself
"For most black people in the history of this country … it was illegal to pass as a white person. You were actually put in jail if you tried to pass."
Underlying data is 14 years old
"A black male baby born today, if we do not change the system, stands a one-in-three chance (of) ending up in jail."
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