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I just to catch you up a federal judge you're -- last week said on its still valid stop and -- but.
The judge ordered -- be done it differently with a monitor looking over -- to make sure it's being done in a race neutral way because the judge found.
Which you referred to his quote unquote in direct.
Racial profiling what what.
Role is the media.
Plane on this are they siding with the judge.
Let's go to Cal Thomas who we Skype being -- this from NORTHERN IRELAND.
And thanks for being with us cal all right so what's the media is view of this thing.
Well we're all over -- especially newspapers and that major cities where crime of course -- continues to be a major problem.
Most of them are taking even some of the liberal publications like mother Jones of all things -- New York Times -- on the one hand but on the other hand approach.
The media is always super sensitive to anything involving race -- frankly they promote a lot of division where division doesn't deserve to -- Yesterday.
In the Washington Post mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York.
Wrote a -- peace not only about the judge in this cases maybe just mentioned.
And her reasoning.
Taking -- -- the post itself.
-- show Bloomberg said never lamented the death the police officers at the hands of some of these criminals.
That they have stopped and -- -- shouldn't stop in Princeton New York City he also establish I was a tremendous point that if the murder rate in New York City.
Was the same as it is -- Washington DC.
People have been killed last year and that's -- That's a pretty.
Over statistic the other thing the mayor said in the post piece was that.
As a black Brooklyn detective -- nearly twenty years on the job recently told the New York Daily News.
Stop and -- is never about race it's about behavior.
If an officer sees someone acting in a matter that's -- the crimes of what he or she has an obligation to stop and question that person.
The narrative -- also pointed out that the majority the majority of the new York city police department is made up but Hispanics and African American.
I and I also think as a tremendous decently the Wall Street Journal about which basically dissected the judge's ruling.
You know people on both sides of this issue and that much of the media is too because they know the -- -- the major problem and in major cities in this country especially -- New York Washington and Chicago.
-- -- I wanna pick up on what you just said I also read gesture shamans opinion was about a 190 pages that's quite what -- your -- people read -- -- -- rally you know it's it's my mistake for also being a lawyer but it and I picked it apart and it was quite easily -- first year law student could see the flaws in it one of the home.
Was that she was relying very heavily on something that turns out to be statistically.
A four point four million stops and Ray Kelly pointed this out yesterday who's also by the way a lawyer.
On she picks up on nineteen particular stops and only 6%.
Were on that justified.
As I say cal that is statistically.
Yes it is indeed in the Wall Street Journal -- -- -- that that are also pointed out that the judge accepted the evidence they have the findings and the research.
Presented by the plaintiffs in this case.
I mean this is -- well what do you do with somebody who has -- Special interest in the outcome and you accept.
Their study at their rationale and their statistics.
Are viewed in a way that is going to produce.
The outcome -- the -- -- I think you know this is very very their experience -- again I'm I'm pretty amazed that the approach of some of this dog beat the press yesterday.
That David Gregory had on trade on Martin's mother of course.
She is it's still in mourning for -- you might expect and -- just right out that this is racial profiling him.
And David Gregory didn't challenger with any of the things that Michael Bloomberg -- or any of the other media things he -- Yeah he -- that basically accepted her position.
And it was a total non sequitur to have the subject matter to have trip on Martin's mother -- on notice that I had to talk about music completely unrelated.
So what happened down in Florida which was civilian verses civilian had nothing to do with cops in -- it was really pretty embarrassing -- David what a bullet.
One other thing -- -- the media don't like to point out.
In the nineteen Saturday's I think you and I are -- old enough to -- New York City in the in the 1970s it was a terrible place that not only crime that prostitution.
This so called adult bookstores in Times Square.
The squeegee guys who who is stopped motorists and clean their windshield without permission and -- demanded money and if -- didn't get it.
You've sometimes got to -- in the face.
It all of that was cleaned up and I remember at the time of all kinds of expressions in the media and elsewhere all my goodness this is.
Civil liberties violations and everything else -- how do you like the outcome but the fact is that crime is down significantly in New York City and has been.
For a number of years thanks to Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg and good policing and the results you can't argue -- Down 2200 murders a year now down to.
Roughly 400 and it continues to drop cal.
As always -- thank you so much hope you're enjoying it in NORTHERN IRELAND and thanks very much for being with us.
Are agreeing with -- in fact here is one royal seed good point -- cold like it's falling on every hand between the IRS and other agencies targeting conservative ideology.
-- will American life and liberty ever be viewed.
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