Essay talk:The Watchdogs and Law Enforcement
Interesting reprint. How about the "Minutemen" and other vigilante groups? How about the independent groups that troll for sexual predators? Is this problem limited to groups that fight racism and antisemitism? Also do we have copyright vio, or are we ok?--PalMD-Talk 17:03, 23 May 2007 (CDT)
- Key point here is,
- rough equivalent to surveilling all Black males on the grounds that a certain percentage may commit violent crimes. In the sense that targeting minorities for special surveillance is called “racial profiling,” the watchdogs engage in “political profiling.” Major watchdog groups, particularly the ADL, hold law enforcement conferences, seminars and training sessions on this “profiling” behavior.
- Seems Conservapedia has been the target of "political profiling". RobS 17:31, 23 May 2007 (CDT)
Some passenger comes through the checkpoint, he's a 22 year old sweaty nervous-looking Yemeni with a Boeing 737 Flight Manual, 8 bottles of aftershave, 5 bottles of hydrogen peroxide, fertilizer packets for his garden, and two quarts of Windex with ammonia D in his carry-on luggage, but we wave him through because Islam is the Religion of Peace and Besides We Don't Profile. Uh oh, here comes grandma Doris Johnson with her walker and her oxygen bottle. Look how slow she's walking, as if she doesn't want any wires to pop out from under her sweater. That oxygen bottle could be a bomb. Better detain her in the interrogation room way past her check-in time for a body cavity search and let the Dobermans give her the once-over.
22:58, 8 April 2009 (EDT)
- Xena has officially lost it. ħuman 00:04, 9 April 2009 (EDT)