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Police Unit That Spied
on Muslims Is Disbanded

New York Times, by Matt Apuzzo & Joseph Goldstein

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 4/15/2014 7:23:08 PM

The New York Police Department has abandoned a secretive program that dispatched plainclothes detectives into Muslim neighborhoods to eavesdrop on conversations and built detailed files on where people ate, prayed and shopped, the department said. The decision by the nation’s largest police force to shutter the surveillance program represents the first sign that William J. Bratton, the department’s new commissioner, is backing away from some of the post-9/11 intelligence-gathering practices of his predecessor. The move comes as the federal government reconsiders and re-evaluates some of its post-9/11 policies, including the National Security Agency’s bulk data collection.

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The terrorist supporter CAIR wins another one. This would have never happened if someone like Giuliani was in office. A person from the Arab American Association of New York said "The Demographics Unit created psychological warfare in our community." Seriously? They probably won´t care if there is another terrorist attack. I´m really sick and tired of political correctness. What´s next, the drug dealers and gang bangers start complaining when they are being "spied on?"

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Harleynyc, 4/15/2014 8:07:56 PM     (No. 9812102)

Huge mistake. Obama wins this one...for now.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Italiano, 4/15/2014 8:12:18 PM     (No. 9812106)

When is the New York Marathon? I forget.

CAIR probably knows.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TXknitter, 4/15/2014 8:13:14 PM     (No. 9812107)

OP is right. I don´t really think NYC will ever again have a Rudy Guiliani for Mayor. It´s too far gone.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: terry_tr6, 4/15/2014 8:39:22 PM     (No. 9812140)

I will be the contrarian here. After all these years they never generated any leads? were they that easily outed and played? were they incompetent? were they handcuffed by PC rules? sounds like they might as well be disbanded as they were not accomplishing anything.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: reilly, 4/15/2014 8:40:36 PM     (No. 9812144)


Muslims aren´t too clear on the Second Amendment yet,. But, obviously, neither are New Yorkers.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: rochow, 4/15/2014 8:47:38 PM     (No. 9812162)

Thank the new mayor moron!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bpl40, 4/15/2014 8:54:04 PM     (No. 9812170)

When will it be reconstituted? When more sky scrapers and bridges come down? Or a dirty bomb goes off in Times Square or Grand Central. Who is more stupid? These people or those who voted them in?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 4/15/2014 10:45:34 PM     (No. 9812305)

Well, why bother...the NSA is on the job...after all, look how well they spotted the AlQ gathering in Yemen...they are on the job, baby!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: judy, 4/16/2014 5:54:03 AM     (No. 9812469)

Are they moving to Utah?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Trigger2, 4/16/2014 7:16:45 AM     (No. 9812514)

I can only assume NY also gave up on spying on all those terrorist camps located in NY too (one of which is close to Albany).

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Reply 11 - Posted by: strike3, 4/16/2014 7:28:19 AM     (No. 9812525)

I just hope they weren´t offended that they were being watched.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: seminolesecure, 4/16/2014 7:43:08 AM     (No. 9812546)

Easier and cheaper to spy on Wilhelm DeBlasio. Duck and cover!

Mister

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Reply 13 - Posted by: krause, 4/16/2014 8:13:11 AM     (No. 9812601)


This will make the muslims like us now.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Rinktum, 4/16/2014 8:53:54 AM     (No. 9812665)

The Muslims must be thinking we are the biggest chumps in the world. They tell us what they want to do to all of us. They infiltrate the highest offices in our government. They are free to build secretive compounds all over this country. They intimidate anyone who dares disagree with them or has the nerve to point out their beliefs are incompatible with a free people. They commit honor killings under our noses to no real condemnation. They radicalize students on our universities. They force Islam practices on us and sue if they do not get their way. All these examples of intimidation, and yet, they still expect us to believe Islam is a religion of peace. (G.W. Bush made a grave error after 9/11 with that one statement. It put forth as truth, a lie, and provided a dangerous blanket of cover for Muslims.) Like most evil in this world, exposure will be its destruction. Islam is what it does, not what it says it is.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Grampy, 4/16/2014 9:29:45 AM     (No. 9812737)

Along with the examples cited by #14, they have free access to our schools and freedom to practice and proselytize there while Christians are all but banned.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: mc squared, 4/16/2014 10:35:33 AM     (No. 9812864)

Seems they may have missed a small sleeper cell in a water utility pipe across the river in NJ.

http://www.nj.com/monmouth/index.ssf/2014/04/manalapan_man_found_stuck_in_united_water_pipe_indicted_for_criminal_trespass.html

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Reply 17 - Posted by: nevernaught, 4/16/2014 10:57:29 AM     (No. 9812919)

Didn´t they quit that in Boston too. I guess those NY Cops will have to go back to something important like arresting people for drinking 16 ounce cokes.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab, 4/16/2014 11:28:12 AM     (No. 9812990)

Not to worry folks. Just been reassigned to a more critical mission.

They are now spying on people who follow a much more dangerous creed:

The Constitution of the United States.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Tall Oak, 4/16/2014 11:29:51 AM     (No. 9812993)

When they show the footage of the mushroom cloud that was NY City, I will be thinking, "Gee, I hope Lot and his family got out."

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 4/16/2014 1:08:57 PM     (No. 9813169)

Areas like New York will be safe havens because of like minded leadership. Dirty deeds will be done in areas that have leadership that is actually trying to keep the area safe. Then the people in those areas can complain because their mayor or governor or whoever wasn´t "nice" enough to the Muslims.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Tall Oak, 4/16/2014 2:00:02 PM     (No. 9813250)

#20, NY City and Washington DC are the two most valued targets that exist in the West: the financial center and the heartbeat of the “free” world. They may be safe havens from us, but not from radical Islam. All their talk aside, the Muslims would be more than happy to have a million unaware martyrs die to strike a blow to either of those cities. The compliant rats are viewed only as tools that are, like the Palestinians as well as “moderate” Muslims, disposable.

While we’re waging a debate, they’re waging a war.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Cavallodifiero, 4/16/2014 3:10:56 PM     (No. 9813356)

They are never going to stop until there is another attack on the people, and then we´ll know what their real plan was, maybe Marshall law or some other takeover declaration.

What I don´t think they are counting on is the outrage that will come from their stupidity or treachery.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 4/16/2014 3:29:01 PM     (No. 9813376)

And just 24 hours after al Qaeda promised to strike the USA again. Sometimes I wonder which side liberals are on.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 4/16/2014 6:31:23 PM     (No. 9813599)

Reassigned to benevolent Muslim outreach. Try not to step on NASA´s toes.

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