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Why? Bullies have always picked on those they see as different.

"Bullying is up" is not mind-boggling.

Reports of violent crime should be on the rise as the crisis bites.

There are three stories about the euro crisis: the Republican story, the German story, and the truth. -- Paul Krugman

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Mar 15th, 2012 at 04:31:05 AM EST
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There is also the pariah-factor. When a groups social status is low enough, members of the group will be attacked for belonging to the group. If status goes lower, attacks increase.

Disabled loosing what rights there was is a clear sign of loosing status, so there should be no surprise that attacks are up.

Pack animals do have some really ugly sides.

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by A swedish kind of death on Sun Mar 18th, 2012 at 01:07:43 PM EST
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