Two Teenage Boys Arrested in Georgia Baby Shooting Death

Mar 23, 2013 Full story: gma.yahoo.com 203

Two teenage suspects, one as young as 14, have been arrested in the shooting death of a 1-year-old Georgia boy, who was killed as his mother pushed him in a stroller, police announced today.

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#186 Mar 30, 2013
Lola835 wrote:
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People like you are extraactly why we have racial tension. I had nothing to do with slavery and neither did this baby. You are turning this story into being about you. How strong (being white) do you think this baby was against this weak black adult with a gun? Guess the baby is out of luck because he wasn't strong enough to fight back. UNBELIEVABLE!!!
I didn't say anything about the infant. I was talking about public perception and the media.

This thread really brings out the yokels.

Since: Mar 13

Medina, OH

#187 Mar 30, 2013
Yiago wrote:
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I didn't say anything about the infant. I was talking about public perception and the media.
This thread really brings out the yokels.
Very mature of you. Grow up for gods sake!
hard truth

United States

#188 Mar 30, 2013
Yiago wrote:
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That's nuts. How do you get from A to Z in this argument? Explain your reasoning.
Also, "democrats" who fought for slavery eventually changed their label. They became "republicans". Don't you know your history?
In any social battle that involves changing a tradition you will always find Conservatives on the side of the status quo. That is part of the definition of the word "conservative". You can label them Democrat or Republican all you want, but the root of it is whether or not they think conservatively or progressively.
There's no room in society for so called conservative politicians either. But, that's another thread.

We need to identify the manipulative practices of both parties.

On this topic the issue is racism and racial anger and the culprits in that area are liberals.

Liberals do not view minorities as their equals. This is evident by their hyper-sensitivity on all racial issues. They see themselves as the strong defenders of the poor little weak black people.
Liberals are so disgusting on issues of race.

Since: Mar 13

Freeport, PA

#190 Mar 30, 2013
hard truth wrote:
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This is an excellent example of liberal racism. Liberals at heart believe they are superior to minorities.
Every racial problem in this country can be linked to this attitude along with liberal politicians willingness to exploit them for votes and support.
As democrats fought to keep blacks enslaved in the 1800s so now they fight to keep them enslaved and dependent on their party.
At least in the 1800s their contempt for blacks was overt.
Now their contemptand exploitatin is disguised as compassion.
Liberal hypocrisy.
I just wanted to tell you I agree with you. I tried yesterday to post something to you, but they deleted my post. Not sure why. I didn't write anything off the wall.

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#192 Mar 30, 2013
hard truth wrote:
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There's no room in society for so called conservative politicians either. But, that's another thread.
We need to identify the manipulative practices of both parties.
On this topic the issue is racism and racial anger and the culprits in that area are liberals.
Liberals do not view minorities as their equals. This is evident by their hyper-sensitivity on all racial issues. They see themselves as the strong defenders of the poor little weak black people.
Liberals are so disgusting on issues of race.
It isn't about defending black people. It's about educating people so they can defend themselves. I don't know the shooter's background but in most cases of violent crime the criminal comes from a challenging background. Lack of a good education, generational poverty, lack of investment in society, that sort of stuff. That's what causes a person to commit situational violent crimes.

And of course domestic situations. I don't know which is more common. Probably domestic crime.

But all of that stuff goes back to education and being invested in your society. Without those elements you just have less to live for and care about. Makes it easier for a violence-prone person to act out violently.

This shooter is obviously a colossal failure as a human being and deserves the most extreme punishment that a civil society is willing to give him. But some element in this case is also the fault of all of us, just like always.

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Since: Dec 09

Lost in Time

#194 Mar 31, 2013
What has happened to the morals in society?

Since: Sep 08

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#195 Mar 31, 2013
RETIRED2 wrote:
What has happened to the morals in society?
Got traded for food stamps ,, medical cards , free rent & utilities , free phones , no birth control , no daddy's , and big screen t v's -
Jeff

Huntsville, TN

#196 Mar 31, 2013
RETIRED2 wrote:
What has happened to the morals in society?
Liberals.
support change

London, KY

#198 Mar 31, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>...Obama?....He has no business in this....I do agree, it is a shame these two scumbags, can't just be buried alive....
President is right, foregive, reform, support! this is what they need instead of prison!
love them and they will change to the better.

Since: Mar 12

Hopkinsville, KY

#199 Apr 1, 2013
This particular story was obviously reported in mainstream media first, as are all crimes because mainstream media has press credentials and relationships with police departments. Then, the story was picked up by this group of industrious alt-press folk, which I will describe below, and spun with the notion that the mainstream media never reported it and are refusing to report it. This is of course total nonsense but these people know their audience and by seeding the idea that the mainstream media isn't reporting anything, they insulate their audience from looking to mainstream media for news.

Let's just take this story and do a bit of archaeology. CNN obviously picked this up quickly, picking it up from the local news outlets in the area. As a blogger, it's impossible to comb all of those local outlets for news but CNN knows what to look for and has the analytic resources to find what is going viral. If it makes CNN, it's viral enough to be spun against it.

So, a site like Westernjournalism.com sees the opportunity and churns out a shoddy blog piece like this one:

http://www.westernjournalism.com/black-teens-...

Reading through it, you can see that it didn't take long to concoct that text, which is itself an art since they have to write a ton of these pieces to get enough traffic to devote enough time to doing it in the first place. Then, they inject it with the maximum number of ads (3 for Adsense). The ads are optimally sized and placed with text wrapping around them. If you want to read about ad placement, go to the Warrior Forum which is an internet marketing forum devoted to maximizing this type of profit. Now, realizing that their target audience (people most likely to share this story) are viewing it through the lens of race, they put the race in the title ("Black Teens Kill White Baby"), in the h1 tag (header), in the alt tag of the primary image and they ensure they have the minimum number of words to not incur a content penalty by Google (250). On top of that, these are SEO writers (writers trained to write targeting word frequencies). If you go to wordcounter.net , paste in the copy, you will see the word frequencies to the right. The top 3, in this order are "white", "black" and "baby". Then, they throw the social share icons at the top a la Huffington Post to ensure they get the social traffic bonus by Google.

Now, take a look at the story itself. The title is "Black Teens Kill White Baby; Media Silent". "Media Silent", right? Well, no, not really. The content of the story itself is rewritten from the CNN article which is linked in the piece. Blogs are all rewritten pieces to piggyback professional reporting and exploit search opportunities (race in this case).

What does all of this mean? It means that by avoiding the mainstream media, readers are paying these people to rewrite and spin the stories to confirm their own biases. Who profits? The writers obviously, but also the ad buyers who are running ads for Conceal Carry ebooks on Amazon, on the ads I am seeing. Also, the guy selling the Obama's Enemy List eBook on the right, which is an affiliate link meaning the writer is getting a kickback on every book sold. Hover over the link and you can see the Amazon short code. So, in short, any form of media vying for your attention is selling ad space.

The story I linked is currently ranked number 1 for the search term "blacks kill white baby". It beat out Fox news for that coveted spot as well as topconservativenews.com . Manipulation pays and it pays a lot. Assuming a view to FB like ratio of 10 to 1, which is pretty typical in blogging, and ad revenue of $7 per thousand views, the author made around $600 for about 20 minutes of work. Not bad for feeding racial tension with mediocre prose right? What ranks #2 for the target term you might ask? You are reading it.

Since: Mar 12

Hopkinsville, KY

#200 Apr 1, 2013
I should have clarified that the site I linked does not hire the writers for their stories. Independent bloggers themselves sign up to write the pieces for a share of the ad revenue. Here are the details for those with a gift for textual embellishment:

http://www.westernjournalism.com/getmyblog/

The author of the previous article is pushing about 3 articles per day on a wide range of issues while earning some serious dollars for your attention.
JustSaying

Erlanger, KY

#202 Apr 1, 2013
As to the issue of whether or not this had anything to do with race, I will just add this - had Antonio been a black baby, I truly doubt he would have been shot. Actually, I'd have a hard time believing they would have targeted or bothered his mother, had she been black.
I used to live there

Crossville, TN

#204 Apr 2, 2013
Still a race debate?! Is there really no convincing you people to drop it?(I'm white, by the way) Good and Evil can come in both black and white races. I certainly don't approve of the poster above me for sure. Really people, color has absolutely no factor in what defines a person. Think on that, and think hard. A woman lost her child. Do You not comprehend that? Apparently not, as this is only an excuse for people to fight over something as skin color. A few of you really concern me. Get help. Again, I am very sorry for this woman, and I still send my prayers for the Lord to walk with her and guide her.

Rev 21:4 He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death' or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away."
hard truth

United States

#205 Apr 2, 2013
I used to live there wrote:
Still a race debate?! Is there really no convincing you people to drop it?(I'm white, by the way) Good and Evil can come in both black and white races. I certainly don't approve of the poster above me for sure. Really people, color has absolutely no factor in what defines a person. Think on that, and think hard. A woman lost her child. Do You not comprehend that? Apparently not, as this is only an excuse for people to fight over something as skin color. A few of you really concern me. Get help. Again, I am very sorry for this woman, and I still send my prayers for the Lord to walk with her and guide her.
Rev 21:4 He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death' or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away."
If color doesn't matter then why do blacks want black leaders?
I used to live there

Crossville, TN

#206 Apr 2, 2013
Do You personally know ALL black people? Not all of them are bad. Don't judge all for the actions of certain individuals.
hard truth wrote:
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If color doesn't matter then why do blacks want black leaders?
F r e d d o

Avon, OH

#207 Apr 2, 2013
Attention white people: This story is over. Nancy Grace won't cover it and it's already received its 15 second mention on the other programs. This won't be covered 24/7 like the Travon Martin shooting, ya know. Something about it just doesn't fit with the whole multicultural Agenda that they want to push down our throats.

It's over, and you can now go back to worshipping the black bball players. Them boys can jump! It's all good. Go back to sleep now white people.

This was an isolated incident - just like the other 100,000 black on white murders that we've experienced in the US over the last 50 years of 'civil rights'.
whatever

Columbus, IN

#208 Apr 2, 2013
I used to live there wrote:
Do You personally know ALL black people? Not all of them are bad. Don't judge all for the actions of certain individuals.
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No one said black people are bad.

The question was, If color doesn't matter, then why do black people want black leaders?
Gunny

United States

#209 Apr 2, 2013
hard truth wrote:
I'm sorry to be posting again, but I'm pretty torn up about this.
You all are my friends and neighbors and I just want to say that you all need to be prepared to defend your loved ones with as much violence as these animals are willing to use to hurt them.
Violence is the only thing these thugs understand. Come after me or mine and you've chosen your day to die.
Gunny

United States

#210 Apr 2, 2013
Violence is the only thing thugs like these understand. Come after me or mine and the've chosen their day to die. Semper Fi.
I used to live there

Crossville, TN

#211 Apr 2, 2013
Not all of them. Some black people also don't care what color you are, as long as You do something right. Then again, politics, no matter the color, can't be trusted.
whatever wrote:
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No one said black people are bad.
The question was, If color doesn't matter, then why do black people want black leaders?

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