White House Trash Throws Gas on the Fire

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Since: Jun 13

Hilliard, OH

#1 Jul 19, 2013
Speaking at the White House on Friday, President Obama addressed the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial for the killing of Trayvon Martin for the first time since 2012, when he declared that if he had a son, he’d look like Martin. This time, Obama said,“Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.”

Obama also said,“Reasonable doubt was relevant, and they rendered a verdict. Once the jury's spoken, that's how our system works.”

Obama said he was "bouncing around" ideas with his staff on how to respond to the Zimmerman verdict, adding, "I think it is going to be important for us to do some soul searching." Pushing against Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law, Obama stated, "If Trayvon Martin was of his age and armed, could he have stood his ground on that sidewalk?"
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/...

Since: Jun 13

Hilliard, OH

#2 Jul 19, 2013
Obama said,“Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.”

Imagine how much better off this nation would be today if that had been the case 35 years ago.

“Tenured Marxist Radical”

Since: Jan 13

Ivy League-ISIS

#3 Jul 19, 2013
Diamond Eugene wrote:
Obama said,“Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.”
Imagine how much better off this nation would be today if that had been the case 35 years ago.
Wow, he really wants riots...
Che Reagan Christ

Lodi, OH

#4 Jul 19, 2013
-The-Artist- wrote:
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Wow, he really wants riots...
The riot ship has sailed Karl. Sorry. I know how badly you wanted to watch on TV. Maybe you should get off your butt and start one.
Conservative

Springfield, OH

#5 Jul 19, 2013
and some have asked why I left? This is why.

Since: Jun 13

Hilliard, OH

#6 Jul 19, 2013
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
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The riot ship has sailed Karl. Sorry. I know how badly you wanted to watch on TV. Maybe you should get off your butt and start one.
Obama just called that ship back into port, little girl. What sort of 'president' goes out of his way to divide an already fractured nation even further?
This scum bag truly is the Manchurian plant.
Che Reagan Christ

Lodi, OH

#7 Jul 19, 2013
Diamond Eugene wrote:
<quoted text>Obama just called that ship back into port, little girl. What sort of 'president' goes out of his way to divide an already fractured nation even further?
This scum bag truly is the Manchurian plant.
How does Obama's comment divide the nation?

“Paper Or Plastic?”

Since: Nov 11

Albakoikee

#8 Jul 19, 2013
The court system and the jury have done their jobs. Mr. Obama needs to step away. I don't remember him making any statements in the case of the three women kidnapped in Cleveland. Maybe because they aren't black?
Partly Cloidy

Delaware, OH

#9 Jul 19, 2013
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
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How does Obama's comment divide the nation?
He only comments on black crimes. Further dividing people even more. All this has done is label white people as racists even more. After this nonsense the US will be even more divided. Most whites are so tired of being blamed for EVERYTHING they don't even listen anymore. My question is.....if blacks are so in fear of whites, why in the hell do you keep moving to white neighborhoods? Shouldn't you stay in your own neighborhoods where yoi feel "safe"?

Since: Jun 13

Hilliard, OH

#10 Jul 19, 2013
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
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How does Obama's comment divide the nation?
Are you really that stupid? He's blaming whitey and stroking ignorant blacks with words guaranteed to play to their self-imposed victim status.
They cannot kill a Spook

Toledo, OH

#11 Jul 19, 2013
-The-Artist- wrote:
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Wow, he really wants riots...
Then the pavement ape season can start.
Che Reagan Christ

Lodi, OH

#12 Jul 19, 2013
Diamond Eugene wrote:
<quoted text>Are you really that stupid? He's blaming whitey and stroking ignorant blacks with words guaranteed to play to their self-imposed victim status.
You are projecting your prejudices and insecurities onto his words. If you don't think that the Zimmerman/Martin incident isn't a relevant microcosm of some significant issues that face our society, why have you been posting 50 times a day about it? This is the single most discussed criminal trial in memory involving important issues about violence, distrust, crime, race, fear, paranoia and life and death and you don't think the leader of the country should have an opinion. You're nuts.

Since: Jun 13

Hilliard, OH

#14 Jul 19, 2013
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
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You are projecting your prejudices and insecurities onto his words. If you don't think that the Zimmerman/Martin incident isn't a relevant microcosm of some significant issues that face our society, why have you been posting 50 times a day about it? This is the single most discussed criminal trial in memory involving important issues about violence, distrust, crime, race, fear, paranoia and life and death and you don't think the leader of the country should have an opinion. You're nuts.
Why don't you get off your knees:

In the minutes after Texas passed HB 2, the law that bans abortions after 20 weeks and raises standards at abortion clinics to protect women’s health, Barack Obama through Twitter signaled his support for those who were protesting against the law. The fact that many of those protesters had engaged in outrageous, even disgusting, behavior did not slow the president down. He was eager to go on the record that he rejected what the people’s representatives had done.

That speed of opinion contrasts with another local case. During the trial of late-term abortionist Dr. Kermit Gosnell in Pennsylvania, Obama flatly refused to comment on it at all. To this day he has not weighed in on the trial of a man who was convicted of serial infanticide. If Obama has an opinion on that trial, the media have not asked for it and he has not tweeted or taken to any nearby microphone to offer it.

After the verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman, Obama struck a middle ground. In the minutes after the verdict came down, his twitter feed fell silent. He eventually offered a text statement but did not come out to speak directly on the matter.

That changed today, when President Obama delivered unannounced remarks on the Zimmerman verdict.

Barack Obama had a choice, and today, he cast his lot with Jackson, Sharpton, and Holder.

In one remark, he injected race and himself directly back into the story.

“Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.”

Obama grew up in privileged circumstances in Hawaii, after his own father abandoned him.

In another statement, he clearly sided with Martin’s family and against Zimmerman’s.

“I want to make sure that once again I send my thoughts and prayers, as well as Michelle’s, to the family of Trayvon Martin.”

Sympathy for Martin’s family is warranted, surely. But the Zimmerman family is facing death threats in the verdict’s wake, including a bounty put on George’s head by the New Black Panthers. Obama has nothing to say about that.

Obama then rejected the verdict when he said “So — so folks understand the challenges that exist for African- American boys, but they get frustrated, I think, if they feel that there’s no context for it or — and that context is being denied. And — and that all contributes, I think, to a sense that if a white male teen was involved in the same kind of scenario, that, from top to bottom, both the outcome and the aftermath might have been different.”

So the jury got it right, except that in another universe with different facts, they got it wrong.

http://pjmedia.com/tatler/2013/07/19/why-obam...
Partly Cloidy

Delaware, OH

#15 Jul 19, 2013
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
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You are projecting your prejudices and insecurities onto his words. If you don't think that the Zimmerman/Martin incident isn't a relevant microcosm of some significant issues that face our society, why have you been posting 50 times a day about it? This is the single most discussed criminal trial in memory involving important issues about violence, distrust, crime, race, fear, paranoia and life and death and you don't think the leader of the country should have an opinion. You're nuts.
I noticed you completely skipped over my comment and question. Can you answer it for me please? Thanks.
now hey now

Columbus, OH

#16 Jul 19, 2013
Hey you gunrunning sh^tstain the white baby shot in the face by a knigg-her could have been my grandson or my nephew or my neighbors' kids. Hey white people, are you getting tired of this MF-er's war on white people?

“Bee Hive Jive”

Since: Apr 10

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#17 Jul 19, 2013
rowdy01 wrote:
The court system and the jury have done their jobs. Mr. Obama needs to step away. I don't remember him making any statements in the case of the three women kidnapped in Cleveland. Maybe because they aren't black?
You got that right! Not even a mention.
He should not further comment on this court case especially when the blacks are running with protests all over the country..between the press and statements made, they add fuel to the fire.
The country is in an uproar, and this is when the enemy strikes....beware.
WiseAmerican

Lebanon, PA

#18 Jul 19, 2013
Partly Cloidy wrote:
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He only comments on black crimes. Further dividing people even more. All this has done is label white people as racists even more. After this nonsense the US will be even more divided. Most whites are so tired of being blamed for EVERYTHING they don't even listen anymore. My question is.....if blacks are so in fear of whites, why in the hell do you keep moving to white neighborhoods? Shouldn't you stay in your own neighborhoods where yoi feel "safe"?
Are you really that stupid? The country has always been "divided ". 98% black neighborhoods, 98% white neighborhoods...that's togetherness, right?

People are divided by economic status not necessarily by race. That's fine by me, who wants to live around people who lack and may want to take what you have? I don't!! And I won't live that way. Obama needs to shut his mouth on this one.
WiseAmerican

Lebanon, PA

#19 Jul 19, 2013
They cannot kill a Spook wrote:
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Then the pavement ape season can start.
It won't affect you, oil monkey, the blacks don't venture into hobbit holes set far from the highway. You're perfectly safe, Bucky.

“Hereeeeee'ssss UR Pizza”

Since: May 13

Columbus, OH

#20 Jul 19, 2013
WiseAmerican wrote:
<quoted text> Are you really that stupid? The country has always been "divided ". 98% black neighborhoods, 98% white neighborhoods...that's togetherness, right?
People are divided by economic status not necessarily by race. That's fine by me, who wants to live around people who lack and may want to take what you have? I don't!! And I won't live that way. Obama needs to shut his mouth on this one.
Well there ya go.
See we can agree huh

“Hereeeeee'ssss UR Pizza”

Since: May 13

Columbus, OH

#21 Jul 19, 2013
WiseAmerican wrote:
<quoted text> Are you really that stupid? The country has always been "divided ". 98% black neighborhoods, 98% white neighborhoods...that's togetherness, right?
People are divided by economic status not necessarily by race. That's fine by me, who wants to live around people who lack and may want to take what you have? I don't!! And I won't live that way. Obama needs to shut his mouth on this one.
Of course Zimmerman didn't want those folks in his mixed neighborhood either huh.

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