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“your life is great”

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#1 Apr 11, 2012
zimmerman took off.
only the guilty run right?

“Truth to Power!”

Since: Apr 07

Wake Forest, NC

#2 Apr 11, 2012
U R An Idiot.....
anneutral wrote:
zimmerman took off.
only the guilty run right?




Why so little attention to the Black Panther bounty on Zimmerman?

While the entire George Zimmerman/Tryavon Martin issue is a tragedy on many fronts, I am outraged by the lack of action from the mainstream media and law enforcement concerning the bounty on Mr. Zimmerman offered by the Black Panthers. I am not a legal expert, but this should be a crime.

The lack of reporting by the media and the inaction taken by authorities shows that if a group is of the preferred, politically correct ethnic background, they can do whatever they want with no fear of repercussion. This should make the average American very nervous.

“Truth to Power!”

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#3 Apr 11, 2012
Isn't this the same vigilantism that Mr. Zimmerman is accused of? Why is there no public outrage? Why isn't the media demanding something be done? Why aren't the leaders of the said communities and politicians speaking out and having public forums?

Unfortunately this is another example of the double standard that exists in our current society. If the circumstances were reversed I believe the outcome would be very different.

“Truth to Power!”

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#4 Apr 11, 2012
New Black Panther Party Offers $10K Bounty For George Zimmerman


Over the weekend, members of the New Black Panther Party showed just how tense the situation in the Trayvon Martin shooting has gotten: They offered a $10,000 bounty for the capture of George Zimmerman, who shot and killed the unarmed teenager.

The Orlando Sentinel reports that Mikhail Muhammad announced the reward during a protest on Saturday, and when a Sentinel reporter asked if he was inciting violence, Muhammad said, "An eye for an eye, a tooth for a toof."


http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/03/2...

“Truth to Power!”

Since: Apr 07

Wake Forest, NC

#5 Apr 11, 2012
The New Black Panther's bounty just heightens that narrative.

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the New Black Panther Party has been rejected by the Black Panther Party of the '60s and '70s. The SPLC says the group is "a virulently racist and anti-Semitic organization whose leaders have encouraged violence against whites, Jews and law enforcement officers..."

The Sentinel also reported that the group "called for the mobilization of 10,000 black men to capture Zimmerman."

The paper adds:

"Sanford city officials issued a statement late Saturday, condemning the group's appeal and asking citizens to leave all arrests to the police. The statement was sanctioned by Sanford Police Captain Robert O'Connor — one of two Captains now leading the department in the wake of Police Chief Bill Lee's temporary suspension.

"'The City is requesting calm heads and no vigilante justice,' the statement said.'Attempts by civilians to take any person into custody may result in criminal charges or unnecessary violence.'"

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#8 Apr 11, 2012



‘Race Wars’ Part 1: The Shocking Data on Black-on-Black Crime

Posted on April 9, 2012



Black-on-black crime is a sensitive subject in this increasingly polarized nation. While covered in academia and occasionally addressed by talking heads on television, some believe it rarely, if ever, receives the type and depth of attention it deserves. Instead, critics argue that this national tragedy is usually swept under the rug by powerful interest groups and individuals more concerned with elevating their own racially-driven agendas than addressing the real issues at hand. The Trayvon Martin case is only the most recent example of this grim hypocrisy.

Indeed, statistics support a very different narrative than the one usually offered by “race hustlers,” as Pastor C.L. Bryant calls them, who routinely portray an America where members of the black community are selectively targeted and brutalized by white racists.

A 2007 special report released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, reveals that approximately 8,000 — and, in certain years, as many as 9,000 African Americans are murdered annually in the United States. 15,000 murders nationwide annually. Blacks make up 11-13% of the national population.

This chilling figure is accompanied by another equally sobering fact, that 93% of these murders are in fact perpetrated by other blacks. The analysis, supported by FBI records, finds that in 2005 alone, for example, African Americans accounted for 49% of all homicide victims in the US — again, almost exclusively at the hands of other African Americans.

Again, blacks make up 11-13% of the Population!

What in the hell is going on?


http://www.theblaze.com/stories/race-wars-par...

“Truth to Power!”

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#10 Apr 11, 2012
Race Wars or Race Baiting BS?

To put these number in perspective, recall that over 6,400 U.S. service men and women have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan combined over the course of a decade-long war fought in those nations. During the Vietnam War, which lasted nearly 13 years, some 58,000 Americans were killed — nearly 13 percent of whom were African American.

Graph courtesy of the 2007 Department of Justice Report

Shocking Black on Black Crime Murder Statistics Revealed in the Wake of Trayvon Martin Shooting

Extrapolating black-on-black crime data reveals that, by comparison, approximately 100,000 African Americans have been killed on our own streets at the hands of other African Americans in roughly the same stretches of time. It is difficult to find anyone who would white-wash these mind-numbing statistics.

Equally as startling, the same study reveals African Americans were victims of an estimated 805,000 nonfatal violent crimes in just one year alone.



What in the Hell is going on?


http://www.theblaze.com/stories/race-wars-par...

“Truth to Power!”

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#11 Apr 11, 2012





Chicago

One city that has perennially come under fire for racially charged violence is Chicago. In just the span of three days alone — March 16th-19th of this year — 41 people, mostly African-American, were shot and killed in Chicago. Ten were killed in President Obama’s former neighborhood. Incredibly, these atrocities on our very own streets barely received a turn of the head by activists, nor did they receive any media coverage.

In response to President Obama’s decision to raise the profile of the Trayvon Martin case, T. Willard Fair, president of the Urban League of Greater Miami, recently told The Daily Caller that the “the outrage should be about us killing each other, about black-on-black crime.”

He asked rhetorically,“Wouldn’t you think to have 41 people shot [in Chicago] between Friday morning and Monday morning would be much more newsworthy and deserve much more outrage?”


http://www.theblaze.com/stories/race-wars-par...

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#12 Apr 11, 2012
Obama's Chicago


More than 500 people under the age of 21 were killed in Chicago in 2008. This figure fell only slightly in 2009 and 2010 and, of course, does not represent the many others who have been shot or injured as a result of these attacks. Records reveal that nearly 80 percent of youth homicides occurred in 22 black or Latino communities on Chicago’s South and West sides.

In just the first three months of 2012, 109 people have already been murdered in the city of Chicago. So rampant are the killings in fact, that crime in the President’s adopted hometown was even the focus of an April 5th report featured on The O’Reilly Factor:

In the poignant words of one man interviewed for the segment,“We’ve got to stop referring to people as African-American, Hispanic-American.”

“These are American kids and they are being slaughtered by other American kids.”


http://www.theblaze.com/stories/race-wars-par...
Bringmedinner

San Jose, CA

#13 Apr 11, 2012
What with the insane injustice of Democrat mob rule guiding political driven response denying Zimmerman his right to self defense, one can hope he is armed.
No your are

Astoria, NY

#14 Apr 11, 2012
The laughing liberal wrote:
Isn't this the same vigilantism that Mr. Zimmerman is accused of? Why is there no public outrage? Why isn't the media demanding something be done? Why aren't the leaders of the said communities and politicians speaking out and having public forums?
I agree with you on this. It is the same, if not worse. Perhaps there is no outrage over it because when the NBP held a rally recently, no one showed, not even the NBP. I don't think they are taken very seriously.

“Truth to Power!”

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#15 Apr 11, 2012
Where is the outrage?

Recently, The Blaze featured a report on Rep. Corrine Brown, who, after professing in an interview to care about “all the children” who fall victim to murder, could not remember the name of a little girl from her district who was murdered and then dumped into a Georgia landfill. While Brown fumbled to find the words, she ultimately could not recall Somer Thompson’s name. She did, however, have much to say about racial profiling and how Trayvon Martin was selectively targeted for his race. For some reason, Brown and others who have followed suit in this case have failed to address or acknowledge the epidemic of murders occurring within their very own communities.

But Brown is not alone. Not by any stretch. Which begs the questions: where is the outrage from prominent members of the African-American community?


Where are the words of condemnation and sorrow from Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, or Rev. Al Sharpton, over the fact that members of their own communities are summarily executing each other?





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#16 Apr 11, 2012
Critics believe that acknowledging the unfortunate, irrefutable statistical truth negates the left’s narrative about a black community selectively exploited and targeted by white racists. Some might also argue that fanning the flames of racial discontent, especially in an election year, serves a useful and powerful campaign purpose.

Thus far, hundreds of thousands of African Americans have been slaughtered at the hands of each other since the dawn of the Civil Rights movement.


Is this the realization of Dr. King’s Community of Man?


Hell No!


So why is Obama and Holder avoiding and covering Up the Issue?



Politics!

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#17 Apr 11, 2012
anneutral wrote:
zimmerman took off.
only the guilty run right?
He is being arrested, open mouth and insert foot..........for litering.

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#18 Apr 11, 2012
maybe he shouldn't have stopped talking to his lawyer then huh?
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if he's innocent, and he has nothing to hide, then he should have gone to the police and insisted they take him into custody for his own protection.
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I would also say that if Trayvon were alive, he could have claimed the "stand your groud" law as well.
he knew he was being followed, and thereby was being threatened.

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#19 Apr 11, 2012
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>He is being arrested, open mouth and insert foot..........for litering.
did they find him then?

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#20 Apr 11, 2012
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>He is being arrested, open mouth and insert foot..........for litering.
The special prosecutor's ruling came one day after Zimmerman's legal team quit because they had lost contact with him, and suggested that the pressure of the case had "pushed him over the edge."

His lawyers said that Zimmerman was no longer in Florida and ABC News has learned that prosecutors do not know his exact location.

(keep up dude, they announced yesterday that they were going to arrest him, and nobody has heard from him since)
Bringmedinner

San Jose, CA

#21 Apr 11, 2012
Zimmerman talked with the prosecutor's office yesterday without attorney advice. He doesn't seem afraid of the truth.

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#22 Apr 11, 2012
Bringmedinner wrote:
Zimmerman talked with the prosecutor's office yesterday without attorney advice. He doesn't seem afraid of the truth.



Exactly.


The leftist poster "aneutral" is lost as usual.



He'll have his day in court.


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#23 Apr 11, 2012
No your are wrote:
<quoted text>
I agree with you on this. It is the same, if not worse. Perhaps there is no outrage over it because when the NBP held a rally recently, no one showed, not even the NBP. I don't think they are taken very seriously.


Fair enough but calling for a Bounty on someones head is a serious offense regardless of who shows up to the rally. I'm fine with them voicing an opinion but calling for violence only highlights 1 reason why their community has such a high crime rate.

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