Lawmaker dons hoodie on House floor

Lawmaker dons hoodie on House floor

There are 229 comments on the WTNH story from Mar 28, 2012, titled Lawmaker dons hoodie on House floor. In it, WTNH reports that:

Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., has donned a hoodie during a speech on the House floor deploring the killing of Florida teenager The Illinois Democrat spoke out against racial profiling and, as he removed his suit coat and pulled the hood on the sweatshirt he was wearing underneath over his head, said that "just because someone wears a hoodie does not ... (more)

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“RIP Robin Gibb”

Since: May 09

12/22/49 - 5/20/12

#1 Mar 28, 2012
Is it bad, that I just think this fellow is awesome?

He is just adorable, too. I just want to hug him!

Cherish Your Loved Ones.
(DEMoBat has spoken)
Bringmedinner

San Jose, CA

#2 Mar 28, 2012
What's actually more troubling is there are communities in this nation, who have the unabashedly ignorant votes necessary to put Communists into national office.
Otis B Driftwood

Oceanside, NY

#3 Mar 28, 2012
Most members of the Black Congressional Caucus should be wearing hoodies. And orange jump-suits too.
bailout my duck

Bensenville, IL

#4 Mar 28, 2012
shut up grady ur not wrapped to tight
CBOW

Abbottstown, PA

#5 Mar 28, 2012
Talk about bandstanding.......pathetic!

“IT'S a Scream!”

Since: Oct 09

Rville

#6 Mar 28, 2012
SIN_cerelyYours wrote:
Is it bad, that I just think this fellow is awesome?
He is just adorable, too. I just want to hug him!
Cherish Your Loved Ones.
(DEMoBat has spoken)
I agree with you...and NO it is not bad! A Batty good day to You....
J R Jonsic

Monessen, PA

#7 Mar 28, 2012
SIN_cerelyYours wrote:
Is it bad, that I just think this fellow is awesome?
He is just adorable, too. I just want to hug him!
Cherish Your Loved Ones.
(DEMoBat has spoken)
Yea he's a former black panther. Suck him honey.
J R Jonsic

Monessen, PA

#8 Mar 28, 2012
Otis B Driftwood wrote:
Most members of the Black Congressional Caucus should be wearing hoodies. And orange jump-suits too.
Exactly!
Oh really

Scottsbluff, NE

#10 Mar 28, 2012
It was interesting to hear his voice trailing as he was removed from the chambers.
My opinion? Grand standing is foolish. Also find the dems trying to opt the hoodie as a symbol for racial profiling a little out there. You have to select something that is not commonly worn to have any effect. Third, there is not yet any evidence that this is hate crime so it is jumping the gun

Since: Sep 08

Neon City Oh.

#11 Mar 28, 2012
Bedwetter Santorum wants to re-invade Iraq.
Mitt wants war with Russia.
They both want war with Iran.
And all the far right extremists care about is a congressman in a hoodie.

“So, what's the speed of dark??”

Since: Mar 08

Location hidden

#12 Mar 28, 2012
And then he jumped the congressman next to him and broke his nose before smashing his head into the bench..?? Oh, wait....

“frequently laughing”

Since: Apr 09

Hotel California

#13 Mar 28, 2012
Oh really wrote:
It was interesting to hear his voice trailing as he was removed from the chambers.
My opinion? Grand standing is foolish. Also find the dems trying to opt the hoodie as a symbol for racial profiling a little out there. You have to select something that is not commonly worn to have any effect. Third, there is not yet any evidence that this is hate crime so it is jumping the gun
Well said.
J R Jonsic

Monessen, PA

#14 Mar 28, 2012
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J R Jonsic

Monessen, PA

#15 Mar 28, 2012
WDRussell wrote:
Bedwetter Santorum wants to re-invade Iraq.
Mitt wants war with Russia.
They both want war with Iran.
And all the far right extremists care about is a congressman in a hoodie.
Warmonger BO has us involved in plenty of illegal wars already.

“Are We Having Fun Yet???”

Since: Jun 08

If Not, Why Not!!!

#16 Mar 28, 2012
He has his own personal axe to grind. As usual the media has run with the case here in Florida and the facts are just starting to show up and we are not looking at a little innocent kid who was gunned down. Both of them made serious mistakes and now one of them is dead and the other on is in big trouble. "Stand your ground" was never meant to be used as justification for calling someone out and then fighting to the death. It was for average citizens not to have to try and run away when the perp is younger, bigger, stronger and faster.

“More Brains Than .....”

Since: Sep 11

..a Zombie Thanksgiving

#17 Mar 28, 2012
Which war is less than 4 years old?
Democratic Questions

Huntington, NY

#18 Mar 28, 2012
He wore a hoodie eh? Was his a*s hangin out in the back as well? Was his grille covered in gold? Was he wearing $200 basketball sneaks? Were the rims on his car worth MORE than the car itself?
Bringmedinner

San Jose, CA

#19 Mar 28, 2012
Trayvon Martin's Tweets (a few, some apparently altered with asterisks)...

#(From a cousin): Yu ain't tell me yu swung on a bus driver
# PLZZ EXERCISE YO RIGHT 2 REMAIN SILENT.. DAM
# 2 glock 40's... b**** you got 80 problems
# Finna (I'm fixing to) smoke 1 wit my dawg wayne
# Lol so daisha think she a boss cuz she walkd in class late 2day.... i do that everyday
# Sum stuff u jus gotta tak 2 da grav w/ u
# Early release 2day. No skool 2maro

We need to see some of the Congressman's Tweets.

Suggestion for teeshirt... "Trayvon.'Sum stuff u jus gotta tak 2 da grav'."

“If it ain't broke don't fix it”

Since: Jul 09

Arcadia, LA.

#20 Mar 28, 2012
Democratic Questions wrote:
He wore a hoodie eh? Was his a*s hangin out in the back as well?
Nah. His azz was inside the hoodie :)

“Are We Having Fun Yet???”

Since: Jun 08

If Not, Why Not!!!

#21 Mar 28, 2012
Bringmedinner wrote:
Trayvon Martin's Tweets (a few, some apparently altered with asterisks)...
#(From a cousin): Yu ain't tell me yu swung on a bus driver
# PLZZ EXERCISE YO RIGHT 2 REMAIN SILENT.. DAM
# 2 glock 40's... b**** you got 80 problems
# Finna (I'm fixing to) smoke 1 wit my dawg wayne
# Lol so daisha think she a boss cuz she walkd in class late 2day.... i do that everyday
# Sum stuff u jus gotta tak 2 da grav w/ u
# Early release 2day. No skool 2maro
We need to see some of the Congressman's Tweets.
Suggestion for teeshirt... "Trayvon.'Sum stuff u jus gotta tak 2 da grav'."
Like I said, we are not looking at some little innocent kid....

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