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Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media

There are 66309 comments on the Wall Street Journal story from Mar 22, 2012, titled Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media. In it, Wall Street Journal reports that:

Social media has put the spotlight on the story Trayvon Martin , an unarmed African-American teenager who was shot to death last month by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida.

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watermelons

Cleveland, MS

#72064 Aug 4, 2013
Rebel Against Tyranny wrote:
What gets me is that so many black people (not all) are doing and saying to and about Zimmerman EXACTLY the same type of unfair, racist, and bigoted things they accuse others of doing to and saying about blacks.
Double-standard, much? Or is this an example of "black privilege"?
You're right there is a lot of disgusting things being said by all races. It's definitely not right to pass judgement on everybody just because you don't like comments that a few people made. Many people are not bothered by what others say but some are. It's just a shame that all races can't live in peace. These scriptures may be helpful-James chapter 3 verses 8 through 10.

“Facts”

Since: May 08

Location hidden

#72065 Aug 4, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>We know you'd use the open-mouth approach, HomoOne.

Wipe your chin, dear.
More gay sex fantasies
watermelons

Cleveland, MS

#72066 Aug 4, 2013
xxxrayted, A lot of people are offended by the statement that I made. I honestly didn't know so many hateful people existed in this world. I grew up in a peaceful environment. I don't go to the Kingdom Hall of JW now, but when I did go everybody of all races got along well. I am really shocked by all the name calling, and some people are experts at it. It's an amazing talent. I have sense enough to know that Jehovah's Witnesses are not the only decent intelligent people in the world. Here is a scripture that may be beneficial for many of us- James chapter 3 verses 8 through 9. I'm not a religious person but I do read scriptures every now and then.

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#72067 Aug 4, 2013
Rebel Against Tyranny wrote:
What gets me is that so many black people (not all) are doing and saying to and about Zimmerman EXACTLY the same type of unfair, racist, and bigoted things they accuse others of doing to and saying about blacks.
Double-standard, much? Or is this an example of "black privilege"?
Double standard for sure Blacks can do or say what they please about white people White people are racist for saying the same things about blacks This only white people are racists crap is wearing thin .

Before the Zimmerman lynching I had zero animosity towards blacks. Now I feel they have brought the attitude people have towards some blacks upon themselves , by their racist comments

Not one black person on this thread has engaged in an actual discussion . The media invented the term white Hispanic to incite racism I guess they have succeeded in their quest to promote hate of a man who was doing nothing, but defending himself

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#72068 Aug 4, 2013
SC Redneck_2 wrote:
<quoted text> Double standard for sure Blacks can do or say what they please about white people White people are racist for saying the same things about blacks
You hear the word "racist" around all your posts, that is for sure, and it has nothing to do with what color of skin you are.

You are a racist.

Are you white?

The statement that only whites are racists, of course, is [email protected]
xxxrayted

Brook Park, OH

#72069 Aug 4, 2013
watermelons wrote:
xxxrayted, A lot of people are offended by the statement that I made. I honestly didn't know so many hateful people existed in this world. I grew up in a peaceful environment. I don't go to the Kingdom Hall of JW now, but when I did go everybody of all races got along well. I am really shocked by all the name calling, and some people are experts at it. It's an amazing talent. I have sense enough to know that Jehovah's Witnesses are not the only decent intelligent people in the world. Here is a scripture that may be beneficial for many of us- James chapter 3 verses 8 through 9. I'm not a religious person but I do read scriptures every now and then.
I can't see getting offended by the way somebody feels. You can't change the way you feel. You either feel a certain way or you don't. I only get offended at personal insults. That is what's uncalled for and that's why you'll never see me do that except in response to a personal attack.

Sure people of different races can get along at a church, at work, at a bowling alley, at movie theater. But it's a different thing when you are talking living with each other because blacks and whites live very differently.

As I said before, people of different races can live together peacefully, but people of different cultures can't. Many blacks when moving into a white community will bring their ghetto ways with them. They're not about to change for anybody. As they preponderate, it causes white flight, and those who had to abandon their home will hold resentment towards the group of people that are responsible for that action.
Responsibility

Petaluma, CA

#72070 Aug 4, 2013
xxxrayted wrote:
<quoted text>
Many blacks when moving into a white community will bring their ghetto ways with them.
Does that assumption also include "white trash" and "rednecks" bringing their "ghetto ways" into a decent neighborhood?

Just asking ....
Patriot

Puerto Escondido, Mexico

#72071 Aug 4, 2013
Has anybody considered the only reason racism exists in our white America is because a few Afrikans are sprinkled around in our country. Time to sweep the trash out of the house

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#72072 Aug 4, 2013
xxxrayted wrote:
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As I said before, people of different races can live together peacefully, but people of different cultures can't.
What a shame you are still in a country that is known around the world as a melting pot.

You haven't lifted a finger for this country, you useless parasite. Not even when it took a few hours of your time.

You have nothing invested. Nothing.

Why not do the country a favor and move out?
Responsibility

Petaluma, CA

#72073 Aug 4, 2013
SC Redneck_2 wrote:
<quoted text> I guess they have succeeded in their quest to promote hate of a man who was doing nothing, but defending himself
I presume you mean Mr. Martin who's quest was to walk back from buying a packet of skittles - is that considered "doing nothing" to folks like you?

BTW, attorney Burris has said in an interview that the prosecution should have argued that Mr. Martin was actually the person standing his ground because Mr. Martin was the one being pursued by the creepy guy with the gun.
Responsibility

Petaluma, CA

#72074 Aug 4, 2013
Patriot wrote:
Time to sweep the trash out of the house
I don't think the white trash who constantly belittle folks that do not look like them are going anywhere fast.
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Responsibility

Petaluma, CA

#72076 Aug 4, 2013
Rebel Against Tyranny wrote:
What gets me is that so many black people (not all) are doing and saying to and about Zimmerman "?
Seems it should be an easy issue - folks have no clue how Mr. Martin would have grown up if he had not been killed.

Their dirty assumptions and predictions are ignorant and biased and often racist.
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Patriot

Puerto Escondido, Mexico

#72078 Aug 4, 2013
Responsibility wrote:
<quoted text>
I don't think the white trash who constantly belittle folks that do not look like them are going anywhere fast.
Take a few of those black Afrikan "specimens" home to raise for yourself. All men ARE NOT created equal and youre a fkn fool if you think they are!
Patriot

Puerto Escondido, Mexico

#72079 Aug 4, 2013
Responsibility wrote:
<quoted text>
Seems it should be an easy issue - folks have no clue how Mr. Martin would have grown up if he had not been killed.
Their dirty assumptions and predictions are ignorant and biased and often racist.
Yeah well I offered many times to bet on Zimmermans NOT GUILTY and couldn't rouse taker with 5x1 odds! Id throw down a wad of bucks saying if we could run a true bet on Martins future it would include the hospital, the jail or the morgue within 2-3 years. Wanna bet on that you stupid appeaser? Odds are already 100x1 against you. Jump if you feel froggy bigmouth!
Responsibility

Petaluma, CA

#72080 Aug 4, 2013
Patriot wrote:
<quoted text>Take a few of those black Afrikan "specimens" home to raise for yourself.
There are plenty of white "specimens" I would NOT take home either.

Your comments are silly, unpatriotic and ignorant.

“O'er the land of the free ? ”

Since: Jan 09

Don't Tread On Me

#72081 Aug 4, 2013
Responsibility wrote:
<quoted text>
I presume you mean Mr. Martin who's quest was to walk back from buying a packet of skittles - is that considered "doing nothing" to folks like you?
BTW, attorney Burris has said in an interview that the prosecution should have argued that Mr. Martin was actually the person standing his ground because Mr. Martin was the one being pursued by the creepy guy with the gun.
If Burris said that he may be the stupidest lawyer walking the earth.

SYG , in Florida , has nothing to do with a dead person and he is just fanning the flames .

Responsibility

Petaluma, CA

#72082 Aug 4, 2013
Patriot wrote:
<quoted text> Wanna bet on that you stupid appeaser?
I reiterate, dearie, that betting on how a seventeen year old may turn out in adulthood is "stupid".

As a point of reference, a man called Bush had a number of shady episodes in his life and he became our president.

So don't assume, keep to the present, keep to the facts and bet on substantive issues.

Btw, could you have "bet" that Zimmerman would have trolled/stalked a seventeen year and killed him? What were those odds?
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Patriot

Oaxaca, Mexico

#72084 Aug 4, 2013
Responsibility wrote:
<quoted text>
There are plenty of white "specimens" I would NOT take home either.
Your comments are silly, unpatriotic and ignorant.
Well of course Id cull any white appeasers and apologists. Liberals, queers and muslims too. I can just imagine you fit into 2 or 3 so don't worry we would sweep you and your ilk too!
watermelons

Cleveland, MS

#72085 Aug 4, 2013
xxxrayted wrote:
<quoted text>
I can't see getting offended by the way somebody feels. You can't change the way you feel. You either feel a certain way or you don't. I only get offended at personal insults. That is what's uncalled for and that's why you'll never see me do that except in response to a personal attack.
Sure people of different races can get along at a church, at work, at a bowling alley, at movie theater. But it's a different thing when you are talking living with each other because blacks and whites live very differently.
As I said before, people of different races can live together peacefully, but people of different cultures can't. Many blacks when moving into a white community will bring their ghetto ways with them. They're not about to change for anybody. As they preponderate, it causes white flight, and those who had to abandon their home will hold resentment towards the group of people that are responsible for that action.
There are many comments that are not personal. All black people blah blah blah some say. I do think it's actually futile and a lot of rambling. You said black people move into white areas with ghetto ways. All black people are not careless. I keep my yard clean etc. My neighbors are all black and they do the same. 85 year lady who lives next door has a beautiful garden that she works in everyday. At night it's not loud. People should stop stereotyping others. I know there are a lot of good white people out there, in-fact some in this forum are against racism and I can understand their frustration. Those same people have sense enough to know that there are some black people who are racist. I do understand that if I don't like the negative talk I can stay out of the discussion and that is what I intend to do. Everybody have freedom of speech. I brag on Jehovah's Witnesses because they truly are peaceful people with good reputations. I don't agree with all their teachings but their conduct speaks for itself.
Patriot

Oaxaca, Mexico

#72086 Aug 4, 2013
Responsibility wrote:
<quoted text>
I reiterate, dearie, that betting on how a seventeen year old may turn out in adulthood is "stupid".
As a point of reference, a man called Bush had a number of shady episodes in his life and he became our president.
So don't assume, keep to the present, keep to the facts and bet on substantive issues.
Btw, could you have "bet" that Zimmerman would have trolled/stalked a seventeen year and killed him? What were those odds?
Its rare that I waste time debating an idiot like you. Zimmerman didn't stalk anyone. And he showed extreme constraint upon blasting that goblin. Id have warned him with a 45 in his face as he emerged from the shadows to keep his distance and keep his goddamn paws in plain sight. The coward scumbag would probably been reserved for someone else to shoot dead later. Had he advanced I would have left him laying there too. He had the choice all to himself to jump or not to. Its history what he chose. Hes just more daisy fertilizer now! Good riddance!

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