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Obama: 'If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon'
cnn ^ | March 23, 2012

Posted on 03/23/2012 10:50:05 AM PDT by JoeProBono

Sanford, Florida (CNN) -- President Barack Obama spoke out Friday for the first time on the growing national controversy over the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Florida, saying Friday that the incident requires national "soul-searching."

"When I think about this boy, I think about my own kids," Obama said. "

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1 posted on 03/23/2012 10:50:15 AM PDT by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono

Should harm come to some innocent person as a result of this President’s shameless pandering, he should be impeached!


2 posted on 03/23/2012 10:54:17 AM PDT by old school
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To: old school

his son would look like bernardine dorn


3 posted on 03/23/2012 10:54:56 AM PDT by sappy (criminaldems)
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To: JoeProBono

Obuggery doing his best to cause social agitation and sedition.


4 posted on 03/23/2012 10:57:04 AM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: JoeProBono

“requires national “soul-searching.” “

Yeah, like why is violence the first and only reaction of far too many black kids to any perceived slight or threat.

Zimmerman says Martin attacked him. Evidence and witness testimony supports him.

Oh, and what the flock is that lying, commie, POS African imposter doing injecting himself in what should be a local investigation if not trying to stir up racial animosity?


5 posted on 03/23/2012 10:57:07 AM PDT by MtBaldy (If Obama is the answer, it must have been a really stupid question)
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To: JoeProBono

Obuggery doing his best to cause social agitation and sedition.


6 posted on 03/23/2012 10:57:21 AM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: sappy
Photobucket MO big but
7 posted on 03/23/2012 10:57:40 AM PDT by keypro (Dubyateaef)
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To: JoeProBono

Wow. Remember how Clinton used to insert himself into every story? Because he was a pathological narcissist?

Well now here’s Obama.

Perhaps if he gave a cr*p about white people he’d insert himself into the story of that old married couple who were brutally assaulted, tortured and killed a few days back. By a black kid.


8 posted on 03/23/2012 10:58:20 AM PDT by agere_contra
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To: JoeProBono

To paraphrase another Freeper: ‘If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon, except with big ears and an even bigger a$$’


9 posted on 03/23/2012 10:58:40 AM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: JoeProBono

Obama goes around with a stir stick just like Jesse Jackson. What an awful thing he is doing.


10 posted on 03/23/2012 10:59:01 AM PDT by Cindy of Nashville (What has the Democrat party become???)
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To: old school

Does Obama or anyone else even know what Trayvon looked like at the time of his death? All I see are what seem to be 4 or 5 year old photos of him, most often in a football uniform.

I really wonder what the family and media are trying to cover up by not releasing any recent photos? I strongly suspect he no longer resembled, the clean cut, baby faced 12 or 13 year old we see in the photos.


11 posted on 03/23/2012 10:59:36 AM PDT by Above My Pay Grade (The candidate I vote for will NOT have a CARE after his name.)
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To: JoeProBono

And how do we get to `Soulsearching’?

Why, on the Soul Train of course you silly billies!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0g7KawdsVSQ&feature=related


12 posted on 03/23/2012 11:00:27 AM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives)
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To: JoeProBono
How many like this i the past decade? Too high to count? More than you can remember?

13 posted on 03/23/2012 11:00:49 AM PDT by I see my hands (It's time to.. KICK OUT THE JAMS, MOTHER FREEPERS!)
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To: JoeProBono

“When I think about Obama, I think about diarrhea”


14 posted on 03/23/2012 11:05:04 AM PDT by NRA1995 (I'll cling to my religion and guns till they're pried from my cold dead fingers!)
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To: JoeProBono
Disgusting comment from a ‘so called’ President. This is directly intended to fuel the riots. But it is very typical of his unbelievably sef-centered and childish behavior.

Obama is a community organizer (i guess, there's no real proof of that either). Agitation is the only thing he knows.

BTW, I read that they Obama'tized the kid. Everything, every record about him is now sealed, just like Obama.

15 posted on 03/23/2012 11:07:21 AM PDT by 240B (he is doing everything he said he wouldn't and not doing what he said he would)
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To: JoeProBono
Sharpton and Farakhan are already calling for violence. If Obama is going to fan the flames too, then I'm making the following predictions:
16 posted on 03/23/2012 11:07:29 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: JoeProBono

I am looking for Dear Leader’s statement on the white boy in the Kansas City area who was set on fire by some of his loving classmates.....just waiting....soon I am sure.../s


17 posted on 03/23/2012 11:09:11 AM PDT by jennings2004 (President Hayes, Mount Rushmore, telephone, Dear Leader...what a mix!)
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To: JoeProBono

Well, that cinches it! I just heard that three of the four republican candidates (not Ron Paul) said something stupid regarding this matter; thereby bypassing the opportunity to avoid looking bufoonish.


18 posted on 03/23/2012 11:09:18 AM PDT by old school
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To: JoeProBono

From Susie Fluke to Trayvon. Jeez, who dreams this stuff up?


19 posted on 03/23/2012 11:12:01 AM PDT by cardinal4 (Bolton/Arpaio 2012 "Kick the UN across the border!")
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To: sappy

Barack’s son would look like Jeremiah Wright.


20 posted on 03/23/2012 11:13:41 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: JoeProBono
And he obliquely addressed the racial component of the case, saying it struck home for him because, "If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon."

Yeah, that's real subtle, isn't it?

What Obama has essentially done is accused himself of being a "lookist," and of caring more about this incident because he perceives a racial kinship with the dead teenager.

Regards,

21 posted on 03/23/2012 11:13:41 AM PDT by alexander_busek
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To: agere_contra
he’d insert himself into the story of that old married couple who were brutally assaulted, tortured and killed a few days back. By a black kid.

It's time for conservative to Fluke the Prez on this.

We need conservative media to band together like they did against Fluke and take an example like the one you've mentioned, forcing the Prez to comment on the heinousness of the black perpetrator.

This would be a perfect opportunity IMO.

22 posted on 03/23/2012 11:14:54 AM PDT by what's up
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To: JoeProBono
This purple lipped asshat is so desperate for some tipping point to take place he is using a poor latino with a white sounding name. And for all intents and purposes, he is innocent until proven guilty. From what I am picking up, his biggest guilty issue here is being stupid and putting himself into a situation where he had to use a gun, but I'll save that argument for the courts.

Trust me, I am repulsed...pissed...that there is no media driven national outrage when a terrorist in our uniform shoots up our soldiers on American soil; when groups of young blacks thugs in Tennessee rape and murder a young white couple, doing unthinkable acts on both; when groups of young black thugs beat a white American Vet in the streets; set people on fire; flashmob local stores; on and on and on. I want payback bad.

Yet I cannot play in their game. I will not give the halfrican the reasons to do what he needs to do to stay in office. Nope...ain't gonna happen. Time will come for payback.

23 posted on 03/23/2012 11:15:33 AM PDT by IrishPennant (Are you behind a "Blade of Grass?")
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To: JoeProBono

Poor kid.


24 posted on 03/23/2012 11:15:33 AM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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note how Obama parced his words.

The boy would LOOK like obama.

iow Obama is building up his “blackness chips”

there is no comment about how the boy would ACT or BEHAVE.


27 posted on 03/23/2012 11:20:20 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: agere_contra
“Remember how Clinton used to insert himself into every story?”

Except with Clinton, it was just to make him part of the story, because he was a narcissist. With Obama its something much darker. The movement behind Obama needs chaos to proceed to their next phase. See post #4, I think he knows where this is going.

28 posted on 03/23/2012 11:20:44 AM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: DarthVader

Shameful that he doesn’t know the difference between acting like a community organizer (Sharpton, et al) vs. acting like a President.

Shameful that Mr. Obama inspires racism, divides people, and he himself acts in a racially charged manner. To quote him, I’d say he’s ‘acting stupidly’.


29 posted on 03/23/2012 11:21:11 AM PDT by Made In The USA (Bacon wrapped in bacon, wrapped in bacon, wrapped in bacon...)
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To: JoeProBono
Why is it Obama’s kids are deemed off limits to the press, but he inserts his kids into every issue possible?
30 posted on 03/23/2012 11:21:45 AM PDT by lula ( Wonder what Breitbart was working on that the Obama Administration could not afford to go public?)
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To: JoeProBono

If Obama had a soul to search what would it look like?


31 posted on 03/23/2012 11:23:10 AM PDT by hometoroost (Frodo lives!)
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To: Above My Pay Grade
" Does Obama or anyone else even know what Trayvon looked like at the time of his death? All I see are what seem to be 4 or 5 year old photos of him, most often in a football uniform."


32 posted on 03/23/2012 11:24:31 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit ;-{)
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To: JoeProBono
'If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon'

The family resemblance would extend to Bracak Sr., yes?

33 posted on 03/23/2012 11:28:17 AM PDT by Amagi (I challenge Barack Obama to call this Tea Party Patriot a "tea bagger" to my face.)
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To: JoeProBono

Quite frankly, he looks like my grandsons. I’m waiting to hear from the grand jury.


34 posted on 03/23/2012 11:44:49 AM PDT by eccentric (a.k.a. baldwidow)
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To: MtBaldy
Give BHO his due. His son would look like this kid.

Wandering around a place he doesn't belong, looking for a score. Suspended from school. A 6 foot 2 inch football player beating on a citizen who is trying to keep his neighborhood safe.

Sounds right to me.

35 posted on 03/23/2012 11:45:16 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, we'll just grow algae.)
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To: JoeProBono
Obama is looking for anything to gin up his liberal base for the election. In this case he is stirring up the Black community with the help of professional race baiter, Al Sharpton. Like with the incident with the Harvard professor where Obama said the police acted stupidly without knowing any facts he is playing with the sympathies of the Black community in this case again without knowing the facts.

Sharpton and his minions are doing little different than the White lynchings where it was always assumed the Black man was guilty and should be punished quickly by hanging. In this case the white guy is being lynched at least in the press without knowing any facts.

36 posted on 03/23/2012 11:45:30 AM PDT by The Great RJ ("The problem with socialism is that pretty soon you run out of other people's money" M. Thatcher)
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To: keypro

VBPL


37 posted on 03/23/2012 11:46:36 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, we'll just grow algae.)
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To: JoeProBono
Well Mr 0b0t0, hopefully you'd care enough for him to teach him to NOT ASSAULT ARMED CITIZENS.

Travy just got his Darwin award. That's ALL!

38 posted on 03/23/2012 11:50:36 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Mohammedan law every woman must belong to a man will delay the end of slavery until Islam has ceased)
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To: IrishPennant

R.I.P Channon Christian and Christopher Newsome.

You are now in the loving arms of your namesakes, Jesus Christ.


39 posted on 03/23/2012 11:51:21 AM PDT by gigster (Cogito, Ergo, Ronaldus Magnus Conservatus)
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To: JoeProBono

If obama had a son... he would look and act like a chocolate Rip Taylor.

LLS


40 posted on 03/23/2012 12:03:24 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: JoeProBono

Without reading its context, but well aware of the zeitgeist, it seems that this miserable excuse for a chief executive has outdone even his own self in racist demagoguery with a remark like that.


41 posted on 03/23/2012 12:19:42 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand ("exterminate the bolshevicks...")
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To: JoeProBono

He’s really stoking the fires of hate. Meanwhile, Farrakhan is trying to start something. This is unbelievable. How I wish every murdered child had the President being so vocal. And let’s not forget about all the murdered babies Obama is okay with having killed.


42 posted on 03/23/2012 12:21:59 PM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: JoeProBono

The Sandra Fluke fiasco was played by Hussein for all it was worth. Now that it’s stale, Trayvon Martin is up next on the list. They will get some mileage out of this, but to execute the plan they need to conceal that the shooter was hispanic, and give people the impression it was an old white guy. Based on the media coverage it seems to be working.


43 posted on 03/23/2012 12:27:24 PM PDT by crusader71
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To: eccentric


44 posted on 03/23/2012 12:30:57 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit ;-{)
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To: old school

Standard operating procedure for the left. Decisions must be based on how people look, not what they do.


45 posted on 03/23/2012 1:10:06 PM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: JoeProBono

“And, if I had a wife, she’d look like Chewbacca. Oh, wait, I do have a wife. Never mind.”


46 posted on 03/23/2012 1:36:29 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: keypro

her butt must be hungry cause it sure is eating those pants


47 posted on 03/23/2012 3:03:24 PM PDT by sappy (criminaldems)
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To: JoeProBono

Hey Barry, If you had a son that looked like Trayvon, I would suggest a good divorce lawyer!


48 posted on 03/23/2012 7:15:00 PM PDT by 41Thunder (The SUPPLY of Government is GREATER than the DEMAND of the people)
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To: crusader71
There are 15 or 20 thousand murder victims each year, but the media latches on to a couple of them and obsesses about them endlessly. Usually it's a white girl (JonBenet, Natalie). In this case the media may have seen a chance to dust off one of their favorite themes, Southern white racism. Naturally the publicity hounds like Sharpton jump on the bandwagon.

It may be that Obama just realized that this could be an issue to fire up part of his base (like the birth control mandate was a few weeks ago)...or maybe the media was encouraged by the White House to make it a major story.

It's sad that someone died, but the people who are trying to exploit this story don't care about the 99.9% of cases they can't make hay of.

49 posted on 03/24/2012 8:25:08 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: NavyCanDo

Clinton tried to blame the Oklahoma City bombing on talk radio, presumably hoping to force Rush off the air. Some Democrats are trying to get Rush silenced now because of his comment about Sandra Fluke...and some are trying to make him somehow guilty in the Martin killing. I don’t think he is in any danger of being forced off the air—he survived 1995.


50 posted on 03/24/2012 8:29:44 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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