Skip to comments.SIMMONS: Bill Cosby weighs in on Trayvon Martin case
Posted on 04/07/2012 12:30:01 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
Those two simple words flowed easily from the mouth of social commentator Bill Cosby during an exclusive interview Friday regarding the Trayvon Martin case, arguably the most high-profile, citizen-on-citizen U.S. slaying facing the Obama administration.
Trayvon was killed Feb. 26 in Sanford, Fla., by neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman, who told police that a confrontation with the unarmed 17-year-old led him to shoot in self-defense.
Mr. Cosby, a Navy veteran, said the gun empowered Mr. Zimmerman, whose actions have stirred a firestorm of debate, protests and remarks from President Obama.
Weve got to get the gun out of the hands of people who are supposed to be on neighborhood watch, said Mr. Cosby, whose remarks were the first he has made publicly about the case.
Without a gun, I dont see Mr. Zimmerman approaching Trayvon by himself, Mr. Cosby explained. The power-of-the-gun mentality had him unafraid to confront someone. Even police call for backup in similar situations.
When you carry a gun, you mean to harm somebody, kill somebody, he said.
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The 90 year old war veteran husband was beaten and his jaw broken. He was shot in the face numerous times with a BB gun and sent to the hospital in critical condition.
The 85 year old partially blind wife was RAPED and then BEATEN TO DEATH.
Can you just imagine the pain, the humiliation, the horror that dear old lady experienced being gang raped by that pack of feral animals?
(the autopsy states she was raped. Dont think all of these animals didnt all participate)
And can you imagine the pain, the horror of that dear old husband having to witness this?
Theres a lot more involved here than a home invasion and robbery.
WHERE ARE THE CHARGES OF A RACIAL HATE CRIME??
90 year old husbands jaw broken and shot in face with a BB gun numerous times?
85 wife year old semi blind wife RAPED and BEATEN to death??
Why does it take a foreign press to enlighten America as to this henious crime?
Where is the outrage?
Well, these interlopers--and the Left--need to understand one thing: if they attempt to disarm us, we will kill them. It is as simple as that.
That is what our Founders did when the British regulars attempted to disarm their community on April 19, 1775, and while I draw a breath, my miserable life will be spent to emulate their courage. I will never be up to their level, but I will not surrender to disarmament, either.
If I remember correctly, Cosby’s son was killed by a car jacker who came to this country from Russia (I believe).
After the murder, Cosby’s wife made the comment about the killer, “America taught him to hate.”
According to Zimmerman.
That was the original rationale for gun control laws in America. Keep guns out of the hands of blacks so they wouldn't have the confidence to "confront" white people. Especially white people with hoods on.
I remember when his son was killed.
From Mr. Cosby: When you carry a gun, you mean to harm somebody, kill somebody, he said.
Uh...Nope, Bill. When I carry, it’s because I believe there may be some situation that requires me to defend my family, my property, my own life, or the life or safety of someone else. Even when I WAS a cop, I never carried ANY weapon with the intention of hurting or killing someone else.
The same goes for my friends and acquaintances who choose to carry.
Mr. Cosby has let his academic and theatrical elitism take over his formerly clear thinking mind.
Even Leftist FReepers?
Even Leftist FReepers.
You with me?
I’m with ya! Live free or die!
I'm sorry folks, but I must agree with Bill Cosby on this. Zimmerman did not need to be carrying a gun.
It was his right, If he felt a need then it was his call. NOT YOURS.
If people could always be in teams of two, maybe such things wouldn’t happen. Zimmerman did call for backup but was attacked before the cops could arrive - something Cosby doesn’t seem to realize. If Z had stayed in his vehicle he might have been safe but he might not have been able to tell the cops exactly where he was either.
Pretty sad, though, if the best the people calling for Zimmerman dead or alive can offer is that Zimmerman would have been safe if he always had somebody else with him. It’s sort of like saying that an old lady walking out alone at night is asking to be raped because the black gangstas just can’t help themselves, any more than feral animals can help themselves...
The argument that an unarmed person wouldn’t have the bravado to confront somebody else is interesting in light of the fact that Trayvon was unarmed and still attacked Zimmerman. If it wasn’t a gun that gave him the bravado then what was it? Drugs? If so, then it probably didn’t matter what Zimmerman did, because he was attacked by somebody stoned who was gonna do whatever he was gonna do anyway.
Boy, ya learn something new everyday.
No, your being White automatically makes you racist. Your viewpoint only affects the degree of your racism.
Boy, ya learn something new everyday.
Where did all these anti gun, pro Trayvon people come from?
They must have some secret handshake or signal so they will all start posting at the same time with virtually the same nonsense.
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