Skip to comments.Itís Not Riots You Need to Worry About, Itís More Zimmermans (Here it comes!)
Posted on 07/13/2013 11:16:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
On July 13, Jay Smooth, who among many things does a hip-hop radio show in New York and occasional music commentary on NPR and is the son of an African American father and a white mother, got to the real problem of an acquittal for George Zimmerman for the killing of Trayvon Martin.
Via the Obama Diary, Smooth tweeted, The fundamental danger of an acquittal is not more riots, it is more George ZImmermans.
jay smooth @jsmooth995
The fundamental danger of an acquittal is not more riots, it is more George ZImmermans.
12:51 PM - 13 Jul 2013
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Now that the acquittal has happened, the angry whites at Fox News are fear-mongering about the inevitable riots of those people. Yet there have been no riots, oddly enough, given the magnitude of the injustice.
Lets not gloss over the inferred wrongness of a riot by the angry whites at Fox (also known these days as the Republican Party, or conservatives). They would call any demonstration a riot (they just did this in Texas against women). When the people theyre doing wrong speak up, they call it a riot. This is supposed to mark the victim as the bad one in the court of public opinion (aka, the mainstream media), which is still run by mostly white men, just like our courts.
But its not the victimized minority we need to fear. Nope. Its the empowered Zimmermans. Finding Zimmerman not guilty is the same thing as rewarding sick aggression without cause. Theres a whole lot more where that came from.
Stalking someone without cause is now defense in NRA America, courtesy of the Republican Party. Now that Zimmerman got off, thanks to a terrible job by the prosecution who, lets face it, seemed to be happy to have lost and it wouldnt surprise me if he was under some pressure to do so, the next Zimmerman is dusting off his/her short fuse and getting ready to go hunting.
What else do you call chasing down an innocent person, confronting them because you profiled them (I was recently robbed by a white man, do I have the right now to chase every white man with a gun?) because another, unrelated person of the same color allegedly committed a crime in the neighborhood? If thats all it takes to justify chasing and gunning someone down, then every single person in this country is at risk of being profiled.
But not every single person in this country is at risk of being shot down and having their shooter acquitted.
Thats because our justice system is not color blind or blind to the sex of the accused and the victim. White men fare better in our system for obvious reasons- white men run the system and they tend to sympathize with those they identify with; those who remind them of themselves.
I am ashamed of this country tonight, and horrified that we have let out public policy be hijacked by the NRA to such an extent that we can gun down fellow citizens with no repercussions.
Recently, the Supreme Court killed fundamental aspects of the Voting Rights Act under the premise that Congress should sort it out because things are so much better now. Thats the big, dangerous lie conservatives are using to dismantle protections needed for minorities.
Yes, clearly theres no prejudice here. No need for laws protecting certain groups from the predatory laws of the powerful.
Be careful out there. The streets are teeming with angry, bitter, impotent men like George Zimmerman someone just looking for a victim to blame for his crappy life. A dog to kick so he can feel better. A life to take so he can feel powerful. Someone like Zimmerman who wants to play dress up cop. Someone who thinks hes Dirty Harry and he just needs an easy target to prove it to himself.
Our courts just gave that person a license to pursue and kill without accountability.
We need more Zimmermans.
Too few take up the duty of neighborhood watchman.
Dear God another moron without a grasp on the facts. We all know where this source of news comes from. And, just maybe - the thugs out there need to know that the American citizenry is armed and in self-defense mode.=
“Be careful out there. The streets are teeming with angry, bitter, impotent men like George Zimmerman someone just looking for a victim to blame for his crappy life. A dog to kick so he can feel better. A life to take so he can feel powerful. Someone like Zimmerman who wants to play dress up cop. Someone who thinks hes Dirty Harry and he just needs an easy target to prove it to himself.”
Sorry this description fits certain people, but law abiding, educated normal people. It fits the lawless, ignorant people that feel they are entitled and will stop at nothing to take what the want.
BTW: If Zimmerman had taken the police dept up on their offer of a car w lights and a uniform then he would be facing federal charges....he was wise to remain strictly a civilian watch captain.
That’s only if you live in Florida, right Sarah? If you live in New England, you might need to worry about those Hernandezes.
Considering all the black folks being shot everyday, got to be Zimmermans, huh?
This moron wastes all those paragraphs and can’t just come out and say that he believes it will be “open season on Trayvons”?
OTOH TM would be less likely to try to murder a uniformed security guard. He'd know that his opponent is certainly armed. Thugs do not kill for an idea - they are opportunists; they would wait for someone smaller, fatter, and in civilian clothes - like GZ, for example, in a dark corner away from witnesses... an ideal victim, unless armed.
Of course you have that right, but you would be an idiot to chase any white man holding a gun. It would be a short chase though, as he likely would not be running very fast.
“Be careful out there. The streets are teeming with angry, bitter, impotent men like George Zimmerman someone just looking for a victim to blame for his crappy life. A dog to kick so he can feel better.”
What a load of drivel. Were I George Zimmerman, I’d have my lawyers introduce Ms. Jones to the concept of “libel”.
What was it the libs said after the OJ trial? Oh yeah, THE VERDICT IS IN, GET OVER IT!
She forgot the part about the majority on crimes are committed by the trayvons of the Country. So it would stand to reason that when people start fighting back the trayvons are going to take some hits.
Don’t want to get shot breaking someone’s nose and ground pounding them, perhaps one shouldn’t walk up and sucker punch people thinking that is a proper response.
We now know that the prosecution withheld texts and photos from Martin's phone showing his true nature, a nature that was not allowed to be presented while Zimmerman's trial was going on. Everyone said that Martin wasn't on trial, Zimmerman was. Fine. Zimmerman is now not guilty. Since he's a Democrat, he should also declare himself exhonerated, too.
So now we turn to what we know about Trayvon Martin, since we no longer have the possible taint of a trial to consider.
The way to dispel race riots is to show the other side of the story. Make people see the person that Zimmerman actually came across that night. Let them come to the conclusion on their own that Zimmerman was observing from a distance, and that it was Martin who double-backed to confront Zimmerman in a warped sense of Gangsta Pride.
Why can’t it be not that there will be more Zimm’s but, that one ought to subdue their predilactions or passions?
I think this is one of those sites that derives income from hits. Honestly, it is one of the most agit-prop crap lefty sites on the web. I don’t think even THEY believe the filth they spew.
Don't start nothing, there won't be nothing.
Too bad Trayvon Martin wasn't taught this.
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