Skip to comments.Is it time to boycott Florida? (Cover the keyboard in Saran Wrap)
Posted on 04/29/2012 2:10:09 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
In the midst of this controversial Stand Your Ground law issue in the Trayvon Martin case and in the Marissa Alexander case, three key questions immediately come to mind. Question number one is how much injustice is this Stand Your Ground law going to inflict on the public and on good, old-fashioned common sense before it is either revised or repealed? Question number two would have to be is this barefaced differentiation in the applying of the Stand Your Ground law in regards to both of these cases a direct reflection of the War on Women, a war on minorities, a war on the poor, or just an outright war on the disenfranchised as a whole? And, question number three is the question that has already begun to ask if it is time to strongly consider boycotting the state of Florida?
Now dont get me wrong. Florida is a beautiful place. Ive been there a couple of times, and it is absolutely remarkable on the outside to the pleasures of the eye, but between Trayvon Martin, Caylee Anthony, and now Marissa Alexander, the systematic innards of the Florida justice system are not nearly as pleasurable to the consciousness of the right and wrong barometers of our hearts, our minds and even our rights.
To put it plainly, if Alexander, an African-American woman who is facing up to 20 years in jail for firing a gun in her home at the ceiling, the wall, the roof, or whatever; is sentenced to anything more than probation or a fine and possibly some community service, the Mickey Mouse state will never see a nickel-slick dime of my money again, and that goes for Mickey, Donald, Goofy, LeBron James and the Miami Heat and even Florida orange juice!(continued)
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The folks who would boycott Florida along these lines, we don’t need. Stay home.
“how much injustice is this Stand Your Ground law going to inflict on the public and on good, old-fashioned common sense”
And here I thought it was good, old-fashioned common sense that started the “Stand your Ground” law in the first place.
Bryian appears to be one of those types who would prefer that Americans be defenseless. A real dirtbag looking character.
OH Please 28 states have this same law and Ohio is considering one.If they boycott Florida they should boycott the other 27 too.Half of them probably live in a state that has it and are clueless about it.Simple truth is that if you are not attacking people or breaking it not their homes you probably have nothing to worry about.....
OH Please 28 states have this same law and Ohio is considering one.If they boycott Florida they should boycott the other 27 too.Half of them probably live in a state that has it and are clueless about it.Simple truth is that if you are not attacking people or breaking into their homes you probably have nothing to worry about.....
>>the Mickey Mouse state (referring to Florida)<<
I resemble that remark. I’m from CA, and we are the ORIGINAL Mickey Mouse state! So there!!
The cretin that wrote this crap is quite obviously one of holders people and he can stay the hell out of florida cause we don’t want his kind here.
If holder’s people boycotted my state that would be a GREAT thing!
Liberals, please stay home. We really do not want or need your liberal BS here. We have more than enough liberals and other vermin as it is.
Florida is a dangerous place to be. Stay home where you are “safe”
Yes, Pleeeaase, boycott FL. We don’t want your kind down here anyway!!!! YEAH!
Maybe Alexander would have been better off to just kill her husband.
I take it you mean “not relieving” :)
The Alexander case is new to me, but I read three stories about it before coming across a CNN article that points out that the husband recanted his affidavit supportive of her actions at the SYG hearing.
He told the judge he conspired with her to protect her in the written statement, but she actually fired at him, when he was with the kids, while he plead for his life.
I’d be interested to hear more than outraged liberal bloggers on the facts in this case. Where did the round impact? That would be a fine place to start, although discharging a firearm to intimidate can probably get you a stiff sentence all by itself. What did the children say happened? Was he a repeat visitor? Anybody drunk or high?
She was in fear for her life, but she went back to confront him, passing several exists, rather than retreating or waiting in the garage? He charged her, but she only fired once in the ceiling? The man involved went directly to the police?
Something’s up, and the judge didn’t buy her version, and a jury deliberated for only a few minutes before finding her guilty.
I’m all for the RTKBA and if a wifebeater legitimately gets shot, no tears here. Applause, more likely.
However, the fact that liberal bloggers and commentators are crying “Racist law!” while giving a redacted version, or only her version, of what transpired at the scene and in court leave me very skeptical.
In the Martin shooting, we are finding out how the libs rushed past all facts to fit a narrative that allowed the play of the race card. What should make us think this is any different?
I believe everyone including the Disney family were all born in places other than Florida.
Maybe if the other states kept their riffraff out of Florida there would be less to bitch about, BRYIAN!
Thank you for the correction;-)