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There Are No Two Greater Heroes Than Trayvon Martinís Parents! By Michael Skolnik
The Global Grind - The World According to Hip-Hop ^ | July 13, 2014 | Michael Skolnik, editor-in-chief and political director to Russell Simmons

Posted on 07/13/2014 7:40:00 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

I remember growing up and always hearing my parents and their friends talk about one pivotal moment in their lives. They remembered exactly where they were at that point. Exactly who told them the news. Exactly how they felt once it all sunk in. When President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, everyone who was alive during that time remembers.

One year ago, today, was our generation’s moment. It was late on a Saturday night. Some of us were out to dinner. Some of us were home with our families. Some of us were still shopping. Some of us were driving in our cars. But, no matter where we were, we all heard and we all will always remember. Shortly after 10PM Eastern Standard Time, after 16 hours of deliberation, a six member, all-female jury acquitted George Zimmerman of murdering 17 year old Trayvon Martin. Silence. Quiet. And then some tears. Rolled down my face as I sat in my…

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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Local News; Society
KEYWORDS: abuseofpower; assault; dnctalkingpoints; florida; getzimmerman; mythmaking; nifongism; revisionisthistory; thuglife; trayvon; trialbymedia; zimmerman
Wow.
1 posted on 07/13/2014 7:40:00 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

………..and excellent role models for parenting.


2 posted on 07/13/2014 7:41:04 PM PDT by morphing libertarian (Advanced technological development.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They raised a purple drank drinking thug


3 posted on 07/13/2014 7:41:26 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

4 posted on 07/13/2014 7:42:46 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They ought to write a parenting book.

How to turn your baby into a drugged out gangsta, burglar and thief who tried to murder a guy because he thought he dissed him.


5 posted on 07/13/2014 7:44:13 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Were they not divorced? Let me know if I am correct.


6 posted on 07/13/2014 7:47:36 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: Fungi

Yes, you’re not going to hear negative things about them in a normal media article, much less one like this.


7 posted on 07/13/2014 7:48:56 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They’re still going on about this Trayvon thing?

That’s just retarded, sir.


8 posted on 07/13/2014 7:56:38 PM PDT by The KG9 Kid
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Baloney!


9 posted on 07/13/2014 7:59:14 PM PDT by MamaB (Ndd)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oy Vey....are we still discussing Travon Martin?? Tragedy but please let the guy RIP.


10 posted on 07/13/2014 8:00:52 PM PDT by Kackikat (ELECTED officials took an OATH...get off your cowardly a$ses and be A PATRIOT now!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Dickens most beloved characters in the ‘hood: Bill Sykes and Fagin?


11 posted on 07/13/2014 8:02:16 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Heroes? They raised a thug. Or rather, they didn’t raise him at all. They didn’t care about their kid until he was killed.


12 posted on 07/13/2014 8:03:51 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“When President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, everyone who was alive during that time remembers.”

No... I was in the Navy and I heard about it a week later. I didn’t care that much then, and I don’t care that much today...


13 posted on 07/13/2014 8:03:54 PM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
One year ago, today, was our generation’s moment.

Sheesh. This character is nuts. People have to ignore a mountain of evidence to pretend that the Zimmerman verdict was a surprise, let alone some generational event on par with the assassination of JFK.

14 posted on 07/13/2014 8:04:20 PM PDT by Will88
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Tell me that’s parody.


15 posted on 07/13/2014 8:05:24 PM PDT by mlo
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To: mlo

Based on my observations of him in the past? No, he’s deadly serious. Look at his titles and Google his photos.


16 posted on 07/13/2014 8:07:36 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
some tears. Rolled down my face

Take the rag away from your face, now ain't the time for your tears.

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Chicago Shootings Over July 4th Weekend Leave At Least 9 Dead, Dozens Wounded

Bury the rag deep in your face, for now's the time for your tears.

17 posted on 07/13/2014 8:07:46 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: 2banana

Dad is a gang member. His beloved son was raised by his girlfriend because the mother was incapacitated. Beloved son was kicked out of his real mother’s house and good ol’ dad was living with yet another woman.

BTW - dad was so upset by the loss of his son that he got yet another woman pregnant before trayvon was cold.


18 posted on 07/13/2014 8:13:11 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"...One year ago, today, was our generation’s moment..."

That's it? THAT'S your "generation's moment"?

Pretty sad and pathetic. Sucks to be your generation, if that is true.

19 posted on 07/13/2014 8:13:22 PM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by it"s weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oh. Em. Gee.

Please, please, PLEASE tell me that article was supposed to be parody? In my most sarcastic lampooning of the far left, I could never come up with a caricature as goofy and milque-toast as what this Skolnik guy has written.

What a fool.


20 posted on 07/13/2014 8:30:53 PM PDT by DemforBush (Whoever double-crosses me and leaves me alive, he understands nothing about Tuco.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

didn’t he have 2 moms?


21 posted on 07/13/2014 8:31:41 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: The KG9 Kid; a fool in paradise

I think all warning labels should be written in cursive!


22 posted on 07/13/2014 8:32:39 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

White-boy-who-wanna-be-black Skolnik is obviously too stupid to realize that Trayvon would try to beat his lily-white @ss in a heartbeat too.


23 posted on 07/13/2014 8:36:28 PM PDT by digger48
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I can think of millions of greater heroes, namely parents who teach their children to not act violently towards other people, not to steal, and not to act like punks. Trayvon’s parents failed on all accounts, and now he is dead.


24 posted on 07/13/2014 8:39:02 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Fungi

“Were they not divorced?”

Don’t know, but both were residents of Miami-Dade school district when Trayvon was suspended from the district high school for having committed two offenses that qualified as felonies. His parents then sent Trayvon to live with his father’s girl friend in Sanford, some 200 miles distant, where he was seen by a neighborhood watch officer named Zimmerman sort of aimlessly wandering about after having been shopping for some of the key ingredients of his then favorite mine-bending drug.


25 posted on 07/13/2014 8:41:14 PM PDT by Elsiejay
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Michael Skolnik is the Editor-In-Chief of GlobalGrind.com and the political director to Russell Simmons. He is on the Board of Directors of The Trayvon Martin Foundation. Prior to this, Michael was an award-winning filmmaker.”

Political Director to a rap music producer. M’kay.

Producer (13 credits)
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Entre nos (producer)
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Without the King (Documentary) (producer)
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Lockdown, USA (Documentary) (producer)
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Still Standing (Short) (producer)
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Autumn’s Eyes (Documentary) (executive producer)
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Director (5 credits)
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26 posted on 07/13/2014 9:21:24 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: yarddog

Creepy “ass cracker”.

Skolnik defended a “gay bashing homophobe”.

“Creepy ass” cracker.

Or a thuggis bigot.


27 posted on 07/13/2014 9:23:21 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: Uncle Chip
Trayvon Logo Wear has been moving slowly of late. Kudos on placing this wonderful article. Those hoodies will fly out of the Shanghai warehouse.

BTW, I hope we can keep the local cops from returning the stolen items found in Trayvon's possession to the rightful owners, if they haven't already done so. Trayvon Memorabilia were moving slowly enough .... and with PR like this article should really take off again. Let no unpleasant factoids get in the way of that!

BTW, my idea of pre-packaged "Trayvon Grillwork" for sale through dentists in the 'hood was severely impacted by rising gold prices. Not my fault. I hope it won't affect my bonus. (I do have Reggie Love ready to endorse)

28 posted on 07/13/2014 9:36:25 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk (The GOP is dying. What do we do now?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The moment the media missed its mark thinking the man bit the dog, NBC doctors 911 tape and still the half-black Spanish kid is acquitted. Skolnick is, along with the other loons,


29 posted on 07/13/2014 10:19:48 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
When President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, everyone who was alive during that time remembers.

Sorry. I was six. No memory whatsoever. None.

There Are No Two Greater Heroes Than Trayvon Martin’s Parents!

Not satire? Huh.....
30 posted on 07/13/2014 10:38:19 PM PDT by 98ZJ USMC
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be crack smoking thugs who think laws don’t apply to themselves...unless you can leverage their unfortunate deaths into big Liberal Guilt money.


31 posted on 07/13/2014 10:40:29 PM PDT by 50sDad (A Liberal prevents me from telling you anything here.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

ha ha ...I think this guy should try harder.... BWAHAHAHA

32 posted on 07/13/2014 10:43:58 PM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Kenny Bunk

“He is on the Board of Directors of The Trayvon Martin Foundation.”

His paycheck is dependent on people remembering Trayvon. You can’t get someone to understand something their paycheck depends on them not understanding.


33 posted on 07/13/2014 10:50:00 PM PDT by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I hate when autocorrect changes “grifters” to “heroes.”


34 posted on 07/13/2014 11:27:24 PM PDT by informavoracious (Open your eyes, people!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

OHFORGAWDSSAKE! What a bunch of bull.


35 posted on 07/13/2014 11:27:55 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

36 posted on 07/14/2014 12:46:24 AM PDT by Fear The People (When the government fears the people, you have LIBERTY.)
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To: Fear The People

37 posted on 07/14/2014 1:37:25 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sounds like another White Guilt Liberal who thinks his intestines are reproductive organs

After listening and watching the GZ trial....you either are a moron or idiot to believe GZ murdered Trayvon Martin

His parents are no heroes...mom kicked TM out of the house...and dad still displayed his Crips tattoo on his neck (media would PhotoShop and edit it out)


38 posted on 07/14/2014 2:58:56 AM PDT by DisorderOnBorder (They are Illegal Aliens...not immigrants)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How much money have they raked in so far?


39 posted on 07/14/2014 3:02:34 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

so very much horse crap.
These two raised a punk ass thug.


40 posted on 07/14/2014 3:30:13 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is right up there with

Getting your name in the phone book is a life changing experience because “You’re somebody now”.


41 posted on 07/14/2014 4:13:59 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: Kenny Bunk

While the sales at the Million Hoodie March fell flat we expect better things for the Million Hoodie August.

With every Hoodie sold we will give away a coupon for the Dell Comics version of The Guns of August — true stories of death and mayhem from the streets of Chicago.

The main character in the story is a hoodie-wearing candy-eating iced tea drinking super hero armed with big fists.


42 posted on 07/14/2014 4:59:55 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
Any luck finding a producer for Our TV series?
The one in which young Trayvon's Posse struggles to deliver Meals on Wheels, Bibles, and medicines to sick and shut-in elderly church ladies, heroically running a vicious gauntlet of murderous automatic gunfire and RPG attacks from a bloodthirsty white gang in Confederate uniforms?

I had scouted some wonderfully cheap locations in Baghdad, but casualties in Chicago are much higher. I think we should go there for the reality aspect. Many experienced and well-armed extras available, too!

Working Title: "Chicago Hope." (No Gangstas were injured or suffered a loss of self esteem during this production.) Script by Maya Angelou and Fifty Cent.

43 posted on 07/14/2014 5:58:29 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (The GOP is dying. What do we do now?)
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To: Bogey78O; Uncle Chip
Watch it, Bogey. Uncle Chip and I are also Board Members of the Trayvon Martin Foundation. Somehow they never call us for meetings, but every time we sell a Trayvon Hoodie, or a Jeantel Personal Grooming Makeup and Hair Care Kit, they gets a hefty royalty check.

BTW, send us your size and an MO for $49.95 and we'll send you a Trayvon Hoodie. Don't go Polar Bear Hunting without it! The Jeantel Kit also makes a nice gift for that special someone in your life.

Franchises available.

44 posted on 07/14/2014 6:06:06 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (The GOP is dying. What do we do now?)
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To: GladesGuru

Your type’o’thread ping


45 posted on 07/14/2014 6:09:30 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (The GOP is dying. What do we do now?)
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To: Kenny Bunk
Uncle Chip and I are also Board Members of the Trayvon Martin Foundation.

Shhhhhhhh!!!

46 posted on 07/14/2014 6:24:18 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Trayvon Martin’s father is a Freemason Master in charge of his own FLA district.

Don’t believe me, folks?

Google him to see the ‘gang hood’ father in his Freemason attire during Freemason rituals.

Lots of Masonic players and imagery surrounding recent made-for-MSM ‘shootings.’


47 posted on 07/14/2014 6:52:17 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Wow, isn't that Trayvon's father, Tracy Martin the Freemason Master in charge of his own FLA district?

Why didn't MSM ever mention this?


48 posted on 07/14/2014 6:59:27 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: LyinLibs

www.imdb.com/title/tt0043175/


49 posted on 07/14/2014 7:10:41 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (The GOP is dying. What do we do now?)
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To: rlmorel
Poor Trayvon was killed while walking home with a can of I-T and Skillets. He was a well behaved angel of a child who was raised by loving parents. If every black family modeled themselves after the Martin's, all their troubles would disappear.
50 posted on 07/14/2014 7:38:27 AM PDT by peeps36 (Save The Tortoise And Kill The People)
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