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Anger, disbelief grip Brunswick after toddler’s shooting
Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 3/23/13 | Rhonda Cook

Posted on 03/24/2013 6:55:06 PM PDT by RC one

two teenage boys shoot a sleeping baby, Kimberly Anderson was still wondering a couple of days after hearing gunshots and a distraught, wailing mother outside her home here.

Since Thursday morning, when a 14-year-old and a 17-year-old allegedly shot 13-month-old Antonio Santiago, Anderson and others in the usually quiet neighborhood in this coastal city have been trying to wrap their minds around a senseless crime that has been played out over and over in the media.

In Brunswick, a town of 15,000 residents off I-95 in southeast Georgia near St. Simons Island, neighbors initially shared rumors about who was responsible and feared how the community would react. After Brunswick police announced Friday the arrest on murder charges of De’marquis Elkins, 17, and a 14-year-old whose name was not released, anger continued to simmer over the brutality of an infant shot to death in his stroller.

De'Marquis Elkins and 13-month-old Antonio Santiago

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Has this crime truly been played out over and over in the media? I confess, I have been out of the loop for the past two days.
1 posted on 03/24/2013 6:55:06 PM PDT by RC one
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To: RC one

Of course, they’re going to blame the gun, not the one pulling the trigger.


2 posted on 03/24/2013 6:57:45 PM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a gamer not because I choose to have no life, but because I choose to have many.)
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To: RC one
Isn't that Obama's son (if he had one, that is)?

That's where this came from. Obama ramped up the "hate Whitey meme" and his sons are acting on it.

The sons are only partly to blame...without Obama's leadership, it would have never happened.

3 posted on 03/24/2013 6:59:32 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Get armed, practice in the use of your weapons, get physically fit, stay alert!)
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To: RC one

seen it on most of the one newscasts i get on tv and then here and my take is the baby, a white hispanic, made a racial slur...


4 posted on 03/24/2013 7:01:47 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: RC one

Oh my God. He deliberately shot this child. did i read this right. the father is blaming the mother not the POS who pointed the gun at his kid and shot him between the eyes?


5 posted on 03/24/2013 7:03:05 PM PDT by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: wastedyears

that’s the narrative, “guns kill people”, not “people kill people”. It is especially not “black people kill white people”. A narrative like that would completely discredit their argumenbt that disarming law abiding citizens will somehow make them safer.


6 posted on 03/24/2013 7:03:30 PM PDT by RC one (From My Cold Dead Hands.)
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To: RoosterRedux

I’m looking into the eyes of the suspect and seeing nothing but a soulless bast*rd who needs to climb the king’s rope.


7 posted on 03/24/2013 7:04:26 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Donnafrflorida

I wouldn’t even want to jump into that water yet.


8 posted on 03/24/2013 7:07:28 PM PDT by RC one (From My Cold Dead Hands.)
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To: RC one

The media will NOT give much coverage to this. Forget it.


9 posted on 03/24/2013 7:16:43 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: RC one
But this isn't about race...it is about Obama and his anger toward his white genes.

As a community organizer (ala Alinsky), he knows how to whip up a crowd. He knows how to mobilize voters and to convert energy to anger...and how to redirect that anger against his opponents.

This must be placed on the steps on the White House.

This is what Obama's open season on Whitey leads to.

This is not the fault of Black Americans...this is the fault of Liberals and mostly...Obama.

10 posted on 03/24/2013 7:17:07 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Get armed, practice in the use of your weapons, get physically fit, stay alert!)
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To: RC one

Not that it’s anyone’s fault but the scum who pulled the trigger but it sure doesn’t sound like a neighborhood where a woman, especially a non-black, is safe to take a walk. Projects at both ends of the street? This is the heritage of Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society.


11 posted on 03/24/2013 7:17:40 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: Donnafrflorida
Oh my God. He deliberately shot this child. did i read this right. the father is blaming the mother not the POS who pointed the gun at his kid and shot him between the eyes?

this story is awful! the father blames the mother, who was also shot... he does not at all blame the two teenagers! plus the mother is going back to New Jersey where her sibings live... to the same town where her 18-year old son was stabbed to death??? did i read that right?

12 posted on 03/24/2013 7:22:11 PM PDT by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Do you think Michelle Obama will attend the funeral?


13 posted on 03/24/2013 7:24:24 PM PDT by RC one (From My Cold Dead Hands.)
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To: RC one

This is just the beginning of evil that the Progressives have called up from Hell.


14 posted on 03/24/2013 7:25:43 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Leveling the playing field for a Progressive is dragging everyone down to their level.)
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To: Donnafrflorida
A thing to we all need to bear in mind when a life shattering, horrible event happens:

The “media” think they have the absolute right to film you and shove mics in your face, while they ask “How do you feel?”.

Don't answer them.
Refrain from harsh judgements if others do, however.

There is ALWAYS a media angle, and NEVER a true concern for the shattered, grief stricken individual.

15 posted on 03/24/2013 7:27:55 PM PDT by sarasmom (The obvious takes longer to discover for the obtuse.)
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To: RC one
Do you think Michelle Obama will attend the funeral?

She, and those with her "hate-whitey" mindset Caused the death. They won't attend the funeral, but might throw a party in honor of the demise of a young'un. It's a danged shame that we have such a racist white house now, because it's causing me to paint with too wide a brush.

16 posted on 03/24/2013 7:33:08 PM PDT by meyer (When people fear the government, you have Tyranny)
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To: Donnafrflorida
Oh my God. He deliberately shot this child. did i read this right. the father is blaming the mother not the POS who pointed the gun at his kid and shot him between the eyes?

The father blamed her for walking him on a route that he had repeatedly warned her not to take. She insisted on being stupid. Yes, I'm using the word "stupid". When somebody tells you, "don't go by the woods, there are wolves there", and you go by the woods, don't be surprised when something bad happens.

This does not mean that the wolves don't need to be exterminated, but until they are, you don't go by the woods unarmed.

17 posted on 03/24/2013 7:34:46 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: RetiredTexasVet

I like to think of it as a cancerous tumor growing bigger every day and diverting more and more of the host’s life blood away from vital functions in order to nourish its own malignant growth. That’s what socialism is. Eventually it takes away enough of the lifeblood that the organism is unable to support those vital functions and then the fun really begins. Then you have to start looking for scapegoats. Hitler blamed the Jews. American socialists will blame white people for “not paying their fair share”.


18 posted on 03/24/2013 7:35:24 PM PDT by RC one (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Aria
This is the heritage of Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society.

This and so much more that's turned truly evil in America. These young murderers have been "educated" from birth by the Jacksons, Sharptons, Farrakhans and others to hate Whitey and blame him for everything rotten about their own barbaric, degraded culture.

That racial bomb has been waiting for someone like Obama to light the fuse, which he did with relish. I fear it's only going to get worse. They now feel they're "entitled" to take whatever they want from whites "by any means necessary" including murder.

19 posted on 03/24/2013 7:36:02 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: latina4dubya
Please see my post #15.

If nothing else, to prepare yourself for the upcoming attempted media spin.

The “story” is awful, because a little baby was deliberately shot and killed, by a feral teenager.

Putting the focus on his parents does not change that, but does attempt to obscure the horror of the murderous act.

20 posted on 03/24/2013 7:36:51 PM PDT by sarasmom (The obvious takes longer to discover for the obtuse.)
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To: Donnafrflorida

I love how they describe that area as a quiet historic neighborhood, but it’s right next to public housing.


21 posted on 03/24/2013 7:37:28 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Eaker; humblegunner; NYTexan; mylife

This tone of this article infuriates me. A baby is dead! DEAD.

But a dead white baby and a black perp means that the black perp is also a victim. “He had a bad upbringing.” To support that liberal talking point, the author quotes the dead baby’s father and neighbors. The author wants you to know that even the baby’s Hispanic father blames the white mother and doesn’t blame the perps.

Poor 17-year-old black boy. He turned to crime and murdered a baby because his life was so terrible. /s


22 posted on 03/24/2013 7:42:11 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: Bernard Marx

This and so much more that’s turned truly evil in America. These young murderers have been “educated” from birth by the Jacksons, Sharptons, Farrakhans and others to hate Whitey and blame him for everything rotten about their own barbaric, degraded culture.

That racial bomb has been waiting for someone like Obama to light the fuse, which he did with relish. I fear it’s only going to get worse. They now feel they’re “entitled” to take whatever they want from whites “by any means necessary” including murder.


Well said. You’re exactly right.

Obama is so evil.

Very few realize what is going on.


23 posted on 03/24/2013 7:42:40 PM PDT by laplata
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To: laplata

” - - - Very few realize what is going on. - - - “

My two guesses: The unfetterered flow of FREE Stuff, and the Chicago Way.


24 posted on 03/24/2013 7:48:49 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Tragic but he won’t get far.

I’m laying down the “Demarequis”astion line


25 posted on 03/24/2013 7:49:29 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: USNBandit

I know the area well and in some ways it is quiet and quaint. There are some beautiful Victorian houses that have been remodeled as well as some that are still converted into small apartments. Up until now I would never have hesitated to walk in the neighborhood. It is near the high school as well as some very nice churches.
The entire community is shocked and it is all too sad and bizarre to contemplate.When I first heard this I did not believe it but sadly I do now ..
I pray for the family and all affected by this tragedy.


26 posted on 03/24/2013 7:57:06 PM PDT by Howe_D_Dewty
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To: Graewoulf

Complacency and stupidity. Dumbed down and God set aside.


27 posted on 03/24/2013 7:59:29 PM PDT by laplata
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To: RC one

As many times as this has been played by the media (not all that many), the obvious connection to King Shamir Shabazz and the NBPP has never been brought up. His demand that blacks, “kill white babies” hasn’t been remarked on by anyone to my knowledge.

This sort of thing will happen again in the coming years. We’ve got an Attorney General and President who protect black racists.


28 posted on 03/24/2013 8:00:07 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: RoosterRedux

“That’s where this came from. Obama ramped up the “hate Whitey meme” and his sons are acting on it.”

I think there is a lot of blame to go around. You can start with the likes of Chris Mathews who says that people who don’t agree with Obama are acting out of racism. You have any number of libtards who say old white males are racist. Then you have the black racist poverty pimps who blame all the Blacks problems on “whitey”. Then there are the blacks who want to start a race war by killing “whitey’s” babies. The list goes on and on.


29 posted on 03/24/2013 8:01:05 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Ya know? I thought white guys were the devil, but apparently white women are too.


30 posted on 03/24/2013 8:01:28 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: JimSEA

excellent point.


31 posted on 03/24/2013 8:01:47 PM PDT by RC one (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: RetiredTexasVet
This is just the beginning of evil that the Progressives have called up from Hell.

I think it will get infinitely worse, before it gets better. Possibly many, many thousands will be killed before Rudyard Kipling's poem kicks in.

32 posted on 03/24/2013 8:05:13 PM PDT by Mark17 (My body is in California, but my heart is in the Philippines)
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To: Aria

Yes-—all this government “housing’ was to invade cohesive neighborhoods to destroy trust and unity. They especially target little towns with a uniform white anglo-saxon Christian group.

It is Marxism at its core-—to collapse civil society—to create “fear” as Montesquieu stated was necessary for all Totalitarian governments.

Trust and Public Virtue is essential to Free Republics......everyone with a brain has known that since Socrates....but as Arendt aptly stated:

“Our tradition of political thought had its definite beginning in the teachings of Plato and Aristotle. I believe it came to a no less definite end in the theories of Karl Marx.”


33 posted on 03/24/2013 8:05:38 PM PDT by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: Mark17

The Burden of the white man?

I love Kipling


34 posted on 03/24/2013 8:06:44 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Donnafrflorida
...the father is blaming the mother not the POS who pointed the gun at his kid and shot him between the eyes?

Yes. This is the most bizarre quote from a bereaved father that I have ever read:

“I’m not upset with the boys,” Santiago said Saturday of the two teenagers charged with killing his son. “They didn’t have a good upbringing.”

What an absolutely perfect illustration of the insanity of the liberal mindset.

35 posted on 03/24/2013 8:08:07 PM PDT by TChad (Call them Oppressives, not Progressives.)
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To: JimSEA

I will NEVER raise my children in any place without open carry laws. Period.

Let’s see how quick these vermin are to the draw!

and if Obama’s people try to arrest me for it...down they go as well.

and if they try to take my kids...they will know how to shoot too.


36 posted on 03/24/2013 8:11:37 PM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: Parley Baer
Yeah...but Obama has given such thinking his good housekeeping seal of approval.

He is the leader of what was once the free beacon of the world.

We are now...what are we now?

37 posted on 03/24/2013 8:12:29 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Get armed, practice in the use of your weapons, get physically fit, stay alert!)
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To: RC one

“You want freedom you’re going to have to kill some crackers. You’re going to have to kill some of their babies.” ~ King Samir Shabazz of the New Black Panther Party...


38 posted on 03/24/2013 8:13:23 PM PDT by null and void (If the government is so worried about civil disturbance, why are they working so hard to disturb us?)
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To: TChad

It sounds like two idiot ‘parents’ sent their son to the wolves.

The poor toddler never stood a chance from the get go.

Hopefully these two idiots will also get shot dead in the near future before they breed YET AGAIN and endanger another child...ugh...


39 posted on 03/24/2013 8:13:35 PM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: mylife; Mark17

“The Gods of the Copybook Headings” would be my guess.


40 posted on 03/24/2013 8:14:24 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; mylife

Actually, neither one. The Wrath of the Awakened Saxon.


41 posted on 03/24/2013 8:18:18 PM PDT by Mark17 (My body is in California, but my heart is in the Philippines)
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“It makes you wonder what their home life is like. Why they thought it was OK to carry a gun,”

Yes, yes. Had Demarquis not had a gun he would not have been an evil turd.


42 posted on 03/24/2013 8:23:51 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: RC one

“‘Those bad people who did this thing need to have the same thing happen to them,’” Jones said her 8-year-old daughter said. “I said, ‘Gabrielle, we don’t do that. They have to go to court.’”
_______________________________

The kid makes more sense than her mom. De’Marquise (and people like him) don’t respect law, they respect force.


43 posted on 03/24/2013 8:31:43 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: Bernard Marx
"This and so much more that's turned truly evil in America.
These young murderers have been "educated" from birth by
the Jacksons, Sharptons, Farrakhans and others to hate
Whitey and blame him for everything rotten about their own
barbaric, degraded culture."
any "Comments" from the White Hut?...
or from the other Liberal (Poverty) Pimps: Jesse Sr.
Big Al, Louie F., S. Jackson Lee..Babara Lee..et al

44 posted on 03/24/2013 8:44:18 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: RoosterRedux

“This is not the fault of Black Americans”

Sho ‘nuff ain’t white folks shootin’ them babies.


45 posted on 03/24/2013 8:45:33 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."..)
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To: RC one

This was a news story on KLBJ AM, the conservative news talk source in Austin. One listener called in and asked why they had not discussed the race of the perp or victim. One host finally said that the victim was light colored or Hispanic and both perps were black. The black callers went NUTS after that.


46 posted on 03/24/2013 8:50:53 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (For Jay Carney - I heard your birth certificate is an apology from the condom factory.)
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To: TChad

The father is strange not to blame the killers and the mother is strange too - so composed and matter-of-fact in the interviews, not a tear on her face, no rage, voice not hoarse, no disbelief. Packing her baby’s things up already. Maybe she is fulfilling what she sees as the public mother-of-the-victim role; maybe she has had enough experience with loss to behave in a practiced manner.

Even doing CPR on your baby shot in the face is a little unusual - I’d expect someone without medical experience to be holding her baby to her breast and screaming “no” and praying.

I don’t want to judge because grief is different for everybody...but their reactions are so foreign to me.


47 posted on 03/24/2013 9:00:29 PM PDT by heartwood
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To: latina4dubya
plus the mother is going back to New Jersey where her siblings live... to the same town where her 18-year old son was stabbed to death??? did i read that right?

Sort of right but you missed the part of the story where it said that the 18-year old was actually killed in self defense. He was part of a group that attacked another group and because of that the killer was never charged.

48 posted on 03/24/2013 9:17:21 PM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: BuckeyeTexan
was daddy even in that baby's life?..I'll bet not...if the mother lived in that neighborhood, between two projects, she probably has little money herself...

I'll bet there was no marriage with the daddy, and daddy probably has a lawless history himself....

49 posted on 03/24/2013 9:25:59 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Wanderer99

and now were condemning the mother who was shot, twice, and the bio dad who wasn’t even there......I guess the two black animals are just going to take the blame oh, I guess maybe cuz they pulled the trigger?


50 posted on 03/24/2013 9:28:58 PM PDT by cherry
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