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Tape shows beating on bus of Belleville West student (with video)
Drudge ^ | 9-15-09 | Leah Thorsen

Posted on 09/15/2009 6:23:49 AM PDT by blueyon

BELLEVILLE — A Belleville West High School student was beaten aboard a bus on the way to school Monday, and a police spokesman said the beating could be racially motivated.

The 17-year-old victim was white and the teen assailants were black. Police released a video of the beating, which shows the victim being punched repeatedly while other students on the bus gather to watch, some cheering. It doesn't appear that the victim did anything to provoke an attack and tried only to defend himself. Police said it all unfolded in a five-minute span.

The victim was trying to find a seat and was told by two students he could not sit next to them, police said. When he did sit down, one teen tried to push him out of his seat then began grabbing the victim's neck and punching him in the face.

The victim eventually returned to his seat, but another student began taunting him a few minutes later. The victim was then struck in the face.

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To: BigEdLB

I wonder when Sharpton or J.Jackson will announce their outrage.


101 posted on 09/15/2009 9:53:27 AM PDT by mrsixpack36
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To: sauropod

home


102 posted on 09/15/2009 9:55:15 AM PDT by sauropod (People who do things are people that get things done.)
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To: Abathar

I don’t care what color they are. If that was my kid I would want them all dead. Not saying I would do it...but I honestly don’t know what I would do if I came face to face with one.

I do know that if that was my kid the rest of my life would be spent somehow trying to right the wrong that had been perpetrated.


103 posted on 09/15/2009 9:56:38 AM PDT by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: blueyon
UPDATED, 11:35 a.m. with police captain backtracking on whether attack was racially motivated.

BELLEVILLE -- A Belleville police spokesman now says an incident where a white student was beaten by teen black assailants on a bus “may not be racially motivated.”

“It was premature on my part,” said Belleville Police Capt. Don Sax. “It was my personal and emotional comment after only seeing the video briefly.”

Sax said police interviewed the 17-year-old Belleville West High student. However, he said he was unaware of what the student told police.

104 posted on 09/15/2009 10:04:34 AM PDT by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: mrsixpack36

Don’t hold your breath.


105 posted on 09/15/2009 10:05:08 AM PDT by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: blueyon
Stop it. The unfortunate victim will be just another face of non hate crimes like Jesse Dirkhising and Reginald Denny.


106 posted on 09/15/2009 10:06:40 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: crazyotto

Yep, and it’s time whites stop lying to themselves. Decent white folks are going to have to take a stand, and maybe an armed stand. And let the decent folk of other races join in. They can choose between right and wrong.
If we don’t do something pretty quickly our cities will be burned, no one will be able to run a buisiness without being robbed and/or killed, It’s already like that in some places.


107 posted on 09/15/2009 10:10:28 AM PDT by Quickgun (As a former fetus, I'm opposed to abortion)
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To: Abathar
That's my whole point, charge them for the crime they can prove they did, not what they were "thinking" while they did it.

It does not matter what the punks were thinking while they were committing the crime. The thugs beat up the white boy and they should be charged for it. Whether they were thinking negative or positive during the beating is moot and beside the point. Your point is, well, pointless.
109 posted on 09/15/2009 10:11:26 AM PDT by Justaham
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To: blueyon
But...I thought Hate wasn't a "family value"? Why aren't the liberals freaking out over this obviously racially motiviated beating?

(Crickets)

110 posted on 09/15/2009 10:11:46 AM PDT by 50sDad (The Left cannot understand life is not in a test tube. Raise taxes, & jobs go away.)
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To: Maverick68

Yes, and we are very nearly there, IMHO.


111 posted on 09/15/2009 10:12:18 AM PDT by Quickgun (As a former fetus, I'm opposed to abortion)
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To: blueyon

YES THEY CAN!



113 posted on 09/15/2009 10:15:48 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler ("People are idiots." -Thomas A. Caswell)
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To: mrsixpack36

The poor dears who did the beating probably had a tough upbringing and, besdies, the white kid deserved it because.... well, because he’s white. Thank God it wasn’t a black student being beaten by whites. The two reverends would be all over it, elbowing each other aside for the TV cameras, and the Amateur-in-Chief would also have to weigh in on it, as he seems prone to do — whether he is prone to do on every local racially-charged issue around the country (e.g., the Cambridge, Mass. professor case), whether he has the facts or not. And they wonder why we cross the street when we see them coming....


114 posted on 09/15/2009 10:16:01 AM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham
"It does not matter what the punks were thinking while they were committing the crime"

Wrong, what do you think the hate crime charge is for?

Beat up a jerk that happens to be gay and they will charge you with a felony saying you did it because he was gay, not because he was a jerk. They try and prove that you were thinking how much you hated him for being gay while you punched him, not that he deserved it for another reason.

115 posted on 09/15/2009 10:16:19 AM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: dr_who
I wonder if Obama’s going to make any off the cuff remarks on this one ...

Obama: I feel their anger. I battle my white side every day!
116 posted on 09/15/2009 10:17:09 AM PDT by mlizzy (Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Chapels Everywhere spells P.E.A.C.E.)
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To: Quickgun

Hehehe, that works really well also... :)


118 posted on 09/15/2009 10:18:37 AM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: mlizzy
LOL Zero should assault himself....cool
120 posted on 09/15/2009 10:20:15 AM PDT by Quickgun (As a former fetus, I'm opposed to abortion)
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To: blueyon

Calling someone a socialist, opposing higher taxes, opposing big government, opposing ACORN = “Racist”

A gang of black kids ruthlessly beating their white classmate = equalitarian.

Any questions?


121 posted on 09/15/2009 10:26:03 AM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: blueyon
Who in the world let their kid get on a bus full of black kids? For God's sake doesn't anybody have a clue anymore?

You know I was watching Beck and the others last night and one of the points made wa that the libtards response to EVERYTHING nowadays it "That's Racist!" None of the recent controversies has anything to do with race. Healthcare, Cap and Tax, you name it. However our objections to teir intentions is always "racist". The commen was that the danger they run into is that enough of this behavior on their part and IT WILL BE about race. It was pointed out that the "National Tea Party" (and ALL the Tea Parties) had been pretty white.

So who's fault is that? I think the fact that the few blacks who do choose to join us demonstrates that it is not our intolerance that keeps blacks away. Rather it is the fact that apparently blacks are (mostly) "takers" and see the gummint as their source of things to take. What happens as "it does become about race" especially as the gummmint becomes unable to pay for the stuff they take?

Μολὼν λάβε


122 posted on 09/15/2009 10:26:23 AM PDT by wastoute (translation of tag "Come and get them (bastards)" or "come get some")
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To: blueyon

You all have seen this sort of thing enough times to know: keep your white kids away from black kids.

If you don’t want them beating and abused, that is.

Call me racist if you must but, damn, how much of this do you need to see?

I grew up in a black neighborhood. I was beaten quite a few times.

Fortunately, I grew to over six foot by the time I reached high school—and I was mean by then and knew how to handle them, and how to stay away from groups of them.

Keep your kids away, or these videos keep coming. Remember, there are likely hundreds of these incidents for every one video you see.


123 posted on 09/15/2009 10:32:16 AM PDT by Boucheau
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To: American Silver Eagle

Wow. Thanks for the link - it painted a very sobering picture.


124 posted on 09/15/2009 10:38:26 AM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Le Chien Rouge

Thanks for the information and I agree with your observations.

I visited Belleville to go to the shrine of Our Lady of The Snows. I thought the area was beautiful. But I was familiar with ESL’s reputation and warned my husband about it.


125 posted on 09/15/2009 10:53:46 AM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Which both students is he referring to? Is he talking about the victim? Cause in this wonderful world zero tolerance means the victim is responsible if he defends himself.

Oh and no racial problems in school talk means “we do not have any cross burnings on the lawn.” The idea of black on white or black on brown crime being racially motivated never, ever occurs to them. And what about the black kid who is set upon by ghetto thugs for acting too white? Isn’t that also racial?


126 posted on 09/15/2009 10:57:36 AM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: meercat

You are right. It was the sound the whips made as they cracked them over the heads of the cattle. The first cattle drive was in Florida.


127 posted on 09/15/2009 11:01:56 AM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: blueyon

Ahh the fresh scent of peaceful diversity, isn’t it wonderful.


128 posted on 09/15/2009 11:07:05 AM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: blueyon

Keep in mind that many law abiding Blacks are just as angry and disgusted as anyone else with these thugs. Worse they often are not able to protect or defend themselves because (wouldn’t you know it) White and Black liberal government officials have enacted the most Draconian gun control measures for high crime cities and regions.

Deputize law abiding residents of high crime areas and let them deal with such punks when they come across a crime in progress. Heck with waiting for officials. There would be a lot less crime if justice was fleet of foot and steady of draw.


129 posted on 09/15/2009 11:08:19 AM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: Boucheau

I worry that Blacks are being lumped together as somehow all being responsible for the criminal behavior of such thugs. When I was in 8th grade a Black girl started to push me around. A group of other Black girls came to my defense. So please remember decent people come in all races.


130 posted on 09/15/2009 11:12:12 AM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: rbtechair
"...Not all white kids are defenseless ..."

Most of them are defenseless, sad to say. Also, most white kids do not come from a culture of violence, which puts them at a great disadvantage when forced to rub elbows with the dregs of society.

"...antagoniser usually has to fight in packs 5 on 1..."

That's par for the course. Keep in mind that this demographic was not raised on old John Wayne movies, like much of us here have. The concept of a fair fight is foreign to them.

It's been said that there's been a one-way race war going on in this country for the last 50 years. What we've seen here is merely a reminder that the said race war continues to this day.

132 posted on 09/15/2009 11:28:43 AM PDT by I Buried My Guns
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To: blueyon

Has anyone heard how the victim is doing?


134 posted on 09/15/2009 11:33:06 AM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: CookieBear

Well, we are not into that whole victimology thing. That’s the problem with playing the victim. Once you start, you always get to do it.

Break a few legs and this stuff stops. That’s the way the gang bangers handle it.


135 posted on 09/15/2009 11:34:35 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: blueyon

This doesn’t happen often with home schooled kids. Also, the President doesn’t get to pontificate to them whenever he wants without your permission.


136 posted on 09/15/2009 11:42:26 AM PDT by steve0 (My plan B: christianexodus.org/)
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To: blueyon

Just following Obama’s advise to his tribe. Heck, be glad they are not tossing us into a soup pot.

“Get in their face, if they bring a knife, we bring a gun, it is our time now.....”

Obama and creeps such as those in the video are going to bring back the “N word”, and probably already have.

I feel something building that is going to burst.


137 posted on 09/15/2009 11:42:45 AM PDT by Gator113 (YES WE CAN.... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cMxJBenigY&feature=related)
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To: Uncle Chip
Both students have been suspended, said Superintendent Greg Moats.

Another clueless public school official raising a generation of thugs and community organizers.


This idiotic policy by clueless public school officials creates either wimps who won' t defend themselves for fear of punishment and or future racists who will hurt innocent victims. And the thugs will slide through because they don't care about a stain on their "permanent record" cause they know they are prison boundbr


Political correctness will be the death of America
138 posted on 09/15/2009 12:01:49 PM PDT by RedMonqey ( John Galt , Please pick up the white courtesy phone.....)
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To: blueyon

I hope to God that the family gets an attorney, files charges, demands the arrest of the kids who hit him, and sues the Sh*t out of the school bus company and everyone. And ask for additional damages because it’s a hate crime.


141 posted on 09/15/2009 12:48:43 PM PDT by nikos1121 (Praying for -16 today.)
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To: blueyon

You are all wrong. this is not an actual bus ride. This is a video game in which the white kid doesn’t do the right things and the gangsters beat him up.

It’s just a video game.


142 posted on 09/15/2009 12:53:52 PM PDT by AdamBomb
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To: DocH

“The... victim was white and the teen assailants were black
THAT never happens. /sarc”

LOL.....wait...I feel sorry for the white kid. He needs to move out of that damned area at once.


143 posted on 09/15/2009 12:59:31 PM PDT by AdamBomb
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To: blueyon

bump for later


144 posted on 09/15/2009 1:00:35 PM PDT by badgerlandjim (Hillary Clinton is to politics as Helen Thomas is to beauty.)
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To: b4its2late

Captain Sax is a lilylivered girlyman.

He LIES.


145 posted on 09/15/2009 1:14:43 PM PDT by Palladin (ACORN is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: Palladin

That’s what I kind of figured. And if they interviewed the little dirtbags that did this, how does he not know the situation....


146 posted on 09/15/2009 1:17:26 PM PDT by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: lastchance

True. In this videotape of the bus beating, I saw a group of sweetfaced young ladies (black) who looked horrified, and their body language showed that they were very upset.

It’s not the black girls so much as the black boys who instigate and perpetrate such violence.

Boys growing up without fathers. 70% of young black boys.


147 posted on 09/15/2009 1:18:56 PM PDT by Palladin (ACORN is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: lastchance
I worry that Blacks are being lumped together as somehow all being responsible for the criminal behavior of such thugs. When I was in 8th grade a Black girl started to push me around. A group of other Black girls came to my defense. So please remember decent people come in all races.

Although I agree with you, I put your response (and my frustration in typing this reply) in the same category as asking the good muslims to stand up and denounce the islamofacists. I am waiting for the majority of blacks who do not stand with Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton, and who agree with Bill Cosby, that the problems in the black community are not the fault of whites but actually the fault of government welfare, the entitlement mentality, and black racism.

When getting good grades is bad because it makes you too “white”, that points to a learned racist response created by multiple generations of confusion brought on by first a demand for integration followed by a demand for segregation. If our mutual optimism is to be confirmed, we need to see a grass roots black effort to denounce the RAP and bling generation, and meaningful movement toward ending the broken record of blaming whites for all of their problems. The animals on the bus this morning were only acting out on the message they continuously receive through the so-called black leadership and black entertainment as promoted by organizations like Acorn and the New Black Panthers.

Patriotic Democrats like JFK and Harry Truman are flipping over in their graves like the positive thinking black leaders who followed Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and actually believed in his message.

148 posted on 09/15/2009 1:39:14 PM PDT by Conservative_Rob
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To: Morgana

I just learned something new!

I now know why he doesn’t care when Jimmy cracks corn! They’re makin moonshine! Corn Sqeezins!
There is a warning the lyrics may offend some...
http://bussongs.com/songs/jimmy_crack_corn_blue_tail_fly.php
“Jimmy crack corn and I don’t care”

Then googling the lyrics to that old song I found this and it makes my head hurt -couldn’t read it all...
http://www.ohhla.com/anonymous/rap_comp/the_reup/jimmycrn.rup.txt


149 posted on 09/15/2009 1:56:38 PM PDT by glassylassie
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To: blueyon

This is what a large percentage of blacks are taught from the cradle - beat, kill, steal from, rape, hustle, shakedown, sue whitey - every day, all day. And most of these people are being supported in full or in part by hard working taxpayers like us in one way or another.


150 posted on 09/15/2009 2:26:03 PM PDT by bustinchops (Teddy ("The Hiccup") Kennedy - the original water-boarder)
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