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Mother: Son Didn't Beat Elderly Cobb County Man
myfox atlanta ^ | 10/1/2010 | darryl carver

Posted on 10/04/2010 5:09:17 AM PDT by from occupied ga

MARIETTA, Ga. - The mother of one of two boys charged with the brutual beating of a 94-year old man is speaking about the case.

At her son's hearing Friday morning in Cobb County, the mother of the 11-year old accused of attacking World War Two veteran Paul Smallwood says her son didn't do it.

The mother called her son a bystander watching.

Earlier during the hearing, attorneys for the two boys accused of beating Smallwood entered not guilty pleas.

The two boys -- 11 and 15-years old -- were in court earlier this week when the judge decided there was enough evidence to hold them. Thursday it was learned part of that evidence includes surveillance video of the two kids just before the elderly man was attacked.

"I hate to see anyone in trouble but anyone do something like that they need to be behind bars," said Paul Smallwood's nephew Ricky Scoggins.

The boys were arrested earlier this week. During a court appearance for the 15-year old Thursday, Cobb detectives said Mr. Smallwood was in his apartment when two boys broke in, beat him, and robbed him.

"Mr. Smallwood says someone struck him in the head with a rock. He fell, then they struck him again," said Cobb Police Officer D. L. Ponte, Jr.

Police say they have surveillance video from a Texaco station shortly before the attack showing the suspects riding bicycles heading toward the Smallwood's home.

Police searched the 15-year old's home and say they found a weapon in his room.

"During the execution of a search warrant we located a 410 gauge shot gun under the suspect's bed and mattress," said Ponte.

Police told the court, the teen who was expelled from Sprayberry High School for an incident earlier this year, bragged about detectives finding the gun.

"Sgt. Pluckett of our gang unit advised that this juvenile was bragging on myspace and Facebook that I had just taken a shotgun from under his mattress," said Ponte.

There was no further social networking for this teen since the judge ordered him to remain in juvenile detention rather than be released on house arrest saying he was a threat to the community and himself.

Smallwood is reported to be in stable condition


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: blackculture; colorofcrimedotcom; elderlybeating; teenthug
For those of you who haven'te been following this particularly vile example of the black welfare culture's effects on the community, synopsis follows: two very young black thugs ages 11 and 15 beat a 94 yo white man almost to death (still critical) for his wallet ($27) cell phone, and medicine.

As always when some young thug is caught, his (momma, aunts, grandmother - pick one or more) starts carrying on about how he didn't do it, what a good boy he is, etc. You've all heard it many times befo. And again as always here is the momma stepping up to fit the pattern. I suspect section 8 housing here.

Smallwood (the victim) is still in the hospital. His prognosis is unknown. I also notice that the only place I was able to learn that the thugs were black was on the radio. Apparently the news reader forgot that only whaite criminals are to be identificed by race.

1 posted on 10/04/2010 5:09:20 AM PDT by from occupied ga
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To: from occupied ga

he such a good boy


2 posted on 10/04/2010 5:14:24 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: from occupied ga

East metro here, I only knew the boys were black from common sense and then from seeing their hands on tv when their faces couldnt be shown due to their ages. I havent heard any announcer say they were black.

This article as you said severely understates the severity of the crime and the savage beating this old man received with a large rock. He lingers in a semi twilight state between life and death while his attackers cry and whine about how innocent they are and their mama’s. aunties, grandmamas, etc all whine as well.

BTW, once again there is no hate crime here, clearly no hate involved.......


3 posted on 10/04/2010 5:15:41 AM PDT by Bulldawg Fan (Victory is the last thing leftists and their fellow Defeatists want.)
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To: from occupied ga

Prayers for Paul Smallwood and that justice will prevail.


4 posted on 10/04/2010 5:17:15 AM PDT by lysie (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left- Ecclesiastes10:2)
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To: from occupied ga

The mothers really do love their sons and keep hoping that this son will be different than the thugs and takers around them that prey on the women for money and sex and give nothing back.

But one of the major issues is there is a dearth of grown men around to set the example.


5 posted on 10/04/2010 5:17:24 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heros have always been cowboys)
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To: from occupied ga
Who didn't see the "Mah Baby Diint Do Nuffin" moment coming in this case?
6 posted on 10/04/2010 5:17:55 AM PDT by AngryJawa (Obama's Success is America's Failure)
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To: from occupied ga
If the kid said he didn't do it, that should be enough proof. Why would he lie? /sarcasm

A parent once said this to me after his teenage son walked into my yard and punched my 8 year old daughter in the face to impress his friends.

7 posted on 10/04/2010 5:18:19 AM PDT by mbynack (Retired USAF SMSgt)
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To: mbynack

I would have seen that kid in jail if he did that to my 8 yr old daughter. A huge sign of trouble coming for that boy.


8 posted on 10/04/2010 5:22:17 AM PDT by Bulldawg Fan (Victory is the last thing leftists and their fellow Defeatists want.)
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To: Bulldawg Fan
I particularly like some of the comments
peachesOct 1 MY PRAYS ARE WITH YU MRS. RENNEE I KNOW HE AINT DO IT EITHER I ♥ YALL ILL KEEP ALL OF YALL IN PRAYERS AND OD WILL MAKE A WAY
and this gem
Regina RobinsonOct 1 First of all it shouldn't matter if he was a war veteran or not, would it had been ok if he was a homeless man on the street. Secondly an 11 year old can't stop a 15 year old. Thirdly unless you were the picture perfect kid I know you did something that your parents did not approve of, and hung around some people they did not like. An 11 year old boy should not be treated as a teenager.
I wonder if she'd be as tolerant if a couple of white boys beat a black man nearly to death.
9 posted on 10/04/2010 5:23:50 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: from occupied ga

When stories such as this air on the radio the race of the perp is omitted with instuctions to visit their(radio station} website.By then we can, with 90% certainty,usually guess the race.Just look at mugshots.com of your local police to see who is commiting the majority of the crime.You wont be surprised.


10 posted on 10/04/2010 5:25:27 AM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: AngryJawa
Who didn't see the "Mah Baby Diint Do Nuffin" moment coming in this case?

He bees inacent. This was obviously a hate crime. That old white man did everything he could to get those poor innocent black youts in trouble. Grabbed dat rock an hits hissef in the haid jest to gets dem boys in trouble.

11 posted on 10/04/2010 5:27:43 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: Doogle

He was just watching so he could learn how to beat an old man with a rock.

These two need to be introduced to a “CRACKER”.


12 posted on 10/04/2010 5:29:16 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: from occupied ga

And American society continues to decline. Not my fault.


13 posted on 10/04/2010 5:30:46 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Class warfare is Obama's thing.)
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To: yldstrk
But one of the major issues is there is a dearth of grown men around to set the example.

I bed to differ. There are too MANY grown men setting the example. Notice I didn't say good grown men - just men.

These boys have watched the "men" in their fetid neighborhood their whole lives and have seen the example of what race based socialism has done and they simply followed the example set for them.

14 posted on 10/04/2010 5:36:11 AM PDT by raybbr (Someone who invades another country is NOT an immigrant - illegal or otherwise.)
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To: HANG THE EXPENSE

If the media REALLY reported on the absolute disparity of black on white crime compared to the white on black crime statitics, hell would break loose in America and it would be aimed at the ‘hood.

This may be a racist statement but too many of us have seen the ridicoulous amount of crime directed at white folks out of pure hate and the total media blackout on such crime.


15 posted on 10/04/2010 5:37:08 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: from occupied ga
The mother called her son a bystander watching.

Gosh, ma'am, how did he happen to be "bystanding" in the man's apartment while his buddy was bashing in the guy's face with a rock?

16 posted on 10/04/2010 5:40:29 AM PDT by madprof98 ("moritur et ridet" - salvianus)
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To: popdonnelly

I heard on the radio that the 11 yo was released into the custody of his parent. The 15 yo remains in juvenile detention. I’m guessing that the 11 yo will get a slap on the wrist, and that the 15 yo will get a harder slap on the wrist, and that the 15 yo will be back on the street before the 4th of July. The 11 yo will probably be back before christmas.


17 posted on 10/04/2010 5:40:35 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: IMR 4350

http://www.wsbtv.com/news/25214740/detail.html

The OJ defense.......


18 posted on 10/04/2010 5:40:57 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: from occupied ga

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. If your elderly and live in an area like this you should carry a gun.


19 posted on 10/04/2010 5:44:12 AM PDT by utherdoul
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To: utherdoul
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. If your elderly and live in an area like this you should carry a gun.

I agree with one slight modification "If you live in an area like this you should carry a gun."

20 posted on 10/04/2010 5:47:58 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: from occupied ga

When you see this in the news:
-”boys” attack and almost kill elderly man.
-Mother says “my boy is a good boy. He would never do anything like this”
-No mention of hate crime.
-Faces not shown on TV

You know immediately that this is a hate crime committed by a minority against a defenseless White person out of motives of pure racial hate.


21 posted on 10/04/2010 5:48:43 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Annoying liberals is my goal. I will not be silenced.)
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To: madprof98
Gosh, ma'am, how did he happen to be "bystanding" in the man's apartment while his buddy was bashing in the guy's face with a rock?

He and the other thug just wandered in to help the old guy. Tou know the kind of help: helping lighten the weight of carrying around his wallet and cell phone.

22 posted on 10/04/2010 5:50:35 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: Doogle

Yes, and did you notice the size of the 15 year old “suspect” shown in the video clip? he is a lot bigger than his momma.


23 posted on 10/04/2010 5:56:06 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: from occupied ga

Yet another non-hate crime.


24 posted on 10/04/2010 6:02:19 AM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: mbynack

His friends would have been carrying a bag out of my yard if he did that to my daughter.


25 posted on 10/04/2010 6:02:53 AM PDT by sniper63 (I am the leader of the TEA Party, I, myself am the leader of me, myself for I am the TEA Party!)
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To: yldstrk

The ‘males’ are around( I wouldn’t call them men ). They are in jail, on probation, or parole, behind a dumpster, DW wif their boyfriends, shacked up with a fat working white girl, or at a bar, or standing in front of a convenience store door, talking s**t with four dollars in their pockets and hundred dollar kicks on de feet.


26 posted on 10/04/2010 6:06:55 AM PDT by Leisler ("Over time they create a legal system that plunders and a moral code that glorifies it." F. Bastiat)
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To: popdonnelly

There is no single American society. This is urban, welfare black....’culture’.


27 posted on 10/04/2010 6:09:31 AM PDT by Leisler ("Over time they create a legal system that plunders and a moral code that glorifies it." F. Bastiat)
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To: Le Chien Rouge

Chicago, blacks, 35 percent of the population, commit 76 percent of all homicides;
whites, 28 percent of the population, commit 4 percent.

New York City, blacks, 24 percent of the population, commit 80 percent of all shootings;

whites, 35 percent of the population, commit less than 2 percent of all shootings.

Black illegitimacy rate in New York is over 78 percent;
the white illegitimacy rate in the city is 7 percent.

The national rate of homicide for black males between the ages of 14 and 17 is ten times higher( 1,000% ) than that of “whites,” into which category the federal government puts the vast majority of Hispanics.


28 posted on 10/04/2010 6:12:26 AM PDT by Leisler ("Over time they create a legal system that plunders and a moral code that glorifies it." F. Bastiat)
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To: from occupied ga

Ma boy din do nuffin


29 posted on 10/04/2010 6:14:22 AM PDT by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confuscius.)
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To: from occupied ga

Welfare has taken away all accountability. While I see it and hear it, I still have a problem wrapping my brain around the that we have a large segment of society that has evolved without any conscience. It is really very scary.


30 posted on 10/04/2010 6:22:14 AM PDT by panthermom
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To: from occupied ga

Smells like “social justice.”


31 posted on 10/04/2010 6:39:16 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: panthermom
have a large segment of society that has evolved without any conscience.

I'm not sure it's just a lack of conscience. Blacks have been told that they're entitled to special consideration from they day they're born. Not all of them fall for this, but the inner city welfare culture embraces this viewpoint. When your minister (for those who actually go to church), your government, your community "leaders," yo homies, and your momma all constantly tell you that the reason you have nothing is because the whites have it all and that you're entitled to an equal scoreboard (not an equal playing field), then you get the idea that it's OK to just take it.

Criminals have the attitude (just like the government) that what's yours is theirs. So if I have your stuff and your money, then it isn't a crime for you to take it back from me. This is one one of the many reason I despise the phrase "giving back"

32 posted on 10/04/2010 6:42:59 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: mbynack

I had the same thing happen only it was a woman making an excuse for her daughter. Her daughter demanded to play with two 8 yo boys (one my son) and they said ok. When the little girl again demanded that they do something they didn’t want to do and they refused she threw a fit and kicked my son in the groin and stood there laughing at him. He recovered enough to throw a punch directly to her snout. I witnessed the entire chain of events and when momma came to me and complained that I had to discipline my son for hitting a girl I relayed the story and told her that if her little darling wanted to play with the boys and try to bully them then she should expect to be treated like one of the boys and get punched back. She didn’t like that but finally stomped off when told to piss off. It’s not just boys who do things like that and have their mommas defend them.


33 posted on 10/04/2010 6:46:19 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: Leisler
dismaying stats.

At least for those who care. I don't hear of dee revin "hate whitey" Wright yelling out these things from his pulpit.

I get blacks are 15 times more likely to commit hoicie than whites in chicago and 58 times more likely in the east coast's biggest anus.

34 posted on 10/04/2010 6:49:58 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: from occupied ga
As always when some young thug is caught, his (momma, aunts, grandmother - pick one or more) starts carrying on about how he didn't do it, what a good boy he is, etc.

I wonder why you never hear from his 'daddy'?

35 posted on 10/04/2010 6:53:14 AM PDT by Right Brother
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To: from occupied ga

But where is the empathy? Being told you deserve things is one thing, but to be able to look into the eyes of an elderly person or child, someone or something that is weaker than you and harm them is telling. It would be one thing if it were an anomaly but it is now common.


36 posted on 10/04/2010 6:53:38 AM PDT by panthermom
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To: panthermom
But where is the empathy?

Good point. There is none. Whites and "the rich" have been blamed for every ill in the black community. Never mind that it isn't the whites who hang around drunk and high screwing every male tht comes through the door just to get pregnant so as to get a bigger welfare check. It isn't whites who beat up other members of their race if they try hard in school and accuse them of acting "too white." It isn't whites who would rather stand in line for three days to sighn up for welfare housing than spend an equal amount of time looking for a job.

How many time have you heard the Democrats say the "rich" aren't paying their fair share? How many times have you heard black community "leaders" stirring up hare and resentment so as to remain in power. (look at the Duke lacross players). How man times have you heard our president stirring resentment against achievement?

When you're raised on hate, envy, and resentment, you have no empathy for the targets of this hate.

37 posted on 10/04/2010 7:07:31 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: Right Brother
I wonder why you never hear from his 'daddy'?

'Cause who know who de daddy be, and if known, de daddy knows the apple doesn't fall far from the tree.

38 posted on 10/04/2010 7:42:39 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: from occupied ga

And how do you stop it? It seems each generation gets worse. The scary part is that they are like feral animals. The welfare state has destroyed basic human instincts. It is the most destructive force facing our country.


39 posted on 10/04/2010 7:44:01 AM PDT by panthermom
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To: panthermom
"Welfare was made to has taken away all accountability.

There fixed it.

You don't think free people are converted to slaves and serfs directly, overnight, in one generation? It takes time and application( welfare state, destruction of private property and earned rewards/income. )

40 posted on 10/04/2010 7:45:37 AM PDT by Leisler ("Over time they create a legal system that plunders and a moral code that glorifies it." F. Bastiat)
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To: panthermom

You stop it by arming the innocent and KILLING these animals when they attack you.
You stop it by voting NOT GUILTY when called for jury duty in cases where the good guy shoots the bad guy....


41 posted on 10/04/2010 7:45:46 AM PDT by Maverick68
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To: panthermom

Funny how the government that has so much trouble paving roads, can for decades destroy cities, industries, communities, peoples. Why, if I didn’t know better, I would of thought of such consistent, decades long, cause and effect was some sort of plan.


42 posted on 10/04/2010 7:48:03 AM PDT by Leisler ("Over time they create a legal system that plunders and a moral code that glorifies it." F. Bastiat)
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To: panthermom

You know who has an even worse/better welfare system than us?

Africa. Welfare has ruined Africa. Africans were once very prosperous, each citizen free and dignified. Then well meaning people decided to go help the African, even though he obviously didn’t need help because he was so prosperous, free, and dignified. And well fed. And then the African became corrupt, due to freebies, and their once admirable African family unit disintegrated. But man...before welfare...before...they were the envy of the World.

So there you have it. The true story of the nation of Africa and their mighty welfare system, that ruined them. Just like here.


43 posted on 10/04/2010 7:49:00 AM PDT by Spike Knotts
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To: lysie
justice will prevail

Don't hold your breath unless by justice you mean that the two thugs will get minimal punishment, and that the old guy will have to be put in some kind of critical care facility for whatever remains of his life.

My personal take would be to handcuff them to a pole and give the old guy's relatives baseball bats and 20 minutes to do as they wanted with them.

44 posted on 10/04/2010 7:49:22 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: panthermom
And how do you stop it?

You start by getting rid of the democrats and rinos who spent the last 50 years growing the problem. The you peel away the welfare payments a little bit at a time (or in bigger chunks if you can). IF this election can topple the Democrats then this is a step in the right direction. If not then we're doomed.

45 posted on 10/04/2010 7:52:42 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: Leisler

But when you watch television ads these days, its the strong, quiet, intelligent black man vs the oafish, stupid, childlike or criminal middle class white man. Or as in the Allstate commercials, the above mentioned black man vs the evil, here comes trouble white guy.

I make it a point to mentally register which products protray white men as stupid and avoid those products at all costs, including ADT.


46 posted on 10/04/2010 1:16:43 PM PDT by Bulldawg Fan (Victory is the last thing leftists and their fellow Defeatists want.)
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To: Le Chien Rouge

Well if facts make someone a racist so be it.They think we are all racist anyway.Just some of us just dont give a sh!t what they think.


47 posted on 10/04/2010 2:20:25 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Bulldawg Fan
I make it a point to mentally register which products protray white men as stupid and avoid those products at all costs, including ADT.

Wow. I'm racking my brain trying to think of one major company that isn't in the business of running ads portraying white males as stupid, oafish, wasteful, greedy pigs.

We are whistling past the graveyard with mass media and government not being honest about the nature of our violent social problems. This will not end well.

48 posted on 10/05/2010 5:08:01 AM PDT by AngryJawa (Obama's Success is America's Failure)
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