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Trayvon Martin shooting case draws Jesse Jackson to Orlando area - Says Trayvon a "martyr"
sun-sentinel.com ^ | Jeff Kunerth | March 25, 2012

Posted on 03/25/2012 1:36:49 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

Civil-rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson took the microphone shortly before noon today at the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Eatonville and pronounced slain teen-ager Trayvon Martin to be a martyr.

"Martyrs have power," Jackson said near the end of his hour-long sermon. "He represents all of us."

Dressed in a dark gray suit and blue tie, Jackson began his address with a chant: "Stop the violence. Save the Children. Keep hope alive!"

"How do we go from a moment to a movement that creates fundamental change," Jackson asked the capacity crowd, estimated at 1,600 people. "If it's a moment, we go home. If it's a movement, we go to war. Movements are made of serious substance…there is power in the blood of the innocent." ....

George Zimmerman, a volunteer Neighborhood Watch captain in the community, told police he shot the teen in self-defense.

But Jackson told the crowd at the church, "Zimmerman told police he had killed him. Shot him in the back of the head in self-defense."

His remark conflicts with previously published information. According to sources close to the investigation, the teen-ager was shot once in the chest.

Jackson, who marched with Dr.Martin Luther King Jr.in Alabama in the 1960s, referred to Zimmerman's claim to police that the teen-ager, who was wearing a hoodie, looked suspicious to him.

"We focus on kids wearing hoods. You know the people who started wearing hoods," Jackson said, referring to the Ku Klux Klan. "Whether you are wearing a hood or a sheet, nobody has the right to kill anybody."

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TOPICS: US: Florida
KEYWORDS: blackmalerape; georgezimmerman; hate; jessejagmo; jessejerkoff; jessie; jessiejackson; rape; stats; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
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1 posted on 03/25/2012 1:36:56 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Other things Jessie has said:

''There is nothing more painful for me at this stage in my life,'' Jesse Jackson said several years ago, ''than to walk down the street and hear footsteps and start thinking about robbery -- and then look around and see somebody white and feel relieved.''

2 posted on 03/25/2012 1:39:17 PM PDT by NoLibZone (When will Obama call Trayvon's mom? He was quick to call Sandra Fluke.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Jesse - just trying to stay relevant. What a tired act.


3 posted on 03/25/2012 1:39:28 PM PDT by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Apparently there is an anonymous donor who was willing to pony up the great reverend’s massive appearance fee. Meanwhile, in his own backyard, 10 blacks are murdered by other blacks, 30 wounded, including toddlers.

No money, no Jesse.


4 posted on 03/25/2012 1:40:23 PM PDT by DPMD
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Contrast that to an agitating race terrorist.


5 posted on 03/25/2012 1:40:40 PM PDT by boomop1 (term limits is the only way to save this country.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Whatever it takes to excite violence and looting, and maybe get more people killed. Leftist hate mongers love this crap.


6 posted on 03/25/2012 1:41:39 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Tailgunner Joe

“Shot him in the back of the head in self-defense.”

His remark conflicts with previously published information. According to sources close to the investigation, the teen-ager was shot once in the chest. “

Once a jive-turkey, always a jive-turkey.


7 posted on 03/25/2012 1:41:49 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Burning the Quran is a waste of perfectly good fire.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Eat BBQ, Jesse!


8 posted on 03/25/2012 1:42:08 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Jackson began his address with a chant: "Stop the violence. Save the Children. Keep hope alive!"

One more.. rape often warrants the same punishment as murder -- so what about rape crime statistics, Hoodie Jackson? Or at least stop taking advantage of the crisis and let our law work -- at least in this case.

(My emphasis)Rape in the United States I often wondered about this.

"The U.S. Department of Justice compiles statistics on crime by race, but only between and among people categorized as black or white. In 2005 there were 111,490 white and 36,620 black victims of rape or sexual assault. In 2005, out of the 111,490 cases involving white victims, 44.5% had white offenders and 33.6% had black offenders, while the 36,620 black victims had a figure of 100% black offenders, numbers of white offenders were estimated to be negligible (extrapolated from a sample size of fewer than 10 instances)."

Though wiki is sometimes wiki graffiti it appears that the above is documented unless I misread this DoJ document that apparently the Obama/Holder Dept. of Just Us has not yet erased See Percent distribution of single-offender victimizations, based on race of victims, by type of crime and perceived race of offender.

10 posted on 03/25/2012 1:43:02 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: boomop1

How’s the new baby doing, JJ ?
Got a picture in your wallet you want to show ?


11 posted on 03/25/2012 1:43:12 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Beware the Sweater Vest)
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To: Tailgunner Joe


“There is another class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs, partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs.”… Booker T. Washington …1904 quote

I am afraid that there is a certain class of race-problem solvers who don’t want the patient to get well, because as long as the disease holds out they have not only an easy means of making a living, but also an easy medium through which to make themselves prominent before the public.



12 posted on 03/25/2012 1:44:06 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: gaijin

That picture has been removed. So has most of the stuff on his “MySpace”.


13 posted on 03/25/2012 1:46:25 PM PDT by iloveluci (Once burned you learn, no more Demo rats!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I would have much more respect for Jackson if would head on down to the South Side, and march and urge people to “stop the violence, save the children” down there.

There is a pandemic of violence in the ghetto, which “black leaders” ignore. They take this one incident, blow it all out of proportion, and then the liberals take it and extrapolate from it that America is racist, and has not changed at all from the days of Emmitt Till.

Jesse Jackson also was going to give the girl in the Duke lacrosse case a college scholarship, because she was a victim and all that. I wonder if he ever followed through. She is in jail facing murder charges the last I heard. She was such a poor innocent victim of those lacrosse boys, according to the liberal narrative in that case.


14 posted on 03/25/2012 1:46:33 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: pallis
"Whatever it takes to excite violence and looting,"

You just deifined the obumber reelection strategy. The msm and santorum are fully on board with it.
15 posted on 03/25/2012 1:46:40 PM PDT by JoSixChip (santorum is Mr Rogers without a spine. Check his record, not his rhetoric.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

jesse continues to be a racist, race-baiting liar and fool. Shouldn’t he be in a jail cell for all the money he has extorted from businesses? The tool is truely a waste of skin.


16 posted on 03/25/2012 1:47:14 PM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Wondered how the administration was going to get the mobs into the streets in time for the election. Now we know. Going to be a long hot summer. Very sad.


17 posted on 03/25/2012 1:47:23 PM PDT by Eagles6
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To: DPMD

“No money, no Jesse.”

No camera, no Jesse either. Or Sharpton for that matter.


18 posted on 03/25/2012 1:48:00 PM PDT by chuckee
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

jesse continues to be a racist, race-baiting liar and fool. Shouldn’t he be in a jail cell for all the money he has extorted from businesses? The tool is truely a waste of skin.


19 posted on 03/25/2012 1:48:21 PM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Are the race card amplifiers (aka national/Florida media) there, too, fawning over his every word?


20 posted on 03/25/2012 1:49:45 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Tailgunner Joe
"If it's a moment, we go home. If it's a movement, we go to war. Movements are made of serious substance…there is power in the blood of the innocent." ....

But Jackson told the crowd at the church, "Zimmerman told police he had killed him. Shot him in the back of the head in self-defense."

His remark conflicts with previously published information. According to sources close to the investigation, the teen-ager was shot once in the chest.

I jesse's home town, the murder rate this week end is down to 4 {so far} from 10 last week end, but where is the movement to save Chicago kids that are being murdered by blacks?

jesse is a race pimp, a fraud and a hypocrite.

Years ago it was jesse that said he feared black kids on the street at night but not white kids.

21 posted on 03/25/2012 1:50:12 PM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorists savages.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

And Jessie says’s being lots of tv camera’s, I like being on tv...I’s likes being on da tv.


22 posted on 03/25/2012 1:50:17 PM PDT by JamesA (You don't have to be big to stand tall)
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To: iloveluci

A tech-savvy freep went to what was left of his Twitter account, and turned of Javascript, to examine what l’il Trayvon had selected as his background image:

A photo of the now-imprisoned rapper, C-MURDER.

Ah, but he was an angel, sure..!

OK, OK, so he was also on a 1-week SCHOOL SUSPENSION, ok..!

He is USUALLY an angel, sure.

Yeah, and so they have an eye-witness saying HE attacked Zimmerman, finnnnne...! SO...?!

And Trayvon’s dad says the screaming, “help..!” voice from the 911 call is ZIMMERMAN.

You STILL have no evidence...! /sarc


23 posted on 03/25/2012 1:51:51 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Tailgunner Joe

So Jesse showed up on Florida to rail before he has the facts. I set my watch by this asshole and Sharpton.


24 posted on 03/25/2012 1:52:35 PM PDT by Smber (The smallest minority is the individual. Get the government off my back.)
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To: gaijin

Honest to goodness, these pics are accurate?


25 posted on 03/25/2012 1:52:46 PM PDT by traderrob6
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Jackson must be in good shape from all that running to get in the front of any racial parade.


26 posted on 03/25/2012 1:53:44 PM PDT by JPG (Hold on tight; rough road ahead.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Nothing new here. This jerk keeps singing the same tune.

I just hope I don’t pass-away at the same time jackson or sharpton do. I don’t want to be around when they are judged and they have to account for all the souls they’ve lost!


27 posted on 03/25/2012 1:56:49 PM PDT by mardi59 ( Go Newt!!)
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To: gaijin

WOW! That image says a lot.


28 posted on 03/25/2012 1:57:53 PM PDT by Wilderness Conservative
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Jackson, who marched with Dr.Martin Luther King Jr.in Alabama in the 1960s...

And who visited the White Hut with a very pregnant (and out of wedlock baby) Karin Stanford to "minister" to His Slickness during the Monica Lewinsky mess.

Jerk.

29 posted on 03/25/2012 2:00:26 PM PDT by sauropod (You can elect your very own tyranny - Mark Levin)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Heard CAIR is getting involved, too. Hmmmm


30 posted on 03/25/2012 2:02:32 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: iloveluci; gaijin

I wonder if somebody (or the Wayback Machine) has a screengrab of the page.


31 posted on 03/25/2012 2:02:41 PM PDT by sauropod (You can elect your very own tyranny - Mark Levin)
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To: gaijin

[picture of obama] [picture of holder]
“These guys want to lynch this hermano”
[picture of Zimmerman]


32 posted on 03/25/2012 2:03:29 PM PDT by lack-of-trust
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Martyr is word beloved by Muslims. Is that what the media are trying to tell us? Trayvon was a Muslim and not just a common punk thug?


33 posted on 03/25/2012 2:07:28 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Ahhh the left, so damn predicable..guess they are afraid that they will lose Florida in November. Cause mass race riots in Florida, scare the white people into voting Dem..so predicable


34 posted on 03/25/2012 2:09:07 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Tailgunner Joe

How About Jesse, teaching your kids to:

Be Polite

Keep Your Cool

Don’t beat up others


35 posted on 03/25/2012 2:10:31 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Civil-rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson took the microphone shortly before noon today at the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Eatonville and pronounced slain teen-ager Trayvon Martin to be a martyr.

This guy Trayvon was executed for declaring the gospel of Jesus? Wow. The media is really suppressing that!

36 posted on 03/25/2012 2:10:50 PM PDT by gitmo (Hatred of those who think differently is the left's unifying principle.-Ralph Peters NY Post)
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One article says they showed the father a picture of the kid with blood coming out of his mouth.

This was the next day...I call BS....Crime scene photos are not used for ID.

37 posted on 03/25/2012 2:14:56 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Tailgunner Joe
"Stop the violence. Save the Children. Keep hope alive!"

Why do all liberal chants seem to sound the same, as if they don't have enough imagination to think up new ones, and have to keep cannibalizing the old ones.

38 posted on 03/25/2012 2:16:21 PM PDT by rlmorel (A knife in the chest from a unapologetic liberal is preferable to a knife in the back from a RINO.)
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To: Eagles6

Just when you think the left can’t sink any lower then they already have throughout the years, they find a way to even surprise me!
Jesse Jackson and other leaders in the black community don’t five a flying F about Trayvon Martin. If they really did care about the black community their asses would have been in Chicago last weekend when 10 people were shot(Including a 6 year old girl) they were massacred, randomly. Not a peep from the media or these so-called leaders. If I were the parents of those victims in Chicago I would be really offended, that this one 17 yr old in Florida has gotten more attention then any of their family members have gotten who were slaughtered.


39 posted on 03/25/2012 2:17:30 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Tailgunner Joe
The left is outstanding in its use of symbols. The hoodie is in!

The aged 1960s Marxist-Alinsky campus spoiled brats and their bratty ideological issue -- arguably the Establishment -- show their Hoodies to support oppressed peoples. Never let a crisis go to waste. Obama. Mmmm mmmm mmm.

Networks and cable news employee flock to show their hoodies. The hoodie is in! --

Never let a crisis go to waste. Obama. Mmmm mmmm mmm.

(Image obtained from google.)

40 posted on 03/25/2012 2:32:44 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

Careful now!

The mods are going to think that is a current picture of Tra...

Nevermind :S


41 posted on 03/25/2012 2:38:46 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Yep. Sad to say but the administration needs violent conflict, both racial and economic class warfare, to divert attention from the corruption, facism and abject failure of their policies.


42 posted on 03/25/2012 2:52:40 PM PDT by Eagles6
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To: Tailgunner Joe

It’s getting harder and harder to see the difference between who Jackson is and what he is.

The truth of the matter is Jackson, Sharpton, obama, etc. all WANT racism. They’re using this Martin killing to fan the flames. It’s very difficult not to fall for it.


43 posted on 03/25/2012 2:56:04 PM PDT by Terry Mross ( "It happened. And we let it happen. - Peter Griffin, Family Guy)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I state categorically that the unalloyed hatred of whites that’s been taught to urban blacks has driven them stark, raving mad.


44 posted on 03/25/2012 3:15:04 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (obamacare is an oxymoron.)
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To: Terry Mross
They’re using this Martin killing to fan the flames.

It's true, and thank you for the reminder. They don't give a flying f--k about that boy except insofar as him being shot dead gives them something to rant about in front of a camera, and few moments fleeting power and influence. And that goes for the incompetent in the White House, too.

45 posted on 03/25/2012 3:17:58 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (obamacare is an oxymoron.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

There have been 100 homicides in Chicago so far this year, including a 6 year old girl last week. Where’s the outrage? Is it because the Chicago murders are mostly black-on-black crimes? When a non-black kills a black, it’s conclusively presumed that it was motivated by racism-that’s profiling.


46 posted on 03/25/2012 3:28:10 PM PDT by Spok (Who is Sam Zemurray?)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Some questions arising out of the “Trayvon” death being; how long can the left keep people “energized” by booming the death? Will the “Hoodie” people join with the “Occupy Wall Street” people? Does the left want, and can they achieve, riots this summer and at the Political conventions? While remote can enough chaos be achieved before November so that “The Divine One” can declare martial law?


47 posted on 03/25/2012 3:40:05 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael
The left is outstanding in its use of symbols. The hoodie is in!

Selling like hotcakes! Guaranteed profits for hoodie stock investors!

48 posted on 03/25/2012 3:47:07 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS
Will the “Hoodie” people join with the “Occupy Wall Street” people

http://umass-socialism.blogspot.com/

49 posted on 03/25/2012 4:07:13 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: Tailgunner Joe

So tired of these race baiters.


50 posted on 03/25/2012 4:27:31 PM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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