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Senators wear 'hoodies' to decry Trayvon Martin's death
timesunion.com ^ | 3/26/2012

Posted on 03/26/2012 6:35:58 PM PDT by Altura Ct.

ALBANY - State Senate Democrats put on hooded sweatshirts to protest the death of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teen allegedly gunned down by neighborhood crime watch captain in Florida.

At an Capitol news conference, Sen. Eric Adams, D-Brooklyn, denounced the killing of Martin, who, he said, carried nothing but "Skittles and god-damned ice tea."

The Senators discussed the case as groups around the country, including members of the NBA's Miami Heat, have put on the sweatshirts or "hoodies" to decry the 17-year-old's killing.

Martin, who was black, was shot on Feb. 26, allegedly by a neighborhood watch captain, George Zimmerman, 32. Martin was wearing a hooded sweatshirt as he walked through a gated community on the way to the home of his father's girlfriend.

Zimmerman, who is white and Latino, has claimed he fired on the unarmed teen in self defense. The killing, and the lack of criminal charges, have caused outrage in Sanford, the Florida community where the death occurred, an protests around the country.

Read more: http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Senators-wear-hoodies-to-decry-Trayvon-Martin-s-3435567.php#ixzz1qHDeXcAv


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1 posted on 03/26/2012 6:36:02 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
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2 posted on 03/26/2012 6:39:04 PM PDT by TSgt (Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Hey Dudes don’t come walking around here at night with your hoodies and low hangers on!


3 posted on 03/26/2012 6:39:54 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Altura Ct.

I wonder how many of them will wear something to show how badly they feel for the death of that 6 year old black child in Chicago, and all the other victims of black on black crime.

They sicken me!!


4 posted on 03/26/2012 6:41:08 PM PDT by mardi59 ( Go Newt!!)
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To: Altura Ct.

So stupid


5 posted on 03/26/2012 6:41:15 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Altura Ct.
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but in this case, one will suffice:

Fools

6 posted on 03/26/2012 6:41:31 PM PDT by csense
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To: Altura Ct.

Are they also showing Martin’s adult picture, not the one of him when he was 10-years-old? I thought not.


7 posted on 03/26/2012 6:41:48 PM PDT by pabianice (")
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To: Altura Ct.
Some of these senators appear to be well fed. They can barely squeeze into a hoodie.
8 posted on 03/26/2012 6:42:12 PM PDT by Major Matt Mason ("Journalism is dead. All news is suspect." - Noamie)
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To: Altura Ct.
Some of these senators appear to be well fed. They can barely squeeze into a hoodie.
9 posted on 03/26/2012 6:42:29 PM PDT by Major Matt Mason ("Journalism is dead. All news is suspect." - Noamie)
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To: Altura Ct.

Hardly a word comes to mind. Snicker.


10 posted on 03/26/2012 6:42:50 PM PDT by FryingPan101
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To: Altura Ct.

This is about the silliest thing I’ve ever seen....truly!


11 posted on 03/26/2012 6:43:19 PM PDT by Guenevere (....Whom God calls,... He equips......Press On Santorum!)
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To: Altura Ct.

Wow. Not that I expected anything different out of New York though.


12 posted on 03/26/2012 6:43:19 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: Altura Ct.

Ignorant, arrogant racists.

Do they put on a similar clown show for the countless number of whites murdered by black thugs in their OWN state?


13 posted on 03/26/2012 6:43:36 PM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: Major Matt Mason

If they only kept a low profile no one would know what fools they are.


14 posted on 03/26/2012 6:44:00 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: Altura Ct.

15 posted on 03/26/2012 6:44:39 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit ;-{)
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To: Altura Ct.

Slackers all.

To show true support they should beat up any one who asks them a question.

Would do the media good too...


16 posted on 03/26/2012 6:45:29 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: Altura Ct.

Pathetic!


17 posted on 03/26/2012 6:46:10 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Altura Ct.

“Zimmerman, who is white and Latino,”

I will never get tired of reading that.


18 posted on 03/26/2012 6:46:30 PM PDT by I am bigjohn
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To: Altura Ct.
Morons.
19 posted on 03/26/2012 6:46:58 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (Barack has a memory like a steel trap; it's a gift ~ Michelle Obama)
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To: Altura Ct.

I double dare any one of these fat a33ed “hoods” to come walking up my driveway.

Moronic trash hustlers living off of the peoples dime.


20 posted on 03/26/2012 6:47:41 PM PDT by coon2000 (Give me Liberty or give me death!)
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To: Altura Ct.

Proof positive that any moron can become a politician.

A “Senator” no less.


21 posted on 03/26/2012 6:47:51 PM PDT by 2111USMC (Not a hard man to track. Leaves dead men wherever he goes.)
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To: Altura Ct.

There’s a bank by me that prohibits anyone from entering who is wearing a hat, sunglasses, or a hoodie. I guess they are going to have to change that , at least for hoodies, now that the virtues of the hoodie wearer should be obvious to everyone.


22 posted on 03/26/2012 6:48:22 PM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican (I don't have a blog to pimp, nor would I pimp it if I had one. I swear.)
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To: TSgt

Just goes to show you how stupid our “leaders” are! Scary, huh?


23 posted on 03/26/2012 6:49:13 PM PDT by 23 Everest (When seconds count. The police are just 23 minutes away. 831 Bonnie)
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To: Altura Ct.
....Zimmerman, who is white and Latino,

No agenda here folks. just move along.

24 posted on 03/26/2012 6:49:33 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: Altura Ct.

They look like fools. They look like rejects from a high school assembly in which the teachers attempt to appear cool and hip.


25 posted on 03/26/2012 6:50:08 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Altura Ct.

And from the picture, 99% of them are racist.


26 posted on 03/26/2012 6:50:25 PM PDT by 23 Everest (When seconds count. The police are just 23 minutes away. 831 Bonnie)
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To: Altura Ct.

what clueless race-baiters!

George Zimmerman was going back to his car when he was Jumped. Treyvor was pounding George’s head into the comment.. self-defense!


27 posted on 03/26/2012 6:51:41 PM PDT by DivineMomentsOfTruth ("Give me Liberty or I'll stand up and get it for myself!")
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To: Altura Ct.

You people in New York must be so proud.

The state is bankrupt, but at least the Senate is working on the things that really matter. :)

Now go pay your taxes, your government is broke.


28 posted on 03/26/2012 6:51:41 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: 23 Everest

These people are fomenting violence


29 posted on 03/26/2012 6:51:53 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Altura Ct.

what clueless race-baiters!

George Zimmerman was going back to his car when he was Jumped. Treyvor was pounding George’s head into the comment.. self-defense!


30 posted on 03/26/2012 6:52:00 PM PDT by DivineMomentsOfTruth ("Give me Liberty or I'll stand up and get it for myself!")
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To: Altura Ct.

what clueless race-baiters!

George Zimmerman was going back to his car when he was Jumped. Treyvor was pounding George’s head into the comment.. self-defense!


31 posted on 03/26/2012 6:52:00 PM PDT by DivineMomentsOfTruth ("Give me Liberty or I'll stand up and get it for myself!")
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To: Altura Ct.

I have always wondered how they managed to carry around that very overdeveloped prism of race? I mean, it must weigh tons....


32 posted on 03/26/2012 6:53:32 PM PDT by Molon Labbie (A Bounty on Zimmerman, Can Be A Bounty On ANYONE. No NBBP Mob Justice!)
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To: Altura Ct.

Idiots


33 posted on 03/26/2012 6:53:58 PM PDT by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: Altura Ct.; a fool in paradise

Dudes, invest in the hoodie manufacturers! New spring fashion.


34 posted on 03/26/2012 6:54:34 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Altura Ct.

35 posted on 03/26/2012 6:55:13 PM PDT by traumer
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so...there protesting against a Hispanic Jew that is a Democrat? Nice.


36 posted on 03/26/2012 6:55:28 PM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Altura Ct.

Some people like to believe in hope, change, and I wish it was this way or that.

When 12 percent of the population commits well over 50% of the murders, and nearly 50% is committed by someone 22 or younger can you see how suspicious people are. I hate to say it but this group has done it to themselves.

These statistics come from the FBI for 2010.

Sorry Reverend’s Jackson and Sharpton but you need to look inward to solve this problem and stop blaming the white man.

You get your own shop in order before telling others how to run theirs.


37 posted on 03/26/2012 6:58:08 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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These racists are so blinded by their hatred of whites and now Mexicans that they don’t realize that THEY ARE ONLY 13% OF THE POPULATION AND THAT THEY ARE P*SSING OFF ALL OTHER RACES IN THE COUNTRY WITH THEIR BULLYING TACTICS!!! THIS IS GOING TO BACKFIRE BIG TIME ON THEM!

AND DON’T FORGET THAT THE MAIN OFFENDER OF RACIAL DIVISION IS BARAK OBAMA.


38 posted on 03/26/2012 6:59:29 PM PDT by demkicker (My passion for freedom is stronger than that of Democrats whose obsession is to enslave me.)
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To: Altura Ct.; dfwgator; a fool in paradise

In Poland, where I passed through a couple of years ago, you cannot wear a hoodie without being branded NFG, as I learned, while displaying my own Made in China wardrobe. Only gang members and skins wear them. They are called there ‘dresy’ in plural, as if derived from the English ‘dress’ and I’ve never been able to discover where that name came from.


39 posted on 03/26/2012 7:00:09 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: I am bigjohn

Does that make Obama a white blackman or a black whiteman?


40 posted on 03/26/2012 7:01:54 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Altura Ct.

If you support traditional marriage, wear pants tomorrow.


41 posted on 03/26/2012 7:02:31 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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What racist, ill-informed, embarassing, idiotic loons and moonbats. THESE MORONS ARE SUPPOSEDLY “LEADERS”??????


42 posted on 03/26/2012 7:02:39 PM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

Zimmerman isn’t Jewish, he’s Roman Catholic. I posted a link to Inside NOVA that had comments from members at the church he attended in Manassas when he was growing up. I have seen a couple other articles posted here that reference his Catholic upbringing as well.

http://www2.insidenova.com/news/2012/mar/23/7/former-neighbor-george-zimmerman-was-nice-respectf-ar-1789520/


43 posted on 03/26/2012 7:03:11 PM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: Altura Ct.

They should sell drugs too and assault a school bus driver. That would really show solidatary with Trayvon.


44 posted on 03/26/2012 7:05:11 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Altura Ct.

Stupid and pathetic beyond belief.


45 posted on 03/26/2012 7:06:30 PM PDT by jveritas (God bless our brave troops)
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To: Revolting cat!
Dudes, invest in the hoodie manufacturers! New spring fashion.

Standard cool weather wear around here. All these idiots are trying to do is claim a very common item of clothing as a social statement.
46 posted on 03/26/2012 7:06:30 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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Senators wear ‘hoodies’ to decry Trayvon Martin’s death

Do they protest violence against sweater-vests and khakis too?


47 posted on 03/26/2012 7:06:53 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: Molon Labbie
It's not a prism, it's a funhouse mirror.

CC

48 posted on 03/26/2012 7:07:32 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (Q: how did you find America? A: turn left at Greenland)
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To: Altura Ct.

Fine. Maybe they’ll don bowties when the next White kid is killed by Black guy, you know, just to show how ‘inclusive’ and ‘multicultural’ they all are.


49 posted on 03/26/2012 7:07:57 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (2012 isn't an election - it's a restraining order.)
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To: 23 Everest
Does anyone have a picture of Martin Luther King in a hoodie? No. He would be appalled by the state of the black community today. Ho, bitch, nigga, fu*k, bla bla bla. Hollywood and the MSM have debased and ridiculed the black community. To all of the strong, hard working, family oriented Christian black men, you are needed.
50 posted on 03/26/2012 7:08:30 PM PDT by coon2000 (Give me Liberty or give me death!)
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