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How Many Crimes Did the New Black Panthers Commit in Florida?
PJ Media ^ | March 26, 2012 | J. Christian Adams

Posted on 03/28/2012 7:45:39 AM PDT by Qbert

When New Black Panther Mikhail Muhammad called for the mobilization of a 10,000-strong black male mob to capture George Zimmerman, we glimpsed into the depths of racial depravity of the organization. “An eye for an eye,” Muhammad threatened.  A cash bounty for Zimmerman, “dead or alive,” provided a nasty incentive for thugs across the land.

But did a crime occur in the New Black Panther Party’s call for mob vengeance against Zimmerman? Quite possibly.

I’ve been familiar with this crowd since the day President Obama was elected when I worked at the Department of Justice.  Soon after election day 2008, I and other attorneys would bring a voter intimidation case against the New Black Panthers.  The Obama administration famously dismissed the case.  Afterwards, I and another DOJ lawyer testified under oath about the hostility within the Obama DOJ to bringing cases against defendants like the NBPP.  Nobody has ever contradicted the specifics of our testimony, or the details in my book Injustice, which describes, among other things, Eric Holder’s personal involvement in the Panther case dismissal.

Now Florida officials may have a chance to do what Eric Holder refused to do — bring these New Black Panther gangsters to justice once and for all.

State Attorney Norman Wolfinger is busy these days.  While he is busy looking at the underlying facts of the Trayvon Martin tragedy, he needs to look at the New Black Panther threats also.

America is not a land where thugs should be allowed to threaten free Americans who have been charged with no crime.  Seminole County, Florida, is not Ox-Bow Canyon, where resolutions come quick by murderers with rope and a tree.

We can thank Eric Holder in part for the disgusting bravado we’ve seen from these lawless thugs over the last few days.  Not only did his DOJ drop the voter intimidation charges against them, the DOJ refuses to bring what appears to be slam dunk felon-in-possession gun charges against one member.

The New Black Panthers act like they are above the law because so far they have been.

Americans are taking renewed notice of the New Black Panthers and the politicians who have enabled them.  What sort of country have we become that racist uniformed thugs can stalk polls and threaten free citizens with mob arrest and murder?  Is this a post-racial America, or a wicked reminder of a lawless age we thought we had moved beyond forever?

So what crimes may have the New Black Panthers committed in Florida with their threats toward George Zimmerman?

Let’s start with solicitation to kidnap.  In announcing a reward for the seizure of Zimmerman, the New Black Panthers may have violated Florida Code 787.01.  It makes it a felony to “by threat, confining or abducting, or imprisoning another person against his . . .  will without lawful authority with intent to . .  . terrorize.”

Merely soliciting someone else to do this is also a felony in Florida under Florida Code 777.04.  “A person who solicits another to commit an offense prohibited by law and in the course of such solicitation commands, encourages, hires, or requests another person to engage in specific conduct which would constitute such offense or an attempt to commit such offense commits the offense of criminal solicitation.”

The solicitation and threat to seize Zimmerman may also constitute a crime under Florida Code 876.35.  The felony of “combination against part of the people of the state” occurs when someone is unlawfully seized by a mob, or at the behest of a mob.   Think of a small town jail 100 years ago and an angry crowd, armed with rope, demanding a particular inmate.  Sound familiar?

Florida Code 876.35 defines the crime: “to remove them forcibly out of this state, or to remove them from their habitations to any other part of the state by force, or [when people] shall assemble for that purpose.”  Remember, solicitation to commit a crime is in itself a crime.

Florida Code 876.34 even makes it a felony to “interfere forcibly in the administration of the government.”

Florida has an oddball law which may play a role as the facts of the Trayvon Martin case become clearer. Florida Code 843.20 is a criminal provision titled “Harassment of participant of neighborhood crime watch program.”  It makes it a misdemeanor to threaten or intimidate a member of a neighborhood crime watch program “while such member is engaged in. . . an organized neighborhood crime watch program activity.”   The law says that a neighborhood patrol includes a “crime watch program activity.”  Of course, Zimmerman was on his neighborhood crime watch patrol when the tragic incident occurred.

This awful mess in Sanford is bad enough without the shrill race agitators like the New Black Panthers throwing gasoline on the fire.

But free speech is free speech, until you make threats and offer money to people to commit crimes.

There was a time in this country when criminal threats were treated as criminal threats.  There was a time when stalking polls on election day with a billy club was taken seriously.  Obviously we’ve lost something precious when thugs command the attention of a media unwilling to label them as thugs.  We’ve lost something precious when the most vile vigilantism not only goes unpunished, but seems to attract defenders, benefactors, and fans.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: blackkk; doj4bow; doj4murderers; dojvsamerica; ericholder; florida; georgezimmerman; holder; holder4murderers; holderspeople; kenyanbornmuzzie; newblackpanthers; trayvonmartin

1 posted on 03/28/2012 7:45:46 AM PDT by Qbert
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To: Qbert

It is RACIST to hold blacks to the same standards as everyone else.


2 posted on 03/28/2012 7:48:46 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: Qbert

I just got a UFPD alert. Who wants to guess the criminals race?


3 posted on 03/28/2012 7:53:15 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: Qbert

The end result of this will be real vigilanteism. When the law no longer protects the citizenry the citizenry has the right and obligation to protect itself


4 posted on 03/28/2012 7:53:26 AM PDT by clamper1797 (Hoping to have some change left)
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To: Qbert

The end result of this will be real vigilanteism. When the law no longer protects the citizenry the citizenry has the right and obligation to protect itself


5 posted on 03/28/2012 7:53:56 AM PDT by clamper1797 (Hoping to have some change left)
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To: Qbert

***the mobilization of a 10,000-strong black male mob to capture George Zimmerman,***

A lynch mob in hoods. What does this remind me of? The 1920s and 30s. Only the skin color has changed.


6 posted on 03/28/2012 7:54:05 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: Qbert

The New Black Panthers are a domestic terrorist organization.


7 posted on 03/28/2012 8:01:08 AM PDT by Arm_Bears (Journalists first; then lawyers.)
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To: Qbert

If Zimmerman turns up murdered, what then?


8 posted on 03/28/2012 8:02:07 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (With regards to the GOP: I am prodisestablishmentarianistic!)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Uh oh a Zoot Suit battle on the horizon?


9 posted on 03/28/2012 8:08:25 AM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: Qbert

This period of American History will one day be referred to as Our Cold Civil War.

http://www.theospark.net/2012/03/our-cold-civil-war.html


10 posted on 03/28/2012 8:11:19 AM PDT by DJ Taylor (Once again our country is at war, and once again the Democrats have sided with our enemy.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar
***the mobilization of a 10,000-strong black male mob to capture George Zimmerman,***

They only got about seven or nine fools to follow them. EPIC FAIL...

11 posted on 03/28/2012 8:13:00 AM PDT by USAF80
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To: Qbert

It is criminal that the US DOJ
under the Rule of Holder and Obama
arms, advises, protects
and defends TERRORISTS and MURDERERS
to kill Americans.


12 posted on 03/28/2012 8:13:26 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar
A lynch mob in hoods. What does this remind me of? The 1920s and 30s. Only the skin color has changed.

But the party affiliation remains the same.

13 posted on 03/28/2012 8:21:11 AM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: Qbert

It is clear that the laws that the NBPP violated are more obvious than the what happened between Zimmerman and Martin.

On one point though, I am pretty sure I read that Zimmerman was not ON neighborhood watch that night. He was driving back from the store, and saw Trayvon and started following him.

That might become important as the family tries to sue the homeowner’s association.


14 posted on 03/28/2012 8:28:25 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Qbert

bring these New Black Panther gangsters to justice once and for all.

No chance of that with Obama in office,their part of his army.


15 posted on 03/28/2012 8:38:38 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Qbert

This ignores the fact that the NBPP also said in their reward that Zimmerman is wanted dead or alive.

This would also be the same as putting out a contract on someones life, therefor it is against the law to hire a murderer to end the life of a person just because they did something you don’t agree with.

Yet Holder, Obama and all the Democrats sit in silence on this matter.


16 posted on 03/28/2012 8:53:47 AM PDT by Jack Burton007 (This is Jack Burton in the Pork Chop Express, and I'm talkin' to whoever's listenin' out there.)
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To: Qbert

Asking others to KIDNAPP someone is a crime, we have conspricy to commit a crime....


17 posted on 03/28/2012 8:56:57 AM PDT by stockpirate (Romney, Ann Coulter & our ruling republican SOCIALISTelites, are Big Government socialists,)
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To: EEGator
I just got a UFPD alert. Who wants to guess the criminals race?

I just got a second one. Black male in handcuffs, still on the loose.
18 posted on 03/28/2012 8:58:02 AM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 ! We should take off and Newt washington from orbit.)
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To: Diogenesis

Where is Congress on holding Holder to uphold the law? Why are they not impeaching him right now? The least the Panthers are doing is suborning kidnapping, if not inciting to riot and/or to kill without due process. This summer will be a burning in the streets of the US......just as Mr.Obama wants it to be.


19 posted on 03/28/2012 9:01:23 AM PDT by Texas Songwriter (Ia)
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To: Qbert
The New Black Panthers act like they are above the law because so far they have been.

I can't but think that we are seeing the inauguration of de facto Obama Civilian Military.

20 posted on 03/28/2012 9:03:11 AM PDT by oyez
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To: Tenacious 1
If Zimmerman turns up murdered, what then?

The mainstream media will quickly forget that Trayvon Martin or George Zimmerman ever existed, and will obsess over something some Republican said 20 years ago, or some other distraction.

21 posted on 03/28/2012 9:08:52 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: stockpirate

Adams was on “Fox & Friends” this morning pointing out the various felonies involved...which the media has overlooked until now. Why are the Florida authorities giving the Black Panthers a pass?


22 posted on 03/28/2012 9:11:22 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Qbert; All
While the Zimmerman/Martin ‘white’ on black killing is covered 24/7 on the MSM with an outpouring of rage and charges of a racial hate crime, where is the concern- where is the rage about the home invasion, torture, beating, rape and murder of the elderly white couple by a gang of feral blacks in Oklahoma just last week?

The 90 year old war veteran husband was beaten and his jaw broken. He was shot in the face numerous times with a BB gun and sent to the hospital in critical condition.

The 85 year old partially blind wife was RAPED and then BEATEN TO DEATH.

Can you just imagine the pain, the humiliation, the horror that dear old lady experienced being gang raped by that pack of feral animals?

(the autopsy states she was raped. Don’t think all of these animals didn’t all participate)

And can you imagine the pain, the horror of that dear old husband having to witness this?

There’s a lot more involved here than a home invasion and robbery.

WHERE ARE THE CHARGES OF A RACIAL HATE CRIME??

90 year old husband’s jaw broken and shot in face with a BB gun numerous times?

85 wife year old semi blind wife RAPED and BEATEN to death??

Why does it take a foreign press to enlighten America as to this henious crime?

Where is the outrage?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2117695/Brutal-home-invasion-Oklahoma-couple-ends-65-year-romance-meeting-blind-date.html


23 posted on 03/28/2012 10:08:53 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: ZX12R
Black male in handcuffs, still on the loose.

Well, THAT really narrows it down!

24 posted on 03/28/2012 11:05:38 AM PDT by The Duke
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To: ZX12R

Are you a Gator?


25 posted on 03/28/2012 1:28:02 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator
Are you a Gator?

I suppose you could say that. I've worked at the university for the last 23 years.
26 posted on 03/29/2012 4:28:48 AM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 ! We should take off and Newt washington from orbit.)
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To: ZX12R

I think that would qualify.


27 posted on 03/29/2012 5:58:27 AM PDT by EEGator
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