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Rep. Bobby Rush Kicked Off House Floor for Wearing 'Hoodie'
The Hill ^ | Wednesday, March 28, 2012 | Peter Kasperowicz

Posted on 03/28/2012 8:10:33 AM PDT by kristinn

Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) on Wednesday morning was asked to leave the House floor after removing his suit jacket to reveal a "hoodie," then putting the hood of his sweatshirt on his head to protest the Trayvon Martin killing in Florida. A photo of Rush can be seen here.

"Racial profiling has to stop," Rush said. "Just because someone wears a hoodie does not make them a hoodlum." Rush also put on sunglasses.

Rush quoted the Bible while presiding officer Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) repeatedly interrupted him, then asked the Sergeant at Arms to enforce the House prohibition on hats in the chamber.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: 112th; bobbyrush; congress; democrats; dopeydems; hoodie; idiotsonparade; pantsontheground; trayvon; trayvonmartin; usefulidiots
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1 posted on 03/28/2012 8:10:43 AM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Didn’t Bobby Rush belong to the Black Panther Party when he was first elected?


2 posted on 03/28/2012 8:13:49 AM PDT by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: kristinn

“...then asked the Sergeant at Arms to enforce the House prohibition on hats in the chamber.”

Proving once again that idiots who wear hoodies are usually involved with an enforcement authority.


3 posted on 03/28/2012 8:14:18 AM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: kristinn

Amen to that!!!!!


4 posted on 03/28/2012 8:15:02 AM PDT by texson66 (In the words of Kent Brockman, "As for myself, I welcome our new commie overlords...")
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To: kristinn

That’s not a hat. That’s his a$$ covering his head.


5 posted on 03/28/2012 8:15:11 AM PDT by shove_it (just undo it)
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To: kristinn

Boy, who saw this coming.
BTW Bobby Rush was defense minister for the original Black Panther Party in Illinois back in the late 1960’s...no doubt an avowed Marxist...and his district has the largets majority of minority people of any district being 65% minority...he’s pandering to his “base”
LOL
Freegards
Lex


6 posted on 03/28/2012 8:15:59 AM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: kristinn
Rush said: "Just because someone wears a hoodie does not make them a hoodlum."

I agree, Rush is already a hoodlum the hoodie was nothing but advertising.

7 posted on 03/28/2012 8:16:42 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: kristinn

*** “Racial profiling has to stop,” Rush said. ***

I’d say the opposite is true. If 90% of crime is attributable to a certain race, then that race bears closer scrutiny. It’s called using your brain, something Mr. Rush seems to have difficulty doing.


8 posted on 03/28/2012 8:16:58 AM PDT by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: lexington minuteman 1775

He looks like the Unibomber!


9 posted on 03/28/2012 8:17:21 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: kristinn
Stop, thief! I'm missing five trillion dollars!

LMAO

10 posted on 03/28/2012 8:19:01 AM PDT by AAABEST (Et lux in tenebris lucet: et tenebrae eam non comprehenderunt)
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To: shove_it

I wonder if someone would be well received if they showed up wearing a sheet to prove that not everyone wearing a sheet is a klan memeber? I think not!


11 posted on 03/28/2012 8:20:31 AM PDT by muskah
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To: kristinn

“Just because someone wears a hoodie does not make them a hoodlum.” Just because he is on the floor of the House doesn’t mean he ISN’T a hoodlum.


12 posted on 03/28/2012 8:21:21 AM PDT by falcon99
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To: kristinn

Guess that is what Congress will be like after the revolution, idiots wearing gangsta garb.

I’m convinced the left wants to destroy our youth. Shouldn’t he have carried a bong and talked in gangsta rap, too?

Let’s really mess the kids up. Carry your weed and wear your hoodies and miss school get suspended and serve in Congress! Cause you ain’t gettin no other decent job.


13 posted on 03/28/2012 8:21:36 AM PDT by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: kristinn

...all part of the game of trying to destabilize America with racial strife.....OBAMA IS BEHIND IT ALL...Holder’s actions in ignoring obvious panther crimes...how long before the media responds objectively?


14 posted on 03/28/2012 8:21:48 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: kristinn

No, jackass, CRIME needs to stop

Then no one worries about hoodlums wearing hoodies.


15 posted on 03/28/2012 8:22:33 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Some "unifier" in the White House, huh)
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To: kristinn

The action points out the unarguable fact that there is a reason for racial profiling. Keeping a close eye on black men in hoodies prevents crime and societal disruption


16 posted on 03/28/2012 8:22:36 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: kristinn
Rush quoted the Bible

I thought Black Democrats pols were opposed to public Bible readings?

17 posted on 03/28/2012 8:24:54 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: bert

“It made my heart ache, you know, to see all these beautiful black men in the joint. The warriors should be out there helping the masses. I felt that way, I was real naive. Six weeks I was up there and I talked to the brothers. I talked to ‘em, and ... THANK GOD WE GOT PENITENTIARIES! I asked one, ‘Why did you kill everybody in the house?’ He says, ‘They was home.’

I met one dude, kidnap-murdered four times. And I thought, three times, that was your last, right? I says, ‘What happened?’ ‘I can’t get this s—t right! But I’m getting paroled in two years.’”

-Richard Pryor


18 posted on 03/28/2012 8:25:29 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: All

I hope the eventual GOP nominee really wants to win and has no qualms about racializing the election....it would be a landslide if our nominee had the BALLS to win this thing.


19 posted on 03/28/2012 8:25:36 AM PDT by Maverick68
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To: Doogle

These leftist scum (aka bobby rush) have infiltrated all levels of our country...from college, to government, to...


20 posted on 03/28/2012 8:26:04 AM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: kristinn
Read this about this fool.. life, education, and political activism After dropping out of high school, Rush joined the U.S. Army in 1963 but went AWOL and received an honorable discharge in 1968.[2] Throughout the 1960s Rush was involved in the civil-rights movement. He worked in civil-disobedience campaigns in the South, and co-founded the Illinois chapter of the Black Panthers in 1968 and was made its "defense minister". His son, Huey, was named after Panther leader Huey Newton. "We were reacting to police brutality, to the historical relationship between African-Americans and recalcitrant racist whites," Rush later told People magazine. "We needed to arm ourselves." Rush was present when fellow Black Panther Fred Hampton was killed in a police raid and later made a official statement that the police, referred only to as "pigs" by Rush, had murdered Hampton. Rush's own apartment was raided in December 1969 where police discovered an unregistered pistol, rifle, shotgun and pistol ammunition, training manuals on explosives and booby traps, a small amount of marijuana and an assortment of communist literature.[3] Earlier that same year Rush stated the philosophy his membership in the Black Panthers saying, "Black people have been on the defensive for all these years. The trend now is not to wait to be attacked. We advocate offensive violence against the power structure."[
21 posted on 03/28/2012 8:26:43 AM PDT by PLD
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To: All

When you assume the uniform of a thug, expect to be treated like one.


22 posted on 03/28/2012 8:26:53 AM PDT by Maverick68
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To: kristinn
"Just because someone wears a hoodie does not make them a hoodlum."

So what happens when the fashion is to wear Ski Masks and or Nylon Stockings on your head?

Funny though that if you want to get a permit to carry a concealed weapon your automatically a "Hoodlum" as far as the democRats are concerned.

23 posted on 03/28/2012 8:27:00 AM PDT by Falcon4.0
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Satan quoted scripture (out of context) just like the ‘rats do.


24 posted on 03/28/2012 8:27:34 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: kristinn
But could you see his man boobs?



25 posted on 03/28/2012 8:29:27 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: kristinn

Thugs have no shame or civility.


26 posted on 03/28/2012 8:29:35 AM PDT by crosshairs (Civil rights are for civil people.)
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To: Doogle

If you know your French revolution, I believe it was the revolutionary Blanqui who was freed from the Bastille and appeared in Parliament, ranting from the podium and white as a ghost from his years in a dungeon.

This is mildly reminiscent.


27 posted on 03/28/2012 8:29:35 AM PDT by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: kristinn

From left: Bobby Rush, Black Panther, in 1969; William Ayers the fugitive in 1970; Bernardine Dohrn's mug shot in 1969

Bobby Rush Kept Handgun and Communist Literature in Apartment

28 posted on 03/28/2012 8:29:51 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: muskah
I wonder if someone would be well received if they showed up wearing a sheet to prove that not everyone wearing a sheet is a klan memeber? I think not!

Best answer yet. How about if they were carrying a noose to prove that not all nooses are used in hanging?

29 posted on 03/28/2012 8:30:28 AM PDT by w1andsodidwe (Barrak has nowuwon the contest. He is even worse than Jimmah.)
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To: falcon99

I don’t know why they kicked him out. His dress is completely representative of the United States Congress. In fact, that should be the dress code. Jordan tennis shoes, gold teeth, pants down around your ass, plenty of bling, pistol in your pants; and everyone change their name to gangsta types. Instead of floor votes, they can give gang signs. The Dems could wear blue hoodies and the GOP could wear pink. Boom box blasting from the limo’s outside. Trash all over the floor of the House. Nothing but a bunch of thugs and punks anyway. Might as well go all in.


30 posted on 03/28/2012 8:31:50 AM PDT by baiamonte
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To: Maverick68

What are the odds that ANY nominee would have the balls to actually call the left on their race-baiting with regard to the election?

Would it be zero? Or less, maybe?


31 posted on 03/28/2012 8:32:24 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: muskah
DEMOCRAT SENATOR ROBERT BYRD
32 posted on 03/28/2012 8:33:01 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: kristinn

Tell Rep Rush if the black crime rate was the same as the Japanese crime rate, there would be no crime racial profiling. Muslim clothes get them profiled for the same reason.


33 posted on 03/28/2012 8:33:16 AM PDT by ex-snook ("above all things, truth beareth away the victory")
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To: kristinn

“STOP! Thief!”...

Brilliantly funny!!!!


34 posted on 03/28/2012 8:33:42 AM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights

Ugh! WTF is THAT? Reminds me of that line from the 1982 movie “The Thing”......”Is that a man in there?”


35 posted on 03/28/2012 8:36:52 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between lose and loose.)
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To: kristinn

This hoodie business is making me laugh, I spent last winter riding my bicycle in the cold weather wearing a hoodie, with a balaclava underneath, and sunglasses. No wonder I got a lot of weird looks. I had no idea hoodie meant gangbanger, I just wanted to keep warm on the bike.


36 posted on 03/28/2012 8:40:02 AM PDT by HerrBlucher (.)
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To: lexington minuteman 1775

Yeah, and his”base” is killing off each other at an alarming rate...but NOOOOO mention of that by Rush...
they all need to listen to Mayor Nutter of Philly (an Obambot no less) and cut this crap OUT!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXwCOcBjpbg


37 posted on 03/28/2012 8:46:15 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: Williams
Guess that is what Congress will be like after the revolution, idiots wearing gangsta garb.

Mr. Rush is doing his best to quickly usher in the mindset, fashion sense and abject failure of "Idiocracy" to the United States!
38 posted on 03/28/2012 8:49:00 AM PDT by ExTxMarine (PRAYER: It's the only HOPE for real CHANGE in America!)
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To: ex-snook
Chicago reaches 100 homicides for the year By Tracy Swartz posted March 21, 2012 at 12:00 a.m.

Chicago on Wednesday reached 100 homicides for the year—the fastest the city has hit this mark in at least seven years, RedEye and police data show.

Seventeen homicides have been recorded in the last week—including four each on Saturday and Sunday, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police information found.

A 6-year-old girl was fatally shot Saturday afternoon -- one of five individuals wounded within one hour in separate shootings across the city and one of at least seven killed by gun violence over the weekend as of Sunday morning -- in Chicago.

Aliyah Shell was playing on her front porch with her parents around 3:40 p.m. in the 3100 block of South Springfield Avenue in the city's Little Village neighborhood when a pickup truck pulled up to the house and a man inside the vehicle began shooting at the house, NBC Chicago reports. So where is Chicago Congressman Bobby Rush ....?

Oh. Never mind. Just black on black crime. Not important to race hustlers..... sarc

39 posted on 03/28/2012 8:50:41 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: HerrBlucher
I have never associated hoodies with black thugs unless they are part of the ‘thug ensemble.’

My youngest (21) son would not know what Christmas was if he did not receive at least 3 hoodies. It is the same each Christmas. He wants 2 GA & 1 Duke. I can't get him to take a South Carolina Hoodie. (It's a Spurrier thing).

Every young man I know wears hoodies. We all wear hoodies!

40 posted on 03/28/2012 8:57:06 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: kristinn
Stop, thief! I'm missing five trillion dollars!

LMAO!!

41 posted on 03/28/2012 8:59:06 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: kristinn
"Just because someone wears a hoodie does not make them a hoodlum."

That's right.

But if they knock someone down, then sit on them and pound on their face, that does make them a hoodlum.

42 posted on 03/28/2012 9:00:44 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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Stop, thief! I’m missing five trillion dollars!


It is early but this HAS to be post of the day!!


43 posted on 03/28/2012 9:02:41 AM PDT by Yaelle (Santorum 2012 - our sole chance to stop the Rominee)
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To: kristinn
"Just because someone wears a hoodie does not make them a hoodlum."

No. It just might make them a member of the Black KKK !

45 posted on 03/28/2012 9:14:21 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: kristinn

Not jes one ob dem raggedy scritchy-ass cotton (racist fiber) hoodies like I gots neiber...nooooo Bobby gots him de fancy-man Patagobnia polyurbantheme hundret-fitty-dollah yos!


46 posted on 03/28/2012 9:15:38 AM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Baynative

Yes, and I bet he still belongs to the black panthers but not openly.


47 posted on 03/28/2012 9:17:00 AM PDT by LauraJean (sometimes I win sometimes I donate to the equine benevolent society)
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To: kristinn

I’ve known cantalopes with a higher IQ than Rush. This guy is a disgrace.


48 posted on 03/28/2012 9:19:11 AM PDT by Bayan
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To: PLD

“Rush’s own apartment was raided in December 1969 where police discovered an unregistered pistol, rifle, shotgun and pistol ammunition, training manuals on explosives and booby traps, a small amount of marijuana and an assortment of communist literature.[3]”

How much time in JAIL did he serve for these assorted FELONIES? (Well except for possession of communist literature, which should be just 364 days in prison;)


49 posted on 03/28/2012 9:32:50 AM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: Frank_2001
What gets me is this thug was ever send to Washington..He would not have been unless he was in a uneducated black district..All they think about is what can you do for me..He has no education just street thuggery..and he is there to cause trouble like the idiots that are taking a free ride on the Florida killing..such ignorant fools..
50 posted on 03/28/2012 9:42:06 AM PDT by PLD
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