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Sarah Palin: I think the presidentís comments on Trayvon Martin were orchestrated
Hot Air ^ | 3-29-12 | Tina Korbe

Posted on 03/29/2012 1:24:59 PM PDT by Third Person

In an interview on Fox News, Sarah Palin said she thinks the president’s comments about Trayvon Martin were orchestrated, according to a report by Todd Starnes.

She … called out President Obama – saying he should not have jumped into the growing outrage over the shooting.

“I think it was orchestrated,” Palin said. “I’m going to get clobbered for even suggesting this, but it is what I believe.”

The president addressed the shooting in the Rose Garden.

“My main message is to the parents of Trayvon Martin. You know, if I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon,” Obama said. “All of us as Americans are going to take this with the seriousness it deserves.”

“Obviously, this is a tragedy. I can only imagine what these parents are going through,” Obama said. “All of us have to do some soul searching to figure out how something like this has happened.

Palin said she was “very, very surprised out of all the issues that are going on in our country today that the president” would have taken a question about the Martin case.

(Excerpt) Read more at hotair.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: leadership; obamasson; palin; palin2012; palinleads; palintrayvonmartin; sonofobama; trayvonmartin
Smackdown!
1 posted on 03/29/2012 1:25:07 PM PDT by Third Person
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To: Third Person

http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2012/03/rick-scott-responds-to-new-black-panther-party-bounty-on-trayvon-martins-shooter.html

Rick Scott responds to New Black Panther Party “bounty” on Trayvon Martin’s shooter

Another day, another twist in the Trayvon Martin case.

There’s now a potentially anti-white group called the “New Black Panther Party,” which is calling for the vigilante-style arrest of alleged vigilante-style shooter George Zimmerman. And, in response, Gov. Rick Scott has issued this written statement:

“We have taken steps to ensure that the investigation into the tragic death of Trayvon Martin is fair, measured and thorough. Justice is ill served when there is a rush to judgment. We are a nation of laws and we must let the legal system work. Talk of bounties and retribution has no place in this dialogue, and they compound tragedy with tragedy.”


2 posted on 03/29/2012 1:27:20 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather ("We Need To Teach The Establishment a Lesson" - Newt Gingrich)
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To: Third Person
OBAMA CATASTROPHE, OBAMA CATASTROPHE
3 posted on 03/29/2012 1:27:42 PM PDT by FrankR
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To: Third Person

Obama reads what is put in front of him, and does what he is told. Just like any good servant.


4 posted on 03/29/2012 1:28:07 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Third Person

5 posted on 03/29/2012 1:28:50 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Third Person
Yup! President DumbA$$ once again spoke stupidly.

Hopefully no one will die because of this orchestration. If someone does, President DumbA$$ has lots of explaining to do.

6 posted on 03/29/2012 1:28:58 PM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. Thank you.)
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To: Third Person

She’s right. She knows this is just for votes.


7 posted on 03/29/2012 1:30:40 PM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: Third Person

The sooner the good people of the USA come to realize that the end game of POTUS Barack Hussein Obama is the destruction of the American economy, and.....more importantly, the destruction of the American nation!!! End of story, Period!!!! Ms. Palin is right on the money!!!


8 posted on 03/29/2012 1:31:21 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy POTUS Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: Third Person


9 posted on 03/29/2012 1:31:50 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit ;-{)
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To: Third Person

Instead of blaming it on race, blame it on the illegal drug industry.


10 posted on 03/29/2012 1:36:11 PM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: ReneeLynn

“She’s right. She knows this is just for votes.”

Exactly. It is trying to get the base stirred up and go out and vote using the race card. Simple as that. He can’t run on his record.


11 posted on 03/29/2012 1:36:40 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: Third Person

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2012/03/24/142983/martin-familys-lawyers-no-strangers.html

Posted on Saturday, March 24, 2012

EXCERPTS

In Trayvon’s case, (Parks & Crump) alerted the news media more quickly. They phoned the Rev. Al Sharpton almost instantly, and organized marches with local civil rights activists. They also started pressing for federal involvement and alleging a cover-up from the get-go.

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“In court, you have the jury,” Crump says. “Our job is to get the case to a jury. We need to fight first in the court of public opinion. The jury is the American people.”

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http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/03/22/someone-must-be-punished-for-killing-trayvon-martin-says-mom-sybrina-fulton.html

Someone Must Be Punished for Killing Trayvon Martin, Says Mom Sybrina Fulton
by Allison Samuels Mar 22, 2012 2:04 AM EDT

EXCERPT

The now controversial killing of Trayvon garnered virtually no mainstream media attention in the days immediately after he was fatally shot, but that all changed when the teenager’s parents decided to hire civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump and his law firm to get more answers on exactly how and why their son died.

“They called me the same day they were notified that their son was dead,’’ Crump told The Daily Beast. “When I heard their unarmed teenage son was shot to death, I just knew there’d be an arrest shortly. There wasn’t an arrest 48 hours later, and then I knew we’d have to take this outside of Sanford if we wanted justice.’’

Trayvon’s parents were told by the Sanford police that Zimmerman wasn’t arrested in their son’s death because the facts of the case did not dispute his claim of self-defense.

For Crump, taking the Trayvon Martin story outside of Sanford simply entailed dialing up a few well-placed friends such as the Rev. Al Sharpton. Crump worked closely with the civil rights leader in 2006 on another racially charged case—the controversial death of a 14-year-old, African-American inmate of a Florida boot camp.

“I had to call people like Sharpton and a few other black civil rights leaders and the black media to tell them about this story,’’ said Crump. “I had to get them to understand what happened to this young man and what hadn’t happened in his case so they could spread the word.’’

Historically, cases of murder and violence against blacks in the United States rarely have been given the same amount of attention as cases in which the victims of crime are white—and often go unnoticed and unprosecuted.

Just days after hearing the details of Trayvon’s death, Sharpton arranged to have Crump and the teenager’s parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, on his syndicated radio show and his popular MSNBC show, Politics Nation, to tell their story.

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In the wake of non-stop media attention from the likes of Sharpton and CNN’s Don Lemon concerning the Trayvon Martin case, black media blogs such as MediaTakeOut.com and Huffington Post Black Voices also began publishing accounts and editorials about the Florida case—daily. Almost instantly, readers of all races, ages, and backgrounds began tweeting and posting on Facebook their outrage over how the police have handled the case, and the lack of an arrest in the shooting. To date, almost 1 million people have signed a Change.Org petition to have Zimmerman arrested. In response to the widespread outrage, the Justice Department has opened an investigation into the shooting.

(snip)

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http://nationalactionnetwork.net/press/statement-by-reverend-al-sharpton-and-national-action-network-regarding-the-shooting-of-trayvon-martin/

STATEMENT BY REVEREND AL SHARPTON AND NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK REGARDING THE SHOOTING OF TRAYVON MARTIN– AN UNARMED AFRICAN-AMERICAN TEENAGER KILLED BY A NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH CAPTAIN IN FLORIDA

March 12, 2012

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http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704588404575123404191464126.html

March 17, 2010

Obama’s New Partner: Al Sharpton

http://articles.nydailynews.com/2011-04-06/news/29404853_1_national-action-network-obama-and-sharpton-african-american

President Obama looks to Rev. Al Sharpton for help in 2012 reelection bid
BY JONATHAN LEMIRE
DAILY NEWS CITY HALL BUREAU
Wednesday, April 06, 2011


12 posted on 03/29/2012 1:40:40 PM PDT by maggief
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To: Third Person

Try explaining that to the hysterical idiot Glenn Beck, Sarah.


13 posted on 03/29/2012 1:43:53 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: JoeProBono

....and he’d have gold teeth and post tweets laced with hateful racist and sexist comments.


14 posted on 03/29/2012 1:44:31 PM PDT by O6ret
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To: Third Person

The real question is: Would Obama have allowed his daughters to date Trayvon Martin?


15 posted on 03/29/2012 1:45:56 PM PDT by carmody
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To: Third Person

I call this one Barack.


16 posted on 03/29/2012 1:49:32 PM PDT by McGruff (Sarah...Sarah...Sarah!)
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To: Third Person
Obama with his statement, has destroyed any chance Zimmerman had and fair treatment in the media or in trial by implying that Zimmerman is a murderer.
17 posted on 03/29/2012 1:51:00 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: Third Person
Palin said she was “very, very surprised out of all the issues that are going on in our country today that the president” would have taken a question about the Martin case.

I hope she was being sarcastic. Of course Obama is going to try and direct this country's attention away from his sorry record and try and make this election about race again.

18 posted on 03/29/2012 1:52:14 PM PDT by dirtboy
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To: sheikdetailfeather

So why hasn’t the Florida AG’s office issued arrest warrants for Spike Lee, the New Black Panthers, Roseanne Barr, etc.?

By my reading, they’ve violated a whole bunch of laws.


19 posted on 03/29/2012 1:54:21 PM PDT by Arm_Bears (Journalists first; then lawyers.)
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To: Third Person

Orchestrated?

I don’t think so. Unless his “If I had a son...” remark was on TOTUS, then no. It was a slip up.

Just like his “police acted stupidly” remark from a few years back.


20 posted on 03/29/2012 1:55:20 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: maggief
Historically, cases of murder and violence against blacks in the United States rarely have been given the same amount of attention as cases in which the victims of crime are white—and often go unnoticed and unprosecuted.

That's because, historically, at least over the past several decades, almost all interracial crime has been by black perpetrators against white victims. Historically,over the past few decades, ALL crime where the perpetrator is white and the victim black is loudly covered: Rodney King, James Bird, the Duke Lacrosse team, to mention a few.

What this lawyer means by historically, is pre-Civil Rights era. Now, we can't go back and change the past, so he's got us there, but to imply things haven't changed and changed radically in this regard is a fraud and a lie.

21 posted on 03/29/2012 2:01:53 PM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: O6ret


22 posted on 03/29/2012 2:18:29 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit ;-{)
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To: maggief

Now that is what I would call orchestration. I wonder if our community organizer in-chief has been in the loop all along.


23 posted on 03/29/2012 2:39:04 PM PDT by Third Person
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To: ReneeLynn

“She knows this is just for votes.”

It cost him a Senate seat in MA the last time he involved himself in a local law enforcement matter; he’s appealing for votes from people that are utterly beholden to his Bolshevik Party. Did he think they’d go for Romney?


24 posted on 03/29/2012 3:01:04 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: Third Person

I have been saying that since he said those comments

Its all about white guilt and winning an election

so was the Sandra Fluzy thing and he will do something in September to start gas prices on the way down in October.

its what he does.


25 posted on 03/29/2012 3:07:32 PM PDT by Rightly Biased (How do you say Arkanicide in Kenyan?)
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To: FrankR

paging Saul Alinsky, paging Mr. Saul Alinsky.

26 posted on 03/29/2012 3:16:13 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Third Person

Nach!


27 posted on 03/29/2012 3:22:10 PM PDT by oyez ( Yomomacare going done once, going down twice, going---..)
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To: Third Person

We all know it was orchestrated. Doesn’t take a condudctor to know that!


28 posted on 03/29/2012 3:33:10 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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To: JoeProBono

Bad taste.


29 posted on 03/29/2012 3:48:26 PM PDT by Fido969
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