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Obama, top Democrats lay low as Martin story shifts
The Daily Caller ^ | Mar 29, 2012 | Neil Munro

Posted on 03/30/2012 3:06:09 AM PDT by expat1000

Top Democrats — including President Barack Obama’s re-election team — are now keeping their distance from the Trayvon Martin uproar, as each day reveals more facts about the teen’s slaying.

“As more facts come out, it’s more confusing for folks,” Sharon Gilpin, a Democratic political consultant, told The Daily Caller.

“There was a pretty intense rush to judgment … [but] it is important to get all your facts before you cement your feet in the sidewalk,” said Gilpin, who has worked on numerous Democratic campaigns and ballot initiatives.

“As tragic as this death is, there obviously is another side to the story,” former Democratic Rep. Artur Davis told TheDC. “We would all do well to wait for the facts to emerge.”


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1 posted on 03/30/2012 3:06:16 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: paudio; sthguard

ping


2 posted on 03/30/2012 3:07:36 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: expat1000

The whole thing has a “Duke lacrosse” smell to it.


3 posted on 03/30/2012 3:10:19 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: expat1000

“Folks” is Obamaspeak for “the ignorant masses”.


4 posted on 03/30/2012 3:12:19 AM PDT by P-Marlowe
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To: P-Marlowe
Barry steps in it again...... SGT Barry
5 posted on 03/30/2012 3:14:51 AM PDT by Fred911 (YOU GET WHAT YOU ACCEPT)
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To: expat1000
Confusing? Self defense. Dead thug...end of story.

Bonus: racists and cowards everywhere exposed to the light.

6 posted on 03/30/2012 3:15:40 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: expat1000
“We would all do well to wait for the facts to emerge.”

The media should be tried in court for inciting riots and messages of hate. They could care less about any facts.

7 posted on 03/30/2012 3:17:07 AM PDT by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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To: expat1000

Attention Hoodied Black Klan Members: The lynching of the White Hispanic previously scheduled for Saturday night has been canceled.


8 posted on 03/30/2012 3:17:43 AM PDT by P-Marlowe
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To: expat1000
Top Democrats — including President Barack Obama’s re-election team — are now keeping their distance...

Are now keeping their distance? That was the plan all along. Poison the well and then step back...

9 posted on 03/30/2012 3:20:07 AM PDT by csense
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To: expat1000

There were several things that made race baiting politicians and liberals in general were drooling to get this issue received national attention.(1) the victim is a young Black man. (2) The shooter’s is ‘White’, and even better, he has distinct Jewish last name. The anti Semitic crowd was getting new villain. (3) With Zimmerman being a neighborhood watch, it could be spinned as police brutality case. In other words, they thought they had young Mummia Abu Mammal in their hands. That the MSM showed a 12-yr old innocent looking boy pictures as a victim ignited them. Unfortunately for them, new information started to leak in and put doubts on the narrative.


10 posted on 03/30/2012 3:21:15 AM PDT by paudio (no tagline for now...)
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To: expat1000

Has anyone really driven home the idea yet that Zimmerman is a Minority???? His dad is Jewish and his mother is Hispanic?

I think we need to rile the Jewish and Hispanic populace the way the Dems are mobilizing the Blacks over this thing.


11 posted on 03/30/2012 3:23:13 AM PDT by no dems (I've always been crazy but that's the only thing that's kept me from going insane.)
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To: expat1000
“There was a pretty intense rush to judgment …

Oh, gee! Ya think?

12 posted on 03/30/2012 3:23:23 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: expat1000
Explain to me what is 'tragic' about a No-Limit-Nigga black thug, a thief, a criminal, someone who was thrown out of high school who was walking around other peoples homes at night wearing a hood to conceal his face, attacking someone trying to follow him for security reasons, and get's shot in the process. He was a punk and a POS.

Tragic is a little girl dying of leukemia, or a soldier dying to protect his country. Not the death of this miscreant.

13 posted on 03/30/2012 3:24:58 AM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: P-Marlowe; All

The lynching of the White Hispanic previously scheduled for Saturday night has been canceled.
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RACE WAR, COMING SOON TO A TOWN NEAR YOU: This thing could start a race war when the word really gets out that Zimmerman has a Jewish father and a Hispanic mother. Where is the outcry, from the Hispanic and Jewish communities, for the facts in this incident to emerge.


15 posted on 03/30/2012 3:28:19 AM PDT by no dems (I've always been crazy but that's the only thing that's kept me from going insane.)
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16 posted on 03/30/2012 3:28:32 AM PDT by Past Your Eyes (Suffering fools is hard work and there's no end to it.)
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To: expat1000
Facts are irrelevant. The only thing that matters is if Obama can use the shooting to stir up his base and further divide the country.
17 posted on 03/30/2012 3:29:12 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Doc Savage

“Explain to me what is ‘tragic’ about a No-Limit-Nigga black thug, a thief, a criminal, someone who was thrown out of high school who was walking around other peoples homes at night wearing a hood to conceal his face, attacking someone trying to follow him for security reasons, and get’s shot in the process. He was a punk and a POS...

...Tragic is a little girl dying of leukemia, or a soldier dying to protect his country. Not the death of this miscreant.”

Now that is some serious in your face hard truth.

Kudos.


18 posted on 03/30/2012 3:31:19 AM PDT by rbmillerjr (Conservative Economic and National Security Commentary: econus.blogspot.com)
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To: missnry; expat1000; who knows what evil?; P-Marlowe; csense

This is a pointed illustration of why Rush Limbaugh has brilliantly tagged the media with the description “Drive By Media”.


19 posted on 03/30/2012 3:31:22 AM 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: expat1000

bump


20 posted on 03/30/2012 3:32:31 AM PDT by KingNo155
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To: arbooz

Your post #14 should be enlarged to billboard size and placed on billboards all over America. I will definitely donate to that campaign if someone undertakes it.


21 posted on 03/30/2012 3:36:50 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: Doc Savage

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2865796/posts?page=6#6


22 posted on 03/30/2012 3:39:25 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: expat1000

I believe our President. Trayvon would be like his son. Of course he also said that he wants his daughters to have free contraception and abortions.


23 posted on 03/30/2012 3:43:11 AM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: expat1000

bump for later.


24 posted on 03/30/2012 3:44:32 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: expat1000

Tragic= ‘tragic fault’
To be ‘tragic’, the tragedy has to be inherent in a fault to whom the tragedy occurrs.

Tra-von done Tra-voned (new verb!) da Z ‘cause he jess couldn’ hep hisself!


25 posted on 03/30/2012 3:50:05 AM PDT by Flintlock (Photo ID for ALL voting. Let our dead rest in peace!)
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To: no dems; paudio

I have read that the father is not Jewish. He’s German.


26 posted on 03/30/2012 3:52:17 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: expat1000
“As more facts come out, it’s more confusing for folks,”

And who would those confused "folks" be you hypocritical Dem racist?

27 posted on 03/30/2012 4:05:00 AM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
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To: expat1000

I don’t know...

I don’t think I have ever cemented my feet in the sidewalk...


28 posted on 03/30/2012 4:07:06 AM PDT by ltc8k6
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To: expat1000

They are trying to distance themselves from what their race hate and baiting is creating.

Whites are being attacked and murdered by racist blacks who look like they could be Obama’s son and who have taken in Obama’s critical race theory race hate doctrines.

Latest attack happened to a 16 yr. old child in Seattle. He was beaten and tortured by Holder’s people because he is white.


29 posted on 03/30/2012 4:13:15 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: no dems
His dad is Jewish and his mother is Hispanic?

Sorta like Epstein in Welcome Back Kotter?

30 posted on 03/30/2012 4:15:43 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: Doc Savage
Tragic is a soldier dying to save an Afghan child from being run over by an armored vehicle.

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/03/29/army-sergeant-who-gave-life-to-save-afghani-child-being-flown-home-for-burial/

31 posted on 03/30/2012 4:16:25 AM PDT by rightly_dividing
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To: no dems

Has anyone really driven home the idea yet that Zimmerman is a Minority???? His dad is Jewish and his mother is Hispanic?

I think we need to rile the Jewish and Hispanic populace the way the Dems are mobilizing the Blacks over this thing.

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Yes


32 posted on 03/30/2012 4:23:31 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: P-Marlowe
"White Hispanic" is s-o-o-o racist!

Please use the term "Cracker Caliente."

Thank you

33 posted on 03/30/2012 4:24:25 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (Typed using <FONT STYLE=SARCASM> unless otherwise noted)
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To: expat1000

Wrong, Gilpin. The “folks” are not confused. It’s the president who’s confused (again).


34 posted on 03/30/2012 4:26:07 AM PDT by Student0165
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To: Flintlock

unless it is a comedy...

like top Democrats laying low......

They better not ever take part in planning an ambush with their version of “laying low”.


35 posted on 03/30/2012 4:30:42 AM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: csense

Are now keeping their distance?


Obammy may be Muslim but he’s not a suicide bomber. He knows to run after he pulls the pin on the gernade. He doesn’t want to get all that whitey blood on his suit.


36 posted on 03/30/2012 4:34:08 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: pepsionice

Absolutely. Just think of the massive pressure on the cops to charge this Zimmerman with something, anything. But they won’t because they know the guy was defending himself. And our POTUS took sides with the attacker, inflamed the situation every bit as much as those 2 POS racists Sharpton and Jackson.


37 posted on 03/30/2012 4:39:45 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between lose and loose.)
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To: expat1000; 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 a few weeks ago?

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


38 posted on 03/30/2012 4:43:22 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: rightly_dividing

i think there’s something wrong with your link, made my screen go all blurry.


39 posted on 03/30/2012 4:49:40 AM PDT by absolootezer0 (2x divorced tattooed pierced harley hatin meghan mccain luvin' REAL beer drinkin' smoker ..what?)
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To: expat1000

Right from the get-go the media had access to all the info in the police report -— but they only reported certain facts, left out other vital facts, like George Zimmerman had stated that he was defending himself, that he had broken off the pursuit. The media was perfect about reporting that Zimmerman shot Trayvon but they were abysmally less than perfect about reporting the circumstances that led up to the shooting —— like Trayvon deciding to retaliate on Zimmerman. In the early
‘flash news’ reports, I don’t ever remember hearing this fact. The first wind I got of Zimmerman protecting himself from Trayvon was in the Orlando Sentinel investigation.
But here was the media reporting only half-truths with the obvious intention of misleading the public into believing that this was a racial profiling and racial hate incident —fanning the flames of hate, enraging a nation against a man (and an entire family) who we know now is probably innocent. If any Zimmerman family member dies or is seriously injured because of the insane backlash, the media giants that disseminated this gigantic bogus lying mountain of trash; should be sued for all they are worth -—— and that includes all the viscious, loud-mouth race hustlers and the low-life dirtbags in Hollywood who are laughing while stirring the pot, like Roseann Barr and Spike Lee.


40 posted on 03/30/2012 4:51:33 AM PDT by BombHollywood
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To: freedomfiter2
THE president, Barry Soetoro, acted stupidly.

“Stupid is as stupid does.” — Forest Gump

41 posted on 03/30/2012 4:58:03 AM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: Enterprise

I stand corrected. Thank you.


42 posted on 03/30/2012 5:00:18 AM PDT by paudio (no tagline for now...)
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To: expat1000

Rush seems to be highlighting an incidence of black on white crime (murder) on a daily basis. We should echo that on FR, post pictures of the perps to remind people that they all look like Obama’s son. Shove that phrase down his throat all the way to the election.


43 posted on 03/30/2012 5:00:26 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, we'll just grow algae.)
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To: Past Your Eyes

Nice graph. I have completely given up on this one.


44 posted on 03/30/2012 5:04:15 AM PDT by j_tull ("I may make you feel, but I can't make you think.")
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To: expat1000

Democrats lay low ,,,,,

Their kidding ,,,,, right ???


45 posted on 03/30/2012 5:05:04 AM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: expat1000

I have been arguing this thing on a liberal site and it is very much like what that “missile” off the coast of CA back in Dec. of 2010 did at FR.

If you remember, that thing split us HARD down the middle. When it became clear it was just a con trail (I’ve seen three very similar to it since I moved to my place in KY.) the “it’s a missile” crowd refused to back down and the whole argument became almost comical.

At this liberal site, people that I normally disagree with on pretty much everything are chastizing their own liberal brethren for coming down on Zimmerman. They are making the same arguments I am, calling them kneejerk and cherrypicking facts while ignoring others.

There are guys there that, even after the tapes, the eyewitness testimony, etc. have come up, think what happened is that Zimmerman tracked down Martin and murdered him in cold blood. And some of them, like those here who believed the con trail was a missile to the bitter end, are fairly reasonable people normally.

Both events for me are interesting studies in human nature.


46 posted on 03/30/2012 5:05:45 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: no dems

“Has anyone really driven home the idea yet that Zimmerman is a Minority???? His dad is Jewish and his mother is Hispanic?”

IIRC, there was a thread here yesterday saying that the Hispanic community is disavowing him as Hispanic or something like that. (Can we disavow that Hussein is our president?)


47 posted on 03/30/2012 5:07:52 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam (Don't blame me; I voted for the American.)
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To: Lionheartusa1

Evil always attempts to keep itself from being revealed.

When it became apparent that their scenario wouldn’t play out to advance their cause,

their deceit started to expose them for what they are,
and evil/leftism exposed is evil/leftism defeated.


48 posted on 03/30/2012 5:10:53 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: GrandJediMasterYoda
There's a liberal judge down there who is saying that she doesn't need a grand jury indictment, that she can do it herself. (Charge Zimmerman and bring him to trial)
49 posted on 03/30/2012 5:14:47 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (Haggai 1, V6.. and he that earneth wages earneth wages to put it into a bag with holes. (My plight))
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To: Graybeard58

“former Democratic Rep. Artur Davis told TheDC. “We would all do well to wait for the facts to emerge.”

WOW! Pretty smart statement for a Dummycrat. Too bad it doesn’t spread within their ranks.


50 posted on 03/30/2012 5:23:11 AM PDT by DaveA37
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