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Jesse: Trayvon Proves 'Blacks Are Under Attack'
Townhall.com ^ | 29 March, 2012 | Larry Elder

Posted on 04/02/2012 12:22:39 PM PDT by marktwain

"Blacks are under attack," said the Rev. Jesse Jackson, irresponsibly turning the Florida shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, Trayvon Martin, at the hands of Hispanic neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman into a barometer of black-white "race-relations."

President Barack Obama, three years past his inauguration as American's first black president, weighed in, too. As when he accused the Cambridge police of "acting stupidly," Obama injected race, but this time a little less directly: "If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon."

The implication, of course, is that race undoubtedly played a role in the death of Trayvon Martin. A special prosecutor as well as a Florida grand jury will examine the case, re-interview all the witnesses and go over all the evidence. Zimmerman may well be charged with murder, and a racially motivated one at that. Or the prosecutor may find the evidence insufficient to convince a jury that Zimmerman did not act in self-defense.

No matter whether Zimmerman is charged or convicted, a tragedy occurred. But is Jesse Jackson right, that the death of Trayvon Martin suggests "blacks are under attack," presumably by racist non-blacks?

True, black men, especially young ones, stand a much greater chance of being murdered than white males. But almost all murders involve a victim and a killer of the same race. Yes, instances of black-white murder -- as, for example, when James Byrd, a black man of Jasper, Texas, was dragged to his death by three white men -- do exist. But nationally, according to the Department of Justice, 53 percent of known homicide suspects in 2010 were identified as black -- although blacks comprise only 13 percent of the population. And in murders involving a single black victim and a single offender, 90 percent of the time it is a black perpetrator who murders the black victim. Similarly, 83 percent of whites are murdered by other whites.

What happened in Sanford, Fla. -- a white person killing a black person -- is extremely infrequent, occurring in 8 percent of black homicides. In saying "blacks are under attack," Jackson paints a picture of whites targeting and hunting down black males.

Look at the 2010 stats for New York City. While blacks comprise about 25 percent of the city's population, blacks accounted for two-thirds of murder victims. For black homicide suspects arrested, 85 percent of their victims were also black.

The leading causes of death for all young men ages 15 to 29, according to a 2006 Kaiser Family Foundation study, regardless of race or ethnicity, are unintentional injury (e.g., car accident, firearm or drowning), suicide and homicide. Not for young black men. The No. 1 cause of death in this demographic is murder. The homicide death rate for young (ages 15 to 24) African American men (85 per 100,000 persons) is three times the rate for young Hispanic men (30 per 100,000 population), the population group with the next highest homicide mortality rate. The rates for young Asian and young white males are 9.8 and 5 per 100,000, respectively.

In one recent Chicago weekend, 49 people were shot, 10 fatally, including a 6-year-old black girl. Did President Obama issue a statement? Black-on-black crime, like black-on-white crime, does not fit the liberal media's narrative of the continuing problem of white racism.

How selective is the outrage about interracial crime -- when the bad guy is black?

Ken Tillery, in 2002, walked down a Jasper, Texas, road. Three men offered him a ride. But the men kidnapped Tillery, driving him to a remote location. John Perazzo of FrontPageMagazine.com describes what happened: "When the terrified Tillery jumped out of the vehicle and tried to flee, the kidnappers caught up with him, beat him and finally ran over him -- dragging him to his death beneath their car's undercarriage."

Same town, a few years after the James Byrd murder, a black-white murder in the same fashion -- by dragging a man to his death -- but no story! Why? Well, Tillery was white, and the three suspects were all black. The irony alone would, one would think, guarantee lots of coverage. But how much coverage did the case get? An online search of 557 newspapers found that 22 covered the story.

In a scene from "Menace II Society," a movie about the struggles of inner-city black youth, a tough black high school teacher advises two black male students: "Being a black man in American isn't easy. The hunt is on -- and you're the prey." We hear a police siren in the background as the teacher gives his admonition -- just in case the identity of the hunter is unclear. But reality tells a very different story, one that even Jesse Jackson once acknowledged.

In 1994, in an unguarded moment while discussing urban crime, Jackson told an interviewer he's relieved when the footsteps on the street behind him belong to white -- rather than black -- feet.


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; blackcrime; blackonblackcrime; blackracism; blackviolence; democrats; hoodie; hoodieculture; jackson; jessejackson; martin; obama; racepimp; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
Larry Elder shows considerable courage in pointing out these facts.
1 posted on 04/02/2012 12:22:52 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

they are attacking themselves.


2 posted on 04/02/2012 12:24:31 PM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: marktwain

Trayvon proves, if anything, that a guy wearing a hooded sweater might jump on you and start beating your head in.

So you should be packing heat.


3 posted on 04/02/2012 12:25:18 PM PDT by marron
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To: marktwain

So is Jesee a liar or is he insane?


4 posted on 04/02/2012 12:27:05 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: marktwain
"Blacks are under attack," said the Rev. Jesse Jackson

As the New Black Panthers' bounty proves so well...

5 posted on 04/02/2012 12:27:35 PM PDT by bgill
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To: marktwain
http://i41.tinypic.com/e99j04.jpg

Concept credit: freeper Vanilla Swirl

6 posted on 04/02/2012 12:28:00 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: marktwain

Jesse Jackson, another reason to stop paying for TV.


7 posted on 04/02/2012 12:28:17 PM PDT by RichardMoore (There is only one issue- Life: dump TV and follow a plant based diet)
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To: marktwain

Bttt.


8 posted on 04/02/2012 12:29:23 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: marktwain

“If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon.”
“Blacks are under attack”
http://uncyclopedia.wikia.com/wiki/Obsessive-compulsive_rhyming_disorder


9 posted on 04/02/2012 12:29:31 PM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives)
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To: marktwain
Ahhhh, Jessie is finding his "relevant" moment. Having a black president has pushed Jessie to the sidelines for a while, but he thinks it's time to emerge and check if he sees his shadow.

The attack on blacks is a farce. If anyone is attacking them them "holding them bace", it's race-baiters like Jackson, Sharpton, and Lee. The rest of us are too busy working to keep our heads above water and paying taxes for the entitlement class to fool with Jessie, Al and Spike right now.

It's all a dog and pony show in the quest for more power, and more freebies. Well, sorry dudes, America is about tapped out right now.

The more noise they make the more attention is diverted from obama's record as the world's lousiest president in recorded history.

OBAMA DISTRATION SHOW, OBAMA DISTRACTION SHOW
10 posted on 04/02/2012 12:29:58 PM PDT by FrankR
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To: marktwain

No Jesse. All Trayvon proves is that the black culture is sick, twisted and totally self-defeating of any instinctive desire to learn, grow, and become self-sustaining and independent.

It’s a sickening group-mentality of victimhood, violence and avoidance of responsibility at all turns. And YOU, Jesse jackson, are guilty of the worst types of crimes against the black culture - exploiting and encouraging the further development of the most sickening aspects in order to personally enrich and agrandize yourself. Shame on you.


11 posted on 04/02/2012 12:30:36 PM PDT by Buckeye Battle Cry (Not Romney - Not ever!)
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To: marktwain

Jesse, you idiot. YOU are objectifying this poor kid for your self serving inssurectionist motives.

You should be ashamed of yourself.


12 posted on 04/02/2012 12:32:30 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: marktwain

Jesse, you idiot. YOU are objectifying this poor kid for your self serving inssurectionist motives.

You should be ashamed of yourself.


13 posted on 04/02/2012 12:32:48 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: BenLurkin
So is Jesee a liar or is he insane?

Yes.

14 posted on 04/02/2012 12:33:02 PM PDT by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: marktwain
Over half of U.S. murders are of black people, and 90% of them are committed by other black people.

Blacks are under attack, all right, but not by Whitey, Mr. Jackson, you racist POS.

15 posted on 04/02/2012 12:35:13 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Over half of U.S. murders are of black people, and 90% of them are committed by other black people.)
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To: tumblindice

Example:
“Yo yo yo, Doc, my back be hurtin’
That’s the main symptom, and I be certain
I gots too much pain to even be flirtin’
Gimme muscle relaxants, and lemme put my shirt on.”
~ A gangsta on back pain and OCRD, and attempts to explain it fruitlessly

This is not intended to be an attack on black people, white people, or the Most Reverend High Holy Jesse Jackson or white-black people
like Barack Obama AKA Barry Soetero nee Dunham. Any resemblance to persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.


16 posted on 04/02/2012 12:36:09 PM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives)
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To: marktwain

Only Jesse believes they are under attack because he encourages it. What kind of monster would teach people to hate and believe in lies.


17 posted on 04/02/2012 12:37:08 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Buckeye Battle Cry

Excellent post.


18 posted on 04/02/2012 12:37:55 PM PDT by sanjuanbob (Festina Lente)
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To: marktwain
Jessie profiles and doesn't trust Blacks.

''There is nothing more painful for me at this stage in my life,'' Jesse Jackson said several years ago, ''than to walk down the street and hear footsteps and start thinking about robbery -- and then look around and see somebody white and feel relieved.''


http://www.nytimes.com/1999/06/20/magazine/the-color-of-suspicion.html?pagewanted=5

19 posted on 04/02/2012 12:41:13 PM PDT by NoLibZone (We can't allow the horrible death of Trayvon Martin to be used as an excuse to disarm us.)
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To: marktwain

Blacks are 39 times more likely to commit a violent crime against whites then vice versa, and 136 times more likely to commit a robbery.

Forty-five percent of black crime is against whites, 43 against other blacks, and 10 percent against Hispanic.

Continue reading on Examiner.com Federal Statistics of black on white violence, with links and mathematical extrapolation formulas. - Lafayette Political Buzz | Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/political-buzz-in-lafayette/federal-statistics-of-black-on-white-violence-with-links-and-mathematical-extrapolation-formulas#ixzz1quicra6y


20 posted on 04/02/2012 12:48:08 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: marktwain

For every (1)black attacked by a white person.....
are 100 whites attacked by black people..

The American black culture is poisonous.. in its root..


21 posted on 04/02/2012 12:49:22 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: marktwain

http://i44.tinypic.com/2q9f1o3.jpg

22 posted on 04/02/2012 12:49:48 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: BenLurkin

“So is Jesee a liar or is he insane?”

Yes.

JJerkson is sooooo dumb...

that he makes the Cretin-in-Chief seem smart.


23 posted on 04/02/2012 12:51:02 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: gaijin

the bottom line is that if Zimmerman did NOT have a gun we would have one neighborhood watch captain dead instead of one budding young thug

And I would have given anything to see the look on his face when big tough kid realized he picked on the wrong (armed) man


24 posted on 04/02/2012 12:55:44 PM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: marktwain

Ole Jessie JackA$$ is at it again. He seems to be profiling but his profile is wrong. His and Odumbo’s people are doing a great job of attacking themselves and old evil whitey is just on the fringes of the slaughter.

Go for it Jessie as you are doing nothing but proving to anyone with a brain that your followers fit the stereotype perfectly and prove that the book the Bell Curve is 100% correct.


25 posted on 04/02/2012 12:57:08 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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To: gaijin

Credit to: Baldowl @ SBPDL

26 posted on 04/02/2012 1:04:01 PM PDT by Zman516
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To: marktwain
Larry Elder shows considerable courage in pointing out these facts.

I always liked watching him in moral court, but I think the way to get Jesse Jackson to shut up, is ask to him where he gets his money. I think I remember he was on a shake down mission in California, and one business man asked him that question, and, from what I heard, he did not get shook down by Jackson.

27 posted on 04/02/2012 1:10:35 PM PDT by Mark17 (California, where English is a foreign language)
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To: marktwain; 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


28 posted on 04/02/2012 1:13:28 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: television is just wrong

Exactly. Even in this case, Zimmerman is a registered democrat. This is an internal conflict for the left to resolve amongst themselves.

Conservatives should not be drawn into this fray.


29 posted on 04/02/2012 1:17:17 PM PDT by KMG365
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To: Buckeye Battle Cry; null and void
Post of the day nomination for Buckeye Battle Cry:

"No Jesse. All Trayvon proves is that the black culture is sick, twisted and totally self-defeating of any instinctive desire to learn, grow, and become self-sustaining and independent.

It’s a sickening group-mentality of victimhood, violence and avoidance of responsibility at all turns. And YOU, Jesse jackson, are guilty of the worst types of crimes against the black culture - exploiting and encouraging the further development of the most sickening aspects in order to personally enrich and aggrandize yourself. Shame on you."


Jesse: Trayvon Proves 'Blacks Are Under Attack'

I do not know if the Post of The Day is still active so just in case here you go:

;-)

30 posted on 04/02/2012 1:45:56 PM PDT by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here ;-)
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To: marron

Obama could truthfully say “If I had a son, he would act like Trayvon”. Live like a thug, die like a thug.


31 posted on 04/02/2012 1:52:09 PM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: FrankR

I would like to see Obama,Holder and the thug element of the negro portion of our population emigrate to Africa and start their own country based on their own value system. It would be a toss-up of whether they would starve to death or kill each other off first.


32 posted on 04/02/2012 1:56:12 PM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: FrankR

I would like to see Obama,Holder and the thug element of the negro portion of our population emigrate to Africa and start their own country based on their own value system. It would be a toss-up of whether they would starve to death or kill each other off first.


33 posted on 04/02/2012 1:56:34 PM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: FrankR

I would like to see Obama,Holder and the non-productive thug element of the negro portion of our population emigrate to Africa and start their own country based on their own value system. It would be a toss-up of whether they would starve to death or kill each other off first.


34 posted on 04/02/2012 1:57:15 PM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: Mr. K

The Trayvons of the world need to know this: live like a thug, die like a thug, with a hole in your chest cryin’ for your momma.


35 posted on 04/02/2012 2:01:23 PM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: thethirddegree

Thems peoples wood run back to America , wuns dey met real Africans. Dey wood hab deh BMw’s tooked, children kidnapped and houses looted.
You know? Dey still eats peoples there.

I had a black friend who told me he was glad his fore fathers were such shitty athletes , cuzz he could have been trapped in Africa. For him? Slaving was a good thing.


36 posted on 04/02/2012 2:07:17 PM PDT by himno hero (Obamas theme...Death to America...The crusaders will pay!)
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To: marktwain
A special prosecutor as well as a Florida grand jury will examine the case, re-interview all the witnesses and go over all the evidence.

That's a very good article but I want to correct one thing. As of now it doesn't look like there is going to be a grand jury. The state attorney assigned to review the case by the Gov. of FL has said she will decide it without one.

Tough-minded prosecutor in spotlight on Trayvon Martin case

“I always lean towards moving forward without needing the grand jury in a case like this,” Angela Corey, the state attorney assigned to the case by Gov. Rick Scott, told The Herald/Times. “I foresee us being able to make a decision, and move on it on our own.”

She can move on it without a grand jury and she can also dismiss it and that should be the end of it as far as the state of Florida is concerned.

37 posted on 04/02/2012 2:46:00 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: gaijin

Wow! ABC not only whitened his pic they squeezed it sideways to make his face look more angular. The Lynch Mob Media has no shame at all. Saved!


38 posted on 04/02/2012 2:54:19 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Tunehead54

Thank you so very kindly.


39 posted on 04/03/2012 5:22:56 AM PDT by Buckeye Battle Cry (Not Romney - Not ever!)
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To: hosepipe

Even two of our most liberal friends bought a shotgun and asked us to take them out to our gun club. The two of them had so much fun that they joined a gun club closer to their own home. The record sales of firearms in the last few years makes me wonder if we are not getting close to a time when people are going to be more likely to fight back.


40 posted on 04/03/2012 7:30:21 PM PDT by fireman15 (Check your facts before making ignorant statements.)
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To: fireman15

lets hope


41 posted on 04/03/2012 8:34:53 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: marktwain

“What happened in Sanford, Fla. — a white person killing a black person...”

Et tu, Larry?


42 posted on 04/04/2012 3:45:49 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Obama is looking more and more like Trayvon's dad.)
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