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California Dad Killed Shielding Son From Gunfire
Fox News ^ | 4/7/12 | Newscore

Posted on 04/07/2012 11:55:14 AM PDT by Raymann

Family and friends staged a candlelight vigil late Friday for a California dad who died after he used his body to shield his son from gunfire.

Fredrick Martin, 28, pushed his son to the ground after a gunman opened fire on him and his son in Inglewood, Calif., on Tuesday evening, KTLA reported.

He was hit several times in the stomach and chest and later died in a hospital.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: banglist

1 posted on 04/07/2012 11:55:18 AM PDT by Raymann
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To: Raymann

oh those amish...


2 posted on 04/07/2012 11:58:06 AM PDT by brivette
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To: Raymann

I’m guessing that this is another tragic instance of black on black crime. I’m also guessing that this will not dominate the news cycle for a month or two.


3 posted on 04/07/2012 11:58:06 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Like Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin has become simply a stick with which to beat Whites.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

>>I’m guessing that this is another tragic instance of black on black crime. I’m also guessing that this will not dominate the news cycle for a month or two.<<

It doesn’t fit the template of Racist White America. It cant even be squeezed into it like the Martin case...


4 posted on 04/07/2012 12:04:08 PM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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To: Raymann

I live in SOCAL and we call it “Inglewatts”.


5 posted on 04/07/2012 12:06:54 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: Raymann

Sad. RIP.


6 posted on 04/07/2012 12:07:39 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Raymann

The hero’s last name was “Martin”. Quite the irony.


7 posted on 04/07/2012 12:08:34 PM PDT by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: Raymann

Blacks appear to be restless. There are shootings and mobbings where blacks are involved one way or the other occurring all over the country.


8 posted on 04/07/2012 12:09:17 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Raymann

” ...Martin was considered an “upstanding guy, an employed college graduate.”


9 posted on 04/07/2012 12:10:40 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again.")
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To: Raymann

This report says the son was the only witness to the murder, but in the video this article linked to the reporter spoke to the father’s best friend who was there in the garage with him when the shooting happened. Maybe he was at an angle so he didn’t see the shooter?


10 posted on 04/07/2012 12:10:46 PM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: Raymann
Family and friends staged a candlelight vigil late Friday for a California dad who died after he used his body to shield his son from gunfire.

If a man has to die young, there's no worthier or more heroic way to do it. Sympathies for this brave man's family.
11 posted on 04/07/2012 12:11:45 PM PDT by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: ClearCase_guy
I’m guessing that this is another tragic instance of black on black crime.

That sounds racist!

There is no such thing as black on black crime. When blacks commit crimes that involve other blacks, it's because they've been excluded from enjoying the same kind of success that whites and others have enjoyed, and so, they've been victims of the system which favors whites, and they've been disenfranchised from being productive members of society.

Now, if a white commits crimes against whites, then it's because he is rotten and evil and raised badly, and deserves to be put away for life. In the case of a black person committing a similar crime, well, as a victim of society, he deserves pity and sympathy, and retraining in order to rehabilitate or educate him into becoming a productive and law-abiding member of society.

(That's my imitation of the liberal thought process, btw).
12 posted on 04/07/2012 12:12:19 PM PDT by adorno
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To: Signalman

I would rather walk through Tijuana than through Inglewood or many other parts of L.A. County.


13 posted on 04/07/2012 12:14:19 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: fella
” ...Martin was considered an “upstanding guy, an employed college graduate.”

F'ing 1%'er !! /s

14 posted on 04/07/2012 12:14:47 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS
Blacks appear to be restless.

Sociologists are searching for the root cause as we type. So far, they are completely stymied and don't have any ideas.

15 posted on 04/07/2012 12:16:00 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

how many black’s have won the nobel prize?


16 posted on 04/07/2012 12:19:25 PM PDT by brivette
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To: adorno
liberal thought process
17 posted on 04/07/2012 12:21:58 PM PDT by kanawa
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

“Blacks appear to be restless. There are shootings and mobbings where blacks are involved one way or the other occurring all over the country.”

Things would get better if we would just lock up “The Reverends,” and all the rest of the Black rabble rousers (including Obama and Holder).


18 posted on 04/07/2012 12:25:52 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

Where have you been for the past 45 years or so?


19 posted on 04/07/2012 12:28:28 PM PDT by Clemenza ("History, I believe, furnishes no example of a priest-ridden people maintaining a free civil governm)
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To: kanawa

OMG that little girl is clueless. If she thinks by using “big” words makes her intellectual and aware of the world, she’s quite mistaken.


20 posted on 04/07/2012 12:48:31 PM PDT by peggybac
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To: butterdezillion

Or claims not to have seen the shooter.


21 posted on 04/07/2012 12:51:49 PM PDT by bgill
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To: Clemenza

There seems to be an increase in such incidents in both frequency and intensity. Merely a casual observation-not-a scientific study.


22 posted on 04/07/2012 12:53:13 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: kanawa

That girl there is a real representation of a traditional liberal media tool, an ideal useful idiot, who still hasn’t the experience to think on her own, as witnessed by her having to read what was put in front of her.


23 posted on 04/07/2012 1:17:59 PM PDT by adorno
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To: adorno
When blacks commit crimes that involve other blacks, it's because...they've been victims of the system which favors whites,

So black on black crime is really just another form of white on black crime. That makes sense. Now I must disengage my brain from "liberal" mode; I'm getting a headache.

24 posted on 04/07/2012 1:24:19 PM PDT by giotto
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To: brivette
how many black’s have won the nobel prize?

Is that a leading question? If so, I can't say that I care for the direction it's headed.

25 posted on 04/07/2012 1:25:55 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: kanawa

Wow, 20 seconds of that and I was ready to commit suicide


26 posted on 04/07/2012 1:43:18 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: forgotten man

Compton...


27 posted on 04/07/2012 1:53:58 PM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: Raymann

Likely shot by an emboldened Neighborhood Watch captain.


28 posted on 04/07/2012 1:55:59 PM PDT by running_dog_lackey
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To: kanawa

Is that a booger or a nose ring? I always confuse the two.


29 posted on 04/07/2012 2:00:00 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

“Blacks appear to be restless.”

It’s the full moon. M-O-O-N/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yih8Yv16ngk
My queery is: What’s a tigger doing in Africa?


30 posted on 04/07/2012 3:28:32 PM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives)
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To: Windflier

Yeah, smells like a gratuitous insult.


31 posted on 04/07/2012 3:33:49 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: ClearCase_guy
I’m guessing that this is another tragic instance of black on black crime. I’m also guessing that this will not dominate the news cycle for a month or two.

I am not guessing. That's the job for the terminally ignorant with an agenda.

I am wondering why, in an atmosphere of racial hostility fostered and fueled by the race pimps with the complicity of the MSM, race is not mentioned.

32 posted on 04/07/2012 3:35:41 PM PDT by Publius6961 (A)
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To: brivette
how many black’s have won the nobel prize?

Nelson Mandela.

33 posted on 04/07/2012 3:38:11 PM PDT by Publius6961 (A)
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To: Publius6961
Sorry.
Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama.
34 posted on 04/07/2012 3:41:51 PM PDT by Publius6961 (A)
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To: Publius6961

Actually there have been 14, 15 if you count Sadat.


35 posted on 04/07/2012 4:13:19 PM PDT by Raymann
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To: brivette

brivette wrote
“oh those amish...”

The first few times I saw this I thought it was amusing. The next hundred times I thought it was getting kind of tedious. But now it’s neither funny or clever, nor anything else, really.


36 posted on 04/07/2012 5:51:22 PM PDT by Dartman
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To: brivette

brivette wrote
“oh those amish...”

The first few times I saw this I thought it was amusing. The next hundred times I thought it was getting kind of tedious. But now it’s neither funny or clever, nor anything else, really.


37 posted on 04/07/2012 6:04:41 PM PDT by Dartman
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To: vette6387

Things would get better if a number of ccw folks opened up on a herd of rampaging blacks and took them down. The others would start thinking twice before acting like savages towards the rest of their fellow citizens.


38 posted on 04/07/2012 6:09:01 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: All

Sorry for the double post. It was taking forever.


39 posted on 04/07/2012 6:09:52 PM PDT by Dartman
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To: Dartman

>>“oh those amish...”
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>The first few times I saw this I thought it was amusing. The next hundred times I thought it was getting kind of tedious. But now it’s neither funny or clever, nor anything else, really.

Then you must be very weary of “boating trips” on the banglist threads...

Come to think of it, maybe what we need is an Amish Fishing Company... ;)


40 posted on 04/09/2012 5:14:55 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Dartman
The first few times I saw this I thought it was amusing. The next hundred times I thought it was getting kind of tedious. But now it’s neither funny or clever, nor anything

Bush's fault!

41 posted on 04/09/2012 5:39:54 PM PDT by Doe Eyes
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To: Raymann

Unlike Travon’s dad, Mr. Fredrick Martin was there for his son. May his son be blessed with upstanding men who come along side him to fill in the gap left by a real dad.


42 posted on 04/09/2012 6:11:27 PM PDT by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: Doe Eyes

Now THAT’S funny. :)


43 posted on 04/09/2012 8:35:25 PM PDT by Dartman
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