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Sharpton breaks promise to Trayvon supporters, fails to show up in Sanford for Easter ‘Occupation’
Yahoo ^ | 4/08/12 | Matthew Boyle

Posted on 04/08/2012 4:07:30 PM PDT by Libloather

Sharpton breaks promise to Trayvon supporters, fails to show up in Sanford for Easter ‘Occupation’
By Matthew Boyle - The Daily Caller – 4 hrs ago

MSNBC host and the Rev. Al Sharpton has broken a major promise he made to those supporting him and Trayvon Martin’s family: he didn’t show up in Sanford, Fla., to “occupy” the town over Easter weekend.

On March 26, Sharpton had vowed to “occupy” Sanford over Easter weekend to show support for Trayvon, the 17-year-old black teen who was shot by Hispanic man George Zimmerman on Feb. 26.

“We’re going to have a full blown occupation of Sanford with tents and everything over Easter weekend until [authorities] either arrest George Zimmerman, or arrest us for praying for his arrest,” Sharpton told ABC News about two weeks before Easter.

Now though, on Easter weekend, Sharpton is nowhere to be found in the central Florida town. Instead, according to his Twitter feed, he’s in Harlem.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: alsharpton; alsharptonnoshow; alsharptontrayvon; breaks; easter; fails; occupation; occupy; promise; sanford; sharpton; supporters; trayvon; trayvonmartin
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It ain't where da money's at.
1 posted on 04/08/2012 4:07:38 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Tawana recalled him.


2 posted on 04/08/2012 4:10:30 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Libloather

Sharpton is smart enough to know the 15 min of fame he is getting out of this case has just about run out. Sharpton and Jackson only care about ONE thing, and that is the bling bling..no money, no showing up, that simple


3 posted on 04/08/2012 4:11:28 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Libloather

LOL, oh, come now, it’s Easter Sunday....I’m sure the Reverend was holding services at his church! /s


4 posted on 04/08/2012 4:11:42 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: Paladin2

Planning a trip to Tulsa?


5 posted on 04/08/2012 4:12:17 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: CatherineofAragon

“I’m sure the Reverend was holding services at his church! /s”

Snicker.


6 posted on 04/08/2012 4:12:49 PM PDT by FryingPan101
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To: Libloather

The reason might have something to do with how the facts of this case haven’t exactly been the way Sharpton and his allies originally presented them.

Since Sharpton first promised he’d occupy Sanford over Easter weekend, several pieces of his storyline have fallen apart.


7 posted on 04/08/2012 4:14:20 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Anybody but Obama, because it's not always about me. Thank God McCain/Palin lost! - Right?)
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To: Libloather

Even my liberal relatives are laughing at the Just Us Brothers when I spoke up about the absence of black jelly beans today.


8 posted on 04/08/2012 4:15:18 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Libloather

He’s moonwalking. Has heard that a list is being named for upcoming lawsuits and knows his name is at the top.


9 posted on 04/08/2012 4:15:44 PM PDT by hoosiermama
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To: Libloather

no cameras, no al.


10 posted on 04/08/2012 4:15:45 PM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: NoLibZone

Comcast is telling Sharpton to pipe down.


11 posted on 04/08/2012 4:17:01 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Libloather

They misunderstood him, that’s all. There’s a lot of that going around. What he really said:

Yo “we’s’re going ta gots uh full blown occupation o’ Sanford wif tents an’ everything ova Easter weekend until [authorities] either arrest George Zimmerman,
or arrest us fo’ praying fo’ his arrest, Don’ make me come ova there bitch...”
Sharpton told ABC News ‘bout two weeks b’foe Easter


12 posted on 04/08/2012 4:17:55 PM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives)
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(coward racist maggot) .. didn’t show up in Sanford, Fla., to “occupy” the town over Easter weekend.

13 posted on 04/08/2012 4:20:35 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: Libloather

maybe, just maybe, our emails and tweets to MSNBC to fire their violence-promoting ‘correspondent’ made some difference ?


14 posted on 04/08/2012 4:21:06 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: tumblindice

15 posted on 04/08/2012 4:22:37 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: Libloather

Treyvon is “dead”


16 posted on 04/08/2012 4:23:56 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: Libloather

Nothing stopping Jesse Jackson from showing up again. Maybe Rev Al got a call from Obama that the polling was beginning to stink on this whole Treyvon thing and the ginned up racial outrage


17 posted on 04/08/2012 4:25:22 PM PDT by dennisw (A nation of sheep breeds a government of Democrat wolves!)
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To: Libloather

Why in God’s name would ANYONE follow Sharpton. But then, we can say the same for Reverend Wright. It’s all about “hating whitey”....


18 posted on 04/08/2012 4:25:30 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: CatherineofAragon

He probably couldn’t get a fill in pastor for the Easter services at his church on such short notice.


19 posted on 04/08/2012 4:26:03 PM PDT by Past Your Eyes (Women and cats will do as they please; men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.)
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To: Libloather

Maybe he’s trying to sell some Skillets!


20 posted on 04/08/2012 4:27:41 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Libloather

Maybe his hoodie didn’t get back from the cleaners in time.


21 posted on 04/08/2012 4:29:13 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The libs don't want to save da planit. If they did, they'd boycott BIG oil and petroleum products.)
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To: Libloather
After Rev. Jackson hosted a rally advocating to stop suspending kids who misbehave, there may have been a realization that they should take a step back and start heading back to rationality. The same should also be happening with the press.

And the tragic shootings in Tulsa, while it is still early, may end up quieting things down. It is all fun and games to push people and blame them for everything and call for riots when the public is basically a decent group that actually mostly wants to get along, but it is a different thing to start seeing that there really are crazy agitated people out there, who may be willing to actually start something.

Most people of all races can look at their own lives, and their parents and grandparents, and conclude today is a much better time for themselves. We all really do have something to lose if things deteriorate, and Rev Jackson and Rev. Sharpton are old enough to fully understand that, because they have seen it with their own eyes.

22 posted on 04/08/2012 4:33:36 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Libloather

I have a feeling that brother Al is very advisedly *not* going to be anywhere near Florida in the near future.

The New Black Panther Party has called for a “day of action” in Sanford, tomorrow (Monday). There are allegedly armed neo-Nazis down there as well. And Florida law enforcement is “on edge”, at best.

In other words, there is too much possibility for entertainment, and Al knows that there are a lot of people out there waiting for the chance to dress him up in county pajamas, or worse. And Al’s highest priority is to keep Al out of harm’s way.


23 posted on 04/08/2012 4:35:41 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("It is already like a government job," he said, "but with goats." -- Iranian goat smuggler)
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To: Libloather

That idiotic hypocrite knows his little scheme is falling apart. I bet he went runnin’ to Jesse’s house to plan their next move.......like both of them moving outta the country I hope. This ain’t the Twawna Brawley and Hymietown atmosphere anymore where more than enough lamestreams and useful idiots of the black community made it something it wasn’t and they thought with this Martin thing they could get away with it again. More and more people are catching on to these two dispicable race whores!


24 posted on 04/08/2012 4:36:10 PM PDT by Dawgreg (Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.)
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To: Libloather
Doing what one says they will do is acting white. Doing what one says they will do is racist.

25 posted on 04/08/2012 4:39:20 PM PDT by I see my hands (It's time to.. KICK OUT THE JAMS, MOTHER FREEPERS!)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Even though I despise both the New Black Panther Party and the Neo-Nazi’s as much as I do the KKK I’ll be rootin’ for the Nazi’s if there’s a fight. :(


26 posted on 04/08/2012 4:39:41 PM PDT by Dawgreg (Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Or, he knows they have done the maximum amount of damage with this one and it’s time to move on to the next.


27 posted on 04/08/2012 4:47:52 PM PDT by SuzyQue
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To: Libloather

Hey, give him a break. This race hustling is really hard work.


28 posted on 04/08/2012 4:49:02 PM PDT by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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To: Libloather

The race baiters are worried about getting charged or sued by anyone harmed by his thuggish band of followers.


29 posted on 04/08/2012 4:49:24 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot.)
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To: Libloather

Yeah, the gig didn’t pay enough to be worth his time & effort.


30 posted on 04/08/2012 4:53:31 PM PDT by sjmjax (Politicans are like bananas - they start out green, turn yellow, then rot.)
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To: Libloather
The Trayvon-as-innocent-victim narrative ain't flying.

When the prosecutor announces tomorrow that no charges will be filed against Zimmerman, the story will die with a whimper.

31 posted on 04/08/2012 4:54:01 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: Libloather

With CNN and MSNBC backtracking and talk of lawsuits big enough to bankrupt them, “Reverend” Al ain’t getting in any deeper on this turd pile


32 posted on 04/08/2012 5:01:02 PM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

: )


33 posted on 04/08/2012 5:03:32 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Libloather

NBC cracking down on their klan with the tan and their cracker wannabes in da network?

They don’t want any more evidence in court that their employees incited racial violence via slandering Mr. Zimmerman even after they were nailed altering a police recording to make Zimmerman appear to be a “white” racist.

Shakedown Al is paid enough at NBC to forego the small fish in the communist movement at OWS.


34 posted on 04/08/2012 5:04:54 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Libloather

Bwa ha ha ha!! Dem fools trusted Al!

35 posted on 04/08/2012 5:05:14 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: EGPWS
Planning a trip to Tulsa?

Guessing you are correct. The facts look more promising for his brand of race-baiting, now in Tulsa.

36 posted on 04/08/2012 5:15:49 PM PDT by builder (I don't want a piece of someone else's pie)
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To: Libloather
Tawanna Martin is more like it...
37 posted on 04/08/2012 5:16:25 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

I think the Obama crowd has probably told him to chill before there is an uncontrollable voting backlash leading up to the election.


38 posted on 04/08/2012 5:25:42 PM PDT by varina davis (A real American patriot -- Gov. Rick Perry)
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To: Libloather
Those Sanford people are running on EDT (eastern daylight time) but Sharpton? He's running on CPT (colored people time). Racist of me? No, I've had real live black people who were late for something say, "Y'all runnin on WPT (white people time). We be runnin on CPT. We get there when we get there."

Sharpton be there Monday afternoon at the earliest. I think he was too tired today from all the talkin he's been doin for the past coupla weeks.

39 posted on 04/08/2012 5:31:01 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Libloather

I think the program directors at msnbc had a chat with him.


40 posted on 04/08/2012 5:31:09 PM PDT by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: Libloather

I think the program directors at msnbc had a chat with him.


41 posted on 04/08/2012 5:31:45 PM PDT by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: All

Since that guy who “needs his nuts cut off”, according to Jackson, has been in the white house Jesse and Al haven’t had many racial issues to complain about. They saw this as a chance to get back to being “civil rights leaders”.


42 posted on 04/08/2012 5:32:46 PM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." - Peter Griffin, Family Guy)
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To: Libloather

I think they outta Occupy Sharpton now. No. Really.


43 posted on 04/08/2012 5:34:11 PM PDT by Brad’s Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it......because it DOES!)
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To: Libloather
Matthew Boyle messed up the Zim quotes. "Coons" was really "cold" not "punks." Zim said "he looks black" not "I think he’s black." A small point? If the guy can't take the time to look up the facts, he's just winging it. Typical of today's "journalists." That's how the rumors get started. Can't remember the facts? Just say anything.
44 posted on 04/08/2012 5:45:38 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Vince Ferrer

And the tragic shootings in Tulsa, while it is still early
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
Same type topic - There was shooting in DC the other day, a group of yutes was shot in broad daylight while engaged in a crap game.
The witlesses claim 4 or 5 walked through the park behind an apartment complex and shot the crappers.
The witlesses basically agreed it was probably a robbery since the TEENS played CRAPS in the courtyard EVERY DAY and the ‘others’ knew there was a lot of MONEY involved.
When further questioned etc, the witlesses told the camera that they were appalled at the lack of police patrol that allow the crap game every day.

NOW, being a ‘thinking’ person I ask/opine:
Where are all these yutes getting money to enjoy blowing in a high stakes crap game?
Was there really enough money involved to warrant a group of gunmen?
All the eyewitlesses were talking to the local news reporters, one can only imagine what they (didn’t) told Police.
ALSO, can you imagine the S-Storm if the police came to this ‘peaceful’ apartment complex to break up a crap game.
They hardly are effective in breaking up drug sales and get about as much cooperation from the tenants/hangers on.


45 posted on 04/08/2012 5:45:39 PM PDT by xrmusn (#6/98# Let's start from scratch by voting ALL incumbents out.)
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To: Libloather

Nobody came through with his first class plane fare and limo in Sanford.


46 posted on 04/08/2012 5:46:16 PM PDT by eartrumpet
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To: hoosiermama

“Has heard that a list is being named for upcoming lawsuits and knows his name is at the top.”

Man, I hope that’s true!


47 posted on 04/08/2012 5:54:33 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Libloather

A pox on the Daily Caller and/or Yahoo for publishing the full blown ‘eff’ word twice. And the final paragraph is very poorly written, IMO.

That said, I hadn’t heard what the last paragraph reports about Zimmerman. Interesting if true.


48 posted on 04/08/2012 5:55:35 PM PDT by prairiebreeze
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Click


49 posted on 04/08/2012 5:56:13 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: eartrumpet
According to the town's wiki page. The local CVS was busted by the feds for selling eight times the amount of Oxycontin then there were residents (men,women and children in town)

Maybe the money dried up from sales.

50 posted on 04/08/2012 6:16:01 PM PDT by hoosiermama
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