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‘Trayvon' shouted as group attacks Good Samaritan
gainesville.com ^ | April 12, 2012 | Chad Smith

Posted on 04/12/2012 1:54:28 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

The name of Trayvon Martin was invoked again during an attack in Gainesville on Wednesday night by a group that police say stomped on a white man who was scuffling with a black robbery suspect on the Bo Diddley Community Plaza.

The suspect, Carl Milton Babb, 50, had been released from prison earlier in the day after serving more than two years in prison for the same crime he is accused of committing Wednesday -- snatching a purse from a woman near the downtown plaza.

According to a Gainesville Police Department arrest report, Babb approached a woman eating dinner at the Lunchbox on the plaza at about 8:50 p.m. and asked her for a light.

When she said she didn't have one, Babb took off with her purse, which held her $500 cell phone, according to the report.

The woman's dinner companion and another person took off after Babb.

When her friend caught up with him, Babb punched him in the face and grabbed his hair, but he was able to keep Babb pinned down, according to the report.

The scene attracted a crowd, and a number of people on the plaza approached Babb and the Good Samaritan, who tried to explain that Babb had just stolen his friend's purse.

But they either didn't hear him or didn't care, as they circled in on the pair.

GPD spokeswoman Cpl. Angelina Valuri said some members of the crowd shouted “Trayvon” and at least three of them began stomping on the hands of the woman's friend to force him to let go of Babb.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: hatecrime; trayvonmartin

1 posted on 04/12/2012 1:54:33 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Bo Diddley Community Plaza. At the corner of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Blvd.


2 posted on 04/12/2012 1:57:06 PM PDT by crosshairs (As long as there is evil, "Coexist" is impossible.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

wow. Do people know how to write news articles anymore?


3 posted on 04/12/2012 1:57:14 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hmmm...seems the appropriate response would be to come up shooting, chanting “Zimmerman!, Zimmerman!...”


4 posted on 04/12/2012 1:57:26 PM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
members of the crowd shouted “Trayvon” and at least three of them began stomping on the hands of the woman's friend

And somewhere, Obama and Holder are high-fiving and smiling.

5 posted on 04/12/2012 2:00:08 PM PDT by Meet the New Boss
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Multiple on one my life is in danger and I take appropriate action.


6 posted on 04/12/2012 2:02:32 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (Time for brokered convention)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It seems that whites now need to have a plan for when they are attacked by blacks, and then have a plan for when they are attacked by the law for defending themselves.


7 posted on 04/12/2012 2:06:03 PM PDT by RightOnTheBorder
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To: RightOnTheBorder

I was 13 during the Detroit ‘67 riots. We lived maybe three miles from the destruction. I remember my father sent my mother and little brother upstairs. He and I sat on the front porch that night, along with all of the other men of the neighborhood on theirs. Shotguns and rifles at the ready by all. I was proud to be among them.


8 posted on 04/12/2012 2:08:29 PM PDT by Jacquerie (No court will save us from ourselves.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
That's what I like about a Glock, high capacity magazine, fast shooting, capable of taking on multiple targets, don't know why that just came to mind.

Nuff said.

9 posted on 04/12/2012 2:09:40 PM PDT by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Newt......Nuff said.)
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To: Perdogg
Do people know how to write news articles anymore?

I was interested in getting the story, but...as you... I found the writing so confusing and poor that my attention was distracted. Must be some new "journalism major" just out of college who was assigned to produce this. Mom and Dad's money (or our tax money) paid for such a good education for this writer - Not.

10 posted on 04/12/2012 2:10:22 PM PDT by CitizenM (Obama studied our Constution out of hate for America, not out of love for our laws.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama’s fault.


11 posted on 04/12/2012 2:10:46 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: crosshairs

“At the corner of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Blvd.”

Sounds like a raceway...


12 posted on 04/12/2012 2:13:56 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
“The crowd was acting off of emotion without knowing all of the facts of this case...”

That's what Eric Holder's people are SUPPOSED to do.

13 posted on 04/12/2012 2:14:15 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: crosshairs

Most definitely America’s best and brightest


14 posted on 04/12/2012 2:23:45 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Babb doesn’t have to follow the white man’s law. Too bad he has to go back to the white man’s prison.


15 posted on 04/12/2012 2:24:25 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Perdogg
Do people know how to write news articles anymore?

It's all done by computer, now.

16 posted on 04/12/2012 2:26:36 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

No more—fight back.


17 posted on 04/12/2012 2:39:40 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

We head closer and closer to becoming another Zimbabwe.


18 posted on 04/12/2012 2:50:57 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: Irenic

I heard they had Zimmerman in CHAINS today in court!!!

WTH is wrong with this country?!?

Zimmerman is about as guilty as this hero here was who tried to get the womans purse back!


19 posted on 04/12/2012 2:51:16 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Go Newt!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
That's all the black radical response to the Trayvon Martin shooting and the hoodie marches have been about all along: criminal impunity for blacks.

That is exactly what Obama hero Derrick Bell advocates in his "Critical Race Theory," and what Eric Holder has brought to the US Dept of Justice.

If Americans don't wake up to this by election time, they'll think they're living in Zimbabwe before long.

20 posted on 04/12/2012 2:51:44 PM PDT by drpix
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To: TexasFreeper2009

That doesn’t matter. What matters is a check-box a and fear of being labeled racist.

That is why you see so many whites sitting there like a putz taking a beating.

In every fiber of their being they resist fighting back because that might make you racist. They resist beyond self-preservation.

Being racist has been taught to be the most vile offense ever. Even self-defense is racist.

It is time to change, the script has changed.


21 posted on 04/12/2012 3:03:04 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Irenic

Racial dhimmitude.


22 posted on 04/12/2012 3:10:32 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: RightOnTheBorder

“It seems that whites now need to have a plan for when they are attacked by blacks, and then have a plan for when they are attacked by the law for defending themselves.”

Most just avoid them altogether, and wait for the white libs’ plan to pan out; here in NJ blacks are being displaced by Hispanics as they shoot, abort and contracept themselves into irrelevance.


23 posted on 04/12/2012 3:12:23 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Here in Tallahassee, inmates are always transported to court in handcuffs(in the front) and leg shackles with a chain that attaches to the handcuffs. Its common practice.


24 posted on 04/12/2012 3:13:18 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Our government had better start defending us, or we will throw the people in it out on their ass, and defend ourselves.


25 posted on 04/12/2012 3:16:12 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Socialism isn't going to work this time, either.)
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To: beaversmom

He should take a few of his new friends with him.


26 posted on 04/12/2012 3:18:07 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Socialism isn't going to work this time, either.)
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To: Irenic

You have a right to defend yourself, regardless of who thinks you don’t.


27 posted on 04/12/2012 3:19:39 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Socialism isn't going to work this time, either.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

28 posted on 04/12/2012 3:20:09 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (The Democrat Ku Klux Klan is alive and well as the New Black Panthers, CBC and the NAACP)
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To: Irenic

Regardless of the outcome of the Trayvon Martin case, we will defend ourselves. It’s human nature.

You don’t receive any awards for not defending yourself. You only become a victim. No one should believe that we will be nice, willing victims. We won’t.


29 posted on 04/12/2012 3:22:47 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Socialism isn't going to work this time, either.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Not really , Rhodesia the blacks outnumbered the whites by about 8 to 1. The blacks in this country are only 13% of the population , yes they are educated enough to load a gun & pull a trigger but how good are they are fabricating firearms & other ordnance? Thinking up both strategic & tactical doctrine for the home made ordnance? What about logistical support & transport? Also the whites of Rhodesia were adamant that the blacks were to stupid to run a lemonade stand
let alone let them vote.

The public education system & the cultural leadership has a lot to answer for but never will be held accountable .
Sadly this current junta is agitating racial hatred for political gain with the aid of the MSM.

When the bloodshed starts target talking heads & the remote broadcast trucks since they helped knowingly to stir up the blood lust let their blood be spilled let them suffer for the glory of a politically inspired race riot it is only fitting & just.


30 posted on 04/12/2012 3:23:56 PM PDT by Nebr FAL owner
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To: popdonnelly

Your assumption is that the government is here to protect us.

YOU ARE LIVING IN NEVER NEVER LAND.

Your government is here to mete out punishment, whitey.

You had BEST get a grip.


31 posted on 04/12/2012 5:00:32 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslimze, my handle is a Hate Crime. Hope you don't like it.)
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To: Irenic
They teach it in schools. if someone hits you, you can't fight back. Often, if you fight back, you end up in MORE trouble than your assailant.

Just the indoctrination centers' way of making you compliant.

Unfortunately for some people, my father always taught us to fight back.

32 posted on 04/12/2012 5:10:58 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded)
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To: Repeat Offender

I was raised by a divorced mother. She has said many of time—looking back it would be different. No divorce. I am grateful she did, I love my fahter but he went nutz.

It is what it is. I was a wild child but she was about the best mother anyone could dream.

My mother always told me—you run as fast and hard as you can, when you can’t run any longer, you turn and kick their butt or I will kick yours.

That is a fact. Doesn’t matter what school teaches, kiddo knows the story well.


33 posted on 04/12/2012 6:38:28 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Nebr FAL owner

You don’t have to read much or hear their rhetoric to know that is their goal for America.


34 posted on 04/12/2012 6:45:56 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: Free ThinkerNY

The name “Trayvon” will be forever linked with savage mindless ignorant lynch mobs.


35 posted on 04/12/2012 8:53:16 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: RightOnTheBorder

If whites withdraw from city areas where blacks hang out and have a history of harming them, the cities will go into Detroit mode unless city leaders crack down on the racist and criminal black thugs so civilized people might return. America has been through this before.

Liberals call it “white flight” and blame it on “white racism.” (Curl your lib and sneer when you say that.) Liberals permitted cities to decay pretty badly before conservatives came along and cleaned up criminal justice and radical anti-business practices. Public transportation in the cities was a race hate lynching trap so normal people abandoned it. Before Gulianni, NY city got so bad, Wall Street was making noises about relocating.


36 posted on 04/13/2012 8:49:55 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: kearnyirish2

Do you find the hispanics in NJ to be antagonistic toward whites. I live in El Paso, TX which is 80% hispanic and while there is some prejudice against the white minority, I have never felt any animosity or experienced overt racism.


37 posted on 04/16/2012 12:15:34 PM PDT by RightOnTheBorder
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To: RightOnTheBorder

“Do you find the hispanics in NJ to be antagonistic toward whites?”

Not really; many of them have the same priorities as whites. The Dems do a good job of indoctrinating them, but as they move up financially they don’t stay on the plantation. The mass of illegals here has produced a number of Hispanic-owned businesses, so those owners have little reason to support the Bolsheviks. I wouldn’t hesitate to walk through most of their neighborhoods; they are quite vibrant compared with urban black neighborhoods.


38 posted on 04/16/2012 1:58:10 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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