Skip to comments.Who Is 'Racist'? (Thomas Sowell)
Posted on 04/23/2012 8:34:09 AM PDT by jazusamo
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I would actually disagree with the notion that there isn’t evidence that Zimmerman cut off pursuit at his ‘OK.’
After this statement his labored breathing begins to subside and more definitely the sounds of wind whipping into his phone speaker stop on the non-emergency call tape.
In face he spends at least another minute speaking to the dispatcher.. Giving out his home address and present location.
If the incident actually happened 70 yards from Trayvon’s destination... It was plenty time for a fit teenager to walk home... Much less run.
Tenacious 1 also quoted: You can be fined or imprisoned for feeding the wildlife in Yellowstone National Park because it is bad for the wildlife. It will kill them as they become dependent on hand outs. "
Your second comment anticipated my reaction to your first.
I think we could compose:
The Ten Democrat Commandments for Blacks:
1. Thou shall not go armed or support the Second Amendment.
2. Thou shall not oppose gangs or drug dealing.
3. Thou shall not support getting an education.
4. Thou shall not support the sanctity of marriage.
5. Thou shall covet all that thy neighbor has.
6. Thou shall not strive for economic independence.
7. Thou shall not own a home, but shall rent and periodically join outraged mobs in burning the rental properties.
8. Thou shall vote Democrat ( the party of slavery, Jim Crow laws, and the KKK )and shall vote as many times as possible.
9. Thou shall support leaders based on the color of their skin regardless of the content of their character.
10. [Fill in the blank]
Help me out here. This should be a group exercise.
The mystery to me is how black people have tolerated the damage done to them by the Democrats over several generations.
These morons on YouTube need to read this (black) man.
I’m so angry over all this communist claptrap I can spit.
“Once Dr. Sowell has spoken, theres really very little left to be said.”
Only an Amen! That goes to both Dr. Sowell and to your comment.
“One person was a champion for good, the other a champion of evil.”
Jackson, Sharpton and all the dingy left wing nuts would agree with you on that, the only disagreement is about which was which.
We have freedom of speech, but we don't have the freedom to withhold truth in an effort to create a crisis, stir up tension and division or cause chaos.
Im shocked that a FReeper would take it for granted that journalistic reports are trustworthy without checking on FR, if not indeed listening to the unexpurgated audio personally.I fully expect Zimmerman and that elderly couple to file lawsuits. At what point do we have grounds for a class action suit?But I know that that is the fundamental problem with journalism - people just cant get their heads around the fact that journalism does not try to be objective. I make that claim without fear of successful contradiction, because its my settled opinion that the only way to try to be objective is to be open and above board about any reasons why you might not be objective. This is SOP in financial journalism; you dont write about a stock without declaring whether you own that stock or have shorted that stock. But it is never done in commercial journalism - you cannot openly declare your interests and at the same time claim actually to be objective. You can claim to be objective, or you can actually make a serious attempt at objectivity - you cannot do both.
You are talking my language! This is far from the first, or even the most egregious, example of slanted coverage which damaged the country. The Duke Lacrosse case was a hoax which was pretty transparent within a week, and seemed to drone on for a year before the complete exoneration of the Lacrosse team members. But the biggest one was probably the calling of Florida for Gore while the polls were still open in the Florida Panhandle. If that did not bias the result in Florida and elsewhere, TV advertising is seriously overpriced and overrated. And what would have been the effect in the West of revelation that Gore had lost his home state of Tennessee?? If Bush lost a state by as much as Gore lost Tennesee, the delay between closing and the call of the result would have been short enough that the West would have known of it before the close of the polls.We are all put at risk when our domestic tranquility is deliberately effed with like these corporate news stooges have deliberately done.
It doesn't get more blatant than with this case and there are plenty of specific offenders as well as deep pocket employers of said offenders.
Time to use this opportunity to make an example out of the many offenders and their deep pocketed employers.
The target I want to see sued into oblivion is the Associated Press. Before the mid-Nineteenth Century founding of the AP, newspapers were notoriously independent of each other. The AP unified journalism, making it a single national institution (dont think of the individual members of the AP individually, any more than you think about the Yankees and Red Sox as competitors without realizing that in fact they are two parts of Major League Baseball, and cooperate selling the conceit that their games are important).They aren't afraid of abusing their fellow Americans with their political propaganda and psyops.
Clearly, it's past time to clear up that misunderstanding.
Now it's time to turn the mob they created against them!
They need to be hit with a civil RICO suit for treble damages. The fact that they have openly reported, without condemnation, the threats of the NBPP should be sufficient to make a racketeering case out of it.
Was told in a word origin class that the “N” word actually meant unpure black and was given by the pure black slave to those fathered outside their community.
IIRC in most societies a mixed child is shunned.
NBC News carried the editing even further, removing one of the police dispatcher's questions, to which Zimmerman was responding, in order to feed the vision of Zimmerman as a racist.
A person who will lie FOR you, will also lie AGAINST you.
It's the same - and worse for companies - institutions like NBC, ABC, and the New York Times. If they'll lie to make a group look good - they'll also lie to make the same group look bad when the winds change.
When blacks wonder if they can 'trust' NBC the answer is NO. When whites wonder the same - the answer is NO. Same with ABC News.
NBC probably lied AGAINST blacks in the 50's and 60's. As did most of the MSM - the same groups that are lying FOR them now...
It's as if Germans - "having learned the lessons of World War II" - started building concentration camps, but this time killed the French... Then acting surprised people objected - saying, 'but we're not killing Jews....".
Whatever the ultimate outcome of the case against George Zimmerman for his shooting of Trayvon Martin, what has happened already is enough to turn the stomach of anyone who believes in either truth or justice.