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Al Sharpton, Trayvon Martin family urge peace [backpedal alert]
Yahoo News ^ | April 27, 2012 | Liz Goodwin

Posted on 04/27/2012 8:15:29 AM PDT by kevcol

Al Sharpton, Trayvon Martin family urge peace on 20th anniversary of L.A. race riots

To mark the 2oth anniversary of the deadly riots that engulfed Los Angeles following the 1992 Rodney King verdict, civil rights activist Al Sharpton and Trayvon Martin's parents are urging peace at events. Sharpton spoke to Yahoo News before he and Martin's family addressed a church on Thursday night.

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"I think even though people are angry and as concerned as I am, we don't feel like we have no options," he says. "Unlike [with] Rodney King, there's defined leadership in Trayvon Martin's case who have said from the beginning we cannot have violence."

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Sharpton says he has no idea whether Zimmerman was prejudiced against Martin because of his race

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: California; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: alsharpton; georgezimmerman; lariots; rodneyking; sharpton; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
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Yet Al Sharpton urged his buddy Holder to get the DoJ involved in investigating this as a so-called "hate crime", and they did.

"Zimmerman is still being investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights division. In a speech at a conference in Washington, D.C., led by Rev. Al Sharpton, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said a hate crime would be tough to prove." LINK

With the real facts trickling out (all of which evidence anything but a "hate crime"), fat Albert is getting scared and trying to put this thing in reverse - too late. There is a civil suit with a big price tag heading his way which might just bankrupt him and his quasi-federal NAN organization.
1 posted on 04/27/2012 8:15:36 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

Al... “people” are looking for an excuse to riot.
Plain and simple.


2 posted on 04/27/2012 8:18:56 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: kevcol

Maybe they meant “piece,” as in heat.


3 posted on 04/27/2012 8:19:50 AM PDT by fwdude
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To: kevcol

“we don’t feel like we have no options”

That means they DO have options!


4 posted on 04/27/2012 8:22:09 AM PDT by jimmyo57
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To: kevcol
Sue them Zimmerman.

Sue Sharpton. Jackson, the Black Panthers, NBC, ABC, CBS.

Sue them all!

5 posted on 04/27/2012 8:23:53 AM PDT by eCSMaster (Conservative patriots, Rise up!)
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To: eCSMaster

Why can’t victims in South Carolina (Seneca, Applebees) and Illinois and Alabama sue Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson’ family and the Marin family? They are victims of this race-baiting team of hustlers.


6 posted on 04/27/2012 8:28:08 AM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: kevcol

Ren Jackson and Stimpy Sharpton.


7 posted on 04/27/2012 8:30:02 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
It seems Sharpton et al know Trayon was no angel that night and that that will come out in the trial. Yahoo!
8 posted on 04/27/2012 8:31:19 AM PDT by utahagen
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To: kevcol
Translated this isn't polling the way they wanted. Every time some yabo kills someone and says "this is for Trayvon" it makes them look worse. This was supposed to be Obama's excuse for a gun grab, but instead it is causing people to run our and buy guns.

Obama is going to have a riot on his hands in Chicago in May. Throw in the riot for Trayvon crew and he could see inner cities across the country go up in flames. That happened in 1968 and didn't end well for the Democrats that November.
9 posted on 04/27/2012 8:31:47 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: GonzoGOP

1968: Race Riots + rampaging hippies = win for Richard Nixon

2012: Race Riots + rampaging OWS hippies = win for Mitt Romney

These guys just never learn from history.


10 posted on 04/27/2012 8:33:50 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: kevcol
Trayvon would riot for peace.
11 posted on 04/27/2012 8:43:25 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it and the law is what WE say it is.)
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He better be scared, his big mouth outran his brain again. It's getting to be a habit.

Al isn't playing in the big cities now, people in flyover country don't panic and hide in little boxes.

12 posted on 04/27/2012 8:43:55 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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Peace my rear you little toad..your day is coming Fat Al,one day that mouth will get you in big trouble..I think whites and some blacks are getting tired of your race baiting so be on alert fat boy...Most people know what you are all about.
13 posted on 04/27/2012 8:45:59 AM PDT by PLD (It is time the freeloaders leave the white house and go back to the hell hole where they came from..)
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How about Mr. Sharpton’s first quote? It is virtually inscrutable. Nice going, Al. You’re a real mensch.


14 posted on 04/27/2012 8:46:17 AM PDT by RexBeach (Mr. Obama Can't Count.)
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To Sharpton and the Martin family....three little words:

Too f**king late.


15 posted on 04/27/2012 8:46:55 AM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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“It seems Sharpton et al know Trayon was no angel that night and that that will come out in the trial”

I’ll be laughing my butt off if the autopsy shows illegal substances were present in the body.


16 posted on 04/27/2012 8:48:20 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: kevcol; All
You're all missing the key reasons for this. Racial tensions are being inflamed around the country by racial motivated radical blacks...as well as the usual thugs..we've had several instances of blacks beating a white person, and saying "that's for Trayvon."

Sharpton, Jackson, et al are planning massive rallies/demonstrations/marches at the RNC in Tampa..they're hoping to upset the GOP, rally their base, and of course, get the MSM to focus on the Trayvon marches.

If there is an incident of a major race riot before the RNC..it will totally discredit these planned marches..thus they are tryign to dial it down BIG time...trying to put the toothpaste back in the tube.

17 posted on 04/27/2012 8:48:35 AM PDT by ken5050 (The ONLY reason to support Mitt: The Mormon Tabernacle Choir will appear at the WH each Christmas)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
These guys just never learn from history.

Neither do we. Any Republican could have won in 1968. We put Nixon in office and he gave us the EPA and price controls.
18 posted on 04/27/2012 8:51:33 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: GonzoGOP

Any way you slice it, 12-15% of the population - even with Holder and Obama’s blessing - cannot exact the revenge they seek through rioting and mayhem. They will only be destroying their own neighborhoods and some of those urban areas that surround them. Doesn’t do much for ensuring the government infrastructure that supports their daily lives with EBT, Section 8, EITC, AFDC, SCHIP, WICs, SNAP and all the other free largesse.

Outside their habitats, they’d get their asses kicked.


19 posted on 04/27/2012 8:51:56 AM PDT by Gaffer
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Outside their habitats, they’d get their asses kicked.

Long term yes, but in the short term they can do a lot of looting. The fact is the gangs are armed and organized. Most suburbanites are not armed. Those that do have weapons are largely unorganized. In fact any attempt to organize them gets suppressed by the cops. Just look what happened to neighborhood watch volunteer Zimmerman.

Once the rioting comes out of the cities it would take weeks for effective armed patrols to be put together. And in the blue states they would find themselves fighting the Cops and the National Guard more than the rioters.
20 posted on 04/27/2012 9:00:35 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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