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Media inciting hate, race war with Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin case
Bayoubuzz ^ | June 28, 2013 | Jeff Crouere

Posted on 06/28/2013 9:48:30 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

According to FBI statistics, approximately 9,000 African Americans are killed in this country each year.

This horrible carnage is basically ignored by the news media, which treats the vast majority of these cases as non-stories. This is a major tragedy which is consistently ignored by a media that often highlights the deaths of American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. While all of these deaths are tragic, it is much more dangerous for African Americans on the streets of our country than it is for our soldiers fighting in Iraq or Afghanistan.

To add some perspective to the numbers, about 6,588 Americans have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001, but 108,000 African Americans have been killed on the streets of America. Thus, the death toll for black citizens in the U.S. is 18 times greater than it has been for our soldiers fighting overseas.

This African American death rate is shockingly high and should be thoroughly analyzed by the media. Unfortunately, most of our journalists are not fair and balanced. Sadly, too many in the media today are looking for sensational stories and one sure fire method of creating controversy and attention is to stoke fears of racial injustice.

Enter George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer, who shot and killed 17 year old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida in February of last year. The media has focused on this one incident, even though approximately 12,000 African Americans have been killed throughout the country in this same time period. The other cases were mostly overlooked because they involved “black on black” crime. FBI statistics show that approximately 93% of African American homicide victims are killed by other African Americans. Such crimes are not juicy or interesting to a media that wants to promote racial division and cause strife in this country.

Clearly, the media focused on the Trayvon Martin case because of the race factor. Trayvon Martin was black and George Zimmerman is Hispanic, although, initially, the media erroneously referred to the neighborhood watch volunteer as “White.” After civil rights leaders and politicians joined the fray, it was no surprise that Zimmerman was charged with second degree murder.

Zimmerman became the poster child for racism, even though his best friend is an African America. The media depicted Martin as a very young child and presented inaccurate pictures to viewers. Martin was not a young child targeted by a “racist” Zimmerman. In fact, he was a tall, muscular young man who had a questionable past and multiple brushes with the law, but all of this was hidden from Americans.

If Zimmerman was a black neighborhood watch volunteer or Martin had been a white or Hispanic youngster, this story would have been ignored by a media that has no interest in the vast majority of the 9,000 African American murders each year.

As a sensational trial moves forward, the country will learn whether George Zimmerman is guilty or not. We will also learn whether Martin was an innocent youngster trying to get to his father’s house or a troubled young man looking for a fight.

The jury has already heard from a “star” witness who has lied, used questionable language and admitted she did not know how to read “cursive.” This young lady said that Martin referred to George Zimmerman as a “creepy ass cracker.” It seems that the racist in this case may have been Martin and not Zimmerman.

Police photos show that Zimmerman was badly beaten by Martin in the scuffle. He had a bloody face and cuts on the back of his head, images that are consistent with the testimony of a neighbor who said that Martin was on top of Zimmerman as they were fighting on that fateful night. Since he was younger and more athletic, it is logical to assume that Martin was able to get the upper hand in his fight with Zimmerman.

If Martin jumped Zimmerman as the neighborhood watch veteran was heading back to his car, he could have inflicted quite a beating. Zimmerman may have felt his life was in danger and justified in shooting Martin. Florida has laws which allow residents to “stand your ground” and defend themselves with deadly force.

Now, the country is hearing reports of potential race riots if Zimmerman is acquitted. Civil unrest could spread throughout the country. Will threats of potential violence influence a jury that is only supposed to consider facts presented in the case?

Who knows what the jury will eventually decide, but it is tragic that so much is at stake in this one case. If there are riots, much of the blame for such violence will rest with our news media which created such racial unease with their coverage of this case.

Let’s hope and pray that sanity prevails both in the courtroom and throughout the nation.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
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1 posted on 06/28/2013 9:48:31 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

DEMOCRAT MAYORS AND GOVERNORS WILL SOLVE THIS!


2 posted on 06/28/2013 9:53:07 PM PDT by Mark (Obama is more confused than a hungry baby in a topless bar)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The jury consists of five white women, and one woman who may be Hispanic, or some other minority ethnicity.

There are no black jurors.

If Zimmerman is found not guilty, or a hung jury, part of the outrage of Jackson and Sharpton and all the rest of the liberals will be that there were no blacks on the jury. They will enflame the situation and make it seem that America has not changed since the days of Emmitt Till’s murder in 1955.

And feral young black youth may well take to the streets, even though these feral youth have no understanding of how our justice system operates. They will simply have their knee jerk reaction that justice wasn’t done. And use it as an excuse for their violence.


3 posted on 06/28/2013 9:54:20 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

zimmerman literally was unable to “stand” his ground with this huge punk on top of him pummeling him and smashing his head into the ground.


4 posted on 06/28/2013 9:54:47 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

if there is rioting there will be other ccw’s out there to deal with them, if’and when it’s necessary.


5 posted on 06/28/2013 9:56:40 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

the media would rather talk about assault rifles and rural white men than black on black violence even though assault rifle toting rural white men account for maybe 1% or less of all homicides anually and inner city black on black violence accounts for the vast majority of homicides.


6 posted on 06/28/2013 9:57:49 PM PDT by RC one
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Media inciting hate, race war with Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin case

It clearly is. I said that over a year ago. ABC foremost among them.

7 posted on 06/28/2013 10:02:48 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: TigersEye

And they are stoking it even now, by reporting on how AWESOME the prosecution is doing in the case, where even a casual observer of the actual trial realizes that the prosecutions performance makes the hindenburg look like a mild disaster.


8 posted on 06/28/2013 10:10:17 PM PDT by SoCalTransplant (Wake me when we get to the part where we alter or abolish it.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Feral Negroe “yutes” don’t NEED a reason to riot.

The knock-out game is a hobby to them.

It’s time it stopped.

If dogs acted the way some Negroe youth do, there’d be a bounty on them.

Offended? Tough shiite. When they attack innocent people on the streets, they need “correction”.


9 posted on 06/28/2013 10:11:23 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: SoCalTransplant
Today CNN ran a scroll that was the exact opposite of the actual testimony...

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10 posted on 06/28/2013 10:16:58 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: TigersEye

BTTT


11 posted on 06/28/2013 10:20:55 PM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
In a video posted earlier on this site, the Rev. David Manning warns of race riots. But they will not be like the ones we have experienced since the mid-1960's. Instead, they will be more like the riot in East St. Louis, Ill. in 1917 or the one in Tulsa, Okla. in 1921.
12 posted on 06/28/2013 10:23:14 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: thesearethetimes...
Third News Network Admits to False Reporting on George Zimmerman

The first was NBC, which admitted doctoring a 911 tape. This is not an accident that takes place in the hustle and bustle of putting together a newscast.

Then all of a sudden ABC decides that they're gonna enhance the video, and they say that they strip a layer away -- this is police video, by the way, now -- and that all of a sudden, lo and behold, there is evidence of injury on the back of George Zimmerman's head.

Now it is CNN saying that after enhancing the audio of Zimmerman's 911 call, they don't think he used a racial slur after all.

The Lynch Mob Media achieved its purpose. It whipped up a frenzy of racial hatred to promote its leftist agenda. Now they're doing a few "oops" corrections to try and save some credibility with the gullible. Only a fool would buy anything they peddle after this.

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Pat Caddell called it. Do you believe it yet?

Pat Caddell slams the media: They have become an “enemy of the people” Sept. 29, 2012(video 26:00)

Emotional Pat Caddell on the MSM ignoring Benghazi: “These people have no honor!” Oct. 27, 2012 (video at link 4:06)

The MSM are enemies of the people!

13 posted on 06/28/2013 10:24:59 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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14 posted on 06/28/2013 10:26:34 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: Fiji Hill

Let’s hope the American public knows who to blame for this crap! The MSM, Obama, Jackson, Sharpton, all included! This will reach an explosive point!
What better way to sell news than to make it instead of reporting it!
Media is nothing more than a Death Merchant, the more the better!
Florida order body bags! We can go back to 1969 with a daily body count on our own soil! Chicago has it now! Rham!


15 posted on 06/28/2013 10:29:59 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: TigersEye

Wow. That screenshot should be at the top of Drudge.


16 posted on 06/28/2013 10:30:24 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The socialists are making us into a tribal society.

This is a mistake they will rue. The strongest, most indefatigable tribe, is the tribe of LIBERTY. It has no race no ethnicity and can never be defeated.

The socialist will find out to their chagrin that those who would enslave will find themselves as slaves.

17 posted on 06/28/2013 10:30:32 PM PDT by CyberSpartacus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I agree with another FReeper that the Paula Deen fiasco is designed to clash with the Zimmerman trial.. Angry blacks vs. angry whites.. A ticking time bomb set by the media, at the behest of team 0bama. Any excuse to declare Martial Law.. He’s itchin’ to do it.


18 posted on 06/28/2013 10:30:41 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: TigersEye

Where did you find that TE? I want to try and tweet it out, but so far I cannot track it down : /

Thanks much, and may God keep watch over all of us.
Tatt


19 posted on 06/28/2013 10:31:10 PM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: Fiji Hill

“Beat Whitey Night” At Iowa State Fair
http://www.thesmokinggun.com/documents/crime/beat-whitey-night-iowa-state-fair

Race riots at the Wisconsin State Fair
http://hotair.com/greenroom/archives/2011/08/05/race-riots-at-the-wisconsin-state-fair/


20 posted on 06/28/2013 10:35:12 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's next run. What'll you do?)
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To: thesearethetimes...
I saw it posted here.
21 posted on 06/28/2013 10:36:22 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

The crap you mention is the reason there is a trial...


22 posted on 06/28/2013 10:37:29 PM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: Mark
DEMOCRAT MAYORS AND GOVERNORS WILL SOLVE THIS!

Can they afford enough gasoline to pour on the flames?

23 posted on 06/28/2013 10:38:14 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: TigersEye

Thank you. Am about to head in to bed, but will definitely see what I can find out tomorrow from the live thread.

Night all, and may God bless.
Tatt


24 posted on 06/28/2013 10:42:46 PM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: SpaceBar

How in the world does a guy beat on someone WHILE he is shooting him?


25 posted on 06/28/2013 10:45:53 PM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

There were no male Hispanic jurors either. Isn’t a defendant supposed to be judged by a jury of his peers?


26 posted on 06/28/2013 10:47:39 PM PDT by meyer (When people fear the government, you have Tyranny)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
approximately 9,000 African Americans are killed in this country each year...

And a trial is promoted that pits a black against a white-hispanic.... oh wait, this is a black against a black-hispanic... did they make a mistake?

27 posted on 06/28/2013 10:54:06 PM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Legal hurdles for GZ. If GZ following TM provoked a fight between GZ and TM which resulted in GZ forced to use his gun to save his life, he can still be guilty of manslaughter. Freepers need to keep this in mind no matter how bad TM is and how good GZ is. Why is the law very tough? The law does not want to encourage armed hotheads looking to provoke a fight, which the hothead can use his gun if he is losing and claim self defense when the cops arrive. GZ entered that legal no man’s land when he followed TM after the 911 operator told him it was not necessary. The DA witness despite her performance has established that TM was getting agitated by GZ following and monitoring him. The only way GZ can get out of this legal jam is prove he backed away when TM turned and challenged him for following him. The DA witness cannot testify that the fight began immediately after the call stopped. GZ claimed he retreated back to his SUV when TM attacked. If he can prove that he is off the hook, otherwise the shooting is a result of him following TM and provoking a violent reaction by TM. The jury is going have to decide if silently following someone is a provocation, and they may ask the judge for legal guidance on this point.


29 posted on 06/28/2013 11:18:27 PM PDT by Fee
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To: Fee

Don’t Talk To Police
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wXkI4t7nuc


30 posted on 06/28/2013 11:26:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's next run. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The reason the news media ignores violent crimes against blacks is because they don’t want to make a big deal about blacks committing those crimes. Let a creepy ass cracker kill some black people, and it will be all over the news. By the next day there will be media pundits and experts on all the shows talking about it. Turn that around, and it will be hushed up before it’s out.


31 posted on 06/29/2013 12:23:32 AM PDT by pallis
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To: CyberSpartacus
This is a mistake they will rue. The strongest, most indefatigable tribe, is the tribe of LIBERTY. It has no race, no ethnicity and can never be defeated.

Well said! I hope We the People can all embrace that principle and unify around it. Hopefully, focusing on such powerful truth will effectively transcend the divisiveness that many seek to sow.

I know that this trial is hard to take for many among us who believe it is a Travesty of Justice, but hopefully proponents on both sides will learn valuable wisdom from the eventual outcome, both legally and socially.

One of our common enemy's most effective strategies is to divide and conquer. All peaceable Americans, regardless of ethnicity or culture, must assiduously avoid falling into this trap of allowing ourselves to be pitted against each other along racial battle lines. It's a tactic of misdirection by those who would enslave us. And too often, it works all too well.

32 posted on 06/29/2013 2:24:06 AM PDT by sargon (I don't like the sound of these here Boncentration Bamps!)
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To: TigersEye

The CNN scroll isn’t really counter to the testimony. It’s either a typo or a misunderstaning of the testimony.

The testimony at that point wasn’t about skin color, it was about what the two were wearing. It should have read that the lighter CLOTHED person was on top, which would have been accurate.

Still something CNN should acknowlege, correct and apologize for.


33 posted on 06/29/2013 2:38:45 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Fiji Hill

That’s why I’m glad that live about 15 miles outside a city core, and the two direct routes to where I live involve two chokepoint bridges across a small river. It’s more like 20-30 miles via the indirect route.

Apparently we’re going to be given a 2 hour warning prior to the verdict. Plenty of time for me to una&& from work for the day (my office IS in the city core) claiming a bad headache or somesuch and get out of the burn zone.


34 posted on 06/29/2013 2:46:47 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It will be a mistrial, no doubt.


35 posted on 06/29/2013 3:31:22 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: meyer

That is why this will all end in a mistrial.


36 posted on 06/29/2013 3:33:55 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: tanknetter

One line if testimony was lighter skinned person was on the ground, darker skinned person on top.


37 posted on 06/29/2013 3:39:56 AM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: TigersEye

Why did CNN scroll "facts" opposite what happened?

Just like always, follow the beds and money.


38 posted on 06/29/2013 4:15:11 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: TigersEye

I heard and watched Good testify. The statement in the bar at the bottom of the screen is not what he said. Good said the light guy was on the bottom being punched by the dark guy.


39 posted on 06/29/2013 4:37:45 AM PDT by Lion Den Dan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s a good thing that the jury is sequestered with all the media misinformation.


40 posted on 06/29/2013 4:52:25 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Fee

Good points, well taken.

I am in the camp that believes no matter the outcome, the blowback will occur, the media has ensured that.

I stay away from public gathering places such as cities, malls, etc. anyway. And I have instructed my daughter to do the same and be very aware when this verdict is announced. It’s basic situational awareness, something I always try to teach her..and my friends. I remember the Rodney King days. So many just aren’t aware of simple things going on around them that could spare them.


41 posted on 06/29/2013 6:59:39 AM PDT by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Riots will occur if Zimmerman is acquitted. Count on it.

The media will be astonished and blame white racism as the cause and give the rioters absolution.

They will reject the facts that the MSM have made this thing into a national issue with their hasty rush to judgement and biased reporting of the facts and circumstances (such as the picture of Trayvoy as a 12 y.o.) in the early days.

They will take no responsibility for the mess they have created.


42 posted on 06/29/2013 7:24:13 AM PDT by wildbill (You're just jealous because the Voices talk only to me.)
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To: Fiji Hill

They’ll find equality over the sights of my FAL.


43 posted on 06/29/2013 7:50:54 AM PDT by Noumenon (What would Michael Collins do?)
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To: tanknetter

I’m glad I live in northern Idaho. Although, I have to drive into Spokane every day. That’s what 72 hour kits are for.


44 posted on 06/29/2013 7:52:58 AM PDT by Noumenon (What would Michael Collins do?)
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To: tanknetter

Yeah, I’m sure it was an honest mistake. /s


45 posted on 06/29/2013 8:24:21 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: Lion Den Dan

That’s why I said it was “the exact opposite of the actual testimony...”


46 posted on 06/29/2013 8:26:05 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Riot! Riot! Riot!

Time to thin the herd of unarmed white victims.


47 posted on 06/29/2013 8:27:26 AM PDT by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: Diogenesis
Just like always, follow the beds and money.

Well, sure, it's that ... and the fact that they hate America like all the other Marxist traitors.

48 posted on 06/29/2013 8:28:38 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: RC one
...the media would rather talk about assault rifles and rural white men than black on black violence even though assault rifle toting rural white men account for maybe 1% or less of all homicides annually and inner city black on black violence accounts for the vast majority of homicides.

You're right - the elite MSM hates white conservatives - and they use blacks as a means to express that hatred for them...

49 posted on 06/29/2013 8:31:48 AM PDT by GOPJ (... liberal anger - - the privileged wheeze of entitled brats ... Greenfield)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The media focused on the race factor BUT the NAME “ZIMMERMAN”. gated community, community patrol.etc. conjured up a White Jew. Now they’re stuck with the race issue


50 posted on 06/29/2013 8:43:55 AM PDT by capt B
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