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Zimmerman verdict: Protesters storm Wal-Mart in Crenshaw area
L.A. Times ^ | 7/15/13 | Ruben Vives, Andrew Blankdstein and Robert J. Lopez

Posted on 07/15/2013 9:51:03 PM PDT by Nachum

People protesting George Zimmerman's acquittal marched along Crenshaw Boulevard on Monday night, stomping on cars, chasing bystanders and storming a Wal-Mart.

Several protesters made their way into the Wal-Mart as guards scrambled to close security gates. A short while later, Los Angeles Police Department officers wearing helmets and carrying batons swarmed the store as others marched through the parking lot.

The LAPD declared a tactical alert about 9 p.m., which means that off-duty officers can be held on duty when their shifts end and may respond only to high-priority calls.

The LAPD arrested at least one person but vowed to take more into custody if the lawless actions continued.

"We want to support everyone's 1st Amendment right to protest, but we also want to ensure public safety and not allow people to commit violent acts," Cmdr. Andy Smith told The Times.

Police estimated that 80 to 150 people were engaged in lawless activity along Crenshaw as they jumped on top of vehicles and appeared to assault bystanders.

Some protesters ignited fireworks in the middle of Crenshaw.

Zimmerman, 29, was acquitted Saturday in Florida of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, 17.

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


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1 posted on 07/15/2013 9:51:03 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

#riotnow tag on their obamaphones from rev sharpenton and jyesseh jackson.


2 posted on 07/15/2013 9:53:08 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (To attempt to have intercourse with a hornet's nest is a very bad idea)
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To: Nachum

Oh, yeah... target a Wal-Mart in L.A... That’ll show ‘em!


3 posted on 07/15/2013 9:53:25 PM PDT by Prospero (Si Deus trucido mihi, ego etiam fides Deus.)
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To: Nachum
www.LA Live Feed.com
4 posted on 07/15/2013 9:54:01 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: Nachum
I should have been a conservative cartoonist, because I've got the perfect 'toon for tomorrow.

Two hooded thugs running out of a smashed storefront, carrying a big-screen TV between them, yelling "THIS IS FOR TRAVON"

5 posted on 07/15/2013 9:54:40 PM PDT by ZOOKER (Until further notice the /s is implied...)
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To: Nachum

and this is news???


6 posted on 07/15/2013 9:54:42 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Nachum
Well, THAT is certainly going to help race relations.

Too bad that Blacks don't realize that the Jihadists want to put them back into slavery.

7 posted on 07/15/2013 9:55:05 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Nachum

AND LET THE LOOTING BEGIN!!!

THIS PLASMA TV IS FOR TRAYVON!


8 posted on 07/15/2013 9:55:21 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Nachum

Days comes for da TVs.


9 posted on 07/15/2013 9:55:55 PM PDT by Wiggins
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To: Nachum

Yep, new TVs and other great electronics updates ... that’s what it is all about. Trayvon? Who is Trayvon? We want an excuse to get new stuff.


10 posted on 07/15/2013 9:56:37 PM PDT by doc1019 (Get our troops the hell out of the ME)
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To: Nachum

1st amendment rights end where lawlessness and trespassing and bvecoming a violent mob, begin.

and lapd just sits back and lets it happen.


11 posted on 07/15/2013 9:58:01 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: doc1019

Ferals.


12 posted on 07/15/2013 9:58:12 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: Nachum

what Walmart got to do with this?


13 posted on 07/15/2013 9:58:32 PM PDT by 4rcane
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To: freedumb2003

I very well know that Walmart. Right smack in the middle of the HOOD and the ‘associates’ were from the ghetto, I kid you not. I try to shop at the WM in panorama city, aka valley Filipino town even though it’s way farther just to avoid these bastards on Crenshaw.

It was inevitable it would get ransacked by the hoodies.


14 posted on 07/15/2013 9:58:48 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Nachum

Great! At least it was peaceful, that is the key! When they do otherwise, then there should be no problems.

Oh, and to those that have problems with this verdict - I suspect that you also had no problems with the (glove no fit, must be innocent) verdict, if so, you have absolutely no reason to be complaining, your too ignorant to vote anyway (yes, that mean too stupid!).


15 posted on 07/15/2013 9:59:46 PM PDT by Deagle (quo)
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To: Prospero

Don’t you know the Zimmerman’s really own Walmart.


16 posted on 07/15/2013 10:00:01 PM PDT by airedale
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To: 4rcane

You know what? I think those organising the protest, want a riot to happen. They’re dangling a honey in front of a bear hoping the bear will be enticed


17 posted on 07/15/2013 10:00:11 PM PDT by 4rcane
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To: 4rcane

>”what Walmart got to do with this?”<

Maybe they think Zimmerman is Chinese.


18 posted on 07/15/2013 10:03:43 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: Prospero

Yeah I hear they were chanting, justice for Trayvon and a big screen for me!


19 posted on 07/15/2013 10:04:12 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: max americana

How far is Village Green from all of this? It’s an old condo complex there in LA. I have a favorite uncle who lives there and I’m a little concerned.
Thanks.


20 posted on 07/15/2013 10:05:24 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Nachum

21 posted on 07/15/2013 10:07:19 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: Prospero

It took years and years to convince businesses to return to the burned out areas of L.A. If these stores are trashed and looted again, no one will want to locate there. The rioters are hurting themselves and their community much more that they could ever imagine.


22 posted on 07/15/2013 10:08:32 PM PDT by NorseWood
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To: Prospero

and after they “protest” walmart, on to those racist bastages at Best Buy!


23 posted on 07/15/2013 10:09:17 PM PDT by RC one
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To: Nachum

They’re not helping their “cause”.


24 posted on 07/15/2013 10:11:51 PM PDT by diamond6 (Behold this Heart which has so loved men!" Jesus to St. Margaret Mary)
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To: doc1019
Yep, new TVs and other great electronics updates ... that’s what it is all about. Trayvon? Who is Trayvon? We want an excuse to get new stuff.

Yeah, you never see these "protesters" , "protesting" outside of a library and then storming the library.

25 posted on 07/15/2013 10:12:55 PM PDT by TheCipher (Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself- Mark Twain)
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To: Nachum

Looks like down town Mogadishu.


26 posted on 07/15/2013 10:13:05 PM PDT by Wiggins
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To: Nachum

I remember all the Riots back in 2008 when Obama got elected. Crazy vermin with lily White faces smashing windows, stomping on cars, assaulting innocent bystanders, oh wait.

I must have had a World War Z flashback. I blame those crazy 3-D Glasses they made me wear when I watched it.

I’m OK now, no worries. Back to Justice for Travon, Thug Style...


27 posted on 07/15/2013 10:13:37 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: TheCipher

>”Yeah, you never see these “protesters” , “protesting” outside of a library and then storming the library”<

They would, but rumor has it that the books are printed in Cursive.


28 posted on 07/15/2013 10:16:30 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: TheCipher

Hmmm, sounds like the jungle is strong with these ‘portestors’ ... think trained flashmobbery. We do have a flashmob organizer in the Oval Office after all.


29 posted on 07/15/2013 10:16:46 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: TheCipher

Outstanding observation.


30 posted on 07/15/2013 10:17:54 PM PDT by doc1019 (Get our troops the hell out of the ME)
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To: diamond6
They’re not helping their “cause”.

There cause is strife and perpetual rage.

31 posted on 07/15/2013 10:19:28 PM PDT by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: MHGinTN
We do have a flashmob organizer in the Oval Office after all.

What will he say tomorrow? "I certainly understand your feelings regarding the acquital of the heartless murderer of a poor, young black child. But there is no need for violence..."

32 posted on 07/15/2013 10:19:57 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Prospero
Oh, yeah... target a Wal-Mart in L.A... That’ll show ‘em!

It's not a "protest" it's a black cultural celebration of violence.
33 posted on 07/15/2013 10:22:56 PM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: NorseWood
It took years and years to convince businesses to return to the burned out areas of L.A. If these stores are trashed and looted again, no one will want to locate there. The rioters are hurting themselves and their community much more that they could ever imagine.

Don't worry. Obama will send some helicopters to drop them food three times a day....
34 posted on 07/15/2013 10:24:02 PM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: Nachum

Mow ‘em down like the cockroaches they are!


35 posted on 07/15/2013 10:24:17 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Kickass Conservative
”Yeah, you never see these “protesters” , “protesting” outside of a library and then storming the library”

They would, but rumor has it that the books are printed in Cursive.

That deserved a repeat.

36 posted on 07/15/2013 10:33:10 PM PDT by denydenydeny (Admiration of absolute government is proportionate to the contempt one has for others.-Tocqueville)
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To: denydenydeny

I’m here all week.

Thanks for the compliment. LOL


37 posted on 07/15/2013 10:36:29 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: denydenydeny

RE: Your Freepname.

Deny, deny, deny, even if your pants are wrapped around your ankles.

A favorite comment from an old friend of mine.


38 posted on 07/15/2013 10:38:45 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: Nachum

Is it my imagination or were we told just recently that it was racist to assume the blacks would riot if Zimmerman were acquitted?


39 posted on 07/15/2013 10:40:01 PM PDT by TennesseeProfessor
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To: tumblindice
How far is Village Green from all of this?

Maybe he should shop in the Village Green Walmart for a few days.
40 posted on 07/15/2013 10:43:38 PM PDT by JSteff (It was ALL about SCOTUS... We are DOOMED for several generations. . Who cares? The Dems care!)
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To: Nachum

walmart? That proves that these demonstrations are by Obama’s minions, not by the public.

Those types hate Walmart, but most of the Hispanics shop there: lots of ethnic food (not just Mexican, but also stuff like filipino Patis, and coffee ice cream, which few Americans buy)...they also have bilingual helpers.


41 posted on 07/15/2013 10:45:43 PM PDT by LadyDoc (liberals only love politically correct poor people)
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To: tumblindice

Your unc lives in Village Green? It’s in the vicinity of these scumbags but Baldwin Hills is isolated. The bad part is that there’s a train station close by and it’s within walking distance. Crenshaw is off by around 20 blocks west. Most of the homeys just march up and down Crenshaw like idiots so I’m sure they won’t go past a certain border Blvd called La Brea. It’s too fancy and upscale for them.


42 posted on 07/15/2013 10:46:18 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: NorseWood
The rioters are hurting themselves and their community much more that they could ever imagine.

Do you really think they are thinking past their buz tonight to what is good for the community tomorrow???

Really?
43 posted on 07/15/2013 10:46:43 PM PDT by JSteff (It was ALL about SCOTUS... We are DOOMED for several generations. . Who cares? The Dems care!)
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To: Paladin2
Too bad that Blacks don't realize that the Jihadists want to put them back into slavery.

Too bad they don't know the arabs preferred their slaves castrated!

44 posted on 07/15/2013 10:46:43 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: Wanderer99
It's not a "protest" it's a black cultural celebration of violence.

You are going way deeper than they even think about their reasons for their actions.
45 posted on 07/15/2013 10:50:32 PM PDT by JSteff (It was ALL about SCOTUS... We are DOOMED for several generations. . Who cares? The Dems care!)
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To: max americana

I saw ‘Baldwin Hills’ in a Crenshaw description.
Unk’s kinda liberal but too old to get mugged to change. Doesn’t sound like they are in too much danger.
Hope you all stay safe out there. Thanks again.


46 posted on 07/15/2013 10:56:05 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: tumblindice

VG is in a small city called Baldwin Hills, aka known by locals as the mexican Beverly Hills LOL. Running joke. They know if you’re from Crenshaw/if you’re not from there. Nice middle class neighborhood and I’m sure they won’t get past La Brea.

Good luck to him driving out though as the major intersections like Martin Luther King are no go roads for whitey.


47 posted on 07/15/2013 11:01:51 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Nachum

Give em a break. Everyone should know ‘justice for Trayvon’ includes stealing jewelry and other goodies. It’s all for Trayvon!


48 posted on 07/15/2013 11:06:39 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: TennesseeProfessor
Not your imagination at all. Thing is these are not riots. They are planned flashmob raids to steal and intimidate. Riots are what happened in Watts.

The flashmob tools have been in training for this very eventuality, when the little bastard boy regime rings them up on their cells and sends them to an address. Like the good herd animals they've been raised to be go right along to their assignments.

49 posted on 07/15/2013 11:17:14 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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and lapd just sits back and lets it happen
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It’s a union thing....


50 posted on 07/15/2013 11:25:55 PM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (Any law repugnant to the Constitutuon is null and void.....ENFORCE THE BILL OF RIGHTS! It's the Law.)
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