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‘It Was Gruesome’: Waiter Pummeled in the Face (Trayvon Protest Oakland - trunc title)
The Blaze ^ | 7/16/2013 | Jonathon M. Seidl

Posted on 07/16/2013 10:09:31 AM PDT by RoosterRedux

“It was gruesome.”

That’s how one witness described what happened in Oakland on Monday night when pro-Trayvon Martin protesters attacked a local restaurant. The “gruesome” description is specifically referring to the part where a waiter at that restaurant stood up to one of the protesters and was pummeled in the face with a hammer-like object because of it.

“Protesters with black masks approached the window and tried to bang at it,” bartender Phillip Ricafort told the Oakland Tribune. “(The waiter) said, ‘Don’t do that!’ and the guy turned around and smacked him in the face with a hammer.”

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Full title: ‘It Was Gruesome’: Waiter Pummeled in the Face with Hammer-Like Object While Protecting Business During Trayvon Protest
1 posted on 07/16/2013 10:09:31 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: RoosterRedux

Video at source.


2 posted on 07/16/2013 10:10:50 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (You can't eat Sharia)
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To: RoosterRedux

Obama’s Savages.


3 posted on 07/16/2013 10:11:19 AM PDT by wny
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To: RoosterRedux

Where’s a Korean with an Uzi when you need em’.


4 posted on 07/16/2013 10:13:03 AM PDT by pallis
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To: wny

Arrest them and put them in jail for 20 years. Or more.


5 posted on 07/16/2013 10:13:58 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: RoosterRedux

Remember we live in a politically correct world now. According to politically correct theology, the oppressed groups, such as blacks, are allowed to express violent rage at perceived injustice, and we’re not supposed to say anything. We’re supposed to understand the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow and being profiled by crackers and all that.

Any arrests in this case? Any arrests in the cases of black youth shouting they were beating people up in Trayvon’s memory? Will there be any prosecutions in the trashing of Wal-Mart in LA??????


6 posted on 07/16/2013 10:14:31 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: RoosterRedux

What’s the correct vernacular again? N...a’s or N...ers? I always get confused.


7 posted on 07/16/2013 10:15:01 AM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: RoosterRedux

If you beat up the bully, the bully backs down. Only way this will stop is the next time this happens, the waiter opens up with a sawed off.


8 posted on 07/16/2013 10:15:23 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: RoosterRedux

Fortunately Oakland and the San Francisco Bay Area has strict gun control, and the “activist” was unharmed.


9 posted on 07/16/2013 10:17:46 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

On a lighter note, maybe this is the real Zombie Apocalypse. Although that might be putting down zombies.


10 posted on 07/16/2013 10:17:57 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: RoosterRedux

How long before enough decent people stand up and say they’ve had it? Draw the line in the sand and say this far and no farther.


11 posted on 07/16/2013 10:20:05 AM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work, You gotta earn them.)
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To: wny

Reminds me of the Reginald Denny attack.


12 posted on 07/16/2013 10:20:55 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: RoosterRedux
Well - the waiter must have looked like a " creepy ass cracker."

so then it was completely justified.

sarc .

part of John Edward's two worlds. Two world views anyway.

13 posted on 07/16/2013 10:23:05 AM PDT by builder (I don't want a piece of someone else's pie)
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To: pallis

They’re busy tossing more loaded magazines on the stack, and cleaning their weapons. All this nonsense will come to an abrupt end with the first attacks on Korean shop keepers.


14 posted on 07/16/2013 10:23:05 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: RoosterRedux

A restaurant full of knives and he gets pummeled. #owndamfault


15 posted on 07/16/2013 10:23:40 AM PDT by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: pallis

Hopefully, taking care of another “Justice for Trayvon” protestah a block or so away.

With his Uzi.

A beautiful thing!


16 posted on 07/16/2013 10:24:01 AM PDT by MarineDad (Wherever mosques and JDAM's meet, civilization benefits greatly!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Remember we live in a politically correct world now. According to politically correct theology, the oppressed groups, such as blacks, are allowed to express violent rage at perceived injustice, and we’re not supposed to say anything. We’re supposed to understand the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow and being profiled by crackers and all that.

That is basically what Rachel Jeantel told Piers Morgan. "That's not bashin', that just call whoop ass." And you are right: not prosecuting these criminals and putting them in jail will only embolden them.
17 posted on 07/16/2013 10:24:12 AM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: RoosterRedux

Where is President Obama?
Where is Holder and the DOJ?
Where is MSNBC and the other race pimpers?


18 posted on 07/16/2013 10:24:39 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: Navy Patriot
"Fortunately Oakland and the San Francisco Bay Area has strict gun control, and the “activist” was unharmed."

The city Of Oakland, basically has condoned this type of behavior during protests. They actually tacitly promote many of these protests.

19 posted on 07/16/2013 10:26:10 AM PDT by builder (I don't want a piece of someone else's pie)
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To: RoosterRedux

Trayvon Riots?

Whoda Thunk It!?


20 posted on 07/16/2013 10:28:02 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (If youÂ’re happy and you know it clank your chains!)
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To: wny
For Al Sharpton and Jesse, these protest might be nothing more than a demonstration of their power (and hence their increased power to extort contributions from businesses), but for Obama this is something entirely different.

For Obama, this is terrorism (yes, islamic terrorism) by proxy, by agency.

It doesn't matter who it is that terrorizes...it just matters that the country IS terrorized and weakened.

A weaker, shakier country makes it just that much easier for islam to make inroads.

And the communists are also beneficiaries of these protests and of terrorism in general. They too need the system weakened.

It is funny how none in the Black community notice how important it is to the Communist agenda to keep blacks poor and illiterate. They are easier to manipulate when they can't even read cursive and are dependent on government handouts. Just toss them a free phone and some other stuff, and you have their vote in the next election. And they can be provoke to riot on cue when the time is right.

21 posted on 07/16/2013 10:28:10 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (You can't eat Sharia)
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To: RoosterRedux

These are Obama’s kids.


22 posted on 07/16/2013 10:28:57 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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23 posted on 07/16/2013 10:29:47 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: RoosterRedux

Prayers up for this brave waiter.


24 posted on 07/16/2013 10:32:09 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved! -Ps80)
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To: RoosterRedux

Store owners in that area should have a 12 guage and lots of shotshells handy. Buckshot.

A waiter in a private business taking a hammer, A HAMMER, to the face? The person who did this is an animal and needs to be put down.


25 posted on 07/16/2013 10:37:23 AM PDT by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: RoosterRedux

Obama’s America..and if that waiter had a gun and shot the prick he would probably be in jail right now for defending himself


26 posted on 07/16/2013 10:43:18 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: RoosterRedux

I forsee future murder trials of a black defendant and white victim, where the jury is made up of mostly Blacks just as in the OJ trial. And the result will be the same. The verdict will be not guilty and considered payback for Travon Martin.

Interview: William Hodgman

As assistant district attorney for the city of Los Angeles, Willliam Hodgman was one of the lead prosecutors, arguing pretrial motions and working on the jury selection process.

How do you explain the images of the black community rejoicing at the O.J. acquittal?

I think it can be summed up in four words: payback for Rodney King.

The afternoon after the verdicts came in, I was in my office, and after having spent time briefly with the Brown family, more time with the Goldman family, attempting to console them as well as console the junior members of our own team who were quite distraught over the verdicts, ... there was a knock at the door, and a couple deputy sheriffs came in. They had been with the group of deputies who had transported the jurors who had been sequestered out to a sheriff substation to be released back to their loved ones and boyfriends and others. And they described the scene as joyous, high-fiving, smiles, laughter, hugs. And these two deputies told me, they said: “Bill, you guys never had a chance. We were standing there in the parking lot, and all we could hear was, ‘That was payback for Rodney King. That was payback for Rodney King.’”

As assistant district attorney for the city of Los Angeles, Willliam Hodgman was one of the lead prosecutors, arguing pretrial motions and working on the jury selection process. However, in late January 1995, he took on a less prominent role due to health reasons. In this interview, he explains the prosecution’s reasons for making Simpson’s domestic violence a key part of their case — and one that had little impact on the jury — as well as their decision to use Detective Mark Fuhrman, despite knowing about his previous racist remarks. Hodgman discusses how, in retrospect, he might have handled the case differently, but feels that it probably would have mattered little in the end. He believes the public, and possibly the jurors, were seeking “payback.” “This is cognitive dissonance: this feeling, this sentiment that somehow the score was going to be even by acquitting O.J.,” Hodgman tells FRONTLINE. “I have no idea if those jurors … felt that maybe O.J. did it, but that they were simply going to let him go — a jury nullification — or, if they really carefully deliberated and felt that somehow the evidence was inadequate.” This interview was conducted on April 4, 2005.

What was the O.J. Simpson trial all about? Was this just a murder trial, or was it something else as well?

... I’ve often likened the O.J. Simpson case to a perfect storm, a crashing together of these external

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/oj/interviews/hodgman.html


27 posted on 07/16/2013 10:43:33 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Gene Eric

Same like minded tribe.


28 posted on 07/16/2013 10:47:24 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: RoosterRedux

Link in article

http://www.insidebayarea.com/breaking-news/ci_23666564/protesters-takeover-i-880-oakland

“Officials said they had arrested nine
people, including one juvenile, on misdemeanor and felony charges ranging from assault with a deadly weapon to vandalism.”

“Of the nine suspects arrested, three were Oakland residents, according to Oakland police Officer Johnna Watson.”

Bet this is by professional outside Commie/Anarchist agitators. OBOTS


29 posted on 07/16/2013 10:49:33 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Made In The USA
Store owners in that area should have a 12 guage and lots of shotshells handy. Buckshot.

No. Buckshot is for wimps. Mo betta:

The .65 cal ball leads and goes right through a leather jacket.

30 posted on 07/16/2013 10:58:30 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: RoosterRedux

You know, if the waiter was Gay - we could watch an episode of “Dueling Minorities”.


31 posted on 07/16/2013 11:00:37 AM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: RoosterRedux

The city will probably reward the rioters in the form of additional outreach and programs to funnel more money to the minorities. The crackers will get to pay for it all, of course.


32 posted on 07/16/2013 11:31:41 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: LostInBayport

These leftist mad dogs of every color have been emboldened for fifty years. It is time to speak up to them. America is finally seeing what has been growing like a cancer for the past 40 to 50 years. Even low information voters are starting to see what is happening.

The election of Barack Hussein Obama is the both the peak and the beginning of the end of the leftists’ agenda. They reached the top of the mountain when they elected Obama and now they are showing their true colors in everything they do. Rest assured many Americans who have not been paying much attention or have been trusting the main stream media have just had their eyes opened.


33 posted on 07/16/2013 11:51:35 AM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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“Fortunately Oakland and the San Francisco Bay Area has strict gun control, and the “activist” was unharmed.”

I can see more than a few in the Bay Area more concerned about how the blunt object survived the encounter than concerned about the innocent waiter.


34 posted on 07/16/2013 3:27:51 PM PDT by OldNewYork (Biden '13. Impeach now.)
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To: builder
The city Of Oakland, basically has condoned this type of behavior during protests. They actually tacitly promote many of these protests.

More than that, the City of Oakland, Berkley, University of California (entirety), BART, Richmond, Alameda County and San Francisco, punish, demote, suspend, fire and prosecute police officers and deputies that take the most minor enforcement actions against Negro thug criminals and Occupy rioters.

It is indicative of the subservience to Marxists of the law enforcement community that they just don't quit and tell the slime politicians running these municipalities to deal with the rioters themselves.

35 posted on 07/16/2013 3:40:12 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: OldNewYork
I can see more than a few in the Bay Area more concerned about how the blunt object survived the encounter than concerned about the innocent waiter.

The waiter may be partly at fault if he was intelligent enough to evaluate the character of his community and he chose to stay there and go out amongst them.

36 posted on 07/16/2013 3:43:29 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Obama’s America..and if that waiter had a gun and shot the prick he would probably be in jail right now for defending himself

I can confirm that you are correct.

The prosecution would be particularly vicious, and the police would bend over backwards to assist the prosecutor.

37 posted on 07/16/2013 3:48:50 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Navy Patriot

“The waiter may be partly at fault if he was intelligent enough to evaluate the character of his community and he chose to stay there and go out amongst them.”

As Americans, all of America is ours. Maybe then, by that line of thought, he should have just moved out of the country entirely?


38 posted on 07/16/2013 3:48:54 PM PDT by OldNewYork (Biden '13. Impeach now.)
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To: Navy Patriot

Oak waiter: “I just couldn’t picture another person looking a person in the eye & cracking him in the face w/ a hammer”

We dont live in the United States of America anymore, its mob rule, and the Obama Administration has given the green light to all blacks that its OK to harm as many white people as possible


39 posted on 07/16/2013 3:51:32 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: RoosterRedux

None of the stinking media reporting this. No. I haven’t seen this on FOX either.


40 posted on 07/16/2013 3:57:49 PM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: RoosterRedux

I don’t know what it is about that Blaze site but it takes forever to download and forever to navigate it...........and the videos? Forget it....


41 posted on 07/16/2013 4:18:10 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (I don't have a bucket list but my fuc$it list is a mile long)
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To: OldNewYork
As Americans, all of America is ours. Maybe then, by that line of thought, he should have just moved out of the country entirely?

Historically Marxist (or theft based) utopias only collapse and die when the producers either leave, quit or die.

42 posted on 07/16/2013 4:28:11 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: RoosterRedux

And what did the waiter have to do with Trayvon’s death? Kudos to the instigators who are provoking these punks.


43 posted on 07/16/2013 4:37:01 PM PDT by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: RoosterRedux

Just another ASSAULT that goes unprosecuted. Leading to more Zimmermans.


44 posted on 07/16/2013 4:47:03 PM PDT by The Toll
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To: Hot Tabasco

The Blaze is Glenn Beck’s site IIRC.


45 posted on 07/16/2013 4:48:07 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (You can't eat Sharia)
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To: Gene Eric
A bit after the riots, it turns out that Reginal Denney ended up recuperating at his brother's home just around the corner from where we lived at the time..........he'd just bought a big dually settlement truck with vanity plates that read: I B A RIOT

He'd walk around the yard, with as Ms. Jeantel might put it, a "that's retarded, sir" grin about him.

46 posted on 07/16/2013 4:57:02 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (Piffle....)
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To: wny

Where is Paul Kersey when ya need him????


47 posted on 07/16/2013 4:59:10 PM PDT by 1217Chic
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To: RoosterRedux

Oakland is America’s crap hole.


48 posted on 07/16/2013 5:04:20 PM PDT by Amagi (Buying "Green" means purchasing inferior quality at increased cost.)
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To: ErnBatavia

If I’m not mistaken, he had permanent physical and brain damage, no?


49 posted on 07/16/2013 5:12:22 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Gene Eric

IIRC, yes...


50 posted on 07/16/2013 5:39:49 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (Piffle....)
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