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Bill Cosby: George Zimmerman Acquittal Not About Race
breitbart.com ^ | July 18, 2013

Posted on 07/20/2013 2:43:15 PM PDT by grundle

Comedian Bill Cosby says the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Florida teen isn't about racism.

Cosby, an outspoken voice on cultural issues, says the recent trial did not prove that Zimmerman had racist motives at any point during his confrontation with Martin. That means race shouldn't be a part of the conversation regarding the case.

“Let’s not go into a racial discussion unless we really have something there,” he told radio hosts Domenick Nati and Nate Foutz.

Cosby also blasted the news media and said that he had stopped paying attention to “high-profile” court cases after the Casey Anthony murder trial because journalists were so convinced she would be found guilty and yet she was not....

Regarding the Zimmerman trial, Cosby said that he did not think the state of Florida was able to prove its case against him. “I found that the prosecution did not tell the story well. And they lost,” Cosby said.

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KEYWORDS: billcosby; blackkk; cosby; doctorwilliamcosby; florida; georgezimmerman; trayvonmartin
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1 posted on 07/20/2013 2:43:15 PM PDT by grundle
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To: grundle

I’m going to go get some pudding pops.


2 posted on 07/20/2013 2:44:27 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: grundle

The prosecution tried to tell “the story” well, it’s just that the defense had the “the truth” on their side.


3 posted on 07/20/2013 2:45:04 PM PDT by babyfreep
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To: grundle

The people protesting are the dumbest of the dumb, totally incapable of understanding much of anything.


4 posted on 07/20/2013 2:46:22 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: grundle

I wonder what Crosby’s take on President Dipstick’s comments was.


5 posted on 07/20/2013 2:46:56 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Zimmerman breaks Martin's nose/pounds his head on concrete? Does Martin's backers support Zimmerman?)
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To: grundle

A moment of clarity without regard to melanin.


6 posted on 07/20/2013 2:47:38 PM PDT by Bullish (Psalm 46)
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To: grundle
0bama did this. Racism was all but dead until he came along. Racists, both black and white, were anachronistic jokes five years ago. Sharpton and Jackson were all washed up and few people had a problem with blacks becoming front and center figures in all areas of American culture.

Gangsta culture notwithstanding.

These diehard race hustlers have staked their survival on convincing America that Gangsta Life is synonymous with black culture and that rejection of that criminal element is racist. 0bama has given that depraved premise the status that it needed to get traction.

Look at what happens when people like Bill Cosby and Charles Barkley speak out against supporting the idea that thug culture is OK. The race hustlers jump on them like a pack of wild dogs. Their aim is to equate thug culture with all blacks and use the Race Card to protect it.

This is part and parcel of the Progressive agenda to break down the rule of law.

7 posted on 07/20/2013 2:48:06 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

Blacks have a no snitch rule which also means a black is not to discuss the turd in the punch bowl...

The turd = black dysfunction...and the dysfunction is visible in everything we see around us...

The dysfunction always seems to roll back to violent behavior....

Speaking of violence and no snitching...why s it that 2 black males lured a black women to a roof to rape her, thow her off and the police are STILL looking for the named 2nd perp!!!


8 posted on 07/20/2013 2:58:06 PM PDT by Caliban (Politics is war conducted by other means...)
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To: Caliban

9 posted on 07/20/2013 2:59:20 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator

Not so fast on the pops: The racist former funny-man is saying Zimmerman walked because the prosecution blew its presentation. That’s not saying Zimmerman is innocent or anything.

He’s still looking at this “through black eyes.”


10 posted on 07/20/2013 3:01:48 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Justice for Trayvon: Dig up his body and shoot him again.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER; babyfreep
I saw an Afterburner with Bill Whittle today called The Lynching, and it explained the entire sad affair with clarity.
11 posted on 07/20/2013 3:02:50 PM PDT by LibertarianLiz
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To: DoughtyOne
I wonder what Cosby’s take on President Dipstick’s comments was.

I'm sure he found them excellent and perfect for the moment, just like everything else Obastard says and does.

12 posted on 07/20/2013 3:03:30 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Justice for Trayvon: Dig up his body and shoot him again.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

I was reading some black pop culture/entertainment site out of curiosity and they think TM did absolutely nothing wrong. I guess they think violently attacking someone is ok if they dare to look at you or follow your movements because you’re acting weird walking around their neighborhood. Low rent, ghetto mentality.


13 posted on 07/20/2013 3:04:18 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Caliban

Cosby and Barkley must have missed the memo. Allen West too. LOL


14 posted on 07/20/2013 3:04:56 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: Cyber Liberty

I think you are correct after thinking about it.

Can I still have pudding pops anyway?


15 posted on 07/20/2013 3:05:39 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: TigersEye

Excellent post.


16 posted on 07/20/2013 3:06:19 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: grundle

Bill Cosby - one of the few sane people out there. And don’t forget that his son was killed by a white guy (a Russian immigrant, IIRC).


17 posted on 07/20/2013 3:07:03 PM PDT by livius
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To: EEGator
I’m going to go get some pudding pops.

Damn straight.

18 posted on 07/20/2013 3:07:49 PM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: trisham

TY!


19 posted on 07/20/2013 3:08:08 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
0bama did this. Racism was all but dead until he came along. Racists, both black and white, were anachronistic jokes five years ago. Sharpton and Jackson were all washed up and few people had a problem with blacks becoming front and center figures in all areas of American culture.

What you said.

20 posted on 07/20/2013 3:09:02 PM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: EEGator

Yeah, they’re pretty good. And I don’t think this this racist azzhat has been peddling them for while anyway.

Enjoy, ol’ FRiend!


21 posted on 07/20/2013 3:12:43 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Justice for Trayvon: Dig up his body and shoot him again.)
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To: Jeff Winston

TY! Trying to define any cultural group by its criminal or fringe elements is disingenuous at best and 0bama has made it a template for advancing his political ambitions. The MSM and every Democrat followed right along with it. Racists were unwelcome caricatures of themselves until he and they did that.


22 posted on 07/20/2013 3:14:24 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: LibertarianLiz
I saw an Afterburner with Bill Whittle today called The Lynching, and it explained the entire sad affair with clarity.

I saw it too.Two things that struck me...things I didn't know until today were...1) that NoLimitsNigga posted on Twitter/Facebook comments on "lean" and his desire to find it and 2) that his autopsy showed signs of liver damage consistent with the heavy usage of one or more of the components of "lean".

Pretty powerful stuff,IMO.That and the comment that it's well established "symptoms" of lean usage are aggression and paranoia.

23 posted on 07/20/2013 3:16:26 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama Had A City It Would Look Like Detroit.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks grundle. Stopped Clock ping.

Twitter Explodes With Vulgar Racial Epithets Towards Bill Cosby and Charles Barkley
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3045216/posts


24 posted on 07/20/2013 3:17:11 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Yes, I had my hubby watch it and he came away shaking his head and said, “I didn’t know any of this stuff”. Well, of course he didn’t, the media had a narrative and they weren’t about to let the facts get in the way of it.


25 posted on 07/20/2013 3:23:55 PM PDT by LibertarianLiz
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To: Jeff Winston
I think I found my first pamphet

Nothing heavy .. but sharp and succinct


0bama did this.

Racism was all but dead until he came along. Racists, both black and white, were anachronistic jokes five years ago. Sharpton and Jackson were all washed up and few people had a problem with blacks becoming front and center figures in all areas of American culture.

26 posted on 07/20/2013 3:40:38 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof, but they're true.)
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To: livius

Thanks, I had forgotten about that very weird event. Made no sense, unless toy factored in homosexuality.


27 posted on 07/20/2013 3:48:28 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: babyfreep

I think it is time for the baby and child pictures to be removed entirely from the media. Let’s see some recent photos to put this into perspective. The 16 year olds of today are not the 16 year olds of 30 years ago.


28 posted on 07/20/2013 3:50:16 PM PDT by Maudeen (Proverbs 3:5-6)
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To: grundle

Cosby understands that race was not at all involved in the Zimmerman case and that what is happening is the professional race baiters are stirring up the old racial hatreds solely to keep themselves in power. Of course they are aided abetted by the race baiters in chief.


29 posted on 07/20/2013 3:58:24 PM PDT by The Great RJ (construction)
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To: TigersEye

Bill Cosby came out a few years ago against black men who don’t take the responsibility for their kids and families. He skewered them good and of course, was verbally beaten up for it.


30 posted on 07/20/2013 4:00:13 PM PDT by Catsrus (`)
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To: Catsrus
Bill Cosby suggests Republicans are racists

I remember his backing Obama by deriding others.

31 posted on 07/20/2013 4:04:50 PM PDT by Loud Mime (Liberal: A person who charges their grandchildren for today's party)
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To: Gay State Conservative

The lean info came out months ago with the no_limit moniker. I saw the autopsy report when it was first released and noted the liver damage.

So where’s the toxicology report? Did it find anything other than THC? Did they test for all possibilities.


32 posted on 07/20/2013 4:05:46 PM PDT by meatloaf
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To: meatloaf

We are not getting information about the skittle thing by the mainstream media or most talk shows (even conservative). If in fact he was on this concoction, his parents should stop this madness of honoring this misguided son and making him an icon.


33 posted on 07/20/2013 4:17:46 PM PDT by Maudeen (Proverbs 3:5-6)
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To: grundle

So says a white black man...


34 posted on 07/20/2013 4:18:51 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Well, he says there was no racial angle on this. I just wonder if he likes Obama trying to insinuate one here.


35 posted on 07/20/2013 4:20:07 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Zimmerman breaks Martin's nose/pounds his head on concrete? Does Martin's backers support Zimmerman?)
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To: meatloaf

PS. . . perhaps they need to interview the father or father’s girlfriend to see if there was a stash of cough medicine in the home.


36 posted on 07/20/2013 4:20:19 PM PDT by Maudeen (Proverbs 3:5-6)
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To: TigersEye

He has set us back decades!!


37 posted on 07/20/2013 4:22:23 PM PDT by viaveritasvita ("The One who reigns forever, He is a friend of mine, the G-d of angel armies, is always by my side.")
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To: DoughtyOne

I’m sure he would say Obastard isn’t insinuating a racial angle. He’s just telling us about his youth. With Russell.


38 posted on 07/20/2013 4:29:34 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Justice for Trayvon: Dig up his body and shoot him again.)
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To: snarkytart

It is standard operating procedure, just part of social interaction. If you beat up enough people you get to breed more females and beat on your chest.


39 posted on 07/20/2013 4:43:42 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: grundle

Once again, I’m sorry it had to be you, Dr. Cosby. But I’m glad it was you to say what needs to be said.


40 posted on 07/20/2013 4:44:16 PM PDT by stboz
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To: grundle

To some people, the truth is an irresistible force.


41 posted on 07/20/2013 4:55:07 PM PDT by Spok
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To: Cyber Liberty

But at least he cares what the evidence was. The rest don’t seem to even care about the evidence whatsoever. Zimmerman’s head injuries and the testimony of the EYEWITNESSES defy the story the race-baiters want us to believe. It’s awfully hard to prove that a guy who is getting his head pounded on the concrete and hysterically calling for help doesn’t need to defend himself. That’s the case in a nutshell, and those who claim otherwise are ignoring all the evidence.


42 posted on 07/20/2013 4:56:38 PM PDT by butterdezillion (,)
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But at least he cares what the evidence was.

Yes. Yes he does. And I should tip my hat to that, it got lost in my criticism of Bill Cosby. I have a lot of respect for what he has to say, but my inside knowledge of how he can be in real life jades me bit.

43 posted on 07/20/2013 5:12:56 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Justice for Trayvon: Dig up his body and shoot him again.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

My recollection is that Bill Cosby put up a reward for information to prove the Tawana Brawley hoax was on the up-and-up.

Which certainly disappointed ME.


44 posted on 07/20/2013 5:27:27 PM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion (“Liberalism” is a conspiracy against the public by wire-service journalism.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

This morning on CSpan I heard a caller say the prosecution threw the case on purpose.
There has to be a psychosis amongst the crowd.


45 posted on 07/20/2013 5:27:49 PM PDT by griswold3
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To: Cyber Liberty

Well that could be. I’d like to hear him address it.


46 posted on 07/20/2013 5:44:38 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Zimmerman breaks Martin's nose/pounds his head on concrete? Does Martin's backers support Zimmerman?)
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To: grundle
Bill Cosby: George Zimmerman Acquittal Not About Race

and...

Regarding the Zimmerman trial, Cosby said that he did not think the state of Florida was able to prove its case against him. “I found that the prosecution did not tell the story well. And they lost,” Cosby said.

Considering both of these things as a whole, and the fact that the prosecution did try to make its case a racial one, I'd venture to say that Cosby was pretty perceptive here.

What Cosby is saying is subtly presented, but it seems like at least he's showing some measure of understanding of the case and a willingness to speak counter to the black community's conventional "wisdom".

I'm sure, given the blistering criticism he is about to receive from his own community, that he may backpedal before too long, but it's good that his gut insights have been recorded. Same for Barkley. It's important that the black community see at least some alternative opinion within their own fold.

47 posted on 07/20/2013 6:31:17 PM PDT by sargon (I don't like the sound of these here Boncentration Bamps!)
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To: Catsrus

I remember that.


48 posted on 07/21/2013 12:28:03 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: Cyber Liberty
Not so fast on the pops: The racist former funny-man is saying Zimmerman walked because the prosecution blew its presentation. That’s not saying Zimmerman is innocent or anything. He’s still looking at this “through black eyes.”

Twisted "logic". He seems to be trying to calm the waters and is using verbiage that is designed to penetrate the pea-brains of those who want to go to war.

49 posted on 07/21/2013 3:34:56 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: Cyber Liberty

If he “lost” his black eyes, he would be labeled “Uncle Tom”. BC doesn’t want that.


50 posted on 07/21/2013 3:41:02 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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