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Dueling Trayvon Martin protests collide in River Oaks
Houston Chronicle ^ | July 21, 2013 | Jayme Fraser

Posted on 07/21/2013 5:10:28 PM PDT by kevcol

The demonstration for Martin came to a climax when the dueling protests met at the corner of Shepherd and Gray. Police crowded the street between both groups as each side erupted in shouts with signs waving and hands in the air.

Some of the roughly 80 counter-protesters, who largely felt justice was served in the Zimmerman ruling, chanted, "Go home racists!"

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: blackrage; georgezimmerman; holder; houston; riveroaks; trayvonmartin; tryavonstroops; zimmerman
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1 posted on 07/21/2013 5:10:28 PM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

Gee, now I wonder who started the violence, hmmmmmmm


2 posted on 07/21/2013 5:12:15 PM PDT by DanielRedfoot (Creepy Ass Cracker)
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To: DanielRedfoot

I say it was the horse.


3 posted on 07/21/2013 5:14:40 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: kevcol

What, no gunfire! ;-)


4 posted on 07/21/2013 5:15:28 PM PDT by doc1019 (Get our troops the hell out of the ME)
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To: kevcol

Bet both Starbucks were busy!


5 posted on 07/21/2013 5:15:54 PM PDT by Caliban (Politics is war conducted by other means...)
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To: kevcol

“Go home, racists!”

That should be the national response to all of these racists crybabies calling for any further persecution of the innocent man known as George Zimmerman.

It should also be the response to Eric Holder, known racist.

And it should also be the response to Barack Hussein Obama, known racist.


6 posted on 07/21/2013 5:21:48 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: kevcol

By tomorrow in the media narrative, this'll be the two sides facing off.

7 posted on 07/21/2013 5:25:47 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind each blade of grass.)
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To: kevcol

I see that instead of mass-printed signs, they have mass-printed T-shirts. A hat tip to the Freeper the other day who described these as “afro-turf” operations.


8 posted on 07/21/2013 5:27:04 PM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: kevcol

The case is over and the verdict is in. It’s time to move on to the next scene of Histrionics by the “oppressed” people of choler.


9 posted on 07/21/2013 5:27:25 PM PDT by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: jiggyboy

“I see that instead of mass-printed signs, they have mass-printed T-shirts”

Wanna bet it was taxpayer money that got them printed?


10 posted on 07/21/2013 5:29:51 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: kevcol

check out the aspiring race baiter in the suit pretending like the horse is trying to trample him. Great photo op.


11 posted on 07/21/2013 5:31:42 PM PDT by RC one
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To: kevcol; All

and quoting Forest Gump as well!!!


12 posted on 07/21/2013 5:32:36 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: kevcol

Here is a link to local tweets and pictures from this event:

http://blog.chron.com/newswatch/2013/07/houstons-pictures-tweets-on-river-oaks-protest/?cmpid=hpfc


13 posted on 07/21/2013 5:34:43 PM PDT by ruralvoter
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To: RC one
check out the aspiring race baiter in the suit pretending like the horse is trying to trample him. Great photo op.

actually FRiend, that's a well accomplished race baiter: Quanell X.
14 posted on 07/21/2013 5:35:19 PM PDT by kevcol
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To: jiggyboy; All
no- the commies had mass printed signs as well:


15 posted on 07/21/2013 5:36:44 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: kevcol

Oh man, I sort of wish I’d have been there, but I know myself well enough to know that it would be better for me to not be there. I’m itching for a fight, and that would not help right now.


16 posted on 07/21/2013 5:38:55 PM PDT by meyer (What would John Hancock do?)
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To: ruralvoter
here's a good one, "If the head is split, you must acquit"

17 posted on 07/21/2013 5:39:29 PM PDT by kevcol
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To: Ditter

Ping for you.


18 posted on 07/21/2013 5:40:01 PM PDT by TheMom (Stressed spelled backwards is Desserts!)
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To: kevcol
If the head is split, you must acquit.

I love it.

19 posted on 07/21/2013 5:43:03 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: kevcol

They should have done all those signs in cursive.


20 posted on 07/21/2013 5:43:48 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: kevcol

Does anyone know how big the 2 groups were?


21 posted on 07/21/2013 5:44:29 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: kevcol

Good one!


22 posted on 07/21/2013 5:45:14 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: TheMom

Hi! :) Did you go?


23 posted on 07/21/2013 5:45:42 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: kevcol

24 posted on 07/21/2013 5:47:34 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: jiggyboy; freeangel
I posted this earlier in another thread where the same question was asked about the signs and t-shirts.

I have been to a fair number of demonstrations, and have noticed the stark difference in the way participants on both sides express themselves through both in-demonstration behavior, and the signs carried to express their point of view.

I took the time to document it a couple of years ago as shown below. I took two pictures, one showing a large gathering of liberals, and one showing a large gathering of conservatives.

Here is an example of what the liberal protesters carry when they want to make a point. This analysis was from the Antiwar protesters at The Gathering of Eagles on March 17, 2007. What you see in this picture is absolutely, 100% TYPICAL.

Here is an example of what the conservative protesters carry when THEY want to make a point. This analysis was from the Taxpayer March on Washington on 9/12/2009. What you see in this picture is absolutely, 100% TYPICAL.

Conservatives not only show wit and originality in the content of the materials they use to express themselves, but also spend time making them both readable and legible. They take pride in their handiwork, and they can do this because they have a deeper understanding of the issue at hand.

Liberals often have mass printed signs that lack originality and wit in an attempt to ensure everyone has a sign (created by someone else) that says something that the "someone else" want them to express. When you see liberals carrying their own handmade signs, they often look like this, poorly lettered and shallow in content:

I have seen this contrast over and over again. What I have concluded from this is that while liberals may have some form of conviction about a subject, it is because they want to believe something they have been told without thinking it through. Most of them have an "understanding" of an issue that is a foot wide and a fraction of an inch deep. They will doggedly stay within that framework regardless of facts and logic, and their expression of that viewpoint in their signs and banners illustrates a lack of depth, understanding and originality.

25 posted on 07/21/2013 5:47:39 PM PDT by rlmorel (Silence: The New Hate Speech)
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To: Ditter

They describe the pro-Zimmerman group as about 80. I didn’t see any count for the Trayvonistas. That would indicate there were considerably fewer of them, or the pro-Zimmerman group would have been described as being “vastly outnumbered”.


26 posted on 07/21/2013 5:48:21 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: tacticalogic

LOL! I think you are right.


27 posted on 07/21/2013 5:50:10 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: God luvs America

Ah yes. The Workers World Party.


28 posted on 07/21/2013 5:50:43 PM PDT by rlmorel (Silence: The New Hate Speech)
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To: kevcol

so he is. Too bad that horse didn’t trample his sorry a**.


29 posted on 07/21/2013 6:01:56 PM PDT by RC one
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To: Ditter
Hi back!

Did you go?

Oh hell no!

30 posted on 07/21/2013 6:12:26 PM PDT by TheMom (Stressed spelled backwards is Desserts!)
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To: ruralvoter
One of the posts at the site:

I have seen more excitement when Popeye's Chicken had a two for one special.

31 posted on 07/21/2013 6:12:29 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Elwood: Illinois Nazis.
Jake: I hate Illinois Nazis.


32 posted on 07/21/2013 6:29:13 PM PDT by muffaletaman (IMNSHO - I MIGHT be wrong, but I doubt it.)
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To: kevcol; Repeat Offender; GenXteacher; Nervous Tick; BlatherNaut; ColdOne; Marcella; snuffy smiff; ..

Can’t say it was unexpected.


33 posted on 07/21/2013 6:40:40 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work, You gotta earn them.)
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To: rlmorel

What’s your take on the two homemade signs with identical wording: “Sorry I had to be in the middle of your Black Panter Party.”?


34 posted on 07/21/2013 6:47:35 PM PDT by Lisbon1940
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To: kevcol
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JUST MY OPINION

35 posted on 07/21/2013 6:58:09 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Caliban
Bet both Starbucks were busy!

Isn't one of them a drive-thru only? LOL.

36 posted on 07/21/2013 7:03:00 PM PDT by Spirochete (Does the FedGov have the attributes of a legitimate government?)
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To: TheMom

I knew you were a smart girl the first time I met you! :)


37 posted on 07/21/2013 7:19:29 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: ruralvoter

Thank-you for the local tweets and opinions.


38 posted on 07/21/2013 7:22:47 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: rlmorel

I have had this observation, having gone to many tea party events with the libs on the other side of the street. Thank-you for this very good analysis with pictures and proof.


39 posted on 07/21/2013 7:25:53 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: rlmorel

I have had this observation, having gone to many tea party events with the libs on the other side of the street. Thank-you for this very good analysis with pictures and proof.


40 posted on 07/21/2013 7:26:01 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: God luvs America

Imagine that—black commies showing up to the fraudulent protests ginned up by the black commie in DC (who also ginned up the whole kangaroo court prosecution in the first place).


41 posted on 07/21/2013 7:34:21 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: kevcol; RC one

Isn’t Quanell X the one who claimed the little 11 year old girl who was gang raped was just asking for it?


42 posted on 07/21/2013 7:54:41 PM PDT by Bodleian_Girl ("Progressive" is not a compliment folks....)
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To: meyer

>> Oh man, I sort of wish I’d have been there, but I know myself well enough to know that it would be better for me to not be there.

A giant +1 to that astute comment, brother.


43 posted on 07/21/2013 7:57:30 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Nervous Tick

A few years back I was attempting to cross the street after a town hall with my very conservative congressman, and there was the typical dolts out front with their signs and bullhorns...my friend literally had to drag me away to save me from getting myself in trouble.

These idiots just grate on me and I admit, I get fired up around them. I watched Breitbart in action one time, it was a thing of beauty. He really handled those fools with such a great demeanor.

I am thankful to see strong people out there standing for the truth and GZ. This has long since stopped being about GZ and I can’t even read anymore about the whole trial and this nonsense that followed.

Let’s have that chat about racism Holder, you filthy lying pos. Bring it on. I for one would attend any such forum were they ever to discuss this with facts and figures. Alas, I know it will never come to be.


44 posted on 07/21/2013 8:18:19 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44 ('Hey citizen, what's in YOUR closet?')
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To: Bodleian_Girl
Isn’t Quanell X the one who claimed the little 11 year old girl who was gang raped was just asking for it?

The 11-year-old Hispanic girl was gang-raped by 11 to 13 black men.

45 posted on 07/21/2013 8:20:49 PM PDT by Kennard
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To: Lisbon1940

LOL...GMTA I suppose...

I loved them, to be honest...:)


46 posted on 07/21/2013 9:11:02 PM PDT by rlmorel (Silence: The New Hate Speech)
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To: lulu16

You are most welcome. Most of us know this innately (I did) but documentation helps...


47 posted on 07/21/2013 9:12:11 PM PDT by rlmorel (Silence: The New Hate Speech)
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To: Lisbon1940

On reflection, they possibly thought it was clever, depending on the nature of the protest they might be in different areas, and hoped one of them would get on camera.

There is that kind of thought process sometimes.


48 posted on 07/21/2013 9:15:09 PM PDT by rlmorel (Silence: The New Hate Speech)
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To: JoeProBono

Is that Little Richard in the middle? I thought he was dead.


49 posted on 07/21/2013 9:16:17 PM PDT by Batman11 (Obama is not American.. he has no clue what it is to be American.)
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To: kevcol

Obama is proud.


50 posted on 07/21/2013 9:18:55 PM 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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