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Detroit City Council talks Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman and outrage over youth violence
MLive ^ | July 23, 2013 | Khalil AlHajal

Posted on 07/23/2013 11:38:56 AM PDT by kevcol


Detroit City Council member JoAnn Watson on Tuesday introduced a resolution supporting the U.S. Justice Department's investigation into the Florida slaying of Trayvon Martin. Federal investigators are looking into whether or not George Zimmerman violated the teen's civil rights when he followed him in his gated neighborhood out of suspicion, leading to an altercation and the fatal shooting.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: blackkk; blackrage; chapter9; corruption; detroit; florida; georgezimmerman; joannwatson; michigan; rosemaryaquillina; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
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Nice to see the Detroilet City Council taking care of important business...
1 posted on 07/23/2013 11:38:56 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

I wondered where Miss Cleo ended up...


2 posted on 07/23/2013 11:40:52 AM PDT by Buffalo Bob
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To: kevcol

Idiots. Black kids are being slaughtered by other black kids in American cities and these morons are wasting time on this.


3 posted on 07/23/2013 11:40:55 AM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: kevcol

no bailout money for Detroit!

They’re in denial that their problems stem from their own BLACK community.


4 posted on 07/23/2013 11:41:18 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: kevcol

Was the resolution written in cursive?


5 posted on 07/23/2013 11:42:12 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: kevcol

“People believe what they want to believe”

Perfect saying for this situation and how con men get away with cons.


6 posted on 07/23/2013 11:42:18 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: kevcol

Part of the deal Obama made with Detroit for the Bail out


7 posted on 07/23/2013 11:42:27 AM PDT by molson209
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To: Lurker
Black kids are being slaughtered by other black kids in American cities and these morons are wasting time on this.

It's easier to pass meaningless resolutions than it is to tackle the problems facing the city.

8 posted on 07/23/2013 11:42:36 AM PDT by 0.E.O
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To: kevcol

Will Detroit boycott Florida? It’s a pressing matter.


9 posted on 07/23/2013 11:42:37 AM PDT by windcliff
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To: kevcol
when will Joann Drop her SLAVE NAME??






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10 posted on 07/23/2013 11:42:47 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Macabre Crumpet of Caucasian Ethnicity)
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To: kevcol

There are humans left in Detroit?

Who knew!?


11 posted on 07/23/2013 11:42:49 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (The Tipline for Zimmerman's Inquisition is: Sanford.florida@usdoj.gov ... Use it.)
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To: kevcol

Yeah, the Detroit City Council is really in a position to be offering advice to anyone about anything.


12 posted on 07/23/2013 11:43:04 AM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: kevcol

Antonio West - nuff said!!!


13 posted on 07/23/2013 11:43:27 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: kevcol

Good heavens - no wonder Detroit is going bankrupt.


14 posted on 07/23/2013 11:43:27 AM PDT by MEGoody (You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: kevcol
Chapter 9.

5.56mm

15 posted on 07/23/2013 11:43:29 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: kevcol

Is she still being paid?


16 posted on 07/23/2013 11:44:09 AM PDT by Mark (Obama is more confused than a hungry baby in a topless bar)
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To: windcliff
Apparently - this was from the Detroit "Trayvon Protest"

17 posted on 07/23/2013 11:44:11 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: 0.E.O

This is issue advocacy on the part of city council, meant to telegraph to the keepers of the bailout purse that the city council is ready for orders.


18 posted on 07/23/2013 11:44:50 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Yes a few humans left in the city but obviously none on the city council.


19 posted on 07/23/2013 11:46:04 AM PDT by tatown ("So a Hispanic shoots a black and is acquited by women, but it's still white men's fault.")
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To: kevcol

Detroit would go bankrupt just trying to feed that woman.

I guess they don’t have enough to worry about they want to hang a Hispanic.


20 posted on 07/23/2013 11:46:35 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Buffalo Bob
I wondered where Miss Cleo ended up...

She didn't "see" the bankruptcy of her city comin', mon.
21 posted on 07/23/2013 11:47:31 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: kevcol
George Zimmerman violated the teen's civil rights when he followed him in his gated neighborhood out of suspicion...

So this would be different if he just happened to be walking in the same general direction as Trayvon? Is walking in the same direction as black people against the law now? Wow! I better watch out where I walk then. Say I am walking uptown and a black person is in front of me, what is the legal limit before I must change direction? One block? Two blocks?

22 posted on 07/23/2013 11:47:44 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: kevcol

“..violated the teen’s civil rights when he followed him in his gated neighborhood out of suspicion..”

How does this violate the teen’s rights????


23 posted on 07/23/2013 11:48:40 AM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
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To: kevcol

only 2 showed up and were white ? It’s what happens when siblings breed


24 posted on 07/23/2013 11:50:17 AM PDT by molson209
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To: kevcol

JoAnn Watson doesn’t need a pension.


25 posted on 07/23/2013 11:51:25 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Venturer; All
Actually, the Detroit City Council may have stumbled on a brilliant solution tot eh city's fiscal problems.

Remember "The Mouse that Roared," the brilliant satire that became an equally funny movie starring Peter Sellers, about the Duchy of Grand Fenwick that declares war on the US because they want to avail themselves of the largesse that America always bestows on the countries that it defeats in war.

Well, Detroit just needs to declare war on Florida..send a few busloads of the brothers down to invade Palm Beach..maybe occupy Trump's house, and then sit back and wait for the oranges, and the "juice" to flow up north..

26 posted on 07/23/2013 11:53:13 AM PDT by ken5050 (Due to all the WH scandals, MSNBC is changing its slogan from "Lean Forward" to "BOHICA")
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To: Lurker
Idiots. Black kids are being slaughtered by other black kids in American cities and these morons are wasting time on this.

Someone on the Council brought up up this very point, but Ms Watson was having none of that:

“We need to have that same level of outrage with respect to the black on black crime that takes place in our community,” Councilman Kenneth Cockrel Jr. said. “How many people were shot — maybe even shot and killed this past weekend in the city — mostly likely by folks who look just like them?”

Watson said there are many events held regularly to address violence in Detroit. “Because the so-called major media does not cover all of the expressions does not mean it does not happen,” she said. “So that’s not correct.”
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27 posted on 07/23/2013 11:54:00 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

Obviously this is at he behest of the governing conservatives....you know, the ones that ran Detroit for the past 50 years according to MSNBC.


28 posted on 07/23/2013 11:57:36 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
Maybe they would like to talk about now former city council president Charles Pugh. Seems that he has some unexplained expenditures and other questions to answer.

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29 posted on 07/23/2013 11:58:53 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: kevcol

And after that photo was snapped, they both ran to their Prius and got back to Sterling Heights before the sun set.


30 posted on 07/23/2013 11:59:02 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: kevcol

Obviously didn’t get or understand the memo from the ACLU.


31 posted on 07/23/2013 11:59:48 AM PDT by meatloaf
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To: kevcol

Theres 400 pounds of genius right there!


32 posted on 07/23/2013 12:00:10 PM PDT by subterfuge (CBS NBC ABC FOX AP-- all no different than Pravda.)
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To: kevcol

The Detroit City Council is now powerless to do anything anyway since being taken over by the state of Michigan and an Emergency Manager.

So the remaining council members who haven’t ‘disappeared’ or quit have nothing to do so they will continue what they have always done, and that is carrying on Mayor Coleman Young’s racist policies and continue to drive ALL COLORS out of the city.

And yes, Monic Conyers is still in federal prison.


33 posted on 07/23/2013 12:00:28 PM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: kevcol

I’m just sure that Detroit City Council member JoAnn Watson introduced resolutions supporting U.S. Justice Department investigations into Detroit government, union, contractor hanky-panky.


34 posted on 07/23/2013 12:00:36 PM PDT by polymuser ("We have a right to debate and disagree with any administration!" (HRC))
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To: kevcol

In sum - give us money, or we will burn what remains of our city!


35 posted on 07/23/2013 12:00:39 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: kevcol

Good Lord! Is there any wonder why Detroit got flushed down the toilet?!!!


36 posted on 07/23/2013 12:00:55 PM PDT by technically right
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To: kevcol

You have to realize that the City Council has become so insignificant in the city of Detroit that they are trying everything to get some recognition. Nobody here in the Detroit area pays any attention to her or the rest of them.
It is obvious that they are missing their trips to see how other cities are doing.


38 posted on 07/23/2013 12:01:43 PM PDT by kempster
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39 posted on 07/23/2013 12:05:12 PM PDT by timestax
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To: Steve_Seattle

“Yeah, the Detroit City Council is really in a position to be offering advice to anyone about anything.”

They have just effectively proven that they are doubling down on stupid. You know. Typical leftist behavior.


40 posted on 07/23/2013 12:05:18 PM PDT by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie)
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To: kevcol

Wow! Could that couple be any (I was going to say ‘whiter’) stupider?

They seem to be so open-minded that their brains long ago leaked out onto their Birkenstocks.


41 posted on 07/23/2013 12:06:53 PM PDT by Quality_Not_Quantity (Liars use facts when the truth doesn't suit their purposes.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Next thing you know, the left will outlaw Neighborhood Watch programs altogether.


42 posted on 07/23/2013 12:09:08 PM PDT by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie)
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To: kevcol

Loons...complete subhuman loons.


43 posted on 07/23/2013 12:12:01 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: kevcol

The Detroit City Council fiddles while Detroit burns.


44 posted on 07/23/2013 12:15:26 PM PDT by windsorknot (>>>)
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Next thing you know, the left will outlaw Neighborhood Watch programs altogether.

That wouldn't surprise me at all. I'm sure they'd make exceptions for organizations that they perceive as like-minded, such as the "Guardian Angels".

45 posted on 07/23/2013 12:16:34 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: kevcol

There is no reason to bail out Detroit; there is no intelligent life left in the immediate area.

This overfed twit, like that genius Jeantel, is upright, babbling proof that modern man did indeed come out of africa...and left the stupid behind.


46 posted on 07/23/2013 12:16:38 PM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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“Federal investigators are looking into whether or not George Zimmerman violated the teen’s civil rights when he followed him in his gated neighborhood out of suspicion, leading to an altercation and the fatal shooting.”

She’s cracking me up. She’s done such a great job that Detroit is now filing bankruptcy. And what the heck is all of this “it takes a village” garbage from the left? Either Trayvon was a child or he wasn’t.


47 posted on 07/23/2013 12:16:59 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: windcliff

They have no money to spend there anyway.


48 posted on 07/23/2013 12:17:18 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: kevcol
Two fun facts about the city council:

(1) Now that the city is bankrupt, they are completely and utterly powerless. They do even more nothing than they were previously doing.

(2) City councilmen do not represent specific districts of the city, they are elected at large. They have no specific constituency to serve.

49 posted on 07/23/2013 12:17:28 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: timestax

Target Rich Environment


50 posted on 07/23/2013 12:21:16 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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