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Learning from Rachel Jeantel
American Thinker ^ | August 3, 2013 | Leann Horrocks

Posted on 08/03/2013 3:29:49 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

To quote Nancy Pelosi, we can now see what's in the Zimmerman-Martin case "without the fog of the controversy". I think the biggest lesson to be learned was from Rachel Jeantel, a friend of Trayvon Martin that testified at the trial.

Rachel Jeantel has just had her 15 minutes. Predictable packaged responses full of defensive fury were covered very well by Thomas Lifson's AT article. The left has exhausted her value by attacking and chiding all white people about the racist thoughts they have decided we are feeling. They skipped the fact-gathering and evidence stage and went right for the punishment in a fawning and self-righteous defense of someone not really under attack. I have to hand it to libs, they stand by their own and as long as anyone remembers the girl's name, she will be one of their own. Their message regarding Ms. Jeantel is

"You didn't see what you think you saw"

"You didn't hear what you think you heard"

"I'll tell you what you saw and heard"

We hardly ever bother to listen these voices anymore. We shouldn't turn away from this young woman, though, because she illustrates something so clearly. She doesn't live in "another world" as her defenders claim, she lives in a prison.

Ms. Jeantel knows who she is and has a reputation to uphold in her social circle. Like many young people these days, she doesn't realize that her personal tweets that define and characterize her are indelible. Apparently, after The Smoking Gun (TSG) tried to reach some of her twitter followers, someone, perhaps her, thought she should "scrub" her account. This is a fool's errand. TSG listed in its article on June 26 all the tweets she tried to delete. Her language is colorful....

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: jessejackson; racheljeantel; trayvon; zimmerman

1 posted on 08/03/2013 3:29:49 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That’s retartet ser.


2 posted on 08/03/2013 3:31:53 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (Inbred, pedophile-worshipping, misogynists (mozlums) offend me.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Man, can’t wait for those “all Obama” fetch the race decked juries of “social justice”. (Sarc off)


3 posted on 08/03/2013 3:32:33 PM PDT by lavaroise
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The most important thing that can be learned from Rachel Jeantel is the importance of getting an education.


4 posted on 08/03/2013 3:37:51 PM PDT by South40
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I will have folks in my office who use colloquialisms and I will just say , what does that mean?


5 posted on 08/03/2013 3:39:32 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And she’ll vote next time.


6 posted on 08/03/2013 3:39:37 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

PROFOUND! Seriously...great article!


7 posted on 08/03/2013 3:40:04 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Liberals' first line of defense is emotion...the fall back position is specious reasoning.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That’s a good article. Worth reading it all.


8 posted on 08/03/2013 3:40:16 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: South40

And the importance of being able to decipher cursive! ;)


9 posted on 08/03/2013 3:40:36 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Travis McGee

Several times, in fact.


10 posted on 08/03/2013 3:42:04 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

facts are old school/ feelings is new school law


11 posted on 08/03/2013 3:42:34 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: All

"If I had a sister, she'd look like Rachel Jeantel."

12 posted on 08/03/2013 3:46:22 PM PDT by Liz
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I imagine someday we will hear from her again, and it won’t be good news.


13 posted on 08/03/2013 3:47:19 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Rachel Jeantel, a friend of Trayvon Martin that testified at the trial

People are "whos" and "whoms". Things are "thats". Rachel Jeantel is arguably a person.

14 posted on 08/03/2013 3:51:33 PM PDT by caveat emptor (!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bump for reference.


15 posted on 08/03/2013 3:59:09 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: caveat emptor
Yes, she is a person ... and her table is ready.
16 posted on 08/03/2013 4:00:54 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: 2ndDivisionVet
Hungie Hungie Hippo's :20sec
17 posted on 08/03/2013 4:22:19 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall With no one to raise him up; And I will set)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
1. We are reading this girl's tweets because we plucked her out of her comfort zone and put her in a fishbowl within our comfort zone, then threw her back. ...Yeah, back into the toilet bowl...

She is a humanoid, nothing more. Already lost because of the choices she, her mother, and the sperm donor that participated in creating her made. Multiply her by one million...ten million...and you have "da new skool" she be talkin' 'bout to Queers Morgan. And the way she talked to him--no fear! No respect! She and her community have been coddled by the Politically Cowered weenie white community for so long, she just knows she is right, even what she said made no sense whatsoever. And Queers, along with the audience, nodding their head in agreement harder and harder the more ridiculous her statements became...

She is the real racist. She wants nothing-nothing to do with anything white, unless she can't escape being subjected to it via viral video, guest star appearance on a black artist's music video, or movie... She will take the (predominately) white man's money through gummint services, live off the (predominately) white man's work and innovation, and tear apart and waste, piece by piece, the material wealth of the producers of society when it all comes crashing down. Then when the golden goose is slaughtered, and all the cheesy poofs and grape drink are gone from the shelves...she still won't know what is going on. But she and her neighbors (if they haven't killed each other already) will know who to blame.

18 posted on 08/03/2013 4:36:01 PM PDT by Captainpaintball (Maybe we DON'T wish to keep our Republic, Mr. Franklin!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I learned what “whoop azz” is.


19 posted on 08/03/2013 4:41:08 PM PDT by Argus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Jesse Jackson told Harris Faulkner of Fox News (a woman he should not mess with), that "Trayvon didn't get a jury of his peers".

Dead people make lousy jurors.

Usually results in a hung jury, since they won't vote. Chicago notwithstanding.

20 posted on 08/03/2013 4:46:52 PM PDT by gitmo ( If your theology doesn't become your biography it's useless.)
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To: gitmo

A jury of the defendents peers.


21 posted on 08/03/2013 4:47:33 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: rawcatslyentist

Great game. Used to play it at parties. As a high school senior.


22 posted on 08/03/2013 4:50:56 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: bicyclerepair

Dat’s duh probem. It all has to do with speach Sybrina has a degree in English and still does not properly enunciate words. Even those with law degrees use the ghetto pronunciation to show they too are part of the group

Whites from Appalachia face the same challenge. If a person wants to be successful at a professional level, they must work on imitating the speach of the national TV media .
It’s a fact not a choice !
Otherwise they a relegated to the ghetto of their youth


23 posted on 08/03/2013 4:51:36 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then)
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To: GeronL

Not according to JJ.


24 posted on 08/03/2013 4:53:46 PM PDT by gitmo ( If your theology doesn't become your biography it's useless.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
It is a system that deassimilates its members from most paths toward the success this country offers and moves them into islands of limits. It is a prison that saps your life away before you know it.

Love that passage from this article, and a lot more needs to be said on this topic.
25 posted on 08/03/2013 5:05:56 PM PDT by zencycler
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To: hoosiermama

“...they must work on imitating the speach of the national TV media.”

The Limey accent or the Hispanic inflection?


26 posted on 08/03/2013 5:09:37 PM PDT by Zuse
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All
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27 posted on 08/03/2013 5:11:13 PM 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: Zuse

That depends on where you live. When I lived in CA for a while was repeatedly asked which part of the South I came from. Even living an hour north of Louisville we still have a bit of that southern twang. Someone who moves in from the REGION— NorthWest IN near Chicago — stick out
We all need a bit of “the rain in Spain stays mainly on the plain”.

What is accepted in our small towns/community is different then the language of Corporate/professional world but is acceptable locally .


28 posted on 08/03/2013 5:24:10 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
When she walked back into her home environment after her brief stint in our spotlight, she went back to a downward spiral of lost promise where her biggest accomplishment will probably be motherhood.

Procreation, yes but don't call that motherhood.

29 posted on 08/03/2013 5:31:30 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (FReepers! Support business that support conservatism. PM me to learn of a good one.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

what blacks don’t understand about white people, cause they are not white, is that we qctually empoly our god-given common sense and we also understand when people express double standards but think they don’t.


30 posted on 08/03/2013 5:45:14 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: South40

i think it’s that doing a little whoopass on another for either dissing them or being gay - basically for any assinine ssumptions by the black aggressor - is totally culturally fine with blacks like tryavon and her.


31 posted on 08/03/2013 5:49:19 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How many abortions has she had?

How many of her bastards does her mother mind?


32 posted on 08/03/2013 5:51:31 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: Travis McGee

at least once she will, probably’more.


33 posted on 08/03/2013 5:52:26 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Jesse Jackson is just one of many race-obsessed people in the spotlight these days.”

Yes, and Mr. Hymietown knows what a sham this mess is. Simply put, had George Zimmerman’s name been Jorge Garcia, Trayvon would be dead and forgotten. Because George’s last name is Zimmerman, the white Hispanic scheme worked, and Jesse got his Jew. In this case, the color of his skin is all in his name. Had George pulled a Geraldo or an Obama earlier in his life, we wouldn’t have suffered the displeasure of meeting Rachel Jeantel.


34 posted on 08/03/2013 5:56:49 PM PDT by pallis
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To: caveat emptor
You know who would REALLY LIKE Rachel Jeantel ?


35 posted on 08/03/2013 6:46:57 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

According to the mainstream press, Sarah Palin is an idiot, and Rachel Jeantel is a genius; a deep well of intellect that we just can’t fathom.

It’s another bellwether as to how far we have fallen.


36 posted on 08/03/2013 7:52:05 PM PDT by TheGipperWasRight
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I want to word this carefully because this is a difficult concept to explain. I used to work in a correctional facility. I classified and counseled prisoners. I held disciplinary hearings when they broke rules. I adjudicated disputes when they had grievances.

Like most correctional facilities ours was about 50% black so I had a lot of experience dealing with black men in custody.

One of the biggest problems on the outside is that they are of no use to anyone. They have no skills. No work ethic. No ambition. They have no value. Understand this, many were fine people even though they were in prison. Many I enjoyed talking to. But on the outside they had no value to anyone.

Once I was talking to a group of them about slavery and one of them said that at least as slaves someone valued them. They were worth something. This struck me as an amazing insight. Now understand, I am not trying to justify slavery. I am noting that this black man pointed out that as slaves they got sold for money. Someone valued them enough to pay for them. Now, as free men, no one would pay anything for them. They have no value.

It is tough to live your life when you know you are not an asset but a liability. Beneath all of the umma-chuckin and mau-mauing many know this. Deep down they know it.

It is sad. So sad and depressing, that I got out of that line of work as quickly as I could.


37 posted on 08/03/2013 8:16:34 PM PDT by Random Access
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To: Random Access

Good post.


38 posted on 08/03/2013 8:41:09 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: caveat emptor

Yes, looks like a cross between a toad and milk keg.


39 posted on 08/03/2013 9:37:20 PM PDT by cunning_fish
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To: Random Access; Jet Jaguar
One of the biggest problems on the outside is that they are of no use to anyone. They have no skills. No work ethic. No ambition. They have no value. Understand this, many were fine people even though they were in prison. Many I enjoyed talking to. But on the outside they had no value to anyone.

I recognize your insight. I and my wife visited Chicago from Canada years ago. I lost my way and stopped to consult a map while parked. A black gentleman pulled up beside me and flashed a badge. He smiled and said "please move on." He inferred it was not healthy. I said "you are an ambassador"- he was an off duty fireman and said "once a fireman, always a fireman". Many the time I have quelled racist thoughts because of that man.

We turned onto Jackson Blvd and kept going. Later on I mused, as I saw the run down conditions of buildings and the numerous liquor stores, what a program of trade education could do. Enough work for years for roofers, electricians, painters, and not least, day labourers.

I remember the cold harshness of working class life in my native England just after WW2. Inept youths were driven hard. That system that I detested, never gave me a chance to give up and do nothing. I now see that it was a good thing.

Excuse the ramble, but the line "no use to anybody" touched off a distant memory.

40 posted on 08/03/2013 9:55:11 PM PDT by Peter Libra
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To: bicyclerepair
That’s retartet ser.

Who ast you? If we wants yo opinin, we'll axe you fo it....

41 posted on 08/04/2013 3:41:43 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: Random Access

“Someone valued them enough to pay for them. Now, as free men, no one would pay anything for them. They have no value. It is tough to live your life when you know you are not an asset but a liability. Beneath all of the umma-chuckin and mau-mauing many know this. Deep down they know it.”

I think their way of thinking is a load of crap — a cop-out to avoid working. Every person has a choice to become decent, valuable, and an asset to the community. It’s a matter of taking responsibility for the path of your own life. We have so many (conservative, usually) examples of black people who have started life in the ghettos and become amazing success stories. Basically, “ya gotta wanna”. It’s easier to be a lazy criminal than a motivated, contributing member of society. (IMHO)


42 posted on 08/04/2013 3:58:10 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam (I feel much better since I gave up hope.)
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