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Lowell Observatory's Putnam wants to name asteroid for Trayvon Martin
Arizona Daily Sun ^ | Sept 5, 2013 | Eric Betz

Posted on 09/05/2013 9:04:17 AM PDT by kevcol

Albert Einstein. George Takei. Jerry Garcia.

All of those men and many others have had an asteroid named after them. And if William Lowell Putnam III, trustee of Lowell Observatory, has his way, another name will be added to that list: Trayvon Martin.

The retired broadcast executive, alpinist, author and Flagstaff resident believes that Martin has not received justice.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: alberteinstein; asteroids; georgezimmerman; lowellobservatory; space; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
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1 posted on 09/05/2013 9:04:17 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

I don’t think “Punk” is a good name.


2 posted on 09/05/2013 9:05:32 AM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: kevcol

OK but only if that means that NASA seriously looks at means of defending us from asteroid strikes.


3 posted on 09/05/2013 9:05:52 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: kevcol

will it crash into planet Zimmerman?


4 posted on 09/05/2013 9:06:20 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: kevcol

Dark and dead....yeah, it fits.


5 posted on 09/05/2013 9:06:58 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: kevcol
Putnam wants to name asteroid for Trayvon Martin

A cold, lifeless rock drifting in a dark endless void. Good call!

6 posted on 09/05/2013 9:07:10 AM PDT by dragonblustar
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To: kevcol

and what about the fat, useless gas of space debris called Rachel Jenteal?


7 posted on 09/05/2013 9:07:56 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: kevcol

You can’t make this stuff up truth is always stranger than fiction sometimes the jokes just write themselves did this come from The Onion?

I mean, holy cr@p!


8 posted on 09/05/2013 9:08:08 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: bmwcyle

I don’t think “Punk” is a good name.
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ROFLMAO! :-D


9 posted on 09/05/2013 9:08:35 AM PDT by Artcore
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To: kevcol

Whoever heard of an asteroid named Dumbass?


10 posted on 09/05/2013 9:08:59 AM PDT by Migraine (Diversity is great -- until it happens to YOU..)
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To: beethovenfan

“believes that Martin has not received justice.”

Yes, he did. He got Keltec’d.


11 posted on 09/05/2013 9:09:00 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: kevcol

Naming a worthless rock after a worthless thug.Now that’s a keeper.


13 posted on 09/05/2013 9:10:18 AM PDT by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: cripplecreek

My first question: Is it Earth crossing?


15 posted on 09/05/2013 9:11:12 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: kevcol

Well if you can’t be an astronaut, then be a asteroid.


16 posted on 09/05/2013 9:11:28 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Black Agnes

Thugaroid


17 posted on 09/05/2013 9:12:25 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: bmwcyle
Call it burglary tool or asteroid delinquent?

It was a tragedy what happened to Trayvon, but there should not be a political agenda attached to this, more a focus on his parents and what they caused to happen to their child without proper parenting.

18 posted on 09/05/2013 9:13:04 AM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: kevcol

This is perfect! Trayvon is Obama’s long lost son, Obama wants NASA to “go to an asteroid” — it all fits.


19 posted on 09/05/2013 9:14:45 AM PDT by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Rempublicam)
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To: puppypusher
"Naming a worthless rock after a worthless thug.Now that’s a keeper."

That is a keeper indeed. . . .

20 posted on 09/05/2013 9:15:31 AM PDT by DeaconRed (The Monkey is playing with a live hand grenade. He has NEVER seen one explode. . . .)
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To: Black Agnes

Will we have a responsibility to retreat?


21 posted on 09/05/2013 9:16:09 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: kevcol

Personally, I have a hemorrhoid named Trayvon . . .

It’s like that line from Caddyshack, “We’ve got a pool and a pond. The pond is better for you.”


22 posted on 09/05/2013 9:16:40 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: kevcol

Name the ‘Black Hole’ after him. Just sayin.


23 posted on 09/05/2013 9:22:15 AM PDT by duckman (I'm part of the group pulling the wagon!)
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To: cripplecreek

Probably our duty to just let it crush us without fighting back. After all, we deserve a little whup ass.


24 posted on 09/05/2013 9:22:48 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: kevcol

What a jerk.


25 posted on 09/05/2013 9:25:15 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: kevcol; SunkenCiv

If the asteroid threatens Earth, will we be allowed to shoot at it?


26 posted on 09/05/2013 9:28:32 AM PDT by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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To: kevcol

How about, say... 21052Purpledrank?


27 posted on 09/05/2013 9:32:11 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (My sweet talk is also savory and creamy.)
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To: duckman

AHEM!! That’s “hole of color”, buddy!


28 posted on 09/05/2013 9:34:19 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (My sweet talk is also savory and creamy.)
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To: kevcol
The retired broadcast executive, alpinist, author and Flagstaff resident believes that Martin has not received justice.

But, George Zimmerman did. Trayvon got what he was asking for and doesn't deserve anymore time in the public mindset.

The leftists want to believe the fairytale the DBM created about Trayvon, but the rest of us know he was a thug wannabee. Let this kid rest in peace!

29 posted on 09/05/2013 9:35:06 AM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for the American politburo!!)
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To: kevcol
Lowell Observatory's Putnam wants to name asteroid for Trayvon Martin

Why not? I named a hemorrhoid after him.

30 posted on 09/05/2013 9:35:36 AM PDT by MeganC (A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll never need one again.)
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To: kevcol

What a strange coincidence.

I just had a “movement” that I’m going to name “William Lowell Putnam III”.


31 posted on 09/05/2013 9:36:34 AM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: dragonblustar

Asteroid- broken remains of something-dense, dead and deadly. And it only makes the news when it destroys itself or something else. Yeah-appropriate.


32 posted on 09/05/2013 9:37:38 AM PDT by ClearBlueSky (When anyone says its not about Islam...it's about Islam. That death cult must be eradicated.)
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To: kevcol
How about “Creepy A$$ Cracker”
33 posted on 09/05/2013 9:39:11 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama Had A City It Would Look Like Detroit)
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To: kevcol; Bender2
Well the pock marks do look like entry and exit wounds
34 posted on 09/05/2013 9:39:52 AM PDT by big'ol_freeper ("Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid" ~ Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: bmwcyle

Thug Rock


35 posted on 09/05/2013 9:40:30 AM PDT by Steamburg (Other people's money is the only language a politician respects)
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To: kevcol


36 posted on 09/05/2013 9:42:58 AM PDT by crusadersoldier
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To: kevcol

“Deadskittles”


37 posted on 09/05/2013 9:50:44 AM PDT by paddles ("The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates." Tacitus)
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To: kevcol

Putman is proving himself an ASStROID.


38 posted on 09/05/2013 9:56:49 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: kevcol

“The retired broadcast executive, alpinist, author and Flagstaff resident believes that Martin has not received justice.”

Oh, but he DID receive justice. It came in the form of a 9mm round to the chest.


39 posted on 09/05/2013 10:03:58 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (My sweet talk is also savory and creamy.)
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To: RinaseaofDs

Personally, I have a hemorrhoid named Trayvon . . .
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Is it circling Uranus?


40 posted on 09/05/2013 10:04:42 AM PDT by o-n-money
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To: o-n-money

Truth stranger than fiction: I’m in the Food Lion at the self service checkout & a black guy comes up & asks,

“You, you look like a smart man, what’s the polite way to say the next planet after Saturn?”

I replied, “I usually pronounce it `you-RAHN-oos’.”

“Hey, thanks, man!”

;^)


41 posted on 09/05/2013 10:38:52 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: o-n-money

Indeed.


42 posted on 09/05/2013 11:10:57 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: max americana

He is also immortalized in the word trayvon. Look it up. It’s in the urban dictionary.


43 posted on 09/05/2013 11:22:01 AM PDT by meatloaf
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To: kevcol
I'll meet him half-way and name a hemorrhoid Trayvon.
44 posted on 09/05/2013 11:29:16 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: kevcol

Oh hell no!


45 posted on 09/05/2013 11:39:50 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: kevcol

I think it’s safe to predict that one day someone will name a planet after our fearless leader.
The madness continues.


46 posted on 09/05/2013 11:46:41 AM PDT by I want the USA back
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To: meatloaf

“Look it up. It’s in the urban dictionary.”

Will try...with the amount of resumes and cover letters we get, we could barely decipher “English” in these cover letters so we need an urban dictionary.

“I am enterested in applying for a clerk position LOL”


47 posted on 09/05/2013 12:26:17 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: kevcol

I flushed an enormous, steaming asteroid down the toilet this morning. We could name that for Trayvon Martin, if it would help. ;-)


48 posted on 09/05/2013 1:29:19 PM PDT by Milton Miteybad (I am Jim Thompson. {Really.})
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To: kevcol

And if it ever heads toward earth, we will do our best to destroy the threat.


49 posted on 09/05/2013 1:35:57 PM PDT by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: kevcol

I have no doubt that someday the Navy will name a ship after him as well.


50 posted on 09/05/2013 2:48:34 PM PDT by crusadersoldier
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