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How Trayvon's Knockout Game Went Bad
American Thinker ^ | November 22, 2013 | Jack Cashill

Posted on 11/22/2013 10:05:45 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

If no one else, WND, the New York Post, and now Fox News have started paying serious attention to an urban pastime known as "the knockout game" or occasionally as "polar bear hunting," a phenomenon that has caused at least seven deaths and countless serious injuries.

The "polar bear" refers to the invariably white or at least non-black victim of a hunt by a young black male, usually one of a pack of the same. The hunters tend to prey on those who seem vulnerable. This includes old people, women, children, and, most often, clueless male liberals-- like the Pittsburgh teacher seen in this video -- who have trained themselves not to "profile" young black men even when they approach with malice in their eyes.

White urbanites remain clueless because the mainstream media have chosen not to clue them in. Even when local TV stations cover the incidents, as in the Pittsburgh assault above, they are careful to avoid even hinting at a racial motive.

Said former CBS News correspondent Bernard Goldberg, "The white liberals in the media at places that aren't covering this are saying, 'You know what? We don't want to give any ammo to those white racist conservatives out there (because they equate conservatism with racism anyway), so let's just make believe this isn't happening.' How despicable."(continued)

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: blacks; knockoutgame; polarbears; trayvon; zimmerman

1 posted on 11/22/2013 10:05:45 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bump


2 posted on 11/22/2013 10:07:57 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
How Trayvon's Knockout Game Went Bad

He got dead.

3 posted on 11/22/2013 10:08:26 PM PST by doc1019 (Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened!)
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To: doc1019

Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.


4 posted on 11/22/2013 10:14:55 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: NFHale; Liz; GOPJ; Impy; 2ndDivisionVet
RE :”The “polar bear” refers to the invariably white or at least non-black victim of a hunt by a young black male, usually one of a pack of the same. The hunters tend to prey on those who seem vulnerable. This includes old people, women, children, and, most often, clueless male liberals— like the Pittsburgh teacher seen in this video — who have trained themselves not to “profile” young black men even when they approach with malice in their eyes.
White urbanites remain clueless because the mainstream media have chosen not to clue them in. Even when local TV stations cover the incidents, as in the Pittsburgh assault above, they are careful to avoid even hinting at a racial motive”

Ping!

I stopped venturing into Baltimore City about a decade ago. Little good there.

I have a coworker about 30 who is liberal and who just felt he 'had' to buy a house and live just South of inner Harbor in City and his taxes are unbelievable.

5 posted on 11/22/2013 10:17:33 PM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Very good article ....It really explains the whole Travon / Zimmerman conflict in a new light (at least for me)


6 posted on 11/22/2013 10:27:54 PM PST by woofie
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To: doc1019

That is how it went GOOD...


7 posted on 11/22/2013 10:43:16 PM PST by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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Awaiting the beer summit...


8 posted on 11/22/2013 10:50:45 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: woofie

I would agree, but it raises one question. Was this the first knockout game that Trayvon played? Or just number twelve? I guess we will never know. But I doubt if this was the first.


9 posted on 11/22/2013 11:31:41 PM PST by pepsionice
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To: pepsionice
I must take issue with the author's "analogy"

The polar bear hunting/knockout game has NOTHING to do with Trayvon.

He had his own stupid reasons for trying to kill Zimmerman.

It wasn't a group of ferals trying to knock out an innocent person with a sucker punch, then running away and posting it on youtube.

Trayvon made the fatal mistake of beating up a guy who was packing heat and got what he deserved.

In knockout king, the victims don't have time to react.

That's the so-called "fun" part for the sub-humans that engage in the behavior.

10 posted on 11/22/2013 11:42:10 PM PST by boop (I had no IDEA I'd be paying for Obamacare. I thought it would be a rich guy.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

‘A Clockwork Orange’ has now become reality.


11 posted on 11/22/2013 11:52:00 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

like the Pittsburgh teacher seen in this video — who have trained themselves not to “profile” young black men even when they approach with malice in their eyes. <<

Teacher???.....Darwin lives!


12 posted on 11/23/2013 12:25:34 AM PST by M-cubed
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To: M-cubed

What happened to the old adage: “A conservative is a Liberal who has been mugged.”


13 posted on 11/23/2013 1:03:57 AM PST by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: luvbach1

As has been said many times before:

“Prejudice” is the honor “common sense” pays to “experience.”


14 posted on 11/23/2013 1:25:16 AM PST by papertyger ("refusing to draw an inescapable conclusion does not qualify as a 'difference of opinion.'")
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To: pepsionice

~~~Was this the first knockout game that Trayvon played?~~~

One thing’s for certain: It was his last.

I imagine something similar is going to happen to several of these thugs eventually.


15 posted on 11/23/2013 1:30:01 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: chessplayer; Egon
‘A Clockwork Orange’ has now become reality.

In more ways than one.

16 posted on 11/23/2013 1:51:59 AM PST by RhoTheta ("We're from the Government, and we're here to help you ... NOT")
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To: F15Eagle; Egon
This guy gets it. I was saying just within the last couple of days that Trayvon Martin was doing just what these black "knockdown" perps are doing. One of them just tried to score an armed citizen and collected a couple of bullet wounds and jail because of it. Black on white attack (check), black confronts white (or "white hispanic," check), victim is armed (check), perp tries to cold-cock the victim (check) - I notice that Zero isn't trying to claim all these perps as his sons.
17 posted on 11/23/2013 1:55:02 AM PST by RhoTheta ("We're from the Government, and we're here to help you ... NOT")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"The white liberals in the media at places that aren't covering this are saying, 'You know what? We don't want to give any ammo to those white racist conservatives out there (because they equate conservatism with racism anyway), so let's just make believe this isn't happening.' How despicable."

The larger truth is 'white liberal elite' journalists live safely away from black thugs... money separates classes of races. If this was happening to them - or their friends or family, they would care.

Another reason those in the MSM don't care is the violent black underclass holds up white liberal elite power. Without the black underclass vote white liberal elites would lose power.

18 posted on 11/23/2013 2:37:50 AM PST by GOPJ ("Knockout game' - newest reason NO OTHER RACIAL group wants to live near blacks.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sometime last year some guys did this to an Hispanic father in an alley in Chicago while making a video of it. He died from injuries to his head when falling to the pavement.


19 posted on 11/23/2013 2:45:23 AM PST by aruanan
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To: Jet Jaguar

In Texas, Black bears are a popular game animal.


20 posted on 11/23/2013 3:01:20 AM PST by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I was wondering when the connection to the Trayvon Martin incident and the Knock-out King phenomenon would be made. It seems to me the efforts of Trayvon Martin to sucker punch Andrew Zimmerman with a knock-out blow was part of this thug activity. Why this phenomenon did not receive the attention way back when the Trayvon Martin shooting occurred was very maddening. In some places, the kids have been shot just for knocking someone down on the ground. If I had a gun and someone socked me in the head for no reason, that person would be dead.

If a kid knew he was risking the consequences of sucker punching a gun holder and getting killed, there would be no more of this bushwhack.


21 posted on 11/23/2013 3:08:08 AM PST by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Beside the sources mentioned in “American Thinker” by James Cashill. Of the syndicated talkie hosts; Praeger, Gallagher, and Hewitt of I think Salem seem to be getting the word out. All including the three MSM sources mentioned here have been very relcutant to drectly connect Obama’s “misspeak” to the Zimmerman episode which I maintain was a considered calculated pronouncement.

Calculated to (1) Whip up support from a major group,by charging racial division as the reason for political opposition, not policy implementation. (2) Address gun control manipulating it into attacking the “stand your ground” position. And (3) forcing re-settlement of population centers into collectives which HUD a goverment agency did in two subsequent policy statemnts mentioning that episode that I’m aware of.

They’re still not connecting the so called “Knock out game” to official statements created by this regime.


22 posted on 11/23/2013 3:09:29 AM PST by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: doc1019
How Trayvon's Knockout Game Went Bad

He got dead. No, that was the good part. Bad was the openly racist aggression endured by Zimmerman.

23 posted on 11/23/2013 3:51:55 AM PST by Lion Den Dan
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To: RhoTheta

The Teddy Boys of the early ‘60s.


24 posted on 11/23/2013 3:55:19 AM PST by RobbyS (quotes)
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To: Lion Den Dan
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"S O B s" ...


Sons of Barrack ...



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25 posted on 11/23/2013 4:00:41 AM PST by Patton@Bastogne (Swine Piss be upon the Sodmite Obama, and his Child-Rapist False Prophet Mohammed)
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To: doc1019

How Trayvon’s Knockout Game Went Bad

He got dead.

Black boy, Bleed a Lot


26 posted on 11/23/2013 4:05:12 AM PST by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: mosesdapoet
All including the three MSM sources mentioned here have been very relcutant to drectly connect Obama’s “misspeak” to the Zimmerman episode which I maintain was a considered calculated pronouncement.

That is certainly something that should have been addressed more than has been the case, as it wasn't "misspeaking" from a president who needs a writer and a teleprompter to manage a decent fart- it was a clever (and, as you said, calculated) construct that was put into his mouth.

Not a peep about black-on-white murders, but all hell breaks loose when some cracka goes and ruins the game. Then we see outrage in so many venues that it almost* appears "organized."

(More specifically,"community organized.")

Mr. niteowl77

*sarcasm intended

27 posted on 11/23/2013 4:36:50 AM PST by niteowl77 (Establishment Republicans possess fewer guts than the last gnat that hit the windshield of your car.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So it could be understood if the MSM had started reporting this knock out game and communities started doing something about it, maybe, just maybe there might have been some deterrent out there that would have prevented obama’s son from attacking Zimmerman, thereby saving his life.

Better yet, if obama were not such a race baiter himself, his very own son’s life would not have been wasted.


28 posted on 11/23/2013 4:54:29 AM PST by redfreedom (All it takes for evil to win is for good people to do nothing - that's how the left took over.)
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To: boop

I think the author’s point was more about the Liberal MSM distorting a grievous problem in America as regards black youth culture. Though there may by no factual evidence that Trayvon ever participated in a “knock out”, there is a parallel link between the type of character he was and the type of character of those who join in “mob fun”. Both pointing to real trouble and escalating racial tensions, and a media choosing to cloak the facts and keep everyone ignorant. They don’t want the stereotype to be true.


29 posted on 11/23/2013 5:36:25 AM PST by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: jonrick46
Andrew Zimmerman

Is that George Zimmerman brother ? /S

30 posted on 11/23/2013 5:49:26 AM PST by Popman
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The US media has repeatedly demonstrated that it is unworthy of the protections afforded to it by the Constitution. While I don’t pay attention to anything they say, too many people still do.

It’s past time to begin applying the tactics the Left has used against the Second Amendment to the MSM.


31 posted on 11/23/2013 6:13:25 AM PST by Arm_Bears (Refuse; Resist; Rebel; Revolt!)
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To: doc1019

It went exactly the way it should have gone.


32 posted on 11/23/2013 6:14:51 AM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: doc1019

“Skittles-eater bleed a lot”


33 posted on 11/23/2013 6:17:16 AM PST by The Duke ("Forgiveness is between them and God, it's my job to arrange the meeting.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Since the media is now waking up somewhat to the Knockout Game and Polar Bear Hunting are they beginning to associate Trayvon’s name with it or is he still St Skittles??


34 posted on 11/23/2013 6:32:46 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: fieldmarshaldj
Sometimes when something makes sense, it's the explanation.:

Trevon does the knockout game thing, chooses a hothead. Predictable results follow.

My only question is: doesn't the knock-out game usually involve more than one minority person involved, so they can brag about it?

35 posted on 11/23/2013 6:38:03 AM PST by grania
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To: luvbach1

“What happened to the old adage: “A conservative is a Liberal who has been mugged.”

It’s a myth. As real as Loch Ness. Listen to many of the victims. They blame society, not enough govt assistance for the poor, downtrodden polar bear hunters.


36 posted on 11/23/2013 6:48:15 AM PST by roofgoat
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To: grania

Wasn’t he fixin’ to brag to that corpulent, illiterate cow that testified in court, the one with the IQ of a turnip ?


37 posted on 11/23/2013 6:51:51 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Arm_Bears

“The US media has repeatedly demonstrated that it is unworthy of the protections afforded to it by the Constitution.”

The MSM needs to be.......I better not say.

I look at 90% of the media as one step above serial child rapists.


38 posted on 11/23/2013 6:53:14 AM PST by roofgoat
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To: roofgoat
It’s a myth [the old adage: “A conservative is a Liberal who has been mugged.”] As real as Loch Ness. Listen to many of the victims. They blame society, not enough govt assistance for the poor, downtrodden polar bear hunters.

You're right. A mere mugging is not enough to change the mindset of a Liberal. In the case cited, the blow must not have been hard enough to cure the mental illness that produces a Liberal/Progrssive. I prefer to use Liberal because they prefer Progressive.

39 posted on 11/23/2013 8:10:37 AM PST by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

These feral packs have always acted this way. If you grew up in places where they are concentrated you learned it early on.
Situational awareness is your friend. Use it and your sidearm and there is nothing to fear


40 posted on 11/23/2013 8:59:38 AM PST by Figment
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To: papertyger

Stealing that


41 posted on 11/23/2013 9:03:20 AM PST by Figment
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To: grania; Egon
My only question is: doesn't the knock-out game usually involve more than one minority person involved, so they can brag about it?

I believe this article pointed out that Travon's audience and encourager was his girlfriend on the phone. Either she telling or he responding was talking about doing a beat-down on the "white-ass cracker." (And, no, that was a racial slur, not a homophobic one.)

42 posted on 11/23/2013 9:49:08 AM PST by RhoTheta ("We're from the Government, and we're here to help you ... NOT")
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To: niteowl77; conservativegranny; LouD; RicocheT; Wisconsinlady; Diana in Wisconsin

In the News/Activism forum, on a thread titled How Trayvon’s Knockout Game Went Bad, : to mosesdapoets comment the country wide racial killings are not being connected to Obama and his political agenda use of the Zimmmerman episode

“All including the three MSM sources mentioned here have been very relcutant to drectly connect Obama’s “misspeak” to the Zimmerman episode which I maintain was a considered calculated pronouncement”.

niteowl77 wrote
That is certainly something that should have been addressed more than has been the case, as it wasn’t “misspeaking” from a president who needs a writer and a teleprompter to manage a decent fart- it was a clever (and, as you said, calculated) construct that was put into his mouth.

Not a peep about black-on-white murders, but all hell breaks loose when some cracka goes and ruins the game. Then we see outrage in so many venues that it almost* appears “organized.”

my reply

There’s a local WI talk host (initials are GB) as well as others who just can’t seem to get in their heads that when GZ was observing the punks movements he was legally doing his job. Their explanation as they brush the caller off (here paraphrased) is “well he ain’t no hero and I don’t want to make him one”.Is that beside being a black hispanic which is rarely referenced and the area GZ patrolled was a closed private (commonly called “gated) modest income mixed race community. In ungated watch communitys similar surveilance procedures are followed. But in a gated community you can be stopped and questionmed. However in this case Martin’s movements were reported to the police and he was left alone to go on his way unquestioned or encountered.


43 posted on 11/23/2013 9:50:03 AM PST by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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profiling will save your life. If I see a pack of young thug teens such as these walking in my direction, it’s time for me to stop, turn around or cross the street.


44 posted on 11/23/2013 12:45:56 PM PST by snowstorm12
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To: Popman

Woops! I meant George Zimmerman. I get his name mixed up with Andrew Zimmern Of Bizarre Foods. I hope no one has that problem.


45 posted on 11/23/2013 1:11:10 PM PST by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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