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Trayvon Martin vigils sweep the country two years after his death
Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, February 26, 2014 | Jessica Chasmar

Posted on 02/26/2014 10:56:26 AM PST by South40

Vigils are being planned across the country to mark the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin — a case that has stoked racial tensions and questioned Florida’s “stand your ground” laws for the past two years.

Rallies are being held in major cities across the country, and many participants are being asked to wear hoodies in solidarity with the slain teen.

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Solidarity over the death of a thug? Sure, why not. In Obama's America anything is possible.
1 posted on 02/26/2014 10:56:26 AM PST by South40
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To: South40

And only America’s Best & Brightest will show up


2 posted on 02/26/2014 10:58:04 AM PST by A_Former_Democrat ("Four dead in Benghazi")
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To: South40

Racists who are desperately seeking validation from the media. In truth, they are so five minutes ago it isn’t funny. America doesn’t care about St. Trayvon any more.


3 posted on 02/26/2014 10:58:54 AM PST by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: South40

4 posted on 02/26/2014 10:59:10 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: South40

All he done was tryin ta get home wit his Skillets


5 posted on 02/26/2014 10:59:45 AM PST by harwood (Ann Coulter: Future SCOTUS nominee!)
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To: South40

the news media creates this false reality we live in

in this false reality trayvon is top news. in a real world obama using the IRS to oppress conservatives would be news not this bs. who cares about trayvon , just one of many crimes/deaths etc.


6 posted on 02/26/2014 11:00:26 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: South40

“Sweep the country” might be just a touch hyperbolic. They’re being planned in a few places. Planned.


7 posted on 02/26/2014 11:00:31 AM PST by Billthedrill
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To: South40

If anybody ever deserved his fate, it was the wannabe murderer St. Trayvon of the Skittles (SBUH).


8 posted on 02/26/2014 11:01:16 AM PST by libstripper (Asv)
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To: South40

Whatever happened to the plans to name an asteroid after Trayvon Martin?


9 posted on 02/26/2014 11:01:44 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego (TH!)
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To: libstripper

Maybe we will see Trayvon Martin Boulevards in the ghetto, just as many cities have Martin Luther King Boulevards in their ghettoes?


10 posted on 02/26/2014 11:02:58 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego (TH!)
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To: Billthedrill

11 posted on 02/26/2014 11:05:48 AM PST by DannyTN
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To: South40

Well that explains the surprisingly lengthy dump I took this morning.


12 posted on 02/26/2014 11:05:51 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: South40
"...many participants are being asked to wear hoodies in solidarity with the slain teen..."

So do they also bring their own Sizzurp or purple drank? Or is that taken care of by the refreshment committee?
13 posted on 02/26/2014 11:06:16 AM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: South40
many participants are being asked to wear hoodies in solidarity with the slain teen.

Ummm do these have to be the trademarked Trayvon Martin hoodies that mom and dad are getting a cut of or are generics okay???

14 posted on 02/26/2014 11:07:12 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Dilbert San Diego
many cities have Martin Luther King Boulevards

Those serve a useful purpose.

If you are travelling through a city with which you are unfamiliar and want to find some crack or a ho...

Well, there you go.

15 posted on 02/26/2014 11:07:46 AM PST by humblegunner
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To: BenLurkin

Alert the USPS-——that would make a great Forever stamp.

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16 posted on 02/26/2014 11:07:50 AM PST by Mears
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Asteroid? I thought it was a hemorrhoid. My bad but at least I got the “roid” part right.


17 posted on 02/26/2014 11:08:05 AM PST by trubolotta
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To: Dilbert San Diego

18 posted on 02/26/2014 11:09:24 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Billthedrill

19 posted on 02/26/2014 11:10:59 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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20 posted on 02/26/2014 11:11:30 AM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Billthedrill

Don’t you remember when the Coffee Party sweeped the country?


21 posted on 02/26/2014 11:14:28 AM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: libstripper

This punk was the prime example of African American male teens to 20’s as Momma has the kid going to school in Miami, the kid gets in trouble again so she sends him to his Daddy’s new girlfriend and to him 200 miles away. The father is living off his new gal and he is just a helluva role model for the kid. Welcome to what I see is the problem for most black America young men being raised by momma. Any male being raised by momma is going to have problems. Yes, there are some awesome black fathers who spend time with their son, but; that # is low. In general divorce is to easy and to many women are raising a kid by themselves.


22 posted on 02/26/2014 11:14:52 AM PST by Lumper20 ( clown in Chief has own Gov employees Gestapo)
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To: trubolotta

Actually a malignant hemorroid, just like that wannabe murderer, who was tragically cut down at the very beginning of a brilliant criminal career.


23 posted on 02/26/2014 11:16:02 AM PST by libstripper (Asv)
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To: Mears
"Alert the USPS-——that would make a great Forever stamp."

If they make it the old lickable stamp and have it taste like Sizzurp or Purple Drank it might just put the USPS back in the black! Does the Post Office take EBT Cards?
24 posted on 02/26/2014 11:18:06 AM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

ROTFLMAO!!


25 posted on 02/26/2014 11:20:14 AM PST by libstripper (Asv)
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To: South40



26 posted on 02/26/2014 11:21:13 AM PST by MeshugeMikey (how many times has obie fundamentaly transformed obamacare now?)
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To: Kartographer
Don’t you remember when the Coffee Party sweeped the country?

Heck yeah! It turned me into the liberal I am today.

Gotta go have my hoodie dry-cleaned...

27 posted on 02/26/2014 11:23:39 AM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Billthedrill
"Gotta go have my hoodie dry-cleaned..."

What did you do? Spill some Purple Drank on it?
28 posted on 02/26/2014 11:26:48 AM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Just add a word to the existing street signs to make them Trayvon Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevards.


29 posted on 02/26/2014 11:27:12 AM PST by Argus
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To: All

Are vigils for the “knockout” victims “sweeping the land”????


30 posted on 02/26/2014 11:32:10 AM PST by Boonie
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To: South40

So what would be the appropriate greeting...

Happy Trayvon Day!

Merry Trayvon Martin Day!

May the Thug Be With You!


31 posted on 02/26/2014 11:40:06 AM PST by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: South40

It would be so easy to create a stir by creating pictures of “Trayvon in Hell”, being tormented by demons. It would be extra funny if the demons looked like prominent racialists, such as Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid.


32 posted on 02/26/2014 11:41:16 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (WoT News: Rantburg.com)
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To: South40

Sweep?

There will maybe be 10. Most of those will have 12 people, and maybe 4 dumb white kids.

Expect lots of close-up shots to hide all of the emptiness.


33 posted on 02/26/2014 11:42:47 AM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: South40

Seems NO_LIMIT_NIGGA didn’t run when he thought someone was following him, so how come if the little thug didn’t have to run that Zimmerman should have to run?

Seems mama’s little thug violated her desire for people to run away from aggression.


34 posted on 02/26/2014 11:47:09 AM PST by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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To: South40

Good thing his mama trademarked his name. There is a lot of money to be made off the Trayvon merchandise.


35 posted on 02/26/2014 11:53:15 AM PST by Old Yeller (P)
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To: Old Yeller; South40

Trayvon brand garden fertilizer.

*Gasp and zounds, that’s insensitive! Boo-hoo lurkers.*


36 posted on 02/26/2014 11:58:56 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: South40

Just saw a story on CNN about a cop fatally shooting a firefighter for refusing to comply. Since the fireman was white, the commentators said he “deserved it”. Had the fireman been black, you know what would happen.


37 posted on 02/26/2014 12:02:37 PM PST by ozzymandus
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To: A_Former_Democrat

What’s the betting line on out breaks of violence at these so-called vigils?


38 posted on 02/26/2014 12:03:17 PM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: South40


39 posted on 02/26/2014 12:19:31 PM PST by Iron Munro (Eight died on that bridge at Concord, back in 1775. How many will it take this time?)
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To: South40

I held a vigil this morning, too.
But since I use a Keurig coffee machine, it wasn’t so long.
I was doing other things, too.
I was dual processing.
What was I talking about again?
Oh yeah. Coffee.


40 posted on 02/26/2014 12:29:47 PM PST by kinsman redeemer (The real enemy seeks to devour what is good.)
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To: South40

I just had a vigil in honor of Trayvon Martin...and then I flushed it.


41 posted on 02/26/2014 12:32:01 PM PST by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement)
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To: South40

I would recommend any Whites to stay away from these vigils.

Pray AMerica wakes up


42 posted on 02/26/2014 12:54:15 PM PST by bray (The Republic of Texas 2022 coming soon)
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To: bray

OK, for all you “white” Hispanics, you can celebrate the day by firing off your Kel-Tec 9’s.


43 posted on 02/26/2014 1:13:13 PM PST by Bringbackthedraft (2016 an election or a coronation of a Queen?)
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To: bray

OK, for all you “white” Hispanics, you can celebrate the day by firing off your Kel-Tec 9’s.


44 posted on 02/26/2014 1:14:07 PM PST by Bringbackthedraft (2016 an election or a coronation of a Queen?)
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To: South40

...many participants are being asked to wear hoodies in solidarity with the slain teen.

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Let us hope that participants are not asked also to slam someone’s head into concrete.


45 posted on 02/26/2014 1:14:47 PM PST by Bigg Red (O LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! Ps 8)
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To: ozzymandus
I have seen the video of the shooting. The fireman was on top of a uniformed police officer pummeling him, similar to how Trayvon Martin was on top of George Zimmerman. That will get you shot every time.

Much remains unknown about that incident, but from what I saw, if I had been the cop I would have shot to defend my life also.

46 posted on 02/26/2014 1:29:14 PM PST by South40 (Liberalism is a Disease)
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To: South40

Mommas don’t raise your boys to be thugs!


47 posted on 02/26/2014 1:32:51 PM PST by TheDon (Californians are losing their right to keep and bear firearms one firearm at a time.)
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To: South40

Guess on Wednesday night I’ll go out and shoot one of several guns out back to celebrate our right to defend ourselves from thugs like “trevon” then I’ll face east towards mecca and take a leak.
Hey obammy, ya worthless mooselimb, up yours.


48 posted on 02/26/2014 1:56:38 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: TheDon

Why, Mrs Martin picked up a cool Million from this?


49 posted on 02/26/2014 2:01:06 PM PST by bray (The Republic of Texas 2022 coming soon)
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To: South40

I also saw the video. Zimmerman got charged with murder, and the CNN commentators said the fireman “deserved it”. See any difference?


50 posted on 02/26/2014 3:01:41 PM PST by ozzymandus
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