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Kobe Bryant Changes Tune: Trayvon Martin 'Was Wronged'
breitbart.com ^ | 3/27/2014 | Breitbart Sports

Posted on 03/30/2014 6:39:05 AM PDT by rktman

After his comments in a New Yorker profile in which he criticized those who came to Trayvon Martin's defense before the facts came out just because Martin was black went viral on Thursday, Los Angeles Lakers superstar walked back that sentiment a bit, saying he believed that Trayvon Martin was "wronged."

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Guess his "bros" had a talk wif him.
1 posted on 03/30/2014 6:39:05 AM PDT by rktman
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To: rktman

spineless


2 posted on 03/30/2014 6:40:38 AM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: rktman

Yeah.
Saint Trayvon was wronged by his desire to murder someone.

And, he paid the price.
PERIOD!


3 posted on 03/30/2014 6:43:10 AM PDT by RandallFlagg ("I said I never had much use for one. Never said I didn't know how to use it." --Quigley)
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To: rktman

Trayvonne.... was wronged by his “Moms” and the man!

had those responsible for his upbringing not been so horribly casual about what they passed on to him in terms of VALUES....perhaps he’d be alive today.

“KOBE u a FOO” “I aint down with yo blame game”


4 posted on 03/30/2014 6:43:31 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: rktman
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5 posted on 03/30/2014 6:44:23 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: rktman

Gotta get hisself some stupid.


6 posted on 03/30/2014 6:44:24 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: RandallFlagg

Thank You for preventing Me from being ZOTTED.

You were much more tactical than I would have been.


7 posted on 03/30/2014 6:45:51 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: rktman

Kobe wants his N card back!


8 posted on 03/30/2014 6:46:08 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: rktman

The man takes a couple of steps off the plantation and his liberal masters get out the dogs to drag Kobe back...


9 posted on 03/30/2014 6:46:51 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: rktman

trayvon was just wantin’ to make himself some “lean” with that Ariz. Tea and Skittles.


10 posted on 03/30/2014 6:47:01 AM PDT by boycott
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To: mabarker1

Hey, FRiend...
I try.

;-)


11 posted on 03/30/2014 6:50:05 AM PDT by RandallFlagg ("I said I never had much use for one. Never said I didn't know how to use it." --Quigley)
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To: rktman

Oh good. Now I can go back to hating on the Los Angeles Rapers...I mean...Lakers.


12 posted on 03/30/2014 6:53:40 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: rktman

Kobe was shown the table wif the Purple Drank Kool-Aid.


13 posted on 03/30/2014 6:56:36 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: rktman

If shooting someone who is banging your head against the ground is “wrong,” I don’t want to be right.


14 posted on 03/30/2014 6:58:18 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: RandallFlagg
You succeeded !
15 posted on 03/30/2014 6:59:05 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: rktman

I was getting a little worried that Kobe Bryant would be excommunicated from the Africanmerican Church of Victimhood religion.


16 posted on 03/30/2014 6:59:47 AM PDT by Tupelo (I feel more like Philip Nolan every day)
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To: BenLurkin
67 Chebby pickemup wif Lakers (or Lake Pipes if you will)


17 posted on 03/30/2014 7:00:13 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Excellent!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWAUCVbnDUg


18 posted on 03/30/2014 7:01:11 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Vaquero

When they dump Kobe I’ll go back to being a fan.


19 posted on 03/30/2014 7:01:43 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: rktman

RUH, ROH! I wonder how all the Kobe defenders feel now! I guess for Kobe money is the color of his game.


20 posted on 03/30/2014 7:02:46 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: rktman

That’s right, Kobe, get back on the plantation if you know what’s good for you.


21 posted on 03/30/2014 7:03:09 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: rktman

Sellout. No courage to stand by his convictions. Gutless.


22 posted on 03/30/2014 7:05:42 AM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: rktman

Too bad.


23 posted on 03/30/2014 7:11:25 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: rktman

How dare he say we should wait for the facts before we judge someone! That would end the race industry.

Pray America wakes up


24 posted on 03/30/2014 7:18:36 AM PDT by bray (The Republic of Texas 2022 order here: http://braylog.com/id47.html)
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To: don-o

What we have here is a failure to com Uniate!


25 posted on 03/30/2014 7:26:57 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: rktman
Kobe who? Who cares?
26 posted on 03/30/2014 7:32:21 AM PDT by USMA '71 ((Re-elect no one!))
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To: rktman

Nahh. I don’t think it was his Bros. He probably doesn’t give a crap about them. My guess is his agent and the entire politically correct power establishment - orchestrated by self-hating whites, came down on him and told him his career was in jeopardy of he didn’t join the unwashed masses on the Treyvon Martin case.

Martin jumped a guy, the guy had a gun, Martin got what happens to somebody who initiates a confrontation when the other guy is better prepared to defend himself.

End of discussion. Some conservatives should start stirring the pot with anti-Hispanic allegations over this entire case.


27 posted on 03/30/2014 7:33:13 AM PDT by ZULU (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: don-o

Can I assume that you are implying that he “got his mind right?”


28 posted on 03/30/2014 7:38:49 AM PDT by Castlebar
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To: rktman

Trayvon was black, and no further excuse is needed for his actions. Being violent and reckless, being a thief, are all just part of the black experience, and George interfered with that cultural expression. All black people are Trayvon, or so they seem to want to be.


29 posted on 03/30/2014 7:39:53 AM PDT by pallis
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To: rktman

The problem has been the focus on irrelevant arguments – some of which are actually unsupported by the evidence.

1. ‘George Zimmerman (GZ) racially profiled Trayvon Martin (TM)’ There is no evidence of this.

2. ‘GZ disobeyed an order by the police’ * The civilian dispatcher, Sean Noffke, testified that he did not give GZ an order and, in fact, he, like his fellow dispatchers, are trained not make comments that sound like commands. * Noffke also testified under cross that, as a result of his asking GZ which way TM was going, GZ could have reasonably interpreted this as being asked to follow Martin. * It is also not a crime in Florida to disregard a comment made by a civilian dispatcher.

3. ‘GZ got out of his car’ Not a crime on public property and not negligent either.

4. ‘GZ followed TM’ Again, anyone can follow anyone on a public street unless the followee has obtained a restraining order against the follower and even there, the RS only places time, place, and manner restrictions on the person enjoined.

5. ‘GZ wasn’t really injured’ * Under Florida’s self-defense laws, one doesn’t have to be injured AT ALL to use deadly force * No one is required to refrain from defending himself while another is engaged in or attempting to commit a felony.

6. ‘TM is dead through no fault of his own’ * If you believe that TM assaulted GZ, then he IS dead as a result of his own actions.

7. ‘GZ could have left’ * Under Florida law, there is not a duty to withdraw rather than use deadly force * TM was straddling GZ so how the latter was supposed to leave the scene is unanswered.

8. ‘GZ was armed and TM wasn’t’ * One’s fists can be considered weapons and can result in severe bodily harm or death. * GZ was legally carrying a weapon * There is no requirement under the law that the same weapon be used by the assailant * A homeowner can kill an intruder whether or not he has been threatened * Those that attack cannot feign surprise if they are met with superior firepower.

9. ‘Stand Your Ground!’ * SYG is NOT at issue in this trial. * The defense is a classic self-defense case.

10. ‘Black men NEVER get to use SYG!’ * Wrong http://tinyurl.com/nboht35

11. ‘GZ is a man and TM was a boy!’ * As if ‘boys’ don’t commit murder, rape, and assault everyday in this country.


30 posted on 03/30/2014 7:43:52 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: rktman

Show of hands from all that give a f-— what this pinhead thinks.


31 posted on 03/30/2014 7:47:01 AM PDT by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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“got his mind right?”

Didn't he though? Was wondering if FReepers would get it.

32 posted on 03/30/2014 7:50:31 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: pallis

BINGO!


33 posted on 03/30/2014 7:50:39 AM PDT by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: Dr. Ursus
failure to com Uniate!

That.

34 posted on 03/30/2014 7:51:11 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: rktman

There needs to be a name for the black insistence on rigid racial conformity. They use it against black conservatives all the time, and insist that any black voice of moderation be squelched as well.

Why was Bryant so viciously attacked? For saying that black people should not prejudge events before the evidence is heard.

That black people should not be prejudiced.

Prejudice (noun) “A partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation.”

But those that attacked him have shown themselves to be *worse* than prejudiced. They are bigots.

Bigot (noun) “A prejudiced person who is intolerant of any opinions differing from his own.”

So Bryant was shouted down by prejudiced bigots.

Welcome to the club.


35 posted on 03/30/2014 8:09:56 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (WoT News: Rantburg.com)
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To: rktman

As far as I am concerned, GZ was wronged by the media because he was a mulatto. Can’t defend anyone who has a white father, now, can we?

Society is unfair to African Americans who have white fathers. There, I have said it, and I am sticking to it.


36 posted on 03/30/2014 8:16:06 AM PDT by Gumdrop (Q)
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To: rktman

George waited until Trayvon was bashing his head against the sidewalk, before shooting him in clear self-defense.

Why is this provable fact so hard to understand?

Get into these details right away, so you don’t get sucked into discussions about whether George should have been carrying, or following in the first place.


37 posted on 03/30/2014 8:19:22 AM PDT by G Larry (There's the Beef!)
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To: rktman

The ‘LIBS’ basically say that anyone (who is an R) that makes more than say 1 mill a year, is overpaid - no matter WHAT his job may be.

Since Kobe ‘earns’ about 25 mill a year (before endorsements) etc, why don’t he and all the Hollywood and Athlete Libs ‘force’ themselves to live on 1 mill a year, maybe invest a mill or so and live off the interest after they retire THEN, take the other 23 or so mill (in Kobe’s case) and ADOPT 23 ‘poor yute’ and give them 1 mill each.
IF all of ‘THEM’ would do this EVERY YEAR the poverty would be over. Why Oprah alone could probably ‘adopt’ a small town or two.

Of course, if this happens you can rest assure that the majority of the money will end up in a few peoples hands.

Also, WE would be helping to ‘end poverty’ because WE(well I don’t) keep paying these outlandish prices and buying products from these ‘stars’ and ‘heroes’.


38 posted on 03/30/2014 8:22:36 AM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98 --"I would agree with you BUT that would make both of us wrong".))
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He was wronged if he was the result of another out-of-wedlock situation. If he was born to a teen mom, having had sex with some guy she wasn’t married to, thinking nothing of the poor kid she would bring into the world, then he started out with many strikes against him.

If they are sorry for what happened to Trayvon, address the root of the problem.


39 posted on 03/30/2014 8:24:35 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: rktman

Well, Trayvon was wronged — by his parents who did not raise him properly.


40 posted on 03/30/2014 8:56:36 AM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: JudyinCanada

All one has to do is look at the Culture, the Black Race has evolved. The music the gangland adoration and the drug environment, TM was on his way to the pinnacle of the top of the Culture. Two years he would have been a full fledged junkie and mule in the stable of a Gang. These people wonder why? Why because it is the way of the race. Glorification of rape, killing, and being high on the best drugs. Big cars, big guns, and big money! A viscous cycle that can be entered into with no education and be the big dog on the street! TM would have had the same demise in the future with out GZ!


41 posted on 03/30/2014 8:57:39 AM PDT by DocJhn
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To: don-o

Like cool hand


42 posted on 03/30/2014 8:59:04 AM PDT by Recompennation (Constitutional protection for all not ju st selectively for Democrats.)
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To: rktman

I despise Kobe and it doesn’t surprise me in the least that he’s made the journey back to tribal thought.


43 posted on 03/30/2014 9:01:30 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: rktman

Kobe found out what happens when you try to leave the plantation. :-)


44 posted on 03/30/2014 9:23:02 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: ZULU

Bingo!


45 posted on 03/30/2014 9:32:06 AM PDT by jimjohn (You don't get the kind of government you want, or the kind you need. You get the kind you deserve.)
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To: rktman

Trayvon was wronged by his parents who gave him that stupid name.


46 posted on 03/30/2014 9:33:26 AM PDT by NaturalBornC1t1zen (Communist, muslim & homosexual. Hey lofo voters... you hit the trifecta with bambi.)
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To: Recompennation
Like cool hand

But, could he eat 50 eggs?

47 posted on 03/30/2014 9:45:08 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: rktman

Let us not forget.

Trayvon was shot and killed to prevent the murder of Mr Zimmerman


48 posted on 03/30/2014 9:49:35 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: rktman

Kobe had to change his tune. It ain’t the white boys that are buying his shoes and jerseys.


49 posted on 03/30/2014 10:07:31 AM PDT by Old Yeller (In Latin, the word sinister means left. Which is appropriate for left-wingers.)
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To: rktman

Kobe never said he wasn’t wronged. All he said was why do I have to have a position on it and be asked about it because I’m black?


50 posted on 03/30/2014 10:58:36 AM PDT by Defiant (Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
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