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Obama Replays Trayvon Martin Card
The Daily Caller ^ | May 2, 2014 | Neil Munro, White House Correspondent

Posted on 05/02/2014 12:06:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

President Barack Obama today tried to raise his supporters’ long-standing opposition to jury-directed death-penalties by suggesting to a German reporter today that Americans jurors and judges may be biased against African-American murderers.

“What happened in Oklahoma was deeply troubling,” said Obama, referring to a recent execution of an African-American man in Oklahoma.

The comments came two years after Obama used a Rose Garden appearance to focus African-Americans’ attention on a dispute over the killing of a young black man — Trayvon Martin — by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida. “If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon,” Obama said in March 2012, months before the November election.

A Pew report in March showed that only 36 percent of African-Americans and 40 percent Latinos support the death penalty. In contrast, roughly 63 percent of whites support the death penalty.

In Oklahoma, the condemned man did not die quickly because his vein collapsed, hindering passage of the first of three execution drugs. Fifteen years ago, the man had kidnapped four people. He eventually executed one of them — an 18 year-old teenager — after she watched her grave being dug for 20 minutes. The murderer was condemned after testimony from multiple witnesses.

Instead of sidestepping a foreign reporter’s question about a state-level issue in Oklahoma, Obama choose to expand the Oklahoma case into a veiled attack on the death penalty.

“We have seen significant problems — racial bias, uneven application of the death penalty..."(continued)

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: deathpenalty; demagogue; mugabe; obama; obamaisatrayvon; racism; trayvon; trayvons
It's all they've got.
1 posted on 05/02/2014 12:06:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Dude, this is, like, two years old.


2 posted on 05/02/2014 12:07:20 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I am so over listening to this jerk comment on anything. He is a complete fraud, race baiter and imbicile. Whenever he goes anywhere by AF1, I always pray the pilot does the honorable thing.


3 posted on 05/02/2014 12:08:38 PM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: chris37

Good one!


4 posted on 05/02/2014 12:09:58 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I have seen at least one study that whites are more likely to get the death penalty.


5 posted on 05/02/2014 12:10:33 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: chris37

Dude was give the death penalty by a jury. Death penalty applied to dude. Dude now dead. End of story.


6 posted on 05/02/2014 12:10:56 PM PDT by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“If I had a son, he’d look like Clayton Lockett”

Obama, April 2014


7 posted on 05/02/2014 12:12:05 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Everything is about race for the great divider.


8 posted on 05/02/2014 12:12:27 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hey, it’s worked every time they’ve tried it before, why not continue?


9 posted on 05/02/2014 12:13:17 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I'm hard pressed to think of *any* person,of any gender,color or ethnicity,who *shouldn't* be put down after having been convicted of a wanton,deliberate,premeditated murder.
10 posted on 05/02/2014 12:16:14 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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11 posted on 05/02/2014 12:16:20 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
President Barack Obama today tried to raise his supporters’ long-standing opposition to jury-directed death-penalties by suggesting to a German reporter today that Americans jurors and judges may be biased against African-American murderers.

The guy laughed and buried his victim alive. I don't care what color the perp is I'm voting the death penalty. Too bad Obama is more of a racist than me.

12 posted on 05/02/2014 12:16:39 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

100% of murderers are against the death penalty. Obama has blood on his hands already, he should remain silent on the issue...

Benghazi much.


13 posted on 05/02/2014 12:16:51 PM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It appears the death penalty is on a path to be ended by shifting demographics.


14 posted on 05/02/2014 12:17:23 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Starstruck

Lousy SOB.......


15 posted on 05/02/2014 12:18:04 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What a racist SOB he is.

If only Americans were told how left wing and different from them this man is. What a vile disgrace.

Income equality for murderers I guess.


16 posted on 05/02/2014 12:19:30 PM PDT by Williams
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Well damn it let’s stop the demographic shift it’s a racist plot anyway. The left has no right to import the new class of citizens they want.


17 posted on 05/02/2014 12:21:50 PM PDT by Williams
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“What happened in Oklahoma was deeply troubling,” said Obama, referring to a recent execution of an African-American man in Oklahoma.

It wouldn't surprise me one bit if Obastard reached out to offer sympathy to the family of the scum that died instead of to Stephanie Neiman's family. Thats just the type of low-life thing that our low-life imposter in cheif would do.

18 posted on 05/02/2014 12:22:24 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“What happened in Oklahoma was deeply troubling,”

Where was this sentiment from obama when Bob & Nancy Strait were brutally murdered by tyrone woodfork?

Google the names if you are not familiar with the horror that occured in Oklahoma at the hands of this monster (woodfork). Not surprisingly; there was barely a mention in the US media.

19 posted on 05/02/2014 12:23:19 PM PDT by American Infidel (Instead of vilifying success, try to emulate it)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Truthfully, states should immediately enact laws that authorize the use of the firing squad if there is *any* problem, or even legal challenge, with their preferred means of execution.

As part of the law, make it clear that neither the jury nor the judge determines the *means* of execution, just that execution should or should not take place.

A firing squad is cheap, easy to set up, and is established as a means of execution.


20 posted on 05/02/2014 12:24:47 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (WoT News: Rantburg.com)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Just don’t rely on Wal-Mart for the ammunition.


21 posted on 05/02/2014 12:26:42 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

only 994 days until Jan 20, 2017.

But then, we may see another Alinskyite liberal become president that day..........................


22 posted on 05/02/2014 12:26:52 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Responsibility2nd

The dead dude was coached to refuse food and drink so his veins would collapse and it would be difficult to start an IV.

A long drop with a short rope would eliminate all the fuss over death by injection.


23 posted on 05/02/2014 12:28:19 PM PDT by alpo (What would Selco do?)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

I think it’d be fitting to also give the victims’ family members the option of volunteering for the firing squad.


24 posted on 05/02/2014 12:29:31 PM PDT by chrisser (Senseless legislation does nothing to solve senseless violence.)
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To: alpo

Maybe they can subcontract with the crew that took care of Saddam Hussein....


25 posted on 05/02/2014 12:30:45 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Maybe through the legal “system”...


26 posted on 05/02/2014 12:31:00 PM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Jeb Bush is a follower of Alinsky?


27 posted on 05/02/2014 12:31:18 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: American Infidel

Bob and Nancy Strait lived less than a mile from where my elderly parents lived. My parents were lucky. They moved away into an assisted living facility.

Bob and Nancy weren’t so lucky. They were also very elderly and going to move into such a facility as well. But the day before the move, she was raped and murdered. He was shot in the face and died a week later.

You’re right about the US media ignoring this. It was the British press that had the most to say about it.


28 posted on 05/02/2014 12:32:48 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: alpo

The SOB (son of Barack) cut his arm to open a vein and had to be tazed.

Therefore any and all difficulties and delays in his death were ENTIRELY his own doing.


29 posted on 05/02/2014 12:35:57 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: chris37
Dude, this is, like, two years old.

Published an hour ago about something Zero said last Friday.

30 posted on 05/02/2014 12:36:14 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I was thinking of Hillary as the nect presidemt when mentioning an Alinskyite successor to Obama.


31 posted on 05/02/2014 12:36:18 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: tgusa

Obama should read what they did to the murder victim. They raped her multiple times,then shot her, and buried her alive. And Obama feels sorry for this guy?


32 posted on 05/02/2014 12:36:56 PM PDT by steve7
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To: chris37

He has to play it. It is the only card Obozo has.


33 posted on 05/02/2014 12:37:37 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

That’s not how The Grio, MSNBC, Ebony, Jet, the WH, Atlanta Black Star News, Thy Black Man and a thousand other places will play it, I guarantee you.


34 posted on 05/02/2014 12:38:29 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

And I was making a joke.


35 posted on 05/02/2014 12:38:54 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: cynwoody; chris37

I think he means Traygone and Zimmerman.


36 posted on 05/02/2014 12:39:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

LOL, joke noted. Geez, 8 years of Hillary on top of 8 years of Obama, I hate to think about that.


37 posted on 05/02/2014 12:40:19 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Starstruck
"Lockett shot Neiman twice with a sawed-off shotgun and watched two other men bury her alive, he confessed."

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2618893/He-deserved-Friends-victim-weigh-botched-execution-video-surfaces-chilling-1999-taped-confession-Oklahoma-murderer-showed-no-remorse-did.html

Guess she is the wrong color for President Obama to care about her.

38 posted on 05/02/2014 12:45:27 PM PDT by Mr Rogers (I sooooo miss America!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Barrack He’s dead the issue has been used up! Tell us about Benghazi and the Murder you sustained with inaction!
Lie baby lie to day!
I can’t no shelter!


39 posted on 05/02/2014 12:47:30 PM PDT by DocJhn
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama is this century’s Pigmeat Markham?


40 posted on 05/02/2014 1:00:04 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“What happened in Oklahoma was deeply troubling,” said Obama, referring to a recent execution of an African-American man in Oklahoma.”

I find it more troubling the way the executed criminal condemned his victims to death and killed them in a brutal and painful manner.

Why won’t any of our GOP politicians respond to Obama in this way? The lack of response is nothing but acquiescence.


41 posted on 05/02/2014 1:22:17 PM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The most divisive president in the history of the Republic.


42 posted on 05/02/2014 1:30:05 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Soon we’ll discover that Trayvon was in Benghazi, just gettin’ himself some Skittles, when those four white Americans started shooting at him.


43 posted on 05/02/2014 1:36:55 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Please post a link. I’ve not seen any of this reported before. Thanks. No snark intended.


44 posted on 05/02/2014 2:29:24 PM PDT by libstripper
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To: libstripper

The report also outlined chaotic scenes in the lead-up to the execution. Earlier that day, Lockett had been Tasered by members of The Correctional Emergency Response (CERT) team after he fought with guards and refused to be restrained for medical X-rays carried out as part of the execution procedure.

After being taken to the prison’s medical room, Lockett was also found to have a self-inflicted laceration on his right arm; he received medical treatment but stitches were not needed.

Lockett refused to meet with his lawyers or eat in the hours prior to his death and at 5.19pm he was finally taken into the execution chamber; the IV was not inserted until 6.18pm and the execution commenced at 6.23pm.

more....

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/clayton-lockett-tasered-on-the-morning-of-his-botched-execution-report-urging-changes-to-oklahomas-death-penalty-procedures-reveals-9314734.html

And somewhere else I read he had cut his arm in the attempt to make it harder to find a vein later.

All in all, this POS had had very bad end of life day. No where near as bad as 19 year old Stephanie Neiman, but bad enough.


45 posted on 05/02/2014 2:41:07 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“What happened in Oklahoma was deeply troubling,” said Obama, referring to a recent execution of an African-American man in Oklahoma.

That MORON believes that Lockett's execution was "deeply troubling" or the filthy crimes that he committed were "deeply troubling"?

In 1999, Clayton Darrell Lockett kidnapped, beat and shot 19-year-old Stephanie Neiman and ordered accomplices to bury her alive; this was after forcing the victim to witness the gang rape of a friend of Neiman. He was convicted of murder, rape, forcible sodomy, kidnapping, assault and battery, and burglary in 2000, and sentenced to death.

Death looms for Clayton Lockett 15 years after killing Oklahoma teen

SLAIN

Stephanie Neiman: Two weeks before she was killed, on June 3, 1999, she had graduated from Perry High School.

46 posted on 05/02/2014 2:58:50 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Responsibility2nd
...but bad enough.

Not even nearly enough.
47 posted on 05/02/2014 3:00:15 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: cynwoody

yes, I know that, my quote refers to something said recently about Benghazi talking points.


48 posted on 05/02/2014 4:46:41 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Responsibility2nd; All

Thanks. This pretty well shows the POS did everything he could to foul up the procedure, succeeded to a great degree, and suffered because he did. There’s no way anything was wrong with the drugs or basic procedure. Instead, it was a lot like a hanging subject biting the hangman just before the drop and getting the noose placed to produce a dangle and strangle procedure or flipping the bird to a firing squad and having some of the members miss his vital points. All in all, he pooped his nest and had to do a dirt nap in the poop. A good thing to celebrate, not cry about.


49 posted on 05/02/2014 5:01:34 PM PDT by libstripper
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