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Teens charged in 'knock-out game' assault of teacher at Burton Wal-Mart
Mlive ^ | 5-2-2014 | David Harris

Posted on 05/03/2014 2:11:19 PM PDT by Darren McCarty

BURTON, MI – Two 16-year-old Flint boys are facing assault charges after they allegedly punched a 52-year-old teacher from Otisville in the head while he shopped at Wal-Mart then posted video of the alleged attack online as part of the so-called "knock-out" game.

The assault took place around 7 p.m. March 17 at the Wal-Mart on Court Street in Burton.

The man was shopping alone when a teen ran up and punched the man while another teen filmed the attack with a cellphone, according to police. They then fled the scene.

The victim, a teacher at an area school, suffered minor injuries, police said.

Burton police Lt. Mike Odette said one of the teacher's students saw video of the alleged attack on a social media site.

Police were able to identify the teens with the help of someone else who recognized one of the teens on the video, Odette said.

Odette said police have not been able to locate the video online.

When the teens were brought in, Odette said they admitted it was them.

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


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KEYWORDS: flint; knockout
Burton is next to Flint. Flint's crime rate is often higher than Detroit.
1 posted on 05/03/2014 2:11:19 PM PDT by Darren McCarty
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To: Darren McCarty

Obviously not a hate crime?


2 posted on 05/03/2014 2:17:23 PM PDT by SPOTTEDOWL (Are frontal lobotomies prerequisite for being classified as a liberal?)
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To: Darren McCarty

More feral “teens”.


3 posted on 05/03/2014 2:19:08 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: All

certainly not a good thing, but if the aclu had not taken prayer out of the schools, things could be worse.


4 posted on 05/03/2014 2:19:35 PM PDT by willywill
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Troubled youths, nothing more.


5 posted on 05/03/2014 2:19:52 PM PDT by DPMD
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To: Darren McCarty
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6 posted on 05/03/2014 2:20:30 PM PDT by Junk Silver
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To: Darren McCarty

A myth. Right wing media creation. Didn’t happen and doesn’t exist.


7 posted on 05/03/2014 2:23:58 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: Darren McCarty
Yes I know. Some are tired of seeing this but..

Oprah Winfrey didn't just say, "Don't bring 'em to my show," she said:

"There are still generations of older people who were born and breed and marinated in that prejudice and racism and they just have to die."
And she was not referring to the victims of racism.

Her comments IMO can influence Knockout Games and other acts of violence. White victims should sue her for millions if the attackers were aware of her "whites just have to die" comment.. it's worked for $PLC suing a white supremacist group for the crimes of non-members.

8 posted on 05/03/2014 2:28:57 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: SPOTTEDOWL

Nah, it’s justice ya know. The guy had it coming simply because he was blessed with ‘white privedge’.

Sick world and getting sicker.


9 posted on 05/03/2014 2:40:20 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: Darren McCarty
The assaults will continue and even increase. Blacks resent whites and white success. An inadequate people are driven to resent a more successful people. The demographic failures by blaming themselves would be realistic; something they cannot do. This inadequacy causes unrestrained blacks to lash out. Since the failure is within them they will never rid themselves of resentment, thus an ever increasing need to lash out.

Whites, under an unprecedented propaganda assault, and a collapse in morals have lost all cohesion as a people. At one time such assaults would have been reacted to by the entire white community; i.e. an assault on one is an assault against all. For the reasons stated whites will be very desirable victims; e.g. "easy marks!"

10 posted on 05/03/2014 2:49:35 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Darren McCarty

The public has a right to see the mugshots of these thugs. The fact that they’re minors is all the more reason.


11 posted on 05/03/2014 2:50:49 PM PDT by csvset
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

The cause of action is technically known as “vicarious liability”


12 posted on 05/03/2014 3:00:21 PM PDT by research99
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To: Darren McCarty

The media is silent because they think this is just great. After all, Whitey is evil, racist and oppressive. He has it coming to him.


13 posted on 05/03/2014 3:11:55 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: Darren McCarty

It would have been an easy search for the video had the police gone to the WorldStarHipHop website. They host hundreds of videos of such fights, knockout games, wildings, etc.


14 posted on 05/03/2014 4:15:40 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (WoT News: Rantburg.com)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS
Whites, under an unprecedented propaganda assault, and a collapse in morals have lost all cohesion as a people. At one time such assaults would have been reacted to by the entire white community; i.e. an assault on one is an assault against all. For the reasons stated whites will be very desirable victims; e.g. "easy marks!"

I am white. I have always been a proponent of ending segregation and treating people fairly. I have mentored black children for many years, and have several very close friends who are black. I have made sure my family attended churches and civic groups that were mixed.

Over the years, I have been mugged or home-invaded or had my car trashed on five separate occasions. All of the perps were black. I did not and do not live in dangerous neighborhoods. I have been accused of racism more times than I can count, for all sorts of trivia, by co-workers when I called them to account for not delivering the work they had promised, by motorists who were endangering others, or for asking our community board to enforce the rules even-handedly.

I am tired.

15 posted on 05/03/2014 4:34:37 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("The commenters are plenty but the thinkers are few." -- Walid Shoebat)
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To: AllAmericanGirl44
Woman Goes Mad
16 posted on 05/03/2014 4:38:23 PM PDT by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is)
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To: Darren McCarty

I see no one to blame but the parents and education system.

Who breeds, raises and educates(???)a bunch of idiots that - in their home area -
attack someone that possibly may know them -
post their crime -THAT THEY FILMED- on a place that police and their fellow neighbors can view at will.

Eventually they may ‘catch on’ that they will get ‘caught’ but we have to be careful so they don’t.

Then, what do you do with them?

If you suspend them from school, that is basically ‘playing into their hands’, jail is nothing more than a place where they can hone their new found skills OR get them so screwed up there will NEVER be a chance they will contribute to society.

I believe they are ‘beyond’ embarrassment and posting their pictures etc just puts them in ‘hero’ status which will tend to prompt people to ‘better the act’.

Are the parents still blocked from getting reading lists (they should be so lucky the kid reads) or grades and ‘kept in the dark’ as to the kids activities?

If that is the case, (in a reasonable world) you can’t really ‘blame’ the parents as the punishment phase has been taken out of their hands.

Other than ‘shooting them on the spot’ s/ what is a viable solution???


17 posted on 05/03/2014 4:41:27 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98) --"On occasion, nothing said says a lot more than saying something".)
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To: research99
RE: the doctrine of “vicarious liability”

Yes. Thank you. $PLC sued white supremacist Tom Metzger using it. A couple of skinheads murdered a black man. IIRC Metzger's connection was the skinheads admitted to being familiar with Metzger's hate speech from some telephone message site (this was 20+ years ago) that skin heads were invited to call. link to $PLC

Seems to me that if the teens were aware of Winfrey's comments that her stature is worth a 1000 phone calls of the type that convicted Metzger.

19 posted on 05/03/2014 4:51:30 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: All

Nowhere in the article does it say the two teens were black and the victim was white. Therefore, it’s safe to assume the two teens were black and the victim was white.


20 posted on 05/03/2014 5:28:00 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Albion Wilde

I regret your troubles. You tried.


21 posted on 05/03/2014 5:56:27 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

I pity the punks who try this on me.
(God forbid).


22 posted on 05/03/2014 7:34:29 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITS)
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To: willywill; TheOldLady
certainly not a good thing, but if the aclu had not taken prayer out of the schools, things could be worse.

Welcome to FR, I suspect you won't be here long.

23 posted on 05/03/2014 7:37:15 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Lazamataz

“certainly not a good thing, but if the aclu had not taken prayer out of the schools, things could be worse”
.
“Welcome to FR, I suspect you won’t be here long.”

you realize of course, I was being sarcastic?


24 posted on 05/03/2014 7:54:06 PM PDT by willywill
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To: willywill; TheOldLady

No, I didn’t. You will likely live.


25 posted on 05/03/2014 7:57:36 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

I regret your troubles. You tried.
-=0=-
Steers try....


26 posted on 05/03/2014 8:45:09 PM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (Had Enough Yet ? ........................ Enforce the Bill of Rights ......... It's the LAW !!!)
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To: willywill; Lazamataz
Remember your </sarc> tag next time. ;-)

Here's how to make one that will not disappear:

& lt; /sarc & gt;

Without the spaces.
27 posted on 05/04/2014 6:37:14 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: willywill
There is this thing we use called the "sarcasm tag". It helps.

/sarc or /s

28 posted on 05/04/2014 11:55:09 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("The commenters are plenty but the thinkers are few." -- Walid Shoebat)
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To: Albion Wilde

“There is this thing we use called the “sarcasm tag”. It helps.
/sarc or /s “

lol, I know. I kind of thought if I wrote something only only a retarded, liberal, Marxist would write, it would be understood.


29 posted on 05/04/2014 6:52:00 PM PDT by willywill
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To: Albion Wilde

You’re far from the only one.


30 posted on 05/04/2014 6:56:19 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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