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Senators wear 'hoodies' to decry Trayvon Martin's death
timesunion.com ^ | 3/26/2012

Posted on 03/26/2012 6:35:58 PM PDT by Altura Ct.

ALBANY - State Senate Democrats put on hooded sweatshirts to protest the death of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teen allegedly gunned down by neighborhood crime watch captain in Florida.

At an Capitol news conference, Sen. Eric Adams, D-Brooklyn, denounced the killing of Martin, who, he said, carried nothing but "Skittles and god-damned ice tea."

The Senators discussed the case as groups around the country, including members of the NBA's Miami Heat, have put on the sweatshirts or "hoodies" to decry the 17-year-old's killing.

Martin, who was black, was shot on Feb. 26, allegedly by a neighborhood watch captain, George Zimmerman, 32. Martin was wearing a hooded sweatshirt as he walked through a gated community on the way to the home of his father's girlfriend.

Zimmerman, who is white and Latino, has claimed he fired on the unarmed teen in self defense. The killing, and the lack of criminal charges, have caused outrage in Sanford, the Florida community where the death occurred, an protests around the country.

Read more: http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Senators-wear-hoodies-to-decry-Trayvon-Martin-s-3435567.php#ixzz1qHDeXcAv


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To: Altura Ct.

Idiots..did any of them sport gold teef??


51 posted on 03/26/2012 7:11:11 PM PDT by rainee
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To: hal ogen

I feel so sorry for conservative blacks. They have to be horrified that clowns like Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and the New Black Panthers are considered their “leaders” or “spokesmen” for all of them. They are the ultimate racists and I’m happy they are spotlighting their unreasonableness to the point that THEY will become the story - not George Zimmerman.


52 posted on 03/26/2012 7:12:06 PM PDT by demkicker (My passion for freedom is stronger than that of Democrats whose obsession is to enslave me.)
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To: Altura Ct.
Zimmerman, who is white and Latino, has claimed he fired on the unarmed teen in self defense.

And Obama, who is white and black...

Still waiting for the media to refer to Odumbo as "white and black."

Crickets.

53 posted on 03/26/2012 7:13:17 PM PDT by GnL
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To: coon2000
To all of the strong, hard working, family oriented Christian black men, you are needed.

Who in Washington speaks for them?

54 posted on 03/26/2012 7:13:22 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: JoeProBono

Back at ya Trayvon. Pardon my lack of sympathy. Yeah Zimmerman should have broke off his pursuit when the cops told him to, no question. But you didn’t break his nose with your Skittles, now did you?

This is what happens when you jump on and start beating an armed man.

Promise.


55 posted on 03/26/2012 7:14:23 PM PDT by West Texas Chuck (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. That should be a convenience store, not a Government Agency.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Hey dumbasses (not you Altura) those are called hooded sweatshirts. Morons


56 posted on 03/26/2012 7:15:30 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: TSgt
"How classy is this? The Obama election committee is selling hoodies with Obama's name on them." Obama 2012‏@Obama2012 Let everyone know whose team you're on for 2012 with today's merchandise steal: the college-style hooded sweatshirt.http://OFA.BO/QXiDgb 10:28 AM - 26 Mar 12via web · Embed this Tweet Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/03/obama_and_the_hoodie.html#ixzz1qHNLjEF7
57 posted on 03/26/2012 7:15:43 PM PDT by rainee
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To: coon2000

And say what you will about Malcolm X, but he definitely wouldn’t have encouraged this.....he was all about blacks becoming self-sufficient, through their hard work and taking care of their families.


58 posted on 03/26/2012 7:16:25 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Altura Ct.

You are not an activist if you wear a shirt...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4U5sPXSvFXY&feature=relmfu


59 posted on 03/26/2012 7:18:31 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Breitbart)
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To: demkicker
I feel so sorry for conservative blacks.

Just be ready to cover their backs when they need it.
60 posted on 03/26/2012 7:18:42 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Altura Ct.

weird photo. weird uniform. Not much different than those old white sheets with hoods. weird klan photo.


61 posted on 03/26/2012 7:19:11 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: netmilsmom

You’re in Michigan, you know how common hooded sweatshirts are. I wear one just about every single day during cool weather and I’m not playing this stupid game.


62 posted on 03/26/2012 7:21:51 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Altura Ct.

This stunt is nothing more than racial-political theater, meant to generate nothing more than votes and MSM paragraphs.


63 posted on 03/26/2012 7:22:50 PM PDT by bkopto (Obama is merely a symptom of a more profound, systemic disease in American body politic.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Seems like anyone can get elected these days. No wonder this country is such a mess. Senators wearing hoodies? Really?


64 posted on 03/26/2012 7:24:02 PM PDT by jersey117 (The Stepford Media should be sued for malpractice)
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To: Altura Ct.

White people should all carry “empty baggies” around.

I’d be ashamed to admit I was a member of a party that would have these racists as members. And most of them too dumb to work at a KFC.


65 posted on 03/26/2012 7:24:04 PM PDT by Terry Mross ( "It happened. And we let it happen. - Peter Griffin, Family Guy)
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To: Altura Ct.

PHOTO CAPTION:

THE SLAVES ON THE DEMOCRATIC PLANTATION REPORTING FOR DUTY.


66 posted on 03/26/2012 7:24:35 PM PDT by bkopto (Obama is merely a symptom of a more profound, systemic disease in American body politic.)
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To: cripplecreek

“I feel so sorry for conservative blacks.”

“Just be ready to cover their backs when they need it. “

Copy that.


67 posted on 03/26/2012 7:27:33 PM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: Altura Ct.

They should increase their solidarity and add the gold grill. Maybe start speaking in Ebonics like trayvon’s tweets. I actually prefer Weiner’s tweets to trayvon’s.


68 posted on 03/26/2012 7:28:08 PM PDT by Yaelle (Santorum 2012 - our sole chance to stop the Rominee)
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To: Altura Ct.

Zimmerman, who is white and Latino

President Obama, who is white and black,


69 posted on 03/26/2012 7:30:49 PM PDT by Yaelle (Santorum 2012 - our sole chance to stop the Rominee)
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To: demkicker

I feel so sorry for conservative blacks.

####

I feel so sorry for conservative whites.

I’d like to HEAR from conservative blacks.


70 posted on 03/26/2012 7:30:49 PM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: West Texas Chuck

His BLACK friend pointed out to Hannity, after he had to talk over Hannity because as usual he was running his mouth, that Zimmerman responded “Okay” when the dispatcher told him “We don’t need you to do that.”


71 posted on 03/26/2012 7:31:25 PM PDT by Terry Mross ( "It happened. And we let it happen. - Peter Griffin, Family Guy)
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To: Altura Ct.
Filth
72 posted on 03/26/2012 7:33:34 PM PDT by tomkat (FU.baraq !)
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To: cripplecreek

Hoodies are a mainstay with kids. My daughters have them in multiple styles.

I know what you’re saying and my kids have put their away until this blows over. They think it’s stupid too.


73 posted on 03/26/2012 7:33:46 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Breitbart)
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To: cripplecreek

74 posted on 03/26/2012 7:33:51 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit ;-{)
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To: Altura Ct.

He was on the phone when all this went down. It can be heard for anyone that cares to listen. These senators are dimocRATS. It’s expecting they would try this crap.

Also more then blacks wear hoodies so it wasn’t about a black wearing a hoodie. Anyone wearing a hoodie can be suspect to crime in my book.


75 posted on 03/26/2012 7:34:02 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Anyone not wanting an ID or purple thumb to vote isn't worthy of voting privilege.)
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To: Revolting cat!

Poland has got huge problem with soccer hooligans, who wear the hoodies...they probably have more white gangsta rappers there than any other country.


76 posted on 03/26/2012 7:34:25 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: csense

ABC’s photo is like that. Not a current photo (with his hoodie)


77 posted on 03/26/2012 7:35:53 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Anyone not wanting an ID or purple thumb to vote isn't worthy of voting privilege.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Aaaaaaand they look really stupid


78 posted on 03/26/2012 7:36:26 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (Waiting for the new tagline to download)
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To: cripplecreek

Cool weather is acceptable or bad hair day. :)


79 posted on 03/26/2012 7:37:23 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Anyone not wanting an ID or purple thumb to vote isn't worthy of voting privilege.)
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To: dfwgator

I forgot about that, yes. My country fan’s friend’s son over there, a decent chap, is a rap fan. Rap and discopolo rule in RP!


80 posted on 03/26/2012 7:38:04 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Anyone wearing a hoodie can be suspect to crime in my book.

Adding... on a warm day or night.


81 posted on 03/26/2012 7:38:55 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Anyone not wanting an ID or purple thumb to vote isn't worthy of voting privilege.)
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To: bkopto
Agreed

Can't really dis them. They only showing who they and their constituents really are. Slaves to a system and ideology they support.

And in fact they are behaving as Martin did. When they are asked to be accountable they beat the crap out of the people they are suppose to represent through cronyism programs creating higher debt and regular lectures on how they are “suppose” to think.

I really do not see much difference between Martin asking Zimm if “he had a problem” and then beating the crap out of him and what these representatives do to their people everyday

82 posted on 03/26/2012 7:40:18 PM PDT by saywhatagain
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To: JoeProBono

I be countin fi o dem. Yo, is dey axin questions?


83 posted on 03/26/2012 7:40:46 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: dfwgator

I agree with you. These race pimps we have today don’t hold a candle to the black leaders of yesterday. Martin Luther King, Fredrick Douglas, Vivien Thomas, Condoleezza Rice, Clarence Thomas, and Bill Cosby are head and shoulders above the trash that the MSM holds up as the leaders of the black community.


84 posted on 03/26/2012 7:41:17 PM PDT by coon2000 (Give me Liberty or give me death!)
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To: Altura Ct.

Trayvon’s mother trademarks her son’s name as merchandise hits stands throughout Florida.


85 posted on 03/26/2012 7:41:21 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Anyone not wanting an ID or purple thumb to vote isn't worthy of voting privilege.)
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To: Tzimisce

Yes. We suck.

What I like about New York...

The landscape
The hunting
Some Deli’s and Restaurants
Lots of water
The fishing
The camping

Other than that, well....


86 posted on 03/26/2012 7:46:38 PM PDT by onona (Dicky Betts is one ramblin man !)
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To: Altura Ct.

Idiots!


87 posted on 03/26/2012 7:47:00 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: TribalPrincess2U
Me and my "hoodie"

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88 posted on 03/26/2012 7:47:00 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

Come on. Really? That’s you?


89 posted on 03/26/2012 7:49:51 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Anyone not wanting an ID or purple thumb to vote isn't worthy of voting privilege.)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Fraid so. I was additudinal about something that day.


90 posted on 03/26/2012 7:52:09 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Altura Ct.

This whole thing is totally out of hand.... Where did the innocent UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY clause go?

I live in Florida and agree with the Stand Your Ground law. I am truly disgusted with the crooks and criminals always having the benefit of the doubt when the law abiding citizen is hung out to dry. Our elected officials have to change, it is up to us to make the change and get the country back on track. Our elected officials should not take sides on any issue until the due process has been completed, UNLESS they have other motives which it seems like they do!


91 posted on 03/26/2012 7:52:17 PM PDT by kas7351
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To: Altura Ct.

Gee, I notice they are all black...


92 posted on 03/26/2012 7:52:26 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Altura Ct.

How dare the elected officials take sides before the due process has been completed!

Where is the INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY?

I am so sick of the crooks and criminals get an easy ride or benefit of the doubt when law abiding citizens get the shaft. The RACE card should be worn out by now, but I guess we all are NOT CREATED EQUAL and TREATED EQUAL!


93 posted on 03/26/2012 7:52:33 PM PDT by kas7351
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To: Altura Ct.

The Trayvon “crisis” in a nutshell: The predators are scared zhitless that their prey are shooting back.


94 posted on 03/26/2012 7:56:58 PM PDT by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini--nevertheless, Vote Santorum!)
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To: cripplecreek

Yeah, around here too cc. Geez, I almost bought one the other day at Dollar General as they are having a fantastic sale.

This culture has sullied words, sullied our children’s minds, and sullied perfectly good clothing.

They are like locusts; destroying and moving on.


95 posted on 03/26/2012 7:58:37 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (The biggest Hate group in America is located in the White House, Congress & DOJ)
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To: Outlaw Woman
They are like locusts; destroying and moving on.

I'm resisting. If anyone asks me if I support Trayvon they'll be getting an earful. "I wear a hooded sweatshirt because I'm cold you morons."
96 posted on 03/26/2012 8:02:20 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Altura Ct.

Did they get gold crowns on their teeth?


97 posted on 03/26/2012 8:03:41 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Altura Ct.

How come blacks don’t give a damn when blacks kill each other day in and day out?


98 posted on 03/26/2012 8:07:33 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: jmacusa

Or why don’t they care when blacks kill and attack whites? Because they are big fat racists.


99 posted on 03/26/2012 8:08:50 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Altura Ct.

words fail me...

If this is where we are headed, Please let me off the Crazy Train!


100 posted on 03/26/2012 8:14:05 PM PDT by Gritty ("Diversity" is where nations go to die - Mark Steyn)
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