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Spike Lee Apologizes for Retweeting Wrong Address
NBC ^ | 3/29/2012

Posted on 03/29/2012 3:21:26 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

Spike Lee has apologized to a Florida couple who say they were forced to leave their home when a Twitter posting that the director helped spread listed their address as that of a man who shot an unarmed teenager.

Elaine and David McClain are in their 70s and say they have a son named William George Zimmerman who lived in their Sanford-area home in the mid-1990s. They say he is no relation to 28-year-old George Zimmerman who killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: racist; trayvonmartin
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Now the media carries the story to make Spike Lee the racist look like a nice guy. SCUM.
1 posted on 03/29/2012 3:21:33 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

The MSM works with dems. Shame on them.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBFOmUXR080


2 posted on 03/29/2012 3:24:23 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Sue that racist POS..


3 posted on 03/29/2012 3:25:36 AM PDT by aces
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To: SoFloFreeper

old couple lawyers up
Lee checks wallet....apologizes


4 posted on 03/29/2012 3:28:46 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: SoFloFreeper

Sue the socks off him. His “apology” doesn’t do anything to right the wrong. These people had to move out of their house because of this jerk.


5 posted on 03/29/2012 3:29:38 AM PDT by livius
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To: Doogle
It happened so quickly.
OTOH sounds like the apology could be considered an admission of quilt....Up goes the settlement.
6 posted on 03/29/2012 3:32:17 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Stand with God and Sarah, the Gipper and Newt will be standing next to you.)
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To: hoosiermama

Spike loses by that tweet no matter what. Even if it was the real George Zimmerman.


7 posted on 03/29/2012 3:34:42 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: hoosiermama

And, Spike didn’t even try to walk this back right away, instead he let that old couple stew. Spike’s going to get sued. That is a known.


8 posted on 03/29/2012 3:35:47 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: SoFloFreeper

Spike: They’s white crackers anyway, and all looks alike -


9 posted on 03/29/2012 3:37:01 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: SoFloFreeper
Spike meet John.
Couple hired John Morgans law firm.
Now here is where it gets interesting. Morgan is a BIG ZERO supporter. He has thrown several fundraisers at his ambulance chasing home.
Look for a settlement and hushed up real quick. . . . .
10 posted on 03/29/2012 3:37:56 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Stupid is as stupid does.)
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To: Voter#537

spike lucky that the couple were rats?


11 posted on 03/29/2012 3:40:34 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: aces
Sue?... I'd love it. If it was me, I would find this punk Spike Lee and punch him. Based on his actions, mine would be justified by the courts.

Seeing his nose bloodied would be a blast.

12 posted on 03/29/2012 3:41:54 AM PDT by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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To: Voter#537

except that some of the homies will take spike lee’s lag at even calling the dogs off of these “wrong honkies” as license to attack more honkies for DA CAUSE, maybe still even these people. spike lee is not out of the woods yet.


13 posted on 03/29/2012 3:42:34 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: SoFloFreeper

A real apology might include payment for costs incurred by Lee’s actions. Hotel, house damage if any, lost work if any, you know, stuff a RESPONSIBLE adult might pay for if they were worth eleventy-skadillion dollars.


14 posted on 03/29/2012 3:43:01 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Shut up and drill.)
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To: Lazamataz

Prolly will that, but will be really pinched about it.

Truer justice would be to have to hire a white bodyguard for the couple for the rest of their lives.


15 posted on 03/29/2012 3:45:14 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: SoFloFreeper

It’s time for Spike to make it up to them, not just apologize.


16 posted on 03/29/2012 3:46:25 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: HiTech RedNeck
"spike lucky that the couple were rats?"

Are the couple RATS too.
I know Morgan is, like I said he threw several fundraisers for ZERO and he is good friends with the slime ball John Edwards. . . .

17 posted on 03/29/2012 3:56:44 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Stupid is as stupid does.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I doubt the people who follow spike lee on twitter have the intelligence to associate the name of the couple with the address that was tweeted.

I hope the elderly couple sues him for 500 million for inciting violence against them and causing them, at their age, to leave their home, and I hope they have a Conservative judge who doubles it.


18 posted on 03/29/2012 4:02:14 AM PDT by blueplum
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To: SoFloFreeper
Spike Lee, Holder, Black Panters, and even Obama to a certain degree.

These are all a certain type of Black, who if they were White, would all be fanatic supporters of the KKK and the Nazi supremacists.

19 posted on 03/29/2012 4:03:43 AM PDT by 240B (he is doing everything he said he wouldn't and not doing what he said he would)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Not good enough.


20 posted on 03/29/2012 4:09:15 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Voter#537

it wouldn’t necessarily be the couple was so, but maybe political affinity drew them to this law firm. or maybe it made the most credible promises to bring their target status in this race baiting affair to a screeching halt which is what they wanted the most. if they are buddies with the Bummer, maybe they got him to lean on spike.


21 posted on 03/29/2012 4:11:38 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: SoFloFreeper

Sue his black racist ass off.


22 posted on 03/29/2012 4:13:04 AM PDT by mkjessup (0bama squats to pee.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

So SPIKEY is apologizing for posting the wrong address...but still remains unquestioned or pursued for inciting people to go after zimmerman?


23 posted on 03/29/2012 4:13:04 AM PDT by Blue Turtle
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To: GOPJ

Sue him for every dime he has.


24 posted on 03/29/2012 4:14:20 AM PDT by bmwcyle (I am ready to serve Jesus on Earth because the GOP failed again)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

spike at the least should come out and make a ringing denouncement of any and all vigilante activity, especially of homies.


25 posted on 03/29/2012 4:14:22 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: SoFloFreeper

I’d love to see them sue Spike for every penny he has.


26 posted on 03/29/2012 4:18:33 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
The law firm Morgan & Morgan does a lot of advertising here in the Orlando area. They don't advertise that they are RATS. That comes out watching the LSM showing the fundraisers for ZERO.
If I ever needed a ambulance chasing attorney I would probly hold my nose & use them. Kinda like what I will do if Mittens gets the nomination. Hold my nose & Vote for him.
27 posted on 03/29/2012 4:21:51 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Stupid is as stupid does.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Hey spike... have you seen the latest South Park episode where home shopping networks are targeted? Watch it... and do what Kyle tells the barker of one TV shopping channel to do. “Dude, you are evil... kill yourself”.

LLS

28 posted on 03/29/2012 4:22:46 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

What’s STILL messed up is that even if he had the CORRECT ADDRESS, why would Zimmerman’s family deserve to be hurt?


29 posted on 03/29/2012 4:25:22 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Doogle

old couple lawyers up
Lee checks wallet....apologizes


Don’t forget that Rush pounded the issue on his March 28 show. May have had an impact.


30 posted on 03/29/2012 4:28:07 AM PDT by Peet (Cogito ergo dubito.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Spikes wealth is now gone....... if he owes you money go collect today and and if necessary file your law suit tomorrow to get the prior judgement.


31 posted on 03/29/2012 4:29:00 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: Voter#537
Attorney John Morgan is the poster boy for the noun "scallywag."

He also is the employer of former Florida Governor Charlie Crist.

32 posted on 03/29/2012 4:30:57 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: N. Theknow

Charlie (Helium Loafers) Critht???


33 posted on 03/29/2012 4:32:44 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Yeth! The very thame!


34 posted on 03/29/2012 4:36:13 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Especially since he now says “leave them in peace”, which shows his original intent was meant to cause harm.


35 posted on 03/29/2012 4:37:18 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Spike Lee has a LOT more to apologize for, but don’t hold your breath.

His birth certificate may indicate he was born in the United States, and there may even be substantial proof of that fact. But like many others, Spike Lee is an AINO (American in name only), as he has allowed his mind to be trapped in a twisted ideology wherein the principles upon which America was founded, and are institutionalized in the great body of US law, have been cast aside and replaced with a concept called “street law”, an invitation to mob rule and anarchy.

Grievances which were long ago settled, and their resolutions which are available, are resurrected over and over, as though nothing had ever been done. Last I heard, slavery has been abolished in the United States, and broad opportunities for individual advancement have been plentiful for decades. All this may end, however, if the present course of denial and subjugation of all dissent with the preachers of a strange brand of theology and “street people” continues without ever attempting any kind of dialogue.

Perhaps dialogue is impossible.


36 posted on 03/29/2012 4:39:26 AM PDT by alloysteel (College "education" may be the worst mischief to be inflicted upon the next generation.)
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To: N. Theknow
"Attorney John Morgan is the poster boy for the noun "scallywag." He also is the employer of former Florida Governor Charlie Crist.

You are 100% correct John Morgan is also good friends with John Edwards too.
John got caught driving drunk a while back. The city of Casselberry here in central FL, released the tape of John getting ready for the drunk tank. John told the arresting officer he was scum and that he, (John) made 10 thousand times more money than he did. . . . . .

37 posted on 03/29/2012 4:39:38 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Stupid is as stupid does.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I hope they sue the pants off his racist black ass.


38 posted on 03/29/2012 4:40:02 AM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: Voter#537

Is that the firm Suntan Charlie Crist joined after his ass was kicked by Marco Rubio?


39 posted on 03/29/2012 4:45:58 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper
"Is that the firm Suntan Charlie Crist joined after his ass was kicked by Marco Rubio?"

That be the one. . . . . Gay Charlie found a home. I know he married a female but that was just for show I am told. . . .

40 posted on 03/29/2012 5:03:54 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Stupid is as stupid does.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

But posting the RIGHT address is all fine and dandy...


41 posted on 03/29/2012 5:10:15 AM PDT by varyouga
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To: SoFloFreeper

Mighty white of him...


42 posted on 03/29/2012 5:41:25 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Beware the Sweater Vest)
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To: varyouga

I’d think a good lawsuit is forthcoming again “Lee”. He was obviously way out of line, didn’t do his homework and caused great suffering and pain to the two elderly, very innocent people. His apology would look much better on a large check, payable to the Zimmerman family.


43 posted on 03/29/2012 5:41:42 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Didn’t he make a movie once? “Do The Wrong Thing” or something like that?


44 posted on 03/29/2012 5:51:24 AM PDT by biggerten (Love you, Mom.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

So is he truly sorry for the greif he caused the McClains? or did his PR flacks and/or attys put him up to it for damage control?


45 posted on 03/29/2012 5:58:15 AM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: bmwcyle

All he has to do is prove it was a mistake - and that he apologized. No jury’s going to convict with that combination.


46 posted on 03/29/2012 6:10:06 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Too late, Spike

A jury is going to be sending the sheriff to collect your forty acres. And your mule.


47 posted on 03/29/2012 6:27:56 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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That's OK, Spike, we forgive you.

Now hand over all your stuff to your victims.

48 posted on 03/29/2012 6:35:51 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I hope that couple sues his derriere off, the vicious racist.


49 posted on 03/29/2012 6:38:45 AM PDT by Clara Lou (ABO! Go Newt!)
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To: Progov

Lee tweeted, “I Deeply Apologize To The McClain Family For Retweeting Their Address. It Was a Mistake. Please Leave The McClain’s [sic] in Peace.”

It’s worth noting ... the apology came a few hours after the McClains reportedly lawyered up. Heh.


50 posted on 03/29/2012 7:17:02 AM PDT by Daffynition (On Andrew Breitbart: In his honor, I'll fight harder...He'll be back and he'll be millions.)
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