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Houston's reaction to charge in Trayvon Martin case
click2houston.com ^ | April 11, 2012

Posted on 04/12/2012 10:28:42 AM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

Houstonians reacted Wednesday to the second degree murder charges against Florida neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman.

"This is perfect. This is awesome. I'm glad they're jumping on it," Texas Southern University NAACP President Jylise Smith said.

Zimmerman admitted to shooting Trayvon Martin back in February. Zimmerman has said it was self-defense.

"I'm glad that, as America, we're doing something about this," Smith said.

Smith organized a rally last month and said she believed protests around the nation prompted the charged against Zimmerman.

"I think it played a huge part because they see, as Americans, we're against what happened," Smith said.

Community activist Quanell X said the pressure will continue.

"I think the system must recognize that they're not just dealing with Trayvon Martin anymore. They're dealing with an entire people in this country who are calling for justice," Quanell X said.

Florida prosecutors insisted the trial will play out in a courtroom and not the court of public opinion.

"Let me emphasize that we do not prosecute by public opinion. We prosecute based on the facts of any given case as well as the laws in the state of Florida," Florida Special Prosecutor Angela Corey said.

Zimmerman is in custody.

If he is found guilty of second-degree murder, he could get up to life in prison.


TOPICS: US: Texas
KEYWORDS: quanellx; trayvonmartin

1 posted on 04/12/2012 10:28:44 AM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe
We are no longer a nation of laws, we are an nation of screaming bullies.

Whoever screams the loudest, wins.

2 posted on 04/12/2012 10:31:19 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Over half of U.S. murders are of black people, and 90% of them are committed by other black people.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Suddenly she’s not a hyphenated-American.


3 posted on 04/12/2012 10:31:23 AM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: gundog

I know. Just like the first Wookie was only proud to be an American once her husband became the first affirmative action president.


4 posted on 04/12/2012 10:37:32 AM PDT by mrsmel
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To: Tailgunner Joe

WTF is a “Quanell X.”

A new earth element? The Kentucky Fried Chicken secret ingredient?


5 posted on 04/12/2012 10:37:42 AM PDT by ohioman
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

They elected the cultural alien kenyan clown to the big white house.

Soon the experiment in affirmative action will be over and reality will set in....domestically and internationally.


6 posted on 04/12/2012 10:41:14 AM PDT by himno hero (Obamas theme...Death to America...The crusaders will pay!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
"They're dealing with an entire people in this country who are calling for justice a lynch mob," Quanell X said.

There, fixed it.

7 posted on 04/12/2012 10:42:39 AM PDT by NRA1995 (I'll cling to my religion and guns till they're pried from my cold dead fingers!)
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To: ohioman

Thanks for the laugh!

Quanell X is the local equivalent to Al Sharpton; he’s the local leader of the New Black Panther Party. His front is that of a preacher; his job is that of “Community Organizer/Activist”.

Lets put it this way.......Houston isn’t Texas; there’s not but maybe 3 Republicans left in the “City”. The Republicans moved out of the city into the surrounding County, and in some cases out of the county altogether. Fewer than 25% of the eligible electorate even bothered to vote in the last City election. City elections are really just Democrat party primaries.


8 posted on 04/12/2012 10:43:45 AM PDT by Rich21IE
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To: ohioman

I needed a laugh and this was great!!!!


9 posted on 04/12/2012 10:45:11 AM PDT by NC Angeleyes
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Houston's reaction to charge in Trayvon Martin case

At first, I thought they meant 'Whitney.' I imagine she was pretty silent on the whole situation.

10 posted on 04/12/2012 10:47:16 AM PDT by tnlibertarian (I <3 PEJSWDTDSOPC)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Hannity had a poll last night: "Should George Zimmerman have been arrested?" 68 percent said "No". And, I think it was about 21 percent said "Yes, and about 11 percent did not know or were unsure. My numbers might not be accurage, but they're close.
11 posted on 04/12/2012 10:49:50 AM PDT by no dems (TED CRUZ: A PROVEN CONSERVATIVE FOR U.S. SENATE FROM TEXAS.)
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To: no dems

I don’t know if he should have been arrested. I am trying to view the facts through a media filter from 1000 miles away, and still don’t think we know what happened.

I do know what a lynch mob looks like though...and this is it!


12 posted on 04/12/2012 10:58:10 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Texas Southern University NAACP President and Quanel X...two, cherry picked “Houstonians” asked to comment on the Zimmerman case. That’s rich.


13 posted on 04/12/2012 11:02:37 AM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Jane Long

And the writer of the article then takes their very bias opinion and labels it “Houston’s reaction to charge....” as if they represent the typical point of view in Houston.
Laughable.


14 posted on 04/12/2012 11:11:46 AM PDT by snarkytart (http://www.freerepubli224%2C1)
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To: Rich21IE
When my wife told me that her job was moving to Houston, the second sentance out of my mouth was "Well we ain't gunna LIVE in Houston"
We don't either, we landed in Montgomery county.
15 posted on 04/12/2012 11:12:54 AM PDT by rightly_dividing (Newt 2012)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

They arrested him so cities wouldn’t burn.


16 posted on 04/12/2012 11:37:17 AM PDT by Jaded (Really? Seriously?)
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To: ohioman

WTF is a “Quanell X.”

Proof that a POS has vocal cords.


17 posted on 04/12/2012 12:02:54 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: Rich21IE

Thanks for clearing that up for me. :)


18 posted on 04/12/2012 12:24:44 PM PDT by ohioman
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To: TexasRepublic

Lol. The Southern fried Mr. Hanky (for the South Park fans out there)


19 posted on 04/12/2012 12:26:12 PM PDT by ohioman
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To: tnlibertarian

“At first, I thought they meant ‘Whitney.’ I imagine she was pretty silent on the whole situation. “

_______________________________________

LOL. I had the same thought. :)


20 posted on 04/12/2012 12:30:09 PM PDT by proud American in Canada
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21 posted on 04/12/2012 12:54:59 PM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: Rich21IE
Quanell X is the local equivalent to Al Sharpton; he’s the local leader of the New Black Panther Party. His front is that of a preacher; his job is that of “Community Organizer/Activist”.

I think that I have heard that job description before....hmm, who could it be?

22 posted on 04/12/2012 3:09:40 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: ohioman

A race baiting poverty pimp who is trying to stir the pudding into a race riot for personal gain & profit.


23 posted on 04/12/2012 3:42:21 PM PDT by Nebr FAL owner
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To: Jaded

Now the PC political show trial begins either way I think their will be blood shed at the verdict.


24 posted on 04/12/2012 3:45:06 PM PDT by Nebr FAL owner
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To: Tailgunner Joe

25 posted on 04/12/2012 5:47:11 PM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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To: Tailgunner Joe
"I think the system must recognize that they're not just dealing with Trayvon Martin anymore. They're dealing with an entire people in this country who are calling for justice," Quanell X said.

Quanell is fundamentally unclear on the concept of justice.

26 posted on 04/13/2012 3:17:42 AM PDT by giotto
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