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Miami-Dade fire captain on Zimmerman charges: Blame '****bag' parents of 'our urban youth' [1984!]
thegrio.com ^ | 4/13/12 | Joy-Ann Reid

Posted on 04/16/2012 4:24:57 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

Edited on 04/16/2012 5:34:06 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

The Miami-Dade Fire-Rescue Department is investigating a Facebook post by one of its captains that seems to blame the shooting death of Trayvon Martin on the "shi*tbag parents" of "our urban youth," and the "ghetto hoodie look" of young black men like Martin...


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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: bias; blackkk; florida; georgezimmerman; race; speech; trayvonmartin
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To: Travis McGee; All; Joe Brower

I hope we speak out against the attacks on Captain Beckman. We CAN win this battle.

IIRC, there was a teacher in Mount Dora Florida who posted his convictions about homosexuality on his personal Facebook page. The speech police in the media tried to force him out of his job too...and we conservatives spoke out. I believe he still has his job!

Folks, this is bigger than Brian Beckman. It is about being able to speak your mind in a personal forum. If the media speech fascists are allowed to crush this man’s expression, they will come for YOU next.


21 posted on 04/16/2012 5:00:33 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Another victim of Facebook.

There’s reasons why being anonymous on the internet is a good thing - here’s one of them.

Facebook IS 1984 incarnate - people are 1984’ing themselves...


22 posted on 04/16/2012 5:00:52 AM PDT by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Amen to that!


23 posted on 04/16/2012 5:06:01 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Envisioning

“I and my coworkers”

What stupidity. it’s “My coworkers and I”, don’t the teachers teach grammar anymore


24 posted on 04/16/2012 5:06:12 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Bravo Captain. Truth to power.


25 posted on 04/16/2012 5:07:15 AM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: SoFloFreeper
It is the DemonRat and RINO inner city, reward-failure, punish-success, free-enterprise-killing, pro-welfate-state, policies that have made these people into the "sh*tbag, ignorant, pathetic, welfare dependent excuses for parents" that they are.
26 posted on 04/16/2012 5:08:15 AM PDT by Upstate NY Guy
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To: SoFloFreeper

Poll at following link

“Should Miami-Dade fire Capt. Brian Beckmann be reprimanded for his Facebook rant even though he’s a private citizen?”

http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/04/15/2750666/miami-dade-firefighter-under-investigation.html


27 posted on 04/16/2012 5:11:02 AM PDT by kanawa
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To: SoFloFreeper
The Miami-Dade Fire-Rescue Department is investigating a Facebook post by one of its captains that seems to blame the shooting death of Trayvon Martin on the "shi*tbag parents" of "our urban youth," and the "ghetto hoodie look" of young black men like Martin...

I don't understand why hoodies are considered ghetto. I wear hoodies frequently, and a lot of young people wear hoodies, certainly not just young, black males. There is nothing about a hoodie that should cause one to be suspicious.

28 posted on 04/16/2012 5:14:54 AM PDT by Pinkbell (Rick Santorum For President (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N89LGhm-Ztc))
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To: SoFloFreeper
This one, imho, is a must read, and precisely on point with the attack on Beckmann.

We Are All George Zimmerman

29 posted on 04/16/2012 5:15:00 AM PDT by tomkat ( Newt / Sarah '12 !)
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To: kanawa

30 posted on 04/16/2012 5:16:31 AM PDT by tomkat ( Newt / Sarah '12 !)
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To: carriage_hill

I’ve never, ever heard of a case where a fireman or firemen for that matter have asked the race of a dwelling inhabitant of a burning building. Never.

His opinion is his 1st Amendment right and should not be abridged. A case can be made for professions such as LEOs where their citizen interactions are more up-close, and the result is often deadly, but not here.


31 posted on 04/16/2012 5:19:07 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: kanawa

To: Envisioning
“I and my coworkers”

What stupidity. it’s “My coworkers and I”, don’t the teachers teach grammar anymore.......

Nothing stupid about it. Remember, “Ignorant is temporary but stupid is forever.”

I had no problem understanding his point.


32 posted on 04/16/2012 5:22:34 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: rarestia
You're absolutely right.

Tyranny wins when good men stay silent.

33 posted on 04/16/2012 5:24:22 AM PDT by wolfcreek (‘closed eye’ mentality is the reason for our current reality)
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To: Gaffer

100% right, G. But he made the mistake of putting the fire co’s name/his position or something, on that page; that’s probably going to cost him his job, and much more.


34 posted on 04/16/2012 5:25:41 AM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: tomkat

link’s broken


35 posted on 04/16/2012 5:25:44 AM PDT by kanawa
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To: SoFloFreeper

He shouldn’t have used profanity. That’s what they’ll use to nail him with.

“Oh, I’ve been cursed at.” Faint.


36 posted on 04/16/2012 5:25:56 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: SoFloFreeper

Captain Beckman has my utmost respect. Enter a burning building is a walk in the park compared to the grilling our country’s scumbag media is going to give him.

Others have already said it; as a white person Beckman’s rights to express himself on race issues don’t exist in the USA. The right needs to be reclaimed, and it’s going to take brave men such as Beckman to do it.


37 posted on 04/16/2012 5:26:10 AM PDT by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: tomkat
here it is... We are all George Zimmerman
38 posted on 04/16/2012 5:27:18 AM PDT by kanawa
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To: kanawa
Ooops !

Corrected:

We Are All George Zimmerman

39 posted on 04/16/2012 5:27:50 AM PDT by tomkat ( Newt / Sarah '12 !)
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To: tomkat

I always enjoy the not sure or don’t know category of a poll. Glad to see there’s people that are ignorant and have no spine to pick a side.


40 posted on 04/16/2012 5:28:15 AM PDT by eak3
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