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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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Miami media is attacking this private citizen for expressing his opinion!

But Miami media still says NOTHING about the very public call for a bounty on Zimmerman by the Black Panthers.

The fire captain may LOSE HIS JOB, my friends! Who is next to be attacked for not agreeing with the media and Sharpton Lynch mob?

1 posted on 04/16/2012 4:25:04 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper
Welcome to the USSA, comrade.

So-called “freedom of speech” is passe. So bourgeois.

2 posted on 04/16/2012 4:29:45 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I’ve found that firefighters tend to be much more outspoken than law enforcement, in general. When they’re dashing into a fire to save someone, they’re not wondering if the people inside are Republican or Democrat.

I hate to say it this way, and I hope I’m not flamed for saying it this way, but white people need to start sticking up for themselves and for those who express the thoughts and feelings akin to their own. Blacks are allowed to do it without any fear of reprisal, but whites have to parse their words. It’s disgusting.


3 posted on 04/16/2012 4:31:46 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

They “CAN’T HANDLE THE TRUTH!”


4 posted on 04/16/2012 4:31:59 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: SoFloFreeper

This is the TOP story in Miami news today....one of the local tv stations is putting this before the Secret Service story.


5 posted on 04/16/2012 4:32:07 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

This is the TOP story in Miami news today....one of the local tv stations is putting this before the Secret Service story.


6 posted on 04/16/2012 4:32:19 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper
Another fine citizen will bite the dust for daring to tell the truth.
7 posted on 04/16/2012 4:33:07 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (Haggai 1, V6.. and he that earneth wages earneth wages to put it into a bag with holes. (My plight))
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To: rarestia

You must be racist. (off sarcasm)


8 posted on 04/16/2012 4:35:07 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

That’s the end of his job, his pension, his career.


9 posted on 04/16/2012 4:38:33 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: SoFloFreeper
"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... "

Telling the TRUTH is forbidden in today's pandering, politically-correct society.

We can't put Al Shartoon and Jesse Jackass out of their jobs by telling it like it is!

10 posted on 04/16/2012 4:38:40 AM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: rarestia
white people need to start sticking up for themselves and for those who express the thoughts and feelings akin to their own.

We can do it here because of the anonymity of screen names. It's easy for us to say that Mohammad is a pedophile swine but try saying that when your name and address are readily available. It's similar to expressing one's opinion on racial matters.

I know of one F.R. member, who has his name and address and telephone number on his "about" page and he speaks his mind too - about the mooselimbs and other subjects.

11 posted on 04/16/2012 4:39:08 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (Haggai 1, V6.. and he that earneth wages earneth wages to put it into a bag with holes. (My plight))
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To: SoFloFreeper

The truth burns as nothing else can. Now this man will have to be destroyed immediately for daring to speak it.


12 posted on 04/16/2012 4:40:39 AM PDT by Free in Texas (Member of the Bitter Clingers Association.)
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To: Graybeard58; Joe Brower
Another fine citizen will bite the dust for daring to tell the truth.

Not if we speak out!

13 posted on 04/16/2012 4:40:42 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

If he loses his job over this he should make this fight about the Black Panthers and their wanted poster with the “dreaded” crosshairs target and he should get the best lawyer he can find and sue the crap out of the Justice Department and Eric Holder.


14 posted on 04/16/2012 4:43:34 AM PDT by jersey117 (The Stepford Media should be sued for malpractice)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Too bad it wasn’t Bill Cosby (or any other black) making the comment. Then it would be perfectly fine.


15 posted on 04/16/2012 4:46:01 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: SoFloFreeper

Attacked for telling the truth.

LLS


16 posted on 04/16/2012 4:48:02 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES! (accept only the original))
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To: SoFloFreeper

He is a government employee. I recall from my Army days that you were not allowed to express your political opinion. Here, it’s not really even politics he is expressing but since he is supposed to be neutral, he is dumb for putting anything on his “Facebook” page. Look people, Facebook is very risky.


17 posted on 04/16/2012 4:52:39 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Graybeard58

I’m not afraid to express my beliefs in a public forum. I will not, however, put the safety of my family on the line through an anonymously searchable forum.

Someone wants to follow me home from a town hall, fine. Someone wants to track my whereabouts with a GPS tracker or a network of “spies,” fine. Someone wants to confront me for my views in public, at a restaurant, at a grocery store, fine.

But to put up my personal whereabouts for any one on the web to search and find, no thanks. I’m known to make rash decisions, but I’m not a fool.


18 posted on 04/16/2012 4:53:37 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I and my coworkers could rewrite the book on whether our urban youths are victims of racist profiling or products of their failed, sh*tbag, ignorant, pathetic, welfare dependent excuses for parents, but like Mrs. Corey, we speak only the truth.

Bump for truth!

19 posted on 04/16/2012 4:53:51 AM PDT by Envisioning (Call me a racist........, one more time..........)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Reason #20,394 not to do FB.

Next they’ll be going after his FB friends.


20 posted on 04/16/2012 4:54:28 AM PDT by bgill
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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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To: onedoug

When in reality, the biggest offense to a leftist is
not “Oh, I’ve been cursed at.”
but “Oh! I’ve been told the truth about!”

(awkward grammar, but I sacrificed that for parallelism with your quote)


41 posted on 04/16/2012 5:28:25 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: kanawa
LOL .. I prolly shouldn't html before 3rd cuppa !   ;-)
42 posted on 04/16/2012 5:28:59 AM PDT by tomkat ( Newt / Sarah '12 !)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Could the George Zimmerman issue be the “iceberg” that sinks the Obama WH just like a real “iceberg” sanked the Titanic? I do think so!


43 posted on 04/16/2012 5:29:32 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: tomkat

You said it.

As I have said in post #43, Zimmerman could be an iceberg that takes the Obama ship down.


44 posted on 04/16/2012 5:32:01 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Gaffer
“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”

That's right, they only ask if you have paid your fire insurance.

45 posted on 04/16/2012 5:34:42 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: eak3
.. the not sure or don’t know category ..

Seriesly !

Sadly, the reality in many cases is likely:
  lemme check my favorite pravda and get back to you with the day's approved opinion

46 posted on 04/16/2012 5:35:46 AM PDT by tomkat ( Newt / Sarah '12 !)
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To: SoFloFreeper

He’s right, but stupid for posting it online. This kind of stuff prevents applicants from being fired AND getting employees suspended and/or fired. Besides, why us he posting on Facebook anyways? Grow up.


47 posted on 04/16/2012 5:38:55 AM PDT by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: tomkat

It is now at 71% for the good.

People are tired of this nonsense. The race card is about playd out.


48 posted on 04/16/2012 5:39:18 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: tomkat
I prolly shouldn't html before 3rd cuppa !

LOL. Great quote.


49 posted on 04/16/2012 5:40:03 AM PDT by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: faucetman

Touche’.....you are correct on that according to some recent news items.

I submit, however, that firemen in this particular regard are far, far above LEOs wherein there are so many examples of power tripping, race bias and general criminal behavior.


50 posted on 04/16/2012 5:40:12 AM PDT by Gaffer
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