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Rodney King on Trayvon Martin Thank God My Attack Was Caught on Tape
TMZ ^ | April 24, 2012

Posted on 04/24/2012 7:38:56 AM PDT by maggief

Rodney King tells TMZ ... he sincerely hopes Trayvon Martin's family will eventually get justice ... but says Trayvon's case makes him realize how lucky he was to have his beating captured on tape.

Just days before the 20 year anniversary of the L.A. riots, King was in NYC promoting his new book in which he describes his journey through the violence ... from the infamous beating at the hands of LAPD officers ... to his public plea for peace.

"It's not one day that goes by that I don't think about the incident ... I get these headaches ... when I [sniff], my sinuses start burning."

Now, with the Trayvon Martin case stirring up similar emotions as his legal saga ... King says the judicial system is a "slow process" .... and adds, "I'm hoping he gets justice for his family ... 'cause he's no longer here, so for his family."

(Excerpt) Read more at tmz.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: rodneyking; trayvonmartin; zimmerman

1 posted on 04/24/2012 7:38:59 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

I was wondering how long it would take someone to dig his a$$ up....


2 posted on 04/24/2012 7:41:03 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: maggief
he sincerely hopes Trayvon Martin's family will eventually get justice

Trayvon already got justice. Just what is he hoping will happen to the family?

3 posted on 04/24/2012 7:41:52 AM PDT by agere_contra
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To: maggief

Martin got exactly the justice he deserved, King, and though too ignorant to understand, precisely what he, himself, the wanna-be gangsta, was asking for.


4 posted on 04/24/2012 7:42:58 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: maggief

I’ll bet George Zimmerman wishes his was........


5 posted on 04/24/2012 7:43:24 AM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: maggief

... I get these headaches ... when I [sniff], my sinuses start burning.”

That’s from all the narcotics you did before and after your payout, Rodney, you buffoon.

“All I’m saying is give Peaceepee a chance...”


6 posted on 04/24/2012 7:43:37 AM PDT by Molon Labbie (A Bounty on Zimmerman, Can Be A Bounty On ANYONE. No NBPP Mob Justice!)
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To: maggief
King was in NYC promoting his new book

That's a switch! Usually he's getting the book THROWN at him!

7 posted on 04/24/2012 7:43:45 AM PDT by massmike (Massachusetts: If they had just kept hanging witches a bit longer...........)
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To: maggief

But the part where King was not responding to the cops’ orders to comply was not shown. Only the beat down part. No different than the Martin case of media malfeasance.


8 posted on 04/24/2012 7:44:45 AM PDT by SkyDancer ("Talent Without Ambition Is Sad - Ambition Without Talent Is Worse")
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To: maggief

20 years later and you’re still lying, Rodney.

The rest of the tape shows you resisting arrest in spite of humane efforts to bring your sorry rear end under control.

Had you just obeyed one simple command, 58 people would not have died in 1992.Reginald Denny would not have had his head bashed in with a cinder block.

No wonder your sinuses still burn. Jerk.


9 posted on 04/24/2012 7:45:39 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: maggief

Whew, I was starting to worry that nobody in the black community would be pouring some fuel on the bonfire today. Thanks Rodney!


10 posted on 04/24/2012 7:46:18 AM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: maggief

Oh please, Rodney King?????

There are untold stories about Rodney King.

One important fact seldom spoken of is that he was leading police on a high speed chase that night. The MSM said he was a “motorist” pulled over by cops. The clear implication is that it was a routine traffic stop.

He was leading police on a high speed chase that night because he was fleeing a crime scene, from which he was a prime suspect.

He was repeatedly beaten by the cops with nightsticks because less violent methods of subduing him were not working. He was resisting arrest that night. The cops think he was high on drugs, because less violent methods of getting him under control were not working.

Can anybody tell us why these stories about the Rodney King incident are never told? To this day, the story line is out there, that he was pulled over by cops, and beaten for no reason.


11 posted on 04/24/2012 7:46:21 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: NRA1995
I was wondering how long it would take someone to dig his a$$ up....

The "idiot" is suddenly "useful".

14 posted on 04/24/2012 7:47:14 AM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: maggief
Rodney King beating was on tape?!?!?

Wonder why no news outlet ever showed it on TV!

< /sarcasm >

15 posted on 04/24/2012 7:48:19 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: maggief
promoting his new book

Since somebody obviously wrote it for him, I wonder if they'll also read it to him.....

16 posted on 04/24/2012 7:49:18 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (My 6 pack abs are now a full keg......)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

The cops didn’t beat his a$$ bad enough.


17 posted on 04/24/2012 7:49:52 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: massmike

“King was in NYC promoting his new book.”

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LOL.

How many on his side of this ongoing Race War, actually buy books?


18 posted on 04/24/2012 7:52:14 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: maggief

Did he blow all of his settlement money yet?


19 posted on 04/24/2012 7:53:25 AM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: Oshkalaboomboom

Maybe Rodney King is promoting his book because his settlement is running out?

Or maybe he threw something together and wanted to capitalize on the Trayvon Martin case, and remind people that he had his famous liberal cause celebre years ago.

I don’t want to read his book. I have no interest in what he has to say.


20 posted on 04/24/2012 7:56:34 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: maggief

I am not getting what people mean anymore by, “get justice.” Apparently, it means that the other guy gets put away in the big house and rots there the rest of his life, regardless of witnesses, circumstances, and evidence.


21 posted on 04/24/2012 7:56:48 AM PDT by ChocChipCookie
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To: maggief

Sicne he and Obama are illiterate, I wonder who wrote Mr. King’s book.

Anyway, Mr. King, the initial part of the tape you mentioned to support your beatings is NEVER SHOWN . . . you know, the part where you were flailing your arms around with chains that almost seriously injured the cops who were trying to get you secured. Huh? Where’s THAT part of this tape that exonerates you, Mr. King?

Isn’t it great that all these “victim” punks are crawling out from under rocks to make a buck off of Zimmerman’s bodily injuries from St. Trayvon?


22 posted on 04/24/2012 7:57:16 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: ChocChipCookie

I am not getting what people mean anymore by, “get justice.”

Reparation$.


23 posted on 04/24/2012 7:58:39 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief
"It's not one day that goes by that I don't think about the incident ... I get these headaches ... when I [sniff], my sinuses start burning."

Pretty sure that was from the drugs you were doing Rodney, not the beating.

24 posted on 04/24/2012 8:00:09 AM PDT by Marko413
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To: maggief

***but says Trayvon’s case makes him realize how lucky he was to have his beating captured on tape. ****

Yep. Cops beating down a druggie high on “Angel Dust” after the tasers failed to stop him.

Tell me, Rodney, how much of that settlement money do you still have?


25 posted on 04/24/2012 8:08:07 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: maggief

Is it me or is the news media trying its best to incite a race riot??? Dragging this A**hole out does nothing but agitate the potential rioters.


26 posted on 04/24/2012 8:10:18 AM PDT by BobinIL
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To: Molon Labbie

“... I get these headaches ... when I [sniff], my sinuses start burning.”

That, Rodney, is hell getting a foothold.


27 posted on 04/24/2012 8:36:20 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Cowgirl of Justice
“... I get these headaches ... when I [sniff], my sinuses start burning.”

That's the cocaine, Rodney.

28 posted on 04/24/2012 8:37:55 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: maggief
Rodney King has written a book? I didn't think he could read and write. Bill Ayers, ghost writing again?
29 posted on 04/24/2012 8:45:43 AM PDT by rightly_dividing (Newt 2012)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Reginald Denny’s beating was caught on tape.

Did he get his “reparations” from the Sharpton/Jackson klan yet?


30 posted on 04/24/2012 9:05:10 AM PDT by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was, as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: maggief

Justice was given to Hoodie McSkittles when he got shot.

It should send the message to the thugs in Holders race that they can’t jump on someone and beat them to death without paying for it with their lives.

Screw King and Screw Martin. King should wind up exactly like Martin.


31 posted on 04/24/2012 10:27:17 AM PDT by Jack Burton007 (This is Jack Burton in the Pork Chop Express, and I'm talkin' to whoever's listenin' out there.)
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To: maggief

I’m pleasantly surprised that many of the article’s comments at TMZ are pro-Zimmerman. I assumed a site like that would be a cesspool of left-wing loons who believe whatever the race pimps tell them.


33 posted on 04/24/2012 3:37:57 PM PDT by scorpa
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