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Still no riots, why?
July 14, 2013 | vanity

Posted on 07/14/2013 3:23:39 PM PDT by ProudFossil

Earlier I asked the question "Why no riots yet". I think I may have the answer. Most of the thugs who have been twitting and mouthing the hate, predictions, threats, etc., during the last two weeks are dependent upon the entititlements of the gubmint. That includes directions and orders. Since the gubmint has only said they are investigating the events about this incident, the thugs do not know what to do. Until Zero, or Sharpton, Jackson, or NAACP tells them to do something they are lost.

On a more grim note, why no investigation into the 11,000 murders that have occurred since the gangsta was shot? Many of those were infants and pre-teens. But no comment from Zero, Sharpton, Jackson, or the NAACP so no problem.


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To: ProudFossil

My thoughts is they are afraid of getting shot. Zimmerman just got acquitted and it stresses the fact that we have the right to defend ourselves.


51 posted on 07/14/2013 3:47:38 PM PDT by tiki
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To: ProudFossil

Because a Not Guilty verdict was a wake-up call for a lot of people. It won’t change over night, but the eternal victims and their keepers just felt a little bit of a sting. Maybe Obummer will bring us closer - in a yin-yang type way.


52 posted on 07/14/2013 3:47:41 PM PDT by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: ProudFossil
Well the window of opportunity for rioting has pretty much closed on this particular event. I think a lot of would-be looters were caught flat-footed by the verdict last night - 9:30 on a Saturday night is very unusual for a verdict to come in. They certainly appeared to be caught with their pants down.

Of course, they would look rather silly coming out to riot now, nearly 24 hours after the fact. Day late and a dollar short. All for the good. I never did understand rioting as a form of protest anyhow. I personally think most looters don't care about the reason why, if they have an opportunity to smash windows and grab some free merchandise and get away with it, why any reason is as good as another. Whether the Bulls win (or lose) a basketball game or some court case gets decided, it's of no major importance to them.

For some reason, the song "Street Life" by The Crusaders was running through my head all day today. Now that song first came out in 1979, it's a jazzy little number with Randy Crawford doing vocals that made it into the Top 40. Some of you old-timers might remember it. Not sure why that tune popped into my head after all these years but I kind of like it.

53 posted on 07/14/2013 3:47:52 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: ProudFossil

Oh yeah, and my other thought is that this is Sunday and they are resting up from not working all week.


54 posted on 07/14/2013 3:48:23 PM PDT by tiki
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To: Squawk 8888

The lack of legitimate grievances doesn’t provide much fuel for a fire.

In the late 60s there were still plenty of legitimate grievances to inspire anger among blacks. These days there are grievances but all Americans face them.


55 posted on 07/14/2013 3:48:37 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: FrdmLvr

You could argue that a riot, with burning and all, in some parts of Detroit, would be a step in the right direction.


56 posted on 07/14/2013 3:50:51 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: ProudFossil

Global warming.


57 posted on 07/14/2013 3:50:59 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: ProudFossil

No riots cause Zimmerman was found innocent.
The vast majority of us white devils would have started rioting almost immediately had he been found guilty
As has been our methods.


58 posted on 07/14/2013 3:52:04 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) ( Hey Rubio, eat pooh pal))
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To: Bon mots
LOL!!! and that's pretty much spot on too...
59 posted on 07/14/2013 3:52:15 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: ProudFossil

Source: Chicago Tribune

60 posted on 07/14/2013 3:52:29 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: Darteaus94025
Because a lot more people own guns now, and Zimmerman got off.

Bingo.

61 posted on 07/14/2013 3:52:38 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: ProudFossil

They don’t want to ruin the weekend but....

Monday mornin coming down...


62 posted on 07/14/2013 3:54:54 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Ronald_Magnus
Maybe because gun ownership has increased 10 fold since the LA riots.....I made that up about the 10 fold, but I bet I’m close.

Never mind the LA riots, I would venture to guess, that gun ownership has increased 10 fold just since Obama became president.

63 posted on 07/14/2013 3:55:36 PM PDT by Mark17 (My body is in California, but my heart is in the Philippines.)
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To: ProudFossil

People become violent when they feel powerless. With Obama in charge blacks don’t feel “powerless” anymore.


64 posted on 07/14/2013 3:56:12 PM PDT by Vision (Political Correctness is unAmerican)
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To: ProudFossil

The reason why is simple... The event was dragged on for a REALLY LONG TIME. Wrath works best as a quick reaction, after too long of a drawn out time, like say, months of time, it’s hard to feel all worked up and energetic. Also put in mind that plenty of complexity comes to case. Plenty of people realize all too well that if someone like Martin were beating up on them, they would fight back. plenty of people probably also figure that if it wasn’t Zimmerman, Martin likely would have been fragged by street punk(s) otherwise unless he really changed his ways around. He had plenty of rediculous garbage that he spewed out of himself as a proud punk on Social Media, how many people do you think saw that?

Also, I think most of the whining comes around now by the people who figured that ideal supposedly “liberal” jury would rule as they hoped for, but didn’t. Anyways, most of the rants from those on the left that I know locally has amounted for asking to “let it go”, or “no comment”, and I wonder if people saying that has some bearing.


65 posted on 07/14/2013 3:56:34 PM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: ConservativeStatement
Typical of white college kids. Always over-compensating to show they are "not racist" and to pretend they are in "solidarity" with their fellow black students. So they are quick to jump onto what they perceive as "black issues" with just a tad too much enthusiasm.

I'm sure they provide much amusement for their black classmates.

66 posted on 07/14/2013 3:56:43 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: Vendome

Weekend, Monday morning, what’s the difference if you’re not working. One day is pretty much the same as the next.


67 posted on 07/14/2013 3:56:59 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: ProudFossil

Two reasons, social media and lack of direction. Social media gave people a voice without leaving their homes. the handlers of lowinfo voters are simply not willing to leave a digital fingerprint of instruction to them.


68 posted on 07/14/2013 3:57:25 PM PDT by lovesdogs
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To: 17th Miss Regt

I’ve been in a few of those vans . Pretty high $$$ .


69 posted on 07/14/2013 3:59:17 PM PDT by katykelly
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To: ConservativeStatement
It always amazes me how liberals always look like liberals. A weird combination of crazy eyes, faces contorted in hate, either malnourished or fat and slovenly, and absolutely no fashion sense regardless of how "hip" they believe themselves to be.
70 posted on 07/14/2013 3:59:56 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: BenLurkin
Despite the high profile rants and threats, most people know that St. Skittles was in the wrong.

Bingo. Z's lawyers did such a good job of presenting the facts that my opinion of lawyers actually went up a degree or two. It's plainly evident to anyone breathing that this was a political show trial, not a criminal trial.

71 posted on 07/14/2013 3:59:56 PM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: Ronald_Magnus

bingo.

and that’s the ONLY reason.

those idiots only prey on tourist and the lone liberal who wonders in their midst being naive enough to believe that since they also voted for Obama they are safe from the rioting mobs.


72 posted on 07/14/2013 4:01:08 PM PDT by Hammerhead
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To: ColdOne

The internet is your friend. My best suggestion - next time, duck.


73 posted on 07/14/2013 4:01:09 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Pansy azz white liberals. It’s not a riot unless a few cars burn and some stores are looted.


74 posted on 07/14/2013 4:01:17 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: ProudFossil

There are no major riots because WE ARE WATCHING, these cowards only do their thuggery when you don’t expect it.. Sucker-punch, sneak attack, jumping from behind, sound familiar???..

They watched this trial with astonishment that we didn’t cower in fear of them, and we are ready for them, locked and loaded...


75 posted on 07/14/2013 4:01:53 PM PDT by carlo3b (Speechless in Sugar Land)
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To: ProudFossil

They talk real tough on Twitter. But they have no real personal investment in Trayvon. They have enough free shit and drugs to keep them anesthetized. They don’t have the balls or the commitment to take it to the streets. They’re just like 0bama: They think saying it is the same as doing it. Losers.


76 posted on 07/14/2013 4:01:55 PM PDT by clintonh8r (white Caucasian)
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To: 101stAirborneVet
... increased, isolated thug attacks against white people.

This is what I warned by kids about. Be situationally aware of your surroundings and be prepared to leave immediately or run. Keep a 360 degree eye out. Watch where you drive. Don't get boxed in at red lights.

77 posted on 07/14/2013 4:02:05 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: SamAdams76

I thought it was DWS with the black shirt. Looks a bit like Deb.


78 posted on 07/14/2013 4:03:37 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: Mark17

Even in the most liberal county in Michigan.

>>Increasing popularity of carrying concealed guns prompts county office to bolster staff (MI)<<

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3040749/posts


79 posted on 07/14/2013 4:03:56 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: ColdOne

The total number of homicides in the U.S., reported by the FBI, is about 12,000-13,000 annually.


80 posted on 07/14/2013 4:05:45 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: SamAdams76
...appeared to be caught with their pants down.

Wouldn't that be normal, though? Pants are always down.

81 posted on 07/14/2013 4:05:57 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: carlo3b

While perusing the comments on this thread, I turned on the tv, and the local news is giving lots of airtime to small pockets of protestors around the state. The media is continuing to fan the flames of racism, and will get their riots if it’s the last thing they do.


82 posted on 07/14/2013 4:06:30 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: SpaceBar

“a weird combination of crazy eyes...”

I just saw on the news a small group of protesters in Dallas last night led by....Cynthia McKinney.

That’s exactly who I would choose to lead something I consider serious..rolls eyes.


83 posted on 07/14/2013 4:06:47 PM PDT by berdie
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To: SpaceBar
Don't overlook the fella in the top left:


84 posted on 07/14/2013 4:07:52 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: ProudFossil
The thugsters don't know who is carrying and who isn't so they have to ask themselves...”Am I feelin’ lucky?” Their safest course of action is to stay home and behave.
85 posted on 07/14/2013 4:11:17 PM PDT by JPG (Obama Does Egypt.)
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To: ProudFossil

All quiet here in Atlanta. Went to Walmart and came out unscathed. Staying out the mall for awhile though. :-)


86 posted on 07/14/2013 4:13:30 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Old Sarge

Will not happen and by the end of the week all this will be forgotten and what you will hear is “George who?” or “Trayvon who?”


87 posted on 07/14/2013 4:15:07 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: ProudFossil
Firearm-related violent crimes in Florida have dropped by one-third in just four years, 2007 to 2011, while concealed carry permits jumped by 90 percent in that period. Further, violent crime of any kind dropped almost as much, 26 percent.
88 posted on 07/14/2013 4:15:17 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: ProudFossil

89 posted on 07/14/2013 4:16:06 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o ("Justice and judgment are the foundation of His throne." Psalm 89:14)
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To: libertarian27

That sounds about right.


90 posted on 07/14/2013 4:18:45 PM PDT by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: ProudFossil

It’s too hot. The thugs had rather sit under the A/C.


91 posted on 07/14/2013 4:19:17 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: SpaceBar

And the men are always grubby-looking, and the women are always skanky-looking.


92 posted on 07/14/2013 4:20:11 PM PDT by jespasinthru (Proud member of the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy.)
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To: ProudFossil

Ah heck, I hate to say it, but they are a lot like us anymore. A whole lottta internet bitchin’ is so much easier than actually showing up.

ducking!


93 posted on 07/14/2013 4:22:06 PM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: smokingfrog

A well armed population is a polite population?


94 posted on 07/14/2013 4:23:16 PM PDT by A Formerly Proud Canadian (I once was lost but now I'm found; blind but now I see.)
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To: ProudFossil

Also because you have to remember it is the middle of summer and way too hot to riot.


95 posted on 07/14/2013 4:24:47 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: johniegrad
Without something to gain personally, no one will riot except those few people who want to use this as an excuse to steal something.

"Stealing something" is the personal self interest that motivated most of the rioters in 92 and the Katrina looters. Another commenter pointed out that they chased almost all the business out of their neighborhoods and they would have to go too far to do any serious looting. That and more storekeepers have guns in their establishments and are more likely to use them. Many if not most of them have seen vids of the LA and Miami riots and have been impressed with the Koreans' and Cubans' guns and readiness to use them. Like the great majority of such people they are not Big Brave Men out to Face Danger to Right a Wrong, they are looking for safe easy loot, not dangerous loot.

96 posted on 07/14/2013 4:26:38 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Ecomics In One Lesson ONLINE http://steshaw.org/econohttp://www.fee.org/library/det)
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To: ProudFossil

Plus a lot of ministers have stepped up to the plate, and a number of Bible-holding grandmothers, mothers,and aunts WARNED their dear ones NOT to react with violence to the verdict.


97 posted on 07/14/2013 4:27:17 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

Oh, I would like little better than to throw all this under the rug and move onto greater things.

But then I look cross the aisle to the Left, and I know better.


98 posted on 07/14/2013 4:27:49 PM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: discostu

You got a good point about social media; it lets people blow off steam.

And yes, L.A., even prior to Rodney King’s encounter with the LAPD, was a powderkeg searching for a match. The Rampart Scandal of a few years later showed that issues of police corruption wasn’t just a few liberals and community organizers whining about nothing - the Rampart Scandal has to be one of the worst police corruption scandals I can recall in my lifetime of 43 years.

Hell, it even led to a great TV show: “The Shield”, and served as an inspiration for the film “Training Day”.


99 posted on 07/14/2013 4:28:53 PM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: ProudFossil

100 posted on 07/14/2013 4:30:19 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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