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Racism charges fly over indictment of NFLís Bennett despite liberal prosecutor, black victim
The Washington Times ^ | March 24, 2018 | Valerie Richardson

Posted on 03/24/2018 12:26:58 PM PDT by jazusamo

Defensive end accused of injuring elderly paraplegic at Super Bowl LI

Allegations of racism have erupted over the indictment Friday of NFL star Michael Bennett, even though he’s being prosecuted by a liberal, Soros-backed district attorney for a crime against a black victim.

Progressive activists and commentators weighed in after the three-time Pro Bowl defensive end was indicted by a grand jury on a felony count of injuring a 66-year-old disabled black woman last year at Super Bowl LI, calling the charge “bogus,” “BS,” and a “set up.”

Columnist Shaun King said Mr. Bennett was charged because he “touched a woman’s shoulder,” although Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said the paraplegic woman, part of the stadium security team, suffered a sprained shoulder after Bennett shoved her as he tried to get onto the field after the game.

According to the chief, Mr. Bennett told a police officer at the scene, “F— you” and “You all must know who I am, and I could own this motherf—er. I’m going onto the field whether you like it or not.”

His defenders argued that the 32-year-old Philadelphia Eagles player was targeted as a result of his race and his social-justice activism. Mr. Bennett has refused to stand for the national anthem and last year accused Las Vegas police of racial profiling after he was briefly detained.

At the same time, Mr. Bennett could have hardly drawn a prosecutor more sympathetic to the rights of defendants than Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: assault; bennett; eagles; michaelbennett; seahawks; seattleseahawks
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Seems Michael Bennett has severe anger management and "don't you know who I am" issues.
1 posted on 03/24/2018 12:26:58 PM PDT by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

Locker room poison.


2 posted on 03/24/2018 12:32:18 PM PDT by Mr. Blond
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To: jazusamo

It doesn’t matter that all parties are black. Blacks are now a privileged class and as such should never be taken to task.


3 posted on 03/24/2018 12:32:33 PM PDT by bgill (CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola.")
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To: jazusamo

Interesting press coverage; this is the first I’ve read of the victim being black - surely they didn’t intentionally leave out that info in other stories about this SJW thug?


4 posted on 03/24/2018 12:33:26 PM PDT by GnuThere
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To: jazusamo
Bennett with Colin Kapaernick (the 1st NFL kneeler).
5 posted on 03/24/2018 12:34:31 PM PDT by heterosupremacist (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God. - (Thomas Jefferson)
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To: jazusamo

The guy is a jerk but this charge coming 13 months after the event is apparently being overblown for some reason.


6 posted on 03/24/2018 12:35:45 PM PDT by Williams (Stop tolerating the intolerant.)
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the paraplegic woman, part of the stadium security team

Why was a paraplegic woman working security in the first place?

7 posted on 03/24/2018 12:38:08 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob ("Other People's Money" = The life blood of Liberalism)
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To: GnuThere

D’ya ever get tired of hearing about racism? It’s definitely been over played. How can anyone expect it to be taken seriously?


8 posted on 03/24/2018 12:38:29 PM PDT by Spok ("What're you going to believe-me or your own eyes?" -Marx (Groucho))
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To: jazusamo

That’s Waciss!


9 posted on 03/24/2018 12:39:12 PM PDT by ichabod1 (I'm tired of living in the kinder gentler soviet union.)
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To: jazusamo

I wondered how long it would take to play the race card.


10 posted on 03/24/2018 12:40:08 PM PDT by tennmountainman ("Prophet Mountainman" Predicter Of All Things RINO...for a small fee.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

My thoughts exactly. Must be a PC thing...


11 posted on 03/24/2018 12:41:31 PM PDT by piytar (http://www.truthrevolt.org/videos/bill-whittle-number-one-bullet)
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To: Williams

Why. Had the statue of limitations run out?


12 posted on 03/24/2018 12:41:55 PM PDT by ichabod1 (I'm tired of living in the kinder gentler soviet union.)
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Columnist Shaun King said

That's all I need to know.

13 posted on 03/24/2018 12:43:26 PM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: jazusamo

No matter if it is black vs black, racism is charged. In fact, racism is charged over everything not matter how unrelated: finding a banana peel, wearing white clothes, etc.


14 posted on 03/24/2018 12:43:34 PM PDT by apocalypto
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No matter if it is black vs black, racism is charged. In fact, racism is charged over everything not matter how unrelated: finding a banana peel, wearing white clothes, etc.


15 posted on 03/24/2018 12:43:42 PM PDT by apocalypto
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To: Cowboy Bob

Umm, diversity?...


16 posted on 03/24/2018 12:43:54 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: jazusamo

Whenever there’s a Whitey within 40 miles, he will be blamed for whatever happens.


17 posted on 03/24/2018 12:45:11 PM PDT by I want the USA back (It's Ok To Be White. White Lives Matter. White Guilt is Socially Constructed)
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Step up NFL...ban this thug, so we all know who he is....


18 posted on 03/24/2018 12:46:45 PM PDT by Doogle (( USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand....never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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Even when everybody involved is black...still whitey’s fault.

Somebody skipped class the day they taught empiricism.


19 posted on 03/24/2018 12:50:10 PM PDT by ameribbean expat
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To: Cowboy Bob

According to the police chief he’s proud of the diversity allowing her to make a living.


20 posted on 03/24/2018 12:51:21 PM PDT by jazusamo (Have YOU Donated to Keep Free Republic Up and Running?)
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