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Democrats Say Talk Radio Killed Black Florida Teen
Investor's Business Daily ^ | March 23, 2012

Posted on 03/23/2012 7:19:31 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

On MSNBC last week, Democratic Party strategist Karen Finney blamed talk radio king Rush Limbaugh for the fatal shooting last month of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch captain in a mixed neighborhood in Florida.

Limbaugh, along with Republican presidential candidates Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney, "reinforce and validate old stereotypes that associate the poor and welfare as criminal behavior with African Americans and people of color, calling us lazy, undeserving recipients of public assistance," Finney said.

In the Trayvon Martin incident, Finney claimed "those festering stereotypes had lethal consequences."

One might ask how Finney knows that Martin's half-Peruvian killer, George Zimmerman (whose photo suggests he's a person of color himself), listens to Limbaugh or has been affected by the candidates' speeches.

As in ex-Rep. Gabby Giffords' shooting last year, this is a case of a Democratic mouthpiece accusing foes of their big-government schemes of murder. So much for President Obama's call for civility in political discourse.

But Finney is just one manifestation of a new war aiming to silence Limbaugh and like-minded talk radio hosts. After Limbaugh several weeks ago used rude words to describe a Georgetown law school feminist activist who wants taxpayers to finance her contraception, the Los Angeles city council last week entered the realm of government censorship of the airwaves.

By 13-to-2 vote the L.A. City Council called on "management of radio and television stations in Los Angeles to do everything in their power to ensure that their on-air hosts do not use and promote racist and sexist slurs over public airwaves in the City of Los Angeles."

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TOPICS: Front Page News; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: florida; georgezimmerman; karenfinney; msnbc; rushlimbaugh; trayvonmartin
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1 posted on 03/23/2012 7:19:36 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Of course.

As long as a single Conservative is able to exercise his or her First Amendment rights, every black person in the country is vulnerable to brutal, random, murderous attacks.

2 posted on 03/23/2012 7:21:45 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

NPR and Pacifica Radio need to be shut down in response!!


3 posted on 03/23/2012 7:22:54 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Gee, I wonder if Walter Williams agrees with this assessment. Rush is definitely a racist. That’s why Justice Thomas officiated at his wedding to Marta, etc, etc.


4 posted on 03/23/2012 7:22:59 PM PDT by DLfromthedesert
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To: Tailgunner Joe

By 13-to-2 vote the L.A. City Council called on “management of radio and television stations in Los Angeles to do everything in their power to ensure that their on-air hosts do not use and promote racist and sexist slurs over public airwaves in the City of Los Angeles.”

Oh good, no more rap music.


5 posted on 03/23/2012 7:23:04 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

They’re never responsible for anything. Always a childish excuse. The biggest babies in the world, hatemongers, divisive, racist. What a sorry bunch of “adults”


6 posted on 03/23/2012 7:23:32 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Some "unifier" in the White House, huh)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Democrats Say Talk Radio Killed Black Florida Teen

Too late, Geraldo already said the hoody did it.


7 posted on 03/23/2012 7:24:17 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Tailgunner Joe

What is sad is that some people will actually fall for her cr@p.


8 posted on 03/23/2012 7:25:19 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
But those in the AA culture who discourage bright young black men and women from becoming part of the future because they will become Uncle Toms.

And Jeremiah Wright and his pupil Barry Obama who discourage "middleclassedness" (wow, what a word)...

They are not at all to blame.

Kill Whitey and GD America!

Not to blame...eh?

9 posted on 03/23/2012 7:25:39 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "Will someone rid me of that Nettlesome Newt?")
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Ya mean Zimmerman was compelled to pull the trigger because he thought the kid looked like a slut?

But of course, it is so obvious now that lib pundits have pointed it out.


10 posted on 03/23/2012 7:27:17 PM PDT by Let's Roll (Save the world's best healthcare - REPEAL, DEFUND Obamacare!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The left is enjoying this kid’s murder every second. they haven’t been this excited since Gifford’s was shot. To spew their idiocy on the air and blame Republicans is absolutely pathetic. This is all the left know how to do, create a distraction so that no one looks at the big picture of what Obama is doing to this country. Is Zimmerman a Republican? 99.99 percent he is NOT, like it even matters. What happened is not a Democrat or a Republican issue, it was a tragic shooting and that is all, but leftists are scum so not surprise that they would want to use the blood of this kid for their own political gain


11 posted on 03/23/2012 7:29:31 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Tailgunner Joe
reinforce and validate old stereotypes that associate the poor and welfare as criminal behavior with African Americans and people of color

That's what Jesse Jackson did when he admitted he was relieved to see the kids following him were white.

12 posted on 03/23/2012 7:29:57 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Yep. And talk radio is responsible for the 40 shot and 10 killed last weekend in Chicago too.


13 posted on 03/23/2012 7:30:03 PM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican (I don't have a blog to pimp, nor would I pimp it if I had one. I swear.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

As idiotic as the propaganda is, we must not let it go unchallenged.


14 posted on 03/23/2012 7:31:44 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: Steely Tom

and tomorrow it will be Wall St and the big banks, Oh and don’t forget Bush


15 posted on 03/23/2012 7:33:07 PM PDT by molson209
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To: Tailgunner Joe

How did they forget Gov. Sarah Palin, President Bush and Vice President Cheney?


16 posted on 03/23/2012 7:33:25 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
No, Rush didn't do this, nor anyone else in Conservative Radio. What got this young man killed was too many other black teens robbing, and beating people and getting away with it so many times, that now people would rather shoot first and ask questions later. Their culture of "you can't touch me, I'm a young black man, and you owe me" is what is doing the killing. Just ask anyone in New Orleans, LA. where there is a shooting, stabbing, or robbery every night, and you'll find out.
17 posted on 03/23/2012 7:34:05 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton are hoping and praying for a black on white war. And the media it seems is stoking the fire.


18 posted on 03/23/2012 7:38:56 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Talent Without Ambition Is Sad - Ambition Without Talent Is Worse)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Hannity, Levin, and Rush stayed away from the eligibility issue to avoid being targeted for boycott and to save their mighty thrones.
How’s that working out for them now?


19 posted on 03/23/2012 7:40:01 PM PDT by JerseyDvl (Sometimes the road less traveled.... is less traveled for a reason.)
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To: Shadowstrike
What channel are black yutes listening to that "makes" them rob and murder other BLACK people?

It certainly isn't conservative talk radio.

20 posted on 03/23/2012 7:40:10 PM PDT by boop (I hate hippies and dopeheads. Just hate them. ...Ernest Borgnine)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

If Rush is guilty then who is guilty of the white father of a 8 year old daughter who was shot in front of the child at a basetba;; game by a black man?


21 posted on 03/23/2012 7:42:10 PM PDT by guitarplayer1953 (Grammar & spelling maybe wrong, get over it, the world will not come to an end!)
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To: guitarplayer1953

Great tagline. Btw, “maybe” should be two words...lol.


22 posted on 03/23/2012 7:46:41 PM PDT by JerseyDvl (Sometimes the road less traveled.... is less traveled for a reason.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Well, of course they do. After all, Obama just told America his own son might as well have been killed, and anyone knows, Obama is president to save America from our sins.

So...to paraphrase Shakespeare "cry occupy and let slip the molotov cocktails of glorious anarchy!"

23 posted on 03/23/2012 7:49:14 PM PDT by GVnana (Newt 2012 - He Speaks for Us)
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To: SkyDancer
Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton are hoping and praying for a black on white war. And the media it seems is stoking the fire.

The best they can hope for is a summer of riots in the concentrated Democrat parasite nests ("cities"). As long as they stay confined there, I'll be watching TV and laughing and eating my popcorn, waiting for some action to erupt when a Korean store owner starts blasting away at the looters.

24 posted on 03/23/2012 7:52:02 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Obama been laudin' that fairness doctrine: "Hot damn! A honky killed a black man!"

Gotta take advantage of this.. it don't happen too often.

25 posted on 03/23/2012 7:54:44 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: molson209

"and tomorrow it will be Wall St and the big banks, Oh and don’t forget Bush"

Ed Schultz is already blaming Bush (Jeb) for this:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2862954/posts

26 posted on 03/23/2012 7:57:46 PM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: SkyDancer
RE: Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton are hoping and praying for a black on white war. And the media it seems is stoking the fire.

Those white employees of the media are a swarmin's and swoonin' around blacks calling for "justice." They won't be missed. (pun intented)

27 posted on 03/23/2012 7:59:24 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: JerseyDvl

It came from the practice of using it as an email address.


28 posted on 03/23/2012 8:01:23 PM PDT by guitarplayer1953 (Grammar & spelling maybe wrong, get over it, the world will not come to an end!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

This is all the Unibomber’s fault.


29 posted on 03/23/2012 8:05:59 PM PDT by 1FreeAmerican
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To: Tailgunner Joe

If they are so sure of their "facts" why are they hiding what the kid really looks like NOW instead of YEARS ago?!

30 posted on 03/23/2012 8:10:42 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Tailgunner Joe
I have not followed this story in detail, preferring to let the facts come out and speak for themselves in the end. But this rush to judgment reminds me very much of the lynching attempt made by incompetent and possibly criminal law enforcement including the FBI, against the security guard who tried to warn people of the bombing at the Atlanta Olympics.
31 posted on 03/23/2012 8:11:39 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Stealth Ninja
All of this is designed to keep the conversation away from Obamacare, the miserable economy, the deficits, and now the pending John Corzine indictments.

I hope Rush is smarter this time not to fall for the ploy and spend weeks talking about himself and debating social issues.

32 posted on 03/23/2012 8:12:05 PM PDT by Stealth Ninja
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I thought that it was Bush’s fault?


33 posted on 03/23/2012 8:12:36 PM PDT by matthew fuller (A patriotic American would be ASHAMED to have 5 non-veteran adult sons.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

This kind of crime happens in and around Detroit every *WEEK.* Nobody is immune; babies as young as 6 months have been shot this year alone.

The only thing preventing Detroiters from blaming “those people” in the suburbs is that Detroit hasn’t had a Republican in office in over 40 years.

These murders are probably the only crimes they’re NOT blaming on whites.


34 posted on 03/23/2012 8:12:50 PM PDT by Kieri (The Conservatrarian)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Stereotypes are stereotypes for a reason!

Our modern use of the word, as defined by the liberal outlet Wikipedia and seemingly what nonsensical people think, says Stereotypes are standardized and simplified conceptions of people based on some prior assumptions. (notice the personal and emotional response that permeates from this definition)

Our more conservative dictionary founded by one of our very influential Founding Fathers, Daniel Webster, tells us that a stereotype is something conforming to a fixed or general pattern. (notice the short and concise, crisp definition)

It seems to me that the more overused stereotype is used by the left who have a “fixed or general pattern” of race-baiting absolutely every debate and pandering to the overly politically-correct crowd that stands for nothing and falls for everything.


35 posted on 03/23/2012 8:16:05 PM PDT by gatopfs ( E Pluribus Unum (out of many, one...))
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The police report list three adult witnesses, and a second officers observations of injuries to Zimmerman in the nose and back of the head. Was he listening to Bose speakers when talk radio did all that? Arrest those speakers at once.


36 posted on 03/23/2012 8:16:29 PM PDT by swamprebel (Where liberty dwells, there is my country.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
The only solution is more Midnight Basketball and Free Condoms.
37 posted on 03/23/2012 8:17:10 PM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba (This Message Contains Privileged Attorney-Client Communications)
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To: Southside_Chicago_Republican
Yep. And talk radio is responsible for the 40 shot and 10 killed last weekend in Chicago too.

Al Sharpton is missing his call, he's not representing all of these people.....Maybe all the different locations would be tough for him to cover (sarcasm).

The Thug Report

38 posted on 03/23/2012 8:21:26 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: GVnana
Obama just told America his own son might as well have been killed

Is that the same Obama who called his grandmother a typical white person?

39 posted on 03/23/2012 8:22:29 PM PDT by ALPAPilot
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To: ALPAPilot

Am I the only person who watched Hannity and Greta tonight? Both had excellent programs. Shawn’s show was all about the nasty things that liberals say and nobody cares. Sarah was on and Star Parker gave one of the best explanations I’ve heard on why blacks go nuts over black conservatives. Greta’s whole show was a Rush interview. Yet I can’t find a thread on this.


40 posted on 03/23/2012 8:26:42 PM PDT by WVNan ("Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy." - Winston)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Karen,,,you ignorant slut.


41 posted on 03/23/2012 8:27:57 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Sarah Barracuda
The left is enjoying this kid’s murder every second. they haven’t been this excited since Gifford’s was shot.

It will backfire eventually, as they will always overplay their hand. This is a Wellstone funeral moment. The reason why this will hurt them is there are so far no Republicans in the scene, it is black vs. latino. If they overplay, and they will, the latinos will push back. These are two required Dem constituencies being pitted against each other.

42 posted on 03/23/2012 8:28:58 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Sarah Barracuda
The left is enjoying this kid’s murder every second. they haven’t been this excited since Gifford’s was shot.

It will backfire eventually, as they will always overplay their hand. This is a Wellstone funeral moment. The reason why this will hurt them is there are so far no Republicans in the scene, it is black vs. latino. If they overplay, and they will, the latinos will push back. These are two required Dem constituencies being pitted against each other.

43 posted on 03/23/2012 8:28:58 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Tailgunner Joe
And video killed the radio star ...
44 posted on 03/23/2012 8:36:35 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Vince Ferrer

The shooting happened almost a month ago, where the hell has the media been since then? Seems to me they are trying everything to incite a race war. I read to my Mom what the left has been saying and she said “Only idiots will believe this garbage, and those idiots Obama already has voting for him so this won’t hurt one bit” she’s right..who will believe this garbage, only morons..and those morons are already going to vote for Obama so we never had a shot at them anyway. People with an IQ over plant life will see this for what it is, the left using a tragic event to their advantage, gee where have I see this before..oh yeah, Gabby Giffords, they loved that and unfortunately some of the BS worked, but not this time


45 posted on 03/23/2012 8:37:20 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Qbert

Ed Schultz should go jump in a lake, no one would miss that blubbering idiot


46 posted on 03/23/2012 8:38:21 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: kcvl

Dang thats him? Doesn’t look like the chubby cheek looking kid they keep on showing in the media, gee I wonder why


47 posted on 03/23/2012 8:40:10 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Tailgunner Joe
On MSNBC last week, Democratic Party strategist Karen Finney blamed talk radio king Rush Limbaugh for the fatal shooting last month of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch captain in a mixed neighborhood in Florida.

Is Karen Finney a card carrying member of the Soros world-domination army?
Didn't their one-world playbook also shout loud and clear that "talk radio" was totally responsible for congresswoman Gifford's attempted assasination?

How did that work out for them?

48 posted on 03/23/2012 8:44:18 PM PDT by Publius6961 (“It’s easy to make phony promises you can’t keep.” - Obama, Feb23, 2012)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
who will believe this garbage, only morons..and those morons are already going to vote for Obama so we never had a shot at them anyway

Blacks will vote for him no matter what, but if this incident keeps building, it might be seen as anti latino. When after the facts finally come out and if it is interpreted as blacks unfairly dumping on an innocent latino, it could surpress the latino vote for Obama, who otherwise would have supported him strongly.

49 posted on 03/23/2012 8:48:16 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: melancholy

Have you seen this? It reads EXACTLY like I thought it would.


50 posted on 03/23/2012 8:49:19 PM PDT by azishot
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