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Dallas mom says online feud led to shooting that injured daughter
WFAA-TV ^ | 8/8/12 | CYNTHIA VEGA & SHON GABLES

Posted on 08/08/2012 2:17:56 PM PDT by DallasBiff

DALLAS - A mother of a teen struck by a bullet while she was asleep in a Dallas home said an online feud led to the drive-by shooting.

The front of the family's home in the 5700 block of Bellcrest Drive was riddled with bullets just before 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. The shooting happened across the street from J.N. Ervin Elementary School.

Police said a 14-year-old girl was struck by at least one bullet in her side as she slept in her bed in the front room of the family's East Oak Cliff home. She is now listed in good condition at Baylor Hospital.

Tanya Johnson, the victim's mother, said an online feud on Facebook between her daughter and some female friends Tuesday led to the drive-by. Johnson told News 8 the fight escalated when her daughter's friends showed up in the front yard and got into a physical fight with her daughter at about 1:45 a.m. and then returned an hour later in a drive-by retaliation.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: banglist; facebook
When are the liberal democrats going to shout, "ban Facebook!"?

Crickets.

1 posted on 08/08/2012 2:18:01 PM PDT by DallasBiff
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To: DallasBiff

“When are the liberal democrats going to shout, “ban Facebook!”?”

In the case of Facebook, I might support them.


2 posted on 08/08/2012 2:23:22 PM PDT by JoeDetweiler
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To: DallasBiff
The shooting happened across the street from J.N. Ervin Elementary School.

Impossible!! The word is out, and EVERYBODY knows, that firearms are ILLEGAL within so many feet of a school.

3 posted on 08/08/2012 2:24:36 PM PDT by C210N ("ask not what the candidate can do for you, ask what you can do for the candidate" (Breitbart, 2012))
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To: DallasBiff
My girls knew that getting shot might be the easy part of me finding out she was outside at 1:45 am.

/johnny

4 posted on 08/08/2012 2:26:16 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: DallasBiff
Tanya Johnson, the victim's mother, said an online feud on Facebook between her daughter and some female friends Tuesday led to the drive-by.

Sheesh. Imagine if she had a feud with some enemies.

5 posted on 08/08/2012 2:27:09 PM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: DallasBiff

May I inquire as to the identified race of the assailants?


6 posted on 08/08/2012 2:36:08 PM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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To: Lazamataz
May I inquire as to the identified race of the assailants?

I suspect the third race at Belmont.

7 posted on 08/08/2012 2:40:30 PM PDT by Petruchio (I Think . . . Therefor I FReep.)
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To: Lazamataz

East Oak Cliff, very very high percentage of nobama voters. Its one of those “don’t go there places” in Big D.


8 posted on 08/08/2012 2:42:29 PM PDT by X-spurt (It is truly time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: X-spurt

Oh, ok.


9 posted on 08/08/2012 2:54:33 PM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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To: Lazamataz
"May I inquire as to the identified race of the assailants?"

Don't know the assailants' race, but the victim's photo

may be a clue that both sides are representatives of the "Diss me, and I'll shoot yo' azz" culture...

10 posted on 08/08/2012 3:02:13 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: Lazamataz
May I inquire as to the identified race of the assailants?

_________________________________

Why is it important to you?

11 posted on 08/08/2012 3:04:46 PM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: wtc911

“Why is it important to you?”

Not my post but for me only to note a trend. Obama’s sons and daughters have been busy this summer. Are you about to play the race card?


12 posted on 08/08/2012 3:07:47 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: wtc911

Data points


13 posted on 08/08/2012 3:20:41 PM PDT by VMI70
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To: Parley Baer
Are you about to play the race card?

_____________________________

Most of the posters here already threw it on the table.

14 posted on 08/08/2012 3:37:31 PM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: wtc911
Why is it important to you?

Pure curiosity. Especially if they were of a race overrepresented in international terrorism in the name of religion.

15 posted on 08/08/2012 3:39:37 PM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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To: TXnMA

She has a sweet face. It’s a shame all around.


16 posted on 08/08/2012 3:41:01 PM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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To: Lazamataz

Yeah, right.


17 posted on 08/08/2012 3:43:16 PM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: wtc911
Doubt all you want. We'll make more. :)


18 posted on 08/08/2012 3:45:51 PM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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To: Lazamataz

Cute — doesn’t change anything.


19 posted on 08/08/2012 3:56:03 PM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: Lazamataz
She has a sweet face. It’s a shame all around.

______________________________________

This has me writing something I have never written before ---- LOL.

20 posted on 08/08/2012 3:57:24 PM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: X-spurt

I live in Oak Cliff and love it......you are right, there are some areas one does not travel to in the OC


21 posted on 08/08/2012 4:04:37 PM PDT by Kimmers (Fair isn't everybody getting the same thing, fair is getting what you need to be successful)
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To: wtc911

Are you saying she does not have a sweet expression on her face? SHAME ON YOU!


22 posted on 08/08/2012 4:37:52 PM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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To: wtc911
Cute — doesn’t change anything.

Let me check my G.A.F. meter.....

Nope. Still pegged on zero.

23 posted on 08/08/2012 4:40:54 PM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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To: wtc911
Why is it important to you?

None of your business.

24 posted on 08/08/2012 5:14:32 PM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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To: Lazamataz
No, I am saying that your first post showed your gut sensibility. Your other post was nothing but a lame, almost embarrassing attempt to cover for it.....but you knew that.

Feel free to post cute again --- it won't change a thing.

25 posted on 08/08/2012 5:14:44 PM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: Eaker

It was a rhetorical question, genius.


26 posted on 08/08/2012 5:16:09 PM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: wtc911
rhetorical

I don't think this word means what you think it does Sparky.

27 posted on 08/08/2012 5:18:25 PM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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To: wtc911

Feel free to consult my G.A.F. meter again, especially with respect to what you think about me. :)


28 posted on 08/08/2012 6:27:44 PM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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To: wtc911
Why is it important to you?

Excellent question.

29 posted on 08/08/2012 7:06:41 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Free people, when presented only with evil choices, create other choices.(EternalVigilance))
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To: Graybeard58; wtc911; Eaker
Hell, on a whim, I'll indulge you both.

I am definitely not a racist. A racist is defined as someone who believes their race is superior to others. That's not how I feel.

I am, however, proudly prejudiced. I pre-judge people based on my experiences with similar people.

For example, I pre-judge and expect minorities who are brought up with gangsta or la raza or Mafia-thug or Russian-gang mentalities to behave in a violent and thuggish manner.

I also pre-judge and expect minorities (be they black, latino, Eastern or Western European) in my workplace to be competent, polite, and professional.

I am seldom disappointed in either regard.

30 posted on 08/08/2012 7:24:45 PM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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To: Lazamataz; Eaker; wtc911; Graybeard58; DallasBiff
Noticed that I emphasized culture -- not race. If you have been watching the Olympics, you have seen lots of great folks of the same race -- who refused to allow that culture to drag them down into its ignorance and hate-filledness.

The striking thing is, even though the aforesaid "culture" is the true repository of racial hatred in America, its members -- as in this case -- frequently unleash that hatred on each other. It is truly sad that America's blacks have lost several generations to debauchery and hatred -- and there is no hope in sight...

Where are the shining examples of black citizens who could lead them up from the depths? Jackson, Sharpton, Farrakhan, Wright, et al, certainly are failures (or worse)...

Is there potential leadership in our Olympians?

31 posted on 08/08/2012 8:29:30 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: Lazamataz; wtc911
I am definitely not a racist.

You don't have to convince me, I never said you were, I just thought it was a good question. You answered it just fine.

Hell, on a whim, I'll indulge you both.

That sounds condescending. Perhaps, you didn't mean it to be.

32 posted on 08/08/2012 8:46:40 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Free people, when presented only with evil choices, create other choices.(EternalVigilance))
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To: Graybeard58

I didn’t mean it to be condescending-sounding to you... maybe a little to wtc... ;)


33 posted on 08/09/2012 2:14:08 AM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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To: Lazamataz; Graybeard58
"I am definitely not a racist"

_____________________________________

Ok, if you say so.

There are almost 40 million Americans who are Black. We all know that decades of government interference has caused a segment of that population to have almost total disregard for the value of their own lives and the life of anyone who looks like them. This sub-set of self-haters lives without any regard for societal values beyond anthropological tribal values. They are powerless in almost every way except physical violence and hopeless in re a personally enriching future. These elements combine to render life cheap.

Every week a small butvocal group of freepers take delight in a circle-jerk of thinly disguised racism by finding and posting stories of this sub-culture's violence.

These freepers stroke each other with phrases like 'feral youth', 'obama's kids', savages and more. They write about their utter lack of sympathy for any victims, assuming that anybody living close enough to the thugs must be just like them.

We get to see them post things like "All blacks are suspect - they kill" and "Come on, what fifteen year old Black girl would have a name like Danielle?".

There is racism here (just look at the flap over Williams' little 5 second victory dance), not a lot but more than enough for a casual visitor to think that we are Storm Front lite.

You can feed into it, as your question clearly did, or you can reject it. But, if you choose to feed into it then expect to get some of the stink on your clothes.

34 posted on 08/09/2012 7:10:58 AM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: wtc911
Well, since you've chosen to narrow the focus to the black minorities in America, let us discuss that.

I have no greater respect than for a man of color who rises above the somewhat-more-substantial challenges presented to them, both in the workplace, but more importantly, in the mind.

Yesterday, a workplace friend named Brandon -- who is a man of color -- got into a discussion about Obama. He will not vote for Obama again. Brandon is a capitalist (although not a conservative) and he despises what Obama has done, both to the economy, to the Constitution, and how Obama's narcissm and blame-others-mentality is always on display. This is a man who raised above the challenges presented to him in the battlefield of the mind. He will not vote color. He will vote the character of the man.

This is a man I already respected. I was prejudiced towards this man because of what I already observed about him. I wasn't surprised by his commentary. He is a good and honorable man.

A portion of the black community does not share this man's colorblindness. They will vote for Obama, despite the fact that Obama has been harmful to them, simply because of his color. Further, they tend to be aggressively hostile to the white man, such as myself. I have been on the receiving end of this racism.

When confronted with enough examples of this, and when being having been in more than a few situations where physical harm to me was threatened or actually executed, I have become wary unless I have definitive proof (such as a shared workplace) that the person or persons have been vetted.

Is that racism? Or is that prudence based on prior experience?

35 posted on 08/09/2012 7:39:21 AM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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To: Lazamataz
I'm so glad that you have a Black co-worker with whom you talk. And, I'm sorry that you got jacked-up or almost so by Black thugs (did it have anything to do with life-style choices?).

But, none of that changes what I think or said. If you jump in the cesspool you're going to come up stinking.

Have a blessed day.

36 posted on 08/09/2012 7:50:02 AM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: Lazamataz; Graybeard58
I didn’t mean it to be condescending-sounding to you... maybe a little to wtc... ;)

________________________________________

You did not sound condescending...your post comes across more like the action of a stray dog that shits on the lawn then tries to run away from the stink.

37 posted on 08/09/2012 7:53:04 AM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: wtc911
I did ask you a question that you declined to answer: "Is that racism? Or is that prudence based on prior experience?"

I'm so glad that you have a Black co-worker with whom you talk. And, I'm sorry that you got jacked-up or almost so by Black thugs (did it have anything to do with life-style choices?).

It goes a little deeper than having 'a Black co-worker with whom you talk'. It goes a little deeper than 'you got jacked-up or almost so by Black thugs'. However, I do not have the hours of time required to go into any more than an example or two, both of which it seems you are snarking at.... which that confirms my suspicion, that reason will not be a productive exercise with you.

Perhaps it is that you have (in a curiously similar manner that I have) been bitten enough times to come from a place of difficult-to-alter skepticism about the benign motives of another individual who is of a different race than yours.

Ha. Turns out you are much more like me than you will *ever* admit. (wry smile)

So judge me as you will. I do not care at all.

I will let you have the last word.

38 posted on 08/09/2012 7:59:48 AM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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To: wtc911
You did not sound condescending...your post comes across more like the action of a stray dog that shits on the lawn then tries to run away from the stink.

Oh, bite me, you freakin bozo.

39 posted on 08/09/2012 8:01:20 AM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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See, I knew it. There was utterly no point to explaining all I did to this guy.

Well, maybe someone else will get something good out of it.

40 posted on 08/09/2012 8:03:32 AM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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To: Lazamataz

You know you’re on target when you’re gettin flak. Looks like I scored a hit.


41 posted on 08/09/2012 8:05:44 AM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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....... you freakin bozo.

So, tell me Laz, you really didn't just figure this out recently, did you?

42 posted on 08/09/2012 8:06:40 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: wtc911
You know you’re on target when you’re gettin flak. Looks like I scored a hit.

If your target was being a jackass, you scored alright.

You get rude, I'll match it. Every time.

43 posted on 08/09/2012 8:10:34 AM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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To: going hot
So, tell me Laz, you really didn't just figure this out recently, did you?

Hadn't had a lot of dealings with this guy, but looks like his reputation precedes him.

44 posted on 08/09/2012 8:11:44 AM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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To: wtc911

An increasing number of us are getting fed up, and no longer give a damn that some people consider it immoral to judge a group by a statistically-significant sampling. We just don’t care any more.


45 posted on 08/09/2012 8:21:39 AM PDT by SauronOfMordor (this space for rent)
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