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Stevie Wonder boycotts Florida following George Zimmerman verdict
NBCNEWS ^ | 7/16/13 | Randee Dawn

Posted on 07/16/2013 7:08:55 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

Florida fans of Stevie Wonder who want to see the legend sing are going to have to go on a road trip for the near future. During a performance in Quebec City, Canada, on Sunday, the Grammy-winning performer spoke out about the recent acquittal of George Zimmerman and announced he would boycott the state.

"I decided today that until the 'Stand Your Ground' law is abolished in Florida, I will never perform there again," he told the audience. "As a matter of fact, wherever I find that law exists, I will not perform in that state or in that part of the world."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: alreadyposted; cheers; search; steviewonder; victory
Awesome. I hope more follow Stevie's example. Maybe his fans in Florida will leave the state.
1 posted on 07/16/2013 7:08:55 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

To quote Breitbart— “So.”


2 posted on 07/16/2013 7:10:00 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Take him there anyway and tell him it’s California. How’s he gonna know?


3 posted on 07/16/2013 7:10:11 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Of course, if Steve Wonder was in Florida, how would he know?


4 posted on 07/16/2013 7:10:14 AM PDT by Magnum44 (I have had just about enough)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Where be Florida,cracker?

5 posted on 07/16/2013 7:11:11 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Now, if only the “stand your ground law” had anything to do with the Zimmerman verdict, Stevie might appear to be intelligent.


6 posted on 07/16/2013 7:11:13 AM PDT by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I wonder if he knows that 33 States have some form of Stand Your Ground law, including California, which has a much more proactive version of the law than Florida’s.


7 posted on 07/16/2013 7:11:25 AM PDT by Johnny B.
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To: Magnum44

Beat you by three seconds.


8 posted on 07/16/2013 7:11:51 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Hooo gives a big booo freaking hooo


9 posted on 07/16/2013 7:12:11 AM PDT by Bullfrogg (American by birth, Irish by heritage, and hellraiser by choice)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I urge all 50 states to pass Stand Your Ground laws....let’s make Stevie Wonder do ALL of his performances in foreign countries!

By the way, did anyone tell the blind racist that the SYG law was not invoked in the Zimmerman trial?


10 posted on 07/16/2013 7:12:18 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

I’m sure Stevie Wonder is rich enough to never work again. But when your livelihood depends on selling concert tickets across America, his actions seem awfully danged stupid.


11 posted on 07/16/2013 7:12:55 AM PDT by Nea Wood (When life gets too hard to stand, kneel.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Meh. I’m boycotting California. Have been for years.


12 posted on 07/16/2013 7:13:01 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Wow! How do I get him to boycot Charlotte?


13 posted on 07/16/2013 7:13:44 AM PDT by csmusaret (Will remove Obama-Biden bumperstickers for $10)
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To: SoFloFreeper

One less celebritard in my state is a good start.....


14 posted on 07/16/2013 7:13:58 AM PDT by clintonh8r (white Caucasian)
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To: SoFloFreeper

No Wonder


15 posted on 07/16/2013 7:14:28 AM PDT by kimoajax (Rack'em & Stack'em)
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To: clintonh8r

Now if they could just kick out Pitbull.


16 posted on 07/16/2013 7:14:30 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: blackdog

yeah, but in that three seconds, I got a workout, ate breakfast, and solved a national crisis...LOL


17 posted on 07/16/2013 7:15:20 AM PDT by Magnum44 (I have had just about enough)
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To: SoFloFreeper

FUSW
FUBO
FUEH
FUAS


18 posted on 07/16/2013 7:17:00 AM PDT by duckworth (Perhaps instant karma's going to get you. Perhaps not.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
"I decided today that until the 'Stand Your Ground' law is abolished in Florida,

What about Florida's less controversial "lie on the ground and get your head pounded into the concrete" law?

19 posted on 07/16/2013 7:17:47 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (This message has been recorded but not approved by Obama's StasiNet. Read it at your peril.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

1. “Randee Dawn NBC News contributor”

I wonder if Randee’s full time job is as a stripper.

2. Another celebrity supporting the criminal element.


20 posted on 07/16/2013 7:19:31 AM PDT by KrisKrinkle (Blessed be those who know the depth and breadth of their ignorance. Cursed be those who don't.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2012/03/nra-trayvon-martin

The map in the linked article shows that he’s boycotting about half the land area of the USA. And ALL of the south, the Floridians that wants see Wonder live will need to take a long trip indeed.


21 posted on 07/16/2013 7:20:09 AM PDT by DBrow
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To: Johnny B.

Exactly, he’s not planning on making much money, I guess.


22 posted on 07/16/2013 7:20:20 AM PDT by NOVACPA
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To: SoFloFreeper
He made some good music back in his day -- thing is, he still thinks it is his day. Wonder, in point of actual fact, is still coasting on what he thinks, despite not having had a Top 40 hit since 1987.
23 posted on 07/16/2013 7:22:21 AM PDT by Category Four (Joy, Fun, the Joke Proper, and Flippancy ... Flippancy is the best of all.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

And I care because????????


24 posted on 07/16/2013 7:23:52 AM PDT by southernindymom
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To: SoFloFreeper

You would have to be blind not to see that there wasn’t any evidence to convict Zim. Oh wait....


25 posted on 07/16/2013 7:40:35 AM PDT by lakeman (Semper Fi)
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To: SoFloFreeper

He’s still alive?


26 posted on 07/16/2013 7:42:14 AM PDT by Fawn (In a World of Information, Ignorance is a Choice.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

No more Ebony and Ivory?


27 posted on 07/16/2013 8:09:48 AM PDT by jean michael
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None so blind as those who will not see.


28 posted on 07/16/2013 8:24:25 AM PDT by Dedbone
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To: SoFloFreeper

I’ve never seen him and I bet he can say the same about me.


29 posted on 07/16/2013 8:36:04 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: SoFloFreeper
What do you call a tennis match between Stevie Wonder and Ray Charles?

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Endless LOVE.

30 posted on 07/16/2013 8:56:27 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: Arrowhead1952

I dunno, I think Stevie has the advantage now.


31 posted on 07/16/2013 8:57:02 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: blackdog

bwahahahahahahahahahahahaha


32 posted on 07/16/2013 9:59:20 AM PDT by FreedomStar3028
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To: SoFloFreeper

Another good reason to move to the sunshine state!


33 posted on 07/16/2013 9:59:20 AM PDT by 426cuda
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To: Irenic
Has this spread to rappers yet?

Rappers need to beware too.... Lots of Hispanics living in Florida don't like being sucker punched for the ‘crime’ of walking behind someone .... some will even try to defend themselves if their head is being pounded against concrete.

34 posted on 07/16/2013 10:15:38 AM PDT by GOPJ (Department of Justice to Americans:'How many fingers am I holding up, Winston?')
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To: SoFloFreeper

I’ve been boycotting Stevie Wonder since I first heard him sing.


35 posted on 07/16/2013 10:24:12 AM PDT by BatGuano (You don't think I'd go into combat with loose change in my pocket, do ya?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Does anyone under age 50 e in know who he is? Or care?


36 posted on 07/16/2013 10:26:26 AM PDT by Professional Engineer (No one expects the Sephardic Invitation!)
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To: dfwgator

I had “Old joke” typed at the start, but got an error and failed to add it to the second reply.


37 posted on 07/16/2013 10:50:07 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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