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Edwards’ Sister: He’s Not Vicious, He Just Likes to Fight, and He’s Not in a Gang...
Pajamas Media ^ | 08/23/2013 | Bryan Preston

Posted on 08/23/2013 9:21:35 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

Edwards’ Sister: He’s Not Vicious, He Just Likes to Fight, and He’s Not in a Gang, He Just Hangs Out with Gangsters

The sister of alleged teen killer of the Australian baseball player, James Edwards, Rachel Padilla, appeared on CNN tonight. She gives off a strong whiff of denial.

I knew he had a Facebook page, but I never looked at it. And it’s hard to believe that he will be–that he would even put things on there like that.

CNN host Erin Burnett had read Padilla some of Edwards’ more offensive posts, and tweets.

In terms of speculation about Edwards’ “racial” motivation for committing the alleged crime, Padilla said “I know that he has a lot of caucasian friends with whom he hangs with, and the only way that I would feel that he would say anything racist about anybody is because we have felt racism from some of the people here in the community.” Given that Edwards is not believed to be the one who pulled the trigger, Padilla said she doesn’t know why he has been “charged with first-degree murder when he wasn’t the one who shot and killed the guy.”

Padilla admitted that her brother had been in trouble for fighting in the past, but maintained that he’s “never been a vicious person” and she doesn’t “feel in my heart that he would go to such extents to take an innocent life.”

He just liked to threaten to kill people on social networks.

She said as far as she knew, he was not associated with any gangs, but she did say he “hung around older people that were affiliated with gangs.”

If you’re a teenager and you hang around with older people who are in gangs, you usually end up in a gang, in prison, or dead. Or on a progression that includes all three.

One gets the impression that James Johnson, whose son was threatened by the trio that allegedly killed Chris Lane, is right: Edwards had no parental supervision. His family had very little idea of what their 15 year old was up to.



TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Oklahoma
KEYWORDS: blackrage; christopherlane; gangster; murder; oklahoma
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1 posted on 08/23/2013 9:21:35 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

First we had the “Twinkie defense”.
Will we see the “purple drank” defense?


2 posted on 08/23/2013 9:23:09 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: SeekAndFind
I don't care. At all.

I've never understood the focus on "extenuating circumstances". He's a good boy. He goes to church. He's an honor student. He was turning his life around. He wanted to be a rap star.

I don't care. At all.

3 posted on 08/23/2013 9:23:53 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (21st century. I'm not a fan.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Blah blah blah...say goodbye to your brother.


4 posted on 08/23/2013 9:24:17 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: SeekAndFind
i get the sense that this stupid child doesnt GET what hanging out with a GANG is all about,,,,




5 posted on 08/23/2013 9:25:56 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team / al-Kilab Division)
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To: SeekAndFind

I find people who like to fight, like to fight until the head gets handed to them. IOW, classic definition of a bully.


6 posted on 08/23/2013 9:26:21 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: taxcontrol

What happens when those who like to fight (e.g. Trayvon martin ) get killed by people defending themselves?

ANS: Obama calls them his son.


7 posted on 08/23/2013 9:27:30 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

What??? No family to care for this thug!!! I thought Obama was his father!!! Some father that Obama dude!!! Wake up, America....time for Obama to be impeached!!!


8 posted on 08/23/2013 9:27:37 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: SeekAndFind

...and denial still isn’t just a river in Egypt.


9 posted on 08/23/2013 9:28:17 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,)
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To: SeekAndFind
Give him a chance to find forgiveness with God, set up a personal meeting for him, then make it so we all can publicly watch the send off.

God can forgive anything and, perhaps, so can we, but we don't have to tolerate anything like that living among, and preying upon, the rest of us.

We need to state and restate that message with cases like this one. We owe it to ourselves and to those who might want to follow their examples into the pit of eternal fire.

10 posted on 08/23/2013 9:29:45 AM PDT by GBA (Our obamanation: Romans 1:18-32)
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11 posted on 08/23/2013 9:29:56 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: MeshugeMikey

12 posted on 08/23/2013 9:31:26 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

As long as you feel it in your heart, facts need not interfere.


13 posted on 08/23/2013 9:32:12 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (http://jonah2eight.blogspot.com/)
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To: SeekAndFind
Al dont put much stock in the gangs he KNOWS that in they heart all these vile young pukes..are good lil boys




14 posted on 08/23/2013 9:33:32 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team / al-Kilab Division)
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To: taxcontrol

my favorite videos on youtube are the ones were a bully gets his ass kicked

There are two that stand out-

In one, a stupid little snot is picking on a much larger fat kid who quietly takes it, until the second time the kid smacks him in the face for no reason- then he picks him up and body slams him so hard- the little twerp gets up ang goes crying and limping away...

Then there is two chinese kids who pick on a white (french?) boy sitting by a tree reading. The one filming eggs-on the other guy who keep calling him a homo and “come here homo” and threatenting him until the kid stand up and actually walks over to him, then he gets too close and the kid does a brilliant roundhouse kick to his head that puts him on his ass. He wakes up about 5 seconds later looking like he had no clue where he was.

The french kid should have given the cameraman an ass kicking too.


15 posted on 08/23/2013 9:33:37 AM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

He shot and killed an innocent man in cold blood.

That’s all anyone needs to know about him.


16 posted on 08/23/2013 9:33:38 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: SeekAndFind

We seem to hear this story every time one of these alley rats gets killed.

He was a good boy—His grandmother loved him, blah blah.

They never tire of telling us what great fellows Trayvon and his hood brothers are./

My mother always told me you are judged by the company you keep.


17 posted on 08/23/2013 9:33:42 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: SeekAndFind

18 posted on 08/23/2013 9:34:28 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Why, that sounds just like my Uncle Bob. When he wasn’t shit-faced drunk he was the soberest guy around!


19 posted on 08/23/2013 9:35:30 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (I'll retire to Bedlam.)
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To: SeekAndFind

When I was 15 and got bored, I’d ride my bike to the lake or I go to the bowling alley to play pinball.

Pretty sure I never thought to go out with friends and shoot at people.

Kill the thug, no rehab!


20 posted on 08/23/2013 9:35:47 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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21 posted on 08/23/2013 9:36:35 AM PDT by PittsburghAfterDark
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To: SeekAndFind

What happened about 1994-95 that saw rates fall?


22 posted on 08/23/2013 9:36:54 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Venturer

Yep. It’s pretty much a template.

First, cover up that the perpetrators are black.

Second, when the cover is blown, announce it was a “random” attack with no racial motivation.

Then, we hear from the assailant’s mother, grandmother, cousin, whatever, who tells us the assailant was an aspiring athlete or musician, and was a good boy.

The next shoe to drop is usually blaming the gun, the NRA, or slavery, or Jim Crow.


23 posted on 08/23/2013 9:38:25 AM PDT by TheGipperWasRight
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To: hattend

RE: What happened about 1994-95 that saw rates fall?

That was 1995-97. WELFARE REFORM happened.

Enforcement was WEAKENED not long after that and the law is all but UNENFORCED now.


24 posted on 08/23/2013 9:39:36 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: PittsburghAfterDark

Somebody needs Weight Watchers to intervene.


25 posted on 08/23/2013 9:39:36 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: TheGipperWasRight

Couldn’t have said it better myself. LOL


26 posted on 08/23/2013 9:39:56 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: SeekAndFind
The sister of alleged teen killer of the Australian baseball player, James Edwards, Rachel Padilla, appeared on CNN tonight.

Bryan Preston needs to review basic sentence structure and grammar..............

27 posted on 08/23/2013 9:40:14 AM PDT by Red Badger
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To: hattend

“What happened about 1994-95 that saw rates fall?”

Welfare reform.


28 posted on 08/23/2013 9:40:18 AM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: SeekAndFind

to be honest, those stats might just reflect who is having more abortions.....frankly, I was shocked at the American Indian rate.....


29 posted on 08/23/2013 9:40:38 AM PDT by cherry
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To: hattend
Somebody needs Weight Watchers to intervene.

You can say that again...

30 posted on 08/23/2013 9:41:06 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind; Repeat Offender; GenXteacher; Nervous Tick; BlatherNaut; ColdOne; Marcella; ...
You don't level the playing field by covering it with blood.

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31 posted on 08/23/2013 9:41:23 AM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work, You gotta earn them.)
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To: PittsburghAfterDark

OMG! She needs to meet Chris Powell!........SOON!...........


32 posted on 08/23/2013 9:41:26 AM PDT by Red Badger
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To: SeekAndFind
Edwards’ Sister: He’s Not Vicious, He Just Likes to Fight, and He’s Not in a Gang, He Just Hangs Out with Gangsters

In my head I see half the leftists in this country nodding their heads and thinking this makes sense.

33 posted on 08/23/2013 9:41:33 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: SeekAndFind

That chart says it all. As the father of 3, I am proud to have had a positive influence on my children, who are all fine, upstanding, productive citizens, with spouses and children of their own.

The left tells us that non-traditional families can be just as successful as those with two parents. Well, it’s possible, but it is an uphill battle. Kudos to single parents, male or female, who can do the work of two. But, the bottom line is depicted in that chart. The Black poverty rate, with its concomitantly high crime rate, will have a very high coefficient of correlation with the Black illegitimacy rate.


34 posted on 08/23/2013 9:41:41 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: hattend

Bored my fat ass. That was a gang initiation hit.


35 posted on 08/23/2013 9:41:52 AM PDT by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: SeekAndFind

this sister needs some Mental Health help..
another sign of NO EDUCATION...

SAD DAYS IN AMERICA.


36 posted on 08/23/2013 9:41:58 AM PDT by haircutter
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To: hattend

...or take away the food stamps.


37 posted on 08/23/2013 9:42:08 AM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: hattend
if we acted bored when we were kids, my mom or dad would "find" something for us to do......so we never got bored....and we stayed busy doing our stuff....

difference in culture and generations.

38 posted on 08/23/2013 9:42:22 AM PDT by cherry
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To: Red Badger

39 posted on 08/23/2013 9:42:23 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“...a lot of Caucasian friends...”

Yeah right, that’s what all the black people say. /s

Hate whitey is institutionalized and reinforced on the social network.


40 posted on 08/23/2013 9:42:44 AM PDT by pallis
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To: SeekAndFind
He’s Not Vicious, He Just Likes to Fight...

Isn't that a bit contradictory?

42 posted on 08/23/2013 9:43:05 AM PDT by 0.E.O
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To: ClearCase_guy

Why would anyone care? Put him on an electric chair and put Sharpton on his lap.


43 posted on 08/23/2013 9:43:10 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: SeekAndFind

What are the odds that James Edwards and his sister Rachel Padilla have the same father?


44 posted on 08/23/2013 9:43:13 AM PDT by forgotten man
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To: SeekAndFind

Is anyone else tired of being lied to by the families of black murderers?


45 posted on 08/23/2013 9:44:05 AM PDT by Senator_Blutarski
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To: forgotten man

RE: What are the odds that James Edwards and his sister Rachel Padilla have the same father?

I don’t know them personally, but it’s possible that Rachel is married to a Mr. Padilla? ( I could be wrong though ).


46 posted on 08/23/2013 9:45:15 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: PittsburghAfterDark

Whoa....she must be a welfare/food stamp rat


48 posted on 08/23/2013 9:46:17 AM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: 0.E.O

RE: He’s Not Vicious, He Just Likes to Fight...
Isn’t that a bit contradictory?

__________________________

Rachel Padilla: “What does ‘contradictory’ mean? And please don’t write it in cursive”


49 posted on 08/23/2013 9:46:44 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

First St. Trays GF, now this.

I thought stupid people as entertainment was a Jerry Springer thing.

Someone should measure the collective IO as best possible of these idiots then send Al, Jessie and the dDepartment of Education the results along with a ‘sternly worded letter”
Consisting of words describing a self inflicted but impossible act.


50 posted on 08/23/2013 9:49:29 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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