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  • Israel should banish those who try to murder her

    07/06/2014 1:16:45 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 3 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | July 6, 2014 | Dan Miller
    Palestinian Islamists want to eliminate Israel. As Palestinians riot, injure and murder Israeli civilians, it has been urged that Israelis turn the other cheek and go calmly about their business. How sweet! Sweets for the sweetAn article at The Jerusalem Post is titled Comment: Facing the ugly truth. It notes that after the murders of three Israeli teens by Palestinian heroes, Israeli vigilantes may have sought revenge by murdering a Palestinian boy. Murder, favored by Palestinians, is not and should not be the Israeli way. According to PM Netanyahu, “I would like to send my condolences to the Abu Khder family. I pledge that the perpetrators of this horrific...
  • Video and Pictures of Jerusalem's Destroyed Light Rail

    07/05/2014 3:42:31 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 4/7/14 | Yoni Kempinsky, Ari Yashar
    As large-scale Arab riots continue to rage in Jerusalem for the third day running on Friday, newly released video and photographic evidence shows just how destructive the violence has been. Arab mobs threw rocks, Molotov cocktails and firebombs at police starting Wednesday, after an Arab youth was found murdered; claims of Jewish "revenge" for the murder of three Israel teens sparked violence, despite the total lack of evidence for such claims. Video taken from inside an IDF vehicle traveling along the Light Rail lines in north-eastern Jerusalem shows just how extensive the damage has been, highlighting the three stations that...
  • Third Day of Riots: Clashes on Temple Mount

    07/04/2014 7:28:51 AM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | July 4, 2014 | Tovan Dvorin
    Arab rioters attacked police on the Temple Mount Friday afternoon, unimpeded by restrictions imposed on Muslim worshipers to access Judaism's holiest site due to ongoing violent riots in Jerusalem. Police have begun riot control measures on the site, according to Yediot Aharonoth, including using stun grenades to handle the unruly mob. Multiple stun grenade explosions were heard as of Friday afternoon on the Mount; tens of enraged Arabs are also rioting and attempting to break through police barriers at the Dung Gate (Sha'ar Ha'ashpot) near the Western Wall (Kotel). Earlier Friday, police announced that access to the Mount would be...
  • Watch: Arab Rioters Beat One of Their Own in Jerusalem

    07/02/2014 4:07:13 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 2/7/14
    A video has surfaced Wednesday demonstrating the full extent of the violence in Jerusalem Wednesday, as enraged Arab rioters began mercilessly beating one of their own. Video Al-Quds reports that a crowd of angry rioters descended on a Palestinian Arab man during anti-Israel riots on Wednesday, beating him with their hands and with sticks until IDF forces physically rescued him from his compatriots. According to the news outlet, the rioters were convinced that their victim - fellow rioter 40 year-old Yousef Abu Badria - was an undercover police officer. Badria was treated for his injuries and later escorted out of...
  • Rioting crowd severely beats 5 chengguan for killing civilian (China)

    04/22/2014 9:01:30 AM PDT · by mojito · 10 replies
    Shanghaiist ^ | 4/21/2014 | Unattributed
    A riot involving around 1,000 people broke out last Saturday in Cangnan county of Wenzhou city, Zhejiang province, resulting in the hospitalization of five chengguan, China's notoriously abusive and under-regulated urban enforcement officials. The alleged cause for the riots was the five's brutally killing a civilian. According to reports, the chengguan "hit the man with a hammer until he started to vomit blood, because he was trying to take pictures of their violence towards a woman, a street vendor." This man later died while being rushed to the hospital. [....] According to eyewitness accounts, the crowd -- which was growing...
  • The Future Of America: “It’s Coming… Ukraine is a Warning”

    02/27/2014 3:31:30 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    SHTF Plan blog ^ | February 26, 2014 | Mac Slavo
    We’re beginning to see more and more discussions about how the laws, policies and regulations of our federal, state and local governments are working to impoverish the people of this country and restrict their liberties. So much so that even the taboo topic of a potential Ukraine-style collapse right here in America is now being openly discussed in mainstream circles. In a recent panel discussion on Fox News the question of whether or not Ukraine rioting is the future of America came to the forefront and long-time political operative and former Presidential adviser Pat Caddell weighed in. Like many of...
  • Venezuela's Maduro wants talks with Obama

    02/22/2014 9:50:16 AM PST · by EBH · 23 replies
    cnn ^ | 2/21/2014 | Karl Penhaul, Esprit Smith and Chelsea J. Carter,
    "I call for a dialogue with you, Obama," Maduro said. "You can designate (U.S. Secretary of State John) Kerry or whoever you want to come to this dialogue and I will send my foreign minister ... for this high-level meeting." At the same time, Maduro accused Obama of failing to live up to a commitment not to "interfere with Venezuelan affairs." "What you have said has not been carried out," he said. The United States and Venezuela have not had resident ambassadors since 2010, although they have maintained diplomatic missions and active embassies. Maduro's call to exchange ambassadors comes after...
  • Venezuela threatens to expel CNN over protest coverage

    02/21/2014 3:52:31 AM PST · by EBH · 11 replies
    BBC ^ | 2/20/2014
    A spokeswoman for the US network, only available on cable in Venezuela, told the BBC it did not have any immediate comments about Mr Maduro's comments. Last week, the government removed Colombian TV news channel NTN24 from channels offered by Venezuelan cable operators. The government has been highly critical of international media coverage, while protesters say they are concerned with a lack of media freedom, says the BBC's correspondent in Caracas, Irene Caselli. Mr Maduro also ordered the expulsion of three US diplomats this week. US President Barack Obama said the Venezuelan government should address "legitimate grievances" of the country...
  • Cuban-Americans: Castros Can't Survive Without Venezuelan Oil

    02/21/2014 3:48:04 AM PST · by EBH · 8 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 2/20/2014 | David Patten
    They tell Newsmax that Cuban dictators Raul and Fidel Castro are desperate to avert a disruption in the massive shipments of oil that their destitute nation receives daily as a gift from their socialist comrades in Venezuela. The value of the more than 100,000 barrels a day Havana receives has been estimated at over $5 billion annually. On Thursday, former U.S. ambassador to Venezuela Otto Reich told "America’s Forum" host John Bachman in an exclusive Newsmax TV interview that the unrest in Venezuela "absolutely" can spread to Cuba, if those vital oil subsidies are interrupted. "The person who agrees with...
  • Venezuelan beauty queen Genesis Carmona, 22, fatally shot in head during protest

    02/21/2014 3:44:47 AM PST · by EBH · 22 replies
    New York Daily ^ | 2/19/2014 | Nina Golgowski
    Genesis Carmona, who served as her state's 2013 Miss Turismo, was shot in the head in the city of Valencia Tuesday. The 22-year-old died Wednesday afternoon, marking the fifth fatality during the country's ongoing political turmoil. Read more:
  • Celente Warns Of Coming Riots: “The Collapse Is Engulfing The World”

    01/31/2014 4:24:17 PM PST · by Kartographer · 78 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 1/31/14 | Mac Slavo
    Celente isn’t suggesting that a massive collapse is going to happen in the future. He says we’re already in it – and it’s taking hold right before our eyes across the entirety of the globe:
  • The Effects of Mass Muslim Immigration

    01/19/2014 7:19:24 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 14 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | January 19, 2014 | Pamela Geller
    It was reported Monday that “almost 10 percent of children under five years old in England and Wales come from a Muslim family, according to 2011 UK Government census information.” The report continued, “Of the 3.5 million children aged less than five, 320,000 were listed as Muslim. By comparison, Christians make up 43 per cent of those aged under five.” What is the problem with that? The enemedia would tell you that anyone who thinks this is something to be concerned about is a racist. But this is not really a question of race at all; it’s a question of assimilation. Hindus,...
  • The Fed Is Hiring: Lots Of Cops (Federal Reserve Bank)

    01/06/2014 5:50:04 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 82 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | January 4, 2014 | Tyler Durden
    Some may have forgotten, or not be aware, that the Federal Reserve system has its own police force. Well, it does: "The U.S. Federal Reserve Police is the law enforcement arm of the Federal Reserve System, the central banking system of the United States.... Officers are certified to carry a variety of weapons systems (depending on assignment) including semi-automatic pistols, assault rifles, submachine guns, shotguns, less-lethal weapons, pepper spray, batons and other standard police equipment. Officers also wear bullet resistant vests/body armor. On October 12, 2010 President Barack Obama signed into law S.B. 1132 the "Law Enforcement Officers' Safety Act...
  • 400 Teenagers Vandalize Kings Plaza Mall; Play Knockout Game, Attack Security Guards (VIDEO)

    12/27/2013 3:02:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 61 replies
    Headlines and Global News ^ | December 27, 2013 | Ace
    Hundreds of teenagers wreaked havoc in a Brooklyn mall as part of violent flash mob the day after Christmas, causing the mall to close down, the New York Post reported. Over 400 teenagers bombarded Kings Plaza Shopping Center in Mill Basin between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., mall vendors said. The teenagers stole merchandise, assaulted security guards, and broke candy jars. A group of teenage girls were caught on camera fighting and shouting while security guards tried to break them up. The teenagers were able to plan the event using social media, promising to raid the mail, or put it...
  • Are You Ready for Riots?

    12/11/2013 5:23:41 PM PST · by Kartographer · 126 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 12/11/13 | Daniel Ameduri
    This past weekend a country with one of the highest living standards in the world saw rioting in the streets! According to Credit Suisse, Singapore ranks 8th in the world in terms of personal wealth. Since the year 2000, Singaporeans’ wealth has more than doubled. It is clear that this is a very prosperous city state that is the gem of Asia. I know that when I have looked for offshore gold storage in the past, Singapore comes up as one of the top areas along with Hong Kong, Zuric, Perth, and Toronto. However, on Sunday a riot was sparked...
  • Singapore shocked by worst riots since 1969

    12/09/2013 12:21:52 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Euro News ^ | 12/09/2013
    A crowd of around 400 people set fire to vehicles and clashed with police in the Indian district of Singapore late on Sunday after a man was hit and killed by a bus, the first major riot in the city-state for more than 40 years. Police said they had arrested 27 suspects after the riot, which started after a private bus hit and killed a 33-year-old Indian national in the Little India area. The riot is likely to fuel concerns over discontent among low-paid foreign workers. Last year, Singapore saw its biggest outbreak of labour unrest in years when around...

    11/25/2013 12:09:03 AM PST · by SatinDoll · 29 replies
    AP ^ | Nov. 24, 2013 | MICHAEL VIRTANEN
    QUEENSBURY, N.Y. -- Coming soon to your local sheriff: 18-ton, armor-protected military fighting vehicles with gun turrets and bulletproof glass that were once the U.S. answer to roadside bombs during the Iraq war. The hulking vehicles, built for about $500,000 each at the height of the war, are among the biggest pieces of equipment that the Defense Department is giving to law enforcement agencies under a national military surplus program. For police and sheriff's departments, which have scooped up 165 of the mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles, or MRAPS, since they became available this summer, the price and the ability to deliver...
  • Pepperball Less Lethal Launcher Kits Riots-DHS Again

    10/31/2013 6:10:02 AM PDT · by seeker41 · 28 replies
    FedBizOps ^ | 10/29/13 | fedbizops
    More bizarre ordering courtesy of  DHS. Nature and/or Description of the Action Being Approved ICE has a requirement to purchase Less Lethal Launcher Kits for Federal Protective Services (FPS). FPS agents will use the identified kits for training purposes as required by agency policy. This action will be a Firm Fixed-Price Contract with an estimated cost for this acquisition of $498,970.00.
  • “Riots always begin typically the same way”: Food stamp shutdown looms Friday

    10/29/2013 8:12:12 AM PDT · by Nachum · 131 replies
    salon ^ | 10/29/13 | Josh Eidelson
    Food stamp recipients face a massive benefit cut set to kick in when stimulus funds expire Friday. The nationwide cut “is equivalent to about 16 meals a month for a family of three,” according to a Center on Budget and Policy Priorities analysis using the USDA’s “Thrifty Food Plan.” CBPP called the roughly $5 billion annual cut to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program “unprecedented” in “depth and breadth.” “If you look across the world, riots always begin typically the same way: when people cannot afford to eat food,” Margarette Purvis, the president and CEO of the Food Bank..
  • RED ALERT! DHS Spends $80 Million Preparing for November 1st Riots Over EBT!

    10/24/2013 8:28:49 AM PDT · by alexmark · 23 replies
    This is Serious !! for them to spend 80 Million for protection means IT ON!! This is the 1st wave of cuts coming on November 1st! It will get worse , wave after wave! EBT set to start cut backs on November 1st 2013 !! Get ready Folks , EYES OPEN!
  • Moscow police name Azerbaijani as murder suspect

    10/15/2013 2:42:11 AM PDT · by cunning_fish · 7 replies
    BBC ^ | 15 October 2013
    Police in Moscow have named Azerbaijani man Orkhan Zeynalov as the suspected murderer of a young Russian whose death sparked major riots targeting migrants. Yegor Shcherbakov, 25, was stabbed to death in front of his girlfriend as the couple were returning home in the Biryulyovo district on Thursday. Ill-feeling has risen towards Moscow's Muslim migrants, thousands of whom gathered for street prayers on Tuesday. The tension came just as Russia was being commended for tackling racism. "Substantial efforts have been made to react firmly to the escalation of racist violence in Russia, and there has been a decline in the...
  • Rioting erupts in Moscow after killing blamed on migrant

    10/13/2013 9:59:48 AM PDT · by klpt · 9 replies
    Reuters ^ | Oct 13, 2013 | Reuters
    (Reuters) - Demonstrators, some chanting racist slogans, vandalized a shopping center and scuffled with police in a Moscow neighborhood on Sunday after the killing of a young man that residents blamed on a migrant from the Caucasus. Protests over the death in the southern Biryulyovo district began peacefully until a group of young men began smashing windows in the shopping center. The crowd grew to number several thousand and demonstrators scuffled with police when they tried to make arrests, a Reuters witness said. Pictures showed at least one policeman with minor injuries and video footage showed a car and rubbish...
  • EBT System Goes Down: Obama Voters Threaten Mass Riots

    10/12/2013 10:54:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 104 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/12/13 | Jim Hoft
    “cuz lock your doors load your guns they cut off ebt cards nationwide” - Twitter They voted for Obama for the free stuff. Now the free stuff isn’t happening. So they riot. Today, the Electronic Benefits Transfer system (electronic food stamps debit card) went down in several states due to a computer glitch, and Obama voters are going nuts on Twitter, threatening mass rioting. This is free government money gone bad and exactly what’s wrong with our country. According to WoodTV (NBC 8), NBC News reports several states were affected by the glitch. The USDA released a statement saying:“EBT cards...
  • Charles Payne-President Obama would love to see civil unrest in this the Arab Spring

    07/27/2013 2:10:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    Doug Ross ^ | July 27, 2013
    FOX News contributor Charles Payne went off on Barack Obama after his rambling 80 minute speech this week that was supposed to be on the “economy” but diverged into wealth inequality in America. Payne said, “I think President Obama would love to see civil unrest in this country very much like the Arab Spring.” Via Saving the Republic: (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Doug Ross has the transcript: Stuart Varney: Obama used the term “inequality” more than he used the word “growth”. And this is a problem, according to Charles Payne. Charles Payne: It is a problem. He talked about [income inequality] being morally...
  • Violence continues in France over Islamic veil ban

    07/21/2013 10:07:31 AM PDT · by NotYourAverageDhimmi · 22 replies
    CBS News ^ | July 21, 2013
    PARIS Some 20 cars have been torched and four people detained in a second night of violence in suburbs west of Paris. France's interior minister said Sunday that the incidents overnight targeted the town of Elancourt. Police union official said on BFM television that about 50 assailants were involved, some firing weapons and a gasoline bomb at police. The night before, about 250 people hurling projectiles clashed with police firing tear gas in the nearby town of Trappes in apparent protest over the enforcement of France's ban on Islamic face veils. Five people were injured and six detained in the
  • 'Bash mobs' sweep through Southern California

    07/19/2013 7:30:53 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 72 replies
    LA Times ^ | 7-19-13 | Ari Bloomekatz
    Organized "bash mob" crime rampages of roving groups attacking innocent people and businesses have been striking cities around the United States. Law enforcement agencies in Southern California have reported few similar problems -- until now. In the last several days, there have been several reports of such group crime waves in South L.A., Hollywood, San Bernardino and Victorville. Long Beach police are bracing for another one Friday. These so-called bash mobs of "flash mob" crime waves are organized through social media and have been a problem in Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington. In April, 28 Chicago youths were arrested on suspicion...
  • Would The MSM be Covering Things Differently If Zimmerman Were Black Hispanic & Not White Hispanic?

    07/18/2013 10:21:52 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 23 replies
    7/18/2013 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    If Hispanic is categorized as being a specific ethnic group (according to the monumentally-long list of ethnic groups - beginning with Abazins and ending with Zuni - under the heading "List of Ethnic Groups" at Wikipedia), and black is categorized there as African American, ask yourself the following questions: Would the MSM be treating the Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin story differently if Zimmerman were African-American Hispanic, and not White Hispanic, or if Trayvon Martin were also White Hispanic or Asian Hispanic? I mean, if Black, White, Hispanic, Asian and Native American can be broken down further into White Hispanic (as the MSM...
  • Trayvon Protesters Terrorize Family En Route to Hospital

    07/18/2013 10:12:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 35 replies ^ | July 18, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    A Texas grandmother was terrified after Trayvon Martin supporters surrounded her SUV, hit her in the head and tried to prevent her from taking her sick grandchild to the hospital. The grandmother, along with her daughter and granddaughter were trying to get the Texas Children’s Hospital when protesters blocked traffic on a highway. “When we first drove up I thought it was a wreck,” said Georgia, who asked that her last name not be used. “When we got closer, I realized all these protesters were everywhere. They weren’t letting us through.” Georgia told Fox News she was trying to get...
  • Rioting for Trayvon, &c.

    07/17/2013 6:52:03 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 24 replies
    National Review ^ | 7/17/2013 | Jay Nordlinger
    You’ve probably seen this news, but have a dose anyway: “Protesters ran through Los Angeles streets Monday night, breaking windows, attacking people on sidewalks and at one point raiding a Wal-Mart store . . .” Nothing says “Honor Trayvon” like vandalizing, accosting, and stealing, right? You can either laugh or weep — emphasis on the latter. * A headline: “Obamas to return to Martha’s Vineyard this summer.” (Article here.) And in a Bob Costa post, I read that more than 20 Democratic senators have already been in Martha’s Vineyard, holding meetings or something. Never forget: The Republican party is the...
  • List Of Trayvon Martin Supporters Making Retaliatory Attacks Grows

    07/16/2013 11:11:37 AM PDT · by Sopater · 39 replies
    Oposing Views ^ | July 16, 2013 | Dabney Bailey
    The Trayvon Martin case has sparked violent outbursts from angry protestors on both sides of the fence. Unfortunately, the list of violent incidents continues to grow.March 25-26: At least seven white people were attacked by mobs of black people in Grand Rapids, Michigan. / "The detective also told Jacob that he believed the Trayvon Martin media frenzy is what prompted the attacks."April 5: A 78-year-old Ohio man said that he was the victim of a hate crime after a group of young black men attacked him while shouting, “This is for Trayvon.”April 10: Police in Gainesville, FL investigated a “racially...
  • DHS Insider: Obama, Agency Plan to Stage Fake Presidential Assassination Attempt Bringing

    Expansion of FEMA camps and massive DHS ammo buys starting to make sense now Much like the last drunk to be driven from your house party at I used to have a real distaste for views based on conspiracy theory, yet like many Americans have learned that you can't be paranoid enough when trying to make sense of the things going on in the bizarre Obammunist era. And when you've got a press that simply lies to your face all the time, info emanating from disaffected 'insiders' offer perhaps the only real hints of what might actually be going on...
  • Protests erupt from coast to coast after George Zimmerman goes FREE:

    07/14/2013 9:05:40 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 52 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 14 July 2013 | Rachel Quigley, Jessica Jerreat, James Nye and Louise Boyle
    Protests are spreading across the country today following the sensational not-guilty verdict for George Zimmerman after he shot dead teenager Trayvon Martin. Demonstrations, from Florida where the trial took place to Atlanta, DC and New York, have remained largely peaceful--although pockets of violence had erupted in Oakland, California. Emotional crowds carried signs calling for justice as police assembled close by to monitor activity - a New York march culminated with a group of thousands gathering in Times Square before continuing towards Harlem as Sunday night wore on and Los Angeles protestors blocked a city freeway as they took their anger...
  • Still no riots, why?

    07/14/2013 3:23:39 PM PDT · by ProudFossil · 139 replies
    July 14, 2013 | vanity
    Earlier I asked the question "Why no riots yet". I think I may have the answer. Most of the thugs who have been twitting and mouthing the hate, predictions, threats, etc., during the last two weeks are dependent upon the entititlements of the gubmint. That includes directions and orders. Since the gubmint has only said they are investigating the events about this incident, the thugs do not know what to do. Until Zero, or Sharpton, Jackson, or NAACP tells them to do something they are lost. On a more grim note, why no investigation into the 11,000 murders that have...
  • Oakland Demonstrators Burn Flags, Smash Cop Car After

    07/14/2013 6:56:04 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 49 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jul 14, 2013 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    Crime Oakland Demonstrators Burn Flags, Smash Cop Car After Jul. 14, 2013 7:45am Madeleine Morgenstern SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Protesters angered by the acquittal of George Zimmerman held largely peaceful demonstrations in three California cities, but broke windows and started small street fires Oakland, police said. The gatherings Saturday night ranged from a few dozen to a couple hundred people turning out to protest the verdict in the Florida courtroom over the death of Trayvon Martin, and police said some of the demonstrations continued into the early hours Sunday. The Oakland police dispatch office said about 100 people protested, with...
  • Waiting for the other shoe with Zimmerman

    07/14/2013 6:08:13 AM PDT · by ProudFossil · 47 replies
    july 14, 2013 | vanity
    I am waiting for the riots. So far there is only the usual bitching by the ding-a-lings in San Francisco and Oakland. There is more merrymaking after a football game than what has happened. Where are the riots. (crickets chirping) I have an idea. We have all been remarking about how the media has blown this trial sky high. Is it possible they are also blowing the possibility of rioting sky high in order to retain some credibility?. I am beginning to think so. I do hope I am right.
  • Zimmerman Riots? Jury NOT Intimidated, and Neither Should Anybody Else Be

    07/14/2013 4:48:35 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 41 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 14 July 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    Take it from a guy who patrolled his building's roof  with a Sig 9mm in the Rodney King riot- no worries Back in 1992, I had lived in Venice Beach at the Santa Monica border for a couple years when the riot hit. They sent us all home from work early that day -after windows were shot out of a building down the street- and I sure did witness some fires and lawless zones on the way back to my apartment at the beach. Back there we heard some shots fired in the late afternoon-evening and a few fires...
  • Trayvon Martin & Negro Riots

    07/14/2013 4:44:06 AM PDT · by marktwain · 27 replies ^ | 9 July | Man in Video
    If you want to see a sane black man speak about the Martin/Zimmerman phenomena, this is it. Link to YouTube Video 
  • Pat Buchanan: What If Zimmerman Walks Free?

    05/21/2012 9:47:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 94 replies
    Townhall ^ | May 22, 2012 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    Three months ago, George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford, Fla., shot and killed Trayvon Martin. Handcuffed, taken in and interrogated, Zimmerman told police Trayvon had been acting suspiciously that dark and rainy night, that he had followed Trayvon, been knocked down and battered on the ground, and, fearing for his life, pulled a concealed handgun and shot him. Sanford police and prosecutors concluded that Zimmerman acted in self-defense and had not committed a provable felony. They let him go. A racial firestorm followed. "Blacks are under attack," railed Jesse Jackson. "Killing us is big business." Arriving in Sanford,...
  • 'The system has failed': Crowds react to Zimmerman verdict

    07/13/2013 7:38:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 93 replies
    USA Today | July 13, 2013 | Rick Neale
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  • Get Ready to Protest the Verdict - Demand Justice for Trayvon Martin

    07/13/2013 6:28:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    Fight Back! News ^ | July 13, 2013 | The Editors
    Fight Back! is calling for protests in the wake of the verdict of the George Zimmerman trial. The trial of George Zimmerman is now concluded and the jury is deliberating. Across the United States, people are awaiting the verdict on this racist killer who stalked and shot dead 17 year old African-American student Trayvon Martin in February 2012. Odds are there is not going to be any justice for Trayvon Martin in the courtroom. The vigilante murder of an African-American will likely not result in a guilty verdict on a murder charge. Fight Back! is calling on people to protest...
  • Don't Assume Blacks Will Riot If Zimmerman's Acquitted

    07/13/2013 10:37:11 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 79 replies
    The Root ^ | July 13, 2013 | Marc W. Polite
    Pointing out that the last major race riot in the U.S. occurred 21 years ago in Los Angeles, Marc W. Polite writes at Time magazine that early calls for calm before a verdict is rendered in George Zimmerman's second-degree-murder trial run "counter to recent history, and may be akin to racial fear mongering." As the trial of George Zimmerman winds down, the Orlando police are reportedly bracing for possible riots in the event that the defendant walks. The Broward County Sheriff's Office release two public service announcements urging people to "raise their voice, not their hands" if they are unhappy...
  • Twitter Explains Why White People Riot (She had to reach back to 1919 for an example)

    07/13/2013 12:21:10 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 81 replies
    The Root's Grapevine Blog ^ | July 12, 2013 | Tracy Clayton
    With the George Zimmerman case winding down, another funny hashtag addresses the widespread fear of blacks rioting. There's lots of buzz and fear out there about black people rioting in the streets if a verdict other than "guilty" is handed down in the George Zimmerman case. As the trial winds down, there's no shortage of fearmongering in the media, from radio and TV to print and online. But black folks aren't the only ones with the capacity to channel hot emotions through destructive means. No one seems to remember the Red Summer race riots of 1919, an entire season of...
  • Occupy Site Organizing Trayvon Martin Post-Verdict ‘Actions’

    07/12/2013 10:57:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | July 12, 2013 | Bryan Preston
    "We are all Trayvon, the whole damned system is guilty!"InterOccupy.Net has set itself up as a hub for demonstrations to react to the verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman. The prosecution and defense have both rested, and the case is expected to go to the jury shortly. The Stop Mass Incarceration Network has set up a Facebook Page for people to list any planned actions responding to the imminent verdict in the George Zimmerman Murder Trial. Below are some planned actions. If you don’t see yours here please email us at AND contact the Stop Mass Incarceration Network...
  • Be vigilant, but do not become a vigilante (Hurl, you will)

    07/12/2013 5:24:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Fayetteville Observer ^ | July 12, 2013 | Bill Kirby
    After all of the evidence, six women in a Florida courtroom will decide if a Community Watch volunteer went too far in taking the life of a teenager walking through a neighborhood on a rainy evening. It happened there. It could happen here. "I really encourage neighborhoods to get involved and report suspicious activities," says Harold Medlock, the Fayetteville police chief. "But that is where it needs to stop." Be vigilant, he says, but do not become a vigilante, else you may become another George Zimmerman, 29, whose confrontation with Trayvon Martin left the 17-year-old with a bullet through the...

    07/12/2013 1:17:07 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 69 replies
    Clashdaily ^ | 12 July 2013 | clashdaily
    The Miami-Dade Police Department is partnering with local pastors in anticipation of the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial. From the pulpit of the Peaceful Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Miami-Dade Police Director JD Patterson preached peace Thursday evening. “Riots are not acceptable and riots are not expected,” Patterson said. MDPD’s motto for the outcome of the case is “Be vocal, not violent.” “We don’t have anything to give us any indication otherwise, so we expect a peaceful event as a result of the verdict,” Patterson told CBS 4′s Lauren Pastrana. In the month following the death of Trayvon Martin, South...
  • Race violence alarms, before Zimmerman verdict

    07/11/2013 10:10:44 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 22 replies
    WND ^ | July 11, 2013 | Colin Flaherty
    Questions raised about attacks that already are happening Al [Sharpton] and Jesse [Jackson] may worry that the acquittal of George Zimmerman will usher in a new era of white-on-black violence in America. After all, the local CBS affiliate is reporting that police officers already are training for violence. “There has been some talk among the officers that we believe that this training has to do with the fact that there might be some type of civil unrest, but we are hoping that that doesn’t happen,” said Javier Ortiz with the Fraternal Order of Police. The affiliate also said in Broward...
  • “This Time We’re Going Out To Whitey’s Suburbs and Burning Down HIS Community”

    07/11/2013 6:42:50 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 184 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 7/11/13 | Mac Slavo
    “This time we’re doing it right… This time we’re not burning down our communities. This time we’re going out to Whitey’s suburbs and burning down HIS community. We’re going to make Whitey feel the pain.”
  • Predictions Of Riots If Zimmerman Acquitted Display Appalling Lack Of Faith In Black Community

    07/11/2013 6:34:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 109 replies
    Mediaite ^ | July 10, 2013 | Noah Rothman
    Imagine the pleasant surprise I encountered after reading the headline “just in case George Zimmerman walks free…” adorning the top of a post composed by hip hop mogul and founder Russell Simmons. It was my hope that Simmons, a respected voice in the black community, would spell out for an attentive audience why pundits preparing their audiences for riots in the wake of a possible acquittal were wrong. Instead, Simmons identified a variety of “victories” that resulted from the killing of Trayvon Martin. He cited setbacks for the National Rifle Association and state-level “Stand Your Ground” laws which he...
  • Here’s What I Would Say As Governor Of Florida Concerning Threats Of Rioting & Murder

    07/11/2013 5:01:07 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 28 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | July 11, 2013 | Tim Brown
    I don’t normally write a complete opinionated commentary on things here at Freedom Outpost, but I really think there are probably some people out there, like myself, that think someone in authority, preferably Florida Governor Rick Scott, should step up and say what needs to be said in the matter involving the George Zimmerman trial. So here goes. I believe the Zimmerman trial should have never come on the national stage. Barack Obama simply used an occasion to stir up the black community. It’s part of the Alinsky tactics. However, from all the evidence we’ve seen and the railroading of...
  • Young Black Men, and The Power of Flash Mobs!!

    07/10/2013 9:40:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    Thy Black Man ^ | June 13, 2013 | Phillip Jackson
    We cannot police hopelessness and despair! There are those who are angered and surprised by the violence of urban “Flash Mobs” (quickly forming groups of young people using technology to organize), especially crowds of young Black men, descending on mostly White, affluent downtown American cities. However, if we analyze this phenomenon, it is not so surprising. In fact, it is highly predictable. While there is no justification for young Black men to rob and beat people of any race, the activities of flash mobs are easily understandable in the context of recent social history and current economic conditions. Most of...