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Sign language interpreter delivered gibberish at Seminole Heights serial killer news conference
Lakeland Ledger ^ | 12/4/17 | The Associated Press

Posted on 12/05/2017 5:30:50 AM PST by Sam's Army

Edited on 12/05/2017 8:18:29 AM PST by Jim Robinson. [history]

Hearing-impaired people tuning in to a news conference about the arrest of a suspected serial killer last week in Florida got a message of gibberish from an American Sign Language interpreter.

As Tampa police Chief Brian Dugan announced the arrest of Howell Donaldson Wednesday night, interpreter Derlyn Roberts was there beside him, making signs that made no sense.


(Excerpt) Read more at theledger.com ...


TOPICS: Education; Society
KEYWORDS: asl; aslinterpreter; blm; briandugan; derlyn; derlynroberts; fl; howelldonaldson; signlanguage
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1 posted on 12/05/2017 5:30:50 AM PST by Sam's Army
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2 posted on 12/05/2017 5:33:11 AM PST by bar sin·is·ter (Climate Scientology - another example of science fiction morphing into a religious cult)
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To: Sam's Army
“She sat up there and waved her arms like she was singing Jingle Bells,”

"Tampa Police Department spokeswoman Janelle McGregor told the Tampa Bay Times officials are conducting a review because they didn’t even request an interpreter for the Nov. 28 news conference."

3 posted on 12/05/2017 5:33:37 AM PST by Sam's Army
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>>In 2013 in South Africa, a fake interpreter appeared beside former President Barack Obama and other world leaders during a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, apparently signing gibberish. He later said he is schizophrenic and had seen angels descending in the stadium where the event took place.

Devils and demons more likely


4 posted on 12/05/2017 5:33:44 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Did Barack Obama denounce Communism and dictatorships when he visited Cuba as a puppet of the State?)
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To: Sam's Army

If you can, find a video of this woman at the press conference. It is stunningly incompetent. As one who does not sign, even I could tell this was a bunch ‘o crap.


5 posted on 12/05/2017 5:35:38 AM PST by Maskot (Put every dem/lib in prison...like yesterday.)
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To: Maskot

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mFgwgk6obI


6 posted on 12/05/2017 5:39:17 AM PST by Sam's Army
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The ASL Grammar Police?....


7 posted on 12/05/2017 5:41:38 AM PST by Hatteras
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Tsk tsk tsk.... all these racist deaf people thinking their needs override the moral mandate for the equitable distribution of jobs... demanding that someone be “qualified” and “competent” is just a dog whistle for White supremacy. /s


8 posted on 12/05/2017 5:42:25 AM PST by A_perfect_lady
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9 posted on 12/05/2017 5:43:40 AM PST by \/\/ayne (I regret that I have but one subscription cancellation notice to give to my local newspaper.)
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To: bar sin·is·ter

One of the best animated GIFs of all time.


10 posted on 12/05/2017 5:45:08 AM PST by dayglored ("Listen. Strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government.")
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great so the police just let anyone walk in and appear on camera with them without even confirming the person is supposed to be there?


11 posted on 12/05/2017 5:45:33 AM PST by b4me (God Bless the USA)
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“Tampa’s chief of police, who is responsible for my safety ...”

Um, no, he isn’t. That would be your responsibility, cupcake.


12 posted on 12/05/2017 5:55:41 AM PST by bk1000 (I stand with Trump.)
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Looks like Roberts knew some sign language, and a lot of words, but got the syntax all wrong. That’s not total “gibberish.”


13 posted on 12/05/2017 5:57:07 AM PST by I want the USA back
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Too funny!


14 posted on 12/05/2017 5:58:02 AM PST by Chainmail (A simple rule of life: if you can be blamed, you're responsible.)
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Derlyn? How common of a name is that? The reason I ask is that there is another Derlyn who was arrested in Florida for fraud.

here


15 posted on 12/05/2017 6:06:55 AM PST by csvset ( Illegitimi non carborundum)
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+1.


16 posted on 12/05/2017 6:13:56 AM PST by carriage_hill ( Life is simpler, when you plow around the stump.)
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She’s a RIOT! Thanks for the link.


17 posted on 12/05/2017 6:22:48 AM PST by BobL (I shop at Walmart...I just don't tell anyone)
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Certainly looks like her...although she’s well dressed when next to the white guy.


18 posted on 12/05/2017 6:31:52 AM PST by BobL (I shop at Walmart...I just don't tell anyone)
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To: A_perfect_lady

“...demanding that someone be “qualified” and “competent” is just a dog whistle for White supremacy. /s”

The sarcasm tag is inappropriate. The SJW really believe hiring based on qualifications and merit is racist and that the terms “qualified” and “competent” ARE racial dog whistles.


19 posted on 12/05/2017 6:57:46 AM PST by Brooklyn Attitude (The first step in ending the war on white people is to recognize it exists.)
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But it was authentic ghetto gibberish.
“The sheriff is near! “


20 posted on 12/05/2017 7:14:42 AM PST by Noumenon ("progressive” describes the progression of a terminal disease.)
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