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Who are the TRUE racists? (article PIOG)

Posted by on Jun. 16, 2013 at 10:01 AM
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As the murder trial for George Zimmerman begins, his father has released an emotional and highly unusual e-book, publicly opining on all aspects of the case. The book by Robert Zimmerman Sr., called “Florida v. Zimmerman: Uncovering the Malicious Prosecution of my Son, George” was released today on Amazon for $3.99.


The most striking chapter is called “Who Are The True Racists,” an apparent effort to rebut claims that his son’s actions were racially motivated.
Previously, Zimmerman Sr. “believed generally racism was a thing of the past.” He says that, personally, he hadn’t encountered much racism, even though his wife is Hispanic. But after his son shot and killed Trayvon Martin, however, Zimmerman learned that racism is “flourishing at the insistence of some in the African American Community.” He then goes on to list various black leaders and organizations that he believes are racist:

Congressional Black Caucus. “[A] pathetic, self-serving group of racists… advancing their purely racist agenda.” He later adds that “all members of Congress should be ashamed of the Congressional Black Caucus, as should be their constituents.” And finally: “They are truly a disgrace to all Americans.”

The NAACP. “[S]imply promotes racism and hatred for their own, primarily finical, interests” and “without prejudice and racial divide, the NAACP would simply cease to exist.”

NAACP President Benjamin Jealous. “[W]hat I would expect of a racist.”

Trayvon Martin’s funeral director. A “racial activist and former head of the local NAACP.”

Benjamin Crump, Natialie Jackson and Darrly Parks, attorneys for Travyon Martin’s family. “The scheme team.”

The National Basketball Players Association.

Black Chamber of Commerce.

National Association of Black Law Enforcement Officers.

National Black United Fund.

United Negro College Fund.

While stopping short of explicitly calling President Obama a racist, Zimmerman Sr. does say that Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder have “shamelessly” sought to exploit his son’s case “to obtain great advantage in the African-American community.”
Zimmerman Sr. says that because of Holder’s decision to investigate whether Trayvon Martin’s death violated federal civil rights laws, the FBI did not have “adequate resources to investigate clearly identified potential terrorist [sic] in the Boston area.” Now, “tragically, we have suffered the consequences of Mr. Holder’s politically motivated decisions.”


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mikiemom
by Ruby Member on Jun. 16, 2013 at 10:08 AM
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I think the people who think it's ok to murder an unarmed teen because he is black and wearing a hoodie are the racists!!!!  

mehamil1
by Platinum Member on Jun. 16, 2013 at 10:14 AM
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How could it have not been racially motivated when we have been bombarded with images and information that black men who dressed like Trayvon were criminals? Not white men dressed like him (and some do dress like that), black men. We are taught through movies and tv shows and news programs and all forms of media that black men are dangerous. If they are dressed that way, obviously they are criminals or gang bangers or thugs or whatever. That was the racial motivation. The fear of black men that has been around in this country and culture for hundreds of years. And Zimmerman is an asshole who couldn't stay in his goddamn car. 

IhartU
by Gold Member on Jun. 16, 2013 at 10:15 AM
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Quoting mehamil1:

How could it have not been racially motivated when we have been bombarded with images and information that black men who dressed like Trayvon were criminals? Not white men dressed like him (and some do dress like that), black men. We are taught through movies and tv shows and news programs and all forms of media that black men are dangerous. If they are dressed that way, obviously they are criminals or gang bangers or thugs or whatever. That was the racial motivation. The fear of black men that has been around in this country and culture for hundreds of years. And Zimmerman is an asshole who couldn't stay in his goddamn car. 

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ms-superwoman
by Silver Member on Jun. 16, 2013 at 10:21 AM

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Quoting mehamil1:

How could it have not been racially motivated when we have been bombarded with images and information that black men who dressed like Trayvon were criminals? Not white men dressed like him (and some do dress like that), black men. We are taught through movies and tv shows and news programs and all forms of media that black men are dangerous. If they are dressed that way, obviously they are criminals or gang bangers or thugs or whatever. That was the racial motivation. The fear of black men that has been around in this country and culture for hundreds of years. And Zimmerman is an asshole who couldn't stay in his goddamn car. 


stacymomof2
by Ruby Member on Jun. 16, 2013 at 12:10 PM
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I get so sick of the lame argument that anyone who recognizes racism and works to change it is the "real" racist.

It's just more jingoism and word salad to confuse the issue which is actually pretty plain.  People are not racist when the SEE racism.  They are racist when they don't see it.

Momniscient
by Ruby Member on Jun. 16, 2013 at 12:13 PM
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His son shot and killed an unarmed youth and is being prosecuted.

End of story.
baseballmom1211
by on Jun. 16, 2013 at 12:14 PM

eye rolling


tweety101149
by Platinum Member on Jun. 16, 2013 at 7:30 PM
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When shall I start to play my violin, and sing the farwell song?  OMG, the former lawyer Zimmerman Sr. is pulling the whoa is me.., and blaming the victim and all the black associations whether they have made some comment or not.  Which leaves me wondering exactly how many white or hispanic organizations contributed to his sons legal fund?   Are they racist?   His son commited the crime yet blame the deceased victim?  Because the child scared the adult.  Even if the child was looking "strange and up to no good", the oh so innocent mr zimmerman jr' was told to stay in his car do not follow.  Had he done as instructed by the police department, Trayvon would be alive and nobody would be acused of being a racist, and Zimmerman would be a free man.   Geo. Zimmerman J's actions is why he is in jail, not because anyone is racist,. 

butterfly on headlynda  




joyfree
by Silver Member on Jun. 16, 2013 at 7:42 PM
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"While stopping short of explicitly calling President Obama a racist, Zimmerman Sr. does say that Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder have “shamelessly” sought to exploit his son’s case “to obtain great advantage in the African-American community.”
Zimmerman Sr. says that because of Holder’s decision to investigate whether Trayvon Martin’s death violated federal civil rights laws, the FBI did not have “adequate resources to investigate clearly identified potential terrorist [sic] in the Boston area.” Now, “tragically, we have suffered the consequences of Mr. Holder’s politically motivated decisions.”"

This is what kills me! He's blaming the Boston bombing on President Obama and Eric Holder! THAT'S sure to get some halfwits riled up!

jllcali
by LoyalAndCute on Jun. 16, 2013 at 8:12 PM
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Zimmerman Sr. says that because of Holder’s decision to investigate whether Trayvon Martin’s death violated federal civil rights laws, the FBI did not have“adequate resources to investigate clearly identified potential terrorist [sic] in the Boston area.” Now, “tragically, we have suffered the consequences of Mr. Holder’s politically motivated decisions.”

What the fuck does one have to do with the other? Does he not know the FBI has agents in every state? Does he blame the boston bombing on serial killers too? Bank robbers? Kidnappers? Money launderers? The FBI investigates those as well.
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