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Old 03-25-2013, 01:01 PM   #41
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Look no further than Born Again's last post to see why this needs attention.
This isn't about Born Again. Use your own words. Apparently, Sharpton and Jackson are so predictable. What would you expect them to say had the baby been black and guys white?
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This isn't about Born Again. Use your own words. Apparently, Sharpton and Jackson are so predictable. What would you expect them to say had the baby been black and guys white?
They'd probably organize something, make a speech mentioning something about systematic extermination of black people, refer to the crime as a racially motivated hate crime, call for "justice", result in typical looting and/or unrest.
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Old 03-25-2013, 03:39 PM   #44
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They'd probably organize something, make a speech mentioning something about systematic extermination of black people, refer to the crime as a racially motivated hate crime, call for "justice", result in typical looting and/or unrest.
So you admit that the problem is mainly in your own head?
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I don't know where you're getting this information.
I read it the day of the conviction, but I could be remembering incorrectly or the journalist may have been wrong ?

Am I wrong ?
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Should the media get outraged over every murder that happens daily in the US?


There is, at first brush, no controversy with this story. Controversy is what brought the Zimmerman case to the top. If there is no controversy, the media has nothing to sell/sensationalize.


For what it's worth this story was on the CNN homepage, a local news sources (stltoday.com) home page and the Fox News home page....so, it's definitely getting coverage.
"crickets"?!?!
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Has anyone seen this on TV? I have not yet.
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Yes I am. I will see you at bimmerfest if you are going. I will be taking my ride down.

Has anyone seen this on TV? I have not yet.
What are you watching? I have seen it repeated probably every hour. The mother even appeared on Piers Morgan.

Tragic. I feel for the mother. I wish the worst for the shooter.

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ITT we learn that the media shot and killed the child
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I read it the day of the conviction, but I could be remembering incorrectly or the journalist may have been wrong ?

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There hasn't been a conviction yet.
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There hasn't been a conviction yet.
It was last week.
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A judge announced on Sunday that the defendants in the Steubenville rape trial were found guilty.



Two members of the high school football team that is the pride of Steubenville were found guilty Sunday of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl in a case that bitterly divided the Rust Belt city and led to accusations of a cover-up to protect the community's athletes.

Steubenville High School students Trent Mays and Ma'Lik Richmond face a possible sentence of detention in juvenile jail until they turn 21, capping a case that came to light via a barrage of morning-after text messages, social media posts and online photos and video.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/0...n_2895541.html
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It was last week.
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A judge announced on Sunday that the defendants in the Steubenville rape trial were found guilty.



Two members of the high school football team that is the pride of Steubenville were found guilty Sunday of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl in a case that bitterly divided the Rust Belt city and led to accusations of a cover-up to protect the community's athletes.

Steubenville High School students Trent Mays and Ma'Lik Richmond face a possible sentence of detention in juvenile jail until they turn 21, capping a case that came to light via a barrage of morning-after text messages, social media posts and online photos and video.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/0...n_2895541.html
Sorry, I thought you were talking about the guys that shot the baby.
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A judge announced on Sunday that the defendants in the Steubenville rape trial were found guilty.



Two members of the high school football team that is the pride of Steubenville were found guilty Sunday of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl in a case that bitterly divided the Rust Belt city and led to accusations of a cover-up to protect the community's athletes.

Steubenville High School students Trent Mays and Ma'Lik Richmond face a possible sentence of detention in juvenile jail until they turn 21, capping a case that came to light via a barrage of morning-after text messages, social media posts and online photos and video.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/0...n_2895541.html
According to the local NAACP chapter president, it's the girl's fault.

http://www.ibtimes.com/steubenvilles...usive-1149517#
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According to the local NAACP chapter president, it's the girl's fault.

http://www.ibtimes.com/steubenvilles...usive-1149517#
There's lots of people who hold her responsible, tweeted disparaging remarks and even threats. The town covered it up. What's the significance of a statement from a guy whose name doesn't even make a dent in google search results? What's the NAACP? National Athletic Association Collegiate... Ohhh! I see!
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According to the local NAACP chapter president, it's the girl's fault.

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There's lots of people who hold her responsible, tweeted disparaging remarks and even threats. The town covered it up. What's the significance of a statement from a guy whose name doesn't even make a dent in google search results? What's the NAACP? National Athletic Association Collegiate... Ohhh! I see!
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According to the local NAACP chapter president, it's the girl's fault.

http://www.ibtimes.com/steubenvilles...usive-1149517#


So she's the new Treyvon Martin?
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^ no she wasn't killed by a thug, just raped by a couple....
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^ no she wasn't killed by a thug, just raped by a couple....
Good point. Treyvon was killed by a thug.
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