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Anti-Obama sign triggers fight and two arrests

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by tacmotusn, May 16, 2010.

  1. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn Mosquito Sailor

    It looks as if we might be in for a long hot summer of unrest. Gainesville, Florida is the belly of the beast when it comes to "Liberalism". Sitting out here in the quiet woods 30 miles away sipping hot coffee on my porch, I have to chuckle and shake my head at how restless and vocal the college students, and welfare natives have become already. Seems as if "Freedom of Speech" and civil protest is Okay only if you support the Liberal side of things. Anything else and it is racist right-wing hate speech. I have to say I would have probably done things different in the situaton as described below. I never leave the house to go in town unarmed, and I usually have a cell phone with me as well. My thoughts are inserted in the story below in red.
    An argument that started over a derogatory statement(we have no example of what the sign said, so who's to say if this is true) about President Barack Obama written on the back window of the car belonging to "Mr. B, age 45.
    This resulted in the arrest of two people Friday night according to the Gainesville Police department.
    "Miss A age 21" was charged with aggravated assault for attacking "Mr. B" with a knife, according to the arrest report.(had it been me, most likely "Miss A" would have required an ambulance or the coroner. At the very least I would have stayed in my car and dialed 911 awaiting further developments).
    "Mr. B" was charged with child abuse and simple battery according to his arrest report.
    The incident started at about 8:20PM in the parking lot of "Miss A's" apartment complex when "Mr. B" and another unidentified woman had a heated argument over the Obama statement on "Mr. B's" car window. The police report states "Mr. B" hit the woman's legs with car door and then twice punched her in the face. The 14 year old nephew of the woman tried to stop "Mr. B" and was hit in the face once also. As a crowd gathered, "Miss A" came out of her apartment with a large kitchen knife and repeatedly threatened "Mr. B" with it. Upon learning police were coming to the scene, "Miss A" hid the knife, but when questioned by the police, admitted threatening "Mr. B" with it, but claimed it was only a butter knife. "Mr. B" admitted pushing both the first woman and the boy, but denied striking either one or hitting the woman with his car door, and said he pushed them only in self defense.
    (no race was mentioned in this article what so ever, but addresses for both individuals was listed, and that is somewhat telling in itself) (quite frankly it doesn't matter if they were little green aliens from Mars. The whole purpose of this post is to show people are already on edge and easily pushed over it... and Summer ain't even here yet.)
    A similiar AP article about unrest was buried on page 5 of the world news in this same paper. It had the following Double headlines; "ATTACKS SPUR RACISM DEBATE IN CALIFORNIA", and "Attacks on Asians by Black Teens have created divisions between the groups."
    Draw your own conclusions, but things are getting interesting to the point it makes sense to cautiously watch what is happening. We may be in for A LONG HOT SUMMER!!? [stirpot][peep]
  2. Tommy Jefferson

    Tommy Jefferson Monkey+

    American Presidents are nothing more than sock puppets displayed for sheeple entertainment.

    It doesn't make a spit's worth of difference if the sock puppet is from Party A or Party B. They are the same party, the government party. To fight over such a thing represents high levels of ignorance and silliness.
  3. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn Mosquito Sailor

    You missed the whole point of my post. I was talking about a couple of things... "freedom of speech", was one. The other was about racial unrest between two races which didn't include whites. To me that is just one other sign of discontent within the dumb masses. Hell, most thinking people have been discontent for some time. At no time did I mean to imply I had any love for the two party system as it stands today.
  4. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    Link to actual articles would be helpful, otherwise it sounds like more fear mongering that radical religious groups love so much in this country.
  5. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn Mosquito Sailor

    Sorry, It was an informal quote from a hard copy newspaper. The Gainesville Sun, Sunday May, 16, 2010. I am not a politician, so what comes out of my mouth very rarely can be assumed to be a lie. And, what the flip does religion have to do with anything I said??? Just for you, I will see if I can find an online reference to either story.... But, it is what was in the Paper that I read. Yes I did substitute "A" and "B" for the actual names and left out the addresses which would have had zero meaning to 99.5 percent SM readers.
    Are you simply in an argumentative mood this AM?
  6. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn Mosquito Sailor

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    link and second story below;

    Attacks on Asian-Americans lead to racial tension

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    SAN FRANCISCO -- Mrs. Cheng feels like she's living under siege in her own home.
    In January, an 83-year-old neighbor, also a Chinese immigrant, was beaten into a coma. Days after he died in March, Mrs. Cheng, 53, was attacked and pushed off a public transit platform, coming to minutes later with front teeth knocked out and her mouth full of blood.
    Both attacks happened within a block of her house. Now Mrs. Cheng avoids going out, gets rides to work, and keeps her two daughters close to home. She doesn't want to be identified for fear of retaliation, but she doesn't want too much to be made of what happened to her, either. She repeatedly said through a translator that she just wants everyone to live in peace.
    Still, such attacks and the death of a Chinese immigrant from San Francisco who was assaulted during a visit to Oakland have focused the anger of Asian-Americans here, pushing them to vent in emotional rallies their long-simmering perception that they are targets of racially motivated violence. In all cases, the perpetrators were black teenagers, police said.
    "This just sent them over the top. This is an activist city, but this isn't an activist population at all," said Chia-Chi Li, one of the organizers of a rally that drew hundreds of mostly older Chinese-Americans to the steps of San Francisco City Hall bearing signs saying, "Asians are not punching bags," and "Stop attacking the elders and the vulnerable."
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    In this bastion of diversity and tolerance, the tension between two of its minorities has become painful.
    Although both groups have suffered discrimination over the decades, the African-American community has been declining here faster than in any other major city, while the Asian-American community has been growing, partly due to immigration.
    Now almost one in three San Franciscans is of Asian descent, and many have moved into affordable, historically black neighborhoods.
    Street violence in these neighborhoods is not new, say people in the black community. They've suffered it for years. It just never drew much attention, they said.
    But seeing this violence serve as a wedge dividing two ethnic minorities that have much more to gain from working together is particularly hard, said Supervisor Sophie Maxwell, who represents the district where Mrs. Cheng lives.
    "It is so sad - in a wealthy city, in this city of St. Francis that harbors everyone, to see that our children are in such distress, our communities are in such distress," said Maxwell, who is African-American.
    Maxwell emphasized race was not a factor in the attacks - the problem was the violence inflicted on a neighborhood.

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  7. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    That is how you produce or reproduce data -use the facts. Thanks for the links. It is nice to know that this wasn't simply reported on by some fringe christian website. This is my point.

    Stop taking everything so personal.
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