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'Raise your voice, not your hands,' cops urge as Zimmerman verdict looms

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Florida authorities warn against backlash after Zimmerman verdict - CNN.com

(CNN) -- Florida authorities have a message as the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial looms: raise your voice, not your hands.
Anticipating that the outcome of the very public, and racially-tinged, case is likely to disappoint one swath of the population or another, law enforcement agencies have set up a response plan.
Part of it is a public service announcement that the Broward County Sheriff's Office released this week.
In it, a black teenage boy and a Hispanic girl urge viewers to "stand together as one. No cuffs, no guns."
This is outright shameful.

The media stoked and sponsored the racial overtones of this case from Day 1, constantly refusing to acknowledge Zimmerman's Hispanic heritage, and painting Trayvon Martin as positively and innocently as possible. Just now, CNN finally uses the term "White Hispanic" as they anticipate the coming acquittal. Where's that been?

Plus, our esteemed dufus of a president makes the amazingly irresponsible claim, "if I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon Martin." Yes, butthead, that'll help matters in the streets a ton. And you said this without knowing a thing about the incident itself, other than a "white" dude shot a black dude.

Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton brought their circus acts to town to rile up the locals. That's to be expected, of course, from these Neanderthal wannabes. Dr. King and Frederick Douglass look on you both with shame and disgrace.

Obama, Jackson, Sharpton, and ton of media outlets will have a lot of blood on their hands when Zimmerman is set free. The coming riots have very much been fueled by them.
 
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Florida authorities warn against backlash after Zimmerman verdict - CNN.com

This is outright shameful.

The media stoked and sponsored the racial overtones of this case from Day 1, constantly refusing to ignore Zimmerman's Hispanic heritage, and painting Trayvon Martin as positively and innocently as possible. Just now, CNN finally uses the phrase White Hispanic as they anticipate the coming acquittal. Where's that been?

Plus, our esteemed dufus of a president makes the amazingly irresponsible claim, "if I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon Martin." Yes, butthead, that'll help matters in the streets a ton. And you said this without knowing a thing about the incident itself, other than a "white" dude shot a black dude.

Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton brought their circus acts to town to rile up the locals. That's to be expected, of course, from these Neanderthal wannabes. Dr. King and Frederick Douglass look on you both with shame and disgrace.

Obama, Jackson, Sharpton, and ton of media outlets will have a lot of blood on their hands when Zimmerman is set free. The coming riots have very much been fueled by them.
I couldn't agree more.
 

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The evidence against Zimmerman seems to be lacking. I hope people don't bite and don't riot.

Then again, it seems like the media would benefit from a riot. News was slow this weekend.
 

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Why anyone would riot over this trial one way or the other is beyond me.
 

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This may sound harsh...but...who is likely to riot over this? Idiots.


Worst case scenario? Riot police bash some idiots with batons and tear gas.


Win?
 

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This is porn for racists.
 
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