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Probably the most unsettling, racist thing I have seen in a long time.

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Scout, May 5, 2020.

  1. Scout

    Scout Well-Known Member

  2. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    It came true?

     
  3. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    I heard about this on the radio this afternoon.

    It's disturbing.

    What's going to be even more disturbing is hearing Mat in Hat types turning themselves inside out to claim that it wasn't racist and was perhaps justified.
     
  4. Mngwa

    Mngwa Active Member

    It's just horrifying.
     
  5. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    Someone help me with this.

    The quotes in the stories read like the DA is doing a disingenuous rope-a-dope about being of the opinion that a grand jury should investigate it, blah blah blah.

    But that DA could just indict if he felt he had a case, right?

    Two men shot someone in cold blood, now with video of the whole thing existing. There is a body.

    Why do you need a grand jury to investigate that?

    Walk into a preliminary hearing with that evidence and there is going to be a trial in any impartial courtroom anywhere.
     
  6. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    If Arbery did everything those racist assclowns accused him of, they’d still be guilty of murder. You don’t get permission to fatally shoot anyone because you think, or even know, they robbed someone’s house.

    Lock them up.
     
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  7. cyclingwriter2

    cyclingwriter2 Well-Known Member

    I’ve shared this story with some of my strong “my rights are being violated because of covid-19” crowd. None have the courage to comment. It’s as if some rights don’t matter.
     
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  8. Scout

    Scout Well-Known Member

    Because the DA can point the finger at the grand jury and not disappoint his cracker buddies.
     
  9. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    Honestly, what if Arbery had said, "OK, guys, I'll come with you. Let's get this straightened out." What do you think these two rednecks were going to do, take him in to the police station? This was their intended result. But I'm sure we'll start hearing soon that "he was no angel."
     
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  10. Scout

    Scout Well-Known Member

    Do you think there was any conversation other than "git over here..."?
     
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  11. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    It goes to grand jury because DA wants cover. Most troubling is that he’s not even in jail.

    Once again if it was a WHITE person, no one even tries to say “citizens arrest” or “he looked like a report.”

    This type of behavior results from allowing those little racist slights. “Why can’t we use the N word”? Etc. It feeds the mind set “we can make fun of them but they can’t make fun of us”. We are not equal.
     
  12. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    Absolutely not true.

     
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