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Why no moral outrage from Jesse and Al?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by heyabbott, Apr 28, 2007.

  1. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Hey Al? Hey Jesse? Where are you racist fat fucks? Looking for some more white guys to falsely accuse of raping black women. Too bad the rest of American just can't pay their hos and bitches off like Jesse.
    Meanwhile, in what can only be described as the most gutless hate crime of the century, a black man mugs and beats 101 year olf white woman. But the African American communitry, outraged by some words, doesn't utter a sound now.

    video:

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    NEW YORK - She was brutally mugged in a crime that outraged New Yorkers, but the 101-year-old victim said the attack hasn't intimidated her.


    "I'm not fearful at all," Rose Morat said Friday as police made an arrest in the case. "Whatever is going to happen is going to happen."

    Jack Rhodes, 44, was arrested on charges of robbery, grand larceny, burglary and assault, police said. They did not have an address for Rhodes, who was also accused of robbing an 85-year-old woman the same day Morat was attacked, police said.

    "I am so sorry for what happened," Rhodes said as he was led out of a police station, the New York Post reported Saturday.

    Police began questioning Rhodes after noticing he matched a photo of a person wanted for questioning in robberies of women in Queens. He was initially held on a charge of possession of a crack pipe.
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    There was no telephone listing for Rhodes in the New York metropolitan area, and police did not know whether he was represented by a lawyer.

    "If it's the right man, it's wonderful," Morat told The Associated Press when reached Friday by phone.

    Morat's March 4 holdup was captured on a surveillance tape. It shows Morat, who was using a walker, trying to leave her apartment building to go to church.

    The mugger, who looms over her and is holding onto a bicycle, pretends to help her get through the vestibule. Then he turns to grab Morat's head, delivers three hard punches to her face and swipes her purse. The dazed victim tries to reach for her purse when the mugger hits her again, pushing her and her walker to the ground.

    He got away with $33 and Morat's house keys. She suffered a fractured cheekbone and spent time in the hospital.

    Morat told the AP on Friday that she's feeling better, though her doctor has told her to try to slow down.

    She previously declared that if she'd been just a bit younger, she'd have gone after the guy.

    The Glenridge senior center in Ridgewood, Queens, fielded a flurry of calls after the crime and said it was bringing back self-defense courses for the elderly.

    The NYPD assigned dozens of detectives to the case and showed the surveillance video to every uniformed officer in the city.

    The state Senate's Republican majority proposed tougher penalties for assaulting an elderly person. The bill, offered by Sen. Martin Golden of Brooklyn, would make a felony of assaulting anyone more than 70 years old. Currently, the crime is a misdemeanor, punishable by no more than a year in jail.
     
  2. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    Racist fat fucks, indeed.
     
  3. Yawn

    Yawn New Member

    Where's the liberal outrage?

    Still looking.


    Pissants.
     
  4. Turn back, o man.

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  5. Yawn

    Yawn New Member

    Back to your cocoa puffs, nimrod.

    I think ReId is going to be on C-SPAN any second now. Your butt should be on the couch.
     
  6. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    Are Jackson and Sharpton supposed to protest every crime, every injustice in the New York-New Jersey area?
     
  7. Yes.
    Because Imus was wronged.
     
  8. Yawn

    Yawn New Member

    Shit no.

    Only those which serve them politically, not morally.
     
  9. Chuck~Taylor

    Chuck~Taylor Active Member

    You forgot moneyinthebankally
     
  10. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    What is there to be "outraged" about?

    Guy committed crime.

    Guy got caught.

    Guy will go to jail.

    Isn't that what's supposed to happen?
     
  11. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    Great tagline.
     
  12. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Active Member

    And SF cuts to the quick.

    As to the reason I suspect the thread was started:

    I can't think of anyone who wouldn't be morally outraged by this man's actions. Our country has a long history of people being indifferent to or, worse, tickled by hateful violence against black people. That's the difference. You want Jesse and Al to step forward and say mugging an old white woman is wrong? Should they also come out against cancer, just in case there's any doubt?

    Yes, Jesse and Al play their roles for their gain at times, but this is a false comparison. They stepped forward long ago to fill a void when there didn't seem to them to be an endless supply of people outraged by violence against black people. There has never been a shortage of moral outrage in this country about the murder or mugging of elderly white people, and certainly no organized system of violence against them. It's a pointless thread.

    Rose sounds like quite the lady. I'm glad she survived with her spirit intact.
     
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