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Dunn: If more people ‘arm themselves & kill these___idiots-they might take a hint & change behavior'



In one of the letters, Dunn talks about how the jail in Jacksonville was ‘full of blacks,’ and suggested if more people ‘arm themselves and kill these **** idiots…they might take a hint and change behavior.’



He wrote: ‘The jail is full of blacks and they ALL act like thugs. I think the legal system is scared of a backlash any time there is a white-on-black incident, but don’t get excited when it’s black on black or even black on white.

‘This may sound a bit radical but if more people would arm themselves and kill these ***** idiots when they’re threatening you, eventually they may take the hint and change their behavior.’



In another letter that was posted to a Facebook page set up by his daughter to drum up support and donations for her father, Dunn expresses how racist the blacks are in Jacksonville.
 He also compares himself to George Zimmerman and says he had a stronger case than the former neighborhood watch volunteer.

Dunn wrote: ‘It’s almost as if they’re trying to hold me for as long as possible, because they know they have such a weak case against me and no chance of winning. Cory, my attorney, says I have a much stronger case of self-defense than Zimmerman does. He said that I should not worry if he loses, but it’s a great sign if he wins.’


Another letter penned by Dunn, who prior to the verdict had no previous criminal convictions, stated: ‘I just got off the phone with you and we were talking about how racist the blacks are up here. The more time I am exposed to these people the more prejudiced against them I become. I suppose the white folks who live here are pretty much anti-black, at least the ones who have been exposed to them.’


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2559740/Rap-c-p-music-killer-forced-wife-sex-hookers-watched-sent-daughter-note-prison-calling-thugs-shot-hint.html#ixzz2tWjzIqaW

The Young Republicans Of 1956

Crossing Borders for Higher State Minimum Wages---how small hourly increases can change lives.

Crossing Borders for Higher State Minimum Wages
By KIRK JOHNSON
Higher pay in Washington and Oregon is luring workers from Idaho, showing how small hourly increases can change lives.



"Everything is paid for, and that is a luxury in itself." Jackie Heintzelman, who said keeping up with bills was easier since she started driving from Idaho to work at the Little Palomino, a restaurant and bar in Ontario, Ore. Kyle Green for The New York Times

ONTARIO, Ore. — Carly Lynch dreams of a life one day on the professional rodeo circuit, but for now she commutes 20 miles from Idaho to this small city in eastern Oregon to work as a waitress. There are restaurant jobs closer to home, but she is willing to drive the extra miles for a simple reason: Oregon’s minimum wage is $1.85 higher per hour than Idaho’s.

“It’s a big difference in pay,” said Ms. Lynch, 20, who moved last summer from her parents’ home in Boise, 30 miles farther east, to make her Oregon commute more bearable. “I can actually put some in the bank.”

In the nation’s debate about the minimum wage, which President Obama has proposed increasing at the federal level to $10.10 from $7.25, this rolling borderland of onion farms and strip malls provides a test tube of sorts for observing how the minimum wage works in daily life, and how differences in the rate can affect a local economy in sometimes unexpected ways.

Ms. Lynch is one of the many minimum-wage migrants who travel from homes in Idaho, where the rate is $7.25, to work in Oregon, where it is the second highest in the country, $9.10. Similar migrations unfold every day in other parts of Idaho — at the border with Washington, which has the highest state minimum, $9.32, and into Nevada, where the minimum rate tops out at $8.25.



http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/16/us/crossing-borders-and-changing-lives-lured-by-higher-state-minimum-wages.html?hp&_r=0

Mizzou students block Westboro Baptist Church's Michael Sam protest


Feb 15, 2014; Columbia, MO, USA; Students from the University of Missouri form a human wall along Stadium Blvd. to counter protest Westboro Baptist Church's protest of NFL draft prospect Michael Sam.
(Photo: Dak Dillon Dak Dillon-USA TODAY Sports)


On Saturday, the Westboro Baptist Church came to the University of Missouri's game against Tennessee to protest football player Michael Sam's announcement earlier this week that he is gay.

Students at the university, many of them wearing "Stand with Sam" pins, formed a human wall to block off the extremist group.

http://www.ksdk.com/story/sports/2014/02/15/mizzou-westboro-baptist-church-protest-michael-sam/5518111/

Everything Healthy At The Tobacco-Free CVS

standing their ground...





I insist that the irrelevance of black life has been drilled into this country since its infancy, and shall not be extricated through the latest innovations in Negro Finishing School. I insist that racism is our heritage, that Thomas Jefferson's genius is no more important than his plundering of the body of Sally Hemmings, that George Washington's abdication is no more significant than his wild pursuit of Oney Judge, that the G.I Bill's accolades are somehow inseparable from its racist heritage. I will not respect the lie. I insist that racism must be properly understood as an Intelligence, as a sentience, as a default setting to which, likely until the end of our days, we unerringly return. http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/02/on-the-killing-of-jordan-davis-by-michael-dunn/283870/

ACA BUMP? - 51% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama's job performance.

Sunday, February 16, 2014

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Sunday shows that 51% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama's job performance. Forty-eight percent (48%) disapprove (see trends).

The latest figures include 25% who Strongly Approve of the way Obama is performing as president and 37% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -12.

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/obama_administration/daily_presidential_tracking_poll

'I Insist That The Irrelevance Of Black Life Has Been Drilled Into This Country Since Its Infancy'

On the Killing of Jordan Davis by Michael Dunn
TA-NEHISI COATESFEB 15 2014, 10:07 PM ET
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Spare us the invocations of "black on black crime." I will not respect the lie. I would rather be thought insane. The most mendacious phrase in the American language is "black on black crime," which is uttered as though the same hands that drew red lines around the ghettoes of Chicago are not the same hands that drew red lines around the life of Jordan Davis, as though black people authored North Lawndale and policy does not exist. That which mandates the murder of our Hadiya Pendletons necessarily mandates the murder of Jordan Davis. I will not respect any difference. I will not respect the lie. I would rather be thought crazy.

I insist that the irrelevance of black life has been drilled into this country since its infancy, and shall not be extricated through the latest innovations in Negro Finishing School. I insist that racism is our heritage, that Thomas Jefferson's genius is no more important than his plundering of the body of Sally Hemmings, that George Washington's abdication is no more significant than his wild pursuit of Oney Judge, that the G.I Bill's accolades are somehow inseparable from its racist heritage. I will not respect the lie. I insist that racism must be properly understood as an Intelligence, as a sentience, as a default setting to which, likely until the end of our days, we unerringly return.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/02/on-the-killing-of-jordan-davis-by-michael-dunn/283870/

IRONY ALERT: “I think they’re misleading their followers” Boehner said.

A reporter asked if he was finally saying "no" to the Tea Party.

"I think they're misleading their followers," Boehner said. "They're pushing our members in places where they don't want to be and, frankly, I just think that they've lost all credibility."


MORE:
http://www.npr.org/2014/02/14/276977809/boehner-fights-back-against-tea-party-again

George Zimmerman says he’s homeless & suffering from PTSD

George Zimmerman says he’s homeless and suffering from PTSD: report
The man who killed Trayvon Martin in February 2012 told the Spanish language station Univision that Martin threatened him and he felt his life was in danger. He said he now fears for his life but thinks he did the right thing.


Comments (4)
BY JOEL LANDAU / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2014, 4:56 PM

He told a Spanish language television station he is now homeless, battling post-traumatic stress disorder, more than $2 million in debt and lives in fear for his life.

Zimmerman opened up on the Univision television show "Aquí y Ahora" (Here and Now) that will air Sunday on the Spanish language station at 7 p.m.

Zimmerman also discussed his well-known struggle with 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, an African-American teen who was walking in Zimmerman's neighborhood in Sanford, Fla., on Feb. 26, 2012.


Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/george-zimmerman-homeless-suffering-ptsd-report-article-1.1615673#ixzz2tQwUPPq7
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