Sunday, 08 April 2012


Ken Berwitz

What is the fallout of the Trayvon Martin incident, and the subsequent racializing of it by a combination of race hustling opportunists and their Accomplice Media?

Well, here are three examples:

The first is excerpted from an article at

A 78-year-old Ohio man says he was a victim of a hate crime when he was severely beaten by group of youths -- who allegedly said "this is for Trayvon," referring to the unarmed black Florida teen killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer.

The man, Dallas Watts of East Toledo, told police he was walking home Saturday afternoon when he was confronted by six youths, both white and black, ages 11 to 17, reports. One of the youths allegedly said "take him down."

Watts said he told the youths, "Why me? Remember Trayvon." He told that he meant it in a "peaceful way," since he had nothing to do with the Florida killing. But police suggest the youths may have misinterpreted Watts' words as threatening.

"[Get] that white [man]. This is for Trayvon ... Trayvon lives, white [man]. Kill that white [man]," the boys are quoted as saying in a police report cited by the Toledo Blade.

The second is excerpted from an article at

Some graffiti appeared on the side of a building at Ohio State University, related to the Trayvon Martin case.

The spray painted message read: "Long live Zimmerman." It was painted on the side of the campus cultural center, a building that houses organizations which promote diversity at the school.

And the third is excerpted from P. J. Gladnick's blog at

It appears that simple fact checking isn't part of the reporting process at the New York Daily News. Even worse, the story that they declined to fact check was about an explosive situation in Sanford, Florida where supposedly neo-nazis were patrolling the streets in the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting.


The Daily News finally revised their story but only after being contacted by professor William Jacobson of the Legal Insurrection blog who did the fact checking for them with the Sanford police that they should have done in the first place. Did anyone bother to contact the Sanford Police? I did, and the Sanford Police deny any indication of Neo-Nazi groups patrolling in Sanford.


Heres the e-mail exchange:


My initial e-mail (which included an embedded link to the Memeorandum thread):

There are a number of reports in the media that Neo-Nazis are conducting armed patrols in Sanford. Can you confirm or deny whether this is true, and provide any information you have on the subject? If someone is able to get back to me as soon as possible (and before Monday) that would be appreciated, since such rumors are spreading.

Response from Sanford Joint Information Center:

At this time the City of Sanford has not confirmed the presence of Neo-Nazis groups.

My follow up:

You say not confirmed. Is there any indication of such patrols that the Department is aware of?

Further Response from Sanford Joint Information Center:

We have no indication of any such patrols at this point in Sanford. The only large gathering was the children and their parents at the Easter egg hunt.

For The Daily Beast, Huffington Post, Mediaite, and The Daily News to spread such thinly-sourced claims without verification at a time when racial tensions already are high is irresponsible in the extreme.

And I hope that in the future we are spared pious MSM lectures about their "credibility" since this is but the latest example of a blog doing the fact checking they should have done but neglected to do with disastrous results.

Three incidents.  One violent, the other two racially indendiary. 

How many more acts of violence, inciteful graffiti, and wild, unconfirmed rumors, have taken place, all over the country?  How many more will take place in the future?

This is exactly what happens when race hustlers, and an acquiescent media, take a blowtorch to an already smoldering situation.

It is the Trayvon Martin fallout.....just the beginning of it.

I hope the sharptons, farrakhans, Jacksons, Lee's, barr's, Finneys, Bashirs, etc. are proud of themselves.  I hope their pals at NBC, ABC and so many other media venues are just as proud. 

They certainly have a reason to be.  This is their doing.

free The left wing have been stoking racial hatred for many many years. I am to the point where I always have a firearm handy in my home and I carry a Taser whenever I leave the house. The reason I carry the Taser in public is because you don't need a lcense or a permit. But I would rather carry a firearm instead. When/if Obama loses in Nov. I think we will see a huge backlash from the black community. (04/08/12)

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