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Hadiya Pendleton funeral:
´Beloved angel´ ... ´More
precious than rubies´

Chicago Tribune, by Bridget Doyle, Dahleen Glanton*

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/9/2013 2:13:52 PM

The funeral of slain teen Hadiya Pendleton began today amid large crowds, long lines and heavy security prompted by the attendance of first lady Michelle Obama. While family and friends kept the focus on the 15-year-old girl who was shot dead in a South Side park, the first lady´s appearance inevitably brought attention to anti-gun efforts nationwide. Hadiya´s pastor, Courtney C. Maxwell from the Greater Deliverance Temple Church of Christ, opened the services about 11:15 a.m. after a heart-shaped balloon was placed near her casket. He thanked everyone for being at the Greater Harvest Baptist Church, including elected officials.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 2/9/2013 2:21:46 PM     (No. 9167637)

Oxygen sucker, nothing like making a circus out of a funeral. I wonder if the Secret Service guys ever cringe when they go into these type of situations. I would hope so.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tennisbum, 2/9/2013 3:39:12 PM     (No. 9167717)

This is all about MOOCH. Fire up the jet, get the security detail, and of course her personal assistants and wardrobe assistants. Let´s see, Mooch is wearing a stunning Vera Wang gown which emphasizes her curvaceous butt......ah, tell me again, what is the little girl´s name. Wonder what the bill for this little trip will cost?

but, she be entitled, you ´no!!!!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 2/9/2013 3:44:56 PM     (No. 9167727)

Such a good little obedient media. Obama thanks you for keeping Moochies attendance low key. wink wink

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Reply 4 - Posted by: horacer, 2/9/2013 3:53:21 PM     (No. 9167736)

She seems to have had a wonderful family and friends who surrounded her with faith and love. So despicable of the politicians and Pfleger the Pig to butt in.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Italiano, 2/9/2013 4:04:11 PM     (No. 9167748)

It´s a shame that Holder´s people whacked her.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lana720, 2/9/2013 4:06:22 PM     (No. 9167749)

FLOTUS foto op.
Prayers for the family and friends of this young lady.

Instead of makig this about gun control, what about control of the thugs who commit these crimes?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 2/9/2013 4:30:07 PM     (No. 9167771)

...sad by all means for family and friends. But be honest, if there was no tie in to 0bama, there would be no coverage to the extent this has received...



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Reply 8 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/9/2013 4:45:03 PM     (No. 9167780)

And of course Phleger:

Father Michael Pfleger spoke and called Hadiya an "innocent victim of gun violence,’’ asking, “When did we lose our soul?”

He told the crowd that “we must become like Jesus’’ and become “the interrupters’’ of genocide, an evil that is killing our children.

“Welcome home, sweet Hadiya. See you on the other side," he said.


He won´t be welcoming anyone home there. He will be on another side.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 2/9/2013 5:54:29 PM     (No. 9167857)

If this priest wants to interrupt genocide of children, he best get on the subject of abortion, especially amongst the black community.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Illinois Mom, 2/9/2013 5:55:48 PM     (No. 9167859)

Believe me I HATE to defend Phleger but he does live in the neighborhood and has been calling parents and the community on the resposibilty they bear in the deaths of the innocents for a long time.

He´s extreme in many areas but he lives this violence daily.

I really wonder how he feels about his great buddy Barak absolutely turning his back on his neighbors while they die. He hasn´t been pictured with Obama, that I have seen, during any campaign trip O made here while running for office. BUT...BO made time to go to Connecticut for the White kids. (A very big deal for those who view the world through the prism of race)

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Reply 11 - Posted by: msliberty1937, 2/9/2013 5:57:38 PM     (No. 9167861)

How many other "honor students" were killed last year whose names were never even mentioned in any article? Wonder how many of the other Chicago parents who lost a child feel about this circus?

But this girl just ´happened´ to march in O´s parade so out come these despicable, shameless oxygen suckers (thank you Cat)to take the emphasis off the grieving family and make it all about them.

Pfleger should be flogged as should the rest of that unholy bunch.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: nigella, 2/9/2013 6:11:05 PM     (No. 9167872)

Shameful of Moooochele to go there.... Every single day Children are killed in Chicago. A city with tone of the strictest gun laws in the US. Are you crying for them Mooochele. Words can´t describe how sick I am of these racist grifters....

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Reply 13 - Posted by: silencedogood, 2/9/2013 6:22:34 PM     (No. 9167882)

Poor kid - only 15 and full of potential. Shame on Chicago and the black community for allowing this waste.

Look inward, Chicago. Look inward.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: halfnorsk, 2/9/2013 6:34:02 PM     (No. 9167894)

Chicago´s problem is not gun violence. Its problem is gang violence.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Keekng, 2/9/2013 6:43:44 PM     (No. 9167902)

If Moochie would allow them to have decent school lunches they might not be so intent on killing one another.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: 4Justice, 2/9/2013 6:52:55 PM     (No. 9167908)

#11 is so right. Where were all the politicians for the past several years as hundreds of young children have been murdered by thugs and gangs?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: JAN, 2/9/2013 9:06:09 PM     (No. 9167973)

Let´s get the killers off the streets.

Better to focus on the weapon rather than the lack of respect for innocent life.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Nimby, 2/9/2013 9:59:46 PM     (No. 9168015)

Who cares! Another one I those hundreds being shot in Chicago under Rahm´s watch. Why is this a story? Why is her life any greater than the others?

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