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How Jodi Arias
explains Rachel Jeantel

Politico, by Dylan Byers

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Posted By:StormCnter, 6/30/2013 5:49:08 AM

If you turned on CNN, Fox News or MSNBC at any point over the last 48 hours, there´s a fair chance you saw the 19-year-old Rachel Jeantel sitting in the witness stand in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Fla. Jeantel, who was on the phone with Trayvon Martin just before he died, has dominated cable news to the point where her visage must now be imprinted on the mind of anyone who has even walked by a television. Why so much Jeantel coverage, especially in a week when gay marriage achieved an historic victory and the Edward Snowden story

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Blue hen1, 6/30/2013 5:59:43 AM     (No. 9401298)

Rachel Jeantel is a maroon so I guess I´m a racist for pointing that out

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Reply 2 - Posted by: doodah, 6/30/2013 6:52:52 AM     (No. 9401333)

Rachel was a disaster, but ask most blacks and they will say that she is young and that´s how all young people talk, her comments weren´t racist because it´s part of her culture. I could not believe the true disrespect she showed toward the defense. Her exaggerated "yes, SIR" was extreme mockery. Most blacks are defending her and many others as a "poor thing". Actually she has lived in the states most of her life, and it is her mom who doesn´t speak good English. Some say she was a super witness, but if I were on the jury, I would not believe the part that she has just added to her testimony about Trayvon saying "Get off, get off". No way.
On the other hand I notice that the Martin family is trying to tamper down the black community because of the chance of rioting after the verdict if it follows the evidence. Mom and dad have their million dollar settlement and they KNOW what type of son that they had, and I believe that they realize things could get very ugly. As Hannity has said , it was a tragic, tragic thing, but it was self defense.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 6/30/2013 7:18:13 AM     (No. 9401366)

In an article yesterday I saw the word ´icon´ used.
To use the over exaggerated Jim Mora term "playoffs?" "Playoffs?" I have to say "icon?" "Icon?" Give me a break.
Defending this illiterate and calling her an icon is ridiculous.
I could see the faces of the Martin family change when she took the stand.
The prosecution was going to play the racial profiling card and Rachel Jeantel blew it. It appeared to me that the ´crazy cracker´ reference changed the tide. If I were on the jury it would seem to me Trayvon Martin was doing the profiling.
All this said, riots will ensue. Shopping list have been made and race has everything to with it. Get ready Florida.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JAN, 6/30/2013 7:19:04 AM     (No. 9401368)

The left is trying mightily to assure us that Rachel is the face of beautiful black culture and that we are too racist to ´get it´.

We get it alright. Rachel ought not be deified as representative of everything honorable in urban youth.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 6/30/2013 7:34:16 AM     (No. 9401389)

But .... but ... but she speaks THREE languages. Really! Is Ebonics one of them? Did she know what ´cursive´ meant before someone told her? She will be a senior in high school this year and that´s pretty scary that she will be foisted on society then. How can anyone with a brain stay on the phone for hours on end. Isn´t there something better to do with your time? Frankly I believe she was smoking or snorting something to calm her nerves before she took the witness chair.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jhp, 6/30/2013 7:37:54 AM     (No. 9401396)

There´s an episode of "Sanford and Son" where Lamont´s father is giving him the business for the ´black´ English creeping into Lamont´s vocabulary. Upon hearing that soon he won´t be able to communicate with anyone else Lamont exclaims:

"Shucks Pa, once somebody´s learnt you English good once can´t nobody change you"



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Reply 7 - Posted by: lakerman1, 6/30/2013 8:04:34 AM     (No. 9401444)

When Rachel graduates from H.S., and she will, she would receive a full ride scholarship at my former State university. her grades and SAT scores would have nothing to do with the admissions decision. She is black.
And she would be brought in for the summer, with the other black ´scholars´ where they are given remedial courses - English, knucklehead math, knucklehead general science. They also party the summer away.
And when the fall semester begins, and they are placed in regular college level courses, they complain bitterly about how hard the courses are.
My university spent millions of dollars a year on this ´minority scholar´ program, special counseling and mentoring, a black cultural center, black faculty---and at the end of the freshman year, she and most of her fellow black ´scholars´ will flunk out and disappear.
But because of vigorous minority recruiting efforts by my university, the next group of minority scholars will come in, with the same results.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Malia2012, 6/30/2013 8:12:28 AM     (No. 9401461)

Ms.Rachel Jeantel is an absolutely perfect representative of most public education in this country today. If she weren´t so deeply arrogant, she could be pitied. As for the Martin "family", especially dear old "dad", there is no evidence they are trying to tamp down any racial animosity toward George Zimmerman. BTW, why are THEY allowed in the Courtroom, but the Zimmerman´s are not? Take a good look at the "judge" and it should become apparent which side she is on. Another disgraceful display of our "judicial system", for the entire world to watch and laugh at. It´s no laughing matter to George Zimmerman or most Americans.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 6/30/2013 8:19:11 AM     (No. 9401472)

The credentialed elite complain that us rubes can´t distinguish between and edgy subculture and social dysfunction. They simple don;t care to see that their beloved edgy subcultures are dysfunctional per se, that almost no one who completely adopts the edgy attitude and lifestyle ends up employable.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: dolphin, 6/30/2013 8:23:34 AM     (No. 9401476)

Never let a crisis go to waste. It is a device to get your attention and get your blood boiling....

It is a shame. It doubles the tragedy for those closely involved.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Janjan, 6/30/2013 8:48:42 AM     (No. 9401528)

This girl is dumber than a rock. Sorry if that offends the PC police. The prosecution put her up there early to get it over with. Black racism is tolerated because guilty white liberals think they are entitled to it. She is the poster child for what Democrats continue to do to black people. For that reason they have to defend it.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Immanuel Goldstein, 6/30/2013 8:50:41 AM     (No. 9401529)

Jabba the teenager.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: socaworld, 6/30/2013 9:35:08 AM     (No. 9401596)

#7, I agree with you. I teach in the Big Ten. About 3 to 5% of my students are black. Inevitably they are the worst-performing students in my class. Interesting point is that most of them fall on one or the other extreme end of the behavioral scale: either they are among the most pleasant of kids, or they are sullen, absent, and self-segregate themselves with other like-minded students. Very few fall in the middle.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 6/30/2013 10:02:55 AM     (No. 9401635)

There is a segment of the white southern population who, likewise, seem to find any request for specificity to be intrusive and insulting. It may be less of a hindrance in a rural environment where bailing hay and running a chainsaw are still viable work choices. But the sullen and surly ´tude is really a problem regardless of race.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: lylacat, 6/30/2013 10:05:33 AM     (No. 9401639)

One article described Rachel as multi-lingual; this hapless girl speaks NO language at all. She is illiterate. Yes, how can she be a senior in high school when she cannot read, she has no social skills, and she is totally ignorant of the seriousness of lying under oath. Ms. Jeantel is the poster child of what is wrong with our public schools, our affirmative action, our welfare society, and she is a woman who will never work, as she has a terrible attitude and she is unfit for any job even if she was willing to try to work. It would actually be sad, but liberal politics have produced these nonworking illiterate, belligerent, and entitled masses.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: fayebeck, 6/30/2013 11:01:53 AM     (No. 9401738)

Rachel will become Chief of Navigators for obamacare.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: MickTurn, 6/30/2013 11:59:27 AM     (No. 9401837)

Did they check the phone records, and does NSA have a copy of the conversation?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Lalo, 6/30/2013 1:14:30 PM     (No. 9401981)

I think this theory - idiotic when applied to Jeantel since this trial and its witnesses and testimony are legitimate, hot news right now - may instead explain how and why this article got published in Politico.

At least, refreshingly, it wasn´t attributed it to racialism though.

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