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Black Caucus members call for
hearings on Ferguson shooting

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Mike Lillis

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/14/2014 7:33:41 PM

Several prominent members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) are calling on Congress to probe the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo. Until now, the congressional scrutiny surrounding the death of Michael Brown at the hands of Ferguson police has focused on the Department of Justice´s role in investigating the incident. But Reps. John Conyers (D-Mich.), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) and Bobby Scott (D-Va.) — all members of both the CBC and the House Judiciary Committee — said Thursday that Congress has a responsibility to look into the shooting as well. Conyers, Scott and Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.)

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Just like clockwork the CBC crawls out from under their rock. If only they paid as much attention to the other crises going on in this nation like the abuse of the IRS, immigration, the murders in Chicago, etc.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 8/14/2014 7:40:58 PM     (No. 9966318)

With there being no jobs, the economy in veritable shambles and Mr. Hope-Change´s numbers in the dumpster, I´m beginning to think certain segments of the left see an avenue to get a certain voting bloc agitated for this November´s vote.........naw, that would be immoral and unethical. /s

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Reply 2 - Posted by: confident, 8/14/2014 7:46:26 PM     (No. 9966324)



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Reply 3 - Posted by: confident, 8/14/2014 7:47:20 PM     (No. 9966327)

And if you´re wrong!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/14/2014 7:49:19 PM     (No. 9966329)

Some things are sooo predicable.

When will somebody stand up and sue for discrimination ? Where is the caucus for black on white crime ?



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Reply 5 - Posted by: Dante, 8/14/2014 7:50:42 PM     (No. 9966330)

But no interest in ´hearings´ about the massive problem with violence in South Chicago and elsewhere which impact tens of thousands every year.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ranger06, 8/14/2014 7:53:31 PM     (No. 9966335)

Let´s have some hearings on some of the incidents on here:

http://homicides.redeyechicago.com/

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ranger06, 8/14/2014 8:03:51 PM     (No. 9966348)

From the site I posted above:

As of 7/23/14: Thirty-four children under the age of 18 have been killed in homicides this year, out of 218 homicide victims as of Wednesday afternoon, RedEye determined.

Fifty-six children were killed last year, down from 60 children in 2012, according to RedEye data. There were 440 homicides in 2013 and 522 homicides in 2012, RedEye found.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Woodiedg, 8/14/2014 8:51:26 PM     (No. 9966405)

What makes this young man´s death more important than the young mother with her toddler in the car and being gunned down by the Federal Government next to the White House. Hmmm, to close to home to criticize.

She was not fighting with the officers, trying to get their guns, just kinda of lost, confused and was trying to leave the scene.

Where is the Black Caucus? Where is the call for Congressional hearings?

To take a famous quote, " What difference does it make?"

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Reply 9 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 8/14/2014 9:09:27 PM     (No. 9966423)

We need a Congressional hearing to discuss the n-word problem the government has foisted upon the citizens.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 8/14/2014 9:47:36 PM     (No. 9966475)

What about the white toddler shot to death in his stroller because the mother wouldn´t give up her purse? This is a far more egregious act committed by feral chimps.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: dwa, 8/14/2014 9:57:04 PM     (No. 9966490)

And I call for hearings on the anti-Americanism and anti-Constitutionalism of the members of the Black Caucus. They took an oath which they violate daily and basically lied when they swore to it.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Daylily, 8/14/2014 9:59:57 PM     (No. 9966496)

This is insanity - the CBC needs to be totally done away with - nothing but a group of troublemakers. These people, along with Obama, Holder, and others are doing their best to stir up trouble between blacks and whites - we are so going backwards in race relations thanks to the above folks. It´s a very sad time in America.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Trigger2, 8/15/2014 5:38:01 AM     (No. 9966648)

Oh sure, lets waste taxpayer money on this boondoggle. Anything to take public attention away from Barry´s and other numerous libtard scandals.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: terrywhite, 8/15/2014 12:27:01 PM     (No. 9967107)

Yes, let´s have some stupid hearings, but only with the proviso that when the officer is exonerated and when the victim is proven to be the idiotic thug he was, that every member of the CBC has to cough up a percentage of money to pay for the hearings themselves as well as to repair all the damage done by the feral looting!

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