Lee Brown the Intellective

“The distinction between a simple living being and a spiritual being that is 'capax Dei', points to the existence of the intellective soul of a free transcendent subject".” My interests are varied and there is no limit to the things that are posted here – social issues, economics, politics, entertainment, etc! My approach is balanced and pragmatic, and I might not always present what is popular, but I will always try to present what is right. That is my definition of The Intellective!

The Curious Case of Trayvon Martin

June 2nd, 2012

I wanted to wait before I weighed in on the subject of Trayvon Martin. Not because I wanted to wait until all the facts were in, and certainly not until I had heard the uproar. I was waiting for the distractions to come. The distractions from the true issue at hand – not the killing of an un-armed youth, but the failure of the Sanford police in conducting a proper investigation.

Distraction number one: Joe Oliver. This was the easiest distraction and we should have spotted it a mile away. Once the media reported that it was a while man shooting a black teen, you knew Zimmerman’s defense team was going to trot out the token black man to tell other black folks that Zimmerman was not racist and that he has black people in his family. That went on for a week, and the socio-political pundits jumped right on the story and we went right along for the ride, bad mouthing Joe Oliver and his motives. Why does that matter?

Distraction number two: The New Black Panther Party. Every media outlet has made interviewing the NBPP at every turn. They claim to speak for black people. Unfortunately, I don’t actually know these folk that they represent. I heard one leader say that they were going to hunt Zimmerman down themselves. Two wrongs don’t make a right, but they DO make you stupid.

Distractions three through whatever: “What kind of holster was Zimmerman wearing?” Why? “We should boycott Orlando!” Why? “We should march!” Why? These are all distractions designed to direct our focus away from the real problem, and it was\, and is the failure of the Sanford police department to do their jobs. If they had conducted a proper investigation, we would know what type of holster Zimmerman was wearing. I still have not made the connection between what happened in Sanford with a boycott of Orlando. And what are we boycotting? Who knows? Boycotts do work, but when they were successful, they wee designed to give one group equal rights under the law. The Montgomery bus boycott worked because blacks, a.) Lived in the same part of town and were able to car pool, b.) Were of the same socio-economic class, and c.) Generally got along with each other. That enclave community no longer exists as folk can live wherever they want to. Boycotts are on old school response to new school problems.

All I am saying is that folk – both black and white – should be outraged at this tragedy, but that’s what it is, is a tragedy. And because of the ineptness of the Sanford police, Zimmerman will get his day in court, but don’t expect jail. This case, more than likely will be settled in civil court.

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  • Pooja says on: August 10, 2012 at 10:08 am

     

    By TriangleMan, March 14, 2012 at 12:39 pmWhen I first heard about this incident, the detials were vague and my initial thoughts were to shrug and say good riddance to the animals killing each other, because worthless scumbags are USUALLY the ones killing each other around here. Then I found another article that provided more information, and I can’t help but feel sad for this kid and his family.Not enough evidence my ass. The evidence they have is that he didn’t like the LOOK of the teenager when he called police to report a suspicious person. The suspicious part is that he was wearing a hoodie and walking slowly in the rain, and that these assholes always get away in Zimmerman’s words. The evidence they have is that he stalked the kid in his car, got out of his car to confront the kid, chased the kid, got into a fight with the kid, then shot the kid dead. THAT is the evidence they have. If he claims it is in self-defense, that is up to a judge to decide, not the cops. They have proof that he shot someone, they don’t have proof that it was self defense. The self-defense story is what needs to be proven. It’s innocent until proven guilty, and he has been proven guilty of shooting someone. Now is when it’s up to him to prove that the shooting was excusable.I’d bet my next paycheck that if the kid had managed to wrestle the gun away and shoot Zimmerman in self-defense instead, obviously because some crazy redneck twice his size just randomly attacked him, that he’d be behind bars waiting for his trial right now. Then to find out that the cops not only believe the impossible self-defense story purely on trust, this story has me seething. I hope a good attorney takes up an interest in this case and sues the pants off the HOA, the cops, and I hope one of the suspicious assholes Zimmerman misjudged Trayvon to be comes back to deliver sweet justice to him in the night. This guy is obviously just a power-hungry redneck who spends his time looking for any excuse to exert his perceived authority upon others. Somebody do the world a favor and bump him off already.

  • Christian says on: August 10, 2012 at 10:17 am

     

    By , March 19, 2012 at 10:56 amThis news is just devastating to me. To think that this gun weiidlng jerk could put a loaded gun to this boy’s chest and actually shoot him TO KILL HIM and this kid was probably begging for his life I’d like to ask this Zimmerman, who is actually hispanic and it’s well known how hispanics hate black people this should be charged as a hate crime as well I’m so upset over this Thanks to another Bush, Florida has a law on their books which entitles white people to kill anyone they want, apparently. I just think there’s not a judge alive who could say this was self defense -THIS WAS COLD BLOODED KILLING OF A CHILD. Zimmerman should be in jail for life he’s a threat and danger to all of us for trying to twisting the justice system to his advantage. How many innocent people have to die before this fool gets his guns taken away? Maybe some vigilante will take Zimmerman out someday I hope he finds himself in a similar situation, begging for his life what a murderer. That poor kid, what he must have gone through, and now, what his family is going through, all this sadness because Zimmerman is clearly a murdering loose cannon

  • Bob says on: August 10, 2012 at 4:11 pm

     

    By , March 14, 2012 at 10:07 pmWhen is it ever alright to kill anhoter American citizen? Is it ok when the person is non-white? Is it ok when the person is gay? Is it ok when the person looks differently then you do? Is it ok when the person does not practice the same religion you do? Is it ok when the person who is killed is someone you approach out of the blue with a gun in your hand? Is that the new rule? If you see someone wearing suspicious clothing sold publicly and openly in America stores and that person is non-white, you are granted special rights to kill them. It is this the new rule? Is this law and order now? Maybe the manufacture of the clothing should be held responsible. After all it is crime to walk publicly in American streets if you are non-white dressed in a non-white manner right? No! It is not right even if you are white? It is lawless. It is unforgettable. It is murder. What is ever more amazing about this matter is this. It was ok with the law enforcement agency to tag this as self-defense. Self-defense? When did the concept change? Self-defense implies approaching any non-white person while carrying a firearm who is not approaching, following or intentionally targeting you nor imposing a threat. Being non-white walking in America carries the potential penalty of death. Is this the new America?

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Lee Brown the Intellective

“The distinction between a simple living being and a spiritual being that is 'capax Dei', points to the existence of the intellective soul of a free transcendent subject".” My interests are varied and there is no limit to the things that are posted here – social issues, economics, politics, entertainment, etc! My approach is balanced and pragmatic, and I might not always present what is popular, but I will always try to present what is right. That is my definition of The Intellective!