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  •  Don't forget that MLK was also a master (6+ / 0-)

    provocateur. Many miss out on that fact. I like Arrendt's (sp?) exchanges and reflections on that matter too...very provocative and necessary.

    •  And many don't (1+ / 0-)
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      Don't forget that MLK was also a master provocateur. Many miss out on that fact.
      As a native son of the South, Dr. Martin Luther King was intimately acquainted with police brutality and institutional corruption.

      Yet he never jumped over a seat and choked a white colleague because they uttered a racial slur as Christophe Dorner did. Nor did he ambush and murder one cop, while leaving the other in critical condition.

      Nor did he kill the daughter of anyone he had grievances with make vows like this until he got what he wanted.

      I will utilize OSINT to discover your residences, spouses workplaces, and children's schools. IMINT to coordinate and plan attacks on your fixed locations. Its amazing whats on NIPR. HUMINT will be utilized to collect personal schedules of targets. I never had the opportunity to have a family of my own, I'm terminating yours.

      There is absolutely no credible comparison between Christopher Dorner's actions as a "provacateur," to raise awareness about LAPD corruption and Dr. Martin Luther King's, non-violent campaign to raise awareness about economic and racial injustice.

      "I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights." (From "You Said a Mouthful" by Bishop Desmond Tutu - South African bishop & activist, b.1931)

      by FiredUpInCA on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 07:52:39 PM PST

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      •  again great talking points on your point--i never (2+ / 0-)
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        said he was Dorner--where and how do you jump to such ill conceived conclusions? Bizarre. Really. I always try to point out the complexity of Dr. King, he is so misunderstood. Stolen by conservatives who dishonestly channel 3 seconds of a speech to rail against affirmative action, a policy king supported. Likewise, I intervene against pie in the sky childish notions of Brother Dr. King by many on the Left.

        Brother King was a master tactician and strategist. His policies were also ill-equipped for dealing with white supremacy in the North. He died one of the most unpopular people in America, too far ahead of white folks for sure, and many, many black folks too.

      •  A provacateur (0+ / 0-)

        is someone who keeps at it until the cows come home to roost.

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