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Think about it, if you will_

“He shot an unarmed man!”

“He wasn’t armed! Police had no reason to shoot him!”

How often have we heard those screams from an angry community? Trayvon Martin may be the first to come mind but it happens more often than most people think. Kansas City firefighter Anthony Bruno, unarmed and drunk, was shot and killed by an off duty police officer. And, of course, the most recent case of Michael Brown in St. Louis, Missouri.

The problem with the public outcry and the rioting in pursuit of “JUSTICE” is that most people know exactly nothing about physical combat and life threatening situations. They assume that if a person is unarmed that deadly force cannot and should not be employed. And they are wrong.

Have you seen the viral videos of “the knockout game?” Many of those videos involve one solid blow to the head that results in an unconscious victim. There is laughing and yelling and everyone runs away. Well, what if they didn’t want to stop there? What if the attacker decided that he would just kill someone today? He now has an unconscious, helpless victim to beat to death.

Take the case of Michael Fobbs as an example. He walked up to a man sitting on a bench and simply started hitting him repeatedly until the man was dead at an Amtrak station in Texas. Would that victim have been authorized the use of deadly force? Fobbs was unarmed.

Bear in mind that more people were beaten to death with hands and feet than were killed by so-called assault rifles in 2012. Those victims were not allowed to use deadly force simply because their attacker did not have a weapon? I think not. Laws on self defense seldom mention the use of a weapon. They are based on a reasonable fear that your life is in jeopardy, not the presence of a weapon in the hands of your attacker.

You may have missed the television programs on the science of fighting. In that series, Randy Couture was studied. In his well-known “ground and pound” method of dispatching an opponent, Couture was able to generate over 2,000 pounds of force in his downward blows to an opponent’s head. That’s the equivalent of dropping a car on your face. Trained fighters seldom take the full force of those blows because they are moving and defending with their own arms and hands but what if the victim was not a trained fighter? Couture, and any other trained fighter, could kill you with just a couple of blows to the head.

The rise in popularity of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA style sports has also added new weapons to the attacker’s hands only arsenal. Have you ever been choked out? In MMA sports, the defender can “tap out” or the referee can end the fight and pull the attacker off of you. In the real world, you will be choked until you die. That’s a real fight.

So, if your attacker is unarmed and gets you in a choke, is that it? You’re just going to let yourself die because you won’t use lethal force against an unarmed opponent? How about if you are on your back being hammered in the face and you are moments away from losing consciousness and eventual death? Just going to accept your fate? I seriously doubt that.

I’m not. If I’m armed, I’m going to kill you. Dead.

If a cop walks up to someone out of the blue, draws his pistol, and shoots them dead in the street, that’s one thing. But, shooting an unarmed assailant during a fight in the street is another. You do not know the intentions of the attacker and cannot allow yourself to be overpowered or knocked unconscious. You will only be another statistic.

You also have no idea if your attacker IS armed and they just haven’t used their weapon yet. You can’t wait until you are unable to defend yourself to find out. I suspect most of you reading this would not. So, why are we judging a police officer who makes the same decision you would make under the same circumstances?

Agreed!

They’re standing on the corner and they can’t speak English. I can’t even talk the way these people talk: Why you ain’t, Where you is, What he drive, Where he stay, Where he work, Who you be… And I blamed the kid until I heard the mother talk. And then I heard the father talk.

Everybody knows it’s important to speak English except these knuckleheads. You can’t be a doctor with that kind of crap coming out of your mouth. In fact you will never get any kind of job making a decent living.

People marched and were hit in the face with rocks to get an education, and now we’ve got these knuckleheads walking around. The lower economic people are not holding up their end in this deal. These people are not parenting. They are buying things for kids. $500 sneakers for what? And they won’t spend $200 for Hooked on Phonics.

I am talking about these people who cry when their son is standing there in an orange suit. Where were you when he was 2? Where were you when he was 12? Where were you when he was 18 and how come you didn’t know that he had a pistol? And where is the father? Or who is his father?

People putting their clothes on backward: Isn’t that a sign of something gone wrong? People with their hats on backward, pants down around the crack, isn’t that a sign of something? Or are you waiting for Jesus to pull his pants up? Isn’t it a sign of something when she has her dress all the way up and got all type of needles [piercing] going through her body?

What part of Africa did this come from? We are not Africans. Those people are not Africans; they don’t know a thing about Africa. With names like Shaniqua, Taliqua and Mohammed and all of that crap, and all of them are in jail.

Brown or black versus the Board of Education is no longer the white person’s problem. We have got to take the neighborhood back. People used to be ashamed. Today a woman has eight children with eight different ‘husbands’ — or men or whatever you call them now. We have millionaire football players who cannot read. We have million-dollar basketball players who can’t write two paragraphs. We as black folks have to do a better job. Someone working at Wal-Mart with seven kids, you are hurting us. We have to start holding each other to a higher standard.

We cannot blame the white people any longer.

UNK

I can’t believe its been 15 years since the Kemper Arena incident, in Kansas City. Over the Edge was supposed to be one of those nights where you call up the wrestling fans in your family, maybe a few friends, and watch some of the best wrestling that can only be seen on #PayPerView, so what happened?

On that grim night, Calgary’s own, and the youngest of Stu and Helen’s dozen, Owen James Hart (5/7/65) would take his last breath. Owen was to make an elaborate ring entrance, from the rafters of the arena, when the rigging equipment malfunctioned, and Hart fell to his death.

Some called him The Blue Blazer, The Rocket, or even Owen James. Five years prior to this tragic night, wrestling fans called him ‘King’, after his ‘94 King of the Ring triumph. And with such a successful wrestling lineage that includes his Hall of Fame Father, Stu Hart, no one was surprised when he became a 2x Intercontinental Champion, and a 4x Tag Team Champion. Owen also made a record 22 appearances at In Your House events!

Owen wasn’t always a fan favorite, but his peers admired him greatly. So it’s only fair that was “ALL HART” take us into the weekend!

If you know anyone who is a fan of wrestling at any capacity, feel free to tag them in the comments. Thank you_
#RIP
#NJPW #WCW #WWF #WWE #kingofthering #inyourhouse #thehartfoundation #kemperarena #overthetop #itsfridayfool 
@lexp14 @razzorramon

I can’t believe its been 15 years since the Kemper Arena incident, in Kansas City. Over the Edge was supposed to be one of those nights where you call up the wrestling fans in your family, maybe a few friends, and watch some of the best wrestling that can only be seen on #PayPerView, so what happened?

On that grim night, Calgary’s own, and the youngest of Stu and Helen’s dozen, Owen James Hart (5/7/65) would take his last breath. Owen was to make an elaborate ring entrance, from the rafters of the arena, when the rigging equipment malfunctioned, and Hart fell to his death.

Some called him The Blue Blazer, The Rocket, or even Owen James. Five years prior to this tragic night, wrestling fans called him ‘King’, after his ‘94 King of the Ring triumph. And with such a successful wrestling lineage that includes his Hall of Fame Father, Stu Hart, no one was surprised when he became a 2x Intercontinental Champion, and a 4x Tag Team Champion. Owen also made a record 22 appearances at In Your House events!

Owen wasn’t always a fan favorite, but his peers admired him greatly. So it’s only fair that was “ALL HART” take us into the weekend!

If you know anyone who is a fan of wrestling at any capacity, feel free to tag them in the comments. Thank you_
#RIP
#NJPW #WCW #WWF #WWE #kingofthering #inyourhouse #thehartfoundation #kemperarena #overthetop #itsfridayfool
@lexp14 @razzorramon

Clippings_

Okay, so the guy next door to me is a racist… And the neighborhood and town can just make him sell his house? Come on people! What we want, and what is attainable is tough. We all want instant gratification, but we all know it’s not that easy.
This pig is dying a slow death, and starts with the money! The sponsors have taken the biggest shots. We talk all we want, they had the ability to act, and boy did they! They just stopped giving him money. Eventually, he’s going to HAVE TO sell.

As for Mr. Silver, well he just laid the smack down! Banned for Life, we’ll take $2.5M, and let’s see you try to purchase the new NBA2K! Lol. The man is done, the franchise can come up for air, but the buck has now been passed to his peers. What everyone wants is dependent upon a simple vote, but how simple?
Donald Sterling can be forced to sell his team, IF 3/4 of the Association’s owners agree that he should sell. We all know that that vote will not be made public, but I hope Wyc finds a way to leak it, because inquiring minds will want to know_