JESSE JACKSON: Trayvon didn’t get a jury of his peers… FOX NEWS HOST: You don’t think they were Americans?

Jesse Jackson was on with Fox News host Harris Faulkner today and she challenged him on some of his race-baiting assumptions. She started by asking him what he’s fighting exactly, given that this process of justice that we’ve all agreed to finally yielded a verdict of not guilty. Jackson responded by blaming the jury, saying that Trayvon Martin didn’t get a ‘jury of his peers’. But Faulkner interrupted him asking “you don’t think those six women were Americans?” Jackson responded that those six women don’t represent Trayvon’s ‘peers’, saying that not one male, not one black was in the jury.

Faulker didn’t let him off that easy, asking Jackson if he was then upset with the prosecution because both they and the defense picked the jury of six women. Jackson agreed and said the prosecution tried to avoid the issue of race altogether and said if Trayvon had been a young white boy, Zimmerman wouldn’t have followed him.



Ugh. There’s more below. Watch:

UPDATE: A great point by Johnny Dollar:

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Chini
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Chini

Oh and I bet he also thinks that his son and daughter-in-law will be spending a combined roughly 42 months in jail because of a racist and flawed justice system… not at all because of the tax evasion and misappropriation of hundreds of thousands of donated dollars they bought rolexes, vacations, and fur with for which his son and daughter-in-law pleaded guilty for.  How can you ask this poor excuse for a man to set an example for the community he claims is a leader of when he can’t even set an example for his own son.

Educate_2013
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Educate_2013

How exactly would a “guilty” verdict have helped those urban youths that Jesse Jackson is supposedly advocating for? He says that statistically they are 50% unemployed, the most maligned, the most jailed, and the least educated with the implication being that these things are caused by white racism. The truth is, if the verdict had been “guilty”, life as they know it would have continued on the exact same path. People like Jesse Jackson should spend more time showing these urban youths how to help themselves rather than reaffirming their belief that their situation is hopeless because of white racism.

DavidShovan
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DavidShovan

Trayvon Martin was not on trial.  It did not have to be a jury of his peers.  It was suppose to be GZ jury of his peers.  He better stick to something he knows.  ??????

stage9
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stage9

Um, Jackson, if Trayvon was white, you wouldn’t have given a DARN that he had died, would you?

Army_Pilot1967
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Army_Pilot1967

Jesse your “stuff” related to anything in America being unfair is really getting old and tired.  Speaking of tired:  You look old, puffy and tired.  Put your race card away for a few years and get some rest.

frisky
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frisky

Jackson and Sharpton should never be listened to or believed…………….

BobAzarigian
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BobAzarigian

There is no doubt in my mind that Jesse Jackson is in the top 5  racist in this country. I heard nothing from him when OJ was acquitted of murder. I am sick and tired of hearing that when an African American is a victim of  a white person, that person is a racist. There are many times more white people victims of serious offenses by blacks than the other way around. And never is there mention of racism when the victim is white.

AnnePackSeay
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AnnePackSeay

BobAzarigian You nailed it right on the head!!!

airvet1968
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airvet1968

Jesse Jackson is NOT a reverend but he is a RACIST !

WSobchak
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WSobchak

Who picked the jury, Jesse?

frisky
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frisky

WSobchak  the jury was deciding Zimmerman NOT Trayvon…..Trayvon was not on trial………….

coachpan
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coachpan

Jesse still can’t get the marbles out of his mouth !

nuffsaid
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nuffsaid

I have to agree with Jesse-Ho– Trayvon Martin did not get a “jury of his peers.” Trayvon Martin was not on trial. 
Did the earth suddenly slip into a different orbit or is this exchange just another example of victim logic? Has the whole race gone suddenly moron? Don’t words still have a meaning or is it all just visceral, is it all just based on a taste in one’s mouth?
Let’s burn this whole sb down and start over.

SisterMary
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SisterMary

Trayvon Martin has a legacy?

froggy19510
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froggy19510

Gotta love Harris Falkner. She may be the only one at  FOX that would have challanged the race baiting Jesse  Jackson.

publius
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publius

froggy19510 She was excellent Saturday improvising through the breaking story.

SurfinCowboy
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SurfinCowboy

Young boy? For goodness sakes, he was 17 – hardly a boy, and using that definition of boy to apply “young” to it is playing emotional games. The term is young adult. One year from being an “adult” according to the law. A young adult, who likes guns, violence, fighting, and drugs. What a shocker.

coachpan
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coachpan

SurfinCowboy You forgot how he liked robbery !

KenInIL
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KenInIL

Zimmerman was profiled by TM because he was short and fat. He would be an easy target to practice his MMA skills on and in a place no one would see. 
GZ is no different than the BHO when someone publicly (like on facebook/twitter) threatens the pResident, the secret service takes it seriously and pays them a visit. Zimmerman took TM threat “you are going to die tonight” seriously too.

publius
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publius

KenInIl Profiled him as a member of that genre known as creepy-ass crackas

JungleCogs
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JungleCogs

Jackson says, “The assumptions are all over the place”; gee Jesse, do you realize you are one of the most guilty that you speak of?

publius
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publius

JungleCogs He is trying to justify his own fantasies are reasonable.  After all, the facts adduced at trial are of no use to him.

Bac Si68
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Bac Si68

I listened yesterday with my pepto by my side at the people that complained about not receiving a trial by his peers, white lawyers, judge jury ect.  What do they want now go back to 1950’s separate but equal?  Maybe they  just want their own way on their terms, and make their own rules as they go along.

samcarman
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samcarman

Ugh.. Jury of his peers? Its the defendant who is entitled to a jurry of his peers.. Idiot..

nodummie
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nodummie

if trayvon had gotten his hands on zimmerman gun zimmerman would be dead. he was a thug in the making.

nodummie
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nodummie

i hope ole jessie gets his justice in this life and the life after.  let his sins fall on his own head.

Stoptheusurper
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Stoptheusurper

Why isn’t Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson (Jackson is from Chicago) and the Black Panthers (they are from Chicago) and President Obama (he is from Chicago) protesting the Chicago Police Department for not solving the murders of Donald Young and Larry Bland. These two men were black homosexuals, two reasons why these perverts mentioned above should be protesting the cops. There is a strong possibility that the murders were “hate crimes” right? Not only were these men black homosexuals, they were close friends of Barack and Michelle and attended Jeremiah Wright’s church with Barack and Michelle. Now there is a reason for a “beer summit” it there ever was a reason. What a great opportunity for Obama to declare that the Chicago police are “acting stupidly.” Young, by the way was investigating allegations made by another homosexual and drug addict Larry Sinclair at the time of his murder. Why the… Read more »

Orangeone
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Orangeone

Shows the lack of intelligence with Harris, everyone knows it’s the accused that is entitled to a jury of his/her peers. What Jackson is saying is that the violent racist thugs should have sat on the jury.  Sorry JJ, doesn’t work that way, go to Syria it might there.
And BTW, JJ, there was a black juror!

ElizabethDowney
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ElizabethDowney

Bahahahahahaha…really Travon did NOT get a jury of his peers…uh last time I checked Travon was dead…this trial was NOT about Travon getting a jury of his pears stupid Jesse Jackson…know what in the hell u r talking about b4 getting on national TV! This was about Zimmerman…if Zimmerman killed Travon in self-defense or just murdered him…the jury that was set up FOR Zimmerman’s trail…found that he killed Travon in self-defense! What a total dumbass Jesse Jackson…

coachpan
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coachpan

ElizabethDowney Liz, you hit a homerun . Jesse and Allen are just morons (“they think we are stupid”) Since when is self-defense racist? I’m really getting sick with this excuse. Whenever you disagree with the libs, you must be racist?

I willalwaysBWhite
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I willalwaysBWhite

Jackson is forever part of the problem never part of the solution.

publius
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publius

I willalwaysBWhite He makes a living creating the problem.

welltempered2
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welltempered2

Obama makes a statement that we “are nation of laws not men.”. Obama said that?!!!

Orangeone
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Orangeone

welltempered2 And then called for gun control :{

coachpan
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coachpan

welltempered2 BO never said that ! He just read it from a teleprompter speech that was written by one of his writers.

welltempered2
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welltempered2

Do you think that if the DOJ doesn’t bring a law suit Jackson will act on his old threat of castrating Obama?

Libertyship46
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Libertyship46

I’m just amazed that ANYONE still listens to Jackson anymore. I wonder if his son, who was convicted and sent to jail, had a jury of his peers? Was he satisfied with THAT conviction? Zimmerman was innocent from the start of murder, and people like Jackson just don’t want to admit that if Martin had simply stopped and done NOTHING to Zimmerman, maybe just talked to Zimmerman rather than assault him, he would certainly be alive today.

NCHokie02
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First obersvation about the video, there were two signs that jumped out to me.  One said capitalism is racist.  I don’t know what capitalism has to do with this case.  The second said workers revolution.  What does a workers revolution have to do with the martin case??  Silly marxists.   I don’t know why they invite people like Jesse Jackson on.  He does nothing but continue to stoke the flames of racism.  And he apparently doesn’t know the law since, as RS mentioned, the defendant gets a jury of his peers.  Perhaps Jackson should do more work to help those father-less black youths in the inner cities to stem their path of violence and drugs.  Everytime you hear from one of them who makes it they always credit a strong figure in their life, usually their mother or grandmother or such.  But that person acts as a parent to them… Read more »

Orangeone
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Orangeone

NCHokie02 The thugs don’t work, they use their ObamaPhones to tweet death threats.

The Sentinel
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The Sentinel

Alright, my final observation about this case. 1. Even though the police found Zimmerman innocent and didn’t charge him, the corrupt and DOJ-influenced AG in Florida dragged Zimmerman in, charge him excessively, and could barely contain her glee at announcing it. 2. They picked 6 women for the jury… perhaps the prosecution thought they would take Trayvon’s mother’s side and judge Zimmerman harshly for killing her precious baby? 3. Throughout the trial, the judge did everything she possibly could to taint the trial and sway the evidence against Zimmerman. (She should be disbarred btw) 4. The media had a blitzkrieg on Zimmerman and did everything they could to convict him and distort the facts. Even today, MSNBC is saying Zimmerman racially profiled Trayvon – perhaps to help the next case? So, the leftists, racists and idiots of this country got everything they could want and yet Zimmerman was rightfully acquitted.… Read more »

DZortea
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DZortea

The Sentinel You are correct! Think about all the cases making the ‘net! (I would say news, but..) If the verdict is not to their liking, they just shop judges until they get one that ‘see it their way.’ Despicable!

Orangeone
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Orangeone

The Sentinel Martin’s family is saying, more, more,more and they are paying their attorney to rile up the racial tensions.  The more their thug criminal kid stays in the news, the better the book and movie deals. They are salivating as cashing in on their dead thug.
My conclusion: Obama—>>  The SCOTU has nullified your vote when we don’t agree with it, the DOJ will do the same with your verdicts. You are under our dictatorship now.

The Sentinel
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The Sentinel

Jesse Jackson won’t get paid if he doesn’t play the race card (again and again and again).
This man is a joke.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

The Sentinel And belongs in GenPop at the fedpen with his criminal son.

Sgt Zim
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Sgt Zim

And I suppose that if another James Byrd-style murder were to happen, reverand jesse would want those murderers to have a jury made up of klansmen?  Epic fail, jesse (like that’s a big surprise).  Go crawl back under your rock.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

Sgt Zim Great point!

Proudhispanicconservative
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Proudhispanicconservative

He probably only agreed to the interview because he thought he was going to get off easy on the interview because Harris Faulkner is black……………… Wrong.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

Proudhispanicconservative But she is stupid.  She is ignorant that it is the defendant who is entitled to a jury of his peers.

sdharms
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sdharms

Why didnt she point out what a fool he is by asking him if TM was on trial? Thats who gets a jury, the one on Trial. Why does no one make fun of him? Same with Obama. They need to be ridiculed.

GregZotta
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GregZotta

Jesse Jackson STFU. George Zimmerman did NOT murder the thug Trayvon Martin, you FOOL, Zimmerman was DEFENDING his life, which is a BASIC civil right!

The Sentinel
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The Sentinel

GregZotta 
Seems to me that the jury reached that same conclusion.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

The Sentinel  GregZotta And the Martin family thug friends are calling for the murder of the jurors.

The Sentinel
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The Sentinel

Orangeone The Sentinel  GregZotta 
Oh come on… is that true? If so, then that is inexcusable and those people should be in jail. This is pathetic.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

The Sentinel OrangeoneGregZottaWell you have their “call to action so this doesn’t happen to anyone else’s child” and this ““http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2013/07/victor_cruz_apologizes_for_controversial_tweets_about_george_zimmerman_case.html,”http://therightscoop.com/judge-jeanine-pirro-slams-florida-prosecutor-angela-corey-over-zimmerman-case/ and this “all them jurors should go home tonight and kill themselves for letting a grown man get away with killing a kid”

http://www.buzzfeed.com/hunterschwarz/atlanta-falcons-player-tweets-that-jurors-should-go-home-ton

Orangeone
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Orangeone

The Sentinel  GregZotta And the Martin family thug friends are calling for the murder of the jurors.

GregZotta
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GregZotta

Jesse Jackson is a race baiting, tax cheating, extortionist and is ignorant of the law. George Zimmerman was doing his job as the neighborhood watchman, when he
was attacked by Trayvon Martin and had to shoot him to keep from getting
killed. Trayvon Martin is dead because of the actions of Trayvon Martin. This
case should have never been brought based on the facts. It was brought on by
the Obama Regime race-baiters. It has also been learned that Trayvon had some
problems in school and was caught spray painting graffiti by the school guard
and Trayvon was found to be in possession of jewelry stolen in a burglary along
with a burglar tool.. When asked about it Trayvon claimed he was holding the
items for a person he refused to identify. The jewelry was then reported as
found property and turned over to the police.

GregZotta
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GregZotta

The
black racialists did not listen to the facts of this case. They were stirred up
by the race-baiters and the manipulative media and their only concern was a
black ‘child” was killed, by a “white” Hispanic. Do you think they are
concerned with the multitude of black children that are being killed on a daily
basis in cities around the country, by black thugs? Trayvon Martin is dead because of the actions of Trayvon
Martin. This case should have never been brought based on the facts. It was
brought on by the Obama Regime race-baiters. George Zimmerman was doing his job
as the neighborhood watchman, when he was attacked by Trayvon Martin and had to
shoot him to keep from getting killed. What does have relevance is Zimmerman’s frame of
mind when Trayvon continued to bash Zimmerman’s head against the concrete.
Zimmerman was in fear of his life and believed Trayvon would kill him. Therefore,
Zimmerman has/had the right to defend himself.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

GregZotta IMO the blacks are to ignorant to understand directions to the highway let alone the basics of our judicial system.  In their minds and with Holder and Obama’s repeated demonstration with Fast and Furious and Benghazi, blacks’ actions are always legal, whites are always illegal.

nuffsaid
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nuffsaid

Obama could have been Jesse’s son. And probably is.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

WordsFailMe Or the son of the sharpless idiot.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

WordsFailMe Or the son of the sharpless idiot.

twoblackcats
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twoblackcats

Uhm,, what do you suppose he thinks about his son being convicted of fraud?  Still not legal?  Still racial?  Two way street brother.  In Chicago, many black youths are killed.  Where are you on that?  I don’t see you in the street rioting about that.

BS61
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BS61

Ugh is right TRS!  I can’t bring myself to listen!  As a former Chgo Dem, I’ve heard way too much from him!

Is_Sense_Common
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Is_Sense_Common

Just curious: What made you cross to the other side? It’s hard to change convictions. A Chicago Dem, no less! How did the truth finally sink in? Perhaps your conversion can help us work on the seemingly brain dead gimmecrats in our own lives. TIA.

kong1967
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kong1967

Jackson, you’re a race baiting jerk.  The jury is not there to get justice for Trayvon.  The jury is to get justice….period.  In this case, there WAS justice.  Justice does not mean “guilty”.  Justice is getting to the truth and making the right decision no matter which way it goes.  
Jackson makes it sound like they should have stacked the jury with 6 angry young black men wanted blood.  He’s responsible for helping the blacks stay on the Democrat plantation by keeping them believing they are victims of the white man and the Republican party.  Democrats are completely responsible for the plight of the black man today.  They are intentionally keeping them down, so Democrats have not changed at all since the KKK and slavery days.  They’ll do it one way or another.

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