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Rev. Jesse Jackson joins protesters in Tallahassee

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Updated: 7/30/2013 5:55 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Dream Defenders will be staying overnight at the state Capitol again.

The Rev. Jesse Jackson will join them.

The group wants Gov. Rick Scott to hold a special session to reconsider the controversial Stand Your Ground law, which was in the spotlight during the George Zimmerman trial.

The protests began  in mid-July.

The FDLE released new figures Tuesday showing the estimated costs for security and overtime have reached $212,337, with $84,674 of that in overtime, in the past two weeks.

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Truthseeker - 7/31/2013 4:40 AM
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Jesse must have run out of suckers to freeload off of up north so he came south. He is no more than a male prostitute who sells hisself to the loudest bidder. And just like a common hooker, he has no visible means of support. When will the blacks of this country recognize him for what he is? He is a mooch, just like his "brother", Al Sharpton.

Realchange - 7/31/2013 1:10 AM
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Here is some texts from travyon Martin that I copied by hand from picture document that proves something about your hero Dream Defenders. QUery: Mee too,but wat happen tah yuhh?? Response: Fight Query : Y!? Response: cause man dat N (word) (filters will not allow the real word) snitched on me Query: Bae Y youn always fightinqq man, yu got suspended? Response: Naw we thumped afta skool in a duckd off spot Query: Ohh, well damee Response: I los da 1st round :) but I won da 2nd and 3rd... Response: I los dn first :( but won da 2nd nd 3rd Query: Ohh so it was 3 rounds? damee well at least yu wonn lol but yuu needsa stop fighting qq bae forereal' Response Naw I am not done wit fool... he gone have 2 seem again Query: NOoo BAe stop yuu aint gonn be staisfied till yuh get suspeneded again huh? Response Naw but he aint breed (means bleed) nuff 4 me, only his nose... but afta dat im done This is TM own words something you refuse to read or discuss. Your dream involves putting a victim on every corner not letting them fight back or stand their ground against criminal activity. Mr Jackson never comments when black racial crimes occur against whites. The Newsom case comes to mind. Where was he when 4 black men raped a white couple, mutilated them and then murdered them each in turn. No uprising then not allowed.

nativejax - 7/30/2013 9:02 PM
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I'm really tired of these 'thugs' getting SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS when they don't want to 'obey the laws'. ARREST THEM..they are disturbing the peace and inciting violence.

nativejax - 7/30/2013 8:58 PM
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Him and all of these losers need to spend the night in jail. They are trying to incite hateful,racial tension, which causes riots and personal attacks on any innocent bystander that happens to be in their way.

cabgx2 - 7/30/2013 6:29 PM
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I wonder if Jesse is going to spend the night with the protesters or will he be protesting at the local five star hotel?

Papakilo - 7/30/2013 6:02 PM
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This is getting to be old hat. The demonstrators and their organizers like Jessie Jackson need to pay the bill for the security, not us taxpayers. Or perhaps the media need to pay the bill or stop giving the demonstrators time in the media.
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