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Big Al on the scene

And this man wants to run for president:

The Rev. Al Sharpton said yesterday that he was unsatisfied with internal police inquiries that found three recent police shootings apparently justified, and announced he formed an investigative panel to be led by City Councilman Charles Barron and a retired NYPD sergeant.

Sharpton, surrounded by families of the victims, claims that three of the men shoth "might not have posed an imminent threat when they were shot."

Jamal Nixon was shot Wednesday in Brownsville after he fired into the air and then turned his gun on police.

Anthony Reid was killed about three hours later after he apparently fired at a fleeing car and at police responding to the scene.

The next day, Allen Newsome was killed in Harlem after putting a pellet gun to the head of a detective dressed as a delivery man, according to police. The detective's partner shot him .

Nope, no imminent threat there. None at all.

[T]he head of 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement Who Care countered two hours later that he was content with the department's probes, noting the three shootings happened apparently after the suspects turned their weapons on officers.

Yet, there's Big Al, still out there looking for publicity, trying for all the world to look like he's a man of the people, for the people. He needs to choose his "victims" a bit more carefully if he intends for people to take his run for the White House seriously, though I've yet to come across anyone - Republican or Democrat - who has.

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He's just pissed that three people stupid enough to vote for him were killed because they were so overwhelmingly stupid in the first place.

When he gets elected Big Al can make Michael Jackson Secretary of HRS,Rodney King Secretary of State,Johnnie Cochran Attorney General,O.J. Simpson head of the F.B.I. and Diana Ross Cheif justice of the Supremes Court

When was the last time anything like facts ever kept FatAlbert from flapping his gums ?

For the life of me I wanted to put Courney Love in the Sharpton administration, but even a low-life ,no talent blood-sucking hoo-er like her deserves a break.

wun uv theez days I wil lern tu spell

Just to distance myself from what others may construe about certain comments, my feelings on this have nothing to do with race and everything to do with limelight seeking stupidity.

It's unlikely that even Tawana Brawley would vote for him :)

I have friends related to Sharpton. Even they think he's the biggest asshole/con man on the planet...

Good enough for me. Who am I to disagree?

Sharpton could be in trouble for something else too. Apparently he has been collecting donations for his presidential campaign even though he hasn't registered with the FEC yet. I'm pretty sure that's illegal ...

Al is a fighter. He will fight for people when he is in the white house; providing you are anything but white.......If people think Bush is a disastor on Foreign Policy, wait until he calls Putin a racist for not having any blacks in his administration..... He can finally change the name of the white house to something a little more PC. Hoepfully he picks someone like Rosie O'donut for his 'running mate' then they could call themselves the comedy ticket or something.

I want to see Sharpton's idea of a justified pardon... no wait, I don't...

Sharpton?
I agree with Acidman.