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Fri Oct 18, 2013, 05:00 PM

Conservative activist Ben Shapiro says George Zimmerman’s brother backs his Ritz Crackers boycott

Conservative activist Ben Shapiro breathlessly announced an endorsement Friday of his boycott of Ritz Crackers.

The Breitbart News editor and author called for the boycott because the snack food advertises during the MSNBC program hosted by the Rev. Al Sharpton, who Shapiro chides for referring to white people using the word “cracker” in a 1994 speech.

The boycott drew at least one semi-famous supporter in Robert Zimmerman Jr., brother of the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted in July of manslaughter in the fatal shooting 2012 of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin.

“There is perhaps no one more undeserving of the title ‘Reverend’ in the world than Al Sharpton,” said Robert Zimmerman, brother of George Zimmerman.

Shapiro hyped the announcement by saying that Robert Zimmerman, who has appeared on cable news programs to suggest the 17-year-old killed by his brother was a drug dealer and had purchased guns illegally, spoke to him exclusively.

“It is clear to me that inciting and promoting racial discord have proven far too profitable vehicles of wealth for Sharpton to abandon on his own but we can force the hand of his sponsors and send a message that he can’t ignore by hurting him where he’s bound to feel it — his wallet,” Robert Zimmerman said.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/10/18/conservative-activist-ben-shapiro-says-george-zimmermans-brother-backs-his-ritz-crackers-boycott/

Anybody want to tell me again how great this family is??

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Blue_Tires Oct 2013 OP
hatrack Oct 2013 #1
Blue_Tires Oct 2013 #2
SummerSnow Oct 2013 #7
monmouth3 Oct 2013 #3
kydo Oct 2013 #4
Archae Oct 2013 #5
johnp3907 Oct 2013 #6
Skittles Oct 2013 #8

Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Fri Oct 18, 2013, 05:02 PM

1. Wow, I think my don't-give-a-shit-meter just dropped through the floor

George Zimmerman's brother?

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Response to hatrack (Reply #1)

Fri Oct 18, 2013, 05:03 PM

2. yeah, he's tried to put himself in the public eye on quite a few occasions...

none of them good, of course...

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Response to Blue_Tires (Reply #2)

Fri Oct 18, 2013, 05:16 PM

7. Look for him to be on some reality show soon.

Only in America where stupidity can land you a gig

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Fri Oct 18, 2013, 05:09 PM

3. Geez, I just bought a box of Ritz to go with the cheddar I have...So sad..n/t

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Fri Oct 18, 2013, 05:10 PM

4. I'll tell you how crappy that family is once I get done eating this box of Ritz Crackers



what else are they boycotting because of the good Reverend? I'll make sure to buy what ever they are boycotting - besides I need more Ritz Crackers.

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Fri Oct 18, 2013, 05:13 PM

6. I'll take this as a sign.

A sign that it's time to make a few mock apple pies.

RITZ MOCK APPLE PIE

Makes 10 servings

2 cups sugar

2 teaspoons cream of tartar

1 3/4 cups water

Pastry for 2-crust 9-inch pie

36 Ritz Crackers, coarsely broken (about 1 3/4 cups)

Zest and 2 tablespoons juice from 1 lemon

2 tablespoons butter or margarine, cut into small pieces

1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1. Mix sugar and cream of tartar in medium saucepan. Gradually stir in water. Bring to boil on high heat; simmer on low 15 minutes. Stir in zest and juice; cool 30 minutes.

2. Heat oven to 425 degrees. Roll out half of pastry on lightly floured surface to 11-inch circle; place in 9-inch pie plate. Place cracker crumbs in crust. Pour sugar syrup over crumbs; top with butter and cinnamon.

3. Roll out remaining pastry to 10-inch circle; place over pie. Seal and flute edge. Cut several slits in top crust to permit steam to escape. Place on parchment-covered baking sheet. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool.

Note: To prevent crust from over-browning, cover edge with foil near end of baking time, if necessary.

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Response to Blue_Tires (Original post)

Fri Oct 18, 2013, 06:06 PM

8. Robert, like his brother, is a racist asshole

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