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Amar’e Stoudemire: Christopher Dorner’s manifesto is ‘interesting’ and ‘a must read!’

Christopher-DornerTo many Americans, former Los Angeles Police Department officer Christopher Dorner will be remembered as a killer and a monster. Last week, Dorner wreaked havoc in the LA area for 10 days during a killing spree in which he took the lives of two police officers and the daughter of a former police captain and her fiance. On Tuesday, Dorner shot and killed himself after officers cornered him at his hideout cabin.

Enter New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire, who was apparently touched by Dorner’s 20-page manifesto that he left on his Facebook page. In the rant, which the former officer addressed to America, Dorner explained how he felt he was a victim of institutionalized racism and urged the black community to stop “digressing.”

“Interesting,” Stoudemire wrote on his Twitter account before linking to the piece. “This is a must read!!”

A number of followers instantly began bashing Stoudemire for promoting the work of a murderer. Dorner said in his manifesto that he was fired for reporting a sergeant for brutality. The LAPD determined that there was nothing to the accusations, but the case reopened as the department was hunting for Dorner.

In Stoudemire’s defense, Dorner’s rant is certainly intriguing and covers a lot of ground. Most of the time we are left wondering what goes through a killer’s head that makes him or her feel that killing people will accomplish something, and Dorner’s manifesto helps answer many of the questions surrounding his bizarre case. Amar’e could have possibly benefited from phrasing his interest in the piece a bit differently but, as this fire extinguisher will tell you, he’s not much of a think before you act type of guy.


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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=716491371 Aimee Katherine

    propaganda piece.  amare can barely read.  some jew told him to promote this garbage.

  • Paul Daniels

    if we were all multi millionaires and not working 9 to 5 just to pay this month’s rent, college education, vacation package, car note, etc. we woul all have more opinions similar to Stoudamire where we just spoke what was in our heart vs. worrying about what is politically correct.  Forget rascism for a moment, as it’s difficult to exchange thoughts when that topic is hanging over a thread, the LAPD has been MIRED in conspiracy and corruption for decades.  To summarily dismiss what this dude wrote I think is short sighted.

  • m577a2

    It’s a shame that the cops chose to commit arson rather than bring this alleged killer to court and prove him guilty.  Instead of upholding the law they committed a felony.  Now instead of a convicted murderer we have a martyr.  Nice going fools.  I guess that’s what steroid abuse will do to you!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/L7EBZF2KKK3DWDCLLWFVBFZXBI Tony

    How do you know if he can read or not?  Read this; Shut-up!!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/L7EBZF2KKK3DWDCLLWFVBFZXBI Tony

    Same BS denial.  People who planted the seed of racism, benefits, and claim “I was raised that way” need to stop!! 

  • http://www.facebook.com/anna.sench Anna Sench

    Gee, his hoodie must have come loose.

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/4HGYHUGVTC3D7DEYR2ZH7SQGE4 joe

    all amare said was that its interesting and a must read “quoting you” and now he is a bad guy?  Why is that?  it is interesting and a must read!  Amare did not lie us into 2 wars for profit like bush and cheney and bankrupt this country. oh yeah, and obama is no better, keeping the wars for profit going and killing innocent people.

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/4HGYHUGVTC3D7DEYR2ZH7SQGE4 joe

    the LA police department determined that there was nothing to the accusations? What , you flipping tool !   and where did you get amare was touched by the manifesto, you racist prick.

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/4HGYHUGVTC3D7DEYR2ZH7SQGE4 joe

    steve delvecchio this is your worst work I have ever read. what is your point? you seem to be attributing things to amare that he did not say, again why? amare has a right to voice his opinion just as you do when you write this crap. Then you get idiots  that take the cue from you and start to bash amare. 

  • m577a2

    Not the brightest crayon in the box are you?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Peter-J-Stanton/1224360505 Peter J. Stanton

    Just read it.  It IS interesting and he makes a few decent points however nothing can excuse his actions.