Say Hello to Roderick Scott–The Anti-George Zimmerman?

Prison Planet, July 24, 2013

Did you notice during the George Zimmerman trial how the media kept repeating the salacious question “What if Trayvon Martin had been white?” They acted as if this question was the perfect response to Zimmerman defenders. They pretended that this was a question without a “safe” answer, but in reality, the question had already been answered.

In April of 2009 Mr. Roderick Scott awoke at 3am to the sounds of three young men breaking into cars on his street. He called the police and went down to the street to make sure the young men did not flee before the police arrived. He shouted at the three to “freeze” and told them that the police were coming soon. The three boys stood before the big man obviously considering what they should do.

That’s when Christopher Cervini (17) rushed at Mr. Scott uttering “I’ll get you” or “I’ll get him.” Roderick Scott fired twice, killing the teenager. The trial that followed was again a case of prosecutorial overreach, as they tried to charge Mr. Scott with manslaughter. Fortunately for Mr. Scott, a jury of his peers agreed with him that he did only what was needed to protect himself.

Afterwards the prosecutor opined, “I just hope it’s not a message to this community… that you have the right to shoot an unarmed 17-year-old kid for breaking into a car.” The problem is that Mr. Scott did not shoot young Christopher Cervini for breaking into his car, but for attacking him. {snip}

Oh, and Roderick Scott was a 42 year old black man about the size of an NFL linebacker. Christopher Cervini was a skinny, 17 year old white kid with a little bit of marijuana in his system. Scott was justified in the killing of the younger man not because of the crime that Cervini had committed, but because Scott rightfully feared for his own safety.


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  • David Ashton

    A Republic is a Government of laws, a Democracy is a Government of mobs.

    • A republic is a proto-democracy.

      • Aditya Vivek Barot

        Aye, and democracy leads to oligarchy, and eventually to Caesarism. Where d’you think we stand?

        • That’s a bit debatable; you could make the case for that in a purely American context, but with the major Western European democracies such as France and Britain you’d be hard pressed to make a case for that. Indeed, in the case of France and Britain the rise of democracy corresponds highly with the wane of Imperialism, so this isn’t a universal phenomenon and indeed the US might be a rather isolated instance of it.

          • David Ashton

            We need to revisit Spengler on this theme. Writing roughly a century ago he was influenced too much by his Classical model and not enough by his insight into the distinctive Faustian nature of the West.

          • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

            Hmm, might we also say that the West is – through Christianity, an apocalyptic culture? That’s a large source of the problem as well as the tendency towards self-sacrifice on a national level (as it has now become).

            There are some good websites on Spengler. I have a copy of his book. Although there are some great philosophical ideas in it, he ignores a number of themes and issues. One reviewer calls his work, “magnificent and absurd.”

          • David Ashton

            He improved as time went by, and died too soon, but had an immense influence for good and ill on all subsequent historiography and even statesmanship. Despite the efforts of Nietzsche’s sister he and Hitler did not see eye to eye. If there is a spectre haunting Europe today it is not Marx but Spengler.

          • I wholeheartedly agree with your observations on Western culture and appreciate your nuanced perspective on them. But I would disagree with the notion that this is a product of Christianity or Christian influence. There are very many non Western nations, regions, and even civilizations that are and have historically been almost entirely Christian, yet they don’t exhibit the traits you seem to associate with Christianity.

          • Spengler was certainly a genius who’s visionary qualities could only be described as prophetic. However, the fatalist attitude that Spengler can sometimes engender is more corrosive than 1000 diversity initiatives.

          • David Ashton

            I should have written, and nearly did, that the spectre haunting Europe today is not communism but fatalism, and this would have been more accurate because marxian revolutionaries are trying to make a comeback in the Money crisis of the Megalopolitan era, precisely with the aid of “diversity”. Spengler had the eye of an artist and the pen of a poet. His “pessimism” explains Hitler’s rejection when in prison and his later veiled attack in public, but he was right to warn the National Socialists against “biological” antisemitism, “ring-fencing” Germany and a “Napoleonic adventure” in the Russian steppes.

            His Faustian view of the West, however, taken to its proper conclusion raises the possibility of extending western life by combining our unique characteristics of activism and science, and it is up to us to manage his concept of “blood” in a constructive and appropriate manner. We are not , in fact, dead yet.

      • David Ashton

        In the US hasn’t it become a government of lawyers?

        • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

          In fact, lawyers on the take. We could for example, straighten out our health care system fairly easily if we got the litigation industry out of it. Only a radical reform would do it. (I’m a retired doctor and practiced 25 years).

  • bigone4u

    Black man Scott suffered no injuries from white teen Cervini. Zimm had the h*** beat out of him by St. Trayvon.
    Black man Scott was not threatened by Eric Holder with double jeapordy. Zimm is so threatened by Holder.
    Black man Scott did not face thousands of death threats. Zimm’s life is at risk.
    Black man Scott was not forced to wear a bullet proof vest. Zimm wears a hot, uncomfortable protective vest.
    But most importantly, Black man Scott was not demonized by millions of words written by the MSM and spoken on the news. Zimm is the most hated man in the world in some circles.
    Black man Scott’s life went back to normal. Zimm’s life will never go back to normal.
    No comparison. The black guy got off easy.

  • IstvanIN

    This guy did fact get away with murder. I read this a while back.

    • The little jerk was breaking into cars and ran toward the groid. The last thing we need here is more punks breaking into cars. I’d like to sjambok them. One of the little punks once tried to run me off the sidewalk on Union on his motorcycle. He came back up on the sidewalk at about 45 mph, giving me the finger, so I clotheslined him in my right arm. He went right off that scooter. I’d like a big black guy to shoot that one as well. When he saw me again outside his mother’s home, all the blood drained out of his face; he didn’t know I was one of his neighbors.

      I have no tolerance for thieves, even white ones.

      • Aditya Vivek Barot

        Nicely done, sir! That must’ve been one helluva clothesline!

        • At 47, married and a father, I’m starting to chill out. I was never an “afaweet”, but some of us middle-aged Amerindian-Celts run a bit tough. The nice retired gal, Dora across from us had another neighbor, Alex and me move her piano. Alex lifts weights and looks like it. I don’t lift weights, don’t look like it, but don’t have to.

          Dora paid us with whiskey, but said “I know exactly what you are”, when I picked my end up with my left and steadied it with my right; it was an upright. Why does a chimpanzee have so much more strength than a human? I don’t know, either. My mother, my wife and my daughter can tell what I’m thinking by looking at my eyes. They say gold streaks sometimes radiate across my otherwise grey irises. Maybe Dora saw that. So far as I know I am completely human; I’m just intelligent and horribly strong. I also quickly recover from upsetting injuries. My ex-father once told me about his own father, William, picking up the flathead V-8 engine out of their Ford and carrying it across their garage. I use an engine hoist for that sort of work, but I probably get it from him.

          I gave Dora two bell-jalapeno hybrid peppers off my plant this morning.

          I’m stubborn, and don’t see the need to move off the sidewalk for motor traffic.

          • Aditya Vivek Barot

            IMHO, you made this country. You’re the raw material that subdued the Indian, conquered the west, built bridges and dams, worked in the factories, and fought (and won) every war this country ever waged.

            And now they’re waging war on you. I don’t know how this will turn out, but I have a feeling it’ll be bad for everyone, especially men like me, who understand that you are America.

            I’ve met guys like you who have no fear, who can build things with their hands, drink hard, and work harder. A dying breed.

          • Subdued the Indian? I guess you could put it that way, but the case of some of my ancestors, those women went willingly with white men. Perhaps there was some subduing done both ways. Injun women had a reputation as hard workers, and the white men who married them usually treated them better than their own men.

      • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

        That’s right. Did you see the riot in SoCal over the weekend by what looks like all white “surfers?” After a surfing competition, they decided to riot, just for the fun of it. Up to now, I thought of surfers as pretty good guys, great life savers when the need comes up, etc. Looks like the negrification process has arrived in their community.

        • Always hated surfers in college at Santa Cruz. None of them know how to shoot.

        • joesolargenius

          Most of the surfers I met while working as a bouncer on Maui were spoiled brat party animals from upper middle class families , although I have to admit they did run with some attractive women.

  • Spartacus

    Every dark-skins that kills one of our own should be killed immediately, regardless of what any “laws” say. Laws apply only to human beings, and dark-skins are no such thing.

  • willbest

    First while I agree that Roderick Scott should be entitled to self defense I would point out

    1) NY is a duty to flee state, as he was standing and there was space he did not appear to meet his statutory duty to flee.

    2) Unlike Zimmerman who claims he was jumped, and in any case was merely attempted to follow, Scott performed a citizens arrest, which is arguably inconsistent with his duty to flee.

    • Boulder, Colorado says outside one’s own home, “flee”, but I never did. I do not expect anyone to flee while committing a crime. Colorado Springs and El Paso County said they wanted my response to be “proportionate”, but that isn’t what I do. My response is not required to be proportionate because I am not a policeman. My response must merely be “necessary and no more than sufficient to end the attack”.

      The last one was 6’5″ and about 300 pounds. He was absolutely terrified of me by the time I was done. I threw about 50 pounds of scalding-hot grits all over him after the second time I told him to stop touching me. I issue orders and not requests in these respects. I kicked him in his head until the screws came once he was down and screaming.

      I beat the case, but I kicked him in his head about 50 times out behind the racks of dirty breakfast trays before anyone arrived. I did the rest of that bit in solitary in the hole, but I beat the new felony “assault” charges. I did three years in Texas, so a punk on a county breakfast crew can only get trashed.

      Folks in for misdemeanors have to eventually become accustomed to this.

      The deputy who came for me walked me back to my old unit to collect my property. My friends asked me where I was going, and I said, “The Hole on new assault charges.” I gave my books away to my friends, and the deputies took me to the Hole: 23-hour lockdown, but I’d already done that before. I didn’t see the sky for about a year until the US Marshals took me back to Denver for sentencing. One of them was nice and gave my books to my mother and my public defender. His name was Ron, and looked quite the cowboy, but he was kind for a Marshall. When I cried at sentencing about what I had put my mother through, he let me hug my mother before ordering me back into cuffs and shackles. He was a kind man.

      • OlderWoman

        You seem to be attracted to violent situations.

        • I don’t mind violence at all. I respond to bullies with hate. I’m a skinny guy who wears glasses, and I like to kick @$$. I’m afraid of heights and rocket artillery and sharks. Nothing else.

  • That’s when Christopher Cervini (17) SUPPOSEDLY rushed at Mr. Scott uttering “I’ll get you” or “I’ll get him.”

    • Romulus

      I remember that case. Nowhere near the coverage of GZ.

    • libertarian1234

      I never heard of this case until now, so I ran a quick check.

      As usual the news reports gave half explanations about the incident and omitted a lot of pertinent details, but what I did find was that one of the kids who was a witness said Cervini never charged Scott. And the prosecutor says Cervini was shot in the hand and the back, near the arm pit.

      The jury was supposedly mixed.

      The question I have is if he were shot in the back how could Scott’s story be believable that he shot the kid while he was charging at him?

      I also have a hard time believing anybody would charge a person who had a gun pointed at him, unless he were crazy, or hopped up out of his mind on drugs…..which is entirely possible in any case.

      I doubt I’ll waste time checking into this further, because journalism has slumped to near total-incompetence and bias it would take a lot of checking to find out what really happened. There would be no valid news report that would have an accurate account of the entire case.

      It would be necessary to sift through tons of journalistic biases and omissions.

      But I can’t see this case as identical to the GZ case with the races reversed.

    • curri

      Who’s dumb enough to really believe that he rushed a guy who was holding a gun on him and was very muscular and outweighed him by 100 lbs. or more?

      • Sloppo

        Did the other two boys by any chance confirm that the dead boy tried to attack the black man?

  • Romulus

    Well, isn’t that the pot calling the kettle white. No matter who is attacking who, the recipient of aggression has the right to defend him or herself. If your well trained in self defense, it is quite rare to have to use deadly force. SYG LAWS have been enacted specifically because people are tired of being victims. I’ll say one thing for the scum that run the media. Their consistent!! Consistently wrong!!

  • curri

    Was he really shot in the back? I don’t see how it could have been self-defense if that’s true.

    • TM was shot front-to-back. The autopsy report says the bullet destroyed the right ventricle which shut down his heart. The same report says the shot was fired between one and four inches from TM’s chest, which always produces powder burns and additional wound trauma from high-pressure powder gases being forced into the would cavity. This tends to make a temporary cavity permanent by liquefying tissue. Since people are 70% water, the results are rather predictable.

      My sister once tried to get even with me for “gross-out” stories when we were kids by telling me hospital stories, because she works at an emergency room. “People are a lot like spiders”, she says, “the arms and legs come off pretty easily.”

      I told her all about gunfire and land mines with unexploded aircraft bombs buried below them, and what happens when one runs det cord back behind a road along a likely road march with a land mine the point man will set off. I also told her about how soldiers usually shoot stray dogs and pigs, because they will attack wounded men.

      My sister told me I was lucky to only be crazy.

      TM was not shot in the back.

  • IKantunderstand

    Typical. The holy Black, well, suh, he don’t do nuthin’ wrong. Don’t matter how big, no matter how strong. The Holy Black man, he don’t do nuthin’ wrong. Yikes, I was channeling Uncle Remus or something. You know how they talked about field ni99ers and house ni99ers? Those were the days. Now, we got everywhere ni99ers. And, what is really scary, the phrase “house ni99ers” has taken on an ominous slant. Are we Whites really going to allow ourselves to be “governed” by the Black and Brown hordes? They aren’t capable of running their own countries. Did anyone ever consider the fact that if the Blacks and Browns were smart enough, were as smart as Whites, than their own home countries would be successful? That there would in fact, be no reason whatsoever to move to ours? The Congo, for God’s sake has some of the most valuable natural resources in the world. What have they done with these riches? NOTHING. I say this: If coloreds want to move to White countries, well then, their countries need to be re-colonized by Whites. I’m sure we Whites could work out something more equitable to the natives than in the past. Ergo, the natives no longer need to move to, and disrupt and infect White countries. We Whites, will once again, civilize them. At least try. However, perhaps this will take the form of new fast food restaurants in the Congo:Kentucky Fried Hearts(Human, sheep, cow). Or: Albino stewed limbs pot au feu. Of course, a collaboration with the Chinese would result in: General Butt Naked children.

    • [Guest]

      >>>Are we Whites really going to allow ourselves to be “governed” by the Black and Brown hordes?


      • IKantunderstand

        Are you a member of the Black/Brown horde? You must be, if you think Whites are going to be governed by them. Whites have shown themselves to be unhappy being ruled by other Whites, much less by non Whites. Have you read any European history? I’m thinking “NO” if it was presented in cursive. Actually, I’m thinking “no”, even if it was printed in book form.

        • [Guest]

          I am not expressing my preferences; I’m making an observation about the way things are in the U.S. And they are getting worse by the day.

          Blacks and browns are instructing the majority-white population to lick the crap off their boots … and we’re doing it.

          That’s the truth, and it offends me at least as much as it does you.

  • Non Humans

    “I just hope it’s not a message to this community… that you have the right to shoot an unarmed 17-year-old kid for breaking into a car.”
    I’d like to know exactly what IS wrong with shooting anyone for breaking into any private property? The libtards just expect us to say, “Hey there criminal burglar-thief guy. Hope you’re enjoying yourself taking the stuff that I’ve worked hard for. Don’t worry, I won’t shoot you unless you knock me around a little bit. And then, hell, I’ll be content with being called the bad guy when I shoot you. Cool?”
    They got their heads on backwards to make it easier to indulge in that cranio-rectal inversion they so love!! They had better believe that if I catch anyone thieving anything of mine, that they can expect to become victims of.40 Cal lead poisoning.

    • Sick of it

      We used to execute thieves, rapists, murderers, housebreakers…now we get sued by the jerks if they bust into our house and somehow injure themselves. Justice is dead.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      If there are any females in your house, teach THEM to shoot –then hand them the gun. The Feds can prosecute all they’d like against a female who was protecting herself and her children from rape, torture and murder against feral blacks.


      • That’s one I haven’t seen before.

        We have a new yellow & black warning sign, though, which says “DANGER ACTIVE ZOMBIE PARTS”.

        We also have “NO PARKING TOXIC SPILL”.

    • curri

      Don’t expect to get away with it if you shoot a black who’s breaking into cars.

  • Funruffian

    What? No mention from the media about this case? I would never count on it.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Ok, so does this make us even now?

    Why didn’t the Cervini family hire Racist White Extremists to organize protest rallies in 100 cities?? I could use a new plasma screen TV!!


  • I’ve killed more white guys than this other “Mr. Scott” did, so I would also have shot Cervini. When you are breaking into cars, you do not even have the right to run away if I can catch you, let alone say “I’ll get him,” and then charge me, because I will just kill you. It isn’t anything personal; I’ll just kill you.

    People who buy homes and live in neighborhoods they work to improve do not have to tolerate punks breaking into cars. We don’t, and that’s all there is to it. I’m glad that punk bitch was shot to death.

  • Sloppo

    Hopefully, some other boys learned not to steal stuff because of that incident. It’s not easy to teach a teenager with bad ideas, but the death of a friend with similar ideas can sometimes shorten the learning curve.

  • joesolargenius

    THIS IS JUST THE WAY IT IS IN TEXAS. I remember a while back when a White man in Dallas called the police to report two black men robbing the house next door and said he was armed with a shotgun and they had better hurry up. Although the dispatcher said don”t do anything he went outside and killed both of them as they fled , he was later aquitted !

    • Yep; they were both illegal (Haitian?) aliens, as well. When a Texan with a shotgun tells you to wait for the cops, you had better just wait for the cops.

      Some of us out west here do not make requests; we issue orders that must be followed instantly and without question.

    • OlderWoman

      He didn’t kill them as they fled. They came into his yard as if to attack him. They were going to attack him. He was acquitted because he was defending himself from black killers.

  • WR_the_realist

    I presume the punk was shot in the front. The examination of the body would make it plain which was the case, and I’m sure charges would have been filed had the kid been shot in the back.

  • I shot lots of armed men who tried to flee. They were not surrendering.

  • I don’t mind killing, but I don’t particularly like it. It’s like shoveling snow. You need the snow out of the way. My ex-father appears to have finally died, and I’m delighted. He was evil.

  • The punk checked himself out of the gene pool. Don’t jack with strangers unless you’re willing to die. I’m not afraid of a certainty, and I’m not even afraid it will hurt. All death is certain, and it’ll probably hurt a whole lot. I just don’t want to do it right away.