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Unarmed teen gets shot by Zimmerman...[Verdict: Not Guilty] ptII

Old 06-28-13, 12:47 PM
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I still cant get over how poorly they vetted their star witness.
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Old 06-28-13, 12:52 PM
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On the case - I think most can admit both sides are at fault. It's where you divide the blame. I'm still going back and forth on this. At this time, I think the most important assumption here is that Martin would still be alive if he hadn't attacked Zimm.

Have they even settled who was crying for help? I believe it was GZ, esp. if the screaming was done before the gunshot.
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Old 06-28-13, 12:53 PM
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Originally Posted by magiccmom View Post
So you quote Zimmerman's account. Proves nothing. Btw, walking to a home in the rain looking around isn't suspicious in any extent of the law. My son has walked home in the rain with his hoodie on also. He looked like he was on drugs? How did that look with a hoodie on in the rain?
I would think most non-criminal ppl would be walking to get out of the rain, not just stand around and look at people's houses. And let's stop painting Martin as a sweet innocent kid. He was criminal in the making, suspended for drugs, graffiti and found with a burglarly tool.
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Old 06-28-13, 12:56 PM
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Old 06-28-13, 01:04 PM
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I would think most non-criminal ppl would be walking to get out of the rain, not just stand around and look at people's houses. And let's stop painting Martin as a sweet innocent kid. He was criminal in the making, suspended for drugs, graffiti and found with a burglarly tool.
Yes, and George had all this info before hand?
Guilty!!! for all that, but not that day. Punishment will be death!!!
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Old 06-28-13, 01:09 PM
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Yes, and George had all this info before hand?
why does he need to have had?
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Old 06-28-13, 01:15 PM
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why does he need to have had?
It's just that a kid was shot based on GZ assumptions. Now any info of pot smoking etc.. being brought up to somehow support his cause is irrelevant.
I never said Treyvon was a sweet kid. I wanted to know what he did that day to set off the events that followed. He was walking through a neighborhood, and George the gatekeeper didnt know why. Then the poster said I should stop trying to make Treyvon out like he was a sweet kid. I never mentioned that in my post at all.
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Old 06-28-13, 01:20 PM
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I'm willing to buy that Zimm shot in self-defense long before I'm willing to buy that his initial degree of suspicion was reasonable. I'm not willing to overlook what seems to be a pattern of paranoia, unprofessional over-zealotry & racial bias. And of course, I don't know shit and neither does anyone else.
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Old 06-28-13, 01:22 PM
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This case never sees trial if it were not for the political pressure brought by activists. It was always a flimsy case against Zimmerman.
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Old 06-28-13, 01:24 PM
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This case never sees trial if it were not for the political pressure brought by activists. It was always a flimsy case against Zimmerman.
Really? They investigate after police kill an unarmed man. You think it was ok they just took GZ word as fact?
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Old 06-28-13, 01:25 PM
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I just don't want to live in a society where the street fights are settled by who happens to be packin' and has a Neighborhood Watch Deputy badge. Why does the guy who settles bar fights in the parking lot with a gun go to jail but people want this guy to get a free pass? Because Trayvon was a punk and happened to be a better street fighter?
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And let's stop painting Martin as a sweet innocent kid. He was criminal in the making, suspended for drugs, graffiti and found with a burglarly tool.
Yeah because none of us did any of this when we were 17. I got suspended for graffiti from school and I used to smoke weed. And guess what I also used to do at 17, I drank, I fucked and played punk rock in a band . Now I am in my 40's and have a house and a car. I am a college graduate, work for a good company and have never spent a night in jail. And I still play punk rock in a band.
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Yeah because none of us did any of this when we were 17. I got suspended for graffiti from school and I used to smoke weed. And guess what I also used to do at 17, I drank, I fucked and played punk rock in a band . Now I am in my 40's and have a house and a car. I am a college graduate, work for a good company and have never spent a night in jail. And I still play punk rock in a band.
Nice to know you fucked.
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Old 06-28-13, 01:38 PM
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It's just that a kid was shot based on GZ assumptions.
I'd think the fight had more to do with it than Zimmerman's assumptions.
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Old 06-28-13, 01:43 PM
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Nice to know you fucked.
Note past tense. The only thing he still does is play punk rock.
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Originally Posted by cungar View Post
I just don't want to live in a society where the street fights are settled by who happens to be packin' and has a Neighborhood Watch Deputy badge. Why does the guy who settles bar fights in the parking lot with a gun go to jail but people want this guy to get a free pass? Because Trayvon was a punk and happened to be a better street fighter?
I don't want to give GZ a free pass. I just don't want him to go to jail solely due to the fact that he "seems" like a thug.

I don't want to live in a society where the burden is on the accused to prove self-defense.
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Note past tense. The only thing he still does is play punk rock.
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Old 06-28-13, 01:53 PM
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I don't want to give GZ a free pass. I just don't want him to go to jail solely due to the fact that he "seems" like a thug.
This whole thing started because Treyvon "seemed" like a thug. If he was wearing a polo and espadrilles, I doubt GZ would have put himself in that predicament.
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Since the media found out this was not white on black crime why are they still going on about it? I thought color on color crimes(as in person of) don't rate as in Chicago violence? If only he had a proper hispanic name then all of this could have been avoided.
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This whole thing started because Treyvon "seemed" like a thug. If he was wearing a polo and espadrilles, I doubt GZ would have put himself in that predicament.
Again, so what? Nobody's saying that Zimmerman didn't initiate a sequence of events that lead to a tragic outcome. Unless the initial event was a crime, Zimmerman starting the chain of events shouldn't mean that the burden is now on Zimmerman to prove his innocence.
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Old 06-28-13, 01:58 PM
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Since the media found out this was not white on black crime why are they still going on about it? I thought color on color crimes(as in person of) don't rate as in Chicago violence? If only he had a proper hispanic name then all of this could have been avoided.
Zimmerman was made an honorary white man, I believe.
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Zimmerman was made an honorary white man, I believe.
Yeah, George Zimmerman is about as hispanic as Ted Williams (who was half Mexican).
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