Trayvon Martin Supporters Voice Conce...

Trayvon Martin Supporters Voice Concerns at City Council

There are 175 comments on the NBC29 Charlottesville story from Jul 12, 2013, titled Trayvon Martin Supporters Voice Concerns at City Council. In it, NBC29 Charlottesville reports that:

The George Zimmerman case was heavy on the minds of many at Monday night's City Council meeting.

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Purple Drank

Waynesboro, VA

#170 Jul 20, 2013
Huck wants so bad to make it what it ain't. What does Barry's "purple drank" taste like, Huck? Is it still laced with pot and coke from His college days? Does a thrill run up your leg, or is that Michele's hand on your thigh as you..... render presidential honors? Biden gives us the runaround. I have to bet that he gives you the reach around.
The Dude

Spotsylvania, VA

#171 Jul 20, 2013
harry wrote:
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Willful ignorance Dude. By definition innocence: freedom from legal guilt of a particular crime or offense. Not guilty verdict=innocent of the crime or offense. Zimmerman is innocent of murder. That's our system, like it or not.
I hear this discussion of "not guilty doesn't mean he is innocent" from people who want to retry the case because it didn't come out the way they want. Does our system have warts, sure, but I haven't found one better on the planet. You?
Not at all; if anything it is you that are being willfully ignorant. If someone was to murder you and your family, but the court could not prove it, are they innocent or guilty? Innocence is the lack of guilt, not lack of evidence to prove guilt. That is our system, like it or not.
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I don't know who you hear it from, but double jeopardy prevents people from being retried in criminal proceedings. I hear it from criminal lawyers who think our system is flawed and tilted against the accused. There are innocent people in jail because of circumstantial evidence, and there are guilty walking free because of the inability to prove a case.
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I don't know how much exposure you've had to other systems. I would agree that ours is one of the better ones. I have had some argue that there are better ones out there, but not many. We are the most incarcerated population on earth.
Purple Drank

Waynesboro, VA

#173 Jul 20, 2013
Barry slippin it to you too dude. That big O sticker on your car; I see what it. really means now.
harry

Wytheville, VA

#174 Jul 20, 2013
huck wrote:
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Did I say GZ had no right to be there? They both did, and Georgie was stalking (not the legal definition, but by one of its definitions "to pursue by tracking stealthily"). TM wasn't pursuing, so why should the onus be on him to identify himself in advance. He was trying to hide/getaway from the guy silently following him in the dark. GZ shouldn't have had or used the gun at all and shouldn't have put up a struggle. Perhaps a more racially balanced jury would have ruled differently, because as it was, one went into deliberations wanting 2nd degree murder, and two with manslaughter.
You're deaking with a myth huck.
John F. Kennedy, speaking at the 1962 commencement at Yale University, addressed the need to get past cultural myths and intellectual fads and to analyze the world with unbiased, clear eyes. The nation’s 35th president advised the newly-minted “Yale men” that “The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest; but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.”
This wasn't about race or guns huck, that's a myth. Making things up isn't going to make the myth true.
harry

Wytheville, VA

#175 Jul 20, 2013
"dealing"
huck

Charlottesville, VA

#176 Jul 20, 2013
harry wrote:
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You're deaking with a myth huck.
John F. Kennedy, speaking at the 1962 commencement at Yale University, addressed the need to get past cultural myths and intellectual fads and to analyze the world with unbiased, clear eyes. The nation’s 35th president advised the newly-minted “Yale men” that “The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest; but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.”
This wasn't about race or guns huck, that's a myth. Making things up isn't going to make the myth true.
GoodMorning Harry.
OK, I'll stop making things up.

Level 7

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#177 Jul 20, 2013
huck wrote:
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no racial profiling allowed here
Would you please explain, Profiling?
Alexander Nevermind

Charlottesville, VA

#178 Jul 20, 2013
Harvey Garciawicz wrote:
It seems to me that African-Americans cry how they want civil rights. The fact is that they don't. They want a protective status that doesn't hold them accountable or responsible for bad decisions or bad conduct. Just look at their conduct in Oakland and other cities. I doubt that less than ten percent of these protesters actually watched the trial.
What is a person to do? If a person is slamming one's head into the concrete and breaking a person's nose, am I supposed to say thank you if the attacker is black? GET REAL!!!
You're clueless dude. The bad decision and bad conduct was made by Zimmerman. The teenager should not have been the one on trial. Only the stupid world of unearned white privilege that we love and live in would make us believe that ANYONE, especially Blacks, would want to exist in such a crooked system. Stick to Faux news and let O'Reilly keep you hyped up. In time,(hopefully), your generation will be gone, and the world can become a better place without such a low level of stupid white thought.
I Left Cville Socialism

Waynesboro, VA

#179 Jul 20, 2013
I wonder if anyone found an errant screwdriver in the neighborhood. You know, like the one in little tray tray's back pack when he got busted with stolen merchandise and his baggie? Someone doesn't go walking around on a rainy night just for a snack from a store over a mile away.

Level 7

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#180 Jul 20, 2013
Alexander Nevermind wrote:
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You're clueless dude. The bad decision and bad conduct was made by Zimmerman. The teenager should not have been the one on trial. Only the stupid world of unearned white privilege that we love and live in would make us believe that ANYONE, especially Blacks, would want to exist in such a crooked system. Stick to Faux news and let O'Reilly keep you hyped up. In time,(hopefully), your generation will be gone, and the world can become a better place without such a low level of stupid white thought.
You shoulda watched the trial, then you'd be better informed.....Evidence showed George was savagely attacked by Trayvon and was forced to defend himself....Frankly, i am surprised you even get Nancy Grace and the Al Sharpton show, there in your trailer.....
huck

Charlottesville, VA

#181 Jul 20, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Evidence showed George was savagely attacked by Trayvon
what evidence is that
GZ DNA on Trayvon's hands?
What privilege

Charlottesville, VA

#184 Jul 20, 2013
Alexander Nevermind wrote:
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You're clueless dude. The bad decision and bad conduct was made by Zimmerman. The teenager should not have been the one on trial. Only the stupid world of unearned white privilege that we love and live in would make us believe that ANYONE, especially Blacks, would want to exist in such a crooked system. Stick to Faux news and let O'Reilly keep you hyped up. In time,(hopefully), your generation will be gone, and the world can become a better place without such a low level of stupid white thought.
Way to buy into the black white struggle/angst nonsense. Should we now include Obama as a white man with white privilege because his mother was white? Remember, his black father ran out on them.

Zimmerman is Hispanic,and we all know the Hispanic community gets along with blacks. Wait, the Asians, Hispanics, whites, no one gets along with them, but it's everyone else's fault. Look at Africa, it's such a well run place by all those sub Saharan folks.
WVU

Purcellville, VA

#185 Jul 20, 2013
Zimmerman has changed his name to Ben Ghazi. Now the president or the media will never mention him again.
Brilliant move
Leroy

Dearborn Heights, MI

#186 Jul 20, 2013
I wonder if they will voice their concerns for this girl who was raped then tossed off a roof by two black males:

http://gothamist.com/2013/07/19/cops_seeks_2n...
Timothy

Ruckersville, VA

#187 Jul 20, 2013
5 Trayvons die a day in Chicago, no story on that though
huck

Charlottesville, VA

#188 Jul 21, 2013
What privilege wrote:
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Zimmerman is Hispanic,and we all know the Hispanic community gets along with blacks.
you nailed it

Level 7

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#189 Jul 21, 2013
huck wrote:
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what evidence is that
GZ DNA on Trayvon's hands?
Eyewitness and neighbor Jon Good...stated he saw Trayvon on top of George, alternating between punching and pushing George's head down....He stated George was crying out for help, and Jon Good had warned he was calling 911.....His testimony was available to police, that night....and the fact, he did'nt even know George, made his account even more valid.....

Level 7

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#191 Jul 21, 2013
o-h-r-e-a-l-l-y wrote:
Where's the concern for Horsley Shorter's civil rights?
http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/story/22893269/2...
Something wrong with a 23 year old, with over 20 felonies on his record....AND STILL WALKING AROUND, AMONG THE GOOD HUMANS.....THAT'S THE FUCK*NG OUTRAGE.....
WVU

Purcellville, VA

#192 Jul 21, 2013
I Left Cville Socialism

Waynesboro, VA

#193 Jul 21, 2013
Hey, someone disappeared those Martin quotes that were from FOIA'd court records. Good thing I bookmarked that stuff! Why, you'd think someone was trying to make Trayvon out to be a martyr when he was just another gangsta with a history of beatdowns, dope, theft and other criminal mischief.

http://www.scribd.com/collections/4260452/Tra...

"Naw but he aint breed [sic] nuff 4 me, only his nose...." Trayvon Martin- Nov 21 2011

"My mom just told me i gotta mov wit my dad She just kickd me out."- Trayvon Martin, Nov. 22, 2011.

"Naw I'm a gangsta"- Trayvon Martin, Nov 22, 2011

"i got weed nd i get money friday"- Trayvon Martin- Feb 21, 2012

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