"The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep," Obama cautioned. Young and charismatic but with little experience on the national level, Obama smashed through racial barriers and easily defeated ...
Riot Promoter Rush Limbaugh Frets About Post-Zimmerman Unrest ....The truth is that it doesn’t matter whether Limbaugh has any idea what he’s talking about or not, so long as he says it with a deep animosity for liberals, minorities, and any other of his perceived enemies. And as for his new found aversion to rioting, here is a reminder of what he was saying a few years ago when he openly advocated such behavior by his dittoheads at the Democratic National Convention: I’m dreaming of riots in Denver. Remember 1968?[...] I mean, if people say what’s your exit strategery, the dream end of this is that this keeps up to the convention and that we have a replay of Chicago 1968, with burning cars, protests, fires, literal riots, and all of that. That’s the objective here. That’s the objective here. He could not have been more explicit in his desire for violence and destruction. And now this scumbag thinks he can characterize others as having the sub-human traits that he harbors himself. Psychiatrists call this “projection.” I’ll just call it hypocritical bullshit. http://www.newscorpse.com/ncWP/...
Rush hits the nail on the head while you slam your thumb constantly and then cry. Get outta here:}
<quoted text> Were Zimmermans past brushes with the law brought up? All of his phone calls to the police? His psychiatrist? What drugs was he taking and for what? The killer is the one who should be examined with a magnifying glass; not the victim. Nothing the victim ever did in his short life has any bearing upon this case, and Zimmerman is not the the police, judge, jury and executioner. He should get life in prison, he is a menace to society.
Much of Zimmerman's past was allowed into evidence, none of Trayvon's, as if he were Obama himself, a man without a past.
Bernhard Goetz on George Zimmerman:‘The Same Thing Is Happening’ by Harry Siegel, Filipa Ioannou Jul 12, 2013 4:45 AM EDT Thirty years after the shooting that divided New York, the ‘subway vigilante,’ Al Sharpton & Curtis Sliwa talk to Harry Siegel and Filipa Ioannou about the Trayvon Martin case. “I’m surprised,” said Bernhard Goetz, outside of his 20-story apartment building on Manhattan’s 14th Street, the same street he lived on back in 1984, when he shot four black teenagers on a downtown No. 2 subway train.“I’m surprised the same thing is happening 30 years later. It’s a different place, but the prosecution is the same.” 130709-geotz-zimmerman_tease The man he says “the same thing is happening” to now, George Zimmerman, was just 1 year old in 1984, when Goetz, now 65,“stood his ground” against Barry Allen, Troy Canty, Darrell Cabey, and James Ramseur, friends who had come down from the Bronx to rob video-arcade change boxes. When the mild-looking electrical engineer, who’d been violently robbed before, got on the train at 14th Street, the four boys surrounded him and, after one of them asked him for five dollars, he unloaded his unlicensed revolver, hitting all four of them. He then fled through a tunnel before police arrived, and the identity of the white “subway vigilante” remained a mystery until he turned himself in to the New Hampshire police four days later, offering a dramatic confession that may have shaded into revenge fantasy. All four boys survived, though one was paralyzed, yet Goetz became a folk hero in the eyes of many New Yorkers and Americans at a time when urban crime was widely considered out of control, daylight muggings were commonplace, and the murder rate in Gotham was more than three times what it is today. After a riveting eight-week trial that captured national headlines, and hinged on the question of whether or not he had reason to fear for his life, Goetz was convicted only of criminal possession of a lethal weapon and was sentenced to just six months in prison.
<quoted text> Seems to me the dispatcher would have assumed some liability if she had told Zimmerman to keep an eye on Trayvon's whereabouts until police arrived but I think it is just boilerplate policy to say "we don't need you to do that". I'm not sure a 9-1-1 operator even has police authority to order someone to do anything. How could she? She's not there. She doesn't know the circumstances. An example from officer.com of a 9-1-1 operator's bad advice: Police say [Jimma] Reat was driving with three other people early Sunday morning when people in a red Jeep began throwing bottles and debris as their car, breaking a window. The  operator who took the call told the victims to return to Denver and wait for officers to arrive, said Denver Police Spokeswoman Raquel Lopez. The car, with four people inside, returned to West 29th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard and stopped to wait for police, Lopez said. As the people were standing outside the parked car, the red Jeep, carrying about four men, drove by and opened fire on them, shooting Reat in the back, police said. The Jeep then sped away from the scene. Reat was taken to Denver Health Medical Center where he died shortly after 5 a.m., Capt. Ron Saunier said. Monday, 911 Executive Director Carl Simpson apologized saying,“We are deeply saddened about the events that transpired.” Liability? Yes.
Probably no liability except for a voluntary settlement because courts have repeatedly ruled that the police have no responsibility to protect citizens from harm.
The best course when calling 9-1-1 is to report the problem and then use your best judgment rather than stock answers from a clerk who isn't on the scene. Their advice is most likely selected from a standard list of responses to frequently asked questions and is generally worthless.
The prosecution getting two shots at the Apple, first they fail to prove second degree now they’re pursuing manslaughter, I believe they have failed in both the correct verdict would be ‘NOT GUILTY’ a verdict other than a Not Guilty would indicate Lady Justice blindfold has been remove!!
This was a political show trial, no more, no less.
<quoted text> I have no idea how the jury might rule in this case, I think they could easily go either way. I don't think it matters much whichever way it goes, these are very fine points of law. Its my impression that Saint Trayvon was a wannabe tough guy who finally got his chance but when things weren't turning out the way it turns out on the black TV shoot-em-up shows, he found his way out with a bullet between his chickenshit ribs. Regardless, what this case does return glaringly to the spotlight is that we are very far from living in a post-racism society. I think that's a dumbass shame, its so counter-productive. I honestly can't understand black people and Liberals like you.
Is the jury aware that the penalties for second degree murder and manslaughter are essentially the same?
Quote: Newly released audio tapes, the woman told investigators during an interview on the morning of March 20. "We'd all lay in front of the TV and we had pillows and blankets and he would reach under the blankets and try to do things and I would try to push him off but he was bigger and stronger and older," the woman said, audibly weeping in the Florida State Attorney's Office interview recording released Monday. "It was in front of everybody and I don't know how I didn't say anything, I just didn't know any better."