Prosecutors: Zimmerman did not use racial slur

Apr 13, 2012 Full story: Athens Banner-Herald 535

In this Thursday, April 12, 2012 file photo, George Zimmerman, right, stands next to a Seminole County Deputy during a court hearing in Sanford, Fla.

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#415 Jul 10, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>The Chief should get a medal....1st call was right, all along....
I know , Maybe the Sanford minorities will be happy when the entire city is broke . Too bad if they decide to riot an loot Barefoot promised me a cheap 60 inch TV if things go south . Looting is the reason they riot as you well know.

I haven't seen him post today. I hope his lip didn't get caught in someone's zipper LOL

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#416 Jul 10, 2013
Like so many, he will likely be moonwalking away from his manufactured, "But, he was a child" outrage.....for many, the handwriting is on the wall.....

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#417 Jul 11, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>The Chief should get a medal....1st call was right, all along....
Bonaparte should be forced to resign in disgrace after this blatant show of racial preference/prejudice. I haven't been to Sanford in years, but it was a nice place at one time
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#418 Jul 11, 2013
The police Chief resigned so they could install a black one to keep the zoo calm. Now the black one will be shamed by the behavior of his part of the community.

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#419 Jul 11, 2013
SC Redneck_2 wrote:
<quoted text> Bonaparte should be forced to resign in disgrace after this blatant show of racial preference/prejudice. I haven't been to Sanford in years, but it was a nice place at one time
Now, how about Angela Corey, and whatever higher power was involved? My friend, knows this Chief and said, he is a great cop, that just got in the way of a dirty deal.....Bet the city of Sanford wishes they could have a redo....

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#420 Jul 11, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>He passed on going home, in the darkening rain, in order to confront, then savagely attack George Zimmerman....Hard to imagine, i know......All evidence support's it....even the best Medical Examiner in the land, confirmed that Trayvon was on top and leaning over George, when he was shot....
While I think that he shouldn't have been following him, and the fact that someone is dead is Zimmerman's fault. I don't care where Martin was when he was shot. Zimmerman should have left him alone. Since he chose to follow him against the advice of the dispatcher, he should also take the consequences.
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#421 Jul 11, 2013
Since when do we allow citizen's to decide who is arrested after someone dies? I saw this on the Yahoo.com website: After police initially refused to arrest Zimmerman, there were many large but peaceful protests in both Sanford and the Miami area as well as in New York and other cities. Those demonstrations included a mass walkout at nearly three dozen South Florida high schools.
http://news.yahoo.com/fla-cities-guard-post-z...
I don't have an opinion on whether or not he is guilty, but I really don't like how he was arrested. Isn't that what a prosecuting attorney is for?
hmmm

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#422 Jul 11, 2013
PURELYCANADIAN wrote:
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Sure, practically had the piss scared out of me too, but nobody jumped me, and obviously I'm still here.
That might not be the case though, had I turned back and decided to pick a fight. You never know who you might be dealing with...
fight or flight??

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#423 Jul 11, 2013
Kimberling wrote:
<quoted text>While I think that he shouldn't have been following him, and the fact that someone is dead is Zimmerman's fault. I don't care where Martin was when he was shot. Zimmerman should have left him alone. Since he chose to follow him against the advice of the dispatcher, he should also take the consequences.
You show little or no knowledge of the facts of this trial....So, if Trayvon followed George and savagely attacked him......George is still at fault?.....just answer that?..Are you real young?...Summer vacation?....

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#424 Jul 11, 2013
unopinionated wrote:
Since when do we allow citizen's to decide who is arrested after someone dies? I saw this on the Yahoo.com website: After police initially refused to arrest Zimmerman, there were many large but peaceful protests in both Sanford and the Miami area as well as in New York and other cities. Those demonstrations included a mass walkout at nearly three dozen South Florida high schools.
http://news.yahoo.com/fla-cities-guard-post-z...
I don't have an opinion on whether or not he is guilty, but I really don't like how he was arrested. Isn't that what a prosecuting attorney is for?
If you are aware of the whole case...it may likely turn out that the Sanford PD, it's Chief and the initial prosecutor that advised, there was'nt near enough evidence of wrongdoing, to file any charges....May very well have been correct, all along.....Possibly easing misplaced racial tensions at a loss of millions for the Florida taxpayers.....

“What goes around, comes around”

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#425 Jul 11, 2013
Kimberling wrote:
<quoted text>While I think that he shouldn't have been following him, and the fact that someone is dead is Zimmerman's fault. I don't care where Martin was when he was shot. Zimmerman should have left him alone. Since he chose to follow him against the advice of the dispatcher, he should also take the consequences.
The fact the Trayvon is dead is Trayvon's fault. Zimmerman had every right to get out of his truck, every right to follow (although he may not have been following at the time he was attacked), and Trayvon had every right to be walking in the neighborhood. What Trayvon didn't have a right to do was to punch George Zimmerman in the nose and then escalate the attack further by bashing his head into the concrete. He carried the attack to the level that Zimmerman used justifiable force to keep from being further injured or even suffer death from skull fracture.
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#427 Jul 11, 2013
Get your facts straight. The dispatcher did not order Zimmerman not to follow the juvenile delinquent. She told him he didn't have to follow him. There is a difference, no order.

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#428 Jul 11, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>You show little or no knowledge of the facts of this trial....So, if Trayvon followed George and savagely attacked him......George is still at fault?.....just answer that?..Are you real young?...Summer vacation?....
That made no sense whatsoever. Of course if the situation was reversed it would be Trayvon's fault. Real young? Seriously? I must be immature because I have a different opinion or I must not have knowledge of the facts.

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#430 Jul 11, 2013
Kimberling wrote:
<quoted text> That made no sense whatsoever. Of course if the situation was reversed it would be Trayvon's fault. Real young? Seriously? I must be immature because I have a different opinion or I must not have knowledge of the facts.
Some have closed minds and only resort to attacking another s opinion when challenged.

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#431 Jul 11, 2013
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The fact the Trayvon is dead is Trayvon's fault. Zimmerman had every right to get out of his truck, every right to follow (although he may not have been following at the time he was attacked), and Trayvon had every right to be walking in the neighborhood. What Trayvon didn't have a right to do was to punch George Zimmerman in the nose and then escalate the attack further by bashing his head into the concrete. He carried the attack to the level that Zimmerman used justifiable force to keep from being further injured or even suffer death from skull fracture.
Did anyone see this actually occur?

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#432 Jul 11, 2013
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Did anyone see this actually occur?
Yep. George Zimmerman. Did anyone see anything DIFFERENT occur? No.

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#433 Jul 11, 2013
P.S. Every bit of evidence, including that presented by the prosecution, supports Mr. Zimmerman's account.

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#434 Jul 11, 2013
Tired of Silly wrote:
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Yep. George Zimmerman. Did anyone see anything DIFFERENT occur? No.
And the other person involved is dead right? So it's just the alive guys word against the dead kids.

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#435 Jul 11, 2013
Tired of Silly wrote:
P.S. Every bit of evidence, including that presented by the prosecution, supports Mr. Zimmerman's account.
It's hearsay not evidence. It boils down to the guys word who shot the kid that can't say a word. And because some blacks are known to be thugs, Travon must be one to.
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#436 Jul 11, 2013
Kimberling wrote:
<quoted text>That made no sense whatsoever. Of course if the situation was reversed it would be Trayvon's fault. Real young? Seriously? I must be immature because I have a different opinion or I must not have knowledge of the facts.
Wow you answered your own question brilliant!!!

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