Call for arrest of watch captain who ...

Call for arrest of watch captain who shot kid

There are 29780 comments on the New York Daily News story from Mar 19, 2012, titled Call for arrest of watch captain who shot kid. In it, New York Daily News reports that:

ORLANDO, Fla. -- College students around Florida rallied Monday to demand the arrest of a white neighborhood watch captain who shot an unarmed black teen last month, though authorities may be hamstrung by a state law that allows people to defend themselves with deadly force.

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Go Blue

Miami, FL

#20413 Oct 4, 2012
NBC is guilty as heel, in that case..no question about it....
Go Blue

Miami, FL

#20414 Oct 4, 2012
..hell...lol...
Sallyomally

Sanford, FL

#20415 Oct 4, 2012
In a twist not even the best fiction writers could have seen coming, the Trayvon Martin case, instigated by a couple of sheister attorneys looking to make money from a tragedy, will reportedly end with George Zimmerman recovering legal damages from Al Sharpton, NBC, and the Trayvon Martin family attorneys, Daryl Parks and Benjamin Crump.

The first claim is likely to be intentional infliction of emotional distress (IIED). To be successful, Zimmerman will have to show that conduct of Al Sharpton and NBC was so extreme and outrageous that it transcended all bounds of decency; that they acted with either the purpose to cause Zimmerman extreme emotional distress or acted with reckless disregard for Zimmerman's emotional well being, and that Al Sharpton and NBC caused him identifiable emotional damage. Here, Al Sharpton publically claimed that Trayvon Martin was murdered and that George Zimmerman should be arrested for the crime. The ensuing civil unrest and threats of racial violence caused Zimmerman to go into hiding. There is no doubt that crying racism and murder to a group of self-radicalized Black militants is beyond all bounds of decency. Any White peron accused of killing an unarmed Black child because of racism would be terrified of the mob's reaction. If Zimmerman has been treated by a physician for any kind of emotional trauma caused by Sharpton linking him to a murder that never occured, Sharpton's going to be held responsible.

NBC will likely also be found liable to Zimmerman for IIED because a producuer who admittedly altered an audio recording to make it look like Zimmerman harbored racial prejudices against Blacks. The result made all of America believe that George Zimmerman was the most wretched racist on the planet. Again, this sort of behavior is wholly unacceptable in a society that values established due process and the search for the truth. This act, combined with Sharpton's incessant race-baiting no doubt caused Zimmerman intense emotional pain.

The second against Al Sharpton and NBC claim is likely to be twofold- defamation and the invasion of privacy. The common law elements of defamation are 1) a false statement, 2) about or concerning the plaintiff, 3) communicated to a third person, and 4) damage to the plaintiff's reputation. While it's generally held that defamatory speech is slander and written communications are libel, where the speech is recorded and widely available, the proper claim is libel, which is held to be the more serious of the two as video recordings become permanent because they are ubiquitiously reproduced and shared across the Internet via social networking.Clearly, Al Sharpton repeatedly told people that Trayvon Martin was murdered by a racist and that George Zimmerman should be held responsible. As we are finding out, there was no racially motivated murder here. Sharpton's statements on MSNBC and at the numerous rallies he appeared at were patently false, and they were clearly about George Zimmerman. The damage to George Zimmerman's reputation is grave. He's been branded a racist child murder by Sharpton. He had to quit his job and leave his community because of the damage done to his reputation.

While Sharpton's employer, NBC, would normally not be liable for Sharpton's intentional torts, they certainly could be held responsible for his behavior under a negligence theory. If NBC knew, or should've known, that Sharpton's on-air race-baiting and vitriolic conjecture would lead to the destruction of George Zimmerman's reputation, and did nothing to prevent Sharpton from harming Zimmerman, NBC will also be looking at a negligence action.

An invasion of privacy claim will stand against NBC because of the altering of the audio tape. The publication of the audio placing George Zimmerman in a false light that is offensive to a reasonuble perosn under the circumstances, and satisfies the main elements of a false light invasion of privacy claim.
Sallyomally

Sanford, FL

#20416 Oct 4, 2012
cont.

Because the producer has reportedly admitted to altering the audio to make the story seem like a hate crime, there will be little problem with establishing intent here. Because this is a story of public interest, Zimmerman will have to show that it was done with malice. What could be more malicious than deliberately portraying someone as a racist child killer without a shred of proof?

The third claim will be against the Martin family attorney whose professional malpractice brought a nation to the precipice of a race riot. It was attorney Benjamin Crump who contacted Al Sharpton. Crump called Sharpton after trying to intimidate Sheriff Lee into arresting Zimmerman for the murder of Trayvon Martin. When Crump realized he wasn't going to be able to bring a wrongful death suit against the city or county (his specialty by the way is suing state and local governments), Crump decided to invent a racial controversy in order to force the Sanford Police Department into a settlement. Benjamin Crump manufactured outrage over a hate crime that was itself manufactured. This is negligence of the worst sort. It's willful.

As an attorney, Benjamin Crump has a duty to adhere to the principles of law. If you don't have a merit-based case, the law holds you have no case. It is malpractice to invent knowingly invent one. The harm caused by Crump's breach of duty is mind-numbing. There were death threats to Zimmerman and his family from militant Black racists. There were retalitory killings of White people. All of this on top of the injury to George Zimmerman. He has lost everything for no other reason than a greedy attorney wanted to shake down the police for money. It's shameful. It's this sort of behavior that gives legal professionals a horrible public image.
Sallyomally

Sanford, FL

#20417 Oct 4, 2012
I hope Martin's assault of the bus driver is caught on tape.

http://www.surenews.com/crime/assault/black-t...
Tired of Silly

Tavares, FL

#20419 Oct 4, 2012
Sallyomally wrote:
I hope Martin's assault of the bus driver is caught on tape.
http://www.surenews.com/crime/assault/black-t...
Honestly, I didn't observe any loss of consciousness, but that little ape should get a bullet to the chest just like NO LIMIT N***A.
Go Blue

Miami, FL

#20422 Oct 4, 2012
T4YOU 2 wrote:
<quoted text> This is great NBC is the most irresponsible news outlet in America. I hope Zimmerman wins big Any suffering his perents went though should also be included Zimmerman should sue that azzhole spike lee for casueing his parents grief Hell the whole town will chimpout on this one
Bareassed will be whining his preverted pansy ass off about his one
Not the worst, in the least...ever see, Fox and Friends?
Sallyomally

Sanford, FL

#20423 Oct 4, 2012
T4YOU 2 wrote:
<quoted text> This is great NBC is the most irresponsible news outlet in America. I hope Zimmerman wins big Any suffering his perents went though should also be included Zimmerman should sue that azzhole spike lee for casueing his parents grief Hell the whole town will chimpout on this one
Bareassed will be whining his preverted pansy ass off about his one
There's a whole list I can think of...how about Rosanne Barr, he should sue her bigoted mouth and take her nut farm away . That bit*ch should never walk this earth after the job she did with the National Anthem.
Go Blue

Miami, FL

#20426 Oct 4, 2012
T4YOU 2 wrote:
<quoted text> Not for years, Do they alter or omit pieces of soundtracks to make news or is it their politics you object to ?
It's just so totally out there, like every slick political trick Fox does....only done really poorly and amatuerishly....there is a Saturday Night Live opening sketch, that captures their b*llshit, beautifully.....

Level 5

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#20428 Oct 4, 2012
T4YOU 2 wrote:
<quoted text> Too bad they haven't cured sicle
Even spell like a trailer park bigot.

Level 5

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#20429 Oct 4, 2012
T4YOU 2 wrote:
<quoted text> Thx I'll check it out for a couple laughs . You do know that the news has not been news for years now
I know that losing your National Enquirer subscription must have hit you hard.

You might start looking in the recycle bin when you are picking up cans and bottles.
Go Blue

Miami, FL

#20430 Oct 4, 2012
T4YOU 2 wrote:
<quoted text> Thx I'll check it out for a couple laughs . You do know that the news has not been news for years now Sad really when people put their faith into a news outlet that is nothing more than smoke and mirrors . There is an old saying "never believe anything you hear and only half of what you see" . Seems fitting when a news outlet alters information to get higher ratings No matter what the source
Yeah, i still try to trust most of the nightly news(CBS mostly) and BBC and our daily paper....
Storm Warning

De Forest, WI

#20431 Oct 4, 2012
tuck frayvon
Sallyomally

Sanford, FL

#20432 Oct 5, 2012
George turns 29 today...HAPPY BIRTHDAY GEORGE!!!!!

Here's wishing you many, many more birthdays and good times to come.



Tired of Silly

Tavares, FL

#20433 Oct 5, 2012
Sallyomally wrote:
George turns 29 today...HAPPY BIRTHDAY GEORGE!!!!!
Here's wishing you many, many more birthdays and good times to come.
Mr. Zimmerman, my hope for you is that by your next birthday you are free of this trumped up charge and have received some big checks from your lawsuits. Have a happy birhday, sir.
Sallyomally

Sanford, FL

#20437 Oct 5, 2012
T4YOU 2 wrote:
<quoted text> If picking up cans and bottles generates income . It is one step above depending on the government handouts. The majority of your majority of your people would know nothing about paying their own way How naive of me to expect they would . How many minutes left on your free phone this month?
Bareazz without his "Bama Phone" is like "Bama" without his teleprompter."uuuuuhhhhh, aaaahh,ummmmm"
Spike

Willard, OH

#20438 Oct 5, 2012
T4YOU 2 wrote:
whoops : SB: the majority of your people
Do you remember when the O'bamster proposed a program that would teach people on welfare how to shop?
Tired of Silly

Tavares, FL

#20439 Oct 5, 2012
Spike wrote:
<quoted text>Do you remember when the O'bamster proposed a program that would teach people on welfare how to shop?
Shoot, they know how to shop. That's what Trayvon Martin was doing peering into people's houses that night-window shopping in preparation for his next burgl...errrrr........shopping trip.
Sallyomally

Sanford, FL

#20440 Oct 5, 2012
Spike wrote:
<quoted text>Do you remember when the O'bamster proposed a program that would teach people on welfare how to shop?
Like this?
http://fellowshipofminds.wordpress.com/2011/0...
Tired of Silly

Tavares, FL

#20441 Oct 5, 2012
Sallyomally wrote:
Steak and lobster bothers me less than the welfare diva with her six snot-nosed kids, 3 inch acrylic nails and gravity-defying hairdo who has a cart full of TV dinners and other processed foods. I've long advocated that food stamps should be eliminated and replaced with distribution centers where beneficiaries are given milk,orange juice, butter, peanut butter, bread, flour, sugar, fresh vegetables and fruit, hamburger and chicken, and a few spices. In short, inexpensive ingredients with which to make meals. Receiving handouts should not be EASY.

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