Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media

Mar 22, 2012 Full story: Wall Street Journal 66,349

Social media has put the spotlight on the story Trayvon Martin , an unarmed African-American teenager who was shot to death last month by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida.

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Truth's Door

#50387 Jan 29, 2013
CONGRATULATIONS...

Cecil E. Smith, on your appointment as Sanford's new Chief of Police.

I hope one of your first acts is to clean house in that corrupt and immoral department. Put employees on notice that crimes and immoral acts against citizens will NOT be tolerated..

Put them on notice that ALL citizens are to be afforded due process of the law.

Put them on notice that it is a privilege, not a right, to hold office as a police officer. Officers are servants of the public.

Let them know that you and the city will give them the tools to do their jobs and back them up in the job they do, as long as they act within the law.

Those actions alone, and following through with them, will bring about a level of Trust within the community toward the police department that is worthy of Sanford.

Again, Congratulations.

“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

Since: Mar 10

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#50388 Jan 29, 2013
do unto others wrote:
As for why didn't Martin just go on to the dad's gf's house? In spite of his size, he had just turned 17. He was still a child, becoming a man. At that age, boys still get scared, but that macho crap steps in and they think they're invincible.(Which is why auto insurance is crazy until age 25.)
He was scared, but he wouldn't run, he'd walk fast. That didn't work to get rid of the guy following him, so he did run. After running to the other side of the houses, since Zimmerman says he lost sight of him, it also makes sense that Martin lost sight of Zimmerman. As he had done nothing wrong, for someone to be harrassing him, he likely figured, the guy following him, gave up. So there was no need to keep running. He was talking to his gf, and likely wanted to finish the call before he arrived back at the house with a noisy kid and basketball game.
Very good posts. The whole series.

“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

Since: Mar 10

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#50391 Jan 29, 2013
Truth wrote:
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Read the stalking law and you will see it does not apply. Listen to the tapes, read police reports, autopsy reports, witness statements. All reports indicate that the person assaulted was Zimmerman. Reports also back up Zimmermans statement. Pure case of self defense no matter what the color. Zimmerman will soon be cleared of all charges. Justice will be served a second time.
Zimmerthugman is not charged with stalking.

He is charged with murder, murder of an unarmed child.

If it is as clear cut as you say, why does the defense team keep postponing it, for well over a year?

“as you would have others...”

Since: Mar 09

United States

#50392 Jan 29, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Zimmerman was a self appointed watch captain bordering on vigilantism.
One thing he shouldn't have done was escalate the situation. And he did that on his own.
Oh, absolutely. I'm just trying to see both sides. I can understand how Zimmerman would want to do it all on his own and be the hero the cops couldn't be.
He just picked the wrong kid, an innocent kid, to take his frustrations out on. If Martin had been a true thug, punk, criminal, whatever, Zimmerman would have been the one in the morgue unless he was was already brandishing.

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Since: May 08

Mexico

#50393 Jan 29, 2013
do unto others wrote:
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Oh, absolutely. I'm just trying to see both sides. I can understand how Zimmerman would want to do it all on his own and be the hero the cops couldn't be.
He just picked the wrong kid, an innocent kid, to take his frustrations out on. If Martin had been a true thug, punk, criminal, whatever, Zimmerman would have been the one in the morgue unless he was was already brandishing.
Are you saying that this little boy could have killed big bad Zim with his bare hands????

Kind of blows the theory that he was a poor little child..........LOL

“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

Since: Mar 10

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#50394 Jan 29, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
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Not when it comes to proving moron/liberals wrong..........LOL
You have never proven anything. You can't even prove you have sense enough to wipe your own ass.

“as you would have others...”

Since: Mar 09

United States

#50395 Jan 29, 2013
zazz wrote:
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I don't agree with your theory as to the cause of Zimmerthugman's actions. Zimmerthugman had called 911 and cops were on the way. He was told not to follow Trayvon. NW rules state to never approach a suspect. Police tell them at every NW meeting to NEVER approach a suspect. All NW is supposed to do is call 911 and report any suspicious person.
Zimmerthugman should have stayed in his vehicle. He didn't, his Napoleon complex was too great.
The rest of your theory is very likely what happened. Zimmerthugman didn't identify himself to Trayvon.
Just trying to stay on middle ground for those that think Zimmerman should get a medal.
There's no doubt in my mind that Zimmerman wanted to be a hero. If Martin lived to tell about the confrontation (perhaps Zimmerman brandishing his weapon), Zimmerman knew he would be going to jail.
Is that what you were talking about?

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Since: May 08

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

#50396 Jan 29, 2013
zazz wrote:
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You have never proven anything. You can't even prove you have sense enough to wipe your own ass.
Really troll..........LOL

I have proven that none of you can post any facts or evidence that shows Zim broke any law when he shot the 215 suspect..........ROTFLMAO

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Since: May 08

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

#50397 Jan 29, 2013
zazz wrote:
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Zimmerthugman is not charged with stalking.
He is charged with murder, murder of an unarmed child.
If it is as clear cut as you say, why does the defense team keep postponing it, for well over a year?
Please post the law that says you cant shoot someone that is on top of you beating you.........LOL

“as you would have others...”

Since: Mar 09

United States

#50398 Jan 29, 2013
zazz wrote:
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Very good posts. The whole series.
Thank you. I've noticed the Zimmerman supporters don't have much to say about them though. Maybe they've decided to look at the case with an open mind, and now it makes more sense to them?

“as you would have others...”

Since: Mar 09

United States

#50399 Jan 29, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
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Are you saying that this little boy could have killed big bad Zim with his bare hands????
Kind of blows the theory that he was a poor little child..........LOL
No, that's not what I'm saying at all. Although if he had to, he may have been able to. What I was saying is if Martin were all those things, he would have been armed as well.

Since: Apr 12

Truth's Door

#50400 Jan 29, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
<quoted text>Are you saying that this little boy could have killed big bad Zim with his bare hands????

Kind of blows the theory that he was a poor little child..........LOL
You know damn well that's not what she said.

You conveniently overlooked the word "if".

Don't you worry one bit, we're on to you.
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Kansas City, MO

#50401 Jan 29, 2013
A case of mistaken identity!

Man wrongly charged in Texas community college shooting released.

"Carlton Berry, 22, was charged in the January 22ND shooting at Lone Star College near Houston. He was released due to a faulty identification by a witness."

"Police later charged Trey Foster, 22, with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and resisting arrest."

http://ronenews92fm.files.wordpress.com/2013/...

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Since: May 08

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

#50402 Jan 29, 2013
do unto others wrote:
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No, that's not what I'm saying at all. Although if he had to, he may have been able to. What I was saying is if Martin were all those things, he would have been armed as well.
100% of black thugs are not armed.........many are too stupid to seal or buy a weapon.......

Botom line is that the evidence shows Zim was on his back and the perp never was..........

Zim was hit at least three times in the face and the perp was not......

The perp was shot at point black range when Zim was on his back.......

No law against shooting someone that is beating you........

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Since: May 08

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

#50403 Jan 29, 2013
Be Truthful Be Free wrote:
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You know damn well that's not what she said.
You conveniently overlooked the word "if".
Don't you worry one bit, we're on to you.
I said could have..........ROTFLMAO

Since: Apr 12

Truth's Door

#50404 Jan 29, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
<quoted text>I said could have..........ROTFLMAO
No need for even that. The word "if" was still there.

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Since: May 08

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

#50405 Jan 29, 2013
Be Truthful Be Free wrote:
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No need for even that. The word "if" was still there.
Yes proven wrong again..........LOL

So why cant you post the facts that show that everyone that owns a assault weapon is crazy???

I will then post my links for you......

Remember no assault weapon ever killed anyone..........Waiting....... ...LOL
sickofit

Owatonna, MN

#50406 Jan 29, 2013
Trayvon was defending himself from a stalker who was harassing him...Then Zim murdered Trayvon....Sad..

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Since: May 08

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

#50407 Jan 29, 2013
sickofit wrote:
Trayvon was defending himself from a stalker who was harassing him...Then Zim murdered Trayvon....Sad..
No law against following, chasing, running after a 215 suspect......
No law against shooting someone that is beating you.....
sickofit

Owatonna, MN

#50408 Jan 29, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
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No law against following, chasing, running after a 215 suspect......
No law against shooting someone that is beating you.....
INNOSENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY MORON....Trayvon was breaking no law not one....ZIM WAS THOUGH...CALLED STALKING AND HARASSING WITH INTENT TO HARM..........If Trayvon ahd been named Tonya nd white Zim never would have followed him......RACISM CLEAR....NO ALW AGAINT DEFENDING ONES SELF FROM A STALKER..........

Now take your nazi kkk crap and leave moron..

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