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Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media

There are 66313 comments on the Wall Street Journal story from Mar 22, 2012, titled Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media. In it, Wall Street Journal reports that:

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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“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

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#56912 Apr 6, 2013
2/2

A WALK DOWN MEMORY LANE:

If better relations are really what Lee wants, in this case the first thing he can do is avoid the appearance of impropriety by ceasing to refer to Zimmerman in terms and phrases typically reserved for defense attorneys. Rather than defend Zimmerman as being “clean” and a good guy, and denying things about Zimmerman that a listen to those tapes and a basic circuit-court records check can prove, Lee should step back and tell all sides dispassionately, that the police department is only interested in finding the truth of the matter, and his department will withhold opinions on this matter till after the Seminole-Brevard State Attorney’s Office decides whether or not Zimmerman should be charged with a crime.

To that point, Lee can order a separate investigation into his officers, whom residents say tried to intimidate them into claiming it was Zimmerman and not Martin they heard crying for help during the fatal confrontation.

Finally, all sides in this case insist to varying degrees that race did or did not play a role in Zimmerman shooting Martin. The uncomfortable truth is they may all be right.
There’s enough good science out there that suggests that even when we don’t think we’re weighing superficial qualities like skin color, often we are.

And political correctness be damned, it’s that sort of revelation that gives credence to the beliefs of some black men that even when they are minding their P’s and Q’s they are potential victims of law enforcement gone awry.

In a 2009 New York Times column, David Brooks cited a gathering of neuroscientists and academics where, among other things, scholars and students discussed just how ingrained a behavior it is to categorize people by race and then react to those people based on superficial judgments like skin color.

“Many of the studies presented here concerned the way we divide people by in-group and out-group categories in as little as 170 milliseconds,” Brooks wrote.

That’s pretty fast, certainly less time than it takes to pull a trigger, or to declare a victim or suspect innocent or guilty.

But if the importance of those studies isn’t clear to you, consider Brooks’ general take away from the neuroscience gathering:”…But it also suggests that even though most of our reactions are fast and automatic, we still have free will and control.”
Mike D

Roswell, GA

#56915 Apr 6, 2013
Jabber wrote:
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Anybody with any common sense would be scared of a hooded thug in the dark. Child.....a 17 year old could abduct a white girl and repeatedly rape her, pass her around to other thug, and then mutilate her. Would you be happy then. George Zimmerman was helping to stop this brutality.
you sound stupid. Cracker!!!
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#56916 Apr 6, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
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More than happy to
Just as soon as you answer my
Always making a claim, then stopping short.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#56918 Apr 6, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
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Yes you have
Still waiting for you to prove yours from last year
But black thugs don't understand that they must act like humans
Prove my "what" from last year son?

You must believe the longer you say it, the longer it must be true.
Cat74

United States

#56919 Apr 6, 2013
Of course Trayvon had a juvenile record. That is why he was with his daddy, mommie couldn't handle him. He used drugs, was high the night he got himself shot, according to the autopsy, and you can't make a silk purse out of a pigs butt.
chris

Lafayette, LA

#56920 Apr 6, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
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Fact from the court
are you so naive as to believe that with the court s word it is then truth

“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

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#56923 Apr 7, 2013
Cat74 wrote:
Of course Trayvon had a juvenile record. That is why he was with his daddy, mommie couldn't handle him. He used drugs, was high the night he got himself shot, according to the autopsy, and you can't make a silk purse out of a pigs butt.
Posting lies won't make them truths.

Trayvon had no juvenile record according to official records.

Trayvon was not high the night he was murdered, according to the autopsy.

Yes, you can never be a silk purse.
tiredofwhining

Lexington, SC

#56924 Apr 7, 2013
zazz wrote:
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Posting lies won't make them truths.
Trayvon had no juvenile record according to official records.
Trayvon was not high the night he was murdered, according to the autopsy.
Yes, you can never be a silk purse.
Trayvon was a punk and black thug Had he stayed been in school rather than on suspension for the 3rd time He might still be alive.

Acting like the typical ghetto thug got him a bullet in the heart . Way to go Zimmerman .... no need to put up with ghetto trash
tiredofwhining

Lexington, SC

#56926 Apr 7, 2013
Cat74 wrote:
Of course Trayvon had a juvenile record. That is why he was with his daddy, mommie couldn't handle him. He used drugs, was high the night he got himself shot, according to the autopsy, and you can't make a silk purse out of a pigs butt.
Trayvon might still be alive if his father spent time with him rather than courting his newest sperm receptacle.

Spending time with his kids obviously I was not a priority for Tracy Martin given that he had numerous children with different mothers . Typical ghetto mentality.

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#56927 Apr 7, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
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Zim never called to report a suspicious animal
The pedophile's fat ugly lying wife is up next, Homo One.

Have your popcorn?

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#56928 Apr 7, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
Still waiting for you to prove yours from last year
Always an excuse, eh, Homo One?
Here Is One wrote:
Only a moron would shoot a moose with a 30/30
In Canada it is not even legal
Truth

Rome, GA

#56929 Apr 7, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>Are there really people on here that are so stupid and don't know that a warrant issued by the prosecuting officer is different than an arrest?

PS: Sweetie: the prosecutor in this case manages to win 90 percent of the cases for which she obtains arrest warrants.
This one will definitely hurt her stats. Might as well add to the 10% on this one. This one has already damaged her reputation in the way she left out important facts when the arrest warrant was obtained. She sure looked like a fool at the hearing when she was exposed for not disclosing the true story when she obtained the warrant like the fact of Zimmerman's injury, witness statement that Martin was on top of Zimmerman, and that there was no evidence that Zimmerman attacked Martin and that autopsy reports indicate that Martin was the aggressor. I guess you would have to leave this evidence out to be successful in obtaining a warrant. These facts came to light in the hearing and sure they will in the trial as well and the victim will be acquitted.
Truth

Rome, GA

#56930 Apr 7, 2013
zazz wrote:
<quoted text>This was no ordinary "arrest warrant".

Keep up Skippy, you're almost a year behind.
You're correct it wasn't an ordinary arrest warrant. It was obtained falsely. Did you not watch the bond hearing when they admitted what they couldn't prove. Looks like you need to keep up moron.
Truth

Rome, GA

#56931 Apr 7, 2013
zazz wrote:
<quoted text>Posting lies won't make them truths.

Trayvon had no juvenile record according to official records.

Trayvon was not high the night he was murdered, according to the autopsy.

Yes, you can never be a silk purse.
You say he wasn't high on the night of the arrest. So what did he test positive for according to the autopsy report? I read the autopsy report so I already know. So share with us and I will let you know if you're correct.

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#56932 Apr 7, 2013
Truth wrote:
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This one will definitely hurt her stats.
I think the pedophile is going to end up with a well-excercised anise.

Looks good in orange, don't cha think?

His ugly fat lying wife is up next and you better believe Florida is going to remind America that she and her pedophile husband are liars before he gets on deck.

Tick Tock.

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#56933 Apr 7, 2013
Truth wrote:
Did you not watch the bond hearing when they admitted what they couldn't prove.
The bond hearing where the pedophile and his fat ugly wife got caught lying, that his bail was revoked and increased to a million dollars, and as a result where his wife would be arrested and charged with perjury?

Putting aside the prosecution has never admitted it couldn't prove your pedophile was guilty of exactly what they say he is guilty of?

You know: that you are a m/f c/s liar?

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#56934 Apr 7, 2013
Truth wrote:
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You say he wasn't high on the night of the arrest.
The pedophile was on prescription pills.

As America knows: the pedophile has anger management problems... long before he jumped this poor boy on the sidewalk in front of his house.

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#56935 Apr 7, 2013
Truth wrote:
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You say he wasn't high on the night of the arrest. So what did he test positive for according to the autopsy report? I read the autopsy report so I already know.
If you read the autopsy report you would know what trace amounts means.

Putting aside the rapist put blames his victim.

The pedophile is going to have problems explaining why he continued to chase this boy after he was told to wait for the cops to do the job that he was incapable of doing.
Cat74

United States

#56943 Apr 7, 2013
You must live in a cave. Travon's juvie record was reported, so was the autoposy report showing there was more then skittles in his bloodstream the night he go himself shot. You are the one who cannot face the truth. Pay attention to the trial when Zimmerman walks because of all the lies told about that punk kid.

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#56951 Apr 7, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
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More gay sex fantasies
{click}

I understand, Homo One: for you, they are a lifestyle..........LOL

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