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Trayvon Martin Shooting Shows Perils of Lax U.S. Gun Laws

There are 9853 comments on the Bloomberg story from Mar 20, 2012, titled Trayvon Martin Shooting Shows Perils of Lax U.S. Gun Laws. In it, Bloomberg reports that:

The Justice Department opened an investigation this week into the killing of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old high school student who was shot dead on Feb.

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“always”

Since: May 12

Ticklaw

#9851 Jul 1, 2013
Armed Veteran wrote:
<quoted text>
Another ad hominem when you can't refute what was said.
Typical.
Typical of what? You're the one who strays off topic to bullcht about his personal life. Refute what?

Maybe we'll start hearing from the investigators later today or sometime tomorrow.

“always”

Since: May 12

Ticklaw

#9853 Jul 1, 2013
Lifffffe Coachhhh wrote:
<quoted text>
If you recall the cops didn't want to charge him and were forced into it. You can bet their tesimony will slant tirade Zimmerman or they will make themselves look bad
That's not what I recall because it's bullcht.

The state is beginning to call the SPD officers now, so maybe now you'll learn why the police chief got broomed and the states attorney office was replaced.

George was referring to the deceased as "the suspect" throughout his original statement. Profiling?
Tray

Tupelo, MS

#9854 Jul 1, 2013
RuffnReddy wrote:
<quoted text>That's not what I recall because it's bullcht.
The state is beginning to call the SPD officers now, so maybe now you'll learn why the police chief got broomed and the states attorney office was replaced.
George was referring to the deceased as "the suspect" throughout his original statement. Profiling?
You still a joke. The states own witnesses can't tell the same story. Half even bolster Georges story. The state has provided reasonable doubt. The defense at this point is letting the state screw their own case. Yes let these officers tell of the threats to charge George or lose their jobs. Yes let them tell how the state bypassed the local law enforcement and even cost some their career over a case that don't exist. Some of them after this trial my want to file a wrongful termination suit themselves. Profiling? Yes Trayvon was seen "casing" the neighborhood, looking in windows and cars while high on drugs. Trayvon (the racist) saw an easy white target and attacked hoping to bolster his "rep." and gain a few extra dollars but picked an armed victim. Face it, there was a bullet with that boys name on it somewhere. If not that night it would have been soon. His "gangsta" crime spree cut short. A good start.

“always”

Since: May 12

Ticklaw

#9855 Jul 1, 2013
Tray wrote:
<quoted text> You still a joke. The states own witnesses can't tell the same story. Half even bolster Georges story. The state has provided reasonable doubt. The defense at this point is letting the state screw their own case. Yes let these officers tell of the threats to charge George or lose their jobs. Yes let them tell how the state bypassed the local law enforcement and even cost some their career over a case that don't exist. Some of them after this trial my want to file a wrongful termination suit themselves. Profiling? Yes Trayvon was seen "casing" the neighborhood, looking in windows and cars while high on drugs. Trayvon (the racist) saw an easy white target and attacked hoping to bolster his "rep." and gain a few extra dollars but picked an armed victim. Face it, there was a bullet with that boys name on it somewhere. If not that night it would have been soon. His "gangsta" crime spree cut short. A good start.
Be patient grasshopper.
Anti-Fascism

United States

#9856 Jul 1, 2013
RuffnReddy wrote:
<quoted text>That's not what I recall because it's bullcht.
The state is beginning to call the SPD officers now, so maybe now you'll learn why the police chief got broomed and the states attorney office was replaced.
George was referring to the deceased as "the suspect" throughout his original statement. Profiling?
And Trayvon called Zimmerman a "cr***a" - therefore he was 'racial profiling' Zimmerman; thus evidence toward a probable fuel behind Trayvon then performing a racially motivated 'hate-crime'-based physical assault on Zimmerman soon afterward.

Zimmerman did call the police long before any confrontation happened; Zimmerman was therefore not afraid of an 'outside mediator' getting involved with what he say. Zimmerman was not planning on committing a crime that night. Why didn't *Trayvon* then call the police? Was *he* scared of an outside mediator viewing what *he* was about to do?

Why didn't "Dee Dee" dial 911 before or especially after Trayvons phone went dead? Did she know (by Trayvon saying so?) that Trayvon was about to do something illegal, like "beat that cr***a's *ss"?

Hmmmmmmmm... we'll never know now, seeing as how deceptive, "star witless" Dee Dee has shown clear signs of holding back now; recanting her first admission of Trayvon saying "cr***a" to begin with! Oops!

Zimmerman saw a suspicious-looking person walking at night, in the middle of heavy rain downpour, of whom Zimmerman has never seen before in the ***gated community*** which Zimmerman lives; a person of whom ran away from Zimmerman while seeing Zimmerman on the phone, in a neighborhood which has had *multiple break-in's* over the past few years, and one only having a criminal being arrested a few weeks before this night.

Who in their right mind would *not* call him a "suspect", genius? You would too, if you saw him and knew everything that Zimmerman knew. So would any police officer. Don't bother denying it, simply because we now know what the facts are. At that time, you'd be singing a different tune, indeed.

"Suspect" and "criminal" are two different things.
Anti-Fascism

United States

#9857 Jul 1, 2013
say = saw*

“always”

Since: May 12

Ticklaw

#9858 Jul 1, 2013
Anti-Fascism wrote:
say = saw*
Get a life moron, cracker is an endearing term, even the head scumbag at The Conservative Tree House calls himself sundancecracker.

Go watch the trial and you'll learn that the SPD once again chose sides before it had any details.

It's not 1954 anymore.
--_--Supabeast-- _--

Denver, NC

#9859 Jul 1, 2013
I'll bet that George will walk free, turn it around and sue, then someone will either write a book or make a movie about the whole ordeal. He will make a lot of money.
spocko

Oakland, CA

#9860 Jul 1, 2013
Tray wrote:
<quoted text> You still a joke. The states own witnesses can't tell the same story. Half even bolster Georges story. The state has provided reasonable doubt. The defense at this point is letting the state screw their own case. Yes let these officers tell of the threats to charge George or lose their jobs. Yes let them tell how the state bypassed the local law enforcement and even cost some their career over a case that don't exist. Some of them after this trial my want to file a wrongful termination suit themselves. Profiling? Yes Trayvon was seen "casing" the neighborhood, looking in windows and cars while high on drugs. Trayvon (the racist) saw an easy white target and attacked hoping to bolster his "rep." and gain a few extra dollars but picked an armed victim. Face it, there was a bullet with that boys name on it somewhere. If not that night it would have been soon. His "gangsta" crime spree cut short. A good start.
Huh? You live in very, very strange and tiny fantasy world where innuendo and hearsay are facts ...
Anti-Fascism

United States

#9861 Jul 1, 2013
RuffnReddy wrote:
<quoted text>Get a life moron, cracker is an endearing term, even the head scumbag at The Conservative Tree House calls himself sundancecracker.
Go watch the trial and you'll learn that the SPD once again chose sides before it had any details.
It's not 1954 anymore.
Oh, well, looky here, boys: yet *another* troll who cannot counter points brought up! "What a coincidence," huh?

You silly [racist] troll.

You'd not happen to be related to barefoot262, xando, factologist, etc., would you? Hmm? ;-D
spocko

Oakland, CA

#9862 Jul 1, 2013
Tray wrote:
<quoted text> You still a joke. The states own witnesses can't tell the same story. Half even bolster Georges story. The state has provided reasonable doubt. The defense at this point is letting the state screw their own case. Yes let these officers tell of the threats to charge George or lose their jobs. Yes let them tell how the state bypassed the local law enforcement and even cost some their career over a case that don't exist. Some of them after this trial my want to file a wrongful termination suit themselves. Profiling? Yes Trayvon was seen "casing" the neighborhood, looking in windows and cars while high on drugs. Trayvon (the racist) saw an easy white target and attacked hoping to bolster his "rep." and gain a few extra dollars but picked an armed victim. Face it, there was a bullet with that boys name on it somewhere. If not that night it would have been soon. His "gangsta" crime spree cut short. A good start.
What is it exactly that compels you to, so desperately, cling to this Zimmerman character, a ‘would be’ policeman and an armed disaster waiting to happen – and it did!!

“O'er the land of the free ? ”

Since: Jan 09

Don't Tread On Me

#9863 Jul 1, 2013
RuffnReddy wrote:
<quoted text>That's not what I recall because it's bullcht.
The state is beginning to call the SPD officers now, so maybe now you'll learn why the police chief got broomed and the states attorney office was replaced.
George was referring to the deceased as "the suspect" throughout his original statement. Profiling?
Would it have been better if he called him " Uncle Ben " ?
Tray

Tupelo, MS

#9868 Jul 2, 2013
spocko wrote:
<quoted text>
Huh? You live in very, very strange and tiny fantasy world where innuendo and hearsay are facts ...
Serino agreed that Zimmerman had been open with police. Singleton said she had no evidence that Zimmerman had any ill will, anger or hatred for the teen— terms that would be crucial for the prosecution to get a second-degree murder conviction. To bad your racism has clouded your mind and you can't see facts. I wonder how you react when you meet a young black man dressed like a thug on a dark night alone. How about if you see him hanging out close to your home. No need to answer, you have lied enough.
Tray

Tupelo, MS

#9869 Jul 2, 2013
spocko wrote:
<quoted text>
What is it exactly that compels you to, so desperately, cling to this Zimmerman character, a ‘would be’ policeman and an armed disaster waiting to happen – and it did!!
Citizen tired of thugs overrunning the neighborhood. Citizen tired of thugs getting a free pass after violating those who try to make something of themselves. Trayvon was a cancer spreading to yet another neighborhood of what he thought was helpless victims. We have a cure for thugs. The "helpless victims" are arming themselves at record rates. Gun ownership has skyrocketed. This case will kill the expectation of safety in the thug line of work. Hiding behind the race card is dead. Your attempt to somehow justify the thug lifestyle has failed. Look around you, face facts, the free ride is coming to an end.
pffffttt

Albuquerque, NM

#9870 Jul 2, 2013
the gun laws worked perfectly. A legal licensed concealed carry holder defended himself against a punk who didn't like to be watched as he cases apartments for future burglaries evidenced by prior acts of being caught with burglary tools in his possession (which conveniently the liberal judge refused to be brought in as evidence).
spocko

Oakland, CA

#9872 Jul 2, 2013
Tray wrote:
<quoted text> Citizen tired of thugs overrunning the neighborhood. Citizen tired of thugs getting a free pass after violating those who try to make something of themselves. Trayvon was a cancer spreading to yet another neighborhood of what he thought was helpless victims. We have a cure for thugs. The "helpless victims" are arming themselves at record rates. Gun ownership has skyrocketed. This case will kill the expectation of safety in the thug line of work. Hiding behind the race card is dead. Your attempt to somehow justify the thug lifestyle has failed. Look around you, face facts, the free ride is coming to an end.
Fact is you can't back up your outrageous racist statement. You personify what is wrong with this country with your hateful and racist mindset!
Incredulous

Carmel, IN

#9874 Jul 2, 2013
pffffttt wrote:
the gun laws worked perfectly. A legal licensed concealed carry holder defended himself against a punk who didn't like to be watched as he cases apartments for future burglaries evidenced by prior acts of being caught with burglary tools in his possession (which conveniently the liberal judge refused to be brought in as evidence).
the judge does not appear to be unbiased.
spocko

Oakland, CA

#9875 Jul 2, 2013
Tray wrote:
<quoted text> Citizen tired of thugs overrunning the neighborhood. Citizen tired of thugs getting a free pass after violating those who try to make something of themselves. Trayvon was a cancer spreading to yet another neighborhood of what he thought was helpless victims. We have a cure for thugs. The "helpless victims" are arming themselves at record rates. Gun ownership has skyrocketed. This case will kill the expectation of safety in the thug line of work. Hiding behind the race card is dead. Your attempt to somehow justify the thug lifestyle has failed. Look around you, face facts, the free ride is coming to an end.
How exactly are these thugs overrunning a gated community? The fact is a number of residence had been complaining that they feel uncomfortable and threatened by this Zimmerman volunteer lurking in the shadows with a loaded gun! You clearly have mental problems why don't you go and get help?
Incredulous

Carmel, IN

#9876 Jul 2, 2013
spocko wrote:
<quoted text>
Fact is you can't back up your outrageous racist statement. You personify what is wrong with this country with your hateful and racist mindset!
there is no question this case opened the eyes of those who didn't think reverse racism was running rampant in this society.......fueled by a racist media, corrupt politicians and liberal monsters who want big brother to rule the world.
Tray

Tupelo, MS

#9877 Jul 2, 2013
spocko wrote:
<quoted text>
Fact is you can't back up your outrageous racist statement. You personify what is wrong with this country with your hateful and racist mindset!
Why would I have any mindset? What was racist? Oh that's right BECAUSE IT WAS EARNED. Do you really need to be schooled on the crime rates and who commits the highest%? Profile is using past activity to relate to present activity. Blacks are profiled because they commit the greater % of crime DUH. Do you want facts removed from society simply because they are true? By the way you still would cringe when meeting a young black man in a dark area wearing thug clothes. Admit at least to yourself that is a profile and a realistic one at that.

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