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Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media

There are 66323 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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preach N preach

Buffalo, NY

#64054 Jul 3, 2013
EASY MONEY wrote:
You are correct, my family an I are losers. I was molested by my father from age 2 to 18, I can work the showers and drain a General. I clean toilets my whole career in the military.
The first step was admitting it, don't you feel better now.
EASY MONEY

Bangkok, Thailand

#64055 Jul 3, 2013
preach N preach wrote:
<quoted text>
Another REGGIN with a stolen welfare pc, that has a topix life.
So reggin, besides taking orders from you massah and bending over in the shower, with your worst pay compared to private sector, reggin, what can you do, and besides mom.
Tell oh reggin why does DDR3 2000 have a DRAM of 600MHz ?
SREGGIN like you pose all day on what a topix life you have, your a failure like mom an dad.
Why in the F+++ don't you try to speak English you ghetto pimp. Buffalo, you really subsist in dirt-bag scum filled N. Y. State.
How often a month does your sister drop to her knees in you room?
Wake up sonny, you too will some day windup on the MSM, when some one takes you out. Another worthless thug and a Win/Win for America.!!
serfs up

Ormond Beach, FL

#64056 Jul 3, 2013
preach N preach wrote:
Now your coward drones can do the job of killing when there's no war, this way f a gg o ts like you don't come back pissing yourselves an babbling mother goose nursery rhymes from PTSD, shell shock, rice patty gumbo.
The progressives that are in power has expanded the potential use of those drones to include American citizens. The cowards start in the White House. That bastion of freedom. Also, Obama has agreed to with his Homeland Security fuhrette Napolitano and the ones who pull the strings on the comittees to allow 15 thousand Russian troops on our soil in case there are any problems. They are supposedly here now. They will have no problem shooting Americans. They are traitors in Washington. And many are controlled by others.
Patriot

Oaxaca, Mexico

#64058 Jul 3, 2013
DangerousRiteWingCrusader wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah, somebody else pointed out that the gun recoiling motion could be responsible for Zimmerman's nose injury as he was so close to Martin.
Zimmerman said Martin used both of his hands to pinch George's nose and cover his mouth when he shot Trayvon. If he's telling the truth we expect to find blood from Zimmerman's nose on Martin's hands and clothing. If no trace of blood is found on Martin's hands and sleeves, gun recoiling maybe responsible for Zimmerman's broken nose, not a punch to the nose as we've been led to believe...
Oh what a brilliant deduction you fkn morons1 I don't guess you would mind backing up your "theory" with a single case where a 9mm broke someone nose from the recoil of a single shot and didn't even leave a cut? No? Ithought as much. You fkn idiots need to get a life. A life just like your posterboi TaryBgone now has!
Patriot

Oaxaca, Mexico

#64059 Jul 3, 2013
Kennny D wrote:
<quoted text>
I guess that you didn't even go to school and get an education since when you don't have any facts backing you up; you resort to name calling and showing your lack of maturity and education .....
Just so you know; I am a white male ... German heritage .. served my country during the Viet Nam Conflict .. took a bullet for my country .. then served in Federal law Enforcement for Five years ....
What have YOU done for your country ? Anything ???
Ok Hitler you claim you took a bullet for your country. Who cares? My primary goal was assisting that others take a bullet for their warped ideology. Its disgusting to a true warrior to listen to fairy tales. Harden up and suck that gut in mf! If you don't have the balls to stand up for a man that defends himself at least have the dignity to shut your goddamn mouth!
serfs up

Ormond Beach, FL

#64060 Jul 3, 2013
If the worse happens and America becomes a sewer of violence, remember...leave the enemy DEAD! An armed burglar left alive may sue you for what you got left even in a hodge podge police state as corrupted lawyers will be stinking up any remaining justice for their personal gain as you see now in many ways. Know the local laws as a perp shot by you and hanging out the window may not be an excuse for you defend yourself. Drag the prick into the home as an example. You are not the aggressor. But because you are not, the real aggressors have nearly destroyed us. And unfortunately we will all most likely have to pay for it in a much more meaner nation that is poorer.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#64061 Jul 3, 2013
Incredulous wrote:
<quoted text> wasn't that the prosecutions witness? Sounds like the judge is a little corrupt if she is going to remove some of the testimony in order to help the govt. An 'executive' order from the number 1 racist, Obama?
...GFY....

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#64062 Jul 3, 2013
Patriot wrote:
<quoted text> Oh what a brilliant deduction you fkn morons1 I don't guess you would mind backing up your "theory" with a single case where a 9mm broke someone nose from the recoil of a single shot and didn't even leave a cut? No? Ithought as much. You fkn idiots need to get a life. A life just like your posterboi TaryBgone now has!
The recoil form a 9mm is minimal Even a POS kel tec like Zimmerman was carrying has zip for recoil Bareback came up with that ludicrous statement a while back. Anyone that knows even a little bit about guns can debunk this bs .

Zimmerman will be free by the end of the month Hell the defense has had it's case handed to them by an inept prosecutor....he didn't have much to work with though, so he probably did the best he could with the poor case Corey dropped in his lap
Reality Check

Newport News, VA

#64063 Jul 3, 2013
DangerousRiteWingCrusader wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah, somebody else pointed out that the gun recoiling motion could be responsible for Zimmerman's nose injury as he was so close to Martin.
Zimmerman said Martin used both of his hands to pinch George's nose and cover his mouth when he shot Trayvon. If he's telling the truth we expect to find blood from Zimmerman's nose on Martin's hands and clothing. If no trace of blood is found on Martin's hands and sleeves, gun recoiling maybe responsible for Zimmerman's broken nose, not a punch to the nose as we've been led to believe...
Nice try...LOL. still in denial of the probable facts.
Say What What

Newport News, VA

#64064 Jul 3, 2013
Reagan Revived wrote:
<quoted text>The only way Zimmerman will be found guilty is if the jury is tainted which may very well be the case. The gangbanger paid the ultimate price and Zimmerman will always be praised as a hero. Zimmerman ended this punks reign of terror and bangers like you and the twit you responded to carry on with your daily hate crimes.
Nah...there will always be at least one.

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#64065 Jul 3, 2013
xxxrayted wrote:
<quoted text>
I've been profiled several times, and I'm white.
I used to get profiled by the police when I was a young teen in the early 70's with my long hair and army jacket. When I was an adult, I was questioned several times by the project police in Cleveland when I used to deliver medical equipment to patients in the projects. I was suspected of buying drugs.
Ever wonder why Israel never had a bomb planted on one of their planes? It's because they racially profile. If anybody who even looks close to being an Arab goes through their airports, they are pulled out of line, searched up and down along with any kind of luggage they have. Problem solved while our TSA agents are letting Arab people climb aboard and are searching white nuns and grandmothers to be politically correct.
. Profiling saves lives.They should profile at airports Israel does

New York's stop and frisk got a lot of guns off the street. if it takes profiling to do that so be it. What is better, dead people or hurting minorities feelings?
Say What What

Newport News, VA

#64066 Jul 3, 2013
wonders wrote:
<quoted text>but still,holding a gun close enough to break his own nose...there would be gun powder on his face.
I would lay odds they've already determined the gun position from the entry wound....and direction of travel. Not to mention already looked at powder residue to determine gun location. Traygone supporters have gone from the Z-man chasing him down to shoot him...to holding the the gun in front of his own face. How stupid. Like someone else posted....9mm have minimal kick and recoil.
Say What What

Newport News, VA

#64067 Jul 3, 2013
zazz wrote:
<quoted text>
I've only been able to watch a little each day but I have seen enough to agree with you, Zimmerman will pay for murdering Trayvon.
The convicts are gonna love his fat ass.
He will learn fear, the kind poor Trayvon felt as he was begging for his life.
You obviously live in a warped little hateful racist world of your own. You haven't been watching the same trial as the rest of the country ...not to mention the jurors.

Z-man is gonna walk....and it makes your racist head spin.
Patriot

Oaxaca, Mexico

#64068 Jul 3, 2013
Angered American wrote:
Mr. Zimmerman luckily had a 9mm Glock
and The brutal THUG that attacked him is now dead.
It wasn't a Glock. It was a Kel-Tech9 which sells for about half of what a Glock sells for. Id go Glock anyday. The market has been flooded with 9s in the last decade or so. The cartridge is way over rated. Suitable for punishing poodles nothing more. Oh AND thugs jumping out of the bushes on occasion.

“Gloria Ad Caput Venire”

Since: Jan 08

Estefenu NY

#64069 Jul 3, 2013
serfs up wrote:
<quoted text> The progressives that are in power has expanded the potential use of those drones to include American citizens. The cowards start in the White House. That bastion of freedom. Also, Obama has agreed to with his Homeland Security fuhrette Napolitano and the ones who pull the strings on the comittees to allow 15 thousand Russian troops on our soil in case there are any problems. They are supposedly here now. They will have no problem shooting Americans. They are traitors in Washington. And many are controlled by others.
There are tens of thousands of American citizens who would venture to take a pot shot at a drone if they saw one.
Incredulous

Carmel, IN

#64072 Jul 3, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>...GFY....
What? Are you sucking the douche's tiny appendage? Don't think for a minute govt. employees don't play along with the politics of the day. This entire matter is all about race,money and politics.....not justice
Incredulous

Carmel, IN

#64073 Jul 3, 2013
SC Redneck_2 wrote:
<quoted text> The recoil form a 9mm is minimal Even a POS kel tec like Zimmerman was carrying has zip for recoil Bareback came up with that ludicrous statement a while back. Anyone that knows even a little bit about guns can debunk this bs .
Zimmerman will be free by the end of the month Hell the defense has had it's case handed to them by an inept prosecutor....he didn't have much to work with though, so he probably did the best he could with the poor case Corey dropped in his lap
It was Corey who initiated it. She should be held accountable for malicious prosecution. The prosecution never had a case...even Perry Mason would look foolish. The defense is not very good and the judge is biased which should give the Zimmerman team some concern. Hopefully, the jury isn't filled with those who lack common sense.
Incredulous

Carmel, IN

#64074 Jul 3, 2013
chris532008 wrote:
<quoted text>unfortunately most of them are corrupt and on the take
I agree. Lawyers swap cases and their clients like trading cards. "I'll back off on this if you do this for me".

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#64076 Jul 3, 2013
Incredulous wrote:
<quoted text>What? Are you sucking the douche's tiny appendage? Don't think for a minute govt. employees don't play along with the politics of the day. This entire matter is all about race,money and politics.....not justice
I'm only singling Government out for it's unpatriotic practice of, Social Engineering....which was in high gear, way before this administration came on the horizon....I'm not into throwing this President into every conversation.....It clouds the issue....
Incredulous

Carmel, IN

#64077 Jul 3, 2013
Inspector Beaver 2 wrote:
What a joke this prosecution is!...They knew they never had a case against Zimmerman and that's why charges were never initialy filled until the reverend al sharptang reared his fat ugly head and stirred up all the racists in the ghetto like he always seems to do so well.
I wonder what the Duke Lacrosse players think about this?...and all the other victims of sharptins racist actions.
Acquittal!
Families lost their life savings and their kids lost opportunities because an entitled racist black wanted money and revenge.

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