Media Bias on the Zimmerman, Martin Case

Since: Nov 12

Elk Grove, CA

#766 Jul 8, 2013
TheRealDeal wrote:
<quoted text>
WRONG...it was because a stranger was lurking about in a neighborhood at night in the rain where he had no business being.
Would things be the same if this stranger was White?

Since: Nov 12

Elk Grove, CA

#767 Jul 8, 2013
How many neighbors have stood up for Zimmerman? How many neighbors have taken the stand for Z?
TheRealDeal

Macomb, MI

#768 Jul 8, 2013
RiccardoFire wrote:
<quoted text>That would be the same as me packing a loaded gun walking around a bad Black neighborhood and when approached say "i'm just protecting my life, bang bang!" That is a disgrace to gun owners.
No actually I think you got that backwards.

To be more accurate, it would be like walking around YOUR OWN neighborhood and being assaulted by an overly aggressive thug, who put your life in danger...then, bang bang..no more threat to your life!
He followed proper gun ownership protocols!

NEXT!
TheRealDeal

Macomb, MI

#769 Jul 8, 2013
RiccardoFire wrote:
<quoted text>Would things be the same if this stranger was White?
Stranger lurking about in the dark on a rain night in an area that has had a rash of break-ins...yeah nothing changes.

What would have changed everything...is if Martin had of been successful in trying to take Zimmermans gun.
Not one of you tree-hugging anti-gun types would have even known about this case!

Since: Nov 12

Elk Grove, CA

#770 Jul 8, 2013
TheRealDeal wrote:
<quoted text>No actually I think you got that backwards.
To be more accurate, it would be like walking around YOUR OWN neighborhood and being assaulted by an overly aggressive thug, who put your life in danger...then, bang bang..no more threat to your life!
He followed proper gun ownership protocols!
NEXT!
having the gun made Zman Superman. All a neighborhood watch person needs is a cell phone. We really don't know who assaulted who since we are only hearing one side of the story. Since this case, I'm for less people carrying guns around. The first thing taught in any self defense or martial arts class is to AVOID a confrontation. Not get into one since you have the confidence.

Since: Nov 12

Elk Grove, CA

#771 Jul 8, 2013
TheRealDeal wrote:
<quoted text>Stranger lurking about in the dark on a rain night in an area that has had a rash of break-ins...yeah nothing changes.
What would have changed everything...is if Martin had of been successful in trying to take Zimmermans gun.
Not one of you tree-hugging anti-gun types would have even known about this case!
Why have none of his neighbors spoke out in his favor? If he was on a neighborhood watch, shouldn't that involve them?

Since: Nov 12

Elk Grove, CA

#772 Jul 8, 2013
“To be honest with you, I have a bad memory anyway,” said Zimmerman.

Zimmerman on certain statements he made, such as when he said the suspect looked like he was on drugs.

“On drugs, why?” asked Serino.

“He kept looking around. Looking behind him, just kept shifting where he was looking,” said Zimmerman.

At another point in the call, Zimmerman insisted to Serino that he wasn’t following Martin, saying,“I was just going in the same direction as he was.”

“That’s following,” Serino responded.

Serino also pointed out a specific point in the call where he says it would have taken Zimmerman a minute and 20 seconds to return to his car.

“You’re in the rain getting wet … you see where the obstacle is here? I want you to think about that. I’m speaking for you … it doesn’t sound like you quite recall exactly what happened at that point,” said Serino.“It sounds like you’re looking for him … you want to catch the bad guy.(Expletive) punk can’t get away… Did you pursue this kid? Did you want to catch him?”

“No,” said Zimmerman.

The investigator then played a 911 call made by one of Zimmerman’s neighbors, which captures screaming in the background and the gunshot that killed Martin.

“You hear that voice in the background? That’s you. You hear yourself?” asked Serino.

“That doesn’t even sound like me,” said Zimmerman.

Read more: http://fox59.com/2013/07/01/george-zimmerman-...

crucifiedguy

“atheism is knowing the bible ”

Since: Jan 09

fictional hell

#773 Jul 8, 2013
TheRealDeal wrote:
<quoted text>
GREAT POST!
Its funny they keep calling Zimmerman a fat wannabe cop, and a mall cop?
Hmmm, he volunteers his own time to help his community, and people like them make fun of him.
Wonder what these idiots do to help in their community...oh that's right, they are tree-hugging anti-gun types who desire to take away peoples rights!
The best part is, these foolish out of touch nimrods keep calling Zimmerman fat mall cop or whatever (another misrepresentation by the pro thug side) but the reality is he was only 194lbs at the time (only 30 lbs more than Martin), and about 3 - 7 inches shorter than Martin.
I guess when you have no real argument and facts, you make stuff up!
Thank you , I really think we're in trouble when the government isn't for the people , by the people !!!
NSA thinking it's alright to spy on the very people paying there salaries for their bullshit jobs is only the tip of the iceberg. This case is only one of many to be thrown into the spotlight because these crooks in the government cannot rob an armed public. Take our guns then only the crooks have guns !!!

crucifiedguy

“atheism is knowing the bible ”

Since: Jan 09

fictional hell

#774 Jul 8, 2013
RiccardoFire wrote:
<quoted text>Would things be the same if this stranger was White?
Why are you such a racist ?
Black or white, a man was attacked by another man , the man being attacked protected his life with deadly force .
To bad for the attacker and good for the man protecting his life .
If the attacker was not doing anything wrong why did he attack?
Because he was a thug , Now he's a dead thug ! Good riddance !
Karen

Ojai, CA

#775 Jul 8, 2013
Facebook fans of Trayvon's are already calling for riots and the trial is not even over yet. They will destroy anything in their path and feel righteous about it. Scary and very sad.

If you live in an area where riots will most likely happen I would suggest arming and protecting yourself and your family!
TruthBeTold

Macomb, MI

#776 Jul 8, 2013
RiccardoFire wrote:
<quoted text>having the gun made Zman Superman. All a neighborhood watch person needs is a cell phone. We really don't know who assaulted who since we are only hearing one side of the story. Since this case, I'm for less people carrying guns around. The first thing taught in any self defense or martial arts class is to AVOID a confrontation. Not get into one since you have the confidence.
You are anti-gun....we get it, we have seen you rant about that over and over!

The constitution does not agree with your philosophy!

Carrying personal protection, is just that...the gun was for personal protection, which is what he used it for. The events leading up to the point in which he used that personal protection, is what is being debated in court now!

What you cannot deny is the fact Zimmerman had a bloody lip, broken nose, cuts on the back of his head, and various contusions, further, you cannot deny what witnesses saw, which was Martin on top of Zimmerman.

Zimmerman was in fear for his life, which authorizes him to use his personal protection to defend himself...the police agreed, as did the county prosecutor.
TheRealDeal

Macomb, MI

#777 Jul 8, 2013
Karen wrote:
Facebook fans of Trayvon's are already calling for riots and the trial is not even over yet. They will destroy anything in their path and feel righteous about it. Scary and very sad.
If you live in an area where riots will most likely happen I would suggest arming and protecting yourself and your family!
Rodney King all over.

Rodney King likely deserved what he got, especially since he rolled through a neighborhood where children were playing at high speeds and wasted on drugs!

Regardless, no matter the beating King got or anything else, the city of LA did not deserve what the thugish ghetto animals delivered to them!

Same holds true here, and really, no matter how much these boobs on here defend Martin, if something breaks out...these anti-gun tree hugging, pretend "we are the world" "cant we all just get along" fools will be sitting ducks!
DangerousRiteWin gCrusader

Atlanta, GA

#778 Jul 8, 2013
TheRealDeal wrote:
<quoted text>
GREAT POST!
Its funny they keep calling Zimmerman a fat wannabe cop, and a mall cop?
Hmmm, he volunteers his own time to help his community, and people like them make fun of him.
Wonder what these idiots do to help in their community...oh that's right, they are tree-hugging anti-gun types who desire to take away peoples rights!
The best part is, these foolish out of touch nimrods keep calling Zimmerman fat mall cop or whatever (another misrepresentation by the pro thug side) but the reality is he was only 194lbs at the time (only 30 lbs more than Martin), and about 3 - 7 inches shorter than Martin.
I guess when you have no real argument and facts, you make stuff up!
Uh, Oh!

- Zimmerman's MMA instructor said Captain Z had extensive training in grappling from October 2010 through Martin's assassination in 2012... including Submissive and chocking techniques...

- Before shooting the kid, Captain Z was chocking Trayvon with his legs; explaining why Trayvon could not scream louder with his normal voice...

- Submissively locked then shot by Captain Z (Cold-blooded murder!)
DangerousRiteWin gCrusader

Atlanta, GA

#779 Jul 8, 2013
TruthBeTold wrote:
<quoted text>...
What you cannot deny is the fact Zimmerman had a bloody lip, broken nose, cuts on the back of his head, and various contusions, further, you cannot deny what witnesses saw, which was Martin on top of Zimmerman...
Medical records and pictures in evidence disagree with you. Captain Z suffered NO injury to his lips. Gun recoil injured his nose and Zimmerman's MMA trainer testified that grappling/rolling on the ground could be the cause of scalp injury...

You lie!

Since: Nov 12

Elk Grove, CA

#780 Jul 8, 2013
crucifiedguy wrote:
<quoted text>
Why are you such a racist ?
Black or white, a man was attacked by another man , the man being attacked protected his life with deadly force .
To bad for the attacker and good for the man protecting his life .
If the attacker was not doing anything wrong why did he attack?
Because he was a thug , Now he's a dead thug ! Good riddance !
I'm a racist for asking a logical question? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/18/tray...

Zman was a racist. So why doesn't my question come into play?

Since: Nov 12

Elk Grove, CA

#781 Jul 8, 2013
TruthBeTold wrote:
<quoted text>You are anti-gun....we get it, we have seen you rant about that over and over!
The constitution does not agree with your philosophy!
Carrying personal protection, is just that...the gun was for personal protection, which is what he used it for. The events leading up to the point in which he used that personal protection, is what is being debated in court now!
What you cannot deny is the fact Zimmerman had a bloody lip, broken nose, cuts on the back of his head, and various contusions, further, you cannot deny what witnesses saw, which was Martin on top of Zimmerman.
Zimmerman was in fear for his life, which authorizes him to use his personal protection to defend himself...the police agreed, as did the county prosecutor.
A medical examiner who looked at the photographs and records of George Zimmerman said the injuries to the neighborhood watch volunteer were insignificant. Zimmerman has given several versions of the events of that night. Which version was it?

Perhaps the biggest contradiction is Zimmerman’s claim that he was repeatedly beaten by Martin. Zimmerman has said his head was struck against the concrete sidewalk by Martin who rained a series of blows — more than two dozen in one account — on the volunteer.

Photographs show that Zimmerman had a bloody nose and two lacerations to the back of his head — wounds that the prosecution has insisted are too minor to have come from a severe attack by Martin.

The wounds displayed on Zimmerman’s head and face were “consistent with one strike, two injuries at one time,” she testified.“The injuries were not life-threatening,” she said, adding they were “very insignificant.”

Zimmerman had an owie.
Zimmerman had an owie.
Zimmerman had an owie.

Since: Nov 12

Elk Grove, CA

#782 Jul 8, 2013
For more than a decade, George Zimmerman dreamed of a life in law enforcement — but instead of becoming a real cop, he lived out his big blue fantasy by tracking down stray dogs,“suspicious” children and other intruders in his gated Florida community.

Before he gunned down unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin — an incident President Obama confronted Friday, calling it a tragedy — Zimmerman had been a nuisance to 911 operators. He would carry around with him a pistol and the hope that he would one day wear a badge.
He had a license to carry a concealed weapon, and he started a neighborhood watch last September in his gated community in Sanford, Fla.

Well before that, he was calling cops for just the slightest, racially tinged suspicions.

As the watch volunteer at the 260-unit Retreat at Twin Lakes, he became a paranoid pest — peppering 911 with at least 46 calls. They varied in urgency, but in the last year focused mostly on black men or boys.

That included a “suspicious” 7- to 9-year-old boy with a “skinny build” and short black hair.

In November 2006, he called to report a red Toyota pickup truck “driving real slow” around the neighborhood for five minutes.

In September 2009, he called about a “yellow speed bike” weaving in and out of traffic and doing “wheelies.”

A month later, Zimmerman was hot on the scent of an “aggressive white and brown pit bull.”

And last August, he reported a black man he believed was “involved in recent” burglaries.

Since: Nov 12

Elk Grove, CA

#783 Jul 8, 2013
Zimmerman moved to Florida in 2001, and he enrolled in Seminole State College in 2003, pursuing a vocational certificate to become an insurance agent.

Down South, he had his own brushes with the law. In 2005, he was arrested for assaulting a cop and resisting arrest. He avoided conviction by entering a pretrial-diversion program.

That same year, his ex-fiancée, Veronica Zuazo, filed a restraining order against him, claiming he had been near her home “just checking up” on her. When she demanded that he leave, he allegedly grew violent, pushing her, according to the Miami Herald.
In 2008, he explained away his arrest on an enrollment application to a citizen’s law-enforcement academy program at the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office.

“I was in an altercation with an undercover officer that was taking part in an ATF sting for underage drinking in UCF [University of Central Florida],” Zimmerman wrote, according to documents obtained by The Post.

“He never told me he was an officer and assaulted me first.

“My father is a retired magistrate judge for the Supreme Court of Virginia and my mother was a deputy clerk of court for over 20 years,” he wrote.“I hold law-enforcement officers in the highest regard as I hope one day to become one.”

Since: Nov 12

Elk Grove, CA

#784 Jul 8, 2013
George Zimmerman has placed at least 46 calls to 911 in the last eight years. In the last year, his calls focused on blacks in his gated community:

April 22, 2011: Reports “black male, 7 to 9 years old with skinny build,” walking around the neighborhood.

Aug. 3, 2011: Calls in a black male he “believes is involved in

recent burglaries in the neighborhood.”

Aug. 6, 2011: Fingers two black teens he thinks “have been burglarizing homes in this area.”

Oct. 1, 2011: Reports two black males, approximately 20 to 30 years old, whom he does not recognize. He says he’s “concerned due to recent burglaries in the area.”

Feb. 2, 2012: Drops dime on a black male because it is “unknown what he is doing.”

Feb. 26: Calls about Trayvon Martin

Hey, we’ve had some break-ins in my neighborhood, and there is a real suspicious guy.

Asked by the dispatcher what the suspect looks like, he says:

He looks black .&#8201;.&#8201;. Now he’s coming towards me. He’s got his hand in his waistband.

Since: Nov 12

Elk Grove, CA

#785 Jul 8, 2013
TruthBeTold wrote:
<quoted text>
What you cannot deny is the fact Zimmerman had a bloody lip, broken nose, cuts on the back of his head, and various contusions, further, you cannot deny what witnesses saw, which was Martin on top of Zimmerman.
Zimmerman was in fear for his life, which authorizes him to use his personal protection to defend himself...the police agreed, as did the county prosecutor.
http://abcnews.go.com/US/trayv on-martin-case-doctor-sees-evi dence-george-zimmerman/story?i d=16055412#.Uds_om3KU98

He just looked like he had an owie! I bet he needs a bandaid.

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