Zimmerman found not guilty in shooting death of Trayvon Martin

Jul 13, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: The Hill

George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who triggered a national debate about race after shooting an unarmed black teenager named Trayvon Martin, was found not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges Saturday night.

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I really think the citizens of this country have lost the sense of family in the first place. People in the cities and counties of this country are afraid of their kids. I have seen parents call the cops to make their kids get up and go to school. What happened to telling you kid to go on your own or taking they things a kid likes until he or she decides to do the right thing????This world is going to be a horrible place in the years to come. If people do not start being responsible for the things they do or making their kids do the right thing. People, it is not hard. Raise your kids. Do not expect the cops too and teach them they are and will be accountable for their own actions.. We are supposed to be human beings. We are supposed to be smart. Someone said along time ago life is not fair. I disagree, life is fair. It is not Life it is the actions you take that determine where you go in life. Your attitude is what will make you or break you. Quit expecting society to bow to you. You have to work for everything in life. Respect starts with the acceptance of responsibility.
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If Martin felt threatened he could have eluded Z and called the police.Instead he chose to assault a stranger in the dark.A case could be made that Martin decided that"vigilante justice"was more important than his own safety.It was a clear case of self defense when Martin decided to attack someone rather than seek police assistance.No one blocked his path of retreat.
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When the"special interest"groups talk about"racial profiling",remember Reginald Denny,a white truck driver nearly beaten to death in 1992.They never meant to profile Denny,they were caught up in the moment,just like anyone else.The"profilers"r eceived a much lighter sentence than their hate crime deserved.Where was the Justice Dept on that case?
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I'm sick of many Black criminal types and Leftist White Liberals thinking they can transform our jurisprudence system into something similar to the Nazi change of jurisprudence in Germany in the early 1930s. They are systematically destroying America. We need another Joseph McCarthy, another Robert Kennedy to clean house.

Those drugged-up Communist Anarchists in Oakland should be summarily shot (by proper authority of course.)
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There is no justice in America if a jury can come to this conclusion. This is a license to kill anyone any time. It is now OK to kill anyone you don't like. Just attack them, then stand your ground and shoot them if they don't do everything you say.
This trial was rigged. It sets the precedent that killing is now legal.
Not true at all, Martin was the proven violent raCIST AND HE COULDN'T EVEN GET IT RIGHT, Zimmerman is no "cracker".
Martin committed a felony assault, what law gave him the right to do that?>
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Jul 14, 2013
 
Nixon style riot control!
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Just a thought wrote:
When the"special interest"groups talk about"racial profiling",remember Reginald Denny,a white truck driver nearly beaten to death in 1992.They never meant to profile Denny,they were caught up in the moment,just like anyone else.The"profilers"r eceived a much lighter sentence than their hate crime deserved.Where was the Justice Dept on that case?
Remember Reginald Denny, but also remember the 58 innocent people MURDERED by Sons of Obama, not long after he was doing PCP at Occidental. The media wasn't much different then either. One TV station had a young woman actually telling the Black thugs exactly how to make Molotov cocktails.
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Just a thought wrote:
When the"special interest"groups talk about"racial profiling",remember Reginald Denny,a white truck driver nearly beaten to death in 1992.They never meant to profile Denny,they were caught up in the moment,just like anyone else.The"profilers"r eceived a much lighter sentence than their hate crime deserved.Where was the Justice Dept on that case?
I don't blame Obama for this. This was entirely NBC's fault for falsifying the 911 tape, and deliberately displaying outdated photographs. I didn't find out the "actual" information that GZ was injured until a "month" after this case was first announced. It was in the paper indicating that NBC had to apologize, then showing the actual photographs of TM and GZ.

GZ should sue NBC's anchor who did this big time.

As to your question, crimes are usually about actions, not race.
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If I had a son.My mantra is"Not my President"!

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<quoted text>which Florida law would that be? did you get that from one of your websites?
i do not browse liberal websites. i am not a liberal in any sense.
you are showing your parrot level of reasoning....someone disagrees with you, so they must be who you were told is the enemy.
try thinking for yourself, your civic duty requires it, and you are failing miserably at it...
It would be THIS law:
776.032&#8195;Immunity from criminal prosecution and civil action for justifiable use of force.—
(1)&#8195;A person who uses force as permitted in s. 776.012, s. 776.013, or s. 776.031 is justified in using such force and is immune from criminal prosecution and civil action for the use of such force, unless the person against whom force was used is a law enforcement officer, as defined in s. 943.10(14), who was acting in the performance of his or her official duties and the officer identified himself or herself in accordance with any applicable law or the person using force knew or reasonably should have known that the person was a law enforcement officer. As used in this subsection, the term “criminal prosecution” includes arresting, detaining in custody, and charging or prosecuting the defendant.
(2)&#8195;A law enforcement agency may use standard procedures for investigating the use of force as described in subsection (1), but the agency may not arrest the person for using force unless it determines that there is probable cause that the force that was used was unlawful.
(3)&#8195;The court shall award reasonable attorney’s fees, court costs, compensation for loss of income, and all expenses incurred by the defendant in defense of any civil action brought by a plaintiff if the court finds that the defendant is immune from prosecution as provided in subsection (1).
History.—s. 4, ch. 2005-27.

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Marine Corp Pat wrote:
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I know you’re having fun thinking that this is a great win for the right after losing the last 2 elections to the Black guy… but your misplaced celebration just further shows your clouded judgment and racist sentiments.
For the past week fox news and other media bigots had been pushing this whole line about Blacks rioting if Zimmerman got off, but in the mist of their pushing that racist narrative about the Black community they purposefully overlooked the one thing that destroys that narrative… the Black community came out and peacefully protested and used social media to get Zimmerman arrested in the first place. It’s the same way they missed the whole thing when it came to the election when they thought that the Black community and others weren’t going to come out for President Obama again.
But again, you’re too stupid to realize that the minute the verdict came through civil rights leaders had already began the next phase. The NAACP has is a petition up to ask the Justice Department to file charges against Zimmerman (the same kind of online petition they used to get him arrested)… you know, that whole peaceful route. And Trayvon’s family has started the process of a civil suit.
So you continue to believe that the Black community are all savages who wanted to riot but was soooo afraid of White peoples guns… and the people you despise will continue to get wealthy while Zimmerman faces a depressing future of legal fees, fear and debt.
Patsy the problem started when CNN and MSNBC ran with this story because they thought they had a white on black shooting to stir up discontent in the black community.
They even went so far as "doctoring" the 911 phone call George Zimmerman made to make it look as if Mr. Zimmerman was looking for a black kid to gun down.
Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson got involved for the shock effect and the fattening of their own wallets.
Yes white America and many others have a bad image of young black males, what you fail to realize is the fact it is their behavior that has gotten them the reputation they have and the image they have.
Instead of condemning the violent nature and behavior blacks display everyday you instead want to blame it on racism and Fox News.
Black kids are having anti-white, anti-American propaganda pumped into their heads by the liberal media, liberal Hollywood and the race hustlers such as Sharpton, and non stop violence preached to them by rap artist, this conditioning makes them very angry, very vengeful and very remorseless.
Until black people quit blaming others for their plight, and black leaders start laying down the law against the thugs, you will just keep generating another generation that will either be doomed to prison or the graveyard.
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Mr O'Mara will sue NBC some time this week. It will take time,, but Mr Zimmerman will get a tidy sue, and will live quite well for the rest of his life.
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I don't blame Obama for this. This was entirely NBC's fault for falsifying the 911 tape, and deliberately displaying outdated photographs. I didn't find out the "actual" information that GZ was injured until a "month" after this case was first announced. It was in the paper indicating that NBC had to apologize, then showing the actual photographs of TM and GZ.
GZ should sue NBC's anchor who did this big time.
As to your question, crimes are usually about actions, not race.
Barack Obama and his leftist cohorts in the Democrat Party have some responsibility: By fanning the flames of racial division, they insure an indivisible black vote for the foreseeable future--no matter how crappy black people's socioeconomic circumstances remain.
Highly cynical but highly successful.
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Mr O'Mara will sue NBC some time this week. It will take time,, but Mr Zimmerman will get a tidy sue, and will live quite well for the rest of his life.
Sheit Zimmerman is gonna get a fortune from the state of Florida when this is over. Corey malicious prosecution.
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I feel that the"Sun King"showed a complete disregard for a segment of the population by taking sides in this case,instead of remaining above it as a President should.There was never a more artful bit of propaganda than his disapoving face urging people to respect the jury's decision.
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Mr O'Mara will sue NBC some time this week. It will take time,, but Mr Zimmerman will get a tidy sue, and will live quite well for the rest of his life.
Good, they deserve it! NBC deliberately falsified information on this case and lied to the public!
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Barack Obama and his leftist cohorts in the Democrat Party have some responsibility: By fanning the flames of racial division, they insure an indivisible black vote for the foreseeable future--no matter how crappy black people's socioeconomic circumstances remain.
Highly cynical but highly successful.
It was NBC that caused the effect you described above though.

Had NBC displayed the "truth" and showed accurate photographs, and the accurate 911 call, this probably would never have happened.

I hope NBC's anchor who did this gets sued!

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As a long standing member of the trucking organization OOIDA, i will be paying close attention to the protest that are propping up nationwide against the Zimmerman verdict.
There have been a few scattered reports that the Black Panthers have been orchestrating some of these protest and if some of them become violent i am going to do my part to work with any truck drivers who may get caught up in them and injured by pushing for them to sue the Black Panthers for the anti-white racist death threats they have made against whites over the past few years.
The left sued the Ku Klux Klan for the same type of violence, now we will work to sue the racist organizations of today such as the Black Panthers and the NAACP.
All of you pay close attention to these actions and make sure to push class action lawsuits against these groups.

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Actually the best round is the one that I suggest, a Ruger Redhawk loaded with full magnum loads behind a Black Talon. That bullet will go through a vest. It will also go through an engine block.
Had a Ruger .44 magnum. Great at 50 ~ 100 feet. Too unwieldy at 5 ~ 7 feet.

At close range you need something an assailant can't easily get a grip on. I traded my Ruger for Taurus Public Defender that with the right load will pretty much disconnect your mind from your body at 10 feet.

I keep it under my pillow at night & have a concealed carry permit.

I keep it loaded with 2 different rounds, the Winchester PDX1 .410 and the Hornady 45 Colt 225 gr FTX round.

It is much easier to handle than the .44, easier to conceal and is double action.

Check it out here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch...
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Leahe.NBC is no different than CNN's biased reporting.They completely lost their credibility during Presidential debates.

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