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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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Provocateur

Denver, CO

#32839 Jul 20, 2012
George Zimmerthug the drug addled aggressive, pedophile, spousal abusing, armed, psychopath and habitual lieing criminal, profiled, stalked, chased, confronted and killed the unarmed teenager.

“Uzi Does It”

Since: Nov 08

UZILAND

#32840 Jul 20, 2012
downhill246 wrote:
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So the molestation charges were confirmed? I missed that piece of news.Do you have a link?
He should definitely be tried for the molestation, first. Seeing as he forgot to kill that particular crime witness, LOL!
Manheim Man Nipple

Denver, CO

#32841 Jul 20, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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The history of pedophilia supports the assertions that thug Zimmerman is a piece of garbage and had a history of juvenile delinquency that his father the judge has been able to suppress.
So says the radical atheist fundamentalist homosexual.

Still think Jesus was queer?
realitycheck

Carmel, IN

#32842 Jul 20, 2012
Yeah wrote:
lol! Sounds like the Zim-ster is running out of money! C'mon you Zimmy supporters.... give more! Show your support!
As I said before, it's piling high and deep!!!
"Zimmerman balks at ABC interview after network rejects demands
By the CNN Wire Staff
updated 1:43 AM EDT, Fri July 20, 2012
(CNN)-- The man accused of killing an unarmed Florida teenager dropped plans for a second television interview after the ABC network would not provide a month of "shelter and security" for his family, his attorney said Thursday.
George Zimmerman had been in talks with ABC's show "The View" about an interview to be aired Thursday, a day after he sat down with Fox News commentator Sean Hannity. One of the show's hosts, Barbara Walters, told viewers Thursday that she had been forced to scrub the plans when Zimmerman demanded "a condition that we could not agree to."
Walters would not specify the demand, but Zimmerman's lawyer, Mark O'Mara, told CNN that Zimmerman "asked for shelter and security for his wife for a month. They said they could not do that." Zimmerman had not yet agreed to sit for questions from ABC, O'Mara said, and "decided to wait on doing another interview."
But near the end of Thursday's show, Walters said Zimmerman called in and offered to talk. She refused.
"If you could not do the interview yesterday, I don't think we should do a quick one today," she said to applause from the studio audience. "If in the future you feel different, we will consider it."...."
Just because Zimmerman is recieving poor counsel doesn't mean he is guilty of the crime his is charged with. Obviously, his attorney is banking on a year's worth of attorney fees and media attention to further his agenda. So far, nothing has been released that would suggest Zimmerman is guilty of anything but self defense.
realitycheck

Carmel, IN

#32845 Jul 20, 2012
higgans wrote:
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thanks, pops... I knew if I scanned long enough I would find some one posting the lynch pin of the persecute GZ faction: HE got out of his car.
the second string lawyer (not Crump) was on Hannity and all he could say when pressed for how he would present and prove 2nd DM, was if, if, IF GZ had not left his veh, blah, blah, blah...
let's run this event all the way up to the point that GZ lost sight of TM, followed his last know direction of disappearance, was told not to follow, stopped and ???
where were are players at that time?
according to the State, TM got within 70 yds of his front door.
where was George? 50 yds behind? 100 yrds behind?
according to GZ, and one could presume from where the body ended up, he was either backtracking to his veh or sidetracking to his street. neither direction takes him TOWARDS TM anymore, right?
both are safe as two bugs in a bed at this point... the surveilance is DONE (GZ is either stopped at or leaving Point S).
according to TM's cell phone witness, he TURNS BACK... and he becomes the pursuer, follower, stalker, hunter.
two questions: why turn back? and, why go from follower to confronter or, if u prefer, meeter?
why NOT see his former pursuer standing still or leaving and just GO HOME?
before some folks start fantasizing about GZ turning back and catching TM, remember where the body came to rest. 70 yds from TM's front door? 100? 200?
does any body know why we are told NOT to run when confronted by predator in the wild? retreat triggers the hunter's instinct. a retreating object is considered a weak object. another word is prey.
is it remotely possible that TM saw GZ's walking away as a sign of weakness and felt compelled to assert himself and go and demand an explanation? was TM acting 'macho' for his cell phone audience?
she told him to run; he said no. continue that mind set...
GZ was told 'we don't need you to do that' and he complied. continue that mind set...
the key, to me, is simple: a LIVE TM 70 yds from home and a DEAD TM ??? yds from being 70 yds to safety. the AGGRESSOR covered those ??? yds.
You nailed it. TM had plenty of time to go home, if that was his desire. It obviously wasn't. He wanted to 'roll' GZ in front of his girlfriend. Sounded like he planned on killing him which explains why his 'sweet' girlfriend never called the police after the line went dead. She wasn't concerned about TM's safety. She was concerned about her own. If TM were arrested, she didn't want to be connected with it in any way. Since TM is dead, she can pretend the aggressor was GZ. Girlfriend is as dead on the inside as TM.
No you are

Astoria, NY

#32849 Jul 20, 2012
downhill246 wrote:
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Trayvon Martin's Facebook account confirms he used DXM and was looking for codeine which gives a bigger high. Long term effects of DXM usage has no been studied but the risks associated with casual use have been confirmed and they aren't good.
"Lean'-powered Martin broke a nose with a coward's fist, he pummeled the victim until he was pissed. Now drug addict Martin is certainly dead, done in by a 9mm piece of lead."
Well then if he wrote it on FB then it must be true. Everyone knows that no one lies on FB. Esp. teenagers.
Go Blue

Miami, FL

#32855 Jul 20, 2012
....enough.....
liza

Meadowbrook, WV

#32859 Jul 20, 2012
RACE!!! Has raised it ugly head again.
Wonder why its cropped up so much lately?
Do you even wonder??
Probably not, from those who come here.
enough said
downhill246

Boca Raton, FL

#32860 Jul 20, 2012
No you are wrote:
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Well then if he wrote it on FB then it must be true. Everyone knows that no one lies on FB. Esp. teenagers.
One of the major risks of regular use of DXM is liver damage. According to the autopsy report, Trayvon Martin had mild fatty metamorphosis of the liver, an early onset of liver disease.
Imagine that.
downhill246

Boca Raton, FL

#32861 Jul 20, 2012
Richard_ wrote:
<quoted text>He should definitely be tried for the molestation, first. Seeing as he forgot to kill that particular crime witness, LOL!
Apparently you believe unsubstantiated claims of 10 to 20 year old molestation charges are proof that they occurred.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#32862 Jul 20, 2012
realitycheck wrote:
<quoted text>Just because Zimmerman is recieving poor counsel doesn't mean he is guilty of the crime his is charged with. Obviously, his attorney is banking on a year's worth of attorney fees and media attention to further his agenda. So far, nothing has been released that would suggest Zimmerman is guilty of anything but self defense.
One of the reasons his first counsel dropped him is because he called Hannity on his own behind his attorney's back. And they were doing it pro bono.

O'Mara is the attorney Zimmerman wants and is paying.

If you feel O'Mara is stupid, then it's a mirror reflection of Zimmerman and the show he's put on.

We all know he's a killer and at the very least, a liar. Both are indisputable facts son. And both are relevant to the case.
No you are

Astoria, NY

#32863 Jul 20, 2012
downhill246 wrote:
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One of the major risks of regular use of DXM is liver damage. According to the autopsy report, Trayvon Martin had mild fatty metamorphosis of the liver, an early onset of liver disease.
Imagine that.
Not saying he never did it, he may have, but you can't take what a teenager (or anyone) writes on FB as 100% truth. Asprin can have the same result as well as diet. Being overweight will cause a fatty liver. There are several reason one would have a fatty liver.
Imagine that.

Fatty Liver:
Fatty liver is an excessive accumulation of fat (lipid) inside the liver cell. It was formerly believed that malnutrition rather than ethanol was responsible for steatosis (fatty metamorphosis) of the liver in alcohol. More recently, it has come to be agreed that the role of deficient nutrition in such individuals has been overemphasised. However, it cannot be ignored that inadequate diets specially those deficient in choline, methionine, and dietary protein? Can produce fatty liver (Kwashiorkor) in children. Sometimes the cause of fatty liver is not known; especially in newborns. In general, the known causes are injuries to the liver in some way. Fatty liver usually produces no symptoms. Rarely, it causes jaundice, nausea. vomiting; pain, and abdominal tenderness

A physical examination that reveals an enlarged liver without any other symptoms suggests fatty liver. The diagnosis may be confirmed by performing a liver biopsy, in which a long hollow needle is used to obtain a small tissue sample for examination under a microscope

The mere presence of excessive fat in the liver is not a serious problem. Treatment aims at eliminating the cause or treating the underlying disorder. Repeated liver injury from toxic substances such as alcohol may eventually progress from fatty liver to cirrhosis.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#32864 Jul 20, 2012
realitycheck wrote:
<quoted text>You nailed it. TM had plenty of time to go home, if that was his desire. It obviously wasn't. He wanted to 'roll' GZ in front of his girlfriend. Sounded like he planned on killing him which explains why his 'sweet' girlfriend never called the police after the line went dead. She wasn't concerned about TM's safety. She was concerned about her own. If TM were arrested, she didn't want to be connected with it in any way. Since TM is dead, she can pretend the aggressor was GZ. Girlfriend is as dead on the inside as TM.
lol! TM wasn't doing anything illegal son. He didn't HAVE TO DO ANYTHING.

The only person pressing any point was Zimmerman. And he was SUPPOSEDLY the ADULT!

You dummies keep focusing on what Martin should be doing and not the stalking, gun toting Zimmerman who actually did the killing while targeting Martin.

I love this comedy channel.
downhill246

Boca Raton, FL

#32865 Jul 20, 2012
Provocateur wrote:
George Zimmerthug the drug addled aggressive, pedophile, spousal abusing, armed, psychopath and habitual lieing criminal, profiled, stalked, chased, confronted and killed the unarmed teenager.
Then he cut up the body and froze the pieces in his Frigidaire freezer and on weekends he invited all his neighbors to a community BBQ. If you are going to write fiction at least make it a bit more exciting.

“JESUS WOULD IMPEACH THE GOP!!!”

Since: May 09

Lake Success, N.Y.

#32866 Jul 20, 2012
downhill246 wrote:
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One of the major risks of regular use of DXM is liver damage. According to the autopsy report, Trayvon Martin had mild fatty metamorphosis of the liver, an early onset of liver disease.
Imagine that.
If you in fact have a verified link from the coroners office indicating these things, please provide the link.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#32867 Jul 20, 2012
Uh huh. Looks like Zimmerman has hoof and mouth disease....

"George Zimmerman Prosecution May Use TV Interview as Evidence
ABC News
By COLLEEN CURRY, MATT GUTMAN, and SENI TIENABESO | ABC News – 19 hrs ago

George Zimmerman's television interview in which he said had few regrets about the night he killed teenager Trayvon Martin has been entered as possible evidence in his upcoming murder trial.

In a wide ranging interview with Fox News' Sean Hannity Zimmerman, appearing articulate and calm, said he neither regretted carrying a gun that night nor pursuing the 17-year-old Martin.

"I feel that it was all God's plan," he told Hannity. When asked if there was "anything you might do differently," Zimmerman responded, "No Sir."

This morning the prosecution entered the tape of the interview into discovery as and could attempt to admit it as evidence in Zimmerman's trial on charges of second degree murder.

Zimmerman, 28, has maintained that he shot Martin in self-defense after Martin attacked him in Sanford, Fla., on the night of Feb. 26.

Towards the end of the interview, following commercial break, Zimmerman pivoted towards the camera and addressed it directly, saying he misunderstood Hannity's earlier question about whether he had any regrets that night.

"I do wish that there was something, anything I could have done that would have put me in the position that I wouldn't have to take his life," he said.

Granting the interview will likely haunt Zimmerman, veteran legal analyst and defense attorney Mark Eiglarsh told ABC News. "He has impeached himself publicly, this is going to be a huge problem for him… and the prosecutors must be extremely pleased... He was making inconsistent statements that they can use in a trial against him."

And some are now questioning whether Zimmerman has begun disregarding his attorney's advice.

After his interview with Hannity Thursday, Zimmerman abruptly cancelled an interview with ABC News' Barbara Walters, which his attorney Mark O'Mara had set up.

Walters said on "The View" today that she arrived to do the interview Wednesday and found a "stubborn" Zimmerman dressed in a T-shirt and demanding certain conditions from her that she was unwilling to agree to. Walters would not specify what Zimmerman asked for in exchange for the interview, but said that she would never agree to it.

She noted that Zimmerman's attorney had promised her an interview earlier in the week and said today that O'Mara "wanted him to do the interview."

Walters said that it was Zimmerman who renegged on the promise after she flew down to Orlando for the appointment. She said that Zimmerman told her during their conversations that he was in "desperate" need of money, as he had apparently already spent the bulk of the more than $200,000 raised through donations since April...."
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#32868 Jul 20, 2012
downhill246 wrote:
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Then he cut up the body and froze the pieces in his Frigidaire freezer and on weekends he invited all his neighbors to a community BBQ. If you are going to write fiction at least make it a bit more exciting.
lol! You should take your own advice son.

It's just too bad the facts don't fall in your fantasy land.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#32869 Jul 20, 2012
Obviously, Zimmerman's attorney's don't appear to be the problem....

.... Zimmerman does.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#32870 Jul 20, 2012
Looks like Zimmerman is helping the prosecution pile those bags higher and deeper...
higgans

Marion, IN

#32871 Jul 20, 2012
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! TM wasn't doing anything illegal son. He didn't HAVE TO DO ANYTHING.
The only person pressing any point was Zimmerman. And he was SUPPOSEDLY the ADULT!
You dummies keep focusing on what Martin should be doing and not the stalking, gun toting Zimmerman who actually did the killing while targeting Martin.
I love this comedy channel.
do try and be fair (if u can't be honest)... neither party did anything ILLEGAL until they met.
when they met, one was retreating and one was RETURNING, or...
one was staying put and one was RETURNING.
now, spin that, poppy...

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