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Zimmerman Verdict Prompting Rallies

Mostly peaceful despite cries of outrage in teen’s death

July 15, 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — With chants and prayers, sermons and signs, outrage over a jury’s decision to clear George Zimmerman in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager poured from street protests and......

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Jul-17-13 5:46 AM

Yeah just MINOR incidents!! Lying aholes!!:

Robert Zimmerman to DOJ: Stop the 'Witch Hunt'...

Fired Employee to File Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Prosecutors...

Baltimore Witness: Group of Blacks Beat Hispanic Man, Yelling 'This Is For Trayvon'...

White jogger beaten...

Protesters storm WALMART...

Soul singer attacked after dedicating song to Trayvon...

'You m—–f——, you started this!'


VIDEO: CBS Reporter, Photographer Attacked...

LAPD vows crackdown...

Yeah, nothing to see, boys and girls, move on, nothing to see.

Oh yeah, black on black crime kills 9000 a year.

Oh yeah, black on white crime 50 times more likely.

Yeah nothing to see here boys and girls, move on. . . . .

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Jul-16-13 7:19 PM

Ohiodem, these far righties don't recognize the Constitutional rights of anyone who doesn't agree with them.

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Jul-16-13 7:10 PM

Do and Dying what does that have to do with his many lies? Z. lied when the truth would have sounded better. HE MURDED THAT KID.

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Jul-16-13 3:46 PM

What really bothers you narrow minded blowhards is by in large they were peaceful demonstrations except for a few small incidents.We still have a 1st Amendment. Where was Travon Martin's 6th Amendment rights. He accused, judged and executed for a non exsistant crime. Z was nothing more than a wantabee cop looking to shoot on of those punks as he called him.

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Jul-16-13 3:37 PM

The ignorance is mind boggling in this valley. If Martin was white boy Z would have given him a second look. The one cop said he didn't racially profile him, it was his clothing. Since when are khakis and a hooded sweet shirt on a cool rainy evening evidence you are guilty of some crime? The boy had a picture of his father on his chest. Again he was 17 years and 20 days old 5 foot 11 and 158 pounds. Doesn't sound like a thug to me. Z wasn't supposed to carry a gun on neighborhood watch and was not supposed to pursue or confront anyone, just call the law period. If it was any of you blowhards kids you would be calling for his head a you know it. If he was white you would want all hispanic people executed.

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Jul-16-13 12:04 PM

oldphart, the evidence proved this trial should NEVER HAD OCCURRED since there was insufficient facts to CHARGE Zimmerman in the first place.

Don't bring a fist to a gun fight!

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Jul-16-13 11:46 AM

oldman, Zimmerman did NOT take the stand and testify!

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Jul-16-13 11:00 AM

The evidence proved Zimmerman lied over and over again. Does that tell you anything?

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Jul-16-13 9:18 AM

Ms Jeantel told Trayvon to "stop messin with that man".

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Jul-15-13 9:35 PM

shouldn't have gotten out of that car," she said. She also said she believes Martin threw the first punch in their confrontation. Zimmerman felt his life was in danger before shooting Martin, and it was his voice that was heard screaming for help in 911 calls, the juror said she believes.

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Jul-15-13 9:32 PM

CNN) -- One of the jurors who acquitted George Zimmerman said she had "no doubt" he feared for his life in the final moments of his struggle with Trayvon Martin, and that was the definitive factor in the verdict. The juror spoke to CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" on Monday night. Her identity was concealed. She said she believed Zimmerman's "heart was in the right place" the night he killed Martin, but that he didn't use "good judgment" in confronting the Florida teen. "I think George Zimmerman is a man whose heart was in the right place, but just got displaced by the vandalism in the neighborhoods and wanting to catch these people so badly that he went above and beyond what he really should have done. But I think his heart was in the right place. It just went terribly wrong," she said. If anything, Zimmerman was guilty of not using "good judgment," the juror said. "When he was in the car, and he had called 911, he

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Jul-15-13 7:11 PM

@ budman..I said that from day one. the boy had a phone..if he was scared why didn't call the police on the creepy ass cracker? Zimmerman did call the police. who in their right mind that intended to murder some one would call the police first? It's over..leave the man alone and make a strong public statement the the black panthers who have already made threats on video and publicly that any one who bothers this man WILL be arrested and prosecuted for hate crimes.

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Jul-15-13 5:47 PM

Several hig-profile attorneys and judges have said the Special Prosecutor in the case needs to lose her law license. She bypassed the grand jury and filed charges herself. Then she withheld crucial evidence from the defense. In cases like these too many see the opportunity to make a name for themselves and she was certainly one of them. I hope Mr. Zimmerman goes to a country with no extradition pact with the U.S. The jury ruled for him and any further processes are double jeopardy.

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Jul-15-13 2:16 PM

What causes Racism??? Could it be the so called victims calling for more attention and wanting special laws???? ie. Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, Hate crimes, etc.

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Jul-15-13 1:46 PM

Hoopie, maybe TM should have gotten off the phone with Ms Gentile and called 911 and told the police that "a creepyass cracker is following me and I'm scared." Send help!

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Jul-15-13 1:01 PM

Riot the results of a jury trial by peers, Constitutional!

All while Congress/President stomp all over the US Constitution....

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Jul-15-13 12:28 PM

Have to agree with acoustic on this one.

And, I can almost guarantee it will become deadly.

It is obvious that most of these rioters don't have jobs. Even if I wanted to protest, I couldn't. I have to get up in the morning and go to work. They, the rioters are sleeping now.

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Jul-15-13 11:52 AM

This has nothing to do with "liberal media" or anything else other than idiots acting like F-N animals. Whether you're a stupid black person, a stupid white person, or a stupid person of any color in're still a stupid person. These riotous actions are more criminal than anything that occurred in the Zimmerman case. Any heated situation can turn dangerous and/or deadly.

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Jul-15-13 8:45 AM

Any fallout from the decision falls squarely on the liberal media and people like Al Sharpton. From editing audio tapes to make Zimmerman appear racist (NBC), to tagging Zimmerman as a "white Hispanic" (NY Times) or just white (AP), claiming Zimmerman called Martin a c**n (CNN), claims that Zimmerman was uninjured (MSNBC)were all mis-guided and irresponsible "reporting". This sad case of an overzealous wannabe cop and a not so innocent young man (not a "kid") certainly could've ended differently, but the media stoking racial fires is inexcusable.

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Jul-15-13 8:41 AM

wvhoopie “Zimmerman, if Christian, would have offered Tayvon a ride home to get out of the rain and we would not know either of these two's names.”

You’re not the old guy who keeps offering rides to Ohio Valley teenagers, are you? hmmmmmm.....

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Jul-15-13 8:03 AM

Clearly many people especially celebs and news people think that Zimmerman should have been convicted simply because they perceive him as white and he was involved in an incident with a black man. In the world of PC Mania that means Zimmerman should go to jail for the rest of his life to make them feel better. The jury had only the facts before it, and the prosecutor to their great shame, bowed to pressure nad put on witnesses who seemed to be lying. But in the end, after facts where displayed the jury made the right decision. The perception that it was "murder" was created by the media and leftist politicians, including the President who made a racist comment early on. Remember..when it first happened the local Prosecuting Atty, after looking at the facts, decided to wait for more investigation before arresting Zimmerman. but the President and pressure was exerted and Zimmerman was charged with murder. We even had network news get caught altering the 911 call. Member

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Jul-15-13 7:41 AM

"Rally" my ass. Bunch of homies need a new TV, time to start a RIOT and redistribute the wealth directly!

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Jul-15-13 7:39 AM

Wvpoophead, stop with friggen lie about not following "police orders". A 9-11 dispatcher on a telephone is NOT a police officer on the scene and you are not "required" to do anything.

Trayvon was walking toward his fathers house when he noticed a "creepyass white cracker" (his RACIST WORDS" following him.

He turned 180 DEGREES, walking toward Zimmerman, and confronted him.

If Martin were following Christian principles, he would not of given his "neighbor" a beatdown, forcing the victim to use deadly force.

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Jul-15-13 7:34 AM

I hate this. This trial proves racism and racial bias lives in our country, but not in the way the mass media is portraying it. People say that if Trayvon Martin wasn't black George Zimmerman would be found guilty. If Trayvon Martin wasn't black, this wouldn't have even gone to court. Instead, the NAACP and the mass media demanded GZ be arrested. Justice prevailed. Leftist racism lost. Get over it.

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Jul-15-13 7:29 AM

It is truely a shame that Zimmerman did not stay in his car as the police directed him to do, instead of pursuing. The fundamental principle of my Christian faith are not to pursue someone while I have a loaded gun. Zimmerman, if Christian, would have offered Tayvon a ride home to get out of the rain and we would not know either of these two's names.

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