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Revealing comparisons

July 22, 2013

I think the Zimmerman trial has provided some comparisons worth considering. For example, both Martin and Zimmerman used deadly weapons. Zimmerman, his pistol, and Martin, the sidewal....

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spike2

Jul-23-13 10:24 AM

Enigma - there are multiple pictures. Police crime scene photos and pathology photos at autopsy. you have no idea how jacked up initial reports are. Just look at the major mistake in our paper. The shooter is not 14. He is 21. Most media has already corrected.

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cheyenne

Jul-23-13 9:50 AM

Chuck, you can throw all the insults you want if it makes you feel better. I'm really not affected. Are you telling me your opinion of the Scott/ Cervini shooting would be the same if the races of the individuals were reversed? If so, I find that very hard to believe. One thing is for sure, if it had happened that way it would have received nationwide media coverage for days, if not weeks.

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GysgtUSMC

Jul-23-13 9:46 AM

"You did not answer my question are you carrying while out for you stroll, I mean patrol?" -Reeder

What I carry or don't carry is my business as long as I'm legally allowed to do so. It's that thing called the second amendment. And if I was carrying I think I earned the right to do so and I think I am MORE than qualified to do so. If you have a problem with that, I recommend you contact your congressional leadership and request them to abolish the second amendment. Until that time, I will exercise my right as I see fit.

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CMReeder

Jul-23-13 9:34 AM

GysgtUSMC, first you made a big deal over being part of the neighborhood watch and now you downplay your role. Make up your mind.

By the way I am not cowering in my home I am out an about and observing when I do. The difference is I did not join an organization to do so. It is part of my philosophy, the part where we all help and look for for one another. The part of my philosophy the right hates.

You did not answer my question are you carrying while out for you stroll, I mean patrol?

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CMReeder

Jul-23-13 9:28 AM

"Chuck, you may as well just come right out and say it. The reason you believe the shooting by Scott was justifiable and the one by Zimmerman was not, is simply because Scott's ancestors were subjected to injustices in the past and you have decided to feel guilty about it. As for the "not wrapped too tight" comment, coming from you that statement is pretty much meaningless."

You really are dumb. The not wrapped to tight does apply to you after this comment. The cases are no way that similar and you are grabbing at straws.

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CMReeder

Jul-23-13 9:25 AM

Steeler posted; Chuck: 'He was not causing a problem. It was all in Zimmerman's head.'

Oh great Swami, tell us of your mystical powers? You seem to know what Trayvon and George were thinking. Must be hard to be humble.

You really are that stupid.

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CMReeder

Jul-23-13 9:21 AM

"George Zimmerman emerged from hiding rescuing several individuals from an overturned vehicle and murdering the left wing media narrative."

So this what proves he is a good guy after all.

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CMReeder

Jul-23-13 9:17 AM

"You wanna know a real kicker... Zimmerman was a registered DEMOCRAT! "

So! That is not going to change anything.

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CMReeder

Jul-23-13 9:14 AM

Yes Premier I am hearing voices and guess what there is a person along with every voice I hear. Can't say the same for you or any of the other conservatives.

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CMReeder

Jul-23-13 9:11 AM

"Chuck, I think I can say with a fair amount of certainty, that there is not one single conservative minded person who is embarrassed by your cretinous writings."

Actual Gavin you are full of it. The only ones who say that I am an embrassment is conservative jerks like yourself. So I am not embrassing to liberalws as the right continually claims, I am only embrassing to conservatives. The right continues their downward path of obscurity.

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Premier

Jul-23-13 6:40 AM

Charles: "GysgtUSMC, for your information area liberals for most part, at least the ones I keep meeting, encourage me to keep writing. They like what I write. The ones who object are however not liberal but conservative/libertarian. I am embrassing to conservative minded people not liberal minded."

Hearing those voices again Chuck?

Oh, that would be "amusing" not "embarrassing".

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cheyenne

Jul-22-13 10:37 PM

Don't worry Gavin, MSNBC will report that George provoked the vehicle to overturn by following it. Then checked the race of the occupants before deciding whether to help them.

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Ritty77

Jul-22-13 9:41 PM

"cretinous"

See cretin: a stupid, obtuse, or mentally defective person.

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GoBB62

Jul-22-13 9:25 PM

Embarassing? No. Amusing? Yes.

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gavinf56

Jul-22-13 8:27 PM

"I am embrassing to conservative minded people not liberal minded." - CMReeder

Chuck, I think I can say with a fair amount of certainty, that there is not one single conservative minded person who is embarrassed by your cretinous writings.

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ToTEXASfromPA

Jul-22-13 7:58 PM

"Because I believe Zimmerman set this whole thing in motion with a series of poor decisions. And I believe, given his age and training, that Zimmerman should be held responsible for his poor decisions.--David Bross 8:02 AM

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David, I agree that Zimmerman is guilty of being stupid or not cautious enough but there is a lack of evidence to prove that he should be convicted of manslaughter.

If anyone of us were GZ and thought there was some small possibility that the guy in the hoodie was the same one that was breaking into places, we would have kept a pretty big margin or been a lot more conspictious.

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gavinf56

Jul-22-13 7:15 PM

The left wing media is trying to figure out how to spin it that George Zimmerman flipped the van over and set it on fire, and there will no doubt be a few here who would believe it.

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gavinf56

Jul-22-13 6:25 PM

George Zimmerman emerged from hiding rescuing several individuals from an overturned vehicle and murdering the left wing media narrative.

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GysgtUSMC

Jul-22-13 5:54 PM

If you haven't already done so, I would recommend Wikipedia's The shooting of Trevon Martin. It's pretty long but very informative. Oh and try and read it with an open mind. Also, I learned in the article that Zimmerman passed a lie detector test. Didn't know that. I also read that Travon's parents sued the gated community where this took place and they settled for around 1 million. Like I said, it's a good read.

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enigma

Jul-22-13 5:50 PM

Spike2, The initial reports from the coroner's office said that there where abrasions on Martins knuckles. This was removed during the 'special prosecutor's' investigation. I wonder how that happened. Even if there were not, that means nothing. It is not necessary to hurt your own hands when you smash someone's head into the concrete, but it remains that the initial reports were that the abrasions were there. Either way, the fact remains that all of the evidence supported or at least did not contradict Zimmerman's account. At the very least that allows for reasonable doubt that a crime was committed by Zimmerman. I happen to believe that it is more than reasonable doubt.

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spike2

Jul-22-13 5:30 PM

Enigma - you are mostly correct. There was no bruising on Martin's knuckles, no cuts. bruising may not have occurred yet and his death prevented the same. His blood would increase to the site of the bullet hole. He was face down initially causing pooling to the downward side of his body as his blood pressure decreased. The blood would settle to the back after turned over and doing transport. The blood was then drained prior to autopsy. This is another answer that will remain a mystery. Again, there were no visible abrasions. This leads me back to the conclusion that Zimmerman's head hit the concrete when he was tackled. I believe he was punched in the nose. As I said before, none of us were there and neither was anyone else during critical periods of time. The jury reached a verdict based on evidence presented. So be it. This is how our system works.

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GysgtUSMC

Jul-22-13 4:31 PM

You wanna know a real kicker... Zimmerman was a registered DEMOCRAT!

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rick424

Jul-22-13 4:18 PM

I see that George Zimmerman helped rescue a family of 4 from car wreck. Let us throw that in now.

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MrShaman

Jul-22-13 3:59 PM

"Ignore the pious post-verdict declarations by Zimmerman’s defense lawyers. The police dispatcher told Zimmerman to stay in his car. If the wannabe cop had followed reasonable instructions and/or had decent training as a neighborhood watchman, he would have remained in his vehicle."

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See:

George Zimmerman's Acquittal: Four Blunt Observations

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GoBB62

Jul-22-13 3:17 PM

I see the left-wing keyboard commando squad is out in full force today. Typing a lot o' crap, but not really saying anything.

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