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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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Bsquared

Jul-22-13 2:00 AM

Not sure what your point is. Having a "higher degree of responsibility" doesn't equate to second degree murder.

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mikekerstetter

Jul-22-13 3:13 AM

Missing from all those opposed to the verdict is the fact that evidence available shows Martin is the only one of the two who broke the law when he was bashing Zimmermans head off the concrete.

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USABorn

Jul-22-13 4:01 AM

"Martin had the brain of a 17 year-old while Zimmerman (28) had the benefit of a fully developed brain capable of making mature decisions."

Another liberal supporting a 17 year old THUG. Wonder why the government allows "BOYS" to join the military at 17 with parents permission? Then proceeds to arm them, trains them, and sends them to fight for their country. Who would allow such a thing to be done to a young 17 year old immature CHILD?

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USABorn

Jul-22-13 4:05 AM

Matthew Bohannon, 19 and his brother Andrew Bohannon, 24 were shot and killed outside a Golden Corral Sunday night.

The 19 and 24 year-old brothers were shot to death this weekend in a Jacksonville parking lot.

Liberals AND OBAMA should be soooooo proud of themselves for promoting racism and violence!

It was just your typical black on whitey bloody murder.

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Tgrammiex4

Jul-22-13 4:39 AM

If Martin had killed Zimmerman by repeatingly bashing his head into the concrete would this have ever made the news?

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GysgtUSMC

Jul-22-13 4:55 AM

Authorities say the Cincinnati-area man who was badly beaten by six teens almost a year ago in a Cincinnati suburb has died. On Aug. 11, six black teenagers attacked and beat Pat Mahaney, who is white, as the 45-year-old was returning home with a six-pack of beer, North College Hill Police Chief Gary Foust said.The six teens, all 13 or 14, told police they did it because they were bored and looking for something to do.

Where is the outrage? Why isn't mainstream media all over this story?

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ArtFold

Jul-22-13 5:41 AM

"In addition, Zimmerman had the benefit of being in contact with law enforcement personnel and receiving specific and timely instructions regarding how he should handle the situation that night. Martin had none of those benefits." Excuse me, but Trayvon Martin had a cell phone on his person and he could have called 911 at any time. He instead chose to call his friend the lovely, charming, gracious and extremely intelligent Rachel Jeantel. He made the wrong choice before he jumped and beat down George Zimmerman.

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Garben78

Jul-22-13 5:51 AM

This just in .......NOT GUILTY

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Premier

Jul-22-13 5:53 AM

I truly believe the left would be so happy if Zimmerman was killed and Travon was doing interviews about how he took out the "cracker".

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VinceKnauff

Jul-22-13 6:05 AM

What is the reason for the fascination that Liberals have with this case? And why don't they have any fascination at all for the dozens of black teens murdered in Chicago every year?

We have a president that is guilty of inciting to riot. That's another first for Dear Leader.The emphasis that Obama is putting in this case is a transparent attempt at dividing this country. It is obvious. And I believe it will backfire on him.

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MrShaman

Jul-22-13 6:14 AM

"I truly believe the left would be so happy if Zimmerman was killed and Travon was doing interviews about how he took out the "cracker"." - Premier

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Please.

If Zimmerman had been Black...he'd have been accused of "LOOKING for trouble!!"

If Martin had been Hispanic/White (and, Zimmerman had been Black)...Zimmerman would have been called a COWARD...who'd "bitten-off, more than he could chew" (and, had to shoot-his-way-out)...and, would be "doing time", as we SPEAK!!!!!

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ToTEXASfromPA

Jul-22-13 6:17 AM

"These comparisons, especially the differences, are what make me believe that Zimmerman had far more control, than Martin, over whether or not the situation escalated. And therefore, Zimmerman had a higher degree of responsibility to prevent that escalation."--David Bross

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Mr. Bross, the question that I have for you is: If you were on the jury, knowing what you do know, would you have convicted him of murder or manslaughter? Yes or no. And then maybe a why?

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MrShaman

Jul-22-13 6:18 AM

"What is the reason for the fascination that Liberals have with this case? And why don't they have any fascination at all for the dozens of black teens murdered in Chicago every year?" - VinceKnauff

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I've often wondered what the source was, for White-Wingers "sudden" interest in all-things-Chicago??!!!

Has Porky Limbaugh all-of-a-sudden "adopted" Chicago as his favorite city?

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ToTEXASfromPA

Jul-22-13 6:21 AM

"And therefore, Zimmerman had a higher degree of responsibility to prevent that escalation."--David Bross

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So if you take this a step further, President Obama has even greater responsibility to not escalate this situation even more.

Would you comment on this?

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MrShaman

Jul-22-13 6:23 AM

"Missing from all those opposed to the verdict is the fact that evidence available shows Martin is the only one of the two who broke the law when he was bashing Zimmermans head off the concrete." - mikekerstetter

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Yeah...sure...Martin (because he had so much free time), dragged Zimmerman outta his van...by his head, obviously...then, dragged him to the "most convenient" sidewalk...a "short"-distance, away...and, proceeded to "bash".

Yeah...THAT'S what happened.

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MrShaman

Jul-22-13 6:29 AM

"Martin had the brain of a 17 year-old while Zimmerman (28) had the benefit of a fully developed brain capable of making mature decisions."

Another liberal supporting a 17 year old THUG. Wonder why the government allows "BOYS" to join the military at 17 with parents permission?" - USABorn

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Gee..."maybe" because they're so much easier to reprogram (to override the whole "Thou Shalt No Kill"-trip)???

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ToTEXASfromPA

Jul-22-13 6:31 AM

"I've often wondered what the source was, for White-Wingers "sudden" interest in all-things-Chicago??!!!"--MrShaman

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I don't know about the White-wingers, but parts of the reason are this is where President Obama's home town is, he and Rahm said they were going to bring Chicago style [thug tactics] to Washington, his religious leader Jeremiah Wright who spews liberation theology is there, and Chicago has the highest amounts of black men being killed.

Surely you can see the connection now.

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MrShaman

Jul-22-13 6:33 AM

"Liberals AND OBAMA should be soooooo proud of themselves for promoting racism and violence!" - USABorn

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Not to worry!! I'm sure there are PLENTY of "Zimmermans" (out, there), who've actually LEARNED from BU$HCO's example of PREEMPTIVE-STRIKING!!

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Tgrammiex4

Jul-22-13 6:42 AM

Mr. Shaman, No matter what party you are, isn't it a basic human instinct to survive by whatever means if your life is being threatened? No matter what happened leading up to this, when it got to the point that Martin was on top bashing Zimm's head into the concrete, if you were Zimm you wouldn't use whatever means you had to survive? I can't believe the Lib in you would run deeper than the basic human instinct in you and you would still expect others to "save" you.

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MrShaman

Jul-22-13 6:50 AM

"I've often wondered what the source was, for White-Wingers "sudden" interest in all-things-Chicago??!!!"--MrShaman

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I don't know about the White-wingers, but parts of the reason are this is where President Obama's home town is, he and Rahm said they were going to bring Chicago style [thug tactics] to Washington, his religious leader Jeremiah Wright who spews liberation theology is there, and Chicago has the highest amounts of black men being killed.

Surely you can see the connection now." - ToTEXASfromPA

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Oh...I could "see" (alright). I was just waiting for someone to (actually) ADMIT the Obama-"connection".

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Premier

Jul-22-13 6:52 AM

TGram, if your suggesting we use Shaman in some sort of test of the beat down, I'd be more than happy to play the role of Travon.

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GysgtUSMC

Jul-22-13 6:53 AM

Not to worry!! I'm sure there are PLENTY of "Zimmermans" (out, there), who've actually LEARNED from BU$HCO's example of PREEMPTIVE-STRIKING!!

Shaman thank you for the morning humor! Once again you found a way to blame Bush! You can't make this stuff up folks! LoL You are just another liberal that suddenly cares for the black man. Thousands of black men killing each other, yet suddenly you all care. You're all fake, just like your vote for a black president was fake. Oh woe is you, you're not racist because you vote for Obama and "care" for Trevon. What a joke.

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MrShaman

Jul-22-13 6:55 AM

"Authorities say...."

Where is the outrage? Why isn't mainstream media all over this story?" - GysgtUSMC

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I'm guessing it's got a "little" something to do, with "Fool me once...".

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See:

"Central Park Five": New Film on How Police Abuse, Media Frenzy Led to Jailing of Innocent Teens

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Tgrammiex4

Jul-22-13 6:56 AM

Now now Premier, I'm not promoting violence.LOL We have a Prez. to do that.

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Premier

Jul-22-13 6:58 AM

Has anyone here thought of the possibility that President Obama with legal advice from Holder might do a drone attack on Zimmerman?

HMMM.......

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