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The Political Lynching of George Zimmerman.

Original post made by Ken, Midtown, on Apr 20, 2012

Zimmerman (Z) was high tech lynched by the liberal press, before he was arrested. Barack Obama jumped in to tighten the noose.

But, oh what?! Z actually DID have wounds on his head, as he said, because Martin (M) attacked him, and which the liberal press denied.

High tech lynchings are almost as bad as the real deal, especially if they are hate crimes, including claims that Z did it because he is a white guy and M is black (none of which has been shown by the published evidence). BTW, Z is a mixed ethnic, and his appearence suggests that he is Latino, yet the press insisted that he is "white". Of course, the pictures of M are consistently shown as his younger self, not his older self, which is not so sweet looking. This press treatment is properly called liberal propaganda.

This thing is a teaching moment for liberals. Shameful on their part, but still a possibility of rehabilitation.

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Posted by VoxPop
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Apr 20, 2012 at 2:39 pm

"blah, blah, blah, liberal press, blah, blah..."

Mr. Zimmerman will have his day in court. Mr. Martin won't have that opportunity.


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Posted by Ken
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 20, 2012 at 3:11 pm

""blah, blah, blah, liberal press, blah, blah..."

Mr. Zimmerman will have his day in court. Mr. Martin won't have that opportunity."

Why was Z ever charged, except for liberal hate (blah blah) politics?

This is truly a sad episode in our history of jurisprudence.




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Posted by VoxPop
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Apr 20, 2012 at 4:06 pm

@Ken: You seem to discount the fact that he killed a person. Charging him is a way to find out the circumstances of the killing and whether or not it was justified.

I am of the opinion that someone who takes a life needs to justify his or her action. You will note that this stance is neither liberal nor conservative. In civil societies, which ours aspires to be, citizens are not allowed to kill another human being without severe provocation.

Neither you nor I knows what happened that night, so it is inappropriate to try to fix blame. Our judicial system is designed to try to find out what happened and make an attempt to bring justice to this sad situation.


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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Apr 20, 2012 at 4:25 pm

Ken - how would you I know if they're almost as bad as the real deal? Just curious, as that's a very strong statement - & of course, it's rooted in a racist practice.


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Posted by Ken
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 20, 2012 at 4:38 pm

"I am of the opinion that someone who takes a life needs to justify his or her action."

From published reports, Z did exactly that. What law(s) did he break?

Everyone has the right to self defense, and the Florida 'stand your ground' law allows the full expression of this basic right, beyond the castle walls. Block monitors are supposed to follow suspicious characters. Concealed carry, in FL, is the law. Z claims that he was following the law, and then he was confronted by M. The blood on Z's head supports his side of the story. Why was he arrested, other than for a liberal lynch court?

Kangaroo courts are not good courts. Liberals in court should be better than this, because they always complain about kangaroo justice. Not this time, apparently.


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Posted by Carlos
a resident of Community Center
on Apr 20, 2012 at 4:57 pm

Ken - "From published reports... "

There ya go, just another person who is conducting a trial through the media. Since Ken doesn't like what he's read, he has to blame it on the "liberal" media.

Zimmerman, against the instructions of the police, chased an unarmed teenager, confronted him, and shot him.

Why wouldn't you want it investigated?

If he's innocent, his name will be cleared. That's a good thing. If's he's guilty (which Ken does not actually know, of course) he goes to jail.


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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 22, 2012 at 12:57 pm

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I too wondered why the latest picture was not used, and why Zimmerman's injuries were denied. The NAACP was formed primarily to fight Lynch Law. This is a Zimmerman lynching.


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Posted by That User Name is already
a resident of another community
on Apr 22, 2012 at 1:28 pm

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Stunning.

Claiming that media reports represent a 'lynching'.

Of a man who went against specific and direct police instruction to NOT follow and engage a young, unarmed black man. Whom he then shot.

The murder was investigated and is going to trial.

Are you sure you want to use the word?

Just to keep this in perspective....

"Lynching, the practice of killing people by extrajudicial mob action, occurred in the United States chiefly from the late 18th century through the 1960s."

Web Link

Yeah, keep using hyperbolic, inflammatory language. Works well for your feeble argument. Can't wait to start hearing how colorblind you are, a real human rights activist, why, even some of your best friends.....


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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 22, 2012 at 6:20 pm

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One of my business partners was B***k, but who counts? His wife was a blond and their boys were Mocha, all fine men.


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Posted by That User Name is already
a resident of another community
on Apr 22, 2012 at 7:01 pm

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Yeah, called that one, didn't I? Not quite "some of my best friends..." but it's about what was expected.

Am sure he would love to hear from you, with your opinion on how the man who followed (against explicit police instruction) and shot an unarmed black kid, how that poor shooter is being "lynched."

Let us know how that goes.


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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 23, 2012 at 9:18 am

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That "explicit police instructions" was just advice from a clerk, not a direction from a cop. At any rate, Zimmerman was having his head pounded into the pavement when he killed his assailant. I still wonder why they didn't use the latest picture.


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Posted by svatoid
a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Apr 23, 2012 at 9:37 am

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"At any rate, Zimmerman was having his head pounded into the pavement when he killed his assailant."

Really?? Is that what happened? Seems there was much more than that involved otherwise there would not have been an idictment.
And if he was "getting his head pounded into the ground" maybe it was Martin who was exercising his "Stand your ground" right after being pursued and eventually murdered by an armed vigilante
Or does 'stand your ground" only apply for the white guy??
we shall see in the trial. Not surprised by your comments, though, Walter--calling what is happening to Zimmerman a "lynching". SOme things never change.


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Posted by Perspective
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 26, 2012 at 5:38 am

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Agree with you, Walter. My first thought on the media coverage of this case was "lynching". I lived through race wars and lynchings 40 years ago, and remember well the mentality. We have a lynch mob mentality in our country now...against whites. Please remember, folks that Zimmerman was first reported as "White", then "White Hispanic" now "Hispanic with black roots". The rush to judgement was breathtaking, helped along by our Dear President who, of course, couldn't help inserting himself into the fracas in such a helpful way.

Finally, 2 months later, the "rest of the story" is making its way out into the public.Web Link

What? A gated community with a rash of thefts by young black men in the recent past? What? A black neighbor defending Zimmerman? A very brave person!! Much like the whites of my youth defending blacks who were rushed to verdicts of "guilty" by the mob.

Wake up, folks. I thought we were past this, but I am highly disheartened to see that we aren't.

Maybe this is the final death throes?


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Posted by Perspective
a resident of Midtown
on May 12, 2012 at 9:36 am

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The lynch mob mentality of the left continues.

Remember the horror over Nixon's "Enemies list"? It was a list of political opponents targeted for hassling through the the IRS. Much horror by all of us on that one. Web Link

Democrats ( like I was) remember this well as slimy Republican tactics 101.

Then Clinton did it. ( One of many aspects of his Presidency that sealed my leaving the Dem Party).

Bush 2 did not ( as much as I was appalled at the spending under Bush, I still gotta give him kudos for integrity and ethics).

Well, Obama does the IRS thing also.
Web Link

And takes it much further: Public "outing" of private"enemies" to his re-election. Web Link

Gosh, I am sure that is exactly what we want: a Presidency with the power to destroy private groups and individuals through IRS targeting and, now to another historic turning point, targeting private citizens for public lynching (monetarily speaking).

This Dude-In-Chief is finishing the destruction of the Democrat brand with such fascist maneuvers.

Think, people, think. Do you really want a President who abuses power like this guy does? Right or Left, we should all be united against the power of a government to destroy us.


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Posted by That User Name is already
a resident of another community
on May 12, 2012 at 9:51 am

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Perspective:

You linked to this Frank Vandersloot, billionaire fellow Mormon who has donated at least a million dollars to Mitt's superpac, perhaps millions more through the anonymous 503(c)4 superpacs likes Rove's GPS?

Web Link

How on earth does any of your post relate to Zimmerman, a man arrested for shooting an unarmed teenager after being instructed by a police dispatcher to NOT pursue the teenager?

One notes that Perspective is trying to find a thread to post on that is not related to the military or Iraq and WMD after he desecrated the memory of 5,000 brave American soldiers on another thread.

From the other thread....

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"Perspective, responding to a post about "Iraq cost the lives of 5,000 Americans"

replied with "And, of course, the usual canard about... "No WMD in Iraq".....hahahaha)!!"

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Disgraceful.


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Posted by That User Name is already
a resident of another community
on May 12, 2012 at 10:05 am

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I found perspectives disgraceful posts about soldiers after he posted something about a "flusher-in-chief"

"Posted by Perspective, a resident of the Greater Miranda neighborhood, on Apr 30, 2012 at 10:50 am
Web Link"

Perspective posts that garbage, then tries to hijack the thread on Zimmerman for political bashing.

Perspective is the kind of 'person' that thinks this is a great idea - Trayvon Martin shooting targets

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