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Trayvon suspended over marijuana; thousands expected at rally
Miami Herald ^ | March 26, 2012 | Frances Robles

Posted on 03/26/2012 11:08:56 AM PDT by Zakeet

Miami Gardens teenager Trayvon Martin was suspended from school because he was caught with an empty plastic bag with traces of marijuana in it, the boy’s family attorney has confirmed.

Trayvon was killed while serving out the suspension in Sanford Florida, where his father’s girlfriend lives. A community watch volunteer who thought he looked drugged out and suspicious called police and later wound up in a fight with him.

The two scuffled and volunteer George Zimmerman shot Trayvon, killing him. He has not been charged.

Tens of thousands of people are expected to converge on Sanford on Monday for an afternoon rally to protest the killing, which occurred one month ago today.

The Rev. Jesse Jackson, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, the Rev. Al Sharpton and comedian Sinbad are expected to speak at a 5 p.m. special City Commission meeting.

Several busloads of protesters left Miami early Monday to participate.

(Excerpt) Read more at miamiherald.com ...


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To: Zakeet

A couple things really tick me off about this. First, isn’t it racist to edit the photo to make the boys skin lighter? Second, to all those celebrities and wannabe celebrities.... African Americans don’t own the hoodie so stop acting like every time I see one I think there’s one of you underneath it.


101 posted on 03/26/2012 12:28:24 PM PDT by Right Ahead
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To: Rooivalk
Why isn't this being discussed?

All those charges were dropped. ....on domestic issues both the husband and wife filed charges against each other...the Judge told them to work out their issues basically elswhere and they were dropped. No surprise here, many seem to use the courts to threaten one another over this issue....take a few temper control courses etc.

102 posted on 03/26/2012 12:30:46 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

Not necessarily.

Who wants to speak I’ll of their child, when they’ve lost them.


103 posted on 03/26/2012 12:32:03 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Rooivalk

I believe that photo of Zimmerman in #49 above is a 2005 mug shot so it looks like he has a record too.


104 posted on 03/26/2012 12:32:17 PM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives, thanks to Big Bro')
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To: Rooivalk

It is time to just move on. This is old. There are no charges and if there are charges politically bullied, this case will be a slam dunk for zimmerman. Why was the hoodie. there? did he jump the gate? Why did he attack Zimmerman and use the concrete curb as a deadly weapon on the back of his head and break bones in his face. Have you heard the recording of the screams of pain coming from Zimmerman ? Have you read that the witness thought he was going to die if he didnt shoot? Zimmerman is not white!! He is hispanic (Peruvian!!)— what are they lying about his being white? Can white people start wearing hoods now? They used to years ago and I thought that was illegal now, Is it illegal for white but ok for Blacks. This deal sucks.


105 posted on 03/26/2012 12:32:22 PM PDT by tpuskett
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To: caww
There’s so much wrong in how this whole story is playing out and alot of cover up by the family members. I have no doubt the family is not being honest here...and therefore responsible for this mess we’re seeing as well. Somebody is behind them pushing this way off to left field!

I still haven't heard any of you Zimmerman supporters explain the authority Zimmerman was operating under that caused him to leave his vehicle and proceed on foot to have a confrontation with Martin

Zimmerman was acting as a volunteer neighborhood watch, and that means all he was authorized to do was to WATCH!

Maybe the gun in his pocket clouded his judgement?
106 posted on 03/26/2012 12:32:59 PM PDT by Rooivalk
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Here’s the image page from google of Martin....not one photo of him today with his gold teeth and age related photo....yet all of Zimmerman are his mugshot at 21 years old. He’s almost 30 and not remotely seen as the mugshot now.

http://www.google.com/search?q=trayvon+martin+case&hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=FcB&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&prmd=imvnsuo&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=oHZwT7SJNuu50AH_6rDrBg


107 posted on 03/26/2012 12:33:27 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww
All those charges were dropped. ....on domestic issues both the husband and wife filed charges against each other...the Judge told them to work out their issues basically elswhere and they were dropped. No surprise here, many seem to use the courts to threaten one another over this issue....take a few temper control courses etc

It shows a pattern of being a hothead with a temper. And maybe it was that temper of Zimmerman that led to the shooting of Martin
108 posted on 03/26/2012 12:35:28 PM PDT by Rooivalk
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To: Zakeet

Meanwhile, while we discuss this crap from Al Sharpton, Obama is telling Russia he will sell us out on missile defense after the election.

Boom.


109 posted on 03/26/2012 12:38:04 PM PDT by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: tpuskett
It is time to just move on. This is old.

Move on to what? If it were your child you wouldn't be so quick to say "move on".

Something stinks about this shooting and we need to keep digging until we find the TRUE motivation by Zimmerman for pulling that trigger
110 posted on 03/26/2012 12:38:58 PM PDT by Rooivalk
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To: Rooivalk

Well for one thing he was the commander of the watchteam there....and his job in the neighborhood was to “watch”. He was doing so while on an errand.

Zimmerman’s carrying was perfectly legal. There’s no evidence he was doing more then finding out what the guy was doing there. Many would have done the same thing when a rash of robberies had been occurring.....and why they determined to have a Watch Group.

Carrying a gun does not mean one is intent on using it....in fact most gun owners I know see that as a very last resort.

Furthermore it was not unitl Zimmermans cries for help brought no relief that the gun became an issue.


111 posted on 03/26/2012 12:39:52 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww
Well for one thing he was the commander of the watchteam there....and his job in the neighborhood was to “watch”. He was doing so while on an errand.

Watch does not mean CONFRONT. And by his own admission Zimmerman left his car and on foot moved to confront. Right there he moved beyond what his job duties were to do
112 posted on 03/26/2012 12:42:17 PM PDT by Rooivalk
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To: Rooivalk
TRUE motivation by Zimmerman for pulling that trigger

Ummm, somebody beating my brains out on a sidewalk and nobody answering my long barrage of screaming for help would certainly "Motivate" most people to defend themselves with whatever means they had....knife, pistol, knitting needle,maze, whatever...out it would come.

113 posted on 03/26/2012 12:44:27 PM PDT by caww
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To: Rooivalk
I still haven't heard any of you Zimmerman supporters explain the authority Zimmerman was operating under that caused him to leave his vehicle and proceed on foot to have a confrontation with Martin

Proceeding on foot was perfectly lawful for Zimmerman to do. The "confrontation" you are citing apparently occurred while Zimmerman was walking back to his vehicle, after having abandoned any pursuit (or following) of Martin.

No person needs to consult with any "authority" in order to move freely about his own neighborhood.

114 posted on 03/26/2012 12:44:32 PM PDT by sargon (I don't like the sound of these "boncentration bamps")
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To: Lurker

Someone just needs to stand there w posters of all the people killed over the last month by the “brothers”. Still wouldn’t get through to them but might to some others.


115 posted on 03/26/2012 12:45:41 PM PDT by TwoSwords
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To: Rooivalk

“Watch does not mean CONFRONT.”

Prove Zimmerman confronted anyone? Actually available evidence indicates Zimmerman left his vehicle in response to Martin running, and lost him.

“And by his own admission Zimmerman left his car and on foot moved to confront.”

Show me where Zimmerman stated his intent was to confront?


116 posted on 03/26/2012 12:47:44 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: Rooivalk
George Zimmerman had felony assault on police officer charge in '05 & 2 domestic assaults

CR-RESISTING OFFICER WITH VIOLENCE BATTERY ON LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER 2005-MM-010436-A-O

Zimmerman must not have been convicted of anything because otherwise he would have been barred from having a concealed carry permit.

117 posted on 03/26/2012 12:47:44 PM PDT by Dan Cooper
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To: Rooivalk
maybe it was that temper of Zimmerman that led to the shooting of Martin

Yeah, right....the guys yelling bloody murder while his heads getting bashed in ...that's fear for ones life not temper.

118 posted on 03/26/2012 12:47:51 PM PDT by caww
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To: Rooivalk

Something stinks about this shooting and we need to keep digging until we find the TRUE motivation by Zimmerman for pulling that trigger

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You are mistaken. I’m sure you mean you want to find the TRUE motivation that started this sorry mess.

But unless you just woke up, you should know by now “the TRUE motivation by Zimmerman for pulling that trigger”, was a result of Martin being on top of Zimmerman beating the crap out of him while Zimmerman yelled for help.

That my friend is enough TRUE motivation for anyone to shoot.


119 posted on 03/26/2012 12:48:25 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Zakeet

And our own president is such a racist that he chooses to pour gasoline on the fire instead of trying to calm nerves.


120 posted on 03/26/2012 12:50:29 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: Rooivalk

For Zimmerman this was not unusual to ask people why they were in the neighborhood....for that matter inquiry is not confronting someone in the way you’re presenting it.

I confront rather boldly my neighborhood teens when they get fisty... without hesitation. I ceertainly would have no problem with a Commander of a Watchgroup doing so...especially since many robberies were occurring in the neighborhood....and least you forget he phoned it in right away.


121 posted on 03/26/2012 12:52:47 PM PDT by caww
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To: Blood of Tyrants

122 posted on 03/26/2012 12:53:33 PM PDT by Zakeet (Obozo is to competent as an Etch-A-Sketch is to art)
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To: Vigilanteman

You forgot to shut the fridge.


123 posted on 03/26/2012 12:55:49 PM PDT by TwoSwords
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To: Rooivalk

Probably not the gun.

Zimmerman strikes me as a guy heavily dependent on needing the approval of others. He was probably hoping to hear the words, “good job” by the police.


124 posted on 03/26/2012 12:58:52 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Williams
Meanwhile, while we discuss this crap from Al Sharpton, Obama is telling Russia he will sell us out on missile defense after the election. Boom.

Well what did you expect? There will be no constraints on him then and we'll be all in a world of hurt all around if he gets elected.....we've seen nothing yet.

I have to admit the more he says he's going to do, and I never thought I could say this, if Romney does per chance get the primary I'm considering would Romney disarm our country? You see this changes the equation of weighing the Romney vote if he gets it.

Very serious business Obama is planning....it's one thing to destroy from within..that we can fight...it's another for our President to disarm our nation from without to satisfy his personal political gain on the world stage.

The guy has got to go...no doubt about it..and frankly the same for his wife.

126 posted on 03/26/2012 1:00:52 PM PDT by caww
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To: Uncle Slayton

You remarks are both useless and without humor.


127 posted on 03/26/2012 1:01:49 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Zakeet

ROYFLOL

What a photo shot! OLOLOLOLOLOL


128 posted on 03/26/2012 1:02:33 PM PDT by caww
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To: Lurker
We need a YouTube of this with a laugh track inserted. I wonder if anyone will ask JJ or Sinbad how they feel about the $10,000 "bounty" the NBP has placed on Mr. Zimmerman.

Since you're going to have a laugh track, that question should be asked of the NFL linebacker (Ray Lewis).

130 posted on 03/26/2012 1:03:00 PM PDT by newgeezer (It is [the people's] right and duty to be at all times armed. --Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Zakeet
The MSM is involved with a propganda, misleading campaign about this shooting that alings itself with the President's politicfs of division.

This boy was killed a month ago...and yet it just now hits the airwaves like a terrible racial incident that occured yesterday.

Did they take the time to aling the story? Who knows. We do know this, they are slanting the coverage.

From not talking abput or presenting the eyewitness accounts of the fight:

Eyewitness: Trayvon attacked Zimmerman

To even how they portray the people involved.

Trayvon and Zimmer man as shown all over the nation by the MSM:

Trayvon and Zimmerman as they actually look recently:


131 posted on 03/26/2012 1:03:24 PM PDT by Jeff Head (quivalent of our AEGIS and they already have six of them. They need to build 16 f those. Their Ast)
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

Yes, there certainly was.

His name is George Zimmerman.


132 posted on 03/26/2012 1:04:20 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: NVDave

Dave’s not here, man...he’s on FreeRepublic.

(Sorry, couldn’t resist.)


133 posted on 03/26/2012 1:04:30 PM PDT by sthguard (The DNC theme song: "All You Need is Guv")
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To: Conscience of a Conservative
Pretty close...and certainly backs up Zimmerman's statement:

Eyewitness: Trayvon attacked Zimmerman

134 posted on 03/26/2012 1:06:13 PM PDT by Jeff Head (quivalent of our AEGIS and they already have six of them. They need to build 16 f those. Their Ast)
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To: Conscience of a Conservative
As reported locally in Florida
135 posted on 03/26/2012 1:08:58 PM PDT by Jeff Head (quivalent of our AEGIS and they already have six of them. They need to build 16 f those. Their Ast)
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To: Phantom Phixer

But how far was it to the closest 7-11? Google says 2 miles....that’s quite a hike in the rain if so....

Timing will come into play when this goes to trial...and with all the outsry going on I don’t see how they won’t move this that direction.....it’ll be a good diversion for Obamas failures and keep the public engaged from what he’s doing.

As he once said...”Americans” don’t much care what Washington does....they ARE busy watching football..some more than others.

What if he needed more than candy? Just saying.


136 posted on 03/26/2012 1:09:58 PM PDT by caww
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To: chris37

Zimmerman is a participant, not an eyewitness.


137 posted on 03/26/2012 1:11:04 PM PDT by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: Zakeet

if Hispanics show up to defend Zimmerman it will be Democrat Race Riot Armageddon


138 posted on 03/26/2012 1:11:04 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Zakeet

if Hispanics show up to defend Zimmerman it will be Democrat Race Riot Armageddon


139 posted on 03/26/2012 1:12:07 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Zakeet

Racism, Hatred is alive and well in the Barack Hussein Obama heart, soul and his Obamabots!!! Sad for the Black American Community, Sad for the victims, Sad for our great county. Obama should be impeached, Holder fired, and the Democrat Party thrown out of office for inciting riots, failing to let our justice system work and treason against the state!!! Folks, get with it, Obama is the reincarnation of Adolf Hitler and his racist thugs that murdered ten million innocent people (Six million Jews & four million others). Obama is truly an enemy of the the state, and he is trying his utmost to destroy the USA which he hates with a passion!!! Wake up, Americans, “all”!!!


140 posted on 03/26/2012 1:16:32 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy POTUS Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: Jeff Head

Thank you so much for posting these current photos of Zimmerman and Martin. Apperances/perception matters..... and the media is doing such a injustice to Zimmerman by posting a mugshot of him at 21 years old when he’s almost 30 now.

Good on you JeffHead...Good on You!!!!

And spread it around...the media certainly isn’t going to do so.


141 posted on 03/26/2012 1:19:09 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

Goebbels could have learned a lot from our media.


142 posted on 03/26/2012 1:22:20 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Phantom Phixer

Since he’s a football player, he may not have a deep interest in basketball.


143 posted on 03/26/2012 1:25:19 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

Did he not witness the start of the fight with his eye?

I believe he did.

Furthermore, accroding to another poster, someone else witnessed it too, though it’s not confirmed.

But that’s ok, you just keep walking around with your head in your arse, shouldn’t hurt anyone...


144 posted on 03/26/2012 1:27:05 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Phantom Phixer

It doesn’t matter what I might want them to do, it’s about what they are supposed to do. Standard job description of any security job is to be eyes and ears.


145 posted on 03/26/2012 1:27:17 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Jonty30
Who wants to speak I’ll of their child, when they’ve lost them.

I agree but the family appears to me to be going beyond grief ....I could even understand trying to cover for your son....but this 'Trademark" nonesense tells me there's people working on this behind the scenes to make it a money maker and a show....and the family is agreeing to it.

Next we'll be hearing about a movie...book deals etc.

I hate our media and the public who lets them use them!

146 posted on 03/26/2012 1:29:50 PM PDT by caww
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To: Zakeet

I’m so sick of this story


147 posted on 03/26/2012 1:30:28 PM PDT by Scythian
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To: Jonty30

Was he a current football player or was that also 2 or 3 years ago as well ?


148 posted on 03/26/2012 1:32:02 PM PDT by caww
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To: Buckeye McFrog
if Hispanics show up to defend Zimmerman it will be Democrat Race Riot Armageddon

Just as ordered it would seem. Nice diversion from the Primary too...as well as Obamas terrible record.

Do I see a cancellation of our Presidential election ahead? Maybe...or people too afraid to go out and vote?

150 posted on 03/26/2012 1:34:53 PM PDT by caww
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