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Authorities call press conference in shooting of Florida teen
reuters ^ | March 22 2012 | reuters

Posted on 03/22/2012 3:37:53 PM PDT by NoLibZone

(Reuters) - The city manager of Sanford, Florida, where a neighborhood watch leader shot and killed an unarmed teen, called a news conference on Thursday amid demands for an arrest in the case and a vote of no confidence for the police chief.

The press conference at Sanford City Hall was called by City Manager Norton Bonaparte Jr., who was expected to discuss developments in the highly charged case.

The killing of Trayvon Martin, 17, an African American, by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, 28, a white Hispanic, has drawn national attention and sparked debate over Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law since Zimmerman has claimed self-defense. Police thus far have declined to arrest him.

On Wednesday, Martin's parents joined hundreds of demonstrators gathered in a New York park to demand an arrest in the shooting death.

At the same time, in Florida, Sanford's city commissioners passed a motion of "no confidence" in Police Chief Bill Lee Jr., who has said the department acted properly in not arresting Zimmerman.

But it's up to Bonaparte, not the commission, to decide whether or not to fire Lee.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: erciholder; ericholder; holder; trayvon; trayvonmartin; whitehispanic; zimmerman
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1 posted on 03/22/2012 3:38:06 PM PDT by NoLibZone
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To: NoLibZone
Some related articles of interest from Tampa and Orlando local news outlets:

Trayvon Martin: Sanford Police Chief Bill Lee temporarily steps down

Police chief answers Trayvon Martin FAQ

2 posted on 03/22/2012 3:40:59 PM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: NoLibZone

A ‘White hispanic’???


3 posted on 03/22/2012 3:41:41 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: NoLibZone

The state of Florida invited the Federal department of justice in to investigate.

The DOJ has had the files since Monday March 19th.

Every knows, based on news articles ands audio that the shooters a killer, right?

Why hasn’t the DOJ arrested or pushed to have arrested G. Zimmerman?

What’s Obama and Holder covering up here?


4 posted on 03/22/2012 3:42:22 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Obama proved in Texas- that health care ,like all fed programs, is a political compliance weapon.)
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To: rarestia

Something very strange is going on with this case. It’s gaining national attention but very little is actually happening outside of marches and discussions on TV. I think the MSM is deliberately trying to blow this up into a bigger issue.


5 posted on 03/22/2012 3:42:22 PM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: patriot08

they are laying more groundwork for a race war after BO loses in November.


6 posted on 03/22/2012 3:44:08 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: rarestia

Yesterday, Big Media reported the rumor of a racial slur being spoken.

The fact that Hussein/Holder hasn’t spoken up yet makes me think there’s not a real racial issue for them to be able to get away with making.


7 posted on 03/22/2012 3:45:20 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: NoLibZone

Obama was quick to comfort Sandra Fluke.

When Obama was informed that a 23 year old, cute, girl, that really enjoys having sex , needed comforting he called within minutes.

When will Obama call Trayvon’s mom?


8 posted on 03/22/2012 3:45:44 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Obama proved in Texas- that health care ,like all fed programs, is a political compliance weapon.)
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To: NoLibZone

What exactly is a white Hispanic. You are either one or the other but not both. Maybe they should call him Hispanic American?


9 posted on 03/22/2012 3:45:44 PM PDT by formosa (Formosa)
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To: NoLibZone
Why hasn’t the DOJ arrested or pushed to have arrested G. Zimmerman?

I don't think it's in their jurisdiction.

10 posted on 03/22/2012 3:45:49 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: treetopsandroofs

...yet.


11 posted on 03/22/2012 3:46:06 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: NoLibZone

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While the Zimmerman ‘white’ on black killing is covered 24/7 on the MSM with an outpouring of rage and charges of a racial hate crime, where is the concern- where is the rage about the home invasion, torture, beating, rape and murder of the elderly white couple by ‘African Americans’ in Oklahoma just the other day?

The 90 year old war veteran husband was beaten, his jaw broken, shot in the face with a BB gun and now barely clings to life.

The 85 year old partially blind wife was raped and beaten to death.

.

There’s a lot more here than a home invasion and robbery.

WHERE ARE THE CHARGES OF A RACIAL HATE CRIME??

90 year old husband’s jaw broken and shot in face with BB gun?

85 wife year old semi blind wife RAPED and BEATEN to death??

Where is the 24/7 MSM coverage

Where is the outrage?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2117695/Brutal-home-invasion-Oklahoma-couple-ends-65-year-romance-meeting-blind-date.html


12 posted on 03/22/2012 3:46:18 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: rarestia

The media wants a race war, they are going to use this case as a way to scare enough people that if they don’t vote for Obama in November there will be riots. Just like in 2008 when James Carville said that there would be riots if Obama did not win, they will do the same thing again in November, whatever it takes to help the Commie win


13 posted on 03/22/2012 3:47:52 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: formosa

Nah, because then it’s MINORITY against MINORITY.

They’ll spin the white hispanic as long as they can.

Does this means that the “wise latina” is a white hispanic?


14 posted on 03/22/2012 3:48:26 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Cementjungle

Hate crimes are.

The MSM has shared a audio that gives them ability to arrest and investigate.

Yet the will not.

What is Obama covering up here?


15 posted on 03/22/2012 3:49:46 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Obama proved in Texas- that health care ,like all fed programs, is a political compliance weapon.)
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To: patriot08

FWIW, and not to back up Big Media, but unlike this case, there isn’t a suspect still out on the street.


16 posted on 03/22/2012 3:50:56 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: patriot08

What a horrible thing! I did not hear about that story (exactly what you are trying to say!)


17 posted on 03/22/2012 3:50:56 PM PDT by PrayAndVoteConservesInLibsOut
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To: patriot08

A ‘White hispanic’???

Well maybe that means a guy who speaks primarily Spanish bud does not look like a carving on a Mayan temple;)


18 posted on 03/22/2012 3:52:02 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: NoLibZone
Every knows, based on news articles ands audio that the shooters a killer, right?

Why hasn’t the DOJ arrested or pushed to have arrested G. Zimmerman?

What’s Obama and Holder covering up here?

This is easy - think about it. BO & the DOJ are PREVENTING justice to be served and Zimmerman's arrest. THEY WANT TO GIN UP ANGER AMONGST BLACKS. And who better to fan the fires than Al Sharpton and their willing accomplices in the media? This is being very orchestrated by the racial justice gang.

This event also gins up the gun grabbers who are blaming a legitimate law and guns. Very predictable....

19 posted on 03/22/2012 3:52:05 PM PDT by demkicker (My passion for freedom is stronger than that of Democrats whose obsession is to enslave me.)
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To: patriot08
To the radical Left the “one drop rule” doesn't apply if you do something they don't like. Now if Zimmerman was a loyal liberal Democrat he would be known only as “Hispanic.”

If Obama was to suddenly see the light and become a conservative they would call him a “White African American.”

20 posted on 03/22/2012 3:53:17 PM PDT by Happy Rain ("Rick Santorum--Public Enemy #1 of Leftists, RINOs and the GOP Establishmnet.")
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To: Cementjungle

It is if it’s a civil rights case. Matt Lauer was kinda steering the parents that way this morning. Some unintelligible sound on the phone recording is being passed off as “f***ing n*****s.”


21 posted on 03/22/2012 3:53:23 PM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: NoLibZone

This is a bunch of BS. It’s a modern day lynching. There have been multiple heinous hate crimes perpetrated against whites this month but where is the outrage? where is the 24/7 coverage? Where is Al Sharpton? where are the “justice rallies”? a 13 year old was doused in gasoline in Kansas and set on fire for “being a white boy”. Again, where is the outrage? A 20 year old black man raped a 85 year old white woman and then beat her to death in front of her 90 year old husband this week. He was beaten to unconsciousness and shot in the face with a BB gun by Mr. Tyrone Woodfork who was later caught driving the elderly couple’s stolen car. Where is Al Sharpton? Not in Oklahoma.


22 posted on 03/22/2012 3:53:41 PM PDT by RC one (may the strongest man win.)
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To: rarestia

Gee - do ya think?

We have 40 murders a day in the USA.

20 Blacks murdered - every day. Mostly Black on Black.

About 400 White:Black murders/year.

This is just because racism is a key for Obama election.


23 posted on 03/22/2012 3:53:54 PM PDT by Eldon Tyrell
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To: NoLibZone

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/you-get-what-you-deserve-white-boy-13-year-old-set-on-fire-in-horrific-racially-charged-attack/

When is the rally for justice in this case, where’s Jessie,where is Brother AL. ( sounds of Crickets)


24 posted on 03/22/2012 3:55:04 PM PDT by bikerman (you can take the man out of the jungle but can't take the jungle out of the man)
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To: NoLibZone
...23 year old, cute, girl, that really enjoys having sex ,...

How would that interest a light-in-the-loafers muslim? Not to mention you and I have a very different notion of "cute".

25 posted on 03/22/2012 3:55:44 PM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: All
What color are Latinos supposed to be, by the way?

Leni

26 posted on 03/22/2012 3:55:54 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: patriot08
A ‘White hispanic’???

Yes. Originally the story referred to the man as 'white' and killing a 'black' teen.

Once it was revealed that he was 'hispanic', the MSM was instructed to keep the 'white' reference in, NO MATTER WHAT, to ensure that the sheeple believed it was WHITE on BLACK.

If you don't believe me, then just do a google search and read the various articles. They now all refer to him as a 'white hispanic', even though that phrase has NEVER been used in recorded history.

27 posted on 03/22/2012 3:55:59 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: formosa

What exactly is a white Hispanic. You are either one or the other but not both. Maybe they should call him Hispanic American?


I don’t know, but it may have to do with FBI racial classification practices. If a Hispanic commits a hate crime, the perp is classified as “white.” If a Hispanic is the victim of a hate crime, the victim is classifed as “Hispanic.”

Liberals were having a problem with the fact that there is rarely a white on black/hispanic hate crime. So they played around with the FBI statistics to tweak “white” hate crimes. This is why black on white hate crimes are rarely described and prosecuted as such.


28 posted on 03/22/2012 3:56:06 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: NoLibZone; All

A little off topic, but did you catch Jessica Sanchez on
American Idol singing Whitney’s hit, ‘I Will Always love You’?
This kid is terrific..did it almost as well as Whitney.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLnLOZxUGYY


29 posted on 03/22/2012 3:56:43 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: NoLibZone

lol. “White Hispanic”... the media is really desperate to cause a racial backlash


30 posted on 03/22/2012 3:57:54 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: patriot08

A ‘White hispanic’???


The dude is just following the Census classifications....

http://www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/briefs/c2010br-05.pdf


31 posted on 03/22/2012 4:01:48 PM PDT by deport (..............God Bless Texas............)
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To: formosa

White is a race, Hispanic is an ethnicity.


32 posted on 03/22/2012 4:02:32 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: NoLibZone

I don’t know if the guy shot the kid because he was black or not.YET I DO KNOW THIS ADMIN IS GOING TO USE IT TO GET SOME TYPE OF RACE ISSUE going on. Has 0dearreader called the kids Mom yet?


33 posted on 03/22/2012 4:03:52 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: treetopsandroofs

And Obama is a “white negro.” It’s all so confusing.


34 posted on 03/22/2012 4:04:03 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: patriot08

“George Zimmerman, 28, a white Hispanic...”

I saw that too!!! What the hell does that mean? What the hell is the hidden message from Reuters here?

I am totally flumoxed!!!


35 posted on 03/22/2012 4:05:20 PM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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“Why hasn’t the DOJ arrested or pushed to have arrested G. Zimmerman?”

Hussein doen’t want to piss of the hispanics once they learn it was not actually a “white man” involved


36 posted on 03/22/2012 4:05:20 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: rarestia
Weather Underground playbook.

Find an incident.

A spark to ignite the flame.

Ratchet it up to a raging inferno.

I'm going to go out on a limb and make a prediction.

The Con Black Caucus will be calling for an investigation of all cases in all states involving the stand you ground or castle doctrine and whether or not the shooting was racially motivated and the police covered it up.

If it hasn't already been done and I don't know about it,Let's see how accurate I am.

37 posted on 03/22/2012 4:07:16 PM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: All
White Black Mestizo
38 posted on 03/22/2012 4:08:43 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: PrayAndVoteConservesInLibsOut

“What a horrible thing! I did not hear about that story (exactly what you are trying to say!)”

No small wonder you didn’t hear about it. Few did outside the area where it happened.
What am I trying to say?
The rat MSM covers up black on white crime- no matter how hidious- like the Christian/Newsom masacre.

A young white couple was kidnapped by a gang of 5 blacks, raped, and tortured for two days before they were cut up, burned and tossed away in garbage bags.
This was covered up by the MSM.
They refused to declare it a ‘hate crime’.
Most of them got away with sentences much lighter than this hidious crime called for.

http://sullivan-county.com/wcva/jl.htm


39 posted on 03/22/2012 4:08:43 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: driftdiver
.. race war ..

They're not gonna like the outcome

40 posted on 03/22/2012 4:08:43 PM PDT by tomkat (FU.baraq)
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To: MileHi

Lmao...funny. Stay safe !


41 posted on 03/22/2012 4:09:13 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: petitfour

Or is that “blanco negro?” Or “negro Caucasian?” Or “African Caucasian?”


42 posted on 03/22/2012 4:09:38 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: ColdOne

Standford Police detective have already said that Zimmerman was on the ground and being beaten by the 6’ 2” football player, that Zimmerman was calling for help, and that those calls were recorded by 911 AND that Zimmerman had both facial injuries and was bleeding from the back of his head when they arrived on the scene.


43 posted on 03/22/2012 4:09:49 PM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: NoLibZone
A "white Hispanic"? Really, "news" media, could you be more transparent?
44 posted on 03/22/2012 4:10:15 PM PDT by jeffc (Prayer. It's freedom of speech.)
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To: treetopsandroofs

I don’t know...I am wondering if Obama is a white African? Or a white black?


45 posted on 03/22/2012 4:10:20 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: patriot08
Well, I'll be a son of a Chinese Jamaican. All this time, and I didn't know that Hispanics were 'the other white meat'.

"As democracy is perfected, the office represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. We move toward a lofty ideal. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their hearts desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron."

--H.L. Mencken, The Baltimore Evening Sun, July 26, 1920


46 posted on 03/22/2012 4:10:32 PM PDT by Viking2002
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To: GatĂșn(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

Argentina is 97% White, they are Hispanic.


47 posted on 03/22/2012 4:11:44 PM PDT by EEGator
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A ‘White hispanic’???

That's the brand new term created just for this particular incident.

Before they saw photos of him "Zimmerman" was white. After the pics surfaced - much to their disappointment - he wasn't.

If "whitey" didn't do it, the whole thing falls apart. Hence the brand new race, "white hispanic."

48 posted on 03/22/2012 4:12:16 PM PDT by AAABEST (Et lux in tenebris lucet: et tenebrae eam non comprehenderunt)
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To: patriot08

Wouldn’t want to get him mixed up with the “good” Hispanics.


49 posted on 03/22/2012 4:12:34 PM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (Typed using <FONT STYLE=SARCASM> unless otherwise noted)
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To: EEGator
Argentina is 97% White,

Guess that explains why they loved Nazi war criminals.

50 posted on 03/22/2012 4:13:00 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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