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Rick Santorum Convicts Trayvon Martin Shooter On Hannity Show
The Conservative Review Blog ^ | March 23, 2012 | Marcus Porcius

Posted on 03/23/2012 4:28:30 PM PDT by red flanker

Just moments ago on the Sean Hannity radio show, GOP candidate and RINO Rick Santorum took it upon himself to convict George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin case. He said, and I’m paraphrasing slightly:

It was a heinous crime and he did a despicable, unjustifiable thing and the Sanford police should have reacted to that immediately.

Again, I am paraphrasing a little as I did not have a recorder running to get his exact words, but that was essentially his statement.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Extended News; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: florida; foot; georgezimmerman; mouth; santorum; standyourground; trayvonmartin
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1 posted on 03/23/2012 4:28:34 PM PDT by red flanker
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Santorum, don’t be a pompous ass. Demand evidence and justice!

Go Newt!


2 posted on 03/23/2012 4:30:08 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: red flanker

I would said it is local police matter and is under investigation and left it at that. Santorum did not have to say squat. How hard can this be?


3 posted on 03/23/2012 4:31:05 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: red flanker

>> The professional gaffe translators have been paged

They must be secretly cursing Rick for making their job so difficult.


4 posted on 03/23/2012 4:31:33 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: red flanker

The police acted stupidly


5 posted on 03/23/2012 4:31:33 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel - Horace Walpole)
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To: red flanker

A grand jury will investigate the death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old shot to death in a gated community in Florida on Feb. 26, state attorney Norm Wolfinger announced Tuesday.
http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/03/20/10775671-trayvon-martin-case-to-go-to-grand-jury-fla-state-attorney-announces

On Tuesday the 20th it was announced there would be a Grand Jury on April 10th. What in the L do these people want? Is not the rule of law good enough?

Or do we need instant justice or perhaps we could have trials set up like Survivor or Dancing with the Stars? Just dial in our vote by phone or however it works.

A FReeper commented in the past that they didn’t realize Idiocracy was a documentary— they certainly nailed that one!


6 posted on 03/23/2012 4:32:57 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: red flanker

I was just thinking of a number of truly horrible crimes committed by Blacks against totally innocent Whites. I would never have heard of them if I had not read about them here on FR.

The truly disgusting thing about this whole thing is the victim is probably Zimmerman and now we have a true witch hunt going on.


7 posted on 03/23/2012 4:34:22 PM PDT by yarddog
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To: Irenic
What in the L do these people want?

Which people? I'd say the useful idiots want street justice. I think the puppet masters want a trial, expect an acquittal(or conviction on a lesser charge than murder)to coincide with the GOP convention in Tampa.

8 posted on 03/23/2012 4:36:18 PM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: red flanker

the police did act, they interviewed , they looked at the scene, they looked at our laws and then did what they were supposed to do.

Maybe up in PA they don’t have this law but down here we do .

Santorum needs to shut his mouth on this or at least say “let the police do their job and let the justice system we have do their job”

That’s it , not this crap he’s saying or what the MSM is saying.

Seems many are spouting off about this who do not know our laws down here or they hate guns.


9 posted on 03/23/2012 4:36:26 PM PDT by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman,It's not a conservative view but a true American view)
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To: red flanker

Before this is over, they’ll probably have a public lynching of Zimmerman. Due process be damned.


10 posted on 03/23/2012 4:36:26 PM PDT by rbg81
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To: red flanker

There is a process. Or, rather, there should be a process. One that Sanitarium has ZERO participation in. He is not the finder of fact here. If he did indeed say this then what else might he decide to stick his nose in where it does not belong?


11 posted on 03/23/2012 4:36:48 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: red flanker

I have got to the point that I would vote for Romney over this whine bag. He is full as a much of shit as Mitten’s.

This country is missing the leader that we need for these times... Newt. When Obama gets his second term everyone on this site is going to regret not supporting Newt. I am sick.


12 posted on 03/23/2012 4:37:01 PM PDT by mmanager (NEWT - The Chruchill of our time!)
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To: red flanker

So was it a Gaffe when Gingrich said the stand your ground law doesn’t apply in this case and said Zimmerman had found a dangerous hobby?

http://www.13wmaz.com/news/national/article/174620/28/Newt-Gingrich-Says-Trayvon-Martins-Shooter-Found-Dangerous-Hobby-

We need to stop playing this got’cha game like a bunch of liberals.


13 posted on 03/23/2012 4:38:38 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Gene Eric

Newt did the same thing, http://www.latimes.com/news/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-george-zimmerman-20120323,0,6326075.story


14 posted on 03/23/2012 4:39:23 PM PDT by org.whodat
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To: red flanker
Paraphrasing isn't good enough. On the Hugh Hewitt show he did NOT use the word crime even though someone claimed he did.

The national media is not claiming he referred to the killing as a crime.

Excuse me if I don't trust those that get orgasmic every time they attack Santorum. Show us a transcript.

15 posted on 03/23/2012 4:39:54 PM PDT by Kazan (Mitt Romney: The greater of two evils)
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To: mmanager

Santorum really needs to shut his beak. Your absolutely right, Newt should be the frontrunner right now..he knows how to talk and handle the media, but he isn’t getting enough support(And I have no idea why) when the primary happens here in Cali I will be voting for Newt, unfortunately its looking like we will be stuck with Romney, oh goody goody, someone that makes McCain look decent


16 posted on 03/23/2012 4:40:25 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: red flanker
Yep, I heard every word live, he'll be really sorry about this one.

Newt did the best, he was the only one to reject the MSM bimbo's lies as such. Even Hannity failed.

17 posted on 03/23/2012 4:40:30 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: red flanker
Quoth Newt:

“The young man apparently was not following the person who’s being investigated,” Gingrich told CNN’s Piers Morgan in an interview Thursday night. “Apparently, the shooter was following the young man. That’s not a stand your own ground, that’s a chase the other person into their ground. And I think you’re going to find the law, as interpreted normally, doesn’t apply to this case.”

18 posted on 03/23/2012 4:41:17 PM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: mmanager
"When Obama gets his second term everyone on this site is going to regret not supporting Newt."

Not "everyone".

I can't support a person without personal integrity. Cheating on two wives is quite a character statement, in my book.

That's not what this Country needs, no matter how good a talker/debater he is. If you can't control yourself, you can't control the Country.

19 posted on 03/23/2012 4:42:30 PM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: red flanker

Let’s be real. There are white people killed by blacks in hate attacks all the time, and there is no media coverage, no hate crime charges, no federal investigation and certainly no comments from the president of the united states. i’m not going to shed a tear for some hoodrat who should have stayed in his own neighborhood.


20 posted on 03/23/2012 4:43:02 PM PDT by Peter Vollmer
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To: red flanker

While I don’t think this issue should be a part of the presidential race, Zimmerman put himself in the situation where he had to rely on deadly force. Zimmerman created a situation where he “had” to take the action he did. I am not a Santorum fan and this is just more of Santorum trying to buy some additional votes.


21 posted on 03/23/2012 4:43:32 PM PDT by Hootch (Another perspective)
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To: red flanker

Obama, whose-mom-doesn’t-look-like-Trayvon’s, was quick to call Sandra Fluke, who,if had a daughter would-look-like-Nancy-Pelosi.

When will America’s first post racial president who-doesn’t-look like-any-of-the-presidents-on-our-money, call Trayvon’s mom-who-doesn’t-look-like Cameron Diaz?


22 posted on 03/23/2012 4:44:11 PM PDT by NoLibZone (When will Obama call Trayvon's mom? He was quick to call Sandra Fluke.)
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To: red flanker

Santorum = Italian for “gaffetastic”.


23 posted on 03/23/2012 4:45:15 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: Navy Patriot

Hannity is ok..but a bit of an irritated blow hard...so is Rush now.


24 posted on 03/23/2012 4:45:42 PM PDT by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo with laughter")
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To: mmanager
"I have got to the point that I would vote for Romney over this whine bag. He is full as a much of shit as Mitten’s."

Some of this turkey's recent statements prove that he is way too immature to be given any kind of position of authority. And I'm tired of his whining, too.

25 posted on 03/23/2012 4:46:01 PM PDT by matthew fuller (A patriotic American would be ASHAMED to have 5 non-veteran adult sons.)
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To: red flanker
Sen. Santorum, would you please keep your opinions to yourself. Since you are a candidate for President of the United States , it would be prudent if you familiarized yourself with the tried and true axiom of innocent until proven guilty.

Saying someone is guilty before trial makes me question your motive and makes me question your candidacy.

26 posted on 03/23/2012 4:47:14 PM PDT by First A Patriot (Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God)
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To: traditional1
"Not "everyone".

I can't support a person without personal integrity. Cheating on two wives is quite a character statement, in my book.

That's not what this Country needs, no matter how good a talker/debater he is. If you can't control yourself, you can't control the Country."

So then I take it you're not a believer in Christian repentance and redemption?

27 posted on 03/23/2012 4:47:31 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: manc
The police did act, they interviewed , they looked at the scene, they looked at our laws and then did what they were supposed to do.

Exactly, they followed the Florida SYG law to the letter.

This is a political effort to cause racial strife in the US, and another example of how the left treats cops.

28 posted on 03/23/2012 4:48:37 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: red flanker

No respect for the 2nd Amendment or Property Rights.


29 posted on 03/23/2012 4:48:37 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: yarddog

The truly disgusting thing about this whole thing is the victim is probably Zimmerman and now we have a true witch hunt going on.

I don’t know if he did anything wrong, I wasn’t there and that’s for the evidence and the grand jury to decide.

This reminds me alot of the Security Guard who was hounded by the media for something, sending anthrax letters I think, but then the police said he didn’t do it. The media hounded him for weeks and made his life miserable and didn’t apologize or say anything when he was innocent.

The media are SCUM.


30 posted on 03/23/2012 4:48:49 PM PDT by Chainsawj
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To: red flanker

I’m not a fan of Santorum, but it seems like some are getting awfully nitpicky about his every word. This statement sounds like the typical politician-like thing to say during a media feeding frenzy. When Rick goes against the grain and speaks his mind, he gets ripped apart. When he tries to stay disciplined and not say something controversial that might knock him off his message, he gets ripped apart over that too.


31 posted on 03/23/2012 4:50:51 PM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: plain talk; P-Marlowe

This is a dumb “gotcha” and people uninvolved in a case shouldn’t have to run around using the “alleged”, “possible”, and “maybe”.

It’s assumed.

The precision police on parade. (except when it’s their ox being gored.)


32 posted on 03/23/2012 4:52:18 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Pray Continued Victory for our Troops Still in Afghan!)
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To: red flanker
It was a heinous crime and he did a despicable, unjustifiable thing and the Sanford police should have reacted to that immediately.

If he suggested this, implied this or stated this, no one with a brain should support this guy.

No joke.

33 posted on 03/23/2012 4:52:18 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: red flanker

I’ll pay attention when I see a real quote. I refer to Fox for misquotes and Romney PR for paraphrasing thanks.


34 posted on 03/23/2012 4:52:26 PM PDT by throwback ( The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.)
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To: red flanker
Like, Jeb Bush, Rick Santorum should really not make any comments on this situation until all facts come out. Unbelievable. The Governor of Florida has already appointed a task force to be led by his Lt. Governor Carroll to hold hearings about the shooting and to make recommendations for changing state laws and procedures. What the heck are they doing this for-this is giving in to the protesters here in Florida about the shooting. They are suppose to be standing on the side of the rights of a citizen, the current law and for the local law enforcing it’s own jurisdiction.

What does Al Shapron and the others like him, know about Florida laws? People should wait to see all of the facts. Ok, the man may have went over board with his policing of the neighborhood and that needs to be investigated. There are reports of GZ being beat. There are reports that the kid was chased down- Get the facts from the investigation, I say. GZ has his rights- let the facts come out not the things we are reading in the news. If the man is guilty the investigation will show that.

The White House said days ago it was a local matter-now, look what they are doing-DOJ- FBI- FDLE- State attorney investigators, A special prosecutor from the governor’s office- IF the Man is Innocent he will be Railroaded, my guess. I have to wait to know more. But these people are going in the wrong direction. GZ is Black/Latino. The media calling this a hate crime. Look at all of the money being spent and they by pass the local authority when Obama said it was a Local law enforcement matter. Proves all liberals Never will understand how the laws in which we have for our protection, works. It is innocent until proven guilty, okay- Not, let’s go with the public convicting a person. If the man is guilty, the facts will come out.

(This is why people like Rick Santorum, Jeb Bush and others alike need not be in charge-the only one who has made sense was Newt saying let the investigation move forward) Please God let the Santorum supporters to wake up to a better choice.

35 posted on 03/23/2012 4:52:38 PM PDT by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: Hootch
The man that wrote the stand your ground law in Florida, said, it did not cover Zimmerman's actions.
36 posted on 03/23/2012 4:52:53 PM PDT by org.whodat
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To: traditional1
Marriage is dependent on a good mate. Those were long marriages by any standard and a private matter between 2 people.

Psst...Adultry is usualy the RESULT of a bad marriage...not the cause of a bad marriage.

Research Reagan a bit...

37 posted on 03/23/2012 4:53:02 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: org.whodat; cripplecreek; STARWISE; All

HERE is what Newt said last night on CNN when Piers Morgan tried ti bait HIM into an opinion on the shooting:

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/03/23/piers-gingrich-trayvon-martin-tragedy.cnn

I don’t hear Newt saying ANYTHING even CLOSE to what Ricky said. In fact he handled it WAY better by evading the trap Morgan tried to coax him into that Ricky fell in.


38 posted on 03/23/2012 4:53:05 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Fresh Wind

Here is the CNN interview link:

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/03/23/piers-gingrich-trayvon-martin-tragedy.cnn

Newt didn’t fall for Morgan’s trap.


39 posted on 03/23/2012 4:55:22 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: red flanker
Just think of the money Santorum saved by eliminating the need for a pesky investigation and trial.

HE is apparently as omniscient as Obama!

40 posted on 03/23/2012 4:56:58 PM PDT by Iron Munro (If Repubs paid as much attention to Rush as the Dem's do, we wouldn't be in this mess)
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To: fabian
Yes, Hannity is more than OK, and I like him a lot, but he shouldn't repeatedly air fraudulent leftist talking points about our side without pointing out that they're untrue, which makes the premise of the question or statement false.
41 posted on 03/23/2012 4:58:52 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: traditional1; All
"I can't support a person without personal integrity....
If you can't control yourself, you can't control the Country."


42 posted on 03/23/2012 4:59:00 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: CatherineofAragon
I'm a believer in common sense. Why don't you forgive Obama? Maybe he will "Repent"?

Personal freedom includes personal choice. I choose not to ignore past indicators of a lack of control and disregard of commitments....but...that's just me.

43 posted on 03/23/2012 4:59:35 PM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: cripplecreek

Gingrich is a jackwad for doing it, too. I’ve read that Ron Paul is the only one who hasn’t commented as such. Anybody know if this is true?

I am a Gingrich supporter but I don’t support his comments on this.


44 posted on 03/23/2012 5:01:12 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: Christie at the beach
Look at the stories on Drudge Now-Obama is causing race division and a race war-this could set the races back for years. Obama has done more damage to our country on this issue alone. Obama didn't say anything about the blacks setting the white 13 yr old boy on fire in Kansas City..nothing.. People should think about this-Obama and his media has made this about race. Rick should know better (very disappointed) Newt calls it right-Obama makes this about race.
45 posted on 03/23/2012 5:01:44 PM PDT by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: musicman

Isn’t Santorum an attorney??

Newt understands the media is out to trap him - he is always prepared for them.


46 posted on 03/23/2012 5:03:15 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Newtrition - soul food for a starving America.)
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To: red flanker

I have noticed several politicians are trying to use this to repeal states “True Man” or sometimes called “stand your ground” laws.

None of this would happen without the medias corruption.


47 posted on 03/23/2012 5:03:19 PM PDT by yarddog
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To: dragnet2
If he suggested this, implied this or stated this, no one with a brain should support this guy.

He said it, I heard it, live, and I agree.

The Sanford cops are the best actors of all the parties involved here, and I'm a stickler for cop performance.

48 posted on 03/23/2012 5:03:56 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: yarddog

What was the guy doing inside a “gated community” anyway?


49 posted on 03/23/2012 5:04:23 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: red flanker

I wonder how much of an apology the race pimps will offer the rest of us if it is determined that Trayvon was responsible for his own death?

Whole lotta people who should know better have already convicted Zimmerman. The Lamestream Media, and the race pimps may just get hung out to dry when all the facts are known.


50 posted on 03/23/2012 5:04:56 PM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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