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Trayvon Martin Lawyer Warns Prosecutor of 'Pandemonium' if Zimmerman Not Charged
Tuesday,April 10, 2012 | Kristinn

Posted on 04/10/2012 12:15:38 PM PDT by kristinn

In comments that can be seen as an effort to intimidate Florida's special state prosecutor Angela Corey with nationwide race riots, Benjamin Crump, an attorney for the family of slain 17 year-old black Floridian Trayvon Martin warned of "pandemonium" around America and the world should Corey decide to not prosecute admitted Martin killer George Zimmerman, who has claimed self-defense. Crump issued the dire warning in an interview with BBC5.

In a case that has inflamed racial tensions across the United States and drawn global attention, the unarmed Martin was shot to death by Zimmerman on February 26 as he walked in a gated community in Sanford, Florida, where Martin was staying with his father at the home of his father's fiance. Minutes before the shooting, Zimmerman had called police to report a suspicious man in his community where he served as a neighborhood watch volunteer.

Sanford police briefly detained, but did not charge Zimmerman in the shooting. The 5'9", 28 year-old Zimmerman has claimed self-defense, saying Martin had attacked him and he feared for his well-being as the 6'3" Martin pounded his head on the ground after knocking him off his feet with a sucker punch.

Crump was speaking to the BBC after the special Florida state prosecutor Angela Corey announced on Monday that she would not empanel a grand jury in the case and would decide on her own whether to prosecute Zimmerman.

Crump expressed confidence that Corey would eventually charge Zimmerman, but when queried by the BBC that Corey could indeed choose to not prosecute Zimmerman, Crump said,"She could, yeah she could. And I think if she did that (decided to not prosecute Zimmerman)it would be pandemonium. There would be outrage all over America and all over the world."

Crump has waged a successful public relations campaign to bring public pressure on authorities to investigate the shooting of Martin. Because Zimmerman was characterized in the media as a 'white Hispanic' and Martin was black, the case has been played out in racial terms as well as simple calls for justice. The Obama Justice Department is investigating whether Zimmerman violated Martin's civil rights by committing a so-called hate crime.

Crump's statement warning of global "pandemonium" adds to racial and vigilante tensions in the case already inflamed by statements from President Obama, the New Black Panthers and white neo-Nazis, as well as by celebrities Spike Lee and Roseanne Barr who publicized what they believed to be the home addresses of Zimmerman and his family.

Early Tuesday morning,an unmanned Sanford police car parked outside the neighborhood where the Martin shooting took place, had it's windows shattered by reported gunshots. That followed the Sanford police headquarters being shut down by peaceful college students who blocked the building's entrance to demand Zimmerman's arrest.

A $10,000 bounty for the dead or alive capture of Zimmerman has been announced by the New Black Panther Party. The Obama administration has been silent in the face of the Panthers' clear violation of the law and threat to civil society.

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KEYWORDS: belongsinchat; benjamincrump; georgezimmerman; pandemonium; trayvonmartin
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To: kristinn; All

A very interesting post/thread. BE PREPARED.

“Stay well - Stay safe - Stay armed - Yorktown” - harpseal

(RIP, sir)

101 posted on 04/10/2012 2:16:26 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: bicyclerepair
Kel-tec P3AT filled with hollow-points

Hey BR lose the HPs, no penetration. Mag up w/ Buffalo Bore 100 gr. Hardcast F.N. +p.

102 posted on 04/10/2012 2:22:35 PM PDT by Dedbone
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To: thethirddegree
The Black Panther Party is Eric Holders people.

They got the signal from Obama, “Zimmerman killed my Hypotetical son”, so unleash the dogs.

If I am the lawyer for Zimmerman, I am holding press conferences every day, demanding that the president issue a statement calling off his people.

103 posted on 04/10/2012 2:30:13 PM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: soycd

one attacker got ten years, was released w/time off for good behavior. He’s now doing 47 years for murdering a drug dealer. other 3 got off.

104 posted on 04/10/2012 2:30:53 PM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: kristinn

Isn’t “pandemonium” what happened when Trayvon Martin attacked George Zimmerman?

105 posted on 04/10/2012 2:32:05 PM PDT by donna (Mitt? NEVER!)
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To: patriot08

The 90 year old war veteran husband was beaten and his jaw broken. He was shot in the face numerous times with a BB gun and sent to the hospital in critical condition.

The 85 year old partially blind wife was RAPED and then BEATEN TO DEATH.

Obama approved this message.

106 posted on 04/10/2012 2:35:10 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: G Larry
What is the legal difference between a “warning” and a “threat”?

In this case, the "warning" is a conditional threat, which is not actionable. A threat would be "I will do X to you." A conditional threat would be "If you do Y, I will do X to you."

107 posted on 04/10/2012 2:35:30 PM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan're our only hope.)
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To: Dengar01
Any other AG even Janet Reno would arrest those thugs, but Mr. Eric "My People" Holder will never arrest one of "his people".

Exactly, it's pathetic that not even ONE republican has called for Holder to resign NOT EVEN ONE!

We are truly without representation.

108 posted on 04/10/2012 2:40:17 PM PDT by Cubs Fan (if it weren't for double standards the left wouldn't have any standards at all)
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To: Gator113

Please support new house bill “Kill a Cracker Day”.

109 posted on 04/10/2012 2:46:44 PM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: kristinn

If she does not charge him, look for Spike Lee to tweet her home address.

110 posted on 04/10/2012 2:47:28 PM PDT by doug from upland (Just in case, it has been reserved:
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To: kristinn

I wonder what the per-hour billing rate for attorneys is for inciting riots.

111 posted on 04/10/2012 2:56:06 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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Yes, I know of that bill! It was sponsored by the Skittles party. ;-)

112 posted on 04/10/2012 2:58:04 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: kristinn

They got the Pandemonium, and the Police have the Tear Gas and Water Cannons. Violence should not be tolerated.

113 posted on 04/10/2012 3:03:40 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: doug from upland

Maybe Holder could charge her with hate crimes.

114 posted on 04/10/2012 3:10:31 PM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: patriot08

I have seen this atrocity posted, with this picture, a few times on FR and hope to see it many more. I don’t see where ot’s getting enough of a response and if anything should outrage and horrify Freepers and make oir blood boil, this should. Thanks for posting it, and I hope the family gets justice-true justice. I hope the savage subhuman who did it gets lethal injection and has a horrible reaction to the chemicals as he dies. In my mind I put my own dear grandparents in their place, and I know at least half my family would be hard-pressed to wait for the case to make its way through the court. I cannot imagine the horror, helplessness this couple went through because of a savage beast whom it would have been a mercy to society to drown at birth.

115 posted on 04/10/2012 3:13:06 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: Westbrook

If this man is charged with a crime just to please the commies, it’s past time for civil war. That’s just not the way we do business in this nation. Are we going to stand and watch a man sacrifice his whole life because he defended his life?

116 posted on 04/10/2012 3:18:45 PM PDT by Quickgun (Second Amendment. The only one you can put your hands on.)
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To: thethirddegree

They’ve been ignoring it for years, the media is complicit. Even though the rates of black-on-white crime, especially rape, are outrageously higher than vice versa-and the incidents more horrific and savage. Like warfare in the Congo, all that’s missing are the machetes and the cannibalism.

As with another group (Muslims), the powers that be have used a light hamd in dealing with black-on-white crime, because they’ve known which group has more propensity to outbreaks of violence (rioting, burning, looting, assaults of innocent bystanders) and which one doesn’t.

Hussein and Holder go even further by giving unmistakeable signals to “their people” that they can “wild” with impunity. Remember the term “wilding” from the Central Park jogger rape case? This has been going on for a long time. Statistics show that even before desegregation in Detroit, black-on-white crimes were higher han lthe reverse. That’s back when they were “oppressed”!

117 posted on 04/10/2012 3:24:53 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: Third Person

Get the decent folk out of the inner cities. The parasites will burn their own neighborhoods to the ground. Then stop the shipments of food and fuel to the inner cities. Soften them up a bit,then see if they still want trouble.

118 posted on 04/10/2012 3:24:53 PM PDT by Quickgun (Second Amendment. The only one you can put your hands on.)
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To: LibertyRocks

Yes, La Raza already made an official statement disowning Zimmerman. Anything that pokes a finger in YT’s eye is to the good. But we’re still a bare majority, even discounting the bleeding-hearts, and as a race up to the task. A handful of British ruled India.

119 posted on 04/10/2012 3:28:55 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: Cubs Fan

This is why I don’t know how anyone thinks we can use Congress as a restraint in the event of Obango’s re-election. If he’s being this insufferable now, the mask will completely come off if he gets a second term.

120 posted on 04/10/2012 3:33:28 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: kristinn

THIS is what our president looks like.


121 posted on 04/10/2012 3:45:45 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES! (accept only the original))
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To: kristinn
Pray for peace and justice.


122 posted on 04/10/2012 3:52:40 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: arbooz

It’s funny that this moron thinks an “African future” is a thing to be desired, seeimg what Africa (Detroit, Birmingham, Haiti, etc) actually are. But the world would just be rainbows and free KFC and Nikes for all if only those terrible whites would go (and take our knowledge and expertise and history and spirit of innovation and discovery and altruism with us). What a beautiful world it would be, what a glorious thing to be free! (courtesy of Donald Fagen).

123 posted on 04/10/2012 4:03:03 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: kristinn

pandemonium is a dish best served hot!

124 posted on 04/10/2012 4:09:11 PM PDT by Gasshog (going to get what all those libs asked for, but its not what they expected.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Pandemonium. Whatever could they mean?

As my late good friend, the chief of police
always said, “ It’s pandelirium out there.”

125 posted on 04/10/2012 4:32:04 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: cpray

I foresee a day where the .22 LR round will be the new dollar bill, 9mm will be the $5 bill, 5.56 will be the $10 bill and 7.62 will be the twenty.

126 posted on 04/10/2012 4:44:45 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: ExSoldier
But it won't. See, most prosecutors want to be judges. To be appointed as a judge, you have to play nice with the politicians. Following the rule of law, even when it is not expedient to do so, will not make them happy. The prosecutor is under intense pressure to arrest Zimmerman, and if they have hope of any political future they will.

Sorry, I have to many friends and family who have been inside the justice system as lawyers and cops to have much hope for that.

127 posted on 04/10/2012 5:02:53 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: mrsmel
An "African future" indeed. Election day 2012
128 posted on 04/10/2012 5:26:31 PM PDT by Jay Santos CP ("Idiocracy"... It's no longer just a movie.)
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To: Jay Santos CP

Have you heard about the latest move by the geniuses of the ANC in South Africa? Now weather forecasters must get official (government) approval before broadcasring severe weather alerts or face jail time, because it might make the people “panic”-hmm, what people could they be referring to? Surely not the brethren of our domestic version of said people, whose response to Hurricane Katrina was to loot, riot, and shoot at the NG helicopters bringing succor to them? The same people who allowed a parking lot full of school buses to go under water rather than evacuate in an orderly and timely fashion, even with ample warning?

It’s a crime how that country was blackmailed into becoming a corrupt, violent third world cesspit after being the only first world nation on that continent. Now the geniuses can’t even keep the power plants running, having “affirmative actioned” all the whites out of jobs.

129 posted on 04/10/2012 7:04:30 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: Jay Santos CP

I always say my one comfort, cold though it is, is that if they get their wish and whites are exterminated, everything whiich makes human life endurable, pleasant, beautiful, and civilised goes with us. If any doubt that, look at South Africa-it only took app 30 years or less. Look at the height from which Detroit has fallen, Heck, look at the former Belgian Congo-omce Leopold and his cruelties were gotten rid of, the Belgians came in and gave those people a standard of living they’d never dreamed of. Now it’s as if it was all some dream-they’ve reverted even to cannibalism. In that short a time. There was an article in Time magazine from the Fifties about the “Congo Miracle” or something to that effect-you can search the archives or I’ll try to find it.

130 posted on 04/10/2012 7:14:23 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: redgolum
They have any experience in the FLORIDA system? Because I do. As a former State of Florida Probation and Parole Officer I've seen how that system works. In FLORIDA, state judges are appointed and then are placed on a ballot for periodic retention by merit. FLORIDA JUDICIAL SYSTEM

Now, our politicians are mostly pro gun which is why we have the so called "STAND YOUR GROUND LAW" to begin with. Our state Attorney General is pro gun and so is our Governor. Most of the bigger cities are filled with anti gun politicians which in turn breed anti gun judges. But here again is why the stand your ground law was created to start with. It is really an amendment of the standard "Castle Doctrine" legal doctrine that's always been around. But part of that amended law includes the mandate that an overzealous judge and or prosecutor can't push the case to trial absent a concrete and fact based finding that the shoot was unjustified. Neither can the family of the deceased push a wrongful death civil suit. And SOME prosecutors want to be judges but not all by any means. Many wind up as mega money defense attorneys in some of the hottest law firms around.

131 posted on 04/10/2012 9:15:08 PM PDT by ExSoldier (Stand up and be counted... OR LINE UP AND BE NUMBERED...)
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To: mrsmel

I’d have to clarify this with some research, but I’m pretty sure LaRaza is part of the “People Nation” as well. If Zimmerman had anything to do with La Raza now, or in the past it’s clear that he’s been marked.

This is gang warfare writ large with those in power being some of the biggest gangsters around... (Jackson, Holder, Obama, et al.) - And I don’t mean “gangsta” like the “socially cool” epithet, I’m talking hardcore gangsters (the likes of which would scare Al Capone).

132 posted on 04/10/2012 9:56:13 PM PDT by LibertyRocks (-)
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To: LibertyRocks; mrsmel

After a tiny bit of research it seems that La Raza is affiliated with the “Folks” nation, and therefore them disclaiming Zimmerman would send a signal to “Holder’s PEOPLE” that this wasn’t some gang hit - Reading between the lines is sometimes quite a challenge for the uninitiated, no doubt the purpose, eh? LOL
Who knows anyway...I sure as heck don’t know any of this for sure.. all speculation. And I’m some white-chick not even IN the city, so my “street” knowledge is virtually non-existant!

133 posted on 04/11/2012 1:14:40 AM PDT by LibertyRocks (-)
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To: kristinn; All; lightman; SF_Redux

Interesting video from PJMedia:

134 posted on 04/11/2012 4:58:37 AM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: SatinDoll

—This reads like extortion by mob rule.—

Yes it does. I think this is why they didn’t want a grand jury. The decision to prosecute will be a political one.

135 posted on 04/11/2012 5:01:03 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: cuban leaf
The decision to prosecute will be a political one.

I don't think so. Refer to my post 131.

136 posted on 04/11/2012 9:55:30 AM PDT by ExSoldier (Stand up and be counted... OR LINE UP AND BE NUMBERED...)
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