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George Zimmerman's arrest brings relief to community (And isn't that the important thing?)
WGN-AM / The Orlando Sentinel ^ | April 11, 2012 | Walter Pacheco, Martin E. Comas, and David Breen

Posted on 04/11/2012 8:32:42 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

SANFORD — After weeks of demanding justice in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, reaction across Central Florida to George Zimmerman's second-degree murder charge shows measured relief.

"I think it's justice being served," Sanford's Allen Chapel AME Church Pastor Valarie Houston said. "All the protesting and all the marching, all the tears and lost nights of sleep, it's all been worthwhile."

Houston held a prayer service at the church that was attended by several dozen people after Special Prosecutor Angela Corey's decision to charge Zimmerman. Worshippers rose to sing "Glory, Glory Hallelujah" after walking into the church.

Minister R. White, in his opening prayer, thanked God and asked blessings for the Zimmerman family "on this victorious day."

The Goldsboro neighborhood church has been a focal point for protesters and others who have expressed their concerns about the handling of the case by the Sanford Police Department.

On Monday, the Dream Defenders, a coalition of college students from across Florida marched from Daytona Beach to the church to demand the arrest of Zimmerman. They later blocked the entrance to the Sanford Police Department, forcing officials to temporarily close the building to the public....

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: blackkk; florida; georgezimmerman; racism; sanford; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
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I'm sick to my stomach.
1 posted on 04/11/2012 8:32:48 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If there is anything other than a conviction...that state is gonna burn.


2 posted on 04/11/2012 8:34:29 PM PDT by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"George Zimmerman's arrest brings relief to community "

Yep. Now the "community" knows exactly where to go for the lynching.

3 posted on 04/11/2012 8:35:36 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Racists with hoods march in the US again.


4 posted on 04/11/2012 8:36:01 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Blood lust is an ugly thing.


5 posted on 04/11/2012 8:36:14 PM PDT by Tigerized ("..and whack 'em, and whack 'em, and whack 'em!' cried the Toad in ecstasy." (also my 2012 strategy))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Free George Zimmerman.


6 posted on 04/11/2012 8:38:33 PM PDT by Noumenon ("I tell you, gentlemen, we have a problem on our hands." Col. Nicholson-The Bridge on the River Qwai)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Guess it means the hood isn’t on fire, is about all...


7 posted on 04/11/2012 8:40:12 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Yeah, I have had a sick feeling in my gut since I heard that the state is caving in to mob blackmail. It is following a scenario I would have expected, but I had vainly hoped the rule of Law would survive. Silly me.
8 posted on 04/11/2012 8:41:27 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: hinckley buzzard

Jeez! With the new “anti-bullying” movie just out isn’t odd that the real bullies are naacp, nbpp, rev al and jessie and of course we can’t forget uncle obie and his “my son” comment. How disgusting this whole scenario has become. Just wait until the acquital(SP). Then we gonna see some fires in Sanford.
Helping keep mankind warm for almost 65 years.


9 posted on 04/11/2012 8:48:40 PM PDT by rktman
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think it’s significant she charged 2nd degree murder but no state hate crime or civil rights violations.


10 posted on 04/11/2012 8:48:52 PM PDT by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Where's the rest of his photo? Are they trying to hide the fact that Mr. Zimmerman is Hispanic?

Today's mug shot

11 posted on 04/11/2012 8:49:42 PM PDT by madison10
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I guess we are all learning our lesson. White boys better take their damn beating or else! Even if they ain’t white, they still better take their damn beating!


12 posted on 04/11/2012 8:49:44 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: DonaldC
No to worry. He will be tried until he is found guilty.
Double Jeopardy? Nothing to worry about. he will be charged with every crime that comes to mind until he is found guilty. Then sentenced to the maximum on each and ever count. No less than ten years, probably life. At least until some "brotha" kills him to get "Just-us for Travone".
13 posted on 04/11/2012 8:51:04 PM PDT by Tupelo ( 2012 TEA PARTYER but no longer a Republican)
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To: DonaldC

Prediction: Mr. Zimmerman will end up walking or getting nothing more than 3rd degree.


14 posted on 04/11/2012 8:51:18 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The lunatics are running the asylum.


15 posted on 04/11/2012 8:51:38 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare is like a stool sample. You have to pass it to find out what's in it.)
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To: hinckley buzzard
What happens when the MOB is IRAN with nukes in our cities?

Kahlua at the bar anyone?

16 posted on 04/11/2012 8:51:58 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: hinckley buzzard

I have had a sick feeling in my gut since I heard that the state is caving in to mob blackmail. . . .
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Many will say I’m being a bit dramatic, but, this is one of the worst moments in the history of this country. May Heaven please help George Zimmerman.

2nd degree murder? Oh Please! It would seem to me to have been much wiser to accuse him of a smaller crime, there is just no way to make murder stick. The outcome of the trial will make the community much worse than the non arrest. Heaven help the poor juror that acquits poor Zimmerman. I sure hope no body publicizes the names of the jurors.

I do hope that the prosecutor is involved in a save their life situation similar to Zimmerman before the trial. This is all starting to stink so badly.


17 posted on 04/11/2012 8:52:07 PM PDT by JAKraig (Surely my religion is at least as good as yours)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Look for a hung jury in this case, mark my words.


18 posted on 04/11/2012 8:54:05 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Thugs across America feel much more secure with their plans to burn and loot and stuff.

Anyone who resists them will be put on trial.


19 posted on 04/11/2012 8:54:19 PM PDT by DNA.2012
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To: JAKraig

It will end up either as a hung jury, meaning Mr. Zimmerman walks, or not more then 3rd degree.


20 posted on 04/11/2012 8:55:57 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: DNA.2012

Well the thugs will end up getting angry blowback.


21 posted on 04/11/2012 8:57:07 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: mamelukesabre

I see a hung jury from all this.


22 posted on 04/11/2012 8:58:13 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: DonaldC

And who, exactly, will burn it?


23 posted on 04/11/2012 8:59:43 PM PDT by DNA.2012
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To: DonaldC

If it drags out long enough they will move onto something else. Attention spans keep getting shorter.

Nightline did a piece on this tonight. They used all three pictures of GZ and a more recent picture of TM. However... they played an edited version of the 911 tape. It’s so hard not to yell at the tv.


24 posted on 04/11/2012 9:00:11 PM PDT by Jaded (Really? Seriously?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mob rules. The race baiters never miss an opportunity to play the part of professional victim.


25 posted on 04/11/2012 9:00:45 PM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
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26 posted on 04/11/2012 9:01:10 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: JAKraig
Many will say I’m being a bit dramatic, but, this is one of the worst moments in the history of this country

A few years ago the state of FL let an innocent disabled woman be brutally starved to death.

27 posted on 04/11/2012 9:01:10 PM PDT by Lady Lucky (Retro Sark...because you just never know when you'll have needed a sark tag.)
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To: baddog 219

Look for him to walk, HUNG JURY.


28 posted on 04/11/2012 9:01:54 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

OH PLEASE!

GET A DAM CLUE!

WERE YOU BORN *AFTER* THE OJ TRIAL?


29 posted on 04/11/2012 9:01:59 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: hinckley buzzard

It is better that innocent whites be railroaded than the black racists like Sharpton be upset. What rule of Law?


30 posted on 04/11/2012 9:01:59 PM PDT by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: mamelukesabre

NO you GET A CLUE!

The reality is that, with too much publicity, I am CONFIDENT I will be right, because since what happened to the Casey Anthony trial, we are going to have another one of those crazy show trails.

Besides I was BORN way before the OJ trail, jut to correct you.

It will be at most a hung jury.


31 posted on 04/11/2012 9:05:38 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

It wouldn’t matter. The tribe wants blood and they will have it one way or another.Zimmerman’s blood or the next best thing... any white man,woman or child.
This may sound stone cold but I see it coming.


32 posted on 04/11/2012 9:06:25 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: JAKraig
this is one of the worst moments in the history of this country.

Agreed.

33 posted on 04/11/2012 9:08:08 PM PDT by Nea Wood (When life gets too hard to stand, kneel.)
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To: Biggirl

sorry.

There’s not enough people with that much courage and integrity. They will all cave to the angry mob...just like the OJ trial.


34 posted on 04/11/2012 9:09:03 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: baddog 219

But with the overkill of media reporting, finding any jury will be hard at best and I see most likely a hung jury in all this.


35 posted on 04/11/2012 9:09:55 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I see a lot of retailers across the country taking some big hits if they allow GZ to post bond. The lynch mobs are going to be in the mood for some “free stuff” after all of the “protesting” they’ve had to do.


36 posted on 04/11/2012 9:10:59 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare is like a stool sample. You have to pass it to find out what's in it.)
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To: mamelukesabre

I am confident there will be people of courage and integrtiy. No caving is going to happen.


37 posted on 04/11/2012 9:11:52 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think if I was Zimmerman, I would have tried to sneak out and leave the country. Maybe I’m wrong, but I’m dubious on these charges because the “politically correct” crowd and “Eric Holder’s People” want it.


39 posted on 04/11/2012 9:13:25 PM PDT by Nowhere Man (General James Mattoon Scott, where are you when we need you? We need a regime change.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wouldn’t controlling the threatening mobs have been a relief? The mobs were/are the problem. Zimmerman wasn’t going to run around like a dangerous criminal on a rampage, while police and DA’s did their job.

That type of cowardliness deserves no relief.


40 posted on 04/11/2012 9:14:34 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: 2ndDivisionVet

My prediction stands, either hung jury or 3rd degree at most.


41 posted on 04/11/2012 9:15:16 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

I am confident your confidence is foolish


42 posted on 04/11/2012 9:15:21 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: mamelukesabre

See post 41.

The overkill in media publicity will most likely produced what I predicted.


44 posted on 04/11/2012 9:17:00 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I think it's kind of funny that the New Black Panthers, because of another current case being prosecuted by Angela Corey, "wants to call on the Black and Hispanic community to support a petition drive to have State Attorney Angela Corey recalled from office."

I wonder if they'll pull back on that petition now?

45 posted on 04/11/2012 9:19:36 PM PDT by PhatHead
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

When is the lynching?...
The boy has been thoroughly “Honkified”...

When does NBC producer, network, the editors, and several other networks get the Bull Squirt Sued out of them..?.

I’m waiting for “Black Helicopters” to pay the Networks a visit...
May be waiting a long time..

For “you know” the Police {everywhere} are Unionifed..
And we already know how dependable the Police are from Wisconsin..
They are slaves to the Union Collective.. i.e. like Borg..

All that Zimmerman has will be added to the collective..
Resistance is futile.. UNLESS he gets a Bastich Icehole for a lawyer..
thats, OF COURSE, If he’s not a democrat.. (the lawyer)..

Note: the odds are great Zimmerman is a democrat..
One(or two) less democrats in Sanford, Fl is not a bad thing..
Intelligent blacks must be embarrassed by 99% of black peoples comments..
If they are not.... they are not intelligent..


46 posted on 04/11/2012 9:22:36 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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47 posted on 04/11/2012 9:25:08 PM PDT by anymouse (God didn't write this sitcom we call life, he's just the critic.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

On the first days of this story, I was pretty down on Zimmerman. The more I learned, the more I figured he was justified.

Now I hope the legal system works.


48 posted on 04/11/2012 9:25:22 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: CharlesWayneCT

The problem will be finding an impartial jury. That is why I say there could very well be either a hung jury or deciding on a 3rd degree.


49 posted on 04/11/2012 9:29:48 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Atticus Finch would be so proud. /sarc

50 posted on 04/11/2012 9:29:58 PM PDT by anymouse (God didn't write this sitcom we call life, he's just the critic.)
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