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Zimmerman Speaks for the First Time (WATCH FULL CLIP)
FoxNation.com ^ | April 20 | Staff

Posted on 04/20/2012 8:41:47 AM PDT by JesseWatters

Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman has taken the witness stand during his bail hearing and apologized to the parents of Trayvon Martin for shooting their son. Zimmerman made the brief statement during Friday's hearing over whether he should be released on bail while he awaits trial on second-degree murder charges. Zimmerman told Martin's parents that he was "sorry for the loss of your son." He said he didn't know that Martin was 17 and that he was unarmed during their altercation in a central Florida neighborhood.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: blackkk; florida; georgezimmerman; trayvonmartin

1 posted on 04/20/2012 8:41:51 AM PDT by JesseWatters
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To: JesseWatters

Where are the protests for the white women that was killed by the black women that tried to steal her baby?


2 posted on 04/20/2012 8:43:22 AM PDT by edcoil (It is not over until I win.)
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To: JesseWatters

Damnable lawyer prefaced his questions with “after the crime”...

Any answer Zimmerman gave after that point implicitly admitted that shooting the punk was a crime.


3 posted on 04/20/2012 8:46:12 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1186 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: JesseWatters

I am thinking that this dude would be better off in solitary confinement for his own safety unless he is allowed to hide out in Belize until the trial.


4 posted on 04/20/2012 8:53:12 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: null and void

He has already been charged with the crime of 2nd degree murder. This is what the lawyer is referencing.


5 posted on 04/20/2012 8:54:18 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: null and void

My thought too. Why was Zimmerman’s lawyer not objecting to the way the question was framed?


6 posted on 04/20/2012 8:54:39 AM PDT by shove_it (just undo it)
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To: Lazlo in PA

If he could come to Texas, he would blend in and never be noticed, other than the name.


7 posted on 04/20/2012 8:57:10 AM PDT by rightly_dividing (Newt 2012)
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To: edcoil
Not only that, where is the media attention for the young Knoxville, TN couple who were brutally murdered in the most heinous way possible by four black punks?

GOD I am sooo sick of the Marxist media in this country doing nothing but s##tstirring cases like this.

8 posted on 04/20/2012 8:58:05 AM PDT by Marathoner (2 goals this year: (1) S##tcan Obamacare; (2) S##tcan Obama)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Charged. Not convicted. That’s why there is a trial. The damnable lawyer tricked him into buying into his premise that there was a crime.

Self defense is not a crime.


9 posted on 04/20/2012 8:58:15 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1186 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: Jack Hydrazine
He is presumed innocent until proved guilty, not so?
10 posted on 04/20/2012 8:58:41 AM PDT by shove_it (just undo it)
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To: null and void

the prosecutor sounded like a jackass in his badgering!


11 posted on 04/20/2012 9:00:01 AM PDT by shoedog
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To: null and void

I noticed that - at least his lawyer should have objected.


12 posted on 04/20/2012 9:04:01 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: shoedog

He is a jackass.


13 posted on 04/20/2012 9:04:57 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1186 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: JesseWatters

He just convicted himself.

He must have the worst lawyer in the world.

Any lawyer would have told him to just shut up or say he didn’t know nor care how old the kid was,or whether or not the kid was armed, the kid was trying to kill him and he was succeeding until the shot was fired.It was him or me.

That is self defense. Not I diodn’t know how old he was or that he wasn’t armed,which assumes if he had known he wouldn’t have shot.

Zimmerman just blew his whole case.


14 posted on 04/20/2012 9:06:10 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: JesseWatters
The prosecutor is a first class Clymer.
15 posted on 04/20/2012 9:08:12 AM PDT by Yo-Yo
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To: shove_it; mickie; seenenuf; surfer
"Why was Zimmerman's lawyer not objectin......"

Mr. Zimmerman's attorney was not going to bug the judge by objecting to each of the gazillion spins, lies and inflammatory buzz words the prosecutor was spouting.

Why tick off the judge when the hearing was going well for the defense...and when the prosecutor's ACE witness, the lead investigator, unwittingly tilted the whole hearing with his bias, evasiveness, shiftiness and inability to remember anything?

In short, when you're ahead, keep your mouth shut. Attorney O'Mara did the right thing.

And his strategery proved correct with his absolute VICTORY today.

BTW, after watching that seedy, crafty, spinning, bumbling lead investigator, I can't get a certain song out of my head.....

"I try to remember
But my mind's in a blender
It's JELLO....."

Tra la la.....hi Hillary!

Leni

16 posted on 04/20/2012 9:09:26 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: null and void
Damnable lawyer prefaced his questions with “after the crime”... Any answer Zimmerman gave after that point implicitly admitted that shooting the punk was a crime.

The crime was attempted murder. After the crime in which Trayvon Martin attempted to kill Zimmerman, the victim took the actions that he described in his testimony.

17 posted on 04/20/2012 9:11:12 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Can we afford as much government as welfare-addicted voters demand?)
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To: null and void
"he damnable lawyer tricked him into buying into his premise that there was a crime."

There was a crime, Trayvon assaulted and threatened Zimmerman.

18 posted on 04/20/2012 9:11:17 AM PDT by tsomer
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To: null and void
Damnable lawyer prefaced his questions with “after the crime”...

That struck me too. Why didn't his lawyer intervene?

19 posted on 04/20/2012 9:16:39 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: shove_it

In the eyes of the Left he’s guilty.


20 posted on 04/20/2012 9:22:16 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: edcoil
Where are the protests for the white women that was killed by the black women that tried to steal her baby?

Yours is one.

21 posted on 04/20/2012 9:33:14 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: Venturer
First thing his lawyer needs to do is stop him lying on the witness stand. Just saying.

He's on record telling the dispatcher he thinks Martin was "late teens"

22 posted on 04/20/2012 10:43:04 AM 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: JesseWatters

Zimmerman did not “apologize” to the parents for shooting their son, as stated in the lead-in.

He said he was “sorry for the loss of their son.”

Those two statements are not the same thing.


23 posted on 04/20/2012 11:09:01 AM PDT by Meet the New Boss
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To: MinuteGal

ur very wise :)


24 posted on 04/20/2012 6:42:20 PM PDT by surfer (To err is human, to really foul things up takes a Democrat, don't expect the GOP to have the answer!)
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To: JesseWatters

Bump


25 posted on 04/20/2012 6:51:53 PM PDT by moehoward
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