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Photo tells much about case against Zimmerman (Worth a look)
The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | April 29, 2012 | George Parry, esquire

Posted on 04/29/2012 1:15:18 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

To paraphrase President Obama, if I had a son who had been flat on the ground in a vicious fight, the back of his head would look like that of accused murderer George Zimmerman.

Thanks to a photograph broadcast by ABC News showing Zimmerman’s bloody head wounds, those trying to use Trayvon Martin’s death to challenge “stand your ground” self-defense laws had better start exploiting some other tragedy. For the picture demonstrates that Zimmerman was unable to retreat, since he was pinned to the ground taking a beating when he shot Martin. And note that one of the depicted wounds is long and straight, consistent with Zimmerman’s claim that Martin was pounding his head against an edged curbstone at the time of the fatal shot.

We don’t have all the facts, but there are things we do know.

For instance, the police radio tape proves that Zimmerman was describing his actions to the police as he allegedly stalked his victim. Doesn’t that undercut the murder charges? What kind of criminal calls 911 to tell the police he is hunting down his intended prey?

On the tape, Zimmerman not only advises he is following Martin, but he also asks for confirmation that a police officer is being dispatched to investigate. The dispatcher replies that Zimmerman doesn’t need to follow Martin, to which Zimmerman promptly responds “OK” and agrees, instead, to rendezvous with the en-route police officer.

Again, what kind of murderer, preparing for the kill, invites the police to interrupt his scheme? Moreover, doesn’t this conversation support Zimmerman’s claim that he had ceased his pursuit prior to the confrontation with Martin?

We also know that, after shooting Martin, Zimmerman waited for the police to arrive and cooperated fully with their investigation, even as emergency medical personnel treated his head wounds. Wouldn’t someone who had just committed a heinous hate crime potentially punishable by death or life imprisonment have fled the scene or, at least, requested legal counsel and refused to answer questions?

Zimmerman and Martin fought on the ground, and the fight ended when Zimmerman pulled the trigger. But at Zimmerman’s bail hearing, a prosecution detective, who had sworn out the arrest warrant, testified that he couldn’t say who had started the fight.

If this case goes to trial, the prosecution will need a better answer than that if it hopes to prove Zimmerman was the aggressor. And shouldn’t that key issue have been resolved before bringing murder charges against an obviously injured person claiming that he acted in self-defense?

While much evidence remains to be disclosed, what we have learned so far raises serious questions about the strength, rationale, and integrity of the prosecution’s case. These questions are all the more troubling given the tsunami of manufactured racist hysteria that clearly influenced the decision to arrest “white Hispanic” George Zimmerman.

Stay tuned.


George Parry is a former state and federal prosecutor practicing law in Philadelphia.

TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: georgezimmerman; obama; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman; zimmermaninjuries
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To: TigersEye

That was amazing - deserves to be it’s own stand alone post... Thanks for sharing.

41 posted on 04/29/2012 6:22:14 PM PDT by GOPJ ("Zimmered": To make a crime victim a criminal so racists can make money. freeper GrandJediMasterYoda)
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Treyvon Martin & black slaves

I saw that and subscribed to his channel. He's a breath of fresh air.

42 posted on 04/29/2012 6:35:49 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: MHGinTN; dfwgator
I heard that little Trayvon did not call 911 was because his hands were full with Bibles that he was going to pass out later that night.........

....and that injured puppy under his arm that he saved could not have made it any easier.

43 posted on 04/29/2012 6:36:31 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: God luvs America

For the good of the nation Zimmerman must die! The truth be hanged—to save hundreds of lives and millions in property—nay maybe Billions, Zimmerman must be executed. He must be killed for peace. If he was a decent man he would hang himself rather than have so many deaths linked to his rash act. Its not about Justice or Truth—its about Black-White hate now. Its about perception — terrible White thug, racist bigot, maybe KKK member, stalks and kills 12 year old choir boy as he walks with skittles. After killing the kid, Zimmerman hits his own head in the pavement to simulate injury. That the way almost 90 % of the black community sees it—and they have been told this by their leaders and the news media—even the president. It must be true. So, Zimmerman must die to save the nation. Maybe he could be nailed to a cross.

44 posted on 04/29/2012 6:40:38 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The real question is whether or not the State of Florida will scr*w this guy to appease a Black mob.

The answer will tell a lot about the future of the United States.

45 posted on 04/29/2012 11:46:54 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: kanawa
Excellent link.


Re: DeeDee

All new information for me.

Have you checked out

A great source for time line issues and crime scene maps and photos.

If not for the Conservative Blogosphere, we would know next to nothing about this case.

46 posted on 04/30/2012 1:33:50 AM PDT by zeestephen
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To: onevoter
It is also my understanding that the scuffle took place near Zimmermans truck

47 posted on 04/30/2012 3:40:21 AM PDT by kanawa
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

You forgot something...

48 posted on 04/30/2012 10:07:05 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (Occupy the Gun Range!!!)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

You forgot something...

49 posted on 04/30/2012 10:12:13 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (Occupy the Gun Range!!!)
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