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FBI Finds No Racial Bias in Trayvon Martin Shooting
The Truth About Guns ^ | 13 July, 2012 | Dan Zimmerman

Posted on 07/14/2012 5:10:08 AM PDT by marktwain

“The FBI found no racial bias behind George Zimmerman’s shooting of Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin, according to dozens of documents related to the case released Thursday.” Wait, what? A white Hispanic shoots and kills an unarmed black male and race wasn’t the underlying cause? Imagine the frenzy in the NBC News editing booth as they wrestle with how to slice and dice that cognitively dissonant piece of info. But FBI investigators, after talking to just about everyone Zimmerman has known since birth, haven’t been able to come up with so much as an errant N-word, let alone a burning cross . . .

Instead, it seems the self-appointed neighborhood watchman may have just been a tad too gung-ho for his own good. As reported by nbcmiami.com,

“(FBI lead investigator Chris) SERINO believed that ZIMMERMAN’s actions were not based on MARTIN’s skin color rather based on his attire, the total circumstances of the encounter and the previous burglary suspects in the community,” the FBI wrote in the report. “Serino described ZIMMERMAN as overzealous and as having a ‘little hero complex’, but not as a racist.”

That seems to jibe with what one of Zimmerman’s friends, a Seminole County deputy, told the feds, too.

“[Redacted] described Zimmerman as a person of strong character but not very street wise. Redacted has never known Zimmerman to be in a fist fight,” the report said. “[Redacted] has never known Zimmerman to associate with anyone known to have any bias/prejudice against any individual or group based on race, religion, etc…”

The friend also said “Zimmerman never actively patrolled the neighborhood, but would just be very observant to what was going on while walking his dog around the neighborhood,” according to the report.

Even an ex against whom he has an injunction told them he apparently never attended any actual Klan meetings.

Zimmerman’s former fiancee, who was interviewed by the FBI, described their volatile relationship which began in 2001, according to the report. The woman, whose name was redacted, told the FBI that the couple began to argue a lot after their engagement and described a couple times where he became physically aggressive.

The engagement ended, and both Zimmerman and the woman later filed injunctions against each other, the report said. Despite her allegations, the woman told the FBI that Zimmerman had never exhibited any biases or prejudices against anyone and never used racial epithets of any kind. She added that he “was not the type of person to place himself in a physical confrontation” and he was the last person she would expect to be involved in a shooting.

But while the FBI hasn’t found racial bias as part of the Justice Department’s search for potential civil right violations, that investigation is still open. The inconvenience of the FBI’s findings certainly won’t help the racially-motivated execution narrative being pushed by Martin’s parents or opportunistic fly-in community organizers like Al Sharpton. Not that a few, you know, facts are likely to slow them down much. Share


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; martin; racism; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
The whole "racism" motive was created from whole cloth to fit the racist MSM world view of black victim status.
1 posted on 07/14/2012 5:10:24 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

Reality check: “Obama disowns son”


2 posted on 07/14/2012 5:14:40 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: marktwain
“(FBI lead investigator Chris) SERINO believed that ZIMMERMAN’s actions were not based on MARTIN’s skin color rather based on his attire, the total circumstances of the encounter and the previous burglary suspects in the community,” the FBI wrote in the report. “Serino described ZIMMERMAN as overzealous and as having a ‘little hero complex’, but not as a racist.”

But the 911 operator did not have a control freak problem?

This is what it is all about folkes. Getting incompetent 911 operators now armed with UAVs and telling you the rules of engagement etc... Screw that.

3 posted on 07/14/2012 5:17:31 AM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: marktwain
FBI lead investigator Chris) SERINO

Serino is not FBI, he's a Sanford P.D. investigator.

4 posted on 07/14/2012 5:50:12 AM PDT by Dedbone
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To: marktwain

Get Reverand Al on the line. The does not fit his template.


5 posted on 07/14/2012 5:52:51 AM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: marktwain

FBI Finds No Racial Bias in Trayvon Martin Shooting

Fine - now tell it to the Black mob ravening after his blood.


6 posted on 07/14/2012 6:02:20 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: marktwain

When are they going to investigate the racism directed AT George Zimmerman?

Oh, wait, he is White Hispanic...never mind


7 posted on 07/14/2012 6:21:18 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Romney has foreign assets.....Obama has foreign birth certifcates)
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To: marktwain

There was ABSOULTELY racial bias involved. trayvon attacked Zimmerman because he was a white looking hispanic who trayvon thought had dissed him by watching him as he passed thru a neighborhood plagued by burglaries.

Yes, there was racial bias, by trayvon.


8 posted on 07/14/2012 7:09:56 AM PDT by weezel
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To: marktwain

Looks like the Leftist witch hunt has yielded no satisfying results.


9 posted on 07/14/2012 7:15:24 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: marktwain

The slander from the klan with the tan served it’s purpose. They got black racist aggression kicked in across the Nation and George charged with second degree murder for defending himself.


10 posted on 07/14/2012 7:20:11 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: marktwain

They are looking for racism in all the wrong places. Start with Trayvon, and be prepared to find a hate mongering racist who would have killed George for the fun of it.


11 posted on 07/14/2012 7:29:39 AM PDT by pallis
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To: marktwain
“The FBI found no racial bias behind George Zimmerman’s shooting of Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin...

My local paper - and hundreds of other liberal newspapers will downplay this story - or 'miss it' completely ..

12 posted on 07/14/2012 7:33:37 AM PDT by GOPJ (Innocent people dying was the objective of Fast and Furious......... Ann Coulter)
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To: SeminoleCounty; weezel

<>When are they going to investigate the racism directed AT G. Zimmerman?<>

Yep — They FBI need to come back into town and interview DeeDee who said that Trayvon saw the “white” guy in the vehicle, then ran but realized that aspiring gangstas don’t run — they fight. So as a good gangsta he went back and assaulted the white guy.

And don’t forget Sergeant Barns who pressured Serino to arrest Zimmerman because it would quell the black mob that was gathering to lynch the white guy who killed the gangsta wannabe who was dressed like a member of a local gang.

And the Black Panthers who were gathering at the gate of the complex intimidating the residents and witnesses because a white guy had just killed a gangster wannabe.

And let’s not forget former CRIP gang member Trayvon Martin’s father Tracy with the CAT [Crippin All the Time] tattoo. The acorn wasn’t falling far from the tree:

http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2012/07/14/update-33-trayvon-martin-shooting-the-bloom-is-off-the-ruse-the-gang-connections/


13 posted on 07/14/2012 7:40:34 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: marktwain

since florida (wisely) moved this case to AFTER the election, it has been dropped in the media

funny how that works


14 posted on 07/14/2012 7:42:09 AM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: SaraJohnson
The slander from the klan with the tan served it’s purpose.

Yep -- they got their foot in the door with race charge and now you can't get them out.

15 posted on 07/14/2012 7:44:32 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: marktwain
The FBI found no racial bias behind George Zimmerman’s shooting of Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin

If a person read all of the reports, and used their brain, then we knew this without an FBI finding.

16 posted on 07/14/2012 7:47:44 AM PDT by cotton
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To: marktwain

Good thing for George apparently no on wanted to screw him over. It would only take one person who didn’t like him to tell the FBI he once told a black joke and he would be charged with a ‘hate’ crime. Our modern Inquisitors would burn him at the stake for being a heretic against Black Worship. Better bow to your gods, whitey! And that means if your gods are beating and killing you, don’t even think about defending yourself, you’re just another blood sacrifice.


17 posted on 07/14/2012 8:00:39 AM PDT by kreitzer
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To: Uncle Chip
...Sergeant Barns who pressured Serino to arrest Zimmerman because it would quell the black mob ...

BOTH cops who pressured Serino were black - something the MSM failed to mention...

18 posted on 07/14/2012 8:01:41 AM PDT by GOPJ (Innocent people dying was the objective of Fast and Furious......... Ann Coulter)
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To: Uncle Chip
...Sergeant Barns who pressured Serino to arrest Zimmerman because it would quell the black mob ...

BOTH cops who pressured Serino were black - something the MSM failed to mention...

The killing wasn't racial, but the coverage, cover-up, and intimidation HAS been racial. Eff you NBC and all your little racist lying reporters.

19 posted on 07/14/2012 8:03:50 AM PDT by GOPJ (Innocent people dying was the objective of Fast and Furious......... Ann Coulter)
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To: GOPJ
The killing wasn't racial, but the coverage, cover-up, and intimidation HAS been racial.

Yep -- the investigation, the arrest, and ....

Both cops were black and officer Villelone, though Hispanic, was married to a black man.

20 posted on 07/14/2012 8:16:23 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Sacajaweau
The inconvenience of the FBI’s findings certainly won’t help the racially-motivated execution narrative being pushed by Martin’s parents or opportunistic fly-in community organizers like Al Sharpton. Not that a few, you know, facts are likely to slow them down much.

Obama doesn't need to 'disown' his son - the MSM will NOT pick this story up - or if they do it will be written in such a convoluted way that people will walk away feeling they're read the opposite of what's being said - the opposite of the truth. The press works FOR democrats. Much to their shame and to destruction of their bottom line. The MSM will not be able to stay in business if no one trusts them... too bad they can't figure that out.

21 posted on 07/14/2012 8:40:02 AM PDT by GOPJ (Innocent people dying was the objective of Fast and Furious......... Ann Coulter)
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To: marktwain

How do you force conservatives to claim witch hunt?..
Or to see situations as they are?


22 posted on 07/14/2012 9:12:42 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Uncle Chip

And let’s not forget former CRIP gang member Trayvon Martin’s father Tracy with the CAT [Crippin All the Time] tattoo. The acorn wasn’t falling far from the tree:


I guess the thug doesn’t fall far from the tree.

Do you remember the poster who consistantly trashes Zimmerman and praises Martin? Is he aware of this little detail?


23 posted on 07/14/2012 1:17:19 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse
Is he aware of this little detail?

He must by now. But details whether big or little are just not his bag. He's out there waiting on details to fall from the heavens that prove that there was ever an assaulted at all that night. I'd ping him but then it would ruin everybody's day.

24 posted on 07/14/2012 1:37:59 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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Despite the fact that the FBI found no racial bias in the Martin shooting, Judge Lester decides to release Witness #9’s disparaging rant against Zimmerman that claims he is a racist. Everyone from the SPD to the prosecution dismissed this person’s testimony except Judge Lester, and though both sides wanted it withheld, he releases it and here is his Order dated July 12th, incidentally, only hours after he had received the Motion to Disqualify:

http://www.flcourts18.org/PDF/Press_Releases/order%20denying%20reconsideration%20of%20release.pdf

And in his reasoning he notes that he is releasing it because racial profiling may play a part in this trial.

What??? Where did he get that from??? Has it been alleged by the prosecution??? — No.

Has there been any evidence presented to that effect??? —No.

So then where did this reasoning of his come from??? Answer: Other places than the evidence presented in his courtroom by either side.

He is supposed to make his rulings on the law and the facts presented to him in the courtroom, but clearly he did not and is not and will not. He’s a loose cannon who has it in for a defendant in his courtroom.

Since there has been no evidence and no allegation of racial motive thus far, this prejudicial Order is further evidence of not only Lester’s bias and disdain for Zimmerman, but also his lack of integrity and lack of respect for the judicial process.


25 posted on 07/15/2012 7:43:24 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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"In this Court’s opinion, application of the McCrary test requires the disclosure of this statement. The public discussion relating to this case indicates that the Defendant’s attitude towards race may be an issue at trial. Adding this statement to the discourse will simply be another piece of the puzzle to be relied upon by those who want to believe that there was a racial motive to the shooting, and will be dismissed by those who claim there is no such motive."

These words are coming from a judge who is supposed to be a "by the book" jurist. Where is that in his book???? Lester needs to be disqualified and then investigated. He's gone way off the plantation.

26 posted on 07/16/2012 4:26:39 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Sacajaweau

[[Reality check: “Obama disowns son”]]

Even IF he did wealk back his initial claims abotu trayvon- the irreprable damage to george zimmerman has already been done- Our President, the man who is suppsoed to PROTECT America=- Fueld racehatred and REFUSED to apologize or to do his part to calm the black comunity down by coming out and dclarign that the evidence will prove oen way or the other, and not to jump to conclusions- instead, we have DEATH THREATS AGAINST ZIMMERMAN issued by the new black panthers and NOTIHNG is doen about that? But the FBI are brought in to inverstigate a man who defended his life with deadly force LEGALLY? What hte hell!

I just hope geroge’s lawyer is infact brilliant (although I’;m not seeign signs of that yet) and will both be able to get this case thrown out of court, and also to hold ALL those responsibkle for his FALSE arrest held accoutnable! But we’re talkign about florida here were real murders go scott free while the innocent get incarcerated or life


27 posted on 07/16/2012 1:06:02 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Jack Hammer

[[FBI Finds No Racial Bias in Trayvon Martin Shooting]]

while at the same time secretly coachign a blackwoman to come out and make claims that george molested her because geroge was a racist- nkowing that her claims will keep the racial hatred angle alive and thriving-

(Note- I’m not sayign the woman wasn’t infact molested- however, they were both around 8 years old, and possibly both of them were sexually inquisitive, but now 20 years later she’s comign otu and claiming molestation? it just really seems suspicious- especiallty inthat she comes out ast the exact tiem hte FBI declares ‘no racial bias’? And watchign how ALL of those o n trayvon’s side of the isle SWITCHED their stories (obviously due to pressure from the lieks of sharpton, jesse and others)? This whole case just stinks to high heaven, and because of that- We have reason to doubt that this woman was an unwilling participant when they were kids (especially seeings how they were both i nthe same bed together? and htis suppsoedly went on for 8 more years?

One other note- this woman has NOT said he actually molested her, fro mwhast UI’ve heard- she said that they were bnoth in the same bed once, and that he TRIED to touch her, but that she pushed him away suppsoedly-

but once again- just makign hte claim, and havign hte MSM jump ALL over it- it doesn’t now matter whether the claim was true or not- the damage, once again, is irreprable and perm,anent- just like the damage our ‘dear leader’ did to zimmerman and to white folsk in general- He knew what he was doing when he said what he did abotu trayvon looking like his son- Our dear leader is a racist- and liek most racists, he denies that he is and tries to shift hte blame onto others so that they won’t realize that he actually is a raqcist- Zimmerman is takign hte rap for soemthign he didn’t do so that our dear leader can go on destroyign this coutnry through racism- Heck- our dear leader even calls i nthe help of the FBI to fomment racism? Swell- what a class aCT our dear leader is


28 posted on 07/16/2012 1:17:28 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: cotton

[[If a person read all of the reports, and used their brain, then we knew this without an FBI finding]]

But our dear leader had to brign i nthe FBI to make it appear that he was cocnerned abotu the truth when infact, it was nothign more than a ply to fomment/encourage more racism agaisnt zimmerman and white folks- My guess is that EITHER the FBI encouraged the woman to embellish her claims at the same tiem that the FBI came otu witrh their ‘no racial bias’ ‘finding’ i norder to keep the racial hatred mantra movign ahead, OR that our dear leader pressured the judsge to release the woman’s claims knowing full well that to do so would convict george even before the trial took place and the claim determiend false!

there is NO justice i nthis case- as incle chip has pouinted out- the judge had absoplutely NO judicial reason to release that steement, but he did anyways- Why? If He’s such a ‘by the book’ judge, then he had NO business releasing that statement NOR did he have any business bringign george back to prison for supposedly lying about finances when it was the judge HIMSELF who told gerorg’es wife that it wasn’t necessary for her to call the brother in law to find out how much was in the paypal account- The judge’s descision NOT to call releived mr’s zim of hetr boligation to say ANYTHING abotu the money- the burden to find out was now sqaurekly on the court’s shoudlers because gthe judge said what he did- IF he wanted to know how much money was i nthe accouint he had the opportunity to find out by allowing her to call the brother in law- He refused to allow that to takep lace- so again- she now had NO obligation to say ANYTHING abotu the funds even if she did infacvt knowhow much was in there- which there is evidence to suggest that she did not

BTW- the judge is ON TAPE telling her no it wasn’t necessary to call brotherinlaw- This judge can claim he is a ‘by the book’ jusge all he likes- He’s LYING- either that or he’s not aware of the FACT that he doesn’t ifnact go by the book- but I suspect he knows he doesn’t and as such he should be relieved of his dutiesw immediately because is is becoming alrmingly evident that george zimmerman will NOT EVER get a fair trial under him- this last boneheaded move by the judge proves thgis!


29 posted on 07/16/2012 1:33:56 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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