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Tracy Martin, Trayvon's father, scrutinized over suspicious activity
The Washington Times ^ | June 26, 2013 | Joseph Cotto

Posted on 06/29/2013 3:51:31 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Over the last several months, much has been heard from Tracy Martin, the father of Trayvon Martin.

In February of last year, Trayvon Martin was fatally shot by neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman, who claims that this was done in self-defense. At the time, Martin was unarmed and seventeen years old.

Since then, his history of truancy, firearms-related issues, and handling marijuana — among other things — has come to light. Nonetheless, Zimmerman was eventually charged with second-degree murder and is now standing trial.

Evidence suggests that Zimmerman suffered head injuries the night Martin died, though exactly how and why remains a mystery. What is certain, however, is that the shooting’s aftermath has been highly polarizing. It has also drawn considerable attention to the oft-overlooked central Florida port city of Sanford, where the shooting took place.

In a recent interview with popular black-interest blog The Root, Tracy Martin said that “(y)ou can’t prepare your child to contend with the warped mentality of someone else. You can only teach them to be good and live by the laws of the land. George Zimmerman acted in a deranged way — and all the evidence supports that. I know how society negatively portrays black boys, and my son Trayvon wasn’t naive. He wasn’t blind to stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination. But I shouldn’t have to tell my child to fear walking to the store to get snacks just because he’s black.”

On Monday, according to Good Morning America, Tracy Martin reportedly “cursed at a supporter of George Zimmerman.....

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: crips; traydmark; trayvon; zimmerman
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1 posted on 06/29/2013 3:51:31 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Central Florida port city of Sanford?”

I don’t think so. Whoever wrote this needs a geography lesson.


2 posted on 06/29/2013 3:55:00 PM PDT by looois
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Apple...tree


3 posted on 06/29/2013 3:55:23 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Some role model. Just one issue after another with this bunch of dysfunctional losers.


4 posted on 06/29/2013 4:01:26 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: looois
Sanford has a small port facility to handle barge traffic on the St. Johns River which connects to the Intracoastal Waterway at Jacksonville. However Sanford has never really been known as a port but as an agricultural center.

http://www.portofsanford.org/history/

5 posted on 06/29/2013 4:04:50 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Evidence suggests that Zimmerman suffered head injuries the night Martin died, though exactly how and why remains a mystery.

We have witnesses who saw baby Trayvon pinning Zimmerman to the ground and swinging down at him. That's not enough to solve this mystery?

6 posted on 06/29/2013 4:05:10 PM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The reporter was called to the standby the judge...both the prosecution and defense questioned him about the incident...out of the presence of the jury...and he verified that Tracy Martin called him a MF'er...the reporter said he was on his way out of the courtroom and Martin was on his way back in...the reporter was holding the door for Martin...Martin looked down at the reporter's name badge and proceeded to call him MF'er...there was nothing done about it...

7 posted on 06/29/2013 4:06:19 PM PDT by ~Vor~ (Freeper since 10/98)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
...fatally shot by neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman, who claims that this was done in self-defense. At the time, Martin was unarmed and seventeen years old...

...and trying to kill Zimmerman at the time the single shot was fired.

8 posted on 06/29/2013 4:07:09 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Neighborhood Watch Coordinator, Joe, not Captain.


9 posted on 06/29/2013 4:07:10 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
But I shouldn’t have to tell my child to fear walking to the store to get snacks just because he’s black.”

Bullsh!t...he went to the store to get the ingredients needed to get high. And once high, he might muster the courage to engage in a little B and E.

The language of victimhood is "my little victim is always innocent because he lives in the racist culture of Whitey." "Sure, he might get high and steal...and even kill Whitey...but so what...it's Whitey's world and Whitey's world is designed to keep my innocent child down."

10 posted on 06/29/2013 4:07:21 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (You can't eat Sharia)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

How Zimmerman got his head injury remains a mystery? I don’t think he slipped on a banana peel. His injuries have been well documented by police and witnesses at the scene and photos taken on the night of the shooting. They were also attempted to be HIDDEN by the LEFTIST FRAUDS in the MSM. That is far from a mystery in my book.


11 posted on 06/29/2013 4:09:32 PM PDT by spawn44 (MOO)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“In these photos, Martin himself is making some sort of hand sign. Other individuals photographed are doing the same. TCTH identified said signs as gang-related.”

Seriously? I thought those were signs for “more Skittles”.


12 posted on 06/29/2013 4:09:37 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I love how he tattoo-ed over his gang tattoo to make it two praying hands. I wonder who paid for that. At this point, I’d guess nbc news.

As if we don’t have enough problems in this country, we have to deal with a-holes like this guy. He’s a friggin’ Crip.

His dead thug kid is worth more to him now than he was if he was alive, and will be worth more to him w/ an acquittal than a conviction.

Truth hurts. But it’s the truth.


13 posted on 06/29/2013 4:10:23 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: looois

port city to lake monroe? LOL


14 posted on 06/29/2013 4:13:22 PM PDT by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: RoosterRedux

“my little victim is always innocent because he lives in the racist culture of Whitey.”

Yep. IF odongo had a son, he’d be just like this.


15 posted on 06/29/2013 4:13:40 PM PDT by lgjhn23 (It's easy to be liberal when you're dumber than a box of rocks.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
George Zimmerman acted in a deranged way — and all the evidence supports that.

I don't know what trial he has been watching but that is nowhere even close to what I have seen and heard coming from that courtroom.

Martin's wanna-be thug son was attempting to live the stereotypical life of a lawless black street thing. He picked a fight with the wrong person and lost.

16 posted on 06/29/2013 4:14:00 PM PDT by South40
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To: Pollster1
We have witnesses who saw baby Trayvon pinning Zimmerman to the ground and swinging down at him. That's not enough to solve this mystery?

Maybe the author is afraid that Tracy Martin will sucker punch him, and then beat his head on the sidewalk.

17 posted on 06/29/2013 4:15:48 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: ~Vor~

“Martin looked down at the reporter’s name badge and proceeded to call him MF’er..”

Classy..


18 posted on 06/29/2013 4:16:00 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Pollster1

How do we know Trayvon wasn’t tending to George Zimmerman’s self-inflicted wounds while having him pinned down? /s


19 posted on 06/29/2013 4:17:12 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: lgjhn23

There is more power and meaning to that statement than most folks realize.


20 posted on 06/29/2013 4:17:12 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (You can't eat Sharia)
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To: lgjhn23

Martin wasn’t done in by a racist ‘Whitey’. He was done in by a person of Latino bloodline. This needs to recognized and admitted by all the black ‘Sharptonites’.


21 posted on 06/29/2013 4:20:07 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Poster boy for “Pay-Me-I’m-A-Victim” -— perpetuating the victim culture is getting a lot of mileage here.


22 posted on 06/29/2013 4:25:14 PM PDT by Liz
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

When did they move Sanford???


23 posted on 06/29/2013 4:29:02 PM PDT by swamprebel (a Constitution once changed from Freedom, can never be restored.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is a very dangerous moment for our country. Both sides of the race divide have already made up their minds, and will only be further inflamed by a verdict.


24 posted on 06/29/2013 4:31:46 PM PDT by lurk
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To: looois
port city of Sanford

Does it have a wino district that it is famous for???

26 posted on 06/29/2013 4:36:04 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, daddy, don’t raise your son to be a racist thug, and he might grow up to be a doctor, lawyer or engineer. These people make more money than thugs and earn respect in a community.


27 posted on 06/29/2013 4:41:54 PM PDT by sergeantdave (No, I don't have links for everything I post)
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To: max americana

mo Skittles;
mo purple drank


28 posted on 06/29/2013 4:52:41 PM PDT by Zuse
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To: Gay State Conservative

The road apple didn’t fall far from the horse’s ass.


29 posted on 06/29/2013 4:57:57 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: looois

http://www.portofsanford.org/


30 posted on 06/29/2013 5:04:12 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Trayvon’s texts tell familiar story
31 posted on 06/29/2013 5:12:21 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: spawn44

This whole thing has been nothing but a racist lynching from the get-go. There should have been outrage that he was even charged. The whole thing is one big cowardly charade.


32 posted on 06/29/2013 5:18:08 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: lurk
This is a very dangerous moment for our country. Both sides of the race divide have already made up their minds, and will only be further inflamed by a verdict.

Only one side will be inflamed by a verdict. If GZ is acquitted, there will probably be riots. If GZ is found guilty, life will go on for non-blacks. However, there still may be riots in jubilation.

33 posted on 06/29/2013 5:35:26 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

>> Evidence suggests that Zimmerman suffered head injuries the night Martin died, though exactly how and why remains a mystery.

Only if you’re willfully ignorant does it remain a mystery.

For those reporters who just can’t figure it out, just do this simple experiment.

a) Find an 18 year old wigged-out black punk (they’re all over, shouldn’t be hard)

b) Find a sidewalk with grass on both sides

c) Lay on your back on the grass, with the back of your head on the sidewalk.

d) Have the punk sit on your thighs, facing you.

e) Politely ask the punk to punch the crap out of your face from his position astride you. (If he didn’t naturally start punching, that is, once he assumed the position; it’s somewhat irresistable for your typical punk.)

f) After 30 to 90 seconds, if you can, politely ask the punk to stop punching you and get off.

g) Have someone take a picture of the front and back of your head.

h) Compare your pictures with Zimmerman’s post-groundpounding trial exhibits, and get back to me.


34 posted on 06/29/2013 5:37:59 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: lurk

>> This is a very dangerous moment for our country. Both sides of the race divide have already made up their minds

What you say is true; however there is one thing I can absolutely, positively guarantee.

If there *is* serious violence, WHITE PEOPLE WILL **NOT** START IT. The hand that touches the match to the powder keg will be a black one.

You can take that to the bank.


35 posted on 06/29/2013 5:46:29 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
'How do we know Trayvon wasn’t tending to George Zimmerman’s self-inflicted wounds while having him pinned down? /s

bwahhaahah now holt on heah GWG... THAT is jus conjecture ....please keep your comments to the court fack based n' stop wif de conjecturin' ya conjecturer ya...Been 'jus to much conjecterin a goin on in dis heah coat room ...you heah me boy?
36 posted on 06/29/2013 6:41:29 PM PDT by jimsin (a)
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To: looois
Did you know Catoosa, OK is a port city?

Technically so is Sanford.........

37 posted on 06/29/2013 6:45:56 PM PDT by Osage Orange (Sic semper evello mortem Tyrannis)
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To: ConservativeInPA
If GZ is found guilty, life will go on for non-blacks. However, there still may be riots in jubilation.

You pinned it. Lots of non-blacks are too stupid to figure out what is going on. Maybe not Deedee stupid but stupid enough.

38 posted on 06/29/2013 6:51:26 PM PDT by palmer (Obama = Carter + affirmative action)
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To: looois

St. Johns River flows north to Jacksonville...


39 posted on 06/29/2013 7:02:53 PM PDT by GOPJ (... liberal anger - - the privileged wheeze of entitled brats ... Greenfield)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
There are many who profit from perpetuating the idea of racism and are clearly willing to sidestep facts and insert racial narratives because it is in their organization’s interest not to become obsolete.”

White guilt - and the cash that comes from it are powerful incentives.

40 posted on 06/29/2013 7:14:26 PM PDT by GOPJ (... liberal anger - - the privileged wheeze of entitled brats ... Greenfield)
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To: looois

“Central Florida port city of Sanford?”

I don’t think so. Whoever wrote this needs a geography lesson.


In the 1800’s Sanford was an important inland Port City with a thriving Riverboat style trade up the St. Johns River to Jacksonville. There was also a major rail head there for railroad traffic into Central Florida and across to Tampa. A lot of Agricultural Products, mainly beef and Citrus were transported by Rail and Riverboat in that area.


41 posted on 06/29/2013 7:29:14 PM PDT by The Working Man
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To: Brad from Tennessee
Intracoastal Waterway at Jacksonville.

Intracoastal or Intercoastal? Huge difference and I do not know the answer sir.

42 posted on 06/29/2013 7:38:08 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ha, the photo is from The Conservative Tree House, man they are on the job over there.


43 posted on 06/29/2013 7:43:20 PM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: RoosterRedux

A quibble: he might have been high on MJ already.


44 posted on 06/29/2013 7:47:08 PM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: houeto

Intra. It’s typically between the coastal barrier islands and the mainland but sometimes dredged channels or old canals, sheltered from open seas.

If it were intercoastal it would need to go from coast to coast to make linguistic sense. I suppose it does in a way, since the Gulf has one, too. No idea if the two connect on the southern tip of Florida or not.

Regardless, it’s still intracoastal.


45 posted on 06/29/2013 7:48:39 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: houeto
Intracoastal means inside the coast. The Intracoastal Waterway linked up rivers, lagoons and inlets on the landward side of barrier islands running up the east coast. This provided waterway for ships and barges that was relatively safe from enemy submarines patrolling the east coast shipping lanes.
46 posted on 06/29/2013 7:48:47 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

The Panama Canal is an intercoastal waterway.


47 posted on 06/29/2013 7:51:33 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
[though exactly how and why remains a mystery.]  photo George-Zimmerman-2Head-Injury-e1334925521936_zpsd2326cd7.jpg Take a look at the wounds on his head, they match the EDGE of the sidewalk. It was a form of 'curbing', The little angel was trying to kill Zimmerman.
48 posted on 06/29/2013 7:52:07 PM PDT by RetSignman (Immigration border protection is America's version of the Maginot Line)
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To: ConservativeInPA
Only one side will be inflamed by a verdict. If GZ is acquitted, there will probably be riots. If GZ is found guilty, life will go on for non-blacks. However, there still may be riots in jubilation.

Someone should post that reaction photo from the OJ Simpson criminal trial verdict.

49 posted on 06/29/2013 7:56:39 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Osage Orange
Did you know Catoosa, OK is a port city?

Cape Girardeau, Missouri too.

50 posted on 06/29/2013 8:58:46 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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