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Juror B29, ‘Maddy,’ says ‘Zimmerman got away with murder’ (Waah! Alert)
www.washingtonpost.com ^ | July 25, 2013 | Ruth Tam

Posted on 07/26/2013 9:43:46 AM PDT by kimtom

Two weeks after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, the only person on the jury who is a member of an ethnic minority said in an ABC News interview that Zimmerman “got away with murder.’

Juror B29, identified only by her first name Maddy, sat down with ABC’s Robin Roberts, to discuss the trial for “Good Morning America.” As the first juror to show her face on camera, Maddy expressed both conviction and regret. “You can’t put the man in jail even though in our hearts we felt he was guilty,” Maddy said of Zimmerman.

A nursing assistant and mother of eight children, Maddy, 36, who is Puerto Rican, said she believed she owed Trayvon .......

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: b29; jurorb29; maddy; martin; sourcetitlenoturl; zimmerman
" save me from the threats..."!!!

"I am not one of them..."

1 posted on 07/26/2013 9:43:46 AM PDT by kimtom
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To: kimtom

she “fought till the end” for a hung jury ( until the 2nd day of deliberations...)
Then brave sir robin bravely ran away.


2 posted on 07/26/2013 9:45:19 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: kimtom

Obama has gotten away with a lot more.


3 posted on 07/26/2013 9:46:00 AM PDT by stockpirate (American taxpayer's are: The New World Order slaves for the collective.)
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To: kimtom

George Zimmerman “got away” will killing a thug who richly deserved to be killed, in a situation created by that thug, and when no other safe options remained. That is very different from getting away with murder.


4 posted on 07/26/2013 9:46:48 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: kimtom

What a confused woman.


5 posted on 07/26/2013 9:46:57 AM PDT by BlueStateRightist
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To: kimtom
Maddy being Considered for VP position by the RACHEL 4 Prezz Campaign!!! developing...




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6 posted on 07/26/2013 9:48:11 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Macabre Crumpet of Caucasian Ethnicity)
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To: kimtom

She feels she let down Trayvon’s mother??? Really???

She feels Zimmerman got away with murder??

can’t believe this.

does she really feel she is staying anonymous by using only her first name but appearing on camera?????

t t ot


7 posted on 07/26/2013 9:48:17 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: kimtom

I KNEW IT would be the “minority” juror . . just knew it . . .

Not for one minute did I think this would be the most objective juror . . for this idiot to think it was “murder” just shows how brainwashed blacks have become to items of fundamental fairness, justice and race. So much for the “Unifier” in the White House huh?


8 posted on 07/26/2013 9:49:25 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (LEAVE THE ZIMMERMANS ALONE . . . NOT guilty . . .you LOST Now SHUT UP)
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To: kimtom
I find it interesting that Juror B29 did not have to hide her face the way other jurors had to....



See Juror B37 for instance:


9 posted on 07/26/2013 9:50:08 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: kimtom

They call her Hispanic. It is easy to see she has a lot of black blood in her. Yet she is a minority and Zimmerman isn’t. Their blood is much the same.

If she believes Zimmerman was guilty she should have held out forever. She knows that he wasn’t but she wants a little fame , her 15 minutes.


10 posted on 07/26/2013 9:50:27 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: kimtom

Although it’s commendable that she ultimately allowed the rule of law to prevail over her “feelings,” this is why the justice system in this country needs to consider professional juries in some cases.

Jurors have to follow the instructions and apply reasonable doubt standards. Feelings/emotions are only human, but they shouldn’t trump the rule of law as it is written.


11 posted on 07/26/2013 9:50:36 AM PDT by CountryClassSF
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To: kimtom

It says she was Puerto Rican? So at the same time, she’s a Hispanic as well. Mother of 8. Honestly, looking at these facts, I’m happy she apparently voted her conscience.

The jury found for the correct verdict, “Not guilty of 2nd degree murder or the other charges”. The evidence was not there. Not much more to draw from the verdict.


12 posted on 07/26/2013 9:52:37 AM PDT by BeadCounter
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To: kimtom
Zimmerman got away with murder

No, he saved his life.

13 posted on 07/26/2013 9:52:44 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Venturer
".. but she wants a little fame , her 15 minutes..."

save her skin, more like it. :)

14 posted on 07/26/2013 9:53:11 AM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
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To: BlueStateRightist

She is not confused at all. It’s the “Black Code,” which holds that whenver a black person is in confrontation with a white person, all black people must rally to the defense of the black person, no matter how wrong the black person is. The “Black Code” was the reason for the OJ Simpson verdict.

It is inherently racist, completely disregards all facts and logic, and is alive and well in the United States.


15 posted on 07/26/2013 9:53:14 AM PDT by henkster (The 0bama regime isn't a train wreck, it's a B 17 raid on the rail yard.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Could this juror have been bought? And/or looking for a book deal. In which case showing her skin color would be helpful.


16 posted on 07/26/2013 9:53:30 AM PDT by uncitizen (Barack Obama hates white people)
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To: kimtom

Evidence, it’s SUCH a pesky thing nowadays when one is on a jury isn’t it??! Why caaan’t I determine guilt based on race? Trayvon is black and Zimmerman a white hispanic so OBVIOUSLY Zimmerman is guilty of murder.

Scary stuff isn’t it? Knowing that morons who think like that - like this racist brain dead piece of pig vomit - are allowed on juries.


17 posted on 07/26/2013 9:56:55 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: TurboZamboni

18 posted on 07/26/2013 9:58:19 AM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
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To: kimtom

Wants the book deal with out the hate from her black bros.
Too bad its too late you sided with the “Crazy ass crakas”.
Guess that $$$ meant more than her safety


19 posted on 07/26/2013 9:59:11 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: kimtom

She’s a complete idiot on display for whatever she can get. The only person she owed anything was George Zimmerman, and she discharged that debt with her vote for the verdict. Why she would think she owes Martin’s mother anything at all is beyond me...


20 posted on 07/26/2013 9:59:48 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5

How do you like she says the case never should have gone to trial, it was for show, yet in the same breath she says Zimmerman is guilty of murder, yet she voted to acquit him of murder.

Just like you said, she is a COMPLETE idiot! An utter scatter brain!

Scary stuff isn’t it? That they would allow utter imbeciles like this on a jury where an innocent man could have been sent up the river for 20 years.


21 posted on 07/26/2013 10:04:03 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: CountryClassSF

Sorry, no.

The jury is there to base a case on the facts, or nullify the Law. There should be no ‘instructions’ from the judge.

When the Law become erroneous that juries nullify, your ‘solution’ of professional juries would negate that pressure valve of The People.


22 posted on 07/26/2013 10:10:08 AM PDT by i_robot73 (We hold that all individuals have the Right to exercise sole dominion over their own lives - LP.org)
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To: BlueStateRightist

“What a confused woman.”

True, but she was smart enough to realize this was a “show trial” saying that the case should never have gotten to a jury.

Yet, she believes Zimmerman got away with murder. In a case that should never have gone to trial.

How does one explain that kind of tortured logic?


23 posted on 07/26/2013 10:12:26 AM PDT by A'elian' nation ("Political Correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." Jacques Barzun)
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To: kimtom

Thanks to Robion Roberts, who put those wrods in her mouth.

Now those words are shown as an origial thought and quote from the juror.

Every sound bite since this interview has lead with “got away with murder”....


24 posted on 07/26/2013 10:13:32 AM PDT by NOVACPA
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To: kimtom

Amazingly, this stupid ditz got the right verdict despite her insane comments afterwards. Some people ought to just keep their mouths shut and not prove what idiots they are.


25 posted on 07/26/2013 10:16:38 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Leftists are going to have to go after this whole presumption of innocence thing I guess


26 posted on 07/26/2013 10:17:46 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: henkster
It’s the “Black Code,” which holds that whenver a black person is in confrontation with a white person, all black people must rally to the defense of the black person, no matter how wrong the black person is.

Family and friends of Juror B29 probably mercilessly raged at her when she returned home from the trial for violating "the code." And she may well have received death threats.

27 posted on 07/26/2013 10:26:08 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

She certainly illustrates that some of we, the people are short on logic, and relying on feelings. In prehistoric times, that might get the clueless thinker dragged off by a bear for dinner, or captured by an enemy. Now, we actually give the clueless a public forum for foolishness instead- Darwin may have been right...


28 posted on 07/26/2013 10:26:48 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5; All

Juror B29. Is the “29” her IQ or dress size???


29 posted on 07/26/2013 10:33:16 AM PDT by Stingray (Stand for the truth or you'll fall for anything.)
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To: GeronL

Leftists embrace the presumption of innocence when its a democrat politician caught in the act. They wouldn’t be able to make a cohesive argument to abolish it, but, hey....when has that ever stopped them.


30 posted on 07/26/2013 10:37:54 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Leftists are always hypocrites. A Republican is caught flirting with an aide and its a huge scandal and he is run out of town.... Weiner is their hero


31 posted on 07/26/2013 10:45:01 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

Wees know he was guilty because hees white. But there ain’t no law to put him in jail yet. Anyone listening to these ignorant freaks other than the LEFTIST MSM


32 posted on 07/26/2013 11:07:43 AM PDT by spawn44 (MOO)
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To: Stingray

I have no idea, but it certainly isn’t the number of times she gave serious thought to what the purpose of a jury actually is...

I’m not familiar with large dress sizes, but I don’t think she’s quite that big.


33 posted on 07/26/2013 11:32:50 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: kimtom
What's the problem here? She heard the prosecution's case and found insufficient evidence. She found the defendant 'Not Guilty' based upon the instructions to find in favor of reasonable doubt. 'The End', right?

So she's got personal feelings gnawing at her based purely upon emotion. That's fine, and also irrelevant. She did the right thing. No need for anyone to call her an idiot when she followed instructions correctly.

34 posted on 07/26/2013 11:35:20 AM PDT by The KG9 Kid (Demand Common Sense Nut Control.)
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What's the problem here? She heard the prosecution's case and found insufficient evidence. She found the defendant 'Not Guilty' based upon the instructions to find in favor of reasonable doubt. 'The End', right?
So she's got personal feelings gnawing at her based purely upon emotion. That's fine, and also irrelevant. She did the right thing. No need for anyone to call her an idiot when she followed instructions correctly.
She acceded to the pressure of the other jurors who wanted to do the right thing. Well and good, the right verdict came out. But then instead of remaining silent and being thought a fool, she spoke:
“he got away with murder”
and removed all doubt.

She thinks she is upset at the “Not guilty” verdict; she doesn’t know what being upset over what you have done is, until she finds someone guilty unnecessarily - and realizes what she has done to the defendant and his family. Trayvon is dead, and would still be dead if they had sent Zimmerman up on Murder 2. But the defendant who’s convicted is in jail, his wife has no life, and his mother’s and father’s lives are wrecked as well. Then juror B29 really would find herself staring at the ceiling at night, instead of sleeping.

The real problem this scatterbrain manifests is the fact that in this high-profile a case, intelligent and alert members of the public have been disqualified in droves by the propaganda directed against the defendant. We are told that the defendant is entitled to the presumption of innocence - but anyone who understood what was being done to Zimmerman, and believed that he was entitled to that presumption would have donated to his legal defense - or at least, seriously considered it. Now, the question is, “Can someone who has contributed to the defense sit on the jury?” If you say, “Obviously not,” what you have just done is to cull the fair-minded out of the jury pool.
The jury has brought back a “Not guilty on all counts” verdict. Zimmerman is officially no more guilty than you or I. Can we not say, even in retrospect, that anyone who accorded Zimmerman the presumption of innocence enough to have taken a position against his attempted railroading and was excused from the jury on that account, was excused wrongly?

35 posted on 07/26/2013 12:33:07 PM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion (“Liberalism” is a conspiracy against the public by wire-service journalism.)
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To: conservatism_IS_compassion
Juror B29 only repeated the phrase 'he got away with murder' in responding to the context that Robin Roberts of 'Good Morning America' used in introducing the phrase.

Read Zimmerman's defense attorney Mark O'Mara's website explaining why she's the model juror.

36 posted on 07/26/2013 12:58:27 PM PDT by The KG9 Kid (Demand Common Sense Nut Control.)
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To: The KG9 Kid
Sorry, but I guess my model juror knows enough to get in out of the rain. If this case had six B29 jurors instead of one, an unjust, unlawful, and merciless verdict could have come down.

Yeah, I know that B29 acceded to the majority, and the majority was right. But publicly announcing that the person you acquitted was guilty of murder . . .

Not buying it, politic as it is for O’Mara to say it. The ideal juror would be outraged to be expected by the prosecution to accept, beyond a reasonable doubt, much of anything it put forward - never mind all of it. When most of "your own” witnesses are hostile, and the rest are irrelevant or misinformed/incompetent, you should not bring the case to trial. That the prosecution got so much as a nibble on that bait from B29 is (as Patton said of defensive fortresses) “a monument to human stupidity."

37 posted on 07/26/2013 6:02:01 PM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion (“Liberalism” is a conspiracy against the public by wire-service journalism.)
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