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George Zimmermanís father speaks out in defense of son
NY Daily News ^ | March 23, 2012 | Nina Mandell

Posted on 03/23/2012 5:22:55 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

As cries for his arrest continue to grow louder, George Zimmerman's father defended him in a one-page letter, saying he isn't a racist but rather of victim of sensationalized media coverage.

The neighborhood watch volunteer, 28, has been in hiding since he shot and killed unarmed Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old on his way back home to his father's house.

His father, Robert Zimmerman, 64, said in a letter to the Orlando Sentinel that his son was Hispanic and grew up in a multiracial family.

“He would be the last to discriminate for any reason whatsoever,” the letter says, according to the newspaper. “The media portrayal of George as a racist could not be further from the truth.”

He defended his son's actions on the day that he got out of his car and shot the teen, despite being strongly discouraged by a 911 dispatcher.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: florida; georgezimmerman; trayvonmartin
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To: Revolting cat!

Where do you whiny people get your ides from? And why are you here on FR?

You don’t like our constitution, and would rather give up than fight it!

Who would you like to see elected as president?


51 posted on 03/23/2012 8:54:04 PM PDT by Randy Larsen (No Romney vote from my family!)
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To: Randy Larsen
Who would you like to see elected as president?

Somebody like you, of course.

52 posted on 03/23/2012 8:55:24 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Revolting cat!
I have read there is at least one person who saw the innocent child Trayvon pummeling the evil lily-white Hispanic white man, Mr. Zimmerman while he lay prone on the ground.

Whenever the media, Democrats, GOP candidates and mobs of blacks all agree that whitey is wrong, I don't trust what is going on. This thing has been astroturfed for political purposes, and it seems the whole country is joing in. It is disgusting.

53 posted on 03/23/2012 9:56:13 PM PDT by PghBaldy (Obama is afraid if he needs to start a fight with Catholics. He's losing the women vote!!!)
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To: Revolting cat!
As far as witnesses, are there any eyewitnesses? I thought not. It’s nothing but the 911 call recordings, Zimmerman’s self-interested testimony, and the police report after the fact, as far as I can tell

I came across this report posted just after the incidence occurred ( Feb. 27) and way before the national interest.

I found it interesting, and so may you.

From the Local Fox station in Orlando:

Man shot and killed in neighborhood altercation

54 posted on 03/23/2012 9:58:09 PM PDT by eddie willers
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To: PghBaldy

” Whenever the media, Democrats, GOP candidates and mobs of blacks all agree that whitey is wrong, I don’t trust what is going on. This thing has been astroturfed for political purposes, and it seems the whole country is joing in. It is disgusting. “

I’ve found that politicians will always do or say what they can subsequently use to get reelected, and not what is right, fair, or beneficial to the country or to individuals. That’s why I do not trust most politicians.

The media will enthusiastically bend any story if it can use the race card for the benefit of the so-called ethnic minorities. Whites, especially the anglo euro saxon gentile versions are targeted and intended to be the self hating and sacrificial lambs. No I’m not racist or white supremacist but I don’t care to be pushed into “fool-dom or sap-dom” by those who believe that only my tribe is inherently racist or wrong and all the others inherently the victim.


55 posted on 03/26/2012 8:57:01 AM PDT by apoliticalone (Honest govt. that operates in the interest of US sovereignty and the people, not global $$$)
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