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Rush to judgment in Trayvon Martin case
CNN ^ | William J. Bennett

Posted on 03/31/2012 9:22:47 AM PDT by matt04

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To: Keith in Iowa
It’s a community with access controlled by gates... W T F do you call that????

Self preservation?

41 posted on 03/31/2012 9:59:41 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution is a living, breathing document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: matt04

How far did the bullet travel? Where did the bullet strike the young man? How many rounds were fired? What position was the young man’s body in? I don’t care what Jesse Jackson feels....what are the facts?


42 posted on 03/31/2012 9:59:48 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: davisfh
Last night CNN had a special about the Trayvon case and Justice don't remember the exact title but it was a town hall type of event with Soledad Obreien who also hosted “Black in America”. Roland Martin from Cnn was on the panel and he said this was a movement and that was the important thing unike the “Jenna 6” which they hoped would be more of a movement than it was. Basically they are using this for “Social Justice” the whole show was a sham
43 posted on 03/31/2012 10:00:42 AM PDT by funfan
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To: HerrBlucher; All
“Dollars to doughnuts the threat of lawsuits is what is causing some of the media to turn around.”

BINGO!!! Out of some strange masochistic urge I've continued to watch the utterly vile, despicable, and degraded Shep Smith, a Fox News “journalist,” continue to “report” on this story. It's obvious he bitterly hates it that somebody corked his pie hole. His body language, inflection, tone and selective “reporting,” along with letting others report exculpatory facts, show how bitterly he hates having been housebroken in his reporting of this case.

44 posted on 03/31/2012 10:00:42 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: Keith in Iowa

I win. You are not honest.


45 posted on 03/31/2012 10:01:57 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: Hulka

Middle to lower middle class community for sure.


46 posted on 03/31/2012 10:03:38 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: rusty schucklefurd
"re: A random act of journalism from CNN.
Not exactly. The author is William J Bennett, a conservative."
that!...Bill Bennett (S of ED) from the Reagan Administration; well that explains
"the random act of journalism"...it was a paid gig from an outside source.

47 posted on 03/31/2012 10:03:39 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (Kill all the terrorists, protect all the borders, ridicule all the (surviving) Liberals :^)
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To: Williams

Initial reports said nothing about Zimmerman’s broken nose or bashed in head. It was just a white man followed and killed an angelic looking Black kid.


48 posted on 03/31/2012 10:03:52 AM PDT by freedomrings69
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To: chris37

“it seems to me that over the past few days CNN has grown a conscience and a brain and has decided to stop participating in this exercise in black racism.”

Either that or they’re starting to try to immunize themselves against the coming defamation of character lawsuits.


49 posted on 03/31/2012 10:03:52 AM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: RightWingConspirator

One of the things that bugs me is that Trayvon died on Feb 26.

Barack gave himself the power to control the entire country with martial law on Mar 16 via executive order, and now here we are on Mar 31 with this dog and pony show stirring up civil unrest and division.

It is clear to me that Obama is shaping the national consciousness to his own ends.


50 posted on 03/31/2012 10:04:33 AM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife; stephenjohnbanker
I will be the first to say that the entire Zimmermann/Martin moment was a tragic incident ...

You can't be the first ... you can only be the bazillionth. Our best information now, as far as I can tell, is that it was a fight that turned out fatal for one young-adult participant. Must we go on as if it were a random meteorite falling on a preschool playground?

51 posted on 03/31/2012 10:05:41 AM PDT by Tax-chick (The Commie Plot Theory of Everything. Give it a try - you'll be surprised how often it makes sense.)
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To: Hulka

OK, you win. The bigot contest. You instantly think “Gated community” is synonymous with mansions. I’ll give you the win there.


52 posted on 03/31/2012 10:05:57 AM PDT by Keith in Iowa (Willard Romney, purveyor of the world's finest bullmitt. | FR Class of 1998 |)
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To: Tax-chick

Yeah, it doesn’t look as if Tres Bon was so very good after all, LOL!


53 posted on 03/31/2012 10:05:57 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (I tried to buy a hoodie today but the store manager said they had all been shoplifted.)
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To: matt04

They still can’t get it correct:

“The New Black Panther Party offered a bounty for Zimmerman’s capture.”

The New Black Panther Party offered a bounty for Zimmerman’s capture, DEAD OR ALIVE.

Fixed it.


54 posted on 03/31/2012 10:05:57 AM PDT by carriage_hill (I'll "vote for an orange juice can", over Barry 0bummer and another 4yrs of his Regime From Hell!)
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To: matt04
Another random act of distraction from ComNN.

Meanwhile, the silence on Whispergate is deafening!!!
55 posted on 03/31/2012 10:09:00 AM PDT by TauntedTiger (Keep away from the fence!)
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To: Williams

It would not surprise me if CNN pressured BB into adding that disclaimer. Sort of like the “this was a tragedy” meme that even Fox News is using.


56 posted on 03/31/2012 10:10:35 AM PDT by sthguard (The DNC theme song: "All You Need is Guv")
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To: Humble Servant

I didn’t realize that this was Dr. Bennett... so much for CNN.


57 posted on 03/31/2012 10:11:22 AM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Anyone But Obama in November !!!)
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To: Jeff Chandler
"You're looking von today, darling ... tres von!"
58 posted on 03/31/2012 10:11:56 AM PDT by Tax-chick (The Commie Plot Theory of Everything. Give it a try - you'll be surprised how often it makes sense.)
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To: Keith in Iowa; Hulka
Except for his typo, which I didn't notice until he pointed it out, Hulka's description is right on the money. Dinky townhouses densely packed with one-car garages. Recently constructed (some of Bing's oblique photography shows the complex under rapid construction).

Take a tour: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVGeFAvzqyA (Uploaded Mar 28, 2010).

There is a front and a back entrance. The property is walled in. There is no gate at the front entrance (by the clubhouse), although the back entrance does have one.

You can see an annotated map here:

F is where the fatal fight occurred. D was where Martin was staying.

59 posted on 03/31/2012 10:11:59 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: mylife

Has martial law ever been declared in a country where the citizens are armed to the teeth?

It will be interesting to see if Obama actually tries it, and even more interesting to see if the military actually attempts to enforce it, and even more interesting to see the response from the citizenry if they do attempt to enforce it.


60 posted on 03/31/2012 10:12:24 AM PDT by HerrBlucher (.)
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