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Zimmerman Said 'Cold' Not 'Co*n': Most Trusted Name In News Back-peddles
Big Journalism ^ | 4/5/2012 | John Nolte

Posted on 04/05/2012 7:18:40 AM PDT by servo1969

Shorter CNN to George Zimmernan:

Gee, George, sorry we pretty much declared you a racist in front of all of America before having all the facts, but Obama's all-in on this one and we're all-in for Obama and since you're a registered Democrat, we think you'll understand.

XXXOOO

-The Most Trusted Name in News

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cnn; cold; coon; georgezimmernan; medialies; nbc; trayvonmartin
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To: Beagle8U

The temperature reached 60 by 9am and remained in the 60’s throughout the rest of the day and night.


41 posted on 04/05/2012 8:42:15 AM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: Alice in Wonderland

I just looked it up, the low temp in Sanford Fla on Feb 27 2012....52 deg. And it was raining.


42 posted on 04/05/2012 8:45:01 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: F15Eagle
Idiotic CNN.

Not to mention NBC, ABC, CBS, PMSNBC!

43 posted on 04/05/2012 8:55:36 AM PDT by Road Warrior 04 (I miss President Bush! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: yldstrk
so what is the sentence in which the word “ccon” or “cold” is used?

The sentence fragment in question was, "F#cking co_ _."

44 posted on 04/05/2012 8:58:42 AM PDT by j_tull ("I may make you feel, but I can't make you think.")
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To: Alice in Wonderland; GOPJ

Actually, 50’s or 60’s in Florida is cold...to a Floridian, like me. And, the rain made it colder. Just making that point only...


45 posted on 04/05/2012 8:59:37 AM PDT by Road Warrior 04 (I miss President Bush! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: miss marmelstein
Z’s pal Joe Oliver...

Didn't he also say the word could have been "goon" . . . that, according to his daughter, that is a word of endearment.

BTW, 'tho it's not related to this case, my two Florida born and raised granddaughters, ages 6 and 8, have heard the word "coon" being used on the school bus.

46 posted on 04/05/2012 9:01:32 AM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: miss marmelstein
Am I the only one - aside from Z’s pal Joe Oliver - to suggest that “coon” is a VERY old-fashioned word for a young man to be using? If he was going to call Martin out on his race, I think he’d use the n word.

Good point! Quite some time ago my two kids and I had an old movie on where someone used a word like coon or spade and people in the movie laughed. They didn't get the joke and I had to tell them what it was.

I was afraid they might totally innocently use one of those words and get nailed for it sometime so I went through all the ones I could remember hearing from my youth.

I was shocked and pleased by two things: 1)that I hadn't heard those in decades and my kids had never heard them and 2) that I could remember so many of them.

So much progress had been made and now this race baiter in the white house has set us back a couple generations... or more.

47 posted on 04/05/2012 9:02:11 AM PDT by Sal (JournOlisters are all PIMPS! Nothing but little PIMPS!)
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To: servo1969

Breitbart.com is too FRIGHTENED to spell the word “coon”?

Shame! Censorship = fear.


48 posted on 04/05/2012 9:03:00 AM PDT by wolficatZ ("We are no longer accepting comments on this article")
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To: douginthearmy

Nah, he uttered under his breath when he was out of his vehicle, going after the teen.


49 posted on 04/05/2012 9:04:51 AM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: Alice in Wonderland

Maybe they spotted a racoon.


50 posted on 04/05/2012 9:06:47 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: Sal

I haven’t heard the word “spade” in years. That was used in the NYC of my youth. “Coon” was unheard of. Well, maybe Archie Bunker used it.


51 posted on 04/05/2012 9:08:33 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: servo1969

The key, it seems to me, is the vowel sound. The “o” in “coon” is pronounced “ooooh”; the “o” in “cold” is pronounced “oh”. It’s the same difference between “Anderson Cooper” and “Anderson Coper”.

But, then, everything is yellow to the jaundiced eye.


52 posted on 04/05/2012 9:11:04 AM PDT by TIElniff (Autonomy is the guise of every graceless heart.)
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To: miss marmelstein

Rush talking about this now. CNN has apologized for suggesting Zimmerman used the word “coon.”


53 posted on 04/05/2012 9:12:29 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: miss marmelstein
Rush's employee, Dawn, does not know the word coon as a pejorative towards African Americans.
55 posted on 04/05/2012 9:14:47 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: miss marmelstein

Well, there goes the federal hate crimes case against Zimmerman. I wonder if they’ll take the eye/ear witness statements, and see if Trayvon was using any racially-tinged words. I know he can’t be charged, being dead, but there is a possibility that Trayvon was committing a hate crime. What did the witnesses hear?


56 posted on 04/05/2012 9:18:58 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: miss marmelstein
-- Dawn, does not know the word coon as a pejorative towards African Americans. --

Unfamiliar with the Broadway musical, "Hair."

57 posted on 04/05/2012 9:19:52 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Cboldt

My goodness, Hair is as old as the hills, lol! (Never liked that musical). It doesn’t get revived that often.

Today, The Today Show was harping on the fact that there were no eye witnesses to the event. I thought there was a man named “John” who supplied tons of info on the altercation. The lies surrounding this case are astounding!


58 posted on 04/05/2012 9:23:44 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: miss marmelstein
There is more than one eyewitness. There might be many more earwitnesses.

This call for proof by eyewitnesses is infantile. Many many crimes happen without any witness, and yet there can be a prosecution. In this case, ask if Trayvon was committing an assault. Take the evidence you have, knowing that Martin's family is going to sow doubt with speculation, and figure out if you believe Zimmerman.

The burden is on the state to prove otherwise - that's a bit beside the point because, as far as I know, the state has zero evidence that Zimmerman threw the first punch, acted belligerently toward Trayvon, or otherwise endeavored to start or escalate physical violence. It's not that what they have to work with is weak, it's that they have nothing to work with, against Zimmerman. And there is PLENTY to work with, against Martin.

59 posted on 04/05/2012 9:31:14 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Kanzan

Right!


60 posted on 04/05/2012 9:36:05 AM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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