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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: 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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To: mrsmel

Now that we know that GZ is a registered Dem, will this clusterfark of a situation make him rethink his party affiliation? Perhaps a Road to Damascus moment is in store.


61 posted on 04/05/2012 9:49:19 AM PDT by princeofdarkness (The Obama Administration is circling the wagons. But the Truth Indians are using flaming arrows.)
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To: Beagle8U
It was 52 BEFORE dawn. Around 9am and for the rest of the day ('til midnight) it was in the 60's.

As for the rain, I assume it was one of those short and heavy downpours that happen frequently here in Florida. It was supposedly be pouring rain when the shooting took place . . . but it was dry soon afterward.

If you follow the link in post #32, you'll see that the rain had stopped.

62 posted on 04/05/2012 9:52:28 AM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: miss marmelstein
No, but a good try.

When they got off the bus one day, they asked me if I knew what a coon was. I say I didn't and asked what it was. They told me it was a black person.

63 posted on 04/05/2012 9:57:40 AM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: servo1969

Apparently; the people employed by CNN are racists...siding with Trayvon due to the color of his skin.


64 posted on 04/05/2012 10:01:02 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: UCANSEE2

IIRC, Zimmerman is telling the dispatcher “it’s f*cking cold”.”””

One fact not mentioned in all this hub-bub is that it was raining that night.


65 posted on 04/05/2012 10:03:24 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Alice in Wonderland

Just listened to 911 tape again. Right after he says ‘s**t he’s running.’ and the split second before he opens the door (you can hear what sounds like metal sliding = Zimmerman’s cocking his pistol). Sure bet he has his gun in hand when he went after him. http://www.freerepublic.com/perl/post?id=2868467%2C63


66 posted on 04/05/2012 10:04:06 AM PDT by anglian
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To: Cboldt

I was just disturbed that the Today Show would AGAIN lie about the situation. As soon as one lie is cleared, another one comes up.


67 posted on 04/05/2012 10:04:06 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: miss marmelstein
The false memes are so well ingrained by now, I expect the false narrative to persist forever.

As for NBC telling falsehoods, well, that's what they do. Pretty much across the board.

68 posted on 04/05/2012 10:07:18 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: miss marmelstein

Yeah, ‘spade’ was NYC slang in my youth ... like ‘wop’ and ‘guinea’ and ‘kike’ and ‘chink’ and ‘spic’.


69 posted on 04/05/2012 10:09:04 AM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: Bushbacker1

I’m a Floridian too. And this past winter was unusually mild. I think we only had one, maybe two, hard frost warnings.


70 posted on 04/05/2012 10:12:21 AM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: Alice in Wonderland

“Although I’m now a resident of Florida, I’ll always think of Rockaway Beach, Queens, New York as my hometown.
You can take the woman out of NYC . . . but you can’t take NYC out of the woman. “ by Alice in Wonderland

You may call yourself a Floridian but that does not make you one! You are a “resident of Florida”! You are just another New Yorker!


71 posted on 04/05/2012 10:27:07 AM PDT by GOYAKLA (Recall/ Impeachment Day, November 6, 2012. FUBO)
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To: Alice in Wonderland

Just heard the “enhanced” audio via Rush. The reporters are saying the word is “cold” and it certainly sounds like it. You can hear the “l” very clearly. Hopes this ends it but I doubt it.


72 posted on 04/05/2012 10:31:11 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: Cboldt

Yes, of course, the lies have been implanted in millions of tiny little brains and we have to live with the consequences.


73 posted on 04/05/2012 10:32:57 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: miss marmelstein
I thought the man named “John” saw a fight in progess, then left the scene. And by the time he got to a window, the shooting had taken place. Am I wrong?

The fellow in this audio interview says he was watching from his window when the shot was fired.

74 posted on 04/05/2012 10:36:58 AM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: Cboldt

MSM narratives are being challenged more now than they ever have been. “Journalists” and “news organizations” are being forced to retreat everyday.


75 posted on 04/05/2012 10:44:14 AM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: anglian

You should become a CNN “audio analyst”.


76 posted on 04/05/2012 10:47:59 AM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: princeofdarkness

You would think so, I hope so, but denial of reality runs deep in those of a
leftist bent. An accusation of being “rayciss” is the ultimate crime, and nigh-on indefensible in this dishonest society. Whites (or symbolic whites) are complicit in their own “white guilt” through fear of social or even criminal repercussions.


77 posted on 04/05/2012 10:48:18 AM PDT by mrsmel
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Whatever he said it doesn’t sound like ‘cold’ to me, but something with an s on the end? at 1:53 here. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0qUz1qzKpw&feature=related Punks?


78 posted on 04/05/2012 10:55:22 AM PDT by anglian
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To: UCANSEE2
IIRC, Zimmerman is telling the dispatcher “it’s f*cking cold”.

Was it? We'll have to get the word out to the Freepers who said that Martin must have been up to no good, because he was wearing a hoodie.

I know very few facts about this event, but I heard that the boy was wearing a hood, similar to the one in the photo, at the time of the shooting. People, it’s hot in the South now, especially in Florida. If somebody covers himself with a hood, it’s probably not because he’s cold. He’s up to something.

79 posted on 04/05/2012 10:59:02 AM PDT by Mr.Unique (The government, by its very nature, cannot give except what it first takes.)
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To: Cboldt

“The false memes are so well ingrained by now, I expect the false narrative to persist forever.”

Many libs/sheeple were SO CONVINCED by the NBC/CNN/MSNBC/ABC Zimmerman lies, that even now, after those same protaganists admit they were wrong, they cannot believe it.

And we WONDER how a man like Obama could be elected President of the United States?


80 posted on 04/05/2012 11:00:13 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Alice in Wonderland

Maybe. All I know is he’s the one who saw Zimmerman down on the ground and Martin on top of him. I also know that Zimmerman told the police that “no one” would help him - which leads me to believe there were, indeed, witnesses.


81 posted on 04/05/2012 11:00:18 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: tcrlaf; All

“The false memes are so well ingrained by now, I expect the false narrative to persist forever.”

Many libs/sheeple were SO CONVINCED by the NBC/CNN/MSNBC/ABC Zimmerman lies, that even now, after those same protaganists admit they were wrong, they cannot believe it.

And we WONDER how a man like Obama could be elected President of the United States?

(Sorry, meant to post this to all)


82 posted on 04/05/2012 11:02:32 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: faucetman

When I read something I find amusing I sometimes chuckle and other times snort. Today, you made me literally laugh out loud for a full minute. Thank you very much! (I will be borrowing your line and re-posting it where necessary.)


83 posted on 04/05/2012 11:05:56 AM PDT by Brent Calvert 03969-030
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To: Beagle8U

Now try looking it up for February 26th ... at 7:00 pm.

Note: the lows are usually in the wee hours before dawn.


84 posted on 04/05/2012 11:48:09 AM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: GOYAKLA
You may call yourself a Floridian but that does not make you one! You are a “resident of Florida”! You are just another New Yorker!

I'm not just another New Yorker, I'm from {{{{{{NEW YORK CITY}}}}}. Oh, the horrors!!!

But I have been in Florida long enough to know weather patterns.

85 posted on 04/05/2012 12:00:44 PM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: anglian

I don’t hear the ‘K’ sound but maybe I have bad speakers.


86 posted on 04/05/2012 12:02:50 PM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: servo1969

OMG, I didn’t realize that he had called him the C-word!


87 posted on 04/05/2012 12:09:43 PM PDT by ichabod1 (Cheney/Rumsfeld 2012)
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To: Alice in Wonderland
LOL. With headphones on, I hear it as kongs.

In the world of PC Gaming: Kongs

http://www.mariowiki.com/Kong

88 posted on 04/05/2012 12:47:57 PM PDT by anglian
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http://www.mariowiki.com/Kong


89 posted on 04/05/2012 12:48:23 PM PDT by anglian
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To: mac_truck

Thank God *I*’ve never even had a racist THOUGHT!


90 posted on 04/05/2012 12:57:35 PM PDT by ichabod1 (Cheney/Rumsfeld 2012)
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To: Alice in Wonderland

It’s to the point where when I thought I had raccoon in my attic I didn’t feel safe in saying “coon” as an abbreviation.


91 posted on 04/05/2012 1:03:44 PM PDT by ichabod1 (Cheney/Rumsfeld 2012)
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To: servo1969

I don’t thnk it makes a lot of sense that he said effing “cold” that is why I reacted that way.


92 posted on 04/05/2012 2:32:09 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: ichabod1
I grew up in a white area, never saw a black person (negro, back then) except for one woman who worked as a cashier in the grocery store. I called her the chocolate lady because she looked like a candy that was popular then.

The first time I heard the word coon, I asked my dad what it was and he told me it was a name some folks used to refer to chocolate people.

93 posted on 04/05/2012 4:04:57 PM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: anglian

Ah, I’ll ask to borrow my grandson’s Bose headphones ...


94 posted on 04/05/2012 4:08:30 PM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: moehoward

Night plus rain plus wind equals cold - even in Florida. Went catamaranning one summer night some time back - was soaked to the bone for 3 or 4 hours. I thought I’d never warm up... Catamarans are daytime crafts in my book...


95 posted on 04/05/2012 4:15:41 PM PDT by GOPJ (Hoodies - because you can't kill a security camera for snitchin' - - freeper tacticalogic)
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