Skip to comments.Expert: Zimmerman whispered 'punks' before shooting Trayvon Martin
Posted on 04/05/2012 10:56:20 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
SANFORD, Florida (CNN) - A forensic audio expert who analyzed 911 recordings disagrees with speculation that George Zimmerman uttered a racial slur moments before shooting Trayvon Martin to death.
What the neighborhood watch volunteer whispered as he followed the teen leading up to the deadly confrontation could weigh into the decision about charges against Zimmerman.
The garbled word that raised controversy was "punks," not "coons," said Tom Owen, chairman emeritus of the American Board of Recorded Evidence.
When Owen used a computer application to remove cell phone interference, the word became clearer, he said. After discussions with linguists, he became convinced that Zimmerman said "punks," he said.
He provided CNN with a copy of the processed audio.
(Excerpt) Read more at wgal.com ...
All this parsing of a mumbled word, while black thugs shout “cracker” for all the world to hear while setting a white kid on fire or beating an elderly white man to death. (Notice how they work in packs and prey on the weak).
America is being “punked” (fooled, scammed) by CNN.
Wellllllll...this should be considered a hate crime then, because punks are a protected class in America now.
K? Thanks for pointing out the obvious Mr. So Called Expert.
I clearly heard “...punks always get away...” two week ago.
So what is your encore?
Gargling Peanut Butter?
Flippin, race baitin, enemedia ...
...plane as day with the enhanced audio on CNN and other outlets who are now walking back their "Coon" interpretations.
If these so called reporters insist on being ridiculous, I say “Lets go ALL the way!”
But CNN said it was “f..in COLD. or is this another part of the tape?
I clearly hear Zimmerman say...”Tom Owen is a poo poo head”. :o)
I would like to read all that Zimmerman was supposed to have said. Its better to see it in context.
What a disgrace our national media has become.
This whole topic reminds me of those silly ghosthunters on TV that claim to hear EVPs on their audio tapes.
You can only reduce it's effect. If you become too aggressive in trying to reduce noise, you will change the acoustic characteristics of the word you're actually trying to clarify...meaning, you could easily change the vowel/consonant sounds of a word when eliminating noise.
If the stenographers of the left stream media would spend 10% of the time they spend on this BS investigating owebama’s background we wouldn’t be in the poor state of race relations that we are in because we would be rid of the race-baiter-in-chief.
I think that since the media gets to use public airwaves they are called to a higher level of scrutiny of their activity than the average person. They should have their license yanked when they manipulate the news.
Is Whorealdo a White Hispanic now and what is a Black Hispanic?
Pray for America
Maybe it was “skunks”, not “coons”.
Zimmerman clearly said, “Go out and buy more guns and ammo”.....so I did! :D
You can hear it here:
Call # one
Let them keep their license and change the FCC rules to allow 'a la carte' cable subscriptions. Then let the networks wither on the vine.
After the cold comment the dispatcher asks if he was following and then replies He doesn't need to do that,
Let's read into the comment like the left did. He says it's cold out here, she says you don't need to stay out in the cold.
WHY would anyone make a derogatory comment that the person cannot see and may themselves be black? Particularly one who is involved (friends and family member are AA).
I listened to the recording and it definitely sounded like “f-—in punks”, certainly not “f-—in coons” as the race baiter have been trying to claim.
He was sort of muttering under his breath while speaking to the 911 dispatcher. He wasn’t addressing any individual(s) as “punks”. He was talking about Martin (and punks like in in general) not talking to Martin.
Nonsense! I do digital data processing of seismic data for a living. We remove noise all the time with band-pass filters. The cell phone noize would have a certain frequency range and can be easily removed.
Not true. If you were chasing a coyote, you might say ‘f__king coyotes’..
Where in hell are the forensics. Was there powder stippling on Martins skin and clothing? If so...it was up close. If not the shot came from a distance. It would be easy to determine if he was shot while fighting Martin.
I posted at the time that this was mis-heard.
He said "...they always get away... [breath] ...out the back gate."
He was telling the dispatcher that they head in a certain direction. He was not lamenting that they always get away.
Security Camera Footage and 911 tape recordings for this case can be seen and heard here:
Thanks for that link. I watched the videos. One of them showed Zimmerman doing something I think is kind of interesting. He is walking in to the police station surrounded by officers. As he walks in the door he does something that only the officer behind him does maybe because Zimmerman does it first. What he does is to me a sign of respect for where he is at. It is a simple thing but to me says something about him. I’ve never met a gang banger or punk that would have done this very simple thing as they walk in to a PD that you can see Zimmerman do here:
If you play the audio backwards, what do you hear????
If you were waiting to cross a busy railroad crossing, you might say 'F__king trains'.
Ooh! Or if you were outside at a campfire and the mosquitos were biting you, you might say 'F__king mosquitos'.
(This is all so stupid. I'm an idiot for participating at all)
Maybe Zimmerman used the word, "spook".
They are now morphing him into a Clint Eastwood character, since the last round failed.
Wipes his shoes?
I love it. He actually remembers to wipe his shoes on the mat. LOL!!
I buried Travon.
Of course the left will claim he is destroying evidence.
I heard that, too! Though, it could be the voices in my head talking... :p
Just waiting for the Leftists to spin the word, “punk” to mean something racist.
Any other analysis is HOGWASH.
The point is, once the noise and content are one file, separating them is not an exact science.
First two officers didn’t do it....Only the officer who followed him. Coming in out of the rain/mud he wipes his feet...His mother taught him well. And you are correct a punk would not have been as courteous.
This man has been “lynched” by the media and the politicians and will not get a fair trail if it goes to court.
My thought is that if they Imperial Wizard of the most violent branch of the Ku Klux Klan were able to make a case of self-defense that was not contraindicated by physical or eye-witness tesstimony, he should not be arrested.
If there was any reasonable doubt that he had “hunted down” someone, black, white, or purple, he should not be convicted.
“Hate crime” laws are crimes in themselves.
Yep. It is a small thing but says something to me. I've never met a puke who would have done such a thing going in to the PD.
>>>>This whole topic reminds me of those silly ghosthunters on TV that claim to hear EVPs on their audio tapes.<<<<
Or those idiots from Oregon tromping around in the woods looking for Bigfoot.