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What Trayvon Martinís tweets say about him
Miami Herald ^ | 4.08.2012 | Deborah Acosta

Posted on 04/08/2012 4:59:03 PM PDT by ironman

A review of the account, which has since been taken down, portrays a typical teenager with a sense of humor and a preoccupation with girls. He is sometimes vulgar when discussing sex, and he often quotes explicit song lyrics.

At times it’s difficult to discern what’s a song lyric and what’s not. How many of Trayvon’s tweets can be taken as literal is up for grabs.

There are certain things that can be gleaned about Trayvon from his tweets:

He loved the films Friday, starring Ice Cube and Chris Tucker, and Next Friday, both of which poke fun at street culture. He posted YouTube clips from the films.

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To: Thunderballer
You have no evidence that he sucker punched Zimmerman.

Don't you just hate it when your face bashes into someone's fist and the back of your head attacks innocent sidewalks?

101 posted on 04/08/2012 10:31:34 PM PDT by bgill
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To: bgill

His first name is Corey.
It could also be short, I suppose, for “see”.


102 posted on 04/08/2012 10:32:15 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Jonty30

Ok, so still don’t know.


103 posted on 04/08/2012 10:38:20 PM PDT by bgill
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To: bgill

In context, it would make sense for it to be, See Murder, but nothing is confirmed, no.

He has an entry in Wikipedia, but there is no explanation for the name.


104 posted on 04/08/2012 10:45:04 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: bgill

I wonder if his obvious embracement of the drug culture changed him from the happy-go-lucky kid to the sullen, easy to lose ones temper gang banger. Perhaps that change of character caused him to take a swing at someone. That may be the “habit’ that started him on the downward skid and ultimately did him in. I am just speculating here.


105 posted on 04/08/2012 10:54:04 PM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: bgill
Dare I ask what the C in C-Murder stands for?

Don't know, unless it's a reference to his first name, Corey.

Here's what IfasehunReincarnated opined seven years ago today:

I read he claims his rap name was never supposed to infer that he was a murderer or someone willing to murder. that is meant "I SEE Murders"..lol I aint buying that. I don't know if he is guilty, but at some point we have to realize we cant go around saying "we real. we talk about it, cause we about it" then when we get in trouble wonder why people think our nicknames aren't a reflection of what crimes we are capable of..

Take for example, I think Beanie Sigel is one of the best lyricists of the last 10 years. He is fighting an appeal on attempted murder charges. He says "they listen to my music and think I am guilty automatically." Hmm. Why wouldnt they? You keep telling us that you aint rapping, you telling us about your life. You keep saying you dont play and you drop hammers on your enemies. You keep telling us that you real, you arent a studio gangster. Dame keeps saying he loves you so much cause you are the realest rapper he knows. He says you talk it, then you walked it. If thats the case, Beanie don' killed a number of people in his lifetime, cause he talks it quite a bit. Now he wonders why racists have found him an easy target?

Fortunately, Trayvon fell nine millimeters short of filling his hero's shoes.

106 posted on 04/08/2012 10:54:59 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Thunderballer

She never defined “bigger” i.e. height or weight. Her testimony is not first rate as her story changed a bit over each interview. And it was dark, which she admitted prevented her from getting a clear view of a face, etc.


107 posted on 04/08/2012 11:15:06 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Jonty30

Ah, another of your famous ‘deadly serious’ replies.

Roflol


108 posted on 04/08/2012 11:18:36 PM PDT by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: Jonty30

Ah, another of your famous ‘deadly serious’ replies.

Roflol


109 posted on 04/08/2012 11:18:36 PM PDT by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: Jonty30

Ah, another of your famous ‘deadly serious’ replies.

Roflol


110 posted on 04/08/2012 11:18:36 PM PDT by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: Pikachu_Dad

Exactly.

We all can’t be glum about things. :)


111 posted on 04/08/2012 11:34:38 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Thunderballer
And I read that he claimed to have been given the jewelry by a friend. None of the jewelry was matched to any report stolen.

Did the friend back his story? Why is this friend giving him jewelry? What was the quid pro quo?

No report doesn't mean it wasn't stolen, just that the police couldn't match it to a crime report.

112 posted on 04/08/2012 11:47:06 PM PDT by Cheburashka (It's legal to be out at night in spacesuits, even carrying a rag dolly. Cops hauled us in anyway.)
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To: ironman

So, Trayvon was a “film” buff? I’m wondering if he ever made it to the Cannes “film” festival? I supposed had he been driving a car he would have been a “motorist”, out for a “jaunt” with his homies.


113 posted on 04/09/2012 4:38:12 AM PDT by The Duke
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To: cynwoody

I C-NoParenting. If he’d been grounded for life like I’d have done the first time he was suspended he wouldn’t have been out that night.


114 posted on 04/09/2012 6:22:53 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Thunderballer
The witness said that the bigger man walked toward her after the shot.

I say that the bigger man walked toward you and gave you the ZOT.


115 posted on 04/09/2012 7:35:00 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Dear God, thanks for the rain, but please let it rain more in Texas. Amen.)
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To: ironman

ironman—it is good to see you around here again!


116 posted on 04/09/2012 7:44:05 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: ironman
The 17-year-old high school junior known as “Slimm” tweeted thousands of times over a period of months. His last 140-character message came just two days before he was gunned down in a gated townhouse community in Sanford.

The author appears to be just a little biased/sarc

117 posted on 04/09/2012 7:51:36 AM PDT by CharacterCounts (November 4, 2008 - the day America drank the Kool-Aid)
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To: Thunderballer
Martin had been suspended for tardiness, but that is not what he was last suspended for. I can easily see the confusion.

Remember the 'tardiness' statement apparently came from Martin's parents, did it not? His parents also said the suspension for possession of drug-related paraphernalia came because he was in an unauthorized area. I'm not denying tardiness was the reason for a prior suspension, but I'd like to get that information from an original source, not a spokesperson for Martin.

Both sides in this case are fluffing the information they are presenting, wouldn't you agree?

118 posted on 04/09/2012 7:56:58 AM PDT by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: ironman

I refuse to analyze the inanity of a 17 year old (12YO media visaged), gold-grilled, tatted, hoodied ‘yout’, wizened comments. This is pure insanity. We all know this culture.


119 posted on 04/09/2012 7:59:29 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Jonty30
That, by itself, is often meaningless.

When the author of the article cherry picks tweets to show im as just a normal teenager - it isn't meaningless at all to bring up his tweets which may counter the author's premise.

120 posted on 04/09/2012 8:00:35 AM PDT by CharacterCounts (November 4, 2008 - the day America drank the Kool-Aid)
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To: bgill; cynwoody
Dare I ask what the C in C-Murder stands for?

C-Murder may not stand for anything; it's a nickname. In the legal field, the first thing I think of with "C-Murder' is Capital Murder - i.e., murder for which a possible punishment is death. Not saying that's the case but my immediate thought as an attorney was "C Murder, as in Capital Murder?"

121 posted on 04/09/2012 8:00:44 AM PDT by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: ironman
I think you misread. The way I read it is Dr. Krop is the name of the school.

Thank you. I did misread. Dr. Krop appears to be the name of the school. However, even if he was busted for being in an unauthorized area, later reports said the suspension was because of a no tolerance police on drug paraphernalia.

If we've learned anything with this case, it't not to believe reports at face value, but it makes more sense to suspend a student for ten days for violation a no tolerance drug police than a unauthorized area policy - but let me be clear that is my opinion.

122 posted on 04/09/2012 8:03:03 AM PDT by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: ironman

What a charming and intelligent young man.


123 posted on 04/09/2012 8:06:13 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Scoutmaster

I’ve wondered if the jewelry was bartered for marijuana and Martin was going to give it to his dealer.


124 posted on 04/09/2012 8:58:03 AM PDT by meatloaf (Support House Bill 1380 to eliminate oil slavery.)
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To: Thunderballer

The timeline doesn’t allow for much to have happened. The other inconsistent fact is that Martin’s girlfriend claimed to have called him back when the call was terminated. It’s more than odd that neither the police made a call back or someone else answered the phone. We have an almost visceral reaction to a phone’s ringing. I believe those facts along with the malfunction of the Kel Tec, when a second round wasn’t chambered, are key pieces of evidence.

Here’s the timeline.

http://floppingaces.net/2012/04/03/the-martinzimmerman-timeline-reader-post/


125 posted on 04/09/2012 9:10:46 AM PDT by meatloaf (Support House Bill 1380 to eliminate oil slavery.)
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To: Gene Eric
 

I’m not sure what Martin’s tweets have to do with anything.

Whether or not the tweets paint Martin in a bad light, the unrelated twitter activity is irrelevant concerning that fatal night. I don’t care if the guy had a rap sheet. The only things that matter are limited to a handful of minutes. I’m confident the evidence, testimony, and forensics will paint an accurate depiction of what transpired.

 
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What you said would be true and correct... IN A COURT OF LAW. This evidence about his tweets would likely be inadmissable.
 
But as you know, we are not in court, we are looking at the real issues that lead to his being shot. And based on what Martin said and on who he was... he was mostly reponsible for his own demise.
 

 


126 posted on 04/09/2012 10:39:42 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: WildHighlander57

I tried to come up with a retort to your snappy reply, but after 10 minutes at the keyboard, nothing. I’m just sitting here, floundering around.

The only thing worse is the pimpmobile parked outside with the stereo cranked up so loud, and the thumping bass almost rocking the building on its foundation.


127 posted on 04/09/2012 10:40:43 AM PDT by MindBender26 (New Army SF and Ranger Slogan: Vengeance is Mine, sayeth the Lord.... but He subcontracts!)
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To: Thunderballer

Weed use and profanity have become somewhat normal for today’s teens...

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In the ghetto culture, sure. And in that culture where #NO LIMIT NI&&A thrived, you know what else is normal?

Young black men geting gunned down. Usually by other blacks, but that happens every day.

I don’t expect you to reply to this - SINCE YOU GOT THE ZOT, TROLL - but it needed to be said.


128 posted on 04/09/2012 10:57:10 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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