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George Zimmerman Releases Statement, Speaking for First Time About Trayvon Martin Case
ABC News ^ | April 9, 2012 | MATT GUTMAN, SENI TIENABESO, CANDACE SMITH

Posted on 04/09/2012 7:29:23 PM PDT by Brown Deer

After weeks of silence and seclusion, George Zimmerman has released a public statement about the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, referring to incident as a "life altering event," on his website, therealgeorgezimmerman.com.

In a statement on the site, which Zimmerman's attorneys have confirmed to ABC News belongs to him, the 28-year-old wrote, "As a result of the incident and subsequent media coverage, I have been forced to leave my home, my school, my employer, my family, and ultimately my entire life."

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: blackkk; blackpanther; ericholder; florida; georgezimmerman; notbreakingnews; skittles; trayvonmartin
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...there is "no other explanation for Holder's failure to authorize arrests of New Black Panther Party members other than the fact that Holder himself is black."
1 posted on 04/09/2012 7:29:39 PM PDT by Brown Deer
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To: Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; Silentgypsy; repubmom; HANG THE EXPENSE; Nepeta; Bikkuri; Plummz; ...


...there is "no other explanation for Holder's failure to authorize arrests of New Black Panther Party members other than the fact that Holder himself is black."


The mystery of the 7-11 and the Skittles


2 posted on 04/09/2012 7:31:46 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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more here:

New Black Panthers: Race War For Trayvon April 9th 'Day of Action'. [Kill a cracker for Trayvon]


3 posted on 04/09/2012 7:34:57 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Brown Deer; maggief; Cboldt; little jeremiah; rolling_stone; onyx

Now we hear from George.


4 posted on 04/09/2012 7:35:14 PM PDT by hoosiermama
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To: Brown Deer

The first thing he needs to do is lose that stupid earring. Don’t people realize how stupid that makes them look?


5 posted on 04/09/2012 7:37:59 PM PDT by Past Your Eyes (Women and cats will do as they please; men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.)
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To: hoosiermama

The Real George Zimmerman

http://therealgeorgezimmerman.com/

20 hours ago - The Real George Zimmerman. I am the real George Zimmerman, On Sunday February 26th, I was involved in a life altering event which led me to become the ...


6 posted on 04/09/2012 7:38:52 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Brown Deer

Jorge Zimmerman is merely the latest victim of the Democrat lynch mob.


7 posted on 04/09/2012 7:39:11 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: hoosiermama

Both ABC and NBC are afraid that George will sue their A$$. And he will win a big damage settlement for their lies.


8 posted on 04/09/2012 7:40:30 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Brown Deer

Here is the statement:

I am the real George Zimmerman,
On Sunday February 26th, I was involved in a life altering event which led me to become the subject of intense media coverage. As a result of the incident and subsequent media coverage, I have been forced to leave my home, my school, my employer, my family and ultimately, my entire life. This website’s sole purpose is to ensure my supporters they are receiving my full attention without any intermediaries.

It has come to my attention that some persons and/or entities have been collecting funds, thinly veiled as my “Defense Fund” or “Legal Fund”. I cannot attest to the validity of these other websites as I have not received any funds collected, intended to support my family and I through this trying, tragic time.

I have created a Paypal account solely linked on this website as I would like to provide an avenue to thank my supporters personally and ensure that any funds provided are used only for living expenses and legal defense, in lieu of my forced inability to maintain employment. I will also personally, maintain accountability of all funds received. I reassure you, every donation is appreciated.

Sincerely,
George Zimmerman


9 posted on 04/09/2012 7:41:33 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Past Your Eyes
No. Lots of people have never been exposed to the inbred subculture that obsesses over them
10 posted on 04/09/2012 7:42:01 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Brown Deer

‘7-11 and Skittles’.. What a cute little boy. Whoops, you mean his photo is outdated by a few YEARS? Too bad he wasn’t at the store and neither were these items found at the scene (Maybe George ate the Skittles and drank the tea immediately following the shooting?). Sounds like a conspiracy to make America feel sorry for poor lil’ol 0bama, when in actuality Trayvon was looking for a place to BURGLARIZE. George’s initial instincts were correct.


11 posted on 04/09/2012 7:45:37 PM PDT by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: Brown Deer
George Zimmerman launches website for donations via PayPal for legal, living expenses
12 posted on 04/09/2012 7:51:39 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: Brown Deer
The media have treated this guy like a jewell...Richard Jewell, that is.

They'll do all in their power to spin it now, just to save their sorry a$$e$.

13 posted on 04/09/2012 7:54:14 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Brown Deer

If you do a web search for “skittles drugs,” you will find that it’s slang for several different kinds of drugs.

Or, there’s this entry from the Urban Dictionary:


skittles party

a party where a bunch of teenagers or young adults get together with a lot of random pills.usually taken from parents medicine cabinets.

they put them all into a pile and every one takes a few.

you dont know exactly what you take.

hey! since there is nothing to do tonight..lets all raid our medicine cabinets and have a skittles party!!
we will get messed up!


14 posted on 04/09/2012 7:57:18 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Lancey Howard

Man, I hope he’s in a secure undisclosed location of Cheney-esque proportions, cuz there’s enough crazy people to just kill him on sight.


15 posted on 04/09/2012 7:58:58 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Past Your Eyes

keep the earring!!!

Remember? This “white” hispanic is never described as a democrat.

He’s an earring-wearing democrat white hispanic.


16 posted on 04/09/2012 8:04:53 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: Brown Deer

I’m not interested in supporting GZ, though I will support him as innocent until PROVEN guilty.

Then he can sue or write a book.


17 posted on 04/09/2012 8:10:29 PM PDT by Randy Larsen (I hate Rinos and Romney is one of the worse Rinos ever!)
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To: Past Your Eyes
The first thing he needs to do is lose that stupid earring.

That was an old photo. This was taken on March 30, 2012...


18 posted on 04/09/2012 8:14:16 PM PDT by Ken H (Austerity is the irresistible force. Entitlements are the immovable object.)
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To: bigbob
Man, I hope he’s in a secure undisclosed location of Cheney-esque proportions, cuz there’s enough crazy people to just kill him on sight.

Somebody already tried that and look at him now.

19 posted on 04/09/2012 8:15:01 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Past Your Eyes
"The first thing he needs to do is lose that stupid earring. Don’t people realize how stupid that makes them look?"

Let's see a picture of your mug.


20 posted on 04/09/2012 8:25:14 PM PDT by I see my hands (It's time to.. KICK OUT THE JAMS, MOTHER FREEPERS!)
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To: Brown Deer
Note that abcnews prominently displays Zimmerman's mugshot photo from 2005 with the following caption...

George Zimmerman mug shot from a 2005 arrest. Zimmerman is the neighborhood watch participant who shot a teenage, Trayvon Martin, in a gated community in Sanford, Florida. (Orange County Jail)

21 posted on 04/09/2012 8:28:11 PM PDT by Ken H (Austerity is the irresistible force. Entitlements are the immovable object.)
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To: Ken H
This was taken on March 30, 2012...

He suited up anticipating the trial?

22 posted on 04/09/2012 8:39:51 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel - Horace Walpole)
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To: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
Whoops, you mean his photo is outdated by a few YEARS?He transformed into the "No Limit N*****", a bad ass who bragged about doing some disgusting things to his women and a beat down on an unsuspecting bus driver via his Twitter account.

He was the boy that every Dad would want their sweet little girls to bring home for dinner.

23 posted on 04/09/2012 8:40:03 PM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: Ken H

2012?


24 posted on 04/09/2012 8:42:59 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: submarinerswife
Whoops, you mean his photo is outdated by a few YEARS?

He transformed into the "No Limit N*****", a bad ass who bragged about doing some disgusting things to his women and a beat down on an unsuspecting bus driver via his Twitter account.

He was the boy that every Dad would want their sweet little girls to bring home for dinner.

(There, I fixed that unreadable post!)

25 posted on 04/09/2012 8:42:59 PM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: bigbob

He needs to try a place like MT. Not many “Holder’s people” up there and lots of them have guns, too, legally. And it’s far away from where any of the riotous mobs might be - nice buffer zone.


26 posted on 04/09/2012 8:44:28 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Brown Deer

27 posted on 04/09/2012 8:48:03 PM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

oops. Perhaps not. March 30, 2012 was the date of the article the picture came from.


28 posted on 04/09/2012 8:50:42 PM PDT by Ken H (Austerity is the irresistible force. Entitlements are the immovable object.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel
About 0.4% according to the Census Bureau.

http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/30000.html

29 posted on 04/09/2012 8:54:27 PM PDT by Ken H (Austerity is the irresistible force. Entitlements are the immovable object.)
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To: Brown Deer
From Zimmerman’s Website: The intriguing "My Race" page includes a single quote from Thomas Paine: "The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion."

[The "Long Live Zimmerman" graffiti on Zimmerman's site appears to be from a vandalized black cultural center at Ohio State University.]

30 posted on 04/09/2012 8:59:00 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Cicero

I had always thought that skittles was a tabletop game, sort of like bowling, in which a ball is used to knock down pins.


31 posted on 04/09/2012 9:00:08 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: PhilDragoo
Let's see what the LSN does with this: Was Trayvon Martin A Drug Dealer?


32 posted on 04/09/2012 9:11:47 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Brown Deer

Is George still a proud Democrat?


33 posted on 04/09/2012 9:24:34 PM PDT by Mark (Don't argue with my posts. I typed while under sniper fire..)
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To: Daffynition

Oh lovely, ghetto speak at its finest!!


34 posted on 04/09/2012 9:44:51 PM PDT by eak3
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To: Brown Deer
"...other than the fact that Holder IDENTIFIES WITH THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY just like his Boss and his wife."

There, I fixed it.

35 posted on 04/09/2012 9:58:15 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Brown Deer

Good one about Obama’s son.


36 posted on 04/09/2012 9:58:44 PM PDT by Sea Parrot (Nations are only truly great when it's people are struggling against all odds, growing and expanding)
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To: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
Trayvon was looking for a place to BURGLARIZE. George’s initial instincts were correct.

I believe a screwdriver was found on him, a favorite jimmying tool. Of course he didn't deserve to die for that But if he tried to kill Zimmerman and was shot in self defense, that was the reason he died.

37 posted on 04/09/2012 10:14:44 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: Past Your Eyes

“The first thing he needs to do is lose that stupid earring. Don’t people realize how stupid that makes them look?”

Do you realise how stupid your comment makes YOU look?

The true test of course, is you post your picture here, and we all compare you with Z, and decide who looks more “stupid”.

Dare ya, bo.

“Stupid is as stupid does.”


38 posted on 04/09/2012 10:42:58 PM PDT by wolficatZ ("We are no longer accepting comments on this article")
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To: Brown Deer; hoosiermama
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39 posted on 04/09/2012 11:33:01 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: Brown Deer
Thanks for the Ping. Methinks this bs is set to unravel, and shortly.

Same might be said of some other bs as well.

40 posted on 04/10/2012 2:13:05 AM PDT by Flotsam_Jetsome (If not you, who? If not now, when?)
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To: Smokin' Joe
The media have treated this guy like a jewell...Richard Jewell, that is.

I don't think they are the same one bit. Richard Jewell was just standing around. This dude actually shot and killed the kid. George was told not to do anything, but he decided to take action himself. He was on a neighborhood WATCH. He was supposed to observe and report. I don't think the cases are similar at all. What proof do you have that the kid was going to burglarize the places? Did George live in that neighborhood?

41 posted on 04/10/2012 3:38:42 AM PDT by napscoordinator (A moral principled Christian with character is the frontrunner! Congrats Santorum!)
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To: napscoordinator

1. He lived there

2. He was told he did “not have to do that” by a dispatcher, not the police, so it is a stretch to say he was told NOT TO FOLLOW.

3. How does one “watch” if one does not watch when someone moves away?

4. He did report, a few times. When seconds count, the police are minutes away.

5. Yes he did kill the guy and that is far different than the Jewell, however, the result is the same as he is being hounded by the press without there having been even a charge brought as yet, if ever. And remember, a charge means there is reason to believe he did a crime, not that he is guilty of one as that will be decided in court. If he is found not guilty and you have a problem with that, just content yourself with the OJ case.


42 posted on 04/10/2012 4:00:37 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Randy Larsen; Brown Deer; LucyT; maggief; Cboldt

IMO the entire purpose of this plea is not to obtain funds, but to set up the case in the lawsuit: “I was so destitute and injured that I had to go on line and beg for assistance just to meet my daily expenses.”


43 posted on 04/10/2012 4:11:55 AM PDT by hoosiermama
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To: wolficatZ

Let’s see if I can dig up one when I was 28 years old. Or maybe one wearing my Marine Corps uniform. Or my Army uniform when I was about 45.
When somebody hands you your arse, don’t give it back to them and say “I think this needs a little more tenderizing”.


44 posted on 04/10/2012 4:41:35 AM PDT by Past Your Eyes (Women and cats will do as they please; men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.)
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To: Mouton

If he is found not guilty and you have a problem with that, just content yourself with the OJ case.

Oh you give me way more credit that I need. I don’t give a dang one way or the other. This should have been a local issue and that is it. A hispanic guy killing a black guy goes on everyday....actually numerous times a day especially in places like LA. Whatever the outcome, I don’t care.


45 posted on 04/10/2012 4:48:41 AM PDT by napscoordinator (A moral principled Christian with character is the frontrunner! Congrats Santorum!)
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To: napscoordinator

“A hispanic guy killing a black guy goes on everyday....actually numerous times a day especially in places like LA.” And visa versa.

We definitely agree on this: “This should have been a local issue and that is it.” Of course with the media and Obama in full reelection mode, it was neededn to move the spotlight from failure to something nebulous.


46 posted on 04/10/2012 5:06:57 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: eak3

Which texting and tweeting are fit to carry.


47 posted on 04/10/2012 6:55:08 AM PDT by steve8714 (The answer, surprisingly, is Carnahan.)
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To: napscoordinator

“George was told not to do anything, but he decided to take action himself”
Obviously you have not lived in an area where crime is rampant. Gated communties are there for a reason and that is to prevent breakins and robberies. I question why Martin was not told to identify himself if he wondered around within the gated community. But fact is we do not know what exactly transpired. We do know that Obama, the media, Al Sharpton et al, Black Panthers are distorting the facts for all it’s worth. Why would the media alter tapes and videos if they were really interested in truth? Why then are they doing it? That is the subject matter. The courts will ferret out the facts.That is what they are there for.


48 posted on 04/10/2012 6:56:25 AM PDT by Rock N Jones
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To: Brown Deer

ABC still trying to see Zimmerman killed — look at their pictures of the “angel” Traylon and the devil Zimmerman.


49 posted on 04/10/2012 6:57:34 AM PDT by winkadink (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act. George Orwell)
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To: Brown Deer

America, Guilty until proven innocent, and then still guilty if the liberals want to paint you that way. There needs to be some real change in his country, as in about 20% of the population being evicted, not based on color or religion, but based only loyalty to the constitution alone.


50 posted on 04/10/2012 7:35:54 AM PDT by Scythian
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