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George Zimmerman to be charged in Trayvon Martin shooting, law enforcement official says
Washington Post ^ | 04/11/12

Posted on 04/11/2012 11:10:33 AM PDT by AtlasStalled

Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey plans to announce as early as Wednesday afternoon that she is charging neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, according to a law enforcement official close to the investigation.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: angelacorey; georgezimmerman; lmm; shooting; trayvon; trayvonmartin; witchhunt; zimmerman; zimmermancharged
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To: CottShop

Preaching to the choir. About a week or two ago I battled the Martin/Zimmerman trolls for hours a day. It’s exasperating.


301 posted on 04/11/2012 1:57:22 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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302 posted on 04/11/2012 1:57:41 PM PDT by kanawa
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To: AtlasStalled

This may well be the last straw. It is a lynching, and not even of a white guy but an hispanic democrat.


303 posted on 04/11/2012 2:00:30 PM PDT by DaxtonBrown (http://www.futurnamics.com/reid.php)
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To: TigersEye

” After nearly two years of investigation without coming up with one charge why is the DoJ still investigating Sheriff Joe Arpaio?”

1) Desperation...too much time invested already.

2) They knew he would retaliate, if attacked.

3) He DID retaliate.

4) Arpaio has better than even odds he can destroy Obama.

5) Add destroy Holder (F & F).


304 posted on 04/11/2012 2:03:51 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: RIghtwardHo
Hope that answers some questions.

If the question was "Does RIghtwardHo have a clue?" you answered that in spades!

305 posted on 04/11/2012 2:06:05 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

It’s all about money. Pure and simple. It’s money money money. If the Martins can get GZ arrested, then they can sue. Doesn’t matter about a conviction. From Crump’s mouth to God’s ear last night on O’Reilly (Laura Igraham substituting), he said they want him arrested, not convicted. Why not convicted? Because Florida law allows them to sue in civil court if he is merely arrested. They want to sue the HOA and city of Sanford.

http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2012/04/09/trayvon-family-show-me-the-money-motivation/

My understanding is that the Martins quit their jobs. Wonder why?


306 posted on 04/11/2012 2:09:38 PM PDT by sueQ
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To: AtlasStalled

Note to the NBPP; George Zimmerman was spotted today having a cheeseburger at McDonalds in Peru, Sweetwater, Wyoming or was it one of the many other Perus in The OLD USA?


307 posted on 04/11/2012 2:12:36 PM PDT by GOYAKLA (Recall/ Impeachment Day, November 6, 2012. FUBO)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Is it too late to tell you it was rhetorical question? LOL


308 posted on 04/11/2012 2:21:59 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Defiant

>Enjoy the riots after he is found not guilty.<

Not if there is a majority black/jury. And the black panthers will be demanding a “fair” jury. Zimmerman will be found guilty for the same reason he is being indicted; because “white folks” is scared of “black folks.”

What I’d like to know is when is us “crackers” gonna get enough of this crap and stand up for ourselves and take it to the Black Panther Party racist POS who are able to put bounties on white folks with full cover of the Fed.Gov Imagine what would happen if the KKK did it to a black man? I can tell you what. He’d end up dead, that’s what.


309 posted on 04/11/2012 2:21:59 PM PDT by Lil Flower (American by birth. Southern by the Grace of God! ROLL TIDE!!)
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To: MinuteGal

With all this violent rhetoric I just can’t believe we haven’t seen scores of people dead in their homes, sides of the road, etc... as they listen to all of this.

Why won’t the government just clamp done on all of this and save us from untold potential of these words???

/sarc

Leni this is truly an amazing time and the more I read about the Wilson and then FDR so many of same damn failed ideas where in full force then and people were screaming about it and YET BECAUSE WE ALLOW ALL OF THE ASSHOLES to revise history we are destined to repeat it!!!


310 posted on 04/11/2012 2:25:00 PM PDT by surfer (To err is human, to really foul things up takes a Democrat, don't expect the GOP to have the answer!)
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To: TigersEye

Interestingly, I have been absolutely 100% correct about this from the beginning.

I stand ready to be amazed by your command of the facts and relevant law. Go ahead. Dazzle me.


311 posted on 04/11/2012 2:25:32 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: RIghtwardHo

1. Armed v. unarmed (correct)
2. Police told him not to follow but he did (wrong)
3. Scream was probably Treyvon (says who?)
4. Pursuing obviates application of “stand your ground”. He can not avail himself of its protection.(he was being held down and beaten)
5. Zimmerman seen straddling Treyvon’s body.(BS. Where did you see this)
6. No evident significant injury to Zimmerman despite claim he was so injured.(what did you want? Brains spewing from his head?)
7. Girlfriend’s testimony that Treyvon felt he was being followed. Treyvon Treyvon turning on Martin, esp under FL law, is fine if he felt threatened.(Beating someone because they may be following you is ok in Florida?)

Your first point was fine. Rule #1. Never go to a gun fight with a knife. Or in this case with your fists.

Other than that you pretty much have a large case of FAIL!!!


312 posted on 04/11/2012 2:25:36 PM PDT by saleman (!!!!)
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To: moehoward

ah it’s all about redistribution of wealth...set the town up to be sued by Holder...take all of whitey’s money and give put in Obama’s stash to be shared with their cronies...

par for the course nothing to see here...

OMG my head is going to explode!!!


313 posted on 04/11/2012 2:28:18 PM PDT by surfer (To err is human, to really foul things up takes a Democrat, don't expect the GOP to have the answer!)
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To: TigersEye

I get it : )


314 posted on 04/11/2012 2:28:50 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Above My Pay Grade

Juries are supposed to be UNfair. Unfair to the prosecution. The prosecution has the unfair burden of excluding EVERY reasonable doubt. all of them. If just one reasonable doubt out of 10,000 remains then the defendant MUST be found not guilty. period.


315 posted on 04/11/2012 2:31:00 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: kanawa
I was basing my comment on that, although I didn't know the source. Are they now backing away from that claim and only charging based on what's already known? That would be a shame if it’s true, because it would then suggest that the charges are politically motivated.

I guess the plan now is to charge him and then move to politically intimidating a jury to convict.

-PJ

316 posted on 04/11/2012 2:32:34 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you can vote for President, then your children can run for President.)
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To: Above My Pay Grade

The left is hellbent on destroying this man. There will be no impartial jury allowed for this case and the heck with facts.


317 posted on 04/11/2012 2:34:21 PM PDT by bigredkitty1 (March 5,2010. Rest in peace, sweet boy. I will miss you, Big Red.)
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To: saleman

I think you are confusing the law with facts and justice.

For all we know, Zimmerman said something totally stupid to the authorities while trying to be “helpful”. That could be all they need to file charges. He hasn’t exactly been exhibiting the behavior of somebody cagily playing the legal game.

I agree that the “evidence” we’ve been presented with points toward self defense, but what we see and hear could be a lot different from what Corey has to work with.

What the law says and what’s just and right are often pretty different things.


318 posted on 04/11/2012 2:39:10 PM PDT by M1911A1
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To: DoughtyOne
California is truly a crown jewel of the nation.

It truly is. I have fond memories of CA. It's a beautiful state. Two of my kids (navy brats) were born there.

319 posted on 04/11/2012 2:41:55 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: saleman; RIghtwardHo

saleman for the win!


320 posted on 04/11/2012 2:43:21 PM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: M1911A1

#BREAKINGNEWS George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin’s killer, to be charged with 2nd-degree murder; is in custody - AP reports

Unbelievable..this is the same state that couldn’t convict Casey Anthony yet they think with these trumped up charges they have a chance


321 posted on 04/11/2012 2:45:48 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: HamiltonJay

When he was told, “you don’t need to do that”, he should have backed off entirely. That said, this has assumed absurd proportions. It also has clearly shown the administration and black community for what they are. This is pure politics now.


322 posted on 04/11/2012 2:46:07 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: AtlasStalled

Probably one third of those communists are in the GOP. :)


323 posted on 04/11/2012 2:46:23 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: sueQ

no because you have an intervening supervening criminal act.

I look to have more immunity clauses put in place on the stand your ground.

Also prosecutors HATE stand your ground laws because the like discouraging people from defending themselves. When criminals die, prosecutors lose jobs.

Ask why appoint from jacksonville? why not pensacola? or Daytona, or naples? it was a political choice for a “team player” to ensure the human sacrifice goes well.


324 posted on 04/11/2012 2:48:59 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: M1911A1
For all we know, Zimmerman said something totally stupid to the authorities while trying to be “helpful”. That could be all they need to file charges. He hasn’t exactly been exhibiting the behavior of somebody cagily playing the legal game.

If that is the case, it should be enough to let the peasants know where they stand when it comes to the power structure of the Banana Republic of the United States.

First they came for Zimmerman, but I did not speak up because it wasn't me...

325 posted on 04/11/2012 2:49:16 PM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: RIghtwardHo

There is no need to waste my time on you.


326 posted on 04/11/2012 2:49:59 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: M1911A1

“I think you are confusing the law with facts and justice.”

Huh??

I’m just amazed that folks here can make up facts as they go along. As far as Zimmerman getting arrested, I really couldn’t give a crap one way or another.

Come to think of it, you’re part right. I do believe the law should be about Justice. Silly me.


327 posted on 04/11/2012 2:53:32 PM PDT by saleman (!!!!)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Unless they have something that hasn’t hit the media, then it seems like a Hail Mary charge.

I’m guessing that they have something that they haven’t revealed yet. I think Zimmerman said something between his first interview with the police and today that put him in legal jeopardy.

Time will tell.


328 posted on 04/11/2012 3:01:58 PM PDT by M1911A1
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To: M1911A1

This is a “I’m charging him to get these race baiters off my back” once he’s acquitted Corey can say “Hey at least I tried” these race baiters didnt give a damn about this incident for a MONTH, then all of a sudden they gave a damn..its all political, to help Obama..its sickening


329 posted on 04/11/2012 3:04:44 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Las Vegas Ron
Wow, I'd hate for you to be a judge of anything, including raising children.

Facts are hard things to ignore. You don't know what the prosecutor has, neither do I.

Parroting PMSNBC? Sorry, been there, done that. Know the process, seen it at work. Don't like what I say, don't respond. That way we don't see how ignorant you are.

Enjoy life in your cave, maybe you'll evolve enough to think, instead of react.

330 posted on 04/11/2012 3:12:55 PM PDT by Wizdum (My job is to get you to shoot soda out your nose)
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To: dila813
Latinos aren’t going to take this laying down, they are messing with the wrong ethnic minority.

You're wrong. Latino "leaders" have already thrown Zimmerman under the bus. They will be in full solidarity with the Black "leaders" on this. Just as Black "leaders" have been silent on the ethnic cleansing of Black neighborhoods by Hispanic gangsters.

As I always say on these threads, the heels never feud among themselves.

While I don't believe in the "rapture," I can see why so many white Protestants do. When everyone hates you you just wish you could go away and make it all stop. Besides . . . then the comrades would start fighting amongst themselves, and seeing that would be really fun!

331 posted on 04/11/2012 3:13:39 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: RIghtwardHo

I seriously doubt you’ve been right about anything in your entire life. I’m sure you got this correct, which is not the same as right, because you think along the same lines as these idiots.

I hope smarter people than you actually sit on the jury.


332 posted on 04/11/2012 3:18:01 PM PDT by beandog (Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand)
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To: Wizdum
Wow, I'd hate for you to be a judge of anything, including raising children.

Bite me dumwiz

333 posted on 04/11/2012 3:29:31 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: AtlasStalled

While not technically “Double Jeopardy”, this certainly reeks of it.
DA already made a decision, now reversing under political pressure from socialist and race-baiters.
Siege Hiel under the new KKK order!

Last night our local CBS affiliate was still using the pic of Trayvon as a kid for their coverage.
This morning I called, they claimed that it was the ONLY pic available.
I sent them some newer pics, but do not expect to see them used tonight.


334 posted on 04/11/2012 3:29:31 PM PDT by Loyal Sedition
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To: Wizdum
Wow, I'd hate for you to be a judge of anything, including raising children.

Bite me dumwiz

335 posted on 04/11/2012 3:29:33 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: Defiant

Um, you don’t REALLY expect a fair trial in this coming Show Trial?

The outcome is predetermined.
Mr. Zimmerman is about to be sacrificed on the altar of political correctness resurgence.
This is a toward justifying the next claim of discrimination by anyone who fails to vote for the Oboma-fuer.


336 posted on 04/11/2012 3:33:42 PM PDT by Loyal Sedition
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To: anyone

This arrest truly dispirits me. Like I said, it’s all been about money. Justice has nothing to with this. I’m wondering if justice matters to anybody in public office anymore.


337 posted on 04/11/2012 3:39:09 PM PDT by sueQ
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To: RIghtwardHo
1. Armed v. unarmed 6'-4" vs 5'-9".
2. Police told him not to follow but he did. Lie, 911 suggested he not do so.
3. Scream was probably Treyvon. Martin's father said otherwise.
4. Pursuing obviates application of “stand your ground”. He can not avail himself of its protection. No indication Zimmerman "pursued" Martin.
5. Zimmerman seen straddling Treyvon’s body. Need a cite as this is never happened.
6. No evident significant injury to Zimmerman despite claim he was so injured. Yes there was per the photos.
7. Girlfriend’s testimony that Treyvon felt he was being followed. Treyvon turning on Martin, esp under FL law, is fine if he felt threatened. Yeah, I trust what this chick said days or weeks later. Especially seeing how "nolimitni@@er tweeted about women.

NO substitute for Prosecutorial investigation.

I pray not because your info is a month old and all of it is wrong.

338 posted on 04/11/2012 4:20:56 PM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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To: Wizdum
As soon as Zimmerman left his truck, he became the aggressor, regardless of his retreat.

I left my truck to go into the grocery store so that makes me an aggressor and everyone at the store had the right to beat the crap out of me?

Damn, I'm glad I conceal carry too.

339 posted on 04/11/2012 4:33:22 PM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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To: Sequoyah101

Even that’s not foolproof. The two white British tourists were killed by a black even after they showed him that they had no money. He had every intention of killing them, telling some people near him before he walked over to the the tourists, “Watch these crackers” and laughing. They pleaded for their lives and he killed them like a low IQ, agression-ridden, no-impulse-control-having savage.


340 posted on 04/11/2012 4:37:29 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: Smokin' Joe

They are already trying to trademark his name.


341 posted on 04/11/2012 4:39:13 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: RIghtwardHo; TigersEye
Interestingly, I have been absolutely 100% correct about this from the beginning.

LOL!

Your NBC supplied "facts" are a month old.

Well worth another LOL!

342 posted on 04/11/2012 4:42:22 PM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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To: RIghtwardHo
Interestingly, I have been absolutely 100% correct about this from the beginning.

Good God...we have found nirvana in human form!!!

Were you my mother in law?

343 posted on 04/11/2012 4:45:26 PM PDT by Osage Orange (The MSM is the most dangerous entity in the United States of America.)
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To: Eaker; RIghtwardHo

RIghtwardHo claims to be a prosecutor. Apparently the Nifong variety. Amazing that anyone could get so many things wrong. LOL


344 posted on 04/11/2012 4:51:48 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Amazing the idiots crawling out of the woodwork.


345 posted on 04/11/2012 4:52:44 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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To: Osage Orange

LOL!


346 posted on 04/11/2012 5:08:08 PM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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To: TigersEye; RIghtwardHo
Amazing that anyone could get so many things wrong.

Especially when every "fact" he has stated has been debunked here on FR 500 times.

Except of course for the ones he made up today.

347 posted on 04/11/2012 5:10:35 PM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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To: Eaker; RIghtwardHo; TigersEye; little jeremiah; Osage Orange
Interestingly, I have been absolutely 100% correct about this from the beginning.Lol...snicker and snort, have to chime in here.

Rightward, you's been a hoe alright....100% wrong every step of the way.

Markos is calling you to come home......

348 posted on 04/11/2012 5:43:58 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: Uncle Slayton

Capt. Zimmerman? Law Enforcement Hero? The delusion is strong in you it is.


349 posted on 04/11/2012 6:24:10 PM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: Melas; Uncle Slayton
The delusion is strong in you it is.

LOL!

Martin was a beginner ninja too.

350 posted on 04/11/2012 6:25:56 PM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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