Skip to comments.George Zimmerman to Be Charged in Trayvon Martin's Death
Posted on 04/11/2012 11:58:42 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
A Florida special prosecutor has decided to charge neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, sources told ABC News.
The decision by Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey is expected to be announced at a 6 p.m. news conference in Jacksonville, Fla.
The prosecutor's ruling is certain to provoke controversy in Sanford, Fla., where shooting took place and across the country.
Zimmerman, 28, a white Hispanic neighborhood watch captain, shot and killed Martin, who was 17 and black, on Feb. 26 after following the teenager for several minutes.
The special prosecutor's ruling came one day after Zimmerman's legal team quit because they had lost contact with him, and suggested that the pressure of the case had "pushed him over the edge."(continued)
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If he’s ever heard from again. May want to check Bermuda...
They couldn’t care less about jury impartiality right now. The main thing was to do anything that will preserve order in the near term.
Wow, a prosecutor who doesn’t mind losing. Rare.
There are those words again...
Saw this coming when she didn’t use the Grand Jury — knew she’d get a “no bill.”
Put Marcia Clark in as the prosecutor and let the circus begin!! She succumbed to pressure for sure, she was probably told the town would riot unless he was charged. Our country is being taken over by hoodlums, and its leader is running the White House
The lynch mob gets their way.
If I complain enough, can I get someone arrested regardless of evidence?
He may get it overturned on appeals, but then will face the Fedgov civil rights charges which have a lower burden of proof.
Because post-acquittal riots are a Florida tradition!
i/ They couldnt care less about jury impartiality right now. The main thing was to do anything that will preserve order in the near term./i
What do they think will happen when he is found not guilty?
“If I complain enough, can I get someone arrested regardless of evidence?”
I don’t know...
Are you one of ‘Holder’s People’?
The fact that this phrase appeared is just shows they don’t even try to hide their agenda.
I guess Obama is a “White Black” or is “white” reserved only for bad people.
Unless they have evidence that we don’t have (like an entry wound in Martin’s back or something), the only prosecution strategy I could see is trying to invalidate Zimmerman’s account. Since there does not seem to be any witnesses that contradict his account, how exactly are they going to do that?
Massive urban renewal projects to stimulate the economy when he is found NG.
They are just kicking the can - and hoping for a hung jury...
What the article doesn’t say what they are charging him:
littering for leaving the shell on the ground.
So, if there are “white Hispanics, do “white Caucasians” “white Negroes” “white Orientals” “white Arabs” and “white Indians” etc. exist?
I prefer WASP Kenyan.
also remember one of the Rodney King officers was named Briseno. they just called him white
There is no chance this guy gets a fair trial. If I were Zimmerman and I was innocent there is no way in hell I would turn myself in. He has already been convicted and no judge or jury will find him innocent because they don’t want the blood of the riots that would follow an innocent finding on their hands. If this guy is innocent I really feel for him.
Riots and burning of other peoples property, just what the Dem’s want. Think Rodney King was something, just wait!
According to Dershowitz... http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2870785/posts
the judge can still throw it out. My question is why wait to arrest? Why didn’t she announce this yesterday? What was with the in 72 hours she’ll come forward?
Arrest all the maggots. That's called being a leader.
Dennis Prager pointed this out a couple of weeks ago when the NYT coined the phrase. He then went out and did a Lexis-Nexis search on the NYT back to 1850 looking for them to have ever used those two words to describe a person.
Hispanic is an ethnicity not a race. There are white Hispanics, black Hispanics, mestizo Hispanics etc. Given our proximity to Mexico, we’re just more familiar with mestizo Hispanics.
How are you “following” someone if you are telling the police you don’t know where the guy is and you say this in a whisper because you are scared?
They want to get the race riot going so they can declare an emergency and start putting NDAA and NDRP into practice. If they can’t get the race riots fired up they’ll go to plan B which is probably some sort of false flag. My prediction is they don’t implode the economy before BOzo is reelected. After that, God help us.
Rush thinks he has fled to a South American country that does not have reciprocity with the US. I think his guess was Brazil.
Sounds sensible to me........
What is your opinion - should Trevor Dooley have been charged with manslaughter (older man in a fight in the park with a much younger, stronger, and bigger individual)?
Have we reached the point in which shooting down an unarmed person in a public place is not sufficient evidence to charge an individual? Issues such as Trayvon and George’s state of mind during the altercation are matters for the jury along with all the physical evidence collected. George’s story is that he shot Trayvon while on his back being assaulted by Trayvon (kind of like Trevor Dooley). Even with those facts in place how the altercation first started is still a matter for the jury including whether Trayvon was justified in using force first because he was afraid for his life?
No surprise. The gun grabbing racists had their president get involved and there was no stopping the fix once the political pressure was on.
I have a feeling this Zimmerman kid will do something rash...
What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
So what fool couldn’t see that coming.
So what fool couldn’t see that coming.
Zimmerman will be dead by the end of this year. Obama will have blood on his hands because of this. Race relations have done a 180 and it is terrible. People Like Herman Cain and Allen West are called house negroes by the pimp whores that the msm calls the black leaders. This has become despicable.
McCoy would have told Brisco and Logan to bring him more evidence to charge Zimmerman with. However, that liberal woman DA would have had him on trial by now.
So, you are just standing there and a Mr Universe type walks up to you and says; “I’m gonna rip off your head and beat you to death with it.” And then he lunges at you.
Yeah, I’d say you can shoot the guy and you don’t even have to take the first punch.
Physical size is an affirmative defense for the use of deadly force.
You may put more value in the life of a thug or bad guy, and turn your life over to same, to let him decide if you live or die, but not me.
Opinions may differ.
Brazil would be nice. If the facts prove him innocent he couldn’t even count on the AG of the US to stand up for him. It’s all about race and he’s the wrong color.
Doesn't really matter what they think right now because they are engaged in a political game of Kick the Can Down the Road. They're like Scarlett O'Hara, depending on the kindness of strangers (read: the feds) and not thinking about it until tomorrow.
History is replete with seemingly innocuous events that usher in mob rule. We can now all tell our grandkids where we were when the first jew had his store front window smashed.
Question... if she is going to charge him, why are they expecting “controversy”? That is what the race-baiters and their syncopants want. This is all to weird.
Thanks for that. TNYT wouldn’t have pulled this cr*p twenty years ago!
I'm afraid the main objective of some is to defer disorder(from an acquittal) until closer to the Pubbie Convention.
These people don’t care about guilt or innocence, nor do they really care about Trayvon.
They are scared of these new laws that allow “whitey” to fight back.
Blacks are starting to feel offended as often as their slave masters the moose.
How it started it the perpetual anger the ENEMEDIA has drilled into Black folks heads!
They just look at Whitey, and get murder lust.
Some of us are gonna shoot if attacked, and the attackers are gonna die.
Tray picked the wrong knockout target, and failed his first punch.
Its sick what the media has done to George. They have virtually guaranteed that he can’t get a fair trial. Not being privileged to any of the facts, this is just so wrong from all/
“So, if there are white Hispanics, do white Caucasians white Negroes white Orientals white Arabs and white Indians etc. exist?”
I am very worried. Way back there, my great-great grandfather English man lived in Arkansas and married an American Indian woman from a tribe that stopped in Arkansas before before the rest of them continued their trek to Oklahoma to a reservation.
Think, at one time, I figured I was one thirty-second American Indian. The rest of me is English and I have blue eyes and blonde hair.
Am I now a white American Indian person? Worry, worry, worry.... /s/
The question to y’all is, what would you do if you were Zimmerman and the prosecutor was about to charge you in an incident that cannot be adjudicated fairly? Id go into unibomber hiding. The judicial system cannot fairly dispose of racial cases at this time.