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  • Witness tampering in Trayvon Martin case?

    05/23/2012 7:45:03 AM PDT · by Fido969 · 44 replies ^ | May 23, 2012 | Radell Smith
    Any cop knows that witness testimony is flimsy at best, with more than one witness to a crime typically differing on half a dozen different aspects of a case. But one thing is a given: cops go with the first testimony a witness gives—not the one likely impacted later by family, friends and the court of public opinion. And so it will go with George Zimmerman’s defense lawyer as well, when the Trayvon Martin shooting case finally goes to trial. Until then, however, the fact that four witnesses have changed their stories somewhat should make the public concerned about witness...
  • The Zimmerman case disintegrates

    05/22/2012 5:35:29 AM PDT · by marktwain · 58 replies ^ | 21 May, 2012 | John Hayward
    The release of evidence in George Zimmerman’s murder trial quickly made a mockery of his second-degree murder charges, and threw a further layer of shame upon media and political opportunists who misrepresented a tragic, but fairly straightforward, case of lethal force employed in self-defense. It is remarkable to take stock of this evidence and realize that it supports every single aspect of Zimmerman’s statement to the police. His injuries are consistent with his account of physical assault by Trayvon Martin. Martin’s gunshot wound occurred at the very short range described by Zimmerman, demolishing fantasies about a racist mall-cop wannabe stalking...
  • Another Video of Trayvon Martin Fighting

    05/21/2012 11:04:37 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 28 replies
    Trayvon Martin in lighter colored T-Shirt.U-Tube keeps knocking down the video… But you can always watch it HERE
  • Drop George Zimmerman’s murder charge

    05/21/2012 6:33:36 AM PDT · by marktwain · 31 replies ^ | 18 May, 2012 | Alan Dershowitz
    A medical report by George Zimmerman’s doctor has disclosed that Zimmerman had a fractured nose, two black eyes, two lacerations on the back of his head and a back injury on the day after the fatal shooting. If this evidence turns out to be valid, the prosecutor will have no choice but to drop the second-degree murder charge against Zimmerman — if she wants to act ethically, lawfully and professionally. There is, of course, no assurance that the special prosecutor handling the case, State Attorney Angela Corey, will do the right thing. Because until now, her actions have been anything...
  • What the evidence in Trayvon Martin case doesn't show

    05/21/2012 4:31:22 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies ^ | 20 May, 2012 | SCOTT HIAASEN, AUDRA D.S. BURCH AND FRANCES ROBLES
    MIAMI -- The stack of evidence released last week in the second-degree murder case against George Zimmerman is notable, legal experts say, for what's not in it: firm evidence that Zimmerman acted with malice when he shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Special prosecutor Angela Corey charged Zimmerman last month, alleging that Zimmerman, a neighborhood crime-watch volunteer, acted with ill will when he shot Martin, who was black, after a Feb. 26 scuffle behind some townhouses in a gated community in Sanford, Fla., where Martin was staying with his father. But analysts say the evidence released so far contains little information to...
  • Zimmerman murder case looks like long shot

    05/19/2012 3:36:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 92 replies
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | May 19, 2012 | Beth Kassab
    Unless Angela Corey has something she's not telling us, her second-degree-murder case against George Zimmerman is looking more and more like a long shot. The special prosecutor assigned to investigate the death of Trayvon Martin released hundreds of pages of evidence last week. But any expectation of a bombshell to explain her reason for filing a murder charge — which comes with a much higher burden of proof than a manslaughter charge — was short-lived. The documents failed to answer the case's biggest questions: Who started the fight between Zimmerman and Trayvon? And whose voice was heard screaming for help...
  • Shooting of Black FL Teen Ignites National "Furor", Major Figures Weigh In on Incident!

    05/19/2012 9:08:10 AM PDT · by Fido969 · 17 replies
    Leftie claims at this point seem to be more flailing around then based in the evidence: Leftie claim #1: Zimmerman's wounds weren’t serious, and he didn't need to shoot Trayvon Fact: Although it would be unusual to be beaten to death, the fact it is does occur. Slate's article: Punched to Death ( Leftie claim #2: The amount of THCs in Martin blood were so low that he probably hadn't smoked in days. Fact: The amounts of THC in Martin's blood were 1.5 nanograms per liter of THC, and of 7.3 of THC-COOH. The California level of "intoxication while driving"...
  • Key witness in Trayvon Martin shooting changed story

    05/19/2012 7:26:18 AM PDT · by marktwain · 48 replies
    msnbc ^ | 18 May, 2012 | NA
    A key witness to the Trayvon Martin shooting changed the story he had given Sanford, Fla., police, telling state authorities he was not sure who was screaming during the altercation with George Zimmerman, NBC Dateline confirmed Friday. The man known as Witness #6 originally told Sanford police Zimmerman cried for help. The witness stuck to his account that he saw Martin, 17, straddling Zimmerman and pinning him to the ground before Martin was shot. On March 20, according to the Orlando Sentinel, while sitting for a follow-up interview by a Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigator the witness said that...
  • Cops, Witnesses Back Up George Zimmerman's Version of Trayvon Martin Shooting

    05/19/2012 6:53:50 AM PDT · by marktwain · 45 replies ^ | 17 May , 2012 | MATT GUTMAN
    Two police reports written the night that George Zimmerman shot Trayvon Martin said that Zimmerman had a bloody face and nose, according to police reports made public today. The reports also note that two witness accounts appear to back up Zimmerman's version of what happened when they describe a man on his back with another person wearing a hoodie straddling him and throwing punches. It has been such a contentious case that even the evidence is being disputed. The police report states that Trayvon Martin's father told an investigator after listening to 911 tapes that captured a man's voice frantically...
  • Trayvon Martin Witness Believes 'He Intended for This Kid to Die'

    05/19/2012 2:36:59 AM PDT · by Java4Jay · 91 replies
    News Flash, ABC News runs new story: At 7:11 that night, Zimmerman, a member of the area's neighborhood watch, had called 911 to report a suspicious teenager. Minutes later, the police dispatcher told Zimmerman to stop follwing Martin. Moments later, Zimmerman got out of his car. That's when the two met and Martin was killed... police say could have been avoided if he did not leave his car as directed by the 911 dispatcher.
  • The Trayvon Martin Case Revelations Should Shame the Media -- But Won't

    05/18/2012 2:23:18 PM PDT · by NYer · 5 replies ^ | May 18, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Trayvon Martin had drugs in his system. This is turning out to be the Duke lacrosse case all over again. Trayvon Martin, 17-year-old who was shot and killed by George Zimmerman, had the drug THC in his system the night of his death. That's the primary ingredient in marijuana. The revelation came as prosecutors in the case prepared to release to the public hundreds of pages of new evidence along with videos and crime scene photos. None of this information was in the charging affidavit, none of it. The charging affidavit contained only the fact that Zimmerman...
  • Travon Martin's family attorney giving orders to MSM how to spin story

    05/18/2012 9:26:30 AM PDT · by Fido969 · 48 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | May 18, 2012 | Fox News Latino
    "The police concluded that none of this would have happened if George Zimmerman hadn't gotten out of his car," said attorney Ben Crump. "If George Zimmerman hadn't gotten out of his car, they say it was completely avoidable. That is the headline."
  • He Said What? Zimmerman's Letter From Jail Before He Was Released (DETAILS)

    05/18/2012 6:19:24 AM PDT · by marktwain · 28 replies ^ | 17 May , 2012 | The Decider
    Days before bonding out of a Florida jail, George Zimmerman wrote a two page letter to a supporter, which has now been released to the public. Zimmerman believes, "this will all work out for me in the future...I have given my burden to the Lord and he has blessed me with tremendous patience!" The two-page letter obtained by The Smoking Gun was written by Zimmerman in a response to a letter of support sent by an Ohio man who wanted to deposit money in his jail account. Zimmerman explained that he was only allowed to accept funds from individuals on...
  • ABC News Reports Medical Records Support George Zimmerman’s Account

    05/16/2012 5:08:11 AM PDT · by marktwain · 59 replies ^ | 15 May, 2012 | Jon Bershad
    When the tragic story of the shooting death of Trayvon Martin consumed the nation over the past few months, a number of questions were raised about racism, vigilantism, and self defense laws. However, the most important question was always the first one; what exactly happened that fateful night? The shooter, George Zimmerman, has always claimed that he fired his gun in self defense, something many found hard to believe considering the young boy he killed was unarmed. However, tonight, ABC World News broke information about the injuries Zimmerman received that may shed more light on just how that night went...
  • George Zimmerman prosecutors file list of witnesses, evidence in Trayvon Martin shooting

    05/14/2012 7:15:58 PM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | 14 May, 2012 | Rene Stutzman and Jeff Weiner
    SANFORD – As many eagerly awaited the release of never-before-seen evidence in the case against George Zimmerman, members of Special Prosecutor Angela Corey's office provided a preview on Monday in the form of an eight-page document. The paperwork, filed with the Seminole County clerk as closing time approached, included a list of witnesses the state plans to call and identified several pieces of the evidence prosecutors expect to use to support a second-degree murder charge in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Late Monday, Zimmerman attorney Mark O'Mara confirmed he had received the evidence at his office. It consists of...
  • The Who, the How and the Why of the Trayvonn Industry

    05/06/2012 2:27:19 PM PDT · by LegendHasIt · 31 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | May 6, 2012 | ' sundancecracker'
    Either Brandy Green is the most understanding “girlfriend” a grieving opportunist could catch. Or Green is no longer Tracy Martin’s girlfriend. Apparently Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton have ditched their prior employment as Truck Driver and Housing Counselor respectively, to undertake a Full-Time career in bereavement Exploitation. After returning from the Los Angeles West coast leg of Trayvon’s Trail Of Tears, the devastated and grief filled, albeit fashionably dressed and exhausted, couple now finish a whirlwind Southern appreciation tour while preparing for Europe.
  • Jesse Jackson’s false sermon on Trayvon Martin(FL)

    Civil rights icon Jesse Jackson took to the pulpit and the classroom in Miami to sermonize and implore African Americans to vote and to turn the death of Trayvon Martin into action. “There are lessons in this tragic matter of Trayvon Martin’s death,” Jackson said at 93rd Street Community Baptist Church on Sunday. “It defines white and black in this season -- that racism is alive and doing much too well.” So are half-truths and distortions – if Jackson’s speech is any measure. After mentioning the deaths and martyrdom of black activists and youths, Jackson brought up Trayvon’s death Feb....
  • Update #13 – The Trayvon Martin Shooting – The Julison Communications Racist Agenda and Trail

    04/30/2012 5:00:09 PM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies ^ | 30 April, 2012 | sundancecracker
    The layers of deception and spin appear almost infinite at this point in our research and discovery. For the purpose of this update we dig in to the Julison Communications angle a little deeper and find ourselves on the road to the White House. Again, a reminder and request for readers; The TreeHouse research team and numerous visitors, along with hundreds of tips from major sources and highly respected professionals, have been exhaustively searched, proofed, vetted and assembled. This “Julison Discovery” information, and the substance of this update, is not easily digested, or understood, in a vacuum of this single...
  • When Zimmerman evidence is released, what will it show?(FL)

    04/30/2012 7:37:27 AM PDT · by marktwain · 60 replies ^ | 28 April, 2012 | Rene Stutzman
    What evidence does Special Prosecutor Angela Corey have that prompted her to charge George Zimmerman with murdering Trayvon Martin? So far, she has refused to say. Before long, though, she will be required by law to release the evidence — which fills several boxes. What will it show? "It'll be like little bits and pieces that will have to be strung together," said Adam Pollack, an Orlando criminal-trial attorney. "Almost a bunch of little dots. Initially, the little dots don't make much sense, but if you step back, you see a bigger picture." The public could get access in the...
  • Lyons: Facts don’t bother pundits(Zimmerman/Martin)

    04/29/2012 6:05:45 AM PDT · by marktwain · 33 replies ^ | 28 April, 2012 | Gene Lyons
    Almost from the beginning, there were two aspects of the “George Zimmerman as racist assassin” story that made little sense. First, who calls the police, then murders a total stranger in cold blood knowing that the cops are minutes away? Panic seemed likelier than malice. Second, how does a 28-year-old man with a desk job catch a fleeing 17-year-old high school athlete, anyway? I say “almost,” because like most Americans, I responded to the Trayvon Martin tragedy as President Obama did — in sorrow, and with pity for the immense dignity of the young man’s parents. They and their son...