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  • Judge Staying on George Zimmerman Case

    08/01/2012 10:41:50 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012 | Brian Hamacher
    Judge denies Zimmerman's motion to disqualify him in Trayvon Martin caseGeorge Zimmerman's motion to disqualify Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester Jr. from the Trayvon Martin shooting case was denied Wednesday. The ruling was issued by Lester following Zimmerman's filing of the motion last month which claimed Lester's comments in an earlier bond order led him to believe Lester was prejudiced against him. Lester had said in the order that Zimmerman and his wife misled him about their finances. In his motion, Zimmerman argues that Lester made "gratuitous, disparaging remarks" about his character in a July 5 ruling setting Zimmerman's bond at...
  • George Zimmerman's parents launch own website

    07/27/2012 9:28:17 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 9 replies
    WFTV ^ | 7-27-2012 | WFTV
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — Just a week after their son re-launched his website, George Zimmerman's parents have launched their own website, and they're asking for money. George Zimmerman is set to stand trial in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in February. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in the case. Robert and Gladys Zimmermans' website,, is a brightly colored red, white and blue site. The homepage features a lengthy story, signed by Robert Zimmerman, about George's life and the struggles the family has faced since the shooting of Martin. The site also provides a link for visitors to...
  • News Versus Propaganda (Thomas Sowell)

    07/23/2012 10:58:57 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | July 24, 2012 | Thomas Sowell
    Since so many in the media cannot resist turning every tragedy into a political talking point, it was perhaps inevitable that (1) someone would try to link the shooting rampage at the Batman movie in Colorado to the Tea Party, and that (2) some would try to make it a reason to impose more gun control laws. Too many people in the media cannot seem to tell the difference between reporting the news and creating propaganda. NBC News apparently could not resist doctoring the transcript of the conversation between George Zimmerman and the police after the Trayvon Martin shooting. Now...
  • Hannity Interviews Zimmerman at 9 PM ET on Fox News

    07/18/2012 5:59:02 PM PDT · by Envisioning · 72 replies
    George Zimmerman, the Florida man charged in the killing of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, will appear on Fox News with Sean Hannity in a sit-down interview Wednesday night.
  • Witness Alleges She Was Abused by George Zimmerman

    07/17/2012 4:01:53 AM PDT · by marktwain · 41 replies
    FOX8 ^ | 16 July, 2012 | Jessica Bates
    <p>“He would reach under the blankets and try to do things and I would try to push him off,” said the woman, who is identified only as Witness 9 and whose account was released Monday in audio recordings that a judge ordered last week be made public.</p>
  • Witness claims George Zimmerman molested her as a child.

    07/17/2012 2:37:29 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 67 replies & ^ | July 16, 2012 |
    A potential witness in the case against George Zimmerman has testified that the neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing Florida teen Trayvon Martin molested her when they were both children. The unidentified woman told the Duval County State Attorney’s office that Zimmerman began abusing her when she was 6 and continued until she was 16, reports. Zimmerman is older than the woman by a little more than a year. The woman also told police that Zimmerman and his family do not like African-Americans. Phone calls Zimmerman made from the Seminole County Jail were also released. A total of 140...
  • Trayvon Martin's parents to appear in Little Rock (WHO is paying for this!?)

    07/16/2012 7:10:14 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 25 replies
    ArkTimes ^ | 16 JUL 12 | Staff
    Trayvon Martin's parents to appear in Little Rock A news release says the National Association of Black Law Enforcement Executives, meeting in Little Rock next week, will hear from the parents of Trayvon Martin at a civil rights breakfast at 8 a.m. Tuesday. Martin is the 17-year-old black youth shot in Sanford, Fla., in a case that has drawn worldwide attention for the police's initial decision not to charge the shooter, George Zimmerman, though Martin was unarmed. Also speaking will be former Little Rock Mayor Lottie Shackelford. Awards also are planned, including to the Little Rock Nine; to Keith Jackson...
  • Despite Biased Media Onslaught, Florida Voters Approve of Voter ID, Stand Your Ground,

    07/16/2012 7:01:54 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | July 16, 2012 | Ken Shepherd
    This year, as always, Florida is a crucial swing state. Because of that, the liberal media is doing all it can to gin up Democratic base voters, attempting to energize them for the November election by bashing Florida's conservative Republican governor Rick Scott and his attempt to clean up voter rolls of noncitizens, who by definition are not allowed to cast votes. The liberal media, particularly hyper-partisan MSNBC, has also attacked efforts in other states to require voter ID. Florida has had a photo ID law since 2002. The tragic February shooting death of Trayvon Martin also led the Left...
  • Witness 9 Claims George Zimmerman Molested Her! (DETAILS)

    07/16/2012 9:13:27 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 283 replies
    Global ^ | 7/16/12 | The Decider
    Special prosecutor Angela Corey just released more than 120 recorded phone calls that murder suspect George Zimmerman made from the Seminole County Jail... Also released is the statement of "Witness 9," a woman who says Zimmerman is prejudiced against blacks and that he molested her when she was a child.
  • Poll: Most Floridians want no changes to 'stand your ground' law

    07/16/2012 6:33:26 AM PDT · by marktwain · 16 replies ^ | 16 July, 2012 | Toluse Olorunnipa
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's controversial "stand your ground" law continues to enjoy widespread support among likely voters, even as a state task force considers rewriting the law, according to a new Tampa Bay Times/Miami Herald/Bay News 9 poll. Nearly 65 percent say the 2005 law — which allows people who believe they are in grave danger to use deadly force to defend themselves — does not need to be changed. There's less consensus when it comes to voters' thoughts on the Trayvon Martin shooting, which thrust the law into the national spotlight this year. Voters are essentially split about whether George...
  • FBI Finds No Racial Bias in Trayvon Martin Shooting

    07/14/2012 5:10:08 AM PDT · by marktwain · 28 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 13 July, 2012 | Dan Zimmerman
    “The FBI found no racial bias behind George Zimmerman’s shooting of Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin, according to dozens of documents related to the case released Thursday.” Wait, what? A white Hispanic shoots and kills an unarmed black male and race wasn’t the underlying cause? Imagine the frenzy in the NBC News editing booth as they wrestle with how to slice and dice that cognitively dissonant piece of info. But FBI investigators, after talking to just about everyone Zimmerman has known since birth, haven’t been able to come up with so much as an errant N-word, let alone a burning...
  • Zimmerman racist narrative implodes

    07/13/2012 10:06:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | July 13, 2012 | Professor William A. Jacobson, esquire
    It probably will not stop those who want to portray the case as racial from continuing to make claims of racial motivation in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, but the FBI has confirmed that there is no substantial evidence that George Zimmerman was racist. Via Orlando Sentinel, FBI interviews: No evidence Zimmerman a racist Federal civil-rights investigators interviewed dozens of George Zimmerman’s friends, neighbors and co-workers, and no one said he was a racist, records released Thursday show. FBI agents spread out across the state, talking to three dozen people, including gun-shop employees, Zimmerman’s ex-fiancée and the Sanford police detective...
  • Defense asks for Zimmerman judge to be knocked off case

    07/13/2012 2:23:39 PM PDT · by Ron C. · 59 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 7/13/12 | Frances Robles
    George Zimmerman’s defense attorney filed a motion Friday asking that the judge on his case be disqualified. Claiming the judge has shown bias and made disparaging remarks about Zimmerman, attorney Mark O’Mara said he “no longer has faith” in Seminole County Circuit Judge Kenneth R. Lester.
  • George Zimmerman: Motion to disqualify judge

    07/13/2012 1:21:19 PM PDT · by abb · 107 replies
    Central Fla News 13 ^ | July 13, 2012 | Staff
    SANFORD -- George Zimmerman's attorneys want to disqualify the judge who is presiding over his second-degree murder trial. The motion filed Friday says Zimmerman "has a reasonable fear that he cannot get a fair trial or a fair stand your ground hearing by this court." The motion specifically mentions the new bail Judge Kenneth Lester set for George Zimmerman earlier this month. The motion says Lester made disparaging remarks about Zimmerman's character, says he should be "prosecuted for additional crimes," and is holding the threat of future contempt proceedings over Zimmerman's head. The judge revoked Zimmerman's first $150,000 bond, and...
  • FBI: No racial bias in Trayvon Martin shooting

    07/13/2012 9:40:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/13/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Discovery documents released yesterday shows that the special prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin shooting case has a difficult task in front of her. The presumed motive for the shooting, which defendant George Zimmerman claims was necessary to save his life, was racism. The FBI investigation ruled out that motive, NBC's Miami affiliate reports --- but that doesn't mean Zimmerman is out of the woods yet:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO View more videos at: The FBI found no racial bias behind George Zimmerman's shooting of Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin, according to dozens of documents related to the case...
  • Detective in Zimmerman case said he was pressured to file charges

    07/13/2012 5:16:14 AM PDT · by marktwain · 52 replies ^ | 12 July, 2012 | Frances Robles
    Records released Thursday show a federal law-enforcement agent accompanied George Zimmerman to his police interrogations, and FBI interviews did not turn up any sign of racial bias in the shooting of Trayvon Martin. The lead Sanford Police investigator who sought manslaughter charges against George Zimmerman told the FBI that a sergeant and two other officers tried to pressure him into making an arrest in the controversial case — even though he didn’t think there was enough evidence. Sanford Police Officer Chris Serino first made headlines when evidence released in the case showed he sought manslaughter charges against Zimmerman even while...
  • More George Zimmerman Case Documents Released (The FBI Found No Racial Bias)

    07/12/2012 8:10:57 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Thursday, Jul 12, 2012 | Brian Hamacher and Karen Yi
    Prosecutors releasing more documents in Trayvon Martin shootingThe FBI found no racial bias behind George Zimmerman's shooting of Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin, according to dozens of documents related to the case released Thursday. The second round of discovery documents released by prosecutors include reports from the FBI, Florida Department of Law Enforcement and State Attorney's Office as well as photos of the crime scene, aerial photos, police calls and surveillance video related to the shooting. Zimmerman, 28, is charged with second-degree murder for the killing of Martin, 17, in a Sanford gated community in February. He claims he shot...
  • Cop: Zimmerman Was "Soft," Had "Hero Complex": Records detail FBI probe of Trayvon Martin killing

    07/12/2012 5:09:31 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 89 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | July 12, 2012
    The lead investigator in the Trayvon Martin shooting case told the FBI that George Zimmerman was not a racist, but rather an “overzealous” and “soft guy” who had a “little hero complex,” according to documents released today by Florida prosecutors.
  • FBI: George Zimmerman Tried to Buy More Guns After Trayvon Shooting

    07/12/2012 2:52:42 PM PDT · by marktwain · 66 replies ^ | 12 July, 2012 | Adam Martin
    Update (12:50 p.m. EDT): The entire batch of new evidence is available on Scribd now, Weiner points out via Twitter. So is a recording of the police and fire radio traffic from the night of the shooting, via the Orlando Sentinel. Original: George Zimmerman was easygoing with police when they arrived at the scene of Trayvon Martin's shooting, but according to new evidence from the FBI, he was afraid for his life in the weeks after the shooting became national news and even tried to buy more guns. The new batch of evidence, which special prosecutor Angela Corey released Thursday,...
  • Did George Zimmerman Cry for Help? (Audio expert now has doubts)

    07/10/2012 11:37:12 PM PDT · by zencycler · 40 replies ^ | July 11, 2012 | Ed Primeau / Primeau Productions
    Did George Zimmerman Cry for Help? Wednesday, July 11, 2012 @ 06:07 AM Author: Audio Forensic-Expert As you probably have read in previous blog postings, I’ve made some comments about the 911 and other police recordings that were involved in the Trayvon Martin shooting case. My opinions were published in the Orlando Sentinel and I also made some appearances on MSNBC and CNN as well as Fox News. I was contacted by a producer at The Today Show shortly after they acquired a copy of an exemplar that the police made of George Zimmerman’s voice. They made the exemplar (sample...