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George Zimmerman

2013-07-26 00:19:07.871823+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

I have avoided posting anything about the whole George Zimmerman killing Trayvon Martin thing because I largely didn't think I had anything to add, but two notes:

Juror B29 says that George Zimmerman committed murder, but not under Florida law. Yep, this is what being a juror is like.

Via Slate.

However, on the second day of deliberations, after spending nine hours discussing the evidence, Maddy said she realized there wasn't enough proof to convict Zimmerman of murder or manslaughter under Florida law.

And George Zimmerman didn't save a family from a burning car, he was invited to a photo-op. As you probably suspected.

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#Comment Re: made: 2013-07-26 13:11:00.775625+00 by: meuon

I'd agree with B29. Zimmerman was "in the wrong" in many ways and my opinion is "guilty" of some combination of charges (murder, manslaughter, assault, wrongful death... ). On my property, specifically in my house, "stand my ground" might be the sane (or only) choice. This will be a socio-political disaster until the next act of stupidity. This certainly wasn't anything worth anyone dead.

Wiki Page of Martin/Zimmerman

#Comment Re: made: 2013-07-26 14:45:46.318244+00 by: Larry Burton

Okay, maybe the George as a Hero item may have been staged but the argument for it being staged seems to be that it wasn't mentioned on Facebook or Twitter therefore it didn't happen. I'm as skeptical of that argument as I am of George Zimmerman being a hero.

#Comment Re: made: 2013-07-27 14:34:36.050195+00 by: meuon


A gun should be a tool in the hands of a weapon, not a weapon in the hands of a tool.