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Authorities call press conference in shooting of Florida teen
reuters ^ | March 22 2012 | reuters

Posted on 03/22/2012 3:37:53 PM PDT by NoLibZone

(Reuters) - The city manager of Sanford, Florida, where a neighborhood watch leader shot and killed an unarmed teen, called a news conference on Thursday amid demands for an arrest in the case and a vote of no confidence for the police chief.

The press conference at Sanford City Hall was called by City Manager Norton Bonaparte Jr., who was expected to discuss developments in the highly charged case.

The killing of Trayvon Martin, 17, an African American, by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, 28, a white Hispanic, has drawn national attention and sparked debate over Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law since Zimmerman has claimed self-defense. Police thus far have declined to arrest him.

On Wednesday, Martin's parents joined hundreds of demonstrators gathered in a New York park to demand an arrest in the shooting death.

At the same time, in Florida, Sanford's city commissioners passed a motion of "no confidence" in Police Chief Bill Lee Jr., who has said the department acted properly in not arresting Zimmerman.

But it's up to Bonaparte, not the commission, to decide whether or not to fire Lee.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: erciholder; ericholder; holder; trayvon; trayvonmartin; whitehispanic; zimmerman
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To: NoLibZone

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2862258/posts

Lots of Details here: The MSM is criminal here with the way they are lying about this situation.


51 posted on 03/22/2012 4:16:39 PM PDT by Mechanicos (Why does the DOE have a SWAT Team?)
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To: patriot08
- where is the rage about the home invasion, torture, beating, rape and murder of the elderly white couple by ‘African Americans’ in Oklahoma just the other day?

No black on white crime will be covered in the same way, but even more so, the key word is Oklahoma, which Obama has no chance of winning in November. Florida, however, is in play. If anyone thought this incident would hurt Obama's election chances, it would disappear. It is continuing to build, so there must be something for him to come in and heal our nation, and Florida, in time for the election.

52 posted on 03/22/2012 4:17:10 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: NoLibZone

What’s Obama and Holder covering up here?

Hmmmmm! Who is the larger voter block, Hispanic or Blacks?
I’m sure they’re proceding with a great deal of caution.

An election is coming up, you know?


53 posted on 03/22/2012 4:17:21 PM PDT by Joan Kerrey
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To: treetopsandroofs
How many Negro votes to lose compared to last election?: ZERO

How many Latino votes to lose compared to the last election?: A LOT and no one is more violent against the Latinos (or other Ethnic group for that matter) than the Negros as a group.

Besides there early reports indicated a WITNESS who said the “person who was getting his life together” attacked the local Watch Person.

54 posted on 03/22/2012 4:18:12 PM PDT by BilLies (Save your money until after the Presidential election.)
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To: Joan Kerrey

Bingo!!!!!

Obama is in a room with Soros, and every left wing media personality , busily crunching the numbers.

He doesn’t even have time to call Trayvon’s mom.

He was very quick to call Fluke.


55 posted on 03/22/2012 4:20:53 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Obama proved in Texas- that health care ,like all fed programs, is a political compliance weapon.)
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To: All

Don’t be distracted by the race issue. This is Holder trying to eliminate the “stand your ground laws” and to brain wash the masses that guns must be banned. Race is the diversion, gun laws are the objective.


56 posted on 03/22/2012 4:21:32 PM PDT by DaveyB (Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. -John Adams)
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To: NoLibZone
Obama learns the man in florida named Zimmerman is not Jewish
57 posted on 03/22/2012 4:22:07 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Obama proved in Texas- that health care ,like all fed programs, is a political compliance weapon.)
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To: NoLibZone
WTF is a "white hispanic"?

I am sick to death of this crap.

58 posted on 03/22/2012 4:23:33 PM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

November isn’t really good riotin’ weather.


59 posted on 03/22/2012 4:24:49 PM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: MinuteGal

“What color are Latinos supposed to be, by the way?”

I do not know about “latinos,” but I do know Latins are a range of shades just as are Americans in the U.S.

It depends on the amount of melanin. Little melanin means white skin. A lot of melanin means dark skin.


60 posted on 03/22/2012 4:26:37 PM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: taxcontrol
In all the pictures he looks like he is a small 13 year old.

All this is political, and no one wants to describe the shooter as Hispanic, in order not to inflame the Hispanic community. It will become a gun issue, because the Democrats want it to be. Funny how many killing have occurred in Sanford, when compared to New York, Chicago, DC, and other large urban areas.

That said the parents do have a point in asking why the shooter was not arrested. Just a thought, is the head of law enforcement in Sanford a Dem?

61 posted on 03/22/2012 4:27:01 PM PDT by Yulee (Village of Albion)
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To: Squantos

Likewise Amigo


62 posted on 03/22/2012 4:29:16 PM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: gundog

With those Occuturds involved, everyday is a good day to riot


63 posted on 03/22/2012 4:29:30 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: dfwgator

Maybe. It says they are mostly Spanish and Italian, with a small percentage of Mestizo. They probably just liked gold.


64 posted on 03/22/2012 4:32:18 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: BilLies

Interesting, thanks. Would explain the lack of racist attack by Hussein/Holder.


65 posted on 03/22/2012 4:35:25 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Happy Rain
If Obama was to suddenly see the light and become a conservative they would call him a “White African American.”

Or perhaps an "Uncle Tom" or maybe a "race traitor".

66 posted on 03/22/2012 4:37:49 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: patriot08
Murders of Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom

Tried to do a Google search linking Washington Post and Murders of Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom as well as Washington Post's own search engine could not find any links.
For measure I did one for the “Wichita Massacre” but no WaPo hits.....it could be me.

67 posted on 03/22/2012 4:37:55 PM PDT by BilLies (Save your money until after the Presidential election.)
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To: patriot08

Most Hispanics - except those from areas with heavy Indian or African influence - are Caucasians. It is not necessary to speak a Germanic language to be “white.”


68 posted on 03/22/2012 4:38:25 PM PDT by livius
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To: rarestia

I seriously saw an “n” there at first.

Yeah, you know where :)


69 posted on 03/22/2012 4:38:25 PM PDT by ExGeeEye (Islam: a transnational fascist government that demands worship.)
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To: patriot08
"A ‘White hispanic’???"

Sure, like Obama. He's a black white. Or a white black. If he committed a crime against a black person, he would be a white black. If he committed a crime against a white person, he would still be a white black.

70 posted on 03/22/2012 4:38:35 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Hispanic_and_Latino_Americans

according to wikipedia White Hispanic and Latino Americans are citizens and residents of the United States who are racially White and ethnically Hispanic or Latino.

some celebrities list of white hispanics according to them.

Christina Aguilerra
Cameron Diaz
Martin Sheen
andy garcia
pitbull
christy turlington
raquel welch
ricky martin
alexis bledel
rita hayworth


71 posted on 03/22/2012 4:42:32 PM PDT by snowstorm12
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To: formosa
Well truth be told Hispanics are Caucasians, how about we call him that.
72 posted on 03/22/2012 4:44:55 PM PDT by ThisLittleLightofMine
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To: formosa

Hispanic refers to a language group, not a race. But by the news article specifying a “white” hispanic, they are trying to create a racial incident.

God, how I despise the media.


73 posted on 03/22/2012 4:48:43 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: treetopsandroofs

The perceptions are being formed by the family lawyer, IMO, a low-rent version of Johnnie Cochran...it now appears that this “boy” was 6’3” and over 200 lbs...don’t be fooled by all those old photos you saw on TV! They even managed to get some T-shirts made up with cute photo of him, like he was some adorable kid. I got taken in for awhile by the BS myself. IMO there are a few Communist elements who would love to get a riot out of all this...martial law, etc....”Reichstag Fire”, anyone?/s;)


74 posted on 03/22/2012 4:54:57 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: patriot08
I am a “white hispanic”. Spanish surname, white appearance and cultural background.
75 posted on 03/22/2012 4:55:05 PM PDT by I am bigjohn
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To: gundog
Did the 1%er Matt asked the parents if there so had ever referred to Latino’s in a derogatory manner, or why their son was kicked out of school for five days.
Nah, didn't think so, when you're doing the Obama Bobby those kind of question are unseemly.
76 posted on 03/22/2012 4:57:07 PM PDT by BilLies (Save your money until after the Presidential election.)
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To: RC one

Guess that white people just don’t have a “white Hispanic” rabble rouser like sharpton and whites don’t go marching in hoodies.

AAAAAND...of course they don’t have the MSM to blow it up day after day after day.


77 posted on 03/22/2012 5:04:27 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (NEWT in 2012)
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To: NoLibZone
Meanwhile, it my neck of the woods, Albany NY, there has been another “miscarriage” of justice and I expect that soon our Congressman, and two senators will soon be calling for Holder and his team to investigate if a Federal crime was committed by the Grand Jury as well as the Police Department> http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Soares-Deadly-force-justified-in-killing-of-3427330.php#photo-1994940
78 posted on 03/22/2012 5:04:45 PM PDT by BilLies (Save your money until after the Presidential election.)
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To: MinuteGal

Brown.

We all hate brown people, remember?

That’s why we’re in Afghanistan. Full of brown people for us to kill.

Didn’t you get the memo?


79 posted on 03/22/2012 5:05:24 PM PDT by ExGeeEye (Islam: a transnational fascist government that demands worship.)
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To: patriot08
A ‘White hispanic’???

Spanish from Spain were considered white by Hitler himself.

Don't know what Zimmerman is, but plenty of Spanish are blue eyed and blonde.

Hitler and General Franco meet on the French side of the border on 23 October 1940.

80 posted on 03/22/2012 5:06:38 PM PDT by Rome2000 (Rick Santorum voted against Right toWork)
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To: Rome2000

Spaniards are not hispanics. They are Spaniards. Hispanics come only from the New World.


81 posted on 03/22/2012 5:08:47 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: patriot08
A ‘White hispanic’???

It won't be too long before something like the hexadecimal scale is needed to describe skin shade. 'Cuz we're post-racial, now, dontchaknow.

82 posted on 03/22/2012 5:09:06 PM PDT by RobinOfKingston (The instinct toward liberalism is located in the part of the brain called the rectal lobe.)
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To: NoLibZone

Har!


84 posted on 03/22/2012 5:09:24 PM PDT by Rome2000 (Rick Santorum voted against Right toWork)
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To: Rome2000

Hitler also considered Slavic Croats as Aryan, so I wouldn’t use Hitler as a good example of a racial judge.


85 posted on 03/22/2012 5:09:24 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: patriot08

“A little off topic”?

Yeah.

In other news the subject of this thread is “a little dead”.


86 posted on 03/22/2012 5:09:57 PM PDT by ExGeeEye (Islam: a transnational fascist government that demands worship.)
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To: patriot08

“Hispanic” as a racial category is an American invention (we are the only country on earth that separates Latin Americans as a separate “race”). It should be said, however, that Ecen the US census states that “Hispanics may be of any race.”


87 posted on 03/22/2012 5:10:10 PM PDT by Clemenza ("History, I believe, furnishes no example of a priest-ridden people maintaining a free civil governm)
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To: formosa

Is Obama a caucasian black american? Last I checked, he was the first BLACK President. Not ‘white black President’.


88 posted on 03/22/2012 5:10:38 PM PDT by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: snowstorm12

or Latino.

Yes Zimmerman is a Hispanic Latino.

That’s why Holder and Obama haven’t arrested him.

Obam believes in exerting Federal Jurisdiction as much as they can , yet in this case they don’t want it.


93 posted on 03/22/2012 5:28:50 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Obama proved in Texas- that health care ,like all fed programs, is a political compliance weapon.)
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To: EEGator
to illustrate the abused with absurdity:

African:


94 posted on 03/22/2012 5:34:11 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Obama proved in Texas- that health care ,like all fed programs, is a political compliance weapon.)
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To: NoLibZone
to illustrate the absurd with absurdity:

African:


95 posted on 03/22/2012 5:34:56 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Obama proved in Texas- that health care ,like all fed programs, is a political compliance weapon.)
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To: Frank_2001
a carving on a Mayan temple

I have Cuban friends here in Florida who escaped Castro and they refer to Mexicans as "Los Indios" and are polar opposite of the illegals and they are conservative Republicans.

Upon seeing a lot of illegals coming in from the west...most of them do fit that description, so I guess they nailed it. The guy on the left would be the prototype to what they refer.


96 posted on 03/22/2012 5:38:40 PM PDT by capt. norm (Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never run out of material. c)
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To: Phantom Phixer

See my post #64.


97 posted on 03/22/2012 5:40:39 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: NoLibZone

I should have said negro , not African. I love the picture though.


98 posted on 03/22/2012 5:42:12 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Phantom Phixer
I don't believe the MSMerde nor the Activist Negro community understands that the majority of current White, Asian and Latino populations are knowledgeable of the current Ghetto hip-hop and gang Culture and what it means to their safety.
The national TV networks NEVER covers the Black on White, Black on Latino or Black on Asian crime but those non-negro communities know what is going on and so does a-O-bama. He is worried about the Zimmerman situation and will steer away from the Latino alienation.
99 posted on 03/22/2012 5:42:51 PM PDT by BilLies (Save your money until after the Presidential election.)
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To: snowstorm12
She is 100% hot. (Alexis Bledel)
100 posted on 03/22/2012 5:50:22 PM PDT by EEGator
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