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George Zimmerman to be charged in Trayvon Martin shooting, law enforcement official says
Washington Post ^ | 04/11/12

Posted on 04/11/2012 11:10:33 AM PDT by AtlasStalled

Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey plans to announce as early as Wednesday afternoon that she is charging neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, according to a law enforcement official close to the investigation.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: angelacorey; georgezimmerman; lmm; shooting; trayvon; trayvonmartin; witchhunt; zimmerman; zimmermancharged
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To: Road Glide
The defense will use these challenges to exclude blacks. The prosecution will use them to exclude -hispanics-. Will that leave a disproportionately “white-majority” jury?

Zimmerman will only be allowed an attorney that will accept an all black jury. The way things are going, it could happen. We are far down the rabbit hole at this point.
261 posted on 04/11/2012 12:56:56 PM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Frankly, I think you just listed her three pronged investigation. Well done.

It will be interesting to see what evidence she comes up with to back her charges.

262 posted on 04/11/2012 12:58:14 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (I believe in Cap and Trade. I know, I know... Cap spending and trade Obama!)
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To: ZX12R

I wholeheartedly agree, I need to stop it.

263 posted on 04/11/2012 12:58:35 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Shut up and drill.)
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To: HamiltonJay
I wholey agree

Damned copycat. I'd get out of my car and start following YOU after you took my catch phrase like that, ya bast'd.

264 posted on 04/11/2012 1:00:17 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Shut up and drill.)
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To: mrsmel

“I imagine because he was described as a “white” Hispanic by the msm, they threw him under the bus. His mother was Peruvian, I understand. All you have to be is designated white to be guilty in this country. Whites have accepted “white guilt” ,what did we expect would happen after that?”

If this goes to a trial, and if the trial is televised, it’s going to become pretty difficult to “hide” Mr. Zimmerman’s ethnic heritage, especially from Hispanics, including any Hispanics who end up in the jury pool.

For this reason, watch for the state’s attorney to attempt to exclude any Hispanics from the jury by using peremptory challenges to prevent them from being seated on the jury panel.

265 posted on 04/11/2012 1:00:17 PM PDT by Road Glide
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To: Wizdum

“As soon as Zimmerman left his truck, he became the aggressor, regardless of his retreat.”

About the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard. The aggressor in retreat.

266 posted on 04/11/2012 1:00:23 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: KTM rider
Good questions. There are lots of good questions...

Why is the FedMob selling guns, grenades, rocket launchers and other military hardware to drug cartels on the sly?

Why did the Pres. and State Dept. support the overthrow of Honduras by a clearly corrupt and treasonous president that was almost unanimously removed from power by legal means of their legislature and supreme court?

Why did no one say a word when 0bama unilaterally took over two major auto manufacturers, appointed new CEOs and stole the holdings of the bond holders giving them to the unions?

When will Boehner finally follow through on his threat to do something about 0bama's illegal military actions in Libya?

After nearly two years of investigation why hasn't the DoJ come up with one charge against Sheriff Joe Arpaio?

267 posted on 04/11/2012 1:01:29 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: HamiltonJay

I said it back when this all started, he’s going to face manslaughter charges, and as much as it is disliked by some folks here, he’s likely going to lose.

End of the day, Zimmerman engaged in actions that lead to the shooting, not only did he do so, he did so after repeated advice not to. Zimmerman calls in the report, and doesn’t leave his car and try to hunt the kid down, none of this happens. Its pretty obvious, he’s got some amount of culpability to the events that happened after he decided to take matters into his own hands above and beyond calling the cops to report the situation.

He cannot claim pure victim here, no matter how much some folks want it to be.

Not only that, but because of his idiotic actions, the HOA is likely going to be sued and his neighbors taken down with him.

I’m as pro second ammendment as you can get, but your right to carry doesn’t mean you have the right to be an abject idiot, just because you are carrying. Zimmerman ensured this situation the minute he got out of his car and decided to hunt down the kid on his own.

For chrissakes, you do not have a clue what the F you are talking about. Self defense laws and gun laws vary from state to state. What you say is true in some states...but not florida.

268 posted on 04/11/2012 1:02:17 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Message to whites: defend yourself against a protected minority; go to jail.

269 posted on 04/11/2012 1:02:40 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the
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To: Wizdum

Wow. Leaving your truck makes you an aggressor.


But apparently hiding in the shadows and then coming forward, initiating a conversation, and then decking a guy doesn’t?

I think I’m living in a parallel universe.

270 posted on 04/11/2012 1:03:27 PM PDT by butterdezillion
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...and everyone seems to have forgotten about the ‘Wichita Horror’...

271 posted on 04/11/2012 1:04:51 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the
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“I suspect riots will be this summer - just in time to help democrats...”

There may yet be riots, and there may actually be some ‘rats wishing for them. But as the old saying goes, “Be careful what you wish for....”

I can’t foresee riots -helping- the ‘rats and Obama come election time. Indeed, the worse they rage - particularly if they “spill over” into non-black areas - the greater backlash we’re going to see amongst Euro voters when they go to the polls in November. Romney notwithstanding...

272 posted on 04/11/2012 1:05:11 PM PDT by Road Glide
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To: DoughtyOne; BurbankKarl

I worked there back in the late 90’s, I looked it up on Google because I couldn't remember the name of the side street it was on, I see the building has changed quite a bit.

I miss the memories of California, especially the beach, not the State and what is has become though.

There used to be a poster, Burbank Karl who I used to reminisce with, I haven’t seen him around here for a long while though.

Hope he's doing okay, was fun chatting with him....always fun to chat with you too.

273 posted on 04/11/2012 1:06:22 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio -
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To: TexasFreeper2009

I’m going by his lawyer’s statement about why they were leaving the case. Maybe they didn’t know the whole story when they issued the statement.

274 posted on 04/11/2012 1:07:50 PM PDT by DManA
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To: butterdezillion

Trayvon had the OPTION of walking away, but he CHOSE to attack Zimmerman instead, and wound up dead when Zimmerman defended himself. Is that about right?

275 posted on 04/11/2012 1:09:30 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the
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To: stephenjohnbanker; HamiltonJay; TigersEye; Lazamataz
What is the penalty for going against Hamilton Jay’s “Better Judgement” ?


That's gonna leave a mark...

276 posted on 04/11/2012 1:10:25 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio -
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To: Keith in Iowa

This just in: Zimmerman will be charged with violating the city noise ordinance by discharging a firearm within city limits!

277 posted on 04/11/2012 1:12:31 PM PDT by 2harddrive
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CBS News is not using pictures of a 12-year-old Martin nor a sullen Zimmerman:

278 posted on 04/11/2012 1:13:21 PM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies (A free society's default policy: it's none of government's business.)
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To: DoughtyOne

They probably went through every nit picking thing Zimmermann said that might POSSIBLY be construed as inaccurate. I know if I had had my skull beaten on the sidewalk, and I was asked 50 questions right after the incident, I would NEVER have been 100% accurate....NOBODY could! If they had a case, they would have arrested him weeks ago. That would, of course been BEFORE



Race pimps

Lightening Zimmerman’s skin

Pictures of 12 vyear old Trayvon

Doctoring audio to make Zimm guilty of racism

ad nauseum, ad infinitum

279 posted on 04/11/2012 1:13:32 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Wizdum

I think that if Zimmerman can show that Trayvon Martin actually maneuvered around the buildings to become the hunter of Zimmerman, not the other way around, your theory falls apart and Zimmerman walks.

280 posted on 04/11/2012 1:13:39 PM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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