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'He tried to get away from the situation': Trayvonís brother speaks out...
The London Daily Mail ^ | April 14, 2012

Posted on 04/15/2012 4:43:32 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The older brother of Trayvon Martin has spoken out about the circumstances surrounding the teens death stating that his sibling, 'tried to get away from the situation'.

Speaking to CNN's 'AC360', 21-year-old Jahvaris Fulton said that he did not recognise his brother in the statements given by George Zimmerman regarding that fateful February night.

'Based on what I heard, with the 911 tapes and all the evidence, he tried to get away from the situation,' said the softly-spoken college student.

'He wasn't violent. So for him to actually jump on someone he doesn't even known, to me that's not him. He's smarter than that.'

Appearing on the cable network three days after Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder, Fulton spoke up against Florida's controversial 'Stand your Ground' law which forms the centre of Zimmerman's defence....

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: florida; georgezimmerman; trayvonmartin; trayvonmartinbrother; zimmerman
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1 posted on 04/15/2012 4:43:41 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Was he there? NO!


2 posted on 04/15/2012 4:45:33 PM PDT by whitedog57
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How does he know? Really? He can tell that from Mr. Zimmerman screaming on the 911 tapes?

Everyone seems to have a different idea of what the 911 tapes reveal.


3 posted on 04/15/2012 4:46:38 PM PDT by madison10
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Family members don't make the cut for character witnesses!

Sorry Bro...

4 posted on 04/15/2012 4:46:38 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Never doubt the depths of stupid decisions that a testosterone-filled 17-year-old boy can make.


5 posted on 04/15/2012 4:49:03 PM PDT by EricT. (The GOP's sole purpose is to serve as an ineffective alternative to the Democrat Party.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Lets look at 3 points on the map:

http://www.wagist.com/2012/dan-linehan/evidence-that-trayvon-martin-doubled-back

c. Zimmerman’s truck location
f. location of confrontation
d. House Martin was staying at

If ‘f’ is closer to ‘d’ than ‘c’, how on earth did Zimmerman catch up to Martin...if Martin was trying to get away?

It seems obvious that Martin did not simply run away - to me at least.


6 posted on 04/15/2012 4:53:45 PM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
feh...
7 posted on 04/15/2012 4:55:41 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

His “bro” better check out Try’s Facebook posts


8 posted on 04/15/2012 4:56:55 PM PDT by Renegade
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Trayvon: "Do you have a problem?"
Zimmerman: "No."
Trayvon: "You do now."
9 posted on 04/15/2012 4:57:20 PM PDT by grobdriver
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“He wasn’t violent....”

Writing on Twitter under the name “T33ZY TAUGHT M3” in December, St. Trayvon tweeted “Plzz shoot da #mf dat lied 2 u!”

http://dailycaller.com/2012/03/26/the-daily-caller-obtains-trayvon-martins-tweets/


10 posted on 04/15/2012 4:57:20 PM PDT by Hugin ("Most time a man'll tell you his bad intentions if you listen and let yourself hear"--Open Range)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
What "situation" was that, EXACTLY, that Trayvon was "trying" to get away from/with?

If it's me, and my head is being bashed on the sidewalk, it's shoot first and ask questions after I shoot again.

Sorry, but if it's my life on the line, I will shoot you dead immediately, so I don't risk the chance of dying.

Fight or flight - sometimes is reflexive. Pulling the trigger in that situation is a primeval choice.

I. for one, will never question someone in that "life or death" position.

11 posted on 04/15/2012 4:59:12 PM PDT by airborne (Paratroopers! Good to the last drop!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Another psychic wonder!!

The media outlets that print this crap should be put out of business.

12 posted on 04/15/2012 5:01:48 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: airborne

But he was only 12 and armed with skittles! Haven’t you seen the photos?!


13 posted on 04/15/2012 5:01:55 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: airborne

Nope, can’t shoot until your skull cracks and your head stops bouncing! You’ve got to learn to be patient.


14 posted on 04/15/2012 5:04:40 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
So for him to actually jump on someone he doesn't even known, to me that's not him

So, going by that logic, Zimmerman cannot be guilty because his family can claim that it's not like him to shoot and kill unarmed black kids. Easiest case ever.

15 posted on 04/15/2012 5:05:40 PM PDT by softwarecreator
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The kid was either in a crew or liked to pretend to be a banger. He made that clear. At some point all TM’s text and phone call data will be discovered by Zimmermans lawyers. This cuts both ways, of course, there may be things that Zimmerman communicated electronically that may come back to haunt him.

If the prosecution has not seen all of this yet and still brought 2nd degree charges they may end up with egg in their faces.

TM’s been portrayed as some kind of kid. An innocent. At the end of the day I’d guess that TM will be seen that way once there is more information about what he texted and who he made phone calls to.


16 posted on 04/15/2012 5:06:30 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
said the softly-spoken college student.

Hurl...

17 posted on 04/15/2012 5:10:23 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is precisely what’s wrong in the black communities. They prefer to believe the lies. They could never believe that this kid would harm anyone, even if they saw him stabbing someone to death they would make excuses.

They are blinded by their color and their victimhood.
I hope they have the common decency to thank the democrats for the lives they lead today!


18 posted on 04/15/2012 5:10:39 PM PDT by mardi59 ( Go Newt!!)
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To: mardi59

A black man backing down from a fight? Think Peoria, Ill and the fight at the football game. They were ‘children,’ according to Jesse.


19 posted on 04/15/2012 5:14:02 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET
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To: mardi59

A black man backing down from a fight? Think Peoria, Ill and the fight at the football game. They were ‘children,’ according to Jesse.


20 posted on 04/15/2012 5:14:02 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET
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To: mardi59

A black man backing down from a fight? Think Peoria, Ill and the fight at the football game. They were ‘children,’ according to Jesse.


21 posted on 04/15/2012 5:14:20 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET
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To: lacrew
If ‘f’ is closer to ‘d’ than ‘c’, how on earth did Zimmerman catch up to Martin...if Martin was trying to get away?

Because silly, if you take the root of f-d over c, it = r ====== race card.

Got it?

22 posted on 04/15/2012 5:14:20 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Another take on the ‘Trayvon was running away’ meme.

Again from the ‘wagist’ site:

http://www.wagist.com/2012/dan-linehan/evidence-that-trayvon-martin-doubled-back

Using time zero as the start of the call, at 1:00 in, Zimmerman says ‘he’s coming towards me’...oddly doesn’t sound like he’s running away. This is at the clubhouse.

At 2:08 in, Zimmerman says ‘he’s running’....so for around a minute, Trayvon lingered in the area, checked out Zimmerman...and then he took off.

At 3:39, Zimmerman is giving his address to the Zimmerman, but stops himself - saying ‘I don’t want to give it out loud, I don’t know where this kid is’. This is a minute and a half after Martin started running.

At 4:04, Zimmerman ends his call with the operator. This is almost a full 2 minutes since Martin took off. How far away would Martin have gotten, before Zimmerman ‘caught up to him’? A brisk walk (15 minute mile) would get you 700 feet. A sprint pace (think 600 yard dash) would get him a third of a mile away, easily. But how far is it from the truck to the confrontation? Around 400 feet. Martin must not have been a fast runner.


23 posted on 04/15/2012 5:16:17 PM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: mardi59

That’s what I dont get.. why is the idea of a fellow black male behaving violently so inconceivable to them?


24 posted on 04/15/2012 5:16:49 PM PDT by MNDude
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Trayvon had deadly weapons, those skillets can cause a lot of damage to another person.


25 posted on 04/15/2012 5:19:56 PM PDT by dforest
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Another take on the ‘Trayvon was running away’ meme.

Again from the ‘wagist’ site:

http://www.wagist.com/2012/dan-linehan/evidence-that-trayvon-martin-doubled-back

Using time zero as the start of the call, at 1:00 in, Zimmerman says ‘he’s coming towards me’...oddly doesn’t sound like he’s running away. This is at the clubhouse.

At 2:08 in, Zimmerman says ‘he’s running’....so for around a minute, Trayvon lingered in the area, checked out Zimmerman...and then he took off.

At 3:39, Zimmerman is giving his address to the Zimmerman, but stops himself - saying ‘I don’t want to give it out loud, I don’t know where this kid is’. This is a minute and a half after Martin started running.

At 4:04, Zimmerman ends his call with the operator. This is almost a full 2 minutes since Martin took off. How far away would Martin have gotten, before Zimmerman ‘caught up to him’? A brisk walk (15 minute mile) would get you 700 feet. A sprint pace (think 600 yard dash) would get him a third of a mile away, easily. But how far is it from the truck to the confrontation? Around 400 feet. Martin must not have been a fast runner.


26 posted on 04/15/2012 5:23:27 PM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
My postion is - and will always be -

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"Shoot first (and second) and explain why I didn't have time for questions later."

(you can't even see my 9mm hanging under my wheelchair!")

27 posted on 04/15/2012 5:24:25 PM PDT by airborne (Paratroopers! Good to the last drop!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yu ain’t tell me you swung on a bus driver, cuz!


28 posted on 04/15/2012 5:24:40 PM PDT by bolobaby
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The kid was either in a crew or liked to pretend to be a banger. He made that clear. At some point all TM’s text and phone call data will be discovered by Zimmermans lawyers. This cuts both ways, of course, there may be things that Zimmerman communicated electronically that may come back to haunt him.

If the prosecution has not seen all of this yet and still brought 2nd degree charges they may end up with egg in their faces.

TM’s been portrayed as some kind of kid. An innocent. At the end of the day I’d guess that TM will be seen that way once there is more information about what he texted and who he made phone calls to.


29 posted on 04/15/2012 5:26:04 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: EricT.

Oh, come on. His family all say he was a good boy, played the guitar, liked watching television, was active in sports and would spend hours just texting friends.

He simply isn’t the boy people are saying he is, and would never, EVER have done anything violent to anyone. Just a happy-go-lucky kid.

/S


30 posted on 04/15/2012 5:26:28 PM PDT by rlmorel (A knife in the chest from a unapologetic liberal is preferable to a knife in the back from a RINO.)
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To: lacrew
"At this point, he claims he was confronted by Trayvon, and walks a few steps down the sidewalk south to respond to him."

The prosecutor will latch onto that action.

31 posted on 04/15/2012 5:31:49 PM PDT by KantianBurke (Where was the Tea Party when Dubya was spending like a drunken sailor?)
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To: RoosterRedux

Just following nobama’s lead clearly showing stupid Crackas will beleive anything a brutha says.


32 posted on 04/15/2012 5:35:21 PM PDT by X-spurt (Its time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
>"'He wasn't violent."

Tell that to the bus driver he ASSAULTED!

You would have us believe George broke his own nose, and slammed his own head against the sidewalk?

Up yours skiddles!

33 posted on 04/15/2012 5:36:16 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: MNDude

That’s what I dont get.. why is the idea of a fellow black male behaving violently so inconceivable to them?

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Revrum Jesse and Revrum Sharpie tell them so. They tell them to fight prejudice where their is none. They tell them to fight racism where there is none. They tell them to rise-up when they tell them to fight against inequality when they are the ones who are making themselves unequal.

What they should be telling them is to get off welfare and become a usefull citizen. Get off drugs, stop the teenage pregnancies and get an education, but Jesse and Al won’t say that....it pays to well to keep them victims.


34 posted on 04/15/2012 5:37:09 PM PDT by mardi59 ( Go Newt!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

CNN should interview the bus driver Martin knocked the crap out of. But I won’t expect them to do it.


35 posted on 04/15/2012 5:40:41 PM PDT by Terry Mross
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To: DIRTYSECRET

Or the many many crimes black teenagers have committed against not only white people, but black people as well. What bugs me is they have the temarity to be angry if the police don’t show-up in their communities. Even cops don’t have a death wish.


36 posted on 04/15/2012 5:41:14 PM PDT by mardi59 ( Go Newt!!)
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To: whitedog57

Ah, so another of Treyvon’s family exploiting his death. No wonder the kid was sliding into criminality!


37 posted on 04/15/2012 5:44:40 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: mardi59

“What bugs me is they have the temarity to be angry if the police don’t show-up in their communities. Even cops don’t have a death wish.”

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Cops could easily handle the uncivilized black jungle, IF they were allowed to do their job.

The problem is, these savages get reliable and constant cover from the anti-American ACLU, liberal dunce judges, and trial lawyer scum.


38 posted on 04/15/2012 5:48:57 PM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: mardi59

“What bugs me is they have the temarity to be angry if the police don’t show-up in their communities. Even cops don’t have a death wish.”

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Cops could easily handle the uncivilized black jungle, IF they were allowed to do their job.

The problem is, these savages get reliable and constant cover from the anti-American ACLU, liberal dunce judges, and trial lawyer scum.


39 posted on 04/15/2012 5:49:22 PM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: EyeGuy

Cops could easily handle the uncivilized black jungle, IF they were allowed to do their job.

***********

Agreed. I think they believe that a crime against a white is justified due to the slavery issue. They are claiming slavery and racism as their excuse. The black clergy have done their jobs well.


40 posted on 04/15/2012 5:55:09 PM PDT by mardi59 ( Go Newt!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Another “expert” who became an “expert” by occasionally watching CSI. They’re a dime a dozen in this country these days. They’re all “experts”.


41 posted on 04/15/2012 6:00:39 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare is like a stool sample. You have to pass it to find out what's in it.)
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To: airborne
Yeah, my mobility scooter tops out at 4.5 MPH, I sure as Hell ain't running.

When we got rid of the horses I gave my saddle scabbard away, could have used it on the scooter.

42 posted on 04/15/2012 6:02:09 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Did he recognize his Facebook pix? His twitter comments? Was he “too smart” for that, too?

This is just nonsense. This brother is not a witness; he is entitled to his feelings, his grief, his opinion on SYG, but why would a network give him 5 seconds of airtime to discuss any aspect of the case?


43 posted on 04/15/2012 6:21:23 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wait a minute! How can he be Trayvon’s brother? He has a different last name,,,,,,,oh wait,,, never mind.


44 posted on 04/15/2012 6:32:55 PM PDT by crosshairs (As long as there is evil, "Coexist" is impossible.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

A camera bag can carry wonderful things. Things able to call forth thoughts like, “Wonder where that Cracka got that gun from?”


45 posted on 04/15/2012 6:35:55 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Stupid biased non-sense from a relative that will be hailed as irrefutable fact by the media.


46 posted on 04/15/2012 6:37:38 PM PDT by CaptainKrunch (Kill commie-care for Mommie)
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To: GladesGuru

Yeah, I’ve got a big camera bag.


47 posted on 04/15/2012 6:38:55 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
'... for him to actually jump on someone he doesn't even known [sic], to me that's not him...'

Sooooo .... it "would be him" to jump on someone he does know ???

48 posted on 04/15/2012 6:40:30 PM PDT by shhrubbery! (NIH!)
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To: rawcatslyentist; Terry Mross; 2ndDivisionVet
Tell that to the bus driver he ASSAULTED!

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CNN should interview the bus driver Martin knocked the crap out of.

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Somebody, allegedly Martin's cousin, tweeted to him (on February 21): ""Yu ain't tell me you swung on a bus driver." That's the only reference I've seen to a bus driver and Martin.

Is that tweet what the two of you are referring to, or is there more evidence of an encounter between Martin and a bus driver?

49 posted on 04/15/2012 7:38:31 PM PDT by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How does he know?


50 posted on 04/15/2012 7:42:16 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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