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Sanford Braces for Possible Zimmerman Riots
CNN ^ | June 21, 2013 | David Mattingly

Posted on 06/24/2013 5:27:44 AM PDT by Beagle8U

What's the potential fallout from the George Zimmerman murder trial?

With its all-female jury now in place, the trial that's become a hot button for racial tension in America is one step closer to a resolution.

(Excerpt) Read more at outfront.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: riots; sanford; trial; zimmerman
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To: Beagle8U
Wow! What if Zimmerman is found guilty, won't we have (white) Hispanics rioting in the streets?

Oh, wait a minute. Only one ethnic group is excused from the constraints of civilized behavior.

Win or lose, I'm gettin' me sumthin'!

51 posted on 06/24/2013 5:56:44 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (We say "low-information" but we mean "low-intelligence")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I can see no way possible to get a guilty verdict based on the evidence. There will be riots in Sanford AND big cities across the nation IMHO.


52 posted on 06/24/2013 5:57:37 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: PapaBear3625
“Vote to convict or there will be riots and your house will burn!”

The only way my house will burn down is if we run out of ammo.

5.56mm

53 posted on 06/24/2013 5:59:22 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Beagle8U; NFHale

Rev Al, says that cities will burn if justice isnt done.

That is why they wanted that gun bill signed into law by now, just in-case some store owners decide to use guns to interfer with rioters constistutional right to show their anger by looting businesses.

Morning Joe reporting that Reid has 5 Senators who told him they are willing to flip their voters for that gun bill they voted down, if they are sure it will pass.


54 posted on 06/24/2013 5:59:29 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: Gay State Conservative
This story is meant to intimidate the jurors.I hope that Zimmerman’s lawyers are paying close attention because this is a perfect reason for appeal.

My thought, too.

55 posted on 06/24/2013 5:59:35 AM PDT by stayathomemom (Beware of kittens modifying your posts.)
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To: sickoflibs

That’s probably the main thrust behind the gun control movement these days -

they don’t want law abiding citizens to defend themselves from the thugs,

because thuggery serves their agenda.


56 posted on 06/24/2013 6:00:56 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Beagle8U

The movie “The Juror” with Demi Moore and Alec Baldwin was on cable the other night, the same night the Zimmerman trial’s all-female jury was announced. I watched the first half of it . Moore’s character is chosen to be on the jury for a mob murder trial because she is sufficiently ignorant and uninformed about current events, etc., and Alec Baldwin’s character is the mob hit man who intimidates, blackmails, and otherwise coerces her into swaying the other jurors by threatening to harm her young son. I couldn’t help but worry that the jurors in the Zimmerman case might be influenced the same way, into railroading Zimmerman even further.


57 posted on 06/24/2013 6:01:07 AM PDT by IChing
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To: Norm Lenhart

God determines the outcome of wars...


I have a 2.5 hour round trip commute every day. I’ve been listening to the old testament the last couple of weeks from beginning to end. I’m just finishing up with II Kings.

There is a lot of that. And in my opinion it applies to things like the war between Germany and France in 1940.

The good guys don’t always win. And most of those in the south were not fighting about slavery, nor did they approve of it.

All that said, if the South had somehow been allowed to succeed, either through war or the north just giving in, the two resulting nations would have been like european nations. And other states may have chosen to succeed in BOTH countries. And there probably would have been battles or wars for land further west, and Mexico would probably have won some of those wars with weakened opponents.

IOW, in the end it looks like it was a very good thing, but the south had a strong case. After all, there was a lot of slavery in the north as well. They just didn’t depend on it as much as the south so it was easier for them to try to end it.

If Lincoln had not invoked the slavery issue AFTER the war had started, the North almost certainly would have lost, and the North american continent would probably have become another Europe with all the bickering, battles and wars between small nation-states.


58 posted on 06/24/2013 6:02:30 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: MrB

The “Archduke Ferdinand Moment”? I’m loading AR-10 & AR-15 mags, anyway.


59 posted on 06/24/2013 6:03:39 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: Beagle8U

The Liberal MSM and the likes of Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson are causing racial tensions? Well there’s a shocker.


60 posted on 06/24/2013 6:04:37 AM PDT by Durbin
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To: Jack Hydrazine

I see CNN as the anarchists from Chicago that mingled with the crowd at Kent State to get the National Guard to shoot. They wanted someone to get shot/killed.


61 posted on 06/24/2013 6:04:58 AM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: Beagle8U

And Ubama is just itching to use all those martial law executive orders.


62 posted on 06/24/2013 6:05:08 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Religious faith in government is far crazier than religious faith in God.)
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To: Beagle8U
Sanford Braces for Possible Zimmerman Riots

This is why the outcome will either be a hung jury or a conviction. The women on the jury know that a riot is likely to result if Zimmerman is acquitted.

The sad part is that black and Muslim threats of violence work. People acquiesce and give them what they want.

63 posted on 06/24/2013 6:05:18 AM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: Beagle8U

Psalm 37. It they’re not preaching it, they’ve failed their flock. And, as repeated throughout recent history, the black community will suffer the most from urban rioting.


64 posted on 06/24/2013 6:05:42 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: cuban leaf

They better not riot in my neighborhood. They’ll get shot.


65 posted on 06/24/2013 6:06:55 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

FL has ccw. Do they also have open carry?


66 posted on 06/24/2013 6:09:22 AM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: Beagle8U

Stand your ground is still the law of the land...let em riot...


67 posted on 06/24/2013 6:10:19 AM PDT by apillar
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To: M Kehoe

I hear ya!


68 posted on 06/24/2013 6:10:37 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

And isn’t it interesting that , in the same time frame, Schumer is ALSO predicting riots if the Immigration Bill
is not passed. This is the way they rule, and try to tweak public opinion: by fear, threats, and intimidation.


69 posted on 06/24/2013 6:10:53 AM PDT by supremedoctrine
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To: MrB; NFHale
RE :”That’s probably the main thrust behind the gun control movement these days - they don’t want law abiding citizens to defend themselves from the thugs, because thuggery serves their agenda.”

If we cant protect ourselves and Dem voters are free to loot and kill ignored by the media because they dont like the outcome of trials, we have little choice but to submit.

70 posted on 06/24/2013 6:11:43 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: Beagle8U

Joe Scarborough’s saying that because there aren’t any blacks on the jury, if Zimmerman is acquitted the verdict should be immediately overturned by appeal.


71 posted on 06/24/2013 6:12:49 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Beagle8U

Why go through the expense of a trial. Obama’s NSA already collected and used all the info required to threaten the 6 jurors to dial in the correct verdict, a la Roberts’ decision on Obamacare.


72 posted on 06/24/2013 6:13:11 AM PDT by crusader71
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To: umgud

No open carry, butnhalf of the elitible citiziens in FL have CCW permits. I just moved here from the midwest, and I plan to get mine as well. Six month backlog though.

Floridians are heavily armed and love the shooting sports. They don’t call it the Gunshine State for nothing.


73 posted on 06/24/2013 6:14:17 AM PDT by Thane_Banquo ( Walker 2016)
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To: Beagle8U

Let them riot. There is no better way for people to see what kind of person is destroying our country.


74 posted on 06/24/2013 6:14:39 AM PDT by AdaGray
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To: sickoflibs

That’s why we NEVER give up our guns,
and fight in court to defend our actions
if we’re pressed to that point.


75 posted on 06/24/2013 6:15:02 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Beagle8U

O’Mara just succeeded in getting Crump removed from the courtroom because he is a potential witness!


76 posted on 06/24/2013 6:15:08 AM PDT by IChing
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To: chessplayer; All

I’m watching the trial live now.

http://www.wftv.com/s/zimmerman-livestream/


77 posted on 06/24/2013 6:16:31 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

That’s sort of what fred said about the burbs. There are a LOT of rifles in the closets of the suburbs. If the owners of those guns fear for the safety of their families there will probably be blood.


78 posted on 06/24/2013 6:16:57 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: chessplayer
Joe Scarborough’s saying that because there aren’t any blacks on the jury, if Zimmerman is acquitted the verdict should be immediately overturned by appeal.

The defense is allowed to appeal on that basis. I doubt the prosecution would be allowed.

79 posted on 06/24/2013 6:17:22 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Goes along with the PMS guilty verdict many here have aleady rendered.


80 posted on 06/24/2013 6:18:39 AM PDT by CityCenter (Pleading the 5th is just so 1972.)
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To: ScottinVA

In my opinion time the two, amnesty vote and St Trayvon trial, to take place at the same time isn’t just a coincidence.


81 posted on 06/24/2013 6:23:52 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: IChing
I know. The prosecution had Zimmerman's family removed from the court, so the defense had Martins family attorney, Crump removed.
82 posted on 06/24/2013 6:25:51 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Norm Lenhart
People should put the blame for them on the rioters and the people fomenting riots.

Like the MSM. Edited tapes, doctored pictures, et fricking cetera.

They did everything they could to portray this as an evil white man picking on that poor little smiling child.

I'm not sure if their marching orders include inciting riots, but it is very possible.

(Then they get to report on all that, which keeps deer leeder's indiscretions off the front page.)

83 posted on 06/24/2013 6:28:01 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Beagle8U
Why are "they" surprised? It'll be like an NBA playoff. Their team wins? Riot. Their team loses? Riot.

It's a culture problem, not a results problem.

84 posted on 06/24/2013 6:33:55 AM PDT by Ghost of SVR4
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To: Beagle8U

CNN is reporting that a poll of public opinion allegedly shows something like 75% believe the prosecution’s case. FUBAR


85 posted on 06/24/2013 6:35:38 AM PDT by IChing
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To: Beagle8U
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86 posted on 06/24/2013 6:36:56 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Smokin' Joe

Where the political right has utterly failed is that from day 1 in the race bsm they should have come out en masse and said something like

“Racist” is thinking that blacks are to uncivilized/primitive to control their emotions. In fact, they are no different from whites or anyone else. Placing them beneath other races as the left does is both the definition of racism and the antithesis of what it means to be American. More than anyone, blacks should reject the notion fostered by the left that they are violent and incapable of controlling themselves.”

But they didn’t. And now the left really does have many of them on a plantation.


87 posted on 06/24/2013 6:37:33 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: PapaBear3625

The defense is allowed to appeal on that basis.


True. So if an innocent verdict is overturned, the entire trial was for nothing and Zimmerman goes to prison? They can’t have another trial. Double jeapordy.


88 posted on 06/24/2013 6:44:23 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Thane_Banquo
Floridians are heavily armed and love the shooting sports. They don’t call it the Gunshine State for nothing.

Florida is also the state with the highest percentage of military veterans among its population (1.6 million vets, 15% of the population, and a higher percentage of the adult male population)

89 posted on 06/24/2013 6:48:23 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: Beagle8U
The rioters' veto.
90 posted on 06/24/2013 6:52:52 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Ghost of SVR4

Their “team” wins => legal precedent that other than black people cannot legally defend themselves from black thuggery.


91 posted on 06/24/2013 6:59:42 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Beagle8U

Does anyone else detect this “all female jury” slur coming from the media now? CNN and ABC News (especially their radio) have been exceptionally biased.


92 posted on 06/24/2013 7:02:01 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: Buckeye McFrog

I said the same thing. I heard this from ABC radio too.


93 posted on 06/24/2013 7:02:28 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: BuckeyeTexan

From this article: http://www.fredoneverything.net/Blowup.shtml

...
Unless this stops, we face disaster. One day things will explode.

Nothing suggests that it will stop. I see no signs that the black underclass is shrinking, and many signs — the huge number of children — that it is growing. These people simply cannot be integrated into a techno-industrial European society. They bear no resemblance to middle-class blacks one sees in offices. They are parasitic, uneducable, criminally predatory — and they hate whites.

As blacks grow in numbers, they take over city after city. While these governments are not of the underclass, and don’t want riots, they will of political necessity support the underclass. And, I suspect, no blacks at all really like whites. The danger is that whites may weary of it. If they ever push back, the potential for irremediable, ghastly, self-sustaining conflict will be high. I’ll guess the country couldn’t recover.

It had better not happen, but it could. Any spark could light it. One day the underclass, rioting, may go into white neighborhoods to stomp and burn. They won’t expect resistance, because they have never met it. I don’t think Al and Jesse quite know how many deer guns, how many Weatherbys and .223s sit quietly in closets out here. If a mob comes toward a man’s home, where his wife and children are, the results will be astonishing. The police will immediately polarize, black versus white. So will everybody else. Government will be irrelevant. And the whole country just might blow up.

If that happens, God help us.


94 posted on 06/24/2013 7:03:40 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: supremedoctrine

And isn’t it interesting that , in the same time frame, Schumer is ALSO predicting riots if the Immigration Bill
is not passed. This is the way they rule, and try to tweak public opinion: by fear, threats, and intimidation.


My personal opinion is that this is why Obama got a second term.


95 posted on 06/24/2013 7:05:03 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: chessplayer
They can’t have another trial. Double jeapordy.

You are correct. If the jury declares him innocent, then it's over at the state level. This doesn't stop the feds from prosecuting, though, as they did against the cops in the Rodney King case.

A complicating factor arises of Zimmerman is acquitted of the major charge, but convicted of any lessor charge. You can be sure the judge will impose the maximum possible penalty on ANYTHING he's convicted of.

For example, in the trial of the Branch Davidians in Waco, the jury acquitted most of them, and convicted four on "voluntary manslaughter" (which carries a max of 10 years). The judge added 30 years on weapons charges (later overturned on appeal).

The jury needs to acquit on EVERYTHING for Zimmerman to get out of this alive (you can be sure he will not survive prison for long).

96 posted on 06/24/2013 7:05:42 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: Norm Lenhart
The establishment of a double standard, where anyone is held to lesser criteria, for whatever excuse, is demeaning and damaging. The illusion of accomplishment will run head-on into the reality of not being able to master the tasks a person is allegedly prepared for.

No good has come of this, least of all for blacks as a whole, and the assumption that many are merely affirmative action beneficiaries further demeans the achievements of those who made the grade without any concessions.

97 posted on 06/24/2013 7:06:14 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: cuban leaf
If rioting begins in my city, there will be blood.
98 posted on 06/24/2013 7:10:57 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: Norm Lenhart

In fact, they are no different from whites or anyone else.


Actually, they are. All races are different in brain function, generallly speaking. It’s not just differences that appear physical. And that’s the problem.

As Fred Reed said about the “lower class black culture” in america:

“The viciousness merits attention. Whites kids riot, yes, usually about politics. They run excitedly about, get arrested and gassed, wave signs, and assuage their hormones. They do not stomp people. White college kids do not grab an official of the IMF, kick him until he hemorrhages to death, and laugh.

“The underclass does. When urban blacks surround a car, pull out a terrified woman they believe to be white, and hit her in the head with bricks, they’re not playing. They want to hurt, cripple, kill. That’s what bricks do.

“The underclass is what we have in the cities. One day it will come out. We won’t like it. They are not the nice black family down the street with the two polite kids and a Toyota. They are something very different.
...
“These people simply cannot be integrated into a techno-industrial European society. They bear no resemblance to middle-class blacks one sees in offices. They are parasitic, uneducable, criminally predatory — and they hate whites.”

This is who we are dealing with. The ~12 year old source of the quote above: http://www.fredoneverything.net/Blowup.shtml


99 posted on 06/24/2013 7:12:01 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: KC_Conspirator
Does anyone else detect this “all female jury” slur coming from the media now?

It's right here at Free Republic. Just yesterday there were posts about putting six women in a room and how they somehow wouldn't be a good jury.

100 posted on 06/24/2013 7:16:50 AM PDT by ladyjane (For the first time in my life I am not proud of my country.)
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