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Jury finds George Zimmerman not guilty

Written By: Bob - Jul• 13•13
George Zimmerman is not guilty.

George Zimmerman is not guilty.

Sadly, Twitter traffic suggests that those who should have learned the most from this trial, have learned nothing.

There are no winners here. Both sides have lost so much.

I’ll have more tomorrow.

I’m praying for both families tonight.

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46 Comments

  1. rumcrook says:

    I predict no riots but a massive up tick in hordes of youths with a racial grievance playing the knock out game

  2. Kauf Buch says:

    MARKET-TICKER [dot] ORG says it best for me:

    “There was no “civil rights violation.” Trayvon Martin was beating the hell out of George Zimmerman when he was shot in lawful self-defense.

    That is what the jury found.

    That is what The Sanford Police Chief found — and he was fired for determining the facts.

    That is what The State attempted to unlawfully obstruct from coming into public view, including firing the IT director who blew the whistle on intentional failure to turn over exculpatory evidence to the defense.

    But the jury saw through the ruse, saw through the race-baiting and saw a man who was being beaten by a stronger, more-agile man, that George Zimmerman could not at that time retreat, and who therefore had every right to defend himself — and he did exactly that.

    Now I want to see the members of the media who intentionally edited video footage so as to present a false view of what happened sued to beyond the orbit of Mars and then nuked from orbit – just to be sure.

    Now I want to see the State prosecutorial apparatus — and the Department of Justice — that turned what was a routine self-defense circumstance into an attempted railroading of a man who was sucker-punched, mounted and then beaten “MMA style” by attempting to throw him in jail when he was the victim indicted, prosecuted and imprisoned for that crap.

    Now let’s see the rest of the job get done: Justice for George Zimmerman
    .”

    • Dave Corson says:

      Now, I want to see the race-baiters AND the POTUS get on the air waves and set thing straight and calm down the mixed up masses.

      Bob is right…those who SHOULD have learned the most have apparently learned nothing!

      • Kauf Buch says:

        CORRECTION, Dave: Obama and the rest are doing their best now to wash their hands of the instigation which they propagated over a year ago, in hopes of inciting a race war. SO, it’s *not* that they haven’t learned anything…THEY NEVER WANTED TO LEARN…THEY JUST GOT CAUGHT WITH THEIR HAND IN THE RACIAL COOKIE JAR!

  3. Nayback says:

    Well most of the rioters were busy sustaining injuries to the lower extremities because they were running to their riot locations and tweeting at the same time, there have been several reported head injuries too, but those had no effect.

  4. Right_2_Bear says:

    Great news. No more “Flori-duh” jokes – ok guys?

    • juliesa says:

      Done, and no more jokes about all-female juries either.

      • Right_2_Bear says:

        Yep. From the get-go I thought the all female jury selection was a brilliant defense move. Women tend to be very hard on their own gender, and considering the “star witness” was a woman that was a huge victory right there. Anyway, those women did a fine job.

        Florida gets a lot of grief over the Casey Anthony case. But anybody who followed the case with a logical fact based mind knows the state didn’t make the case. They couldn’t even determine how the poor thing died. I think instead of blaming juries all the time maybe some focus should be placed on the prosecution’s abilities and evidence.

  5. Michael says:

    You guys were hoping so desperately for riots so you could play army. It must be disappointing.

    • twolaneflash says:

      That’s a really stupid thing to write, Michael Many of us commenting here don’t have to play Army, we were Army. I have a son, a Green Beret, headed back to Afghanistan for his 5th tour; he can tell you more about death and war than you want to hear. None of us want violence, but if it must be, let it be here, and let it begin with me, for I can deal with it.

      • Michael says:

        I’ve dealt with this already elsewhere at this site. “Were Army”? Good for you. But you’re not now; that’s the past. Civilian life is a situation where you’re not allowed to simply shoot those whose ideas or skin color you disagree with, so all the posturing that transpires here about how harshly you all are going to deal with the rioters is simply that: posturing. It’s pathetic. Oh: let alone the fact that there were no riots, which you guys were absolutely sure were going to happen.

        (How was that, Joel? Was that direct enough for you?)

      • Pablo says:

        You look pretty silly today, Michael. And that’s aside from this slide of idiot pie: “Civilian life is a situation where you’re not allowed to simply shoot those whose ideas or skin color you disagree with…”

        Here’s the nice thing about riots, of which we have several from which to choose this morning: They take place in urban shitholes.

      • Michael says:

        Pablo: you seem to be unable to distinguish between “protests” and “riots.”

      • Pablo says:

        No, Michael, violence is not protesting. Oakland, LA, NYC.

        That the cops are smashing them before they get out of control goes not negate their existence.

      • mightysamurai says:

        “you seem to be unable to distinguish between “protests” and “riots.””

        So is this what you call “protests”?

        http://twitchy.com/2013/07/14/kill-pigs-anti-cop-vandals-in-oakland-riot-smash-windows-burn-flags-over-zimmerman-verdict-photosvideo/

    • idahobob says:

      Frickin moron!

      Betcha you have a Obama/Biden sticker on your Prius, dontcha?

      Bob
      III

    • Rob Crawford says:

      No, bigot, our mistake was taking the threats seriously.

    • Kauf Buch says:

      Michael, *I* for one didn’t want to “play Army.”
      Would you like me to “play hunter” with you? ;P

      (…sorry, but such a stupid comment deserves an equal response)

    • Mike in VA says:

      Michael, Get it though your thick liberal skull that none of us want to use a firearm in defense of self or family. We train for such a thing so that if god forbid we need to do that, we do it with proficiency so as not to harm innocent bystanders or those we mean to protect. It’s the equivilant to actually learning to use a fire extinguisher before your house is burning down around you.

    • Chuck says:

      Michael, you are a troll, but at least your trolling is consistent in its predictable baiting.

      After following the excruciating ordeal Zimmerman endured for having the temerity to fight for his life, your claim that anyone here would want to risk going through the same is absurd. Who in their right mind would want to go through what he went through? And that’s really just the beginning. The man will have to live his life looking over his shoulder wondering which of the thousands of death threats he received will be the one that follows through. And that’s while he’s busy fending off lawsuits and DOJ civil rights investigations. He’s a marked man. But at least he’s alive, and for the time being, a free man.

      • Michael says:

        …And he shot an unarmed teenager to death. Proud, indeed.

      • Bob says:

        A concrete sidewalk is a deadly weapon. If Zimmerman’s shot had gone somewhere else in Martin’s body and he had survived, Trayvon Martin would have face two counts of aggravated battery with a weapon enhancement, in a slam-dunk of a case that would have sent him to prison for much of his life.

        He was the son of gang-banger, who did drugs, participated in street fights, and who was just branching out into arms dealing in the days before he died. Trayvon Martin was a thug, who chose to live a thug’s life, and received a thug’s death.

        Let’s not sugarcoat that undeniable truth.

      • Chuck says:

        In what was clearly (to all but the most ignorant or deliberately obtuse observers) an act of self-defense “…he shot an unarmed teenager” while being savagely beaten by a man who was bigger and stronger and meaner. Fixed it for you.

        It was dumb luck that Zimmerman was able to draw his pistol and get off a single lethal shot. It could just as easily have gone any number of other ways that would have had a dramatically different result. If Martin had gotten hold of the gun you can bet we never would have heard of the case. It would have been one more murder committed by a black male in the 17-24 age group.

      • mightysamurai says:

        “he shot an unarmed teenager to death.”

        That “unarmed teenager” had just knocked him to the ground, broken his nose, and was attempting to dash his brains across a concrete sidewalk.

        That last part is what we call “assault with a deadly weapon”.

  6. emdfl says:

    Actually, Michael, I suspect that you and YOUR ilk were so busy planning those same riots that you got blindsided by this verdict.

    Ain’t justice a bitch when it doesn’t play into that “poor, put-upon youts” bs so beloved by libprogsoccomms.

    • Michael says:

      “Actually, Michael, I suspect that you and YOUR ilk were so busy planning those same riots that you got blindsided by this verdict.”

      So you’re saying that people were so busy planning what they were going to do if Zimmerman were acquitted that they were taken surprise by his acquittal?

      Logical, indeed.

      • Joel C says:

        Yeah, you picked the easy one there didn’t you Michael? I don’t completely know where edmfl was coming from either, though I get his sentiment loud and clear.

        All the same, you fully deserve to have that strawman you posed about us lit up and shoved right back down your throat. No wonder you’d rather dance with the less than perfectly stated comment than joust with the likes of twolane.

        Predicting riots is far from the same thing as wanting riots, but you already knew that didn’t you? Troll.

  7. Treker says:

    Twas the night after Zimmerman and all through the house not a creature was looting , not even a louse .
    The shotguns were hung by the fireplace so bare , in hopes the Home Boys would not soon arrive there.
    When out on the lawn arose such a clatter, I sprang to the window to see what was matter.
    Away to the window I flew like a flash, and threw open the window and broke out my stash.
    The moon at midnight made everything aglow, and into my nightsights were the objects below.
    And into my eyes what should appear , Al Sharpton and eight home boys all drunk on cheap beer.
    On Jamal and Snoop and Terrell and Dejuando.
    On Willie and Tyrone and Maurice and Lil Vodoo.
    More rapid than eagles they made their approach , I knew I must do something . Oh please ! Oh please don’t coach .
    My calls to 911 a line so busy. My head was spinning and in a tizzy .
    Their rights were greater than mine so bare . I knew Eric Holder would soon be there.
    Al Sharpton , Al Sharpton please call away all , my children are frightened and my wife is about to ball .
    Amerika Amerika and land once so free, play the race card and they will leave you be.

  8. rasputin says:

    Bob,

    What do you mean “no one won”?

    America, and justice, won.

    And George would disagree with your sentiments.

    • Rob Crawford says:

      Except George will likely never be able to find a job, nor live in peace.

    • melensdad says:

      Justice and our legal system did win. It proved, once again, that no matter how unpopular the decision may be, the right decision is the one based on FACT. Sometimes the right choice is the hard choice to make. Sometimes the FACTS gets left out of the discussion, and clearly the media omitted the facts, and in the case of NBC actually altered the facts to create their story.

      Ultimately the jury, 6 apparently well reasoned and acceptable people, looked at the FACTS and the merits of the case. These 6 jurors were acceptable to the prosecutors. At least 1 of them was unacceptable to the defense (according to some reports). Yet all 6 found that Zimmerman was not guilty.

      This is a victory over the media’s racial bias. This is a victory for common sense.

      The MSM is the big loser. They are the ones who fomented the hate with their bad reporting, their omission of fact, their racial rhetoric. The blood is on their hands.

      One must ask, why did the MSM not report the facts, why did the MSM not correct the misstatements of those who were spewing racial hate?

      Justice won. But the mob may rule when this is all over.

  9. Old NFO says:

    Justice won, everyone in the media lost… I do feel for Zimmerman, he will spend the rest of his days looking over his shoulder.

  10. lex says:

    Michael wrote: “You guys were hoping so desperately for riots so you could play army. It must be disappointing.”

    No Michael, I live in a rural area- far from any shoe shore, electronic warehouse or liquor store… you know those racist, oppressive stores that keep the black man down… I live here to be far remove from the rice cultural diversity I’m sure you’re so fond of.
    Oh I’m sure that when the fiat currency collapses the riots will eventually make it out this far, but it’ll be long after the dark hordes have cannibalized useful idiots such as yourself.
    I quit playing ARMY around age 12 and enlisted in the US Marines at 19. I’ve been prepping for uncertain times for going on fifteen years now. WHEN the rioters do show up, they’re in for quite a surprise.

  11. lex says:

    Damn autospell. rich, not rice.

  12. Real Deal says:

    Just listening to people around the office I don’t know if Obama and his cronies weren’t ineffective. The black and liberal nutjobs are fired up.

    • Real Deal says:

      I have to add that this is really sad since skin color should be irrelevent in our lives. Its kind of shocking really since there are several people who I thought had their head screwed on tight who are all “you don’t understand ’cause you ain’t black” today.

      • Tucker says:

        “Skin color should be irrelevant in our lives”?

        This is an example of the mind numbing, naivete and profound stupidity that can be traced directly to the success the Frankfurt School of Cultural Marxist’s guru, Franz Boas, has had in their diabolically evil efforts to ‘deconstruct’ the White Western European nations. Boas, for those who are poorly informed, is the jewish Marxist who cooked up this mentally insane notion that ‘race is only a social construct’, and that different races actually do not really exist and that all races are perfectly equal, perfectly capable and completely interchangeable. In other words, there are absolutely zero differences between the races in areas such as intelligence, temperament, behavior, aptitude, ambition, talent, productivity, propensity for commissions of crime or for being a law abiding citizen, etc.

        This appears to be a boat load of Cultural Marxist bull manure that ‘Real Deal’ has consumed massive quantities of during his life, hence his remark: ‘skin color should be irrelevant’.

        Well, Real Deal. If race is irrelevant, as you seem to want to believe, then how do you explain the vast and overwhelming differences in civilization building abilities that exist between Bantu Somalis and White Europeans? Or, why this immigration invasion nightmare is always a uni-directional flood: non-whites trying to flood into nations created by White Europeans, so as to improve their standard of living and so as to give them an opportunity to climb aboard the welfare and social entitlement gravy train, which White tax dollars are being stolen in order to subsidize?

        Oh, but wait. Maybe I blacked out for a weekend, and missed the news story that announced that the Zimbabwe Space Shuttle had returned from it’s mission to the Moon and had glided to a perfect landing on the Robert Mugabe Presidential Golf Course and Emergency Space Shuttle runway?

      • Real Deal says:

        Easily Tucker, it’s called “culture”. I agree that Western European, culture (warts and all) has done more for individual freedom than any other. While Western Culture originates with caucasians it is not integral to skin color. There are many non-whites who have adopted the ethics and mores of Western Culture and have been sucessful. There are quite a few whites who have abandoned the mores and ethics of Western Culture who we now support on welfare. People like Thomas Sowell, Benjamin Carson, Patricia Bath George Washington Carver, Garrett Morgan, and Norbert Rillieux were/are people to be admired for their accomplishements and intellect, just to name a few. They are all black. Look at the Asian nations who adopt Western capitalism and the improved standards of living they experience. Part of our problem in the US and Europe is that we are abandoning the principles and culture that made us sucessful. Sadly one of the products of Western Culture is Marxism/Socialism, something I consider to be a mental rot brought on by excessive wealth. It is seen throughout history, the wealthier and more powerful a society becomes, the more it sows the seeds of its own demise.

        Different people have different strengths and weaknesses that they are inherently born with. Physical size & agility, raw intelligence, and talent at certain things for example. Another part is accident of birth, your socioeconomic status can have a great impact on the development (or lack thereof) of your basic God given gifts. After that it’s up to you what you do with your life. Do you adopt a “grievance culture”, do you adopt traditional American Culture that emphasises hard work, individual rights and responsibilites, or maybe Islam where life is “inshallah”, or perhaps some other culture?

        So again I say, skin color should be irrelevant in our lives. It’s culture that matters.

      • Real Deal says:

        Also Tucker, ironically its racists like you who have helped destroy America. They were terrified of blacks adoption of Western Cultural values that they created the Great Society to destroy black families and enslave them as a political bloc beholden to their Governement benefits. Now they are trying to entice Hispanics into the same trap.

  13. Tucker says:

    “Also Tucker, ironically its racists like you who have helped destroy America.”

  14. Tucker says:

    “Also Tucker, ironically its racists like you who have helped destroy America.”

    I’ll try again, since Billy Gates and his pathetic Windows OS can’t seem to handle the most basic task of stability when someone is attempting to post a comment.

    Ah, so, I see it didn’t take you very long before you dropped your mask and revealed your true agenda, Real Dealstein. In your twisted and sick mind, Whites who dare to defend their race and the culture that was produced by their race are defined as ‘racists’. Well, guess what, pal? Race is culture gone to seed. And, whether you have the brains to admit it or not, Western Civilization and Western Culture did not spring from the pea sized brains of third world people who were not white. It originated with ancient Greece, and it is 100 percent White European in literally every area of measurement or analysis.

    Clearly, you are either embarrassingly ignorant of the stated and well documented objectives of the Frankfurt School of Cultural Marxism, or you are deliberately attempting to steer the discussion away from those objectives in order to conceal the fact that the #1 goal of the Frankfurt School alumni was to subvert, undermine, corrupt, debase, and to eventually destroy White Western European Civilization.

    Let’s revisit a little history and let me quote from one of the top Frankfurt School Cultural Marxists:

    “Willi Munzenberg (whose proposed solution was to ‘organise the intellectuals and use them to make Western civilisation stink. Only then, after they have corrupted all its values and made life impossible, can we impose the dictatorship of the proletariat’) ‘It was’, said Ralph de Toledano (1916-2007) the conservative author and co-founder of the ‘National Review’, a meeting ‘perhaps more harmful to Western civilization than the Bolshevik Revolution itself.’ ”

    So, Real Dealstein – here is the bottom line that explains the full scale war that has been declared upon White European men, who are the architects of Western Civilization, since the 1960s. To destroy Western Civilization, the Cultural Marxists decided that they had to disenfranchise White males from as many positions of influence and authority and power within the USA.

    This diabolically evil and sinister effort began with the passage of the 1965 anti-White, White Genocide immigration legislation. You say that I am responsible for helping to destroy America? Well, let me tell you, numbskull – that two jews – Emanuel Celler and Jacob Javits were the primary instigators behind that 1965 immigration legislation which shut down immigration from Europe (our tradition sources of immigration) and opened up our borders to the Third World. Those two jews, who I have a strong feeling that you share DNA with – were the two sleazy SOB’s who initiated the evil plan to destroy White, Western Civilization by burying it under an avalanche of incompatible, indigestible, hostile and culturally alien swarms of third world aliens.

    But, following the well known technique that is all too often used by the real perpetrators of the destruction of America, Real Dealstein rolls out the tribe’s ‘Accusatory Inversion’ tactic and tries to blame Tucker for the crimes that he and his tribe are guilty of committing?

    Sorry, pal. You are losing this argument because the gentile you are debating is savvy to your bull manure.

    • Real Deal says:

      No Tucker I call it like I see it. If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.

      You based your original argument on skin color alone and had little to do with culture and values. You’ve stated in both your posts that you feel non-whites are inherantly inferior to whites, this is a racist position. You’re a racist plain and simple, you care nothing for for a person’s character only their skin color. Aditionally you’re latest post comes across as anti-semitic. I think you need to just go back to polishing your jack boots and practicing your goose-step Tucker.

    • Real Deal says:

      No Tucker I call it like I see it. If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.

      You based your original argument on skin color alone and had little to do with culture and values. You’ve stated in both your posts that you feel non-whites are inherantly inferior to whites, this is a racist position. You’re a racist plain and simple, you care nothing for for a person’s character only their skin color. Aditionally your latest post comes across as anti-semitic. I think you need to just go back to polishing your jack boots and practicing your goose-step Tucker.

      • Tucker says:

        In your view, my providing the names of Emanuel Celler and Jacob Javits and correctly identifying these two rats as being the primary culprits behind that disastrous, nation destroying, virulently anti-White 1965 immigration legislation – which is a historical FACT that is very easily verified as being 100 percent truthful and accurate – this is somehow defined, in your warped imagination, as being ‘anti-Semitic’?

        Are you saying that daring to express the truth is ‘Anti-Semitic’, Real Dealstein?

        Oh, and for the full skinny on who’s been leading the charge to deliberately and maliciously create an immigration policy which was designed from its inception to reduce the native White European founding stock of this nation to a minority inside their own nation, visit and read this excellent document:

        http://www.kevinmacdonald.net/Immigration.pdf

        Oh, but let me guess. Pursuing evolutionary based policies and survival strategies is A-Ok, whenever the group who’s doing it are members of the self-chosen tribe. Or, if any other race who isn’t White engage in ethnic identity politics and form organizations that are specifically designed to promote their ethnic specific interests, right? This is only ‘racist’ and ‘evil’ when Whites and only Whites decide that they, just like every other racial group, need to defend their ethnic specific interests?

        And, just in case you don’t believe that Professor MacDonald is a 100 percent credible source, here is a gem of evidence provided by a leading spokesman for ‘The Self Chosen Tribe’:

        Barbara Lerner Spectre
        Sweden
        Founder of Paideia, European Jewish Fund in Sweden

        “I think there is a resurgence of anti-Semitism because at this point in time Europe has not yet learned how to be multicultural. And I think we are going to be part of the throes of that transformation, which must take place. Europe is not going to be the monolithic societies they once were in the last century. Jews are going to be at the centre of that. It’s a huge transformation for Europe to make. They are now going into a multicultural mode and Jews will be resented because of our leading role.”

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9DBmP86vAM&playnext=1&list=PLF7AF55DE93476C2A

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9DBmP86vAM

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3F6NWW0F2U&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL

        BTW: How does it feel to have your rear end handed to you on a platter, Real Dealstein?

      • Real Deal says:

        Tucker you need to put the shovel down. You just keep digging yourself deeper and deeper, I’d reccomend some anger management therapy.

        The double standard that there can be a “(insert racial or gender group here)” while there can be no equivilent groups for whites and males is wrong. The NAACP, the Black Congressional Caucus, and La Raza just to name a few should be abolished as legitimate organizations. They should be relegated to the same status as the KKK as racist organizations.

        In a nation where skin color and where appropriate gender is irrelevent such groups would never have any legitimacy. If you want to be a member that fine, we have freedom of association, however membership should be viewed as being a member of a racist or racial organization and frowned upon by society.

        Now run along Tucker, don’t you have to pick up your hood and cloak from the dry cleaners?