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Wishful thinking: Imagining President Obama’s response to the #Gosnell verdict

Posted by: ST on July 19, 2013 at 7:53 pm » 9 Comments

Our celebrity President finally weighed in today on the “not guilty” verdict in the George Zimmerman trial and – as usual – had to make it about himself: President Obama publicly and personally addressed the Trayvon Martin case for the first time since George Zimmerman was acquitted nearly a week ago, relating his own experiences […]

 

VIDEO: Zimmerman legal team O’Mara & West talk #gztrial, media frenzy on Hannity

Posted by: ST on July 16, 2013 at 8:47 pm » 2 Comments

If you haven’t watched any post-Zimmerman verdict interview, you really should watch this one.  Last night, Sean Hannity interviewed Mark O’Mara and Don West, the attorneys for George Zimmerman, and they discussed the trial theatrics, the media frenzy that got us here, and the rogue prosecution and their potentially unlawful conduct prior to trial. I […]

 

Richard Cohen: In #gztrial aftermath, it’s time America STOPPED ignoring urban crime

Posted by: ST on July 16, 2013 at 6:57 pm » 3 Comments

My mind has been a mosh pit of thoughts on this topic ever since the story of the tragic confrontation between Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman first hit the national spotlight, and my thoughts on urban crime have increased tenfold in the aftermath of Zimmerman’s “not guilty” verdict.  Our President, the DOJ, and the other […]

 

Blacks killed in Chicago, July 1st to July 14th, 2013

Posted by: Phineas on July 16, 2013 at 5:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas When a single African-American male was killed by a Hispanic man acting in self-defense, the event became national news for over a year. We were told by the major media that this showed how violent and racist a society American still is. And yet, for the 2,236 Blacks killed in Chicago, which […]

 

#GZtrial Verdict: NOT GUILTY

Posted by: ST on July 14, 2013 at 12:10 pm » 9 Comments

There will be probably be a civil trial at some point, and expect Obama’s DOJ to do everything in their power to come down on Zimmerman any way they can, but for now, there is this.

 

#GZtrial: George Zimmerman’s fate now fully rests in the hands of the jury

Posted by: ST on July 12, 2013 at 3:23 pm » 2 Comments

Deep breaths, y’all: George Zimmerman’s lead defense attorney urged jurors to let the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer “get back to his life” by finding him not guilty of murder or manslaughter in the 2012 confrontation that ended in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, saying the state prove Zimmerman did anything other than defend himself. […]

 

#GZtrial: Rogue prosecution starts closing arguments against George #Zimmerman

Posted by: ST on July 11, 2013 at 8:43 pm » 2 Comments

Via Fox News: A Florida prosecutor painted George Zimmerman as an angry vigilante who “tracked” Trayvon Martin through a gated community and provoked the confrontation that claimed the teenager’s life in a scorching summation Thursday. “A teenager is dead,” said prosecutor Bernie de la Rionda in his closing argument. “He’s dead not just because the […]

 

#GZtrial: First full day of defense’s case underway

Posted by: ST on July 8, 2013 at 10:06 am » 1 Comment

George Zimmerman’s attorneys have just started the first full day of the case they will present to the jury, and the witnesses who have testified so far are friends of Zimmerman. The defense has said they think they’ll be able to wrap up their case by Wednesday, which means there is a strong possibility the […]

 

#GZtrial: State likely to wrap up its case today

Posted by: ST on July 5, 2013 at 10:47 am » 2 Comments

Trayvon Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton has already testified this morning that she believes the screams heard on the 911 call were that of her son, while Trayvon’s older brother Jahvaris Fulton on cross-examination by the defense confirmed that he told a journalist a few weeks after the death of his brother that he was not […]

 

Opening statements begin today in George Zimmerman trial

Posted by: ST on June 24, 2013 at 9:27 am » 1 Comment

The Orlando Sentinel reports that opening statements are scheduled to start today in the trial of George Zimmerman, who is accused of second degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin: SANFORD – Jurors will hear opening statements at the George Zimmerman murder trial today, as attorneys for both sides begin telling their version of […]