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AG Holder: DOJ not giving up on potential federal case against George Zimmerman

Posted by: ST on November 5, 2013 at 11:28 am » 3 Comments

Via The Hill: U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday said the Justice Department has not decided whether to file federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman in the 2012 killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. […] “I’m not sure exactly how much longer that will take, but we will get to a point where we […]

 

#GZtrial: Zimmerman to ask state of Florida to take care of up to $300k in legal bills

Posted by: ST on August 27, 2013 at 11:47 am » 10 Comments

Via the Orlando Sentinel (hat tip): George Zimmerman, the Neighborhood Watch volunteer who killed Trayvon Martin, plans to ask the state of Florida to cover $200,000 to $300,000 of his legal expenses, his attorney told the Orlando Sentinel Monday evening. Because Zimmerman was acquitted, state law requires Florida to pay all his legal costs, minus the […]

 

Props to @DonLemonCNN regarding his contributions to the national convo on race

Posted by: ST on August 12, 2013 at 7:27 pm » 3 Comments

In the days and weeks following the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, many pundits, politicos, and average Joe and Jane Americans were calling for the national dialogue on race we’ve needed to have for a long time but can’t thanks to lifetime race hustlers like Rev. Al Sharpton, Rev. Jesse Jackson, and their race-baiting […]

 

This Happened: Huffington Post magazine cover photoshops a hoodie onto MLK

Posted by: ST on July 26, 2013 at 10:26 am » 4 Comments

The popular far left website has a print edition as well, and this is this week’s cover: From the site: In this week’s issue, against the backdrop of the Trayvon Martin case, the decision weakening the Voting Rights Act, and Detroit’s bankruptcy, Howard Fineman looks at how far we still are from true equality for […]

 

Hateful George Zimmerman helps rescue family of four from SUV crash

Posted by: ST on July 22, 2013 at 6:15 pm » 6 Comments

In case you haven’t heard: George Zimmerman, who has not been seen publicly since his acquittal in the murder of Trayvon Martin earlier this month, surfaced last week to rescue an unidentified family trapped in an overturned vehicle on a Florida highway, police said Monday. Sanford Police Department Capt. Jim McAuliffe told Fox News that […]

 

The “corruption and irrelevance” of the civil rights establishment

Posted by: Phineas on July 22, 2013 at 1:01 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas There’s a great article by Shelby Steele in the Wall St. Journal on the decline and decay of the American civil rights movement, a fall made almost inevitable by its very success.  And, on the so-called leaders of today’s movement, Steele nails the real reasons they went after George Zimmerman: to pretend they’re still […]

 

(Video) The lynching of George Zimmerman

Posted by: Phineas on July 21, 2013 at 1:55 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas In one of the best Afterburners in a while (1), Bill Whittle looks at the trial of George Zimmerman for killing Trayvon Martin and proclaims it nothing less than one of the great civil rights violations of our time — a violation of Zimmerman’s rights: This information about Martin’s use of “Lean” […]

 

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 […]

 

#gztrial: Obama-Holder DoJ scrapes the bottom of the “pathetic barrel”

Posted by: Phineas on July 16, 2013 at 9:52 pm » 13 Comments

**Posted by Phineas This is jaw-dropping. They can’t convict George Zimmerman in open court, their own FBI finds no evidence of racial animosity on Zimmerman’s part, so now they’re reduced to begging people to send them tips on bad things Zimmerman may have done? The U.S. Department of Justice on Monday afternoon appealed to civil rights groups and community […]

 

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 […]