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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 […]

 

I have to agree with Doug Powers…

Posted by: Phineas on July 16, 2013 at 3:34 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas …and, through him, with Alan Dershowitz. If anyone should be investigated by the Feds for civil rights violations, it should be Angela Corey, the Florida state prosecutor who conducted what amounted to a Stalinist show trial against George Zimmerman: Dershowitz singled out special prosecutor Angela Corey for “disciplinary action.” He criticized the […]

 

#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 […]

 

#GZtrial: State tries to discredit own witness after favorable defense testimony

Posted by: ST on June 28, 2013 at 9:32 am » 13 Comments

As everyone knows already, the trial of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin started on Monday. I’ve not been able to watch it live but have kept up with it pretty well through a Twitter list of journos and other key players I created.  The list is like a virtual play by play […]

 

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 […]