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arentol: Handy to know that in Florida you can murder anyone you like just by making sure they get a few licks in on you before you pull your gun and shoot them.The Prosecution should have gone for Assault with a Deadly Weapon in addition to Murder in this case. That would have brought in a section of Florida law that makes it clear that you can't claim self defense if you initiate a confrontation while armed. So then if the jury felt he was guilty of the assault charge they would also have to get him for murder as well.Oh well, he will be farked in the civil case and his life is ruined now anyway. Still a HELL of a lot better off than Trayvon Martin, but at least he won't get a pass to an easy life.
Sweaty Dynamite: So I am now learning from the Martin supporters and the prosecution that the proper term for 17 year old black males is either "child" or "boy." I thought that was supposed to be racist.
tbeatty: Kind of hard to start a fight without the injuries associate with an aggressor.
ox45tallboy: I_C_Weener: [25.media.tumblr.com image 400x540]Pancake soda?That's just wrong.
my lip balm addiction: 3 Handled Moss Covered fark-Zimmerman-up-the-ass-with-a-rusty-rake Family Gredunza!
Mrtraveler01: SevenizGud: Good to know that some hate-filled racist cannot attempt to murder someone by bashing their head in and have the victim also pay for self-defense through incarceration.Justice will only be served if Zimmerman can successfully sue the estate of that racist for pain and suffering.Wait...how was Martin racist?
bluorangefyre: Is Northeast Florida being destroyed yet?
dascott: The only winner here is the cop that made the decision not to charge Zigzag in the first place.
MelGoesOnTour: Riots have started
bopis: Can we stay on topic here? the headline specifically said lets talk about pancakes- not waffles, not french toast.
nelsonal: The police investigated and ruled self defense
WhyteRaven74: Demonrats: The similarities are that neither the rape victim or Zimmerman did anything illegal.Except for the whole stalking someone thing, it's illegal everywhere to just follow someone for the purposes of intimidation. Also for all we know, and there's no way he'd fess up to it, he might have had his gun drawn the whole time. In which case Martin would've been well within his rights to stand his ground.
Mentat: MelGoesOnTour: For what it's worth, if Martin was such an innocent angel you'd think he'd have said to Zimmerman something along the lines of "Hey, bro', it's all good and I'm just walking home so be cool" rather than decide to attack him outright. Zimmerman may have been guilty of being too suspicious but Martin pulled the first punch.He didn't attack him outright. He confronted Zimmerman in his car and Zimmerman wouldn't identify himself. Trayvon then ran away and waited for Zimmerman to follow him, which he did.
Imaginativescreenname: For once and for all, ENOUGH with all this pancake talk. it's irrelevant and completely stupid, considering there are much more important matters at hand. Serious matters with equally serious consequences for each and every one of us. I am of course talking about FRENCH TOAST! (i make mine with eggnog!)
Somacandra: ontariolightning: @911BUFF: DALLAS POLICE DEPARTMENT CONFIRMS THEY HAVE RIOT POLICE ON ALERT AFTER GEORGE ZIMMERMAN'S VERDICT. #911BUFF, @911BUFF: MULTIPLE REPORTS OF LARGE CROWDS AND LARGE POLICE PRESENCE IN BROOKLYN FOLLOWING GEORGE ZIMMERMAN VERDICT. #911BUFF @911BUFF: CHICAGO POLICE RESPONDING TO DALEY PIZZA FOR A LARGE AND VIOLENT CROWD GATHERING AFTER GEORGE ZIMMERMAN VERDICT. #911BUF@911BUFF: MULTIPLE REPORTS OF COPS STORMING THE STREETS IN MIAMI RIGHT NOW AFTER GEORGE ZIMMERMAN VERDICT. #911BUFFIts farked up either way. Either the cops look like they're totally unprepared to protect innocent life and property if they don't come out in force.....or if they do its to keep the lower classes safely in line and make sure they don't have the ability to project their grievances in the public square. Also, I wonder if cops would like baby pancakes shaped like donuts.
Tatsuma: Mentat: Hashtags don't constitute rioting.Yeahh, and a stream of black people on twitter saying they should burn shiat down or kill Zimmerman certainly do not represent African-Americans as a whole either.....Did you just ignore the part where I said racists would have a field day with those tweets?
IanMoone: I think IF they had actually gone for manslaughter or some kind of child abuse charges, then MAYBE they would have gotten a conviction. Telling the jury for weeks its' murder and then at the last minute, please find him guilty of at least manslaughter just didn't work out too well for them.
Fuggin Bizzy: What? He was clearly guilty, based on my own presupposition and the scattering of things I heard about the case on the Internet. This can't be right. I've said it before, and I'll say it again: trial-by-jury doesn't work.
IAmTheTagTeamChampions: Skittles-Covered Three-Hoodied Stand Your Gredunza
Cataholic: iq_in_binary: Penman: iq_in_binary: Penman: Pincy: Penman: iq_in_binary: Because the asshole who thinks a gun in his pocket makes him a cop that decided you looked suspicious won't go to jail for shooting you after starting a fight with you and losing.Every Trayvon cheerleader gets this wrong. Trayvon Martin started the fight.So we have video of how this whole thing went down?A 911 call and the injuries to Zimmerman.Yes, a 911 call where Zimmerman admitted to pursuing Martin. Despite being told not to.Active pursuit is threatening behavior. That's instigating a fight. Like I said, he was losing a fight he started, and like a little biatch pulled the gun because he was a sore loser.You can turn around and violently attack someone because they're walking down the same street as you? "Yes Officer, I thought he was pursuing me, I just didn't like the way he looked, so I beat the shiat out of him"In fact it seems like Trayvon might be the racist one, assuming that the Mexican guy is out to get him.Ok, I'm heavy on the self defense opinion myself, I think we may have started off on the wrong foot.Let me explain, I have insight into the legal system that you do not have. I was a legal investigator. A good one, I charged $150/hr for static surveillance and $225/hr plus the rates of other investigators helping me for dynamic surveillance. That's right, my job was following people.Let's get something straight, following people in a menacing manner IS against the law. For us? Unless we we're in confined quarters like a bar or strip club or restaurant, the general rule is stay the fark outside of a 20-30 yard bubble. Why? Because any closer can be considered menacing. Investigators have been charged with intimidation, stalking, disorderly behavior, you name it for trailing people. Because guess what, constantly following people around IS generally considered in the court of law to be threatening behavior.As a "legal professional" (don't kid yourself, I was ...
johnnyrocket: Simple question: if you claim self defense, you need scant proof that it was self defense?Very scary verdict, seems like open season for shooting people for no reason at all. And getting away with it.
skullkrusher: what they're not missing is delicious, delicious bacon
The Stealth Hippopotamus: I prefer waffles
bigsteve3OOO: There was ZERO evidence of anything you said.
skullkrusher: WHAT DO WE WANT?! A TIME MACHINE!WHEN DO WE WANT IT?! THAT'S IRRELEVANT!
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