Loadmaster: But Zimmerman's still a White Hispanic, right? They didn't take that away from him, right?
jimmiejaz: The estranged wife of George Zimmerman opted not to press charges against her husband Monday after police in Florida responded to her sobbing 911 call reporting he had punched her father and was threatening them with a gun.http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/09/09/george-zimmerma n- gun-incident-florida-trayvon-martin/2788443/
Fark It: cameroncrazy1984: Fark It: You're right, they need to be changed to allow conjecture, hyperbole, and speculation to be admissible and trump physical evidenceYou're right, there was no physical evidence that Trayvon started the fight.There was no evidence that Zimmerman started the fight, and no evidence that he even threw a punch.
arentol: but he can't, because HE IS FARKING DEAD.
Treygreen13: Coco LaFemme: Treygreen13: Coco LaFemme: Whatever your personal opinion of the Trayvon Martin case, one of them was armed with the gun, the other had iced tea and Skittles, and the one with the gun isn't in jail.Luckily for Zimmerman, his trial (and the rest of the trials in the country) aren't conducted in Coco LaFemme's Court of Public Opinion.You're right, that is a good thing. I never said otherwise. I'm allowed to not like how the verdict of a trial came out. I'm allowed to think that a mistake had been made. Just like people who think different are allowed to say the right decision was made. That's how this weird "free speech" thing works.I'll make you a deal. You show me where I told you that you can't have your opinion and I'll buy you a month of TotalFark.
arentol: There was also evidence that Martin knew Zimmerman was armed with a gun and therefore was legally justified in attempting to beat Zimmerman into unconsciousness IF ZImmerman initiated the fight. If the other person is defending themselves from your deadly weapon, you shouldn't be allowed to claim it was self defense. As to who initiated the fight, the evidence is really a toss up. The only way to break that tie would be for Martin to testify, but he can't, because HE IS FARKING DEAD.
Coco LaFemme: I didn't say you said I couldn't have my own opinion. Those words occurred nowhere in my response. Saying that I'm allowed to have an opinion is not the same as accusing you of telling me I can't. Reading is fundamental, Sparkles.
that bosnian sniper: Trespassing on another's property and threatening them with a gun, huh? Sounds like time for a good old fashion Standin' yer Ground. I certainly wouldn't have shed a tear if they shot that fat bastard right in his face, and filed SYG immunity.
cameroncrazy1984: How much do you want to bet the words "Do you know who I am?" were used.
ahab: Except the part where his wife has dropped her claim that a gun was involved at all, officers found no gun, and officers found no evidence of any assault.
Firethorn: If he punched some dude in the nose I'd expect there to be evidence the dude was hit in the nose; it's not exactly a strong part of the body.
Into the blue again: farkers get upset. Lol it is quite fun. And why yes that is trolling, thank you!Does red 1 mean I have a shot at having sex with you?No. Unless you are female between the ages of 21 and 70 and weigh between 100-200, anywhere from meh looks to niceeeeee.It's not that I'm not gay, maybe I haven't found the right guy yet.
NightOwl2255: I see more ZAC'ers are here defending poor, maligned St. Zimmerman.Rule #1 of the ZAC, St. Zimmerman is incapable of doing wrong. Rule #2, if St. Zimmerman does wrong, see Rule #1.Once you grasp that logic, you'll understand why it's impossible to have a rational discussion with a ZAC'er.
I_C_Weener: This guy needs a reality show.
birdmanesq: I_C_Weener: This guy needs a reality show.+1
you are a puppet: birdmanesq: Phinn: birdmanesq: stonelotus: everyone seems to be overlooking the important question here and that is... did the crime rate go up or down in Zimmerman's neighborhood after Martin got plugged? Because I'd be highly amused if all those unsolved break-ins coincidentally stopped.Because black people, am I right?Zimmerman's former neighborhood didn't have a rash of break-ins by elderly Chinese women, that's for sure.Want to guess the actual demographic?You know what my second favorite fallacy is? Any guesses?What's funny is this Phinn guy has spent the last year defending Zimmerman and pretending there was no racial motive, but by trying to be clever with that last post, he just admitted that yes, Zimmerman was following Trayvon because he was black.
Fubini: Also, good GOD people, quit biatching about Stand Your Ground.Zimmerman and his lawyers never invoked the Stand Your Ground law. It had no bearing on the case or Zimmerman's defense.
that bosnian sniper: Florida is still a castle doctrine state. One of the strongest in the country, as a matter of fact.He was still trespassing, which justifies the use of lethal force.
the money is in the banana stand: NightOwl2255: I see more ZAC'ers are here defending poor, maligned St. Zimmerman.Rule #1 of the ZAC, St. Zimmerman is incapable of doing wrong. Rule #2, if St. Zimmerman does wrong, see Rule #1.Once you grasp that logic, you'll understand why it's impossible to have a rational discussion with a ZAC'er.Which is totally worse than the J4T crowd which are a bunch of retarded children who immediately believe everything they hear or see and formulate opinions based on their imagination rather than substantiated evidence. There is also a big difference in defending the character of Zimmerman and calling people idiots for immediately jumping to the conclusion that GZ did anything that his soon-to-be-ex-wife suggested he did and then CONTINUES to believe despite contradictory evidence and despite the evolution of the story. It doesn't matter that there is no evidence of a gun ever being present and she is retracting her previous statements and not pressing charges nope. It MUST be some other reason that she is retracting it. I am not placing any bets on what he did or did not do, but seriously you are one to talk about rational discussions. The J4T crowd is anything BUT rational. Whenever they and you post, it is like I am transported to Idiocracy world.
The All-Powerful Atheismo: This is factually wrong. Stand Your Ground applies regardless of whether you think the lawyers "invoked" it, so it very much has a bearing on the case, as was stated by a member of the JURY.
Anayalator: Clearly racism. Zimmerman beat on that poor caucasian man.
James10952001: Can we stop hearing about it every time George Zimmerman takes a crap?I dunno what happened between him and his wife, but a jilted lover is about the least reliable source there is. I know all sorts of people who embellish or flat out make up things about their ex during a breakup.
Mugato: Holy shiat, are you people still arguing about this? Do you really think you're going to change anyone's mind about this thing? A psycho gun nut stalked a kid, may have gotten beaten up, although photo evidence says he didn't, shot the kid to death and not only got away with it but made money off of it. This is not the first time shiat like this has happened.
JDAT: SHE DROPPED THE CHARGES.FYI
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