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2014-02-17 04:56:05 PM  

Rapmaster2000: Wow.  The comments on that page are impressively awful.


I only see one troll account, and he's doing a pretty crappy job at it.
I've really come to love the "Obama with cigarette" picture for some reason. WTF is that guy's problem?
 
2014-02-17 04:56:15 PM  
For a guy who just wants to be left alone....
...he seems to get into a lot of police-y situations with the ladies....
...selling his 'artwork' online to bidders....
...touring gun factories and posing for publicity photos...


I'm sure glad he's getting left alone!
 
2014-02-17 04:57:00 PM  

machoprogrammer: MajorTubeSteak: ikanreed: No one should ever have to fear for their life from vigilante justice.

It's almost like we live in a world where actions have consequences.

Vigilante justice is really, really shiatty. We have a justice system and courts for a reason, and fark you for saying anyone deserves to get attacked by vigilantes.

The prosecution farked up and he is free. And you know what? He should be. Court of public opinion isn't a farking court.


I'm not saying that vigilante justice is a good thing, it's not.  Mr. Z. made his choice, and now has to live with the consequences of that choice.  He could have decided not to be a hot-head and wait for the police to show up.

/so there's that
 
2014-02-17 04:57:02 PM  

offmymeds: Why his life is no longer "normal": He wears a bulletproof vest whenever he leaves his home-but he has no permanent abode. "I'm totally homeless." He hasn't had to collect welfare, and is willing to work as a cook if he has to, but he hasn't gotten to that point yet; he's being supported by his family.

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On a tangential note: Why is "playing a small violin" a symbol of sarcastic empathy? I mean we all know what it means but how the hell did that meaning come about?
 
2014-02-17 04:57:10 PM  
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/I hope whoever tries goes for the head
 
2014-02-17 04:57:44 PM  

TV's Vinnie: Then go for the head.


Disappointed that Boomheadshot.jpg didnt make an appearence.
 
2014-02-17 04:57:44 PM  
Dadoody:

That guy in the third picture was caught and arrested. I don't think he's been sentenced yet but it gets dragged around on slow news days.
 
2014-02-17 04:57:59 PM  
DRINK!

robbspewak.com
 
2014-02-17 04:58:11 PM  
www.mentalfloss.com
 
2014-02-17 04:58:24 PM  

durbnpoisn: A smarter man would never have gotten into this mess to start with.


If this is some plea to start a punishment system for people with lower IQs, then I'm on board with that.
 
2014-02-17 04:59:01 PM  
Drink?
/ I just got sober!
 
2014-02-17 04:59:11 PM  
Does he wear it while buying Skittles?
 
2014-02-17 04:59:12 PM  

God-is-a-Taco: OregonVet: It's like a heat sink; I'd get acclimated to wearing it, but when it came off it felt lit taking my core temperature off.

I remember watching a neat thing on one of the discovery network channels back when they were good about something similar. With a heated vest and no other warm clothing (not even gloves) there was no loss of motor skills out in freezing temperatures.
It was very neat to see, I wonder if they're at all feasible for personal use.


My wife makes fun of me because I wear a vest (non-ballistic) often when I'm working out in the yard and stuff. Especially when I'm splitting wood or shoveling snow. I just look like a dork sometimes. Anecdotally I agree that very often a simple vest works better than a coat. I never tried a heated vest, but Kevlar comes pretty darn close in feeling.
 
2014-02-17 04:59:27 PM  
Head shots work, as does armor piercing ammo, high-powered rifles (hunting rifles will penetrate non-military tactical vests), and improvised explosive devices.
 
2014-02-17 04:59:40 PM  
NateAsbestos:
On a tangential note: Why is "playing a small violin" a symbol of sarcastic empathy? I mean we all know what it means but how the hell did that meaning come about?

It's playing a sad melody, but is too small to be seen by the person being mocked.
 
2014-02-17 05:00:02 PM  
b-b-but being found not guilty means everyone is supposed to love you forever and ever... just like everyone did with OJ.

Gosh people are big old meanies.
 
2014-02-17 05:00:22 PM  
He could just go back to Mexico.
 
2014-02-17 05:01:09 PM  
So, do we want the person who shoots Zim to get away with it or not?

Or, does it not matter just-as-long as somebody does it?
 
2014-02-17 05:01:22 PM  
"I got into altercations with my ex-wife and girlfriend, sell Photoshopped copies of other people's work as my own, planed (and cancelled) a boxing match with DMX, and have several TV interviews lined up, but the media just won't leave me alone! WAH!"
 
2014-02-17 05:01:46 PM  
Take out a leg, then take your time finishing.
 
2014-02-17 05:04:24 PM  

God-is-a-Taco: NateAsbestos:
On a tangential note: Why is "playing a small violin" a symbol of sarcastic empathy? I mean we all know what it means but how the hell did that meaning come about?

It's playing a sad melody, but is too small to be seen by the person being mocked.


Nevermind I misread that post of yours. I have no idea.


OregonVet:
My wife makes fun of me because I wear a vest (non-ballistic) often when I'm working out in the yard and stuff. Especially when I'm splitting wood or shoveling snow. I just look like a dork sometimes. Anecdotally I agree that very often a simple vest works better than a coat. I never tried a heated vest, but Kevlar comes pretty darn close in feeling.

Heh. I could see that working well, yeah. Since the body prioritizes heating the torso and head (frostbite, etc), thick vests can indirectly provide warmth to the hands and feet. The human body truly is an amazing thing.
 
2014-02-17 05:06:04 PM  
Or if another thug confronts him on the way to get the ingredients for Sizzurp. Watermelon Arizona, Skittles and Codiene Syrup. Make you paranoid and puts you into a blind rage. Poor zimmerman saved his own life against a piece of shiat thug only to have his life ruined anyhow. Trayvon was no angel at all and no where near innocent. He was on top of Zimmerman banging his head into the ground when Zimmerman shot him.
 
2014-02-17 05:07:38 PM  
Zimmerman can legally kill anybody in Florida, he's scared of everybody and therefore standing his ground at all times
 
2014-02-17 05:08:19 PM  

ikanreed: MajorTubeSteak: ikanreed: No one should ever have to fear for their life from vigilante justice.

It's almost like we live in a world where actions have consequences.

Yeah, well fark private citizens who take those consequences upon themselves.


I'm marking your comments as funny because I know you're smart enough to see the parallels in the statements you're making and what got him into this mess in the first place.
 
2014-02-17 05:09:53 PM  
Make sure you aim for the head then
 
2014-02-17 05:09:54 PM  

TheEvilOne23: Or if another thug confronts him on the way to get the ingredients for Sizzurp. Watermelon Arizona, Skittles and Codiene Syrup. Make you paranoid and puts you into a blind rage. Poor zimmerman saved his own life against a piece of shiat thug only to have his life ruined anyhow. Trayvon was no angel at all and no where near innocent. He was on top of Zimmerman banging his head into the ground when Zimmerman shot him.


Krylon Fartin was lucky that doing that purple drinking drug didn't cause him to take off all of his clothes and jump off of a roof because he thought he could fly.  My brother-in-law is a cop and he said that this happened.  That's what that drug makes you do.  He should be thanking brave George.
 
2014-02-17 05:10:22 PM  

Internet Meme Rogers: He wants to become a lawyer to stop "another miscarriage of justice" like what happened to him. The fark? He got away with murder. So even he thinks he should have been found guilty?


He was charged with a crime he didn't commit by a DA ineptly trying to make her career on a high-profile case (when what he was actually guilty of was manslaughter), and then she tried to tilt the outcome using the media.  That was, actually, an abuse of the legal system.

But yeah, dude's WAY too dim to make it as a lawyer... being kind of on the stupid end of the bell-curve is why the dumbass ended up killing a man he should never have even engaged in the first place, and his personal decisions since haven't done anything to raise my estimation of his IQ.

// And, realistically, without the DA going full throw-the-book at him and  clearly trying to up the ante for her political career, he'd be doing ten to fifteen for manslaughter like most people that start a fight that ends in a dead body.  Actually kind of similar to why OJ got off... if some of the cops hadn't clearly been out to get him, he'd be in jail too.
 
2014-02-17 05:12:02 PM  
From the comments:

These incidents are all that racist black community you know what, cowering under the Barney dust ruffle, on his crib. Just because the chimp family, Obama are freeloading in our, not their, off White House does not make a black boy anything other than what his kind has been (real or simply by perception) for the past..........forever, in this country. Obama is guilty of depraved indifference in each and every one of these tragic cases. He started with his smart mouthed black brutha, in Cambridge......right up to today. Uppity negro, which Barack truly prides himself on being has real and deadly consequences......but he fans the flames of hatred of black, browns, gays toward real American whites. Then when something goes terribly wrong, he runs and hides, hiring MSNBC to do his bidding. Watch a week of Cops and The First 48, then get back to me about it's the white man's fault. I dare you..........you know who you are.
 
2014-02-17 05:13:07 PM  
Oh, please. Zimmerman was found Not Guilty. He took out  a piece of trash. The world is a safer place because of Zimmerman, and no amount of liberal hand wringing or weeping with the symphony of violins is going to change it. Martin attacked Zimmerman. Martin is no longer here. This is not a bad thing. I'd let Zimmerman lead my neighborhood watch any time he wants.

In case you are too ignorant to look it up, the first 911 call was in regards to a fight. That would be Martin attacking Zimmerman like some crazed beast out to sate his only desire: human blood. The next call, within the same minute, was in regards to Martin blocking Zimmermans defensive shot with his chest area, so even the death of Martin is really Martin's fault. Three minutes later, a bystander took pictures of the horrific injuries inflicted by Martin upon Zimmerman, showing it was a clear case of self defense. It is not Zimmermans fault that Martin took a bag of skittles to a gun fight.
 
2014-02-17 05:13:22 PM  
Dadoody is absolutely right -- the actions of a few black teenagers are enough reason to condemn them all, and immediate execution is a fitting punishment for assault.

Dadoody, Dadoody, Dadoody
Your post is simply crap!
Dadoody, Dadoody, Dadoody
Old man, go take a nap!


(Dammit, why can't I find one good closeup of Buddy Hackett from The Music Man?)
 
2014-02-17 05:14:54 PM  

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the implication you're drawing with those pictures - unreasoning fear of minorities based on baseless "trends" created by MSM, is supposed to be "beneath" all you "lamestream media" types, but here you are, being a douche.

This earns the Plonk Award for Exceptional Douchebaggery, congratulations, sir.
 
2014-02-17 05:15:01 PM  
Burn in hell, George,
 
2014-02-17 05:15:22 PM  

trappedspirit: durbnpoisn: A smarter man would never have gotten into this mess to start with.

If this is some plea to start a punishment system for people with lower IQs, then I'm on board with that.


We've already got one - it's called "life".
Mr. Zimmerman is experiencing it, in all it's rich pageantry.
Oh, what a lucky man he was..........
 
2014-02-17 05:15:38 PM  

Jim_Callahan: Internet Meme Rogers: He wants to become a lawyer to stop "another miscarriage of justice" like what happened to him. The fark? He got away with murder. So even he thinks he should have been found guilty?

He was charged with a crime he didn't commit by a DA ineptly trying to make her career on a high-profile case (when what he was actually guilty of was manslaughter), and then she tried to tilt the outcome using the media.  That was, actually, an abuse of the legal system.

But yeah, dude's WAY too dim to make it as a lawyer... being kind of on the stupid end of the bell-curve is why the dumbass ended up killing a man he should never have even engaged in the first place, and his personal decisions since haven't done anything to raise my estimation of his IQ.

// And, realistically, without the DA going full throw-the-book at him and  clearly trying to up the ante for her political career, he'd be doing ten to fifteen for manslaughter like most people that start a fight that ends in a dead body.  Actually kind of similar to why OJ got off... if some of the cops hadn't clearly been out to get him, he'd be in jail too.


Except none of that is a miscarriage of justice. If that's how it went down, justice actually happened. He didn't get convicted of the crime.

But yes, I'm content to leave it that he's a moron.
 
2014-02-17 05:15:46 PM  
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2014-02-17 05:15:48 PM  

Matrix Flavored Wasabi: From the comments:


My personal favorite is "Obama is guilty of depraved indifference".    Indifference by its very nature cannot be depraved.

Like most Barakku Obummer comments, it likely means something to its intended audience.  After seeing lawlessness about a hundred times I figured out it's actually a Bible thing.  Obama is the antichrist and whatnot.
 
2014-02-17 05:18:21 PM  

Oh_Enough_Already: Since Trayvon Martin was killed, there's probably been what, 3 thousand? 5 thousand black teenagers killed in America?

And the amounts of farks given by the while guilt crowd at Fark?

When they were all killed by other black teens?

Undetectable.

Yeah, so, there's that.

Trolling headline is trolling.


You do realize that when those kids get caught they usually go to jail or some other correctional facility (if they are underage)... right? You also realize that a black kid killing another black kid isn't likely to be racially motivated... right? You also also realize that a young black gang member is pretty unlikely to claim he was doing it as part of a neighborhood watch initiative (at least not the kind Mr. Zimmy was so enthusiastically participating in)... right?

Nonsensical talking point is nonsensical... also you sound concerned.
 
2014-02-17 05:19:25 PM  

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A vest won't stop a punch
 
2014-02-17 05:19:51 PM  

NateAsbestos: On a tangential note: Why is "playing a small violin" a symbol of sarcastic empathy? I mean we all know what it means but how the hell did that meaning come about?


The saying goes with a gesture. You rub your fingers together and say you're playing the world's tiniest violin.

"Do you know what this is? It's the world's smallest violin, playing a sad song for you."
 
2014-02-17 05:21:33 PM  

Oh_Enough_Already: Why would anybody ever have bad feelings about innocent angelic black teens like Trayvon Martin?

It's not as if there's almost daily news stories about mobs of feral black teens targeting and attacking non blacks just for sport or anything, right?

Oh, wait . . . .


And more highly intelligent and thought provoking material from OEA. Google "Happy Slapping" then report back.
 
2014-02-17 05:22:22 PM  

buny101: Oh, please. Zimmerman was found Not Guilty. He took out  a piece of trash. The world is a safer place because of Zimmerman, and no amount of liberal hand wringing or weeping with the symphony of violins is going to change it. Martin attacked Zimmerman. Martin is no longer here. This is not a bad thing. I'd let Zimmerman lead my neighborhood watch any time he wants.

In case you are too ignorant to look it up, the first 911 call was in regards to a fight. That would be Martin attacking Zimmerman like some crazed beast out to sate his only desire: human blood. The next call, within the same minute, was in regards to Martin blocking Zimmermans defensive shot with his chest area, so even the death of Martin is really Martin's fault. Three minutes later, a bystander took pictures of the horrific injuries inflicted by Martin upon Zimmerman, showing it was a clear case of self defense. It is not Zimmermans fault that Martin took a bag of skittles to a gun fight.


So in other words, Darwin failed - the fat pussy had a gun, and thwarted natural selection. His artificial appliance allowed him to kill the genetically more fit Martin - who, by rights should have bashed his soft head in and gone on to a happy life of breeding fat white wives of men like Zimmerman in trailer parks just like that one, thus improving the overall human genome.
Or so it would seem, based on what you say.
 
2014-02-17 05:22:41 PM  

TheEvilOne23: He was on top of Zimmerman banging his head into the ground when Zimmerman shot him.


He was standing his ground. I might have acted a little crazy myself if I had been suddenly confronted by some dull-eyed, greasy vigilante while minding my own business.

Oh_Enough_Already: It's not as if there's almost daily news stories about mobs of feral black teens targeting and attacking non blacks just for sport or anything, right?


And what one does, all do. Got it.
 
2014-02-17 05:23:06 PM  

Oh_Enough_Already: Since Trayvon Martin was killed, there's probably been what, 3 thousand? 5 thousand black teenagers killed in America?

And the amounts of farks given by the while guilt crowd at Fark?

When they were all killed by other black teens?

Undetectable.

Yeah, so, there's that.

Trolling headline is trolling.


People, by their nature, use symbols and martyrs to discuss causes. It doesn't mean the other cases are swept under the rug, just that people, for whatever reason, use one or two cases instead of all of them to discuss an issue. It's human nature. Good luck changing that.
 
2014-02-17 05:24:59 PM  
"I'd like to professionally ... continue my education and hopefully become an attorney. I think that's the best way to stop the miscarriage of justice that happened to me from happening to somebody else."
-Zimmerman

So, is he admitting that the verdict was wrong and he should be in prison? Also, he's going to redeem himself by seeing that the next guy who acts the way he did is actually put in jail? Hrmmm... I guess I just got to post this and move on:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yXRGdZdonM .
 
2014-02-17 05:27:54 PM  
he was a bed-wetting paranoid pos in the first place.
never leaving the house w/o his gun.
wearing a vest all the time isn't that big of a step from there.

that being said I wonder if this victimization act id just to grift more money from the racists who love him?
 
2014-02-17 05:29:10 PM  

NateAsbestos: offmymeds: Why his life is no longer "normal": He wears a bulletproof vest whenever he leaves his home-but he has no permanent abode. "I'm totally homeless." He hasn't had to collect welfare, and is willing to work as a cook if he has to, but he hasn't gotten to that point yet; he's being supported by his family.

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On a tangential note: Why is "playing a small violin" a symbol of sarcastic empathy? I mean we all know what it means but how the hell did that meaning come about?


http://english.stackexchange.com/questions/22771/where-did-the-expre ss ion-playing-the-worlds-smallest-violin-come-from

The top comment seemed to have a pretty good explanation.  Everything else I found was "yahoo answers" type stuff.

/yay, drunken googling.
 
2014-02-17 05:29:12 PM  

ManateeGag: so, aim lower?  Gotcha.


No, higher.

Gordon: I only have one request: that you aim for my heart, my heart which has loved this country so much.
Loveless: Shoot him in the head.
 
2014-02-17 05:29:16 PM  
Shouldn't he be wearing a helmet? Since, ya know, Tayvarn was trying to "bash his head into the cement"?
 
2014-02-17 05:29:50 PM  
So in other words, Darwin failed - the fat pussy had a gun, and thwarted natural selection. His artificial appliance allowed him to kill the genetically more fit Martin - who, by rights should have bashed his soft head in and gone on to a happy life of breeding fat white wives of men like Zimmerman in trailer parks just like that one, thus improving the overall human genome.
Or so it would seem, based on what you say.


white women? You are implying zimmerman is white? He isn't white. He is hispanic. Oh, you know nothing, right? You throw out darwin because he is a big name in the world of science...but you lose the argument right after that.

Are humans more advanced then sharks? oh, you betcha! but, we can't kill a shark with our bare hands (usually). Due to evolution, our big brains have allowed us to invent methods to kills sharks. Like, um...guns. How about a tiger? The evolutionary midget compared to us, well, it can kill us in a second. India right now is hunting a tiger that has killed 10 people. Humans, with the advancements in evolution, have a gun. A silverback gorilla, which is in our direct evolutionary  chain, is much stronger than a human. Given a bare hands match, the gorilla would totally destroy a human. But...oh, what's this? Our evolution is in science, and we have a gun.

So...of the two, which is the most advanced? Well, obviously, the one with the gun.
 
2014-02-17 05:31:53 PM  

OregonVet: ManateeGag: so, aim lower?  Gotcha.

Yah, aiming lower is the way to go- there's some major arteries down there that can ensure a bleed-out. I wore a vest daily for several years (MP) and while It was comfortable, when I got home at night, even a hot night, taking that thing off sent shivers through me. It's like a heat sink; I'd get acclimated to wearing it, but when it came off it felt lit taking my core temperature off.




/Agreed. I had to wear on while on duty as a police officer. Was nice on warm humid Illinois nights.
 
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