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 Posted 7/16/2013 8:31:49 AM
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Some in Elkhart leery after Zimmerman verdict: ‘It makes us feel unsafe’
Some in Elkhart leery after Zimmerman verdict: ‘It makes us feel unsafe’
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 Posted 7/16/2013 9:11:10 AM
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I'm inclined to believe from the comments in this article that many interviewed never bothered to consider the facts presented as evidence in this televised trial; but rather chose to rely on gossip repeated in their neighborhoods to propagate a "Woe Is We" mentality at the outcome. 
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 Posted 7/16/2013 9:22:26 AM
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Zimermann.  Come out of hiding and get shot so we can put this behind us!
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 Posted 7/16/2013 9:29:56 AM
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Zimermann.  Come out of hiding and get shot so we can put this behind us!


Here is a great example of why race relations are going backwards.
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 Posted 7/16/2013 9:45:21 AM
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Lies, lies, and more lies.

If Trayvon Martin, who was black, could be shot and killed while walking through a gated community in Florida, if the shooter George Zimmerman could get off, who’s to say the same thing couldn’t happen to others?

He wasn't walking through a gated community, he was straddling Zimmerman and slamming his head into concrete.

Davis thinks Zimmerman got off easy and worries about the message conveyed by the acquittal. “It’s not a good message to send out to our young people, to have this injustice done and nothing done about it,” he said by phone. Here on out, others, he’s sure, “will be very cautious in similar situations, (worried) that this could happen to them.”

Martin was shot in self defense. Where is the NAACP outrage at all the senseless black on black homicides, which DWARFS the white on black (or hispanic on black, in this case) numbers? The NAACP isn't out for anyone but the NAACP.

Now there’s the Zimmerman decision to add to the unease. “If a child goes to the store, they should be able to walk home safely,” Mayes said, also echoing the NAACP call for a Department of Justice inquiry.

17 years, 6', 160lbs is NOT a child.

And the whole inquiry thing just goes to show that the black community is more racist than they let on. After all, they cannot BELIEVE it had nothing to do with skin color because that is how they, themselves, define everything.
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justice was served.  The 6 jury members that heard all the evidence and facts (let me repeat FACTS) of the case made a decision base on what they heard in the courtroom and not what people said on the street, news, online, etc.  You may not like the verdict, but you must respect it and honor it.  The next trial will be a civil suit against Zimmerman, and he will win that, and the next suit after that will be Zimmerman suing NBC for deleting parts of  911 call he made and making Zimmerman look like a racist (which probably helped fuel this fire in the beginning).  He will win that, hopefully a lot and he and his wife can retire comfortably and safely.  Race had no bearing in this and I wish the NACCP would get new spoke persons for them.  (Sharpton and Jackson have got to go and they make any case look like a joke for their own grandeur) and focus on real race and poverty issues.  Time to move on.

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Zimermann.  Come out of hiding and get shot so we can put this behind us!


Here is a great example of why race relations are going backwards.


What does this have to do with race? I just think the cowboy should cowboy up.  He's always going to be a target the rest of his life.  Take the shot.
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If you aren't breaking the law you have nothing to fear.  It really is THAT simple.


Go to Gary and stand on Broadway and Main.  Scream that as loud as you can.
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 Posted 7/16/2013 10:11:07 AM
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If you aren't breaking the law you have nothing to fear.  It really is THAT simple.


Go to Gary and stand on Broadway and Main.  Scream that as loud as you can.


It wouldn't matter what he yelled there, Jack would get his vital organs rotated for free just for being white.
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 Posted 7/16/2013 10:41:57 AM
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[quote]JackN (7/16/2013)
If you aren't breaking the law you have nothing to fear.  It really is THAT simple.


Go to Gary and stand on Broadway and Main.  Scream that as loud as you can.


It wouldn't matter what he yelled there, Jack would get his vital organs rotated for free just for being white.[/quote

Yeah, it's a special place isn't it?
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