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    Can George Zimmerman get a fair trial? NO COMMENTS PLEASE!

    A change has taken place....PLEASE COMMENT.

    At first I asked that people not comment because I feared the thread would just get deleted.

    What is your opinion?

    This is an educational survey.

    Thanks
    Last edited by Michigan Badger; Jun 25, 2012 at 04:32 PM.
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    He shouldn't need a trial.... Sorry

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    Really needs a third choice . . . . H*LL NO!
    Know your homophones (as opposed to homophobes like me)! Know which one to use ... and their meaning:

    "Know" is related to knowledge, while "No" is a negative response.

    "There" is a location, while "Their" shows possession and "They're" is the contraction of "They are".

    "Which" specifies an item from a set but a "Witch" casts spells and wears a pointy black hat.

    "Patients" (people receiving medical care) must show "patience" (tolerate delay).


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    Sorry M_B your on a forum so there will be comments.

    George Zimmerman will of course get a better trial then Trayvon Martin did

    who was apparently, accused, tried, convicetd, sentenced and prossicuted by one person
    Last edited by jeff of pa; Jun 25, 2012 at 06:47 AM.

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    Yes, I know Jeff. But I was afraid too much truth would be posted and this would cause the deletion of the POLL before we could collect any useful data. So, the no comment thing was really a personal request, not an order

    But it's been up long enough now for a general idea of the percentage.

    To be honest, I agree with everything that was posted (especially the post removed) but again, my goal was not truth per se but a feel for the pulse here on this type of forum. On some forums we get bombarded with replies. Here it seems most would really not even think about it which is okay too.
    "Everything is an anomaly" Michigan Badger

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    WE really won't know the facts untill the trial, but I think the question is can you defend yourself when attacked. I realize there are a few anti-gun people here, but I believe more pro-gun people. It appears Zimmerman had cuts on the back of his head which would appear that he was hit when walking away. In a fight the object is to stop the attacker as fast as possible. It is usually a him or me situation.

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    No I Am Not anti gun in any way.

    I used to be semi anti Gun when I was younger.

    By that I mean, if someone, especially friends started talking Guns,
    I removed myself from their location. didn't want to hear about them.



    Now I am Anti allowing Idiots & wanna-Be-Cowboys from owning guns.

    sorry to those wanna-Be-Cowboys out there, but the attitude you's can clean of the world
    & want the go ahead to be Judge, Jury & Executioner on the streets don't fly with me.
    this attitude is as against our constitution as Gun control is,
    no double standards allowed.
    Everyone has a right to a fair trial in a court of law

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    Some people just watch too many "Dirty Harry" movies

    That's right, "Do you fell lucky punk?, Well, do you

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeff of pa View Post

    sorry to those wanna-Be-Cowboys out there, but the attitude you's can clean of the world
    & want the go ahead to be Judge, Jury & Executioner on the streets don't fly with me.
    Yeah, you're right. When I was attacked by the mental patient with the piece of steel fence post he broke off I should have just let him kill me and had my family sort out in court later.
    Or maybe I should have waited an hour for the Detroit police to come along.
    I mean, who am I to determine if I'm in danger or not?
    I should have stopped and determined if he was mentally ill, or if he was black, and then asked his permission before I stopped him,so as not to offend anyone.
    I'm such a cowboy.

    Like that bad George Zimmerman. He should have REALIZED that you have to be black to defend yourself against black people, otherwise it's just plain racist.
    Rule #1 of carrying a gun. You get into a fight with someone, there is ALWAYS a gun present.. YOURS. They punch you, that is enough to incapacitate you and take that gun, using it to KILL YOU.
    And douchbags will whine, "well if he never HAD a gun, there wouldn't have been a problem."
    No. WRONG. The offender does NOT get to chose what the person he attacks is carrying, the OFFENDER is the aggressor.
    NEXT moron whine " If he had just let him GO, this wouldn't have happened" Really? So, if I live somewhere I have no RIGHT to question someone who is in a gated area that my home is in?" Fail.
    If the kid hadn't been in a GATED community that he didn't BELONG IN, this would never have happened. So you see, we can play this game all day long.

    Had this been a white kid, or a black shooter you would have heard NOTHING about it.
    But instead, Sharpton, Jackson and the rest of the race baiters see yet a another opportunity to ensure "special" status to minorities, ensuring that they can just laze through life, and never have to be responsibile for anything they do.
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    The black community turned this into a big ball of ridiculous crap. Zimmerman was wounded, which to me suggests he was wounded before pumping a bullet into the kid. He might have been overzealous in his duties but If I was getting beat by someone I would pull the trigger too. The media wants to make it look like Martin was this precious young boy by posting old photos of him and not current ones where he looks much different.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jeff of pa View Post

    hint : Libral is a Political term
    Sure, I'll change it.

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    Sadly I think if this goes to a jury it will depend more on what race the jurors are instead of the facts. I wasn't there to see what happened that night and I'm not sure anyone else saw the whole altercation either besides the two that fought. I don't know who started it and if there isn't any video of it I don't see how they can prove anything beyond a reasonable doubt.

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    I will start doing as Jeff does, delete threads that contain political references including foot notes instead of editing, it's a lot easier.

    This thread has nothing to do with treasure hunting so any political references are out of line and against TN rules.

    MB ask that there not be any replies for that reason, replies that are made and that reference any political terms, parties, or ideologies are subject to deletion...




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    Quote Originally Posted by Treasure_Hunter View Post
    or ideologies are subject to deletion...
    Interesting. Please clarify how one expresses an ideology.
    I believe that people shouldn't use chemical based pesticides, so if I express that ideology will it be deleted?

    I stated that I believe that ZImmerman acted correctly and would have done exactly THAT.
    I didn't know there was a "ZImmerman was right" political party?
    So you see how ridiculous that sounds?

    I'm not trying to be inflammatory here, it just seems that freedom of speech within Tnet guidelines only applies to speech that you agree with.
    I'm not trying to start a pissing contest over your authority, I just want to understand your logic, because it seems when you say "ideology", that things like that are open to your interpretation, not set in guidelines, and that is a slippery slope and a recipe for tyranny.

    I don't know how expressing disagreement with the current state of relaxed values in my country is political.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Diggit View Post
    Yeah, you're right. When I was attacked by the mental patient with the piece of steel fence post he broke off I should have just let him kill me and had my family sort out in court later.
    Or maybe I should have waited an hour for the Detroit police to come along.
    I mean, who am I to determine if I'm in danger or not?
    I should have stopped and determined if he was mentally ill, or if he was black, and then asked his permission before I stopped him,so as not to offend anyone.
    I'm such a cowboy.

    Like that bad George Zimmerman. He should have REALIZED that you have to be black to defend yourself against black people, otherwise it's just plain racist.
    Rule #1 of carrying a gun. You get into a fight with someone, there is ALWAYS a gun present.. YOURS. They punch you, that is enough to incapacitate you and take that gun, using it to KILL YOU.
    And douchbags will whine, "well if he never HAD a gun, there wouldn't have been a problem."
    No. WRONG. The offender does NOT get to chose what the person he attacks is carrying, the OFFENDER is the aggressor.
    NEXT moron whine " If he had just let him GO, this wouldn't have happened" Really? So, if I live somewhere I have no RIGHT to question someone who is in a gated area that my home is in?" Fail.
    If the kid hadn't been in a GATED community that he didn't BELONG IN, this would never have happened. So you see, we can play this game all day long.

    Had this been a white kid, or a black shooter you would have heard NOTHING about it.
    But instead, Sharpton, Jackson and the rest of the race baiters see yet a another opportunity to ensure "special" status to minorities, ensuring that they can just laze through life, and never have to be responsibile for anything they do.
    If you were actually attacked, of course you have a right to defend yourself,
    my problem isn't with self defense, it is with what may have been someone trying to be a "Cowboy"
    and using the law as an Escape as I have a hunch happened in Zimmerman's case.
    no real judgement yet, just a hunch. he still deserves a trial by those who still believe in fairy tales.
    even thoughMartin
    will never get one.
    as far as Judging someone by Color of skin, country of origin and Fearing them because of that,
    I consider that racist, not taking someone down who attacks you. I still believe most of these people
    who carry guns and brag how they would use it are more Dangerous to the innocent,
    then to those they fear.
    No I didn't follow the story, however
    so He was in a Gated Community ? Did Zimmerman Ask him who he was Visiting ?
    was Zimmerman the Local Police ? Hired to be the Local Busy body ? or just the local wanna Be cowboy
    who decided If a black man is in the neighborhood he has a right to grab a gun & Confront him.
    and if he gives him any lip, he can live his Childhood fantasy of being the self appointed Sheriff ?

    sorry as I said I didn't follow this & may have heard what I did in passing wrong,
    but then I'm not Locking & Loading for war either just being myself



 

 
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