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If All The Horrible Things We've Heard About Trayvon Martin Are True, Are Any Of His Offenses Punishable By Death?

The Elitist Libtard SodaJerk 2012/03/27 22:54:27
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In my younger, more innocent days, anyone who asked to follow me on Facebook got a little blue check mark next to "friend." The result, years later, is a large population of numbskulls who keep me abreast of the latest paranoid nonsense. The latest item, which I've seen a couple of times, is a photo composite of two men. The one on the left is George Zimmerman, the man who shot Trayvon Martin, looking more put together.
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Who's the man on the right? The implication: It was Trayvon Martin. The online rumor was that this photo was "pulled from Facebook." But on Sunday, the Twitter aggregator (yes, we've come to that point) Twitchy, which tracks viral content, retracted a post about the photo. "The photo on the right is not Trayvon Martin," editors wrote.

Yesterday, I was still seeing blog posts tracking the spread of the photo. This morning, I was still getting Facebook messages about it.

Why is the fake photo so popular? It's part of a new cottage industry of "truth about Trayvon" content, calibrated to convince people that they really shouldn't worry about the implications of this killing. Why, the kid wasn't even a saint! He might have been shot after brawling with the man who creeply followed him around the gated community? The Drudge Report has become a one-stop shop for Trayvon contrarianism. Here's every story about the dead kid on the site right now.

Trayvon

This isn't too surprising; on slow news day, the site gives premium placement to stories about black youths flashmobbing and beating people up. It's sensationalism. The defense of this coverage is that the early stories -- the ones that mysteriously made the un-arrested killer of Martin come off poorly -- are responsible for odious stunts like the New Black Panther Party's "bounty" for Zimmerman and tweets about Zimmerman's address. "It’s not the slam-dunk jaw-dropping outrage it has been portrayed as," wrote John Hayward in Human Events yesterday, "and that portrayal has led us to a moment of anger, confusion, and incipient violence." The implication is that more details about the case can correct that. But nothing can change the storyline like misinformation, stuff convinces the people already disinclined to worry about these sorts of crimes that they can move right on.
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  • Piper 2012/03/28 21:20:31
    No!
    Piper
    +1
    Whether Trayvon had gold teeth, or was not quite the sweet faced teenager portrayed in the pictures shown by the media, does not change what seem to be the facts of the senseless death this young man.
    Those who are up in arms about the pictures being shown by the media, do not want to hear that Zimmerman was the one with a criminal record of violence, not the dead 17yr old. I wonder how Zimmerman's lawyer is going to try and spin this, when it is clear from the 911 tapes that he is the one who pursued and killed an unarmed kid.
  • The Eli... Piper 2012/03/28 21:29:50
    The Elitist Libtard SodaJerk
    +1
    Seriously if were going to spend all this energy on what people did in the past, Zimmerman is looking more like a threat to the community Than Martin. The fact that he legally owns a gun blows my mind.
  • Piper The Eli... 2012/03/28 22:01:57
    Piper
    +1
    Well, his charges of violence were always dropped, which is "interesting". Unfortunately, a history of paranoia and arrests for violence, do not prevent one from owning a gun.
  • The Eli... Piper 2012/03/28 22:42:35
    The Elitist Libtard SodaJerk
    +1
    I guess that's the upside of having a Judge for a dad.
  • Piper The Eli... 2012/03/28 22:47:44
    Piper
    +1
    Evidently.
  • blissful 2012/03/28 18:08:33
    No!
    blissful
    +1
    No one is perfect! This young man was young and still learning the ways of life. Even we as adults make mistakes that are childish that doesn't mean that we should die for it.
  • The Eli... blissful 2012/03/28 19:37:44
    The Elitist Libtard SodaJerk
    If all of Trayvon Martins bad behavior Justified being mowed down in the street. I would've been in the ground since the early 90's
  • blissful The Eli... 2012/03/30 21:07:18
    blissful
    +1
    In God I trust!!
  • aneed2know 2012/03/28 06:07:02
    No!
    aneed2know
    +1
    No way in hell.
  • Cal 2012/03/28 03:03:36
    Undecided
    Cal
    yeah. attack a man....get shot by man defending himself. That's about the only one though so he'll be good as long as he doesn't do anything else in the future....
  • aneed2know Cal 2012/03/28 06:07:39
    aneed2know
    +1
    so do you teach your children to submit when some one is stalking them?
  • Cal aneed2know 2012/03/28 16:28:36
    Cal
    No I treat them to respect the law so that they will never have this problem. If someone is following them...they call 911. That's not what happened here. That kid ambushed the dumb security guard who couldn't listen to 911.
  • Joe Six... Cal 2012/03/28 20:20:17
    Joe Six pack
    +1
    That man was no security guard, a security guard would of waited for the police to get to the scene.
  • Cal Joe Six... 2012/03/28 21:13:11
    Cal
    Your version of a security guard would have. There's no standard training. There are stupid security guards.
  • The Eli... Cal 2012/03/28 21:32:06
    The Elitist Libtard SodaJerk
    +2
    You might think that security guards are stupid, but they're smart enough to not end up potentially facing manslaughter charges.
  • aneed2know Cal 2012/03/29 05:22:54
    aneed2know
    So he ambushed a man who was stalking him, i see? So you tell your kids to stay put and call 911, you are so full of it, would be funny if it was not for the seriousness of this situation. Man you lost already.
  • Cal aneed2know 2012/03/29 19:19:11
    Cal
    It's cool, you are already a joke. So I guess we're square. Have a good one.
  • The Eli... aneed2know 2012/03/28 19:40:38
    The Elitist Libtard SodaJerk
    +1
    This probably doesn't raise any suspicion for her either.
    Get in the Van
  • aneed2know The Eli... 2012/03/29 05:23:59
    aneed2know
    Nope not at all, she just tells her kids to call 911 and stay put and submit to a man who has gun. They are so running out of excuses, its really sad.
  • The Eli... aneed2know 2012/03/29 21:07:02
    The Elitist Libtard SodaJerk
    +1
    And Secretly we all know that many of them would have backed down If Obama never said If he had a son he'd look like Trayvon. That really pissed them off.
  • aneed2know The Eli... 2012/04/03 05:09:12
    aneed2know
    +1
    exactly
  • Latti Ice Ganga Gangsta of ... 2012/03/28 01:34:23 (edited)
    No!
    Latti Ice Ganga Gangsta of PHAET
    +4
    The gangster picture isn't really him; it was picked up off of a KKK site.

    http://www.wtsp.com/news/arti...
  • The Eli... Latti I... 2012/03/28 01:52:05
    The Elitist Libtard SodaJerk
    +2
    The Screwier thing is that people still want to believe that it's a picture of Trayvon eventhough the aggregator of Twitter stated that the picture was a fake.
  • Latti I... The Eli... 2012/03/28 01:52:55
  • ACE 2012/03/28 00:33:55
    No!
    ACE
    not the ones previous but if he was beating someone and wouldn't stop , well i would have shot the little prick also.
  • The Eli... ACE 2012/03/28 00:38:00
    The Elitist Libtard SodaJerk
    +2
    But you would've been fine with someone following you throughout the neighborhood?
  • ACE The Eli... 2012/03/28 00:39:53
    ACE
    its happened before. and once you identify yourself and they see you are not a thug looking for something to steal you go on your way. if you attack them its your problem.
  • The Eli... ACE 2012/03/28 00:42:43
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    +2
    What would you do if you identified yourself as a non thug, and that wasn't satisfactory and the guy kept following you?
  • ACE The Eli... 2012/03/28 00:44:40
    ACE
    nothing. he can walk anywhere he wants.
  • The Eli... ACE 2012/03/28 00:51:07
    The Elitist Libtard SodaJerk
    +3
    There are only 2 conclusions I can draw from your mentality
    1. You're in denial, and if put in the same situation you'd end up like Martin did.
    2. You're F.O.S., and if put in the same situation you would react like Martin (allegedly) did.
  • ACE The Eli... 2012/03/28 01:02:25
    ACE
    been there and still alive, sorry looser.
  • aneed2know ACE 2012/03/28 06:09:30
    aneed2know
    +2
    the only loser here is you.
  • ACE aneed2know 2012/03/31 23:07:01
    ACE
    look in the mirror jack ass. let the police do their job.
  • aneed2know ACE 2012/03/28 06:08:47
    aneed2know
    +2
    so you teach your children to submit to stalkers? Nice to know i hope no one stalks your child.
  • The Eli... aneed2know 2012/03/28 19:41:49
    The Elitist Libtard SodaJerk
    +1
    Hopefully you're right because the way he's teaching them they'll just end up a statistic.
  • aneed2know The Eli... 2012/03/29 05:27:07
    aneed2know
    +1
    i dont want any child to end up a statistic, i just know they are talking a lot of BS here, i know they would tell their children to try and get away and if they cannot fight for your life. Because this is how i taught my children, i did not teach them to call 911 and stand there and wait for them.
  • The Eli... aneed2know 2012/03/29 21:10:51
    The Elitist Libtard SodaJerk
    +1
    I wouldn't want any child to end up a statistic either. Which is why I adamantly disbelieve that they would even consider telling their kids, "It's fine, let the guy stalk you."
  • ACE aneed2know 2012/03/31 23:08:04
    ACE
    there is no use talking to you morons . you cant understand common sense
  • The Eli... ACE 2012/04/01 20:21:58
    The Elitist Libtard SodaJerk
    +1
    You're right. Allow someone to stalk you that's the definition of common sense.
  • ACE The Eli... 2012/04/02 02:34:45
    ACE
    neighborhood watch is there for a reason. following a suspicious character is what they are supposed to do. it is not stalking.

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