The Evil George Zimmerman Helps Rescue Family From Overturned SUV in Sanford, Florida (VIDEO) (Update: 911 Audio Call of Accident)
I bet Dana and Mark Gerstle and their two children are glad that George Zimmerman got out of his car.
George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who was found not guilty of murder and manslaughter in the death of Trayvon Martin, helped rescue a family who were trapped in their overturned Ford Explorer SUV in Sanford. Florida. That is correct, the man who following the not guilty verdict, who has received death threats, who has been demonized by civil rights agitators and has been made the faux face of racism by an irresponsible media and president helped save the lives of Dana and Mark Gerstle and their two children. I guess its a good thing that Zimmerman emerged from hiding to help save this family. Might I add Zimmerman had to hide because if the death threats and the ginned up hostility from Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson and yes, President Barack Obama. Sorry, but when one does a selfless act, that is hardly the actions of a man who has been portrayed as evil incarnate. There are many that best search their souls and even more who owe George Zimmerman an apology.
As reported at Fox News, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office said the single-car accident occurred July 17 at approximately 5:45 pm. Think about this. George Zimmerman came out of hiding after the 1000′s of death threats against him to help complete and total strangers last week , risking himself by exposing himself to individuals in the public that might cause him harm. Sorry, these are hardly the acts of the Devil.
George Zimmerman, who has been in hiding since he was acquitted of murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, emerged to help rescue a family who was trapped in an overturned vehicle, police said today
Zimmerman was one of two men who came to the aid of Dana and Mark Gerstle and their two children, who were trapped inside a blue Ford Explorer SUV that had rolled over after traveling off the highway in Sanford, Fla. at approximately 5:45 p.m. Thursday, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.
The crash occurred at the intersection of I-4 and route Route 46, police said. The crash site is less than a mile from where Zimmerman shot Martin.
By the time police arrived, two people – including Zimmerman – had already helped the family get out of the overturned car, the sheriff’s office said. No one was reported to be injured.
Zimmerman was not a witness to the crash and left after speaking with the deputy, police said.
What say you now liberal MSM and LEFT, what a rotten individual, how dare he be heroic. Hmm, who has egg on their face now? I guess the race baiters will say that he staged the accident to make it appear that he was a hero or say, well its not like the people in the car he saved were black. Who knows, but with the insanity that has come from the haters following the trail, anything is possible. Good grief, I was just kidding when I made the above comment, now I read at PJ Media that people were actually saying the same thing. What has this country come to?
I wish I was making this up. A few minutes ago I was driving back to my Hill Country lair from a meeting, and turned on the radio. Local talk show, politics, culture, the usual stuff. The hosts kicked off the show talking about this story. The first caller to get through was a guy who said that he didn’t believe the story. He said he believed Zimmermans is guilty and just made up the story to start trying to get people to like him.
The hosts pointed out that Sanford police are the source for the story, not Zimmerman. They asked the caller if he believed that the local police and sheriff’s department made up the crash and filed a false report just to help Zimmerman. The caller said that, well, the crash may have happened but that they’re making up Zimmerman’s involvement.
UPDATE I: The 911 audio call.
Daily Commentary – Monday, July 22, 2013 – President Obama Says Trayvon Could Have Been Him 35 years Ago
- Trayvon Martin could have been me, Obama also appears to have super hearing after claiming as a young person he could hear car doors locking as he passed.
Daily Commentary – Monday, July 22, 2013 Download
4 Dead and 9 Wounded in Chicago Shootings During Night Following the Trayvon Martin Rally … What is the Real Issue that Plagues Young Blacks
To borrow a line from ‘A Few Good Men’ … “You can’t handle the truth”.
Yesterday, Chicago like many other cities across the United States had rallies for Trayvon Martin and made efforts to pressure the DOJ to bring Civil Rights charges against neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, the man who was found not guilty in the murder and manslaughter of Martin. However, that did not stop black leaders, politicians and so-called civil rights activists into attempting to made George Zimmerman public enemy #1 to the black community and to change stand your ground laws, of which were not even a part of the Zimmerman defense.
However, the night following the Trayvon Martin rally in Chicago, 4 were killed and 9 wounded in shooting. This follows the pattern of every night in Chicago as blacks are gunned down, usually by other blacks. Where are their rallies? During the George Zimmerman murder trial where all the focus was on the death of Trayvon Martin, in Chicago alone, 61 individuals were murdered. Yet none of the black leaders want to address that issue. Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson cannot blame racism on this carnage. When will black America and Barack Obama address the real issue that is the greatest threats to black teens, black on black crime? If Obama was a true leader he would use is power and influence to deal with the real threat to blacks, not conveniently exploit the Trayvon Martin death for political purposes and cause further unrest.
Shootings left at least four men dead and 9 other people wounded across the Saturday night and Sunday morning.
The violence was largely confined to the South and West Sides and three of the incidents had more than one victim, according to authorities.
The most recent shooting happened about 4:01 a.m. in the Cabrini-Green neighborhood – just north of Chicago Avenue on Cambridge Avenue. Two men, one 25 and the other either 23 or 24, were shot and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The older of the two was dropped off there and died of his wounds, and the other was taken there in an ambulance with a wound to the leg.
According to data available on the Chicago Tribune’s RedEye website, 52 of those killed were black, 43 were black males, and seven were children under the age of 18. The vast majority died of gunshot wounds.
UPDATE I: 6 dead, 23 wounded in shootings since Friday night … but the civil rights activists, Democrat politicians, Leftists and President Barack Obama would have you believe that racism is the biggest issue for blacks and stand your ground laws. Wait a minute, doesn’t Chicago have some of the toughest gun laws in the country? How can there be changes to “stand your ground” laws and guns like in the case of George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin if guns are illegal?
From Urban Grounds, Just another day in
paradise Chicago … more black on black violence, death and carnage over the weekend.
Sharptonite Protesters Cheer Reverend Al Sharpton and Jeer Fox News & Geraldo Rivera at Trayvon Martin Rally in Harlem, NY … Is Geraldo a “White” Hispanic As Well?
The Double Standard of the Mob … Hmm, would appear the Trayvon Martin protesters think Geraldo Rivera is a “white” Hispanic as well.
During the Trayvon Martin rally in Harlem, NY yesterday, the crowd was all vocal with their “no justice, no peace” parroting the rebel rousing lines of the Rev. Al Sharpton until they noticed that FOX News’ Geraldo Rivera was in attendance as well. Individuals in the crowd started yelling, “Geraldo, what are you doing here,” “Fox get out” and “send them outta here”. Hmm, talk about your irony and double standard among those that claim to be honoring Trayvon Martin.
Let me see if I understand this. Isn’t the outrage from those that claim there was no justice for Trayvon when a jury came back with a verdict of “not guilty” in the George Zimmerman murder trial that Trayvon Marin was profiled and had every right to be where he was and was minding his own business? Doesn’t Geraldo have a right to be at a protest and it would seem that he was a guest of Al Sharpton and had no camera crew there, he was just an attendee. Rather duplicitous by the mob, don’t you think? But then again, only Kool-aid drinking folks are allowed at such gatherings. I guess the Al Sharpton crowd just can’t handle the truth and are bitter at Rivera’s comments that Al Sharpton and race politics drove this case and the murder charges against George Zimmerman. I guess the Sharpton crowd thinks that Geraldo Rivera is a “creepy ass cracker” as well.
More at NRO:
When Sharpton and the Fultons arrived shortly after noon, they were accompanied by Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera in the raised area behind the dais. (He had no cameraman and seemed to be observing the proceedings as a guest.) When a handful of protesters directly behind me spotted Rivera, they began to complain loudly, repeatedly shouting, “Get Fox out!” and “What are you doing here?” and describing the network as “disgusting” (and another, less decorous term). The anti-Fox crowd was sufficiently vocal to compel Sharpton’s attention from the podium; he quieted them down by saying, “Don’t get distracted, let’s focus on what we’re doing now.”
EXIT QUESTION: I wonder how many people at this rally and chanting “no justice, no peace” actually watched the trial, were aware of the evidence presented and understand the law of self defense.
SECOND EXIT QUESTION: Why are none of the protesters concerned about the 61 murders that took place in Chicago during the time that the George Zimmerman murder trail was taking place?
What a Joke … Chicago Holds Rally for Justice for Trayvon Martin as Their City is a Killing Fields for Blacks … 61 Murders Took Place in Chicago During Zimmerman Trial
THE CHICAGO KILLING FIELDS: They say charity begins at home. Maybe protests and rallies should as well. The city of Chicago should maybe worry about their own issues of black teen deaths before they hold a rally for Trayvon Martin. Just saying.
Like many cities across the country, Chicago held a rally for Trayvon Martin, the 17 year old teen who was shot by George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer, in Sanford, Florida in self defense. Zimmerman was arrested, charged with murder and found “not guilty” of murder and manslaughter by a jury. But the jury verdict did not stop the race hustlers from fanning the flames of racism and calling for protests in an effort to force the DOJ to charge Zimmerman with Civil Rights charges and hate crimes.
The Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network organized the “Justice for Trayvon” rallies and vigils outside federal buildings in at least 101 cities: from New York and Los Angeles to Wichita, Kan., and Atlanta, where people stood in the rain at the base of the federal courthouse, with traffic blocked on surrounding downtown streets.
Chants rang out across the rallies. “Justice! Justice! Justice! … Now! Now! Now!” ”We won’t forget.” ”No justice! No peace!” Many also sang hymns, prayed and held hands.
And plenty of participants carried signs: “Who’s next?” “I am Trayvon Martin.” ”Enough Is Enough.”
Really Chicago, do the protesters really want to know who’s next? Is enough really enough? Who are these people kidding? Are they just in denial or do they really not pay attention to current affairs or what is going on in their own back yard? Do the people of Chicago even comprehend that there were 61 murders in Chicago, Illinois while the George Zimmerman murder trial was taking place? 61!!! Why is it that President Barack Obama has nothing to say to the black community about blacks killing blacks? Instead, it’s about racism. For some reason, Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, Barack Obama, the Congressional Black Caucus and the rest who show up to rallies for Trayvon Martin and his death calling for “justice” seem to care little about the real crime and issues that threaten blacks and black teens. Do they really want to break the cycle, or just find excuses to blame others?
But instead it being about the “Killing Fields” of Chicago, they make it all about George Zimmerman and focusing on a teen that was killed in self defense, so says the jury.
Pic from The Gateway Pundit from today’s “Justice for Trayvon” march in St. Louis. Justice, looks like vigilantism.
According to data available on the Chicago Tribune’s RedEye website, 52 of those killed were black, 43 were black males, and seven were children under the age of 18. The vast majority died of gunshot wounds.
The 15-year-old boy, Ed Cooper, was shot in the chest about 5:08 p.m. in the 600 block of North Lawndale Avenue in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Daniel O’Brien said.
He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was declared dead at 5:54 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Cooper lived in the 1200 block of South Kostner Avenue.Police were dispatched to the block following a report of a person shot and found the boy, O’Brien said.The boy was playing a ballgame at the playground of Laura Ward Elementary School, formerly Ryerson Elementary, 646 N. Lawndale Ave., when he was shot, according to a relative who did not want to give her name. Ryerson was one of 49 elementary schools closed this June by the district.
Brandon Cage was standing with a group of people when a black Ford Taurus pulled up and a man got out and yelled gang slogans, according to police and Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.
The group yelled back their own slogans, and the man started firing. Cage was hit several times, and was rushed in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center, police said.
But in Chicago, the crime and murders go on and on and on, but some how they all focus on a “white” Hispanic who killed Trayvon Martin in Florida, who was found not guilty of the murder and no one has been able to show that he was a racist, ever was a racist and ever committed a hate crime.
- Weekend violence leaves 9 dead, 47 shot
- 2 dead, 2 wounded in overnight shootings
- Man killed in Southwest Side shooting, teen found fatally shot
- Fourth Of July Violence In Chicago: Homicide Rate Passes 200 After Long Holiday Weekend Of Shootings
- Records show four children gunned down in Chicago during Zimmerman trial
But the race baiters who cling to the George Zimmerman murder trial and make him the face of racism, even though he is Hispanic, oh sorry, as the liberal MSM dubbed him, a “white” Hispanic, they sadly do not even know the names, nor care to the ones that are murdered in the Killing Fields of Chicago. Check out the following Sean Hannity interview where he stumped Hilary Shelton, the NAACP’s Washington Bureau Director, by asking him a simple question, “There were 61 deaths in Chicago. 61 deaths during just the time of the Zimmerman trial. Can you name one one person by name that died in Chicago?” Shelton could not name one!!! Now that is criminal.
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Ann Coulter on FOX News … George Zimmerman was a “Sacrificial Lamb for This Media Narrative about America as being Run by the Klan”
No one makes the LEFT go crazy like Ann Coulter …
Ann Coulter appears on Fox & Friends – Weekend and commented on State Attorney Angela Corey’s words that the George Zimmerman trial was race based. Coulter went on to say that much of the commentary on the case had nothing to do with the trial or the evidence in the trial. She stated the trial was a media led mob and an innocent man almost went to prison for 30 years. Because Al Sharpton stirred up hatred and creating narrative of which there was any evidence. And after a long trial there was still no evidence. We have the 911 call and Zimmerman has a law suit against NBC for doctoring a tape making it sound like he was racist.
Ann Coulter may be brash, but she pretty much tells the story of George Zimmerman like it is.
“Obama brought it all back because the liberal media needs this ‘Mississippi Burning’ narrative in order to promote the black president with his liberal policies, which is what they care about.”
Exit Questions: Wasn’t the election of Barack Obama supposed to change race relations and move us past a certain point and make things better? As Tucker Carlson says, “that just isn’t true.”
Tucker Carlson Says Al Sharpton And Jesse Jackson Are “Hustlers And Pimps Who Make A Living Off Inflaming Racial Tensions” During Interview with Geraldo Rivera (VIDEO)
During an interview this morning on Fox & Friends – Weekend, Geraldo Rivera said that this is how politics tainted the legal process, raised expectations in the minority community and now has added to the racial divide when the verdict came back not guilty. Defense attorney Mark O’Mara said that if George Zimmerman was black, he never would have been charged with a crime. Rivera went on to say that not all tragedies are crimes. The original prosecutors, the original police chief and officers did not believe a crime was committed. Rivera said that this was race politics, the president gave the signal and then Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton stirred things up.
Classic pic as Tucker gives Alisyn the are you friggin kidding me look as Rivera says he holds Sharpton & Jackson in high esteem. Might be worthy of a caption contest.
However, the classic bit of Geraldo’s ramblings was when he said that he held in high regard Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton. The look on Tucker Carlon and Alisyn Camerota’s face was priceless. That’s when Tucker Carlson said that Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson were “Hustlers and Pimps who make a living off inflaming racial tensions”
“I don’t know how I feel about George Zimmerman,” Carlson said (watch video here). “But I am positive that people like Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton do not deserve to be called civil rights leaders. They are not. They are hustlers and pimps who make a living off inflaming racial tensions. They know nothing about this. They’re not residents of Florida. They don’t represent anybody, they’re not elected to anything, they don’t have constituencies. The only reason they’re allowed to do this is because we in the press enable them by calling them civil rights leaders. Why do we do that?”
Geraldo did not want to get into that debate, but conceded and made a powerful and honest comment … “you had 11 black kids killed last weekend in Chicago and 40 odd wounded. Where was the Reverend Sharpton? Where was the Reverend Jackson. That is the real civil rights crisis in urban American today. It is the gun violence run ramped. Black on black crime … What happens here is they went back to the old stereo-type black kid killed by cop, there is where the outrage is. And it is almost irresponsible …”
Actually, it is completely irresponsible.
NAACP President Ben Jealous Wants the Obama/Holder Justice Department to Try George Zimmerman on Civil Rights Charges in Death of Trayvon Martin
Ben Jealous and the NAACP just won’t let it go … hey NAACP Don’t you realize your political pressure to try Zimmerman resulted in the failed trial? Now they want to try George Zimmerman on Civil Rights charges?
Following the “NOT GUILTY” verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial where he was found not guilty on all charges, both second degree murder and homicide, the NAACP was quick to demand that the Barack Obama – Eric Holder Department of Justice try George Zimmerman on civil rights violations. HUH? Some folks will not let things be and respect the juries verdict, until they get their pound of flesh.
NAACP president Ben Jealous appeared this morning on CNN’s “State of the Union,” with Candy Crowley. Jealous stated that he has spoke to senior members of the U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s team at the Justice Department about pursuing federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman. As if this tragic tale has not been politically exploited enough already? Do any of these race hustlers realize that it was most likely the political pressure that was forced upon law enforcement and the prosecutors that resulted in such a weak and pathetic case against George Zimmerman? Haven’t the so-called civil rights folks done enough? The case was reviewed by a fired former police chief and prosecutor who did not want to bring charges, because there was no there, there. But no, that was not good enough. The liberal MSM, namely MSNBC doctored 911 tapes and presented it as legitimate news in an effort to inflame public opinion and fan the flames of racism. Then, President Barack Obama ignorantly and foolishly interjected himself in a case that he knew nothing about that further divided a country when he stated, if he had a son, he would look like Trayvon” (VIDEO). Hasn’t the federal government done enough damage? They brought pressure to bear to force a prosecution that under Florida law had no way of winning as long as the jury followed the law and not their emotions.
Leaders at the nation’s oldest civil rights organization have spoken with senior members of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s team at the Justice Department about pursuing federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, NAACP president Ben Jealous said Sunday, though Holder himself has noted the high bar for establishing a hate crime.
Speaking to chief political correspondent Candy Crowley on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Jealous said he hadn’t yet spoken with Holder himself, but that in conversations with Justice Department officials, he had pressed the federal government to continue investigating the death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.
“We are glad what they began months back continues, which is a serious reviewing of everything that came out in this case, everything that was known before this case,” Jealous said.
Haven’t we just been though a trial that proved that the what George Zimmerman did was not a “hate crime,” but instead self defense? That is what the 6 female jury had decided when the acquitted Zimmerman. But the NAACP can not accept the jury verdict and wants the DOJ to file civil rights charges. However, for such charges to be done, a federal hate crime would have to be proved and that something that was reckless, and that a specif intent and “to do the crime with requisite state of mind.” Sorry, but that in no way exists here.
However, that does not stop the NAACP as seen at the Gateway Pundit with Ben Jealous and the NAACP’s tweets.
Attorney General Eric Holder now is in a position to either act responsibly and follow the law, or succumb to the pressures of the NAACP and pseudo-civil rights activists like the Rev. Jesse Jackson. Just curious, when is the NAACP, Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton going to address the issues of inner city black-on-black violence that goes on every day in America. But no, instead they exploit the case of a “white” Hispanic killing a black teen in self defense as their cause celeb.
The public pressure leaves Holder, the nation’s first African-American attorney general, facing a difficult decision on a controversial case that has grabbed the nation’s attention and sparked renewed debate about racial profiling.
In a statement from NAACP President Ben Jealous, the civil rights group said they were “not done demanding justice for Trayvon Martin.”
“The most fundamental of civil rights—the right to life—was violated the night George Zimmerman stalked and then took the life of Trayvon Martin. We ask that the Department of Justice file civil rights charges against Mr. Zimmerman for this egregious violation,” said the group in a petition unveiled Saturday night. “Please address the travesties of the tragic death of Trayvon Martin by acting today.”
What’s ironic in all of this that the real hate and speculated hate crimes are coming from the other side where pro-Trayvon Martin individuals are threatening George Zimmerman and wishing him dead. So what is the hate crime here? Oh, and we even have pampered, millionaire NFL football players from the NY Giants making such threats that it is only a matter of time before the hood catches up with him. Gee Victor Cruzm how gangsta of you.
I would have to say I agree with Jammie Wearing Fool, that if I were George Zimmerman’s shoes I’d have already cleared Customs on my way to exile.
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Geraldo Rivera Says Al Sharpton And ‘Race Politics’ Forced Florida To Pursue ‘Weak’ Murder Two Case Against George Zimmerman in Death of Trayvon Martin
WOW … not about race eh?
Fox News analyst Geraldo Rivera is never at a loss for words or creating controversy. Rivera stated this morning on Fox & Friends that the second degree murder case against George Zimmerman was created by Al Sharpton and “race politics”. It was that racial agitation and race baiting by Sharpton that fanned the flames it create the scenario why such a weak murder case was brought against Zimmerman (see VIDEO). From the outset MSNBC created a false narrative that Zimmerman was a racist, when the doctored the 911 tapes. Rivera said that he believed that the first prosecutor got it right and that what happened that night between George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin was self defense.
But what might have been the biggest eye opening comment from Rivera was not about race, but when he said … “I see it a little differently, I see those six ladies putting themselves on that rainy night in that housing complex that has just been burglarized by 3 or 4 different groups of black youngsters from the adjacent community. Its a dark night, a 6’2″ hoodie wearing stranger is in the immediate housing community. How would the ladies of that jury reacted? I submit that if they were armed they would have shot and killed Trayvon Martin a lot sooner than George Zimmerman did.”
Rivera opened the segment by saying that he was not surprised that the judge in the Zimmerman case allowed the jury to consider manslaughter charges because that is the only charge which may apply to the defendant.
“This was a case brought because of political pressure – race politics in this country – I hate to say it,” Rivera said. He added that he holds Sharpton in “higher regard” than most of his colleagues, but he does believe that the MSNBC host’s agitation was the “catalyst” behind Florida state attorney Angela Corey seeking a second degree murder conviction against Zimmerman.
“I believe the original prosecutor got it right – I think it is a self-defense situation,” Rivera added. He said that the prosecution’s “desperation” is apparent in their effort to have the jury consider a variety of lesser charges during deliberation. “They have zero chance of convicting this man on murder,” the Fox host continued.
Finally, Rivera said that the six female jury members will find that Zimmerman was justified in shooting Martin because they would have pulled the trigger in that situation faster than he did.
How could Geraldo Rivera possibly come up with the the idea that it was Al Sharpton who played “race” politics and was the driving force for forcing the prosecution to arrest, try and convict George Zimmerman. Maybe one needs to just watch the video below. Listen to the video below and the Sharpton claims of win at all cost because, “we cannot allow a legal precedent to be established in this city that tells us that it is legal for a man to kill us and tell any story he wants and walks out with the murder weapon”.
In the end Geraldo Rivera said that he thought that George Zimmerman would be acquitted. Rivera believed that it was self defense under Florida law. However, this is Florida and as we learned from the Casey Anthony jury, anything, and I mean anything is possible.
Justice? Ex-Sanford Police Chief Bill Lee Says He Was Pressured By City Officials To Arrest George Zimmerman in Death of Trayvon Martin Even Though He Already Cleared Him Of Any Wrongdoing
So much for the US Constitution, its now about mob rule. So this is how we arrest individuals and administer justice now for a crime in a
Banana Republic United States?
Former Sanford, Florida Police Chief Bill Lee told CNN in an interview that he was fired for not arresting George Zimmerman. According to Bill Lee, he was pressured by city officials who cared more about appeasing the public, rather than if George Zimmerman was guilty. The city officials just wanted an arrest and did not care whether the US Constitution was followed or not. Lee told the officials you can’t arrest without probable cause, and was fired for upholding Zimmerman’s constitutional rights.
“The police department needed to do a job, and there was some influence — outside influence and inside influence — that forced a change in the course of the normal criminal justice process,” Lee said. “With all the influence and the protests and petitions for an arrest, you still have to uphold your oath.”
“That investigation was taken away from us. We weren’t able to complete it,” he said.
The George Zimmerman investigation was hijacked “in a number of ways” by outside forces, said the former police chief of Sanford, Florida.
Bill Lee, who testified Monday in Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial, told CNN’s George Howell in an exclusive interview that he felt pressure from city officials to arrest Zimmerman to placate the public rather than as a matter of justice.
“It was (relayed) to me that they just wanted an arrest. They didn’t care if it got dismissed later,” he said. “You don’t do that.”
When Sanford police arrived on the scene on February 26, 2012, after Zimmerman fatally shot unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, they conducted a “sound” investigation, and the evidence provided no probable cause to arrest Zimmerman at the scene, he said.
It had nothing to do with Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law, he said; from an investigative standpoint, it was purely a matter of self-defense.
Was the fix in from the beginning to railroad George Zimmerman from the outset and get their pound of flesh from Zimmerman, no matter what? So this is what passes as “justice” in the United States? We now have mob rule and the over all riding factor is that Zimmerman be found guilty to prevent race riots, rather than the rule of law. So let’s appease the Black panthers rather than provide a defendant their Constitutional rights. UNREAL.
Yup, this is what happens when you get race baiters like Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson and a liberal media whipping the public into a frenzy and cry “RACISM”. The Gateway Pundit shows even more judicial bias as Judge Nelson inappropriately goes after the defense and George Zimmerman in a bullying tactic.
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