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|Subject: Re: Black Friend Defends Zimmerman||Date: 3/26/2012 10:15 AM|
|Author: Vetiver||Number: 1762042 of 1956642|
"You can say that Zimmerman used a gun at a fist fight.
You can say that he was an overenthusiastic Barney Fife.
You can say that he was looking for trouble.
You can say that he faces an uncertain future because of the killing.
You can say that he showed poor judgement.
You can say that his actions took the life of a young boy that had a great future.
You can say that he should be locked up."
You can say he has a previous history of calling 911 over Black people walking through a neighborhood that is 25% Black.
You can say that only based on the kid being Black, Zimmerman concluded that the kid was on drugs.
You can say he called the kid a coon.
You can say that he lied to the police about being jumped when he spoke directly to the kid immediately prior to the altercation.
You can say he has a previous arrest for assaulting a cop.
You can say that the police lied to the victim's family about Zimmerman's squeaky clean record.
You can say that the police tried to instruct a witness what to say.
You can say that the police took no pictures of the crime scene, the supposed grass stains on Zimmerman;s back or his supposed injuries.
You can say that the police failed to test the shooter for drugs or alcohol.
You can say that the police noted no injuries to the shooter and added that in later.
You can say that the police failed to call for medical attention for the shooter's supposed injuries.
You can say that the police made no effort to identify the dead kid.
You can say that the police failed to notice that the kid was on the phone at the time of the shooting and possibly there was a witness that heard the whole thing.
You can say that the Sanford police have a history of failing to arrest an obvious perp when that's what suits them.
You can say that the previous event, where the son of a policeman beat up a homeless man but managed not to get arrested merited the replacement of the police chief but the current circumstances where an innocent person was killed apparently do not.
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