Things that piss me off about the Trayvon Martin case.

First of all, I’m sick of the lynch mob run by Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson and the other professional race pimps. What do they want, a return to the bad old days of mob rule? Of all people, black people in the south should oppose that. And, it distresses me to see that the only time these leeches are bothered by young black males being murdered is when they are murdered by people other than young black males (about .00000000001% of the time.)

Secondly, I’m sick of the people who think George Zimmerman is the most innocent person in the world. “He was just defending himself”. “Trayvon Martin was beating him up” yammer yammer yammer. Zimmerman was punking Martin because Martin is black and looked like a burglar — to Zimmerman! The goofball then calls 911. Hey, where I come from you call 911 in an emergency, not because someone you think looks suspicious is walking down the street. For Cris’sake, is someone going to call 911 because they think I look dangerous when I’m walking my freakin’ pit bull at night? Is someone going to call 911 if I forget my poop bag? In my opinion, Zimmerman deserved to get his ass kicked, and who’s to say that Trayvon Martin didn’t think that he needed to defend himself against a total stranger who was following him around for no reason?

Third, I’m really sick and tired of shoddy police work. Were Martin and Zimmerman tested for the presence of drugs or alchohol? Was Martin tested for powder burns, which, if not present, would disprove Zimmerman’s version of events. Also, Zimmerman is reported to have said that Trayvon Martin was grabbing for his gun. Was the gun tested for Martin’s prints? Had Zimmerman pulled the gun out before Martin grabbed for it? And by the way. have the voices on the 911 tapes been analyzed? I heard two different tapes with two different voices, and they were distinctly different. (I also read of a witness who also said she heard two different voices.) To me, it seems like the police basically did a half-assed job. When lethal force is used, the survivor’s version of events MUST ALWAYS BE VIEWED WITH SKEPTICISM! Otherwise, we are giving people a license to kill (just make sure there are no witnesses to contradict your testimony.

Now that a special prosecutor has been appointed, and a real investigation is being carried out. we should be able to get as close to the truth as is humanly possible. I don’t know what the truth is, but I do know this: Trayvon Martin is dead because some idiot shot him. And the idiot’s role should not be disregarded. Perhaps George Zimmerman really is torn apart with sadness and remorse over this incident, in which case he should be pitied, but certainly not lionized.


  1. Duly noted. I for one am more than happy to await the results of a more thorough and more professionally conducted investigation than apparently initially occurred in this case.

  2. I think you have raised some excellent points, although your first paragraph really has nothing to do with this case, except that it should be noted that it was only the insistent calls for investigation by Sharpton and other members of the black media that got this case noticed at all – the mainstream media ignored it for two weeks. Whether Sharpton spends enough effort decrying black-on-black crime does not pertain to the Martin-Zimmerman case.
    Trayvon Martin’s body was indeed tested for alcohol and drugs, but George Zimmerman was not.
    It may be that the most salient feature of this case is that we are dealing with a bad law, one that allows an individual to goad another into a fight and then shoot that person to death. In cases resulting in death, for the shooter can be found guilty of a crime Florida prosecutors must prove beyond reasonable doubt that the shooter was NOT acting in self-defense. And with the victim unable to testify (being dead and all), that can be very hard to prove.

  3. Roger,
    I couldn’t disagree more with you when you say that the selective outrage of race hucksters like Sharpton and Jesse J is irrelevant. Thomas is absolutely correct when he points out that if these guys really care about the deaths of guys like Trayvon Martin, they would be as concerned about stopping the 90+% of killings of young black men by other young black men. When they throw a fit over an incident like this one, and say NOTHING about all those other killngs, it exposes the fact that they don’t really care about dead young men. Why no “insistent calls for investigation” in any other cases by these guys? Because those cases are all slam dunk, “everybody knows what happened? C’mon! Like Thomas, I have had it up to here (and my hand is about one foot over my head) with that selective, race-based outrage crap.
    I leave it to the legislatures of the sovereign states to decide what is a “bad” law. As an aside I will add that, in general, an armed society is a polite society.

  4. I am nothing less than shocked at how many people in the black community, especially its self-proclaimed “leaders”, are so willing to make a rush to judgment against Mr. Zimmerman in this case. I thought that engaging in this practice would be something that the black community would be resistant to, especially when you consider how often you hear those self-proclaimed leaders decrying the practice when they feel that a rush to judgment is being made in a case in which they have chosen to insert themselves. I am no less shocked at how many in the black community are so willing to dismiss Mr. Zimmerman’s version of events (at least what has been made public) out of hand, as if the events Mr. Zimmerman describes are so improbable as to be unbelievable. Whether the “leaders” of the black community are willing to admit it or not, young black thugs in hoodies attacking people is the norm in our society, not the exception. The examples of this are too numerous to cite, not the least of them being the so-called “flash mob” phenomena. Another example that springs to mind, here in the Chicago area a black male teenager was convicted of murder for pushing a woman to the ground in the process of stealing her cellphone. The woman struck her head as she went down and later died as a result of her injuries. Knocking someone to the ground can indeed lead to a loss of life and could be considered by any reasonable person as a life threatening attack. As for those who feel that the Florida law is to blame I invite you to read this article by the Second Amendment scholar David Kopel. He explains the legal situation in the Martin/Zimmerman case for more eloquently and cogently than I ever could.

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