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George Zimmerman’s A Better Man Than I Thought

After a day of very solid cross confirmed testimony in the Zimmerman / Martin case, it turns out that in spite of the fact that Trayvon Martin was pounding the daylights out of Zimmerman's face and skull on a concrete surface, Zimmerman never went for his side arm until he realized that Martin noticed he was armed and appeared to go for the gun saying, "You're gonna die tonight" to Zimmerman.

Only at that point of life or death decision did Zimmerman grab his weapon and fire one shot into Trayvon's upper torso.

Zimmerman testified that he did not realize that he hit Martin... he assumed that when Martin said, "You got me". Martin meant he was going to stop assaulting Zimmerman as Martin leaned back off of Zimmerman's chest.

Zimmerman then testifies that he slipped out from Martin where he was pinned down and jumped on Martins back to restrain his hands to stop his attacker from executing any further blows.

Zimmerman tossed his gun to the side and held Martins arms down as Martin lay face down.

It seems to me that the average person who took a beating from a larger stronger attacker, would go for his weapon much sooner and would not have stopped firing until he was sure the attacker was profoundly incapacitated.

Most people in that situation would have emptied their magazine on the attacker to assure their own survival.

Based on testimony and evidence, George Zimmerman exercised extreme restraint in the use of deadly force. And the single spent, shell casing proves that restraint beyond a doubt.

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The autopsy revealed injuries to Martin's knuckles.

The claim that Martin's hands were clean of injury is without merit.
He injured his fingers during the fight with Zimmerman. I am sure he regrets hurting the little boy's hands with his face and head.

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2012/05/16/trayvon-martins-a...

[F]orce can only settle questions of power, not of right. - Clyde N. Wilson

Zimmerman never made

any such statement. Zimmerman claimed he was struggling to get out from underneath Martin, his coat slide up exposing the gun, Martin saw the gun and told Zimmerman, "you're going to die m....f..."

It's clear you're still stuck in the left/right paradigm

Also, the MSM has no agenda out for gun control. After all, Fox News is 50% of the MSM and they are absolutely against it.

That's complete bullshit, you must not follow gun rights that much or you would know fox news is no friend of the second amendment. Charles Krauthmammer being a stalwart defender of Sarah Brady, going so far as to call her a hero.

And many of the show host talking heads denying it's an absolute right. Hell I remember them talking about confiscation during an "emergency" as being A okay!

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty."

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Exactly...They are all big

Exactly...They are all big government. Fox is always careful to try not to alienate it's base...but they are no friend of liberty either.

Controlled opposition.

“Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it’s realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy.”
― Ron Paul

yet where is the gun control

yet where is the gun control legislation?

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Resting quietly

at the United Nations...

What do you mean where?

There were SEVERAL bills proposed in the senate and the house, thankfully none of them passed, even though they've promised to resurface them.

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty."

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But they didn't pass.

But they didn't pass.

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So?

Did you want them to pass?
News media support does not automatically equal bill passage, if that's what you are insinuating.

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What's your theory?

Zimmerman beat himself, broke his own nose and banged his head against concrete just to make it look good? I'm guessing you have evidence to support your theory?

All I know is that Zimmerman

All I know is that Zimmerman lied about Trayvon grabbing his gun. The medical examiner testified that Zimmerman's injuries were insignificant. Zimmerman said that he had no idea about Stand Your Ground, yet a professor who taught Zimmerman testified that he did. Zimmerman also said really crazy things like Martin banged his head on the ground 25 times. 25 times? Of course that is such a perfect number, but doing so would have caused massive injury and taken so much longer.

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He also didn't take any pictures...

...to prove what he said to be true in which in a case like this, they usually do regardless.

I'd like to conduct

an experiment if you're game. I want you to find someone and have them sucker punch you in the nose. Please come here afterwards, and tell us whether you think a sucker punch to your nose is insignificant.

I want you to recreate the wounds on the back of Zimmerman's head on the back of your head. Please feel free to bang the back of your head on any hard surface. Come back and tell us if you believe the wounds to the back of your head are insignificant.

If someone was doing this:

to me, while I'm carrying. They'd be lying face down in a pool of their own blood too.

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I havent been paying tons of

I havent been paying tons of attention to this, but I will say this.
At the very least hes an idiot. When told not to follow, he did anyway. Resulting in what happened.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

What have you been watching?

What have you been watching? He did not follow him. he followed him for about 20 seconds to see where he was going, but the dispatcher told him not to follow when he said okay. Martin took a right turn and George went straight ahead on his way back is when Martin confronted him.

If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...

That is the story according

That is the story according to George Zimmerman, who when first questioned by the police, did not say he stopped following Martin to go back to his car. Zimmerman's later recounting of course paints himself as an angel.

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Did you not read what I wrote

Did you not read what I wrote and did you not watch ZImmerman's account of what happened?

If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...

In the first

non-emergency 911 call...you're right and everyone focuses on that. But listen to what the 911 operator actually says.

"Are you following him?... we don't need you to do that...just keep an eye on him."

Question: How do you keep an eye on someone...without following them???

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Thats if you believe that

Thats if you believe that story. I on the other hand find it very hard to believe that a 135 pound 16/17 year old was beating the crap out of a 230 pound 35 year old. I just dont believe it. Remember somebody who murders someone is not going to admit it matter of fact they will say or do just about anything to cover it up.

Trayvon was 6'0 160 LB. Zim

Trayvon was 6'0 160 LB. Zim Zim is 5'8. The "news" showed you those elementary school photos of Trayvon for a reason.

dude 6 foot 160 pounds is

dude 6 foot 160 pounds is small. Anything 160 pounds is small

sTILL never been mounted I

sTILL never been mounted I see.

Zimmerman knew he was a kid (his word)

and Zimmerman also knew Martin was in his late teens. Trayvon Martin was tall & skinny, baby-faced. Zimmerman was cocky on the phone, he wasn't intimidated.

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” - Mark Twain

Join an MMA class and let an

Join an MMA class and let a "tall, late teen" mount you- as the witness described. Let me know if you are intimidated or not.

I am a young tall STRONG kid,

I am a young tall STRONG kid, but guess what millions of 35 year old men will whoop my ass, i may knock them around but ill lose most of them, and most people my age and younger would as well.

You've never mounted or been

You've never mounted or been mounted, I see.

ughh are you kidding me?

ughh are you kidding me?

Sean Hannity is a racist P.O.S.

And a chief Ron Paul-hater.

It's amazing how FOX defends Zimmerman and MSNBC defends Martin.

No one except Zimmerman knows what happened that night.

But it's clear that conservative media supports Zimmerman and liberal media supports Martin.

Both FOX and MSNBC/CNN are using it as a political football.

Libertarians support only the truth.

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-Ron Paul

Agree for sure with comments

about Hannity in general as well as this: The worst possible case ever to use as a 'racist political football'. Because the inferred reasoning of racism simply doesn't exist.

Just want to add, as of today, the Defense attorneys haven't been paid. The Defense fund has raised apprpx. $380K.

$200K came right after the Hannity interview. Only $5K left.

The Defense attorneys [who are literally turning the prosecution's witnesses their way, so far...] may have to resign—meaning a court appointed attorney. Probably, guaranteed life in prison for GZ.

The State's case supposedly ends this week. Another Hannity interview is gonna be needed so these 2 attorneys can finish.

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