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Richard Jewell aka Zimmerman

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Restless28, Mar 29, 2012.

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  1. Restless28

    Restless28

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    Anyone remember the media indictment of Richard Jewell? Sure seems like the Zimmerman case is similar. It ruined Jewell's life.
     
  2. Spiffums

    Spiffums I.C.P.

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    I wonder if it was reversed if there would be any upheaval at all. The Media is quick to rush to judgement. One of the "news shows" had a guy say Zimmerman didn't look that bad beat up on the tape. I wanted to call in and ask just how many times you had to let someone hit you in the face while sitting on your chest before it was ok to defend yourself.
     

  3. Gallium

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    You know I don't post here much anymore:

    To me it also seems like some of the media is out to ruin Martin's life.

    The honest truth is, we don't know what transpired, and when we don't know, we fill in the blanks and our biases (bias does not equal prejudice, it merely means inclination) become evident.

    Based on everything presented about this case in the public domain, I have arrived at the conclusion that something odd happened that night, centered around two people. I can't attest as to who exactly brought 51% of the asshatterty to the table and who brought 49, or if it was 70/30, 90/20 or 50/50.

    What I do know is one person is dead, and we probably won't ever get to hear his side of the story, and the other guy's future is screwed up in more ways than he could ever imagine.

    Clearly this is one of those instances where the SHOOTER didn't complete all of the what ifs. Because if there was any part of his consciousness that visualized even 1% of this fecal low pressure system as the outcome, he would have made a u-turn and headed in the other direction - even if he was at his own doorstep.

    I know I would have. I'm supposed to be smarter than people who I know, think, suspect or perceive to be thugs.

    -G
     
  4. OGW

    OGW NRA, SAF

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  5. AA#5

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    The two cases are not even close.

    Richard Jewell was falsely accused.

    Mr. Zimmerman may be guilty. So far, it looks like he is. We already know he's stupid.
     
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    Fred Hansen Liberal Bane

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    :agree:
     
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    :upeyes: :dunno:


    Maybe you think he's guilty, so far, all the evidence says he's innocent.
     
  8. Detectorist

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    If the confrontation was as Zimmerman describes, I wonder if Trayvon thought Zimmerman was reaching for his gun, instead of his cell phone.
     
  9. teumessian_fox

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    Do we now? And pray tell what crystal ball you're using.

    Martin was a thug. He got what he deserved. Digest that.

    It should bloody well happen to more of his ilk.
     
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  10. bill123

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    I thought about Jewel also. Treyvon got justice
     
  11. WarCry

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    The difference is that Richard Jewell didn't do anything.

    George Zimmerman absolutely shot Trayvon Martin.


    That, however, doesn't mean he's guilty of anything.
     
  12. samurairabbi

    samurairabbi Dungeon Schmuck

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    Another comparison: Zimmerman and Soon Ja Du, the shooter in the 1991 Latasha Harlins case in Los Angeles that served as the undercard to the Rodney King events. Both Zimmerman and Du did in fact shoot and kill someone.

    The major DIFFERENCE: the Harlins case was recorded on a video system in the store in which events took place.
     
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  13. nipperwolf

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    Agreed.

    Thread fail.
     
  14. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Forget Jewell.

    (Well, except this Jewel:

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    What about Bernie Goetz??? I wonder what GT would have looked like during all of that.
     
  15. M&P15T

    M&P15T Beard One

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    Obviously you haven't read anything about the witness accounts and Z's statements to the investigating LEOs as to what happened. Just going on what you've gotten off of MSNBC? Democracy Now? Nancy Grace got your attention?

    Same for you. To even ask such a silly question means you've not done one bit of investigation of your own. Not gathered any information.
     
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    Have you seen her on The Voice, as one of the celebrity coaches? Her bewbs are AWESOME.
     
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    I was slipping through the channels last night and caught her. I wanted to reach through my tv and choke her until her face turned blue.
     
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