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Bob Gorrell

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  1. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 3 years ago

    The media did everything it could to make this a racial issue. Too many of our citizens go for the media hype instead of the available facts.

  2. Gypsy8

    Gypsy8 said, over 3 years ago


    Did you miss that there were strong racial elements from the start? Don’t blame the media for creating a racial issue, it was there before they spoke. They debated it backward, forward, sideways, upside, and downside. The criticism I would have for the media is they were far too much involved in the court proceedings while the court was in session. But that is not a media fault, that is the system. Do like most other nations do and no media commentary until there is a decision. Not likely to happen because continuous news channels and talk-show hosts need the content. And they all make millions.

  3. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, over 3 years ago

    Did any of you political philosophers happen to note that the white guy got off from shooting a black teenager he was WARNED TO STAY AWAY FROM, and he not only got off clean, he will probably get his gun back?
    For all your splenetic screeds, the white people won this, folks. And it is far from the only example.

  4. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 said, over 3 years ago


    Dude, Zimmerman is Hispanic. On any form filled out in today’s race obsessed government he would have avoided checking the “white” or “Caucasian” box. So, no, you are wrong.

    And Martin, was indeed an african-american heritage and 17. He did not seem to think he was incapable of a grown man’s job of whipping that other guy’s butt since he jumped him and told him he was going to die tonight.

    I never figured you as a racist. Your comment says otherwise.

  5. lonecat

    lonecat said, over 3 years ago

    The bitterness on both sides is very sad to see.

  6. Cynthia

    Cynthia GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Beebee Doodle says;
    White or blak, cat or dog, people are what they are! Give a gun to someone not accountable and not responsible (but who thinks he is) and nasty things WILL happen!

  7. Gypsy8

    Gypsy8 said, over 3 years ago

    The media discussed (endlessly) the racial elements of the case for the simple reason there were racial elements. No point in denial. If this was white on white or black on black, it would have been on page 3 with the other personal altercations and it would not have become an international story. The media do not make the story, people do.

  8. Gypsy8

    Gypsy8 said, over 3 years ago

    When the so-called white guy with a gun pursues a black guy despite police warning, calls him an effing coon, accuses “people like him” of always getting away with stuff, I’d say racism was introduced into the mix.

  9. Gypsy8

    Gypsy8 said, over 3 years ago

    I don’t care what someone else said, I’ll make up my own mind based on the facts.
    If the media is to be criticized it is for saturation coverage and exploiting an event for ratings. Ultimately, its people that make it a racist issue and the media are just the conduit to society. Unfortunately there are the Limbaughs and Hannitys who deliberately make stuff up to fan the flames.

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