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Mike Lester

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  1. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, about 1 year ago

    Ha!
    I wouldn’t be surprised since that Lefty judge obviously is hoping for a guilty verdict, but deep down knows there’s no way you can convict a guy for murder when he’s getting his head bashed in by a thug high on drugs.
    If my neighborhood was under siege by burglars and thieves, I’d sign up to patrol the area as well and you can bet I’d be packing in case one of these punks did attack.
    Seems like an acquittal is the obvious conclusion unless this judge pulls some more stunts or we have a jury as dumb as OJ’s.

  2. cubefarmer

    cubefarmer said, about 1 year ago

    Reduced to death threats already? The lynch trolls are getting desperate.

  3. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 1 year ago

    ConserveGov,
    are you aware that Mr. Zimmerman was the one who first suggested a neighborhood watch shortly after he moved into the neighborhood? That the reason he was alone that night was because his neighbors felt there was no need for a watch since crime in that neighborhood was nearly nonexistent? It was certainly not under siege
    ^.
    Mr. Zimmerman is guilty of ignoring the 911 operator when he was told “We don’t need you to do that” when Mr. Zimmerman admitted he was still following his ‘target’. He is also guilty of getting out of his car to confront the now dead “thug high on drugs” as you describe him.
    ^
    Mr. Zimmerman had called 911 over 60 times since becoming a ’Watchman". His own recorded words show he was frustrated because his targets “always get away”. I never heard that any of his 911 calls resulted in an arrest of someone guilty of a crime.
    ^
    I do not believe Mr. Zimmerman is guilty of premeditated murder, but had he simply done one of two things… obeyed the 911 operator or stayed in his car… Trayvon Martin would not be dead at his hand, and Mr. Zimmerman would not be having to look over his shoulder for the rest of his life. Because whether he goes to jail or is acquitted, there is an intolerant, bigoted, and angry person out there who wants to avenge the boy.
    It is an outcome without civility, and without respect between neighbors, it will only get worse.
    Respectfully,
    C.

  4. Wraithkin

    Wraithkin said, about 1 year ago

    Regardless of the verdict in this case, there will be problems.

    If he’s found not guilty, then there likely will be riots by a community similar to that which rioted when Rodney King was beaten by police (regardless of the fact that King was hopped up on PCP and other fun recreational chemicals). A community that when it riots, feels they have the right to destroy public and private property, hurting other people who weren’t even involved in the situation. You have a right to peacefully assemble, not to riot and cause destruction. And that’s aside from whatever nonsense our POTUS is going to throw out there, inserting himself into an issue and making it worse.

    If he’s found guilty (which I doubt), it will set the precedent that you cannot use lethal force to defend yourself. This will have a more insidious impact which will make people think twice about being a part of neighborhood watch and defending themselves in public. While Castle Laws usually permit you to defend yourself in your home, this case will set the example that you can be charged with murder if you defend yourself.

  5. Jeff H

    Jeff H said, about 1 year ago

    @ConserveGov

    The verdict doesn’t really matter. Obama’s DOJ ginned up all the protests that forced the spineless, sniveling prosecutor to file charges that had no merit, for the sole purpose of getting a bunch of low-information American-African voters to turn out for the 2012 Pres election. It worked. Any riots after a “not guilty” verdict will just be icing on the cake for these demons.

  6. Rx71Wm29

    Rx71Wm29 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Now THAT would be a funny verdict!

  7. Tax Man

    Tax Man said, about 1 year ago

    It is interesting to see you go back to the typical liberal refrain: “I know that I am wrong so I call you a racist and blame Fox News”. The only thing missing in your refrain is to blame George Bush.

  8. Tax Man

    Tax Man said, about 1 year ago

    BTW: Zimmerman did not testify. So, what lies are you referring to?

  9. Tax Man

    Tax Man said, about 1 year ago

    Who thinks that Eric Holder (or his appointee) called the judge and said that a guilty verdict may get her a position as a Federal judge?

  10. r2varney

    r2varney said, about 1 year ago

    Zimmerman will walk and his defense will become a classic to be used in many future cases. All those wanna be tough guys can now start a confrontation and shoot him / her. Give yourself a few bruises and claim self defense.

  11. Fourcrows

    Fourcrows said, about 1 year ago

    @r2varney

    Thank you, Varney. Those are my fears – the legal precedent a not guilty verdict would set. Whoever feels like they want to kill someone (whether revenge, for thrills, or prejudice) would simply need to start a scuffle, take a few hits, and pull out their legally concealed weapon, claiming Florida v. Zimmerman as a defense.

  12. Zipi

    Zipi said, about 1 year ago

    Certain groups in this country don’t need a reason to riot and loot.

  13. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, about 1 year ago

    @Respectful Troll

    RT
    I will agree with you that I would not have kept following Mr Martin if I was Z. I would of reported the activity to the cops and let them handle it. Is Z possibly guilty of Stupidity? Maybe yes. But as all of us here on Gocomics knows, stupidity is Not a crime.
    Trayvon also did something that was stupid. If a guy comes up to you in a different neighborhood and asks you what you’re doing, you could do 1 of 2 very easy things that would avoid confrontation: 1) Ignore him or tell him to mind his own business and keep walking. 2) Tell him you’re going to a friends house who lives in the neighborhood And keep walking.
    He could’ve thrown in some F-bombs in there, but deciding to confront and fight a stranger is never a good idea.
    I wish his parents had taught him better or maybe if he was not high, he would’ve kept walking and would be alive today.
    Sad story, but in no way did Zimmerman act illegally and I’m pretty sure the jury will agree.

  14. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @ConserveGov

    Self-appointed vigilante, packing heat and ready to kill should you deem it necessary… I wonder if you’d tuck a picture of Zimmerman behind your CCW license?
    If I lived in your neighborhood, my #1 reason for owning a firearm would be to protect myself from you.

  15. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    You are right about Con Gov.

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