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Obama’s Irresponsible Entry Into the Trayvon Case

President Obama, under pressure from black leaders who represent his most important political base, reversed course today after days of staying out and waded into the Trayvon Martin killing.

In doing so, he probably satisfied is own need to express outrage and appeased a growing clamor for him to say something. But in doing so he has prejudiced the case and allowed political and personal considerations to trump his solemn duty as leader of the nation and chief enforcer of its laws.

There are many issues that need to be resolved with respect to the Trayvon case. It’s early, and we don’t have all the facts, and unexpected twists always occur in cases like this.

Law enforcement authorities must investigate whether an innocent unarmed African American boy was killed because of racial profiling. And they must investigate why police released the shooter, Robert Zimmerman, after only a short while, and didn’t test him for drugs or alcohol.

A terrible crime may have been committed. But the shooter claims self defense. And we are innocent in this country until proven guilty.

White House Press Secretary Carney had said just this Tuesday: “Our thoughts and prayers go out to Trayvon Martin’s family but obviously, we’re not going to wade into a local law-enforcement matter.”

Well, not so “obviously,” apparently.

Obama has suggested clear sympathy with the victim and an obvious inclination to believe a crime has been committed.” Speaking in the Rose Garden, Obama left no doubt that he doesn’t think this is a case of self defense, which happens all the time. He said:

All of us have to do some soul searching to figure out how does something like this happen.

Obama flashed emotion and empathy without knowing for sure if in fact the boy might have done something wrong. There’s always the possibility this is other than what it looks. And that’s for a jury to decide, a jury that will now be aware – as will prosecutors and defense attorneys – that Obama has the victim’s back.

When I think about this boy, I think about my own kids. I think every parent in America should be able to understand why it is absolutely imperative that we investigate every aspect of this. And that everybody pulls together . . . My main message is to the parents of Trayvon Martin. You know, if I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon.

Here’s the video of Obama this morning.

This was not, despite what it appears, an off the cuff remark. Obama never takes questions at events such as these. Today, he waited for a question for which he had prepared an answer. I would not be surprised if the question was planted by the White House Press office, aware Obama wanted to say something.

This is not the first time Obama has preempted justice. Last year, he remarked that U.S. Private Bradley Manning, charged with leaking classified documents, “broke the law.” And in 2009, he blurted out at a press conference that a Cambridge, Mass., policeman “acted stupidly” when he arrested Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.

If a young African American man was killed because he is black, then the killer needs to be punished in worst way legally available.

But there needs to be a trial first.

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102 Responses to Obama’s Irresponsible Entry Into the Trayvon Case

  1. Well, this is just par for the course for Obama. The only time he can keep his fat mouth shut is when he deems it politically wise for him to do so. I write thinking of the oppostion to Ahmajinedad when the esteemed Baraka never opened his mouth to defend their cause.

  2. I await his comments on the young black girl in Chicago who was killed as she sat in her mother’s arms recently. Her younger sister was spared, but this child (maybe 2 or 3 years old) died instantly. Unfortunately, we live in a culture that really doesn’t value life, especially the most vulnerable in our midst.

  3. I posted this under the Blame List. I don’t like repeating myself, but it seems to explain/express just who/what we have in the WH.

    “You don’t have to look any further than the name he chose for himself for the Secret Service when he was campaigning ..”RENEGADE”.

  4. I remember the firestorm that erupted when Pres. Nixon made a comment about the Charles Manson/Tate-LaBianca murders.
    On another topic, I am wondering where the news is about the 13 year old boy who was doused with gasoline and lit by two older youths. The information I have found indicated the youth was trying to answer a question about Black History in a class at East High School in Kansas City, Mo. and was rebuffed by his black teacher who allegedly said the youth could not know the answer because he was not their race.
    One of the youths who followed him to his home where the incident occurred allegedly made a reference to the incident at the school.
    Kansas City police have not said this is a hate crime at this point.
    The boy survived with only minor injuries. His parents are trying to move to less hostile territory.

    • I likewise await Obama’s response and compassion for the injured
      13 year old.

      Everything… EVERYTHING… Barry does is for himself and politically motivated.

  5. Why are we surprised, he has always put his nose in, when he should remain neutral. He treats the office as his ‘bully pulpit’ instead of the sacred office that it is. Just another example of his lack of understanding of what a president does– the past presidents must be rolling in their graves!!!

  6. We know the only reason Obama stepped into the fray was because the kid was black and the killer is white. Obama is a racist. He was raised one, associated with them, and his pastor of 20 years was an extreme one. His justice department is lead by racist, Eric Holder who chose not to prosecute voter intimidation by the New Black Panthers because they are black. When are people going to speak this truth about him?

  7. Just another reason to require his college grades be made public: this ass hat obviously failed every law and or civics class he ever took.

    Oh, wait….he was going to school to become a DICKTATOR, not a lawyer!!

  8. Obama and his fellow travelers are feeding off the turmoil and division he is causing among Americans. Wouldn’t doubt if he and Moochelle fist bumped as he hopped on to his favorite toy, AF1. Divide and conquer is his goal. The grieving parents not only have the premature death of their young son to deal with, they now have the race hustlers and the _resident using his death in a political game. This evil man has no moral core.

    • I lose a few minutes off my life every time some talking head proclaims that he is sure that Obama is a ‘decent guy’ who ‘really cares’. Sorry, don’t buy it.

  9. A “brown” brother shoots a “black” brother and now the “white” brothers must pick a side or be called “racists” because the “black” President says the dead brother looks like him”. How PC is that?

  10. “boy”? Since when did the culture rules change again and it’s okay to refer to a young black man as a “boy”? Ain’t that a sign of racism? Is there a web site or something where we can keep up with this stuff?

    Good post Keith. There apparently is a witness that saw the shooter lying on the ground. There is also a question why he got out of the car. There is so much not known that needs to be figured out before we lynch the guy or let him go.

    What the real question becomes for any gun owner is at what point can you use deadly force? The difference between someone kicking your butt and someone beating you to death is only known afterwards, and it would be pretty stupid to die with a gun in your holster. But if you shoot someone without a gun, it’s a crap shoot whether a jury will let you go or put you away for life. The lines are blurred as is, throw race into the conversation and you can pretty well bet that whatever happens when the dust settles, the truth will be another casualty.

    barkleypontree.blogspot.com

  11. Obama’s WH is a polarizing one even further, one that is asking for public unrest. The Trayvon Martin’ s incident is the most recent case, where the occupant of the WH jumps into a situation giving his personal thought as a community organizer not as the president of this nation of ours.

    Few cases are, as mentioned in this straight to the point article written by Mr. Koffler, like the Private Bradley Manning, Fluke’s affair, Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., and the case of Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, for whom they were quickly requesting the death penalty, just to mention the publically known cases I can remember now where O and Company have jumped into conclusions without an duly investigation.

    However, not a word on behave of border patrol agent Brian Terry, murdered on the American side as a result of Holder’s Fast and Furious operation (and who knows how many others have been killed in Mexico as well with those same weapons) or on behave of the 13-year-old white boy who police say was doused with gasoline and lit on fire by a racially motivated 16 year old black kid in Kansas, and not a word regarding a case o public interest about Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan’s shooting at Fort Hood that killed 13 people and wounded 29.

    What he is doing by playing the race card for political gains as I fail to see it otherwise, is not only very irresponsible, but very stupid indeed. Has this Harvard professor forgotten the American civil war, the long list of incidents of civil unrest in the United States during the 20 century? Has the community organizer forgotten the 1992 Los Angeles Riots? or the things that can happens to a country like Yugoslavia, when a religious-racially motivated civil wars begins?

    I used to have a great respect for Harvard as a university, but thanks to Obama and his pals that have brought some public light to the Harvard’s bunch; I am having second thoughts about Harvard as for sure, something is rotten in Denmark.

    Obama’s WH is a polarizing one even further, one that is asking for public unrest and unnecessary problems. The Trayvon Martin’ s incident is the most recent case where the occupant of the WH jumps into a situation giving his personal thought as a community organizer not as the president of this nation of ours (and I thought that after expending a few trillion dollars and bankrupting the country by now the community organizer could have learned something. I was dead wrong).

    This straight to the point article written by Mr. Koffler, mentioning few cases like the Private Bradley Manning, Fluke’s affair, Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., and the case of Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, for whom they were quickly requesting the death penalty, just to mention the publically known cases I can remember now where O and Company have jumped into conclusions without a previous duly investigation.

    However, not a word on behave of border patrol agent Brian Terry, murdered on the American side as a result of Holder’s Fast and Furious operation (and who knows how many others have been killed in Mexico as well with those same weapons) or on behave of the 13-year-old white boy who police say was doused with gasoline and lit on fire by a racially motivated 16 year old black kid in Kansas, and not a word regarding a case o public interest about Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan’s shooting at Fort Hood that killed 13 people and wounded 29.

    What he is doing by playing the race card for political gains as I fail to see it otherwise, is not only very irresponsible, but very stupid indeed. Has this Harvard professor forgotten the American civil war, the long list of incidents of civil unrest in the United States during the 20 century? Has the community organizer forgotten the 1992 Los Angeles Riots? or the things that can happens to a country like Yugoslavia, when a religious-racially motivated civil wars begins?

    I used to have a great respect for Harvard as a university, but thanks to Obama and his pals that have brought some public light to the Harvard’s bunch; I am having second thoughts about Harvard as for sure, something is rotten in Denmark.

  12. I thought everyone was guaranteed due process and a fair trial?

    5th Amendment and 6th Amendment.

    Even the worst of us. Hell, especially the worst of us.

  13. “My main message is to the parents of Trayvon Martin. You know, if I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon.”

    His “main message” (essentially) is that they are the same race? What the hell?? Does anyone else think that is the stupidest thing a president has ever said? I can’t tolerate this dumbass, at all.

    • I feel the same way…what the f*ck is he even talking about? Just another black/white issue to exploit.

      However…as Charles Krauthammer astutely points out, the shooter’s father is white and his mother is Peruvian. He’s as much white as Obama is black.

      • I know this isn’t the point, but how does he know what his son would look like? And what about his daughters–what are they supposed to think–he always secretly wanted a boy? This is such an ill-conceived comment.

        • Amen! And his comment that “his son” would look like Trayvon infers that since a ‘white boy’ wouldn’t look like him, then the shooting would essentially have been OK. Does this guy ever consult with anyone before making such imbecilic comments? November 2012 cannot get here fast enough!

  14. Poor kid.
    It’s disgusting how quickly political this got. Farrakhan and Sharpton would immediately be charged with Incitement To Riot if they looked like me. Since I’m a “White Devil”, I should be able to distinguish my own race and I’m telling you, Zimmerman just don’t look White to me. But what group is being scapegoated is what this is all about.
    I felt kinda happy after I held my nose and voted for McCain. I thought maybe, just maybe Colin Powell was right. He wasn’t.
    Race Relations are the worst I’ve seen in my 45 years.
    Bottom Rail On Top, now
    (Speaking of Race; Incidentally Tom Hanks, “White Devils” is exactly what the Racially Imperialist Japanese called Americans in the Pacfic Theater of Operations – and probably yelled it out as they strafed parade grounds at Schofield Barracks. That fact should have made the Director’s Cut or something. My deceased Grandfather – who fought in the PTO as a Fireman 1st Class on the carrier USS MAKIN ISLAND for an 18-month combat tour – would have appreciated the historical clarity.)

    ANDREW LIVES!

    • Didn’t ANYONE in the National Press see his mug shot?
      They really want this to happen – this Civil Division, this Civil Fracturing, this Civil War

  15. I get so tired of the “outrage” when anyone black is killed by a non black. Why not the same outrage when the black gangs shoot other blacks? Why doesn’t Sharpton protest when the innocent blacks are killed by drive-by shootings? Why do these communities continue to allow this behavior? That’s what I find “outrageous”.

  16. As I said on the ‘Blame’ thread, Obama and Holder live for moments like this!

    This guy, Obama, just can’t help himself! It’s bad enough that he uses his daughers as political props whenever his poll numbers are dropping ….but his ‘imaginary’ son??? A bridge too far!

    Why do I have the feeling we are going to be hearing about the newest member of the Obama family for the next eight months – ad nauseum. He started his erstwhile Presidency on the wrong foot – and he’s going to end it on the wrong side. Some thngs never change – so much for Hope and Change! Hopefully, he will be the first…and the last.;..post-racial President!

    • Whatever the outcome in Florida, the LEFT is at war – open war. They’re in search of a Victim-of-the-Month Club. Fluke was last month’s flavor and it didn’t go as well as they had hoped, although they’re still trying their Ben & Jerry best to get a “Rush & Racist” serving to the market for the Spring and Summer.

      Expect more “teachable moments” from the student, who has yet to release his college transcripts.

      • Man, that is no shit. Last year was training and recruitng. This year – with each unfortunate questionable incident, the protests wil get sharper and provoke the cops. When the Final Stretch of the Election is here, expect groups like the New Black Panther Party, the New Black Liberation Militia and various subsets of Nation of Islam to target Tea Party events attacking them as the Tea Party immediately pushes back harder in a nebulous CS gas cloud of bloody mayhem.
        Speaking of how hard the cops are going to push back, as I found after Port-Au-Prince, Baghdad and Kabul, when you get really sick of taking chunks of ashpalt to the head, you relish “crowd control”
        We’re in for a Long Hot Summer

    • Girly, do you think they’ll add a dotted outline to that family photo that they’re flogging for the campaign image? They could print “imaginary son” in it.

  17. He sure played the sycophant press like a fiddle. How many times has Obama turned heel and walked away without taking any questions from the press? Why is today different? Do you know who asked the question Keith? My guess is this was a coordinated effort between the person who asked the question and Obama. If it wasn’t coordinated, why no questions about the 2-year anniversary of his signing of Obamacare that is scheduled to go before the Supreme Court on Monday? That certainly has more to do with his job description than asking him a question about a shooting that happened in Florida last month.

  18. You made a Gutsy Call, Keith
    Between Flash Mobs raiding a store, the Berserk Sister in MacDonalds or Berserk Sister Two threatening to kill her TA, there seems to be palpable tension in just about every city in Amercia. Just about everyone is about ready to beat each other’s ass. I went to check out a new car today and passed by a Brother and it was just plain wierd; I hadn’t been looked at that way or felt that clawing Racism responding and exhuming itself from my heart were I buried it in about 15 years. Obama, Farrakhan, Sharpton. They are resurrecting White Racism.
    Obama could change this. He could rise to the occassion and be Great.
    But…He is a small man. He just couldn’t help himself. He could have been better. He couldn’t have chosen to go lower.
    (I think half of Berkeley campus may have charted planes and are at this moment air-dropping into Florida with condoms and bags of shit)

  19. Guys: I don’t want to get too frivolous here, but MOOch just announced (on Letterman?) that their dog (Bo) is her son, and now here comes the o saying that Trayvon would look just like his son, or his son would look just like Trayon.
    It’s not easy here. I’ll have to leave it to other commenters to draw conclusions.

    • I have to laugh — I wonder if Michelle Antoinette really did that. She says so many things — and people really do consider their pets to be their children. Not that I’ve seen much fondness for Bo the Dog from the Obama family. In photos they always appear to be meeting him for the first time.

  20. Unfortunately, the guy the shooter will never get a fair trial, now that the president has taken sides without knowing the facts or what really took place. I think we all know why he took issue with the incident. We hear talk about racism, but this is a prime example. Persons of every color and ethnic group have been shot, and at no time, has this been a media preoccupation. No president or anyone else as an outside observer should make such a public decision. Zimmerman may well have been within his rights, and he may not have been. Up to now, it has been up to judge and jury. But, our system of justice has now been superseded and the media is having a field day. This is basically interfering with an individual’s rights as innocent until proven guilty. In this case, whether you like Geraldo or not, he is 100% correct. When you see the hoodie and pants on the ground and a darker skin color, it is a stereo type image, right or wrong. The president has taken his position beyond the courts, called in the civil rights advocates, and has made this in fact a racial issue. It may or may not have been…the fact is it is not up to him to decide or express an opinion either way. This whole issue of control has gotten way out of hand and beyond the powers given to all of us by the Constitution.

  21. No one can know the loss of child in this manner until there is first hand experience, My sympathy for the family of the young black American. There is a saying about rushing to judgement and ,I think in this case it was stoked by a segment of our population whom believe prejudice is as prevalent now as it was in the past. Blame the white man, but seems to me Joe Biden is white, Nancy Pelosi is white, Jay Carney is white, Ted Kennedy was white, Hillary Clinton is white, Al Gore is white, Bill Clinton is white, Barney Frank is who knows what, need I go further. So the blame is only on selected whites.

    • Obama has to work with those “white people” you mentioned to achieve his agenda but you can bet underneath it all he harbors feelings of disdain and contempt for every one of them! Don’t waste your money buying a copy but if you can get Obamas books from the library, read The Audacity of Hope or Dreams of My Father and you’ll see how Obama really feels about white people; including his Mother

  22. I really am unable to take anymore that his guy says.

    I am done with all of it. I was stuck in the airport last week and my tv view (no sound) was all MSNBS news channel, and word was total “pound on every GOP” point they could come up with.

    How crazy and stupid all with everything GOP is bad, and how superman all Obama is. I could have puked all thru the McAllen International airport.

    I am done with his LIES and I am done it OBAMA.

    It is so bad that so many will VOTE for this LOSER. He will take us to the new level of IDIOCRACY. Enjoy!

    I think these thugs and frauds have us all F*CK*D – put a fork in us – even if we could beat them with votes, they will steal it.

    And I HATE my choices for the GOP so far. – Go Newt, Perry, Palin 2012.

  23. Where is his concern fr the poor white child burned by a bunch of black kids? He is only interested in this because he think this will help his reelection.

  24. “Ya know. If I had a son, he would look like Trayvon.”

    What possible difference could it make what he looks like?
    Why this idiotic statement? An effort to align himself on the “good side” because they have the same color skin?
    So much for uniting America. (something he never planned to do)

    • This is Obama’s “clever” indirect way of saying, “I”M BLACK – VOTE FOR ME BECAUSE I AM BLACK.”

      Remember when he said, oh, so slyly, that “[I don’t] look like the other Presidents on the dollar bills.”

  25. Obama does not view himself as merely the President; he sees himself as the “final word” on everything, i.e. by-passing the Constitution, executive order, passing bills over the weekend etc. He has never been a class act President, doesn’t have idea 1 of how to behave as President and is a world wide embarassment to the USA! He plays the racist card at every opportunity and is anything but a unifier! Our country has never been so divided or had such an unscrupulous person occupying the White House. As in the past, he should have kept his mouth shut and stayed out of it! He promotes this racial unrest happily….it’s been the “skin game” from the beginning! Yes, he was the first black man to win the Democratic nomination, but it did not make him the right man to be president of our great country….I hope the people wake up and see him for the muslim loving, racist, anti-American, socialist dictator that he has shown himself to be on more than one ocassion….otherwise, he will be writing the obituary for the USA and we will become the United Muslim States of America!

    • How terrible it is for our nation that our first non-white President is a racist racialist. This tragedy is going to echo into our history for a hundred years or more.

  26. THE HIPOCRICY!!! IT MAKES ME SICK TO MY STOMACH HOW THIS PRESIDENT HAS INTERJECTED HIMSELF IN A MATTER WHICH SHOULD BE HANDLED AT THE LOCAL LEVEL. HOW COME HE DID NOT INTERJECT HIMSELF IN THE MURDER OF THE BORDER PATROLMAN KILLED (FAST AND FURIOUS CASE) AND NEVER APOLOGIZED TO HIS FAMILY. HE NOT ONCE CAME OUT AND CONDEMNED THE WALL STREET IDIOTS DESTROYING THE COUNTRY; BURNING, LOOTING, DEFACATING AND URINATING ALL OVER, INCLUDING POLICE CARS; THERE WERE SOME MURDERS. I HAVE YET TO HEAR HIM SPEAK AT ALL ON THESE HORRIBLE ATROCITIES!!INSTEAD, NANCY PELOSI GAVE THESE IDIOTIC LOONIES HER BLESSING AND THAT OF THE PRESIDENT’S! CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE ARE BEING MURDERED THROUGHOUT OUR NATION EVERY DAY. HE HAS NOT ONCE COME ON NATIONAL T.V. TO ADDRESS ANY OF THESE INCIDENTS. WHY NOW? TO DIVIDE OUR COUNTRY AND CAUSE CHAOS. “NEVER LET A SITUATION GO TO WASTE” (Alinsky
    Rule). OUR COUNTRY IS BEING SHREDDED TO PIECES. ONLY GOD…..YES, ONLY GOD WILL BE ABLE TO RESTORE IT. GOD BLESS AMERICA !

    • Great points Maria.
      The actual quote by Rahm Emmanuel is “You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.”
      Rahm Emanuel

  27. Great post, Keith, and so many great comments here as usual.
    I was fuming when I heard that Obama again wants to generate a feeling that blacks are victims of white people and score politically because of that. Statistics show overwhelmingly that the main problem for blacks is not white violence but black. And according to statistics from 2009 blacks killed more whites than white killed blacks, 245 more.
    I saw a picture of the young shooter and he looked non-white to me. I wonder if that fact will be a “problem” for all the liberals who want to make this a political game. Obama should have stayed out of this, he should have said, calm down and let the police investigate. The comment about “my son” was cheap, tasteless politics.

  28. I have empathy for the parents of Martin, and also for those who are friends, wife or associates of the alleged killer. But lets be real, there is far too much guessing and conjecture at this point and no one knows what really happened. Though I have my doubts that the DOJ investigation will be free of bias, I would hope the Florida investigation would be. I am particularly confounded by some reports that the alleged perpetrator is a “white Hispanic”. What the hell is that? Does this now suggest we can refer to the POTUS as a “black whiteman”? I grew up when language mattered, apparently it only matters if you are a Progressive.

    • I think a “white hispanic” would be someone with ancestors from Spain.

      This guy’s mother is from Peru.

      The MSM just can’t give up the idea that the shooter is white.

  29. Senseless crimes like this one happen all across the country and all ethnicities
    are victims. He remains silent but this he’s cherry picked for political reasons.
    I don’t think it makes a difference what color skin you have if your child has been taken from you grief has no color a dead child is an unthinkable crime.
    How many times I have heard the phrase it’s Hell to outlive your children and it is and yet it happens everyday. To use this is wrong the loss of an innocent
    child is a grief for any human being with a heart and a soul. We should grieve
    but we should weep for all the innocents lost through violence. I cannot think
    of a more vile tactic in politics how low will this go? No sacred ground now?

  30. No one in the Bam administration seems to register that the shooter is Hispanic.
    No one ever mentioned the white boy in Kansas City and how he was killed.
    The investigation is not over.
    A replay of the stupid police in Cambridge remark.
    Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, and the New Black Panthers will bring riots and bloodshed to our streets.
    That may be what they desire but it will get really ugly.

  31. I am waiting for “the president” to make a phone call to the Palin family expressing sympathy for the truly disgusting things they have been called. I am waiting for “the president” to tell us to search our souls about the white 13 year old who had gasoline poured on him and was set alight by two black teens. Guess I’ll be waiting for a long time. . .

  32. When the Obamas appeared on 60 Minutes during the campaign, MOOchelle said that “as a black man, you know, Barack can get shot going to the gas station.” What are the chances, especially in Chicago, that a black man is going to be shot by a white man in a gas station???

    Her message must have struck a chord with voters – her husband got the job because if you did NOT vote for him….YOU were the racist! This tine around, it should be more than patriotic to call Obama the ‘Racist’,,,and anyone who votes for him is un-American! The facts are self-evident!

  33. So now Jesse Jackson has pretty much declared there was a war against Black Folks.
    Well, speaking of incendiary people, Farrakhan has announced imminent retaliation. Farrakhan is a self-appoint ruler of a “Nation”. What to most nations do when they perceive an attack”? When a “War” is declared on them by another state?
    They strike back with military force, right?
    They know the DOJ will only reluctantly react to just the most egregious examples. With the Race War Rhetoric and Election Politics these groups have been given tacit permission.
    2 +2 x 4 = A Summer of Urban Combat – American Style

  34. I voted for Obama,but as in the Henry Gates case,he appears biased against Whites.While George Zimmerman appears to be and might well be a power tripping vigilante,Obama’s comments were poorly timed and inflammatory.Can we let the facts unfold and the justice system work first before joining the lynch mob ?

    • “Can we let the facts unfold and the justice system work first before joining the lynch mob ?”

      You’re telling the wrong people. All the usual suspects (Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, and Farrakan) are inciting the lynch mob while the race baiter in chief skipped town.

  35. The people who could do the MOST to help this case, the people who SHOULD, but who WON’T help straighten out this case… that would almost CERTAINLY be the PARENTS of Trayvon. It hurts worse than anything to lose a child and you would like to lash out at the man who shot him. However, I know I had to face it that I might hear that BAM BAM BAM on the door late one night and instead of them LOOKING for my son… they would be TELLING me ABOUT him. Telling me what I prayed a thousand times I would never hear. Telling me that they had had to SHOOT my child running from a robbery or that someone had shot him in their house or garage or car at 3 am some morning. I don’t know about Trayvon. I only know about MY SON. I know that all those people did not accidentally LOSE their belongings in his room or decide to empty out their wallets and throw them into the residential dumpsters along my back alley way. I know that he told me during jail visits that he liked to go to 7/11 and get a big bottle of something like, say, Arizona Tea and some candy, and keep that in a bag before he went cruising around looking for cars to burglarize because that gave him a reason why he was out late … I went to the store to get something to eat…. Yeah, right past my loaded ‘frig he decided to walk almost a mile to get a damned drink, right…. If they have reason to doubt or they have reason to KNOW why their kid was out at 2 AM… if they know their son would attack another person if he was challenged… like MY son , when I tried to stop his drunken butt from leaving the house BIT me like a rabid dog… if they know their son might very LIKELY have jumped Mr. Zimmerman… then THEY will have to live with HIS LIFE on their hands when he goes to the Penitentiary and is MURDERED by the other inmates. Right now, Zimmerman has to live with “what if I didn’t BRING a gun? Then I probably would have stayed in my car and not BEEN jumped and had to shoot that kid.” Later, Mr and Mrs Martin will YOU have blood on YOUR HANDS? You know your son. Did he jump that man and try to beat his ***? Well? They probably won’t let this comment through. It’s not “politically correct”. Too bad.