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The Detroit City Council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday calling for the further prosecution of George Zimmerman.

The witch hunt continues: The Detroit City Council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday calling for the further prosecution of George Zimmerman.

It not like these leaders in Detroit don’t have their own problems that they should be dealing with, eh?

As I said yesterday, they are thugs, jack-booted thugs. If they could arrange a kangaroo court to guarantee the conviction of those they dislike or disagree with, they would. And in fact, that is what they are trying to do right now.

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On Christmas Eve 1968 three Americans became the first humans to visit another world. What they did to celebrate was unexpected and profound, and will be remembered throughout all human history. Genesis: the Story of Apollo 8, Robert Zimmerman's classic history of humanity's first journey to another world, tells that story, and it is now available as both an ebook and an audiobook, both with a foreword by Valerie Anders and a new introduction by Robert Zimmerman.

 

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6 comments

  • joe

    The Detroit city council is the epitome of a kangaroo court, You are right Robert, they are a sinking ship and they are rearranging the deck chairs!

  • John M. Egan

    Well said

  • Publius 2

    There is a poster going around that would be apropos here. It is a photo of George Zimmerman with the caption: “Breaking News: George Zimmerman changes his name to Ben Ghazi, meaning that the Obama administration and the mainstream media will never mention it again.”

  • R. Cotour

    An example of the degree of stupidity that a kind of people who can’t wipe their own asses formulating how others should be behaving.

    No thank you.

  • “It not like these leaders in Detroit don’t have their own problems that they should be dealing with, eh?”

    It’s BECAUSE they have ‘their own problems’ that they’re engaged in meaningless and destructive actions. Kind of reminds me another failing administration.

  • Pzatchok

    This could be the answer to Detroits problems.

    Keep their local politicians busy with garbage like this and leave the real administration of the city to the state appointed guy handling the bankruptcy.

    I can see a problem with politicians voting or passing resolutions on court cases.
    Eventually they will expect their effort to have some real meaning, like forcing another court case.
    And that is when I can see the problems. The liberals among them will try to find a way to actually make their efforts legal. get a higher court to agree with them and thus back their efforts.
    In that moment legal courts will mean nothing and the only thing that will matter is the court of public opinion.
    And we all know who controls that court. The MSM.

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