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“We have had an enormous amount of death threats.”

Modern civility: “We have had an enormous amount of death threats.”

I think this story sums up the entire George Zimmerman case. An ordinary citizen kills a black man in self-defense — clearly proven in court — and because of this he and his family are now under constant fear for their lives.

In other words, the violent, racist thugs in this case are all on the Trayvon Martin side of the coin.

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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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10 comments

  • lino

    If he and his family believe they are in constant fear for their lives, it will probably be okay if they spray bullets at anyone who comes near them.

  • Publius 2

    For anyone who has any doubt about the mendacity and hypocrisy of the Obama administration, the so-called mainstream media, the Democrat party, and the left in general, look no further than the public statements from these sectors on the George Zimmerman verdict. When Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was shot, they lost no time condemning (erroneously) Tea Party members and other conservatives for inciting violence. Now, the airwaves are full of these same people calling for vigilantism. The President and Attorney General of the United States are both exploiting the currently volatile situation for their own political purposes. Media personalities are telling outright falsehoods about the case. And liberals in general are decrying the lawful actions of a duly appointed jury. In other words, never mind the evidence, never mind the law — the mob will rule. These are the same people who turn a blind eye to the massacre of black children — born and unborn — in this country at the hands of their peers and parents. They are mad, all of them, and no attempt at rational discussion will change a thing with them. The only course of action remaining is to eject them all — hopefully at the ballot box, but failing that, by direct and outright resistance. They have brought us to this.

  • wodun

    Racism is alive and well in America and its face is the Democrat party.

  • Pzatchok

    Seriously?

  • Pzatchok

    Always watch and see who is profiting from racism.

    The only ones I see profiting are the ones who need racism to continue in order to stay relevant. Like Jackson, Sharpton and as a group the left. It forces a specific group of people onto their side. It gives them power.

    If racism was allowed to go away the left would lose its power base.
    If black children were allowed to be educated to the same standards as everyone else the left would lose its power base.
    If the black population was encouraged to keep and build families instead of promoting single mothers and their dependence on the state the left would lose its power base.

    Democrats were the original slave holders.
    Democrats were the original segregationists.
    Democrats were the first to instill gun control so their newly freed slaves had no way to defend themselves.

    Democrats are still the slave holders, keeping the African American people permanently tied to the state for sustenance, housing and now health insurance.
    Keeping them from gaining good educations in the public school systems.
    Encouraging drug use so that they will eventually be caught with drugs and charged so they loose their gun rights. Encouraging drug use by making it legal is just a way to chemically pacify the people.
    They just moved the plantation from the southern states to every big city. And they keep them in those new plantations with generous gifts of cash, housing, public transportation, public education, free phones, free internet and free abortions.
    The new and final call of freedom from the those on the left is freedom from God. The last vestige of any moral guidance must be purged from the people. Religion must be squashed in the young and left to wither on the vine with the old. The last thing that might have brought them out of this new form of soft slavery.

    Turning young African Americans into thugs is just the fast lane to their goal. And getting people to think its their own culture is just icing on the cake.

  • Tim

    Racism includes all races of people on this planet! Not just black people… That would be Blackism!
    It is a shame this has gotten to this level, poor Sheeple!

  • Lino

    What is this country coming to when a well-meaning vigilante has to fear for his safety after pursuing and killing an unarmed teenager? What obligation should he have had to respect the directions of the police department representative not to follow that kid? It’s a free country. We should be able to take any legal action we choose and not have to be concerned about the reactions of the public to our decisions.

  • You did not follow the trial or the evidence closely. George Zimmerman did not “follow that kid”. He obeyed police directions precisely.

    Also, you once noted in a comment here that you are willing to accept the decisions of the law. Well, we’ve had a very fair trial, and it found George Zimmerman innocent. It found that he did nothing illegal, and no crime. What is this country coming to when it is considered okay for an innocent person and his entire family to be forced into hiding because of the death threats against them?

  • Lino

    I am satisfied with the legal decision. That does not make Zimmerman’s choices justifiable.

  • Lino

    You once stated that corporate choices create reactions from the public that shape those choices. I don’t think it
    Is any different in this case. There has been no violent reaction, but there may be a new look at some of our laws in some states. That is okay, too.

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