George Zimmerman / DMX fight cancelled. Liberals take victory lap

posted at 11:01 am on February 9, 2014 by Jazz Shaw

In case you missed it, celebrity fight promoter Damon Feldman recently set up another of these pay per view boxing events between George Zimmerman and DMX (who is apparently a musician fallen on hard times). These celebrity boxing events are not a new thing. They’ve been held before, featuring various B list actors, failed childhood stars and other media figures. Danny Bonaduce went through a lot of this as an adult when his career fizzled after the Partridge Family years. But back to Zimmerman…

The proceeds from the show were slated to go to charity. But there is still a very large, vocal cohort of people in the media and the liberal chat circuit who are unimpressed with America’s system of trial by jury and become highly exercised over the thought of anything happening to Zimmerman that doesn’t involve him being run down by a car. It didn’t take long for them reach for the digital ink and protest Zimmerman being seen anywhere on the planet.

Welcome to the world of 21st Century gladiators, where virtually any spectacle is acceptable as long as it rakes in big crowds and bigger bucks – the bloodier, the more outrageous, the more offensive, the better.

In one corner, you’ve got Zimmerman, who says that even before “the incident” – that would be that time he killed Trayvon Martin two years ago – he’d been doing “boxing-type training for weight loss” and is therefore really ready to lace up his gloves. And in the other corner, you’ve got DMX, whose most memorable work of late was performing an impromptu Christmas rap for Rudolph.

Their efforts in this case proved effective, with Feldman announcing last night that the fight was off.

The much hyped and even more divisive bout between DMX and acquitted Trayvon Martin killer George Zimmerman has been called off, according to the promoter.

“This was the wrong person to put in the ring and define celebrity boxing,” Damon Feldman said Saturday on Twitter, referring to Zimmerman. He said he was scrapping plans because “I’d rather be happy and make people happy.”

I first heard of the cancellation on CNN, where one of the anchors took to Twitter with the announcement and what certainly looked like a celebratory strut.

The celebrations on the Left were predictable, of course, because the message had been the same all along. The real “rationale” for protesting this event are possibly best summed up in this piece by Dean Obeidallah at The Daily Beast.

This event is truly despicable. I can’t even imagine the pain that the media reports of this boxing match must be causing the parents of Trayvon Martin. First, they lose their son. And now the man who killed him, will be starring in a TV special where he’s considered a “celebrity.”

Let’s be clear: this is far from the typical celebrity boxing match that Feldman has set up in the past which featured the likes of Tanya Harding, Jose Canseco and Michael Lohan. This match showcases a man who shot and killed someone. That is the sole reason we know the name George Zimmerman and why he is considered a “celebrity.” …

Simply put: Zimmerman—with the help of DMX and Feldman—are seeking to profit off the killing a black teenager.

This is the load of hogwash – for lack of a better term – which underlies each and every protestation of the fact that George Zimmerman still dares to exist and breath the air on their planet. And it’s based on fiction. The new line of attack on Zimmerman is that he is someone who wanted to be “a celebrity” and to “profit off the death of Trayvon Martin.” And of course, since we all know he’s guilty (American judicial system be damned) we need to make sure that his life is as miserable as possible. They didn’t get what they wanted in a court of law, so now they will seek to exact vigilante justice through the power of the liberal media.

Here’s a tip for Obeidallah and the rest of the media contingent unable to find a clue; there was nothing in Zimmerman’s past before he encountered Martin that indicated any interest in being “a celebrity.” And after the trial, the only reason that Zimmerman became any sort of celebrity was that people like Dean and the rest of his ilk kept Zimmerman’s name on the little screen – in the worst light possible – as often as they could. Zimmerman was pulled over for speeding and released with a warning. That was front page news on CNN. He and his wife split up. It was on every nightly newscast. Really? Traffic violation warnings and divorces are national news?

That’s why George Zimmerman is “a celebrity” who might attract the attention of a pay per view fight event. Because you in the media made it happen. It’s also why there is such outrage if Zimmerman sells a painting that he creates or does anything else which might generate some funds. At last count, he had more than two million dollars in legal bills awaiting payment. (Bills which he ran up defending himself in a case which the prosecutors didn’t even want to take to trial because it looked so shaky.) And thanks to his unsought “celebrity” it’s not as if he can just go apply for a regular job. But Obeidallah and the rest don’t want Zimmerman to have a job. They don’t want him to earn a living in any fashion. They want to make sure that they can punish him because they can’t stand the idea of a jury agreeing that he was found not guilty. And they plan to bring on the pain as much as is inhumanly possible.

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Notice, they don’t care. They want to destroy this man and they wish him dead. Down deep they are vile disgusting creatures.

CWchangedhisNicagain on February 9, 2014 at 7:04 PM

Nobody hates like a lib. Nobody.

307wolverine on February 9, 2014 at 7:11 PM

Yeah, well, later, ‘cons! I gotta go to work. Someone’s gotta pay the taxes in this dump!

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:06 PM

Get back here!

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:12 PM

Get back here!

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:12 PM

Quiet, you! And be nice to Pickles! She’s a sweet young girl!

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:12 PM

If you think they’re adults, let them vote and drink. Mkay?

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:01 PM

I actually have no problem with this, as 17 year olds can join the military and go to war…

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:12 PM

It’s much more amusing to see how far he’s fallen ..
LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:08 PM

You really are a nasty and vile.

What a low-life you are.

Karma. It’s coming.

CWchangedhisNicagain on February 9, 2014 at 7:12 PM

Chuck Schick doesn’t answer to Chuck? I missed orientation.

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:11 PM

Movie reference, Pickles.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:13 PM

I missed orientation.

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:11 PM

Yes you’re disoriented.

CWchangedhisNicagain on February 9, 2014 at 7:13 PM

Let’s not forget that the Justice Department, organized and funded the protests, that forced the removal of the police chief, that made it possible for this travesty to happen, this same justice department looked the other way as his parents were threatened, as a bounty was put on him, and he had to go into hiding. the first of these Sharpton witchhunts led to a NY state official committing suicide, so no ‘Mission Accomplished’ this time around,

narciso on February 9, 2014 at 7:13 PM

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 6:23 PM

The kid who killed those people should be in jail for the rest of his life, he should have been tried as an adult. Mr. Martin assaulted Mr. Zimmerman and no matter how much you want to change that fact, you can’t. He might have been frightened but he was close to home, he had a choice and decide to attack. I am sorry he chose poorly.

Cindy Munford on February 9, 2014 at 7:13 PM

How come I’ve gone my whole life, sometimes living in the not so great parts of Philly, without ever carrying a gun?

Why are gun toting nut jobs such cowards?

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:14 PM

I’d like our prison systems to reform those that made mistakes in their youth. Are you against that?

My point to CWblah was that he wants to have it both ways.

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:10 PM

A 17 year old that commits murder knows it is murder, not a mistake.

No dice.

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:14 PM

Let’s not forget that the Justice Department, organized and funded the protests, that forced the removal of the police chief, that made it possible for this travesty to happen, this same justice department looked the other way as his parents were threatened, as a bounty was put on him, and he had to go into hiding. the first of these Sharpton witchhunts led to a NY state official committing suicide, so no ‘Mission Accomplished’ this time around,

narciso on February 9, 2014 at 7:13 PM

And the leftofcenters think this is all just great. Just an ugly bunch.

CWchangedhisNicagain on February 9, 2014 at 7:15 PM

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 6:23 PM

The kid who killed those people should be in jail for the rest of his life, he should have been tried as an adult. Mr. Martin assaulted Mr. Zimmerman and no matter how much you want to change that fact, you can’t. He might have been frightened but he was close to home, he had a choice and decide to attack. I am sorry he chose poorly.

Cindy Munford on February 9, 2014 at 7:13 PM

But he’s not in jail. Not dead. George Zimmerman is an adult, he should have stayed in his truck and left the police work to those who know what they are doing. The dispatcher told him as much.

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:17 PM

If you pick a fight you never know what you may get…and if you screw with me don’t be surprised if I come prepared. I won’t play by your rules…I will play by mine. You don’t get to decide. Why do libs thin that the victim has to fight with the same weapon as the criminal? Somehow IF GZ was their relative(you know the other brown guy in this case) …that they’d see this differently.

CWchangedhisNicagain on February 9, 2014 at 7:18 PM

How come I’ve gone my whole life, sometimes living in the not so great parts of Philly, without ever carrying a gun?

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:14 PM

Just a guess. Maybe you’re a slightly built, nerdish-looking kid who even the smallest bully would be ostracized by his buddies if he laid a hand on you?

Maybe you look like Waldo.

Watch the whole vid. It’s cute.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:18 PM

A 17 year old that commits murder knows it is murder, not a mistake.
No dice.
ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:14 PM

You dodged my question.

Good luck prosecuting all 12 year olds as adults.

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:19 PM

Why did Zimmerman say it was him screaming on the 911 tape?

Does he not see it makes him look like a little b!tch because he can’t defend himself against a child half his weight by using his own fists?

Are all gun toting wannabe cops little b!tches like Zimmerman?

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:19 PM

How come I’ve gone my whole life, sometimes living in the not so great parts of Philly, without ever carrying a gun?

Luck eventually runs out

Why are gun toting nut jobs such cowards?

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:14 PM

You got my offer. Tell me when you’re flying into Detroit. I’ll take you to an apartment complex two blocks from my old home. The same complex that residents described to the Detroit News as a “war zone.”

If you survive, you can tell us all about it. Put up or shut up.

307wolverine on February 9, 2014 at 7:19 PM

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Don’t worry, Pickles. There’s a bunch more Traybons where he came from. You ain’t gonna miss one or two.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:21 PM

You dodged my question.

Good luck prosecuting all 12 year olds as adults.

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:19 PM

You dodged my point. I specifically said 17 year old, not 12 year old. Stop moving the goal posts.

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:22 PM

You dodged my point. I specifically said 17 year old, not 12 year old. Stop moving the goal posts.
ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:22 PM

I don’t support putting to death young criminals. I am not a fan of the death penalty. Wouldn’t you rather reform them than kill them?

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:23 PM

@307wolverine

Yes, let me fly on down to Detroit even though I live in a city that was the murder capital of the US just a few years ago and is still rampant with murder.

I’ve been through some really, really bad areas, especially in West Philly, but never felt the need to carry and never had a problem.

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:24 PM

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Don’t worry, Pickles. There’s a bunch more Traybons where he came from. You ain’t gonna miss one or two.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:21 PM

Danceman, I bet his family will miss him. If your cat got into a fight with a dog, and something bad happened, would you blame your cat?

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:24 PM

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:19 PM

So much projection with you. You’re a p*ssy. It is clear.

CWchangedhisNicagain on February 9, 2014 at 7:25 PM

Why does someone become a troll? What abuses in life have led to this derangement? Are they masochists or sadists? Inquiring minds want to know.

BeachBum on February 9, 2014 at 7:26 PM

Wouldn’t you rather reform them than kill them?

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Nope. The most reformed young criminal is a dead young criminal. The recidivism rate is zero.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:26 PM

The Disinformation War Waged on the Black Community

From the first days following the shooting of Trayvon Martin the black community, and the American public in general, was fed a pack of lies and disinformation about the events in question. A few that immediately come to mind off the top of my head include:

Zimmerman “stalked” Martin. (There is no evidence that Zimmerman ever sought to close with Martin or sought to do anything but observe from a distance.)
Zimmerman volunteered Martin’s race to police. (No, NBC doctored the 911 recording to make that appear to be the case, the police asked and Zimmerman answered.)
Zimmerman disobeyed police instructions to stay in his truck. (No such instruction was ever given.)
Zimmerman disobeyed police instructions to not follow Martin. (No such instruction was ever given; when it was suggested that he not follow, he complied immediately.)
Zimmerman has a history of convictions for acts of violence. (Simply, no.)
Zimmerman was high on pills at the time. (No evidence of this whatever.)
Zimmerman appointed himself head of the neighborhood watch. (No, HOA offered him that role, he accepted.)
Zimmerman had called the police about suspicious characters dozens of times in the weeks preceding the events with Martin. (No, it was perhaps a half-dozen calls in similar number of months)
Zimmerman used a racial slur in reference to Martin while on the phone to police. (Never happened.)
Zimmerman was a racist seething with anger against young black men. (No evidence of this whatever, despite thorough FBI investigation.)
Zimmerman injuries prove he was never in danger of death or grave bodily harm. (First, no injury need be suffered before self-defense; second, blows to the head always carry a danger of hemotoma and death.)
Zimmerman used a gun against an unarmed child. (Had the events not happened nobody would have referred to 6-foot-plus 17-year-old Martin as a child; in any event, Martin armed himself with his fists and the sidewalk.)

Andrew Branca

Our trolls drank the koolaid.

CWchangedhisNicagain on February 9, 2014 at 7:26 PM

I missed orientation.

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:11 PM

Well lookie here….some Burnt, slapped up grey matter
came in with the other Driftwood during Registration.

ToddPA on February 9, 2014 at 7:26 PM

But he’s not in jail. Not dead. George Zimmerman is an adult, he should have stayed in his truck and left the police work to those who know what they are doing. The dispatcher told him as much.

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:17 PM

I gotta stop torturing myself like this. On other forums I have debunked this issue (and several hundred others) time and time again, but the truth never gets past the liberal tin foil hat.

One last time…..

A. The dispatcher is NOT an officer of the law. No order/request or whatever you want to call it is anything other than a suggestion to play CYA. They don’t want the heat in case they recommend something and it turns south. Got it?

B. Another dispatcher asked GZ to provide location. GZ had to leave the vehicle to determine where he was located.

Admit it. The only reason you carry on like this is because those who do your thinking for you (Daily Kos, FDL, etc…) have determined the official party line and you are unable/unwilling to look at the evidence and make an independent determination.

All you are looking at is race. And since GZ is a “white Hispanic” he MUST be guilty regardless of what the facts show.

307wolverine on February 9, 2014 at 7:26 PM

If your cat got into a fight with a dog, and something bad happened, would you blame your cat?

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:24 PM

Nope. She’s an inside cat. The outside world is too dangerous for her.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:27 PM

I don’t support putting to death young criminals. I am not a fan of the death penalty. Wouldn’t you rather reform them than kill them?

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:23 PM

You can’t reform a murderer…or a pedophile…Sorry. Doesn’t happen.

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:27 PM

Actually troll is unaware of this;

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/16/cristian-fernandez-story-case_n_1888692.html

narciso on February 9, 2014 at 7:27 PM

Well lookie here….some Burnt, slapped up grey matter
came in with the other Driftwood during Registration.

ToddPA on February 9, 2014 at 7:26 PM

that one’s a retread. I just cannot remember which one he is. He was banned here previously.

CWchangedhisNicagain on February 9, 2014 at 7:27 PM

Why did Zimmerman say it was him screaming on the 911 tape?

Does he not see it makes him look like a little b!tch because he can’t defend himself against a child half his weight by using his own fists?

Are all gun toting wannabe cops little b!tches like Zimmerman?

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:19 PM

Traybon 5’11″ 160LBS
Zimmerman 5’7″ 185LB

Yeah, half his size and weight. Another brain-dead shows how little he knows.

HumpBot Salvation on February 9, 2014 at 7:27 PM

reform them than kill them?

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:23 PM

HAHAHAHAHAHA…wow, skittles and unicorns.

BeachBum on February 9, 2014 at 7:27 PM

BeachBum, we got your point the last three times you posted it.
I have a different opinion than you. It happens sometimes.

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:28 PM

Yeah, half his size and weight. Another brain-dead shows how little he knows.

HumpBot Salvation on February 9, 2014 at 7:27 PM

Lefttocenter is a liar. without lies he’s have nothing.

CWchangedhisNicagain on February 9, 2014 at 7:28 PM

You can’t reform a murderer…or a pedophile…Sorry. Doesn’t happen.
ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:27 PM

You’re no doubt an expert in this field. What do they call you? Doc Beer?

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:28 PM

Yes, let me fly on down to Detroit even though I live in a city that was the murder capital of the US just a few years ago and is still rampant with murder.

I’ve been through some really, really bad areas, especially in West Philly, but never felt the need to carry and never had a problem.

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:24 PM

I don’t believe you. You are either lying or you have a death wish. My offer still stands.

307wolverine on February 9, 2014 at 7:29 PM

Well lookie here….some Burnt, slapped up grey matter
came in with the other Driftwood during Registration.

ToddPA on February 9, 2014 at 7:26 PM

that one’s a retread. I just cannot remember which one he is. He was banned here previously.

CWchangedhisNicagain on February 9, 2014 at 7:27 PM

Named for the Carolina football team.

RickB on February 9, 2014 at 7:30 PM

One last time…..

A. The dispatcher is NOT an officer of the law. No order/request or whatever you want to call it is anything other than a suggestion to play CYA. They don’t want the heat in case they recommend something and it turns south. Got it?

307wolverine on February 9, 2014 at 7:26 PM

These dimwits don’t care unless it fits their narrative. They’re liars.

Say remember this:

Attorneys for George Zimmerman apologized Sunday for mischaracterizing evidence they said boosted their theory that Trayvon Martin was the aggressor

For these trolls to pretend that the deck was not stacked against GZ is laughable.

CWchangedhisNicagain on February 9, 2014 at 7:31 PM

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:28 PM

That’s not the answer to the question Mr. Obtuseness. The question is WHY THE FVCH ARE YOU HERE?

BeachBum on February 9, 2014 at 7:31 PM

Named for the Carolina football team.

RickB on February 9, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Nah, he would be spending 8 hours blaming traybons death on socons.

HumpBot Salvation on February 9, 2014 at 7:31 PM

But he’s not in jail. Not dead. George Zimmerman is an adult, he should have stayed in his truck and left the police work to those who know what they are doing. The dispatcher told him as much.

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:17 PM

I gotta stop torturing myself like this. On other forums I have debunked this issue (and several hundred others) time and time again, but the truth never gets past the liberal tin foil hat.

One last time…..

A. The dispatcher is NOT an officer of the law. No order/request or whatever you want to call it is anything other than a suggestion to play CYA. They don’t want the heat in case they recommend something and it turns south. Got it?

B. Another dispatcher asked GZ to provide location. GZ had to leave the vehicle to determine where he was located.

Admit it. The only reason you carry on like this is because those who do your thinking for you (Daily Kos, FDL, etc…) have determined the official party line and you are unable/unwilling to look at the evidence and make an independent determination.

All you are looking at is race. And since GZ is a “white Hispanic” he MUST be guilty regardless of what the facts show.

307wolverine on February 9, 2014 at 7:26 PM

A. The dispatcher was better qualified than Zimmerman. They know waiting for a real officer instead of a wannabe is better for everyone.
B. Trucks have windows. Plus, if he doesn’t know where he is, why is he there ‘defending’ the place?

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:31 PM

Named for the Carolina football team.

RickB on February 9, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Pickles is not Panther.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:32 PM

You’re no doubt an expert in this field. What do they call you? Doc Beer?

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:28 PM

Have you been reformed yet?

CWchangedhisNicagain on February 9, 2014 at 7:32 PM

Liberals just amaze me with their unbridled hatred.

307wolverine on February 9, 2014 at 7:03 PM

Notice, they don’t care. They want to destroy this man and they wish him dead. Down deep they are vile disgusting creatures.

CWchangedhisNicagain on February 9, 2014 at 7:04 PM

And, truth be known, they don’t care one whit about trayvon martin, either. If there wasn’t some political hay to be made off of his body, they wouldn’t even know his name.
And they’re vile, disgusting creatures at the surface, too.

Solaratov on February 9, 2014 at 7:32 PM

Well lookie here….some Burnt, slapped up grey matter
came in with the other Driftwood during Registration.

ToddPA on February 9, 2014 at 7:26 PM

that one’s a retread. I just cannot remember which one he is. He was banned here previously.

CWchangedhisNicagain on February 9, 2014 at 7:27 PM

Actually, I think it is a She. Anyone remember Elena Kagen?

She was a gem!

ToddPA on February 9, 2014 at 7:32 PM

You’re no doubt an expert in this field. What do they call you? Doc Beer?

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:28 PM

Doc JD, actually, but I’m out at the moment…

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:34 PM

How come gut toting wing nuts always whine about the government taking away their rights and the goverment did this illegally and the government did that illegally yet all they do is stand around in groups with Gadsden flags dressed in cosplay or just jockey a keyboard and post on HotAir?

Wouldn’t you think if you really believed the government was up to all this nonsense you would actually do something?

I guess it’s hard when it involves moving around a lot. I bet you guys get tired quickly.

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:35 PM

You can’t reform a murderer…or a pedophile…Sorry. Doesn’t happen.
ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:27 PM

You’re no doubt an expert in this field. What do they call you? Doc Beer?

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:28 PM

No, she’s simply a Conservative with Common Sense.

Seeing your screen name, what do they call you? Idiot?

ToddPA on February 9, 2014 at 7:35 PM

Doc JD, actually, but I’m out at the moment…
ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:34 PM

Took me a while. I don’t usually drink hillbilly swill.

Just don’t walk around your trailer park at night looking for hoodies when you do get your JD.

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:36 PM

@307wolverine

Doesn’t really matter if you believe me or not. For you, it’s almost impossible to believe someone can live in a bad area and not pack when they leave the house. I honestly never felt the need to.

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:37 PM

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:35 PM

I get it, the reason you trolls sign on to sites where you’re not wanted is so you can insult people. Guess you libs aren’t as into diversity as you say you are. SHOCKA

BeachBum on February 9, 2014 at 7:37 PM

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:35 PM

Yawn

HumpBot Salvation on February 9, 2014 at 7:37 PM

Common Sense = moonshine distillery, right?

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:37 PM

A. The dispatcher was better qualified than Zimmerman. They know waiting for a real officer instead of a wannabe is better for everyone.

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:31 PM

Better for whom? The fuzz would have been about a half hour late and young Traybon would’a already cracked the seal on that can of tea.

This way, someone else got to enjoy the tea. It was bad enough that he’d already gotten into the Skittles.

Side story. I’d gone into that 7-11 a few weeks after the thug removal and said in my patented loud Danceman voice “Taste the rainbow, people!”

Some folks chuckled. But a good time was had by all.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:37 PM

A. The dispatcher was better qualified than Zimmerman. They know waiting for a real officer instead of a wannabe is better for everyone.
B. Trucks have windows. Plus, if he doesn’t know where he is, why is he there ‘defending’ the place?

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:31 PM

A. No he/she isn’t. GZ was there. The dispatcher wasn’t.

B. Why is not a relevant factoid that TM circled back towards GZ instead of walking away? Why is all of the burden on GZ?

Why is it not relevant that TM threw the first punch and was bashing GZs skull into the pavement saying that he was going to kill him?

Why are the items I listed under “B” irrelevant?

307wolverine on February 9, 2014 at 7:38 PM

If your cat got into a fight with a dog, and something bad happened, would you blame your cat?

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:24 PM

Nope. She’s an inside cat. The outside world is too dangerous for her.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:27 PM

Bless your heart, Danceman.

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:38 PM

Took me a while. I don’t usually drink hillbilly swill.

Just don’t walk around your trailer park at night looking for hoodies when you do get your JD.

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:36 PM

Sing Daisy for us HAL. It’s just a matter of time before you’re banned again. Your histrionics are a joy to watch.

HumpBot Salvation on February 9, 2014 at 7:38 PM

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:36 PM

Yes, I admit to being a redneck hillbilly, and I’m proud of it…but I don’t live in a trailer park…

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:39 PM

Took me a while. I don’t usually drink hillbilly swill.

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:36 PM

Yeah, I hear you’re more of a Maker’s Mark afficionado…

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:39 PM

Common Sense = moonshine distillery, right?

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:37 PM

Dangit! I’ll have to stock up tomorrow now that you reminded me…

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:40 PM

Wouldn’t you rather reform them than kill them?

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:23 PM

No.

Solaratov on February 9, 2014 at 7:40 PM

Bless your heart, Danceman.

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:38 PM

Thank you, I think?

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:40 PM

How come gun toting wingnuts talk about the need for another revolution and quote Jefferson regarding the tree of liberty needing to be quenched in the blood of tyrants but these same wingnuts never do anything?

Why do you just sit there at your computer and get mad? Is it difficult to get out of the chair?

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:41 PM

Dangit! I’ll have to stock up tomorrow now that you reminded me…
ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:40 PM

Um, congrats?

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:41 PM

What kind of personality disorder must one have to sign up to comment on a site where you disagree with virtually everyone on that site and then spend your time either vilifying them or being vilified? These trolls need to seek a mental health professional.
BeachBum on February 9, 2014 at 5:20 PM

Well, what else do you expect them to do? Look for a job? Take care of their families? Stop with the nonsense, you Racist One Percenter!

Maddie on February 9, 2014 at 5:28 PM

Well, now that we know, via the CBO, that ObamaCare was either a) purposefully written (at least in part) to, by law, establish an ongoing disincentive to work for very large numbers of work-aversive people; and/or b) ultimately create a large block of people within our country who have nothing better to do with their time than actively participate in the political process, consider that the libs and progs signing up for sites, such as HotAir, have a long range plan in mind — i.e., to ultimately take over said sites.

For the percentage of them who have serious mental health issues, that is not in any way inconsistent with their willingness to troll on sites where they are (for the time being) entirely unwelcome.

After all, they can now seek treatment, get their meds, AND spend the lion’s share of their time trolling on conservative websites to the considerable annoyance of just about everyone OTHER than themselves. This is what they like to do!

And, just in case you missed the major point, you and the rest of us are now going to be paying for it. Isn’t that the theory which underscores virtually every other aspect of ObamaCare?

Trochilus on February 9, 2014 at 7:41 PM

Nothing gets the reprobates to confess more than G. Zimmerman.

Murphy9 on February 9, 2014 at 7:42 PM

A. The dispatcher was better qualified than Zimmerman. They know waiting for a real officer instead of a wannabe is better for everyone.
B. Trucks have windows. Plus, if he doesn’t know where he is, why is he there ‘defending’ the place?

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:31 PM

A. No he/she isn’t. GZ was there. The dispatcher wasn’t.

B. Why is not a relevant factoid that TM circled back towards GZ instead of walking away? Why is all of the burden on GZ?

Why is it not relevant that TM threw the first punch and was bashing GZs skull into the pavement saying that he was going to kill him?

Why are the items I listed under “B” irrelevant?

307wolverine on February 9, 2014 at 7:38 PM

A. But he/she knows better than the wannabe night watchman.
Be he followed Trayvon long enough that Trayvon told that idiot he phoned about it. Observe, call the police, maybe Trayvon is questioned, maybe he gets home. A better outcome for everyone. But, Zimmerman had to be the hero.

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:43 PM

How come gun toting wingnuts ‘cons talk about the need for another revolution and quote Jefferson regarding the tree of liberty needing to be quenched in the blood of tyrants but these same wingnuts ‘cons never do anything?

Why do you just sit there at your computer and get mad? Is it difficult to get out of the chair?

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:41 PM

FIFY

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:43 PM

Nope. She’s an inside cat. The outside world is too dangerous for her.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:27 PM

I’ll see your inside cat, and raise you one! I have TWO!!!

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:43 PM

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:17 PM

At the same time they told him not to follow him, they asked him the location he was last seen. That is when he was assaulted, relaying that information. Mr. Zimmerman was the neighborhood watch in that neighborhood. That’s what they do. Until they are attacked and then they defend themselves.

Cindy Munford on February 9, 2014 at 7:44 PM

But, Zimmerman had to be the hero.

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:43 PM

No, GZ had to defend himself.

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:44 PM

Um, congrats?

HillAREwe on February 9, 2014 at 7:41 PM

I have half a bottle of genuine Tennessee sippin’ ‘shine on top of my frigidator. And almost a full bottle of apple pie ‘shine too.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:45 PM

Doesn’t really matter if you believe me or not. For you, it’s almost impossible to believe someone can live in a bad area and not pack when they leave the house. I honestly never felt the need to.

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:37 PM

Better safe than sorry. Maybe you know this about me, maybe you don’t. I spent 21 years in the military. I like guns. I’ve had them for a good long while and outside of target practice at the range, I have never fired one.

That doesn’t mean that tomorrow a situation may be forced upon me to where I may have to use it. If you don’t think that it is wise to prepare for bad things, then why do you lock your home?

All I know is that in MI if I fear “grave bodily harm” I am justified in using deadly force to defend my 56 year old self from the 20-something punk who has the advantage of surprise and physical strength.

The way I see you it, you are playing Russian Roulette with a pay-off that I don’t understand. If you manage to stay alive in spite of that, good for you. But to insult those who recognize the danger and take steps to protect themselves and their loved ones tells the world far more about you than it does about me.

And with that I’ll give you the last word.

307wolverine on February 9, 2014 at 7:46 PM

I’ll see your inside cat, and raise you one! I have TWO!!!

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:43 PM

Shaddap, you. YOURS are wedgeheads!

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:46 PM

A. But he/she knows better than the wannabe night watchman.
Be he followed Trayvon long enough that Trayvon told that idiot he phoned about it. Observe, call the police, maybe Trayvon is questioned, maybe he gets home. A better outcome for everyone. But, Zimmerman had to be the hero.

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:43 PM

I noticed that you didn’t answer my questions, so it is back to ignoring you.

307wolverine on February 9, 2014 at 7:46 PM

I am truly amazed that the right has literally taken ownership of this piece of human trash as some sort of a partisan symbol.

that is so crazy it’s hard to put into words. disgusting, really.

everdiso on February 9, 2014 at 7:47 PM

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:35 PM

Getting laughably desperate, eh, lefty?

Solaratov on February 9, 2014 at 7:48 PM

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:17 PM

At the same time they told him not to follow him, they asked him the location he was last seen. That is when he was assaulted, relaying that information. Mr. Zimmerman was the neighborhood watch in that neighborhood. That’s what they do. Until they are attacked and then they defend themselves.

Cindy Munford on February 9, 2014 at 7:44 PM

He had to GO to that location, he couldn’t just relay the information, because if you are going to be a night watchman, even self professed, you should know the property? His story just doesn’t gel.

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:48 PM

I am truly amazed that the right has literally taken ownership of this piece of human trash

as some sort of a partisan symbol.

that is so crazy it’s hard to put into words. disgusting, really.

everdiso on February 9, 2014 at 7:47 PM

So when did “The Right” begin defending TM? Please explain.

307wolverine on February 9, 2014 at 7:50 PM

A. But he/she knows better than the wannabe night watchman.
Be he followed Trayvon long enough that Trayvon told that idiot he phoned about it. Observe, call the police, maybe Trayvon is questioned, maybe he gets home. A better outcome for everyone. But, Zimmerman had to be the hero.

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:43 PM

I noticed that you didn’t answer my questions, so it is back to ignoring you.

307wolverine on February 9, 2014 at 7:46 PM

Don’t go away mad just because you don’t like my answers.

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:50 PM

@307wolverine

I suppose I’d just rather live a life free from fear and paranoia.

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:50 PM

I have half a bottle of genuine Tennessee sippin’ ‘shine on top of my frigidator. And almost a full bottle of apple pie ‘shine too.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:45 PM

I R jealous!!!!

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:50 PM

How come gun toting wingnuts talk about the need for another revolution and quote Jefferson regarding the tree of liberty needing to be quenched in the blood of tyrants but these same wingnuts never do anything?

Why do you just sit there at your computer and get mad? Is it difficult to get out of the chair?

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:41 PM

it’s called “hot air” for a good reason.

its easy to be tough on the interwebs.

everdiso on February 9, 2014 at 7:50 PM

Shaddap, you. YOURS are wedgeheads!

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:46 PM

And THEY jump!!! Yours doesn’t!!!!

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:51 PM

I R jealous!!!!

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:50 PM

I got it from YOU, you damned hillbilly!

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:51 PM

And THEY jump!!! Yours doesn’t!!!!

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:51 PM

JR can jump all the way to the top of the fence.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:52 PM

This is what they like to do!

And, just in case you missed the major point, you and the rest of us are now going to be paying for it. Isn’t that the theory which underscores virtually every other aspect of ObamaCare?

Trochilus on February 9, 2014 at 7:41 PM

It’s amazing how they can’t see how revolting they are. And I am convinced that anyone who does this has mental problems. They certainly do not tolerate other opinions on their own sites such as DU or KOS.

BeachBum on February 9, 2014 at 7:53 PM

I’m still curious as to why wingnuts are content with being nothing more than keyboard warriors if they truely believe the government is corrupt and the nation needs a second revolution.

I guess it’s a good thing there was no HotAir back in the 18th century. Thomas Jefferson would have just sat at his computer complaining about King George.

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:53 PM

So when did “The Right” begin defending TM? Please explain.

let’s not play dumb here. I’ll give you the respect of being somewhat intelligent, and not intent on denying the right wing turning a criminal act by a hotheaded criminally negligent cowardly bully into some sort of partisan issue worth championing.

some of you need to take a long look in the mirror and acknowledge what kind of bedfellows your politics are forcing on you.

everdiso on February 9, 2014 at 7:53 PM

But he’s not in jail. Not dead. George Zimmerman is an adult, he should have stayed in his truck and left the police work to those who know what they are doing. The dispatcher told him as much.

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Zimmerman was already out of his truck and trying to see where Martin was going before the dispatcher told him he didn’t need to do that (follow Martin). He then started back to his truck.

According to statements by Martin’s girlfriend who was on the phone with him at the time, Martin got safely back to his house, but turned around to attack Zimmerman because he was afraid that the white “cracker” was some sort of gay pedophile. Whether this paranoid delusion was strengthened because Martin was on his way back from a drug run and was high at the time is a question that can never be answered.

Interestingly, all the vandalism and theft that led to the neighborhood watch that Zimmerman was asked to lead has stopped since Martin’s death. But I’m sure that’s just a coincidence./

talkingpoints on February 9, 2014 at 7:53 PM

I suppose I’d just rather live a life free from fear and paranoia.

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:50 PM

I lied. I’ll answer you.

I do not live in “fear and paranoia” because I have an equalizer. If I attempted to live in Detroit without a weapon I would have ample reason to be afraid. Having a weapon lessens my fear.

So why does it bother you that I own a weapon? What is it to you besides the fact that there are people in America that dare live in a way not in accordance to your wishes? That’s what it’s all about, isn’t it? Control?

‘Cuz the thugs are going to have weapons. Why don’t you want me to be on equal footing?

307wolverine on February 9, 2014 at 7:54 PM

I suppose I’d just rather live a life free from fear and paranoia.

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:50 PM

LOL and more projection from the truly ignorant.

HumpBot Salvation on February 9, 2014 at 7:54 PM

I guess it’s a good thing there was no HotAir back in the 18th century.[/quote]

there was – but it consisted only of guys on the sidewalk with “the end is nigh” sandwich boards ranting about conspiracies and the end of civilization as we know it.

everdiso on February 9, 2014 at 7:55 PM

LeftoCenter on February 9, 2014 at 7:53 PM

Seriously, who did you used to be? You can tell us. You won’t get banned for being a former troll with a new name. Ed expects that. I used to fvck with you all the time, but I can’t remember. I mean, you might as well just tell me. I’m eventually gonna figure it out.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:57 PM

JR can jump all the way to the top of the fence.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:52 PM

But J Oar isn’t an inside cat!!!

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:58 PM

But J Oar isn’t an inside cat!!!

ladyingray on February 9, 2014 at 7:58 PM

He is right now. But he’s got booboos on his little head from fighting with another cat.

Lanceman on February 9, 2014 at 7:58 PM

But he’s not in jail. Not dead. George Zimmerman is an adult, he should have stayed in his truck and left the police work to those who know what they are doing. The dispatcher told him as much.

Pickle on February 9, 2014 at 7:17 PM

To your interpretation and yet more that is mis-relayed.

“We don’t need you to do that” in response to “are you following him?”

The liberal media thank you for spreading their disinformation and your compliance.

kim roy on February 9, 2014 at 7:58 PM

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