Zimmerman Trial in 2nd Day

Over in the US, the Zimmerman trial is underway. There is a really extensive post on it here. The entire case is just ridiculous, and reeks of a prosecution bought about to appease the a mob. One example: The defense objected to the admission of these recordings on the basis that they were either not relevant–having… Continue reading Zimmerman Trial in 2nd Day

Shock: Actual Journalism contradicts lynch mob on Zimmerman

The other day I said: The only reason we even know about this case is because some people decided out of their own bigitory that this must have been a racial killing. Basically, it was painted as a self-appointed white tea-party republican patrolling the streets. We now now that he was in fact not self-appointed, was not white,… Continue reading Shock: Actual Journalism contradicts lynch mob on Zimmerman

George Zimmerman fought for a black victim of a police beating

It will be interesting to see if this story makes it into the wider news coverage. In late 2010 and early 2011 George Zimmerman, the Hispanic Sanford, Fla., man who shot and killed 17-year-old black teen Trayvon Martin, publicly demanded discipline in a race-related beating case for at least two of the police officers who cleared… Continue reading George Zimmerman fought for a black victim of a police beating