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Originally posted by Hawkmoon1972
You are all doing exactly as you have been programmed. You have successfully been redirected away from what is happening to you. The MSM has hooked you and taken your eyes off of what is important. You are more interested in one boy and one man. A case that has no bearing on YOUR lives. Don't you realize this crap happens every day all over the world. This isn't even the worst thing that has happened. Why is this one special? Stop getting distracted. You are being raped by your country and you aren't even paying attention. Let it go. The kid is dead and the man is ruined. It's over. Now start paying attention to the big picture.
Originally posted by UFO1414
reply to post by timetothink
Stop this non-sense. He was a KID of 17! years of age. Let him rest in peace. Enough threads about him. Join one of a thousand already dedicated to this tragic story. We like to deny MSM ignorance but it is here and raging.
Originally posted by SaturnFX
erm...wow, he had arms?
my god...I thought he was an amputee.
This surely means...somethingedit on 26-3-2012 by SaturnFX because: edited now that there is actual content in the ops
Originally posted by JBA2848
reply to post by timetothink
A rash of burglaries?
Heres some info from the Sanford PD themselves.
There was only two in the area this year.
With a crime rate of 69 per one thousand residents, Sanford has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 14. Within Florida, more than 94% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Sanford.
Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 53,570, Sanford has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Sanford does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Sanford.
The crime data that NeighborhoodScout used for this analysis are the seven offenses from the uniform crime reports, collected by the FBI from 17,000 local law enforcement agencies, and include both violent and property crimes, combined.
Now let us turn to take a look at how Sanford does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Sanford.
For Sanford, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included forcible rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Sanford is one in 150.
In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Sanford is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Sanford, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 16, which is a rate of 63 per one thousand population.
Zimmerman said his father was a magistrate for Virginia Supreme Court and mother was a deputy court clerk. He stated that he had the utmost respect for law enforcement and aspired to be an officer someday
Originally posted by detachedindividual
So let me get this straight...
In America, it doesn't matter if you're innocent of something, or guilty of something, it just matters what pictures there are of you out there, what tattoos you have, what music you enjoy or the computer games you play?
How is that kind of judgment any better than downright racism?
It seems that the masses are totally ignorant when it comes to the rights of others or the laws of their own country. I expect those using Facebook and Twitter as "evidence" of something are the same kinds of idiots in the deep south who locked up three innocent kids for murder because they wore black and listened to Metallica?