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Sat Jul 13, 2013, 05:09 AM

8. “This case isn’t about standing your ground. It’s about staying in your car.”


Also John Guy. Good closing, though I wish they had emphasized more about the time before the fight.

We will see what happens.

The one thing I heard that really gave me pause in all this was a black commentator on tv, (I just caught a bit of him, I think it was on MSNBC) after the ignorant police of Sanford came on threatened black people that post-trial violence "wouldn’t be tolerated". (People just like Zimmerman - no wonder he walked at first). The commentator pointed out that most "riots" by blacks are really minor disturbances in the grand scheme of things. The really ugly, big riots come when black people don't get something they expected.

But, he said, in this country, they no longer expect justice, so he doubted there would be much of a backlash for a not guilty verdict.

That's a hell of an indictment for our country. I would think it's sad, but it just pisses me off that most Americans really don't give a shit, and make it possible through their inaction and acceptance.

They say manufacturing is dead, but we manufacture hate on a daily basis, and I haven't seen that decline at all.


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