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  •  If Trayvon had been found not guilty. (7+ / 0-)

    So consider this scenario: Martin kills Zimmerman and uses the Stand Your Ground law to go free.

    Many Republicans would be saying he got off on a technicality.

    The furor over Friday's [10.5] job report revealed a political movement that is rooting for American failure, so obsessed with taking down Obama that good news drives its members into a blind rage. -Paul Krugman

    by Judge Moonbox on Fri Jul 19, 2013 at 09:14:43 PM PDT

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    •  Never would happen (1+ / 0-)
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      If Martin had been the one who was armed, and he killed the creepy, harrassing neighborhood watch guy who was white/latino, then there is no chance in holy hell that Martin would have gone anywhere but the electric chair.  

      "When I was an alien, cultures weren't opinions" ~ Kurt Cobain, Territorial Pissings

      by Subterranean on Sat Jul 20, 2013 at 09:50:17 AM PDT

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