Current Topics
Swat teams.????
by Phil Hoskins
22 minutes 24 seconds ago
Miscellaneous humor thread
by Ardy
Today at 02:00 AM
Militias ‘mobilizing’ to support embattled Clark County rancher
by Ardy
Today at 01:38 AM
Georgia law allows guns in some schools, bars, churches
by Scoutgal
Today at 01:32 AM
Funding the government
by Jeffery J. Haas
Yesterday at 11:08 PM
William Shatner Says Hillary Clinton Only Person Who Can Unite Country in 2016
by Ardy
Yesterday at 08:36 PM
Big brother is watching
by Joe Keegan
Yesterday at 07:00 PM
Round Table For April 20th-April 26th, 2014
by Scoutgal
Yesterday at 12:20 PM
Was Robert E. Lee a patriot or a traitor?
by NW Ponderer
Yesterday at 12:06 PM
What would you ask your Senator for?
by logtroll
Yesterday at 11:13 AM
If you don't vote......
by Scoutgal
Yesterday at 10:07 AM
CNN: Can this KKK leader rebrand?
by NW Ponderer
04/23/14 02:21 AM
America is no longer a democracy.
by california rick
04/23/14 01:58 AM
Middle Class: The Labor and the Market That Supports the 1%
by california rick
04/22/14 10:03 PM
How Americans die
by Ardy
04/22/14 07:11 PM
Forum Stats
6003 Members
55 Forums
14017 Topics
243860 Posts

Max Online: 282 @ 05/29/08 01:08 AM
Google Adsense
Page 4 of 10 < 1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 9 10 >
Topic Options
#217375 - 03/21/12 11:19 PM Re: NRA tests a pet theory [Re: logtroll]
Jeffery J. Haas Offline
veteran

Registered: 08/03/04
Posts: 10336
Loc: Downey, California
I think we all need to see the "evidence" and explore the "circumstances" a little more because according to the taped phone call from Zimmerman the dispatcher told him NOT to follow Martin, but instead to hold back, get out of the immediate area and meet the patrol car.

He did nothing of the kind. Instead he went into "pursuit mode".
What other circumstances are there?
_________________________
"Our options for change range from basically what we have plus a little more Hayek,
to what we have plus a little more Keynes. Why?"

---Benjamin Bratton

Top
#217378 - 03/21/12 11:32 PM Re: NRA tests a pet theory [Re: NW Ponderer]
issodhos Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 09/29/05
Posts: 12581
Originally Posted By: NW Ponderer
Iss, I'm interested in the source you used to indicate Zimmerman was detained. I have not found that in any article I've read. Thanks.


Quote:
Zimmerman was handcuffed after police arrived and taken into custody for questioning, but was released by police without being charged. Police have interviewed Zimmerman twice since then.
_________________________
"When all has been said that can be said, and all has been done that can be done, there will be poetry";-) -- Issodhos

Top
#217380 - 03/21/12 11:41 PM Re: NRA tests a pet theory [Re: issodhos]
Phil Hoskins Offline
Administrator
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 06/07/04
Posts: 20424
Loc: West Hollywood, CA
No he asked for a source
_________________________
Life is a banquet -- and most poor suckers are starving to death -- Auntie Mame
You are born naked and everything else is drag - RuPaul

Top
#217384 - 03/22/12 12:01 AM Re: NRA tests a pet theory [Re: logtroll]
NW Ponderer Offline
Moderator
veteran

Registered: 09/09/11
Posts: 11351
That is the only reference I have seen anywhere indicating he was handcuffed. It makes me wonder where that information came from, because the poli ce chief indicated he had not been detained. He was not, by the way, transported from the scene. And when and how did they interview him?
_________________________
A well reasoned argument is like a diamond: impervious to corruption and crystal clear - and infinitely rarer.

Here, as elsewhere, people are outraged at what feels like a rigged game -- an economy that won't respond, a democracy that won't listen, and a financial sector that holds all the cards. - Robert Reich

Top
#217385 - 03/22/12 12:06 AM Re: NRA tests a pet theory [Re: logtroll]
NW Ponderer Offline
Moderator
veteran

Registered: 09/09/11
Posts: 11351
Okay, found another source saying he was taken into custody.
_________________________
A well reasoned argument is like a diamond: impervious to corruption and crystal clear - and infinitely rarer.

Here, as elsewhere, people are outraged at what feels like a rigged game -- an economy that won't respond, a democracy that won't listen, and a financial sector that holds all the cards. - Robert Reich

Top
#217388 - 03/22/12 12:56 AM Re: NRA tests a pet theory [Re: logtroll]
NW Ponderer Offline
Moderator
veteran

Registered: 09/09/11
Posts: 11351
Ah, apparently "custody" meant a patrol car. It appears he was not transported from the scene.
_________________________
A well reasoned argument is like a diamond: impervious to corruption and crystal clear - and infinitely rarer.

Here, as elsewhere, people are outraged at what feels like a rigged game -- an economy that won't respond, a democracy that won't listen, and a financial sector that holds all the cards. - Robert Reich

Top
#217391 - 03/22/12 01:30 AM Re: NRA tests a pet theory [Re: issodhos]
Mechanic Offline
journeyman

Registered: 04/19/11
Posts: 802
Issad :

I'll readily admit my error regarding Greger's residency ! Doesn't change my opinion about the lynch mob mentality prevailing across the nation regarding this case ! (Or my low opinion of the blood-thirsty posters on this thread, either.) So y'all go "jine in " with ilk of Jesses Jackson and Al Sharpton and confuse this case to the point where it can't be honestly and legally tried ! >Mech

Top
#217398 - 03/22/12 06:29 AM Re: NRA tests a pet theory [Re: california rick]
Ted Remington Offline
old hand

Registered: 07/09/08
Posts: 4889
Originally Posted By: california rick
Ted, now don't go getting your panties in a bunch: read and weep

Quote:
In the months leading up to the shooting, Zimmerman had called police numerous times to report incidents


I cannot find that quote where you cited, Rick.
_________________________
Take the nacilbupeR pledge: I solemnly swear that I will help back out all Republicans at the next election.

Top
#217400 - 03/22/12 08:14 AM Re: NRA tests a pet theory [Re: Mechanic]
2wins Offline
veteran

Registered: 07/29/04
Posts: 7614
Loc: Barely above Sea Level
Originally Posted By: Mechanic
Issad :

I'll readily admit my error regarding Greger's residency ! Doesn't change my opinion about the lynch mob mentality prevailing across the nation regarding this case ! (Or my low opinion of the blood-thirsty posters on this thread, either.) So y'all go "jine in " with ilk of Jesses Jackson and Al Sharpton and confuse this case to the point where it can't be honestly and legally tried ! >Mech
hmmm. welp, there are other sandboxes you can play in, if you like.
_________________________
sure, you can talk to god, but if you don't listen then what's the use? so, onward through the fog!

Top
#217401 - 03/22/12 08:19 AM Re: NRA tests a pet theory [Re: Mechanic]
logtroll Offline
old hand

Registered: 04/25/10
Posts: 5914
Loc: New Mexico (not old Mexico)
Originally Posted By: Mechanic
...(Or my low opinion of the blood-thirsty posters on this thread, either.)... confuse this case to the point where it can't be honestly and legally tried ! >Mech

Really, Mechy? Who on this site is bloodthirsty and wanting to confuse the case to where it can't be legally tried?

Have you not understood that the issue is there is no case, as determined by the Sanford police department, due to their interpretation of the "stand your ground" law?

Just for clarification, what process do you think would be (have been) appropriate for the conduct of this "case"? Let's start with this: given that Zimmerman apparently shot someone, should he have been arrested and an investigation conducted?
_________________________
"If you would make a person happy, add not to their possessions but take from their desires"
Unknown

Top
Page 4 of 10 < 1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 9 10 >

Who's Online
0 registered (), 17 Guests and 14 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
xiawei, Marzman, kyleyoung8, Retread, solafeian
6003 Registered Users
A2