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Charles Barkley Has Intelligent Things To Say

About the Zimmerman trial, on a CNBC show. Good for him! Story in credits link below.

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Charles Barkley Has Intelligent Things To Say . About the Zimmerman trial, on a CNBC show. Good for him! Story in credits link below.
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Hits: 4256 | Favorites: 0 | Emailed: 1 | Rating: 3.1 | Category: News & Politics | Date: 07/19/2013
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Male, 40-49, Europe
 92 Posts
Monday, August 11, 2014 6:28:23 AM
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Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 15860 Posts
Friday, July 19, 2013 10:04:26 PM
Without power, your prejudice or discrimination is worthless and no one pays it any attention.

Hey, Smegma boy, you know what would really be fun? To sucker punch you and break your nose, then jump on you, punch your face, beat your head against a concrete sidewalk, and try to suffocate you till you pay attention and admit that I have power over you.

Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 17367 Posts
Friday, July 19, 2013 7:43:10 PM

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Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 2974 Posts
Friday, July 19, 2013 7:14:34 PM
@SmagBoy1, the way I see it, they BOTH contributed to the escalation of the incident. But, how much? And within what legality?

To me, Martin was the bigger culprit (turning back, and physically attacking).
To you, Zimmerman was the bigger culprit.

Within the realms of legality, though Zimmerman could've been a bit more discreet, he did nothing wrong and was completely within the law. (Maybe he did put a hand on Martin, in which case, would`ve been outside the realms, but there is no evidence suggesting this, and thus must be found not guilty).
However, we know that Martin physically attacked Zimmerman, and was not within the law (as again, there is no evidence to suggest that Z attacked first).

Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 2353 Posts
Friday, July 19, 2013 7:11:31 PM

I know what you're saying, but what you`re saying is unreasonable. You are literally saying that, despite you being unable to state the specific reasons that Zimmerman should be punished, you want him punished anyway.

You are advocating punishing someone simply because he was part of a bad situation; that`s completely absurd.

If I saw someone in my neighborhood looking into vehicles who I`ve never seen before, at night, in the pouring rain, and concealed, I would keep an eye on them. If this hypothetical man then came after me with potentially lethal force, I would - and should - have every right to defend myself with lethal force.

By your logic, I should then be punished - not because there is a specific action I took that was "wrong" - but because I was merely involved in a bad situation.

It`s absurd. Hindsight is 20/20.

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