George Zimmerman, in an interview Wednesday with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, called the shooting death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin a “tragic situation” and “the most difficult thing I’ll ever go through in my life.” The volunteer neighborhood watch leader spoke about details of the shooting, said he’s sorry that Martin’s mother and father had to bury their child and, when asked if he regrets anything that happened that February night, he said, “No.” “I feel that it was all God’s plan, and for me to second guess it or judge it,” Zimmerman shook his head. via Zimmerman says
A Fox Orlando affiliate decribed Neo-Nazis as “a civil rights group” on a television broadcast and online. The group of Neo-Nazis, known as the National Socialist Movement, has been conducting armed patrols of the streets of Sanford, Florida, the town where Trayvon Marting was shot dead. via Fox Orlando Affiliate Calls Neo-Nazis ‘A Civil Rights Group’ | ThinkProgress. Umm….
Friends, don’t think I usually speak like this, but I wanted to bring to your attention a long standing “joke” in the Deep South. I remember receiving in my copy in 1994-5, and I have seen it since in various forms, with various states at the head. The idea that is is somehow justifiable to kill a young black man because it was done by another color is not a foreign one. We joke about it. We laugh about. We do it. We do it in video games; we do it on television. In jokes. Books. Sports. We do