Unarmed black 17 year old shot by Neighborhood watch captain in gated community...

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  1. emperus

    emperus Diamond Member

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    What is his agenda?
     
  2. emperus

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    That's my point. So explain how the bullet travels perpindicular to TM's heart if he is straddling Zimmerman?
     
  3. corwin

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    And this is why you should really stop thinking...

    1. It's a struggle, T lost as he should have

    2. It was horizontal to his body, meaning a direct shot and not from an angle...there is no ballistic test in the world which could tell the orientation of the gun to the ground, TM straddling him and beating him when he got shot is simple to understand
     
  4. corwin

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    You either don't understand simple angles or you'll just never admit anything lines up with the likely truth...I suspect the latter
     
  5. OCNewbie

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    You should start answering other people's questions addressed towards you first before you expect others to reply to your hypotheticals. Those are my "thoughts".
     
  6. emperus

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    1.) THat's easy to say. How did he lose? There were no marks on his body so Zimm wasn't punching him. He had a head start as he saw the gun first. How did he lose a LIFE AND DEATH struggle for a gun? And how did he allow Zimm to orient it perpindicular to his heart.

    2.) Again, lay on the ground, pretend someone is on top of you straddling you, trying to stop you from pulling out your gun in your holster on you hip. Then try to move it across your body and orient it so you can fire it at an intermediate range in a perpindicular direction to someone's heart. See if you can do that.

    Geez, this isn't that hard. I would think most of you here would be math and science guys.
     
  7. corwin

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    1. That's super easy, T IS DEAD, maybe Z isn't the big old pussy you want to make him out to be after all

    2. Yes I most definitely can...and it wasn't on his hip as has been discussed so very many times already, appendix carry is the most likely which is just off center, which happens to be how I carry as well, and you know the range was basically the distance his shirt hung off his body since it was contact range to the shirt, which would mean he was leaning over at the time, you know like if he was on top of somebody like witnesses say he was
     
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    Do you not understand what perpendicular means, the gun was pointed straight at TM, it wasn't pointed at an angle. The gun wasn't down by TM hips and firing up into his chest. The gun wasn't at TM's head firing down into his chest. The shot was fired straight into TM. That is all the report really says. Which could have happened while they were still on the ground. In fact the report shows the entry point was slightly off to the side, about what I guess if the two where in close contact.
     
  9. corwin

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    Some people will never understand simple angles...or ever admit what is the most obvious conclusion here is more the point:rolleyes:
     
  10. OCNewbie

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    1.) He (TM) lost the struggle for the gun. I'm no gun expert, but based on police holsters, and my logical assumptions about holsters in general, I would think the person that was wearing the holster (GZ) would have the advantage as far getting the gun out, and pointing it away from themselves. It was a life and death struggle though, so of course it was in no way scripted, and there's no telling how it actually played out. It's not as if it could have only happened one way.

    2.) I would imagine GZ's elbows were pulled back, flanking the side of his ribs, with two hands on the gun. TM wouldn't have had his arms at full extension, as that would have given him less leverage to try to pull the gun out of GZ's hands. So, that means TM likely had pulled himself closer to GZ's body, and was probably more in parallel with GZ at that time. I don't think GZ aimed at all. I believe that GZ was able to fire the weapon, and the placement of the bullet was purely coincidental.

    Thoughts?
     
  11. Londo_Jowo

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    Too bad your fantasy can't and won't take place as GZ isn't in the general population, in fact he's the only one in the cell. I bet your panties will be half way up your ass should he get released on bail again which I suspect the probabilities are quite high he will be released again.
     
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    Why is that?
     
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    To help illustrate how this case is vastly different compared to most cases where the person returns to their own house after making bail. Spike Lee tried his best to tell people where GZ may have been living, there was a bounty on his head from an organization that should not have been doing so, and receiving death threats. Due to these circumstances and the need to find/pay for a safe haven was the main reason the Zimmerman's weren't truthful about their finances.
     
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    I honestly don't care all that much about their intentions there, I can guess why which is basically what you're saying but I can't get behind the lie itself regardless of intention...though I think they can get around any real penalties for it on technicalities...besides, how often is anyone really charged with perjury anyway? Shit happens all the damn time sadly...
     
  16. emperus

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    Then how did he get the gun out initially if both elbows were flanked to the side?

    Do we know?
    1.) Where Zimm was wearing the holseter?
    2.) If Zimm was Right or Left handed?
     
  17. emperus

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    The judge is not going to care.
     
  18. corwin

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    You would never admit it was possible so why do you keep asking questions?

    Not in the least, it has zero bearing on anything at all except to show how many assholes there are on a particular side of this issue
     
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    It won't hurt for the Zimmerman's to apologize to the judge for not being truthful and explaining why they weren't truthful. I feel this judge is fair enough that he will consider their circumstances as well their apology when he decides whether to allow GZ out on bail again..
     
  20. Londo_Jowo

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    So says the story teller.
     
  21. corwin

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    Won't hurt in the least, and should certainly counter the idea they were doing it so he could possibly flee which is absurd...if he wanted to do that he would have long ago
     
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    Not really. Wait to see how trial goes, if poorly, flee. If well, stay and hopefully win.
     
  23. emperus

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    I have my own mind. I'm an Engineer and love math. So, if I can't visualize it. It doesn't make sense. Unless you have a plausible explanation how he got his gun free from the holster, away from TM and shot TM in a perpindicular maner, I won't believe it.
     
  24. emperus

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    Blah Blah Blah. Your hero LIED.
     
  25. corwin

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    Then use your mind, or just stop by and see me sometime, I'd be glad to show you I can draw and shoot you square in the chest when you're on top of me:D

    Blah Blah Blah...he allowed his wife to lie, derp

    And he ain't my hero