Trayvon Smear Campaign Gets Hotter


Trayvon Martin Protest - Sanford

Trayvon Martin Protest - Sanford (Photo credit: werthmedia)

So the Trayvon opposition is big and determined to fight it out. Here is one on Facebook:

‘In my younger, more innocent days, anyone who asked to follow me on Facebook got a little blue check mark next to “friend.” The result, years later, is a large population of numbskulls who keep me abreast of the latest paranoid nonsense. The latest item, which I’ve seen a couple of times, is a photo composite of two men. The one on the left is George Zimmerman, the man who shot Trayvon Martin, looking more put together…’
http://www.slate.com/blogs/weigel/2012/03/27/when_in_doubt_smear_the_dead_kid.html

Trayvon’s multiple school suspensions mentioned too
‘Thousands of people gathered in Sanford to demand an arrest in the case, as more details surfaced about the teen’s suspensions in school…’
http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/03/26/2714778_p2/thousands-expected-at-trayvon.html

Zimmerman Lawyer Bolts Live Interview
George Zimmerman defender Craig Sonner ducks out of studio

‘On Monday’s show, MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell slammed Craig Sonner, the “cowardly” lawyer representing George Zimmerman, for fleeing from interview at the last minute.

‘Moments before the show, the guest walked off the set and into his waiting car provided by MSNBC, literally running away from Lawrence’s tough questions on the murder investigation.

‘Proving the show must go on, Lawrence furiously ran through his line of questioning to the empty chair that was supposed to be occupied by Sonner. His client is the man who shot and killed Florida teen, Trayvon Martin.

“‘Who is paying you, Mr. Lawyer? Who hired you?” he demanded of the vacant seat.

‘New York Times columnist Charles Blow also weighed in on the investigation. He also took partial credit for scaring away George Zimmerman’s lawyer…’
http://thelastword.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/03/27/10878312-zimmermans-lawyer-bails-on-interview

Can Congress Force You To Buy Insurance?
Be prepaid or prepared for that. If the feds can force you on bigger things, why not this?

‘The U.S. Supreme Court gets to the heart of the health care arguments Tuesday. Almost exactly two years after Congress passed the Obama health care overhaul, the justices are hearing legal arguments testing the constitutionality of the so-called health care mandate — so-called because those words actually do not appear in the law…’
http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/03/27/149242939/justices-tackle-the-big-question-can-congress-force-you-to-buy-insurance?ft=3&f=1001&sc=nl&cc=nh-20120327

The Google Summer of Code
A new kind of summer job: open source coding

‘It’s only Spring Break for most college students, but summer vacation will be here before you know it. Instead of getting stuck babysitting your little sister or mowing your neighbor’s lawn, apply for Google Summer of Code and spend the summer of 2012 earning money writing code for open source projects…’
http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/gsoc2012

Most Misunderstood Lines in Literary History
‘There’s no better way to sound smart than by dropping a perfectly timed quote from some well-respected literature. It shows that you’re both well-read and possess the stunning intellect to memorize whole chunks of books in the off chance that you might need it at some point (and barely anyone ever considers the implication that you just have way too much free time).

‘The problem is that a lot of the most famous quotes need context to be fully understood and, if you use them without knowing what they really mean, you might accidentally be saying something pretty dumb…’
http://www.toptenz.net/top-10-most-misunderstood-lines-in-literary-history.php

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