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Mon Dec 15, 2014 at 09:44 PM PST

Oath Weepers

by Vision

The link below leads to an article I would like to share. It is the latest in a long list of  examples, however this one solidifies the point that the Republican leadership within the House of Representatives and the Senate are using psychological warfare and baseless arguments (for the sake of arguing) to keep the people of this great country unfocused on the fact that Republicans are not doing the work of the people. That being to form more perfect union. Thus they are being derelict in their duty to uphold the supreme law of the Land...the U.S. Constitution.

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We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
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Should politicians that engage in vendetta legislation be brought up on charges of Treason?

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Thu Dec 11, 2014 at 01:04 AM PST

The Progressive Echo Chamber

by Vision

As the discussion over C.I.A. torture tactics continues to build I would like to pose three questions that we need to start echoing across the air-waves.

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If you are like me, then you probably grew up reading DC Comic Books. You may have even watched Saturday morning cartoons. As you got older and could stay up late to watch prime-time TV you may have been one of the millions of people who were captivated by Joanna Cameron as she rushed into our living rooms once a week as Andrea Thomas a.k.a a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Secrets_of_Isis#DVD_release">Isis, the unassuming school teacher who during an archeological dig happens upon an ancient Egyptian amulet.

Endowed with super-human powers, nothing was more climactic than when in the presence of danger, Andrea would call out to her God, "O Mighty Isis" and transform into an all powerful female Super hero.

Although "The Secrets of Isis" was a fictional TV show many, many years ago, the Egyptian Goddess Isis is a real religious symbol within the Egyptian and Greco-Roman world.

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Do you think people who people who hide behind masks and murder innocent people should be called Gods or Cowards?

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Sun Aug 10, 2014 at 09:34 PM PDT

Sick and tired of getting Bush-wacked!

by Vision

...if someone were to set up a tent city on my front lawn and then told me I couldn't use my front door to go grocery shopping anymore, and that I was prohibited from stepping off my back porch to receive the pizza I ordered for delivery....I would probably start doing whatever I needed to...

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Dear Department of Justice,

Please check George Zimmerman's cell phone and home phone records from the evening of February 26, 2012, between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Based on the information revealed in the enclosed investigative video (below), I believe that at least one other person may have been involved with the stalking & murder of Trayvon Martin.

776.041 Use of force by aggressor. The justification described in the preceding sections of this chapter is not available to a person who:
(1) Is attempting to commit, committing, or escaping after the commission of, a forcible felony; or
(2) Initially provokes the use of force against himself or herself, unless:
(a) Such force is so great that the person reasonably believes that he or she is in imminent danger of death or great bodily harm and that he or she has exhausted every reasonable means to escape such danger other than the use of force which is likely to cause death or great bodily harm to the assailant; or
(b) In good faith, the person withdraws from physical contact with the assailant and indicates clearly to the assailant that he or she desires to withdraw and terminate the use of force, but the assailant continues or resumes the use of force.
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Fact 1.

George Zimmerman claimed to be headed to Target to buy lunch for the next day.
Possible Cross Examination Questions

Who (in their right mind) needs to pack a pre-loaded, hot and ready gun with 1 in the chamber, plus a full 7 round magazine.....simply to go to go pick up lunchmeat?

Since when are concealed weapon's allowed in department stores such as Target?

Fact 2.

George Zimmerman stated in his walk-through interview with Detective Sereno that Trayvon was "looking around".
Possible Cross Examination Questions

Did it not occur to Zimmerman that Trayvon may have been concerned for his own safety once he realized he was being followed by a "Creepy looking Cracka" in a pick up truck?

Fact 3

Rachel Jeantel testified that Trayvon Martin asked Zimmerman "Why are you following me" (Martin actually asked twice as chronicled 3/28/2013)
Possible Cross Examination Questions

Why didn't George Zimmerman identify himself as a neighborhood Watch person?
Fact 4

George Zimmerman had not one, but two flashlights.
Possible Cross Examination Questions

How was it possible for Trayvon Martin to sneak up on him out of the Darkness?

Why did Zimmerman initially claim that Trayvon jumped out of the bushes, during his initial interview with police, but during the Walk-through the next day there were no bushes near the T section he claimed to be attacked at?

Fact 5

At the conclusion of the incident, it was determined that the larger of Zimmerman's two Flashlights was no longer operational.
Possible Cross Examination Questions

If his flashlight was working when he first left his vehicle, at what point did it stop?

If his flashlight was not working before he left his car, why did he continue to carry a non-working Flashlight?

Could he have intended to use it as a Club?

Is it possible he used it to search for Trayvon,  and after he found him hiding in the bushes, it got broken during the struggle?

Fact 6

Zimmerman contradicts himself during his walk through interview with Detective Soreno when he states that after he got off the phone with Non-Emergency that he saw him (Trayvon)......he then stuttered and changed his story in mid sentence and stated, "as I was walking toward him"
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Fact 7

The Defense for Zimmerman made a point to ask the Jurors why didn't Trayvon run home during the 4 minutes between the time Zimmermman hung up with Police Dispatch, and catching up with Zimmerman.
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Fact 8

He also pointed out that a human can run about a mile in 4 minutes.
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Fact 9

Over 45 minutes worth of Trayvon Martin's phone records were retrieved and put into evidence. However, Trayvon wasn't the person who was on Trial.
Possible Cross Examination Questions

Why weren't George Zimmerman's phone records also put into evidence?

Is it possible that Zimmerman was called by a Resident who spotted Martin as he returned to the Community from the side entrance, and they Zimmerman to come to the location to shadow Martin's movements.

Fact 10

There were four different Surveillance Video operating at the Gated Community Clubhouse, which directly contradict George Zimmerman's claims of how and when he spotted Martin, however none of this  was put into evidence.
Possible Cross Examination Questions

Why not?

Is it possible it would have shown a time discrepancy in Zimmerman's Timeline?  

Fact 11
The Defense attempted to use the Victim's own father Tracy Martin, initial reaction of not being able to recognize his son's voice screaming in agony.
Possible Cross Examination Questions

Why did the Prosecution not use the audio of Zimmerman not recognizing his own voice during an interview with Detective Sereno actually trying to coach him into saying it was.

If Zimmerman was truly the only one yelling for help, why couldn't he recall himself doing so less than 24 hours later?

Fact 12
Zimmerman referenced 1460 Retreat View Circle as being the place where he first spotted Trayvon and that it also happened to be one of the homes that had been Burglarized in the past.
Possible Cross Examination Questions

Why wasn't the owner of this home (Frank Taaffe) called to testify for the Defense?
Fact 13
Zimmerman had once attacked an undercover officer
Possible Cross Examination Questions

Why did Zimmerman not identify himself as being a Neighborhood Watchman?
Could Zimermnan have intended to use his anonymity to entrap Trayvon into an altercation?
Does Zimmerman's actions seem calculated to provoke an incident?
Fact 14

Zimmerman was wearing a long heavy jacket that covered his waistband area
Possible Cross Examination Question

If Zimmermnan's pistol was holstered, behind his back and under his waistband, how was it possible for Trayvon to know Zimmerman had a gun in the first place?

How could Trayvon reach for a gun that was tucked inside the pants of a 200-lb. man lying on his back?

Fact 15
George Zimmerman had Photos taken of himself at the Police Station
Possible Cross Examination Questions

Why is it his nose looks broken and swollen in one photo taken by a cell phone  minutes after the incident (which had no chain of custody) but still allowed into evidence. However an hour later his nose seems perfectly fine, with the exception of a small scratch on the upper bridge of the nose, and no swelling at all?

Why is it Zimmermn's nose injury, as seen in the Police Department photo, seems more consistent with a Gun Recoil injury?

Why is it Zimmerman boots still have blades of wet grass on the upper portion of the tow guard, but the back of his jacket, the back of the boots, the seat of his pants, do not have any scuff marks, or grass stains?

After sustaining what Zimmerman wants everyone to believe was the a life and death struggle, should  there not be more damage to his clothing?

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Should the Department of Justice re-open their investigation?

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When I discovered that Trayvon Martin, a freshly turned 17 year old Teenager, returning to his Father's home after a snack run, had becom the target of what amounted to be nothing short of a modern day lynching, and that the person who followed, tracked, pursued, stalked, confronted, and ultimately pulled the trigger of a pre-loaded firearm, killing Trayvon Martin in cold blood, was now shielded from arrest due to an insidious law written by ALEC, (in league with all of the Corporate backers mentioned in the above, including the NRA)....
I became ill with grief.

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Since Corporations have worked so hard to become "People" , would you do business with a person who did not have your best interest in mind?

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Sat Jul 13, 2013 at 01:25 AM PDT

Was Zimmerman Undercharged?

by Vision

As we await a jury decision in the George Zimmerman Case, I am curious to know why other compounding charges where not included regarding the endangerment of a minor.

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Was George Zimmerman undercharged?

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As a week long nightmare that began with an Act of Cowardism [Terror]  comes to an end, there are many in America eagerly awaiting answers as to "Why"  two brothers, who's family immigrated to the US from Chechnya in 2003 under Political Asylum status would turn against, and try to harm the country that took them in?

I, on the other hand, am more interested, or better yet angry, that such senseless violence was allowed to occur in the first place.

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As multiple deadly Tornados touch down in Texas, I wish to send a message to Governor Perry, "Get your hands off my FEMA!" .

After spending the better part of your Presidential run, railing against Government spending and the deficit, I dare you to come crawling to President Obama for Federal Emergency relief funds after this storm is over.

Tornadoes continued to rampage across parts of eastern Oklahoma and northern Texas on Tuesday evening before barging into Missouri and Arkansas overnight.
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Should States that signed on to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act and also rejected Federal dollars for Unemployment Benefits to help it's Citizens, be allowed to be hypocrites and accept FEMA dollars after a Natural Disaster?

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If you don't know enough details to know this was cold blooded murder by now, then you need to stop watching Fox News and pick up a real newspaper.

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Should the "Stand Your Ground" law be repealed?

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