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9:36 PM / Friday October 22, 2021

Freedom Quest

Primary Election shows power still held by “Old Guard”

April 29, 2012

There were at least a dozen contests pitting long-term incumbents against young upstarts or all-out battles to fill vacant seats left by State Representatives who had exited early to seek other elective offices. Only in the 182nd District where Brian Sims apparently has beaten veteran legislator Babette Josephs, 71…

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New claims cast Trayvon Martin as the aggressor

April 1, 2012

A slain Florida teenager and the neighborhood watch captain who shot and killed him exchanged words before the teen punched him in the nose and began banging the man’s head on the ground, according to the watch captain’s account of the confrontation that led to the shooting.

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New Developments in the Trayvon Martin Case

April 1, 2012

With each passing day, there seems to be a new set of developments in the Trayvon Martin shooting case. Here are the latest: A video of George Zimmerman, the Neighborhood Watch captain who shot Trayvon shows that there were no discernable bruises on him when he was first brought into the Sanford PD.

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George Zimmerman father speaks out

April 1, 2012

The father of 28-year-old George Zimmerman is speaking out in his son’s defense. Robert Zimmerman of Lake Mary, Fla., wrote a letter last week to The Orlando Sentinel calling the depiction of his son in the media “cruel and misleading.”

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Georgia has killed an innocent man

September 23, 2011

I have spent the past week with Troy’s family. He wanted the world to know that he understood that this struggle goes beyond just one man. Troy was prepared to die tonight. As he said again and again, the state of Georgia only held the power to take his physical body.

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Campaign for Obama II needs a jolt to its mojo

September 4, 2011

Today, nearly a quarter of all Democratic voters say they are dissatisfied with the results of Obama I, according to a CNN poll broadcast last Tuesday. If this continues through the Christmas season, the chances for Obama II will hardly worth a $2 bet.

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