In the three years since George Zimmerman was acquitted in the murder of Trayvon Martin and the Black Live Matter movement was born, so many more have been lost even as so much progress was made.Three years ago today, full of despair, I posted my feelings on my Facebook feed.
Obama intends to seek a “grand bargain” causing the U.S. to adopt the type of austerity program that threw the Eurozone back into a gratuitous recession. Worse, Obama intends to begin to unravel the safety net (Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid) to convince the Republicans to enter into this Faustian bargain.
He broke every neighborhood watch rule. He did not work in teams. He did not wear identifying clothes. He carried a weapon, he stalked his prey, and then took the law in his own hands. He's guilty of murder.
George Zimmerman: domestic violence, aggravated assault, threatening to kill a motorist, pointing a gun at his girlfriend's father. Trayvon Martin: walking at night while wearing a sweatshirt. Who's the thug?