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RE: ZIMMERMAN -- Let The Boycotting Begin

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by BNWriter, Jul 16, 2013.

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  1. BNWriter

    BNWriter Active Member


    Probably not the first one. Definitely not going to be the last one: Stevie Wonder boycotting FLA until such laws that caused the Zimmerman case to be the result are repealed(or changed, I would think).

    Let's face it, folks: This is going to go on for a while. So let's try not to get it locked, OK......?
  2. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    Good for him.
  3. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Not to throw gasoline on the fire, but I'm still a little perplexed about what could have possibly gotten it locked yesterday.
  4. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Do you think the number of boycotters will surpass that of those boycotting Food Network for getting rid of Paula Deen for merely saying one word 27 years ago that everybody has at least thought once in their lives?
  5. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    If it means the lines are shorter the next time I go to Disney World, I hope everyone boycotts... :D

    Seriously, I get that Florida has its issues, but it seems ridiculous to boycott an entire state over what a jury of six decided.
  6. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    To clarify, I think his complaint is against the law itself, not the jury's decision based upon that law.
  7. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Because like the politics board, someone was using a fake name to taunt another member and it's unacceptable. As Moddy said on that thread, if you'd like to help out to weed out that stuff, he/we'd be appreciative.

    That said, I'd recommend staying on topic, if that's at all possible at this point.
  8. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Thanks. We were wondering because it seemed like the rest of us were being civil enough.
  9. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    True, and I think it's a bad law. If you are a fraidy cat with a gun, you can shoot anyone.
  10. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    I don't think Stevie Wonder was the cause of the line problems, they allow the handicapped to go right to the front.

    Maybe LeBron will use this to justify The Decision to opt out after next season?
  11. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    I'm not sure that Zimmerman, however, who was pretty much provably getting the ever-living shit beat out of him, was the best sacrificial lamb for opponents of the law to parade around.
  12. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    It is interesting how much is being said about the "Stand your ground" law, which was referenced by seemingly every news outlet covering this trial, even though Zimmerman never used it as his defense...

    They can just bring Stevie there and tell him he's in Atlanta. :D
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