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Some of -- -- -- as you just saw things got very heated Friday night right here in this very studio with our audience of legal law enforcement and political experts.
Who waited for the verdict in the Zimmerman murder trial little -- we know the defendant would be found not guilty just over 24 hours.
After our well let's -- say passionate -- Since that time we have watched as Americans have reacted of that controversial conclusion.
Some have applauded the result others have called for violence taken in the streets and vowed to continue to prosecute the man -- six jurors declared innocent of all charges.
And that brings us -- tonight -- over the course of the next -- members of last week's audience as well some new faces will be here.
In studio to react to George -- acquittal.
Welcome all of you Korea are how many of you predicted -- do what happened accurately.
How many got a wrong.
Peter Johnson you said Hong when you said you thought it should be a quick.
I believe it -- an acquittal the evidence was a 100% -- -- an acquittal but I thought based on the emotionalism.
And some of the racial politics that we're seeing this week in the wake of the verdict.
Then it could be on the jury yes yes -- absolutely that it was that -- people is that.
Public opinion or should be on the evidence that's presented.
And that's exactly what's happening now when you have an attorney general the United States of America it -- you people today on a phone conversation -- -- Talking about evidence that we can get anything that you you have about them and bring him follow it that's.
Bologna at how many disagree.
Disagree with the idea that Eric Holder Justice Department should look for civil rights violation short hands.
How many your hand and -- how many think he should go.
-- -- -- He George Zimmerman -- -- pattern and practice.
And being afraid.
Being a free of Blackman all his calls were about black and.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- You know I don't hear him.
Well it went but can you.
Can you -- any evidence from the case any evidence at all that George Zimmerman had any racial antipathy towards.
Trademark -- evidence from the case absolutely not you just asked about the Justice Department looking into information and they can look -- information that was not -- or not.
What I'm speaking legally but yeah -- look politically does this fit the profile of a.
Person with racial racial animus to guide that he took a black woman to his problem.
He mentored black children with a program after the program concluded he also continued mentoring them.
Brought minority children into his home and then stood up for a black homeless man and against the Sanford police does that fit the profile of of of man that's racist.
It near me not -- more time.
Calling it doesn't but I -- about all of you that it's not permanent jobs on the right up there yeah.
Did we see -- Testimony from.
Any types of witnesses the problem for the prosecution -- out and interviewed tons of people -- anybody get on the stand and said you know what.
He made a racist comment want -- he had did everything.
By the way sales at Mercedes is right over here with that that's actually interviewed and wanted to see if you want any racial -- because he couldn't do in charge of the finest crime and there was no and I didn't five.
That's why aren't exactly.
The by the FBI right and there was no bias in this case so why do we have to make it up now.
-- right -- pure political play by Eric Holder.
People are upset there's passions out there he's responding he's responding to the NAACP.
He really wants to make a statement but there's no evidence they're they're gonna find in -- investigation.
I know him and I think our federal government all our our country and -- an investigation and that I think it already had the investigate.
Let me separate part 47 people they interviewed nobody's found and they -- the FBI did not find any racial animus.
Is this not.
At this point does it not -- become -- witch -- That's our investigation I think they're not gonna say OK we conclude its first investigation because look what this case at that our country if that I did our -- -- unnecessary and but they're not behind him.
I don't run a little.
Prosecutor who opened his case by saying this is not a case of racism as -- to their full investigation by the state.
By the local police and by the FBI how do you do now did turn around and say.
This is a Justice Department case it's okay for the Justice Department to open the case I don't think the Justice Department case should go anymore.
-- -- one piece of that as we go did you move well over here for second.
The trade bond -- Family said this case is not about race so why then go after him after a sixteen month investigation already by Eric Holder.
I think people have to understand there's a difference between racism and racial bias.
It may not be a case of racism but.
Racial bias because of how we are trained -- visual culture.
It is a part of our human nature.
I am biased you -- buys she's -- everyone in this room is biased and Jordan Zimmermann racially broke out and you -- race.
How someone who.
And not a racist is my -- and -- -- racism.
And not that hasn't -- yeah not the as the architect.
And not just doesn't work in my -- I applied to look like a -- climate how -- is it going to be -- doesn't our city -- that everybody that is -- -- didn't like hey what about how black.
Apple what about black on black I got pregnant -- and -- Arizona.
As an architect and I didn't see there is a bigger question and I think both touched on something.
How many children just toggle yes children have died -- everything is just instantly if every test since the verdict.
Where will we ever know their -- week has -- -- America have a right here where we're talking about poker.
This is this is a problem.
The media certain aspects of the media have created him to be -- racist when that tape was doctored he didn't say IC a black man he risks.
Funded to the 911 operator who said.
White black or Hispanic he didn't define the media want this to be -- that's the problem here.
We're judge Alex they wanted us from the beginning -- to be white on black.
And now -- George Zimmerman became a a white Hispanic a self proclaimed his back locked -- my thoughts because I thought I was wipe them -- -- -- and Hispanics like campy way at a white Hispanic and black Hispanics I really don't I normal mutt I just don't know what what I am.
But as far as far as the race issue I have no problem with them looking at this as a potential race problem at the beginning -- it would be ignorant for us to say.
Older white -- -- young unarmed black team.
This can't be racism of course there's racism out there but once they investigated once they realize that this was -- non -- they investigate that nobody has said.
-- police investigate the FBI issued a twelve page report saying we've interviewed thirty something witnesses this is not a racial issue the prosecutors that is not a racial issue I don't know how.
Under the status they have 1983 won't apply the feds can't use that because he wasn't acting under color of law so they have -- -- -- hate crime law -- the hate crime law requires that the killing.
Being motivated by race or color they -- not only do they not have that.
They have the exact opposite as far as evidence and how do they get around the fact that when the black Panthers were deterring people are.
Way through that -- let's go to to -- -- Baghdad image.
Tom and I were at the NAACP.
Company -- her husband taxes yes just is getting married way up.
We were there the last couple of days it I have to say that that most of the speakers there were really whipping up racial tension.
They mentioned -- on Martin they mentioned the demand for an investigation.
And when you inject race into any conversation is an emotional issue they are ignoring the facts ignoring the fact that we have a decision we have the ruling has been laid down.
But they're still trying to drag out this this incident.
And you also have Al Sharpton who was calling for these marches and riots across the country what is that going to do for society absolutely -- dividing us and we got dark until we got to break time probably a -- -- Where is the president of the United States when his country could use him.
We're gonna answer that question we've got a great panel him.
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