The real story behind the George Zimmerman trial

Like everyone else I’ve been following the second degree murder trial of George Zimmerman. I’ve watched the talking-head attorneys try to defend what’s going on in Florida. How it’s up to the jury to decide. What’s missing is the fact that this trial should never have taken place in the first place. The evidence for […]

The story of Marissa Alexander and the egomaniac

This blog is full of stories of miscarriages of justice and wrongful convictions. Here is a story I first heard about back in May. At the time I didn’t know all of the details, and I still don’t, but what little I did hear made me outraged. A 31-year-old mother of three, Marissa Alexander, was […]

Clayton Osbon, Trayvon Martin, a Matter of Perspective

Two of the biggest stories in the news today have something very much in common – they both demonstrate how the same event can be interpreted in different ways depending on your perspective. Take the Trayvon Martin case. Try putting yourself in George Zimmerman’s shoes for a minute. You’re a neighborhood watch volunteer in a gated […]