Regular readers will know that I am fond of dorking around with numbers and seeing what presenting them in different ways can show us. Invariably, this graphic came to my attention (specifically when FarmDad posted a link in Gunblogger Conspiracy to a Facebook post about it):
A few things bugged me about that graphic right off. First, where did the numbers come from? I did not know the FBI published information on a [...]
For me, the whole Martin/Zimmerman case is functionally over – the incident is being investigated, and if there is sufficient evidence to indicate that a murder transpired*, I have every reason to believe that Zimmerman will be charged, and that is exactly the way the system is supposed to work.
On the other hand, the fallout from this case has just begun, and I shudder to think how far the ripples will travel.
Coincidentally, my post yesterday was not specifically written in response to Breda’s situation with her picture being used without her permission, but those two posts do dovetail together perfectly, and give me one more comment to make about the concept as a whole:
To my fellow webloggers, forum residents, tweeters, and other internet denizens: if you repost an image or picture that was originally found on / generated by another website, and the owner/administrator [...]