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When Roger West first launched the progressive political blog "News From The Other Side" in May 2010, he could hardly have predicted the impact that his venture would have on the media and political debate. As the New Media emerged as a counterbalance to established media sources, Roger wrote his copious blogs about national politics, the tea party movement, mid-term elections, and the failings of the radical right to the vanguard of the New Media movement. Roger West's efforts as a leading blogger have tremendous reach. NFTOS has led the effort to bring accountability to mainstream media sources such as FOX NEWS, Breitbart's "Big Journalism. Roger's breadth of experience, engaging style, and cultivation of loyal readership - over 92 million visitors - give him unique insight into the past, present, and future of the New Media and political rhetoric that exists in our society today. What we are against: Radical Right Wing Agendas Incompetent Establishment Donald J. Trump Corporate Malfeasence We are for: Global and Econmoic Security Social and Economic Justice Media Accountability THE RESISTANCE

Monday, November 18, 2013


George Zimmerman's Newest Mug Shot [How Many Is This Now?]

Less than six months after walking away from the trial over Trayvon Martin’s death, George Zimmerman was arrested Monday afternoon by Seminole County law enforcement over a domestic dispute reportedly involving a girlfriend. He is being held without bail, and there are no specific charges released yet.

The Orlando Sentinel reports that Zimmerman’s new girlfriend, age 27, had been in the car two months ago when he allegedly threatened his estranged wife Shellie Zimmerman with a gun.

In September, Zimmerman was involved with another disturbance at his home. Shellie Zimmerman placed a frightened call to 911, in which she described seeing Zimmerman punching her father and with a gun in his holster. Police never recovered one, and after Zimmerman threatened to press counter-charges, his wife announced she would not press her own.

Since the trial, Zimmerman has bought himself a new gun with the help of a fundraiser from a gun advocacy group. 

Zimmerman is the O.J. Simpson of this era, and hopefully the rope that holds the noose around this asshat's neck is getting shorter - so that the next one dead or injured is George Zimmerman, and not another innocent human being.

Since this story broke I've been asking people, is there a limit to how many times you can use stand your ground as a defense in the state of Florida, or is it like an all you can kill buffet?

So now I am really confused, is it now too soon to talk about gun control? Or is it now too soon to talk about abusive relationships? Can a gun hugging GOPer please step up and help me, I'm not sure what not to talk about?

Roger West