Good news! There is finally a way to help pay for George Zimmerman's living expenses while he hides from the angry hordes seeking "justice" for Trayvon Martin. It looks like the site went up late yesterday, and MSNBC's Mara Schiavocampo confirmed with Zimmerman's attorneys that it was in fact him.
The page is at therealgeorgezimmerman.com
, though it'll probably take a long while and a lot of refreshes for anything to come up. There are four other pages to look at too, though none say anything important. If you're curious, here's what they all say, with screenshots of what I could get to load at the bottom. All emphasis with bold or underlined text is his.
1. Home page
I am the real George Zimmerman,
On Sunday February 26th, I was involved in a life altering event which led me to become the subject of intense media coverage. As a result of the incident and subsequent media coverage, I have been forced to leave my home, my school, my employer, my family and ultimately, my entire life. This website's sole purpose is to ensure my supporters they are receiving my full attention without any intermediaries.
It has come to my attention that some persons and/or entities have been collecting funds, thinly veiled as my "Defense Fund" or "Legal Fund". I cannot attest to the validity of these other websites as I have not received any funds collected, intended to support my family and I through this trying, tragic time.
I have created a Paypal account solely linked on this website as I would like to provide an avenue to thank my supporters personally and ensure that any funds provided are used only for living expenses and legal defense, in lieu of my forced inability to maintain employment. I will also personally, maintain accountability of all funds received. I reassure you, every donation is appreciated.
2. The "facts" page without any facts
"People have a right to their own opinions, but not to their own facts. Evidence must be located, not created, and opinions not backed by evidence cannot be given much weight" - James W. Loewen
I am grateful to my friends that have come to my aid, whether publicly or personally, never questioning my integrity or actions, understanding that I cannot discuss the details of the event on February 26th, and allowing law enforcement to proceed with their investigation unhindered. Once again, I thank you for your patience and I assure you, the facts will come to light.
3. A "race" cop-out
"The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion." - Thomas Paine
4. Some other thing
"A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed" - Henrik, Ibsen
This page is dedicated to persons whom have displayed their support of Justice for All.
5. The contact page. Really.
Contact The Real George Zimmerman
Any and all words of support and kindness will be read and appreciated, every attempt to reply to my supporters will be made personally.
The contact page then has a form where you can put in your name, address, and phone number along with a comment to George, because what could be safer than leaving your home address in that inbox . Donations are sent through PayPal to user "TheRealGeorgeZimmerman."
The site crashed almost immediately once word got out about the thing, and who knows how long it will be before old George's hosting plan runs out of bandwidth -- a widget at the bottom of his new homepage says he's using GoDaddy's Website Tonight kit
, which can come with up to 1,000 gigabytes of bandwidth. If the little American flag he's using for a background is 1.2 megabytes, then he's got around 830,000 hits before he has to pony up more money. He's gotta at least be running out.
Click over to the next page for the website screenshots.
Because everybody everywhere was accessing this thing last night, different page elements were loading at different times -- sometimes there's a flag background, sometimes there's a hit counter at the bottom (ha), sometimes there's just a 503 error. These will give you the general idea. As usual, click to enlarge.