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Re: Mechanisms of Prejudice: Hidden and Not Hidden
« Reply #75 on: November 13, 2014, 10:06:07 pm »
How the Amish AVOID  >:( paying into or collecting Social Security.

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And so it came to pass that in 1965, the Medicare bill was passed by Congress. As Wayne Fisher writes in The Amish in Court,  "Tucked into the 138 page bill was a clause exempting the Old Order Amish, and any other religious sect who conscientiously objected to insurance, from paying Social Security payments, providing that sect had been in existence since December 31, 1950. After Senate approval in July, the signing of the bill by President Lyndon B. Johnson on August 13, 1965, made it official and canceled tax accounts of some 15,000 Amish people amounting to nearly $250,000."

Agelbert NOTE: Had they not been the RIGHT COLOR, I am certain this outpouring of support for their "Constitutional Rights" would NEVER have happened. The Amish think it was due to their Religion.  That was the political fig leaf, nothing more.  ;)

Full article at link:

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Valentine Byler vs. the IRS
 "Pay Unto Caesar - The Amish & Social Security"


Many people think the Amish do not pay taxes. They do. But they have been exempted from paying Social Security. This story is little known to the general public today. It is full of drama, clashes with the government, issues of religious freedom, politics, and much more. For writing this 5-part series, I was privileged to have access to many original materials and personal letters.

(To read each section of the series individually, click on the following bookmarks, or read on for the entire series.)
 
Part One: The Dispute Begins Part Four: The Public Reaction
Part Two: The Amish vs. the IRS Part Five: The Amish "Fight Back"
Part Three: The Media Gets Involved
Part Four: The Public Reaction
Part Five: The Amish "Fight Back"

http://www.amishnews.com/amisharticles/amishss.htm
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Re: Mechanisms of Prejudice: Hidden and Not Hidden
« Reply #76 on: November 13, 2014, 10:34:49 pm »
J. Edgar Hoover’s ‘Suicide Letter’ to Martin Luther King Jr. Is Even Worse Than We Knew   


Posted on Nov 12, 2014

Half a century ago, FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover had what he clearly considered to be a big problem in the form of civil rights galvanizer Martin Luther King Jr. In late November 1964, one of Hoover’s underlings typed out a letter, posing as a disillusioned African-American excoriating King for his moral failings and calling for a reckoning, as Beverly Gage details in a report for The New York Times Magazine.

By that time, King had become a renowned leader occupying a very visible stance on the global stage; as Gage notes, he was months shy of receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, and Congress had passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 a few months prior. So Hoover and his deputy William Sullivan produced another indirect plan (attempts to stage a smear campaign in the press hadn’t been so productive) to tear King down.

“King, look into your heart,” the letter says. “You know you are a complete fraud and a great liability to all of us Negroes.” Gage, an American history professor at Yale, sums up the letter thusly in her write-up:

The word “evil” makes six appearances in the text, beginning with an accusation: “You are a colossal fraud and an evil, vicious one at that.” In the paragraphs that follow, the recipient’s alleged lovers get the worst of it. They are described as “filthy dirty evil companions” and “evil playmates,” all engaged in “dirt, filth, evil and moronic talk.” The effect is at once grotesque and hypnotic, an obsessive’s account of carnal rage and personal betrayal. “What incredible evilness,” the letter proclaims, listing off “sexual orgies,” “adulterous acts” and “immoral conduct.” Near the end, it circles back to its initial target, denouncing him as an “evil, abnormal beast.”

The unnamed author suggests intimate knowledge of his correspondent’s sex life, identifying one possible lover by name and claiming to have specific evidence about others. Another passage hints of an audiotape accompanying the letter, apparently a recording of “immoral conduct” in action. “Lend your sexually psychotic ear to the enclosure,” the letter demands. It concludes with a deadline of 34 days “before your filthy, abnormal fraudulent self is bared to the nation.”

“There is only one thing left for you to do,” the author warns vaguely in the final paragraph. “You know what it is.”   


Although more general information about Hoover’s “suicide letter,” as it has come to be called, was made public for decades, sizable portions of it were redacted—until Gage made the kind of discovery that those in her field dream of: “This summer, while researching a biography of Hoover,” she says in her Times story, “I was surprised to find a full, uncensored version of the letter tucked away in a reprocessed set of his official and confidential files at the National Archives.”

Gage draws a timely link across five decades by pointing out that “the letter offers a potent warning for readers today about the danger of domestic surveillance in an age with less reserved mass media.”

Scary and true. Now, if only we could find out about more of these incidents closer to the time when they actually happen.

—Posted by Kasia Anderson
http://www.truthdig.com/eartotheground/item/j_edgar_hoovers_fake_threat_letter_to_martin_luther_king_jr_20141112

Agelbert NOTE: The letter OFFERS something else as well; it offers PROOF of the incredibly RACIST double standard in this country. 

During EXACTLY the same time period that Martin Luther King Jr. is being hounded, demonized and destroyed by Hoover and his TU TU wearing friends, the FBI has its finger up its ass while the Amish are being exempted from Social Security through SPECIAL legislation.  ;) 

A NOBEL Peace prize winner is treated like an immoral criminal because he is black while an Amish farmer is raised up as the "ideal" of a REAL American striving to defend his "Constitutional Rights".  ;)


The people like Hoover have NOT gone away. American Hypocrites for a Better    Tomorrow never rest...

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Re: Mechanisms of Prejudice: Hidden and Not Hidden
« Reply #77 on: November 15, 2014, 07:16:52 pm »
Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 09:32 AM EST.

How To Get Away With Murder...in Ferguson


by attytood

Cross-posted at Attytood:

The shorter version of this week's news out of Ferguson is basically this: Tin soldiers and Nixon coming. The grand jury investigation of the shooting of teenager Mike Brown, by the Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson has dragged on for weeks, from the hot summer afternoon when Brown's corpse was left to rot on the street for four long hours, to this week's polar vortex. This cold snap makes it even more likely that authorities will finally announce the decision they've been carefully grooming for weeks, that Officer Wilson will not be charged with murdering an unarmed 18-year-old.
For NON-Racists only: Full Story at link   ;D

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/11/14/1344861/-How-To-Get-Away-With-Murder-in-Ferguson
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Re: Mechanisms of Prejudice: Hidden and Not Hidden
« Reply #78 on: November 15, 2014, 08:31:50 pm »
Aglbert NOTE: On behalf of the We-The-People.   

Let's Do Some Legislatin': The Michael Brown Over-Policed Rights Act of 2015 (Draft 2)

Why do we need a law to police the police, you may ask. Consider this: As reported by USA Today, police are involved in 400 killings per year.


Section 1

     (a)  UNIVERSAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.  All policing jurisdictions shall report the following information every twelve months to the Federal Bureau of Investigation ("FBI") in the manner that agency shall prescribe by rule:

(1)  The name, address, race and occupation (if known) of any person injured or killed by a firearm, taser, or other weapon designed to cause physical injury to, or which is used to subdue or control, persons, and which was fired by an officer of that policing jurisdiction.
 (2)  The name, address, race and rank of any officer who has shot or tazed a person during the preceding twelve months.
 (3)  Whether the police action described in subsection (1) of this section resulted in death, injury or medical treatment, specifying which, if any.
 (4)  The filing and disposition of any criminal or civil matters related to the use of force.
 (5)  The result of any internal investigation, including punishment, if any, meted out.
 (6)  The language minority status of any persons involved.
 (7)  Whether that officer has shot another person during his or her career as a police officer.
           (i)  If so, provide each instance, including,
           (ii) Date, policing jurisdiction, reason for use of force, disposition of person targeted (legally and medically), and the disposition of any related criminal or civil matters.
 ( 8 )  The number of shots fired at any person by any weapon during the course of police activities in the policing jurisdiction, including the type of weapon.
 (9)  The number of target or practice shots taken by the policing jurisdiction for training purposes during the preceding 12 months.
 (10) The number of full-time and part-time employees of the policing jurisdiction.
 (11) The number of times a police officer in the policing jurisdiction complained of physical injury requiring medical treatment because of interaction with the public in the course of police activities during the preceding twelve months.
 (12) The number of times a person in the policing jurisdiction complained of physical injury requiring medical treatment because of interaction with officers in that policing jurisdiction in the course of police activities during the preceding twelve months.

     (b)  To encourage accurate and prompt reporting, it is expressly provided that the report of any policing jurisdiction prepared pursuant to this Act may not be used as evidence against any individual police officer or officers in any civil, or administrative proceeding. Provided, however, that any information contained in the report that can be obtained elsewhere shall not be subject to this restriction.

     (c)  ONE-TIME UNIVERSAL REPORTING REQUIREMENT.  All policing jurisdictions shall report the items described above in (a)(1)-(12) for each of the preceding five years to the Federal Bureau of Investigation ("FBI") in the manner that agency shall prescribe by rule:

     (d)  Each Section 1 report will be signed by the police unit's commanding officer and, based upon information and belief, sworn to be true and correct. Failure to comply with the universal reporting requirements described above shall subject that policing jurisdiction to designation as a Federal Over-Policed Rights Act Jurisdiction and subject it to forfeiture of any or all federal funding or equipment. The Department of Justice shall have the authority to enforce Section 1 of this Act.

     (e)  The Federal Bureau of Investigation shall report the information provided pursuant to subsections (a)(1)-(12) each year to the public.

     (f)  DEFINITIONS. "Policing jurisdiction" shall include all state and local law enforcement entities of any size. "Weapon" or "other weapon" shall include any weapon used to subdue or inflict damage to a person.


 


Section 2


     (a)  A Citizen or Resident Alien of the United States shall have the right to file in federal court in his or her political subdivision of residence an Official Complaint against any policing jurisdiction with law enforcement responsibilities in that person's area of residence that has shown a long-standing pattern of abuse, brutality or racial or language minority animus of at least eighteen month's duration even if that Citizen or Resident Alien has not been directly affected by police or state actions. 

     (b)   STANDING AND WAIVER OF FEES.  By virtue of a person's residence in a jurisdiction, he or she is deemed to have standing to sue. Every person in a jurisdiction is affected in one way or another by the policing carried out there. Filing fees and any trial or witness fees for this action are waived. Complainant will be responsible for any fees necessary to effectuate Service of Process on the policing jurisdiction. The Complaint and all subsequent pleadings will be prepared and argued by an attorney in good standing in that federal district and follow current federal rules of civil procedure except as described herein or amended for good cause by the federal district court. 

     (c)  JURISDICTION; EXHAUSTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE OR OTHER REMEDIES.  The district courts of the United States shall have jurisdiction of proceedings instituted pursuant to this Act and shall exercise the same without regard to whether a person asserting rights under the provisions herein shall have exhausted any administrative or other remedies that may be provided by law. Trial will proceed before the judge without a jury.

     (d)  SPEEDY TRIAL PROVISION.  A hearing and disposition of this matter shall occur within six months after the policing jurisdiction has filed its Answer. The parties shall provide expedited discovery. No later than one month after the policing jurisdiction has filed its Answer, the court shall convene the parties to discuss discovery and case management. Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 11 sanctions shall apply to all proceedings herein, as will the inherent contempt powers of the court. Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12 shall not, except that a policing jurisdiction may file a Motion to Dismiss if the complainant is not a resident of the jurisdiction. 

     (e)  CONSOLIDATION OF CASES.  The court may consolidate multiple independent complaints for hearing. One continuance of no more than one month's duration may be granted by the court for good cause shown. 

     (f)  At the election of the Attorney General, the Department of Justice may enter the suit on behalf of the Complainant; however, if the Complainant voices an objection, he or she will be allowed to proceed with the Department of Justice appearing as a friend of the court, or the Department of Justice may withdraw, if it elects to do so. At any time during the proceedings and after adjudication, the Attorney General may appoint a local or state government authority as its designee to appear at hearings and receive reports and take all actions available to the Attorney General and Department of Justice under this Act. The designee will be reimbursed for all out-of-pocket expenditures.

     (g)  If the court, after hearing, finds by a preponderance of the evidence that the police unit has had a long-standing pattern of abuse, brutality or racial or language minority animus, which may be proved statistically and without direct evidence of intentional malice, then the court shall designate that policing jurisdiction as a Federal Over-Policed Rights Act jurisdiction. The policing jurisdiction may appeal, but there shall be no stay of this Act pending appeal. The complainant shall also have the right to appeal.


 


Section 3


     (a)  PENALTIES, CONDITIONS AND PROBATION.  This Act is not intended to limit the authority of a federal district court judge to tailor his or her order to a given situation. However, a designation as an Over-Policed Rights Act jurisdiction shall, at a minimum, result in the following, unless good cause is shown:

          (1)  The court shall appoint volunteer observers of good moral character who reside in the jurisdiction to monitor the policing jurisdiction as described herein.     
           (2)  The specific reporting requirements for an Over-Policed Rights Act jurisdiction, as described below, shall be enforced.
           (3)  The Over-Policed Rights Act jurisdiction shall forfeit all federal "militarized" hardware, including only vehicles and weapons.
           (4)  The policing jurisdiction shall be subject to audits at any time by the Department of Justice or the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
           (5)  The policing jurisdiction shall designate a person to act as liaison between the unit and the federal court system, the Department of Justice and any volunteer observer organizations.
           (6)  If the court found a long-standing pattern of abuse, brutality or racial or language minority animus regarding the police unit's temporary detention of arrestees, then the court will order all police personnel in the holding facility to wear body cameras and shall consider ordering (i) twenty-four hour video monitoring in cell areas, (ii) the employment of additional officers, including those trained in first aid, (iii) specific changes to detention protocols, (iv) the employment of Spanish-speaking (or other language of need) officers, (v) physical changes or additions to the facilities, and (vi) the use of volunteer observers in or around the cell area. 
           (7)  The court should consider the effectiveness of body cameras for all officers on patrol and their supervisors. If certain geographic areas have presented particular problems and others have not, the court shall order that police officers use body cameras in the problem areas.
           ( 8 )  The court shall order that any officer in the policing jurisdiction involved in using his or her weapon against a person shall have a blood screen as soon as possible after the event.

     (b)  Volunteer observers shall be authorized to—

          (1) enter and attend at any place in which officers of the policing jurisdiction are conducting official business for the purpose of observing and documenting; provided, however, that the court may order that certain investigations involving organized crime or other matters shall not be subject to volunteer observation; and
           (2) ride along in any police cruiser or other police conveyance.
           (3) Volunteer observers are specifically permitted to carry and use video cameras or any other reasonable recording device.
           (4) Investigate and report. Volunteer observers shall investigate and report to the Attorney General or the appropriate designee, and if requested, to the court. Observers are directed to observe only, and if any problems occur, either the observer or the police unit may report same to the court. 
           (5) Video or other recordings, including written reports made by volunteer observers shall be maintained by the Department of Justice or its designee. 

     (c)  The Federal Bureau of Investigation shall make available training materials for use by the Volunteer Observers.

     (d)  REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.  In addition to the Universal Reporting Requirements described above, an Over-Policed Rights Act jurisdiction shall also meet the following reporting requirements and provide to the DOJ or its designee—

          (1) a description of every instance in which an officer during the performance of his or her professional duties unholsters a weapon of any kind in preparation for its use on any person;
           (2) a description of any assault or battery committed by any officer of the policing jurisdiction during his or her professional duties;
           (3) a list of all incidents in which a police encounter escalates. This would include an officer making a traffic stop but ending up citing the person for a misdemeanor, or if the officer took a call for a misdemeanor and ended up filing felony charges; 
           (4) a list of all injuries suffered by arrestees or detainees or persons released, including those observable injuries that were not caused by, or occurred during, the arrest or detainment;
           (5) any lists or reports required by the court tailored to the court's findings or any reasonable requests of the DOJ or designee. The final arbiter of reasonableness for the purposes of this Act will be the court;
           (6) a list of any significant changes to department or unit procedures or protocols; and
           (7) a copy of all blood screens conducted pursuant to subsection (a)  ( 8 ).

     (e)  ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES. An officer of an Over-Policed Rights Act jurisdiction who fails to report an action as described in Section 3(c)(1)-(4) commits a felony. An Over-Policed Rights Act jurisdiction that fails to report as provided for in Section 3(c)(5)-(7) is subject to contempt and the contempt powers of the federal court. The Department of Justice or its designee may investigate any instance involving an unholstered weapon, an assault or a battery, and it or its designee shall investigate every instance in which shots were fired, a taser employed or other weapon used at a person. 


 


Section 4

     (a)  PETITION FOR TERMINATION.  After the expiration of one year or any longer term set by the court, the policing jurisdiction may petition the court for relief from the designation as a Federal Over-Policed Rights Act jurisdiction.

     (b)  If by a preponderance of the evidence the court finds that the policing jurisdiction has followed the terms of its order and the strictures of this provision, has implemented any and all reasonable and narrowly-tailored recommendations made by the Department of Justice, and if the court finds that the police unit has been positively changed and is now focused on proper policing techniques, then the court shall lift the Federal OPRA designation. In the alternative, the court may designate a reasonable term of probation if certain requirements have yet to be met.


 


Section 5

     (a)  MISCELLANEOUS.  Appropriations for this act will come from the General Fund every year without vote. This Act may be cited as "The Michael Brown Federal Over-Policed Rights Act of 2015."

     (b)  If any provision of this Act or the application of it to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the remainder of this Act and the application of its provisions to other persons not similarly situated or to other circumstances shall not be affected thereby.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/09/04/1326122/-Let-s-Do-Some-Legislatin-The-Michael-Brown-Over-Policed-Rights-Act-of-2015-Part-II

Agelbert NOTE: Yes, I know. You want me to also consider snowball's chances in hell.  ::)

DEMOCRACY, MY ASS! 
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Re: Mechanisms of Prejudice: Hidden and Not Hidden
« Reply #79 on: November 19, 2014, 06:54:08 pm »

Ferguson: Missouri Governor Declares State of Emergency, Mobilizes National Guard ahead of Protests

Add Ferguson. We've seen these very techniques used both against local Occupy groups and especially OWS:


Ten Illegal Police Actions to Watch for in Ferguson
by BILL QUIGLEY

When the Michael Brown verdict is announced, people can expect the police to take at least ten different illegal actions to prevent people from exercising their constitutional rights. The Ferguson police have been on TV more than others so people can see how awful they have been acting. But their illegal police tactics are unfortunately quite commonly used by other law enforcement in big protests across the US.

The First Amendment to the US Constitution promises the government will not abridge freedom of speech or to prevent the right of the people to peaceably assemble or to petition to the government for the redress of grievances.

Here is what they  :evil4:  are going to do, watch for each of these illegal actions when the crowds start to grow.


One. Try to stop people from protesting. The police all say they know they have to let people protest. So they usually will allow protests for a while. Then the police will get tired and impatient and try to stop people from continuing to protest. The government will say people can only protest until a certain time, or on a certain street, or only if they keep moving, or not there, not here, not now, no longer. Such police action is not authorized by the US Constitution.   People have a right to protest, the government should leave them alone.

Two. Provocateurs. Police have likely already planted dozens of officers, black and white, male and female, inside the various protests groups. These officers will illegally spy on peaceful protesters and often take illegal actions themselves and encourage other people to take illegal action. They will even be arrested with others but magically not end up in jail. Others inside the groups will be paid to inform on the group to the government. Comically, when undercover police are uncovered they often claim they have a constitutional right to be there and try to use the constitution they are violating as a shield!

Three. Snatch Squads. Police will decide who they do not like or who they think are leaders. Then they will use small heavily armed groups to knife into peaceful crowds and grab people, pull them out and arrest them.

Four. False Arrests. The police will arrest whoever they choose whenever they choose and will make up stories to justify the arrests. If people are breaking glass or hurting others, those arrests are legal. However, the police will arrest first and sort out who they arrested later. Police in Ferguson have already wrongfully arrested legal observers, a law professor, and church leaders.

Five. Intimidation. As they have shown many times in Ferguson and all over the country, once the protests heat up, police will show up in full riot gear, dressed like ninja turtles (big flashy guns, plastic shields, big batons, shin guards, gas masks, flex cuffs) and act like they are military warriors protecting people from ISIS invasion.

Six. Kettling or Encircling. The police will surround a group and pen them in and not let them move. They will either arrest all or force them to leave in one direction. This, as the police know fully well, always sweeps up innocent bystanders as well as protestors. NYPD did this with hundreds on Brooklyn Bridge and at many other protests. Sometimes they deploy orange plastic nets or snow fencing, sometimes just lots of police.

Seven. Raids on supportive churches, organizations or homes. Often the police make illegal pre-emptive raids on places where volunteers are sleeping, cooking or parking their cars. They lie to locals and accuse the protesters of links to violent organizations.

Eight. Pain Noise Trucks. Police will also use LRAD noise trucks (Long Range Acoustic Device). First used in Iraq now used against peaceful protesters in the US. The trucks blast bursts of sound powerful enough to cause pain.   Never approved by any court, this intentional infliction of pain is another sign of the militarization of the police.   Police also use MRAPs Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles – heavily armored trucks which look like tanks but roll on wheels not treads.   This is part of the intimidation.

Nine. Arresting reporters. When the police are feeling the heat of public view, they will force journalists away from the protesters. Those who insist on engaging in constitutionally protected activity and returning to the scene will be arrested.

Ten. Chemical and other weapons. When the police get really desperate and afraid, they will try to disperse the entire crowd with pepper spray, tear gas, and other chemical weapons, rubber or wooden bullets. If this happens the police have just about lost control and are at their most dangerous.

Dozens and dozens of different police forces which will be surrounding the protesters in Ferguson when the Michael Brown verdict is announced. There will be federal FBI agents, Homeland Security, US Marshalls, State Police troopers, County Sheriffs, and local city cops from the dozens of little towns in and around St. Louis. Perhaps this will be the time when the peoples’ constitutional rights to protest are actually protected. We can only hope. But in the meantime, look for these common police tactics.


http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/11/18/ten-illegal-police-actions-to-watch-for-in-ferguson/

Surly,
Right you are! Thanks for the Quigley article.  8)


Agelbert NOTE: BILL QUIGLEY knows the score.
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Re: Mechanisms of Prejudice: Hidden and Not Hidden
« Reply #80 on: November 20, 2014, 06:32:07 pm »
Wed Nov 19, 2014 at 09:24 PM EST.

A lie    in the Darren Wilson defense in the shooting death of Mike Brown that just won't go away

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Shaun King



SNIPPET:

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Where the Lie Began
On August 10, 2014, St. Louis County Police Chief John Belmar held his first press conference on the shooting of Mike Brown by Officer Darren Wilson of the nearby Ferguson Police Department. His force had been called in to take over the investigation for the much smaller local department. The shooting had occurred less than 24 hours earlier, and the tensions on the ground in Ferguson were already red hot and boiling over.

Six different witnesses on the scene claimed that Mike Brown was shot at repeatedly from behind before he turned around, faced Darren Wilson, verbally surrendered, and put his hands in the air. Wilson, having already shot at Mike Brown at least six times while he fled, then fired off a barrage of four quick shots at the surrendered Brown he was looking at face to face, killing him on the spot. With his lifeless body face down on the road, Mike Brown’s blood literally flowed down Canfield Drive for more than four hours. The shooting and the aftermath that evening, which included bringing police dogs to the scene, infuriated residents as never before, and the anger was spreading rapidly across St. Louis and into the nation.

When Chief Belmar sat down the next day to brief the press on his summary of the facts, he stated at 1:13 (and then even more emphatically at 6:01) in the video below, "The entire scene, from approximately the car door (of Officer Wilson) to the shooting, is, uh, about 35 feet."

See his video below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4osIUmBAWI&feature=player_embedded

   



Full article with SEVERAL photographs PROVING that Darrel Wilson and those backing his story are BOLD FACED RACIST LIARS!


http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/11/19/1346078/-A-lie-in-the-Darren-Wilson-defense-in-the-shooting-death-of-Mike-Brown-that-just-won-t-go-away
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« Reply #81 on: November 25, 2014, 02:21:01 pm »
It's really hard to avoid indictment — unless you're a police officer

Following the Ferguson grand jury's decision to decline to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown, statistics blog FiveThirtyEight has shared numbers that indicate just how unusual that outcome is:

Former New York state Chief Judge Sol Wachtler famously remarked that a prosecutor could persuade a grand jury to "indict a ham sandwich." The data suggests he was barely exaggerating: According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. attorneys prosecuted 162,000 federal cases in 2010, the most recent year for which we have data. Grand juries declined to return an indictment in 11 of them.

There are some differences to note: That ratio is for federal grand juries, and the Michael Brown case was heard in a state court. But the most important difference is the job of the accused. While regular citizens are almost always indicted, police officers who have shot civilians are almost never are. In Houston, for example, not a single officer has been indicted

http://theweek.com/article/index/272608/speedreads-its-really-hard-to-avoid-indictment--unless-youre-a-police-officer

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Re: Mechanisms of Prejudice: Hidden and Not Hidden
« Reply #82 on: November 25, 2014, 02:45:04 pm »

Read Officer Darren Wilson’s Testimony   to Ferguson Grand Jury 
 

by Josh Feldman | 12:40 am, November 25th, 2014

The St. Louis County Prosecutor’s  Office  has put out all the evidence and testimony tonight in the Ferguson grand jury case, including testimony from Officer Darren Wilson  himself.

Wilson explained that he first saw Brown and Dorian Johnson when they were walking down the middle of the road. He said, “As he [Brown] came around to the mirror I said, ‘Well, what’s wrong with the sidewalk?’ Brown then replied… ‘**** what you have to say.’”  ::)

Wilson then reportedly saw the Cigarillos, realized he must have been the suspect who stole from a convenience store he heard about in his police car, and angled the vehicle to cut him off. He opened his car door and beckoned Brown over. This is what Wilson said happened next:

“As I’m opening the door he turns, faces me, looks at me and says, ‘What the f uck are you going to do about it”, and shuts my door, slammed it shut. I haven’t even got it open enough to get my leg out, it was only a few inches.” 

Wilson said Brown was attempting to overpower him, and after telling him to “get the f uck back,” that’s when they had their physical altercation inside his car. When he reached for the gun, Wilson told the grand jury, “I said, ‘Get back or I’m going to shoot you.’ He immediately grabs my gun and says, ‘You are too much of a p ussy to shoot me.’”  ::)

He grabbed his gun back and it went off twice in the car.    When Brown started running, Wilson chased him. And this is what Wilson   said he was facing when Brown stopped: 

“I tell him to get on the ground… He turns, and when he looked at me, he made like a grunting, like aggravated sound and he starts, he turns and he’s coming back towards me.  His first step is coming towards me, he kind of does like a stutter step to start running. When he does that, his left hand goes in a fist  and goes to his side, his right one goes under his shirt  in his waistband and he starts running at me.”   

Wilson fired at Brown multiple times, but as he said, “it looked like he was almost bulking up to run through the shots, like it was making him mad that I’m shooting at him.” 

He said he didn’t remember   how many times he shot, but once he saw “the aggression was gone” in Brown’s face, he knew “the threat was stopped.” 

Wilson was asked why he didn’t wait for backup. He said, “I thought I would be able to just stall until someone got there… I wanted to be out of the car, that way if I need to run I can run.”

You can read Wilson’s full testimony    below, starting at page 195:

http://www.mediaite.com/online/read-officer-darren-wilsons-testimony-to-ferguson-grand-jury/

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Re: Mechanisms of Prejudice: Hidden and Not Hidden
« Reply #83 on: November 25, 2014, 03:56:58 pm »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nb54yxdWfEY&feature=player_embedded

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04kJtp6pVXI&feature=player_embedded
CNN is a Fascist Police State Racist TOOL of EVIL.  >:(
The "interview" is a typical hit piece designed to ridicule or humiliate a citizen so the Police State BALONEY is pushed ("justice" is being served and everyone should "calm down" - while the VIOLENCE and MURDEROUS BEHAVIOR of the POLICE is IGNORED) in typical cognitive dissonant fashion (see Orwell and 1984)  .

In this case the citizen    made a fool of the CNN  propagandist. Good! 
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Re: Mechanisms of Prejudice: Hidden and Not Hidden
« Reply #84 on: November 25, 2014, 04:08:44 pm »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEl5YnEVtEY&feature=player_embedded
A reasonable analysis of how police violence comes about.    

 
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Re: Mechanisms of Prejudice: Hidden and Not Hidden
« Reply #85 on: November 25, 2014, 04:15:05 pm »


Outrage across US over Ferguson ruling

Decision not to charge police officer over death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown prompts protests across the US.

 Last updated: 25 Nov 2014 14:44 

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/americas/2014/11/riots-ferguson-after-no-indictment-ruling-20141125456576161.html
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« Reply #86 on: November 26, 2014, 10:13:50 pm »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWuvF2n4kz4&feature=player_embedded
The racist hatred is getting so bad in the USA that a racist had the psychopathic insanity to DRIVE THROUGH people  :o  >:( protesting peacefully about the Ferguson Grand Jury TRAVESTY of justice (failure to indict police officer Darrell Wilson for the MURDER of Michael Brown). 

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/11/26/1347640/-Driver-runs-into-crowd-of-protestors-in-Minneapolis
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« Reply #87 on: November 26, 2014, 10:33:09 pm »


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfWjgAK-VsQ&feature=player_embedded
One of two videos in the following truth filled article:
But I don’t need to go that far back in history. Just a few months ago, in downtown Seattle, 25-year-old Raymond Wilford, was maced and apprehended by a security guard and then taken into custody by police for pump-faking a swing at a white man who got in his face while heckling protestors.

Dozens of photos and videos show that the white heckler was the chief aggressor. He had been acting obnoxiously throughout an otherwise peaceful protest, and yet he was never a person of interest for the security and police. Wilford, meanwhile, was on the scene for just minutes, and not even as a protestor — he was just passing through — and yet he was the one who was pepper-sprayed, handcuffed, and led off by police. This happened while multiple witnesses tried to explain to the officers that it was the white heckler, not Wilford, who was the clear threat. “You have the wrong guy,” witnesses shouted at the police.

It’s for these reasons that negotiating peace when police are involved will always be a tenuous thing for many African Americans, because history does not support the idea that black people will come out of it unscathed or unassailed.



Asking for peace and ignoring history in Ferguson

By Brentin Mock  on 25 Nov 2014

http://grist.org/cities/asking-for-peace-and-ignoring-history-in-ferguson/


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