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reply to post by VforVendettea
SANTA ANA, California (Reuters) - Two former policemen were acquitted on Monday in the 2011 beating and stun-gun death of a mentally-ill California homeless man that touched off street protests and political upheaval in the Los Angeles suburb of Fullerton.
The confrontation between six Fullerton police officers and Thomas was captured by a surveillance camera at the bus station and led to demonstrations in the community, as well as the ouster of three city council members in a recall election. On the videotape, Ramos is seen strapping gloves on his hands, balling them into fists in Thomas's face and telling Thomas, whom he knew from previous encounters: "You see these fists? They are getting ready to f--- you up." Near the end of the tape, Thomas can be heard screaming for help as police officers swarm over him, delivering multiple blows and shocks with a stun gun. At one point he can be heard calling for his father to help him, yelling: "Daddy, they're killing me."
Juries are highly vetted, almost manipulated to influence a certain verdict. Then the D.A. can choose not to even try the case as was the case with one of the officers involved.
I could be on jury duty and explain "Jury Nullification" to fellow jurors, and be charged with jury tampering, but then the jury choosing is as flagrant a tampering of the jury as any. A trial by jury is not supposed to consider the law per se, as the jurors are not trained in law.
The jurors trust in authority is considered, jurors who are not trusting of the legal system itself are frequently eliminated.
Those thugs got off because of stupid jurors who followed the instructions of the judge, never knowing or caring that a judge instructing juries to decide according to the law or whatever, is ILLEGAL, see?, they ignorantly think this authority tard is the guy who is right, and has the right to decide another's fate, or allow an obviously guilty party to walk free.
After all, it goes to jury when you are trying to avoid prosecution for a crime you didn't commit by a trial of your peers, problem being that most of your peers are not your peers, they're just stupid people who have no clue of how the system actually works, making it easy for the system to work the whole deal in it's own favor.
The legal system is a goddamned joke, like the medical industry and any other people supposedly "need".
Unarmed resistance to being assaulted should not be a death sentence, even if the assailants are authority clowns.
But then there is the aspect of disdain for homeless people, a thing many people are guilty of out of nothing but their own fear of being in the same position if they were to become seriously ill, get into an accident or not be able to work for whatever reason
Never mind the cops have endless public funds to pay attorneys to get away with murder, it happens every stinking day.
The biggest criminals of all are always those who have control of the system, any system.
edit on 14-1-2014 by MyHappyDogShiner because: hb
reply to post by VforVendettea
Because your country is a facsist police state hiding behind the veneer of a "free country."
That is how.
Its not just the USA either-a lot of so called free countries are going the same way I am sad to say.
edit on 14/1/2014 by Silcone Synapse because: extra words added.
what is it going to take before people stand up and say
Enough is enough.
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"These peace officers were doing their job. They had no malice in their heart," said John Barnett, an attorney for Ramos.