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… Is John Chisholm Gone Mooey Loco [#Wisconsin][#John Doe law abuses]..

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 6th,2015

.. John Chisholm is the Milwaukee County D.A. . He is also the power – mad jackhole who has been grossly abusing people ‘ s rights in the so – called ” John Doe ” abuse of power inquiry …

.. now that people are speaking out , and the case(s) are getting press attention , Chisholm is now receiving press attention , and his actions [and , his gross abuses of power] are coming under the microscope . It seems that Chisholm has , though , a prickly attitude on being criticized …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. Chisholm is threatening to go after other people . That is absolutely incredible , considering both the Wisconsin court system and the Federral courts are cracking down on his antics …

.. John Chisholm , if you have any horse sense , shut up and shut down your antics . Also , don’t count on having the John Doe law around for very much longer . The Wisconsin legislature is likely to either greatly modify it , or just go ahead and out – and – out repeal it …

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… The N.F.L. has a problem with the Ray Rice issue [#suspension]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,November 3rd,2014

.. but , it is not what everyone thinks …

.. the N.F.L. has a constitutional problem regarding the rights of a player , to wit , that being those of Ray Rice …

.. yes , Rice clearly deserved to be suspended and for far more than 2 games . But , those were not the rules in effect at the time …

.. [h/t — TMZ Sports.com]..

.. [link] to the attack video …

.. the rules of the C.B.A. [the collective bargaining agreement] generally act to protect the rights of the players . Legally , as well as constitutionally . So , if there is a provision of the CBA that is in contravention of ” public policy , ” then it is illegal , and has no legal effect . Ditto with constitutional rights …

.. it is encumbent on players to be honest with their teams and the league . No matter how embarrassing the incident . Provisions of the CBA (especially the NFL’s) penalize people (even owners , such as Indy ‘ s Jim Irsay) who violate policies of conduct . That most definitely includes lying to your team , your coaches , and most of all , the league as a whole …

… What I understand here is this …. Ray Rice apparantly told the truth to his team [the Baltimore Ugh – Ravens] and the NFL . He can omit even a little , as long as long as it is not material . That would then be a lie of omission …

.. It is clearly evident from the first videotape that Rice ” clocked ” Janay Palmer . That is very easy to see , and to assume . She walked up to the elevator , and in with him . He then dragged her out by her shoulders and hair . It does not take a rocket scientist to figure out what happened …

.. then , when disciplined by the league , Rice told the truth , as best as I can tell . He punched . Oh boy , did he ever . He was then punished , according to the rules at the time [a 2 – game suspension] . The reaction to that action has been a honey …

.. Now , he has been punished again , for the second video . Baltimore is well withing its rights to release Rice . That is a part of the business of football . Rice became ” radioactive . ” But , the league errered …

.. more to come …

— [update] — Rice has appealed his added suspension to an independent arbitrator . Goodell has been ordered by that arbitrator to appear at the hearing . I think that his added suspension is going to be overturned …

.. also , Rice is too radioactive to be picked up for this season . Once his added suspension is thrown out [as  I expect] , then the league will  likely settle with rice for the balance of his contract . It is the league , not the ugh – Ravens who royally scrwewed up . Sometime next year , someone [another N.F.L. team] will take a chance on him …..

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… It is Far More Important , Megan ! [investigating Ferguson case]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,September 12th,2014

..what happened in Ferguson , Mo , is a common , relatively ordinary police shooting ….

.. it is , most likely , NOT a federal case …

.. from most of the facts in , Micheal Brown provoked the attack on police officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson PD . Brown and his ” friend ” were insolent and insulting , and then turned on and attacked Officer Wilson . So far , from the evidence , that is what I believe precipitated the shooting …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop.com]..
.. [link] to the interview segment …

.. anyone who attacks a police officer , either with a head butt or with a punch is asking to be shot at . The cop is injured . The perp starts to flee , and then turns , and charges at the officer . That is a prescription for getting your butt shot at multiple times …

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… Hooray ! … but only a Partial Victory [Wisconsin John Doe case]….

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,May 13th,2014

.. up in Wisconsin , the DemoCraps play hard and play nasty …

.. but this nasty ? … geez …

… several Wisconsin district attorneys [all democraps , naturally] have been conducting an under-the-covers criminal investigation of several Wsiconsin – based conservative leaning interest groups . Besides incurreing tens of thousands of dollars in legal and other fees , the probes are , I think , desgined to hinder the groups and slow them down . Why ?

.. the expense alone eats up $$ that is contributed . Bummer . But it also eats up and wastes time , which is timeless and valuable …

.. a probe like this hits the free – speech rights of the affected . These folks have their constitutional rights trampled upon for no reason . Well , they decided to fight back …. and how …

.. [h/t — TAS]..

.. [link] to the blog news ..

.. a federal district judge inMilwaukee got the case , and , boy , did  he hand their heads to the district  attorneys . When there is legitimate grounds for a criminal  invettigation , that is one  thing . A prosecutor is  then  given a great deal of freedom and latitutde to do their job . But , they must use that freedom wisely . If there is little or no grounds for an inquiry , then , that is it . Stop it ,  right there . That is what these D.A.s did not do . The judge [Rudolph Randa] called them on it …

.. so far , it is only a  partial victory ,  however . The D.A.s appealed to the

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… Here we Go Again [Wisconsin John Doe case , again] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,May 9th,2014

.. yea , the judge strikes again ..

.. basically , the Federal District Court judge [Rudolph Randa] was shut down , at least temporarily , by the 7th Federal Appeals Court . One would think that it would be a bummer , but not so . The appeals court shut down the judge ‘ s action on a technicality ..

.. so , yesterday , the judge reinstated it …

.. [h/t — hotair]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. the Milwaukee County DA and his flunkies in the state can still appeal the judge ‘ s order to the Appeals Court , but they will need grounds . They will need grounds that they will have a strong likelihood that they will prevail on the arguments , which is a tall order …

.. by the way , nice going , Judge Randa . Prosecutors do not have the absolute immunity to ” run amok . ” (i.e. , indict a ” ham sandwich ” ) …

.. [link] to the court ‘ s updated order …

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… Barbaric , and Why ? …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,April 23rd,2013

Judge tosses several counts against #Gosnell , many others remain

..  The prosecution needs to prove its case against Kermit Gosnell beyond a reasonable doubt on each and every count . ..

.. Apparently it did not do that on some counts  ,  particularly 1st Degree Murder as to three of the babies , so the Judge tossed the charges at the close of the prosecution’s case.  The key issue seems to have been whether the prosecution proved the babies were born alive, as opposed to having been killed in the womb . ..

.. Several murder and other counts remain, so while this obviously is disheartening given the testimony we have heard about what went on in the clinic, the search for justice is not over . ..

Judge tosses three murder counts against Kermit Gosnell:

After hearing impassioned arguments from attorneys on both sides of the Kermit Gosnell capital-murder trial Tuesday, a Philadelphia judge threw out three of the seven first-degree murder charges Gosnell faced for allegedly killing fetuses born alive at his abortion clinic.

Also dismissed by the judge was one count of infanticide – the intentional killing of an infant. All other counts against Gosnell, 72, will be decided by the jury, the judge ruled.

In addition to counts of first-degree murder for killing four babies allegedly born alive, those charges include the third-degree murder of a patient who died of a drug overdose following a botched 2009 abortion and multiple counts of preforming illegal, late-term abortions….

Gosnell’s attorney, Jack McMahon, argued that all seven counts regarding the fetuses should be dismissed. None were born alive, he said, all having been injected with death-causing drugs during the abortion process. Assistant District Attorney Edward Cameron argued that there had been enough testimony from former clinic employees that the seven babies were born alive to let the jury decide .

.. Okay , okay , most of the case remains . Just not as much as one would have hoped . Gosnell will get his just desserts , and soon enough . Given the prosecution case on the other counts , and the thoroughness of the grand jury report , Kermit Gosnell will meet his maker , and soon . I believe that he will be found guilty on at least one 1st degree murder charge (likely , more) , and receive the death penalty . That penalty cannot come soon enough . ..

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