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gemlake Donating Member (535 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-24-08 02:25 PM
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13. She was willing to take a polygraph test to keep the lie going,
so falsely pointing out someone from a lineup wouldn't have been much of a reach. All for her misguided political views. Scary.
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  -Does it occur to anyone that innocent African-American men would have been Erin Elizabeth  Oct-24-08 02:12 PM   #0 
  - no, of course not, we're all effing idiots  crankychatter   Oct-24-08 02:13 PM   #1 
  - lol  Liberal_in_LA   Oct-24-08 03:02 PM   #39 
  - McTrash.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Oct-24-08 02:13 PM   #2 
  - I remember the multi-state hunt for the Briley Brothers very well...nt  MookieWilson   Oct-24-08 02:14 PM   #3 
  - same shit, different day. happens everywhere and everyday in America.  BklynChick   Oct-24-08 02:14 PM   #4 
  - If this happened back in the 60's  DeepBlueDem   Oct-24-08 02:18 PM   #5 
  - Not just that--I also think we'd have seen some ugly retaliatory acts from the wingnuts.  Shakespeare   Oct-24-08 02:20 PM   #6 
  - I really think they were gearing up for that.  Erin Elizabeth   Oct-24-08 02:33 PM   #21 
  - It's occurred to a lot of people (and been posted) here.  LisaM   Oct-24-08 02:20 PM   #7 
  - Sorry, I looked and didn't see anything  Erin Elizabeth   Oct-24-08 02:21 PM   #8 
  - Or just a garden-variety sociopath who belongs in prison.  Jed Dilligan   Oct-24-08 02:22 PM   #11 
  - That's why I want the explanation  LisaM   Oct-24-08 02:29 PM   #16 
     - Every serious crime by a male evokes the same response--  Jed Dilligan   Oct-24-08 02:32 PM   #19 
        - There are a lot of innocent people in prisons  LisaM   Oct-24-08 02:49 PM   #31 
        - yeah and why are our prisons  darboy   Oct-24-08 05:26 PM   #61 
  - I'm with you. I'd like to hear what she has to say. Or how she plans to heal herself of her racism  PelosiFan   Oct-24-08 03:54 PM   #55 
  - She needs to be isolated from society. She is a sociopath,  Jed Dilligan   Oct-24-08 02:21 PM   #9 
  - oh, make no mistake about it. in a different time, innocent black men wouldve been hung, castrated,  goletian   Oct-24-08 02:22 PM   #10 
  - that's what it's a criminal offense to file fraudulent reports like this...  Essene   Oct-24-08 02:24 PM   #12 
  - She was willing to take a polygraph test to keep the lie going,  boreDem   Oct-24-08 02:25 PM   #13 
  - Exactly, I shudder to think of her standing there deciding  Erin Elizabeth   Oct-24-08 02:32 PM   #18 
  - I'll admit it, I didn't think that far ahead. I felt from the first it was a hoax so  Fla Dem   Oct-24-08 02:28 PM   #14 
  - Remember the ghetto dragnet in Boston after a white woman reported her kids had been  ProgressiveEconomist   Oct-24-08 02:29 PM   #15 
  - South Carolina is where the Susan Smith thing happened,  Erin Elizabeth   Oct-24-08 02:31 PM   #17 
  - "Fictitious Black man, always LARGE, too" There seems to be a strong 'Mandingo' sexual fantasy  ProgressiveEconomist   Oct-24-08 03:12 PM   #43 
  - You're confusing 2 stories. Susan Smith in SC and Charles what's his name in Boston...  Shakespeare   Oct-24-08 02:36 PM   #26 
  - You are correct. But both Susan Smith (Union SC) and Charles Stuart blamed non-existent Black  ProgressiveEconomist   Oct-24-08 03:03 PM   #40 
  - LINK: The small college town where EVERY African-American was detained over a  ProgressiveEconomist   Oct-24-08 02:53 PM   #35 
  - Happened in Berkeley CA as well in the 80's  junofeb   Oct-24-08 02:57 PM   #36 
     - In situations like that, how would the cops distinguish between those already detained  ProgressiveEconomist   Oct-24-08 03:34 PM   #48 
        - I have no idea  junofeb   Oct-24-08 04:06 PM   #57 
  - Nevermind  krawhitham   Oct-24-08 02:33 PM   #20 
  - So you think she would put a B on her face,  Erin Elizabeth   Oct-24-08 02:34 PM   #22 
  - That differs from how things are now, how exactly?  BlooInBloo   Oct-24-08 02:35 PM   #23 
  - I'm talking about this specific case. I sort of doubt the  Erin Elizabeth   Oct-24-08 02:38 PM   #27 
  - Same thing happened with the Runaway Bride...  nyc 4 Biden   Oct-24-08 02:35 PM   #24 
  - Yes, it did. So f#cking dangerous. n/t  sfexpat2000   Oct-24-08 02:35 PM   #25 
  - i'm just glad i was nowhere near pitsburgh at the time  NatBurner   Oct-24-08 02:44 PM   #28 
  - OMG it does.  Erin Elizabeth   Oct-24-08 02:49 PM   #30 
     - The motherfucker bought yellow cake, alright? From Africa...  NatBurner   Oct-24-08 03:07 PM   #41 
        - We got....ENGLAND! Japan's sendin' Playstations....  Erin Elizabeth   Oct-24-08 03:12 PM   #44 
           - ok, my laughter is inappropriate  NatBurner   Oct-24-08 03:20 PM   #46 
              - Ooo so is mine, sorry!  Erin Elizabeth   Oct-24-08 03:44 PM   #51 
  - Absolutely, have any charges been brought against her?  demokatgurrl   Oct-24-08 02:48 PM   #29 
  - The Innocence Project is AWESOME.  Erin Elizabeth   Oct-24-08 02:50 PM   #32 
     - If you want to smile one day, cry the next-  demokatgurrl   Oct-24-08 03:01 PM   #38 
  - Xultar! Wo bist du denn?  Karenina   Oct-24-08 02:51 PM   #33 
  - I hate fake race-based crimes  DangerDave921   Oct-24-08 02:52 PM   #34 
  - that was the low side the high side is that an angry reaction could erupt  grantcart   Oct-24-08 02:58 PM   #37 
  - You know, I honestly hadn't thought of that.  Erin Elizabeth   Oct-24-08 03:07 PM   #42 
  - I think it is EXTREMELY disturbing and I hope the law comes down on her HARD  TheDonkey   Oct-24-08 03:19 PM   #45 
  - Yup.  Withywindle   Oct-24-08 03:30 PM   #47 
  - Yes.  political_Dem   Oct-24-08 03:37 PM   #49 
  - She didn't listen that day. Or didn't care.  Erin Elizabeth   Oct-24-08 03:45 PM   #52 
  - To Kill a Mockingbird redux 2008 style even blaming a Presidential  bluedawg12   Oct-24-08 03:43 PM   #50 
  - Of course it did.  SeattleGirl   Oct-24-08 03:47 PM   #53 
  - If there had been black men actually accused, OR if this had gone on unconfessed much longer  PelosiFan   Oct-24-08 03:50 PM   #54 
  - Reform themselves?  Raineyb   Oct-24-08 04:46 PM   #58 
  - I don't hate her. I don't even know her. I was just angry.  Erin Elizabeth   Oct-24-08 05:19 PM   #60 
  - no way...never would have happened...not in America. nt.  IndianaJones   Oct-24-08 03:59 PM   #56 
  - What are people's thought about Crystal Gail Mangum in this context?  lumberjack_jeff   Oct-24-08 05:17 PM   #59 

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