A topic worth discussing?
This one has been discussed before, but it always gets people going.
Leonard Peltier, the Native American Activist, has been in Leavenworth since
1976 for a crime that he did not committ.Two FBI agents were killed , and
Peltier took the fall.Even though government documentation has proved that
Peltier is innocent, he has not been granted a new trial.
The FBI spent millions of dollars (of our money) on TV and radio ads to fight
This is traditional for the FBI(Fascist Bastards Incorporated); let an innocent
man rot in prison, rather than admit they made a mistake.
(Note: many judges who have ruled against a given defendant consider it a
personal affront when a case is appealed).
For more info on Peltier:
According to the FAQ for this group: (Message ID:
"This newsgroup is "monitored", in that it is NOT "moderated"
and requires no preapproval of postings (absolutely NO CENSORSHIP -
all posts are immediate), but is maintained by monitors whose duties
are to assist posters (answer questions, direct to other newsgroups,
etc.), post the CHARTER and FAQ regularly and generally promote the
So anything about the topic of police conduct is fair game, as
far as I can see - EITHER side. Of course a guy who calls himself
comrade "Richahovis" tries to serve as a moderator at times and has to
be put in his place.
BTW, being that you use WebTV, you are probably going to be
accused of being from North Carolina so be ready.
Department of Redundancy Department
To do is to be - Socrates
To be is to do - Sartre
Do be do be do - Sinatra
I must've missed this post in the beginning. So I am going to answer to both of
you in this one.
Amy, This is a group about police brutality, corruption and misconduct. You
will find victims and supporters here. If you find that someone elses pain
gives you the giggles, I seriously suggest that you seek immediate help.
Ken, you've known many of us for years. That was an uncalled for comment. I
suppose I should do as Deb suggests and consider the source.