Skip to comments.Attn: FReepers! Please Donít Blame Orlando For The Casey Anthony Verdict. It Wasnít Our Jury!
Posted on 07/05/2011 5:49:45 PM PDT by MindBender26
Please do not blame Orlando for the Casey Anthony verdict. Had locals been given a choice, she would convicted overwhelmingly! But we did not get to supply the jurors. They were from Pinellas County, 100 miles and 100 years west of Central Florida. Pinellas County is mostly low class retirees in St. Petersburg, knuckle-dragging cretins in Pinellas Park and the denizens of Scientology World Headquarters in Clearwater. The average IQ in Highpoint and Safety Harbor is less than the air temperature on ays when we wory about the citrus crop freezing.
I grew up there, escaped, and recognize there are a few intelligent people there such as Pinellas County FReepers, (but not former governor Charlie Crist from St. Pete. BTW, Crist, the Gay Blade, has now joined the biggest ambulance chasing firm in the State, and his show wife hasnt been seen with him in years.)
So please, when you think about the all-but-convicted murderess going free here, dont blame us. BTW, I know Judge Perry well, and he is a VERY good guy. Dont blame him or us for the jurys idiocy.
Appears to me, and others who believe that Prosecutors have to PROVE the defendants are guilty, that those Pinella Co. jurors gave the correct verdict on every charge.
The Defense, in closing statements, ripped apart every fantasy that had been put forth by the Prosecutors, who NEVER presented any direct evidence that linked Casey to her daughter’s death.
Our judicial system worked this time. It’s not supposed to be driven by emotions and media bias, but on factual data.
Good points regarding the types of people who often comprise juries,
About 20 years ago I had to appear before a Federal Grand Jury regarding a “witch hunt” investigation of my long time employer (a major defense contractor). I was questioned for almost two hours by the Fed Prosecutor and three of his assistants. ....The jury was made up of around thirty or so people and well over half of them were reading books, dozing in their chairs or talking to each other, instead of listening to the questions and answers.
That is why any Prosecutor can get an indictment. There is no Defense side in a Grand Jury, so the slugs only hear the Prosecutor’s side of a situation.
This particulor Grand Jury was set for SIX months. The people obviously didn’t have meaningful employment or responsibilities at home. They were making money every day just for showing up at the court house, plus per diem for meals and being paid for round-trip mileage.
Your posting about Casey “knocking out” Caylee to facilitate her partying is in the same lame category of what the Prosecutors tried to do.
There was no evidence presented to tie Casey to her daughter’s death.
The news media and many in the public “deemed” Casey guilty because of her behavior; NOT because of any evidence.
She would be the strongest possible suspect. There is nobody else who would be motivated to kill her. Nobody else is going to put little tine heart stickers on the ducttape that surrounded the facial area.
As I said, I don’t believe it was Casey’s intent to kill the child, merely have her out of the way so she could party.
Hey Godebert! Is this an alias you use instead of the name Geraldo Rivera?
I recall Geraldo calling Michelle Malkin a whore and saying he would spit on her if he passed her on the street. He did that on the O’Reilly show a couple of years ago and O’Reilly never took up for Malkin, but sucked up to the racist Geraldo.
I do have to say, though, that on the Casey Anthony case Geraldo DID report accurately that the Prosecutors never presented evidence that tied her to her daughter’s death.
Prosecution sucked. You have to make the argument and not insult the jury. Zero out of two is not a passing score.
Besides there was a lot of circumstantial evidence pointing to Casey and almost all murder convictions are on circumstantial evidence.
If need proof to get a murder conviction, then very few convictions could be obtained, because few murderers take videos of their actions and efforts are made to ensure there are no eyewitnesses.
Extremely good point!
WHY didn't Casy Anthony report her baby missing?
“I am sick of mobs and mob-frenzy justice!”
I agree with you!
So do I. I certainly would not blame the folks in Pinellas County! I also know that this particular jury took quite a while to “pick”.
“Some people keep on talking about Mob rules PLEASE, no mob was after Casey Anthony..no one had pitch forks asking for her hanging, people had opinions on this case, yes, but no one is outside yelling in the streets for her execution.”
You must have watched a different news program than the one I saw with people screaming, “murderer” and “kill her”. Her lawyer said they had received numerous death threats. This was on ABC Nightline.
Sounds like the family and the lawyer need to lay low, maybe even get 24-7 police protection for a few weeks.
The media-frenzied mob’s lust for vengeance will pass in a few days, the overall memories of the experience of the trial will last for years.
Say what? Recall that the state of Florida has been working to solve this case for three years and the DA works for the state. Short of a witness to the death of Caylee, plenty of convincing evidence was traced to Casey's car and the home where she and Caylee lived.
Can you honestly say that prosecutors vilified Casey by stating that she lied to her family and friends as to where Caylee was during that month?
No way! The jury had the right to know that she partied and got herself a tattoo while her little girl was missing. Anyone with a modicum of intelligence HAD to become highly suspicious at some point. Loving, caring parents would never react that way.
The smell of human decomposition and chloroform in the trunk, duct tape, Caylee's Winnie the Pooh blanket where she was found, etc. do not attack Casey's character; they are evidence.
Caylee did not commit suicide...that's for sure. Somebody is responsible for that baby's death and no evidence points to Cindy, George or Lee, or to a made-up Zenaida Gonzales.
No. The prosecution did NOT rely on attacking the defendant's character. Casey contributed that to the case all by herself with no apologies.
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