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In Crystal Mangum, Duke Rape Accuser, Leftist Tactics Come Home To Roost
David Horowitz's NewsRealBlog ^ | February 20, 2010 | Lori Ziganto

Posted on 02/20/2010 9:16:59 AM PST by Left Blue NJ for Red SC

Crystal Gale Mangum, progressive heroine and the accuser in the infamous Duke Lacrosse Rape Case, is in the news once again:

Durham police arrested Mangum for attempted murder, arson, and identity theft after responding to a domestic disturbance call: Durham police arrested Duke lacrosse accuser Crystal Gale Mangum, 33, late Wednesday after she allegedly assaulted her boyfriend, set his clothes on fire in a bathtub and threatened to stab him.

Authorities charged her with attempted first-degree murder, five counts of arson, assault and battery, communicating threats, three counts of misdemeanor child abuse, injury to personal property, identity theft and resisting a public officer. …

Mangum is the author of the memoir “Last Dance for Grace.” She was a student at North Carolina Central University in 2006 and also worked as an exotic dancer when she performed at the now infamous Duke lacrosse party.

It was there, she claimed, that three white members of the team trapped her inside a bathroom and raped and sexually assaulted her.

That’s right. The darling of the race-baiters, like Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson, class-baiters and Feminists is cuckoo pants and criminal herself. Allegedly. (I’ll use allegedly; pity no one surrounding the Duke rape case hoax, including prosecutor Michael Nifong, gave the lacrosse players that same courtesy) We all knew she wasn’t the angelic victim the Left portrayed her to be. But, what’s worse, so did the Left.

You see, to the Left, the truth does not matter. What matters is their ultimate agenda and the narratives they have set – in stone – to further the same.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsrealblog.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: attemptedmurder; bloggers; crystalgailmangum; crystalmangum; duke; dukelax; dukerapecase; leftisttactics; mangum
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1 posted on 02/20/2010 9:16:59 AM PST by Left Blue NJ for Red SC
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To: Left Blue NJ for Red SC

Whatever she did was bad enough.


2 posted on 02/20/2010 9:19:42 AM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Left Blue NJ for Red SC

I detect a bit of "swagger."

3 posted on 02/20/2010 9:23:21 AM PST by maggief
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To: Left Blue NJ for Red SC

If we really wanted to stop dead-in-the-tracks things like the Duke Lacross false-accusations we’d have the penalty for lying under oath to get another party blamed have the penalty of what ever penalty would have applied to the innocents would be applied instead to the perjurer.

Ex: Suppose the Duke case had been about murder and the possible penalties were death or life-in-prison. Crystal would then, having falsely accused, have to either spend life in prison or be put to death.


4 posted on 02/20/2010 9:24:54 AM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Left Blue NJ for Red SC

Who was the idiot DA that treated this woman as though she was a victim?


5 posted on 02/20/2010 9:25:50 AM PST by ez ("Abashed the Devil stood and felt how awful goodness is..." - Milton)
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To: Left Blue NJ for Red SC

There it is ... Nifong. (pffft)


6 posted on 02/20/2010 9:27:50 AM PST by ez ("Abashed the Devil stood and felt how awful goodness is..." - Milton)
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To: Left Blue NJ for Red SC

Paging Je$$ie HiJack$0n and the un reverend Al $harpton, the NOW Hags/liars and the leftie Liar Mediots of the MSM, this poor picked on criminal needs your help again.

Of course this has to be Bush’s fault, still.


7 posted on 02/20/2010 9:28:07 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Does 0b0z0 have any friends, who aren't traitors, spies, tax cheats and criminals?)
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To: ez

Mike Nifong.


8 posted on 02/20/2010 9:28:54 AM PST by agere_contra
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To: maggief

If she ever stuck her face to a pane of glass, she’d need the fire department to break the suction. Kinda like those “Garfield” thingeys you used to see on car windows.


9 posted on 02/20/2010 9:32:20 AM PST by Oatka ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." –Bertrand de Jouvenel)
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11 posted on 02/20/2010 9:35:38 AM PST by shooter223 (the government should fear the citizens......not the other way around)
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To: Left Blue NJ for Red SC

Bijon Robinson (center) was among 200 people who met yesterday with UCSD officials to express outrage over recent portrayals of black culture.

Marc Balanky / Union-Tribune
New UCSD racial incident sparks rage, confrontation

Minority students at the University of California San Diego declared a racial state of emergency yesterday, presenting administrators with a list of 32 demands — many of which the ...
http://www.signonsandiego.com/


12 posted on 02/20/2010 9:38:09 AM PST by ken21 (i am not voting for a rino-progressive.)
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To: maggief

Very smug looking, the woman has some real issues and shouldn’t be walking the streets much less raising 3 children. Poor kids.


13 posted on 02/20/2010 9:38:44 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: OneWingedShark

To be fair (although that’s an overused word), one would have to make sure the penalty is only reversed when the accuser can be demonstrated to have willfully made up the allegation.

What I mean is this: In any case, a “not guilty” should not automatically equate to “false accusation”. In a case such as the Duke Lacrosse team, the unraveling of the story by the actual evidence - which was complete and unequivocal - should be used as the catalyst for pursuit of “false accusation” penalties. In a he-said/she-said case, where the evidence is ambiguous and conviction or acquittal rests on the perception of honesty of those testifying, the false accusation card should be out of play (and must be CLEARLY so).

Just my $.02.


14 posted on 02/20/2010 9:39:10 AM PST by MortMan (Viscous rumors are thickening.)
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To: Left Blue NJ for Red SC

She’s killed fewer people than dead Ted.


15 posted on 02/20/2010 9:42:11 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Left Blue NJ for Red SC

Wait a minute, maybe she is a Tea Bagger.....yes, thats the spin, its always the answer to any violence, use the tea thing.


16 posted on 02/20/2010 9:42:15 AM PST by 4Speed
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To: OneWingedShark

3 guys falsely accused X 40yrs each (http://www.ncsu.edu/police/Information/NCLaw.html) = 120yrs for her ........ works for me


17 posted on 02/20/2010 9:44:25 AM PST by shooter223 (the government should fear the citizens......not the other way around)
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To: ken21

If true, I can see why they were upset. On the other hand, how many times have we seen something like this not be true or blown way out of proportion.


18 posted on 02/20/2010 9:45:27 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: maggief

I detect being higher than a kite.


19 posted on 02/20/2010 9:45:51 AM PST by squibs
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To: Left Blue NJ for Red SC; abb; Protect the Bill of Rights; TommyDale; toldyou
HT: Joan Foster (LS)

MUST READ:

http://s1.zetaboards.com/Liestoppers_meeting/topic/2953076/1/

The LS (LieStoppers) Listening Statement; (for Truth Detector)

Re:

http://johnsville.blogspot.com/2006/11/duke-case-listening-statement.html

Friday, November 10, 2006
Duke Case: The ‘listening’ statement

photo of ‘listening statement’ ad. in Duke Chronicle, April 6th, 2006

Updated: Within hours of this post, the Duke African & African American Studies Department pulled the ‘listening statement’ (.pdf) file off their website.

20 posted on 02/20/2010 9:45:56 AM PST by maggief
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To: maggief

I detect a bit of “weed” ...


21 posted on 02/20/2010 9:50:01 AM PST by chadwimc (Proud to be an infidel ! Allah fubar !!!)
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To: MortMan

Agreed, for the most part. The problem I see of placing such a false-accusation boomerang effect “out of play” in cases of he-said/she-said is that it could then be misapplied to even cases where there is demonstrable proof of false-accusation... for example, one guy I knew in my national guard unit was going through a bit of a legal battle because of accusations by his wife of domestic violence... despite the dates in her sworn statement being dates he was deployed overseas (with the orders to prove it).


22 posted on 02/20/2010 9:53:30 AM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: chadwimc; squib

It is a tragedy a “deeply distrubed,” “drug-addled stripper” still has custody of her children.


23 posted on 02/20/2010 9:54:03 AM PST by maggief
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To: 4Speed

> yes, thats the spin, its always the answer to any violence, use the tea thing.

Damn that Orange Pekoe and Pekoe Cut black!!


24 posted on 02/20/2010 9:55:17 AM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: MsLady

apparently some frat had an off campus party

making fun of black history month.

now, blacks and radicals are using the incident to

demand grievances from the university.

and the university agrees. a black safe zone on campus seems a bit contrived.

looks like jesse jackson and al sharpton.


25 posted on 02/20/2010 9:56:17 AM PST by ken21 (i am not voting for a rino-progressive.)
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To: Maelstorm

Ping!


26 posted on 02/20/2010 9:58:15 AM PST by Albion Wilde (Liberals love the poor so much they came up w/ a plan to create millions more of them. - Ann Coulter)
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To: OneWingedShark
If we really wanted to stop dead-in-the-tracks things like the Duke Lacross false-accusations we’d have the penalty for lying under oath to get another party blamed have the penalty of what ever penalty would have applied to the innocents would be applied instead to the perjurer.

Good sentiment, but that syntax needs work.

27 posted on 02/20/2010 10:01:46 AM PST by Mr Ramsbotham ("Did I give you carbolic acid? I'd love to.")
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To: ken21

The thing I don’t understand in all of this is, I don’t recall such an out cry when that black professor ranted about killing off all whites in his class and the students clapped?


28 posted on 02/20/2010 10:10:32 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: Left Blue NJ for Red SC

Scotter Libby got years in jail for supposedly lying to federal officials, Crystal Mangum should have been in prison.


29 posted on 02/20/2010 10:12:19 AM PST by The Great RJ ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money." M. Thatcher)
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To: Left Blue NJ for Red SC

Surely, the 80 (?) Duke professors that condemned the innocent students, will come to the resuce again.


30 posted on 02/20/2010 10:12:47 AM PST by mcenedo (lying liberal media - our most dangerous and powerful enemy)
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To: MsLady

this is just another example of the “democrat plantation”:

denying others free speech,

exploiting race in a reverse racism,

demanding special services for blacks.


31 posted on 02/20/2010 10:14:17 AM PST by ken21 (i am not voting for a rino-progressive.)
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To: MrEdd

Racist! Her problems are the result of those white boys who did’t assault her and didn’t rape her. Anyone with any sensitivity and political consciousness could understand how a nonassault and nonrape by white boys could drive a woman of color to do what she did.

Do you understand now?


32 posted on 02/20/2010 10:15:44 AM PST by achilles2000 (Shouting "fire" in a burning building is doing everyone a favor...whether they like it or not)
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To: maggief

They paid her to dance? The rest of her must be gorgeous.


33 posted on 02/20/2010 10:20:00 AM PST by gitmo (FR vs DTU: n4mage vs DUmage)
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To: Left Blue NJ for Red SC

She looks real dirty.


34 posted on 02/20/2010 10:20:48 AM PST by PGR88
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To: gitmo

They didn’t get what they bargained for, literally.

http://johnsville.blogspot.com/2007/08/duke-lacrosse-saga-in-pictures.html


35 posted on 02/20/2010 10:40:33 AM PST by maggief
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To: maggief

That’s a good link. Thanks. I bookmarked it for future reference.


36 posted on 02/20/2010 10:53:02 AM PST by gitmo (FR vs DTU: n4mage vs DUmage)
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To: maggief

She looks high.


37 posted on 02/20/2010 11:36:10 AM PST by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: Left Blue NJ for Red SC

She had a serious criminal history BEFORE she falsely accused successful white boys she was seeking a “payday” from. This new incident is certainly no surprise. Just watch. She’ll skate, even though she should have a net thrown over her before she kills somebody. The woman is nothing but a racist psycho scumbag whore.


38 posted on 02/22/2010 4:46:27 AM PST by chilltherats (First, kill all the lawyers (now that they ARE the tyrants).......)
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To: ez

The broke, unemployed, disgraced Mike Nifong.


39 posted on 02/22/2010 4:48:13 AM PST by chilltherats (First, kill all the lawyers (now that they ARE the tyrants).......)
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To: gitmo; maggief
They paid her to dance? The rest of her must be gorgeous.

Did you ever play "pull the string" at an amusement park? (snicker snicker)

Her drag queen cousin is not gorgeous, but is purtier than precious.

40 posted on 02/22/2010 4:53:16 AM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: MsLady

Those “poor kids” are already becoming the same kind of hood rat their mother is.

They just keep breeding meal tickets for welfare and other benefits. They get everything free. We pay. I’d rather support her in prison than in the enjoyment of her home and life.


41 posted on 02/22/2010 4:57:29 AM PST by chilltherats (First, kill all the lawyers (now that they ARE the tyrants).......)
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights

YUCK! ;)


http://www.heraldsun.com/view/full_story/6426342/article-Mangum-to-appear-on-arson—assault-charges?instance=homefourthleft

Mangum to appear on arson, assault charges
02.21.10
By JOHN McCANN and KEITH UPCHURCH

DURHAM — Crystal Mangum, who falsely accused three Duke University lacrosse players of rape in 2006, is due in Durham County District Court this morning to face multiple charges, including attempting to kill her boyfriend.

At today’s preliminary hearing, Mangum also may get a court-appointed attorney to represent her.

(snip)


42 posted on 02/22/2010 4:57:44 AM PST by maggief
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To: All

Female version of Rodney King except it’s only a matter of time before she’s on a slab.


43 posted on 02/22/2010 4:59:30 AM PST by newnhdad (The longest of journeys begins with one step.)
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To: MortMan

I don’t think anybody is suggesting that. The DA not making their case does not equate to a fabricated accusation.


44 posted on 02/22/2010 4:59:48 AM PST by chilltherats (First, kill all the lawyers (now that they ARE the tyrants).......)
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To: maggief

“Updated: Within hours of this post, the Duke African & African American Studies Department pulled the ‘listening statement’ (.pdf) file off their website.”

Such gross hypocrisy. The fact that they still had the Listening statement up on the board shows just how far they’re going to teach anti-white racism in academia.


45 posted on 02/22/2010 5:05:26 AM PST by chilltherats (First, kill all the lawyers (now that they ARE the tyrants).......)
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To: chilltherats

I fully understand the difference, but I would be hard pressed to put that difference into words that would be unambiguous and legally binding. My concern is simply this: Any attempt to spell out when the false-accusation card in is play would likely be either overly broad or unnecessarily restrictive. The overly broad situation would be worse - because some accusers who had a case would be caught up in the retribution.

I’m just being cautious.


46 posted on 02/22/2010 5:33:40 AM PST by MortMan (Viscous rumors are thickening.)
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights

Her cousin is a drag queen? Is she one?


47 posted on 02/22/2010 5:18:10 PM PST by gitmo (FR vs DTU: n4mage vs DUmage)
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To: gitmo; maggief

She’s a man, baby.
I used to have some pictures. Calling Maggief!


48 posted on 02/22/2010 5:49:32 PM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights

found one!

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/1677950/posts

Check post 5.


49 posted on 02/22/2010 5:52:30 PM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: MortMan

“I’m just being cautious.”

Cautious? We pay legislators to write laws clearly. We manage to sort out first-degree murder from second-degree, voluntary manslaughter from involuntary, and so forth. The jury is the trier of fact. They determine what the facts are and whether or not that fact pattern supports the charges levied by the prosecutor.

We waste plenty of money, court time and investigative resources prosecuting these false accusation cases and defendants are forced to muster extremely expensive defenses. They may spend several years of their lives in fear and trepidation and even behind bars awaiting trial. A false allegation of a serious crime is a vicious, evil act and deserves a severe penalty both as punishment and as a deterrent. It is one of the vilest of crimes.

The Duke lacrosse case cost the three families a total of about $2,000,000 to defend, caused those boys and their families tremendous grief and anguish, and cost Duke University and the City of Durham millions in civil litigation and awards and the case against the city is still going on. The pig whore who started the whole thing walked off scot-free after the attorney general declared the boys innocent because NO CRIME OCCURRED. Mangum supposedly had mental issues so they didn’t pursue charges against her, but really the reason they didn’t was because she’s black and had been presented as a victim in the lying media for so long they were afraid blacks would riot in the streets if they charged her. The reason she made the story up in the first place was to keep from going to jail that night and to “get paid by the white boys.” The university, the city management, Durham Police Department, Mike Nifong, the media, academia, the sports media and all the black “anger” groups were in on it, including the NAACP, New Black Panthers, black churches, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, and all the local black race baiters, whores and shit-stirrers. To this day, some refuse to admit they were wrong and, in the case of black “anger” groups, still insist this pig was raped by those “privileged white boys.” Some of the “privileged white boys” on the lacrosse team were the sons of firemen and blue collar families and were attending on scholarships and loans. The only “rape” was committed by the above-named groups and the victims were those three boys. There are hundreds, perhaps thousands, of such false accusations every year, many advanced by the Feds (think Scooter Libby), so the Duke case was no anomaly. It was so well known because it was a media magnet/blitz/circus because of the race angle pumped up by all the usual suspects named above through their narratives and agendas.

I’m just being succinct.


50 posted on 02/23/2010 2:59:34 AM PST by chilltherats (First, kill all the lawyers (now that they ARE the tyrants).......)
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