Skip to comments.GLADNEY TRIAL: NOT GUILTY! SEIU Thugs Cleared In Gladney Beating
Posted on 07/12/2011 2:18:55 PM PDT by Da Bilge Troll
Kenneth Gladney reaction: I couldnt beat them; I didnt have the resources they had. They had all the money in the world and the backing. Im just an average man.
The Kenneth Gladney beatdown case continued this morning in St. Louis County Court. After a health care town hall meeting in August 2009 St. Louis native Kenneth Gladney was beaten, kicked and called racist names by Rep. Russ Carnahans SEIU supporters. Gladney spent the night in the hospital after the beating.
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Wasn’t this attack on video?
Not that it matters when half the jury is on the other side already
This is BS. Did they stack the jury?
Its a shame Gladney didn’t have the means to ventilate them
When the left continues to deny justice and act outside the law,
they are making a violent conflict inevitable.
The Anthony Jury was doing double duty?
But hey, the system worked. </ s>
Yet another indictment of the diseased jury system, and this one in my own backyard.
We met and had a long conversation with Kenneth at a TEA Party in Albany, NY.
He’s a very nice fellow and he deserves better than this.
This case thus establishes the precedent:
Physical violence is a valid form of political expression.
Note that this precedent only applies to far left Democrats and Marxists.
2012 will be an extremely violent year. I hope I am wrong, but it looks inevitable.
Can we scream RACISM????
Can’t the Judge overturn the Jury if there is compelling evidence such as video?
Does anyone have the actual Jury findings? Was the video shown in court to the Jury? Where the attackers identifiable in the video (I think they admitted to administering the beating anyway)?
If they did admit to beating the plaintiff, what can the mitigating circumstances possibly be in this case?
Amy legal types here?
Flash mobs on election day.
Perhaps Baraq’s key to victory.
Perhaps he does now and will.
Although I absolutely think “they did it,” here is why I think the jury found reasonable doubt:
Basically, he (seems to me to have) “milked it.” He took some punches, and that’s a crime, BUT he didn’t appear to take such a beating as to need a WHEELCHAIR. (I could be wrong, but that was my sense at the time: Jeeze, dude, what was done to you was wrong 1000 times, but your LEGS weren’t injured??)
Any one surprised??
Sue them personally. You get more money anyway.
Any one surprised?? Rats will be rats.
This one needs to be investigated.
Sue them personally. You get more money anyway.
Not an acquittal in a criminal case.
In a civil case, yes. In a criminal case, a jury's verdict of not guilty cannot be overturned by the judge or appealed by the prosecution.
Did they stack the jury?
Of course they did!! You expected anything less?
Exactly what I was thinking. Are you supposed to respect this jury’s decision or can we disagree. It’s all so confusing. :)
You can’t possibly believe that’s why they found them not guilty.
I wonder what jury duty pays in St. Louis, and how much less you get for the wrong verdict.
Uncle Tom can’t get no justice.
Sure there was video, but it was only 480i. What kind of barbaric country convicts on anything less than 720p video.
The system worked.
Sounds like instead of combing through the jury pool for this trial, they collectively bargained instead.
some of your freinds on the jury?
I’m basing that on the linked article. If you mean that you suspect union-goon foul play, I do too. I just suspect it’s both.
That's why they keep treading on the Gadsden rattlesnake.
Cute. Nope, but I read the linked article about how the defense highlighted Gladney’s post-incident conduct. (I’m not sure I agree with the judge’s decision that the conduct was relevant, however, at least in a criminal case where degree-of-injury isn’t generally an issue. Either they hit the guy without legal justification, or they didn’t, and to any person with eyes, they did.)
what are the defendants names? mug shots of them?
The Obamastaffel marches onward.
Wasn’t he IN a wheelchair when he got beat?
Nope. He’s actually seen roving around speaking to cops in the original footage. (I’m not saying he wasn’t hurt in his back or legs, just ... it didn’t appear to me to be wheelchair-worthy.)
Anyway, I’m gonna resist taking the bait on any further responses ... like I said from the get go, MY vote would have been “guilty (but he did milk it a li’l afterwards), not “not guilty,” but I sorta understand why a cynical and/or union-goon-infested jury would disagree with me and find reasonable doubt.
Like I said, JMO, YMMV.
Seems that some jurys are not bothering to look at the facts lately.
Does not surprise me for one minute.
The legal system has become corrupt.
Anyone who fails to see this is an idiot.
Should we Riot? Burn our own neighborhoods just to show the Man, We Is Mad!
Hey it a a victory for the Constitution, right?
To any FReeper defending the Casey Anthony jury.
This is what you get. The innocent pay, the guity walk free.
Liberal tainted justice.
Violent conflict is rapidly becoming inevitable.
Certain groups within our country have been found to be unaccountable and above the law. The only way to rein them in is to use extra-legal means. Failure to do that will necessarily result in a collapse of this nation.
Either everybody is subject to all the laws or there will soon come a time when no one will be. Anarchy is not the answer, but it may well end up being the result.
Don’t know if this is list worthy but (self-deleted string of words)????
There is no justice any more.
But I thought the guy was actually IN a WC when he got beat....
It’s already inevitable, if we are to maintain freedom and resume governing by the Constitution.
The names of those SEIU thugs should now be a matter of public record, no?
I thought the economy in the US was scary. The fascists are growing bolder all the time.
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