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Charles Manson, Now 77, Gets New Chance at Parole
Los Angeles Times ^ | April 5, 2012

Posted on 04/05/2012 12:24:20 PM PDT by nickcarraway

After 11 failed bids for freedom, notorious killer Charles Manson, now 77, is up for parole later this month.

The parole board rejected his bid in 2007, saying Manson [For the record, 9:42 a.m. April 5: An earlier version of this post incorrectly gave the killer's last name as Mason.] "continues to pose an unreasonable danger to others and may still bring harm to anyone he would come in contact with."

Manson refused to participate in that hearing, describing himself as a "prisoner of the political system." He also declined to participate in any psychological evaluations in 2007.

"He refused to cooperate, so the conclusion they drew from the reports is he still remains a danger to the public," Los Angeles County Deputy Dist. Atty. Patrick Sequeira said at the time. "He was convicted of nine horrible murders. He has expressed no remorse or empathy for any of the victims."

A new photo released by state prison system shows Manson with long, gray hair and a beard. It was released at the request of CNN in advance of next Wednesday's parole hearing.

Manson and other members of his so-called family were convicted of killing actress Sharon Tate and six other people during a bloody rampage in the Los Angeles area during two August nights in 1969. Prosecutors said that Manson and his followers were trying to incite a race war that he believed was prophesized in the Beatles' song "Helter Skelter."

Tate, the wife of director Roman Polanski, was 8 1/2 months pregnant when she was killed at her hilltop home in Benedict Canyon on Aug. 9, 1969. Besides Tate, four others were stabbed and shot to death including Jay Sebring, 35; Voytek Frykowski, 32; Abigail Folger, 25, a coffee heiress; and Steven Parent, 18, a friend of Tate's caretaker.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimesblogs.latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: manson; parole; seniors; serialkiller
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1 posted on 04/05/2012 12:24:21 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

California is a rather nutty place - but, I don’t think so. Check back in about 60 years.


2 posted on 04/05/2012 12:25:49 PM PDT by Wally_Kalbacken
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To: nickcarraway

Lessee how alluring you are to the cute young yippies now, Chuck.


3 posted on 04/05/2012 12:25:51 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: nickcarraway; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Impy; GOPsterinMA

It’s not going to happen, but maybe he’ll put on a show for us. The big mystery about Manson is how did he get those kids to kill for him?


4 posted on 04/05/2012 12:28:14 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (A chameleon belongs in a pet store, not the White House)
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To: nickcarraway
Remember the old guy in “The Shawshank Redemption” He got out and didn't know what to do with himself and would up hanging himself.

Let Charlie out. . . . .

5 posted on 04/05/2012 12:28:44 PM PDT by DeaconRed (ZERO supporters are stuck on stupid. . . Always were, always will be. . .)
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To: Wally_Kalbacken

It’s not to late for Gov. Moonbeam to pardon him.


6 posted on 04/05/2012 12:29:47 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1171 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: nickcarraway

The only way this kook will get out of prison is in a coffin.


7 posted on 04/05/2012 12:29:57 PM PDT by dforest
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To: nickcarraway

It’s too late
To fall in love with Sharon Tate
But it’s too soon
To ask me for the words I want carved on my tomb
So I think it’s time that you all start
To think about gettin’ by
But what about that need to go out and find somebody to love

It’s too late
There’s no one left that I even wanna imitate
You see, you just don’t know
I’m here to give you my heart
And you want some fashion show

But it ain’t no contribution
To go and rely on an institution
To validate your chosen art
And sanction your boredom
And let you play out your part

It’s too late
You know when they got nothin’ to give
They only part their legs for what’s negative
And they’re so decadent . . .
Until their daddy’s money from home’s all spent

So I think it’s time, ‘cuz it’s too easy
To rely on worshipping strangers and devils in bed,
Though they do get good drugs, and they do give good head

It’s too late
You shoulda realized I was worth the wait
Ah, but you didn’t hesitate
When she took you off, you let her seal our fate

So I think it’s time
that you all start
To think about gettin’ by
Without that need to go out and find
Somebody to love


8 posted on 04/05/2012 12:32:06 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1171 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: Clintonfatigued

Same way Obama got people to vote for him. They were looking for a charismatic leader and they found him.

Jim Jones had that same thing. It never turns out well when people allow their minds to be controlled by another.


9 posted on 04/05/2012 12:32:32 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Clintonfatigued
He's obviously being targeted for his brave stance on:Charles Manson breaks silence to warn of global warming
10 posted on 04/05/2012 12:33:35 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Parole Manson to Satans Hell!


11 posted on 04/05/2012 12:34:59 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: nickcarraway

Parole Chucky to the house right next to Rose Bird!


12 posted on 04/05/2012 12:38:05 PM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: nickcarraway

Read a little bit of interesting trivia just the other night. The judge that presided over Manson’s trial had been a fighter ace with Chennault’s Flying Tigers, then flew again in Korea before going to law school and later being appointed to the judiciary by Gov. Reagan...


13 posted on 04/05/2012 12:38:40 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: nickcarraway

He can run for office on the DNC ticket and do very well.


14 posted on 04/05/2012 12:39:09 PM PDT by KSanders
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To: Clintonfatigued
It’s not going to happen, but maybe he’ll put on a show for us. The big mystery about Manson is how did he get those kids to kill for him?

Drugs. Lots and lots of them. Their brains were pickled.

15 posted on 04/05/2012 12:39:42 PM PDT by fwdude
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To: nickcarraway

16 posted on 04/05/2012 12:41:52 PM PDT by TSgt (The only reason I have one in the chamber at all times, is because it is impossible to have two in.)
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To: nickcarraway

Even in lib CA few have sympathy for an unrepentant, and white, killer.


17 posted on 04/05/2012 12:42:29 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: Clintonfatigued
The big mystery about Manson is how did he get those kids to kill for him?

________________________________________

How did Hitler get an entire nation to plunge the world into darkness and death?

There is evil and sometimes it wins a passing victory.

18 posted on 04/05/2012 12:43:09 PM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: nickcarraway

Don’t put it past obama to give manson a pardon as he leaves office...or if obama gets re-elected (God forbid), he could give manson a cabinet/csar position.


19 posted on 04/05/2012 12:43:17 PM PDT by FrankR
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To: KSanders

20 posted on 04/05/2012 12:43:23 PM PDT by TSgt (The only reason I have one in the chamber at all times, is because it is impossible to have two in.)
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To: nickcarraway

Manson is certifiably nuts. If he ever gets out of prison, he’ll be committed to an asylum for the rest of his natural life.

Evil just doesn’t die.


21 posted on 04/05/2012 12:44:00 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Smith & Wesson: The original point and click interface)
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To: TSgt

This is the pic the media would use if Manson were black.


22 posted on 04/05/2012 12:44:27 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: nickcarraway

I don’t care if that SOB is 177. He’s still nuts and still dangerous. He needs to be locked up until he assumes room temperature.


23 posted on 04/05/2012 12:46:01 PM PDT by MtBaldy (If Obama is the answer, it must have been a really stupid question)
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To: nickcarraway

They probably will release him so he can campaign for BHO.


24 posted on 04/05/2012 12:53:09 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: nickcarraway

Tex Watson, the Manson family member who did the knifing, got married while in prison. He has children as a result of conjugal visits in prison. If there are there any single ladies out there looking for a husband, contact the California Department of Corrections. Charlie is available.


25 posted on 04/05/2012 1:07:15 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: nickcarraway

Carve “Mohammed is a Jewish child molestor” in his forehead and release him in dearborn michigan. If he kills some moslems or if some moslems kill him, everyone wins.


26 posted on 04/05/2012 1:09:45 PM PDT by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: nickcarraway

I’d be tempted to say they’ll release him just to get another vote for Obama in 2012.

But I suspect Manson has been voting for Democrats since he was incarcerated.

Likely multiple times each election and in several states simultaneously.


27 posted on 04/05/2012 1:15:18 PM PDT by chrisser (Starve the Monkeys!)
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To: nickcarraway

He’s every bit as dangerous now as when he went to prison. He’ll be paroled just as soon as Sirhan is!


28 posted on 04/05/2012 1:18:19 PM PDT by old school
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To: nickcarraway

Soooo - if I’m reading this right Charlie petitions the board for parole but then declines to participate in the hearing or have a psych eval done? If so he’s just gaming the system (which is what he’s done is whole miserable life) and there is no imminent danger of him getting out - he’s basically just creating work for someone on the parole board and giving some “journalists” something to write about.

Maybe there some even more convoluted agenda at work here as well - like he gets some library time or something like that to write his appeal.


29 posted on 04/05/2012 1:20:04 PM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Clintonfatigued
The big mystery about Manson is how did he get those kids to kill for him?

Tex Watson has a bio up on his website that pretty much walks you through the process. Manson was a con man / manipulator (he's still at it, btw). Mostly though, I think it was lots and lots of drugs.

Many of the "family" are unrepentant. IMHO, They can all rot in hell.

30 posted on 04/05/2012 1:21:06 PM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: US Navy Vet

Fortunately, Rose has been dead since ‘99....a bit of Karma caught up to her.


31 posted on 04/05/2012 1:33:46 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (A conservative, a liberal and a moderate walked into a bar; barkeep said "Hi Mitt")
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To: Joe 6-pack

Wasn’t it Judge Wopner from the people’s court tv show?


32 posted on 04/05/2012 1:33:53 PM PDT by lwd
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To: lwd
Nope. The judge was Charles Older.
33 posted on 04/05/2012 1:42:03 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Clintonfatigued

It is a mystery to me how it works, but the same way cult leaders can convince their followers to do anything they want them to do. The Manson family was very much a cult; I knew a girl that ran away from home and ended up with the Manson family- she was lucky enough or smart enough to leave them and return home a few weeks before the murders. She did not like to talk about her experiences but did say everyone there thought “Charlie” was special and God-like. Lots of drugs also helped him get his way I am sure.


34 posted on 04/05/2012 1:43:10 PM PDT by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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To: TSgt

No, they wouldn’t because he’s WHITE.


35 posted on 04/05/2012 1:47:59 PM PDT by Clara Lou (ABO! ABO! ABO!)
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To: TSgt

That is really great. LOL


36 posted on 04/05/2012 1:52:25 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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Actually, William B. Keene, who later was the judge in the TV show Divorce Court was the first judge in Manson’s trial until he removed himself.


37 posted on 04/05/2012 1:53:33 PM PDT by Arkansas Toothpick
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To: null and void

Speaking of “people who died”...


38 posted on 04/05/2012 1:53:54 PM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: nickcarraway
Advice to Charlie, write two words on a piece of paper and sign it and send it to the idiot who resides at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington D.C. and you will be free inside of 24 hours.

The two words:

"Praise Allah"

39 posted on 04/05/2012 1:57:03 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Clintonfatigued; All

If I was Roman Polanski, and someone slaughtered my 8.5 month pregnant wife, I would use all my money, fame and connections and Eisatzgruppen as many of these Manson vermin, their families, pets, etc. as possible. No mercy would be shown.

And if/when I got caught, no way would I go to prison; try to take me alive.


40 posted on 04/05/2012 2:26:04 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Has Mittens won one "Red State" yet?)
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To: Joe 6-pack; Arkansas Toothpick

OK....I’m confusing different family members trials. Wapner was apparently the judge in Susan Atkins’ trial.
http://www.cielodrive.com/archive/?p=2495

The baliff from “the people’s court” was one of the baliffs on the manson trial.

Manson is a complete pyscopath but when you think about it, he never personally killed anyone.


41 posted on 04/05/2012 2:35:35 PM PDT by lwd
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To: andy58-in-nh

That too...


42 posted on 04/05/2012 3:02:11 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1171 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: wtc911
How did Hitler get an entire nation to plunge the world into darkness and death?

The same way obama...

43 posted on 04/05/2012 3:03:19 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1171 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: nickcarraway

Gonna’ be pretty hard to mix in with that swastika carved in between his eyebrows.


44 posted on 04/05/2012 3:07:49 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: nickcarraway
Prosecutors said that Manson and his followers were trying to incite a race war

Now we have the Attorney General, the POTUS and various black race-baiters with microphones who do well in accomplishing that goal.

And Manson is still crazy as bat$hit.

45 posted on 04/05/2012 3:14:34 PM PDT by prairiebreeze
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To: lwd
Manson is a complete pyscopath but when you think about it, he never personally killed anyone.

Of course he did - what an idiotic thing to say.

Tex Watson carved up Sharon Tate with a knife. Do you blame the knife?

Manson carved up Sharon Tate with Tex Watson.

46 posted on 04/05/2012 3:28:06 PM PDT by Talisker (He who commands, must obey.)
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To: nickcarraway

Let that evil little f#@k rot..


47 posted on 04/05/2012 4:09:55 PM PDT by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat they sh#t on.)
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To: lwd; Talisker

Do you have proof he never personally killed anyone? At the very least, there were additional murders that he committed that for some reason they never prosecuted.


48 posted on 04/05/2012 4:15:34 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Talisker

Manson carved up Sharon Tate with Tex Watson.

Deserves repeating.

What did Charlie say?

“I’m just a reflection of youuuuuuuuuu.”

I think he was talking about his son, barak Obama.


49 posted on 04/05/2012 4:19:26 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows
Is there still time for him to get the band back together?

http://www.bluesworld.com/OTHERPRE.html

Charlie Manson was one of The Two Charlies who released Got Your Water On/Don't Put Your Dirty Hands On Me, on ARC 6-06-61 and I Couldn't Stay There/Pork Chop Blues on ARC 6-09-61(the other one being Charlie Jordan, though not the St. Louis Charley Jordan)). He recorded Nineteen Women Blues on Saturday April 11, 1936, ARC unissued released on Yazoo L1040, singing and playing guitar.

50 posted on 04/05/2012 4:24:16 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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