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About that Missoula gay bashing? It didn't happen. (another gay hate-crime hoax)
Missoula Independent ^ | Aug 7 2012 | Jessica Mayrer

Posted on 08/08/2012 2:16:02 PM PDT by scottjewell

UPDATE: Joseph Baken pleaded guilty this afternoon in Missoula Municipal Court to charges of filing a false police report. He was sentenced to 180 days in jail and a $300 fine. The jail time was suspended.

Law enforcement says that a 22-year-old man who reported he was the victim of an alleged hate crime in Missoula during the early morning hours of August 5 fabricated the story.

“We have new information that we’re following up on,” said a source inside the Missoula Police Department.

The young man, Joseph Baken, from Billings, reported to the MPD that he was celebrating his birthday downtown at the Missoula Club and, after inquiring about where he could find a gay bar, was beaten up by three men. In the hours after the alleged incident, social media site comments decried homophobic violence and called for protests.

However, the Missoula Independent and MPD obtained video footage that shows Baken doing a backflip on Higgins Avenue and sustaining the injuries, lacerations to his face, that have been depicted on social media sites, during the landing.

Here’s a copy of the footage:(@link)


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gayhatecrimehoax; hoax; homosexualagenda
I knew from the get-go that this was a hoax, and am still waiting for the Nebraska lesbian to come clean and be charged for her hoax as well.
1 posted on 08/08/2012 2:16:16 PM PDT by scottjewell
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2 posted on 08/08/2012 2:24:15 PM PDT by scottjewell
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Even without the hoax angle, that video is hilarious. What an idiot. That he then tried to turn it into some sort of hate crime hoax just makes it funnier.


3 posted on 08/08/2012 2:26:19 PM PDT by Conscience of a Conservative
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I think the police already know that the Nebraska case is a hoax. When they mention in news reports that police are looking into if it was a hoax; it was. They just have to prove it. These people on the left don’t have to live up to the same standards as we on the right. I guess when you don’t really believe their is a God (even when you say you believe) you’re free to do whatever you want; they don’t believe they will face judgement. God open their blinded eyes.


4 posted on 08/08/2012 2:27:02 PM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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Boy who cried wolf too many times ..... Just like saturation of racism cries. I know, I know, different boys and girls.

(Media) Attention wh0re, all. It’s the new ‘High’ they are craving.


5 posted on 08/08/2012 2:29:24 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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Yes, I hope they find proof of the Nebraska case soon. And yes, their eyes need to be opened. If they don’t care for Divine judgement, as least there should be stiffer penalties for such hoaxes.


6 posted on 08/08/2012 2:30:54 PM PDT by scottjewell
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He could have a prime spot on MTV's Ridiculousness.
7 posted on 08/08/2012 2:30:54 PM PDT by TomGuy
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Once again our Legal system (we don’t have a justice system) fails the public.

This fudge packer should spend as much time in jail as the person falsely accused would have faced if found guilty.

That is the only way to put a stop to these scum using our legal system to further their perversion.


8 posted on 08/08/2012 2:33:42 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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Homophobic pavement punched the guy in the face for no reason.


9 posted on 08/08/2012 2:34:49 PM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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And can you imagine if there hadn’t been that video footage, and police were looking for the 3 “suspects”? He would have falsely identified innocent men.


10 posted on 08/08/2012 2:35:12 PM PDT by scottjewell
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De po Judge was prolly skeered he wood’v enjoyd it 2 much.


11 posted on 08/08/2012 2:41:08 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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Law enforcement says that a 22-year-old man who reported he was the victim of an alleged hate crime in Missoula during the early morning hours of August 5 fabricated the story.

Aug. 5th and he's already sentenced to jail. They don't mess around.

12 posted on 08/08/2012 2:44:47 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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Gravity hates gays?


13 posted on 08/08/2012 2:45:07 PM PDT by NewHampshireDuo
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“The jail time was $300 fine. The jail time was suspended.”

Why?


14 posted on 08/08/2012 2:49:31 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (The democratic party is the greatest cargo cult in history.)
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“The jail time was $300 fine. The jail time was suspended.”

Why?


15 posted on 08/08/2012 2:49:52 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (The democratic party is the greatest cargo cult in history.)
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OMG!!!!! ROTLMAO!!!!!!

That had to hurt.


16 posted on 08/08/2012 2:50:10 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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I don’t think its right, either.

There was a whole Stamp Out Homophobia campaign going for him on Facebook, and I’m sure if there hadn’t been the video footage, he would’ve been more than happy to identify the 3 “suspects”. He should do jail time. The more lenient they are with these hoaxers the more it continues.


17 posted on 08/08/2012 3:01:04 PM PDT by scottjewell
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I have been checking the Lincoln online news sites for an update on that case. Nothing being said now, like it never happened.


18 posted on 08/08/2012 3:02:00 PM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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I hope they are just biding their time. She shouldn’t get away with it....


19 posted on 08/08/2012 3:13:44 PM PDT by scottjewell
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until these filthy queers get sentenced to the time as the crime they are lying abut this crap will continue...
20 posted on 08/08/2012 3:19:24 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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Hear, hear.


21 posted on 08/08/2012 3:52:30 PM PDT by scottjewell
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What was he thinking? Everyone knows all the gay bars are in Butte.


22 posted on 08/08/2012 5:10:10 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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