Skip to comments.( Muslim ) Convicted felon speaks about city council run (Colorado Springs)
Posted on 01/27/2013 8:38:19 AM PST by george76
Gary Flakes, a man convicted in the murders of two teenagers, formally announced Wednesday that he's running for Colorado Springs City Council.
In 1997, Flakes was convicted of accessory to murder and negligent homicide in the killings of 13-year-old Andy Westbay and 15-year-old Scott Hawrysiak. The boys were gunned down as they were walking in the Cheyenne Meadows area on Valentine's Day.
Flakes and his friend Jeron Grant accused each other of pulling the trigger of the shotgun, and neither was convicted of murder, sparking outrage. After spending 12 years in prison, Flakes was released in 2011.
Scott Hawrysiak's sister, Michele, said she was stunned when she heard about Flakes' plans to run for office.
"It's a slap in the face, it really is" said Michele Hawrysiak. "I understand you want to do all this, but why haven't you done any restitution for the families?"
Hawrysiak said Flakes has never attempted to apologize to her family and ignored an email she wrote to him seeking a face to face meeting.
Flakes' supporters include former state Rep. Dennis Apuan and Rosemary Harris Lytle, president of the Colorado Springs NAACP.
The Colorado Springs city attorney's office is looking into whether it's legal for a convicted felon to run for City Council.
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Flakes, a Muslim, credits his reformation to a conversion in prison.
Flakes returned to prison after violating parole. He has been a free man for less than a year and wants us to trust him with enormous responsibility.
$20 says he’s a democrat.
Al taqiyya : : lying to non-Muslims.
I’ll see your $20 and raise you $20 that he’s one of owebama’s sons.
Expressing the DIMocRAT ethic and quoting “the world’s smartest woman”: “What difference, at this point, does it make?”
Dude looks like a tranny in pic at the link...creepy.
He could be distantly related, from the mother side.
This case has always stunk to high heaven: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1601277/posts
” What difference, at this point, does it make?”
Then she goes on to say we need to keep this from happening again. Well, how the hell can you rectify a problem unless you identify all the features of it?
No wonder dems can’t solve problems.
Yep, he really is a flake
Are convicted felons allowed to vote in Colorado?
Some states do allow such after time served, etc.
IF he cannot vote in any General Election, how can he vote on any local issues that affect thousands of people???
This run for office needs to be derailed.
Another arrogant bastard with an elevated chin pose.
Just what this country does NOT need!!!
By their fruits we shall know them and in our disgust, we cast them out, only to have justice denied.
So it goes, the Progressive rinse and repeat.
By their fruits, we definitely know these pigs all too well.
One of my son’s is thinking of relocating to your fine community! He loves it and has been there 3 times in the past 2 months.
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