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ORIGINAL WITNESS' 'HANDS UP' BROWN STORIES FALLING APART
Breitbart ^ | Aug 19 2014 | By Ben Shapiro

Posted on 08/19/2014 11:41:19 AM PDT by Jim Robinson

On Monday night, the Washington Redskins ran onto the field of play in their exhibition game with their hands up. The goal, according to safety Brandon Meriweather, was to “show our supporters what’s going on in St. Louis.” More specifically, Meriweather was referencing the supposed circumstances surrounding the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson; early witness reports stated that Brown had raised his hands before beings hot by Wilson.

The Redskins were hardly the only people parroting the “hands up” meme – that meme has now gone national, with protesters and rioters in Ferguson utilizing it, hundreds of students at Howard University throwing up their hands, and Harvard Law Professor Charles Ogletree suggesting that Officer Darren Wilson be arrested based on the “hands up” story.

There is only one problem: the “hands up” story comes from witnesses with significant flaws in their stories.

There were three witnesses who said that Brown was fleeing with his “hands up”: Dorian Johnson, Tiffany Mitchell, and Piaget Crenshaw. All three also had another element of their story in common: they said that Brown was shot from behind.

According to Dorian Johnson, Wilson pulled Brown and him over to the side of the road, where he then attempted to pull the 6’4”, 300 lb. Brown through the window of his patrol vehicle. Johnson stated, “The second time he says, ‘I’ll shoot,’ a second later the gun went off and he let go. That’s how we were able to run at the same time.”

Johnson told USA Today that “the officer pursued Brown and fired another shot, which struck Brown in the back.” Similarly, Mitchell stated that Wilson “was trying to pull him in” to the car...

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: darrenwilson; falsewitness; ferguson; mikebrown; missouri; shotlikeananimal
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1 posted on 08/19/2014 11:41:19 AM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson

Thugs 4 Thugs


2 posted on 08/19/2014 11:44:08 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Obama: The turd that won't flush.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Falling apart...

Like tissue paper in a tornado.

CC


3 posted on 08/19/2014 11:44:53 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Jim Robinson

stop wasting your money on anything Football


4 posted on 08/19/2014 11:44:54 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: Jim Robinson
"There is only one problem: the “hands up” story comes from witnesses with significant flaws in their stories."

That's being really charitable. They bald-faced lied is more like it, and a town has been destroyed as a result.

Johnson is who should be indicted, but he won't be.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

5 posted on 08/19/2014 11:45:27 AM PDT by wku man ("Weenie in a Hybrid" by 10 Pound Test - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWdLDSB_6gY)
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To: wku man

And the person who made up the “hands up” story knew it would lead to riots.


6 posted on 08/19/2014 11:46:20 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Jim Robinson

I suggest that Harvard Law Professor Charles Ogletree be arrested based on the “throw up” story (he just made me throw up in my mouth a little).


7 posted on 08/19/2014 11:47:19 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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8 posted on 08/19/2014 11:47:29 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: dfwgator

And the person who made up the “hands up” story knew it would lead to riots.

was it Brown’s partner in crime ?


9 posted on 08/19/2014 11:47:59 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: molson209

Yep.


10 posted on 08/19/2014 11:48:25 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Jim Robinson

Hmmmm....flaws in their stories.

Perhaps we should ask Al Sharpton what he thinks happened.

You may be able to contact him at CAIR’s 20th Annual Conference Sept 27th!

“With the theme “Rooted in Faith, Growing Through Service,” the September 27th evening banquet will feature civil rights leader and MSNBC host Rev. Al Sharpton, as well as CAIR National Board Chair Roula Allouch and Reps. James Moran (D-VA) and Keith Ellison (D-MN).”

http://www.cair.com/press-center/american-muslim-news/12617-register-for-cair-20th-annual-banquet-september-27-in-arlington-va.html


11 posted on 08/19/2014 11:48:41 AM PDT by Mortrey (Kenites occupy the White House)
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To: Jim Robinson
to Dorian Johnson, Wilson pulled Brown and him over to the side of the road, where he then attempted to pull the 6’4”, 300 lb. Brown through the window of his patrol vehicle.

If that weren't fiction, I'd pay money to see it.

12 posted on 08/19/2014 11:48:53 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Jim Robinson

They didn’t really ‘see’ his hands go up, but they could ‘hear’ it as the sound of hands raising echoed off the wet grass.


13 posted on 08/19/2014 11:49:35 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: Jim Robinson

Slightly OT, but one of the”witnesses” names is Piaget Crenshaw. Methinks one of miss Crenshaws parents took a child psychology course.

CC


14 posted on 08/19/2014 11:50:05 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Jim Robinson

I wonder if Dorian Johnson, Tiffany Mitchell, and Piaget Crenshaw are ‘crisis actors’ provided by the DOJ. Regardless, they’re lying through their teeth, or is that ‘grills’?.


15 posted on 08/19/2014 11:51:50 AM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Jim Robinson
he then attempted to pull the 6’4”, 300 lb. Brown through the window of his patrol vehicle.

Imagine, if you will, that scene, and then question which is more likely: that, or that St. Michael reached in and tried to get the gun away from the officer?

Both would be pretty stupid acts: which person has the most potential for stupidity, a trained policeman, or a high teenager?

16 posted on 08/19/2014 11:51:56 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Celtic Conservative

Like the Duke lacrosse team; like Tawana Brawley..........


17 posted on 08/19/2014 11:54:20 AM PDT by Polyxene (Out of the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice.)
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To: Izzy Dunne
Yeah, but have you seen Wilson's hand?


18 posted on 08/19/2014 11:55:10 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Jim Robinson

Like yelling "Fire!" in a crowded theater ... the liar who falsely accused the police officer of murder and incited a riot ought be prosecuted to the extent the law permits.


19 posted on 08/19/2014 11:56:47 AM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: Jim Robinson
The Redskins were hardly the only people parroting the “hands up” meme

Limbaugh today linked the "hands up" thing with Big Mike, as solidarity.

Seems to me it's more in solidarity with the looty-rioters.

We know they do "hands-up" but I've seen no evidence that the Gentle Giant had any hands up.

20 posted on 08/19/2014 11:57:47 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Jim Robinson

One thing will remain and that is the narrative that Brown was a victim. Otherwise, those participating in the protesting process across the nation would look like fools. Can’t let a thing like the truth get in the way of social justice.
It’d be easier to get them to admit voting for Obama was a mistake. That isn’t going to happen, either.


21 posted on 08/19/2014 11:58:26 AM PDT by griswold3 (I was born here in America. I will die here in a third world country. Obama succeeded.)
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To: Jim Robinson

We knew this was coming, didn’t we?


22 posted on 08/19/2014 11:58:28 AM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Jim Robinson

As Hillary would say, “What does it matter?”
Truth is not PC these days.


23 posted on 08/19/2014 11:59:16 AM PDT by Nevadan
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To: Jim Robinson

Facts will not matter, just as they didn’t matter in the Zimmerman case.


24 posted on 08/19/2014 12:00:20 PM PDT by opus86
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To: Jim Robinson

Has Dorian Johnson been arrested as an accomplice in the robbery?

Did Johnson get away with the cigar sleeves, or drop them at the scene?

Could one of the 40 FBI agents in town get the store owner his property back?


25 posted on 08/19/2014 12:01:30 PM PDT by lacrew
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To: dfwgator

.....”There were three witnesses who said that Brown was fleeing with his “hands up”: (Dorian Johnson, Tiffany Mitchell, and Piaget Crenshaw.).... All three also had another element of their story in common:....they said that Brown was shot from behind.”......

Obvious none of three are credible....which were highly suspect in the first place. Interesting that all three also said Brown had been shot in the back.

This whole incident now is just a circus for the black community to use as their staging area for ALL their grievances.......as we said very earl...it stopped being about Brown the first night they rioted and looted etc.


26 posted on 08/19/2014 12:02:20 PM PDT by caww
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To: Jim Robinson

The Redskins are dead to me. Let us all pray that the Cowboys beat the cr@p out of them this season. No matter who you root for.


27 posted on 08/19/2014 12:03:16 PM PDT by Slyfox (Satan's goal is to rub out the image of God he sees in the face of every human.)
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To: Celtic Conservative

Piaget is most likely named for the watch company, just as Tiffany Mitchell is named for the jewelry store.


28 posted on 08/19/2014 12:04:26 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: Jim Robinson
Three witnesses who's stories are falling apart...


29 posted on 08/19/2014 12:05:44 PM PDT by caww
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To: opus86
Facts will not matter, just as they didn’t matter in the Zimmerman case.

Facts may not matter to those in the hood, but they got Zimmerman acquitted and hopefully will do the same for Officer Wilson.

30 posted on 08/19/2014 12:06:46 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: Jim Robinson

Officer Wilson also flung his eye-socket at Brown’s fist so hard that he left bruising on Brown’s knuckles.


31 posted on 08/19/2014 12:07:22 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (FReerepublic: Bring a FRiend!)
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To: caww
Tiffeny with her attorney..and moment in the spotlight...


32 posted on 08/19/2014 12:08:51 PM PDT by caww
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To: RoosterRedux

Forot about the watch company. We’ll know what happened if we ever run into a “bulova miller”.

CC


33 posted on 08/19/2014 12:09:09 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Jim Robinson
I just hope Officer O'Mara can find counsel as great as Mark O'Mara and Don West.

They were masterful in the Zimmerman case.

34 posted on 08/19/2014 12:09:22 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: molson209

Football: a series of numerous stand-up meetings among heavily armored gorillas discussing complex & arbitrary legalisms, punctuated by the occasional movement of a defectively extruded spheroid involving crude shoving while avoiding all but minimal contact with feet.

Sports is something you _do_, not something you watch.


35 posted on 08/19/2014 12:10:21 PM PDT by ctdonath2 ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun" - Obama, setting RoE with his opposition)
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To: caww
Witness...Piaget Crenshaw,... who claims she saw the incident while standing on her apartment balcony..and her moment in the soptlight


36 posted on 08/19/2014 12:11:17 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

Geezy, caww—Couldn’t you find any baby pictures of them?


37 posted on 08/19/2014 12:11:35 PM PDT by Arm_Bears (Rope. Tree. Politician. Some assembly required.)
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To: Old Yeller

Since the “choir boy” story is crumbling, will they now be called the Washington Redfaces?


38 posted on 08/19/2014 12:12:22 PM PDT by Salamander (People will stare. Might as well make it worth their while.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Uh... last I checked, it’s against the law to provide a false report to the police. Is this no longer the case? /sarc


39 posted on 08/19/2014 12:13:05 PM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: Jim Robinson

These Redskins players proved beyond any doubt that they are moronic race baiters. Thank God we still live in a relatively free country (for now) and they are allowed to show their stupidity in public. Thank God we are also allowed our freedom to personally boycott all things related to their team. Which I plan to do.


40 posted on 08/19/2014 12:13:19 PM PDT by lonevoice (Life is short. Make fun of it.)
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To: Slyfox
The Redskins are dead to me. Let us all pray that the Cowboys beat the cr@p out of them this season. No matter who you root for.

We still have the nats. But I agree, this was enough for me to end my lifelong attachment to the skins (the Deion Sanders signing was straw #1, this was the last).
41 posted on 08/19/2014 12:14:16 PM PDT by jjsheridan5 (Remember Mississippi -- leave the GOP plantation)
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To: Arm_Bears

Geezy, caww—Couldn’t you find any baby pictures of them?

Those are they..LOL


42 posted on 08/19/2014 12:16:01 PM PDT by caww
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To: lonevoice

Sports junkies will still worship them, just like they did Michael Vick.


43 posted on 08/19/2014 12:17:39 PM PDT by Salamander (People will stare. Might as well make it worth their while.)
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To: Celtic Conservative

You can bet there are more than a few gals in Ferguson named “Shalimar.”;-)


44 posted on 08/19/2014 12:18:51 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: RoosterRedux

And they’d be, what- in their mid to late twenties? =^)

CC


45 posted on 08/19/2014 12:22:52 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Jim Robinson

I’m thinking that Holder is heading to Ferguson because he and Obama KNOW that the Grand Jury is not going to be convened....none of the evidence “fits” the narrative and he is going to try to tamp down the craziness that will follow.......hhhmmmmmmmm.........


46 posted on 08/19/2014 12:23:57 PM PDT by soozla (Truth prevails, regardless of who is willing to accept it – now, or later.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Low IQ leading to lack of foresight and lack of impulse control leading to crime and looting; i.e. “Ah seeze $200 shoes and ahze takes em!” “Ah punches honkies fo fun!” The only really sick things being the total lack of ability to resist on the part of the victims; and,the absolute worship of things black on the part of our youth.


47 posted on 08/19/2014 12:24:03 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Jim Robinson
This is good news.

I regret posting the article yesterday of the second "hands up" witness.

It appears the first pulled the story out of his a$$ and the second was coached by NBP or others.

Neither would dare make those statements under threat of perjury.

48 posted on 08/19/2014 12:24:15 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Jim Robinson

Yes indeed...


49 posted on 08/19/2014 12:24:43 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (‘You can avoid reality, but you can’t avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.’)
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To: Old Yeller

How about filing perjury charges against them for making false statements in their police report?


50 posted on 08/19/2014 12:25:23 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (‘You can avoid reality, but you can’t avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.’)
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