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MATTHEW SHEPARD: THE LIE CONTINUES
Takimag ^ | 10/13/18

Posted on 10/14/2018 4:20:53 AM PDT by Altura Ct.

In 2009, Barack Obama honored dead gay man Matthew Shepard by putting his name on some silly-ass federal hate crimes act.

Now Shepard’s gay corpse will join other luminaries as Woodrow Wilson and Helen Keller by being interred at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC.

Ever since Shepard’s 1998 murder in Laramie, WY, his legacy has become sanctified to a nigh untouchable level. We are led to believe that two homophobic Wyoming rednecks met Shepard at a bar, then lured him to the outskirts of town, where they cracked his skull by pistol-whipping him and then tied him to a fence and set him on fire. We are also led to believe—in fact, we are forbidden from believing anything else, lest we be called naughty names—that the sole reason these rednecks bashed this angelic little 5’2” gay man was because he was gay, and all Wyoming rednecks are secretly gay, which is why they take out their self-loathing by bashing in gay men’s skulls with pistols.

Alas, just as with MLK and Nelson Mandela, any time someone is depicted as saintly, you can breathe easy knowing it’s a steamin’ crock o’ shit.

ABC News will tell you that Matthew was “no different than any other young man that age.”

That’s assuming that most young men that age were HIV-positive meth dealers. That’s also assuming that Shepard and his killers met that night and that they weren’t all meth dealers and that Shepard wasn’t already involved sexually with at least one of them.

“The view was that homophobic rednecks walked into a bar and saw an obviously gay man with money and targeted him and beat him to death for that reason,” says Stephen Jimenez, author of The Book of Matt: Hidden Truths about the Murder of Matthew Shepard. “But that isn’t what happened. [Killer] Aaron McKinney and Matthew had a friendship. They’d been involved sexually, they bought and sold drugs from each other. That complicates the original story of two strangers walking into a bar and targeting Matthew—someone they did not know—because he was gay.”

Jimenez, who is himself as unabashedly gay as a sprig of mistletoe on a red-velvet winter’s vest, spent thirteen years researching the case and says he originally arrived in Laramie convinced that it was a homophobic hate crime. But after interviewing 100 individuals close to the case, he suggests that the murder may have instead been the result of McKinney’s five-day meth binge and an intent to rob Shepard of a $10K meth shipment that was coming into Laramie.

Jimeneze quotes a Laramie police officer with the incredibly macho name of Flint Waters:

I believe to this day that McKinney and Henderson were trying to find Matthew’s house so they could steal his drugs. It was fairly well known in the Laramie community that McKinney wouldn’t be one that was striking out of a sense of homophobia. Some of the officers I worked with had caught him in a sexual act with another man, so it didn’t fit – none of that made any sense.

He also quotes investigator Ben Fritzen:

Shepard’s sexual preference … certainly wasn’t the motive in the homicide. What it came down to really is drugs and money.

Even the story that Shepard was tied to a fence as if he were crucified is a lie, despite the fact that nearly every major media outlet who reported on his upcoming interment at the National Cathedral repeated it unquestioningly. According to the lead detective on the case, Shepard was found sitting on the ground with his hands tied behind his back.

As much as it pains us to say it, the gay community really needs better hate-crime victims. It’s not that we want anything bad to happen, but from a public-relations standpoint, it would certainly help their image, and we all know how image-conscious those rump-wranglers can be


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Wyoming
KEYWORDS: 1998; 2009; homophobia; homosexualagenda; laramie; lgbt; lgbtq; libmyths; matthewshepard; wyoming
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1 posted on 10/14/2018 4:20:53 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: Altura Ct.
Note to self: Never,ever again set foot in the “National Cathedral”.
2 posted on 10/14/2018 4:30:07 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (I've Never Owned Slaves...You've Never Picked Cotton.End Of "Discussion".)
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To: Altura Ct.
Some other prominent cases also don't match up with the mythology

In the Lawrence v Texas case, the caller to 911 was the jilted (and physically abused) boyfriend of one of the men. He wasn't a homophobic neighbor. Eventually he was murdered while waiting for his abuse case against his boyfriend went through the courts. He went to jail for a couple of weeks for swatting the couple.

In the Pulse nightclub shooting Obama said it wa because of right wing opposition to same sex marriage but the shooter was a bisexual muslim who'd been to the club on numerous occasions and who's wife knew he went there. His stated reason for his terrorist attack was as a response to Obama’s drone strikes on muslims.

3 posted on 10/14/2018 4:30:57 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Denounce DUAC - The Democrats Un-American Activists Committee)
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To: Altura Ct.

It was a drug deal gone bad, not a fag killing.


4 posted on 10/14/2018 4:43:31 AM PDT by carriage_hill
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To: a fool in paradise

And Benghazi was about a video on YouTube.


5 posted on 10/14/2018 5:04:15 AM PDT by youthphil
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To: carriage_hill

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/26/the-truth-behind-americas-most-famous-gay-hate-murder-matthew-shepard


6 posted on 10/14/2018 5:06:36 AM PDT by shelterguy
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To: Altura Ct.

They change what is recorded as “history” so future generations will believe the lie. The Soviets were good ad changing history too.


7 posted on 10/14/2018 5:06:43 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Patriarchal binary all original-equipment breeder and White-privileged crusader.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Roe v Wade was built upon a lie as well. The Left can only advance their agenda under lies.


8 posted on 10/14/2018 5:24:01 AM PDT by ealgeone (SCRIPTURE DOES NOT CHANGE!)
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To: Altura Ct.

They lied about him having died, tied to the fence because that mental image vaguely akin to a Christ-like cruxifiction scene;

The Secular Fundamentalists want to DEIFY a snotty, diseased drug dealer.


9 posted on 10/14/2018 5:26:36 AM PDT by gaijin
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To: youthphil

And Benghazi was about a video on YouTube.


.... And Blousey-Ford was assaulted, right. Everything from the left is fake.


10 posted on 10/14/2018 5:46:39 AM PDT by TiGuy22
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To: Altura Ct.

Reminds me of Horst Wessel.


11 posted on 10/14/2018 6:30:22 AM PDT by alternatives? (Why have an army if there are no borders?)
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To: Altura Ct.

Lies, lies and more lies.. The left is full of them..!


12 posted on 10/14/2018 6:41:07 AM PDT by unread (Joe McCarthy was right.......)
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To: ealgeone

Quite simply, it’s because The Truth is not in them.


13 posted on 10/14/2018 6:53:11 AM PDT by SirLurkedalot (10/10/51-7/7/16 RIP Dad, I'll be missing you until I cross over to Eternity)
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To: shelterguy

Thanks for posting that link. I had no idea.
The media did a great job on that one.......


14 posted on 10/14/2018 7:00:26 AM PDT by Romans Nine
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To: Altura Ct.

The REAL story was widely reported by the British press. Any Americans believing this gay fairy tale are idiots.


15 posted on 10/14/2018 7:05:28 AM PDT by shanover (...To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.-S.Adams)
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To: Altura Ct.

“”Now Shepard’s gay corpse will join other luminaries as Woodrow Wilson and Helen Keller by being interred at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC.””

I’ll admit to trying to break the TV news habit but when did this happen?

National Cathedral in DC....HA!! After the service for McCain that took place there, it would be a better place to sentence people to punishment. Make them sit for the length of their sentence listening to the organist that played at that service. That would cure anyone of any desire to commit a crime.


16 posted on 10/14/2018 7:07:11 AM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: Altura Ct.

The sanctification of a reckless homosexal’s life and death is an intolerable crime against humanity.


17 posted on 10/14/2018 7:15:03 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: Altura Ct.
Is there some sort of unconstitutional official "establishment of religion" making this outfit the "National Cathedral"?

Or is it just a self-important lib church exercising their constitutional right to call themselves whatever they please however outrageously officious?

Because "Some dang church honors and re-inters Matthew Shepard" is a non-story.

18 posted on 10/14/2018 7:16:18 AM PDT by Salman (Democrats. The other "religion of peace".)
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To: Altura Ct.
Horst Wessel, Matthew Shephard, I keep getting the two mixed up.
 
19 posted on 10/14/2018 8:42:35 AM PDT by Governor Dinwiddie (I don't know nothin' 'bout birthin' babies!)
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To: shanover

The British Press reports more honestly about what happens in this country, even though they too are leftist, they don’t have a ‘dog in the fight’ and are bought by the unamerican left.

Foreign news is the place to go to get the filters removed.


20 posted on 10/14/2018 11:56:54 AM PDT by Conservative4Life (But he that sinneth against me wrongeth his own soul: all they that hate me love death:Proverbs 8:36)
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