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Charles Manson, now 77, gets new chance at parole
Q13Fox.com ^ | 4:09 p.m. PDT, April 5, 2012 | Charles Manson, now 77, gets new chance at parole Shelby Grad and Andrew Blankstein

Posted on 04/06/2012 8:43:12 AM PDT by jmcenanly

LOS ANGELES—

This post has been corrected. See the note below.

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.

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KEYWORDS: celebritycriminal; charlesmanson; manson; parole; parolehearing; prison
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Since many of the people reading this article weren't even alive when Charles Manson went to prison, I'm surprised that the MSM doesn't use this photo

to represent him.
If he manages to get prole, I'm certain that he could probably find work as a professor at one of many major universities.
1 posted on 04/06/2012 8:43:18 AM PDT by jmcenanly
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To: jmcenanly

Eric Holder could use an assistant. Manson would be ideal considering that their goals appear to be pretty much the same.


2 posted on 04/06/2012 8:45:51 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: jmcenanly

LOL!! Nice gutshot!

I wonder what ol’ Charlie looks like now that he’s pushing 80....?


3 posted on 04/06/2012 8:45:51 AM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: jmcenanly

I’m for paroling him as soon as those he killed come back to life.


4 posted on 04/06/2012 8:52:01 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Talent Without Ambition Is Sad - Ambition Without Talent Is Worse)
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To: jmcenanly

When my wife and I married in the early 1970’s we move into a rental less than a mile from where Manson was living. In fact I think he still lives there, Vacaville Corrections Facility but I doubt the trailer park we lived in just down the road from the prison gate is still there.


5 posted on 04/06/2012 8:53:22 AM PDT by TonyM (E)
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To: jmcenanly

Of course they will let him out, BHO needs Manson to campaign for him.
And then there is an open professors job at Santa Cruz University, he can share an office with Angela Davis.


6 posted on 04/06/2012 8:56:26 AM 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: jmcenanly
Manson initially was sentenced to death. A 1972 ruling by the California Supreme Court found the state's death penalty law at the time unconstitutional and his death sentence was changed in 1977 to life in prison with the possibility of parole.
He's a child of the liberal courts.
7 posted on 04/06/2012 8:59:56 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: jmcenanly

Ah, Charlie! The beauty of the English language! Parole? Why “fat chance” and “slim chance” mean the same thing.


8 posted on 04/06/2012 9:00:19 AM PDT by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: jmcenanly

If there was justice this monster should have been worm bait a long time ago.


9 posted on 04/06/2012 9:02:47 AM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: jmcenanly
I believe Manson should stay in prison for the rest of his miserable life...that being said the article is wrong calling Manson a “killer” He actually did not kill anyone.
10 posted on 04/06/2012 9:04:14 AM PDT by 4yearlurker (Sorry,no tag line today.)
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To: randog
I wonder what ol’ Charlie looks like now that he’s pushing 80....?


11 posted on 04/06/2012 9:05:46 AM PDT by Drew68
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To: randog; jmcenanly
He looks like something out of a Halloween hauted house now. Too bad the temporary repeal of the CA death penalty saved him.

Charles Manson

12 posted on 04/06/2012 9:07:15 AM PDT by jazusamo (Character assassination is just another form of voter fraud: Thomas Sowell)
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To: svcw
And then there is an open professors job at Santa Cruz University, he can share an office with Angela Davis.

Naaahhh, Charlie would have offers coming out his ears to do a reality TV show. Maybe MTV could recruit him to live in a house with a bunch of twenty-somethings. Wouldn't that be a hoot!!

13 posted on 04/06/2012 9:07:37 AM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: Drew68

Wow, that took me by surprise! I see the nazi tattoo is still there.


14 posted on 04/06/2012 9:10:27 AM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: SkyDancer

I believe he was supposed to be executed but Libs cried and he got life instead.

He, and his followers, should have been gassed 40 years ago!


15 posted on 04/06/2012 9:12:22 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: SkyDancer
He shouldn't get parole, but they should release him to ‘general population’.
16 posted on 04/06/2012 9:12:37 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: jazusamo; Beagle8U

Charlie Manson, born, raised and educated in Ohio, looks pretty damn good for almost 80 years old.


17 posted on 04/06/2012 9:16:07 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: jmcenanly

Notorious killer? Who did he kill? His followers did the murderers.

Many an Iman should be on death row for the actions of their followers by that logic.


18 posted on 04/06/2012 9:16:46 AM 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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To: jmcenanly

Do you have a picture of him wearing a hoodie eating Skittles?


19 posted on 04/06/2012 9:17:49 AM 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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To: jmcenanly

Release him to the south side of Chicago.


20 posted on 04/06/2012 9:21:19 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: randog
I wonder what ol’ Charlie looks like now that he’s pushing 80....?

He plans to tour with Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan.


21 posted on 04/06/2012 9:21:44 AM 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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To: dragnet2

His eyes have always looked crazy, but now they just look sad. Guess he’s had ample time for thought.


22 posted on 04/06/2012 9:22:10 AM PDT by WVNan ("Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy." - Winston)
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To: a fool in paradise

Excellent point, F.I.P.!

And good enough for me - true “Arab Spring” freedom will only be realized when imam’s shrunken heads are being sold
3 for $10 on street corners in Teheran, Cairo, Riyadh, etc.

Can’t happen soon enough for me.


23 posted on 04/06/2012 9:22:25 AM PDT by MarineDad (Wherever mosques and JDAM's meet, civilization benefits)
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To: WVNan

What’s funny is everyone thinks of grandmothers as kindly old ladies, like their own grandmother. Yet they were young and slutty and violent and drunken and vicious once too.


24 posted on 04/06/2012 9:23:37 AM 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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To: a fool in paradise

Charlie looks very well for almost 80 years old,

Meanwhile, people in their 70s on the outside look like cheet from all the stress..

lol...


25 posted on 04/06/2012 9:23:47 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Beagle8U

Releasing him would probably be a death penalty.

Poor Charlie has it rough these days. A few years back I read that the prison population has changed and the gang bangers don’t respect him.


26 posted on 04/06/2012 9:24:18 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: a fool in paradise

I’d very much like to see that, too, except that it would only hasten his deification by the blithering idiot class.

Wouldn’t hurt for him to do a lil’ Al Jolson-esque makeover, either.


27 posted on 04/06/2012 9:25:07 AM PDT by MarineDad (Wherever mosques and JDAM's meet, civilization benefits)
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To: a fool in paradise

I’m reminded of the question, who killed more people, charlie or ted kennedy. (ted 1, charlie 0)


28 posted on 04/06/2012 9:26:17 AM PDT by isom35
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To: dragnet2

Someone snuck him a cellphone (a guard?) and it made the news a year or so ago.

Richard Speck live more than half his life in prison for the night of rapes and murders of some nursing students he committed.

After his death in prison, some videotapes surfaced of him snorting cocaine, waving around wads of $50 bills and giving a BJ to some other dude.

Celebrity criminals can have the heat come down on them, but some have it pretty cushy on the inside.

Prisons are filled with corruption on both sides of the bars.


29 posted on 04/06/2012 9:26:49 AM 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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To: jmcenanly
Every time I see a story about Manson and he is still alive I laugh. The reason I find it amusing is because if he had done this in Texas he would be long dead. I guess I am laughing at California for having to pay for this monster to continue to breathe all these years.
30 posted on 04/06/2012 9:29:08 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: a fool in paradise
Personally, I think he should be released and given a reality show. It wouldn't be any crazier than the Barack Obama show.
31 posted on 04/06/2012 9:30:20 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: isom35

Hell, Charlie looked better than Ted Kennedy, who was filthy rich...best doctors etc when he died at 77 years old.

In fact, Charlie looks better at nearly 80 years old, than most people I see in the late 60s, early 70s, on the streets.


32 posted on 04/06/2012 9:30:25 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: MarineDad
Wouldn’t hurt for him to do a lil’ Al Jolson-esque makeover, either.

Ted Danson already tried that.


33 posted on 04/06/2012 9:30:25 AM 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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To: Ditter

My understanding is that his death penalty sentence was commuted to life in prison (with possibility of parole) when the Supreme Court put a hold on the death penalty.

However, since his was not a participant in the actual murders (unlike John Holmes, whom the LA prosecutors protected in another murder case), a death sentence seems extreme.

Manson is not a nice man. However William Ayers and others are far worse, far more guilty, and far more free.


34 posted on 04/06/2012 9:33:48 AM 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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To: a fool in paradise

...and we work very hard to portray that image. Now stop announcing our secrets for the whole world to see.


35 posted on 04/06/2012 9:35:53 AM PDT by WVNan ("Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy." - Winston)
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To: jmcenanly

Up Chuck...


36 posted on 04/06/2012 9:35:53 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: a fool in paradise

In fact, compared to a lot of rich people, with the best doctors, medical care etc, Charlie looks like he's been staying at a stress free resort.

Ya look at the poor guy living in Ohio, almost 80 years old, who got beat up by all the blacks, looked like a broken down hermit compared to Charlie.

37 posted on 04/06/2012 9:37:55 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: randog; Revolting cat!

MTV 2014 announces a new reality show, Charlie’s Angels. 6 tele-attractive young ladies aged 18-22 are put in a halfway house for a new reality program. Each of them are given conjugal visits with their mentor known as Charlie for their weekly indoctrination against Western civilization.

Did you know that Charles Manson (A) was tested as “clear” by Scientologists and (B) had an E meter that he used on his followers at the ranch?

How many people are dead from Scientology and how many of the killers are in prison for life?


38 posted on 04/06/2012 9:39:12 AM 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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To: dragnet2

Of course he looks good! No job related stress, 3 square meals every day, a well equipped gym and a well stocked prison library, no drugs or booze, heck yes that would help any one look good.

I am ticked off my tax money helps support this vile creature.


39 posted on 04/06/2012 9:39:23 AM PDT by entropy12 (Every tax payer now owes $150,000 towards the national debt. Greek tragedy on the way here.)
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To: a fool in paradise; MarineDad; isom35; liberalh8ter
Manson was convicted under joint-responsibility laws where all members of a conspiracy can be charged for the same crime, even if they all did not personally commit it.

And I do agree that we should go after the hate-preaching Imams for the crimes of their followers. Of course Caliph Obama would never allow for it...

40 posted on 04/06/2012 9:45:30 AM PDT by varyouga
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To: randog
I wonder what ol’ Charlie looks like now that he’s pushing 80....?


41 posted on 04/06/2012 9:45:55 AM PDT by Maceman (Liberals' only problem with American slavery is that the slaves were privately owned.)
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To: entropy12
Of course he looks good! No job related stress, 3 square meals every day, a well equipped gym and a well stocked prison library, no drugs or booze, heck yes that would help any one look good.

You bet, no financial worries, gets to read books, magazines all day, works out, no issues with taxes, bosses, payments...lol.

Charlie will probably out live most everyone in his generation.

42 posted on 04/06/2012 9:57:11 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: jmcenanly
Let us remember the victims of the Manson Family

Leno La Bianca

Rosemary La Bianca

Abigail Folger

Wojciech Frykowski

Gary Hinman

Steve Parent

Jay Sebring

Donald Shea no photo

Sharon Tate


43 posted on 04/06/2012 10:03:51 AM PDT by xp38
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To: xp38

and also add the unborn child of Sharon Tate.


44 posted on 04/06/2012 10:07:47 AM PDT by xp38
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To: a fool in paradise

Did Manson and Ayres know each other?


45 posted on 04/06/2012 10:13:03 AM PDT by taterjay
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To: entropy12; a fool in paradise
Check this....Charlie looks way better than Vincent Bugliosi, the guy that prosecuted him...And the same age!

Charlie and Vincent were born on the same year!

46 posted on 04/06/2012 10:20:40 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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47 posted on 04/06/2012 10:33:09 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: dragnet2

Which one would you invite into your home? I’d like to meet Bugliosi so I could shake his hand and thank him.


48 posted on 04/06/2012 10:37:52 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("Deport all Muslims. Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind.")
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To: elcid1970
Which one would you invite into your home?

The character/morals or visiting someone, had nothing to do with my comments.

My comment was Charlie and Vincent Bugliosi were born on the same year, yet Charlie looks a whole better than Vincent Bugliosi, and in fact most others who are near 80 years old.

49 posted on 04/06/2012 10:45:23 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2
Charlie looks a whole better than Vincent Bugliosi, and in fact most others who are near 80 years old.

Well I would probably look good for my age too if I got to spend the bulk of my adult life relaxing behind bars, getting three square meals a day, plenty of exercise, plenty of leisure time to read or watch TV and a solid 8+ hours of sleep every night.

Instead, I have spent the bulk of my adult life so far in the rat race in order to pay for my house and support my family. Getting up a 5am, working at least 10 hours a day and another 2-4 hours a day commuting. A good part of my weekends are consumed with chores around the house, yard work, etc. When I do get to take the occasional "vacation", it's rush here and rush there, keep the kids from fighting in the backseat, etc.

OK, so my life's not really as crappy as it sounds above but everything I've said is true and yes, it does age me a little faster then if I got to hang out in a prison yard all day without a worry or care in the world, knowing that all my basic needs would be taken care of for the rest of my life.

50 posted on 04/06/2012 10:57:11 AM PDT by SamAdams76 (I am 35 days away from outliving Phil Hartman)
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