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The shameful decision to parole Herman Bell
nypost ^ | March 14, 2018 | NY Post Editorial Board

Posted on 03/14/2018 5:43:19 PM PDT by MarvinStinson

Edited on 03/14/2018 6:30:47 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Itís hard to put into words just how appalling it is that the New York Board of Parole has ordered a domestic terrorist and serial cop-killer turned loose.

Itís a decision so indefensible that a former parole board chairman ó now an advocate for inmates ó says he was shocked.


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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Editorial; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: article3section3; bell; blackliberationarmy; blackpanthers; copkiller; hermanbell; jones; macombsdambridge; parole; piagentini; shotintheback; treason
And hey, he’s earned two college degrees in prison and learned to play the flute.
1 posted on 03/14/2018 5:43:19 PM PDT by MarvinStinson
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To: MarvinStinson

Wait - he’s a BLM terrorist hero.


2 posted on 03/14/2018 5:48:10 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forevero)
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To: MarvinStinson

This is the kind of decisions you get from people who think up is down and don’t even know the difference between a boy and a girl.


3 posted on 03/14/2018 5:54:24 PM PDT by libertylover (Kurt Schlicter: "They wonder why they got Trump. They are why they got Trump")
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To: goldstategop; MarvinStinson

That’s why insane asylum NY is releasing him.


4 posted on 03/14/2018 5:54:51 PM PDT by Darksheare (Those who support liberal "Republicans" summarily support every action by same.)
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To: MarvinStinson

This is from the NY Post. The NY Times will probably tell us what a “forward thinking” decision this was.


5 posted on 03/14/2018 5:55:44 PM PDT by libertylover (Kurt Schlicter: "They wonder why they got Trump. They are why they got Trump")
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Even former Parole Board Chairman Bob Dennison, who now advocates for inmates, denounced the decision.

“I’m shocked. A cop killer like this should never be released. This was a cold-blooded killing of a uniformed officer,” said Dennison, who headed the panel from 2004 to 2007.

Dennison acknowledged that the now-elderly killer has a lower likelihood of recidivism due to his advanced age, but said some crimes — particularly the brutal murder of a police officer — are so beyond the pale that the convict should never be released.

“Why not let (Son of Sam killer) David Berkowitz out? Why not let (John Lennon’s killer) Mark David Chapman out?” he said.

“This was a bad decision by the Parole Board.”

https://nypost.com/2018/03/14/law-enforcement-rages-over-cop-killers-parole/


6 posted on 03/14/2018 5:56:45 PM PDT by MarvinStinson
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To: libertylover

Here’s how an NYPD cop killer got parole

By Tina Moore and Ruth Brown March 14, 2018
https://nypost.com/2018/03/14/heres-how-an-nypd-cop-killer-got-parole/

Cop-killer Herman Bell was granted parole after finally admitting that he isn’t a “political prisoner” — just a murderer, according to the Parole Board’s decision.

“There was nothing political about the act, as much as I thought at the time. It was murder and horribly wrong,” Bell is quoted as saying in a report released Wednesday.

“It was horrible, something that I did, and feel great remorse for having done it.”

A majority of the board members voted to free the now 70-year-old Bell — one of three Black Revolutionary Army thugs who executed Officers Joseph Piagentini and Waverly Jones in 1971 — after also taking into consideration his low likelihood of re-offending, age and time behind bars.

“Said consideration has led the majority of this panel to concur that your release is not incompatible with the welfare of society and further believes you can live a law-abiding life,” the board wrote.

This was the eighth time Bell had gone before the board since 2004.

Bell had maintained for decades that he was a political prisoner who was framed — and only admitted to the cold-blooded slaughter of the two cops in 2012.

But this time, the panel bought his newfound remorse.

“Throughout the interview, the panel noted your regard for the pain and suffering you caused the family of the victims. You repeatedly expressed your regret and remorse for your crimes, and asked for forgiveness. Your admission denoted maturation and insight,” the board wrote.

Bell will be released April 17, according to the report.


7 posted on 03/14/2018 6:01:58 PM PDT by MarvinStinson
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To: MarvinStinson

when one human being takes the innocent life of another, they forfeit their own life as punishment. It is immoral, obscene and repulsive to allow someone to murder another and then walk around experiencing life they denied the innocent.


8 posted on 03/14/2018 6:03:17 PM PDT by morphing libertarian (Build Kate's Wall)
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To: goldstategop

The newer kind — and perhaps this fellow has joined them — kills bodies less, but kills souls more.

A society that didn’t care about a school shooter on the way, sure isn’t going to care about a low rumbling hate campaign.


9 posted on 03/14/2018 6:06:01 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Tryin' hard to win the No-Bull Prize.)
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To: MarvinStinson
learned to play the flute.

I'm sure he tosses a good salad too...
10 posted on 03/14/2018 6:06:11 PM PDT by akalinin
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To: MarvinStinson

bttt


11 posted on 03/14/2018 6:10:42 PM PDT by Dante3
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To: akalinin
learned to play the flute.

Whose flute?

12 posted on 03/14/2018 6:11:04 PM PDT by MarvinStinson
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To: akalinin

A nice funeral dirge for an ever more wicked society.

That noted, killings of non police people have seen far smaller sanctions than this. When our security leans more and more on an elite corps, we are in bigger trouble. It’s the 2A decay problem.


13 posted on 03/14/2018 6:11:42 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Tryin' hard to win the No-Bull Prize.)
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To: MarvinStinson

bttt


14 posted on 03/14/2018 6:14:40 PM PDT by Dante3
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To: MarvinStinson

I am agree this guy should not be paroled, ever. And it’s highly likely that his words are his latest performance art.

Think about this: he’s more repentant then Bill and Hillary Clinton have ever been.


15 posted on 03/14/2018 6:38:48 PM PDT by Darteaus94025 (Can't have a Liberal without a Lie)
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To: MarvinStinson

Skin flute?


16 posted on 03/14/2018 7:09:20 PM PDT by lewislynn
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To: MarvinStinson

#12. The “skin flute”. He probably played the whole orchestra or he threatened to kill them if he couldn’t.

Gee, now any killer can “admit” that what they did was not political, was wrong, and hurt people, and get out.

That’s what you get with a Mafia-like governor (he still might one day be exposed as mafia-affiliated); an “uber ambitious” State’s Attorney General - Schneiderman; and a commie such as De Blasio for mayor.

THe only thing that is going to save some of New York’s soul is to bring back the death penalty (and I have three nominees in mind for it right now).


17 posted on 03/14/2018 7:48:42 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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The death penalty would have prevented this moral abomination. Hopefully this “it” will be dispatched quickly on the street by a similar “it” ... hopefully. Hopefully this “it” will soon be dead ... notwithstanding its ability to play the flute.


18 posted on 03/14/2018 7:58:27 PM PDT by glennaro
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Thanks MarvinStinson.

19 posted on 03/15/2018 1:19:39 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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To: MarvinStinson

Don’t forget about “free(ing) Mumia”, I mean Wesley.


20 posted on 03/15/2018 10:21:07 AM PDT by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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