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Camille Cosby Calls Bill Cosby’s Guilty Charge “Mob Justice” In Startling Statement
Deadline ^ | May 3, 2018 | Peter White

Posted on 05/03/2018 6:40:54 AM PDT by EdnaMode

Camille Cosby has spoken publicly for the first time since her husband Bill Cosby was found guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in a Philadelphia suburb in 2004 – calling it “mob justice”.

Camille Cosby, who has been married to The Cosby Show star since 1964, has gone after the Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele, the media and Cosby’s accusers in a statement that alludes to racial injustice.

“The overall media, with their frenzied, relentless demonization of him and unquestioning acceptance of accusers’ allegations without any attendant proof, have superseded the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments, which guarantee due process and equal protection, and thereby eliminated the possibility of a fair trial and unbiased jury. Bill Cosby was labelled as guilty because the media and accusers said so,” she said.

This comes after a jury of seven men and five women returned guilty verdicts last week on three counts of aggravated indecent assault for Cosby’s January 2004 sexual assault of Andrea Constand. Constand, a former Temple University employee, lost consciousness after a court found that Cosby gave her three blue pills and a sip of wine. She came to with Cosby digitally penetrating and groping her and forcing her hand on his penis.

“In the case of Bill Cosby, unproven accusations evolved into lynch mobs, who publicly and privately coerced cancellations of Bill Cosby’s scheduled performances; syndications of “The Cosby Show”; rescissions of honorary degrees and a vindictive attempt to close an exhibition of our collection of African American art in the Smithsonian Museum of African Art,” she added.

She accused the district attorney’s office of an “unethical campaign” to destroy her husband and has called for a criminal investigation of “that district attorney and his cohorts”.

She evoked the trials of Emmett Till in 1955 and Darryl Hunt in 1994 in the near 1,000 rant.

“How much longer will we, the majority of the people, tolerate judicial, executive, legislative, media and corporate abuses of power? We, the majority of the people, must make America what it has declared itself to be…. a democracy…not to be destroyed by vicious, lying, self-absorbed paradigms of evilness. Once again, an innocent person has been found guilty based on an unthinking, unquestioning, unconstitutional frenzy propagated by the media and allowed to play out in a supposed court of law… This is mob justice, not real justice.”

The Official Statement From Camille O. Cosby.

“We the people” are the first three words of our nation’s Constitution, but who were those people in 1787? Dr. Howard Zinn, the renowned, honest historian, states in his best selling book, A People’s History of the United States: “The majority of the 55 men who framed the Constitution were men of wealth in land, slaves, manufacturing or shipping.” Clearly, most people were not included in that original draft of the Constitution; no women, Native Americans, poor white men; and, absolutely, no enslaved Africans. What have the masses of people done who are treated as outcasts by “we the people”? They, through the purity of the unceasing human spirit, forced 27 amendments to the Constitution that have guaranteed fundamental rights to all people…finally doing what the framers should have done in 1787. Now enters an American citizen, Bill Cosby.

The overall media, with their frenzied, relentless demonization of him and unquestioning acceptance of accusers’ allegations without any attendant proof, have superseded the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments, which guarantee due process and equal protection, and thereby eliminated the possibility of a fair trial and unbiased jury. Bill Cosby was labelled as guilty because the media and accusers said so… period. And the media ensured the dissemination of that propaganda by establishing barricades preventing the dissemination of the truth in violation of the protections of the First Amendment. Are the media now the people’s judges and juries? Since when are all accusers truthful? History disproves that…for example, Emmett Till’s accuser immediately comes to mind. In 1955, she testified before a jury of white men in a Mississippi courtroom that a 14-year-old African American boy had sexually assaulted her, only to later admit several decades later in 2008 that her testimony was false. A more recent example is the case of Darryl Hunt, an African American who in 1984 was wrongfully convicted for the rape and murder of a white woman, only to have DNA evidence establish in 1994 that he did not commit the crime. Nonetheless he was held in prison until 2004, serving almost twenty years behind bars, until the true rapist confessed to the crimes.

These are just two of many tragic instances of our justice system utterly and routinely failing to protect African Americans falsely accused in so-called courts of law and the entirely unfair court of public opinion. In the case of Bill Cosby, unproven accusations evolved into lynch mobs, who publicly and privately coerced cancellations of Bill Cosby’s scheduled performances; syndications of “The Cosby Show”; rescissions of honorary degrees and a vindictive attempt to close an exhibition of our collection of African American art in the Smithsonian Museum of African Art. Although the Smithsonian’s hierarchy did not capitulate, a disclaimer was posted on the exterior of that Museum. And all of that occurred before the trial even started.

The worst injustices, however, have been carried out in the Pennsylvania Montgomery County Courthouse. Three criminal charges, promised during an unethical campaign for the district attorney’s office, were filed against my husband…all based on what I believe to be a falsified account by the newly elected district attorney’s key witness. I firmly believe her recent testimony during trial was perjured; as was shown at trial, it was unsupported by any evidence and riddled with innumerable, dishonest contradictions. Moreover, Bill Cosby’s defense team introduced the testimony of a witness who confirmed that the district attorney’s witness admitted that she had not been sexually assaulted, but that she could say she was and get money … which is exactly what she did.

I am publicly asking for a criminal investigation of that district attorney and his cohorts. This is a homogeneous group of exploitive and corrupt people, whose primary purpose is to advance themselves professionally and economically at the expense of Mr. Cosby’s life. If they can do this to Mr. Cosby, they can do so to anyone. How much longer will we, the majority of the people, tolerate judicial, executive, legislative, media and corporate abuses of power? We, the majority of the people, must make America what it has declared itself to be….a democracy…not to be destroyed by vicious, lying, self-absorbed paradigms of evilness. Once again, an innocent person has been found guilty based on an unthinking, unquestioning, unconstitutional frenzy propagated by the media and allowed to play out in a supposed court of law.

This is mob justice, not real justice. This tragedy must be undone not just for Bill Cosby, but for the country. I wish to thank the witnesses who courageously came forward at trial to testify as to the truth, as well as those witnesses who would have done so but for the judge preventing them from testifying. Someday the truth will prevail, it always does.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: billcosby; blackfamily; camillecosby; cosby
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Mob justice? Really?
1 posted on 05/03/2018 6:40:54 AM PDT by EdnaMode
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To: EdnaMode

She needs to spend her money and be quiet. Her husband admitted to being a serial philanderer at best. He was never faithful to her.


2 posted on 05/03/2018 6:43:10 AM PDT by AppyPappy (Don't mistake your dorm political discussions with the desires of the nation)
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To: EdnaMode

Translation: “No more money.”


3 posted on 05/03/2018 6:43:18 AM PDT by Dr. Thorne
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To: Dr. Thorne

Sounds like Hillary protecting herself.


4 posted on 05/03/2018 6:45:37 AM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: Dr. Thorne

Oh, I’m sure he transferred a ton of money to Camille long ago when this stuff first erupted to protect it from creditors and lawsuits. It’s a common ploy.


5 posted on 05/03/2018 6:47:08 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: EdnaMode

I get the concept, but I am strongly suspicious that it’s being grasped onto by someone in denial. Yes, you can prejudice a population against an individual. I personally have more faith that most of the time, you cannot form a jury without it constituting some of them who have the conviction of presuming innocence regardless of preconceptions. It’s the reason why I never get selected for juries. To me, the burden is always on the prosecution or plaintiff.


6 posted on 05/03/2018 6:47:31 AM PDT by z3n
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To: EdnaMode

Why is there air.


7 posted on 05/03/2018 6:48:58 AM PDT by Palio di Siena
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To: EdnaMode

Purity of the unceasing HUMAN spirit?

Er, no and that’s the root of why secular humanism doesn’t work.


8 posted on 05/03/2018 6:49:42 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Tryin' hard to win the No-Bull Prize.)
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To: EdnaMode
It's curious that Cosby was prosecuted but Bill Clinton wasn't.

A caller to Rush observed that Cosby was prosecuted after he made conservative political statements.

9 posted on 05/03/2018 6:51:05 AM PDT by Savage Beast (MAGA!!!!!)
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To: EdnaMode

Guys like this strangely almost always have a female enabler.


10 posted on 05/03/2018 6:51:28 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: All

Using the race card.....a sign of desperation.


11 posted on 05/03/2018 6:51:33 AM PDT by Liz ((Our side has 8 trillion bullets;the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.))
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To: EdnaMode

“The overall media, with their frenzied, relentless demonization of him and unquestioning acceptance of accusers’ allegations without any attendant proof, have superseded the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments, which guarantee due process and equal protection, and thereby eliminated the possibility of a fair trial and unbiased jury. Bill Cosby was labelled as guilty because the media and accusers said so,” she said.

...

Somebody wrote that for her.


12 posted on 05/03/2018 6:52:23 AM PDT by Moonman62 (Give a man a fish and he'll be a Democrat. Teach a man to fish and he'll be a responsible citizen.)
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To: EdnaMode
Cosby turned out to have a perverted side, and that is both shameful and a shame. But the only reason he was prosecuted and convicted was because he refused to toe the True Party Line at the "pound cake" speech he gave on my 50th birthday, aka the 50th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education.

Someday "cosby" will be a verb: a person will be cosbyed when s/he is prosecuted for crimes that would not have been prosecuted had the person taken a different political position.

13 posted on 05/03/2018 6:55:16 AM PDT by chajin ("There is no other name under heaven given among people by which we must be saved." Acts 4:12)
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To: Savage Beast

Curious, indeed.


14 posted on 05/03/2018 6:55:55 AM PDT by karnage
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To: EdnaMode

She quotes one of the most biased historians ever and goes into full on SJW mode.

She has stayed with him. Just like Hillary stayed with Bill. What would you expect her to say?


15 posted on 05/03/2018 6:57:21 AM PDT by Nifster (I see puppy dogs in the clouds)
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To: EdnaMode

How did she feel about the high-tech lynching that Clarence Thomas got?

How does she feel about the grief that Kanye West is getting?

Or is it all about her?


16 posted on 05/03/2018 7:00:48 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: EdnaMode

She knows what’s coming next....................lawsuits ad infinitum....................The gravy train is coming to a screeching halt..................


17 posted on 05/03/2018 7:02:14 AM PDT by Red Badger (Remember all the great work Obama did for the black community?.............. Me neither.)
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To: AppyPappy

Was she actually forced to testify against her husband though ?

I remember reading this. I’m not sure if it was sensationalist BS though.


18 posted on 05/03/2018 7:02:20 AM PDT by Celerity
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To: Moonman62

Yes, I agree that there is no way she wrote that herself!

And weren’t there DOZENS of women accusing him? But this was just the one case that ended up in court? Makes it a bit of a weak argument that he is a victim of the system, somehow.


19 posted on 05/03/2018 7:02:46 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: chajin
Someday "cosby" will be a verb:

Yes it will, but not in the way you predict. It will simply mean taking sexual advantage of a person, male or female, after giving them a knockout drug................

20 posted on 05/03/2018 7:04:16 AM PDT by Red Badger (Remember all the great work Obama did for the black community?.............. Me neither.)
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