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    US Justice Department to review BART shooting

    LOS ANGELES -- The U.S. Department of Justice will conduct an independent review of the Johannes Mehserle case in order to determine whether or not the shooting merits federal prosecution, according the department.
    "The Justice Department has been closely monitoring the state's investigation and prosecution," the department said in a statement.

    "The Civil Rights Division, the U.S. Attorney's Office, and the FBI have an open investigation into the fatal shooting and, at the conclusion of the state's prosecution, will conduct an independent review of the facts and circumstances to determine whether the evidence warrants federal prosecution."
    Department of Justice to conduct independent review Mehserle case, may prosecute | abc7news.com

    So, because the State didn't find the man guilty as the Obama Admin wanted, they are going to try to make this a Federal Crime now?

    I'd say this proves that race trumps all in the Obama Dept. of Justice.
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    Re: US Justice Department to review BART shooting

    Yet the Black Panther case will not be reviewed?

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    Re: US Justice Department to review BART shooting

    This is pathetic.
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    Re: US Justice Department to review BART shooting

    So let me get this straight


    People are trying to compare a few people standing outside a polling booth with a night stick to the shooting and killing of an unarmed man as being anywhere near the same level of importance
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    Re: US Justice Department to review BART shooting

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Tammerlain View Post
    So let me get this straight


    People are trying to compare a few people standing outside a polling booth with a night stick to the shooting and killing of an unarmed man as being anywhere near the same level of importance

    Both cases the issue is race.

    Black Panthers engaging in blatent voter intimidation? Oh, we'll let that pass.
    Cali failed to convict the white guy of MURDER? We will investigate!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
    Both cases the issue is race.

    Black Panthers engaging in blatent voter intimidation? Oh, we'll let that pass.
    Cali failed to convict the white guy of MURDER? We will investigate!
    In one case somebody was killed

    The other case somebody held a night stick in a meanacing manner

    I know which one I would want the government to spend resources on
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    Re: US Justice Department to review BART shooting

    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
    Department of Justice to conduct independent review Mehserle case, may prosecute | abc7news.com

    So, because the State didn't find the man guilty as the Obama Admin wanted, they are going to try to make this a Federal Crime now?

    I'd say this proves that race trumps all in the Obama Dept. of Justice.
    what's the harm in investigating?

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    Re: US Justice Department to review BART shooting

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Tammerlain View Post
    In one case somebody was killed

    The other case somebody held a night stick in a meanacing manner

    I know which one I would want the government to spend resources on
    If it were the Klan standing outside those polling booths, it'd be different, don't you think?

    Holder is a racist.

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    Re: US Justice Department to review BART shooting

    Quote Originally Posted by liblady View Post
    what's the harm in investigating?

    Oh I don't know... maybe they should have investigated BEFORE the state trial. They don't like the verdict so they do this.
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    Re: US Justice Department to review BART shooting

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Tammerlain View Post
    In one case somebody was killed

    The other case somebody held a night stick in a meanacing manner

    I know which one I would want the government to spend resources on
    Climate, changes. It takes a particularly uneducated population to buy into the idea that it's their fault climate is changing and further political solutions can fix it.



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