Kelly Thomas Beating Death Released

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    It's been all over the news here. Horrible. The defense is claiming that Thomas' death was not caused by the beating but was coincidental with the beating and from other causes.
     
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    One look at his face after the beating puts that bullshit to rest.

    Now they claim that the medics are responsible for his death.

    Kelly Thomas: Medics, not cops, to blame for death, defense says
    Kelly Thomas: Medics, not cops, to blame for death, defense says - latimes.com

    Kelly Thomas hearing: Violent photos from beating death shock hearing attendees - 12160

    He went from this ..

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    to this ..

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    This isn't getting a lot of press because Kelly Thomas isn't black.
     
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    When it happens to black people .. black people make sure it gets press .. and usually, it is only black people demanding that attention to these atrocities.

    The reason you see black people protesting more is because this usually happens to us.

    The surprise was that Kelly was white.
     
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    The surprise to me is that the mexican officer who did this is even on trial to begin with. This IS California, after all. There isn't any wasy Manuel Ramos is going to get out of this. In his own words, this was premeditated murder.
     
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    That's not a surprise .. nor is it a surprise that only two officers were charged with this brutal murder. They all knew this man face had been beaten into a pulp and not one of those fucking bastards stepped in to save this man's life.
     
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    Note to self...when in Fullerton, comply fully and respectfully with an order from a police officer. Damn.
     
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    I've seen the pictures of Kelly before. I can't think of any possible justification for them beating him as badly as they did simply to subdue him. The police are getting increasingly abusive and it needs to be reined in.
     
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    WTF? It's shit like this that pisses me off and reduces my sympathy for pigs that get shot to zero. Notice I said pigs, not cops.. I know a few good cops and it's the pigs that tarnish the profession.
     

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