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Henri Charriere On Every Cable Channel Yesterday

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And the film Papillon was on last night, too.


1. Papillon (French: [papijɔ̃], lit. "butterfly") is an autobiographical novel written by Henri Charrière, first published in France on 30 April 1969. Papillon is Charrière's nickname.[1] The novel details Papillon's purported incarceration and subsequent escape from the French penal colony of French Guiana, and covers a 14-year period between 1931 and 1945.

2. The book is an account of a 14-year period in Papillon's life (October 26, 1931 to October 18, 1945), beginning when he was wrongly convicted of murder in France and sentenced to a life of hard labor at the Bagne de Cayenne, the penal colony of Cayenne in French Guiana known as Devil's Island."

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Perhaps another picture belongs with these two.....


3. "Henri Charrière (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃ʁi ʃaʁjɛʁ]; 16 November 1906 – 29 July 1973) was a French writer, convicted as a murderer by the French courts. He wrote the novel Papillon, a memoir of his incarceration in and escape from a penal colony in French Guiana. While Charrière claimed that Papillon was largely true, modern researchers believe that much of the book’s material came from other inmates, rather than Charrière himself. Charrière denied committing the murder, although he freely admitted to having committed various other petty crimes prior to his incarceration. ...claimed that Charrière was convicted on 26 October 1931 of the murder of a pimp named Roland Le Petit, a charge that he strenuously denied. He was sentenced to life in prison and ten years of hard labour. "


4. Also mentioned in the film Papillon, is Captain Dreyfuss.
You know why.



5. One more thing brought to mind yesterday.....
"The Moscow Trials were a series of show trials held in the Soviet Union at the instigation of Joseph Stalin between 1936 and 1938 against Trotskyists and members of Right Opposition of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union."



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The Show Trials : The Great Terror : Orlando Figes

The Show Trials : The Great Terror : Orlando Figes





Perhaps history does repeat itself.......
 
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Of course the outcome of the trial was a foregone conclusion.



For the most part, many were willing to forego justice and a fair trial for the reason Greg Gutfeld bemoaned:

"Fox News's Gutfeld says he's happy with Chauvin verdict: 'Keeps this country from going up in flames'"



And the same reason applies to the jurors......who can blame them when the lives of their families might be at stake.

Democrats sound so much like B-movie gangsters: "I know where you live.....be a real pity for sumpin' to happen to those cute kids and your pretty wife....."


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Of course the outcome of the trial was a foregone conclusion.



For the most part, many were willing to forego justice and a fair trial for the reason Greg Gutfeld bemoaned:

"Fox News's Gutfeld says he's happy with Chauvin verdict: 'Keeps this country from going up in flames'"



And the same reason applies to the jurors......who can blame them when the lives of their families might be at stake.

Democrats sound so much like B-movie gangsters: "I know where you live.....be a real pity for sumpin' to happen to those cute kids and your pretty wife....."


That was the message sent and the the message received.
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Of course the outcome of the trial was a foregone conclusion.



For the most part, many were willing to forego justice and a fair trial for the reason Greg Gutfeld bemoaned:

"Fox News's Gutfeld says he's happy with Chauvin verdict: 'Keeps this country from going up in flames'"



And the same reason applies to the jurors......who can blame them when the lives of their families might be at stake.

Democrats sound so much like B-movie gangsters: "I know where you live.....be a real pity for sumpin' to happen to those cute kids and your pretty wife....."


That was the message sent and the the message received.
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Biden voter, huh?
 
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  • " in other cases involving jury intimidation.
  • In seeking to put her thumb on the scales of justice, Rep. Maxine Waters perhaps unwittingly borrowed a tactic right out of the Deep South of the early 20th century.
  • In the Deep South during the 1920s and '30s, elected politicians would organize demonstrations by white voters in front of courthouses in which racially charged trials were being conducted. The politicians then threatened, explicitly or implicitly, that violence would follow the acquittal of a black defendant or the conviction of a white defendant. The U.S. Supreme Court and other federal courts reversed several convictions based on these tactics of intimidation.
  • we have seen blood sprayed over the former home of a witness who testified for Chauvin; the defendant's lawyers have received threats. An aura of violence is in the air. Jurors breathe that same air....
This is not the Deep South in the 1920s. It is the "Identity Politics" of the 21st century. But the motives of the protesters are not relevant to whether jurors in the Chauvin case could be expected to consider the evidence objectively without fear of the kind of intimidation threatened by Waters.
Alan M. Dershowitz is the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law, Emeritus at Harvard Law School and author of the book, Guilt by Accusation: The Challenge of Proving Innocence in the Age of #MeToo, Skyhorse Publishing, 2019. His new podcast, "The Dershow," can be seen on Spotify, Apple and YouTube. He is the Jack Roth Charitable Foundation Fellow at Gatestone Institute.
 
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"... it is an open question whether any police officer can receive a trial free from mob pressure, should he be prosecuted for use of lethal force.

The Chauvin jury may have pondered not just the destruction of American cities following any acquittal but its own safety. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune had published profiles of jury members minus their names on Monday, during closing arguments in the trial."
 
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"Had the jury failed to convict Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin on all three counts of murder and manslaughter, the ensuing riots would likely have made the conflagrations of 2020 look like a Girl Scout campfire.
Further complicating the process, as jury selection was underway, the city of Minneapolis had awarded civil damages to Floyd’s family."
 
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“I don’t know whether Derek Chauvin, given the publicity about the case, given the atmosphere, could get a fair and impartial jury because every one of those jury members knew that if there was a ‘not guilty’ finding, their lives were over”
Legal Insurrection.


America under occupation and political extortion.
 

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