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The 4 Tiers Of Justice
Aug 28th, 2019 at 5:42pm
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Everyone is equal in the eyes of the Law, right?    In theory, yes.

But most people know this is not really the case.  In the US, there are at least four strata of justice:

1) regular working-class folks

2) wealthy/famous/celebrities/corporate execs

3) Law enforcement/government employees

4) elected officials / judges



Judge Reinaker: (angrily) "What do you think you're doing pulling me over?  For blowing my horn?"

Officer:                  "Sir, go back into your car - I'll be with you in a second."

Judge Reinaker:     "You better check the registration on these plates, mister!"

     *Officer checks registration and walks back to the judge's car*

Officer:                   "Have a good day, Judge."

And just like that, this traffic stop is complete.
  

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Re: The 4 Tiers Of Justice
Reply #1 - Aug 28th, 2019 at 7:31pm
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SkyChief wrote on Aug 28th, 2019 at 5:42pm:
Everyone is equal in the eyes of the Law, right?    In theory, yes.

But most people know this is not really the case.  In the US, there are at least four strata of justice:

1) regular working-class folks

2) wealthy/famous/celebrities/corporate execs

3) Law enforcement/government employees

4) elected officials / judges

What about bums living on the street?

How did Martha Stewart Get tossed in jail?

But really, what about this?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_United_States_federal_officials_convicted_...

You might notice the list ends at 1981... Is that because Regan was elected and cleaned up our government? Grin Grin Grin

Nope. It continues...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_American_federal_politicians_convicted_of_...

This is interesting too, the problem seems to be accelerating! Shocked

https://www.govtrack.us/misconduct
  

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Re: The 4 Tiers Of Justice
Reply #2 - Aug 29th, 2019 at 11:51am
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Inspector General says former FBI Director Comey violated policy by leaking memos, but DOJ declines to prosecute.

The Inspector General said its probe found that Comey had violated DOJ and FBI policies, as well as the FBI's employment agreement, by asking a friend to leak his memos to a reporter after Trump fired him in May 2017.

Justice Department said they are not interested.

As FBI Director, Comey enjoys Tier III protections.

And that's how it works, folks.

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/justice-department/department-justice-declines-...
  

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Reply #3 - Aug 29th, 2019 at 3:05pm
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SkyChief wrote on Aug 29th, 2019 at 11:51am:
Inspector General says former FBI Director Comey violated policy by leaking memos, but DOJ declines to prosecute.

The cops have let me go a few times when I was blatantly breaking the law.

That's not as serious as violating FBI policy, for sure. Not as serious as lying to Congress either... After all, Congresscritters lie to each other, and to us, all the time. Cry
  

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Reply #4 - Aug 29th, 2019 at 3:10pm
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SkyChief wrote on Aug 29th, 2019 at 11:51am:
Inspector General says former FBI Director Comey violated policy by leaking memos, but DOJ declines to prosecute.

The Inspector General said its probe found that Comey had violated DOJ and FBI policies, as well as the FBI's employment agreement, by asking a friend to leak his memos to a reporter after Trump fired him in May 2017.

Justice Department said they are not interested.

As FBI Director, Comey enjoys Tier III protections.

And that's how it works, folks.

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/justice-department/department-justice-declines-...
Many things are wrong in our government. That's no surprise... But people at high levels of government do get arrested and prosecuted and sent to jail.

Take an individualist position Chief. Some government officials break the law. Some government officials break the law by letting other lawbreaking officials off.

We can make it much better by drastically shrinking the size and scope of our governments.

There will still be corruption, but there will be less of it because there will be fewer people in government. Smiley

The proximate cause of corruption is power, and our governments have usurped far too much power.
  

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Reply #5 - Aug 29th, 2019 at 4:07pm
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Jeff wrote on Aug 29th, 2019 at 3:10pm:
Many things are wrong in our government. That's no surprise... But people at high levels of government do get arrested and prosecuted and sent to jail.
But they get sent to special "Correction Facilities" which are basically fancy hotels with a fence around it. 

They never go to real prisons.  I think that is stipulated in the Tier III protocol.

In 2013, Scott Bloch (R) United States Special Counsel, pleaded guilty to criminal contempt of Congress for "willfully and unlawfully withholding pertinent information from a House Committee investigating his decision to have several government computers wiped.... Bloch was sentenced to one day in jail.

ONE DAY.

In 2016, Crooked Hillary did basically the exact same thing as Bloch.   But she was never indicted.  Hubby Bill made a deal with (then) Attorney General Loretta Lynch to keep Hillary out of the hot seat.  In a private jet.  how quaint.

I think we should add a Tier 5 to the Justice System:     Clinton Crime Family.
  

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Reply #6 - Aug 29th, 2019 at 4:29pm
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SkyChief wrote on Aug 29th, 2019 at 4:07pm:
But they get sent to special "Correction Facilities" which are basically fancy hotels with a fence around it. 

They never go to real prisons.
That sounds like a great opportunity for a class action lawsuit on behalf of all the people condemned to real prisons.

It looks like a slam dunk to me... Lots of lawyers can get rich, and regular prisons will be required, by a SCOTUS decision, to all become country club prisons.

You should copyright that idea Chief! Smiley Smiley Smiley
  

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Reply #7 - Aug 29th, 2019 at 4:32pm
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SkyChief wrote on Aug 29th, 2019 at 4:07pm:
...Crooked Hillary...
You make me nervous when you regurgitate Trump talking points... Debating points actually...

If you'd just say it in different words? Thanks.
  

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Reply #8 - Aug 29th, 2019 at 4:35pm
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SkyChief wrote on Aug 29th, 2019 at 4:07pm:
Clinton Crime Family.
Quit living in the past Chief. There are plenty of crooked people in office now, or running for office.

The Clintons are ancient history, of no interest to living people.
  

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Re: The 4 Tiers Of Justice
Reply #9 - Aug 29th, 2019 at 4:45pm
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Jeff wrote on Aug 29th, 2019 at 4:35pm:
. . .The Clintons are ancient history, of no interest to living people.
As long as they can draw a breath, they are still very influential.

They're operating under the radar now.  But they're still there.
  

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