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Saturday, July 31, 2010


This is very interesting. If you've seen the entire 43 minute speech of Shirley Sherrod speaking in front of the NAACP, you watched her explain that her father - a black farmer - was shot and killed by a white farmer in 1965 and the case was never brought before a grand jury; justice was never done. If that's true, it is a travesty and a despicable part of America's past. Speaking of truth, it appears that there may be some good to come out of Breitbart's video. He may actually end up helping Shirley Sherrod as all of this attention has seemingly prompted the FBI to look into the 45 year-old case.

Sherrod's father was named Hosie Miller. His alleged killer was named Cal Hall, who died in 1976. The newspaper called the Albany Herald has published some very interesting details about the case.
Documents obtained through a Georgia Open Records Act request Friday show that Hall was charged at least three different times in connection with Miller's killing and each time the grand jury declined to prosecute.

Grace Miller, Hosie Miller's wife and Sherrod's mother, said Friday that she didn't know if the FBI had opened an investigation into her husband's killing.

"I hadn't heard that but, I think it would be a good thing if they did," Miller said. "But, then again, it won't bring him back and that was a long time ago."
Another interesting fact revealed in this article is that Shirley's mother - Grace Miller - said she was related, though distantly to Cal Hall.

Also, very noteworthy was this:
...on Jan. 25, 1966, Grace Miller, with the assistance of famed civil rights attorney C.B. King, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Hall alleging that Hall shot Miller in the chest while in Miller's cow pasture off Route 2 in Newton on March 15, 1965. According to court documents Miller was seeking $330,00 to recover present and future lost wages, medical and funeral costs.

In his answer to Grace Miller's original complaint, Hall's attorney stated "the Defendant says that he is not indebted to the Plaintiff for any sum or amount for the reason that the killing by him of Plaintiff's husband was in self-defense."
The argument that Hall shot Miller in self-defense is quite the opposite of Shirley Sherrod's claim. It's made even less credible given the fact that Miller was shot on his own property. Suffice it to say that this entire controversy over the video of Sherrod being taken out of context appears to be ginning up interest in the stories she related during the entire speech.

As part of the investigation into the death of Miller, I am curious to know if Hall was a registered Democrat. If so, it would be another in a long line of examples in which the persecution of blacks by whites is firmly in the camp of this country's left, including the KKK being the armed wing of the Democrat party.

In any event, here's Shirley Sherrod's entire speech. The story about her father being shot and killed is early on so it's not necessary to view the entire video.

h/t to Free Republic


Hat Tip to Barrackaid #34. Keep 'em coming. It's one thing to know illegal immigration is going on. It's another to hear the issue debated; it's still another to see it up close, courtesy of hidden cameras. If you were not enraged by the absurd ruling from an Arizona judge this week regarding SB 1070, basically handcuffing police while sanctioning lawlessness, this video should get you there. If you're already there, watch it anyway; maybe it will get you mad enough to wake up that neighbor of yours who's more concerned about how his team's draft picks are looking in training camp.

Via Center for Immigration Studies (CIS):

Now that you're all lathered up, have a look at this news report from the Phoenix Fox affiliate. Protesters outside the Sheriff's office waving Mexican flags. Take note of the large Cuban flag featuring a prominent photo of cold-blooded killer and all-around scumbag, Che Guevara.

h/t to the Impeach Obama Campaign:


A group called 'Blurred Vision' has re-worked the Pink Floyd song, 'Another Brick in the Wall' and has made it a protest song against the Iranian regime. In fact, the group consists of two brothers who wish to remain anonymous for fear of what could happen to family members still in Iran. Pink Floyd's Roger Waters gave them rights to do the song; I must say, it is an excellent remake. The one downside might be that proceeds from the song are going to Amnesty International, an organization with a questionable past.

Then again, maybe this is a sign that some on the left may be waking up. If proceeds to AI end up being substantial, perhaps 'Blurred Vision' will demand an accounting of their efforts.

Either way, it's a 'must watch / listen'.

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