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Re: Bob Shell Was A 'Marked' Man?

From: Alfred Lehmberg <alienview.nul>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 14:29:54 -0500
Archived: Fri, 14 Sep 2007 08:20:53 -0400
Subject: Re: Bob Shell Was A 'Marked' Man?


>From: Gerald O'Connell <gac.nul>
>Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 01:06:55 +0100
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Subject: Re: Bob Shell Was A 'Marked' Man?

>Ecker may be a 'tired old cop', but that doesn't make him
>wrong.

The inverse of that is pretty obvious, too.

>A lot of old cops get tired because of all the lowlife stuff
>they see - and they know a pattern when they see it.

Right. You know, I get pretty tired of that "thin blue line"
effluvia when I've seen abundant evidence of the corruption in
that line too often facilitating the maintenance of the low-life
referred to, eh? Rows are unpredictably hoed in a suspicious
authority knowing a pattern "when it sees it," you know?

>Shell opened some particular doors in his life, and he was old
>enough to know that if you are going to open those doors you
>have to be ready for what comes through them.

Which is only mentionable, at all, in as much as you so
transparently 'disapprove' yourself?. Any fulsome pride in that
disapproval?

>As for the 'there but for the grace of God...' angle, well,
>thanks for the tip - I'll keep it in mind next time I fall in
>love with a teenage junkie thirty years my junior and I want to
>make a few dollars out of tying her up and taking snapshots of
>my handiwork.

You'll be in my thoughts when it happens. I suspect I'll be
concerned if you get a fair shake, too, minus prejudices and
bigotries and other assorted hurdles to rational thought and
real justice as we'd like to have it.

>One last thought: how many of Shell's old buddies and apparent
>defenders on here would be whining about the justice system if
>it had been their daughter on the slab in this 'tragedy for all
>concerned'?

I _love_ a hot-wire hypothetical, especially when it's meant to
produce a strawman supporting a dodgy, biased and canted
contention.

Let's examine this one, shall we?

To begin? I suppose I would have to review with myself why or
how it is she ended up on hard drugs and despair in front of the
lens of an alleged soft-porn or 'Art' photographer and go on
from there, eh? I might be able to take some personal blame for
her plight, or not, but if I loved her I suppose I'd have to
mourn her inauspicious passing and regret the tragedy of her
wasted life. Then I think I'd be reminded of her place in a sea
of faces of such persons, more every day as the middle class
erodes, many of whom feels disgusted and betrayed by a
collective society of malignant authoritarian blue-noses
prosecuting egregious hypocrisies as they further limit the
potentials and opportunities of those they judge _beneath_
them... as low-lifes and such. Untouchables.

If I was of small imagination, lesser intelligence, and even
tinier humanity... I might wish upon this "evil" perpetrator an
excessive penalty - like life in prison, outright execution -
 and, if a real _manly_ man, I may even proclaim I want to do it
myself!

>Think about it.


I suspect you should take your own advice, Mr. O'Connell. You
aspire some pretty passionate pronouncements given you don't
know a damn thing about the set and setting, the people
involved, ancillary conditions and situations, or the remotest
history. No, you shove your likely privileged moral banner in
the air and judge without hesitation.

Be judged.


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