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Obama Administration Plans Autopsy of Michael Brown in Effort to Keep Peace
New York Times ^ | August 17, 2014 | MICHAEL D. SHEAR and MATT APUZZO

Posted on 08/18/2014 6:10:41 AM PDT by reaganaut1

EDGARTOWN, Mass. — Senior White House aides have made repeated, urgent phone calls to Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri, to state police officials and to civil rights leaders in recent days as President Obama’s administration becomes more deeply involved in trying to maintain peace in Ferguson and to ensure an independent investigation of the fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager by a white police officer.

White House officials also said Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., who is the administration’s most outspoken voice on racial issues, had been in frequent touch with the governor and State Highway Patrol in Missouri as angry protests continued to simmer there. Mr. Holder is scheduled to provide a formal briefing to the president in Washington on Monday, officials said. Both men were returning Sunday from Martha’s Vineyard, where they had been vacationing for the past week.

Mr. Holder announced Sunday that a federal medical examiner would conduct an independent autopsy of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was shot Aug. 9 in Ferguson by Officer Darren Wilson. Officials said the decision was the result of “extraordinary circumstances” in the case, and was part of a civil rights investigation the F.B.I. is conducting.

The order for an additional autopsy may also help the Obama administration to reassure Mr. Brown’s family and others who are suspicious of the state’s investigation and are eager for an independent inquiry, something that Mr. Holder promised the family personally.

Brian Fallon, a Justice Department spokesman, said the department would also consider the results of the first, state-conducted autopsy. There was no indication that federal investigators saw any problems with the local examination. The family has also had a private autopsy conducted.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: autopsy; blackkk; ferguson; michaelbrown; missouri
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More NYT BS. By acting as if the state and local police cannot be trusted to investigate the death, Holder is throwing gasoline on the fire.

I doubt the article's assertion that Obama is working hard at anything in Martha's Vineyard, and even if he is, this should not be a federal matter.

1 posted on 08/18/2014 6:10:41 AM PDT by reaganaut1
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To: reaganaut1

“Keeping Peace”

is the furthest thing from their actual motives.

Agitation serves their agenda,
peace does not.


2 posted on 08/18/2014 6:12:25 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: reaganaut1

If the first pathologist has any sense he will subject the corpse to full-body MRI before handing it over the to evidence-manufacturing division of the Department of JustUs.


3 posted on 08/18/2014 6:12:48 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: reaganaut1

The family had their own autopsy. WTH do the feds need another one for?


4 posted on 08/18/2014 6:15:18 AM PDT by TexasGator
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To: TexasGator

They’re going to continue carving up the young man until they get the results they’re looking for.


5 posted on 08/18/2014 6:17:28 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: TexasGator

The Feds act as if anyone believes them. That’s a laugh. By the time they get done with this perp’s body, it will look like mince meat laying there.


6 posted on 08/18/2014 6:17:42 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: TexasGator

They will keep desecrating the body until they “find” evidence that supports their agenda.


7 posted on 08/18/2014 6:18:38 AM PDT by null and void (If Bill Clinton was the first black president, why isn't Barack Obama the first woman president?)
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To: reaganaut1

What does that even mean ‘keep peace’?


8 posted on 08/18/2014 6:18:49 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: reaganaut1
Obama Administration Plans Autopsy of Michael Brown in Effort to Keep Peace Stoke the Fire

FIFY

9 posted on 08/18/2014 6:19:24 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (Health Care Haiku: If You Have a Right / To the Labor I Provide / I Must Be Your Slave)
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To: reaganaut1
I'm of a mind to hope there is yet another autopsy after the Fed autopsy. I don't trust Holder's crowd to do honest work.
10 posted on 08/18/2014 6:19:40 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: fatnotlazy

Beat me by 1:10...


11 posted on 08/18/2014 6:19:41 AM PDT by null and void (If Bill Clinton was the first black president, why isn't Barack Obama the first woman president?)
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To: Altura Ct.

It means that they will as always dither to pretend to be doing something to resolve an issue totally beyond their control

The autopsy will provide fodder for a speech that allows the propagandists to blather balderdash about the dither


12 posted on 08/18/2014 6:21:54 AM PDT by bert ((K.E.; N.P.; GOPc.;+12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: null and void

Brilliant minds think alike. :)


13 posted on 08/18/2014 6:22:04 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: reaganaut1

“Administration Plans Autopsy of Michael Brown in Desperate Effort to Keep Riling up Its Base For the Midterm Elections.”

The New York Times isn’t fit to train puppies.


14 posted on 08/18/2014 6:22:35 AM PDT by Junk Silver
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To: reaganaut1
Holder/0bama ... it's already been done by Brown's own family, you douchebags.

Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Was Struck at Least 6 Times (All shots in front ... iow 'witness'/accomplice Johnson LIED)

15 posted on 08/18/2014 6:22:55 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: reaganaut1
Just one memento from the most famous "federal autopsy" I am aware of.
16 posted on 08/18/2014 6:23:06 AM PDT by John W (Summer of Recovery VI: This Time We're Serious)
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To: reaganaut1
as President Obama’s administration becomes more deeply involved in trying to maintain peace in Ferguson

If you like peace, you can keep it. (ya sure).

17 posted on 08/18/2014 6:24:23 AM PDT by MulberryDraw (Repeal it.)
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To: reaganaut1
in Effort to Keep Peace

in Effort to Fan Flames

Fixed it.

18 posted on 08/18/2014 6:25:28 AM PDT by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Rempublicam)
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To: reaganaut1

BS, the Obama administration and his hacks at Justice are praying for some evidence to conduct a legal lynching.


19 posted on 08/18/2014 6:27:28 AM PDT by armydawg505
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To: reaganaut1

““The sheer number of bullets and the way they were scattered all over his body showed this police officer had a brazen disregard for the very people he was supposed to protect in that community,” Mr. Crump said. “We want to make sure people understand what this case is about: This case is about a police officer executing a young unarmed man in broad daylight.””

Translation: The cop should have just shot him one time in the head like they do in the movies.


20 posted on 08/18/2014 6:27:44 AM PDT by TexasGator
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To: Altura Ct.

Give in to the racists, so that there is no opposition.


21 posted on 08/18/2014 6:27:51 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: reaganaut1

Under what authority does the WH have the ability to order anything here?

Can’t these idiots NOT avoid mucking (rhymes with) stuff up?


22 posted on 08/18/2014 6:28:24 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: reaganaut1
Wait, isn't the President going to say that if he had another son, he might look like Brown?

Does this mean Obama is going to don a mask and help perform the 12th autopsy? I mean, he has to IDENTIFY with the RAGE, doesn't he?

23 posted on 08/18/2014 6:28:33 AM PDT by Netz
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To: fatnotlazy

Indded!


24 posted on 08/18/2014 6:28:36 AM PDT by null and void (If Bill Clinton was the first black president, why isn't Barack Obama the first woman president?)
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To: reaganaut1

““In my capacity as the forensic examiner for the New York State Police, I would say, ‘You’re not supposed to shoot so many times,’ ” said Dr. Baden, who retired from the state police in 2011. “Right now there is too little information to forensically reconstruct the shooting.””

If there is ‘too little information’ HTH can he say there were too many shots!


25 posted on 08/18/2014 6:28:39 AM PDT by TexasGator
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To: reaganaut1

A prog’s natural impulse is to be a ghoul. Maybe they’ll put a couple of rounds in the corpse’s back, just so they can keep the narrative going.....


26 posted on 08/18/2014 6:29:42 AM PDT by clintonh8r (It's possible to love your country and hate your government. I'm proof of it.)
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To: null and void

Indeed! *sigh* the caffeine isn’t working...


27 posted on 08/18/2014 6:30:31 AM PDT by null and void (If Bill Clinton was the first black president, why isn't Barack Obama the first woman president?)
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To: null and void
Is the Brown Case going to turn into another JFK riddle? Parkland hospital versus Bethesda Naval hospital? The White House coroner office? Is this the business of the White House? Is this legal?
28 posted on 08/18/2014 6:30:50 AM PDT by Netz
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To: reaganaut1

Is he sending the Black Panthers to do it?


29 posted on 08/18/2014 6:31:23 AM PDT by bray (Palin/Bibi 2016)
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To: hal ogen

“By the time they get done with this perp’s body, it will look like mince meat laying there.”

And from that come more cash for Democrat politicians. It is always about confusing the real narrative to be able to manufacture their own.

Always.


30 posted on 08/18/2014 6:32:03 AM PDT by JSteff (It was ALL about SCOTUS.. We are DOOMED for several generations. . Who cares? Dem's did and voted!)
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To: TexasGator

“Translation: The cop should have just shot him one time in the head like they do in the movies”.

No, I think the cop should have shot him several times as they would have done on a typical Friday night in Chicago...by his fellow African Americans.


31 posted on 08/18/2014 6:33:14 AM PDT by Netz
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To: reaganaut1

bee ess


32 posted on 08/18/2014 6:33:46 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: reaganaut1
Obama Administration Plans Autopsy of Michael Brown in Effort to Keep Peace

Obama Administration Plans Autopsy of Michael Brown in Effort to Keep pouring Salt int the wounds.....................................

33 posted on 08/18/2014 6:34:56 AM PDT by Red Badger (If you compromise with evil, you just get more evil..........................)
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To: Netz
Is this the business of the White House? Is this legal?

NOTHING, no matter how foul, no matter how manifestly unfair, not matter how obviously in conflict with statute, case law or the Constitution, NOTHING this administration does is illegal. Nothing.

34 posted on 08/18/2014 6:35:29 AM PDT by null and void (If Bill Clinton was the first black president, why isn't Barack Obama the first woman president?)
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To: null and void

Indded, don’t mend it.................


35 posted on 08/18/2014 6:35:56 AM PDT by Red Badger (If you compromise with evil, you just get more evil..........................)
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To: Altura Ct.

Photo op


36 posted on 08/18/2014 6:36:11 AM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: reaganaut1

I guess King Obongobongo is worried about the upcoming election.


37 posted on 08/18/2014 6:36:18 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: reaganaut1

The message......only the Federal Government/democrats can be trusted to protect you from whitey. Be sure and vote multiple times in November.


38 posted on 08/18/2014 6:36:21 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: reaganaut1

By what authority does the federal government insert itself in to an issue that is clearly a local/state matter?


39 posted on 08/18/2014 6:37:23 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos.)
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To: fatnotlazy

I wonder how many time he’ll be shot in the back before the autopsy begins...


40 posted on 08/18/2014 6:38:27 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos.)
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To: WayneS

“By what authority does the federal government insert itself in to an issue that is clearly a local/state matter?”

The usual cover story is that it is conducting a federal civil rights investigation.

There are two sets of laws at play here; state law and federal law.


41 posted on 08/18/2014 6:40:15 AM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: TexasGator

Unconfirmed, but if true, it might explain the bullets being “scattered”.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3194039/posts?page=28#28


42 posted on 08/18/2014 6:40:57 AM PDT by Qiviut ( One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides. (W.E. Johns)
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To: Altura Ct.
“What does that even mean ‘keep peace’?”

That means plenty of time to manufacture the story they want.
That also means plenty of time to get more cash for Democrat politicians.

That means they will keep the story in play to create a narrative that suits the party line of Democrat's. Maybe they can pull of a Travon Martin, Rodney King ending with an officer in jail one one way or another.

43 posted on 08/18/2014 6:41:15 AM PDT by JSteff (It was ALL about SCOTUS.. We are DOOMED for several generations. . Who cares? Dem's did and voted!)
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To: reaganaut1

REMAKE!

44 posted on 08/18/2014 6:43:19 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (Health Care Haiku: If You Have a Right / To the Labor I Provide / I Must Be Your Slave)
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To: reaganaut1

Lesson learned: Riot and you get the President to personally respond.


45 posted on 08/18/2014 6:45:30 AM PDT by cuban leaf (The US will not survive the obama presidency. The world may not either.)
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To: reaganaut1

So how long is it going to take? They shot, autopsied and buried Osama Bin Laden in 24 hrs.


46 posted on 08/18/2014 6:45:40 AM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: Stormdog

Yes.

But the way it is supposed to work is, the feds only get involved in a local/state case if it appears the locality/state permitted or perpetrated civil rights violations during its handling of the case.

In this instance, the state has not even concluded its preliminary investigation, never mind reaching any conclusions.


47 posted on 08/18/2014 6:46:22 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos.)
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To: reaganaut1

It’s acrime wihin the State of Missouri. That makes the Federal government in the “junior position” to the State. The FBI can help and maybe do a good job, but they ARE NOT in charge. Police power resides in the individual states, that’s ConLaw 101.


48 posted on 08/18/2014 6:47:11 AM PDT by cookcounty (IRS = Internal Revenge Service.)
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So holder is going to have an INDEPENDENT autopsy. There is an untended joke right there.


49 posted on 08/18/2014 6:48:53 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: VanDeKoik
Under what authority does the WH have the ability to order anything here?

It has no authority. It has power, usurped at gunpoint.

50 posted on 08/18/2014 6:51:30 AM PDT by NorthMountain
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