Skip to comments.Obama Administration Plans Autopsy of Michael Brown in Effort to Keep Peace
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 Obamas 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 administrations 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 Marthas 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. Browns family and others who are suspicious of the states 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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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.
is the furthest thing from their actual motives.
Agitation serves their agenda,
peace does not.
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.
The family had their own autopsy. WTH do the feds need another one for?
They’re going to continue carving up the young man until they get the results they’re looking for.
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.
They will keep desecrating the body until they “find” evidence that supports their agenda.
What does that even mean ‘keep peace’?
Beat me by 1:10...
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
Brilliant minds think alike. :)
“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.
If you like peace, you can keep it. (ya sure).
in Effort to Fan Flames
BS, the Obama administration and his hacks at Justice are praying for some evidence to conduct a legal lynching.
“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.
Give in to the racists, so that there is no opposition.
Under what authority does the WH have the ability to order anything here?
Can’t these idiots NOT avoid mucking (rhymes with) stuff up?
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?
“In my capacity as the forensic examiner for the New York State Police, I would say, Youre 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!
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.....
Indeed! *sigh* the caffeine isn’t working...
Is he sending the Black Panthers to do it?
“By the time they get done with this perps 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.
“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.
Obama Administration Plans Autopsy of Michael Brown in Effort to Keep pouring Salt int the wounds.....................................
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.
Indded, don’t mend it.................
I guess King Obongobongo is worried about the upcoming election.
The message......only the Federal Government/democrats can be trusted to protect you from whitey. Be sure and vote multiple times in November.
By what authority does the federal government insert itself in to an issue that is clearly a local/state matter?
I wonder how many time he’ll be shot in the back before the autopsy begins...
“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.
Unconfirmed, but if true, it might explain the bullets being “scattered”.
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.
Lesson learned: Riot and you get the President to personally respond.
So how long is it going to take? They shot, autopsied and buried Osama Bin Laden in 24 hrs.
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.
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.
So holder is going to have an INDEPENDENT autopsy. There is an untended joke right there.
It has no authority. It has power, usurped at gunpoint.