"Wonder What Makes Texas Great?"

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    this is not the only injustice in Texas that I know ot

    "Wonder What Makes Texas Great?"

    Wonder what makes Texas great?

    Why it’s the prosecutors

    employed in the Longhorn state.

    Everything’s big in Texas

    We must qualify that statement

    For all know prosecutors are just snakes

    Mean and ignorant about compassion

    Apathy to them is some dirty injun

    They would hang should they come across one

    Have you heard the true story

    Of a poor black janitor

    He looked after a High School

    Had the misfortune to work

    The big dance at Conroe High

    He found a dead child

    In the ladies room

    Called 911

    We all know what happens nest

    Nothing to say about the railroading

    He received from this most honest of states

    Whose stars were George W. Bush

    Cullen Davis, LBJ just to name a few

    Death row his new home

    No one cared that he was innocent

    why should anyone believe him

    just another nigger in the system

    of good ole boys and guards from the klan

    a crowd of sick racist cowards

    watching over him denying him

    every right possible

    an intelligent person

    no run of the mill Texas bigot

    caught the eye of a private investigator

    who promised to look into it

     

    after much research and investigation

    he tracked down the man guilty of

    the crimes for which another

    would soon die

    this fellow con signed all proper releases

    and a confession to the crime

    the investigator returned with it to the friends

    home where they had a small celebration

    happily they produced the signed forms

    to the chief prosecutor

    who answered with typical ignorant redneck

    politician rhetoric

    (These are his famous words of compassion. “I don’t

    Care if another fellow did it and confessed to it, he

    Was judged by a jury of his peers and sentenced to die.

    So, as far as I’m concerned he deserves to die!”)

    No! prosecutors are not in it for the money or the power.

    It is far worse than that, many many, many, of them are in it for the

    Power to send someone to prison innocent or guilty they could

    Care less, The money is good and the power is so invigorating,

    Forget about justice. We all know that will never exist.

    These low down psychopaths are far worse than many true criminal

    That they lock up, there are so many deals to be had for those bad ass boys

    And girls. I hate most prosecutors. The vast majority who are far

    More guilty than the innumerable people caught up in the trap and end up being

    Thrown to the wolves by the very people they are taught to trust while growing

    Up. They fear nothing but loss of power and income.

    They seem to forget that there is a big prosecutor who is watching

    and waiting until they finish their earthly kangaroo courts and fixed trials.

    He is waiting to deal with them in a real honest hearing at which at its conclusion they

    Will wail at their own lack of mercy on earth as Our Heavenly Father

    Introduces them to their new home for an indeterminate time

    Where they will find out what playing with the big boys entails.

    Did I mention there are also wolves there?

     

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    cutbanksam commented on "Wonder What Makes Texas Great?"

    11-20-2011

    The man's name is or was Clarence Brandley. The prosecutor you can look up or read my poem about how they tried to murder Clarence Brandley, "How The Law Tried To Murder Clarence Brandley". When witnesses chose to differ or question the prosecutor he sent a Texas Ranger to intimidate and threaten them. What I said the prosecutor said is the truth and is on record. It is a very involved story but it needs to be told. Thank you for reading this. In Christ, Sam

    cheronld commented on "Wonder What Makes Texas Great?"

    11-18-2011

    WOW....I live not to far from Conroe and I never even heard of this.....my fault mostly since I don't really like watching the news because of all the negativity and ignorance displayed by those who should know better....and also because of just how much we give to the world at large by showing the stereotypes that we are plagued by.....I felt your passion in this and also the anger.....it opened my eyes quite a bit I must say.....I will be looking this up for sure.....but don't blame Texas....ignorance and bigotry are universal my friend.....Cher

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