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THIS WILL OPEN YOUR EYES. By Paul Harvey
Conveniently Forgotten Facts
Back in 1969 a group of Black Panthers decided that a fellow black panther, named Alex Rackley, needed to die. Rackley was suspected of disloyalty.
Rackley was first tied to a chair. Once safely immobilized, his friends tortured him for hours by, among other things, pouring boiling water on him. When they got tired of torturing Rackley, Black Panther member, Warren Kimbro took Rackley outside and put a bullet in his head. Rackley's body was later found floating in a river about 2 miles north of New Haven, Conn.
Perhaps at this point you're curious as to what happened to these Black Panthers. In 1977, that's only eight years later, only one of the killers was still in jail.
The shooter, Warren Kimbro, managed to get a scholarship to Harvard, and became good friends with none other than Al Gore. He later became an assistant dean at an Eastern Connecticut State College. Isn't that something?
As a '60s radical you can pump a bullet into someone's head, and a few years later, in the same state, you can become an assistant college dean! Only in America!
Erica Huggins was the lady who served the Panthers by boiling the water for Mr. Rackley's torture. Some years later Ms. Huggins was elected to a California School Board. How in the world do you think these killers got off so easy? Maybe it was in some part due to the efforts of two people who came to the defense of the Panthers.
These two people actually went so far as to shut down Yale University with demonstrations in defense of the accused Black Panthers during their trial. One of these people was none other than Bill Lan Lee. Mr. Lee, or Mr. Lan Lee, as the case may be, isn't a college dean. He isn't a member of a California School Board. He is now head of the US Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, appointed by none other than Bill Clinton.
O.K., so who was the other Panther defender? Is this other notable Panther defender now a school board member? Is this other Panther apologist now an assistant college dean?
The other Panther defender was, like Lee, a radical law student at Yale University at the time. She is now known as The "smartest woman in the world."
She is none other than the Democratic senator from the State of New York----our former First Lady, the incredible Hillary Rodham Clinton.
And now, as Paul Harvey said; You know "the rest of the story".
Pass this on! This deserves the widest possible press...
-- Uncle Jake (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 19, 2001
If true, is anyone surprised?
-- lesley (email@example.com), October 19, 2001.
If that's the smartest, better to be not so smart. Who gave her that title anyway?
-- Cindy (S.E.IN) (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 20, 2001.
BULLSHIT. GO TO URBANLEGENDS (http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/outrage/panthers.htm) and read for yourself. WHOEVER WRITES B.S. LIKE THE PAUL HARVEY THING SHOULD BE SHOT!!! HE HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH THE INFO--NOR IS ANY OF IT TRUE IN THE CONTEXT AS WRITTEN!!!
-- K (email@example.com), August 18, 2003.
Hillary Clinton, not an attorney at the time, but as a law student, MONITORED the trial to ensure that it was free from civil rights violations. That's it.
-- kris bourret (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 06, 2004.